Category: International Sports

Chelsea brush Burnley aside

Chelsea brush Burnley aside

​Chelsea survived an early scare to convincingly sweep aside a determined Burnley side and earn a 3-1 victory at Turf Moor. The hosts went completely against the script in the 14th minute of the Monday Night Football encounter in the Premier League when Scott Arfield fired past Thibaut Courtois, starting ahead of Petr Cech in [&hellip

Suarez set for Barcelona bow

Suarez set for Barcelona bow

​Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has confirmed Luis Suarez will play his first game for the club in a friendly on Monday. Suarez, who is banned from competitive matches until October 25 for biting Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini during the World Cup, trained with Barcelona on Sunday ahead of Monday’s Joan Gamper Trophy, the traditional curtain-raiser to [&hellip

Liverpool edge past Saints

Liverpool edge past Saints

Liverpool opened their Premier League campaign with a 2-1 win over Southampton at Anfield thanks to goals from Raheem Sterling and Daniel Sturridge. Sterling latched on to a defence-splitting pass from Jordan Henderson midway through the first half as he got his season off to a dream start with a composed finish beyond debutant goalkeeper [&hellip

How the big five will line up

How the big five will line up

​Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United will all start the season with optimism of lifting the Premier League trophy come May. The potential title race protagonists have invested heavily over the summer and consequently the managers of the big five have some huge selection calls to make. Who will they place their faith [&hellip

Suarez trains with Barcelona

Suarez trains with Barcelona

​Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has trained with his new team-mates for the first time following the Court of Arbitration for Sport ruling that relaxed elements of his four-month ban. Suarez failed in his appeal to have the entire suspension removed but CAS ruled the punishment was overly harsh and allowed him to train and play [&hellip

Pulis leaves Palace

Pulis leaves Palace

​Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis has left his role after talks with co-chairman Steve Parish in London on Thursday evening. Pulis oversaw training, as well as the signing of Liverpool defender Martin Kelly, earlier in the day but is then believed to have travelled to a central London hotel for a meeting with Parish. The [&hellip

Man United bans tablet computers

Man United bans tablet computers

​Manchester United has banned fans from bringing tablets and laptops to football matches at its stadium. The club said it was reacting to “security intelligence”, adding the restriction was in line with new checks on electronic equipment at airports. It said that unlike at airports, it would be “impractical” at the stadium to check the [&hellip

Martino named Argentina boss

Martino named Argentina boss

​Former Barcelona manager Gerardo Martino has been named as the new head coach of Argentina. He succeeds Alex Sabella, whose contract ended after he had guided his country to the World Cup final, where they lost to Germany. Martino, 51, parted company with Barca in May after just one season in charge, shortly after they [&hellip

Liverpool agree Moreno deal

Liverpool agree Moreno deal

Liverpool have agreed a £12 million deal to sign long-term transfer target Sevilla defender Alberto Moreno. Brendan Rodgers made signing a left-back his priority earlier this summer and singled out the 22-year-old as his number one target. Sevilla insisted that Moreno was going nowhere unless their 20 million euro asking price was met with manager [&hellip

Pellegrini hopeful of title defence

Pellegrini hopeful of title defence

​Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini insists his club acted properly in signing Bacary Sagna and Frank Lampard. Pellegrini was reacting to comments made by Arsene Wenger about the deals, questioning whether City had breached Financial Fair Play rules in signing Lampard on loan from New York City FC, their sister team in America. City were [&hellip