Category: International Sports

Van Gaal: I need three years

Van Gaal: I need three years

Louis van Gaal admits it may take three years to turn Manchester United’s fortunes around. The United boss said he feels “lousy” about their poor start to the season – and admits he has under-achieved. The club is four points worse off than they were at the same stage last season under David Moyes, that [&hellip

Swans hit back to sink Arsenal

Swans hit back to sink Arsenal

​Swansea came from behind to beat Arsenal 2-1 at the Liberty Stadium and climb above the Gunners in the Premier League table. Bafetimbi Gomis, on as a substitute for Wilfried Bony, made an immediate impact to power in Jefferson Montero’s cross for his first Premier League goal to earn the home side the points.​ The [&hellip

Meyiwa in line for African award

Meyiwa in line for African award

​The late South Africa goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa is one of the nominees for the Confederation of African Football’s Player of the Year award based on the continent. Caf has announced an initial list of 20 names for the 2014 prize and it also unveiled a provisional list of 25 names for its main African Player [&hellip

Berahino called up by England

Berahino called up by England

​West Brom striker Saido Berahino could make his senior England debut next week after being called up to the squad to face Slovenia and Scotland. Berahino, 21, has starred for England’s Under-21s for some time and scored eight goals in 13 appearances for West Brom this season – a run of form which Roy Hodgson [&hellip

Platini fine with 2022 switch

Platini fine with 2022 switch

Michel Platini has revealed that UEFA would be prepared to move the Champions League semi-finals and final to June in 2022 in order to accommodate a winter World Cup in Qatar. UEFA president Platini insists doing so would not be a major problem and said a solution to deciding the dates of the tournament was [&hellip

CSKA stun nine-man City

CSKA stun nine-man City

​Fernandinho and Yaya Toure both saw red as Manchester City crashed to a damaging 2-1 defeat to CSKA Moscow in the Champions League. The pair were both dismissed in the second half as City struggled to get back into a Group E contest they were anxious to win to revive their campaign and ensure their [&hellip

Wenger critical of defence

Wenger critical of defence

​Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger criticised his side’s ‘poor’ defending after they let slip a three-goal lead to draw 3-3 against Anderlecht in the Champions League. The Gunners looked well on their way to securing a place in the last 16 after goals from Mikel Arteta, Alexis Sanchez and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain put them 3-0 up at [&hellip

Brazilian footballer Adriano charged

Brazilian footballer Adriano charged

Former Brazilian football international Adriano has been charged with links to a drug lord in Rio de Janeiro. Prosecutors said that Adriano gave a drug dealer a motorbike that was used in criminal activities. The Brazilian striker had a successful career in Italy, winning titles with Inter Milan. But off-field problems and injuries cut his [&hellip

City see off 10-man United

City see off 10-man United

​Sergio Aguero’s second-half goal earned Manchester City a hard-fought 1-0 win over 10-man Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium. United were reduced to 10 men late on in the first half when Chris Smalling was sent off for two bookable offences in the space of eight minutes. After seeing three penalty claims turned down Aguero [&hellip

Pellegrini happy with win

Pellegrini happy with win

​Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini was happy with his side’s victory over Manchester United despite holding on at the end against the 10-man visitors. Chris Smalling was sent off for United towards the end of the first half after collecting two bookings, but City had to wait until the 63rd minute to grab the crucial [&hellip