Category: International Sports

Delph steers Villa into final

Delph steers Villa into final

​Aston Villa produced a stunning fightback to beat Liverpool 2-1 at Wembley and reach their first FA Cup final for 15 years. Tim Sherwood’s side will now face Arsenal in next month’s final but found themselves a goal behind on the half hour mark as PFA Player of the Year nominee Philippe Coutinho opened the [&hellip

Wenger retains title hopes

Wenger retains title hopes

​Arsene Wenger is refusing to throw in the towel in the title race insisting Arsenal can still reel in Chelsea. The Emirates manager, however, admits Jose Mourinho’s leaders must slip up against Manchester United on Saturday Night Football. Chelsea currently have a seven-point lead and a game in hand over the Londoners ahead of a [&hellip

Drogba to play on next season

Drogba to play on next season

​Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has revealed he plans to carry on playing next season. The 37-year-old is in his second spell at Stamford Bridge after returning last summer. And asked if he has decided his future, the Ivory Coast forward said: “Yes I have and it’s not going to be my last season.” Drogba has [&hellip

No goals in feisty Madrid derby

No goals in feisty Madrid derby

​Jan Oblak made a string of saves to earn Atletico Madrid a 0-0 draw against rivals Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final clash. The goalkeeper made several superb stops, twice denying both Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez as the visitors dominated possession in the opening period and looked to take [&hellip

United outclass City in derby

United outclass City in derby

​Manchester United snapped their losing run against Manchester City in convincing style with a 4-2 victory over their rivals at Old Trafford. City were bidding for a fifth successive derby win and took the lead in the eighth minute as Sergio Aguero tapped in David Silva’s cross. But United responded well, levelling in the 14th [&hellip

Liverpool reach FA Cup semis

Liverpool reach FA Cup semis

​Liverpool set up an FA Cup semi-final clash against Aston Villa after edging Blackburn 1-0 thanks to Philippe Coutinho’s winning goal at Ewood Park. The Merseysiders grabbed the winner 20 minutes from time in the quarter-final replay thanks to a fine individual goal by the Brazil international. Two days ago, in the wake of the [&hellip

Rodgers rubbishes crisis talk

Rodgers rubbishes crisis talk

​Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has hit back at reports of a ‘crisis meeting’ at the club’s training ground on Sunday after the dismal defeat at Arsenal 24 hours earlier. A story in Monday’s Daily Mirror said the Anfield boss had accused several players of “not playing for him” in a meeting at Melwood following their capitulation in [&hellip

Rodgers: Sterling stays put

Rodgers: Sterling stays put

​Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists Raheem Sterling will not leave the club this summer and says the forward made a mistake in giving an unauthorised interview. The England star caused controversy earlier in the week when he admitted turning down a recent £100,000-a-week contract offer but he remains tied to the Anfield club until the [&hellip

Sterling: Deal talks on hold

Sterling: Deal talks on hold

​Raheem Sterling has confirmed that he will not resume talks over a new contract with Liverpool until the summer. The 20-year-old, who still has more than two years to run on his current £35,000-a-week deal at Anfield, insists money is not the driving force behind the issue and he wants to win trophies. Sterling, who [&hellip

Kane starts against Italy

Kane starts against Italy

Harry Kane will make his first start for England in Tuesday night’s friendly with Italy, England manager Roy Hodgson has confirmed. The 21-year-old Tottenham striker impressed last week in the 4-0 over Lithuania and called his debut goal for England “a dream come true” after scoring 79 seconds after coming off the bench at Wembley. [&hellip