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Arsenal legend Freddie Ljungberg comes out of retirement

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Former Arsenal and Sweden player Freddie Ljungberg has announced he is coming out of retirement to play in the new Indian Super League. “I am joining Indian Super League in September for three months to help promote football in India. “Even though I am retired, the opportunity to play in India is really exciting. I […]

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Liverpool owner John Henry explains why Luis Suarez was sold

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Speaking with NBC in America last night during Liverpool’s friendly with Roma, owner John W Henry explained that it was time for the club and Luis Suarez to finally make a break and that his sale would allow Brendan Rodgers to add more depth to the squad. “I thought we needed more depth; last year […]

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Liverpool legend retires from football

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At only 33, former Liverpool player Milan Jovanovic has hung up his boots. The Serbian spent a year at Anfield after he was signed on a free transfer from Standard Liege in July 2010, before being shipped off to Anderlecht. After a stint there he has failed to find another club and now retires from […]

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Ireland’s Gareth Bale signs for Peterborough Utd

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Waterford lad Kenneth McEvoy bares a striking resemblance to Real Madrid star Gareth Bale. This isn’t a particularly good thing when both were playing for Spurs, as many people assumed because they look alike and play at the same position for the same club, then young Kenneth was obviously the next Bale. Now he’s off […]

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Spain’s top two tiers will use vanishing spray this season

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The Royal Spanish Football Federation has confirmed that La Liga will be the first major European league to provide referees with vanishing spray. The spray was very well received during the World Cup and has been used in other countries for a number of years. OFICIAL | La Junta Directiva de la @rfef aprueba el […]