Category: International Sports

Leicester title tilt stumbles

Leicester title tilt stumbles

​Leicester’s title challenge was dealt a blow as they were held to a 2-2 draw by West Brom at the King Power Stadium. Tony Pulis’ side had taken the lead through Salomon Rondon in the 11th minute, before Leicester hit back through Danny Drinkwater’s deflected strike. The Foxes completed the turnaround in first half stoppage [&hellip

Nervy Chelsea earn narrow win

Nervy Chelsea earn narrow win

​Kenedy scored the fastest Premier League goal of the season to help Chelsea extend their unbeaten run in the Premier League to 12 matches following a 2-1 victory over Norwich at Carrow Road. It took Guus Hiddink’s side, who are now up to eighth, just 39 seconds to break the deadlock with Kenedy drilling a [&hellip

Can’t feel sorry for ourselves – Wenger

Can’t feel sorry for ourselves – Wenger

​Arsenal must forget about their Premier League defeat at Manchester United and put their title challenge back on track against Swansea on Wednesday, says manager Arsene Wenger. The Gunners remain third, five points adrift of leaders Leicester, after Sunday’s 3-2 loss at Old Trafford. “We cannot feel sorry for ourselves,” said Wenger, whose side host the 16th-placed [&hellip

FIFA elects Infantino as its new president

FIFA elects Infantino as its new president

An extraordinary congress of world soccer’s governing body has elected Infantino as its new president. Infantino has pledged to implement a package of reforms meant to lead FIFA out of the worst crisis in its history. Delegates from 207 national football associations voted on Friday to elect UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino as the man to take FIFA [&hellip

FIFA front-runners in final pitches for votes

FIFA front-runners in final pitches for votes

​A day before the FIFA Congress to elect a new president, there is a consensus about who is the favorite. More important than who succeeds Sepp Blatter though, could be a reform package that will also be up for approval. Most Zurich residents appeared to be going about their usual business as Thursday morning snow [&hellip

City in charge after Kiev win

City in charge after Kiev win

Manchester City put themselves in a strong position to qualify for the quarter-finals of the Champions League after a 3-1 win at Dynamo Kiev in the first leg of their last-16 tie. The Premier League side produced a masterful away display in the first half and deservedly led 2-0 at the break through Sergio Aguero [&hellip

Messi double inspires Barca

Messi double inspires Barca

​Lionel Messi scored twice as holders Barcelona beat Arsenal 2-0 in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie at the Emirates Stadium. Despite some resolute Arsenal defending, the Barcelona forward proved to be the difference for the La Liga leaders as he scored his first goal past Petr Cech to break the deadlock [&hellip

Wenger: Let’s go for it

Wenger: Let’s go for it

​Arsene Wenger has told Arsenal to “go for it” against Barcelona, but warned his side they must be clinical in front of goal if they are to beat the reigning European champions. The Gunners welcome Barcelona to the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday in the first-leg of their last-16 Champions League tie, aiming to book their [&hellip

United ease past Shrewsbury

United ease past Shrewsbury

​Manchester United eased the pressure on manager Louis van Gaal with a 3-0 win over Shrewsbury at Greenhous Meadow on Monday night, sealing an FA Cup quarter-final tie against West Ham. Chris Smalling, captaining the side, edged United in front via a deflection on 37 minutes, and Juan Mata added the second just before half-time [&hellip

Van Gaal says loss down to bad luck

Van Gaal says loss down to bad luck

​Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal put his side’s 2-1 defeat by FC Midtjylland down to Murphy’s law. Memphis Depay put the visitors ahead in the first leg of their Europa League last-32 tie, but Pione Sisto and Paul Onuachu gave the hosts victory. Van Gaal, already without 13 players, lost David de Gea during [&hellip