Champions League Final: Zinedine Zidane Happy To Be Making History With Real Madrid

    Zinedine Zidane says he is proud to be creating history with Real Madrid after they beat Liverpool to win a third successive Champions League title. Zidane’s side won 3-1 in Kiev as Gareth Bale scored two goals. Real are the most successful club in European Cup/Champions League history – with 13 titles. Zidane said: “This is a legendary club. This is a club that … Continue reading Champions League Final: Zinedine Zidane Happy To Be Making History With Real Madrid

‘We Are Here Because We Are Liverpool’ – Klopp on Champions League Final

Liverpool approach Saturday’s Champions League final against holders Real Madrid in Kiev with a belief they can “go for the big things” embedded in their DNA, says manager Jurgen Klopp. The Reds, who entered in the play-off round, will be crowned champions of Europe for a sixth time if they win. Real are looking to lift the trophy for a third successive season. “Nobody expected … Continue reading ‘We Are Here Because We Are Liverpool’ – Klopp on Champions League Final

Barca Legend Iniesta Completes Move To Japan’s Vissel Kobe

Barcelona legend ‘had a lot of offers’ before signing for Japan’s Vissel Kobe   Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta said he dismissed offers from elsewhere to join Vissel Kobe because they showed they had “trust and confidence” in him. The 34-year-old completed his move to the Japanese top-flight side after leaving Barca, where he spent 22 years. “I had a lot of offers, other clubs showed … Continue reading Barca Legend Iniesta Completes Move To Japan’s Vissel Kobe

Real Madrid v Liverpool: Could James Milner Be Key To Champions League Final?

   The Champions League final will be contested by the highest-scoring teams in this season’s competition, with two of the world’s most potent forwards on display. Real Madrid are chasing a record 13th title – and their third in a row – while Liverpool can move above Bayern Munich and Barcelona into third (behind AC Milan) in the list of most European Cup/Champions League wins … Continue reading Real Madrid v Liverpool: Could James Milner Be Key To Champions League Final?

World Cup 2018: Injured Neymar doing ‘better than expected’ say Brazil

 Injured Brazil forward Neymar “trains every day” and his progress is “better than expected,” the national team’s physical trainer says. The Paris St-Germain player, 26, has been out of action since breaking a bone in his foot in a league game on 25 February. But he has been named in Brazil’s World Cup squad for next month’s tournament. “His development is better than expected,” trainer … Continue reading World Cup 2018: Injured Neymar doing ‘better than expected’ say Brazil

NFL Adopts Policy To Fine Teams If Players And Personnel Don’t Stand For National Anthem

NFL adopts new anthem policy, promises penalties for kneeling The NFL has announced a new policy they are adopting which would fine teams and league personnel who did not ‘stand and show respect for the flag and the Anthem.’ The NFL adopted a policy that would fine teams and league personnel who do not “stand and show respect for the flag and the Anthem,” the … Continue reading NFL Adopts Policy To Fine Teams If Players And Personnel Don’t Stand For National Anthem

Unai Emery: ‘I Want Arsenal To Be Back Among Europe’s Elite’

Unai Emery said he wants Arsenal to be among Europe’s elite once more when he appeared at his first news conference since being appointed as Arsene Wenger’s successor. The 46-year-old was officially appointed on Wednesday before he, along with chief executive Ivan Gazidis, addressed a packed media room. He said: “Success next season would be developing, but how? By battling for every title. It’s very … Continue reading Unai Emery: ‘I Want Arsenal To Be Back Among Europe’s Elite’

Adrien Rabiot: France Midfielder Refuses To Be On World Cup Standby List

  France midfielder Adrien Rabiot has refused to be named on the national team’s standby list for the World Cup. The 23-year-old Paris St-Germain player was not in the final 23-man squad but among the 11 reserve players. Reports in France say Rabiot, capped six times, had emailed coach Didier Deschamps saying he would not “be able to follow the training programme”. Noel le Graet, … Continue reading Adrien Rabiot: France Midfielder Refuses To Be On World Cup Standby List

West Ham: Manuel Pellegrini To Be Given Record Funds This Summer

  West Ham will give new manager Manuel Pellegrini a larger budget this summer than they have “spent in any window in the past”, says co-owner David Gold. The Chilean, confirmed as Hammers boss on Tuesday, has targeted “four or five” players to help the club avoid a repeat of last season’s relegation struggle. Gold, 81, says West Ham will make a record level of … Continue reading West Ham: Manuel Pellegrini To Be Given Record Funds This Summer

Champions League Final: Gareth Bale’s Real Madrid Expectations ‘blown out of water’

Champions League final: Liverpool v Real Madrid Venue: Olympic Stadium, Kiev Kick-off: 19:45 BST Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale says reaching a fourth Champions League final has “blown any expectations I had out of the water”. Bale, 28, became the world’s most expensive player when he joined Real from Tottenham for £85m in 2013 Real face Premier League side Liverpool in Saturday’s final at the … Continue reading Champions League Final: Gareth Bale’s Real Madrid Expectations ‘blown out of water’