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Liverpool transfer gossip: $231m spree, Bony, Benzema, Markovic

With the record sale of Luis Suarez to Barcelona, Liverpool is now flush with cash. They have a record $128 million windfall now. This marks the second year in a row that the man voted the top player in the English Premier League has been sold to a Spanish La Liga side (Gareth Bale being sold from Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid in 2013). With that influx of cash, time to talk Liverpool...
Via The Sports Bank
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Liverpool ‘want £40million Karim Benzema as Luis Suarez replacement’

Liverpool are weighing up a move for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema as they plan for life after star striker Luis Suarez. Reds manager Brendan Rodgers is weighing up his options after accepting Barcelona’s bid for the Uruguay ace, who is now undertaking a medical with the Catalan club. The Merseyside club will pocket around £63million for Suarez, and reports in Spain say...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

World Cup: France moves on, but changes need to be made

Paul Pogba and his teammates celebrate after scoring the first goal of the game. France had a troublesome time against a formidable Nigeria team, but was still able to find their rhythm and get the goals when they needed it. Thanks to the goals from Paul Pogba in the 79th minute and an own goal by the Nigerian skipper Joseph Yobo in stoppage time, France was able to get past Nigeria...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Karim Benzema disallowed goal vs Switzerland

VIDEO: Karim Benzema disallowed goal vs Switzerland - originally posted on Real Madrid frontman Karim Benzema looks to be the most lethal striker so far at this World Cup, taking his tally to three goals in two games last night with his second half strike against Switzerland in the 5-2 French win. The 26-year-old also saw a penalty well saved by keeper Diego Benaglio...
Via Soccerlens
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 World Cup: Karim Benzema Scores Two As France Shuts Out Honduras

For 45 minutes, it seemed as though Honduras was going to be a pain in France’s neck as they kept them scoreless throughout much of the first half. However, one penalty late in the first half changed the complexion of the game. A yellow card against Honduras’ Wilson Palacios set up a penalty kick for France’s Karim Benzema in the 45th minute. Benzema converted on the PK...
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

France 3-0 Honduras: Benzema hits brace in easy win over 10-man minnows

France 3-0 Honduras: Benzema hits brace in easy win over 10-man minnows - originally posted on Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema scored two as a dominant France saw off a poor Honduras in Porto Alegre this evening, with goal-line technology being used for the very first time in a World Cup finals match. The technology, developed by a German company and now used in...
Via Soccerlens
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Karim Benzema leads France to 3-0 Win Over Honduras (Video)

This was one of the few games in the World Cup so far that went according to plan. Forward Karim Benzema had a hand in all three of France’s goals against their Group E opponents, showing no fear in his first World Cup appearance. The game wasn’t without its share of controversy and physicality, as the Hondurans tried their patented rough approach with their more talented opponents...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Goal-Line Technology Makes Its World Cup Debut On France’s Karim Benzema’s Goal

 During France’s 3-0 win over Honduras on Sunday, goal-line technology made its World Cup debut. Karim Benzema, who would have had a hattrick on the day had FIFA not called this an own-goal, had a shot then went right off the cross bar and crossing the goal line before Honduras goalie Noel Valladares was able to stop it. […] The post Goal-Line Technology Makes Its World Cup...
Via Diehardsport
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Benzema & Vela: Two Strikers Who Make Giroud Look World-Class

The Premier League season is over for Arsenal, but the Gunners now get to turn their attention towards an FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday afternoon. But before that match kicks off, football reporters were diving into transfer rumors. While some of those rumors may have some credibility, when it comes to being an Arsenal fan, it is very difficult to believe what is being...
Via American Gooner
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Benzema caught speeding 60 mph over limit

Spanish police say Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema was caught speeding at more than 60 mph over the limit. Police say Benzema has been charged with reckless driving after being caught going 134 mph in a 62 mph zone in Madrid on Feb. 3. Police say the France international faces losing his license and a fine. In June 2011, Benzema was fined for reckless driving when police caught...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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