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  Patrick Vieira - Arsenal Juve Inter :: Soccerphile
Patrick Vieira is a French midfielder who has guaranteed success to all the teams he has played for.
Vieira is a machine of a player, whose tireless ball winning and accurate distribution helped France win the most prestigious trophies in soccer and Arsenal effectively challenge the dominance of Manchester United in England.
Vieira thought the club was running out of ambition and started to talk of his imminent departure, but the reality was quite different since Arsenal, with Patrick on board, managed another double in 2001/02.
www.soccerphile.com /soccerphile/players/patrick-vieira.html   (1326 words)

  
  ESPN.com Soccernet England: Patrick Vieira
As well as being the heartbeat of the modern Arsenal side, Vieira is also a vital part of the French national side and the fact that he is a World and European champion says it all.
In the end Vieira signed a new deal with Arsenal, and he was then voted Carlsberg 'Player of the Year' a the end of the season and, though he was snubbed for the PFA poll, you won't find many people, players or fans, to disagree with the award.
The 2001/02 season saw Vieira win his second League and FA Cup Double with the Gunners.
www.soccernet.com /england/players/vieirapatrick.html   (421 words)

  
 Patrick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Patrick is a male name, derived from the Latin name Patricius, which means nobleman.
Patrick (parish), a parish in the Isle of Man
Patrick a character in the Railway Series by W.V. Awdry who runs the Culdee Fell Railway.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Patrick   (205 words)

  
 Patrick Vieira - italian-soccer.net   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Patrick Vieira (born June 23, 1976 in Dakar, Senegal) is a French football midfielder, who currently plays for Juventus.
Vieira's height, stamina and physical strength meant he settled in England quickly, while his composure and the quality of his passing meant he became an integral part of Wenger's stylish attacking side.
Vieira's time at Arsenal was beset by disciplinary problems - in 2000-01 he was sent off twice in two consecutive matches, though after returning he didn't accrue a card for 28 matches.
www.italian-soccer.net /player/1266_patrick_vieira.aspx   (583 words)

  
 F.C. Internazionale Milano
One of the most complete central midfielders in the world, Patrick Vieira joins Inter after two seasons at Juventus, nine at Arsenal, one at AC Milan and two and a half at Cannes, where he captained the team aged just 19.
Vieira made his international debut in a match against Holland on 26 February 1997, and took over from Zidane as captain of France after the 2006 World Cup.
Patrick Vieira scored twice on his competitive debut for Inter as the Nerazzurri came back from three goals down to beat Roma and lift the 2006 Italian Super Cup.
www.inter.it /aas/squadra/player1?codgioc=G0804&L=en&stagione=2006/07   (149 words)

  
 Patrick Vieira
Patrick Vieira (born June 23, 1976 in Dakar, Senegal) is a French football midfielder, who currently plays for Juventus.
Vieira's height, stamina and physical strength meant he settled in England quickly, while his composure and the quality of his passing meant he became an integral part of Wenger's stylish attacking side.
Vieira's time at Arsenal was beset by disciplinary problems - in 2000-01 he was sent off twice in two consecutive matches, though after returning he didn't accrue a card for 28 matches.
www.123football.com /players/v/patrick-vieira/index.htm   (650 words)

  
 Vieira av Patrick Vieira » Bokkilden
Vieira won two 'Doubles' of Premiership and FA Cup in 1998 and 2002, further FA Cup winner's medals in 2003 and 2005.
Patrick Vieira is a controversial figure guaranteed to generate plenty of media exposure, and will promote the book fully.
Vieira was captain of Arsenal's record-breaking team, and won three Premiership titles, four FA Cups and two Doubles with the club.
www.bokkilden.no /SamboWeb/produkt.do?produktId=1637801   (464 words)

  
 Blinkx Video: ITALY: FOOTBALL/SOCCER: French player Patrick Vieira presented at Inter Milan after completing his ...
Midfielder Patrick Vieira was presented at Inter Milan on Wednesday (August 2) after his transfer from Juventus for 9.5 million euros ($12.11 million) -- less than half what Juve paid for the French player one year ago.
Vieira admitted he had other offers but declined to say he was considering a move to Manchester United.
Vieira was booked on his return to Highbury in Juve's 2-0 defeat and missed the second leg through suspension.
www.blinkx.com /video/italy-football-soccer-french-player-patrick-vieira-presented-at-inter-milan-after-completing-his-transfer-from-juventus/4-y5O8YviZad5fgY8YrsLw   (614 words)

  
 Patrick Vieira warns Arsenal over player wages - Football News - Telegraph
Former Arsenal captain Patrick Vieira has warned the north London club that they need to start making better financial offers if they are to hold onto their players.
Vieira is worried for the future of the club and hopes that Flamini's departure doesn't start a mass exodus.
Vieira still feels Arsenal can improve on their form next year after three years since their last trophy, saying: "Arsenal have played the best football in Europe this season and yet to win nothing is really disappointing.
www.telegraph.co.uk /sport/main.jhtml?xml=/sport/2008/05/14/ufnvieira114.xml   (465 words)

  
 MARC: Patrick Vieira: Backing new kind of footballing education
Vieira, Internazionale's former Arsenal midfielder, has put his name, money and time behind a new kind of soccer school, one which is intended to produce not just footballers, but also engineers and bankers, technicians and teachers.
Patrick Vieira played 407 times for Arsenal over nine seasons, and remains attached to the club he left two years ago.
Vieira professes not to know his plans - "I am in Senegal, how can I find out from here?" - and it is true he was closer to Robert Pires than Henry.
kobason.spaces.live.com /Blog/cns!C873246EA6369396!11407.entry   (2085 words)

  
 CNN.com - Vieira decides to stay at Arsenal - Aug 13, 2004
Vieira had been involved in negotiations about a possible move to Real since shortly after Euro 2004 having reportedly decided he needed a fresh challenge.
Vieira admitted that he had spent the summer considering a possible move to Real but said it was his desire to carry on playing for Arsenal that had resulted in his decision to stay.
Patrick is pivotal to that objective and it has always been our desire for him to stay here at Arsenal.
www.cnn.com /2004/SPORT/football/08/13/england.vieira/index.html   (548 words)

  
 Patrick Vieira - Stats and other info about this player
Patrick Vieira plays as a central midfielder and is renowed for his defensive qualities, hard tackles and ball distribution.
Patrick Vieira was actually born in Senegal in the Christian Cape Verdean community but his fmily moved to France when he just 8 year of age.
Patrick Vieira made his debut for France in 1997 against the Netherlands and won the 1998 World Cup and the Euro 2000.
www.sportspundit.com /athlete/109   (461 words)

  
 BBC SPORT | Football | Europe | Vieira delighted with Juve switch
Vieira said he was relishing the chance to shine for Juventus - but admitted leaving Arsenal had been tough.
Vieira will renew his partnership with Juve coach Fabio Capello, who was in charge at AC Milan when they signed the Senegalese-born midfielder as a teenager in November 1995.
Vieira said he was confident he would be able to deal with the racism which has marred Serie A matches in recent times.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/football/europe/4686017.stm   (416 words)

  
 Vieira moves to Juventus
Vieira, 29, was the core of Arsene Wenger's Highbury side which have won three league titles and four FA Cups under the French coach.
Vieira had been closely linked with moves to Real Madrid in the past two close seasons and said in May he wanted to see out the last two years of his contract with Arsenal.
Vieira is the sixth member of France's 1998 World Cup-winning squad to sign for Juve after Zinedine Zidane, Didier Deschamps, Thierry Henry, David Trezeguet and Lilian Thuram.
www.rediff.com /sports/2005/jul/15vieira.htm   (598 words)

  
 World Cup Soccer. All the top world soccer news daily. News from international soccer. World Cup 2006, Euro 2004, ...
French midfielder Patrick Vieira (R) is challenged by Portuguese midfielder Costinha during the Euro-2000 semi-final match between Portugal and France at the King Baudouin stadium in Brussels, 28 June 2000.
Italian giants AC Milan saw Vieira as the ideal man to bolster their midfield and brought the 19-year-old to the Serie A in 1995, and although Vieira began his Italian sojourn mainly on the bench he was part of the squad that won the Italian title in his first season.
Vieira gradually matured into one of the most respected midfielders in the game, able not only to break up opposition attacks with shuddering tackles but also get forward to score excellent goals.
www.wldcup.com /euro/2004/players_present/389_patrick_vieira.html   (597 words)

  
 Patrick Vieira - AskMen.com
Vieira meshed well in Arsenal’s midfield and developed an excellent chemistry with midfielder Emanuel Petit.
Arsenal has done very little else but win with Vieira on the team: They have won the FA Cups in 1998, 2002, 2003, and 2005, and in the 2003-04 season Vieira captained the team to a historic undefeated season.
Vieira quickly became a sought-after commodity -- and although he passed on a £23 million (roughly $41 million) opportunity in the 2003-04 off-season to move to Real Madrid, he transferred to Juventus for £13.7 million (roughly $24.5 million) in 2005.
www.askmen.com /men/celeb_profiles_sports/25_patrick_vieira.html   (416 words)

  
 Patrick Vieira
Patrick Vieira (born June 23, 1976 in Dakar, Senegal) is a French football midfielder, who currently plays for Internazionale Milano.
Find more information about Patrick Vieira in his biography section and about his career here.
We gather news from various medias about Patrick Vieira and you find them in the news section.
patrickvieira.soccerstar.org   (98 words)

  
 I have nothing but respect for Keane - Football News - Telegraph
Patrick Vieira and Roy Keane shared such a gladiatorial rivalry that they could not even wait to get on to the pitch to resume hostilities when their paths last crossed in the Premiership, slagging each other off in the Highbury tunnel as Arsenal and Manchester United waited to come out.
Two years have passed since then and Vieira insists that, despite the headline insults and the flying tackles, respect was always lurking a few paces behind and that their rivalry was akin to two lions fighting to be king of the pride, striving to establish their credentials as both performers and leaders of men.
Vieira remembers how France's World Cup victory of 1998 generated a boost in club attendances but Italy's triumph at Germany 2006 has proved merely a palliative for the ills of their domestic football, with attendances down at many clubs.
www.telegraph.co.uk /sport/main.jhtml?xml=/sport/2007/05/06/sfnroy06.xml   (1140 words)

  
 Arsenal FC Patrick Vieira Caricature
Patrick Vieira joined the Gunners on August 14th 1996 from A.C.Milan.
Patrick Vieira helped his national team, France, become the first side ever to hold the World Cup and the European Championship at the same time.
I think Patrick Vieira will become the most successful captain ever to play for Arsenal and break all Tony's Records just like Ian Wright said records are made for breaking.
www.sportcartoons.co.uk /Patrick_Vieira.html   (148 words)

  
 ESPNsoccernet.com World Cup 2002: France: Patrick Vieira   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When the inspirational Didier Deschamps retired after leading France to their 2000 European championship triumph, Patrick Vieira was already pressing hard for his place at the heart of the national team.
Vieira attributes his disciplinary problems to his intense desire to win.
In fact, Vieira had to learn to be very patient from the very start of his international career after he earning his first cap during the Tournoi de France in 1997.
worldcup.espnsoccernet.com /player?id=20252&lang=us   (593 words)

  
 France captain Patrick Vieira wants answers for injury at Euro 2008 - Soccer - CBSSports.com Scores, Standings, Stats
ZURICH, Switzerland (AP) -France captain Patrick Vieira will not be ready to face Italy in Tuesday's European Championship match, and the veteran midfielder wants answers from the medical staff as to the nature of his injury.
Vieira has been able to train since picking up his injury a little more than two weeks ago, but said he is not yet ready for competitive action.
Vieira says he is no closer to knowing when he will be ready.
cbs.sportsline.com /soccer/story/10867873   (569 words)

  
 France football captain Patrick Vieira must recover fast
Vieira, 31, who plays for Inter Milan, injured his left thigh last Friday and will be sidelined for the opening Group C game against Romania in Zurich on Monday if he doesn’t make a speedy recovery.
Patrick Vieira is reported to have explained: "If by the end of the week I am not training with the squad that would mean I will not be participating in the Euros."
Patrick Vieira is nevertheless feeling optimistic, and thinks he still has a good chance of making the final two group games if only he can recover quickly enough.
www.enjoyfrance.com /content/view/1491/36   (207 words)

  
 Arsenal must dig deep to keep Hleb and co, says Vieira | Football | The Guardian
Vieira, however, believes it is imperative for Arsenal that Hleb is persuaded to stay.
Vieira fears that Wenger's relative prudence could lead to other young players being tempted away and he believes that the club must dig deeper.
If Wenger can keep Hleb and his other big players, then Vieira feels that only fine-tuning would be required in the summer to produce a squad capable of securing a first trophy since 2005, when he scored the decisive penalty in the FA Cup final shoot-out to beat Manchester United.
www.guardian.co.uk /football/2008/may/14/premierleague.arsenal   (790 words)

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