Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Player bares bare girlfriend to get tryout
July 29th, 2008 7AM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

[OFF THE POST]After failing to establish himself in the Romanian league, 24-year-old Adrian Patulea traveled to England in hopes of earning a contract with a professional team. Patulea asked coaches at several different clubs to give him a trial but they refused, citing complications with his work forms. Frustrated, the Romanian striker decided to take drastic measures to be noticed by Lincoln City coach Peter Jackson.

During one of the fourth tier squad's training sessions, Patulea ran around the training ground ... with his naked girlfriend on his back, according to the Mirror.

Patulea's antics "got the attention of the players," according to Jackson, who was impressed enough to give the forward a trial with the club. Now, Patulea has scored four goals in two games, including a hat trick in his preseason debut against Lincoln United.

Jackson is hopeful of signing the player.

"It will be very complicated to sort out and hopefully we will get to the bottom of the situation sooner rather than later," he said. "We are in touch with the Romanian [federation] because this lad certainly has something about him."



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying: Harry Redknapp    
"Knows what system? The losing system? He knows the losing formula?" -- Harry Redknapp on the ...
Video Pick: Roy Hodgson faces the press    
Roy Hodgson resigned as England coach immediately after his team was eliminated from Euro 2016 with ...
What They're Saying: Icelandic whale watching company North Sailing    
"It must be hard to lose against the smallest nation that has ever taken part in ...
U.S. Open Cup: Schedule    
The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup's round of 16 begins Tuesday with two games, both involving ...
What They're Saying: Diego Maradona    
"He must go on because he has it in him and will last for a long ...
What They're Saying: Joe Hart    
"From the bottom of my heart, I'm sorry. I'm an England fan through and through and ...
USL Rewind: Saint Louis rewards another sellout crowd    
As the midpoint of the season approaches, there's a good mix of elite teams and those ...
MLS Power Rankings: Colorado stays on top    
A few teams in the top 10 of Soccer America's MLS Power Rankings changed places, but ...
Copa Centenario: How U.S. players rated    
The USA's performance at the 2016 Copa Centenario was a mixed bag, as reflected by how ...
Video Pick: Gio and Manneh lead MLS golazos    
Giovani dos Santos' pinpoint header off a Steven Gerrard cross and Kekuta Manneh's 19-yard shot after ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives