Ernesto Valverde confirmed as the new Barcelona manager – video

Ernesto Valverde has been appointed manager of Barcelona, replacing the outgoing Luis Enrique. He has been given a two-year deal with the option of a third. Valverde played for Barcelona for two years as a forward, scoring eight goals in La Liga and winning the Cup Winners’ Cup and the Copa del Rey … Source: […]
May 29, 2017 0

Barcelona confirm Ernesto Valverde as new manager at Camp Nou

• Former Athletic Bilbao manager agrees to take over from Luis Enrique• Valverde, 53, has also managed Villarreal, Valencia and Espanyol Barcelona have confirmed Ernesto Valverde as their new manager following Luis Enrique’s departure. Valverde, 53, stepped down from his role in charge of Athletic Bilbao last week having led the Basque club to seventh […]
May 29, 2017 0

Who is Vinícius Júnior, Real Madrid’s new £40m signing? – video

Real Madrid announced the signing of 16-year-old Vinícius Júnior from Flamengo for nearly £40m this week, but just who is the teenage forward? Vinícius, who many have likened to Neymar, may have just one senior appearance for his current club, but has been in impressive form for Brazil’s Under-17s, scoring 19 goals in 22 appearances […]
May 24, 2017 0

Real Madrid sign 16-year-old Vinícius Júnior from Flamengo for €46m

• Teenage forward has made just one senior appearance for Flamengo• Real beat Barcelona and Manchester United to signature with offer of £39.6m Real Madrid have reached a deal with Brazilian side Flamengo to sign forward Vinícius Júnior in July 2018, the Spanish champions announced on Tuesday. Vinícius has just one senior appearance for Flamengo, […]
May 23, 2017 0

The best XIs from the big leagues in Europe this season

The league titles have been awarded and now it’s time to praise the players who made the difference in England, Spain, Germany, Italy, France and Portugal By Ben McAleer for WhoScored?, part of the Guardian Sport Network Related: How much do you know about the Premier League 2016-17 season? – quiz Related: Real Madrid, champions […]
May 23, 2017 0

Zidane sprayed by champagne during Real Madrid press conference – video

Real Madrid’s coach Zinedine Zidane is sprayed with champagne by several of his team’s players during a press conference to mark the side’s league title victory. Zidane goes on to tell the gathered media that the La Liga win has given him “the happiest day” of his career, saying: “I would like to dance on […]
May 22, 2017 0

Liverpool claim Champions League spot as Terry bows out – Football Weekly

The podders reflect on the final day of the Premier League season, including another Harry Kane hat-trick, a typically humble exit by John Terry, and Liverpool sealing Champions League football On today’s in-no-way-on-the-beach edition of Football Weekly, AC Jimbo Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Iain Macintosh and Simon Burnton to analyse the final […]
May 22, 2017 0