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
Beckham Denies Aussie Loan Reports
ESPN Soccernet, November 16th, 2012 11:55AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  australia, los angeles galaxy, mls

MOST COMMENTED

David Beckham has denied reports linking him with a move to Australia’s A-League for what would be a 10-game loan stint during Major League Soccer’s off-season. Early Friday, Football Federation Australia, the Aussie national soccer association, said that Beckham’s management had expressed interest in joining the A-League after the MLS close season, but the Beckham camp quickly dismissed this as a rumor.

"There is always enormous interest from clubs across the world in signing David as a player,” the Beckham statement said. "There are absolutely no plans to play in Australia, David is completely focused on the MLS play offs and winning another Championship with the Galaxy."

The FFA had also issued a statement Friday, claiming that the Beckham had contacted the organization. “The approach from David Beckham's people is another sign of how much the Hyundai A-League has grown in stature on a global basis," the FFA said. "Beckham is a superstar on the world stage and he would be another massive signing for the Hyundai A-League after the arrivals of Alessandro Del Piero, Emile Heskey and Shinji Ono. But this approach remains at a very preliminary stage."

In his six-year spell with the Los Angeles Galaxy, Beckham, 37, has gone on two off-season loans to Italy’s AC Milan in 2009 and 2010.

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
Platini: Blatter No Longer Serves Soccer    
UEFA President Michel Platini on Friday launched perhaps his most scathing criticism of FIFA President Sepp ...
Gundogan Back for BVB; Reus, Mkhitaryan Close    
Ilkay Gundogan is set to put 14 months of injury misery behind him on Saturday when ...
Several Clubs Linked to Norwegian Wonderkid    
Norwegian wonderkid Martin Odegaard is on the radar of several top European clubs after becoming the ...
Agent: Xavi Not Joining NYCFC in January    
Xavi Hernandez's agent Ivan Corretja on Friday sought to quash the rumors linking his client to ...
Vogts Leaves Azerbaijan Post    
Berti Vogts on Friday stepped down as head coach of Azerbaijan after six years at the ...
FIFA: World Cup Corruption Report Cannot Be Published in Full    
The German judge overseeing FIFA's investigation into the controversial bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 ...
Garcia: 'Roma is Stronger Than Juventus'    
AS Roma coach Rudi Garcia believes that his team is stronger than Juventus and can beat ...
Morocco Bows Out as AFCON Host Due to Ebola    
Morocco has officially decided not to host the 2015 African Cup of Nations due to the ...
Murder charges dropped against former Clarkson coach    
Former Clarkson men's coach Oral "Nick" Hillary had murder charges in the 2011 death of a ...
Levski Fined for Racism Banner    
Bulgarian club Levski Sofia has been fined 19,000 levs ($12,419) after fans mocked one of the ...
>> Section 2 Around the Net Archives