10 months agoBarcelona ace Messi: Dembele? Less said the better

first_imgBarcelona ace Messi: Dembele? Less said the betterby Carlos Volcano10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveBarcelona ace Leo Messi says Ousmane Dembele can still have a big future with the club.Speaking with Marca, the Argentine was clear about Dembele’s talent. “On the pitch he’s a phenomenon. It’s up to him where he ends up, he could be one of the best,” said Messi. “He’s young and he is adapting.”In terms of his off the pitch life, Messi said: “The less that’s said about it the better. Now he’s aware of his errors. He’s a very good boy, he’s made up for it and we will all help him.” About the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your saylast_img

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10 months agoChelsea boss Sarri: Nobody told me about Pulisic yesterday

first_imgChelsea boss Sarri: Nobody told me about Pulisic yesterdayby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveChelsea boss Maurizio Sarri admits their sensational deal for Borussia Dortmund star Christian Pulisic took him by surprise.After their stalemate with Southampton, Sarri was asked about the transfer.He said, “I didn’t know anything about Christian Pulisic yesterday. The club asked my opinion about him one month ago and my opinion was positive and I knew the deal was done but I didn’t know anything. I’m not in charge of the market.”We have to play every three days so I cannot think of next year, I have to think about the next match.”Sarri won’t see Pulisic until next season. TagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

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10 months agoEverton chief Barrett-Baxendale: We can win Premier League and Champions League

first_imgEverton chief Barrett-Baxendale: We can win Premier League and Champions Leagueby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveEverton chief executive Denise Barrett-Baxendale insists they can win the Premier League and Champions League in the next ten years.Yesterday, Barrett-Baxendale told assembled shareholders the vision was to be “challenging at the top of the Premier League and competing at the highest level in European competitions”.”Ultimately this means challenging for domestic titles and trophies, not only to win cups, but to win Premier League titles too,” she said.”It means competing regularly in the Champions League and it means doing all of this in a world-class, world-renowned football stadium.”This is an extremely challenging goal. It is very much a long-term goal for our club but it is vital we are ambitious and that we deliver performance on and off the pitch that drives our club forward to achieve our ambitions.”I acknowledge our vision is challenging, and the barriers to entry are indeed daunting, but we are Everton and we must all be focused and driven to meet that challenge.” About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

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a month agoMathias on Man Utd ace Pogba: Everyone knows Zidane likes my brother

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your say Mathias on Man Utd ace Pogba: Everyone knows Zidane likes my brotherby Carlos Volcanoa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveThe brother of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has hinted he’ll eventually end up at Real Madrid.Mathias Pogba, currently plying his trade for CD Manchego in the Tercera Division, works on the popular TV show ‘El Chiringuito de Jugones’.The United midfielder was heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid this summer, which Mathias touched on.”He wanted players, he didn’t get them, but I have no doubt that he’s going to do the work he needs to do in order to get the team back to the level he wants,” Mathias told Radio MARCA.”I like Zidane and he likes my brother – everyone knows it.” last_img read more

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21 days agoArsenal youngster ​Willock aims to keep adding goals

first_imgArsenal youngster ​Willock aims to keep adding goalsby Freddie Taylor21 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveArsenal youngster Joe Willock wants to continue finding the back of the net for his side.The midfielder has been one of the most impressive aspect of the Gunners team in the new season.He managed to add to his tally of goals against Standard Liege, bringing him to three for the season.Afterwards, he told the Gunners’ official website: “That’s one of my targets, to add goals into my game, so I am happy to have done that, but also happy to get the win and happy for the clean sheet.”It’s very exciting because we know we have a manager that wants to play youngsters, he wants to give us chances. “So we have to take every opportunity that comes and try to work hard and make a difference.” About the authorFreddie TaylorShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

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21 days ago​Barcelona’s Pique moves to introduce new elite European club competition

first_imgTagsSerie A NewsLigue 1Premiership NewsSpanish Football NewsGerman BundesligaAbout the authorIan FerrisShare the loveHave your say ​Barcelona’s Pique moves to introduce new elite European club competitionby Ian Ferris21 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveBarcelona star Gerard Piqué has held talks with the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) regarding the creation of a new elite European club soccer competition, according to the country’s foremost radio network, Cadena SER, reports, www.sportspromedia.com/.The 32-year-old, who has overhauled the International Tennis Federation’s (ITF) Davis cup competition via his Kosmos investment vehicle, reportedly wants to create a ‘European Super Cup’.According to the Cadena SER report, the tournament would feature the champions of the European leagues and possibly a few other of the continent’s top clubs, with a format somewhat similar to what has been put in place for the new Davis Cup.It is safe to assume that Kosmos, the company founded by Piqué along with Hiroshi Miktani, president of Rakuten, would be involved in the project although that has not been reported.Piqué has apparently been working on the concept for some time and wants to implement it sooner rather than later. last_img read more

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11 days agoAston Villa midfielder John McGinn proud of Scotland hat-trick

first_imgAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn proud of Scotland hat-trickby Paul Vegas11 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveAston Villa midfielder John McGinn says he will treasure the match ball given to him after scoring a hat-trick in Scotland’s 6-0 win over San Marino on Sunday.The talented left-footer grabbed all three goals before the half-time interval as Scotland cruised to victory at Hampden Park.”I’ve never scored a hat-trick before because I used to be a left-back so I never used to get forward,” said the 24-year-old.”I’m beaming, delighted. I’ve been watching Lawrence Shankland in training and learning how to finish.”The match ball is in my bag. I might never get another one so I’m definitely going to keep this one and treasure it.” last_img read more

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The Internet Is Convinced That Joe Lunardi Is Wearing A Toupée, And Is Unimpressed

first_imgA rack of NCAA basketballs.SUNRISE, FL – DECEMBER 21: NCAA basketballs in a rack on the court during the shoot-around proipr to the game between the Florida Gators and the Fresno State Bulldogs during the MetroPCS Orange Bowl Basketball Classic on December 21, 2013 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida. Florida defeated Fresno State 66-49. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)ESPN’s Joe Lunardi is one of college basketball’s most well-renowned bracketologists, but his most recent bracket isn’t what has Twitter abuzz during today’s early college basketball games. Many noticed something…strange about Lunardi’s hairdo, and are convinced that he’s wearing a toupée.Joe Lunardi is not fooling anyone with that toupee #CmonBro— Josef (@Joeyy_Steeze) February 28, 2015Joe Lunardi’s toupee has upped its OOC schedule and is in as a solid 7 seed right now— Andrew Rush (@idiotsonsports) February 28, 2015I currently have Joe Lunardi as a one seed in my “worst toupee bracket”— C Payne (@FakeCPayne) February 28, 2015I’ve got Joe Lunardi’s toupee as the 8th seed in the east #bracketology pic.twitter.com/iOeo7I3RZd— Jordan Jones (@theRealjwjones) February 28, 2015Lunardi needs to fire his toupee guy pic.twitter.com/MyK0CjyFD8— Rob Preslan (@RPreslan) February 28, 2015Why does Joe Lunardi keep up the facade of that awful toupee. Just let that bald head breathe!— M. Butler (@mbutlerOK) February 28, 2015Joe Lunardi’s toupee is projected to be a 14th seed in the NCAA Tourney!— Miran Maric (@MiranMaric) February 28, 2015Marv Albert is wondering what Joe Lunardi is doing with his 1986 toupee— ChicagoTerps (@ChicagoTerps) February 28, 2015Lunardi has been asked about this in the past, and denies it, for whatever that is worth.last_img read more

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Video: UCF Returner Takes Ball Out Of End Zone, Tries To Take A Knee, Gives UConn A Safety

first_imgUCF player tries to take a knee during kick return against UConn.Twitter/@edsbsThe “conFLiCT,” college football’s most intense months-old, Bob Diaco-created rivalry, promises to produce some of the most exciting highlights you’ll see this week. Or, at the very least, some of the weirdest. After a UConn touchdown, the Huskies kicked off to UCF return man Hayden Jones, who looks to run with it, but eventually rethinks things and kneels the ball. The only problem: he was already a step out of the end zone.Theyyyyyyyyyyyyy did iiiiiiiiiiit pic.twitter.com/3OQjuChmjC— JOEY FRESHWATER (@edsbs) October 10, 2015The boneheaded play gave UConn a safety, extending its lead to 9-3, and giving the Huskies the ball again. These are the kinds of plays that cause teams to start the year 0-5.last_img

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Neymar & Mbappe make Weah ‘hungrier’ for success

first_imgTimothy Weah admits competition from the likes of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe makes him “hungrier” to be a success at Paris Saint-Germain and during a loan spell at Celtic.The 18-year-old United States international has linked up with the Scottish champions on a deal through to the end of the season .He has already made a positive impression at Parkhead, netting on his debut against Airdrie and again during a midweek meeting with St Mirren . Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘There is no creativity’ – Can Solskjaer get Man Utd scoring freely again? ‘Everyone legged it on to the pitch!’ – How Foden went from Man City superfan to future superstar Emery out of jail – for now – as brilliant Pepe papers over Arsenal’s cracks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? Weah is aware that he needs to maintain those standards, both in Scotland and France, with there a desire on his part to emulate the achievements of superstar team-mates at Parc des Princes.He told PA Sport : “Obviously at PSG they have the best players in the world.“Being with that group has really made me strong. I have watched the ins and outs of everyone, Neymar and Mbappe and all those guys in training and I really feel that it has moulded me into a stronger person and a fighter and it made me a lot hungrier than before.“I don’t see it as being much different [at Celtic], we are human beings and we are all fighting for the spot and everyone has that hunger and once you have that hunger you can do what you need to do.“The competition here is great, Sinky [Scott Sinclair] and James Forrest are top-class players and getting the chance to compete with them and train with them every day is going to make me a better player.”Tim Weah USMNT 05282018Weah, who is the son of former World Player of the Year George, admits he did not know what to expect when leaving Paris for Glasgow.He is an ambitious performer with considerable potential, though, and is delighted to be showing what he can do outside of his comfort zone.“I was really scared coming to Celtic because I have heard so much about UK football being tough, the fans expect so much,” Weah added.“I was always confident that I would get the hang of things but being young and inexperienced, you come here and there is a lot of expectation and I have to get going because the fans expect so much, coming from PSG and with the name that I have.“The debut goal was awesome and I just want to score more goals for the fans and continue to help my team. There is literally nothing I can describe that’s better than scoring at Celtic Park.“I want to say thank you to my teammates, they made me feel comfortable and gave me the confidence to go out there and do what I needed to do.”last_img read more

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