The European Football Association are to submit a proposal to FIFA in which they suggest the Qatar World Cup be held between 28 April and 29 May
The European Club Association (ECA) will be submitting a proposal next week to FIFA in which they will request for the 2022 World Cup, in Qatar, to tbe held between 28 May 29 and April 29.
Ever since being awarded the honor of host nation back in 2010, much debate has been surrounding what the timing of football's most prestigious tournament be, and as to whether it should be held in the... Read the rest of the article »
Returning from a lengthy spell on the sidelines, the French attacker made the score sheet in Wednesday's DFB-Pokal clash, before falling victim to a scarf attack
Bayern Munich attacker Franck Ribery probably did not expect to get slapped in the face with a scarf when his side traveled to Hamburg to face off in the DFB-Pokal.
Pep Guardiola's men, last season's German Cup winners, strolled to an easy 3-1 win over die Rothosen as a 7th minute goal from summer signing Robert Lewandowski, and a 44th minute long-distance striker from defender David Alaba gave... Read the rest of the article »
The Citizens boss saw his star midfield duo limp out of Wednesday night's Capital One Cup loss to Newcastle, as their Etihad Stadium clash with the Red Devils grows closer
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has admitted his side's recent form is a cause of worry as the reigning English Premier League champions prepare to host city rivals Manchester United in Sunday's highly-anticipated Manchester derby.
The Citizens coach made these comments after seeing his side fall to a shock 2-0 loss to Newcastle United as last season's Capital One Cup champions were dumped... Read the rest of the article »
The former Manchester United defender will have to miss out on his next few matches for new team QPR.
Apparently, a footballer doesn't have to do anything offensive on the pitch to get banned, as former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has discovered.
The retired English international, who now plies his trade with Queens Park Rangers has recently been slapped with a three game fan plus a £25,000 fine.
The reason? Not because of any actions during playing, but rather due... Read the rest of the article »
Following the Unveiling of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Emblem in Moscow, The Networks Announced 2015 Broadcast Plans Totaling Over 550 Hours of FIFA Soccer Events Across all its Platforms
Today NBCUniversal’s Telemundo and mun2 took over as the official Spanish-language Home of the FIFA World Cup™ in the U.S. across all video platforms following the unveiling of the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018™ emblem in Moscow. The company also announced its broadcast plans for the upcoming other FIFA Events in 2015 to be featured across the Telemundo network and stations... Read the rest of the article »
Reports claim that the German star has declined to move forward with a new contract at Dortmund, putting several sides on high alert.
Despite missing out on the World Cup due to an unfortunate injury, Borussia Dortmund's Marco Reus is still one player that legions of clubs are keen on signing.
The 25-year-old has quickly garnered the attention of teams in both England and Spain due to his pace and trickery and has grown into an instrumental player for die Schwarzgelben since his arrival in January 2012.
However, after... Read the rest of the article »
The Croatian striker left the German champions this season, signing for Spanish Champions Atletico Madrid.
While he is happy playing with Atletico Madrid, Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic stated today he left Bayern Munich because Pep Guardiola never trusted his skills, denying him of enough playing time and "disrespecting him".
"I think I did not deserve that kind of treatment. After all I did for Bayern Munich, I felt disrespected by Pep Guardiola when he got to the team. He... Read the rest of the article »
Clattenburg was expected to officiate during the upcoming weekend's matches, prior to his refereeing duties in the UEFA Champions League next week.
English referee Mark Clattenburg, one of the most controversial in the sport, will not officiate any games this weekend. What was referred to as an "internal matter", has been revealed to be a suspension for breaking a series of rules regarding the ref's behavior off the pitch.
Clattenburg travelled in his own car to officiate the West Bromwich vs Crystal Palace match in order to get... Read the rest of the article »
Después de la presentación del emblema oficial de la Copa Mundial de la FIFA Rusia 2018™ en Moscú, las cadenas anunciaron planes para transmitir un total de 550 horas de fútbol de la FIFA en todas sus plataformas
Las cadenas Telemundo y mun2, parte de NBCUniversal, se anunciaron hoy como la casa oficial en español en los Estados Unidos de la Copa Mundial de la FIFA™ en todas las plataformas de video, después de la presentación en Moscú del emblema oficial de la Copa Mundial de la FIFA Rusia 2018™. Las cadenas también dieron a conocer sus planes de programación... Read the rest of the article »
The former Real Madrid player and manager believes Messi has been holding his ability back since the past World Cup.
It seems criticism will keep haunting Messi until he shows his previous form. Today, Jorge Valdano shared his thoughts about what he feels is going on with Barcelona's number 10, and how his shape is not helping his Los Culés or his National Team.
"Looking a the last game, Messi is a little off-form. His position has changed on the pitch and now his job is more to provide assists... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid's coach complained about the President's remarks, since he feels the prize should be won by Cristiano Ronaldo.
Joseph Blatter's words about the World Cu Golden Ball were not taken lightly by Carlo Ancelotti. The Italian manager felt annoyed by Blatter's point of view, since he feels his words may influence those who will vote for this year's Ballon D'Or.
"His words really surprise me, but what can we do? It's impossible to shut FIFA's President up. The Ballon D'Or is always a subject for controversy... Read the rest of the article »
La Galaxy and Landon Donovan visit Real Salt Lake and Kyle Beckerman in Western Conference semifinal this Saturday at 8PM ET on NBCSN; John Strong is Joined by Kyle Martino and Russ Thaler for the Call from Rio Tinto Stadium
The LA Galaxy and forwards Landon Donovan and Robbie Keene face Real Salt Lake and midfielder Kyle Beckerman in a 2014 MLS Cup Western Conference Semifinal match this Saturday, November 1, at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Donovan, retiring after this season, looks to end his career becoming the first player in MLS history to win six MLS Cup titles.
The LA Galaxy finished second in the Western Conference... Read the rest of the article »
English news source talkSPORT has released the list of the Top 5 highest earning managers in England. What if the ranking told something about the EPL’s standings by the end of the season?
According to talkSPORT, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is the highest earning coach in the Premier League, with the Top 5 sharing a total of £28.98M between themselves every year.
The 51-year-old manager is yet to be beaten in all competitions, this season. Since his return to Chelsea in June 2013, he has not lifted a trophy with the Blues. However, the outspoken Portuguese manager is on... Read the rest of the article »
With Manchester's derby on their mind, The Citizens will host The Magpies trying to reach the next round of the Capital One Cup
Two Premier League sides will meet in this exciting Fourth Round Capital One Cup match, when Manchester City host a motivated Newcastle United team. This will be the club's second meeting this season, after the Citizens won their Premier League matchup 2-0 back in August.
Manuel Pellegrini's crew arrived to this round after destroying Sheffield Wednesday with a 7-0 score, but their last Premier... Read the rest of the article »
After seeing Los Blancos beat Liverpool in Europe and Barcelona in El Clasico, watch Cornella vs Real Madrid live online or on TV as the Copa del Rey returns!
Real Madrid’s quest for a 20th Copa del Rey title begins on the 20th anniversary of Raul’s debut for Los Blancos. October 29th could also mark Real’s 10th consecutive victory since losing 2-1 to La Liga champions Atletico Madrid in mid-September.
“We go into the match with the same tension and focus as all other games. When we pull on the Real Madrid shirt it's always... Read the rest of the article »
Cagliari will hope to keep improving as they welcome Milan on Wednesday, October 29th. Find out where to watch the match online & on TV here.
On Sunday, Milan missed out on a good chance to move into third place after being held to a 1-1 draw by Fiorentina, who have struggled so far this season. Nigel De Jong's header was not enough to prevent the Viola from leaving the San Siro with a point and overall, save for the goalscorer, the Rossoneri's performance was poor. 15 attempts with just two on goal is a quite disappointing return for Filippo... Read the rest of the article »
Hamburger SV vs FC Bayern München comes to you live online and on TV on Wednesday, October 29, 2014. Don’t miss this clash between the mesmerising away side and the troubled home side.
Hamburg are in familiar surroundings in the Bundesliga table at the moment; they sit in the relegation zone in the Bundesliga, two spots above their bitter rivals from the North, Werder Bremen. Josef Zinnbauer has not been able to revitalize the squad in the manner in which he would have hoped to do so. However, he has a victory against Borussia Dortmund and a draw against FC Bayern München... Read the rest of the article »
Tottenham vs Brighton & Hove Albion will be featured in the Capital One Cup on Wednesday the 28th of October at the White Hart Lane.
Tottenham have won just two of their last five matches in all competitions and will be looking for a positive outcome when they go against Brighton & Hove Albion on Wednesday. Spurs hosted Newcastle in their last outing a match they lost by a 2-1 score line.
Adebayor scored in the first half to give the home side a lead but a quick double fire from Newcastle courtesy of Sammy Ameobi ... Read the rest of the article »
Despite their 2013-14 La Liga-winning campaign, Los Rojiblancos players lost out to their city rivals in the LFP awards, something that left the club's president in amaze
Despite beating out La Liga giants Real Madrid and Barcelona to the 2013-14 Spanish Primera Division title, Atletico Madrid did not enjoy a successful night at the LFP awards ceremony on Monday.
The Rojiblancos, who clinched the Liga BBVA in the final game, a 1-1 draw with the Blaugrana at Camp Nou, walked away with only one award, a Best Coach accolade for Argentine boss Diego Simeone, as no... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish striker, along with Brazilian midfielder Ramires look set to take to the field when the Blues host Harry Redknapp's men at Stamford Bridge
Chelsea fans can now let out a huge sigh of relief as their star striker Diego Costa nears a return from injury.
The former Atletico Madrid man, signed by the Blues during the summer after a hugely successful, La Liga-winning campaign with the Rojiblancos, picked up a hamstring injury with Spain whilst on international injury, back in mid October.
A hit since his Stamford Bridge arrival... Read the rest of the article »