Category: International Sports

Seven-game ban for Pardew

Seven-game ban for Pardew

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has been handed a seven-match suspension and a £60,000 fine for headbutting Hull City’s David Meyler. The sanction – the heaviest imposed on a Premier League manager – was imposed by an independent regulatory commission after Pardew admitted a Football Association misconduct charge. Pardew was also warned as to his future [&hellip

Guardiola warning for Arsenal

Guardiola warning for Arsenal

Bayern Munich cannot afford to be complacent against Arsenal in the second leg of their UEFA Champions League last-16 clash on Tuesday night, coach Pep Guardiola has warned. The Germans will defend a 2-0 lead at the Allianz Arena gained from their trip to London last month. The match at Emirates Stadium could have been [&hellip

Cup holders Wigan shock City

Cup holders Wigan shock City

FA Cup holders Wigan booked a semi-final date with Arsenal after stunning Manchester City in a 2-1 win at The Etihad. Jordi Gomez and James Perch struck as Wigan kept their defence going with an heroic display on Sunday afternoon. Gomez converted a penalty after more bad defending by the erratic Martin Demichelis and Perch [&hellip

Wilshere out for six weeks

Wilshere out for six weeks

Arsenal’s Premier League hopes have taken a massive blow with the news England midfielder Jack Wilshere faces six weeks out after suffering a hairline fracture to his left foot. Wilshere sustained the problem to the navicular bone in Wednesday’s friendly victory over Denmark at Wembley Stadium. Wilshere frantically waved his arms in pain after his [&hellip

Neymar scores hat-trick as Brazil beat SA

Neymar scores hat-trick as Brazil beat SA

A Neymar hat-trick inspired Brazil to a comfortable 5-0 defeat over South Africa in their international friendly in Johannesburg. Oscar got the ball rolling after 10 minutes before Neymar grabbed his first just before half-time. The Barcelona star took just seconds after the re-start to score again, and after Fernandinho got in on the act, [&hellip

City comeback stuns Sunderland

City comeback stuns Sunderland

Manchester City produced a stunning comeback as they beat Sunderland 3-1 to lift the Capital One Cup at Wembley. Sunderland threatened a major shock when Fabio Borini (10) gave them a half-time lead with a superb solo effort, but City turned the game in their favour with a stunning two-goal blast from Yaya Toure (55) [&hellip

Schurrle treble beats Fulham

Schurrle treble beats Fulham

A second-half hat-trick from Andre Schurrle saw Chelsea overcome any Champions League fatigue and cruise to a 3-1 win over struggling Fulham to extend their Premier League lead. Thoughts the Blues might struggle at Craven Cottage, just over 48 hours after returning from the 1-1 draw with Galatasaray in Istanbul, looked possible in a flat [&hellip

Two-game ban for Pellegrini

Two-game ban for Pellegrini

​ Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has been handed a two-game touchline ban for the critical comments he made about the referee following last week’s Champions League loss to Barcelona. And European governing body UEFA also announced that a further one-match ban for the manager will be suspended for two years. City were beaten 2-0 [&hellip

Murray reaches last four

Murray reaches last four

Andy Murray recovered from another bad start to book his place in the semi-finals of the Acapulco Open with a 1-6 7-6 (7-4) 6-2 victory over Frenchman Gilles Simon. Simon served for the match in the second set but British No 1 Murray fought back to force a tie-break, then raced through the third set [&hellip

Rampant Real cruise at Schalke

Rampant Real cruise at Schalke

Real Madrid virtually secured their place in the quarter-finals of the Champions League on Wednesday night with a stunning 6-1 demolition of Schalke. The nine-time winners had only won once before in 25 trips to Germany but victory was never in doubt at the Veltins-Arena with Real’s most potent attacking weapons coming to the fore. [&hellip