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Balotelli signed by Liverpool

Posted: August 25, 2014 at 12:04 pm   /   The Buzz

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 […]

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Yaya Toure wants some Respect

Posted: April 21, 2014 at 3:46 pm   /   Africa, UrbanStreetSoccer

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 […]

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Suarez wears first knitted boots

Posted: April 8, 2014 at 3:53 pm   /   Fashion, Lifestyle

    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

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Michael Jackson statue to be removed from Fulham stadium

Posted: September 20, 2013 at 3:05 pm   /   UrbanStreetSoccer

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. […]

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English Premier League begins on NBC

Posted: August 16, 2013 at 4:15 pm   /   The Biz

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Arsenal’s New 2014 Kit

Posted: July 26, 2013 at 10:30 am   /   Fashion
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Is Lukaku the next Chelsea Super Star?

Posted: July 24, 2013 at 12:29 pm   /   UrbanStreetSoccer

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 […]

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Lack of Black Football Managers a Problem

Posted: July 23, 2013 at 11:22 am   /   Race

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 […]

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Gareth Bale new poster boy for NBC Sports

Posted: July 10, 2013 at 10:00 am   /   The Buzz

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, […]

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Altidore signs with Sunderland

Posted: July 9, 2013 at 5:46 pm   /   The Biz, UrbanStreetSoccer

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.

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