Liverpool have agreed to sign striker Mario Balotelli for a £16m fee from AC Milan. Liverpool’s boss Brendan Rodgers needs the Italy international, 24, to strengthen his attack after last season’s top scorer Luis Suarez joined Barcelona. Balotelli moved to Milan for from Man City last year and scored 30 goals in 54 games for […]
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure feels he does not get the respect he deserves because he is from Africa. The Ivory Coast international has won league titles in England, Spain and Greece as well as his homeland, is a key figure in City’s push for more silverware and is on the six-man shortlist for the […]
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has teamed up with manufacturers Adidas to launch the world’s first knitted football boot, The Samba primeknit Like UrbanStreetSoccer on Facebook. Follow UrbanStreetSoccer on Twitter @UrbanStSoccer
The Michael Jackson statue installed at Craven Cottage by former Fulham owner Mohamed Al Fayed is set to be removed. It appears the former Cottagers owner, who sold the club during the summer to American Shahid Khan, has decided he wants to take the tribute to his former friend to one of his other properties. […]
LONDON — When Romelu Lukaku was scoring goals as a boy against men in the Belgian league, he had visions of growing into the next Didier Drogba. There is an uncanny physical resemblance. And over the past week, the 20-year-old Lukaku, has scored wearing Drogba’s old color — Chelsea blue — against teams in Bangkok and […]
About a quarter of players are black, but just two out of 92 league clubs in England currently employ a non-white manager The number of black managers in English professional football has doubled – to a grand total of two – after it was announced on Thursday that Paul Ince would be taking over at […]
NBC Sports is in full swing promoting the upcoming season of the English Premiere League by putting up a huge billboard of Gareth Bale in Times Square…well, 49th & Broadway. Interesting. But not sure Gareth Bale is who I would have picked as the face of the EPL for NBC Sports. Don’t get me wrong, […]
Jozy Altidore’s move to Sunderland from AZ Alkmaar for a reported £8.5 million, makes it the largest transfer fee for an American player to date. Altidore signed a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee.