Real Madrid's president and Bale's agent met to weigh out the options. The club has not received significant bids for the 25-year-old player.
Gareth Bale is closer to staying with the club than leaving anywhere else after Florentino Perez and Jonathan Barnett (Bale's agent) met to discuss the future of the Welshman. His future for at least one more season lies in the Spanish capital.
Florentino was clear right off the bat that he was not wanting Bale out of the team for two reasons. It is still a long shot to get a profitable sale... Read the rest of the article »
He was subbed out in the 44th minute of the first half. He did not come back to the bench in the second half.
If you thought that Neymar and Luis Suarez overreacted when Luis Enrique told them to come out of the game, Ronaldinho went two steps further and left the stadium before the game was over. Victor Manuel Vucetich decided to get Ronaldinho off the pitch early in the game and the Brazilian star went straight to the locker rooms.
The game was already 2-0 in favor of Pachuca, and Queretaro manager... Read the rest of the article »
La Albiceleste wants some payback after their lousy 2011 Copa America display. Will they be able to live up to the expectations, or will they fail like four years ago?
Whenever an International tournament arrives, Argentina's National Team has to be considered one of the top candidates to win it. Even more, when that tournament is CONMEBOL's Copa America, La Albiceleste will always be among the three or possibly four contenders to take the trophy home, although their last performances in this tournament have been rather disappointing.
With one of their... Read the rest of the article »
NBC Universal presents 10 matches live across 10 networks for Premier League "Championship Sunday", this Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 10am ET.
NBCUniversal presents a blockbuster “Championship Sunday,” with all 10 matches presented live simultaneously on 10 different NBCUniversal television networks this Sunday, May 24 at 10 a.m. ET. In addition, Telemundo and NBC UNIVERSO will each televise one match in Spanish, and all 10 matches will be streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops... Read the rest of the article »
The soccer stars of tomorrow will shine on the international stage starting Friday, May 29 on TELEMUNDO and NBC UNIVERSO following the footsteps of Maradona, Ronaldinho, Messi and Giovani Dos Santos
As is tradition in FIFA youth tournaments, the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 will be a world showcase for the players poised to be the next stars of their respective clubs and national teams. Based on the analysis and projections of NBC Deportes experts Andrés Cantor, Carlos Hermosillo, Sammy Sadovnik and Manuel Sol, the following are the top 10 players to watch in this competition:
Hirving... Read the rest of the article »
Despite the recent, outrageous comments by the English attacker's agent, the Reds boss remains adamant that the 20-year-old will stay at Anfield for two more years.
"The simple fact is Raheem has two years left on his contract."
This was the stance of manager Brendan Rodgers when discussing the future of Liverpool star Raheem Sterling. Upon the northern Irish manager taking to the pre-match conference for the Reds' clash with stoke, their last English Premier Leauge game this season, much of his words surrounded the issue of the 20-year-old Englishman’s... Read the rest of the article »
In this week’s edition of #WWCWednesday, get to know the backline of defenders that stand on guard for Canada’s keepers.
Name: Allysha Chapman
Twitter/Instagram handle: @allyshachapman/ @allyshachapman
Hometown: Courtice, Ont
Playing the FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ on home soil is: a once in a lifetime opportunity.
The thing most people don’t know about me: I am an expert at dolphin noises
My go-to jam before a big game: Silence…it’s golden
“To... Read the rest of the article »
For the first time-ever all 52 games of the FIFA U-20 World Cup will be transmitted live in Spanish-language
NBC Deportes will present the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015, live May 29 through June 19, on the TELEMUNDO network and NBC UNIVERSO cable channel, kicking off a series of FIFA World Cup events scheduled for 2015. The FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 action will begin on Friday, May 29, when host New Zealand takes on Ukraine at 8:30PM/7:30C/5:30P on NBC UNIVERSO.
TELEMUNDO will air... Read the rest of the article »
TSN Adds Live Coverage of #CanWNT vs. England on May 29 at 7 p.m. ET, Marking the Team’s Final Friendly before the FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™
The Canadian women’s national team takes on rivals England live from Hamilton’s Tim Hortons Field. The FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ kicks off with Canada vs. China PR on Saturday, June 6 at 6 p.m. ET on CTV/RDS
TORONTO (May 19, 2015) – TSN today announced it has added exclusive live coverage of the Canadian women’s national team’s international... Read the rest of the article »
The Welshman has been subject to many rumors surrounding his future, and he has told his agent he wants to know what will happen with him before he takes some days off.
Gareth Bale wants all those rumors to stop. The Welshman is tired of hearing about whether Real Madrid want to part ways with him or not, and he has asked his agent to clarify things with Los Blancos' boss, Florentino Perez. Sources in Spain indicate that Jonathan Barnett, who was recently under the spotlight after criticizing Real Madrid's players for not passing the ball to Bale, will hold a meeting... Read the rest of the article »
The Gunners' striker was harshly criticized by his compatriot, who believes Arsenal will not win a championship with Giroud as their main man up front.
It took him a while, but finally Olivier Giroud answered to Thierry Henry's comments about him. After the current sports commentator criticized Giroud's performances over the years, Arsenal's striker hit back at the French legend, stating he is not as great as he believes in his new role.
Henry was not happy after the Gunners ended up with a 0-0 draw against Chelsea, and referred to Giroud as... Read the rest of the article »
Louis Van Gaal wanted the German center back to join the Red Devils next season, but Hummels decided to stay a bit longer with the yellow and black side.
German defender Mats Hummels is going nowhere. According to Borussia Dortmund's sporting director Michael Zorc, the player will live up to his contract with the team, snubbing a 37 million pound offer to sign for Manchester United.
Zorc revealed the team knew that Hummels was thinking about leaving the club, but in the end, both parties agreed that the best thing they could do was continue... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish manager has been linked during the past few hours to the Spanish capital giants, and some of the team's current players would be deciding their future based on the news.
Carlo Ancelotti's days as Real Madrid's boss are almost over, and the players are aware of that. Even if most of the team leaders fought hard to keep him with the team, apparently Florentino Perez has decided to sack the Italian manager after a trophy-less season. Rumors come and go, but the players have allegedly been told that Rafa Benitez will be taking over managerial duties with Los Blancos once... Read the rest of the article »
The games is scheduled to be on September 8. Argentina won 3-1 last time they met in the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
What was a rumour earlier in the year, has been made official by both teams and now Mexico and Argentina will face each other on September 8 in Arlington, Texas at AT&T Staidum. Since the game is scheduled in a FIFA fixture date, you can expect for both teams to bring their best players including Lionel Messi and Javier Hernández.
Both teams have not met since the 2010 World Cup when... Read the rest of the article »
Luis Enrique is leading Barcelona to a treble in his first season as a manager. His predecesor, Gerardo Martino, left Barcelona empty handed.
Josep Maria Bartomeu is sad that Xavi is leaving but is also confident that Luis Enrique will continue as the manager for at least one more season. The boss of the Catalan club is happy with what the former player has made out of his first year in the hot seat of the club.
"I believe and know that he is staying. He has a contract and I believe that is also evident that the project... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona offered his a contract extension until 2018 he refused to sign. He joined Barcelona's youth academy 20 years ago.
After 20 years of playing with the club that he grew up with, Xavi will play his last game of his career with FC Barcelona when the team faces Juventus in the Champions League final. The iconic midfielder has announced that once this season is over, he will move out of Barcelona to open a new chapter of his life in Qatar.
"I would like to confirm and announce my exit from Barça.... Read the rest of the article »
With Los Blancos’ struggles to win silverware, the Portuguese ace could possible push for a move away from Santiago Bernabeu.
Despite popular belief, his 2014 Ballon d’Or triumpy, and an inevitable Pichichi win are not enough to compensate Cristiano Ronaldo for Real Madrid’s trophy-less season.
The Portuguese ace, having lifted the Champions League and Copa del Rey last term, followed by their success at the European Super Cup and the FIFA Club World Cup, will wrap up this campaign without a single medal... Read the rest of the article »
NBC Universo to air Liga MX Semi-Final match between Pachuca vs Queretaro in Primetime
NBC UNIVERSO, the modern sports and entertainment cable channel for Latinos, will air the 2015 Liga MX Clausura Tournament semifinal match between Pachuca and Querétaro on Thursday, May 21 at 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT. In the second leg of quarter-final competition, Pachuca knocked out last year’s Apertura Tournament champion Club America, defeating it 4-3 (7-5 on aggregate), and Querétaro... Read the rest of the article »
Liga MX Liguilla Semifinals on ESPN Deportes; Sporting Kansas City vs. New England Revolution
The Liga MX: Liguilla Semifinals kickoff this week on ESPN Deportes. On Thursday, May 21, ESPN Deportes Radio will broadcast Tuzos de Pachuaca vs. Gallos Blancos de Querétaro, starting at 8:30 p.m. ET. ESPN Deportes Radio play-by-play will be led by Jorge Ramosalongside the analysis of Ricardo Mayorga.
Action continues on Sunday with, Querétaro taking on Pachuca live on ESPN Deportes... Read the rest of the article »
The French striker could join former Atletico Madrid players Diego Costa and Filipe Luis with the Blues. Griezmann has revealed he would be interested about playing in the EPL.
It seems that Chelsea likes to lure players away from Atletico Madrid, and they will attempt to sign one of their biggest assets this season. According to English newspapers, French forward Antoine Griezmann would be "interested" in signing with Chelsea, and Jose Mourinho has revealed he wants to sign the former Real Sociedad player as soon as possible.
Chelsea and Atletico Madrid... Read the rest of the article »