Category: International Sports

Keane says Ferguson wrong to criticise former players

Keane says Ferguson wrong to criticise former players

Roy Keane says ex-Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson was wrong to criticise his former players in his autobiography and would not be afraid “to have a go at him” if the two met. Ferguson discussed differences with ex-United players Keane and David Beckham in the book published last year. Keane left Old Trafford in November [&hellip

England get the job done

England get the job done

​Wayne Rooney moved closer to becoming England’s all-time record goalscorer in a 5-0 win over minnows San Marino in the European Qualifiers. It was not the complete goal-fest many expected for Roy Hodgson’s team against an opponent ranked the lowest in the world by FIFA but it maintained the Three Lions’ position at the top [&hellip

Blatter: Fifa president ‘must go to restore credibility’

Blatter: Fifa president ‘must go to restore credibility’

​Fifa’s credibility cannot be salvaged until Sepp Blatter leaves his role as president, according to a former member of the world governing body’s independent governance committee. Michael Hershman, an expert in transparency, said: “For the good of the sport Sepp Blatter should leave and let new blood come in. “It needs a change of leadership. [&hellip

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