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Emery targets Arsenal glory

Unai Emery believes he will be handed the time necessary to “get Arsenal back to where the club deserves to be” despite a recent slump threatening the Gunners' chances of a return to the Champions League.
Soure:AFP: 2019/1/18 13:08:40

London calling

Saturday evening at the Emirates will be a new experience for many. For the fans in the stands, it is the first time any will have seen Arsenal play Chelsea at the 60,000-seater stadium without the sight of Arsene Wenger in the home dugout. For the man who replaces him and his counterpart in the other technical area it is a brand-new experience. The same can be said for a number of those taking the field in what has become one of the iconic games of the English Premier League.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/1/17 20:13:41

Dembele leaves Spurs to join Guangzhou R&F

Mousa Dembele became the latest high-profile name to swap Europe for China when he left English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur and joined Guangzhou R&F on Thursday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/1/17 20:08:41

Kane's injury won't change Spurs' transfer plans: boss

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane's ankle injury that will sideline him until March was tough to take but has not affected the club's January transfer window plans, manager Mauricio Pochettino told Sky Sports on Wednesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/1/17 20:03:42

Atletico crash out of Copa del Rey but Real and Sevilla sneak through

Antoine Griezmann scored one and set up another but could not prevent Atletico Madrid tumbling out of the Copa del Rey on Wednesday as Girona progressed on away goals after a thrilling 3-3 draw.
Soure:AFP: 2019/1/17 20:03:41

Ronaldo seals Super Cup for Juve

Cristiano Ronaldo scored the only goal to hand Juventus their first trophy of the season with a 1-0 win over 10-man AC ­Milan in the Italian Super Cup on Wednesday in Saudi Arabia.
Soure:AFP: 2019/1/17 20:03:41

South Korea beat China 2-0 to finish top of Group C at Asian Cup

South Korea finished top of group C of 2019 Asian Cup by defeating China 2-0 to make it three victories from three and leave China in second place here on Wednesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/1/17 9:31:53

FIFA claims in regular contact with Asian body over detained Bahraini player

FIFA says it has been in regular contact with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) over the Bahraini soccer player arrested in Thailand in November over a prison sentence in his homeland.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/1/16 19:43:41

Newcastle survive Blackburn scare in replay

Newcastle survived an FA Cup scare at Blackburn as they blew a two-goal lead before hitting back to win 4-2 after extra time in Tuesday's third-round replay.
Soure:AFP: 2019/1/16 19:38:42

Man Utd fans angry at reduced ticket allocation for Arsenal tie

Manchester United supporters have been left furious as it appears they are to be offered a reduced ticket allocation for next week's FA Cup fourth-round trip to Arsenal.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/1/16 19:38:42

Top sports body apologizes for series of sex assault cases

The head of South Korea's top sports body Tuesday apologized for a litany of sexual assault cases between young athletes and their coaches and vowed to impose lifetime bans on offenders.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/1/15 19:13:40

For now, there is no better replacement for Lippi as China's head coach

Chinese national soccer team head coach Marcello Lippi has on multiple occasions said he's homesick and wants to leave China, but his sentiments may also indicate that the Chinese Football Association (CFA) is unwilling to extend Lippi's contract.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/1/15 17:13:41

Barca 1st club to spend half a billion euros on wages

La Liga champions Barcelona became the first soccer team to spend over half a billion euros in wages after their staff costs shot up by 42 percent over the past year, according to a study by KPMG.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/1/15 17:13:41

Manchester City cut gap at top

Pep Guardiola said his Manchester City team will be poised to pounce if Premier League leaders Liverpool falter, following a comfortable 3-0 win over Wolves on Monday that left City four points behind Jurgen Klopp's side.
Soure:AFP: 2019/1/15 17:13:40

Australia soccer union seeks help for detained Bahraini refugee player Araibi

The head of the Australian soccer players union wants the sport's regional governing body to help secure the release of a Bahraini refugee player arrested in Thailand in November over a prison sentence in his homeland.
Soure:AFP: 2019/1/14 19:08:40

Manchester United dig deep to beat Spurs

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said David de Gea was making a case to be considered Manchester United's greatest-ever goalkeeper after he produced a master class on Sunday to protect his side's 1-0 lead against Tottenham.
Soure:AFP: 2019/1/14 17:23:39

'Monstrous' Messi scores 400th La Liga goal

Lionel Messi scored his 400th La Liga goal on Sunday, a ­total his coach Ernesto Valverde called “monstrous,” as Barcelona terrorized Eibar to reclaim their five-point cushion at the top of the table.
Soure:AFP: 2019/1/14 17:22:16

Sarri seeks reinforcements as Chelsea strengthen grip on fourth place

Even though Chelsea breezed past Newcastle 2-1 on Saturday boss Maurizio Sarri says he needs replacements in midfield if they are to keep up their push for the last automatic Champions League spot in the Premier League.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/1/13 17:08:40