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Iniesta to miss today’s Super Cup return In Barca vs Real

Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta was unable to train with his team mates on Tuesdaydue to a persistent injury hence he has been ruled out of their Spanish Super Cup second leg against Real Madrid today. Iniesta joins Rafinha Alcantara and Thomas Vermaelen on the injury list at the Nou Camp. Barcelona did not give a recovery timescale for Iniesta, who may ... Read More »

Chelsea fine Costa for not training

Chelsea have fined Diego Costa two weeks’ wages for failing to return to training as the dispute over his future rumbles on, according to reports. Costa, who remains in his home town of Lagarto in Brazil, claimed in an interview with the Daily Mail on Sunday that Chelsea are treating him “like a criminal” and that he has lost all personal respect ... Read More »

Ronaldo hit with five-match ban

Cristiano Ronaldo was hit with a five-match ban by the Spanish football federation (RFEF) on Monday for pushing the referee after being sent-off in Real Madrid’s 3-1 Spanish Super Cup, first leg win over Barcelona. The World Player of the Year received an automatic one-match ban for his dismissal on Sunday and an extra four games for his reaction towards ... Read More »

Neymar feels ‘more alive than ever’

Brazilian striker Neymar said he feels “more alive than ever” after marking his Paris St-Germain debut with a goal and an assist at Guingamp, BBC Sport reports. The 25-year-old became the most expensive player in history when he joined PSG from Barcelona for €222m (£200m). He set up Edinson Cavani for his side’s opener on Sunday before scoring the final ... Read More »

SuperCup: Madrid tame Barca, Ronaldo sees red

Ronaldo challenges the referee Ricardo De Burgos after bagging a red card in the first leg of Spanish SuperCup Real Madrid won the opening leg of the Spanish SuperCup 3-1 at the Nou Camp in Barcelona on Sunday. But Madrid’s victory before 89,500 football fans, was marred by the red card earned by star player,  Cristiano Ronaldo, who the referee felt ... Read More »

Lukaku’s Brace fires Man United to winning start

Romelu Lukaku introduced himself to Old Trafford in triumphant fashion with two goals as Manchester United crushed West Ham United 4-0 in an impressive Premier League opener on Sunday. The Belgium striker, a £75 million ($97.6 million, 82.5 million euros) signing from Everton, struck either side of half-time to take his tally of goals against West Ham to 11 in his ... Read More »

Watford hold Liverpool in six-goal thriller

Miguel Britos scrambled home a controversial injury-time equaliser as Watford held Liverpool to a 3-3 draw in a six-goal thriller at Vicarage Road. The Reds looked as though they had put all speculation and uncertainty over Philippe Coutinho’s future to one side to win their opening Premier League clash – only for Britos to head home from point-black range in ... Read More »

Burnley make Chelsea feel the blues

It was a day of horror for Chelsea, English Premier League defending champions as they slumped at home 0-3 in the hands of Burnley in less than 42 minutes of play. It was their first league match of the season. In a match, which the champions dominated, Gary Cahill first brought home the first horror of the day bagging a ... Read More »

Giroud wins thriller for Arsenal

Giroud wins thriller for Arsenal Olivier Giroud was on hand on the opening day of the English Premier League to save Arsenal the agony of losing at home, when he came in  as a sub to give the Gunners a 4-3 winning edge over Leicester. New signing, Alexandre Lacazette in the second minute, opened the scoring with a header for Arsenal ... Read More »

Premiership: Iheanacho to Lead City’s Attack against Arsenal

The 2017-18 English Premier League (EPL) season begins on Friday (today) with Nigerian new signing Kelechi Iheanacho penned to lead Leicester City’s attack in the opener match against Arsenal. Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare believes Jamie Vardy and Nigerian Iheanacho can form a potent strike partnership, Iheanacho, a £25million signing from Manchester City, came off the substitutes’ bench and within minutes teed ... Read More »