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Everton FC
One Cap Is Not Enough, Says England New-Boy PickfordMark Schwarzer. And after watching his countrymen repeatedly thwarted by the E
Everton FC / Posted 2 days ago
Mark Schwarzer. And after watching his countrymen repeatedly thwarted by the Everton player, legendary German midfielder Michael Ballack tweeted piquantly, 'since when England creates goalkeepers'. — Michael Ballack (@Ballack) November 10, 2017... Read more
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African Football
Emmanuel Adebayor: Greeting Tomas Rosicky would injure himplayer on the team, despite the fact that I weighed 73kg,” Adebayor told French
African Football / Posted 2 days ago
player on the team, despite the fact that I weighed 73kg,” Adebayor told French publication So Foot. “Chelsea had (Michael) Essien and (Michael) Ballack in midfield. We had Rosicky. “If you said as much as ‘how are you’ to him, he would... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
Adebayor mocks ex-Arsenal pal Rosicky over injury recordyears at the club. He said: “I was the strongest player on the team, despite t
tribalfootball.com / Posted 3 days ago
years at the club. He said: “I was the strongest player on the team, despite the fact that I weighed 73kg. “Chelsea had (Michael) Essien and (Michael) Ballack in midfield. We had Rosicky. If you said as much as 'how are you' to him, he would then... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Emmanuel Adebayor makes extraordinary claim about former Arsenal staryears (Image: Daily Mirror)Rosicky missed 990 days for the Gunners (Image: Dail
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
years (Image: Daily Mirror)Rosicky missed 990 days for the Gunners (Image: Daily Mirror) “Chelsea had Michael Essien and Michael Ballack in midfield. We had Rosicky. "If you said as much as ‘how are you’ to him, he would then be injured for... Read more
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Football365
Adebayor goes too far with massive pop at Rosickydespite the fact that I weighed 73kg,” Adebayor told French publication So Foot
Football365 / Posted 3 days ago
despite the fact that I weighed 73kg,” Adebayor told French publication So Foot about his Arsenal years. “Chelsea had [Michael] Essien and [Michael] Ballack in midfield. We had Rosicky. “If you said as much as ‘how are you’ to him, he would... Read more
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Goal.com
Adebayor in extraordinary dig at Rosicky: You said 'how are you' and he'd be injured!player on the team, despite the fact that I weighed 73kg,” Adebayor told French
Goal.com / Posted 3 days ago
player on the team, despite the fact that I weighed 73kg,” Adebayor told French publication So Foot . “Chelsea had [Michael] Essien and [Michael] Ballack in midfield. We had Rosicky. “If you said as much as ‘how are you’ to him, he would... Read more
7d
Goal.com
FIFA World Cup balls: From the Tango to the Jabulanithey had been testing the ball for six months, and pointed to praise by Adidas-
Goal.com / Posted 7 days ago
they had been testing the ball for six months, and pointed to praise by Adidas-sponsored players such as Frank Lampard and Michael Ballack. In the end, it took a NASA study to get to the bottom of the issue. They discovered that the Jabulani... Read more
7d
Chelsea FC
Cole confirmed for Annual Lunchas well as winning the Chelsea Player of the Year award in 2007/08. Two of Col
Chelsea FC / Posted 7 days ago
as well as winning the Chelsea Player of the Year award in 2007/08. Two of Cole’s former team-mates, Frank Lampard and Michael Ballack, will also be in attendance, with the duo taking part in a Q&A session on stage with Jason Cundy, looking... Read more
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Football365
Nigeria and Germany ladders, Ireland woepenchant for giving us high quality comedic dalliances and divergences over the
Football365 / Posted 8 days ago
penchant for giving us high quality comedic dalliances and divergences over the years. The Neville Diaries (and spin-off Michael Ballack Diaries) are immortal, but really should be considered entry level next to much more devious F365... Read more
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9d
Everton FC
'Pickford Is Mr Consistent On And Off The Pitch'his senior international debut on Friday night, winning plaudits home and abroa
Everton FC / Posted 9 days ago
his senior international debut on Friday night, winning plaudits home and abroad - even prompting former Germany captain Michael Ballack into a lighthearted tweet of praise (below) - after keeping a clean sheet in the goalless draw with Joachim... Read more
11d
soccersouls
4 Goals In 10 Games – Will This Arsenal and Liverpool Target From Bundesliga Be A Hit In England?Goretzka’s quality as the German should be able to quickly adapt to the English
soccersouls / Posted 11 days ago
Goretzka’s quality as the German should be able to quickly adapt to the English games like his predecessors. Players like Michael Ballack, Lukas Podolski and Per Mertesacker have done extremely well in England and are still regarded as one the... Read more
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chroniclelive
Jordan Pickford impressed on England debut - Sunderland fans and German legends reactearly in the first half and then again denied the prolific forward in a one-on-
chroniclelive / Posted 12 days ago
early in the first half and then again denied the prolific forward in a one-on-one later in the half. Even German legend Michael Ballack was impressed by Pickford as he tweeted: “Since when did England create goalkeepers?” His performance also... Read more
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Goal.com
Jordan Pickford produces the goods to prove he's England's No.1come the time when they are forced to sell.Since when #England creates goalkeep
Goal.com / Posted 13 days ago
come the time when they are forced to sell.Since when #England creates goalkeepers !!!! #ENGGER#diemannschaft#ThreeLions — Michael Ballack (@Ballack) November 10, 2017Elsewhere there were plenty of reasons for Southgate to be encouraged despite... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Jordan Pickford makes phenomenal England debut as Everton man receives praise from German legendhis claims of a starting spot in Russia next summer no harm. His display even
Liverpool Echo / Posted 13 days ago
his claims of a starting spot in Russia next summer no harm. His display even brought praise from German midfield legend Michael Ballack. Ballack, who enjoyed spells at Bayer Leverkusen, Bayern Munich and Chelsea, tweeted: “Since when did... Read more
13d
metro
Who will be England’s next Harry Winks against Germany and Brazil?the way through the Academy and sometimes play now.’ Tall, physical and athlet
metro / Posted 13 days ago
the way through the Academy and sometimes play now.’ Tall, physical and athletic, Loftus-Cheek says he models his game on Michael Ballack and the similarities in their style are obvious. If whispers from the England camp are to be believed, he... Read more
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Daily Mail
England boss Gareth Southgate gives debuts to talented trioathleticism and skill mark him out as an exciting prospect. Earlier this week
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
athleticism and skill mark him out as an exciting prospect. Earlier this week Loftus-Cheek likened himself to a young Michael Ballack and Southgate said on Thursday that he sees him in the middle. Ruud Gullit, a Dutchman who knows a thing or... Read more
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Goal.com
The next Michael Ballack? Ruben Loftus-Cheek aiming to become the Blues' next midfield dynamoRuben Loftus-Cheek admits to having modelled his game on Michael Ballack as he
Goal.com / Posted 14 days ago
Ruben Loftus-Cheek admits to having modelled his game on Michael Ballack as he seeks to enjoy similar success with Chelsea. The 21-year-old midfielder is currently taking in a season-long loan with Crystal Palace, with Antonio Conte unable to offer... Read more
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Chelsea FC
Lampard and Ballack to guest at Annual LunchChelsea legends Frank Lampard and Michael Ballack will be the special guests at
Chelsea FC / Posted 15 days ago
Chelsea legends Frank Lampard and Michael Ballack will be the special guests at this year’s Annual Lunch and tickets for the event, which takes place on Friday 1 December at Stamford Bridge, are available now. The Annual Lunch, now in its 22nd year,... Read more
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Bleacher Report
The Player Nobody's Talking About That Chelsea Need in Januaryoften raised as a moot point. Fans looked back to a decade ago when Chelsea bo
Bleacher Report / Posted 16 days ago
often raised as a moot point. Fans looked back to a decade ago when Chelsea boasted a team of captains. From John Terry to Michael Ballack to Didier Drogba, the Blues had a line-up of six or more captains from their international teams. If we look... Read more
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17d
Daily Mail
MARTIN SAMUEL: Antonio Conte must heal rift with David LuizN'Golo Kante, Eden Hazard, Gianfranco Zola, Arjen Robben, Didier Drogba. And st
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
N'Golo Kante, Eden Hazard, Gianfranco Zola, Arjen Robben, Didier Drogba. And still no room for Diego Costa, Michael Essien, Michael Ballack — or Ruud Gullit. The problem with any exercise of this nature, even for fun, is who to leave out. Cheating... Read more
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Daily Mail
MARTIN SAMUEL: Why Thierry Henry doesn't make my top fiveN'Golo Kante, Eden Hazard, Gianfranco Zola, Arjen Robben, Didier Drogba. And st
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
N'Golo Kante, Eden Hazard, Gianfranco Zola, Arjen Robben, Didier Drogba. And still no room for Diego Costa, Michael Essien, Michael Ballack — or Ruud Gullit. The problem with any exercise of this nature, even for fun, is who to leave out. Cheating... Read more
17d
DW
Robben's lasting legacy at Bayern |has scored 93 goals and chipped in with 59 assists in 177 Bundesliga matches.
DW / Posted 17 days ago
has scored 93 goals and chipped in with 59 assists in 177 Bundesliga matches. "He's in top form," former Bayern midfielder Michael Ballack told TZ. "His contract is running out, but that only adds fuel to his fire. He's a leader at the club even... Read more
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express
Michael Ballack makes Blues vs Manchester United predictionChelsea news: CHELSEA will beat Manchester United this afternoon (4.30pm). F
express / Posted 18 days ago
Chelsea news: CHELSEA will beat Manchester United this afternoon (4.30pm). Former Chelsea star Michael Ballack has tipped the Blues to beat Manchester United 1-0 That's the verdict of... Read more
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19d
Chelsea FC
United they fallUnited, 26 April 2008 It's pretty rare that a game of this magnitude is decide
Chelsea FC / Posted 19 days ago
United, 26 April 2008 It's pretty rare that a game of this magnitude is decided by the performance of just one player, but Michael Ballack came about as close as possible in this match. The German put in arguably his best display for the club as... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Most Frustrating Things About Being a Chelsea Fan Right Nowin the dressing room The Chelsea side mentioned by McGovern above included sev
Bleacher Report / Posted 21 days ago
in the dressing room The Chelsea side mentioned by McGovern above included seven international captains like John Terry, Michael Ballack and Didier Drogba. But look at Chelsea now and Dabid Chidget says that sort of leadership is... Read more
24d
caughtoffside
Lads, they’re still Tottenham, Jose Mourinho is a child & Arsenal made the signing of the summer: 5 knee-jerk reactions to the weekend’s actionto a time when you didn’t have to spend astronomical fees just to sign Kyle Wal
caughtoffside / Posted 24 days ago
to a time when you didn’t have to spend astronomical fees just to sign Kyle Walker. Sol Campbell, Andrea Pirlo and Michael Ballack are up there with the best frees of all time, and Kolasinac looks destined to join them after this tremendous... Read more
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Futn Soccer
Tottenham legend makes claims which will not please the fansChelsea would win. They were so strong and reached the Champions League final a
Futn Soccer / Posted 25 days ago
Chelsea would win. They were so strong and reached the Champions League final a few months later with my old teammate Michael Ballack. But we won 2-1, the first Spurs trophy for many years. Spurs have not won a trophy since.” Berbatov is a... Read more
27d
Football365
Berbatov: I had no idea who Tottenham were when I joinedChelsea would win. They were so strong and reached the Champions League final a
Football365 / Posted 27 days ago
Chelsea would win. They were so strong and reached the Champions League final a few months later with my old teammate Michael Ballack. But we won 2-1, the first Spurs trophy for many years. Spurs have not won a trophy since.” Share this... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Mitten: Dimitar Berbatov talks to ESPN FCChelsea would win. They were so strong and reached the Champions League final a
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 28 days ago
Chelsea would win. They were so strong and reached the Champions League final a few months later with my old teammate Michael Ballack. But we won 2-1, the first Spurs trophy for many years. Spurs have not won a trophy since. Spurs fans liked... Read more
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30d
Bleacher Report
Who Would Win: Chelsea 2000s XI vs. Chelsea 2010s XI?heavily. CM: Michael Essien When we look at the three-man midfield we've sele
Bleacher Report / Posted 30 days ago
heavily. CM: Michael Essien When we look at the three-man midfield we've selected here, there's one notable name missing: Michael Ballack. It was a tough decision to leave him out and that says so much about the embarrassment of riches Chelsea... Read more
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Chelsea FC
Revisited: Watford 2006with New York City of the MLS. Super Frank won three Premier League titles wit
Chelsea FC / Posted 1 months ago
with New York City of the MLS. Super Frank won three Premier League titles with us and earned over 100 caps for England. Michael Ballack The German international was a huge hit during his four years at Stamford Bridge, helping us lift the... Read more

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