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Andi Herzog Names American Roster for 2015 Toulon Tournament

U.S. Under-23 Men's National Team head coach Andi Herzog has named 19 players to the roster for the 2015 Toulon Tournament, which runs from May 27-June 7 in the south of France.

Herzog will make one addition to complete the 20-player roster, which will officially be submitted on Tuesday evening.

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Theo thanks the boss for his trust in him

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Arsenal star Theo Walcott played an important role in inspiring his side to a 4-1 win over West Bromwich Albion in their final Premier League fixture of the season, scoring a hattrick in the first half of the game. And the Englishman has indicated that he will not back off, when called upon by manager Arsene Wenger.

Walcott was quoted telling reporters after the game: “You need to be ready when given the opportunity. I’ve been out for a year, but I feel great. I’ve got to thank the manager for having faith in me.”

 

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Walcott and Wilshere ensure the last laugh for Wenger

A Theo Walcott-inspired Arsenal destroyed West Bromwich Albion 4-1 in their final Premier League game of the season. And manager Arsene Wenger had words of praise for both the goalscorers, Walcott and Jack Wilshere, with the former even getting a first half hattrick.

The Frenchman was quoted telling reporters after the game: “Theo Walcott had a great game today. He was on fire and moved well. Jack Wilshere as well.”

 

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Arsenal, Man United and Chelsea target reveals Juventus plans

Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea have all missed out on the chance to sign a key target in Paulo Dybala formerly of Palermo. According to reports in the press, the Argentine is set to sign for Juventus this summer, snubbing interest from a number of suitors.

Dybala was quoted telling Sky Sport Italia: “Juventus are the side who wanted me the most. They made a real effort to sign me and this is why I made my decision. I can certainly win the Scudetto there, as they are a winning team. I too always play to win and can find success with them. It will be impossible for me to forget everything I’ve experienced in three years at Palermo. I was happy from the very first day. I know that to play for Juve, I have to do much more and I’m sure I can improve a great deal.”

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Lamps bids the Premier League adieu with tears in his eyes

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Chelsea legend and Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard played his last game as a footballer in the Premier League, opening the scoring in the Citizens’ 2-0 win over Southampton during their final league match of the season.

Speaking to reporters after the match, the legendary Englishman said: "I couldn't have wished for anything for else. I'm proud of all of it. For a young boy with a dream to play in the Premier League, to go to my home-town club West Ham and then go to Chelsea and win everything, it doesn't get better. I'm a lucky boy, to come to a big club like this for a season, I've made a lot of friends."

 

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LvG: Man United were fighting for a dream!

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has praised the Hull City fans for the way they stood by their team till the very end. The Tigers were relegated back into the Championship after their 0-0 draw against the Red Devils, with their nearest competitors Newcastle United ensuring survival for themselves with a 2-0 win over West Ham United.

LvG was quoted telling reporters after the match: “I think you have seen that very well. It was a special atmosphere - I have never seen fans of a team who are going to be relegated be so supportive until the end. Their fans and the players were very positive, which made it difficult for us to equal their aggression and their motivation. They were fighting for a rescue, but we were fighting for a dream, to finish the season the proper way. That proved to be difficult, as you have seen.”

 

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Rodgers accepts he may have to part ways with the club

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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has hinted to reporters that his time as the manager of the Reds may be up.

Speaking to reporters following the Reds’ 6-1 thrashing at the hands of Stoke City, the Northern Irishman said: "I have always said if the owners want me to go I will go. But I still feel I have a lot of offer here. There is a lot that's happened there this year that has made the job tough. Performances like today don't help me and I'm fully aware of that."

 

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