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CAUGHT RED HAN-DED Chinese international Yu Hanchao sacked by Guangzhou Evergrande for doctoring car licence plates

Posted Wednesday, April 15, 2020 by hits

The 33-year-old is thought to have altered the registration on his Mercedes 4x4 to dodge local driving restrictions. Footage purportedly showed Yu altering his licence plate And Chinese Super League team Guangzhou, coached by Italian World Cup winner Fabio Cannavaro, took swift action and terminated Hanchao's contract. On Tuesday, a club statement read: "The player Yu Hanchao severely violate...Full Story »

Real Madrid pay tribute to health personnel and delivery drivers amid coronavirus crisis

Posted Friday, March 27, 2020 by Marca.com44 hits

From health workers to delivery drivers, Real Madrid have paid homage to all those who don't have the option of working from home during the coronavirus crisis. Los Blancos have released an emotional video to express their gratitude to those who risk their health to serve their fellow citizens. The club have also reached an agreement with the Higher Sports Council for Real Madrid to store do...Full Story »

Manchester City eye River Plate star Nicolas de la Cruz

Posted Saturday, November 30, 2019 by ESPN69 hits

River Plate are still digesting their defeat to Flamengo in the Copa Libertadores final last week, but the aftermath could get worse for the Argentine side if you believe Marca, who report that Manchester City are preparing to bid for 22-year-old Uruguayan midfielder Nicolas de la Cruz. De la Cruz has been in sensational form for River Plate in the last few months following a disappointing fi...Full Story »

Fulham hold on for Riverside point despite losing goalkeeper Rodak to early red

Posted Sunday, October 27, 2019 by PA30 hits

Middlesbrough’s goalscoring problems continued as 10-man Fulham left the Riverside Stadium with a point and a goalless draw.Boro, booed after the whistle by their fans, dropped into the relegation zone after being unable to find a solution to their lack of goals and poor form despite the Cottagers having goalkeeper Marek Rodak sent off in the 17th minute.The Slovakian shot-stopper was pena...Full Story »

Sheffield Wednesday hammer Middlesbrough on Garry Monk’s return to the Riverside

Posted Sunday, September 29, 2019 by PA44 hits

Garry Monk enjoyed a memorable return to Middlesbrough as his Sheffield Wednesday side scored four goals before the interval in a resounding 4-1 win at the Riverside.Monk was dismissed after just 26 games as Boro manager in December 2017, but the Owls boss extracted his revenge in devastating fashion as his side bounced back from their midweek Carabao Cup defeat to Everton.Dominic Iorfa, Adam Re...Full Story »

River Plate Fan Gets QR Code Tattoo That Shows Copa Libertadores Final Goals When Scanned

Posted Friday, April 12, 2019 by thesportbible.com163 hits

Argentinian football fans have a reputation for being all kinds of crazy and this River Plate supporter is living up to it with his antics. One chap hates rivals Boca Juniors so much that he has got a tattoo of a QR code and when you scan it with your iPhone, it immediately directs you to highlights from the Copa Libertadores final victory River achieved in the ultimate SuperClasico last year...Full Story »

Two Boca Juniors supporters murder a River Plate fan in aftermath of Libertadores final

Posted Friday, December 14, 2018 by Marca.com205 hits

River Plate fun murdered by two Boca Juniors supporters River Plate emerged victorious from the rearranged Copa Libertadores final in Madrid, but two Boca Junior supporters have been accused of murdering one of River's fans in the aftermath of Sunday's fixture. After celebrating the extra-time victory, Exequiel Aaron Neris, 21, was murdered in the Misiones province. According to the Clarin ne...Full Story »

Real Madrid and River Plate could meet for the first time in the Club World Cup final

Posted Tuesday, December 11, 2018 by Marca.com143 hits

Real Madrid and River Plate are continental champions River Plate's Copa Libertadores victory means that they have qualified for the Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi and they could face Real Madrid for the first official time in the final. The clubs have met nine times before for friendlies but they have never gone head-to-head in a game of importance. On River's side of the draw Al-Ain and Team...Full Story »

River Plate 3 Boca Juniors 1 (aet, 5-3 agg): Quintero and Martinez clinch Libertadores title in extra time

Posted Monday, December 10, 2018 by Goal.com188 hits

River Plate won a fourth Copa Libertadores title as two extra-time goals saw them come from behind to beat Boca Juniors 3-1 in Madrid. Ten-man Boca Juniors will feel they have been denied justice after bitter rivals River Plate beat them to the 2018 Copa Libertadores title 5-3 on aggregate, as extra-time goals from Juan Quintero and Gonzalo Martinez secured a 3-1 win in Sunday's controversial r...Full Story »

River Plate refuse to play Copa Libertadores final vs. Boca Juniors in Madrid

Posted Sunday, December 02, 2018 by ESPN169 hits

River Plate have rejected CONMEBOL's proposal to move the second leg of the Copa Libertadores final against rivals Boca Juniors to Real Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu on Dec. 9. The first leg was a 2-2 draw at Boca's Bombonera Stadium on Nov. 11, a game staged a day after it was supposed to be played due to heavy rain. Then the second leg on Nov. 24 had to be postponed due to crowd trouble near t...Full Story »

Official: River-Boca to be played at the Santiago Bernabeu

Posted Friday, November 30, 2018 by Marca.com120 hits

The Copa Libertadores final between Boca Juniors and River Plate has taken another twist, as it has emerged that the match will be played at Real Madrid's Estadio Santiago Bernabeu. With security at the Estadio Monumental not guaranteed, the various parties agreed the solution this evening. Jugones de La Sexta reported that Real have given the okay, and that Conmebol, FIFA and the Spanish Fe...Full Story »

Copa Libertadores second leg between River Plate-Boca Juniors to be held outside Argentina

Posted Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by ESPN138 hits

The second leg of the Copa Libertadores final between Boca Juniors and River Plate will be played in a neutral stadium outside Argentina on either Dec. 8 or 9, CONMEBOL executives said on Tuesday. The final between the Buenos Aires arch-rivals, which was originally scheduled to take place at River Plate's Monumental de Nunez Stadium last Saturday, was postponed after River fans attacked the B...Full Story »

River Plate confirm Exequiel Palacios transfer talks with Real Madrid

Posted Monday, November 12, 2018 by squawka.com149 hits

River Plate are set to hold talks with Real Madrid over the transfer of midfielder Exequiel Palacios according to the Argentine club's president. Recent reports have linked the 20-year-old with a move to Los Blancos with claims the transfer would take place following the final of the Copa Libertadores in which River Plate take on arch-rivals Boca Juniors over two legs. The first leg was set ...Full Story »

Real Madrid will sign Palacios after Boca-River

Posted Wednesday, November 07, 2018 by Marca.com96 hits

Although an agreement is yet to be closed between Real Madrid and River Plate for Ezequiel Palacios' signing, the deal is set to be finalised after the Copa Libertadores final against Boca Juniors. The second leg is set for November 24 and from that point Los Blancos will be able to put pen to paper for the 20-year-old talent's acquisition. According to Telemadrid, Palacios will sign for the...Full Story »

Ex-Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner JAILED after attack on taxi driver

Posted Saturday, November 03, 2018 by hits

JAILED: Nicklas Bendtner was today sentenced Bendter, 30, has been sentenced for 50 days for the attack on the Copenhagen cab driver. It follows his arrest in September. The striker, who currently plays for Norweigan side Rosenborg, has appealed the sentence and has been released until a hearing at a higher court. He has been convicted of breaking the jaw of the victim after a night out in t...Full Story »

Cristiano Ronaldo's London rape accuser was 'happy and excited' after sex with star says limo driver

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by hits

A FORMER chauffeur says the British woman who accused Ronaldo of rape in 2005 told him she was “happy and excited” after having sex with the star. Police who probed the alleged attack dropped the case after Vince Humphrey gave a statement. Vince Humphrey picked up Ronaldo's 2005 rape accuser from the star's hotel and reported that she was 'happy and excited' Detectives are under...Full Story »

Boro share points with Swans after Riverside stalemate

Posted Saturday, September 22, 2018 by PA62 hits

Middlesbrough missed the chance to climb to the top of the Sky Bet Championship after Swansea left the Riverside Stadium with a well-earned point from a goalless draw.The Swans, who avoided a third defeat of the season even if they have not won enough games to please manager Graham Potter, made life difficult for Boro despite their impressive record on home soil.Chances were few and far between ...Full Story »

Argentina replace injured Lanzini with River Plate star Enzo Perez

Posted Sunday, June 10, 2018 by Goal.com162 hits

Enzo Perez has been called into the Argentina squad as the replacement for Manuel Lanzini after the West Ham midfielder was ruled out of the World Cup with injury. Lanzini was in contention for a starting spot in Russia until he sustained a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during a training session this week. River Plate midfielder Perez has taken his spot in Jorge Sampa...Full Story »

Reception the highlight for Karanka on Riverside return

Posted Sunday, April 08, 2018 by PA84 hits

Aitor Karanka was touched by the reception he got from Middlesbrough’s fans, even if his return to the Riverside Stadium ended in defeat for his Nottingham Forest team.Karanka was making his first appearance on Teesside since leaving the club in March last year but was unable to prevent a 2-0 defeat which keeps Boro n the play-off zone.Daniel Ayala and Stewart Downing struck in the seventh...Full Story »

Defeat for Karanka on Riverside return

Posted Sunday, April 08, 2018 by PA42 hits

Aitor Karanka’s first return to the Riverside Stadium ended in defeat as his former club Middlesbrough beat Nottingham Forest 2-0.Forest boss Karanka, who left Boro in March last year after a dismal run in the Premier League, could do nothing to prevent a defeat which keeps Tony Pulis’ side in the play-off places.The impressive Daniel Ayala scored a fine opener in the seventh minute ...Full Story »

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