MLS PLANS HALTED
David Beckham’s ambitions plans to become the owner of a MLS franchise could come to a halt after the MLS Commissioner, Don Garber, said that the complexity surrounding the plans to build a stadium in Miami is threatening to destroy the whole deal.
Beckham was expected to invest around £ 20 million of his own money in order to start a MLS franchise. This was as per the contract agreement that he signed when he moved to the league in 2007 with LA Galaxy. After retiring from football recently, Beckham revealed his ambitions to become a football club owner.Read More »
Spurs, Arsenal, Chelsea chasing Everton starlet Stones
Young Everton centre back John Stones is attracting the interest of the Premier League heavyweights with the likes of Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur all pondering a move for the youngster.
According to report, the 20 year old figures high on the shopping list for several big clubs looking to invest in young defenders with Mauricio Pochettino, the new Tottenham Hotspur manager a keen admirer of the player as well as Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger.Read More »
Balotelli tipped for Arsenal move
Italy’s World Cup hero Mario Balotelliis reportedly in line for a potential return to the Premier League after Arsenal emerged as favourites to sign the striker. Balotelli showed his ability to score against Premier League defenders by grabbing the winner in Italy’s 2-1 victory over England in their opening match of the World Cup, and the enigmatic forward could now be set to end his time with AC Milan and head to London.Read More »
Klinsmann Takes Stance On Donovan
Jurgen Klinsmann’s omission of Landon Donovan from the USA’s World Cup squad has been one of the biggest talking points ahead of the tournament this year as it surprised a lot of people in the game.
Donovan has been a key part of the States’ success at recent World Cups and is still arguably the best known American football around the world.Read More »
SPURS MISS BALE
Real Madrid broke the bank when last year when they secured the services of Gareth Bale as he arrived from Tottenham with a price tag of €91 million. The Welshman was signed by Madrid as a way for them to response to Barcelona as they already had signed Neymar a few weeks previously.
The price tag lifted the eyebrows of many fans and even coaches around the world as they were concerned as to whether or not; the enormous price tag was actually worth it.
England dealt Townsend blow
England boss Roy Hodgson has been handed a blow ahead of this summer’s World Cup following the news that Tottenham winger Andros Townsend has been ruled out of the tournament with an ankle injury. The Spurs star picked up the injury after coming on against Stoke in the second half, with further scans confirming the 22-year old now faces up to 10 weeks on the sidelines with the injury.Read More »
REMOVE THE MLS CAP
Former England international David Beckham has said that he is in favour of removing the salary cap, which is currently in place in the MLS.
According to the former Manchester United and Real Madrid star, the league is unable to attract a lot of big names because of the salary cap. According to the rules, no team is allowed to have wage bill of more than $ 3.1 million. However, they can still bring in three players per team with no limits. This was primarily called as the ‘Beckham rule’ as it helped bring the international superstar to LA Galaxy.Read More »
Sevilla Overcome First Leg Defeat
Sevilla have made it through to the semi-final of the Europa League following a 4-2 aggregate win over Porto.
The Spanish side were beaten 1-0 in the first leg in Portugal but were successful 4-1 at home last night to move within one step away from the final in Turin in May.
Sevilla are now third best in the outright betting behind favourites Juventus and Benfica with Betfair.Read More »
BECKHAM BACKS JAGUAR
Former England international David Beckham has become the brand ambassador for Jaguar cars, as they prepare to make an entry into the Chinese market. Jaguar are one of the popular luxury car brands in the world.
However, they went through troubled times in the past decade. In the last few years, however, they have been attempting to make a comeback with a slew of launches in the high-end category. Beckham, who is one of the popular footballers in the world, has agreed to become the ambassador for the British giant.Read More »
LIVERPOOL CRASH OUT
Liverpool crashed out of FA Cup when they faced off against Arsenal in February and goals from Oxlade-Chamberlain and Podolski was just barely enough for Arsenal to cancel out Gerrard’s penalty and claim the victory but there was a moment during that match that caused a lot of controversy and it happened when Luis Suarez appeared to have been brought down by Oxlade-Chamberlain but the referee of that match Howard Webb did not give Liverpool a penalty set-piece.Read More »