Category: International Sports

Bianchi critical after surgery

Bianchi critical after surgery

​Marussia driver Jules Bianchi remains in a critical condition in intensive care after emergency surgery on the ‘severe’ head injury he suffered during the Japanese GP. The Frenchman underwent three hours of surgery late on Sunday night after being transported from the Suzuka circuit in an unconscious condition. Contrary to some reports, he is not [&hellip

Wenger wary of Diego Costa threat

Wenger wary of Diego Costa threat

Arsene Wenger admits that Arsenal must find a way to shackle Chelsea’s “killer” striker Diego Costa at Stamford Bridge. The Gunners head to the scene of last season’s 6-0 thrashing on Sunday, where they will attempt to derail the Premier League leaders, who have already scored 19 goals this season. Costa, a £32m summer signing [&hellip

Blatter: End third-party deals

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has confirmed football’s governing body has agreed to ban third-party ownership of players. Blatter said a working group would be set up to implement the ban which would come into effect following “a transitional period”. Third-party ownership allows outside investors to profit from player transfers and is very popular in Latin [&hellip

Van Gaal’s information overload

Van Gaal’s information overload

Louis van Gaal admits he may have bamboozled Manchester United’s players with too much information since taking over as manager earlier this summer. The Dutchman has endured a miserable set of results since replacing David Moyes, all the positivity from pre-season having disappeared after they took just five points from their first five Premier League [&hellip

Van Gaal facing injury crisis

Van Gaal facing injury crisis

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says youngsters will get their chance in Saturday’s Premier League match at home to West Ham because his team is beset with injuries. Defenders Phil Jones, Chris Smalling and Jonny Evans have all been sidelined, while Tyler Blackett is suspended after he was sent off in the shock 5-3 [&hellip

Lampard open to loan extension

Lampard open to loan extension

Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard has suggested he would be open to extending his loan from New York City beyond its current January deadline. The possibility of the 36-year-old staying in England has been raised after City manager Manuel Pellegrini admitted it was “not impossible” to extend his loan. New York have made Lampard central [&hellip

City cruise past Wednesday

City cruise past Wednesday

​Manchester City cruised into the fourth round of the Capital One Cup after a second-half blitz saw them brush aside 10-man Sheffield Wednesday to win 7-0 at the Etihad Stadium. After a frustrating, goalless first half, Manuel Pellegrini’s men took the lead just two minutes after the break as Frank Lampard poked James Milner’s cutback [&hellip

Suarez scores twice for Barca B

Suarez scores twice for Barca B

Luis Suarez opened his goal account in Barcelona colours during Barcelona B’s 6-0 victory against Indonesia U19s. The former Liverpool striker played the full 90 minutes and was a constant presence throughout, scoring two goals. Ex-Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen also made an appearance for the Catalan side’s B team and the 28-year-old managed to get [&hellip

Rodgers backs skipper Gerrard

Rodgers backs skipper Gerrard

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers remains confident that his skipper Steven Gerrard will continue to deliver at the highest level. The Reds have lost three of their opening five Premier League games this season with many questioning the performances of their 34-year-old talisman. Gerrard, who retired from international duty with England following the World Cup in [&hellip

Jose: Lampard did his job

Jose: Lampard did his job

​Jose Mourinho played down the emotion of Frank Lampard scoring against Chelsea after his side were held to a 1-1 draw by Manchester City. Chelsea looked set to make it five wins out of five when City right-back Pablo Zabaleta was sent off for a second bookable offence midway through the second half and Andre [&hellip