Thursday, July 12, 2007

Iraqi For Sunderland?

Today's "Daily Telegraph" claims that Sunderland's Manager "Roy Keane has held talks with Iraq international Nashat Akram. The midfielder, who plays for Saudi Arabia side Al-Shabab is presently on duty at the AFC Asian Cup". Here is where the report seemingly comes from.

Iraq's activities in the AFC Asian Cup are covered here. Iraq having just completed its own football season as recently as last Friday - here are the final Iraqi football results.

For more on Iraqi Football see here.

2 comments:

Dylan Hardie said...

He reported it on his own website just after the season ends, 606 talked about it for about an hour then forgot about it again.

Oh I'm Nightowl by the way (musings of an owl) I have a new blog :)

Harry Barnes said...

Hi Dylan,
Apart from the likelihood of signing Chopra, we have only signed what seem to be replacements for the two who have gone back to Man United. So far, it is no stronger a team than the one that won promotion. On Chopra -
http://icnewcastle.icnetwork.co.uk/sunderlandafc/news/tm_headline=chopra-agrees-to-sign-for-keane%26method=full%26objectid=19444637%26siteid=50081-name_page.html