Category: Foreign Sports

$500,000 Per Week Contract For Rooney

$500,000 Per Week Contract For Rooney

Reports from the Guardian claim that in the next 24 hours or so, Wayne Rooney is expected to agree to a contract extension with Manchester United that will see him through the end of the 2018-19 season. The contract is expected to be in the range of $500,000 (£300,ooo) per week, meaning Rooney will remain the highest salaried player in […]

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Drogba Could Be Big Factor At World Cup … Says National Team Coach

Drogba Could Be Big Factor At World Cup … Says National Team Coach

The Brazil World Cup offers Didier Drogba the chance of a perfect swansong and the opportunity to propel his country further in the tournament than ever before, Ivory Coast coach Sabri Lamouchi said on Wednesday. Drogba, 35, will lead his country in their third World Cup finals appearance as the Ivorians strive to make it out of the group stage […]

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Arsenal To Punish Giroud … For Affair With Model In Team’s Hotel

Arsenal To Punish Giroud … For Affair With Model In Team’s Hotel

ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger confirmed that disciplinary action would be taken against Olivier Giroud after he apologised for taking a female companion back to the team hotel. Married Giroud had consistently denied taking Celia Kay to the Four Seasons Hotel in Canary Wharf the night before the 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace on February 2. The striker had earlier issued […]

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United Tie Rooney Down … Give Him A ‘Monster’ £300,000-A-Week Deal

United Tie Rooney Down … Give Him A ‘Monster’ £300,000-A-Week Deal

MANCHESTER United hope star striker Wayne Rooney will finally put his name to a new £300,000-a-week contract at Old Trafford in the coming days. Rooney and United officials have been in talks about a new four-and-half-year deal for weeks after the 28-year-old finally gave up on his dream of joining Chelsea.

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Defiant Moyes Vows To Keep Fighting

Defiant Moyes Vows To Keep Fighting

Defiant Manchester United boss David Moyes insists all is not yet lost for his team in the quest to finish in the top four of the Barclays Premier League after battling to a goalless draw at title-challengers Arsenal. United are now 11 points behind Liverpool – who secured a dramatic late win at Fulham – after seeing Robin van Persie […]

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Sulaiman’s Son Is New WBC Boss

Sulaiman’s Son Is New WBC Boss

MAURICIO Sulaiman has been elected president of the World Boxing Council (WBC), replacing his father who died last month. Sulaiman, 44, was chosen unanimously on Tuesday in a vote by the leadership, the WBC said. Sulaiman becomes the sixth president of the organisation. Jose Sulaiman, who died at 82, was the long-time head of the WBC. He managed to institute […]

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Ribéry Ruled Out Of Champions League Trip To Arsenal

Ribéry Ruled Out Of Champions League Trip To Arsenal

Bayern Munich midfielder Franck Ribéry will miss the Champions League first-leg tie with Arsenal on February 19. The France international underwent a “minor operation” to repair a burst blood vessel in his buttock last Thursday, with tests yesterday showing the procedure had removed bruising which had been affecting a nerve.

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Mourinho: I Won’t Be Disappointed If Chelsea Don’t Win Title

Mourinho: I Won’t Be Disappointed If Chelsea Don’t Win Title

The manager has played down his side’s chances of being crowned champions despite going top at the weekend, and believes every game in the run-in will be important Jose Mourinho has insisted that he will not be disappointed if Chelsea do not win the Premier League title.

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Messi Turns The Table

Messi Turns The Table

All eyes were on Lionel Messi. Had he really lost his passion for football? Barcelona’s former assistant coach Angel Cappa had said so earlier this week following the Argentine’s patchy performance in the 3-2 defeat to Valencia last weekend. But on a wet and windy night in Seville, Messi proved his enthusiasm for the game remains very much intact. Things […]

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Balotelli In Tears After Milan Loss

Balotelli In Tears After Milan Loss

Mario Balotelli is an emotional guy, everybody knows that. But after he was substituted in AC Milan’s 3-1 defeat to Napoli on Saturday night, the former Manchester City striker, burst into tears as he sat on the bench. But why exactly was he crying?

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