The skipper will miss out the rest of the MLS season due to knee injury.
Sad news for Colorado Rapids as the club’s captain, Drew Moor, is set to miss the rest of the 2014 MLS season after being diagnosed with an injured meniscus and a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his right knee. The club confirmed the news on Tuesday after a scan revealed the damage.
Moor picked the injury in the 14th minute of play during Rapid’s last away match against... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese international is set to return to his former club for the 2014-15 season.
Nani will return to the Portuguese capital to play for the club where he started his professional career: Sporting Lisbon. The news was confirmed on Tuesday by the club via its official Twitter account. Early on Monday, the club also confirmed the departure of Argentine defender Marcos Rojo to Manchester United.
"Welcome home, @luisnani! #NaniisBack"
Bem-vindo a casa, @luisnani... Read the rest of the article »
Arsene Wenger's perfect record in Champions League qualification matches speaks for itself. Watch as the Gunners take on Besiktas in what should be an exciting fixture.
When we take a look at the record books, qualifying for the Champions League appears to be something Arsene Wenger does not see as too much of a challenge. Although his sides may only finish fourth and are forced into a preliminary round, the Gunners have won all 12 times.
Today, they will enter yet another preliminary round, and just like last season, they have travelled to Turkey.
This... Read the rest of the article »
The ‘Revs’ add another offensive player to their roster as they keep fighting for a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
New England Revolution confirmed on Monday the acquisition of former U-20 and U-23 U.S. player Tony Taylor via the MLS weighted lottery mechanism. The ‘Revs’ make their second transfer of the month after signing forward Andre Akpan last week from New York Red Bulls.
Tony Taylor has spent most of his career playing abroad and he hasn’t made his debut in the MLS yet. The 25-year-old... Read the rest of the article »
After the departure of Diego Costa, Thibaut Courtois, and Filipe Luis this summer, Los Rojiblancos look set to lose another integral member of Atletico's 2013-14 La Liga-winning side
This summer transfer window has proved to be a nightmare for Liga BBVA champions Atletico Madrid.
La Rojiblancos have brought in several quality signings, with Croatian and French attackers Mario Mandzukic and Antoine Griezmann arriving at the Vicente Calderon, but the club has seen the departure of intergral members of their 2013-14 La Liga winning side.
Hotshot shot-stopper Thibaut... Read the rest of the article »
La Albiceleste's World Cup defender Marcos Rojo's move to Old Trafford is complete, according to the player
Argentine defender Marcos Rojo has confirmed his "dream" move to English Premier League side Manchester United, departing Portuguese club Sporting after making over 60 appearances with the Primeira Liga side.
The 24-year-old, capable of playing as center-back and full back, has been heavily tipped with a switch to Old Trafford on the back of his impressive 2014 World Cup run, being... Read the rest of the article »
Manchester City has joined a host of clubs this summer who've chosen to trim their squad numbers.
Earlier this summer, Manchester United coach Louis Van Gaal announced that he would be cutting several players from his squad as he looks to completely re-shape proceedings at Old Trafford this season.
And now, not surprisingly, Premier League champions Manchester City have become the latest to decide that they need to trim the fat in order to stay competitive and slash their wage bill.
According... Read the rest of the article »
We've all seen some pretty bad corner kick attempts, but is this the worst one many of us have seen in a while?
Anyone who has been following football for quite some time has seen all aspects of the beautiful game--from the good, to the bad, and of course, the ugly.
From horrible penalties to atrocious free kick attempts, fans have seen it all, with corner kicks not being exempt from being put into this same category.
Yesterday, Milan, who continue to struggle so far this summer, took on Valencia... Read the rest of the article »
Chelsea begin the 2014/15 Premier League season taking the three points from Burnley.
It took only one match for Brazilian-born Spaniard Diego Costa to net in his first goal for ‘The Blues’ in the Premier League.
An early goal from Burnley in the 14th minute surprised Chelsea but the talent of Mourinho’s squad was enough to get an immediate equalizer with Costa firing in the ball from the six-yard box after a rebound. Three minutes later Andre Schurrle finished... Read the rest of the article »
Luis Suarez made his debut in Barcelona’s shirt after his ban from all football-related activity was recently lifted by FIFA.
It couldn’t have been a better night for FC Barcelona. The ‘blau-granas’ get their first title of the season and keep the Joan Gamper’s trophy at home after thrashing Mexican club Leon 6-0. Morevoer, Neymar scored twice and he looks fully recovered from the back injury that he picked against Colombia playing for the Brazilian national team during this year’s World Cup.
Barcelona... Read the rest of the article »
Check out live streaming info and team sheets for the Burnley vs Chelsea match on Monday, August 18, 2014.
Fans can't wait to see Transfer signings Diego Costa, Cesc Fabregas, Thibaut Courtois and Filipe Luis make their competitive debut under Mourinho. It has been 16 years since Chelsea last lost their opening match in the English Premier League.
On Monday night, the Blues will close Matchday 1 of the 2014/15 EPL season away from their fortress, Stamford Bridge. They will be hosted by Burnley at... Read the rest of the article »
Last year, with Miguel Herrera as head coach, Las Aguilas were eliminated in the group stage by Costa Rican side Alajuelense.
Azteca Stadium saw last year how Club America lost the chance to represent CONCACAF in the upcoming FIFA Club World Cup. Tomorrow, most of their players will have a chance to redeem themselves.
Raising their fans’ hopes, America has a perfect start in the local tournament, winning 5 out of 5 in the Apertura tournament, as they start their international run with a game against Bayamon FC... Read the rest of the article »
AZ Alkmaar confirmed on Monday that the USMNT player underwent groin surgery last Friday.
Not good news for AZ Alkmaar and USMNT striker Aron Johannsson as it will take him a six-week period to recover from a groin surgery he had last Friday in Amsterdam.
The 23-year-old underwent his second surgery in a row following an ankle operation he had during last July after the World Cup. Aron made one appearance with the USMNT during this year’s World Cup in Brazil against Ghana... Read the rest of the article »
Los Colchoneros signed forwards Antoine Griezmann, Mario Mandzukic and Mexican Raul Jimenez, among others, trying to revalidate last year’s La Liga championship.
Atletico Madrid needs more players, according to their coach, Diego Simeone. The Argentinian coach spoke prior to the first Spanish Super Cup match against Real Madrid, desiring his team is completed with one or two more players.
“We have to let go some players that we think can develop elsewhere. Taking that into account, we have to round up the team with one or two players. I can’t... Read the rest of the article »
Antonio Sancho will take control of the Sports Vice Presidency, vacated recently by Mario Trejo.
Last week, Pumas lost their Sports VP (Mario Trejo), their game against Leon in the Apertura tournament, and finally, their coach (Jose Luis Trejo). Although we cannot confirm they will win against Tijuana on Sunday, apparently things are looking better for the team, since they will have a new coach in Guillermo Vazquez, and a new sports VP, the one and only Antonio Sancho.
Guillermo Vazquez... Read the rest of the article »
The Toronto FC player came back in fashion after being sidelined for a period of six months.
Saturday’s 4-1 defeat against Sporting Kansas City will not be one to remember for the Canadian side but at least their fans had a funny moment when forward Bright Dike managed to net in his own shoe after a shot from outside the box. The ball was easily stopped by SKC’s keeper Jon Kempin but Dike’s boot ended up inside the goal in a play that was even applauded by the home crowd.
After... Read the rest of the article »
More than a month after Juan Zuniga's horrendous tackle ended Neymar's 2014 World Cup run, the 22-year-old Barca ace nominates the Colombian defender for the Ice Bucket challenge
Barcelona superstar Neymar is the latest footballer to follow in the footsteps of Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher and Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to undergo the Ice Bucket challenge.
Nominated by Los Blancos' Brazilian defender Marcello, the Selecao ace accepted the challenge, submerging himself in ice water, before passing on the gauntlet to others.
In a video... Read the rest of the article »
After watching the Red Devils fall to a disappointing 2-1 loss at home to Swansea in the English Premier League's opening game, the Man United board are preparing a stunning package to land Argentine ace Angel Di Maria
English Premier League side Manchester United have long been linked with a move for Real Madrid's Argentine ace Angel Di Maria.
The 26-year-old Los Blancos star had a stellar year at Santiago Bernabeu last season, playing a pivotal role in Les Merengues' 4-1 Champions League triumph over city rivals Atletico Madrid, winning the Man of the Match award for the final in Lisbon.
But... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona will face Mexican side Leon in the Joan Gamper Trophy at the Camp Nou on Monday, the 18th of August.
The Uruguayan star was slapped with quite a harsh punishment after he was seen biting Italian international Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup which saw him being banned for four months from all football related activities. However upon his appeal the Court of Arbitration for Sport eased the terms and the former Liverpool star can now train with his teammates, which also means that the 27 year old... Read the rest of the article »
Guadalajara faces relegation for the first time in 108 years. On Sunday, El Rebaño lost against Santos 0-1 at Omnilife Stadium
Mexico’s favorite team is in need of a confidence boost. Yesterday, Las Chivas lost their second straight game in the Apertura 2014 tournament, and right now they are just three points away from relegation. Sports VP Francisco Palencia, at a press conference after the game, acknowledged the problem and urges the coaching staff and the players to take whatever actions are needed to get Chivas... Read the rest of the article »