Arsene Wenger will face a touchline ban after being charged with misconduct by the Football Association after verbally and physically abused the fourth official Anthony Taylor, in stoppage time at the latter part of Arsenal’s narrow victory over Burnley on Sunday. Wenger apologized after the game. He has until 18:00 GMT on Thursday to respond to the charge of misconduct. This was the Football Associations statement: “It … Continue reading Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger charged with misconduct by the FA
Barcelona had a comfortable victory at Eibar as Lionel Messi scored twice, Luis Suarez had a goal of his own giving the “MSN” Barcelona trio their 100th combined goal in all competitions this season. Messi scored his 20th and 21st league goals of the season as Barcelona took their unbeaten run to 36 games. Munir El Haddadi opened the scoreline early, with Messi scoring a … Continue reading Eibar 0-4 Barcelona. La Liga
Manchester City have completed, and was given the clear to play Brazillian winger Gabriel Jesus against Tottenham on Sturday. Jesus agreed to a five-year deal with the club in August of last year. It was a £27m move from Palmeiras, and stayed with his old club until the end of the Brazilian season in December. Manchester City’s director of football Txiki Begiristain said: “He has the potential … Continue reading Gabriel Jesus completes £27m move to Manchester City
Real Madrid’s 40-match unbeaten run has now ended as ex-Manchester City forward Stevan Jovetic scored an explosive-time winner for Sevilla. Cristiano Ronaldo was able to get a penalty kick giving Real Madrid side the advantage. Sergio Ramos’ late own goal leveled the scores. Substitute Jovetic had a dramatic late goal to give Real Madrid . This is Real’s first defeat since April 6th 2015, which … Continue reading Sevilla 2-1 Real Madrid. Sevilla stops Real Madrid’s unbeaten run.
Real Madrid set a new Spanish record of 40 matches unbeaten by, yet again another last minute goal by Karim Benzema’s duringh the 93rd-minute giving Real Madrdi a 3-3 draw at Sevilla in the Copa del Rey last 16. Barcelona held the previous unbeaten record of 39 games, set under manager Luis Enrique between 2015 and 2016. Thursday’s draw means Real progress to the Copa … Continue reading Real Madrid sets new record of 40 unbeaten games
Lionel Messi’s Barcelona contract talks have been hindered after La Liga spending caps. Messi’s future in Barcelona is now in question after club’s director Oscar Grau suggested they will not break the bank and cave into Messi’s wage demands. Other Barcelona superstars like Luis Suarez and Neymar have signed new deals with the club worth £21m-a-year, but rumors report that Messi wants to become the highest paid … Continue reading Barcelona will not overspend for Lionel Messi
La Liga is reportedly planning to launch legal action against FIFA after the announcement of the World Cup expansion to 48-teams from the original 32 team tornament starting on 2026 Reports say that the Spanish La Liga wants to stop the expansion, after it claims that it was not consulted on the decision, which is required by FIFA. “We are not happy at all. We … Continue reading La Liga plan Legal Action Against FIFA’s 48-team World Cup Expansion