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Home >Section 2 Around the Net > Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008
"The man who brought the 'Beckham Rule' to Major League Soccer now wants to change it in a dramatic fashion," writes Grant Wahl. L.A. Galaxy president and CEO of the Anschutz Entertainment Group Tim Leiweke thinks that Designated Players should no longer count against the salary cap. Regardless of their ... Read the whole story
Toronto FC coach John Carver put his future on the line Tuesday, and challenged his players to do the same over the course of the regular season's final five matches, writes Dean McNulty. Carver said he wouldn't blame the club for sacking him if the team doesn't make the playoffs. ... Read the whole story
After three wins in his opening three World Cup qualifiers, Mexico's Swedish coach Sven-Goran Eriksson is settling in well at his new job. The former England and Manchester City manager is also learning Spanish to help effect a smooth transition to a job that reportedly earns him $5 million a ... Read the whole story
Red-card happy referee Dan Austin sent off six players in an English non-league game at the weekend, a new British record. Austin stayed in his locker room for an hour following the eighth-tier game between Worthing and Chipstead in Ryman League Division One (South), played in front of 174 fans. ... Read the whole story
Manchester United's teenage Brazilian midfielder Rodrigo Possebon fortunately suffered no fracture after a 'horror tackle' from Middlesbrough's Austrian defender Emanuel Pogatetz in Tuesday's League Cup game at Old Trafford. United manager Alex Ferguson, however, remains incensed by the challenge. Pogatetz was shown a straight red card for the foul. Read the whole story
It was just like the early 1980s. Sky Sports News showed footage late Tuesday of police wading into soccer fans with batons following the south Wales derby between Swansea and Cardiff in the English League Cup. Cardiff fans claim the police left them sandwiched between two sets of home fans ... Read the whole story
"Some clubs... persist in the belief that you can fill an atmospheric void with muzak, giant foam hands, comedy hats and the infernal clack-clack of those damned rubber clappers. The self-proclaimed 'best league in the world', which prides itself on the authenticity of its unique matchday 'event,' is prepared to ... Read the whole story
Trinidad & Tobago has called up Sunderland players Dwight Yorke and Carlos Edwards for three games next month, including two World Cup qualifiers. Sunderland manager Roy Keane's recall of Yorke before the country's game against the USA in Chicago earlier this month sparked a lively exchange between Keane and FIFA ... Read the whole story


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