Soccer

Shanghai's Hulk lacks 'right spirit', says coach Pereira

Shanghai SIPG coach Vitor Pereira said out-of-favour forward Hulk lacked the "right spirit" after a spat that may have brought the Brazil international's time at the club to a bad-tempered close. On Tuesday, Pereira was candid when asked about Hulk, a talisman for the Shanghai side who has totted up 100 Chinese Super League appearances and captained them to the domestic title in 2018.


Borussia Mönchengladbach 2-3 Inter Milan: Recap

A gritty win keeps Inter alive in Group B


The Tottenham Lineup That Should Start Against LASK

The Tottenham lineup that should start against LASK in their Europa League matchday five clash


Possible solutions to Chelsea FCW’s continuing struggles in front of goal

Ball, net. Net, ball. Don’t be shy, go on and mingle a bit.


Sergi Roberto tests positive for Covid-19

The 28-year-old is in good health and self-isolating


Champions League Roundup: Inter Survive, Bayern Held by Atletico & Marseille Break Duck

Champions League Matchday Three Round Up. Featuring Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk, Ajax vs Liverpool and more.


Arsenal boss Arteta backs temporary subs for head injuries

Mikel Arteta on Wednesday backed calls for concussion substitutes after Arsenal's David Luiz was involved in a sickening clash of heads with Raul Jimenez that left the Wolves striker with a fractured skull. Luiz played on until half-time of Sunday's match, with Arsenal insisting concussion protocols were followed, but was replaced as blood continued to seep through his head bandage. He has been ruled out of Thursday's Europa League match against...


David Alaba captains Bayern Munich in a milestone match

The Austrian made his 400th appearance for the Rekordmeister in Tuesday’s match against Atletico Madrid


Official: AC Milan Launch Limited Edition Shirt As Part Of PUMA x BALR Collaboration

Milan are launching another stunning piece of merchandise to complement the growing special shirt collection.


Romero secures crucial point for Atalanta against Midtjylland

Cristian Romero grabbed the equaliser as Atalanta secured a 1-1 draw against Midtjylland on Tuesday, meaning the Italians will reach the Champions League last 16 if they avoid defeat at Ajax next week. Atalanta are second in Group D, one point ahead of third-placed Ajax, who lost 1-0 at Liverpool, with the English champions wrapping up top spot.


Frank Lampard Insists Callum Hudson-Odoi Is Part of Chelsea Plans

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard insists there is still a future for Callumm Hudson-Odoi, but explains dropping the winger because of squad rotation.


Team news: Alderweireld back in training, but Kane, Vinicius, Reguilon to miss Europa League match

LOL I’m never trusting Mourinho with regards to injury news again.


West Ham in Talks With David Moyes Over Contract Extension

West Ham are in talks with manager David Moyes over a new contract, according to reports.


Kane says Premier League players should keep taking the knee in racism fight

England captain Harry Kane says Premier League players should carry on taking the knee in support of the fight against racial injustice, using their profile to raise awareness of the issue. Clubs began making the symbolic gesture before kick-off when football resumed after the coronavirus hiatus last season, and it has continued into the current campaign. "I think we are a huge platform to share our voices across the world, to be honest," Kane...


Wednesday Freedom Kicks: Washington Spirit roster moves, Greg Vanney leaves Toronto FC

A potential blockbuster move for the Washington Spirit.


Wednesday Links: FC Dallas eliminated from the MLS Cup Playoffs

And just like that, the 2020 season comes to an end.


Jose Mourinho Reveals Harry Kane Is Injury Doubt for North London Derby

Jose Mourinho reveals Harry Kane is a doubt to face Arsenal, though Toby Alderweireld could return from injury to feature.


Jurgen Klopp Hails Depleted Liverpool & Explains Caoimhin Kelleher Decision

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has hailed the 1-0 Champions League win over Ajax as one of his best results because of the circumstances.


Colombia part company with Queiroz

Carlos Queiroz has lost his job as coach of Colombia, with the former Real Madrid boss paying the price for two expensive 2022 World Cup qualifying losses, the country's football federation announced on Wednesday. Queiroz, 67, leaves the job in the wake of a 3-0 home loss to Uruguay and a 6-1 rout in Ecuador, Colombia's worst defeat in four decades. The Portuguese manager, a former assistant coach at Manchester United under Alex Ferguson,...


Laurence Wyke tweets his goodbye to Atlanta United

Good night sweet prince


Sergi Roberts tests positive for Covid-19

The 28-year-old is in good health and self-isolating


LASK vs Tottenham Preview: Where to Watch on TV, Kick Off Time & Team News

A preview of Tottenham Hotspur's Europa League trip to LASK


Vanney steps down as Toronto FC coach after seven seasons

Former US national team defender Greg Vanney has stepped down as coach of Toronto FC after being in the post since 2014, the Major League Soccer club said Tuesday. The 46-year-old, who played a decade in MLS and three seasons with French side Bastia, also served as technical director for Toronto, guiding the club to the MLS crown in 2017. Vanney won 112 matches of 250 managed, both club records, since taking over from the fired Ryan Nelsen late...


Pep Guardiola Hails 'Incredible' Manchester City Following Goalless Draw With Porto

Pep Guardiola has hailed his Manchester City players after they secured top spot in the Champions League group stages with a game to spare on Tuesday evening


Reece James Reveals Chelsea Are Targeting Premier League Title This Season

Chelsea defender Reece James has said that the Blues have "every chance" of winning the Premier League title this season.


Barcelona Hit by Coronavirus Scare After Sergi Roberto Tests Positive

Barcelona announce that Sergi Roberto has tested positive for the coronavirus and will now undergo a period in self-isolation


Arsenal Confirm David Luiz Will Miss Rapid Vienna Game With Head Injury

David Luiz will not play in Arsenal's Europa League game against Rapid Vienna in order to fully recover from the head injury he suffered against Wolves.


James De Los Santos beats Guinness record holder to win 25th gold medal in e-kata

James De Los Santos snared his 25th gold medal in online kata after beating Botond Nagy of Hungary, a Guinness world record holder. The Filipino karateka defeated Nagy 24.9 to 24.5 in the Katana Intercontinental League #4 E-Tournament on Tuesday. The Hungarian, who is no. 34 in the Olympic ranking, set the record for the the fastest roundhouse kick in karate in 2018. "I would have to admit that this match meant a lot to me because my final...


Rossoneri Round Up for Dec 2: AC Milan Launch Official Channel On Twitch

Summary of Milan’s news and links for the day.


With Gus out of the running, maybe Sunderland should look short-term for their next appointment

Short term or long term? Phil Butler reckons promotion counts above all else for Sunderland this season, and our next managerial appointment should reflect that.


Post-Brexit Rules Would Have Stopped Man Utd Hiring Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

How the new post-Brexit rules on foreign transfers and recruitment would have affected Manchester United when they hired Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in 2018.


Open Thread: December 2, 2020.

Another issue of the Daily Merengue!


Undermanned NeoPhoenix suffers heartbreak loss to Shimane

More bad luck for San-En in its first game since Thirdy Ravena tested positive for COVID-19


Live on ESPNU: Penn State Hosts Michigan

The Lions look for their first win of the season against a tough opponent.


Eliminated: FC Dallas falls to the Seattle Sounders 1-0

An early goal in the second half was too much to overcome for Luchi Gang.


The Daily Bee (October 2, 2020): Gladbach Fall to Inter, Raphael Guerreiro Returns to Training

Good news on the injury front!


Talking Points: Andrew Taylor’s decision to stick with more of the same was disappointing

Sunderland’s caretaker boss spoke before the game about his players expressing themselves, but we still set up in the same predictable style that cost Phil Parkinson his job.


Karl-Heinz Rummenigge praises Hansi Flick as Bayern Munich’s top reason for success

Bayern Munich chairman already considers Hansi Flick as one of the club’s great coaches.


Zinedine Zidane Refuses to Quit After Latest Real Madrid Setback

Real Madrid coach Zinedine has said there is 'no chance whatsoever' he will resign his position in the wake of another Champions League defeat to Shakhtar.


Cory Burke signed to new contract through 2022

Burke signed a two-year deal with an option for 2023


Report: Borussia Mönchengladbach’s Florian Neuhaus and Dennis Zakaria are high on Bayern Munich’s list

Uncertainty within the future of Bayern Munich’s midfield reportedly has the Bavarians looking at Borussia Mönchengladbach’s Florian Neuhaus and Dennis Zakaria.


Mauricio Pochettino Favourite to Become Next Real Madrid Boss With Zinedine Zidane Under Threat

Real Madrid line up Mauricio Pochettino as next manager as the axe threatens to fall on current coach Zinedine Zidane


Report: Dario Sarmiento Nears Manchester City Deal

An Argentine could join soon.


Racing end Flamengo's Copa Libertadores defence in shootout win

Flamengo's defence of their Copa Libertadores title has ended at the last 16 stage after the Brazilian giants crashed out on penalties at the hands of Argentine outfit Racing. The match only went to penalties after a last gasp leveller in normal time from the home side's Willian Arao after Leonardo Sigali had put Racing ahead in the 65th minute.


Jordan Henderson Heaps Praise on Liverpool's Youngsters After Ajax Win

Jordan Henderson was full of praise for Liverpool's young guns following the Reds' 1-0 Champions League win over Ajax.


Five things we learned from the new biography of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

We review Jamie Jackson’s “The Red Apprentice” — the new biography of the Manchester United manager


Eric Dier Labels Arsenal Boss Mikel Arteta as 'Most Exciting Young Manager in Europe '

Tottenham's Eric Dier has labeled Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta "the most exciting young manager in Europe" ahead of Sunday's North London Derby.


Liverpool advance in Champions League, Real Madrid defeat heaps pressure on Zidane

Curtis Jones sent a depleted Liverpool through to the Champions League last 16 on Tuesday, while Zinedine Zidane dismissed suggestions he might walk away from Real Madrid after another defeat by Shakhtar Donetsk left their European hopes in the balance. Liverpool were without a host of key players for the visit of Ajax to Anfield in Group D, with 22-year-old Irishman Caoimhin Kelleher starting in goal in the absence of Alisson. Teenager Jones...


Javi Martinez likely to leave on a free transfer, while Corentin Tolisso’s Bayern Munich future hangs in the air

The midfield duo’s position at the club hasn’t been very clear for past couple of seasons and status quo is to remain until atleast the end of the season.


Antonio Conte Praises Inter's Team Spirit Following Borussia Monchengladbach Win

Antonio Conte praises his team's spirit and responsibility after captivating win against Champions League rivals Borussia Monchengladbach