Arsenal trio of MesutOzil, Alexandre Lacazette and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain were pictured having fun at their ongoing pre-season training in Shanghai.

The players were Kung-Fu fighting as a song played in the background.

The team was at a fan party where they were to unwind before the next season resumes. The trio put up a dance classic with fans and teammates cheering them on. They had gathered at the Manderin Oriental Hotel as part of the pre-season tour in China – one half of the pre-season plans aside Australia.

Arsenal are set to face German champs Bayern Munich on Wednesday while they battle local rivals Chelsea on Saturday.

The team has been bonding as calm filters in. MesutOzil is likely to agree a deal with the north London side while ending the long drawn speculations that have trailed his next move. After the pre-season tour, the World Cup winner is expected to put pen to paper. Continue reading OZIL, LACAZETTE AND OXLADE-CHAMBERLAIN HAVING FUN ON TOUR

Arsene Wenger Reveals Confusion about Players to Play in Vitality Stadium

Arsene Wenger did not know what starting XI he was going to field when he turned up at the Vitality Stadium on Tuesday as there was uncertainty in his mind about the body-condition of his players.

Arsenal had had a top-flight game on the New Year day as well and then after merely 50 hours or so, they found themselves going into a game again and to make the scenario worse, it was an away game.

It put Wenger in a state of indecision. He had no idea how big a risk it would be to insert those players who already had 90 minutes on Sunday, how many of them could get through it for the second time in two days.

It’s only after he saw the team go through the pre-match drills that he made the mind whom he could go with again.

Wenger left the likes of Chamberlain and Paulista in the wings as he feared he would be forcing them to injuries by putting them out there for any bit of time. A couple of other guys were unfit anyway. Continue reading Arsene Wenger Reveals Confusion about Players to Play in Vitality Stadium

Changes coming to Liverpool both on the pitch and off the pitch

Jurgen Klopp is desperate to bring success back to Liverpool and as such is keen to make changes not only in his squad but also in his staff.

There is news that Liverpool might be interested in signing the FC Cologne pair Horn and Hector as well as Bayern Munich fitness coach.

It is reported that Matthias Hamann, the German scout for Liverpool has been following the two FC Cologne players for some time now and is due to present his findings to the Liverpool management. Both Timo Horn and Jonas Hector plays for FC Cologne and is considered as some high potential players. With Klopp desperate to bring new faces to this team next season, these two players can certainly add some quality to an ever improving Liverpool squad.

Jurgen Klopp apparently does also want to bring changes to his backroom staff and as such may have signed the Bayern Munich fitness coach Andreas Kornmayer. Many newspapers have reported that this is a done deal and that the new fitness coach will join Liverpool in the summer. He will be replacing Ryland Morgans who have already left the club. Continue reading Changes coming to Liverpool both on the pitch and off the pitch

Dubai refuses English Premier League player entry: Israeli Itay Shechter plays for Swansea

Israeli star of British football team Swansea City Itay Shechter has been forced to skip a team visit Cialis to Dubai because of the United Arab Emirates” policy that forbids visits by Israelis.


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South Africa’s football legacy

Al Jazeera looks at the legacy left in South Africa after the nation hosted the World Cup and the Africa Cup of Nations. Can the cost of hosting events ever be justified in a country that battles many social and economic problems. Andy Richardson reports from Johannesburg.


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Meet Kajiado’s football warriors

www.ntv.co.ke For over three decades now, Kenyan football has been dominated by the largest community clubs, Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards.But this trend is about to change because in the Heart of Kajiado County, a group of young Maasai Warriors have discovered the beauty of the world’s most popular sport. These herdsmen have chosen to integrate culture and tradition under a common goal – to pioneer the first professional football club from the region. And as our sports reporter Seth Olale discovered, the young Morans have chosen the path of passion, dedication and self sacrifice, to ensure their football dream comes true.


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RAF mission to bring football kit to ANA 06.02.13

Members of the Royal Air Force have completed an unusual mission – to get football kit to members of the Afghan National Police. It Is all part of an ongoing campaign by a team at RAF Shawbury to send equipment and shirts to more than 40 countries around the world to help inspire the next generation.


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Football’s fixing kingpin Wilson Peramul exposed!

Wilson Raj Perumal, a 47-year-old Singaporean national, is believed to the kingpin of the massive global football match-fixing scandal.


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