Iniesta, Torres given emotional send-offs on final day of season

Iniesta, Torres given emotional send-offs on final day of season

Barcelona’s Andres Iniesta and team mates celebrate after the match (REUTERS)   BARCELONA, MAY 21 (REUTERS): Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta lifted a ninth Liga title after his side beat Real Sociedad 1-0 on Sunday in an emotional final game for the midfielder at the Nou Camp while Fernando Torres scored twice in his final game […]

Villa hold off Boro to reach Championship playoff final

Villa hold off Boro to reach Championship playoff final

Aston Villa’s Jonathan Kodjia in action with Middlesbrough’s Fabio (Reuters Photo)   ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   (Reuters): Aston Villa sealed their place in the Championship playoff final after holding Middlesbrough at bay in a tense 0-0 draw at Villa Park on Tuesday that sent the Midlands club through 1-0 on aggregate.   Steve […]

Rooney could join MLS club DC United

Rooney could join MLS club DC United

Everton’s Wayne Rooney applauds fans after the match. (REUTERS/File)   LONDON, MAY 11 (REUTERS): Former England captain Wayne Rooney has agreed a deal in principle to move from Everton to Major League Soccer (MLS) club DC United, British media reported on Thursday.   The 32-year-old forward is set to sign a contract until the end […]

Sunrisers thrash Daredevils by 9 wickets

Sunrisers thrash Daredevils by 9 wickets

Manchester United’s Luke Shaw clashes with West Ham United’s Andy Carroll as they intervene after Paul Pogba clashes with Mark Noble (Reuters)   New Delhi, May 11 (IANS): Rishabh Pant’s valiant century went in vain as Sunrisers Hyderabad made light work of Delhi Daredevils’ challenging 187/5 to romp home by nine wickets and consolidate their […]

Wenger predicts ‘inevitable’ European super league

Wenger predicts ‘inevitable’ European super league

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger remonstrates with fourth official Craig Pawson. (Reuters Photo)   LONDON, MAY 11 (Reuters): Outgoing Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says a new European competition will revolutionise the sport in the next few years and force Premier League matches to be played midweek instead.   The Frenchman has guided Arsenal through a fair […]

Swansea midfielder Britton announces retirement

Swansea midfielder Britton announces retirement

Swansea City caretaker manager Leon Britton  (Reuters File Photo)   LONDON, MAY 11 (REUTERS): Swansea City midfielder Leon Britton will retire from football at the end of the season after spending 15 years across two spells with the Welsh club.   The 35-year-old made 536 appearances since initially moving from West Ham United in 2002 […]

Barca’s Roberto handed four-game ban for striking Marcelo

Barca’s Roberto handed four-game ban for striking Marcelo

Barcelona’s Sergi Roberto is shown a red card by referee Alejandro Hernandez (REUTERS)   BARCELONA, May 9 (Reuters): Barcelona defender Sergi Roberto will miss the rest of the Liga season and the first match of the next campaign after being given a four-game ban for striking Real Madrid’s Marcelo in last Sunday’s tension-filled 2-2 draw […]

Bale denies 10-man Barca win in feisty Clasico

Bale denies 10-man Barca win in feisty Clasico

Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale in action with Barcelona’s Lionel Messi (REUTERS)   BARCELONA, MAY 7 (Reuters): Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale lashed home to deny La Liga champions Barcelona victory in an ill-tempered ‘Clasico’ which finished 2-2 at the Nou Camp on Sunday after the home side had Sergi Roberto sent off at the end […]

Real Madrid enter Champions League final

Real Madrid enter Champions League final

Bayern Munich’s Sven Ulreich reacts after Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema (not pictured) scores their first goal (REUTERS)   Madrid, May 2 (IANS): A brace by Karim Benzema was enough for Real Madrid to hold FC Bayern Munich 2-2 in the second leg of their Champions League semi final and win 4-3 on aggregate.   The […]

Leicester’s Albrighton charged by FA over referee confrontation

Leicester’s Albrighton charged by FA over referee confrontation

Leicester City’s Marc Albrighton reacts to their goal being ruled out for offside. (REUTERS)   (Reuters): Leicester City midfielder Marc Albrighton has been charged by the Football Association (FA) for his conduct towards the referee after being sent off in last Saturday’s 5-0 Premier League defeat by Crystal Palace.   Albrighton was shown a straight […]

Bayern’s Heynckes calls on referee to be strong versus Real

Bayern’s Heynckes calls on referee to be strong versus Real

Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes watches his players during training (REUTERS)   MADRID, May 1 (Reuters): Bayern Munich head coach Jupp Heynckes has called upon referee Cuneyt Cakir of Turkey to be ‘fair and just’ in the face of pressure from Real Madrid and the Bernabeu crowd as they prepare for their Champions League semi-final second leg […]

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