Posts Tagged “#InterationalFootballRoundUp”

Football expert wishes Marco Verratti would be like Cristiano Ronaldo

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Football expert wishes Marco Verratti would be like Cristiano Ronaldo

Despite of his brilliant display in PSG’s 2-0 win over Manchester United, Marco Verratti has been criticized for leading an unhealthy lifestyle. While most footballers are known for being non-smokers and relatively close to teetotal, Verratti apparently lives his life in a rather different way. French football expert Julien Laurens wishes Marco Verratti would be…

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PSG Coach Tuchel Remains Grounded Even After Huge Win at United

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PSG Coach Tuchel Remains Grounded Even After Huge Win at United

Thomas Tuchel’s Paris Saint-Germain outsmarted Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United in a thriller that proved difficult for the United outfit, but Tuchel remained grounded of the result indicating that it’s only “half time” of the last 16 fixture. PSG displayed a masterclass show to win 2-0 at the Old Trafford with defender Kimpembe and sensational Kylian Mbappe…

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Solskjaer admits PSG were a level above Manchester United

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Solskjaer admits PSG were a level above Manchester United

The Red Devils have been firing on all cylinders ever since the Norwegian took the reins from Jose Mourinho following the December defeat by Liverpool. Temporary Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reacted to losing his first match in charge. Solskjaer has guided United to 10 wins in his first 12 matches, losing just…

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The Real Deal: Reality Checks in For Ole Gunnar After Disappointing Loss

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The Real Deal: Reality Checks in For Ole Gunnar After Disappointing Loss

Reality checked for Manchester United who had experienced a resurgence under the caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær after they suffered their first loss against Paris Saint-Germain. Solskjaer admitted that PSG are on a different level to Manchester United after the French side ran out 2-0 comfortable winners at Old Trafford. PSG defender Presnel Kimpembe converted at the…

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Solari Confident of a 4th Consecutive Champions League

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Solari Confident of a 4th Consecutive Champions League

Real Madrid head coach Santiago Solari believes that the Madrid side can win a fourth consecutive Champions League, saying “nothing is impossible” for the European giants. The Champions League holders head to Amsterdam in fine form and  Solari talked about the tie against Ajax in understandably confident mood. Results have drastically improved during the last month along with performances across…

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PSG Coach Tuchel Reveals His Fear of Pogba Ahead of Thriller

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PSG Coach Tuchel Reveals His Fear of Pogba Ahead of Thriller

Paris Saint-Germain head coach Thomas Tuchel admits he is fearing a masterclass from the ‘incredible’ Paul Pogba at Old Trafford in Tuesday’s Champions League clash. Tuchel, whose side is weakened by the absence of Edinson Cavani and Neymar, believes his side face one of the biggest challenges in football by trying to overcome a resurgent…

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Frank Lampard Discusses Potential Return as Chelsea Coach

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Frank Lampard Discusses Potential Return as Chelsea Coach

Chelsea suffered a 6-0 loss at Manchester City which made it their worst-ever Premier League defeat. The result leaves Chelsea’s coach Maurizio Sarri favorite to become the next Premier League manager to be sacked, with Lampard and Zinedine Zidane the favorites to replace him. Lampard is the all-time leading goalscorer for Chelsea, where he played…

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Manchester United Set to Face Weakened PSG as Cavani is Ruled Out

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Manchester United Set to Face Weakened PSG as Cavani is Ruled Out

Paris St-Germain’s prolific striker Edinson Cavani will miss the  first leg of Paris St-Germain’s Champions League last-16 tie with Manchester United. The striker did not travel with Thomas Tuchel’s squad to Manchester on Monday. He joins his teammates Neymar and Belgium right-back Thomas Meunier who will absent after PSG confirmed he suffered a concussion during Saturday’s match…

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Ole Gunnar takes a swipe on his success ahead of the PSG clash

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Ole Gunnar takes a swipe on his success ahead of the PSG clash

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says it is ‘too simple’ to judge his Manchester United managerial prospects on just a couple of big games. The caretaker boss has guided United to 10 wins and a draw since he took over from Jose Mourinho but the Norwegian faces his hardest challenge yet when PSG come to Old Trafford…

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Agonizing Injury List for PSG Ahead on Man United Fixture

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Agonizing Injury List for PSG Ahead on Man United Fixture

Edinson Cavani may miss the first leg of Paris St-Germain’s Champions League last-16 tie with Manchester United, along with the injured Neymar and unfit Marco Verratti. Belgium right-back Thomas Meunier will also be absent with PSG confirming he suffered a concussion during Saturday’s match. The 31-year-old Uruguayan injured a tendon in his hip after scoring a penalty in…

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Former Manchester United Star and Mourinho’s Critic Paul Scholes Appointed Coach

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Former Manchester United Star and Mourinho’s Critic Paul Scholes Appointed Coach

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has been appointed manager of League Two side Oldham Athletic. As reported by Sky Sports News, Scholes will begin work at Boundary Park on Monday with the club set to unveil him at an official press conference on Monday afternoon. The move required, required special permission for Scholes, 44,…

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Ernesto Valverde Downplays Messi’s Injury after a Sluggish Show at Bilbao

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Ernesto Valverde Downplays Messi’s Injury after a Sluggish Show at Bilbao

Barcelona showed a lack of spark as a goalless draw away to Athletic Bilbao in which Lionel Messi was short of fitness, or at least his level best. Messi had suffered a thigh injury which limited him to only 27 minutes against Real Madrid on Wednesday but he played the full match at San Mames. The…

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Real Dares to Dream as Barca Slips

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Real Dares to Dream as Barca Slips

Real Madrid are now six points behind Barcelona after a resurgence under Santiago Solari and uncharacteristic slip by the leaders at Atletico Bilbao. This has created a sense of hope to the Madrid side with a believe that they can catch their fiercest rivals. While speakin to beIN SPORTS after their 3-1 win against city rivals Atletico Bilbao,…

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Meet Wilson Perumal, the Man Who Poured Millions to Kill Kenyan Football Dream

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Meet Wilson Perumal, the Man Who Poured Millions to Kill Kenyan Football Dream

Wilson Raj Perumal also known as Raja Morgan Chelliah was born on July 31, 1965 in the Republic of Singapore. From a humble background, Perumal worked his way through Singapore’s local leagues in the late 1980s en route to becoming a leading match-fixer accumulating millions of shillings through manipulation of match results. Perumal, 53, is…

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Diego Simeone bracing up for Solari meeting in the Madrid derby

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Diego Simeone bracing up for Solari meeting in the Madrid derby

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone is looking forward to a reunion with Real Madrid head coach Santiago Solari this weekend. The Madrid giants face off at the Wanda Metropolitano with both sides trying to chase down LaLiga leaders Barcelona. Solari played under Simeone at San Lorenzo and will reunite with his old boss for the…

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4-3-3! Lukaku and Mata should Start Against Fulham

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4-3-3! Lukaku and Mata should Start Against Fulham

Manchester United face Fulham at Craven Cottage in Saturday’s lunchtime kickoff, three days before we host Paris Saint-Germain in the first leg of our Champions League tie. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s toughest test as caretaker manager comes on Tuesday but the Norwegian certainly won’t want to drop points this weekend as we look to close in…

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Wenger to Return Next Month With Any Of These Four Clubs As Manager

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Wenger to Return Next Month With Any Of These Four Clubs As Manager

Arsene Wenger is set to return to football management within a month, according to reports. The former Arsenal boss hasn’t managed a team since standing down at the Emirates ahead of the 2018/19 campaign after 22 years in charge. Wenger is allegedly keen to get back on the saddle after his stint out of the…

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What Made Gianni Infantino So Popular to be Unopposed in the FIFA Top Seat

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What Made Gianni Infantino So Popular to be Unopposed in the FIFA Top Seat

Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) President Gianni Infantino is set to serve for four more years. FIFA says only Infantino had the required nomination letters from five of the 211 member federations when the deadline passed at midnight on Tuesday in Zurich. Former Tottenham defender Ramon Vega said he would stand against Infantino but did…

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New Champions League Rules That Could Change Football as we Know it

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New Champions League Rules That Could Change Football as we Know it

Many clubs could be effected by a major rule change slated to occur in both the Champions League and Europa League next season. With reports suggesting that UEFA is set to scrap the away goal rule, which has been the source of controversy for a number of years, the most watched cup could have a massive…

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“Bad Boy” Sergio Ramos Staggering Stats of Bookings

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“Bad Boy” Sergio Ramos Staggering Stats of Bookings

The Real Madrid’s defender Sergio Ramos statistics on bookings are just insane. The defender’s LaLiga total not only sees him lead the way in Spain, but across all of Europe’s major leagues. In fact the 32-year-old is the most carded player in the history of La Liga, and is also the most carded player in the Champions…

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Malcom Steps in for Messi, But Can He Replace Him

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Malcom Steps in for Messi, But Can He Replace Him

Malcom stepped in for Lionel Messi in the 1-1 El Clasico draw with Real Madrid and has been regarded as the natural replacement for Messi. In a post-match press conference, the Brazilian forward admitted that it would be a huge responsibility to fill Messi’s shoes. The Brazilian cancelled out Lucas Vazquez’s sixth-minute opener to ensure…

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“Real Madrid Deserved More” – Why Real Player is Not Happy After the Clasico

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“Real Madrid Deserved More” – Why Real Player is Not Happy After the Clasico

Barcelona and Real Madrid will go to the second leg of the Copa del Rey semi final evenly matched after a 1-1 draw at Camp Nou. However, the sole scorer for Real, Lucas Vazquez is not entirely a happy man and says that the visitors deserved more. Real took the lead in the sixth minute…

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Out-of-Sorts Coutinho Proves He is the Weak Link For Barca

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Out-of-Sorts Coutinho Proves He is the Weak Link For Barca

The former Liverpool star’s big money move to the Camp Nou promised to be a mega additional to Barcelona’s attack. However, this has quickly turned sour and fans aren’t happy. The Brazilian international has since failed to live up to his monumental price-tag in La Liga. The Copa Clasico was not different. While he has…

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Why Barca will Don Jerseys Written in Chinese during the El Clasico

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Why Barca will Don Jerseys Written in Chinese during the El Clasico

Barcelona will host Real Madrid at Camp Nou on Wednesday for the first leg of the Copa del Rey semi final with the players’ names written in Chinese. Special shirt names for a special match! #ElClásico #ChineseNewYear pic.twitter.com/FWVGrwsuvh — FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) February 6, 2019 It has been revealed that Barcelona’s players will wear shirts…

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El Clasico Preview: Toughest Test for Santiago Solari Yet

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El Clasico Preview: Toughest Test for Santiago Solari Yet

Real Madrid’s head coach Santiago Solari prepares his team ahead of a tough week against greatest rivals Barcelona and Atletico Madrid. The Madrid side will first travel to Barcelona’ Camp Nou on Wednesday for the first leg of the Copa del Rey semi final before a La Liga match with city rivals, Atletico Madrid, on Saturday. However,…

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How will Messi Injury Affect Barca in the El Clasico

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How will Messi Injury Affect Barca in the El Clasico

Barcelona will host Real Madrid at Camp Nou on Wednesday for the first leg of the Copa del Rey semi final most likely without their star Lionel Messi due to a minor leg injury in Saturday’s LaLiga draw with Valencia. Barca coach Ernesto Valverde would not be drawn on whether the Argentine would be risked but he…

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Sarri’s just signed his Chelsea ‘resignation letter,’ here is why

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Sarri’s just signed his Chelsea ‘resignation letter,’ here is why

The Italian accused his players of being difficult to motivate after the 2-0 defeat by Arsenal in their previous Premier League game, and again questioned the desire of his players as they suffered a fifth league loss of the season. Sarri said: “I am not able to explain because we played very well in the…

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Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp finds a punching bag after disheartening performance

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Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp finds a punching bag after disheartening performance

Jürgen Klopp claimed Liverpool were refused a clear penalty and Harry Maguire should not have been on the pitch to deny his Premier League leaders a seven-point advantage in the title race as Leicester secured a 1-1 draw at Anfield. Liverpool extended their lead over Manchester City to five points but missed the opportunity to…

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Higuain Fails to Inspire Chelsea As Blues Suffer a Massive Beat-down at South Coast

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Higuain Fails to Inspire Chelsea As Blues Suffer a Massive Beat-down at South Coast

Will Chelsea finish in the Top 4 this season? This is the question Chelsea fans keep asking after a string of poor performances from Maurizio Sarri’s men. The Blues once again put on a poor display as they were emphatically beaten by Bournemouth in a Premier League Match at the Vitality Stadium. Josh King scored…

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How Ole Gunnar learned “everything he touches is not gold”

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How Ole Gunnar learned “everything he touches is not gold”

“Andreas will be better off for having this experience so no problem about that,” said Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, continuing his laudable mission to be the antithesis of Jose Mourinho by a) being incredibly positive about absolutely everything and b) never, ever throwing his players under a bus. We suspect Andreas Pereira will not ‘be better…

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