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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Luis De Matos meets Injeti Srinivas, Bhaichung Bhutia


By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: February 28, 2017 10:26 pm Earlier, a member of the committee constituted by the AIFF has alleged that the federation has ‘bypassed’ the panel in naming Luis Norton de Matos as the ‘number one choice’. (Source: Twitter) On Tuesday, Luis Norton de Matos, tipped as the frontrunner to get the India U-17 coach’s ...

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Everyone in Liverpool playing for their future, says Jurgen Klopp


By: vetembaste | Published:February 28, 2017 4:25 pm Jurgen Klopp says that he feels the maximum responsibility is on him whenever Liverpool lose. (Source: AP) Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said everyone at the Premier League club was playing for his future following Monday’s 3-1 loss by struggling champions Leicester City. The Merseyside club, who have managed just one win in ...

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Serie A: Fiorentina jeered off after squandering another two-goal lead


By: vetembaste | Milan | Published:February 28, 2017 12:23 pm Fiorentina once again threw away a two goal advantage to be held against Torino. (Source: AP) Fiorentina squandered a two-goal lead at home for the second time in five days on Monday and were jeered off the field following a 2-2 draw with Torino which heaped the pressure on coach ...

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Leicester beats Liverpool in its first match post- Claudio Ranieri


By: AP | Leicester | Published:February 28, 2017 4:42 am Leicester’s Shinji Okazaki, left, and Liverpool’s Nathaniel Clyne battle for the ball during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Liverpool at the King Power Stadium in Leicester. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira) Leicester began life without manager Claudio Ranieri by easing its English Premier League relegation fears after ...

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic will ‘stop on top’ but is coy on Manchester United future


By: AP | London | Updated: February 27, 2017 9:35 pm Zlatan Ibrahimovic is feeding off his goals rather than his reputation. (Source: vetembaste) Ever the showman, Zlatan Ibrahimovic seems to be reveling in maintaining the suspense. Why accept a one-year contract extension from Manchester United now when you can sustain the ambiguity and add to the mystique? “Let’s see ...

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Real Madrid, Barcelona resume La Liga race


By: vetembaste | Madrid | Updated: February 27, 2017 9:02 pm Real Madrid moved back into first place after a 3-2 win at Villarreal. (Source: vetembaste) Reeal Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has brushed aside an insinuation by Barcelona’s Gerard Pique that the league leaders are getting preferential treatment by referees ahead of Wednesday’s round of games. Real host Las Palmas ...

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Serie A Recap: There’s just no stopping Juventus!


Written by Sharad Akavoor | Published:February 27, 2017 3:55 pm Juventus players rejoiced and thanked the fans after the 2-0 win over Empoli. (Source: vetembaste) It would only be fair to say that with each passing year Juventus’ domination in Serie A has just grown by leaps and bounds. Even with opponents looking to close in, the sheer class and ...

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La Liga: Real Madrid’s late comeback stuns Villarreal


By: vetembaste | Madrid | Published:February 27, 2017 7:02 am Real Madrid’s Alvaro Morata is congratulated by team mates after scoring a goal. vetembaste/Heino Kalis Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane threw caution to the wind as his side showed the capacity to handle adversity with a stirring late comeback to beat Villarreal 3-2 and stay top of La Liga on ...

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Manchester United lift EFL Cup on the back of Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s hunger for goals


By: Express Web Desk | Updated: February 27, 2017 1:48 am Manchester United have won their first trophy under Jose Mourinho. (Source: vetembaste) Southampton have reached the League Cup final twice in 38 years now and both times they have lost 3-2 to two very different sides. In 1979, they were left hanging their heads at the old Wembley stadium after ...

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s double wins League Cup for Manchester United


By: AP | London | Updated: February 27, 2017 12:15 am Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s scored his second goal after putting United ahead from a free kick. (Source: vetembaste) Zlatan Ibrahimovic powered in a late header to win the League Cup for Manchester United on Sunday, sealing a 3-2 victory over Southampton after a two-goal lead was thrown away by Jose Mourinho’s ...

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