Chelsea host Manchester City in a game that could decide this year's Premier League Champion.
With the Premier League's first place at stake, Chelsea will have the current title holders playing at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Regardless of the rivalry between Jose Mourinho and Manuel Pellegrini, a victory for the Blues could mean an insurmountable advantage, while three points for the Sky Blues would close the gap between the two sides.
During the course of the season, both teams... Read the rest of the article »
After the huge success of the black shirt used in the 2010 World Cup, the team's sponsor decided to bring back the color for a game-packed 2015.
The Mexican Football Federation and their sponsor Adidas unveiled the new kit for Mexico's National Team. Miguel Herrera's men will have a tight schedule in 2015, where they will take part of the Copa America in Chile and the Gold Cup, where they will fight for a spot in the 2017 edition of the FIFA Confederations Cup. The teams colours will include a black jersey for home games, while their away kit... Read the rest of the article »
The Italian club is willing to make a bid for Real Madrid's Number 14, but Los Blancos want to keep him around for any contingencies.
Even though Carlo Ancelotti is delighted by his commitment and his influence among the rest of the players, Javier Hernandez has enjoyed practically no playing time with Los Blancos. Nevertheless, the Mexican still raises interest in some of the top European teams, with Italian side Lazio stating their intentions on signing "Chicharito".
The team led by Claudio Lotito want to add the... Read the rest of the article »
Borussia Dortmund will travel to Bayer Leverkusen on January 31st for their 18th fixture of the 2014-15 Bundesliga season. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Leverkusen vs Dortmund below.
Borussia Dortmund, the German champions of 2010-11 and 2011-12, take on the perennial bridesmaid of German football, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, to kick off the second half of the season. This clash has not produced some close and thrilling contests in recent history; Leverkusen will be confident of adding another win against Dortmund to their 0-2 victory at the beginning of the season. The team... Read the rest of the article »
Chelsea's boss praised his forrmer player's intentions, assuring that his election would 'guarantee a better future for FIFA´.
Several voices have supported Luis Figo's intentions to become FIFA's president, and his former coach Jose Mourinho shared his thoughts about it. Through a press release, "The Special One" applauded the former Inter Milan player's candidacy, since he could bring new ideas for the game of football.
“Figo’s candidacy is a step forward for football. His great career guarantees... Read the rest of the article »
Welcome to the best AFCON Broadcast Guide you can find on the internet! It will enable you to know where and when to watch the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations live online and on TV, from January 17 to February 8.
It’s that time of the year again when the continent of Africa dances to the beat of the drums as heroes battle with a ball at their feet in quest for gold. Several sports channels around the globe have braced themselves to broadcast the matches live online or on television as spectators worldwide join in the celebration of African football.
A total of 15 nations qualified for the finals... Read the rest of the article »
The Danish player scored a brace against their League One opponents, bringing Tottenham back when they seemed to be on the verge of elimination.
Just when Sheffield United were about to pull the biggest upset in their Capital One Cup campaign, Christian Eriksen scored his second goal of the game to help Tottenham reach the Final match, where they will be facing Chelsea. The Dane was able to net his fourth goal after the 87th minute mark, deciding each and every one of those games he's scored in.
But despite his last minute heroics, the... Read the rest of the article »
The Blues have agreed on selling Andre Schurrle to free up funds to sign Cuadrado. If the deal is confirmed soon, Cuadrado could play against Manchester City.
Chelsea is making one last push to get Fiorentina’s Juan Cuadrado on board. The club has agreed to sell German midfielder André Schurrle in order to make room for the Colombian midfielder.
The winter transfer window does not close until Monday night, but the Blues expect to have Cuadrado ready to play against Manchester City on Saturday. The 26-year-old is a priority for Jose Mourinho’s... Read the rest of the article »
The Brazilian scored twice in the 3-2 (4-2 agg) victory against Atletico Madrid. The home team felt disrespected by the striker’s behavior.
The fact that Atletico Madrid was knocked out from the Copa del Rey by Barcelona was not the main concern of Gabi. The Colchoneros' team captain was mostly irritated by Neymar’s behavior on the pitch.
“He’s always making gestures on the field, especially when he’s in front. Nobody likes to lose and these things irritate you,” Gabi said at the end of the game.
Both... Read the rest of the article »
Two Congos square off against each other in the first quarter final of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea. Which will prove superior?
Not many people gave Congo and DR Congo much of a chance to get this far in the hotly contested CAN tournament. Now, both are in the quarter finals courtesy of a steely resolve to improve their image and reputation as African footballing countries. To be able to understand which Congo might get the better their neighbor on Saturday the 31st, it is useful to look at how they got to where they are.
Congo... Read the rest of the article »
Man City will face Chelsea in a much anticipated Premier League encounter on Saturday, the 31st of January at the Stamford Bridge. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Chelsea vs Man City below.
The top two sides in the league will go head to head in a match which might have a big impact on the title race this season. The two sides were involved in a fight for the title last time out and it was the Etihad side which emerged victorious lifting the cup. However Jose Mourinho's Chelsea have been able to defy all the opposition so far and currently enjoy a five point advantage over their counterparts.
Fatigue... Read the rest of the article »
Henryk Kasperczak and Michel Dussuyer, the head coaches of the Mali and Guinea national soccer teams respectively, were irked by the CAF’s rule of using lots to determine the runners up to Ivory Coast in Group D.
Two balls inside a pot, each with the name of a team – that’s how the runners up of Group D, and the team to follow group winners Ivory Coast to the last eight of the Africa Cup of Nations, will be determined at a Malabo hotel on Thursday. Regardless of the fact that this is a procedure that is well stipulated for this kind of situation, the tacticians were adamant that drawing lots was... Read the rest of the article »
NBCUniversal’s Hispanic cable network mun2, which transforms into NBC UNIVERSO on Feb. 1, continues its coverage of the 2014/2015 season of the Premier League with three can’t be missed matchups this weekend.
The action commences on mun2 on Sat., Jan. 31, with Manchester United vs Leicester City, at 9:55 a.m. ET / 6:55 a.m. PT; followed by Chelsea vs. Manchester City, at 12:25 p.m. ET / 9:25 a.m. PT. Capping off the action and starting an exciting slate of top-quality sports programming on NBC UNIVERSO on Sun. Feb. 1, at 8:25 a.m. ET / 5:25 a.m. PT, will be Arsenal vs. Aston Villa.
mun2 / NBC... Read the rest of the article »
León’s new coach, Juan Antonio Pizzi, is determined to make changes to the lineup and put his personal stamp on the team, while Chiapas hopes for its first win away from home this season on Saturday, January 31 at 9PM/8C/6PT on Telemundo
Deportes Telemundo presents Week 4 of the 2015 Liga MX Torneo Clausura with León vs. Chiapas this Saturday, January 31 at 9PM/8C/6PT on Telemundo. The experienced Sammy Sadovnik and former Chivas de Guadalajara star Manuel Sol will narrate the action live from León, Guanajuato. Fans can also catch Saturday’s game on DeportesTelemundo.com digital platforms and the Deportes Telemundo... Read the rest of the article »
Following a spirited AFCON group stage recovery and entry into the knockout rounds, the Group C best XI by renowned football stats firm WhoScored.com is heavily populated by the Black Stars.
After an eventful Group Stage for Ghana at this year's Africa Cup of Nations, a quintet of Ghana's players have been featured in the Group C best XI by renowned statistics firm WhoScored.com. This is effectively almost half the players in the 4-4-2 lineup on WhoScored.com's Group C team.
After a 2-1 defeat against Senegal that occured in the most embarassing of circumstances, the Black Stars... Read the rest of the article »
Les Parisiens could have to do without their star attacker if he is found guilty of violent conduct.
Despite enjoying a relatively comfortable dominance for the past two seasons, this campaign has not been the easiest for reigning Ligue 1 champions PSG.
Les Parisiens are currently in third place with 44 points, four behind league leaders Lyon and behind bitter rivals Marseille on goal difference. This perhaps not surprisingly coincides with Zlatan Ibrahimovic's struggles so far, with the talismanic... Read the rest of the article »
The Blues will have to face off against fellow title contenders Manchester City without the addition of their key player.
Ahead of the mouth-watering clash with fellow title contenders Manchester City, Chelsea fans will certainly not be pleased with this recent bit of news.
Diego Costa, who has been in top form since signing from Atletico Madrid this summer, could be facing a three match ban after being determined to have engaged in violent conduct following Chelsea's clash with Liverpool during the two sides... Read the rest of the article »
Neymar's antics were too much for Atletico to handle, while referee Gil Manzano had dubious calls complicating things for both teams.
Atletico Madrid and Barcelona did not let anyone down during their Copa del Rey matchup. Los Blaugranas saw themselves trailing twice, as Fernando Torres scored another first minute goal, just like he did against Real Madrid. Neymar equalized after seven minutes, but the other star of this game would make his first appearance of the night.
Referee Gil Manzano awarded a penalty kick for Atletico... Read the rest of the article »
Bayern will travel to Wolfsburg on January 30th for their 18th fixture of the 2014-15 Bundesliga season. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Wolfsburg vs Bayern below.
The Bundesliga kicks off on Friday with a clash between its top two teams. Wolfsburg sits 11 points behind Bayern after two draws in their previous three Bundesliga matches. Wolfsburg, following their 2009 Bundesliga triumph, were expected to hold on to their status as regular title challengers considering their financial backing from Volkswagen; however, they have been disappointing in recent... Read the rest of the article »
The Welsh wingman denied rumors surrounding a possible move to Old Trafford, assuring he wants to win as many trophies as possible with Los Blancos.
Despite rumors about a possible transfer, Gareth Bale stated in an interview he is happy playing with Real Madrid, and it's his wish to continue with Los Blancos as many years as possible. The Welshman denied being interested in playing for Manchester United, since we wants to live up to his contract with the current La Liga leaders.
"I can't imagine myself at Manchester United. In a recent... Read the rest of the article »