August 28th, 2010

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"I believe Paul Scholes is still one of the greatest football players in England," said Wenger

Seven days ago, ran this puff piece:

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'Scholes doesn't get the credit he deserves'

Arsène Wenger believes Paul Scholes remains one of the greatest footballers in England.

The veteran midfielder began yet another Premier League season with a stunning display at Newcastle on Monday night and, unsurprisingly, his continued fine form cropped up when the Arsenal manager spoke to the media on Friday.

Wenger believes the 35-year-old Manchester United star is still underrated by the wider football world and he would definitely have liked him at Emirates Stadium over the years.

"I believe Paul Scholes is still one of the greatest football players in England," said Wenger. "His contribution to the success of Manchester United is absolutely huge.

"He did not get completely [the credit] he deserves as a football player, because he is not a 'media lion', a player [that] runs after the media to be in the papers. And I respect that a lot.

"The regret I have personally is that he was not always the fairest player. But there is a little bit of a darker side in him and he sometimes did things which I did not like."

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Finally Football all day

Blackburn Rovers v Arsenal   12:45 - RETURN OF CESC/RVP to starting line up???
Chelsea v Stoke City     15:00
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Newcastle United 15.00
Blackpool v Fulham         15.00
Tottenham Hotspur v Wigan Athletic       15:00
Manchester United v West Ham United     17.30 - chicarito might get his first goal today 
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it's the big one!!

Carling Cup 3rd Round Draw

Brentford vs Everton
Portsmouth vs Leicester
Stoke vs Fulham
Chelsea vs Newcastle United
Aston Villa vs Blackburn Rovers
Tottenham vs Arsenal
Millwall vs Ipswich Town
Wolves vs Notts County
Burnely vs Bolton
Birmingham vs MK Dons
Liverpool vs Northampton Town
Scunthorpe vs Manchester United
West Brom vs Manchester City
Sunderland vs West Ham
Peterborough vs Swansea City
Wigan vs Preston North End

ties to be played the week commencing the 20th September

A good draw for Liverpool, and I can't wait for the North London derby :D

FMF match post

Mexican Primera Division Torneo Apertura Jornada 6

Cruz Azul vs. Tigres UANL 6pm EST
Monterrey vs. Jaguares 8pm EST
Chivas Guadalajara vs. Pumas UNAM 8pm EST
Santos vs. Atlas 8pm EST
San Luis vs. Atlante 9:45pm EST

Stream links: Rojadirecta | Iraqgoals | Atdhe | TV Azteca (Cruz Azul vs. Tigres and Chivas vs. Pumas)

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can we get a mexican primera division tag please? ty mods :)

Benny Feilhaber Has Options, but No Offers, as Transfer Window Narrows

 Despite a very good performance at the World Cup, U.S. national team midfielder Benny Feilhaber still is laboring with a club in the Danish second division. It's a difficult situation for a player who deserves better, and is emblematic of a lack of real interest from European clubs in American players, many of whom did well in South Africa.

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