Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Inzaghi and Mazzari in danger

Smalling shatters Manchester United's derby dreams

Manchester United slipped to their fourth consecutive derby defeat on Sunday after losing 1-0 to champions City at the Etihad Stadium.

Defender Chris Smalling was the villain for the visitors, after being sent off in the first half after picking up a second yellow card, a booking manager Louis van Gaal later branded as "stupid".

With an extra man, City went on to win the game with Sergio Aguero, scoring the only goal on 63 minutes to close the gap on leaders Chelsea and move seven points ahead of their city rivals.
Monday, November 3, 2014 11:40

Barcelona puzzled by Celta defeat

Barcelona were on the receiving end of a shock 1-0 defeat to Celta Vigo on Saturday night.

Luis Suarez - on his competitive Camp Nou debut - Neymar and Lionel Messi all failed to fire as a single goal from Jaoquin Larrivey proved enough to seal an unlikely three points for the underdogs.

Messi and Neymar hit the crossbar twice each on a puzzling night for Barca fans.
Sunday, November 2, 2014 13:30

Van Gaal relaxed ahead of Manchester derby

Suddenly the tables turned as David Silva hobbled out of Manchester City's League Cup loss to Newcastle on Wednesday.

Louis van Gaal sounded relaxed about the prospect of facing the Premier League champions on Sunday in the first Manchester derby of the season, while it is panic stations for Manuel Pellegrini with his mounting injury problems.
Sunday, November 2, 2014 18:31

Salah shush the press

Bayern, Chelsea, City...? Top clubs make beeline for Reus

Marco Reus is the hottest property in Europe after Bayern Munich revealed his €25m (£18m) release clause, set to come into action next summer and there threatens to be an almighty scramble for his signature.

But with every elite side on the planet keen on Reus, it's inevitable that someone will get stung...
Friday, 31 October 2014 13:38

Pretty in pink: Muller dresses to impress

Thomas Muller is set for yet another starring role, but this time on the big screen, as he features in a forthcoming documentary covering Germany's triumph at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

The film 'Die Mannschaft' goes behind the scenes of Germany's famous winning campaign and is scheduled to be released next month.

Fans have been offered a sneak peek of the new movie, with an official trailer showing the Bayern Munich man, who hit five goals at the tournament, wearing a pink dress.
Thursday, 30 October 2014 11:42