Category: International Sports

Sorry United beaten in Greece

Sorry United beaten in Greece

Manchester United have a 2-0 deficit to overturn in the second leg of their UEFA Champions League clash with Olympiakos after slipping to defeat on Greek soil. The Red Devils never got going in their last-16 encounter and fell behind seven minutes before the interval when Alejandro Dominguez deflected an ambitious effort from Giannis Maniatis [&hellip

Jose won’t rule out Chelsea

Jose won’t rule out Chelsea

Jose Mourinho says Chelsea have a chance of pulling off a shock Champions League win this season – if they can get past Galatasaray. Mourinho has consistently played down his side’s hopes of winning trophies this term, and as he faced the media in Istanbul on Tuesday, he pointed to “four or five” clubs better [&hellip

Roy ready to use psychologist

Roy ready to use psychologist

​ Roy Hodgson is ready to turn to a psychologist to ensure England avoid the heartbreak of another penalty shoot-out defeat at this summer’s World Cup finals. Hodgson’s England trod a familiar path to the exit of a major tournament at Euro 2012, losing out on spot-kicks to quarter-final opponents Italy. And the manager told [&hellip

World Cup 2014 gets security boost

World Cup 2014 gets security boost

Brazil has announced a security boost of around 70,000 officers to police this year’s football World Cup. In total, 170,000 people are expected to be deployed to guarantee security across the 12 host cities. On Wednesday, President Dilma Rousseff said the armed forces could also be brought in if needed. Since last June, protesters have [&hellip

Wenger: Ozil still suffering

Wenger: Ozil still suffering

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says it will take Mesut Ozil a while to recover from the disappointment of missing a crucial midweek penalty in the Champions League. The Gunners were beaten 2-0 at the Emirates on Wednesday by Bayern Munich but could have taken the lead in the first half, only for Manuel Neuer to [&hellip

Hodgson: The heat will be on

Hodgson: The heat will be on

​ England coach Roy Hodgson admits he is still concerned about the high temperatures his players will face in their opening World Cup game. Hodgson is on a fact-finding mission to Manaus, where England will play Italy at the Arena Amazonia on 14 June before they head back to the relatively temperate Sao Paulo and [&hellip

Bayern Munich 2-0 Arsenal

Bayern Munich 2-0 Arsenal

Arsenal had Wojciech Szczesny sent off after Mesut Ozil missed an early penalty in a 2-0 defeat to Bayern Munich in their UEFA Champions League last-16 first leg clash at Emirates Stadium. There was a blistering start to the European tie – a year on from their last encounter in North London – and the [&hellip

Man City 0-2 Barcelona

Man City 0-2 Barcelona

Martin Demichelis saw red as Manchester City suffered a 2-0 defeat to Barcelona in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League last-16 encounter at the Etihad Stadium. The turning point of the tie arrived nine minutes into the second half as Lionel Messi was sent sprawling inside the box by Demichelis and dusted himself [&hellip

Pellegrini: We’ll attack Barca

Pellegrini: We’ll attack Barca

Manuel Pellegrini says Manchester City will attack Barcelona without fear and are the leading club in Manchester this season, given United’s difficulties. Pellegrini was in combative mood as he addressed the press on the eve of a UEFA Champions League last-16 tie which provides the latest opportunity for City to underline their credentials as one [&hellip

Former Denmark boss dies

Former Denmark boss dies

Former Denmark coach Richard Moller Nielsen has died aged 76. Moller Nielsen, who guided Denmark to the European Championship title in 1992, had been ill since undergoing an operation for a brain tumour in July last year. After ending his seven-year playing career with his hometown club Odense in 1962, Moller Nielsen went on to [&hellip