Category: International Sports

Liverpool agree Moreno deal

Liverpool agree Moreno deal

Liverpool have agreed a £12 million deal to sign long-term transfer target Sevilla defender Alberto Moreno. Brendan Rodgers made signing a left-back his priority earlier this summer and singled out the 22-year-old as his number one target. Sevilla insisted that Moreno was going nowhere unless their 20 million euro asking price was met with manager [&hellip

Pellegrini hopeful of title defence

Pellegrini hopeful of title defence

​Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini insists his club acted properly in signing Bacary Sagna and Frank Lampard. Pellegrini was reacting to comments made by Arsene Wenger about the deals, questioning whether City had breached Financial Fair Play rules in signing Lampard on loan from New York City FC, their sister team in America. City were [&hellip

Arsenal lift Community Shield

Arsenal lift Community Shield

Olivier Giroud scored a superb second-half goal as Arsenal claimed the Community Shield with a 3-0 victory over Manchester City at Wembley. The clash between the FA Cup winners and the Premier League holders was comfortably won by the former, who added another piece of silverware to their trophy cabinet after ending their nine-year drought [&hellip

Liverpool hammer Dortmund

Liverpool hammer Dortmund

​Liverpool continued their preparations for the new season with an impressive 4-0 victory over Borussia Dortmund at Anfield. Daniel Sturridge opened the scoring after 10 minutes and Dejan Lovren doubled their advantage three minutes later as Brendan Rodgers’ side took control early on. Philippe Coutinho added a third in the 49th minute and Jordan Henderson [&hellip

Xavi ends international career

Xavi ends international career

​Barcelona midfielder Xavi has announced his retirement from international football. The 34-year-old, who was capped 133 times during a 14-year international career, was part of Spain’s golden generation that saw the nation collect three major trophies. Xavi played a significant role as Spain won back-to-back European Championships in 2008 and 2012, while adding the World [&hellip

Bayern agree deal for Reina

Bayern agree deal for Reina

Bayern Munich have agreed a deal to sign goalkeeper Pepe Reina from Liverpool. The Spain international, who spent last season on loan at Napoli, will join the German champions as back-up for number-one keeper Manuel Neuer if he passes a medical. A statement on the Bayern website confirmed terms have been agreed with both Reina [&hellip

Lampard joins Man City on loan

Lampard joins Man City on loan

Manchester City have secured former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard on a six-month loan deal. The 36-year-old will join up with his new City teammates on Wednesday and will be at the Etihad Stadium until January. It is a short-term move for Lampard who signed in July for New York City, the MLS club owned by [&hellip

Chelsea well beaten in Bremen

Chelsea well beaten in Bremen

​Chelsea lost their first game of pre-season as a near full-strength line-up was well beaten 3-0 by Werder Bremen in Germany. Belgian star Thibaut Courtois made his first appearance in a Chelsea shirt as he started in goal, but he could do little as Bremen took a two-goal lead into the break. Dutch star Eljero [&hellip

Shoot-out win for Liverpool

Shoot-out win for Liverpool

Liverpool beat Premier League rivals Manchester City in a pre-season friendly at Yankee Stadium, coming from behind twice to draw 2-2 in normal time before winning a penalty shoot-out 3-1. Stevan Jovetic bagged a brace for Premier League champions Manchester City but Jordan Henderson and Raheem Sterling replied for Liverpool, who finished second last season. [&hellip

Everton sign Lukaku for £28m

Everton sign Lukaku for £28m

Everton had to overcome a late paperwork scare to finalise the signature of Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku for a club record fee of £28 million. The 21-year-old was set to be announced at 7pm on Wednesday evening but after all administration issues were cleared up, manager Roberto Martinez and his new acquisition were introduced to [&hellip