Rolling Stone Quique Setién shows there’s glory in every game

At Las Palmas, Quique Setién has proved that football is fun, not least in their crazy 3-3 draw with Celta Vigo at the weekend Quique Setién said he was a Rolling Stone, but not which one. Keef, probably. An errand boy at a pharmaceutical college at 14, a beach football international and a proper football […]
October 31, 2016 0

Gareth Bale envisages finishing career at Real Madrid after signing new deal

• Player will earn £150m over next six years in salaries and bonuses• Wales international denied knowledge of Manchester United approach Gareth Bale can see himself finishing his career at Real Madrid after signing a new long-term contract with the Spanish giants. Related: Gareth Bale becomes best-paid player with £150m Real Madrid contract … Source: […]
October 31, 2016 0

Rafa Benítez’s record as a promotion specialist bodes well for Newcastle fans

Rafa Benítez is best known for winning La Liga with Valencia and the Champions League with Liverpool but the promotions he secured while in charge of Extremadura and Tenerife suggest he can mix it in the Championship By Tom Mason for These Football Times, part of the Guardian Sport Network The build-up to the first […]
October 31, 2016 0

Gareth Bale signs Real Madrid contract extension until 2022

• Welshman commits future to European champions for three more years• Bale has scored 50 goals in 90 league appearances for Madrid Gareth Bale has signed a contract extension with Real Madrid until 2022. “Real Madrid CF and Gareth Bale have agreed to the extension of the player’s contract, which ties him to the club […]
October 30, 2016 0

Rafinha grabs acrobatic winner as off-colour Barcelona edge past Granada

Rafinha scored the only goal as Barcelona moved up to second in La Liga with a laboured victory against the struggling Granada at the Camp Nou. The Brazilian struck in the 48th minute, pouncing on a rebound after Neymar hit a post, as Barcelona finally made their dominance of possession count against the bottom side. […]
October 29, 2016 0

Kévin Gameiro strikes double for Atlético Madrid to keep Málaga at bay

Kévin Gameiro and Yannick Carrasco scored two goals apiece against Málaga to fire Atlético Madrid to second place in La Liga and keep the pressure on rivals Real Madrid. Belgian winger Carrasco put Diego Simeone’s side in front after just seven minutes before Gameiro made it 2-0 on 24 minutes. … Source: The Guardian – […]
October 29, 2016 0

How Nice became Europe’s in-form team | Martin Laurence

Nice are unbeaten in Ligue 1 this season and, with eight wins in 10 matches, they have more points per game than Bayern Munich, Juventus or Real Madrid By Martin Laurence for WhoScored?, part of the Guardian Sport Network When Milan’s teenage sensation Manuel Locatelli scored the goal that condemned Juventus to a second defeat […]
October 25, 2016 0

Smalling is appalling as United capitulate at Chelsea – Football Weekly

The podders reflect on a humiliating return to Stamford Bridge for José Mourinho. Plus, City’s winless run continues, Liverpool host Tottenham in the EFL Cup, and AC Milan beat Juventus Subscribe and review: iTunes, Soundcloud, Audioboom, Mixcloud, Acast. On today’s Football Weekly, AC Jimbo is joined by Paolo Bandini, Nick Miller and Sasha Goryunov to […]
October 24, 2016 0