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Former Liverpool Star Rigobert Song Critical Following Stroke

News is breaking this morning that former Liverpool and West Ham star Rigobert Song is in a critical condition in hospital after suffering a stroke. According to the Daily Mail the 40-year-old suffered a cerebral aneurysm on Sunday and was rushed to a local hospital in Cameroon’s capital, Yaoundé. It is believed the former defender fell ill at his home …

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Samuel Eto’o Weighs In On War Of Words Between Xavi And Ronaldo

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - JANUARY 11: Samuel Eto'o walks on stage during the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala 2015 at the Kongresshaus on January 11, 2016 in Zurich, Switzerland. (Photo by Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images)

Former Barcelona striker Samuel Eto’o has weighed in on the war of words between Real Madrid superstar and four-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona legend Xavi. The two footballing giants have gone toe-to-toe over the last week after Xavi told Cadena SER (via Marca) that while “Ronaldo is a player of his time, the problem is that there is another who …

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Eto’o To Host Most Star-Studded Charity Match Of All Time

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Samuel Eto’o is already well known in the world of football trivia as the only man to have won back-to-back trebles (domestic league, domestic cup and Champions League) with two separate clubs – a feat he achieved with Barcelona in 2009 and Inter Milan in 2010. But he could make a new name for himself as the mastermind of the most star-studded …

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Ten Years On: The Night That Arsenal Almost Conquered Europe

Saint-Denis, FRANCE: Arsenal's French forward and team captain Thierry Henry passes next to the trophy after the UEFA Champion's League final football match Barcelona vs. Arsenal, 17 May 2006 at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, northern Paris. Barcelona won 2 to 1. AFP PHOTO ODD ANDERSEN (Photo credit should read ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

On May 17th 2006, Arsenal came within fifteen minutes of cementing their status in Europe’s elite when they took on Barcelona in the Champions League final. Two years on from the “Invincibles” season, the Gunners had reached the final of Europe’s premier club competition for the first time in their history, where they were to face off against a Barça side …

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Why Are Chelsea Obsessed With Signing Out-Of-Date Strikers?

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - SEPTEMBER 27: Pato (R) of Sao Paulo fights for the ball with Jackson (L) of Palmeiras during the match between Sao Paulo and Palmeiras for the Brazilian Series A 2015 at Estadio do Morumbi on September 27, 2015 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Friedemann Vogel/Getty Images)

If you were to tell someone who has been switched off from the game of football for seven years that Radamel Falcao, Samuel Eto’o and Fernando Torres all have played for Chelsea at some stage, they may ask, “Have Chelsea dominated European football since I was last up to date?” The answer is no, they certainly have not. Chelsea may be the …

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Samuel Eto’o’s Hilariously Insincere Farewell Notes (Via Reddit)

“Yours sincerely” Since spending six years at Barcelona from 2004 to 2009, Samuel Eto’o has been around the block. In the seven years since, he has played for five different clubs, and has joined a sixth in Turkish side Antalyaspor. He joined Everton in 2014, before moving to Serie A side Sampdoria earlier this year. Reddit user FlaconPunch spotted a correlation between …

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Sampdoria To Sign Everton’s Eto’o

Sampdoria are still hopeful of signing Samuel Eto’o, despite Everton manager Roberto Martinez suggesting on Tuesday that the move was not imminent. The Genoa-based club are aiming to secure a potential Champions League place by adding the four-time African Footballer of the Year to their squad. Italian newspapers have suggested that the deal will be completed before the end of …

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Everton’s Martinez: Moaning Is Pointless

Everton boss Roberto Martinez has stressed in the wake of Swansea counterpart Garry Monk’s recent comments on referees that there is no point moaning about decisions. Martinez has also defended Professional Game Match Officials Limited general manager Mike Riley and the standard of refereeing in English football, describing it as “very strong”. Monk has made headlines of late with some …

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Time For Everton To Shake Off Poor Form

Following Roberto Martinez’s magnificent debut season on Merseyside, the manager is in danger of suffering second season syndrome at Everton. The added demands of European football already seem to be taking their toll on his ambitious side, but is it really all bad news at Everton? With the international break, it’s a good time to asses how the Toffees’ season is …

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Everton: Naismith Proving His Worth Domestically & Internationally

Everton striker Steven Naimsith may not have scored in Scotland’s opening Euro 2016 qualifier last night but he has proved that both domestically and internationally he is very dangerous in front of goal. Ikechi Anya almsot grabbed the headlines last night in Dortmund. His goal would have made it a famous Scotland draw against Germany but Thomas Muller capitalised on some poor Scottish defending to win the …

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Everton – An Enviable Attack?

Everton have invested wisely during this summer’s transfer window and talented forward options are now plentiful at Goodison. The deals are done, the cash has been spent and Roberto Martinez now has a forward dilemma the envy of many a Premier League manager on his hands. The obvious major signing of the transfer window has been Samuel Eto’o. The Cameroon international …

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Can Everton’s Samuel Eto’o Prove Chelsea Boss Wrong?

Colm Hayes discusses the signing of Samuel Eto’o by Everton and the fact that the striker will need no extra motivation when he faces Chelsea at the weekend. Samuel Eto’o has signed a two-year deal with Everton in what looks to be an excellent free signing by the Merseyside club. Despite being the Chelsea striker who bagged the most goals …

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Everton Enter The Running To Sign Manchester United Striker

Strikers look to be what Roberto Martinez needs as the final week of the transfer window begins, with rumours of a move for not just Samuel Eto’o, but now also Danny Welbeck, according to The Telegraph.  A move for Samuel Eto’o has been touted for a while now but signing Danny Welbeck could be another surprise buy should the Toffees pull …

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Eto’o And Song for Everton?

Everton may not be finished shopping yet as reports linking them to Cameroon duo Samuel Eto’o and Alex Song do the rounds. Meanwhile boss Roberto Martinez  has categorically denied that Everton is the junior partner in the burgeoning relationship with Chelsea.  Latest rumours suggest that Cameroon inernational Samuel Eto’o, who is available on a free transfer, may line out for …

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Everton Now Linked With Eto’o Following Liverpool Interest

Everton could be looking to swoop in and sign Samuel Eto’o ahead of their Merseyside rivals in what would be one of the most outlandish moves of the summer, according to reports from Sky Italia in the Mirror. Stories were abound of a potential move to Anfield for the 33-year-old but now it looks as though the ex-Chelsea player could be tempted to the …

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