Cristiano Ronaldo Scores First Goal For Juventus

Juventus’ Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after he scored his first goal since he joined Juventus during the Italian Serie A football match Juventus vs Sassuolo on September 16, 2018 at the Juventus stadium in Turin.   Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first competitive goal for Italian champions Juventus in Sunday’s fourth Serie A game of the season, against Sassuolo.   The 33-year-old tapped in on the line after a goalmouth scramble on 50 minutes, and added a second 15 minutes later to give the reigning seven-time champions a…

Arsenal knock out Chelsea in Carabao Cup, to meet Man City

Arsenal edged out London rivals Chelsea in the second semi-final of the Carabao Cup, coming from behind to win 2-1 on Monday at the Emirates Stadium. They will now meet Manchester City in the final in Wembley on 25 February. It was the fourth time in the last five seasons that Arsenal would qualify for the final of a domestic cup final. Eden Hazard scored for Chelsea in the 7th minute but five minutes after defender Antonio Ruediger gifted Arsenal a goal, to cancel Chelsea lead. In the second half,…

Ronaldinho retires from football

Former Brazil and FC Barcelona midfielder Ronaldinho, who won the World Cup, Champions League, Copa Libertadores and World Player of the Year award, is retiring from the game. His brother and agent Assis made the announcement on Tuesday. Ronaldinho, who will be 38 in March, has not played a competitive match since 2015 bt he had also avoided calling a definitive halt to his career until now. “He’s stopped. It’s over,” Assis said. “We are going to do something pretty big, something cool, after the World Cup in Russia, probably…

Gareth Bale Rescues  Madrid at FIFA Club World Cup

Gareth Bale scored the winner for Real Madrid in the second semi-final of the FIFA Club World Cup in the United Emirates, as they slugged it out with home favourites Al-Jazira. The vital goal in the 81st minute, moments after replacing Karim Benzema propelled Madrid into the final billed for Saturday, giving them an opportunity to win the cup for the third time and match the tournament record of their Spanish rival, Barcelona. Madrid will face the Brazilian team Gremio, the Copa Libertadores champions, who beat Pachuka, the Mexican team,…

Chelsea need another Striker -Lampard

Despite new signing Alvaro Morata seemingly capable of filling Diego Costa’s boots, Lampard isn’t sure about his understudy, Michy Batshuayi, or manager Antonio Conte’s recent deployment of Eden Hazard as a second striker. “I think they need to add,” Lampard told BT Sport. “If you’re looking at Morata there, Michy Batshuayi has come in and had moments where he’s scored but seemingly Conte doesn’t trust him. “Then you have to play [Eden] Hazard there and change a lot of things. So I think maybe a backup striker. “I think they…

Big Shock! Yakubu Aiyegbeni Retires From Football

Nigerian striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni has announced his retirement from professional football at the age of 35. Aiyegbeni had been a free agent after being released by Coventry City earlier this year but after not signing for a new club, the Nigerian striker has decided to end his playing days. After first moving to English football in January 2003, Aiyegbeni went on to enjoy a fine career with teams competing in the Premier League and Championship, with 367 appearances being made in all competitions. Aiyegbeni represented Portsmouth, Middlesbrough, Everton, Leicester City,…

GOAL! Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur suffer EMIRATES WOE as Arsenal effectively beat Pochettino’s side 2-0 thanks to goals from Mustafi and Sanchez. A full-strength side for Arsenal as Wenger makes two changes from the side that were beaten rather convincingly by Manchester City last time out. Shkodran Mustafi and Alexandre Lacazette coming in for Francis Coquelin and Alex Iwobi. Like Wenger, Pochettino has stuck with the three man defence which has seen Tottenham excel this season. Hugo Lloris has overcome injury to start today, while Christian Erkisen slots in alongside Dele Alli behind…

Coleman Quits Wales For Sunderland

Chris Coleman quit as Wales manager on Friday to take over at English Championship club Sunderland after he failed to steer his country to the World Cup. Coleman, who led a Gareth Bale-inspired Wales to the semifinals of Euro 2016, will be given the job of lifting Sunderland off the bottom of the table and ultimately winning promotion back to the Premier League. His future with Wales was in doubt from the moment they failed to qualify for Russia 2018. Jonathan Ford, Chief Executive of the Football Association of Wales,…

Stuttgart Beats Struggling Dortmund

Stuttgart 2 Borussia Dortmund 1 Akolo makes it 1-0 from Burki error Zieler produces saves Philipp makes it 1-1 Brekalo secures the win Match summary The home side hit the front in the early going as a mistake from keeper Roman Burki presented Chadrac Akolo with an easy finish. Just before the interval, Andre Schurrle saw his penalty saved before Maximilian Philipp struck back to make it 1-1. However, Josip Brekalo secured the victory in the second period as he finished well from Berkay Ozcan’s fine pass. Match report Dortmund…

David Luiz plots sensational move to Premier league rivals

The Chelsea defender has had a spectacular fall-out with Conte and was condemned to the stands for the victory over United earlier this month. Conte has refused to say if Luiz will be restored to the squad that will travel to Leicester City on Saturday and the Brazilian is now plotting a sensational move to United. The Daily Star claim Luiz is raging with the lack of support he has received from the club hierachy after Conte banished him from the first-team. And Jose Mourinho is now ready to swoop…