Gary Neville sacked by Valencia – video report

Gary Neville has been sacked by Valencia after less than four months at the club. The former-England full back leaves the club in 14th place in La Liga. The Spanish side announced on Wednesday that Neville was leaving with immediate effect. Neville had become unpopular with fans, culminating in direct calls from fans for the […]
March 31, 2016 0

Gary Neville’s Valencia experiment comes to undignified end

Dire results and a rising tide of fans’ vitriol made former Manchester United defender’s position untenable after brief spell in which nothing went right “When the fans here are not happy with you, they have a way of letting you know,” Gary Neville had said and on the night that turned out to be his […]
March 30, 2016 0

Gareth Bale believes Real Madrid can still pip Barcelona to La Liga title

• Real are 10 points behind Barcelona going into Saturday’s El Clásico• Bale has scored seven goals in his last six games for Real Gareth Bale believes Real Madrid can still wrestle the La Liga title from Barcelona’s grasp. Ahead of Saturday’s El Clásico at the Camp Nou, Real trail Barcelona by 10 points, with […]
March 30, 2016 0

Gary Neville leaves Valencia with immediate effect after less than four months

• Former England full-back departs with Valencia 14th in La Liga• Neville won only three league games out of a possible 16 Gary Neville’s time as Valencia’s head coach is over after less than four months. The club announced on Wednesday that the former Manchester United defender was leaving with immediate effect. Neville was appointed […]
March 30, 2016 0

James Rodríguez not getting enough respect at Real Madrid – Tino Asprilla

• ‘James hasn’t been given the support he needs by his club’• Rodríguez was inspirational for Colombia against Bolivia last week Real Madrid are not showing James Rodríguez the respect he deserves, according to former Colombia striker Faustino Asprilla. Rodriguez has had an underwhelming second season in the Spanish capital following his £63m move to […]
March 29, 2016 0

Thibaut Courtois refuses to state long-term commitment to Chelsea

• Belgium goalkeeper has three years remaining on contract• ‘I do not say yes, I do not say no. I do not know’ Thibaut Courtois refused to give any assurances when asked about his long-term future while on international duty with Belgium. The 23-year-old, who has been linked with a move to Real Madrid, admitted […]
March 26, 2016 0

Which club will finish fourth in the Premier League?

With the Manchester clubs struggling for consistency, will West Ham, Southampton, Stoke or even Liverpool put together a run and land fourth place? By Martin Laurence for WhoScored?, part of the Guardian Sport Network While results at the weekend suggest the Premier League title is now a two-horse race, the battle for Champions League places […]
March 23, 2016 0

Valencia decide not to extend Gary Neville’s contract as coach

• Valencia have won three of 16 league games under Neville• Local newspaper’s front page headline reads: Gary, go now Gary Neville insisted that he would not resign after a 2-0 defeat by Celta de Vigo prompted chants from Valencia fans for him to leave, but his time at Mestalla will not extend beyond the […]
March 21, 2016 0

Cristiano Ronaldo on target after penalty miss as Real Madrid beat Sevilla

Cristiano Ronaldo missed a penalty but eventually got on the scoresheet as Real Madrid cut the gap to neighbours Atlético in second place in La Liga to one point after beating Sevilla 4-0 at the Bernabéu on Sunday. The margin of victory slightly flattered Real because Sevilla had their chances. Kévin Gameiro missed a penalty […]
March 20, 2016 0