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Zidane: The entire footballing world loves Neymar

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by Marca.com88 hits

Real Madrid have been increasingly linked with a move for Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar and Zinedine Zidane had his say on the Brazilian, saying he is a player who football fans can enjoy. Although he said he doesn't like talking about other teams' players, he offered a quick opinion on the former Barcelona man. "I don't speak about players who aren't with me," he stated off. "Neymar is l...Full Story »

Bath get that sinking feeling after falling short in Champions Cup

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA10 hits

Bath’s hopes of snatching a place in the Champions Cup quarter-finals fell short in Italy as they failed to win by as many points as they needed to overtake Saracens.They then discovered that Toulon had picked up a losing bonus point at Llanelli, confirming their fate.Todd Blackadder at least had seven tries to savour in a 47-28 away victory, but the fact they failed to get a try bonus in ...Full Story »

Exeter boss Baxter says Chiefs were ‘all over the place’ in Champions Cup defeat

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA8 hits

Exeter coach Rob Baxter accused his team of showing a “soft” side as their Champions Cup hopes were crushed by defeat to Glasgow Warriors.The home side won 28-21 at Scotstoun to knock the English champions out of Europe.Baxter said: “I’m very disappointed. Not because we lost, not because Europe has slipped away. I’m disappointed because there were too many times to...Full Story »

Morton dump Dunfermline out of Scottish Cup

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA6 hits

Morton put Ladbrokes Championship rivals Dunfermline out of the Scottish Cup with a 2-1 win at East End Park.Gary Oliver and Jaio Qutiongo got the goals for the visitors with Declan McManus netting for the home side.McManus went close after eight minutes but his curled effort to the far post was kept out by Morton keeper Derek Gaston. Oliver put the away side ahead after 24 minutes, chesting dow...Full Story »

East Fife dumped out of cup by Brora

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA5 hits

Highland League part-timers Brora shocked League One side East Fife with a 1-0 Scottish Cup fourth round victory at the Bayview Stadium.Colin Williamson was the hero for the visitors, heading in after 11 minutes from a corner by Gavin Morrison.Just before the break East Fife saw a good attack come to nothing after Scott Linton had won the ball and laid it off to Pat Slattery. His cross found Chr...Full Story »

Ayr turn on style to progress in William Hill Scottish Cup

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA5 hits

Lawrence Shankland and Declan McDaid inspired Ayr to a 4-1 William Hill Scottish Cup win over Arbroath.The hosts made the early breakthrough when winger Declan McDaid cut in from the wing and fired past David Hutton.Gavin Swankie came close to an equaliser early in the second half with a shot against a post but Shankland’s luck was better at the other end, his effort bouncing in off the up...Full Story »

Lee Erwin penalty lifts Kilmarnock to Scottish Cup victory over Ross County

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA7 hits

Substitute Lee Erwin netted a late penalty as Kilmarnock edged out Ross County 1-0 to reach the fifth round of the William Hill Scottish Cup.The game looked to be heading for a goalless draw and a Dingwall replay until Tim Chow was ruled to have pushed Rory McKenzie as the Kilmarnock midfielder brought down a ball over the top.Referee Bobby Madden took his time before pointing to the spot and se...Full Story »

Conor Sammon the hero as Partick Thistle survive Queens cup test

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA4 hits

A double from Conor Sammon edged Partick Thistle past Queen of the South in the fourth round of the William Hill Scottish Cup.The striker doubled his tally for the season with a goal in each half, including one in the last 10 minutes to secure the 2-1 win that sends Alan Archibald’s side into the fifth round.Sammon, who now has three in two games, broke the deadlock before a freak reply fo...Full Story »

Christie at the double as Aberdeen cruise to Scottish Cup win over St Mirren

Posted Saturday, January 20, 2018 by PA6 hits

Aberdeen made light work of William Hill Scottish Cup fourth-round opponents St Mirren as Ryan Christie scored twice in a 4-1 victory.An early Adam Rooney penalty nudged the Dons ahead before Christie netted either side of Gavin Reilly’s strike for the visitors.Gary Mackay-Steven added a fourth after the interval for Aberdeen as their top-flight class told against the Buddies.The home side...Full Story »

England football fans are avoiding the World Cup out of fear of Russian hooliganism

Posted Saturday, January 20, 2018 by hits

NOT GOING: England fans are avoiding the World Cup Supporters are worried about notorious Ultra hooligans and the cost of getting to the tournament. Fifa revealed they allocated 742,760 seats for the finals late last year. But the majority went to Russian fans at knock-down prices. The governing body said: “While most of the applications in Sales Phase 1 came from Russia, international...Full Story »

Man stabbed before Atletico Madrid-Sevilla Spanish Cup match

Posted Thursday, January 18, 2018 by Skysports.com36 hits

A 22-year-old man was rushed to hospital in a serious condition after being stabbed near Atletico Madrid's Wanda Metropolitano stadium before a Copa del Rey game between Atletico and Sevilla on Wednesday, emergency services said. Spanish newspaper El Mundo reported the male was wearing a shirt saying 'Frente Atletico', Atletico's notorious 'ultra' group of supporters, and was stabbed during a...Full Story »

Pep Guardiola roughs it down at Mansfield in FA Cup scouting mission

Posted Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by hits

PEP GUARDIOLA worked overtime on Tuesday night by dropping down the divisions to watch Mansfield - and looked extra snazzy while doing so. Premier League leaders Manchester City face Cardiff in the fourth round after they saw off the hosts 4-1, and rather than send an assistant to do the research the Etihad boss went along himself. Pep Guardiola wore a trendy flat cap to Mansfield Mansfield C...Full Story »

World Cup glory and Bernabeu magic - Ronaldinho's best moments for Barca and Brazil

Posted Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by fourfourtwo.com70 hits

Ronaldinho is set to officially hang up his boots after a swansong this year but there was a time when he burned brighter than any star. Brazil and Barcelona icon Ronaldinho will officially retire from football this year, drawing a line under one of the most memorable careers of the 21st century. Although the 37-year-old forward has not played competitively since 2015, he provided enough mag...Full Story »

Alexis Sanchez to Man Utd: Henrikh Mkhitaryan told not to scupper United deal with Arsenal

Posted Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by hits

Henrikh Mkhitaryan is key to the Alexis Sanchez deal United are using Mkhitaryan as bait in a £65m deal to land Arsenal superstar Sanchez. But talks have stalled after it emerged the Gunners are being held to ransom by the financial demands surrounding Mkhitaryan's move to the Emirates. United remain confident a deal will still get done this week - and have put plans in place for Sanchez...Full Story »

Ramos targets hypothetical cup semi-final

Posted Tuesday, January 16, 2018 by Marca.com62 hits

Zinedine Zidane is clear that his two best signings of the winter can be the returning Sergio Ramos and striker Karim Benzema, the former targeting a comeback in the Copa del Rey semi-finals, should Real Madrid make it that far. The captain was injured in the soleus during the first few days of January and hasn't yet played in 2018. Not against Numancia, Celta Vigo or this past Saturday agai...Full Story »

West Ham's Javier Hernandez could miss FA Cup replay against Shrewsbury

Posted Tuesday, January 16, 2018 by PA36 hits

Javier Hernandez could be sidelined for West Ham's Emirates FA Cup third-round replay against Shrewsbury on Tuesday.The former Manchester United and Real Madrid forward was sent home from West Ham's training ground on Monday with the flu.Meanwhile, Andy Carroll (ankle), Michail Antonio (groin), Jose Fonte (calf), Edimilson Fernandes (ankle) and Winston Reid (groin) are all out.Shrewsbury will b...Full Story »

Ex-Newcastle star Hatem Ben Arfa scores worldie… by dating Miss Universe winner Iris Mittenaere

Posted Monday, January 15, 2018 by hits

EX-NEWCASTLE star Hatem Ben Arfa has scored a worldie . . . by dating a Miss Universe winner. The France international, who ended a five-year Toon spell in 2015, has struggled to hit the heights with Paris Saint-Germain. Hatem Ben Arfa has bagged himself a worldie in Miss Universe winner Iris Mittenaere But Ben Arfa has secured arguably the greatest result of his career by landing Iris Mitt...Full Story »

Lionel Messi's New Wage Is Absolutely Out Of This World

Posted Saturday, January 13, 2018 by thesportbible.com97 hits

It's been said that Cristiano Ronaldo is the best player on earth because Lionel Messi is from another planet and it seems that if you're going to keep him around then you've got to pay astronomical prices. Firstly I must apologise if that opening line offended anyone, probably with a Cristiano Ronaldo avi or reference to him in their Twitter bio- it's not actually my line, although I wouldn'...Full Story »

Celebrity Big Brother fans petition for John Barnes rap to be England World Cup song

Posted Friday, January 12, 2018 by hits

OFFICIAL: Fans want John Barnes' rap for New Order to be England's World Cup song The ex-England star belted out New Order’s 1990 hit World In Motion – on which Barnes guest rapped – in the Big Brother house. Now supporters want the track re-released for this summer’s tournament in Russia. A petition on says: “England need all the help they can get in ...Full Story »

Chelsea 0 Arsenal 0: Stamford Bridge stalemate leaves EFL Cup semi-final poised

Posted Thursday, January 11, 2018 by Goal.com56 hits

Chelsea and Arsenal played out a draw for the fourth time in as many meetings this season as the first leg of their EFL Cup semi-final finished goalless at Stamford Bridge. The London teams reconvened seven days on from a scintillating 2-2 Premier League draw at Emirates Stadium but this encounter failed to hit those heights, instead repeating the scoreline from a September stalemate on this ...Full Story »

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