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Daily Archives: June 8, 2019

FIFA Women’s World Cup: Giulia Gwinn wins it as Germany beat China 1-0 in their opener

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Germany’s Giulia Gwinn celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates (vetembaste) Germany’s teenage midfielder Giulia Gwinn scored a second-half winner as the two-time world champions edged past China 1-0 on Saturday to kick off their World Cup campaign. The 19-year-old fired in from the edge of the box in the 66th minute to break stiff Chinese resistance in the ...

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UEFA Nations League: Star factor gives UEFA dream final for their inaugural competition

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Netherlands’ Virgil van Dijk gestures during the UEFA Nations League semi-final against England (vetembaste) When UEFA unveiled the detailed plans for the Nations League, more than four years ago, many were sceptical about whether the new competition would be anything more than a glorified series of friendly matches. Even inside UEFA’s own headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, there were some who ...

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Brazilian striker Neymar’s accuser testifies to Sao Paulo police in rape case

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Neymar leaves the police station after testifying in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on June 6. (Source: vetembaste) A 26-year-old model who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel testified to Sao Paulo police for about six hours Friday, days after giving two television interviews detailing her allegations. After the testimony, Najila Trindade was carried ...

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Manchester United to sign Wales winger Daniel James from Swansea

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The signing of Daniel James is a signal that Manchester United might be ready to eschew the recent policy of recruiting marquee names in favor of younger and up-and-coming players. (Representational Photo)  Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is on the verge of making his first signing as Manchester United manager after the club reached an agreement Friday to bring in speedy Wales ...

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