UNITED LEADING THE RACE FOR STAR MIDFIELDER
August 8, 2020
Manchester United are leading the race to sign Borussia Mönchengladbach midfielder Denis Zakaria ahead of a number of their European rivals. Atletico Madrid, Dortmund and Liverpool have all shown interest in the player.
Gladbach have enjoyed a good Bundesliga season so far. They led the league for two months and currently find themselves just six points behind league leaders Bayern Munich. They are on course to secure a European place finish at the end of the season.
BESIKTAS TO END KARIUS LOAN
March 5, 2020
Besiktas have confirmed that on loan Liverpool goalkeeper will return to the club at the end of his two-year loan spell. The Turkish giant have unsurprisingly rejected the chance to sign the German on a permanent deal.
Karius has been with Besiktas since 2018, he left after falling down the pecking order in Anfield. He was dropped by Liverpool after a series of costly mistakes, most notably, his performance in the champions league final against Real Madrid, he was directly responsible for two avoidable goals. He has since been replaced by Allison. The Brazilian has proven to be the final piece of Jurgen Klopp’s side, as they have since won the Champions League and they are on course to end a three decade wait for a maiden premier league title.
Riera Gains Coaching Badges at City
October 17, 2019
Albert Riera was the former winger of Liverpool and he issued a recent statement about how he supports Philippe Coutinho’s decision to no longer be part of Liverpool team. This he mentioned a few months back when he gave an interview to Goal. Though Liverpool is a big club compared to Camp Nou, Riera feels that it is a good decision to come to Camp Nou where probably individual opportunities are more. Also, as in the case of Coutinho whose performance last season had not been consistent, a move will help him challenge himself and build on his abilities. Riera feels that he is a player who would always be in demand.
LIVERPOOL TRIO COULD BE THE DIFFERENCE THIS SEASON
September 29, 2019
Liverpool have begun the season in imperious fashion winning their first four matches with little problems. They have seen off the challenges of Norwich, Arsenal, Southampton and Burnley without breaking sweat.
SADIO MANE A MAN ON FIRE
April 5, 2019
Liverpool defeat against Bayern Munich in the Champions League round of 16 clash came as a surprise to many outside England. However, for those that have been following the club in recent weeks, it was no surprise to see Sadio Mane star in the game.
ALBERT RIERA ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT
January 25, 2019
Albert Riera, one of the players Rafael Benitez signed during his revolution at Anfield, has called time on his illustrious footballing career. The Spaniard was one of Benitez’s first signings when he arrived at Liverpool in 2008.
Albert Riera – a weird career
December 3, 2018
Albert Riera’s case as a Footballer is pretty weird. He got a break at Liverpool when nobody expected him to. He hadn’t done anything extraordinary to earn that deal, but Rafa Benitez who is known for cracking deals like these landed him at the Merseyside.
Alvaro Morata heaps praise on Chelsea’s new signing
September 25, 2018
Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata has heaped praise on Mateo Kovacic after the Croatia made the switch to the west London giants. The midfielder joined the Blues on a season-long loan before the transfer deadline as part of the agreement which witnessed Thibaut Courtois head to Real Madrid on a permanent basis.
FORMER STARS MOVING TO STRANGE PLACES FOR THE GAME
July 5, 2018
As players age but want to remain active in the game, many have had to move to strange obscure players where they can get the opportunity to continue to ply their trade. There have been many instances where players move to unheard or rarely heard places in football just to stay relevant.
CENTRAL UNITED SEEK ANOTHER CHATHAM CUP WIN
October 2, 2017
Central United FC are seeking to lift another Chatham Cup as they reach the last four.
They are the most decorated team of the teams in the semis but they have yet another chance to add another title. Three Auckland club remain in the knockout tournament as they battle for the crown.
Central United will face off against Bay Olympic at Kiwitea St on Saturday while Onehunga Sports will battle southern side Cashmere Technical on Sunday.
United would be seeking to get a recent title with the last lifted in 2012. They would be traveling to face the weakest of the remaining four teams. It is noteworthy that they have lost to this same Olympic side twice this year.
Central will be without former Wellington Phoenix star Albert Riera. The player is taking a break before the rest of the summer activities flow in. The team should have forwards Nicolas Zambrano and EmilainoTade available. Auckland men Angel Berlanga and Marko Dordevic should contribute defensively as well. Continue Reading