Gareth Bale was presented to the Bernabeu crowd in front of an attendance of 25,000.
Even without the sale of Gareth Bale, Spurs have been exceptionally busy in the transfer market buying up a host of midfield players. So how will Andreas Villas-Boas keep them all on side with even more cash set to land in his lap with the departure of the Welsh wizard?
Should Gareth Bale’s transfer to Real Madrid go through this summer, the price is set to smash the world transfer record with a staggering fee of around €100 million.
If there’s one universal truth in professional football, it may be that talented young players keep moving on and moving up. Sadly for Wigan supporters, it’s increasingly apparent that 22-year old midfielder James McCarthy is not exempt from this truth. Despite the 5-year contract McCarthy signed with the Latics in 2011, the last few months have seen rumours of a transfer escalate into a bidding war between top English clubs with Everton and Spurs upping the ante last week.
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For a lot of fans, football is a religion. To Hernan and Alejandro Veron, Argentine player Diego Maradona is the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. As founders of the Church of Maradona, Alejandro and Hernan have reinvented the idea of […]
Robbie Keane will remain at LA Galaxy for the foreseeable future after the Irish skipper signed a new ‘multi-year’ deal at the MLS club.
The gaze of the footballing press continues to focus on Shamrock Rovers as the countdown to their White Hart Lane meeting with Spurs continues. In particular, former Tottenham player Rohan Ricketts has figured prominently as he prepares to return to his old stomping ground in the hooped shirt of Ireland’s history makers.
HE’S THE love-hate figure of the Irish national team. We love him because he’s our captain, our record goal-scorer, a genuinely decent skin, and hope that we can all pull a smoking-hot bird. But we hate him for his histrionics on the football pitch, his flailing arms, his sometimes glaring misses, and the fact that he hasn’t turned into the consistent sharp-shooter he promised in his youth.