Category: International Sports

United lose at Midtjylland

United lose at Midtjylland

Manchester United’s indifferent form continued as FC Midtjylland ran out 2-1 winners in their Europa League round-of-32 tie on Thursday. Memphis Depay’s 37th-minute strike looked to have set United on their way to victory but the lead was short-lived as the industrious Pione Sisto levelled on the stroke of half-time. United travelled to Denmark in [&hellip

Messi enters 300 club in win

Messi enters 300 club in win

Lionel Messi scored his 300th and 301st La Liga goals for Barcelona as they beat Sporting Gijon 3-1 at El Molinon on Wednesday to go six points clear at the top of the table. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner netted his first Barca goal nearly 11 years ago and became the first-ever player to score [&hellip

Cavani hands PSG advantage

Cavani hands PSG advantage

​Paris Saint-Germain will take a narrow lead to Stamford Bridge after beating Chelsea 2-1 in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie at the Parc des Princes. Substitute Edinson Cavani fired the winning goal in the 78th minute after Chelsea’s defence had withstood heavy pressure for much of the game on Tuesday night. [&hellip

Terry ruled out of PSG trip

Terry ruled out of PSG trip

​John Terry has been ruled out of Chelsea’s Champions League game away to Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday. The Chelsea captain injured a hamstring during Saturday’s 5-1 Premier League home win over Newcastle and has not travelled to France despite training on Monday morning. Terry must now wait for his 700th Chelsea appearance, and his absence leaves Guus Hiddink [&hellip

Hat-trick for Suarez in Barca rout

Hat-trick for Suarez in Barca rout

​Luis Suarez hit a hat-trick as Barcelona turned on the style to beat Celta Vigo 6-1 at the Nou Camp. The Catalans took the lead in the 28th minute as Lionel Messi curled in a brilliant free-kick before John Guidetti equalised from the penalty spot six minutes before the break. Suarez gave Barca the lead [&hellip

Man Utd still on track to earn £500m

Man Utd still on track to earn £500m

Manchester United are on track to become the first British club to earn more than £500m in one year despite their lack of success on the pitch. Second-quarter revenues rose by 26.6% to a record £133.8m, with commercial revenues up 42.5% to £66.1m. Broadcast revenue rose 31.3% to £37.3m and sponsorship revenue rose by £1.6m, [&hellip

Valencia held by weakened Barca

Valencia held by weakened Barca

​Gary Neville experienced yet more frustration as a late goal from teenager Wilfrid Kaptoum denied Valencia a much-needed win over Barcelona’s reserves in the Copa del Rey. Alvaro Negredo put Neville’s team on course for their first win over Barca in eight years with his sixth goal of 2016. The former Manchester City striker raced [&hellip

Ogbonna puts Liverpool out

Ogbonna puts Liverpool out

​Angelo Ogbonna scored a last-minute extra-time winner for West Ham as they beat Liverpool 2-1 to make it through to the fifth round of the FA Cup. The defender headed home Dimitri Payet’s free-kick in the 121st minute of the fourth-round replay at Upton Park on Tuesday night. Michail Antonio had given West Ham the [&hellip

Messi set for kidney tests

Messi set for kidney tests

​Barcelona have confirmed Lionel Messi is to undergo medical tests to assess a recurrence of kidney problems. Messi missed the Club World Cup semi-final in December due to a renal colic, an abdominal ailment often related to the presence of kidney stones within renal ducts. Barcelona says in a statement Monday that the tests to [&hellip

Zouma out for six months

Zouma out for six months

Kurt Zouma has been ruled out for six months after scans revealed he suffered cruciate damage on Sunday. The Chelsea defender was stretchered off after his right knee buckled on landing during the second half of a 1-1 draw with Manchester United. And surgery has already been scheduled after the extent of the injury was [&hellip