Posts Tagged: Arsenal


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Feb 17

DONOVAN RECEIVES INAUGURAL WALT CHYZOWYCH AWARD

US soccer star Landon Donovan has been awarded the inaugural Walt Chyzowych Distinguished Playing Careeer Award, according to reports.


The Major League Soccer star picked up the award at the National Soccer Coaches Association of America convention in Los Angeles this year.

The event used to be for a lifetime achievement in soccer, usually for a coach but this year had a new twist in it being awarded to a player. The location of the convention and the timing were all just in Donovan’s favour. There was no player that could have beaten him to it.

This year the winner of the Lifetime Achievement honour was longtime US national team programme coach Jay Hoffman.

Donovan was happy to receive the inaugural honour, speaking at length at the event about how he look up the achievements of Chyzowych on American soccer from the 1960s to the 1980s. He spoke of how persistent he was despite the game being invisible to mainstream sports landscape. Continue reading →


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Nov 15

Fabio Capello is no longer the coach of Russia and has to receive $16.7 million in compensation

Fabio Capello was appointed as the manager of Russia back in July of 2012 and his contract was initially agreed to keep Capello in charge of the national team at least until 2018 but after a string of underwhelming results and bad relationships that Capello had with certain players as well as with some executives, his time reached it’s end sooner than expected.

Due to his contract ending sooner than what it had stated, Capello is now set to earn around $16.7 million as compensation. This is a huge amount of money for a financial struggled football federation to pay and especially taking into consideration all of the disappointing results that Russia went through under the tutelage of Fabio Capello who failed to convince the head chiefs of the Russian national team and the national side is even at risk of not getting past the 2016 Euro’s after having lost against Austria.

The official governing body of football in Russia announced the departure of Fabio Capello in a press report which was published in their website and read“The Russian Football Union sincerely thanks Fabio Capello for the work he has done as the chief coach and wishes him success in his further professional activity’’ Continue reading →


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Aug 12

★ Football Manager 2012 – Arsenal v Man City 08/04/12 – Premier League Predictions – by FMHandheld

Soccer Movie Ranking: five / five


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Aug 12

Talking Toffee (Blog 5) – Recent encounters, FA Cup & Arsenal at Goodison

Soccer Movie Rating: 5 / 5


31
Jul 12

Football Analysis – Arsenal Vs Aston Villa – 24/03/2012

Soccer Video Rating: / five


12
Dec 11

Arsenal 3-2 Aston Villa – Official Highlights and Goals | FA Cup 4th Round Proper 29-01-12

Soccer Video clip Rating: 4 / 5


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Aug 11

Aston Villa thrash Arsenal 10-1 (Barclays Premier League Reserves)

Soccer Video clip Score: 4 / five