Saturday, June 24, 2017

Real Madrid is the team to beat next year in the Champions League

June 24, 2017 by  
Filed under International, La Liga

Real Madrid is the team to beat next year in the Champions League

Real Madrid cemented its status as the world’s best soccer team by annihilating Juventus in the Champions League final earlier this month. It was the first time a team had ever successfully defended the prestigious competition and followed on from a comfortable victory in the FIFA Club World Cup final. Fans were stunned to learn […]

Portugal wins by 1 point in their Confederations Cup game

Portugal wins by 1 point in their Confederations Cup game

Highlight of the Confederations Cup Russia-Portugal Game Cristiano Ronaldo’s header early on in the Confederations Cup 2017 game against Russia in Moscow yesterday was what gave the Portuguese their win against the hosts. The latter team started off poorly, but pulled themselves together in the 2nd half and went on to attack with verve and […]

Get all the latest info about the Confederations Cup

Get all the latest info about the Confederations Cup

Highlights of the Confederations Cup The first games for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup taking place in Russia have now been played, and there have already been plenty of thrills and spills. Take a look at the highlights thus far, and see who is ahead in the game. Russia: 2, New Zealand: 0 The 1st […]

Ahead of Gold Cup, coach Arena reflects on positive June qualifiers

June 16, 2017 by  
Filed under Gold Cup, US National Teams, US Soccer

Ahead of Gold Cup, coach Arena reflects on positive June qualifiers

With four points in two games and a resounding point taken away from Mexico, USMNT have come back on track in the World Cup qualifiers. A few weeks before the Gold Cup, coach Arena sums up the month of June and what he liked from his squad.  On the team’s response: “I think there’s enough […]

A World Cup qualifier with wild finish in Glasgow

A World Cup qualifier with wild finish in Glasgow

European Qualifiers: Scotland 2-2 England England was put to the task against a valiant Scottish team that would have deserved to win the game. England was first to strike at the 70 minutes but Griffith stunned the Three Lions with two consecutive goals in the last moments of the game. Though, it was not enough to […]

Cristiano Ronaldo is not a selfish player – Karim Benzema

June 9, 2017 by  
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Cristiano Ronaldo is not a selfish player – Karim Benzema

Real Madrid here Cristiano Ronaldo is not a selfish player despite his numerous attempts at goal during games, says teammate Karim Benzema. The Portuguese scored twice in Real’s 4-1 mauling of Juventus in the UEFA Champions League final on Saturday, helping the European champions to their second consecutive title and third over the past four […]

Draw against Venezuela raises concerns before Mexico clash

June 4, 2017 by  
Filed under US National Teams, US Soccer

Draw against Venezuela raises concerns before Mexico clash

Exhibition game: USMNT 1-1 Venezuela. Before clashing at the Aztecas stadium against Mexico in a very important game for the road to Russia World Cup 2018, US Soccer team delivered a dull performance against a modest South American side. Bringing Bruce Arena back has not given the spark for the Americans and the ghost of […]

Real Madrid wins historical back to back Champions League

Real Madrid wins historical back to back Champions League

Champions League Final: Real Madrid 4-1 Juventus Real Madrid is the first team since the late 80’s with AC Milan to win consecutive Champions League. It is then the first club to do it in the modern version of the Champions League, the third in 4 years. Ronaldo surpassed Messi for the most goals scored in […]

Champions League Final preview – What to know

June 2, 2017 by  
Filed under La Liga, Serie A, UEFA Champions League

Champions League Final preview – What to know

2017 UEFA Champions League Final: Real Madrid – Juventus As the Champions League Final will deliver its verdict tomorrow, both Real Madrid and Juventus coaches sat down with the media less than 24 hours before the Final.  Coach Real Madrid – Zinedine Zidane:  “We’re ready. We’ve worked extremely hard to get here. We’ve won LaLiga as […]

Arsenal wins FA Cup for a record 13 times

May 28, 2017 by  
Filed under Featured, International, Premier League

Arsenal wins FA Cup for a record 13 times

2017 FA Cup Final: Chelsea 1-2 Arsenal Arsenal saves season with a record 13 FA Cup wins and the seventh for coach Wenger since he has taken over the manager job, also record among the Premier League. The coach reacts to the win: “I am very proud because nobody has done it. It’s not easy. I’m […]

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