The English striker could miss both Champions League clashes with Real Madrid after suffering yet another injury during training, on Thursday
Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge can't seem to catch a break with injuries this season.
The 25-year-old England striker picked up a thigh injury back in the beginning of September whilst on international duty with the Three Lions, and has since not featured for his club.
With the player nearing match fitness, Liverpool's Irish manager Brendan Rodgers revealed on Friday, ahead of Sundays match... Read the rest of the article »
FC Bayern München vs Werder Bremen comes to you live online and on TV on Saturday, October 18, 2014. Don’t miss this clash between the modest away side and the classy home side.
The International Break gave some Bayern stars a chance to recuperate. However, it also brought bad news. Thiago Alcantara for example suffered substantial damage to his body once again upon his return to training. Thiago's Bayern career has so far been riddled with injuries. This injury sees him ruled out for the toughest run-ins of the season. Bastian Schweinsteiger is recovering... Read the rest of the article »
The Uruguayan will be cleared to play after a four month ban. Suarez has participated in friendly matches with his National Team and with the Barcelona B squad.
One of the most anticipated issues surrounding El Clasico will be without a doubt, Luis Suarez's comeback to active football. This may be the first game for Suarez officially as a Barcelona player, and his coach's words about his shape may reveal he will take part of La Liga's most anticipated battle:
"Luis Suarez is in top shape. He has never been fat, as some of you guys have said. He... Read the rest of the article »
The Australian midfielder, who plays for NY Red Bulls, asks for a vote of confidence for the Middle Eastern country to host football's most important tournament.
In a timeframe where supporting Qatar as World Cup hosts seems like a risky propostion, Australian midfielder Tim Cahill spoke in favor of the Middle Eastern country, since he knows first-hand they have what it takes to put together a great tournament:
"Every time I come here I'm like 'wow'. They should be proud of what they are creating. For me, I have no problem, I think they deserve... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentinian was left without a nomination in favor of Mexican wingman Carlos Vela, Diego Costa and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo,the league's top scorer.
Despite scoring more goals than two of the nominees, Lionel Messi was snubbed by La Liga for the Best Striker award for the 2013-2014 season.
Messi scored 28 goals last year, one more than Atletico's Diego Costa (now with Chelsea) and a shocking 12 more than the other nominee, Mexican Carlos Vela, who plays for Real Sociedad. It would have been fair for Messi to get a nomination, since he was... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish keeper was rumored to be Real Madrid's target for the next transfer window, but sources indicate De Gea will agree to a new contract with the Red Devils
After being rumored to be in Real Madrid's radar, Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea may end the gossip regarding his future, by signing a new long-term deal with Manchester United. According to sources, De Gea would be signing a new five year contract with the Red Devils, where he would collect £120,000 per week.
If these rumors have any truth in them, los Blancos may have... Read the rest of the article »
The Italian had nothing but high praise for his new captain in a recent interveiw.
Well, this is certainly a way to try to get on good terms with your new colleagues.
Liverpool signing Mario Balotelli hasn't exactly hit the ground running since making the move from Milan this summer, with the 24-year-old just netting once so far for Brendan Rodgers' men.
Yet, having had the chance to play with two of the top midfielders in the world--Juventus star Andrea Pirlo and... Read the rest of the article »
Despte being rated as one of the top talents in the Premier League, Chelsea's Hazard feels that there are only a few players better than him.
Chelsea fans will certainly rate Eden Hazard among the top footballers on the planet, despite his young age.
Ever since arriving from Lille in 2012, the Belgian star has been in sparkling form for the Premier League giants and received the much-coveted PFA Young Player of the Year award for his efforts.
However, the 23-year-old doesn't rate himself in the top five, at least not just... Read the rest of the article »
The Magpies will keep Chieck Tiote and Papiss Cisse under medical surveillance, having travelled to African soil in this International break.
Newcastle United coach Alan Pardew stated earlier today the club will take preventive measures against the Ebola virus, since two of their key players recently travelled to Africa. Cheick Tiote and Papiss Cisse will be kept under medical surveillance to prevent any risk of exposure to the virus.
"We would be naive not to have concerns. They are essential to us and our doctor has looked... Read the rest of the article »
The Italian striker arrived this summer to Liverpool, having scored only one goal with the Reds against Bulgarian side Ludogorets in a UCL match.
Italian striker Mario Balotelli revealed today that he feels "a bit lonely" in the box, urging his team to change their tactics to make his performances better. The controversial player arrived to Anfield Road this summer, following Luis Suarez's departure to Barcelona, but has only been able to score once against Bulgarian Ludogorets, in Matchday One of the UEFA Champions League.
"I... Read the rest of the article »
The former Barcelona coach has revealed his true thoughts on the famous tiki-taka.
It's the playing style that has been Barcelona's bread-and-butter for quite the past few seasons, and even the Spanish NT has utilized it as well.
Tiki-taka, which started off with Dutch legend Johan Cruyff but gained world-wide renown under Pep Guardiola, was highly instrumental to the Blaugrana's dominance of La Liga as well as in the Champions League and was on full display as La Furia Roja... Read the rest of the article »
The Mexican defender stated after this year's World Cup that his days with El Tri were over, but playing in Serie A has re-ignited his will to play for Mexico
Mexican center back Rafael Marquez changed his mind about defending El Tri once again. The former Barcelona and Monaco player stated today he feels quite capable of playing under coach Miguel Herrera, as long as Mexico's manager feels he can give something back to the green and white.
"I think that playing in a league such as Serie A has given me the motivation I needed. I believe I can... Read the rest of the article »
UEFA's President wants to empower the referees aside the goals, alongside other new ideas, such as a white card.
UEFA President Michel Platini wants some rules to change, for the benefit of football. The former French player had a book published today, in which he explains with detail some innovations he would want to execute on the pitch.
In his book "Let's Talk About Football", Platini proposes two extra substitutions which could be used only at halftime, so that the rhythm of each game would... Read the rest of the article »
En el regreso de José Manuel de la Torre como técnico, Chivas, que lucha desesperadamente por no descender, visita al bicampeón León, este sábado 18 de octubre a las 9PM/8C/6PT por Telemundo, cadena oficial de los juegos como locales de los clubes León y Pachuca
Deportes Telemundo presenta el encuentro correspondiente a la jornada 13 del Torneo Apertura 2014 de la Liga MX entre el bicampeón León contra las Chivas de Guadalajara, en vivo desde el estadio León, en León Guanajuato, este sábado 18 de octubre a las 9PM/8C/6PT. Con circunstancias diferentes, pero con la obligación de ganar, León recibe a uno... Read the rest of the article »
Cristiano Ronaldo will make a return to the Theatre of Dreams in November! It’s not for a Champions League clash or a record transfer but for the highly-anticipated Portugal vs Argentina friendly match.
It is official. For the eighth time in history, Portugal and Argentina will clash. The former has a poor record against the latter. And now 42 years after Eusebio and Dinis powered the Seleccão to a rare 3-1 win over the South Americans at the Maracaña stadium, Cristiano Ronaldo will be tasked to boost the Portuguese fans' confidence with victory at Old Trafford.
During this month’s... Read the rest of the article »
As fans honored what was the beginning of a legendary career, the 27-year-old Argentine took to Facebook to express his gratitude in a heartfelt message
Argentine superstar Lionel Messi took to Facebook to post a heartfelt thank you message to all his fans and supporters on the 10 year anniversary of his Barcelona debut.
On October 16, 2004, the then Blaugrana boss Frank Rijkaard handed a 17-year-old attacker by the name of Lionel Messi his first game in the Catalan giants' famous red and blue jersey in a clash with Espanyol.
Fast forward... Read the rest of the article »
Real Salt Lake visit Portland Timbers this Friday, October 17 at 10PM on NBCSN as 2014 MLS Cup playoffs near; FC Dallas vs Colorado Rapids is on Saturday at 3PM ET
NBCSN’s coverage of Major League Soccer continues this Friday, October 17, when Real Salt Lake visit the Portland Timbers and midfielder Diego Valeri at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Valeri led the Timbers to a crucial victory over the San Jose Earthquakes last Wednesday, scoring two goals in their 3-0 win.
Real Salt Lake, third in the Western Conference, secured their spot in the 2014 MLS Cup... Read the rest of the article »
With only a few months remaining before kick-off, the CAF will now turn to either South Africa, Sudan, or Egypt to host the upcoming tournament, beginning January 17, 2015
Morocco have decided to pull out as the 2015 African Cup of Nations host country as fears over the spread of the deadly disease Ebola continues.
The north African country, who were initally planning on holding the upcoming tournament scheduled from January 17th to February 8th, put in an appeal to the Confederation of African Football on Friday asking them to postpone the tournament due to the... Read the rest of the article »
North London side Arsenal, believed front runners for the Uruguayan's signature, have been handed a huge boost in the race to sign the 27-year-old as his Ligue 1 exit draws closer
Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani has reportedly requested a transfer to the English Premier League as rumors of a Ligue 1 exit hit full drive.
Signed from Serie A side Napoli only a season back for a whopping £55m, the Uruguayan has grown frustrated with life at Parc des Princes and now looks to embark on a new journey come the new year when the January transfer window swings... Read the rest of the article »
In a statement released by the Serbian FA, they accuse the away fans of provoking their supporters, and demand they be awarded a 3-0 win for the abandoned game
After a politically-heated Euro 2016 qualifier match between Serbia and Albania ended in violence, the Serbian FA have issued a statement in which they blame the away side for Tuesday's unfortunate occurrence.
The clash between the two Balkan nation was stopped, then abandoned after players and fans got involved in disputes and brawls on the pitch when Stefan Mitrovic pulled down the flag of... Read the rest of the article »