Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson is being tracked by Barcelona

first_imgFC Barcelona are following the moves of Jordan Henderson, Liverpool’s midfielder, closely. The England international will be free of his contract in June 2016 and for the Reds renewing it is a priority, as they see him as a key player and future captain.  Henderson’s England debut came in 2010 and he’s played 18 times for his country. Upd. at 22:38 Sport EN 07/03/2015 CET He is 24 years old and this season is the player that has played the most for Liverpool in the league – 2,356 minutes. He has also impressed in the Europa League, though Liverpool are now eliminated.  He made his Premier League debut with Sunderland in 2008-09, after spending time on loan at Coventry.  The English press claim that Barcelona want Henderson, a player capable of creating goals and influencing play when in possession. He’s also an athletic player and a hard worker. last_img read more

Del Bosque calls for “respect” for Porto stopper Casillas

first_img “Age has no merit. It doesn’t matter whether you are young or old, the merit is how well you do things.” Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque says Iker Casillas deserves some “respect” amid increasing criticism over his form.  Upd. at 19:26 “You can’t compare Casillas with anybody else,” Del Bosque said in an interview with The Telgraph. Casillas is currently with the Spain squad as they prepare for Thursday’s game against Italy, while they will also play Romania during the current international break. However, Del Bosque has stood by his side and he could still be La Roja’s No.1 at this year’s European Championships in France, ahead of Manchester United’s David De Gea.  CETcenter_img Sport EN The goalkeeper left Real Madrid last summer and has recently made some high profile mistakes for his new side, Porto.  “For a start he is a goalkeeper and secondly because he has played 160 international matches and has lifted great trophies for his club and his country. “He deserves our respect. I read somewhere once that to treat everyone the same is the biggest injustice of all – I agree with that. 23/03/2016last_img read more

Cristiano Ronaldo’s sister hits out at Gerard Pique

first_img 03/04/2016 CEST “My question is if today Gerard Pique will make a Periscope. Everything started with you, no?” she wrote on Twitter. A message fired quite soon after the end of the Clasico.  Upd. at 14:30 Sport ENcenter_img She recently came out in defence of her brother and her nephew when he was seen playing videogames instead of celebrating his father’s goals. Cristiano Ronaldo’s sister Katia Aveiro has taken advantage of Barcelona’s Clasico defeat to launch a barb at Gerard Pique. While Leo Messi congratulated Cristiano, the Portuguese’s sister hit out at the Barcelona defender by contrast. First she asked him about his famous ‘Periscope’. last_img read more

Atletico Madrid 1-0 Malaga: Correa saves the day as Cholo sees red

first_img Diego Simeone, who was sent off after one of his technical team appeared to throw a ball on to the pitch to stop a Malaga break, has taken his team above Real Madrid, who had beaten Rayo Vallecano earlier in the day. The second half was tight too, but eventually Correa’s shot from the edge of the box was deflected home. CEST Atletico had a great chance in a tight first half when Antoine Griezmann fired wide from eight yards with the goal at his mercy. Sport EN It pushed Barcelona down to third, with the Catalans knocked off the top for the first time in months, at least until they face Sporting Gijon in the evening.center_img At the other end Duje Cop forced Jan Oblak into a good save with a long-ranger. Atletico Madrid went top of La Liga after Angel Correa’s deflected 20-yard strike earned them victory against a stubborn Malaga. 23/04/2016 Upd. at 20:19 last_img read more

Santos: “Why does everyone talk about Ronaldo every day?”

first_imgPortugal coach Fernando Santos appeared in a press conference ahead of his team’s Euro 2016 quarter-final tie against Poland. He warned his side against complacency and advised them to not underestimate the Poles: The coach defended Cristiano Ronaldo, the player who has attempted the most shots in the tournament: “People speak about whether he missed. But why does everyone talk about Ronaldo every day? He is an unbelievable player and people speak about the great players, like Lewandowski or Neuer, it is normal. They live with it.” “He who thinks this will be an easier game (than Croatia) is mistaken. Poland is a very organised team, very tactical, strategically strong and with a good defence. They are very quick in transitions from defence to attack. 29/06/2016 Upd. on 22/11/2016 at 03:06 CET Santos will not know until the last moment whether he will be able to call upon left-back Raphael Guerreiro and midfielder Andre Gomes, who are due to have fitness tests. EFE “Each game we have played in this competition has been very hard and this Thursday we expect the same, but we are well prepared physically and mentally”, stated the Portuguese manager. It is a game which is 50/50, but I think we will win. We want to have control of the ball, but then there will be moments in which we will be more defensive and others more attacking. That is football.”last_img read more

The statistic that links Toni Duggan and Gary Lineker

first_img Miki Soria Toni Duggan’s signing for Barcelona won’t just boost the women’s team’s level but end a period of almost 30 years without an English person (or a Brit) playing in the club’s colours. Gary Lineker was the last and left in June 1989. 08/07/2017 IN SPORT.ES CEST Barcelona complete signing of England international Toni Duggan Miki Soria @mikisoria RELATED STORIES @mikisoria La estadística que une a Toni Duggan y Gary Lineker Lineker arrived under Terry Venables in 1986 and it has been a long wait since then for another. The TV presenter and pundit wished Duggan good luck on her adventures via social media. Upd. at 02:07 last_img read more

Radja Nainggolan injured during Milan derby ahead of Barca UCL clash

first_img CEST IN SPORT.ES Upd. at 21:56 Sport EN Alarm bells are ringing in the Italian capital as Spalletti’s side may lose one of their most important players for the trip to Barcelona on Wednesday in the Champions League. Biglia put in a hard challenge and it hurt Nainggolan’s ankle. Although he tried to keep playing he had to be subbed off a few minutes later. The Argentine was only booked for the foul.center_img Radja Nainggolan suffered an ankle injury during Inter Milan’s game against rivals AC Milan after a tough tackle from Lucas Biglia. 21/10/2018 Nainggolan, lesionado en el Inter-Milan, duda ante el Barça In place of the Belgian Borja Valero came on, and he might get a start at Barca in midweek. Brozovic and Vecino, the other two midfielders, also started the Milan derby. The Italians held nothing back and paid the price as they saw a key piece of their team suffer an injury blow.last_img read more

FIFA World Cup 18: Lionel Messi Thanks All His Supporters For Their Sacrifices As…

first_imgAdvertisement 156gNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs50Wingsuit rodeo📽Sindre Evdv( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) abaydWould you ever consider trying this?😱p0m2hCan your students do this? 🌚hyl6Roller skating! Powered by Firework (Photo Credits: Soccer Laduma)Advertisement  Advertisement Argentine wizard Lionel Messi has thanked all the La Albiceleste fans for the sacrifices they’ve made after it was made clear that they are progressing to the round of sixteen.Manchester United star Marco Rojo’s late winner started the never-ending celebration in Argentina as they made it to last sixteen. The center-back appeared in one of the unlikeliest position as he netted home a wonderful cross coming from Gabriel Mercado. The two time World Cup winners were very well aware of their situation that a loss will see them out of the tournament and a win will keep their hopes alive.Advertisement Messi had put his nation ahead in the 14th minute with a spectacular shot entering the goal. However, the Africans were real quick in reviving their chances of progressing to the round of sixteen as they equalised from a reward early in the second half when Javier Mascherano’s mistake allowed Victor Moses to score from a penalty kick.However the 86th minute of the game saw Marcos Rojo gifting his nation their golden ticket to round of sixteen after scoring from a wonderful cross coming from Gabriel Mercado. Let’s see how far Argentina will fare in this journey.Le agradezco a toda la gente que está acá, por todo su sacrificio, y a todos los que están en Argentina que estuvieron…Posted by Leo Messi on Tuesday, 26 June 2018 Advertisementlast_img read more

Boxing: Errol Spence Jr doesn’t believe Keith Thurman wants to fight him

first_imgAdvertisement bs7zokNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs3h7oc9Wingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E2wubr( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) awyWould you ever consider trying this?😱aioCan your students do this? 🌚zztRoller skating! Powered by Firework IBF Welterweight Champion Errol Spence Jr doesn’t believe Keith Thurman wants to fight him, in fact, Spence has been mentioning this for quite some time now that he is chasing Thruman ever since he was 15-0 in the ring.Advertisement Thurman (28-0, 22 KOs) has been out of the ring since last March when he won a twelve round split decision over Danny Garcia to unify the WBC, WBA welterweight titles.Advertisement After that contest, he underwent surgery for an elbow injury and remained on the shelf for the rest of the year. He was scheduled to return in May but withdrew with a hand injury.Spence wants to get him in the ring but doubts the contest will happen.Advertisement “I couldn’t tell you what he’s doing. I think he just got married, got a kid on the way. I’m not over that one. I think he’ll be back and that’s a fight I definitely want. He still has one of the belts, the WBA. That’s a fight I definitely want when he comes back,” Spence told the Breakfast Club.“We have the same manager, we fight on the same network. It’s an easy fight to make. I don’t think he’s scared. I don’t think he really wants the fight, because I’ve thrown it out there since I was 15-0. We’ll see what happens.”Spence has been in action already twice in 2018 and plans to fight for a third time in the fall.He stopped Lamont Peterson at the start of the year, and then earlier this month he demolished mandatory challenger Carlos Ocampo in one round.  Advertisementlast_img read more

Salah enjoying his stay at Anfield, says Virgil van Dijk

first_imgAdvertisement b3rNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs1lmtWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre Epipa( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) prxWould you ever consider trying this?😱j6yCan your students do this? 🌚mxRoller skating! Powered by Firework World’s most expensive defender Virgil van Dijk has said that Mohamed Salah is happy at Anfield.Advertisement This remark from the Dutch defender comes after some rumours surfaced that he might leave Anfield in January.Salah’s recent goal against Napoli, where the Reds either had to win 1-0 or by two clear goals to progress to the knockout stage of the Champions League, has had plenty of people talking.Advertisement Salah scored the decisive goal, but his celebration did not give much away, which has been the case for the majority of the goals he has scored this season.Advertisement Most people just assumed he was not entirely happy at Liverpool, but van Dijk has insisted that is not true.In an interview to The Mirror, van Dijk said, “He’s scoring goals. He’s smiling. He can’t smile every second of the day but I know he’s enjoying it”.“So we don’t need to see any negative things about that, we just need to focus on the good things he does.“He scored a hat trick last at Bournemouth and scored again, an important one against Napoli so he’s been doing very well.“People can say he’s not scoring as many goals as last year, but that’s always from outside the club.“His level is very high and he showed that against a good defender like Kalidou Koulibaly.“It’s difficult to play against Mo. People underestimate how strong he is and a very important player, a great guy and he is deadly in the box.” Advertisementlast_img read more