Category: International Sports

Liverpool can reach second – Rodgers

Liverpool can reach second – Rodgers

​Liverpool’s form has given them a chance to finish second in the Premier League, says manager Brendan Rodgers. His side won a fifth successive league match by beating Swansea 1-0 on Monday with a Jordan Henderson goal. Liverpool are fifth with nine games to play, but are only four points behind second-placed Manchester City,  who lost [&hellip

Sunderland appoint Advocaat

Sunderland appoint Advocaat

Sunderland have appointed Dick Advocaat as head coach until the end of the season. Advocaat replaces Gus Poyet, who was sacked on Monday with Sunderland a point clear of the relegation places, and the Dutchman has nine games to preserve the club’s Premier League status. The job is 67-year-old Advocaat’s first in England, although he [&hellip

Poyet sacked by Sunderland

Poyet sacked by Sunderland

​Sunderland have sacked head coach Gus Poyet in the wake of Saturday’s 4-0 defeat to Aston Villa. Villa were four goals up by half-time at the Stadium of Light, prompting large numbers of home supporters to walk out and a few to approach the home dug-out before security staff stepped in. The result left Sunderland [&hellip

We can knock out Monaco – Wenger

We can knock out Monaco – Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes his side can still knock Monaco out of the Champions League despite trailing 3-1 in their last-16 tie. They play the Ligue 1 side on Tuesday with no team having recovered from a similar deficit in the competition. But Wenger said: “We have a massive challenge but we will give [&hellip

Mourinho: We must kick on

Mourinho: We must kick on

​Jose Mourinho is determined not to allow Chelsea’s Champions League exit at the hands of Paris Saint-Germain to derail the club’s push for the Premier League title. Chelsea twice led before being dumped out on away goals by their French rivals, who had been reduced to 10 men following the controversial dismissal of Swedish striker [&hellip

Oxlade-Chamberlain must wait

Oxlade-Chamberlain must wait

Arsenal are waiting to find out how long Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will be sidelined for after the midfielder suffered a hamstring strain. The 21-year-old limped off in Monday’s 2-1 FA Cup quarter-final win at Manchester United and will now miss England’s European qualifier against Lithuania on March 27. Oxlade-Chamberlain, who had just returned to the first-team [&hellip

Lukaku gives Everton edge

Lukaku gives Everton edge

Romelu Lukaku became Everton’s leading goalscorer in European competition as his late penalty gave the Toffees a 2-1 victory over Dynamo Kiev in the first leg of their Europa League last-16 clash. Oleg Gusev gave the visitors the perfect start at Goodison Park, firing Andriy Yarmolenko’s corner past Tim Howard in the 14th minute for [&hellip

PSG knock out Chelsea

PSG knock out Chelsea

Thiago Silva scored the decisive goal in extra time as 10-man PSG dumped Chelsea out of the Champions League on away goals after a 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge. Zlatan Ibrahimovic was dismissed in the first half of the last-16 second-leg clash for a challenge on Oscar, then Gary Cahill fired the hosts in front [&hellip

Real scrape through in thriller

Real scrape through in thriller

​Real Madrid reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League despite losing 4-3 to Schalke in a stunning match at the Bernabeu. Christian Fuchs opened the scoring for the visitors before Cristiano Ronaldo levelled things four minutes later, then he equalised for a second time before the break after Klaas-Jan Huntelaar had prodded Schalke back in [&hellip

Welbeck puts Arsenal in semis

Welbeck puts Arsenal in semis

Danny Welbeck scored the winner on his return to Old Trafford to give Arsenal a 2-1 victory over Manchester United and book their place in the FA Cup semi-finals. The United academy graduate was deemed surplus to requirements last summer by Louis van Gaal but came back to haunt his former side by netting the [&hellip