The Premier League title race may get a lot closer in the next couple weeks as Jamie Vardy has accepted an FA charge of improper conduct toward referee Jon Moss in Leicester City’s game against West Ham last Sunday. Vardy was going to miss this Sunday’s game against Swansea but now will likely miss the next game against Manchester United and possibly the game after that against...
Klute talks about the long recovery/rehab he went through after coming to the Portland Timbers ahead of this season. He recently made his debut and he talks about establishing himself along the back line.
All in all, the Montreal Impact haven't had much go against them to start of this MLS season. Their 12 points are good for tops in the Eastern Conference. Dominic Oduro's hair is straight-up fire. Ignacio Piatti is on a tear with four goal and two assists. Oh, and that Didier Drogba guy? He's back!Things are definitely good north of the border -- unless you're Eric Kronberg, that...
Cristiano Ronaldo has suffered a thigh muscle injury, but Real Madrid have given no indication if he will be fit for their Champions League clash with Manchester City.The 31-year-old came off the pitch moments before the final whistle during Madrid's 3-0 Primera Division victory over Villarreal on Wednesday night after falling awkwardly.Madrid face a trip to Rayo Vallecano on Saturday...
Chalk this up to the unpredictable greatness of Bill Murray. Hosting the Laureus World Sports Awards in Berlin, Murray did the usual fare of any award host, friendly banter among the guests and keep things light and entertaining throughout the night. When he spotted German National Team manager Joachim Löw in the crowd, Murray couldn’t help himself by singing to the defending...
The LA Galaxy hosted a live Facebook Q&A with Steven Gerrard on Thursday night, and the former England and Liverpool captain entertained fans' questions, ranging from the best players he's faced in MLS to the transition from living in rainy Merseyside to always sunny California.Naturally, the discussion on life in LA turned to the one thing that really matters to West Coasters...
Attacking midfielder Eden Hazard will feature in today's away game against Bournemouth, interim manager Guus Hiddink revealed. The Belgium international will play for the first since the Champions League exit Paris Saint-Germain but defenders John Terry and Kurt Zouma are still on the sidelines. "He [Eden Hazard] is available and will travel," Hiddink told reporters. […]
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says attacking midfielder Samir Nasri is out injured but David Silva, Bacary Sagna, Gael Clichy are all back to face Stoke City. City's hopes to finish in the Top Four suffered a setback after they could only manage a draw away at Newcastle United and will be desperate to take […]
Arsene Wenger has his eyes on a top-three finish in the Barclays Premier League as he looks to avoid the lottery of a Champions League play-off.The Gunners travel to struggling Sunderland on Sunday and sit third heading into the weekend after beating West Brom 2-0 on Thursday night.While their own title bid collapsed amid a poor run of results after the turn of the year, a 20th consecutive...
Saturday's FA Cup semifinal clash saw Everton receive bit of luck late, but in the end against opponent Manchester United, a late goal from Anthony Martial saw the Red Devils prevail and book a ticket to Wembley Stadium for the FA Cup Final. Everton won a penalty after Timothy Fosu-Mensah fouled Ross Barkley in the box. Barkley was through on goal and Fosu-Mensah was beside him...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) U.S. women's national team star Carli Lloyd injured her right knee in the Houston Dash's match against the expansion Orlando Pride on Saturday. Lloyd was injured in the fourth minute of the National Women's Soccer League match at the Citrus Bowl. She played until the 14th minute, and was later seen on the sideline icing her knee. She was set to have an MRI on...
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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says attacking midfielders Santi Cazorla Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will not feature today against Sunderland. The two are expected to be fit to face Manchester City away from home on May 8 in what could be a crucial game in the race for a Top Four finish. But the Frenchman says they could […]
LA Galaxy 5 Real Salt Lake 2 Emmanuel Boateng had a goal and two assists and the Los Angeles Galaxy beat Real Salt Lake 5-2 on Saturday night to snap the Utah team's three-game winning streak.Gyasi Zardes tied it with a right-footed blast in the 19th minute and Mike Magee smashed in Boateng's cross for the go-ahead goal in the 26th. Boateng scored his first MLS goal in the 41st...
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Valentin has played on the left side of the Portland Timbers defense but more recently has moved to the right side, filling in for the injured Alvas Powell. Valentin talks about the move and how he'll deal with more playing time.
Arsenal's place in the Top Four is in danger after they could only manage a draw at struggling Sunderland. Fans on Twitter were not impressed by the performance of the Gunners as they now know that they might miss out on a Top Four finish for the first time since Arsene Wenger took over. We're […]
Louis Van Gaal has truly revitalized Wayne Rooney’s game in a completely different position than he has played over the past years. Since last year, Rooney has been playing like a midfielder under Louis Van Gaal and the manager wants to continue in the same fashion. “I think that Rashford does a very good job
The MLS Week 7 action is up and running! This week, the MLS had a “battle of Canada” battle between Toront o FC and the Montreal Impact. Also occurring was the “battle of the east coast” between New York City FC and the Philadelphia Union and a major match between the Columbus Crew SC and the Houston Dynamo, as they try to get back to their winning ways. Take a look and see...
Gianluigi Buffon saved a late penalty and Juventus took a big step toward a fifth consecutive Serie A title with a 2-1 win at Fiorentina on Sunday.If Napoli fails to win at Roma on Monday, Juventus will have sealed the Italian league championship with three matches to spare.Substitute Alvaro Morata scored the winner, seconds after Nikola Kalinic had equalized for Fiorentina late...
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After losing four straight matches in the MLS, the New York Red Bulls have finally found themselves a win. The team faced Orlando City SC at Red Bull Arena. After going down in the first half to the Red Bulls, the team brought themselves back up and were able to claim victory. Cyle Larin got on the board first for Orlando City SC in the 3′ minute. The next goal wouldn’t come...
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says it is frustrating to end the season without the title after his side could only manage a draw away at Sunderland. With three games to go, the Gunners are twelve points behind leaders Leicester City and have only a Top Four finish to play for. They host Norwich City next […]
Here are the ten things we learned from Week 8 of the 2016 MLS season. 1. Toronto makes its move The last time Toronto traveled down the 401 to Montreal, they were humiliated in the MLS Cup Playoffs. On that night, TFC didn’t show up. It was 3-0 Impact at halftime. But in the first derby of the year in Montreal on Saturday had a very different feeling. A compact and smart Toronto...
With the Union off to a surprising 4-3 start including big wins over Columbus Crew SC, Orlando City SC, New England Revolution and NYCFC, C.J. Sapong has shown to this point that he is worthy of all the support that Jim Curtin and the front office has given him. Sapong came to Philadelphia from Sporting Kansas City in December 2014 in exchange for a first-round pick in the MLS SuperDraft...
4. Atletico Madrid vs. Manchester City Not that this wouldn’t be a great match, but as far as intrigue goes, there isn’t much here. These two teams have literally no history together as they’ve never met in a competitive match as long as they’ve existed. So as far as story lines for this one, it would be marketed as a historic first meeting between the two as well as Manuel...
According to Guus Hiddink, Hazard’s poor run of things this season is all because of his fitness. The Dutchman said that Hazard never recovered from the injuries fully, but was asked to perform on the pitch, which led to a downfall in his form since a sensational last season. Now, when Hazard has recovered from
Cristiano Ronaldo, Zinédine Zidane, the difficulties of playing for Real Madrid and English weather were all on the agenda as Gareth Bale faced the media on Monday. The post Bale on Ronaldo, Zidane and Manchester City appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
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