Despite receiving full backing from club owner Silvio Berlusconi, the Spanish striker is yet to play a full 90 minutes for the Serie A side, making only six appearances for the Rossoneri
Fernando Torres has admitted to being unhappy with the lack of playing time handed to him at his current side AC Milan after making his summer transfer window shift to Italy.
On a two-season loan from Chelsea, the former Liverpool star has made only six appearances for the Rossoneri, currently sitting in sixth place in Serie A, scoring only once, and is yet to complete a full 90 minutes for... Read the rest of the article »
According to reports, the former Tottenham star could be surprisingly put up for sale by the Liga giants.
Although Gareth Bale only arrived at Real Madrid in 2013, the Welsh star could be set for an early exit.
The 10-time Champions League winners splashed out an astronomical £75-85 million (depending on which sources one uses) to bring the speedy attacker to the capital. And initially, after a difficult settling-in period that was marred by injuries, the former Tottenham star began to quickly... Read the rest of the article »
After a frustrating goal drought, Balotelli finally scored his second goal for Liverpool to equalize in the League Cup.
Since arriving this summer from Milan, Mario Balotelli has been feeling the pressure to do what strikers do best--to score goals.
Liverpool paid £16 million to bring in the 24-year-old but despite his immense talent, he has not found it easy to get going in his second spell in England.
As a result, recent reports from his native Italy claimed that he would be making a return to... Read the rest of the article »
The Asturian coach denied Lionel Messi was not fit to play and had painkilling shots for last Saturday's match
Following their loss against Real Madrid on Saturday, things have taken a controversial turn with Barcelona. Coach Luis Enrique had a heated press conference regarding several subjects, which included his responsability on losing Saturday's game, as well as some issues with his players.
"I'm the one to blame. My players are committed with what we are trying to do here, and if you want to... Read the rest of the article »
Real Sociedad's player has refused several times to join the Mexican National Team, but El Tri's coach will give him one more chance to reconsider.
Mexico's favorite novel may come to an end soon. After refusing several times to join El Tri, Mexican Carlos Vela has been called up by Miguel Herrera for next month's friendly matches against The Netherlands and Belarus. Recently, the Real Sociedad wingman assured this was not an appropriate time to play with his National Team, but Herrera wanted to end the controversy surrounding Vela, so he decided... Read the rest of the article »
FIFA's president stated today that he was surprised by the Committee's decision, since he expected a German player to be the winner.
During his visit to Moscow, where he will unveil the logo for World Cup 2018, Joseph Blatter stated giving Lionel Messi the Golden Ball for the past World Cup was a mistake, revealing his candidate to win the award was German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer.
"I think that decision was incorrect. I was surprised when I was told the Committee's decision, since they chose to evaluate ten players that... Read the rest of the article »
The World Cup winner in 1986 was exposed by a video in which apparently he hits his former fiancee Rocio Oliva for her excessive use of her smartphone.
Once again, Diego Armando Maradona is involved in a potential scandal. The former Argentinian player, considered one of soccer's best players of all time, has been exposed in a video where he allegedly hits his former fiancee Rocio Oliva.
The video shows Maradona sitting in a couch, with his ex-girlfriend recording his actions. Maradona then gets up, apparently drunk, and starts yelling... Read the rest of the article »
Sankt Pauli vs Borussia Dortmund live streaming info and TV listings are available here. Watch this German DFB Pokal match in your country online/on TV, on October 28, 2014.
Borussia Dortmund's troubles in the league appear to worsen with each passing week. This time, against Hannover, they delivered a good performance devoid of too many errors only to be punished for poor finishing yet again. A wonderful free kick by Hiroshi Kiyotake denied them the chance of earning at least one point. In the UEFA Champions League, most of Dortmund's shots seem to bend in while... Read the rest of the article »
On October 29th, watch the two most important teams in Catalunya re-enact their rivalry in the tournament that will decide who will rule the region for a year.
After a two-year absence, the classic tournament played between Catalunyan sides returns, with its two most important teams playing against each other to determine the region's supremacy. For this match, both sides agreed to present most of their top players, to avoid fans to be disappointed with the show on the pitch.
Barcelona get to this match after losing El Clasico against Real Madrid... Read the rest of the article »
Shrewsbury vs Chelsea will go live this Tuesday in a Capital One Cup encounter at Greenhous Meadow.
Chelsea come into this match following a thriller against Man United over the weekend which ended in a 1-1 draw. Didier Drogba scored his first Premier League goal after his return to Stamford Bridge, guiding Fabregas' corner to the back of the net. It seemed as if the Blues would run away with all three points until a last ditch goal from Robin Van Persie settled the tie as the match ended in a draw.
Despite... Read the rest of the article »
The 2014/15 Capital One Cup resumes with Liverpool vs Swansea taking place at Anfield on October 28, 2014. Find live streaming and TV listings here.
Liverpool are not where they had hoped to be, before the start of the season. Their disappointing goalless draw at home to Hull City last Saturday created more negatives than positives. Mario Balotelli still couldn't find the net and the Merseyside Reds ended the weekend in seventh position, behind Swansea City on goal difference.
Assistant coach Colin Pascoe remains confident in Liverpool's... Read the rest of the article »
The 23-man shortlist for the 2014 FIFA Ballon d’Or award involves some controversy in the form of a number of notable omissions.
Individual awards are perhaps unfair as football is a team game. That said, for the FIFA Ballon d’Or, although 23 players receive recognition, many more are snubbed. This year is no different.
Copa del Rey and UEFA Champions League winner Luka Modric, despite his incredible long-range goals and his important role in Real Madrid’s midfield, is not present. Chile’s Arturo Vidal... Read the rest of the article »
The 23-man shortlist for the FIFA Ballon d’Or has created a bit of surprise, although most picks were predictable.
Just the morning after Cristiano Ronaldo bagged a hat-trick of individual trophies at the 2013/14 LFP Awards, the 2014 FIFA Ballon d’Or shortlist has been released with CR7’s name on it. The Portuguese superstar overshadows the majority of the contenders with Lionel Messi – trophiless this year – appearing to have slimmer chances than in previous editions.
Indeed, the... Read the rest of the article »
According to reports, the Italian international could make a swift exit from Anfield as early as January.
Although he just arrived, Mario Balotelli has found it hard to find his footing in his second spell in England.
The 24-year-old was signed by Liverpool for £16 million as Brendan Rodgers sought to find a replacement for the outgoing Luis Suarez.
However, his new attacker hasn't worked out as planned. Balotelli is yet to score in the Premier League and has just one goal in all competitions... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo won several awards for his excellent performance during the 2013-2014 season.
Earlier today, La Liga fans tuned in to see which players will be nominated at the annual LFP award ceremony.
Some winners were predictable, others not so much. A total of 26 awards were given out, with 13 for the top flight and the same number for the second division.
Diego Simeone's brilliant efforts with Atletico Madrid in the league & Europe earned him the Best Coach
Keylor... Read the rest of the article »
Las Aguilas lost their last game against Queretaro after being able to come back from a 2-0 deficit.
Things have not been working fine for Club America in the past few weeks. After losing two out of their last three matches, Las Aguilas will look to redeem themselves against arch-rival Guadalajara, when they face each other in another edition of the Mexican Clasico.
One of Antonio Mohamed's most important players, goalkeeper Moises Muñoz, stated today the team has to learn from their... Read the rest of the article »
The Juventus striker will play again for his National squad after being left out of the last World Cup by ex coach Alejandro Sabella.
After a three year absence, Argentinian striker Carlos Tevez will play once again for his National Team. One of the best players in the Italian Serie A will return with La Albiceleste after being called up by coach Gerardo Martino.
Tevez played his last game with Argentina in the summer of 2011, when the South American nation hosted the Copa America. There, La Albiceleste lost a penalty shootout... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish wingman may be looking for a transfer, since he is not enjoying much playing time with Luis Enrique's team.
Pedro Rodriguez may be living his final months playing for Barcelona. According to rumors, the Spanish wingman would be moving out of Barcelona to play with Arsene Wenger's Arsenal.
The Gunners would be interested in a player that has seen his playing time diminish since the arrival of Neymar, and with this summer's signing of Luis Suarez and the uprising of Munir El Haddadi, the player... Read the rest of the article »
The Italian coach commented El Clasico's aftermath, while he recognized to be amazed by the top quality football displayed by Carlo Ancelotti's team.
While working for an Italian sportscasting company, Fabio Capello analyzed last Saturday's game between Real Madrid and Barcelona. Having coached Los Blancos for two terms, the current Russian National Team's coach stated he can't stand Neymar because of his "acting" skills.
"He is a great attacking player, but what I can't stand is that a player at his level should fall to the... Read the rest of the article »
The Dutch striker was shown a yellow card after scoring a last-gasp equalizer against Jose Mourinho's side, which left the Man United boss unhappy
Manchester United boss Louis Van Gaal has blasted Dutch striker Robin Van Persie after his last-gasp goal against Chelsea in the two sides' English Premier League clash at Old Trafford, on Sunday.
The former Arsenal striker had scored the equalizing goal against Jose Mourinho's crew deep into stoppage time, after trailing the game for lengthy proportions, to earn the Red Devils a point in front... Read the rest of the article »