About the authorFreddie TaylorShare the loveHave your say Firmino warns Liverpool teammates: December decisive for title challengeby Freddie Taylor10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveRoberto Firmino insists December will be a decisive month for Liverpool.The Reds head into the hectic festive period top of the table, one point ahead of Manchester City, who they will face on January 3.”December is always a special month in the Premier League,” he said. “There are a lot of games and it is often a decisive month in terms of the championship. This is a very important month for Liverpool.”Of course it’s very difficult to stay unbeaten in this league. We’ll only do it with hard work. That’s what we’ve been doing until now, including going back right to the start when we came back for pre-season.”We need to keep focused and fighting until the end to reach our goals and see where that gets us by the end of the season.”This team has lofty ambitions and aims high. We are going for titles, we are a big club, we are always fighting for trophies. We’ll continue playing well, the way we are, and we’ll see where it gets us.”
TagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Norwich supremo Delia: How did we get Teemu Pukki for free?!by Paul Vegasa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveNorwich City’s Delia Smith and her husband Michael Wynn-Jones, majority shareholders at Carrow Road, have revealed that the booze was flowing as they celebrated the “incredible” victory against Manchester City.Norwich stunned the champions on Saturday.“It was incredible… a lot of alcohol was consumed,” she told talkSPORT.“We are totally overwhelmed. I don’t think we could move yesterday, we were so tired.“Yesterday our head of recruitment was at the match with us, so I was getting down on my knees and bowing down to him! I mean, we got [Teemu] Pukki on a free – a really good striker on a free!”
WATCH: Higuain kicks out at coach in Juventus training meltdownby Paul Vegasa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveJuventus striker Gonzalo Higuain has suffered a training session meltdown.Ahead of Juventus’ Champions League clash with Atletico Madrid, the Argentine let a heated session of rondo get a little out of hand as he lashed out at his own coach.After failing to reclaim the ball in the middle of the circle, Higuain, 31, went on to kick whatever was within range in a bizarre outburst.Some of his team-mates could be seen trying to laugh off the incredible tantrum before one eventually restrained the former Chelsea striker from lashing out further.Higuain went crazy during today’s training.. pic.twitter.com/nvzuRTVNi6— Forza Juventus (@ForzaJuve2017) September 17, 2019 About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say
About the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your say Fiorentina midfielder Franck Ribery delighted with first months in Florenceby Carlos Volcanoa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveFiorentina midfielder Franck Ribery is delighted with his first months in Florence.The 36 year-old veteran arrived in the summer from Bayern Munich.He told L’Equipe: “We all had a great feeling. Florence is not very big but there is everything: international schools for my children, the sea is not far (90 km), the Tuscan countryside is beautiful and there is a lot to do with this open air. “In addition, I love Italian food! The dressing room is also fantastic. Some players saw me arrive with big eyes. But they soon saw that I was someone very simple, affordable and who loved to joke. They all played an important role in my arrival.”
Ex-Arsenal boss Wenger: Why I like PSG coach Tuchel a lotby Paul Vegas18 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveFormer Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says Thomas Tuchel is turning things around at PSG.Wenger admits he’s a fan of the German.”The real turning point last year was the match against Manchester (1-3 defeat in the second leg of their Champions League tie). When you are in this situation and the main objective is off, it is very difficult to revive the flame. “I understand that he (Tuchel) suffered at the end of the season, that made sense. There, in the beginning of reason, I find that he returned to the team. The team is on track. The victory against Real Madrid was a turning point for him (3-0).”I think he is on the right track this season. I like him a lot, I like his character, his honesty. After, our job is not a question of love, it is above all a question of result, he has the weapons this year to express himself.” About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say
TagsTransfersAbout the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your say Real Sociedad midfielder Odegaard: Real Madrid Castilla a difficult timeby Carlos Volcano11 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveReal Sociedad midfielder Martin Odegaard admits he didn’t enjoy his time with Real Madrid Castilla.Odegaard is on-loan at La Real from Madrid.He told AS: “Yeah, it was a bit difficult my time there in Castilla – training with the first team and playing with the second team. I was a little bit stuck in between and sometimes it was difficult to find my role in the team because when you are not with the team the whole time, it’s different. “Of course it was good to train with the first team, and I think that was important for my development. But it’s never easy when you’re not 100 percent part of the team. It was a bit difficult for me at that time but I also think it helped me a lot to improve and made me stronger mentally.”
About the authorAnsser SadiqShare the loveHave your say Klopp delighted for Liverpool veteran Lallana: Wonderful storyby Ansser Sadiq2 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveLiverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was very pleased for Adam Lallana after the latter scored their equaliser against Manchester United on Sunday.The Englishman came off the bench to change the game in the Reds’ favour, allowing them to get a foothold in midfield that led to their equaliser.He has struggled with injuries for the past season, but he is now fully fit and ready to fight for a first team position.Speaking to the club’s official website about Lallana, Klopp said: “A wonderful story. A wonderful, wonderful, wonderful story.”This weekend we had a long talk in general about our situation, and he is completely relaxed and fine and knows how difficult it is at the moment to come into the team.”But he just trains well and he deserved that; it was 25-30 minutes and he had a proper impact. Then scoring a goal… wow! That was really, really nice.”Then the heart rate went up a bit because VAR was involved – but he said he knew it would not be offside, so that was all fine. A wonderful story. A wonderful, wonderful story.”It would have been a better story if somebody would have scored a second one, but now we have to take that.”
South Dakota State is hosting the University of Denver tonight, a pretty innocuous match-up in the world of Division I men’s college basketball. In fact, the most noteworthy part of this game occurred at halftime, when a pig was auctioned off on the court.Yes, a live pig. Here is the photo to prove it.Halftime entertainment here in Brookings they are auctioning off a pig. pic.twitter.com/CXqdtbUnpz— Denver Men’s Hoops (@DU_MHoops) January 31, 2015What might be more amazing than the fact a pig was auctioned off at halftime? The fact someone paid over two thousand dollars for it during said auction.I believe the winning bid was $2,250 for the pig— Denver Men’s Hoops (@DU_MHoops) January 31, 2015Strange happenings indeed.
LINCOLN, NE – NOVEMBER 24: A flag of the Nebraska Cornhuskers flys before the game against the Iowa Hawkeyes at Memorial Stadium on November 24, 2017 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)Nebraska fell to 3-5 on the season after a heartbreaking 30-28 loss to Northwestern today. The highlight of the afternoon occurred pre-game, when the Huskers honored the program’s 1995 National Championship team, one of the best units in college football history.As part of the 20th anniversary reunion, the members of the 1995 team in attendance participated in a pre-game tunnel walk. Nebraska released a video of the walk, which included the pep talk delivered by Tony Veland, a safety and captain on the 1995 team, before the squad’s Fiesta Bowl win over Florida. This should give any huge college football fan chills, particularly if you root for Nebraska.#GBRAlways The ’95 #Huskers Team Reunion Tunnel Walk. https://t.co/7aQxTwvu9V— Nebraska Huskers (@Huskers) October 24, 2015Awesome stuff. Anyone who watched that 1995 team will never forget how good it was.
CLEVELAND, OH – MARCH 25: Kyrie Irving #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers pauses on the court during the first half against the Washington Wizards at Quicken Loans Arena on March 25, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)LeBron James is the unquestioned leader of the Cleveland Cavaliers, but point guard Kyrie Irving can make a highlight with the best of them. During tonight’s Eastern Conference Finals game against the Toronto Raptors, the former Duke star pulled one of the nastiest moves you’ll see on a basketball court to blow by Cory Joseph for an easy layup.Kyrie Irving electric handles. https://t.co/xSdNVYjAjW— RealGM (@RealGM) May 18, 2016Baseline view of Kyrie Irving with the behind the back crossover. https://t.co/wNgRTazFMe— RealGM (@RealGM) May 18, 2016The former Duke star has a game-high 18 points on 8-of-11 shooting. His Cavs lead the Raptors 66-44 at halftime.