Cech has been benched by Courtois for most of the season. He helped Chelsea win Champions League and Premier League titles.
This summer seems to be the time in which many icons are leaving their teams. Steven Gerrard moving away from Liverpool, Xavi from Barcelona and now Petr Cech is looking to exit Chelsea. He has been with the team since 2004, but spent most of last season on the bench seeing how Thibaut Courtois replaced him.
Now, Petr Cech has agreed with Chelsea that if there is a solid interest from any club... Read the rest of the article »
Xavi is most likely to announce his departure for Qatar on Thursday. They were together when Spain won the World Cup in 2010.
Three more games with Barcelona seems everything that is left for Xavi as he prepares to leave the club that he joined since his days as a youth academy player. At the age of 35, Xavi is expecting to retire playing in Qatar. Xavi has been a part of eight La Liga titles since his debut with the senior team in 1998.
Many players are speaking highly about their captain before he leaves. Andres... Read the rest of the article »
Manchester expects to get around 50 million for the Spanish goalkeeper. It will be Coentrao's second chance at joining the Red Devils.
One day Manchester United slapped a €40m price tag on David de Gea, 23, and the next one Real Madrid launched a €20m offer on the Spanish goalkeeper who has only played one season with the Red Devils. He still has one more year left in his contract so it is unlikely that the English club will get what they want for De Gea in cash.
De Gea is looking at the options he has
Real... Read the rest of the article »
The journalist, along with his crew, was kept under police custody for 48 hours, with the Qatari government still holding every piece of equipment they brought into the country.
It seems that those who were concerned about how a middle eastern country could handle the media in a highly publicized event will end up being right. Today, BBC journalist Mark Lobel shared his experience with Qatari authorites, which detained him under a bogus "trespassing" charge, stripping him and his crew of all their equipment and keeping them under police custody for over 48 hours.
Lobel... Read the rest of the article »
Financial Fair Play rules handed Manchester City and PSG huge fines and transfer restrictions for this season.
After a season which saw big spenders Paris Saint Germain and Manchester City being handed huge fines, UEFA boss Michel Platini revealed Financial Fair Play rules could be changed, following a series of complaints by other European sides.
In an interview, Platini stated that Financial Fair Play regulations have worked, but there would be margin for a possible debate if some conditions can be... Read the rest of the article »
Cakir worked in four UEFA Champions League matches this year including the first leg of the series between PSG and Chelsea.
With both teams qualified to play the UEFA Champions League final in Berlin, the only thing the game needed was its referee. Today, UEFA officers appointed Turkish Cuneyt Cakir as the man in charge.
Cakir, 38, worked in four UEFA Champions League matches this season. His last appearance in the tournament came during the first leg of the Round of 16 matchup between PSG and Chelsea. He also refereed... Read the rest of the article »
The Brazilian midfielder scored his team's second goal against Veracruz, giving Los Gallos the chance to play their first semi-final in almost five years.
Ronaldinho keeps giving Mexican fans a little bit of the talent that made him one of the best footballers that ever lived. The Brazilian midfielder is now showing his best form since he joined Queretaro last year, and has his club just two games away of playing their first-ever final match.
Following a slow start of the season, Los Gallos Blancos eliminated Veracruz to earn their place in the... Read the rest of the article »
West Brom will welcome Chelsea to the Hawthorns on Monday, the 18th of May in a Premier League encounter. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for West Brom vs Chelsea below.
Monday's result will have no significant bearing on either of the club's ambitions with Chelsea having already won the league whereas West Brom have secured survival. The Baggies ensured safety after a 1-1 draw against a Newcastle side, which after a series of disappointing results are edging closer to a possible demotion.
West Brom have performed admirably under the tutelage of Tony Pulis who... Read the rest of the article »
He grew up playing for West Brom and moved to Chelsea in 2013. He is the second youngest player to ever debut in the EPL at 16 years and 117 days.
Jose Mourinho has had 88 players playing for him with Chelsea, and this Monday at West Bromwich, Isaiah Brown will get to play his first game under the wing of the Special One. It could not have come at a more significant time for the 18-year-old player who started his development with the Baggies' academy.
When he was 16 years old and 117 days, he became the second-youngest player to debut... Read the rest of the article »
Mourinho gave Madrid their last La Liga title but no UCL titles. His relationship with media, fans and players was not very pleasant.
Jose Mourinho gave Real Madrid players, fans and media a lot of problems and their relationship was not good for the most part. At the same time, the Special One gave the team its last La Liga title three seasons ago. Now, Madrid is going after him once again after Carlo Ancelotti has failed twice at winning the domestic league.
Since Mourinho has been gone, Real Madrid has won everything but... Read the rest of the article »
The team celebrates every title in this historic place sine 1930. Barcelona will organize an even bigger celebration next week after the game.
The new champion of La Liga has been decided and Barcelona fans know it. As soon as the final whistle blew in el Vicente Calderon, thousands of Cules fans gathered in Fuente de Canaletas to celebrate the 23rd La Liga title the team has won since the competition was created.
It is a tradition for Barcelona fans to gather in Canaletas since 1930. This is the equivalent to Real Madrid's celebrations... Read the rest of the article »
Louis van Gaal knows it will not be easy to keep the Spanish goalkeeper around for long. The crowd support he gets at Man United could make him stay.
David de Gea's future with Manchester United is just as uncertain as Iker Casillas' with Real Madrid. For the goalkeeper of the Red Devils, there is a possibility of joining Los Blancos this summer to replace his teammate of the Spanish National Team. Louis van Gaal knows De Gea does not have an easy decision to make.
"David De Gea shall not leave us so easily because we are a great club... Read the rest of the article »
Man City was planning to offer around £40million for the midfielder. Kevin has scored 15 goals in all competitions for his team.
Manchester City is not going to have an easy way to get Kevin De Bruyne for their team for next season. The English side has received an ultimatum from Wolfsburg to stay away from their key midfielder. De Bruyne was previously owned by the Blues and only played eight games for them, spending most of his time on loans.
Since January 2014, things have gotten better for the Belgian player who has... Read the rest of the article »
He scored the third out of four goals that gave Orlando a 4-0 win. Kaká was booked for excessive celebration.
Kaká did his part in helping Orlando City SC win their first home game of the season 4-0 over L.A. Galaxy at the Citrus Bowl. It was a much-needed victory for a team that had only won one game in their last six matches of the season. It was their third victory in the season that has already seen 11 weeks go by.
A solid attendance number for this game
40,000 people in the stands... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid has lost any chances to catch up with Barcelona. Ronaldo has scored 45 of Madrid's 111 goals this season.
45 goals is what Cristiano Ronaldo has in his personal account after 37 La Liga games this season. His hat-trick against Espanyol could have given Real Madrid a chance to fight for the title next week if Barcelona did not beat. Now, Ronaldo hopes to at least win the Pichichi, a race he leads by four goals over Lionel Messi.
CR7 has scored 26 hat-tricks in La Liga since he arrived in Madrid in... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentine superstar scored the only goal of the night to seal the title race, as La Pulga continues to add to his trophy-laden Barcelona career.
The numbers speak for themselves. His stats since making his debut back in 2004 speaks shear volumes. 22 titles in just over ten years with the Barcelona senior squad, none can deny Lionel Messi’s legendary status at the Camp Nou.
On Sunday, the four-time Ballon d’Or winner led the Blaugrana to the Vicente Calderon Stadium to clash with Atletico Madrid, knowing a win would be enough... Read the rest of the article »
Social media had a lot to say after the draw at Old Trafford, with Alexis, Young, and De Gea dominating the post-match conversations.
Sunday’s highly-anticipated clash between Manchester United and Arsenal, once a game that saw where the English Premier League title would be heading, ended in a disappointing 1-1 draw.
However, the Gunners can count themselves lucky to have left Old Trafford with a draw, and the Red Devils upset with the score line, as it was the 20-time league champions who dominated play for most of... Read the rest of the article »
The Gunners head on to Old Trafford to face Manchester United, with the third position in the EPL at stake. Check out the live streaming & TV infor for Manchester United vs Arsenal below.
The final game for Manchester United this season at Old Trafford will be against a distinguished guest. The Red Devils will host Arsenal in a game where both sides need a win to assure a third-place finish in this year's EPL standings. While both sides carried unbeaten streaks of their own earlier this year, during the past weeks there haven't been many moments for them to enjoy, and they will surely... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona can clinch la Liga with a win despite the outcome between Espanyol and Real Madrid.
It no longer seems a matter of how, but it is not mostly about when will Barcelona clinch their 23rd La Liga title. After the strike that threatened the last two weeks of Spanish football got suspended, everything is set for Atletico Madrid to host the leaders of the competition at the Vicente Calderon. Diego Simeone and his team are not planning on letting Barcelona celebrate in Madrid.
Los... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid desperately needs a win against Espanyol to keep their thin championship hopes alive. Check out the live streaming & TV info for Espanyol vs Real Madrid below.
Espanyol and Real Madrid will enter the pitch of Power8 Stadium aware of their current predicaments. While the hosts keep their hopes about European football next season, Real Madrid waits for a miracle to win La Liga once again. Having lost their advantage over Barcelona, last week's draw against Valencia provided a huge blow for Los Blancos' chances of winning the Spanish top flight, and now they... Read the rest of the article »