Category: International Sports

Wembley to host Euro final

Wembley to host Euro final

​London’s Wembley Stadium will host the final and semifinals of the 2020 European Championships. One quarterfinal match and three group stage games will be played at the Allianz Arena in Munich. London was the big winner at UEFA’s 2020 pan-European Championship draw in Geneva on Friday.  Reports of an agreement already in place between the two [&hellip

Everton brush aside Wolfsburg

Everton brush aside Wolfsburg

Everton opened their Europa League Group H campaign with a convincing 4-1 win over German side Wolfsburg at Goodison Park. The hosts took the lead on 15 minutes courtesy of helpless Wolfsburg defender Ricardo Rodriguez as Steven Naismith’s strike cannoned off him via goalkeeper Diego Benaglio, before Seamus Coleman added a second on the stroke [&hellip

Late Boateng strike hurts City

Late Boateng strike hurts City

Jerome Boateng’s deflected late strike against his former side was enough for Bayern Munich to see off Manchester City with a 1-0 win at the Allianz Arena in their Champions League opener. The hosts had the better chances of the opening 45 minutes as both Thomas Muller and Robert Lewandowski hit the side-netting after rounding [&hellip

Guardiola: United missed out

Guardiola: United missed out

​Kocha mkuu wa Bayern Munich Pep Guardiola amezua majibizano makali baada ya kudai kuwa Manchester United hawana pesa za kutosha kuwashawishi wachezaji wake kutoka Allianz Arena.  Manchester United imetumia takriban pauni milioni £150m kuwanunua wachezaji akiwemo mchezaji aliyeghari9mu kitita kikubwa zaidi nchini Uingereza Angel Di Maria kutoka Real Madrid. Maria aliigharimu United takriban pauni milioni [&hellip

Gerrard rescues Liverpool

Gerrard rescues Liverpool

​Steven Gerrard’s last-gasp penalty earned Liverpool a fortunate 2-1 win over brave Ludogorets as they marked their return to the UEFA Champions League with a victory. Ludogorets looked set to spoil Liverpool’s return to Europe’s premier competition when substitute Dani Abalo scored in the final minute to cancel out Mario Balotelli’s 82nd minute opener. However, [&hellip

Rodriguez ‘getting better’ at Real

Rodriguez ‘getting better’ at Real

World Cup Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez says he is still adapting to life at Real Madrid as he prepares for his Champions League bow at home to Basel on Tuesday. The Colombian,  signed from Monaco in a summer transfer that could cost £71m, has struggled to make an impact with the European champions. “Every day [&hellip

Van Gaal has lofty ambitions

Van Gaal has lofty ambitions

​Louis van Gaal is keen not to make Manchester United supporters wait too long for the return of the Premier League title. The Dutchman finally grabbed his first league win since taking over from David Moyes when United were easy 4-0 winners over QPR at Old Trafford on Sunday. Two of his summer signings, Angel [&hellip

Shearer backs Welbeck at Arsenal

Shearer backs Welbeck at Arsenal

​Striker Danny Welbeck can score 25 goals a season for Arsenal, says former England international Alan Shearer. Welbeck, 23, joined the Gunners from Manchester United for 16m on transfer deadline day, and could make his debut against Manchester City on Saturday. “I’ve heard people say he is never going to be a 20 or 25-goals-a-season striker. I [&hellip

Pistorius convicted of culpable homicide

Pistorius convicted of culpable homicide

South African Olympic and Paralympic athlete, Oscar Pistorius, has been found guilty of culpable homicide for shooting dead his partner. Judge Thokozile Masipa announced the ruling on Friday, saying that Pistorius had acted “negligently” in killing Reeva Steenkamp when firing four hollow point rounds into a locked toilet door last year. Pistorius claims he thought [&hellip

Oscar Pistorius cleared of Reeva murder

Oscar Pistorius cleared of Reeva murder

​Oscar Pistorius wept in court as he was cleared of the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp – but will have to wait until tomorrow to find out whether he is guilty of manslaughter. Judge Thokozile Masipa told the court there was “no doubt” when Pistorius fired his gun “he acted unlawfully”, and will rule [&hellip