Chelsea still alive in Champions League, FA Cup and Capital One Cup while sitting in first in the Premier League
Chelsea eased past Derby County 3-1 to advance to the semifinals of the Capital One Cup Tuesday night at the iPro Stadium in the English Midlands. Eden Hazard found the back of the net with the Blues’ first shot in the 23rd minute. That was followed by Filipe Luis’ first goal in a Chelsea shirt in the 56th minute. Luis’ scorcher came through a free kick after... Read the rest of the article »
Just two days after being crowned as Mexico's ruler, the Sports VP Ricardo Pelaez announced the good news to their more-than-happy fan base.
Mexican champions America are not wasting any time in building a dinasty. It hasn't been 48 hours since they lifted their 12th title ever and the president's VP, Ricardo Pelaez, revealed those players who will be joining las Aguilas next semester.
"We are happy to report that Darwin Quintero, Miguel Samudio, Dario Benedetto and Christian Pellerano will be joining us. These are players we... Read the rest of the article »
Los Blancos easily destroyed Mexican side Cruz Azul, a team that missed the first ever penalty kick in the tournament's history.
Real Madrid started their quest for the Club World Cup with a cintillating victory against Mexican side Cruz Azul. Los Blancos seemed to have little trouble finding their way into the CONCACAF title holders' net, and earned their 21st consecutive win in every competition.
Sergio Ramos scored the first goal for Real Madrid after goalkeeper Jesus Corona failed to clear the ball from his box. When... Read the rest of the article »
The Mexican shot-stopper has not been able to earn the starting job with Malaga after his superb World Cup, and the Reds would sign him to take Simon Mignolet's place.
Liverpool may have added some Mexican flavor to their squad. Sources indicate the Reds would have reached a 3 million pound deal for shot-stopper Guillermo Ochoa from Malaga. The Mexican goalie arrived to the Spanish side this summer, but has not been able to start a single game in La Liga this semester, with coach Javi Gracia starting Cameroonian Carlos Kameni.
Ochoa, starter for Mexico during... Read the rest of the article »
The former Zaragoza player will be summoned by Spanish authorities regarding the Zaragoza-Levante match of 2011, apparently fixed to keep Los Maños in La Liga.
Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera stated today he will cooperate with his country's authority regarding the match-fixing scandal involving his former club, Real Zaragoza, and Levante. The current Manchester United player is one of the 41 players, coaches and directors named in the investigation of the 2011 match, which was won by Zaragoza.
"In an on-going legal process involving Real Zaragoza... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona will play Huesca in a Copa Del Rey 2014-15 encounter on the 16th of December. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Barcelona vs Huesca below.
The Blaugrana endured a frustrating outing last time out as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Getafe. This allowed Real Madrid to stretch their league at the top of the table and Barcelona's arch rivals are now four points ahead.
Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique claimed that his side was not clinical enough given the amount of chances they created.
"We were much better than the opponents... Read the rest of the article »
Chelsea will visit Derby in a 2014-15 Capital One Cup encounter on December 16, 2014. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Derby vs Chelsea below.
League leaders Chelsea will be looking to bag as many titles as possible this season and will continue their quest for a fifth league cup title when they face Derby on Tuesday. After a surprise defeat at the hands of Newcastle in the league, the Blues restored order after picking a 2-0 win over Hull City last time out and thereby maintaining their three point lead at the top of the table.
Star... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid will start their performance in the Club World Cup on December 16th against Mexican team Cruz Azul. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Cruz Azul vs Real Madrid below.
The Club World Cup will have one of its distinguished guests making their first appearance. Real Madrid,with all of their superstars, will be heavily favored to beat Cruz Azul, the CONCACAF representative. Carlo Ancelotti's men will try to bring this tournament home for the first time, being one of the few trophies they are yet to conquer.
Cruz Azul made their debut on Saturday against Western... Read the rest of the article »
New agreement with RCN bolsters One World Sports' presence in New York and other top markets; Global Sports Network available from December 16 with diverse offering of sporting events to major digital TV and Broadband Provider’s Subscribers
ONE World Sports, America’s Network for Global Sports, and RCN, an industry-leading provider of high-speed Internet, digital TV and phone services, today announced a multiyear, multiplatform agreement. As part of this deal, ONE World Sports will be available beginning December 16, 2014, to current and new RCN Digital TV subscribers on the Premiere Sports Tier, SD channel 393 and HD channel... Read the rest of the article »
He has played enough. At 37, former France international striker Thierry Henry has decided to put an end to his career as a footballer.
After playing 915 games and scoring a total of 411 goals (at international and club level), Thierry Henry has announced his retirement from football. The Paris-born star commenced his youth career at AS Monaco where he joined Arsene Wenger. In August 1994, he made his professional debut. Henry flourished with Les Rouges et Blancs, helping them to win the 1996/97 French Ligue 1 title and reach the semi-finals... Read the rest of the article »
The Red Devils captain is feeling quite upbeat about where the team could finish in May.
After a difficult start, Manchester United appear to be slowly getting back on track this season.
While the Red Devils are currently out of European competition due to their disappointing performance during the past campaign, one positive aspect is that it will allow them to focus all their energy on qualifying for next season's Champions League.
Six straight wins, including a recent... Read the rest of the article »
Despite his combative reputation, the Portuguese defender's disciplinary record in La Liga this season may surprise fans.
Certainly no one can dispute that Real Madrid defender Pepe is one of the more divisive figures in the game.
Fans of the capital club like him for his all-action displays on the pitch, whereas supporters of opposing clubs, such as arch-rivals Barcelona can not stand the Portuguese international.
This past summer saw him sent off for the 12th time in his professional career after headbutting... Read the rest of the article »
According to the Spanish Anti-corruption authorities, every player and coach indicted knew all about the agreement that allowed Zaragoza to remain playing in La Liga.
After months of gathering evidence to support their case, the Spanish Anti-corruption office formally accused 42 people of fixing the Zaragoza-Levante match in 2011, which was won by Los Maños. Real Zaragoza needed to win the game to keep y their spot in La Liga, and according to the report revealed by the Spanish entity, the club paid almost a million euros to their opponent to lose that match.
The... Read the rest of the article »
The German wingman has been linked to a transfer for some time, and with Bayern's recent interest, Los Blancos want to remain in the player's top of mind before he decides where to go.
Florentino Perez desperately wants Marco Reus to sign for Real Madrid. Well aware that the Dortmund wingman is being sought out by several European giants, Los Blancos' main man sent an spokesman to Germany, so he keeps an eye on the German player and inform Perez of any possible bids Reus considers. Florentino knows it will be Reus who ends up deciding where he will continue his career, and he doesn't... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid's legendary player believes the team should be cautious when facing the German side, even if they defeated them in the same round last year.
Real Madrid's Public Relations President Emilio Butragueño reacted to his team's UEFA Champions League draw, where Los Blancos will be facing Schalke 04. Despite their victory against the German side last year in the same instance, "El Buitre" dismissed the team will take on this match lightly, since they know their opponents will be really hard to beat.
"We are moderately... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish coach recognized facing the current EPL champion could be a good opportunity to measure their chances of winning this edition of the UEFA Champions League.
Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique spoke about today's UCL draw, where his team will face EPL current champion Manchester City. The Spanish manager felt confident his players will make it through to the next round, but he acknowledged the difficulty of facing the Sky Blues.
"Manchester City will be a tought team to beat. We consider them to be title contenders, and we will analyze them thoroughly.... Read the rest of the article »
Prior to the draw on Monday, the Arsenal midfielder took to Instagram to poke fun at the Red Devils in hilarious manner.
Odd at first, everyone has probably got used to the fact that Manchester United are not in this season’s Champions League.
An ever constant presence on the European stage during Sir Alex Ferguson's era, last year’s disastrous reign under David Moyes means the Old Trafford side were watching the draw for the round of 16 over the television screen, whilst Chelsea, Manchester City... Read the rest of the article »
The Gunners will face Monaco, whilst Chelsea and Manchester City were handed tough ties for the round of 16.
The Champions League round of 16 fixtures for the 2014-15 season have all been decided, and it spells a nightmare for English Premier League duo Chelsea and Manchester City.
Chelsea was paired against Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain in a repeat of last season’s thrilling quarter-final encounter between the two mega-rich sides, whilst the Citizens, reminiscent of last season’s... Read the rest of the article »
The odds don’t favor one of these three English Premier League side ahead of Monday’s draw.
With the Champions League draw for the round of 16 set to take place on Monday in the city of Nyon, fans of the surviving English Premier League sides await to see who they will face.
After Liverpool crashed out in the group stage, only Chelsea, Manchester City, and Arsenal remain in European football’s most coveted tournament. The Blues finished top of Group G, and are seeded for the... Read the rest of the article »
The Arsenal boss admits to being wary of his side’s bad luck in the round of 16, with Real Madrid, Barcelona, and Bayern Munich possibly awaiting the north London side.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger confessed his side have had bad luck in the Champions League draw over the last few seasons, joking he might go to church to pray for some good luck before the round of 16 fixtures are decided.
The draw for the next round of Europe’s coveted competition will take place on Monday in Nyon, and with the Gunners finishing runners-up in their group, behind leaders... Read the rest of the article »