Category: International Sports

Henry retires and joins Sky

Henry retires and joins Sky

Thierry Henry has announced his retirement from football and will join Sky Sports as a football expert and ambassador from the start of 2015. The global sporting icon will work across Sky Sports’ unrivalled schedule of live international, European and domestic football, joining a line-up of football experts that includes Gary Neville, Jamie Carragher, Jamie [&hellip

Man Utd can win title – Phil Neville

Man Utd can win title – Phil Neville

United claimed their sixth successive win by beating Liverpool 3-0 on Sunday and lie third, eight points behind leaders Chelsea and five adrift of Manchester City. Speaking on BBC Radio 5 live, the former United assistant coach was asked if they could win the league. “Yes they can,” he said. “The players believe that they can [&hellip

Herrera named in fixing probe

Herrera named in fixing probe

​Manchester United’s Ander Herrera has been named in an alleged case of match-fixing involving a La Liga game in Spain in the 2010-11 season. Others named by Spanish prosecutors on Monday include Japan coach Javier Aguirre and Atletico Madrid captain Gabi. Midfielder Herrera, 25, and Gabi were playing for Spanish side Real Zaragoza – and [&hellip

United pile pressure on Liverpool

United pile pressure on Liverpool

David De Gea produced a man-of-the-match performance as Manchester United extended their winning run in the Premier League to six games with a 3-0 victory over Liverpool at Old Trafford. First-half goals from Wayne Rooney and Juan Mata and a third after the break from Robin van Persie saw Louis van Gaal’s side consolidate third [&hellip

Fifa to vote on corruption report release

Fifa to vote on corruption report release

​Fifa will vote next week over whether to publicly release a disputed report into  alleged corruption in the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. World football’s governing body had insisted releasing the report would not be possible for legal reasons. However, under a proposed amendment to Fifa’s ethics code, an edited version of the [&hellip

City beat Roma to make last 16

City beat Roma to make last 16

Manchester City progressed to the last 16 of the Champions League after beating Roma 2-0 at the Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday night. Second-half goals from Samir Nasri and Pablo Zabaleta secured a win which, coupled with Bayern Munich’s 3-0 home victory against CSKA Moscow, means that Manuel Pellegrini’s side qualified as runners-up behind the Bavarians [&hellip

Adebayor flies home to Togo

Adebayor flies home to Togo

​Emmanuel Adebayor will miss Thursday’s Europa League tie against Besiktas after Tottenham allowed him to return home to Togo. In a brief statement on their website, the club said: “We can confirm that Emmanuel Adebayor has been given permission to return home for personal reasons. This is a private matter and so we will not [&hellip

Ramsey stars as Arsenal win

Ramsey stars as Arsenal win

​Aaron Ramsey scored one of the goals of the season as Arsenal cruised to a 4-1 Champions League victory at Galatasaray. Lukas Podolski got the Gunners, who finished second in Group D despite the big win, off to a flying start in Istanbul with a thumping strike in the third minute, before Ramsey doubled his [&hellip

Win leaves Wenger with regrets

Win leaves Wenger with regrets

​Arsene Wenger was left to rue costly past performances after Arsenal emphatically beat Galatasaray 4-1 in Istanbul to finish runners-up in Champions League Group D. Two goals apiece from Lukas Podolski and Aaron Ramsey secured all three points for the Gunners, with Wesley Sneijder netting a late consolation for the hosts. Arsenal finished level on [&hellip

Van Gaal warning for Falcao

Van Gaal warning for Falcao

​Louis van Gaal insists Radamel Falcao is not fit enough to start for Manchester United and is “not interested” in whether he is unhappy at being left out. Falcao, who is on a season-long loan from Monaco, has made just three starts and four substitute appearances in the Premier League. The 28-year-old Colombia international is [&hellip