Category: International Sports

Wenger: How I signed Sanchez

Wenger: How I signed Sanchez

A​rsene Wenger says it was Arsenal’s consistency and style of play that convinced Alexis Sanchez to choose London over Liverpool. Sanchez makes the trip to Anfield on Super Sunday for the first time since he turned down Liverpool in the summer in favour of a move to Arsenal. And Wenger has little sympathy for opposite [&hellip

Balotelli banned for one game

Balotelli banned for one game

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has been handed a one-match ban by the Football Association following his controversial post on social media. iThe 24-year-old has also been fined £25,000, warned as to his future conduct and ordered to attend an education programme. A Liverpool spokesperson told Sky Sports News HQ: ”The club acknowledges the decision reached by the [&hellip

FIFA ethics investigator resigns

FIFA ethics investigator resigns

The lawyer tasked with investigations into World Cup corruption claims has resigned over the handling of his findings. Michael Garcia issued a resignation statement on Wednesday due to “lack of leadership” at the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). The resignation from the FIFA ethics committee came a day after the association presented a 42-page [&hellip

Herrera denies match-fixing

Herrera denies match-fixing

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera has denied any involvement in a match-fixing scandal in Spain. Herrera is accused with a group of other players of paying another team to deliberately lose a match three years ago while at Real Zaragoza. Swansea winger Jefferson Montero, who was at Villareal at the time but on loan to [&hellip

Henry retires and joins Sky

Henry retires and joins Sky

Thierry Henry has announced his retirement from football and will join Sky Sports as a football expert and ambassador from the start of 2015. The global sporting icon will work across Sky Sports’ unrivalled schedule of live international, European and domestic football, joining a line-up of football experts that includes Gary Neville, Jamie Carragher, Jamie [&hellip

Man Utd can win title – Phil Neville

Man Utd can win title – Phil Neville

United claimed their sixth successive win by beating Liverpool 3-0 on Sunday and lie third, eight points behind leaders Chelsea and five adrift of Manchester City. Speaking on BBC Radio 5 live, the former United assistant coach was asked if they could win the league. “Yes they can,” he said. “The players believe that they can [&hellip

Herrera named in fixing probe

Herrera named in fixing probe

​Manchester United’s Ander Herrera has been named in an alleged case of match-fixing involving a La Liga game in Spain in the 2010-11 season. Others named by Spanish prosecutors on Monday include Japan coach Javier Aguirre and Atletico Madrid captain Gabi. Midfielder Herrera, 25, and Gabi were playing for Spanish side Real Zaragoza – and [&hellip

United pile pressure on Liverpool

United pile pressure on Liverpool

David De Gea produced a man-of-the-match performance as Manchester United extended their winning run in the Premier League to six games with a 3-0 victory over Liverpool at Old Trafford. First-half goals from Wayne Rooney and Juan Mata and a third after the break from Robin van Persie saw Louis van Gaal’s side consolidate third [&hellip

Fifa to vote on corruption report release

Fifa to vote on corruption report release

​Fifa will vote next week over whether to publicly release a disputed report into  alleged corruption in the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. World football’s governing body had insisted releasing the report would not be possible for legal reasons. However, under a proposed amendment to Fifa’s ethics code, an edited version of the [&hellip

City beat Roma to make last 16

City beat Roma to make last 16

Manchester City progressed to the last 16 of the Champions League after beating Roma 2-0 at the Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday night. Second-half goals from Samir Nasri and Pablo Zabaleta secured a win which, coupled with Bayern Munich’s 3-0 home victory against CSKA Moscow, means that Manuel Pellegrini’s side qualified as runners-up behind the Bavarians [&hellip