Manchester United 4-2 Bayer Leverkusen: Match Report

Wayne Rooney scored his 200th goal for Manchester United as David Moyes' side beat Bayer Leverkusen 3-1 in the Champions League on Tuesday night. The England international became only the fourth man in United's history to score 200 goals after notching either side of half-time. Rooney opened the scoring in the first half with a guided volley but Simon Rolfes equalised

Galatasaray 1-6 Real Madrid: Match Report

A supreme attacking performance from Cristiano Ronaldo helped Real Madrid to destroy Galatasarayin a 6-1 victory on Tuesday night. The Portugal international, fresh from signing a new bumper contract, scored a second-half hat-trick to seal an emphatic win, with Isco and a Karim Benzema double completing the three points. Isco opened the scoring after controlling a perfect

Moses happy, sad after Liverpool debut goal

< br /> Liverpool new boy Victor Moses has expressed excitement on a goal-scoring debut, but disappointed they did not win the game. "Good point for us, but disappointed not to win the game. Amazing feeling to score my first #LFC goal!" tweeted Moses, who is on a season-long loan deal

Kaka asks AC Milan to ‘not pay him’

AC Milan midfielder Kaka has asked to go without pay as he recovers from a thigh injury picked up in his first game since rejoining the Italian side. The Brazil international, 31, was substituted in the 70th minute of the Rossoneri's 2-2 draw at Torino. He returned to Milan on a free earlier

Buffon dreams of winning the Champions League

Juventus Goalkeeper, Gianluigi Buffon has conceded that winning the Champions League is ÔÇÿthe dreamÔÇÖ of everyone at Juventus this season. The Bianconeri kick their European campaign off tomorrow night away to Copenhagen, and the goalkeeper has insisted that the entire squad will endeavour to get off to a winning start. ÔÇ£I

“Ronaldo was a mediocre player at Neymar’s age”

Wagner Ribeiro has backed Neymar as the greater player over Cristiano Ronaldo, in response to Jorge MendesÔÇÖ claims yesterday. In seeing the Portuguese star sign a new contract with Real Madrid,┬áagent Mendes spoke of Ronaldo as being better than Lionel Messi and Neymar. However, the latterÔÇÖs representative has taken exception and offered

Neuer breaks German goalkeeping record

FC Bayern M├╝nchenÔÇÖs┬á2-0 win┬áover Hannover 96 on Matchday 5 might have been something of a workmanlike display from the record title-holders, but for one man in particular, it was a match to remember. Manuel Neuer's clean sheet was the 100th of his Bundesliga career and at the age of 27, FC

Yohan Cabaye apologises to Newcastle fans

The France midfielder was the subject of a bid from Arsenal on the eve of the campaign and, while that was rejected out of hand, manager Alan Pardew kept him out of the side for the first two matches of the season. Reports quickly followed that Cabaye's head had been turned by the

2022 World Cup ‘must’ be held in winter

Michel D'Hooghe, the chairman of the Fifa 's medical committee, will advise the executive committee that the risks of hundreds of thousands of supporters moving between venues in the extreme heat are too great. The committee is now expected to agree in principle to move the World Cup to the winter,

Wenger: Ramsey has a huge desire to improve

Ars├¿ne Wenger believes┬áAaron RamseyÔÇÖs ÔÇ£hugeÔÇØ determination to succeed is behind his superb form this season.┬áThe Wales international has started the campaign in sensational fashion, scoring five goals in six games - including a brace at Sunderland on Saturday. It is down to composure, especially for example the second goal [at Sunderland].

Africa World cup play-off draw announced

The first leg of the African play off draw has officially being announced and participating countries already know the teams that would be standing in the their way to getting a ticket to Brazil next year.. Top 5 teams like Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Ghana, Algeria and Tunisia were seeded so

Barry dreaming of Euro spot

New Everton man, Gareth Barry believes he's side are good enough to earn a European spot this season. The English man who had an impressive debut game in the 1nil home win against Chelsea feels Roberto Martinez's side might surprise a few people this campaign. Barry said: "Nobody is that stable and

Eric Lamela’s brother kidnapped

Erik Lamela received a shock the night before his home debut for Tottenham with the news that his younger brother had been kidnapped by armed carjackers in his home city of Buenos Aires. According to reports in Italy, 18-year-old Axel Lamela was taken at gunpoint on Friday and held to ransom. He

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