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DOUGH NOT GO THERE Belgium Euro 2020 star Romelu Lukaku settles pineapple on pizza debate with defiant ‘hell no’

Posted Thursday, June 24, 2021 by hits

Having already taken the rolling pin to those asking if he might join Chelsea or Manchester City, the Belgium superstar has now tackled the pineapple-on-pizza poser. Belgium and Inter Milan superstar Romelu Lukaku went sour when quizzed about pineapple, and equally cut short a question about joining Man City Credit: Getty Romelu Lukaku has strongly ruled out a transfer to eating pineapple on p...Full Story »

Ronald Koeman's Barcelona future thrown into doubt amid 'internal debate' at Camp Nou

Posted Tuesday, May 11, 2021 by 101 GREAT GOALS72 hits

Word stemming from the European media on Monday suggests that Ronald Koeman's future at Barcelona is no longer as certain as once thought. Blaugrana stint Dutchman Koeman was of course installed on the bench at the Camp Nou last summer, on the back of Quique Setien's dismissal. And to say that the ex-Blaugrana star has since endured a bumpy ride back in Catalunya would be putting it lightly...Full Story »

Nadal: I don't understand the debate, Messi gets what Barcelona are willing to pay

Posted Thursday, February 04, 2021 by Marca.com61 hits

Rafael Nadal doesn't see any problems with Lionel Messi's Barcelona salary, after the deals of his contract were leaked this week. The Argentine had received over 555 million euros since signing his last contract at the Camp Nou, but Nadal is struggling to understand why the figures have been used as a stick to beat the No.10 with. "I don't understand the debate," Nadal said. "There's a play...Full Story »

Will Liverpool still win the Premier League with Virgil van Dijk out injured? Big Debate

Posted Tuesday, October 20, 2020 by hits

Liverpool will be without Virgil van Dijk for the vast majority of the rest of the season with the central defender undergoing knee surgery. Liverpool will be without star centre-back Virgil van Dijk for a prolonged period of time as he is set to undergo knee surgery. Express Sport reporters have had their say on whether the Reds will still win the title in our latest Big Debate. Gideon Brooks...Full Story »

Barcelona's board debate selling frustrated Messi - sources

Posted Saturday, August 22, 2020 by ESPN92 hits

Barcelona hope to persuade Lionel Messi to stay at the club, but some members of the board have told ESPN that they wouldn't be against selling him in the right circumstances. New coach Ronald Koeman has publicly said he wants to build the team around Messi, and sources have told ESPN that the board's stance is that they want to keep him. However, Messi's doubts about his future have generat...Full Story »

Thibaut Courtois: There is a lot less debate since Keylor Navas left Real Madrid

Posted Monday, December 30, 2019 by Foxsports.com101 hits

Thibaut Courtois insisted there was never any issue between himself and his former Real Madrid team-mate Keylor Navas. Thibaut Courtois insisted there was never any internal strain on his relationship with Keylor Navas, though he acknowledged there is now much less focus on the Real Madrid goalkeeping situation following the latter’s move to Paris Saint-Germain. Navas completed a switc...Full Story »

McDonald and Bates fire Walsall to victory

Posted Friday, December 27, 2019 by PA42 hits

Goals from Wes McDonald and Alfie Bates at the end of each half saw Walsall keep their good form going with a 2-0 win at Scunthorpe.After McDonald’s 43rd minute opener, the Saddlers survived a second-half onslaught before Bates wrapped things up on the break to make it six league games unbeaten and inflict a first home defeat since August on the Iron.Scunthorpe had looked the most likely s...Full Story »

David Bates, Massimo Luongo and Jacob Murphy could make Wednesday bows

Posted Friday, August 09, 2019 by PA67 hits

Sheffield Wednesday will assess deadline-day signings David Bates, Massimo Luongo and Jacob Murphy ahead of the South Yorkshire derby with Barnsley.Defender Bates arrived from Hamburg, midfielder Luongo came from QPR and Murphy made the switch from Newcastle on Thursday and interim boss Lee Bullen will see how they get on in their first training session.Goalkeeper Keiren Westwood is suspended af...Full Story »

Arsenal 3 BATE 0 (3-1 agg): Emery's men ease through

Posted Friday, February 22, 2019 by Goal.com117 hits

Bouncing back from a tough first leg, Arsenal cruised through in the Europa League with a dominant display against BATE on Thursday. Arsenal eased into the last 16 of the Europa League with a 3-0 win at Emirates Stadium to turn their tie against BATE on its head. Unai Emery's men were miserable in the away leg last week as they were beaten 1-0, but an aggregate 3-1 triumph was secured with a...Full Story »

Arsenal ease past BATE to reach Europa League last 16

Posted Friday, February 22, 2019 by PA101 hits

Arsenal secured a place in the last 16 of the Europa League with a resounding victory over BATE Borisov at the Emirates Stadium as Mesut Ozil returned to the starting line-up.The Gunners went into the second leg needing to turn the tie around following a surprise 1-0 defeat in Belarus last week and Unai Emery’s side completed the comeback in style with a comfortable 3-0 win.Given the game ...Full Story »

Arsenal vs BATE Borisov - Emery tells Ozil what he needs to do to regain Arsenal place

Posted Thursday, February 21, 2019 by PA165 hits

Unai Emery has told Mesut Ozil he needs to shake off his minor injuries and illnesses to earn a regular place in the Arsenal side.Ozil missed last week’s Europa League round of 32 first-leg defeat to BATE Borisov as he was still feeling the effects of a sickness bug, with Emery opting to leave Arsenal’s highest-paid player at home.The 30-year-old trained on Wednesday morning ahead of...Full Story »

Alexandre Lacazette: Arsenal star sends message to fans after BATE red card

Posted Friday, February 15, 2019 by hits

Alexandre Lacazette: Arsenal star has apologised (Image: GETTY) The Frenchman was sent off in Arsenal’s 1-0 defeat in Belarus tonight in their round of 32 Champions League clash. Lacazette elbowed Aleksandar Filipovic in the face, meaning he will miss the second leg at the Emirates later this month. And the Gunners striker has apologised for seeing red against BATE tonight.He wrote on T...Full Story »

Emery backs Arsenal to see off BATE despite losing in Belarus

Posted Friday, February 15, 2019 by PA106 hits

Unai Emery insists he trusts his Arsenal players to overturn their Europa League deficit to BATE Borisov following a surprise first-leg defeat in Belarus.Alexandre Lacazette was shown a late red card as a strong Arsenal side under-performed and were deservedly beaten 1-0 courtesy of Stanislav Dragun’s header on the stroke of half-time.The result means the Gunners have won just two of their...Full Story »

BATE 1 Arsenal 0: Dragun fires as Lacazette sees red

Posted Friday, February 15, 2019 by Goal.com113 hits

Stanislav Dragun headed in the only goal of the game as Arsenal had Alexandre Lacazette sent off in a shock defeat in Belarus. Arsenal have work to do if they are to reach the last 16 of the Europa League after slipping to a surprise 1-0 first-leg defeat to BATE in Belarus.Unai Emery's side were caught cold in sub-zero temperatures on the stroke of half-time, Stanislav Dragun's header ending th...Full Story »

BATE Borisov vs Arsenal - Petr Cech hoping for Europa League glory to end glittering career

Posted Thursday, February 14, 2019 by PA210 hits

Petr Cech admits it would be the “ideal scenario” to bring down the curtain on his glittering career by lifting the Europa League with Arsenal.The 36-year-old announced in January that he would retire at the end of the season, having won no fewer than 14 major trophies with Chelsea and the Gunners.Having lost his place as first-choice goalkeeper at the Emirates Stadium to Bernd Leno,...Full Story »

Europa League draw: Arsenal to face BATE Borisov, Chelsea play Malmo

Posted Tuesday, December 18, 2018 by ESPN172 hits

Arsenal will face Belarusian side BATE Borisov in the Europa League round of 32, while Chelsea have been drawn against Sweden's Malmo. Inter Milan will play Rapid Vienna after dropping down from the Champions League, and Celtic take on Valencia having narrowly scraped through the group stage. Five-time Europa League champions Sevilla head to Italy to face Lazio as their search for a sixth ti...Full Story »

Pools boss Bates hails Hartlepool’s resolve

Posted Sunday, November 11, 2018 by PA66 hits

Hartlepool boss Matthew Bates hailed his side’s defensive resolve after they dug deep to earn a replay against Gillingham and keep alive their hopes of reaching the second round of the FA Cup.Pools captain Liam Noble wasted the best chance to put his side into round two for the fourth time in six years, shooting straight at Gills goalkeeper Tomas Holy from 12 yards when unmarked in the box...Full Story »

BATE Borisov 0 - 1 Chelsea FC: Olivier Giroud sends Chelsea into Europa League knockout stages

Posted Friday, November 09, 2018 by PA168 hits

Olivier Giroud scored his first Chelsea goal in 794 minutes as the Blues progressed to the Europa League knockout stages with a 1-0 win at BATE Borisov.Chelsea’s fourth win from as many Group L games – three of them now 1-0 – was played out in freezing fog and memorable only for France World Cup winner Giroud’s first Blues goal since May’s win over Liverpool.BATE, c...Full Story »

BATE Borisov vs Chelsea - Kovacic urges Chelsea not to get complacent

Posted Thursday, November 08, 2018 by PA167 hits

Mateo Kovacic warned against complacency as Chelsea look to confirm their place in the Europa League knockout stages in Belarus.Chelsea will be confirmed in first place with two rounds of matches to go if they win at BATE Borisov on Thursday and the other Group L game, between Vidi and PAOK in Budapest, is drawn.Maurizio Sarri has left Alvaro Morata, David Luiz, Antonio Rudiger and Marcos Alonso...Full Story »

Chelsea FC 3 - 1 BATE Borisov: Loftus-Cheek’s treble gives Sarri something to think about

Posted Friday, October 26, 2018 by PA209 hits

Ruben Loftus-Cheek fired a hat-trick for his first Chelsea goals in 30 months to seal the Blues’ 3-1 Europa League win over BATE Borisov at Stamford Bridge.England midfielder Loftus-Cheek is yet to start a Premier League match under new Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri, but handed the taskmaster Italian an acute reminder of his talents with a coolly-taken treble.Chelsea hardly had to shift into...Full Story »

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