‘Referee has a rubbish bin where his heart should be,’ says Gianluigi Buffon

• Juventus goalkeeper lets fly at English referee Michael Oliver• ‘It was one tenth of a penalty,’ claims sent-off Buffon The Juventus goalkeeper Gigi Buffon criticised the English referee Michael Oliver, saying he has a “rubbish bin” where his heart should be and accusing him of condemning the Italians to Champions League elimination after giving […]
April 11, 2018 0

Cristiano Ronaldo breaks Juventus with added-time winner for Real Madrid

Real Madrid are in the semi-final of the Champions League for the eighth year in a row. That is no surprise; what is a surprise is that for so much of a dramatic, nervous night at the Santiago Bernabéu, it looked like they would not be. A Champions League of shocks almost had the biggest […]
April 11, 2018 0

Who should win the Premier League young player of the year award?

Peter Barnes was the last City player to win the award. Who deserves it more this season: Raheem Sterling or Leroy Sané? By Martin Laurence for WhoScored, part of the Sport Network The votes for the PFA Player of the Year awards have been cast and the odds are stacked on a two-horse race between […]
April 10, 2018 0

Levante go wild after breathless win drops rivals off edge of La Liga cliff

Málaga, Las Palmas and Deportivo La Coruña will almost certainly be relegated after Paco López returned to his boyhood club to mastermind their stunning surge towards safety “Keep calm,” Levante’s manager, Paco López, said but he knew better than anyone that it was a bit late for that. Maybe tomorrow. For now, Sunday lunchtime in […]
April 9, 2018 0

Madrid derby drawn as Real and Atlético finish with a goal apiece

“Neither of us can compete to win the league,” the Atlético Madrid president Enrique Cerezo, said. If it was true before the game when he said it, it is even more true after it. A 1-1 draw, secured with goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Antoine Greizmann, leaves Atlético 11 points behind Barcelona at the top […]
April 8, 2018 0

Lionel Messi guides Barcelona to win over Leganés to equal unbeaten record

Lionel Messi scored a hat trick and ensured Barcelona equalled a La Liga record of 38 matches without defeat by beating Leganés 3-1 on Saturday. The champions-elect matched the milestone set by Real Sociedad in 1979-80 by remaining undefeated through 31 matches this season after finishing the last campaign without a loss over the final […]
April 7, 2018 0

Ronaldo heroics establish Zidane’s team among Real Madrid greats

The 3-0 away victory against Juventus in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final included a masterclass from Isco as the holders underlined their superiority Of all the masterpieces that Zinedine Zidane created during his playing career, the one that stands out is the side-on, left-footed volley that illuminated Real Madrid’s Champions League final […]
April 4, 2018 0