January 2014 : Soccer News Headlines

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AC Milan’s coach Massimiliano Allegri.

1/6/2014 AC Milan’s coach Massimiliano Allegri has confirmed he will leave the club at the end of the season.

Stevenage secure Toffees tie
1/6/2014 The Hertfordshire side overcame their Championship opponents at the Keepmoat Stadium and will now host Roberto Martinez’s men, who have impressed in the Premier League so far this season.

Rodgers savours special day
1/6/2014 Brendan Rodgers had feared fate would determine son Anton could help Oldham knock Liverpool out of the FA Cup again, but instead he was left to savour one of the proudest moments of his life alongside a scrappy win.

Bacca stars as Sevilla cruises past Getafe in Spanish league
1/5/2014 Carlos Bacca scored one goal and set up two more to help Sevilla beat Getafe 3-0 at home on Sunday, provisionally lifting the club into sixth place in the Spanish league.

Cup win is plus point for Poyet
1/5/2014 Beleaguered Gus Poyet was handed a boost as Sunderland eased past League One Carlisle to book their place in the FA Cup fourth round.

Bale returns for Madrid’s match vs. Celta
1/5/2014 Bale missed Madrid’s last league match at Valencia before the two-week winter break.

Bayern Munich signs Lewandowski from Dortmund
1/5/2014 Bayern Munich has signed Robert Lewandowski from Bundesliga rival Borussia Dortmund on a free transfer effective from the end of the season.

What the back pages say on Saturday, January 4
1/5/2014 David Moyes admits there is no guarantee Wayne Rooney will sign a new contract at Old Trafford if Manchester United fail to qualify for the Champions League this season.

Ross County 1 St Johnstone 0
1/5/2014 A late goal from Graham Carey gave Ross County victory against St Johnstone in the only Scottish Premiership match on Saturday.

Walcott could escape FA punishment
1/5/2014 Theo Walcott looks likely to escape any punishment from the Football Association for his gesture towards Tottenham fans during Saturday’s FA Cup third-round tie between the two north London rivals.

Man City held by Blackburn in 3rd round of FA Cup
1/4/2014 City broke the second-tier side’s resistance just before halftime when Alvaro Negredo put last season’s runners-up in front.

Barcelona coach says Messi has returned from injury layoff with ‘eyes of a killer’
1/4/2014 Barcelona manager Gerardo Martino says Lionel Messi has returned from his injury layoff with the “eyes of a killer,” although he has left his star forward off the squad for Sunday’s league game.

Saints edge past Burnley
1/4/2014 Jay Rodriguez helped Southampton to a thrilling 4-3 victory against boyhood club Burnley, as Adam Lallana put the Mark Clattenburg affair behind him to wrap up progress to the FA Cup fourth round.

Blades upset Villains
1/4/2014 Paul Lambert’s damning indictment of the FA Cup’s place in the modern football calendar came back to haunt him as League One strugglers Sheffield United claimed a richly deserved third-round 2-1 upset at Villa Park.

Dyke: New stadium is Brentford’s ticket to the Championship and beyond
1/4/2014 Paying his respects: Football Association chairman Greg Dyke lays a wreath on the grave of Ebenezer Cobb Morley – the man who founded the FA – in Barnes on December 19, the date of the first game of football played under FA rules in 1863 Getty Images Former

Bower says thanks to Bantams over Swain loan
1/4/2014 Louie Swain, right, would have had much more opportunity with Guiseley had he been a centre back, admits Lions manager Mark Bower Mark Bower gave his thanks to his old club Bradford City this week and wished Louie Swain well as the young striker’s loan term

Stephen Ireland: Set to make his Stoke stay permanent
1/4/2014 The Republic of Ireland international is on a season-long loan at the Britannia Stadium from Aston Villa, where his contract is up at the end of the campaign.

Adebayor fitness boost for Spurs
1/4/2014 Emmanuel Adebayor will lead Tottenham into battle against Arsenal just 72 hours after he was in so much pain he could not walk.

Brisbane increases lead atop A-League standings after 3-0 win over Melbourne Victory
1/4/2014 The Brisbane Roar increased their first-place lead in Australia’s A-League to seven points with a 3-0 win Saturday over the Melbourne Victory.

Mourinho: No Bid For Napoli Star Higuain
1/3/2014 It has been reported that the Blues had a 50m bid rejected for the Argentina international and are preparing a second offer.