Five Battle For FIFA Presidency Today

207 delegates from around the world will gather in Zurich, Switzerland today to vote for a new FIFA president to succeed Sepp Blatter. 79-year-old Blatter had been in charge of the world football governing body since 1998, until he was forced to resign last year amid a growing corruption crisis. The five candidates who want…

Manchester City In Charge After 3-1 Win Over Kiev

Manchester City took command of their Champions League last-16 tie against Dynamo Kiev by soundly defeating them 3-1 in the first leg in Ukraine. City led 2-0 at the break, having dominated the first half.   Sergio Aguero slotted the opener before David Silva scored the second.   Vitali Buyalsky pulled back a goal for…

Messi’s Double Powers Barca 2-0 Over Arsenal

Lionel Messi scored twice to effectively condemn Arsenal to a sixth successive exit at the last-16 stage of the Champions League. The two decisive goals at the Emirates Stadium gave Barcelona a 2-0 win in their first leg game with Arsenal.   Arsenal was resolute in defending but couldn’t contain Barcelona’s superstar trio of Messi,…

Clubs Are Looking For Me — Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho claimed he isn’t looking for a job but that clubs are pursuing him, a statement that, with intent or not, increases the pressure on Manchester United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward to make a decision on sacking Louis van Gaal sooner rather than later, or risk losing out on Mourinho. After United lost to…

Rooney Out Six Weeks With Knee Injury

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney could miss the club’s next eight games with a significant kneed injury. Rooney suffered ligament damage during Saturday’s loss at Sunderland and now faces about six weeks on the sidelines. The 30-year-old didn’t travel with the team for Thursday’s Europa League game at FC Midtjylland. United will be will be…

Chelsea Lose To Paris Sant-Germain

Edison Cavani came off the bench to fire the crucial 78th minute goal that gave Paris Saint-Germain a 2-1 win in the first leg of their Champions League round of sixteen matchup with Chelsea Tuesday night at Parc des Princes. The hosts took the lead on Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s deflected free-kick in the first half. Jon…

Chelsea Can Manage Without John Terry — Guus Hiddink

Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink said captain John Terry’s absence will not significantly affect the team as they prepare to play the Champions League away match with Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) Tuesday. Terry suffered a hamstring injury last Saturday during Chelsea’s 5-1 victory over Newcastle United. He didn’t travel with the team after failing a fitness test…

Suarez And Messi Dominate In 6-1 Win

Luis Suarez scored a hat trick and he and Lionel Messi combined to score an audacious penalty as Barcelona thrashed Celta Vigo 6-1 at the Nou Camp. The Catalans took the lead in 28 minutes when Messi curled in a brilliant free-kick. Celta striker John Guidetti equalised from the penalty box six minutes to break….

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