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Home >Section 2 Around the Net > Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009
Nigeria has dropped 15 players from its under-17 national team pool after MRI scans revealed the players overage. Nigeria hosts the U-17 World Cup Oct. 24-Nov. 15. Nigeria coach John Obuh disclosed that the affected players have left the team camp, leaving him with 23 other players who fall within ... Read the whole story
Bakary Soumare is preparing to leave the Chicago Fire for French club Boulogne about three weeks after a physical altercation with head coach Denis Hamlett. Soumare said that he wishes that he could leave the Fire on different terms. "You don't like to leave in a situation like that, when ... Read the whole story
Arabian businessman Sulaiman Al Fahim claims to have taken complete ownership of Premier League club Portsmouth. The club installed Al Fahim as chairman on July 21 after he passed the league's new fit-and-proper-person test. But the club's chief executive Peter Storrie stalled Al Fahim's takeover by fronting a consortium that ... Read the whole story
Manchester City manager Mark Hughes believes his new $36 million signing, Joleon Lescott, is the best center back in the English Premier League, which also boasts English national team backs John Terry and Rio Ferdinand. "I'm delighted to welcome Joleon to the club," Hughes said. "It's been a long and ... Read the whole story
Mexico announced its roster for September's crucial World Cup qualifying games against Costa Rica and Honduras. Barcelona defender Rafael Marquez has been left off the team due to a leg injury. Also, young forward Nestor Calderon will take the place of Arsenal's injured forward Carlos Vela. Calderon, 20, has five ... Read the whole story
Mexico's Pachuca, for which U.S. midfielder Jose Francisco Torres went the full 90, and Saprissa of Costa Rica both posted convincing wins in the group stage of the Concacaf Champions League on Tuesday. Ulises Mendivil scored either side of halftime in Pachuca's 5-0 win over Metapan of El Salvador in ... Read the whole story
A match between Bolivian clubs Oriente Petrolero and Blooming got out of control last Sunday. Pushing bouts culminated with Blooming player Sergio Jauregui levying a flying kick to the face of Oriente player Leonardo Medina before Medina could reach the tunnel to exit the field. Richard Mendez, a director with ... Read the whole story


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