Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Beasley Given Five Games to Secure Man City Future
Fox Soccer , April 17th, 2007 3:25PM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

Manchester City's on-loan American midfielder, DaMarcus Beasley, must prove he's worth keeping during the final five games of the season in order to secure a long-term contract with the Manchester club, coach Stuart Pearce told reporters on Tuesday. "I will probably decide on DaMarcus in the last week of the season," he said. "If he features in every game we play, and if he starts every game, he will have done extremely well."

At the start of the season, Beasley was loaned to Man City from PSV Eindhoven, where he was out of favor. Pearce likens the 24-year-old American to former winger Shaun Wright-Phillips, whose slight frame never seemed to hinder his performances with City before moving Chelsea,. That said, Beasley's season has been curtailed by a series of injuries, limiting him to just 18 appearances this season.

Less than a month ago, the midfielder's chances a permanent move seemed nonexistent, until fantastic two performances against Fulham and Liverpool earned him a place in the first team. "Six weeks ago, we were being touted as relegation fodder," said Pearce, whose team is now unbeaten in its last five Premiership matches. On Tuesday, City faces Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium; Beasley was expected to start on the left.

Read the original story...



No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Section 2 Around the Net
Orlando City Signs Shea     
New MLS club Orlando City on Friday announced the signing of U.S. national team midfielder Brek ...
Report: Juve Eyes January Move for Falcao     
According to Italian soccer site Calciomercato, Manchester United may consider getting second-choice striker Radamel Falcao's huge ...
Reus Fined $665K for Driving without a License    
Borussia Dortmund forward Marco Reus has been handed one of the biggest driving fines in German ...
Balotelli Receives One-Game Ban, Fine for Instagram Post    
Mario Balotelli received a one game ban and a fine of 25,000 pounds after being found ...
Robbie Rogers: FIFA 'Insane' to Host World Cup in Russia, Qatar    
LA Galaxy left back Robbie Rogers has spoken out about FIFA's decision to stage the next ...
FIFA to Publish World Cup Corruption Report    
FIFA's executive committee on Friday agreed unanimously to publish Michael Garcia's report into the bidding process ...
FIFA: Qatar Needs Labor Reform to Keep 2022 World Cup    
FIFA executive committee member Theo Zwanziger on Tuesday indicated that 2022 World Cup host Qatar must ...
CWC: Auckland City the 'Winner,' but San Lorenzo Progresses     
Real Madrid's will face San Lorenzo of Argentina in Saturday's Club World Cup final after the ...
Di Maria Beats Messi, Aguero to Argentina's Player of the Year    
Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria has beaten Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero to Argentina's player ...
League Cup: Rodgers Defends Sterling as Reds March On     
Following Liverpool's 3-1 League Cup quarterfinal win at Bournemouth, Coach Brendan Rodgers defended two-goal hero Raheem ...
>> Section 2 Around the Net Archives