Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Gareth Bale does a Berbatov, makes a tough goal look easy

There is no doubting the fact that Gareth Bale is immensely talented, and if you still had any doubts over it, check out the Welsh star's superb goal in the Champions League against Borussia Dortmund earlier this evening.

Great volley but you'd not be alone if you thought it wasn't great at first glance- Bale simply makes it look so easy.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Davide Zappacosta scores freak goal against Qarabag

Young Davide Zappacosta was among the scorers as Antonio Conte's side make short work of Azerbaijani opponents Qarabag at Stamford Bridge. The Blues won 6-0 in their Champions League opener

He scored this freak goal, which is still attracting debate in various circles- was it a shot, or was it a goal? Zappacrossa? Zappashoota? Zappascora? Check it out and decide

Monday, August 21, 2017

Panenka Penalty Fail in Top flight football game

You're the penalty taker for a club that has just earned promotion to the top flight football league in your country.

You're taking on one of the country's biggest teams early on in the season, and are trailing 2-1.

You get a chance to take home a point when the referee awards a penalty in second half stoppage time.

What do you do?  Attempt a cheeky Panenka? Certainly not, you say

Friday, May 26, 2017

Wolfsburg edge first leg of playoff against local rivals

Mario Gomez's thirty fifth minute penalty helped Wolfsburg edge local rivals Braunschweig in the first leg of their relegation playoff tie.

Braunschweig, who are bidding to become only the third 2.Bundesliga team to win their playoff since the introduction of the system in 2008-09, will still retain hopes after conceding only one goal at the Volkswagen Arena, and had goalkeeper Jasmin Fejzic to thank for some fine saves, despite the Bosnian failing to keep out Gomez's penalty.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Alexis Sanchez first Arsenal player to score 20 league goals in a season since Van Persie

Arsenal's Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez has become the first Gunners player to score 20 league goals in a season since Robin van Persie in the 2011/12 season.

Sanchez achieved this feat in Arsenal's 2-0 midweek win away at Southampton, a game that was perhaps overshadowed by the Champions League semifinal taking place at the same time.

RVP left the Emirates that summer, and Alexis has been long linked with a summer switch. He, along with Ozil, are perhaps the two "world class" players in Wenger's side, and the Gunners have had again had a unfruitful season, with calls for Wenger's departure increasing

Friday, March 31, 2017

Premier League target moves to BVB

Borussia Dortmund have announced the signing of highly rated youngster Mo Dahoud from domestic rivals Borussia Monchengladbach.

The likes of Liverpool, Man City and Juventus were all interested in the services of the 20 year, but he has decided to continue his career in the Bundesliga by opting to join BVB in the summer on a five year. Dortmund will pay Gladbach approximately 10.3 million pounds for Dahoud.

Dahoud is the second big name confirmed to leave Gladbach this summer, with sporting director Max Eberl also confirming that on loan defender Andreas Christensen will return to Chelsea at the end of the current season.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Eric Dier New Contract 2016- Medio signs extension at Spurs

Spurs midfielder Eric Dier has signed a new contract that will keep him at White Hart Lane till 2021. Dier, recruited from Sporting Lisbon for 4 million pounds in 2014, has become a vital cog at the Lane and has also managed to break into the England squad during his stint at Spurs.

The news of Dier's new contract follows that of Christian Eriksen and Spurs are also likely to get Harry Kane and Kyle Walker to put pen to paper new deals.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Joleon Lescott signs for AEK Athens

Joleon Lescott has signed for Greek side AEK Athens, inking a two year contract that sees him leave Villa Park with immediate effect.

Lescott was close to signing for Rangers, but the deal didn't allegedly go through because of "family reasons", with the reason being quoted that he didn't want to uproot his family. That makes the move to AEK a bit perplexing, but it is what it is.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Manuel Neuer new contract Bayern Munich- Neuer inks five year deal to be at Allianz till 2021

Manuel Neuer has pledged his future to Bayern Munich after inking a new five year contract with the Bavarian giants that will keep him at the Allianz Arena till 2021. Reports earlier this season had Neuer as a potential target for new Man City manager Pep Guardiola,  but this new contract puts to rest those rumours.

Neuer, considered by many as one of the best goalkeepers in the world, if not the best, has been at Bayern since 2011 when he joined from Schalke,

Neuer's previous deal with Bayern was due to expire in 2019.