10 months agoLiverpool MOM Shaqiri: Tell Neville I said hello

first_imgLiverpool MOM Shaqiri: Tell Neville I said helloby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveLiverpool ace Xherdan Shaqiri enjoyed a swipe at Manchester United legend Gary Neville after Sunday’s victory.Shaqiri came off the bench to score twice for the 3-1 win and earn the man of the match award.In the post-match interview, Reds legend Jamie Carragher said: “Well you made a big impact and I’m going to pass you the man of the match award. Gary Neville was going to come down but he didn’t want to face you, you see?”Carragher was referring to Neville’s criticism of Shaqiri when he was first signed from Stoke City.Shaqiri reacted to Carragher’s comment on Sky Sports by bursting out laughing before adding: “Tell Gary I said hello.” About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

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10 months agoMilan mayor apologises to Napoli defender Koulibaly after disturbing San Siro scenes

first_imgAbout the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your say Milan mayor apologises to Napoli defender Koulibaly after disturbing San Siro scenesby Carlos Volcano10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveThe mayor of Milan has apologised to Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly.The Senegal defender was the subject of monkey chants throughout defeat at Inter Milan before he was sent off.Giuseppe Sala, the city’s mayor, is a regular at San Siro games and stated this morning: “In this case I will do something very simple. I will continue to see Inter, but at the first ‘buu’ I will make a small gesture, I will get up and leave. I will do it for myself, aware of the fact that whoever yells at a black athlete will not give a damn about me. But I will do it. “Inter FC will do what it thinks. I would like that against Empoli the captain’s armband would go to (Kwadwo) Asamoah. In the meantime, I apologise to Kalidou Koulibaly, on my behalf and for Milan, we want to testify that we can feel as brothers despite the difficult times we live in.” last_img read more

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10 months agoArsenal boss Emery doesn’t expect immediate Ramsey departure

first_imgArsenal boss Emery doesn’t expect immediate Ramsey departureby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveArsenal boss Unai Emery doesn’t expect to sell Aaron Ramsey this month.The Welshman scored in victory over Fulham on Tuesday.Emery said, “He worked very well against Liverpool. Today he played 15 minutes and he scored. He helped us protect the confidence and the good result today against Fulham and I want to have this focus from him when he’s playing.”And on whether he will stay for the season, he added: “At the moment he’s working with us. I think so, yes.” TagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img

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9 months agoBarcelona fullback Jordi Alba named Catalan sportsman of the year

first_imgBarcelona fullback Jordi Alba named Catalan sportsman of the yearby Carlos Volcano9 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveBarcelona fullback Jordi Alba has been named Catalan sportsman of the year.The player, born in L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, had a brilliant 2018 and was key to Barcelona’s league and cup double.Alba has played 271 games for Barcelona, scoring 14 goals, while he has provided close to 50 assists.He has won the Champions League in 2015, four La Ligas (13, 15, 17, 18) and four Copa del Reys – the last four years. On top of that, the 2015 Club World Cup and European Super Cup, and three Spanish Super Cups (13, 16, 18).Alba won Euro 2012 with Spain too, where he is similarly vital. About the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your saylast_img

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23 days agoNewcastle defender Lascelles escapes ticking off from Bruce

first_imgAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Newcastle defender Lascelles escapes ticking off from Bruceby Paul Vegas23 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveNewcastle United defender Jamaal Lascelles has escaped with just a ticking off from Steve Bruce after his unauthorised London visit.The Newcastle captain went to the capital following Sunday’s 5-0 surrender at Leicester, despite telling his boss he was seeing family in Nottingham.Lascelles, 25, travelled by train with team-mate DeAndre Yedlin, who had been given permission to go to London for rehab work.Bruce felt misled by his skipper Lascelles and questioned him when the Toon returned to training yesterday.But The Sun reports the Magpies manager was satisfied by the defender’s explanation and no further action will be taken. last_img read more

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14 days agoBarcelona defender Todibo: I had Juventus contact

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your say Barcelona defender Todibo: I had Juventus contactby Carlos Volcano14 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveJean-Clair Todibo has no regrets over his move to Barcelona.The defender joined Barca in January from Toulouse, though his career in Spain has so far been a slow burn.Despite this, Tobido is happy with his choice.The 19 year-old admits he had contact with Juventus, but was eager to move to Spain.”Juventus wanted me, but I chose to join Barça,” said the youngster. last_img

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13 days agoBournemouth striker Josh King: I could walk into Spain XI

first_imgBournemouth striker Josh King: I could walk into Spain XIby Paul Vegas13 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveBournemouth striker Josh King insists he could walk into the Spain XI.Ahead of Norway’s clash with La Roja, King was asked whether he and Real Sociedad whiz Martin Odegaard would be good enough to make the opposition XI.King said, “Martin was player of the month in Spain, so I don’t think Martin had any problem playing in the Spanish national team. Not by the way he’s been playing lately.”When it comes to myself, I play in the Premier League. It is a completely different league, but I think both me and Martin can handle most leagues at the highest level, and we have not lost our way in Spanish training.” About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

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12 days agoJohnson: Hodgson wasn’t ready to manage Liverpool

first_imgAbout the authorFreddie TaylorShare the loveHave your say Johnson: Hodgson wasn’t ready to manage Liverpoolby Freddie Taylor12 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveFormer Liverpool fullback Glen Johnson says Roy Hodgson wasn’t ready to manage the club.Hodgson claimed just 13 wins in a 31-match tenure at Anfield between July 2010 and January 2011.”Well Roy, no disrespect, had come from smaller clubs and I don’t think he was ready to manage Liverpool,” the former England defender told The Anfield Wrap.”We had players like Xabi Alonso, Fernando Torres and Javier Mascherano, players like that and we’d be worried about playing a smaller team at Anfield.”No disrespect to the smaller teams but you have to grab the bull by the horns and just go and put them to bed, and he just didn’t have that sort of mentality, it was all a bit straight line and defensive.” last_img read more

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6 days agoChelsea boss Lampard: They said Pulisic was crying…

first_imgAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Chelsea boss Lampard: They said Pulisic was crying…by Paul Vegas6 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveChelsea boss Frank Lampard is confident Christian Pulisic is fine after a tough international week.He was substituted in Wednesday’s defeat by Canada and was seen to be upset.”People say he was crying but I know he had a few problems with illness in the week and he came off in the game and I know he cares deeply about playing for his country,” points out Lampard, “so I don’t think we should jump to conclusions on that.”Emotion is not the worst thing to see, whichever way it comes out, and I am completely with him. He needs, as every player in the squad does, to work hard in training, keep improving daily in training and see the direction we are going in and be a part it. “Players need to show what they can give on a match day, it is the same for all the players, and Christian is no different from anybody else.” last_img read more

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Video: USC Freshman WR JuJu Smith Makes Everyone Else Look Bad Catching Passes Shirtless

first_imgJuJu Smith-Schuster running onto the field with his teammates.LOS ANGELES, CA – OCTOBER 01: Wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster #9 of the USC Trojans warms up befoe the game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Los Angeles Coliseum on October 1, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)JuJu Smith is not a normal 18-year-old freshman. The USC true freshman wide receiver had a very successful first season in Los Angeles, catching 54 passes for 724 yards and five touchdowns. He apparently wasn’t satisfied with just playing offense, either. The Signal Hill, Calif., native said he wants to play some defense during the 2015 season. The 6-foot-2, 210-pound wideout is also built like a 10-year NFL veteran, as he proved today while catching passes shirtless.  Stop it, JuJu. You’re making everyone else look bad.last_img read more

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