Category: International Sports

Blatter to seek another term as FIFA President

Blatter to seek another term as FIFA President

Blatter broke the news on Monday in a pre-recorded interview at the SoccerEx conference in Manchester, England. “I will make an official declaration definitely in September now when we have the executive committee,” the Swiss FIFA president said. “I will inform the executive committee. It’s a question of respect also to say then to the [&hellip

City too strong for Liverpool

City too strong for Liverpool

​Stevan Jovetic scored either side of half-time to help Manchester City earn a 3-1 Premier League home win over Liverpool. Slack defending from Reds debutant Alberto Moreno let Jovetic in just before the break at the Etihad Stadium on Monday night, the Montenegro international striker smashing the ball under Simon Mignolet after dispossessing Moreno as [&hellip

Barca cruise, Villarreal win

Barca cruise, Villarreal win

A Lionel Messi brace and a delightful finish from teenager Munir El Haddadi kicked off Luis Enrique’s Barcelona reign with a 3-0 win over Elche in the Primera Division. Messi got back to his marauding best and scored the opening goal before Javier Mascherano saw red in the closing stages of the first half. With [&hellip

Mario to seal Liverpool move

Mario to seal Liverpool move

​ Mario Balotelli will fly into Merseyside to finalise his move to Liverpool. The Italy international is believed to have passed his medical after spending Friday evening at Liverpool’s Melwood training ground and will tie up his £16m switch from AC Milan. Balotelli’s return to the Premier League will not be in time for him [&hellip

Mourinho hails Chelsea’s DNA

Mourinho hails Chelsea’s DNA

​Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho claims his team have the right DNA to be Premier League champions. Chelsea beat Leicester 2-0 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, to make it two wins from two games, Mourinho described the performance as “lazy” but says he saw glimpses of what his team are really capable of. “Football is about [&hellip

Van Gaal: I need more time

Van Gaal: I need more time

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has called for patience from fans looking for an instant upturn in fortunes. The Dutchman has also hit out at the critics who he claims have made a ‘devil’ out of him after just one defeat in charge of the side. United’s 2-1 home loss to Swansea was the [&hellip

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