Raheem Sterling has rejected suggestions he was “money-grabbing” after his talks over a new Liverpool contract hit an impasse. The 20-year-old’s future has become the subject of intense speculation in the British media as the Reds attempt to extend his current deal beyond the end of next season.
There are reports that Sterling has turned down a Liverpool offer of around £180,000 per week, but the England star says that the idea that he is holding Liverpool to ransom are wrong. Read more...(319 words, 1 image, estimated 1:17 mins reading time)
The international break is something that most club managers frown upon, by the break seems to have came at the perfect time for Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao. Fallacy has struggled to make the impact many expected of him at Old Trafford after joining on a season-long loan from Monaco. But he says he will return to Manchester United with renewed confidence after scoring three times for Colombia in the last week. Those goals lifted him on to 24 goals from 56 appearances, which leaves him one goal behind Arnoldo Iguaran on his country’s all-time scoring chart.
The United striker told Sport 360: Read more...(372 words, 1 image, estimated 1:29 mins reading time)
Angel di Maria has had a torrid first season at Old Trafford but the Manchester United star might take some police that fans bought shirts bearing his name more than any other player in the Premier League this season. And it was not even close.
Barcelona‘s Camp Nou stadium has been chosen to host the final of the Copa del Rey between Barcelona and Athletic de Bilbao on 30th May.
The Camp Nou was a compromise location as both clubs wanted to play the final at Real Madrid‘s Santiago Bernabéu stadium. But Real Madrid were not in favor of seeing the stadium covered in Basque and Catalan flags so they never offered the stadium as an option.
The Camp Nou was then chosen ahead of Bilbao’s San Mamés as well as the stadiums in Sevilla and Valencia, due to the fact that its the biggest Spanish ground with the capacity to hold 98,787 spectators. Read more...(382 words, 1 image, estimated 1:32 mins reading time)
With his two goals I thought that Rowe had a chance for Player of the Week honors, but his performance was only the second best performance of week four as Sporting Kansas defender Ike Opara had an even better day in SKC‘s 1-0 win over New York City FC. Read more...(143 words, 1 image, estimated 34 secs reading time)
The Raheem Sterling contact saga has taken another turn with the England international informing Liverpool that he will not discuss a new contract until the end of the season.
Sterling’s contract runs out at the end of next season and it is boggling to me that Liverpool have let the situation get this far. If Liverpool cannot reach an agreement with Sterling, they will be forced to sell him his summer, or risk seeing him walk for free in 2016
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has repeatedly said that Sterling was close to signing a new deal, and recently said that Anfield would be the best place for the 20-year-old to further his career: Read more...(377 words, 1 image, estimated 1:30 mins reading time)
As a Scotland fan, the opportunity to include the words “Scotland Thrash” anyone are few and far between. But the Scottish national side, under Gordon Strachan is on track to reach the finals of a major tournament for the first time since the 1998 World Cup after beating Gibraltar 6-1 on Sunday.
Shaun Maloney’s 18th minute penalty put the hosts ahead, before the Gibraltar provided a moment of sporting history when Lee Casciaro drilled an angled strike into the bottom corner. That was Gibraltar’s first ever goal in a competitive match and for a minute, Scottish fans around the world thought, here we go again. Read more...(274 words, 1 image, estimated 1:06 mins reading time)