The Portuguese boss was not pleased by recent comments by the Spanish defender about Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas, in which he appeared to question the Chelsea duo's commitment to the national team.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has hit back at Sergio Ramos after making remarks about Chelsea's Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas, telling the Blancos ace: “Get a masters and become a doctor before you talk about my players’ fitness”.
These comments by the Portuguese boss comes after the Real Madrid defender, who despite claiming he was not referring to Fabregas and Costa, appeared... Read the rest of the article »
The former Arsenal defender has not played a single minutes for Barcelona since his transfer.
If fans wanted to see Thomas Vermaelen in action, they will have to wait a bit longer.
The former Arsenal center back has yet to even play a single minute for Barcelona since making the switch this summer. The 29-year-old, who captained the Gunners in his last two seasons in England, also had some bad luck following him at the World Cup as he returned from Brazil injured and was unable to even... Read the rest of the article »
Another disappointing showing has Reds fans up in arms as they took to Twitter to vent their frustrations.
Last season, it was Manchester United who struggled awfully after winning the Premier League title in 2013 and as such, are not featuring in any European competition in 2014/2015.
Now this time, it is Liverpool. The Reds, spearheaded by the prolific striking duo of Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge--nicknamed "SAS"--were close to winning their first league title in years, only to see... Read the rest of the article »
Yet another nightmare for Marco Reus, who just came back from a long-term injury lay-off.
UPDATE: Borussia Dortmund have now released an official statement confirming that Reus will be out until 2015.
Regardless of whether one is a Bundesliga follower, or a Borussia Dortmund fan, one cannot help but feel sorry for Marco Reus.
The 25-year-old, who has quickly grown into a fan favorite for his brilliant displays with die Schwarzgelben, has endured a torrid time dating back to... Read the rest of the article »
Crystal Palace vs Liverpool will be featured in the Premier League on Sunday, the 23rd of November at the Selhurst Park.
The fixture last season ended Liverpool's title aspirations as the Red's surrendered a 3-0 lead with the match ending in a 3-3 draw in May earlier this year. The draw against Palace was followed by a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Chelsea which furthered hindered the club attaining only its first Premier League crown.
However this season Liverpool have seemed a shadow of the side last season and... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentine ace has finally surpassed Telmo Zarra's record with a hat-trick against Sevilla, being honored by his team-mates, club, and the Camp Nou crowd after reaching this new feat.
The day has finally come. Many expected him to reach this feat weeks ago, but Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has now become La Liga's highest scorer in history.
Scoring a hat-trick in his side's 5-1 win over Sevilla, the Argentine, who started off the clash with 250 goals to his name, saw his tally of Spanish Primera Division goals reach 253, beating Telmo Zarra's record of 251 strikes.
After... Read the rest of the article »
With an own goal by Kieran Gibbs and a late strike by Wayne Rooney, the Red Devils climb up the Premier League rankings and hold the fourth spot.
Manchester United's season may well have found the turning point to where they want to be. The Red Devils took advantage of Arsenal's shaky form in order to earn three points at Emirates Stadium, snapping the Gunners' undefeated streak playing in their grounds.
During the first half of the match, it seemed like a matter of time for Arsenal to score first, owning the best chances and dominating... Read the rest of the article »
During their first ever visit to Eibar's Ipurua Stadium, Los Blancos managed to build upon the lead created by James and CR7 during the first half.
Real Madrid's season so far has been almost perfect. Los Blancos earned today their tenth victory in La Liga against Eibar, a venue b which they had never visited before. Carlo Ancelotti's team reached thirty points and will comfortably keep their first place for another week.
The reigning European champion dominated most of the game, particularly the first half, enjoying most of the ball possession... Read the rest of the article »
The Citizens keep their Premier League hopes alive with this result, holding the third position in the competition, just one point behind Southampton.
Manchester City struggled, but Manuel Pellegrini's men managed to earn three points in today's matchup against Swansea City. With this result, the Sky Blues keep their third spot this season, shortening Southampton's lead in second place to just one point.
The Citizens started the game trying to get the ball to Sergio Aguero, but were not able to feed the Argentinian striker. The game was just... Read the rest of the article »
The Blues keep undefeated this season in Premier League games, winning ten out of their twelve matches this year.
There seems to be no end to Chelsea's undefeated streak. With great performances by Cesc Fabregas, Diego Costa and Eden Hazard, the team led by Jose Mourinho extended their lead in the current Premier League season.
Before the game started, Chelsea's fans responded to Jose Mourinho's earlier statements, where he blasted those who attend their games for not being too expressive. But once the... Read the rest of the article »
Watch Barcelona hosting Andalucian side Sevilla, in a game that will probably have the first meeting between Ivan Rakitic and his former teammates.
With very few chances to fail, Barcelona will meet Sevilla in an interesting matchup this Saturday. Los Blaugranas will try to cut Real Madrid's lead against Unai Emery's team, who will try to earn his first ever victory against the Catalunyan squad.
Following the international break, it's time for Barcelona to show their previous form. Having lost two of their last three La Liga matches, Luis... Read the rest of the article »
Lazio welcome Scudetto favorites Juventus to the Stadio Olimpico on Saturday, November 22nd. Find out where to catch the game online & on TV.
After the international break, Lazio resume their domestic campaign as they welcome Juventus to the Stadio Olimpico. Stefano Pioli’s men have performed well thus are just two points behind third-placed Napoli who occupies that all-important Champions League berth. Although the Biancocelesti last tasted victory over La Vecchia Signora in December 2003, that has not prevented Fabrizio Ravanelli... Read the rest of the article »
Raising the Premier League title seems like such a distant memory for both sides, but they will try to reignite an old rivalry that has lost some flair. Watch live online & on TV as Arsenal hosts Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium in London.
At the moment, neither club looks destined to win the Premier League, but both will look to earn three important points this evening. A meeting between the red devils and the gunners was once the fixture to watch in the EPL, now, those days seem so distant.
The Emirates will play host to what should be an entertaining fixture. One point doesn't really do either side any good, and given both... Read the rest of the article »
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has hailed Danny Welbeck's move to the Emirates as a great step in his career, whilst admitting it will be “weird” coming up against the former Red Devils striker on Saturday.
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has branded former team-mate Danny Welbeck's move to Arsenal as “the best move for him”, whilst revealing it will be “strange” playing on opposing teams when the Red Devils travel to face Arsenal, on Saturday.
The 23-year-old Gunners attacker exited Old Trafford in the summer in a £16m Emirates Stadium switch, scoring five... Read the rest of the article »
On November 22, watch Eibar host European Champion Real Madrid for the first time ever. Los Blancos know this kind of match could be difficult for them despite the gap between both teams.
The game between Eibar and Real Madrid has the likes of a National Holiday for the small community of Guipuzcoa. For the first time in their 74-year history, the red and blue team will host Los Blancos while playing in La Liga. For Real Madrid, this could be a more complicated match than projected, since this kind of teams enter the pitch against them with nothing to lose.
For Eibar, this will... Read the rest of the article »
League leaders Chelsea welcome familiar opponent West Brom to Stamford Bridge on Saturday, November 22. Here's where to catch the game online and on TV.
The last time Chelsea welcomed West Brom to Stamford Bridge, the match ended under somewhat controversial circumstances. Were it not for Eden Hazard's late penalty, the Blues would have been looking at a defeat at their home ground. Jose Mourinho will be keen though on beating them this time around, especially as they were unable to earn more than two draws in their meetings last season.
This... Read the rest of the article »
Rumored to be hanging up his boots at the end of this season, Wenger welcomed the idea of the Gunners legend returning to the Emirates after retirement.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger welcomed the idea of seeing former striker Thierry Henry return to the north London side in a coaching role.
The club's all-time leading scorer, the 37-year-old French ace is believed to be retiring at the end of this Major League Soccer season, with his contract with New York Red Bulls expiring next month.
Scoring 228 goals over an eight-year spell with... Read the rest of the article »
When Arsenal takes on Manchester United tomorrow, will Alexis Sanchez or Angel Di Maria steal the show?
With eight goals and two assists to his name in the Premier League, Alexis Sanchez has emerged as Arsenal's savior in a season in which all else is falling apart for the Gooners. Mesut Özil's personal problems and injury problems have caused Arsene Wenger quite a headache. Wenger must be delighted that the signing of Sanchez has turned out to be a masterstroke. Away from London and into Manchester... Read the rest of the article »
Ahead of Arsenal's match against a Manchester United side in transition, we take a look at seven stats involving Wenger and Van Gaal.
Management in Premier League
The experienced Frenchman obviously has served much longer than his counterpart. He has served for eighteen years at Arsenal FC, whereas Louis Van Gaal is only approaching the midway point of his first ever season in the English Premier League.
While Arsene Wenger is often ridiculed for Arsenal's lack of honors in the past decade (the... Read the rest of the article »
The Mexican wingman returned from the International break and got injured when this day's training session was finishing.
Mexican midfielder Giovani Dos Santos did not finish this day's training session with Villarreal due to a groin injury. This will prevent Villarreal's number 9 of playing next Sunday's match against Getafe. Club sources indicated the player left the pitch after hitting a ball with his left leg. Dos Santos was sent to the hospital to determine the damage to his groin.
Villarreal's... Read the rest of the article »