If the Copa del Rey is played, but hardly anyone cares about it, did it really happen? To say that some of the La Liga teams think of the cup as a nuisance would be quite an understatement. With the overloaded fixture list consisting of European and domestic matches, the […]
Myth, legend — it all ties into the tapestry of sport with a fluid ease. In baseball, it was Steve Bartman who famously endeared himself to Marlins fans while enraging his fellow Cubs fans by “Catching Hell” (as ESPN 30 for 30 coined it). Further East, there was the Curse […]
Chris Kirkland’s loan spell at Leicester City could be over before it has truly begun as it is currently unclear as to whether the England goalkeeper will regain fitness in time to feature in any of the five games Leicester are due to play before the scheduled end of his loan spell in January.
The Wigan striker is suffering from a back spasm in a career that has been blighted by back injuries, however the timing of this injury is unfortunate given the fact that the shot stopper felt he had his back problems under control through constant regulation.
In the UK, Sky Sports and Setanta Sports have announced their schedule of live games on TV for the first few months of the season, so we can now deduce which matches will be shown on Fox and Setanta Sports in the United States. More games will be announced soon, […]
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil will miss up to three games after suffering a shoulder injury. In his pre-match interview, Wenger told Sky Sports: “I would have loved Mesut Ozil [to be] here, but he fell on his shoulder and he will be out for two […]
Brian McBride the second all time leading scorer for the USA with 30 international goals has announced his retirement from the national team. McBride scored once in World Cup 98, twice in World Cup 2002 and took a vicious elbow in a 1-1 draw in World Cup 2006.
Paris Saint Germain forward Ezequiel Lavezzi will not be in the squad for the trip to Marseille on Sunday as he continues to be chased by Chinese club Shanghai Greenland Shenhua. Shenhua seem determined to join in the recent spending spree in China, and they may offer Argentina international Lavezzi […]
Leicester City’s fairytale season scaled new heights on Saturday as they opened up a five-point lead at the Premier League summit by winning 3-1 at title rivals Manchester City. Centre-back Robert Huth scored twice, either side of a brilliant Riyad Mahrez goal, as Leicester recorded the finest win of their […]
Tottenham Hotspur strengthened their Premier League title challenge as Kieran Trippier’s goal moved Mauricio Pochettino’s side up to second place following a 1-0 victory over Watford on Saturday. The north London club took full advantage of Manchester City’s 3-1 loss to Leicester City earlier in the day to move above […]
Before Alexis Sanchez graced the Emirates pitch, Tomas Rosicky was Arsenal’s Energizer Bunny. No, the Czech Republic international is not as prolific in front of goal as his Chilean teammate, but the “little mozart” brought creativity, energy and intensity to the Arsenal squad over the last 10 years. Rosicky had […]
Leicester City capped a memorable day on Saturday by announcing that star striker Jamie Vardy has extended his contract by one year until June 2019. “I’m absolutely delighted to be fighting to achieve something special with this club,” Vardy said in comments published on the club website. “I’ve never known […]