Category: Sport

Bale finally breaks longest ever Liga drought with Huesca winner

The Wales international volleyed in brilliantly to put Santiago Solari’s side 1-0 up within the first ten minutes of their latest league clash. Gareth Bale ended an 802-minute wait for a goal in La Liga with a first half strike to secure victory for Real Madrid against Huesca on Sunday. The former Spurs man arrived at the back post to volley…

Kelechi Iheanacho firmly failing Leicester City audition

The Nigeria striker isn’t able to translate regular playing time to a consistent goalscoring output with the Foxes. Throughout his club career to date, Kelechi Iheanacho could make a case that a lack of opportunity has stymied his progress. At Manchester City, he was asked to feed on scraps, and largely made the most of the…

Alli scores landmark goal as Spurs set club record

The midfielder’s finish helped seal a personal mark and history for the club. Dele Alli helped secure three points for Tottenham in a 2-0 win over Leicester City on Saturday while also reaching some milestones for both himself and the club. Son Heung-Min scored the opening goal for Spurs in first half stoppage time, but…

Sublime Messi makes mockery of doubters by driving Barca to dominant derby victory

Fifth in the Ballon d’Or and called out by Pele, the Argentine star sent a message to all his doubters with a star showing on Saturday. Evidently Lionel Messi, a five-time Ballon d’Or winner, did not take kindly to being ranked the fifth best player in the world on Monday at the 2018 edition of the…

David Luiz praises Chelsea’s ‘humility’ in win over Man City

The Blues were under pressure for most of their match with Pep Guardiola’s team, but their grit in the face of adversity saw them through David Luiz felt Chelsea’s humility was the key to them defeating a Manchester City team he thinks are “the best in the world”.City were in control from the outset at…

Mourinho sends message to Pogba

Jose Mourinho has warned Paul Pogba that he must adopt the same mentality as his Manchester United team-mates and challenged him to show “how good he is” against Valencia on Wednesday. The midfielder was an unused substitute on Saturday as United beat Fulham 4-1 at Old Trafford to bring an end to their four-game winless run in the Premier League. It is…

Messi breaks another La Liga goals record with stunning display against Espanyol

Lionel Messi wrote a fresh chapter in the La Liga history books as the Barcelona captain set another record in his side’s Catalan derby clash away to Espanyol. Messi opened the scoring with a brilliant free-kick at RCDE Stadium on Saturday, with Ernesto Valverde’s men looking to open up a three-point lead atop the table. His goal means Messi has reached 11…

The World Cup Golden Boot is giving the Spurs star plenty of confidence as he finds himself chasing another league scoring crown. Tottenham star Harry Kane is using his World Cup success to inspire him to winning the Premier League Golden Boot once again. Kane has scored in three consecutive league games to move onto nine goals, just…

More injury worry for Barcelona

The Brazillian picked up the injury in the Catalan giants’ Copa del Rey round of 32 victory on Wednesday after scoring his side’s third. Barcelona winger Malcom left the pitch in tears after suffering a sprained ankle in his side’s 4-1 Copa del Rey over Cultural Leonesa. The 21-year-old had scored for the Catalan giants to open up…

Claudio Ranieri acknowledged Fulham’s fixture against his former club Leicester City was an emotional occasion. Ranieri is a great at the King Power Stadium, having guided Leicester to their remarkable Premier League title in 2015-16, before being sacked midway through the following season. And the Italian went up against his former employers for the first time at Craven Cottage on Wednesday,…

Diego Costa foot surgery successful, Atletico Madrid confirm

The Spanish giants have not revealed how long the striker will be out for, but the 30-year-old’s treatment has supposedly gone well. Diego Costa’s foot surgery has been a success, Atletico Madrid have confirmed. Costa has been playing with pain throughout the 2018-19 campaign, caused by a pin in the fifth metatarsal on his left foot, and…

Mkhitaryan in fresh fight to prove his worth at Arsenal after Man United misery

The Armenian has struggled for a run of consistent performances this season with Aaron Ramsey edging back into the starting line-up. Almost a year on from joining Arsenal in a swap deal which saw Alexis Sanchez go to Manchester United, the assessment of Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s contribution to the Gunners is clear. Nine assists and five goals in 32…

Ronaldo’s Ballon d’Or snub blamed on mafia in bizarre rant by Juventus star’s sister

Cristiano Ronaldo’s sister, Elma, has reacted angrily to her brother’s Ballon d’Or snub, with “the mafia” blamed for the Juventus star being overlooked in a bizarre rant. The Portuguese had been hoping to land a sixth Golden Ball of his stunning career at a glitzy ceremony in Paris on Monday. He was, however, to finish second in the…

Barcelona confirm Rafinha out for six months after knee surgery

Barcelona midfielder Rafinha has been ruled out for six months after undergoing knee surgery on Tuesday, the club confirmed. The 25-year-old ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during the 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid last month and went under the knife in an effort to quicken his recovery. Rafinha has been unfortunate with injuries in recent years…

Future Takes To IG To List Beauty Requirements For His Ideal Woman

Future, who boasts 12. 7 million followers on the application, decided to use his influence to speak candidly about his ideal woman, letting any potential love interests know that there are some standards he expects them to meet. While in his car, the WRLD On Drugs rapper filmed a few clips for his Instagram story detailing some of the…

World Cup over Ballon d’Or for disappointed Griezmann

The Atletico Madrid star discussed finishing third behind Luka Modric and Cristiano Ronaldo despite a successful year for club and country. Antoine Griezmann expressed his disappointment but put the World Cup ahead of the Ballon d’Or after the Atletico Madrid and France star missed out on the coveted individual award to Luka Modric. Griezmann helped France to 2018 World…

Mourinho: Manchester United need ‘miracle’

The Portuguese manager admitted that the club isn’t in the best position to push for a Champions League spot. Jose Mourinho admitted it would take a “miracle” for Manchester United to finish in the top four this season. The Red Devils currently sit seventh in the Premier League table in the aftermath of a 2-2 stalemate at Southampton on Saturday. Mourinho’s side…

‘I won a World Cup, what else do I have to do?’ – Griezmann disappointed by Ballon d’Or finish

The Atletico Madrid and France star admitted he was frustrated having won two bits of silverware in 2018, but still only finished third in the voting. Antoine Griezmann was disappointed to have not won the Ballon d’Or after winning the Europa League and World Cup in 2018, while Kylian Mbappe says he will work to finish higher…

Jurgen Klopp says he apologised to Marco Silva for running on the Anfield pitch to celebrate Divock Origi’s last-gasp Merseyside derby winner. Sunday’s meeting between Liverpool and Everton looked set to end in a goalless draw before Jordan Pickford’s error enabled Origi to head home in the 96th minute. An ecstatic Klopp ran on the…

UEFA announces new club competition to start from 2021

UEFA has announced details of a new European club competition to be launched in 2021. The creation of the tournament, which has the working title of UEL2, was approved following a meeting in Dublin, with the governing body saying its inception will ensure at least 34 countries will be represented in the group stages of UEFA club…

Dembele has Valverde wanting more after ‘prominent’ display against Villarreal

Ernesto Valverde was full of praise for Ousmane Dembele’s performance in Barcelona’s 2-0 win over Villarreal on Sunday. The victory moved Barcelona to the top of La Liga, with Sevilla having later drawn with Deportivo Alaves, but they were far from their fluid best. Dembele – who has attracted attention in recent weeks for a…