Tag Archives: Mamadou Sakho

Champions League teams’ pre-season friendlies

5 Aug

Arsenal (ENG) Arsène Wenger spent the first half of summer working for television at UEFA EURO 2016, where his players performed well. The Gunners were back in training before the EURO ended though, on 5 July, and kick off their campaign at home to Liverpool on 13 August. 22/07: Lens 1-1 Arsenal (Lens, France) 28/07: […]

UEFA.com’s weekly wonderkid: Nanitamo Ikone

30 Jul

Though he has yet to make his senior debut for Paris Saint-Germain, Nanitamo Ikone will not be so much of an unknown quantity after opening the scoring in front of nearly 90,000 fans on Wednesday as Unai Emery’s side defeated Real Madrid 3-1 in the second friendly of their pre-season tour of the United States. […]

Who was Football League’s star baker?

17 Mar

Neil Warnock’s Rotherham came from 3-0 down to draw 3-3 with Derby While Burnley were busy going seven points clear at the top of the Championship, miraculous comebacks and sublime goals were taking centre stage in the Football League. Here are five things you may have missed from Saturday’s action… A late finish for Exeter […]

JEREMY CROSS COLUMN: Byrne had to leave Sunderland, Benitez’s huge change, is Costa mad?

14 Mar

Despite Short being nowhere to be seen, and the club being dragged through the mud, Byrne cut lines of communication with the most important people of all – the supporters. She was reluctant to do interviews and in the final few weeks of her doomed reign, didn’t even write a piece in the club’s match […]

Sanogo ‘should be banned for season’

11 Mar

Yaya Sanogo’s Charlton side are in the Championship relegation zone, two places below MK Dons Charlton striker Yaya Sanogo should be “banned for the rest of the season” for his “disgusting” red card against MK Dons, says Dons boss Karl Robinson. Sanogo, on loan from Arsenal, was sent off during injury-time of the 0-0 draw […]

McManaman, Ferrara share predictor spoils

10 Mar

Have your say with our Predictor game and be in with a chance of winning fantastic prizes Ciro Ferrara covers the UEFA Champions League for Premium Sport HD Steve McManaman is an analyst for BT Sport, the home of the UEFA Champions League in the United Kingdom Previous contests … ©UEFA.com 1998-2016. All rights reserved.

Cardiff City 0-2 Leeds United

9 Mar

Mirco Antenucci celebrates Leeds’ second goal in Cardiff Leeds claimed a league double over Cardiff to damage the Bluebirds’ hopes of reaching the Championship play-offs. Leeds withstood heavy Cardiff pressure before taking the lead as Souleymane Doukara scored with a deflected shot. Despite having Fabio sent off after an hour, the hosts continued to dominate […]

Transfer fee puts Reds star in the spotlight

8 Mar

Liverpool striker Christian Benteke has claimed the fee the club paid for him means he will always be under scrutiny. The Belgium was accused of diving by Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew on Sunday when he won a late penalty and scored from the spot in the sixth minute of second-half stoppage time to secure […]

Rivals keen to keep midfielder

8 Mar

Leicester City hope to fight off interest in N’Golo Kante from Arsenal by offering the midfielder a bumper new deal. The Gunners have been tracking the midfielder since he was a youngster but did not pursue a deal and instead it was the Foxes that offered him the opportunity to play in the Premier League. […]

Chelsea without key player for crucial Champions League clash

7 Mar

Boss Guus Hiddink had hoped his captain would be back for a match that could save their season. But he said: “I don’t think John will make Wednesday.” Terry has not played since injuring his hamstring last month with his side failing to keep a clean sheet in the five games that followed.