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El Salvador-Spain Friendly To Take Place In D.C. Prior To World Cup

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El Salvador will take the field against the defending World Cup Champions of Spain on Jun. 7 at FedEx Field in Washington D.C. The pre-World Cup friendly will be only part of a doubleheader that will also include an Major League Soccer match between D.C. United and The Columbus Crew. Regarding accommodations for defending champions… Read more »

Champions League Mancini-Mourinho War Of Words Ends In Draw On Pitch

Champions League showdown

Champions League action in Istanbul Wednesday saw Barclays Premier League leaders Chelsea struggle to a 1-1 draw with perennial Turkish champion Galatasaray, leaving Chelsea in prime position to advance out of the Round of 16, as they play the second leg on their home grounds, Stamford Bridge in London. But the match, in many ways,… Read more »

Manchester United Wins After Wayne Rooney Signs $500,000 Per Week Contract

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Manchester United, after weeks of speculation, made its sometimes troubled but clearly talented star striker Wayne Rooney one of the world’s highest paid footballers Friday, inking the 28-year-old to a contract that will pay him a reported £300,000 per week. That’s about $500,000 in American money. The contract runs through the end of the 2019… Read more »

Manchester United Now Eating Manchester City’s Dust, Says City Manager

Manchester United behind City, says Pellegrini

Manchester United are no longer the big dogs in the northern English football mecca of Manchester. The club’s crosstown rival Manchester City are now the number one footballing force in town. At least, that new status is the assessment of Manchester City’s manager, Manuel Pellegrini, who has been at the helm of The Citizens for… Read more »

Cristiano Ronaldo Unhappy About Suspension, Real Madrid Wins 3-0

Cristiano Ronaldo suspended

Crisitano Ronaldo is unhappy about his three game suspension — of which he has already served two games — but that didn’t prevent his team, Real Madrid, to win 3-0 against Getafe on Sunday. “Los Blancos” have done extremely well without their star, thank you very much, and some believe Manager Carlo Ancelotti will have… Read more »