Sunday, May 28, 2017

Aubameyang delivers Dortmund DFB Pokal

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's sublime penalty proved the difference as Borussia Dortmund ended a run of three successive defeats in DFB-Pokal finals by seeing off a stoic Eintracht Frankfurt 2-1, in what could be Thomas Tuchel's last game as head coach. Uncertainty remains over Tuchel's future at Signal Iduna Park amid rumours of a fall-out with the club's board, though should Saturday's clash...

Neymar scores a record in Barca’s Copa del Rey Win

Neymar scored Barcelona's second goal in a Copa del Rey-clinching 3-1 win over Alaves on Saturday, becoming the first player to score in three consecutive finals since Real Madrid great Ferenc Puskas. Barca beat Athletic Bilbao in 2015 and Sevilla in 2016 to clinch back-to-back titles, with Brazil international Neymar netting in both games. And as they collected a third straight Copa, the...

A Game of Many Acts! Arsenal Punish Chelsea in FA Cup win

FA Cup, Victor Moses
A silly tackle, simulation from Victor Moses and a lethargic - perhaps overjoyed from the Premier League success - performance cost Chelsea a double, following their 2-1 loss to Arsenal in the FA Cup final on Saturday. Take nothing away from the Gunners, they gave their bit to just about deserve the victory as the curtains dropped on the 2016/17...

No Goals for Ighalo and Ideye and Their teams Lost

Odion Ighalo, Brown Ideye, Tianjin Teda, Changchun Yatai
Odion Ighalo and Brown Ideye fired blank in the Chinese Super League matches played on Saturday as their respective clubs dropped points and lost further grounds in the season's race. Both Ighalo and Ideye started and played the whole duration, leading the attacks for Changchun Yatai and Tianjin Teda respectively. For the former Watford FC striker, Yatai may be soon be...

Marco Silva appointed as Watford manager

Marco Silva, Watford FC
Watford have named former Hull boss Marco Silva as their new head coach. Silva left Hull following their relegation from the Premier League at the end of the season, and replaces Walter Mazzarri at Vicarage Road. Although the Portuguese was unable to save Hull from the drop, Silva impressed during his five months in charge of the Tigers and had been...

Super Eagles Tipped for World Cup Glory

Gilles Simeoni, Super Eagles
Corsica Executive Council President Gilles Simeoni has mused a frightening possibility in world football following Nigeria's 1-1 draw against the Island nation on Friday. Gilles Simeoni tipped Nigeria to win the FIFA World Cup - Political statement? Quote in a Super Eagles tweet, Simeoni "predicted Nigeria would win the World Cup."   Corsica Executive Council President Gilles Simeoni donned the Super Eagles jersey handed...

Watch: Soccer Player Booked Three Times Before Being Sent Off

Poll
In the match between Croatia and Australia in the 2006 Soccer World Cup, British referee Graham Poll made a horrible mistake. He issued three yellow cards to the same player (Croatian Josip Šimunić) before sending him off. Watch here per YouTube : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-NRQz0P6vg

Wenger reveals move to Emirates Stadium ‘started the most difficult period of my life’

Arsene Wenger, Arsenal FC
Arsene Wenger has described the years following the move to the Emirates Stadium as the 'most difficult period of my life'. Arsenal left their former ground Highbury to move in to the newly-built Emirates for the start of the 2006-07 season. But costs associated with building the Emirates meant the Gunners operated under serious financial constraints and they were without a...

Video: Watch Chelsea’s 10-year-old Starboy Denim Nnamudi (Nnamdi)

Denim Nnamudi , Chelsea FC
There's another rising star of Nigerian origin in England - he's just 10. Denim Nnamudi (Nnamdi) is Chelsea FC academy player and he's got mad skills, even Jay Jay Okocha will go green with envy. The player is a bundle of talent and his got the looks to match his artistry - just look at David Luiz. With hair like David Luiz...

Manchester City agrees £43m transfer for AS Monaco’s Bernardo Silva

Bernardo Silva, AS Monaco, Man City
Manchester City have confirmed the signing of Bernardo Silva from Monaco on a five-year-contract and he will join the EPL side on July 1. Silva moved from Monaco for £43million as Pep Guardiola makes his first his in the transfer market ahead of the new season. The former Barcelona Manager endured an difficult first season in England; going without a silverware,...