Even if Manchester United will succeed in eliminating Chelsea FC from the UEFA Champions League, Carlo Ancelotti is confident in his stay at the club in London until the end of his contract. Previous managers have been for less reasons than a trophyless season, though he remains defiant and apparently assured that he will be able to see out the final 12 months of his current deal at least.
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Arsenal FC of London will become the 10th Premier League side to fall into foreign ownership, as American businessman Stan Kroenke has increased his shareholding in Arsenal to 62.89%, and indends to make an offer for the rest of the club.
The NFLPA, the union representing the players in the NFL, filed a court application to dissolve itself after failing to agree with the league and team owners and started a crisis with the possibility of a first work stoppage of the NFL in almost a quarter of a century when negotiations over a new labor deal collapsed on Friday.
Chelsea’s midfielder Frank Lampard managed to keep the race for the Premier League title still open on Tuesday by scoring the victory goal in his team’s 2-1 win over leaders Manchester United.
Serbia is facing the possibility of an exclusion from the Euro 2012 qualifiers and the country’s clubs banned from European competition if their fans continue to cause any more trouble.
The Champions League last-16 match last night brought a comfortable 2-0 victory for Chelsea at FC Copenhagen, taking the London team one step closer to the quarterfinals of the competition and easing the pressure on manager Carlo Ancelotti, after some unconvincing performances in the domestic league which pushed the English champions to the fifth position.
Legendary Brazilian striker Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima, or simply known as Ronaldo, is planning his retirement from the football world, the official announcement being scheduled to be made in a news conference at the Corinthians training ground on Monday.
FIFA, the international governing body of association football, futsal and beach football, announced on Friday to have ordered an investigation into the refereeing in the friendly match disputed between Bulgaria and Estonia in the Turkish resort of Antalya on Wednesday.
Tom Hicks, one of the two former owners of English football club Liverpool, is not satisfied with the court’s decision preventing him and partner George Gillett seek about 620 million pounds in damages.
The U.S. box office featured a surprising leader over the weekend, low-budget thriller “The Roommate” almost making up its 16 million dollar costs in its opening days. The movie stars Gossip Girl actress Leighton Meester, who plays a college student obsessed with her roommate.