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Saturday, December 10, 2011

Colin Cameron fears for the future of former club

HEARTS' unpaid players could walk out on the club today and sign for rival teams as free agents, according to a top employment lawyer. The cash-strapped club's failure to pay the first team squad's wages for November has already placed them in breach more
Scottish Daily Record ( 12/9/2011 11:33:29 PM -08:00 )

A Fair day's work for a fair day's pay
A Fair dayOr stick it out in the hope that Vladimir Romanov finds the cash from somewhere ? The issue is a shocking indication of the state of Hearts finances. There is no more fundamental breach of the contract between employer and employee than failure to pay more
BBC Sport (blog) ( 12/9/2011 9:31:30 AM -08:00 )

Colin Cameron fears for the future of former club
IT IS little more than ten years since Colin Cameron left Hearts. News filtered through about his sale as the Tynecastle club were about to face Dunfermline and anger over the midfielder's transfer led to abusive chants being directed to then chairman more
Scotland on Sunday ( 12/10/2011 8:57:49 PM -08:00 )

'People think we are all millionaires – we're not, we are normal people with
The unpaid Hearts players are on the verge of walking out. They tell Moira Gordon of their anger and frustration HEARTS players have lashed out at Scottish fooball's governing bodies and claimed that the country is sitting back and watching as owner more
Scotland on Sunday ( 12/10/2011 8:57:48 PM -08:00 )

Hearts players threaten to leave if they don't get paid
Hearts players threaten to leave if they donHearts players may leave the club if the ongoing dispute over unpaid wages is not resolved. Picture: SNS HEARTS players have threatened to tear up their contracts and leave the club if the ongoing issue of unpaid wages has not been resolved by the more
Scotland on Sunday ( 12/10/2011 4:08:26 PM -08:00 )

Perv rap Jambo's car crash ordeal
TROUBLED Hearts star Craig Thomson was recovering last night after he was in a car smash. Thomson, 20, was left shaken after the single-vehicle bump. He drove himself to Edinburgh's Royal Infirmary for treatment but was more
The Scottish Sun ( 12/9/2011 4:26:54 PM -08:00 )

Jambos stars set for crisis summit
FED-UP Hearts players are planning summit talks over their wage crisis — but only after today's game with Celtic is out the way. The Jambos stars will discuss their options after the SPL refused to become involved in their dispute with more
The Scottish Sun ( 12/9/2011 4:20:44 PM -08:00 )

Amir Khan vs. Lamont Peterson - live!

Amir Khan vs. Lamont Peterson - live!Round six: Trainer Freddie Roach happier with Khan after the fifth. They're still matching one another, but Khan is landing combinations while Peterson's are usually single shots. Peterson walks forward while Khan dances away. Peterson gets Khan on the more
The Guardian ( 12/10/2011 8:40:04 PM -08:00 )

LIVE: Amir Khan v Lamont Peterson - round-by-round coverage of the big fight
LIVE: Amir Khan v Lamont Peterson - round-by-round coverage of the big fightAmir Khan goes head-to-head with Lamont Peterson in this morning's light welterweight showdown. You can keep track of all the latest news and pictures from Washington as Sportsmail brings you unrivalled coverage. more
Daily Mail ( 12/10/2011 7:07:26 PM -08:00 )

Boxing Live Blog: Amir Khan vs. Lamont Peterson
AP The Journal provides minute-by-minute analysis of tonight's title fight as WBA and IBF light-welterweight champion Amir Khan faces Lamont Peterson in Washington, DC The Journal's Gordon Marino offers round-by-round commentary and thoughts on the HBO more
Wall Street Journal (blog) ( 12/10/2011 7:00:39 PM -08:00 )

Khan could be as big as Leonard or Ali - Hopkins
Khan could be as big as Leonard or Ali - HopkinsWBA and IBF light-welterweight champion Amir Khan has the talent to force boxing into the mainstream, according to Bernard Hopkins. Khan has been discussed as a potential pound-for-pound king ahead of his title defence against Lamont Peterson on more
ESPN.co.uk ( 12/10/2011 7:31:44 AM -08:00 )

Amir Khan ready to defend title against Lamont Peterson
Amir Khan ready to defend title against Lamont PetersonBritish light-welterweight Amir Khan (26-1, 18 knockouts) will face Lamont Peterson (29-1-1, 15 knockouts) for the IBF and WBA light welterweight titles on Saturday night at the Convention Center in Washington DC Amir Khan is really confident to defend more
The Nation, Pakistan ( 12/10/2011 6:26:10 AM -08:00 )

Khan Ready
WASHINGTON (AFP) — Britain's Amir Khan tipped the scales at 139 pounds, one pound less than US rival Lamont Peterson during Friday's weigh-in on the eve of their light-welterweight world championship bout. England's Khan, 26-1 with 18 knockouts, more
Manila Bulletin ( 12/10/2011 6:23:58 AM -08:00 )

Amir Khan weighs in for title fight
The fight, in his opponent's hometown of Washington DC, is Khan's fourth in the US and the sixth defence of his WBA world light-welterweight title. The super lightweight world champion weighed in at 139lbs compared to 27-year-old Lamont Peterson's more
Telegraph.co.uk ( 12/10/2011 4:41:09 AM -08:00 )

Boxing: Prince meets the pauper in shadow of the White House
Boxing: Prince meets the pauper in shadow of the White HouseAmir Khan and Lamont Peterson pose for the media after a press conference at Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Picture: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images It is the trait that has drawn them together in Washington DC, the city of power and history, more
Herald Scotland ( 12/10/2011 4:15:48 AM -08:00 )

Amir Khan so focused on Lamont Peterson he forgot his 25th birthday
Amir Khan so focused on Lamont Peterson he forgot his 25th birthdayAMIR KHAN is so focused on his clash with Lamont Peterson he even forgot an important date – his 25th birthday. Khan says he had to be reminded by his mum that it was his birthday when she woke him late in his more
Mirror.co.uk ( 12/10/2011 3:56:30 AM -08:00 )

Floyd Mayweather a step too far for Amir Khan.. for now
Floyd Mayweather a step too far for Amir Khan.. for nowAMIR KHAN's fight with Lamont Peterson in Washington DC tonight is creating a real buzz. It is fantastic to see a British fighter setting the agenda, particularly in the States. And deservedly. more
Mirror.co.uk ( 12/10/2011 3:56:28 AM -08:00 )

Lamont Peterson: I've got my fans in to back my title bid
Lamont Peterson: ILAMONT PETERSON is banking on home advantage to pull off a shock win over Amir Khan. The American (right) claims most of tonight's 12000 crowd in the Washington Convention Center will be on his side as he bids more
Mirror.co.uk ( 12/10/2011 3:56:27 AM -08:00 )

First Peterson, then the world! Khan sets sights on toppling Mayweather
First Peterson, then the world! Khan sets sights on toppling MayweatherBy Sportsmail Reporter Amir Khan will defend his light-welterweight world titles against Lamont Peterson in Washington with one eye already on Floyd Mayweather's pound-for-pound crown. The Bolton fighter hopes to successfully defend his WBA and IBF more
Daily Mail ( 12/10/2011 1:36:39 AM -08:00 )

Focused Amir Khan forgets about 25th birthday as he prepares for Lamont
AMIR KHAN is so focused on his clash with Lamont Peterson he forgot an important date - his 25th birthday. The WBA and IBF lightwelterweight champ admits he had to be reminded of the special occasion by his mum when she woke him late in his plush hotel more
Scottish Daily Record ( 12/10/2011 1:34:17 AM -08:00 )

Battle of power vs. mind in DC
WASHINGTON — Lamont Peterson seems to think tonight's fight for the IBF and WBA portions of the junior welterweight title will be a thinking man's game. Title holder Amir Khan seems to have a different agenda. “I don't like to be amped or more
Boston Herald ( 12/9/2011 9:39:18 PM -08:00 )

Britain's world champion Khan one pound lighter as he weighs in for clash with
BritainAmir Khan has weighed in at nine stone, 13 lbs, for his light-welterweight showdown with Lamont Peterson. The American weighed in right on the limit at ten stone, one pound heavier than Khan, for Saturday's fight. more
Daily Mail ( 12/9/2011 6:15:46 PM -08:00 )

Birthday bash for king Khan as he squares up to Peterson
Birthday bash for king Khan as he squares up to PetersonThey say the gym is a liar. Hopefully, at least on this occasion, that is untrue. Gnarled old pros will tell you that the more brilliant a boxer looks in training, the greater the risk of him peaking too early and struggling on fight more
Daily Mail ( 12/9/2011 4:16:35 PM -08:00 )

Amir Khan set for title defense on Lamont Peterson's turf
Amir Khan set for title defense on Lamont PetersonThe championship fight Saturday is in Peterson's hometown, Washington, a rare concession by a champion. Amir Khan, left, and Lamont Peterson pose for the cameras at their weigh-in Friday in Washington for their welterweight title fight on Saturday. more
Los Angeles Times ( 12/9/2011 4:10:37 PM -08:00 )

Boxing: Cool Khan can thrive on star billing in Washington
Bolton have played 14 games so far this season and all of them, yes all of them, have produced at le... Liverpool's performance against Fulham highlighted their struggle to fill the boots of Lucas Leiva. ... Barcelona pretty much bossed La Liga last more
The Independent ( 12/9/2011 4:01:07 PM -08:00 )

Amir Khan, Lamont Peterson, Boxing, WBA IBF light-welterweight
Amir Khan weighed in 1Ib below the limit at 9st 13lb at the weigh in ahead of tonight's WBA and IBF championship fight with Lamont Peterson. Despite being the favourite Khan believes it will be a tough fight in Peterson's hometown of Washington DC. more
Sky News ( 12/9/2011 3:26:30 PM -08:00 )

Amir Khan ready to be America's next box-office star if he beats Lamont Peterson
Amir Khan ready to be AmericaAmir Khan's mission to become a household name in the United States – not to mention his quest to be rated the world's leading boxer at any weight – will begin in earnest in Washington on Saturday night. By Gareth A Davies, Boxing Correspondent, more
Telegraph.co.uk ( 12/9/2011 3:01:44 PM -08:00 )

Barcelona rallies to beat Real Madrid 3-1

AP MADRID -- Alexis Sanchez, Xavi Hernandez and Cesc Fabregas scored, and Barcelona snapped Real Madrid's 15-match winning streak with a 3-1 victory Saturday, overcoming one of the fastest goals in clasico history. Barcelona also overtook Madrid on more
ESPN ( 12/10/2011 3:58:53 PM -08:00 )

Barcelona outclass Real Madrid in El Clasico
Barcelona outclass Real Madrid in El ClasicoMadrid: Barcelona recovered from conceding a goal within the first minute to defeat bitter rivals Real Madrid 3-1 in the seventh and final Clasico of 2011. Jose Mourinho's men took the lead after only 22 seconds when Karim Benzema grabbed the quickest more
IBNLive.com ( 12/10/2011 8:38:38 PM -08:00 )

Sanchez, Fabregas score to wipe out quick Benzema goal as Barcelona win 3-1
MADRID — Trailing after 21 seconds and in danger of falling six points behind in the Spanish league, Barcelona rallied for yet another victory at Real Madrid. Alexis Sanchez scored in the 30th minute, Xavi Hernandez got the go-ahead goal on a deflected more
Washington Post ( 12/10/2011 8:36:36 PM -08:00 )

Despite Real Madrid scoring 21 seconds in, their 15-match winning streak is
MADRID -- For all that this was a classic Clasico, the most pure-blooded of Spanish football matches, it put me in mind of that golden era of boxing when Muhammad Ali and the late, great Joe Frazier were going after each other. more
ESPN ( 12/10/2011 8:31:53 PM -08:00 )

Trailing After 1 Minute, Barcelona Is in First After 90
MADRID — Barcelona and Real Madrid kicked off their match Saturday at 10 pm A minute later, it appeared that a dynasty was about to crumble in a most humiliating, and unbelievably quick, fashion. Lionel Messi and Barcelona are back on more
New York Times ( 12/10/2011 7:36:54 PM -08:00 )

Barcelona fight back to clinch El Clasico
Barcelona overcame the shock of conceding a goal after just 23 seconds to defeat bitter rivals Real Madrid 3-1 on Saturday in the first El Clasico of La Liga season and take top spot. Alexis Sanchez, who was chosen ahead of David Villa, levelled in the more
Hindustan Times ( 12/10/2011 6:54:02 PM -08:00 )

Wisdom of Pep
Wisdom of PepThere was more than a little bemusement - and criticism - last summer when Josep Guardiola and Barcelona decided against reinforcing a defense that had creaked at times last season, instead spending all the money they could raise on two more more
FOXSports.com ( 12/10/2011 6:42:01 PM -08:00 )

Barcelona on top
Barcelona on top(TOP) Barcelona's midfielder Xavi Hernandez (down), midfielder Cesc Fabregas (C) and defender Dani Alves celebrate after Real Madrid's defender Marcelo scored an own goal during the "El clasico" Spanish League football match Real Madrid against more
New Straits Times ( 12/10/2011 6:15:42 PM -08:00 )

Barcelona Tops Real Madrid, 3-1
Barcelona defeated Real Madrid 3-1 to move into a tie (on points) atop the league standings, although Madrid does have a game in hand. Barcelona is now undefeated (6-0-1) in seven straight league meetings with Madrid, including three in a row at the more
ESPN (blog) ( 12/10/2011 6:13:22 PM -08:00 )

Barcelona win 3-1 at Madrid in clasico
MADRID (AP) -It felt like the balance of Spanish power was changing as Real Madrid prepared to host Barcelona in the first league "clasico'' of the season on Saturday. Madrid was on a 15-game winning run - equaling a 50-year-old record - while two-time more
SI.com ( 12/10/2011 6:11:20 PM -08:00 )

Barcelona vs. Real Madrid
Barcelona's Lionel Messi clears a ball early in the first half against Real Madrid during their La Liga match, long dubbed "El Clasico", at Estadio de Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid. Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho looks on during the first half. more
USA Today ( 12/10/2011 6:00:29 PM -08:00 )

El Clasico: Barca snap Real's 15-match winning streak
El Clasico: Barca snap RealReal Madrid's Pepe from Portugal, left, jumps for the ball with FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi from Argentina, top. AP Madrid: Alexis Sanchez, Xavi Hernandez and Cesc Fabregas scored, and Barcelona snapped Real Madrid's 15-match winning streak with a 3-1 more
Firstpost ( 12/10/2011 5:55:29 PM -08:00 )

Barca rallies to top Real Madrid
Barca rallies to top Real MadridMADRID (AP) – Barcelona overcame conceding one of the fastest goals in clasico history to win 3-1 at Real Madrid on Saturday, ending its arch rival's 15-match winning run and moving ahead in the Spanish league title race. more
USA Today ( 12/10/2011 5:43:41 PM -08:00 )

Majestic Barca defeat Real in Bernabeu
MADRID, Dec. 10 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona came back from conceding a goal after less than half a minute to take a famous victory 3-1 away to bitter rivals Real Madrid in the Santiago Bernabeu stadium Saturday. Barcelona will now fly to the World Club more
Xinhua ( 12/10/2011 5:35:43 PM -08:00 )

Pride no longer on Mourinho's side
Pride no longer on MourinhoMourinho knows how to beat Barcelona yet now wants to do it a different way. Richard Farley is the editor of and a contributing writer to FOXSoccer.com. Traditionally, José Mourinho's pride has been one of his greatest allies, more
FOXSports.com ( 12/10/2011 5:35:18 PM -08:00 )

Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos: It always hurts more to lose to Barcelona in the
Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos has admitted that he is "hurt" after Barcelona claimed all three points with a 3-1 victory at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday evening. Jose Mourinho's men made an excellent start to the match, more
Goal.com ( 12/10/2011 5:33:56 PM -08:00 )

Barca beat Real in Clasico, Levante win over Sevilla
MADRID, Dec. 10 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona defeated Real Madrid 3-1 in Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu stadium on Saturday night to leave the race for Spain's BBVA Primera Liga title wide open. A win for Madrid would have given them a six point lead over more
Xinhua ( 12/10/2011 5:29:47 PM -08:00 )

Capital punishment for Jose Mourinho's Real Madrid as Barcelona show they aren
Madrid that has now lifted Pep Guardiola's men back to the top of the La Liga standings, albeit having played a game more than their arch rivals. At the full-time whistle, there were high fives all round among the more
Goal.com ( 12/10/2011 5:27:49 PM -08:00 )

Barcelona win 'El Clasico'
MADRID, Dec. 10 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona won 'El Clasico' 3-1 against bitter rivals Real Madrid in Real Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu stadium on Saturday night. Real Madrid opened the scoring through Karim Benzema after just 25 seconds, but Alexis Sanchez more
Xinhua ( 12/10/2011 5:24:47 PM -08:00 )

Real Madrid's Xabi Alonso: Barcelona's second goal really hurt us
Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso believes Barcelona's fortuitous second goal was the key moment in the game as his side went down 3-1 at home in the final Clasico of 2011 on Saturday night. Madrid grabbed the lead within the opening more
Goal.com ( 12/10/2011 5:23:41 PM -08:00 )