Category: International Sports

Liverpool demand Mario clause

Liverpool demand Mario clause

Liverpool will insist on a code of conduct clause before concluding a deal to bring Mario Balotelli back to the Premier League. Balotelli’s representatives are in talks with the Anfield club after a £16m fee was agreed with Milan, but the player is yet to fly to England for talks over personal terms and any [&hellip

Garcia rescues draw for Atletico

Garcia rescues draw for Atletico

​A late Raul Garcia goal rescued a 1-1 draw for Atletico Madrid against city rivals Real in Tuesday’s Spanish Supercopa first-leg encounter at the Bernabeu. The Atletico winger headed home in the 88th minute after James Rodriguez had come off the bench to put Real ahead with 10 minutes to go. Both sides had subsequent [&hellip

Ramsey red angers Wenger

Ramsey red angers Wenger

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger described the sending off of Aaron Ramsey as “unacceptable” after his side picked up a 0-0 draw at Besiktas in the first leg of their Champions League play-off. The Gunners, who are aiming to reach the Champions League group stages for a 17th consecutive season, toiled for long periods in the [&hellip

Chelsea brush Burnley aside

Chelsea brush Burnley aside

​Chelsea survived an early scare to convincingly sweep aside a determined Burnley side and earn a 3-1 victory at Turf Moor. The hosts went completely against the script in the 14th minute of the Monday Night Football encounter in the Premier League when Scott Arfield fired past Thibaut Courtois, starting ahead of Petr Cech in [&hellip

Suarez set for Barcelona bow

Suarez set for Barcelona bow

​Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has confirmed Luis Suarez will play his first game for the club in a friendly on Monday. Suarez, who is banned from competitive matches until October 25 for biting Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini during the World Cup, trained with Barcelona on Sunday ahead of Monday’s Joan Gamper Trophy, the traditional curtain-raiser to [&hellip

Liverpool edge past Saints

Liverpool edge past Saints

Liverpool opened their Premier League campaign with a 2-1 win over Southampton at Anfield thanks to goals from Raheem Sterling and Daniel Sturridge. Sterling latched on to a defence-splitting pass from Jordan Henderson midway through the first half as he got his season off to a dream start with a composed finish beyond debutant goalkeeper [&hellip

How the big five will line up

How the big five will line up

​Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United will all start the season with optimism of lifting the Premier League trophy come May. The potential title race protagonists have invested heavily over the summer and consequently the managers of the big five have some huge selection calls to make. Who will they place their faith [&hellip

Suarez trains with Barcelona

Suarez trains with Barcelona

​Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has trained with his new team-mates for the first time following the Court of Arbitration for Sport ruling that relaxed elements of his four-month ban. Suarez failed in his appeal to have the entire suspension removed but CAS ruled the punishment was overly harsh and allowed him to train and play [&hellip

Pulis leaves Palace

Pulis leaves Palace

​Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis has left his role after talks with co-chairman Steve Parish in London on Thursday evening. Pulis oversaw training, as well as the signing of Liverpool defender Martin Kelly, earlier in the day but is then believed to have travelled to a central London hotel for a meeting with Parish. The [&hellip

Man United bans tablet computers

Man United bans tablet computers

​Manchester United has banned fans from bringing tablets and laptops to football matches at its stadium. The club said it was reacting to “security intelligence”, adding the restriction was in line with new checks on electronic equipment at airports. It said that unlike at airports, it would be “impractical” at the stadium to check the [&hellip