Man Utd legend Beckham announces LA Galaxy departure | Transfers | Tribal Football

Manchester United and Real Madrid legend David Beckham has announced he’s leaving LA Galaxy after the MLS Cup final. Manchester United and Real Madrid legend David Beckham has announced he’s leaving LA Galaxy after the MLS Cup final.The 37-year-old is in line to end his six-year Galaxy stay in style as they defend their title against the Houston Dynamo on December 1 before seeking to extend his playing career elsewhere.He told the Major League Soccer website: “I’ve had an incredibly special time playing for the LA Galaxy, however, I wanted to experience one last challenge before the end of my playing career.”I don’t see this as the end of my relationship with the league as my ambition is to be part of the ownership structure in the future.”In my time here I have seen the popularity of the game grow every year. I’ve been fortunate to win trophies, but more important to me has been the fantastic reception I’ve had from fans in LA and across the States.”Soccer’s potential has no limits in this wonderful country and I want to always be part of growing it.”

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Man City delegation set for Croatia visit to trump Man Utd, Real Madrid for Alen Halilovic | Transfers | Tribal Football

Manchester City are moving to trump Manchester United and Real Madrid for Dinamo Zagreb prospect Alen Halilovic. Manchester City are moving to trump Manchester United and Real Madrid for Dinamo Zagreb prospect Alen Halilovic.City officials are set to fly to Croatia later this week to negotiate terms with Dinamo for the teen.Halilovic turned in another superb performance last weekend, scoring a spectacular goal against Zadar in the Croatian league.

England boss Hodgson to call in shrink to fix penalty problems | Premiership News | Tribal Football

England coach Roy Hodgson admits he may bring in a shrink to solve their spotkick crisis. England coach Roy Hodgson admits he may bring in a shrink to solve their spotkick crisis.Hodgson has decided to take a deeper look into the issue after witnessing the country’s latest shootout agony against Italy at Euro 2012.”We are reviewing if there are more things we can do,” said Hodgson. “I have not closed any doors. Every day you get ideas from psychologists, people who believe it is all in the mind.”So we do not dismiss anything. The bottom line is you need confident players. You need players who have that cold streak like many golfers or tennis player.”

AUDIO: Sunderland boss O'Neill: You must win! It'll do your head in! | Premiership News | Tribal Football

Sunderland boss Martin O’Neill discusses ending their losing run with victory over Fulham last night.Click to play: Sunderland boss Martin O’Neill discusses ending their losing run with victory over Fulham last night.Click to play:Thanks to talkSPORT Live you can access FREE 90 minute, uninterrupted commentary of every Barclays Premier League match outside of Europe. All you need is a laptop, mobile or other device with an internet connection. To sign up, visit talkSPORT.com.

Thailand pay £200M for Premier League TV rights | Premiership News | Tribal Football

Premier League television rights in Thailand have seen a jump seven times in value. Premier League television rights in Thailand have seen a jump seven times in value.The Daily Mail says Cable network CTH have paid £200million for Premier League content from next season compared with the £30m the Thailand, Laos and Cambodia territory brought in last time round.This keeps the PL on course to reach the £5billion landmark which Sports Agenda was first to mention as an achievable target.

AUDIO: Fulham boss Jol: Ref only one in stadium who believed it was red card. We were awesome | Premiership News | Tribal Football

Fulham boss Martin Jol laments Brede Hangeland’s dismissal in defeat to Sunderland.Click to play: Fulham boss Martin Jol laments Brede Hangeland’s dismissal in defeat to Sunderland.Click to play:Thanks to talkSPORT Live you can access FREE 90 minute, uninterrupted commentary of every Barclays Premier League match outside of Europe. All you need is a laptop, mobile or other device with an internet connection. To sign up, visit talkSPORT.com.

West Brom won't release Ashworth early | Transfers | Tribal Football

West Bromwich Albion are digging in over Dan Ashworth’s planned move to the FA. West Bromwich Albion are digging in over Dan Ashworth’s planned move to the FA.The Daily Mail says Ashworth, sporting and technical director at West Brom, might not be allowed to take up an FA post until the end of his Hawthorns contract on July 31.Albion will not let Ashworth go until they have not only found his replacement but the appointment has spent time shadowing Ashworth. West Brom will want compensation from the FA for Ashworth to be released earlier.

AUDIO: Liverpool boss Rodgers discusses shaking things up against Wigan: Henderson was outstanding | Premiership News | Tribal Football

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers discusses victory over Wigan Athletic, including his tactical changes during the game.Click to play: Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers discusses victory over Wigan Athletic, including his tactical changes during the game.Click to play:Thanks to talkSPORT Live you can access FREE 90 minute, uninterrupted commentary of every Barclays Premier League match outside of Europe. All you need is a laptop, mobile or other device with an internet connection. To sign up, visit talkSPORT.com.

West Ham boss Allardyce feels Carroll being targeted by opposition defences | Premiership News | Tribal Football

West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce feels Andy Carroll is being targeted by opposition defences for special treatment. West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce feels Andy Carroll is being targeted by opposition defences for special treatment.The £35million striker, currently on loan from Liverpool, again failed to find the back of the net as the Hammers were held to a 1-1 draw by Stoke at Upton Park.”He is going to attract attention by the fact he is very good at his hold-up play and [because of] his heading ability, and people are going to need to pay particular attention to him,” he said.”He is going to attract one or two defenders around him and that will create spaces elsewhere.”Andy is not to be frustrated by the fact that he is not scoring at the moment and in fact today he didn’t get much of a chance to score.”But I think sooner or later, if we keep concentrating on him making runs into the box and the service we give, he will eventually score.”

West Ham boss Allardyce insists no Carroll problem after hook | Premiership News | Tribal Football

West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce explained hooking Andy Carroll during their 1-1 draw with Stoke City. West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce explained hooking Andy Carroll during their 1-1 draw with Stoke City.Carroll looked visibly irritated when Allardyce replaced him with Carlton Cole late in the second half, but the former Blackburn boss felt his side needed fresh impetus after Carroll had put in a busy shift as the lone forward.”He wants to score a goal and he wants me to leave him on for 90 minutes but at the end of the day he put that much effort in, there are a lot of fresh players on the bench,” he said.”There is Carlton Cole, Matt Taylor and Guy Demel who came on and continued to give us that much more energy to find a winner.”Fresh players with fresh legs can come on and try and push the opposition and try to score a goal. He will be disappointed, I know, but in the end you make the subs for the benefit of everybody to try and win the game.”