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Monthly Archives: September 2019

FIFA orders Cardiff to pay Nantes $6.5 million in Emiliano Sala deal

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FIFA says Cardiff must pay 6 million euros (.5 million) to Nantes as a first installment of the transfer fee for Emiliano Sala, agreed in January before he died in an airplane crash. (AP) Cardiff was ordered by FIFA on Monday to pay 6 million euros ($6.5 million) to Nantes as a first installment of the transfer fee for Emiliano ...

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confident he is right man to lead Manchester United

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. (Source: vetembaste) Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is confident he is the right man to take the club forward despite a shaky start to the Premier League season, the 46-year-old has said. United are 11th in the standings with eight points after six games but the Norwegian said he can get the 20-times champions to once ...

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Christian Pulisic faces tough task breaking through at Chelsea

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Christian Pulisic completed his move to Stamford Bridge in the offseason for million. (REUTERS)  The group stage of the Champions League is only one round old and already Chelsea faces a match it cannot afford to lose. Just don’t expect Christian Pulisic to play in the important game against Lille on Wednesday. The US winger, who completed his move to ...

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CFL 2019: East Bengal’s washout delays Peerless SC’s historic win

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The waterlogged corner of the ground close to the Mohammedan Sporting Club. (Source: Twitter/@EBRPFC) East Bengal’s final-gameweek fixture of Calcutta Football League (CFL) Premier Division A against Calcutta Customs at their home ground was washed off on Sunday, keeping Peerless SC away from celebrating their champagne moment. The weekend was scheduled to see three teams go at the crown, namely ...

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Leicester City thrash Newcastle United 5-0, rise to third

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A superb solo goal by Ricardo Pereira and a Jamie Vardy brace helped lift Leicester City to third place in the Premier League on Sunday (vetembaste Photo) A superb solo goal by Ricardo Pereira and a Jamie Vardy brace helped lift Leicester City to third place in the Premier League as they thrashed 10 man Newcastle United 5-0 on Sunday. ...

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Manchester City need to spend in January to compete for titles, claims Gary Neville

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Manchester City have 16 points from seven games this season. (Source: Twitter/@ManCity) Manchester City will need to loosen their purse strings and sign players in the January transfer window if they are to compete for titles this season, former Manchester United defender Gary Neville has said. Manager Pep Guardiola has been left with depleted options in defence after Vincent Kompany ...

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Alexis Sanchez goes from hero to villain as Inter Milan win again

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Alexis Sanchez celebrating his goal. (Source: Twitter/@BBCSport) Alexis Sanchez scored and was sent off in his first start for Inter Milan as the Serie A leaders maintained their perfect record with a 3-1 win at Sampdoria on Saturday. Stefano Sensi’s deflected strike put Inter in front after 20 minutes before on-loan Manchester United forward Sanchez finished from close range to ...

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Liverpool, Spurs win despite goalkeeping howlers

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Dean Henderson fumbled Georginio Wijnaldum’s 70th-minute shot at Bramall Lane. (vetembaste) It was a day of goalkeeping mistakes in the English Premier League. Liverpool and Manchester City, seemingly set for another duel for the title, benefited from two of them in hard-fought away wins on Saturday. Liverpool eked out a 1-0 victory at Sheffield United but only after home goalkeeper ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo seals Juventus win over SPAL to keep pressure on Inter

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Cristiano Ronaldo helped Juventus maintain their unbeaten start to the Serie A this season (REUTERS) Cristiano Ronaldo helped Juventus maintain their unbeaten start to the Serie A this season, as the Bianconeri secured a comfortable 2-0 home victory over struggling SPAL on Saturday. Miralem Pjanic’s strike put the hosts in front on the stroke of halftime before Ronaldo, who missed ...

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Ligue 1: PSG suffer rare home defeat against Reims

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Paris St Germain’s Neymar in action with Stade de Reims’ Hassane Kamara (vetembaste) Paris St Germain suffered their second defeat of the season and their first at home in Ligue 1 for 16 months as they lost 2-0 to Stade de Reims on Wednesday. The French champions, who still lead the standings with 15 points from seven games, looked nothing like ...

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