Mere hours after sacking Scotsman David Moyes, La Liga club Real Sociedad have signed former Barcelona B coach Eusebio Sacristan as their manager. David Moyes, formerly of Everton and Manchester United fame, had been at the Spanish club for a year, helping his side pick up 46 points from 38 games and finish 12th in La Liga last year. However, according to The Guardian, the 2-0 defeat to relegation battlers Las Palmas this past Friday proved to be the final straw as Moyes, along with assistant coach Billy McKinlay, were relieved of their duties. a Real Sociedad would like to thank David Moyes and Billy McKinlay for the professional conduct, commitment and dedication which they showed during their roles in the running of the first team,a the club said in an official statement while releasing the pair. Hours after news of his sacking got out, Real Sociedad announced that his replacement would be Eusebio Sacristan, a former midfielder for FC […]

Liverpool FC slumped to a 2-1 loss against Crystal Palace giving recently appointed manager Jurgen Klopp his first taste of defeat. Childhood Liverpool FC fan, Scott Dann, became their nemesis as he headed in the winner on the 82nd minute to help Crystal Palace overcome them at Anfield. While Liverpool FC were generally in control of the game, a few defensive lapses and the absence of the finishing touch to goal scoring manoeuvres proved to be their downfall. This was German manager Jurgen Klopp’s first loss as a Liverpool FC manager after a run of draws and the victories against Chelsea and Rubin Kazan in the past week. Liverpool FC looked to be a bit run down from their European exertions and were only lured into action after Yannick Bolasie scored the first goal in the 21st minute. They dominated for a long period after that with arguably their best player Phillipe Coutinho scoring the equalizer late in the first […]

Geoffrey Kondogbia, Inter Milan’s biggest signings in the summer, has been left out of the French squad for their upcoming friendly matches. The highly rated, 22 year old Frenchman cost the club a reported 35 million Euros when he was snapped up during the summer transfer window. He is the third most expensive player bought by the club in its history, after Christian Vieri and Hernan Crespo. The promising young defensive midfielder was, however, left out of the 23 man France squad for their friendlies against Armenia and Denmark by national coach Didier Deschamps. Below par performances a He’s in a complicated situation with his club,” said Deschamps about his decision to not include the youngster in the squad. “He’s playing less, but he has a lot of potential and we’re following him. Right now I’ve made other choices. He doesn’t play enough, and when he’s come on his level of performance hasn’t been as good as possible. It’s a […]

Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger says that the transfer of veteran Czech goalkeeper, Petr Cech , from fellow London club Chelsea went smoothly despite the rivalry between the two clubs. The Champions League and Premier League winning goalkeeper has been a spirited addition to an Arsenal side that had always been thought to be lacking a world class shot stopper after the departure of Jens Lehmann. The Czech keeper moved to Arsenal as their only major signing of the summer, despite protests from Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho. Petr Cech made the move after being ousted from the first team by young Belgian keeper Thibault Courtois and was replaced by Stoke City’s Asmir Begovic who is currently number one goalie at Chelsea after Courtois injury early on in the season. Cech is the perfect goalkeeper According to Goal.com . , Wenger told reporters, a I met Petr and he told me he could be available for that money and I said: a […]

It was a game of high and low for Marco Reus as he opened the scoring in Borussia Dortmund’s 4-0 demolition of Azerbaijani side FK Quabala in their Europa league group game before being substituted at half time due to injury. Dortmund head coach Thomas Tuchel expressed his uncertainty about Reus’ involvement in their next game, the Ruhr Derby against bitter rivals Schalke 04 on Sunday. “Anything is possible. It’s possible that Marco Reus might miss the next match.”, he said, according to goal.com. “Marco had his foot on the ball when he lost his balance during a tackle. He then felt a tear in his groin area. He continued to play but came to the bench immediately after his goal.”, said Tuchel speaking further about Reus’ injury. “The injury had happened before the goal, he wanted to finish the half though. This is in a different area than the problems he has had before. There is definitely cause for […]