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Gareth Bale Is Finally Justifying His World-Record Transfer Fee for Real Madrid

When Real Madrid paid a massive €100 million to take Gareth Bale from Tottenham Hotspur last summer, there were plenty that thought it was an almighty gamble.<p>His total last season of 21 goals in 33 league appearances was an impressive tally, but in the seasons prior he had failed to reach double …

World Cup Kick-off Times in Brazil Turn Up Heat on Leading Nations

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar has been the focus of much attention due to the potential conditions on and off the pitch in the heat of the Middle East summer.<p>Of course, focus has also shifted to issues of vote fixing and human rights abuses. However, there are many who believe that the need to play …

Football transfer rumours: Chelsea to sign Karim Benzema and Loïc Rémy?

On this day in 1803 the United States bought Louisiana from France for the equivalent of around £8m, doubling the size of the USA. Today £8m would get you about half of <b>Hatem Ben Arfa</b>. Inflation: a pain in the ass. Lest anyone start making gruesome bids, we should point out that Newcastle are not …

EPL Awards: Ranking the Top 5 Managers of the 2013-14 Season

While players often get credit for their team's success, managers deserve just as much credit.<p>Burdened with buying and selling players, implementing successful tactics, and getting the most of their players, a club's success or lack thereof is heavily contingent on its gaffer.<p>These five EPL …

Falcao 'recovering well' from injury

Monaco striker Radamel Falcao says he is pleased with his progress as he continues his recovery from a cruciate ligament injury ahead of this …

Europe's Biggest Under-Achieving Clubs: AC Milan Lose Again, Hamburg Fight Drop

Welcome back to our latest edition of the biggest under-achievers around Europe, with some of the continent's biggest names fighting it out to avoid being labelled with the worst campaign of all.<p>Last week, we saw Manchester United sack their manager after another dismal defeat, with interim coach …

Tiago ready for 'special' Blues clash

Atletico Madrid midfielder Tiago says playing against his former Chelsea teammates in Wednesday’s Champions League semifinal second leg will be …

Wayne Rooney Fears Grow, Louis Van Gaal Tipped to Make Robin Van Persie Captain

Wayne Rooney fears he may regress to a "secondary" role if Louis van Gaal is appointed as Manchester United manager, with the Dutch coach's close relationship with Robin van Persie threatening to see the Netherlands captain installed as skipper at club level.<p>Jeremy Cross of the <i>Daily Star</i> believes …

Heat is on Guardiola at Bayern after Real rout

MUNICH (Reuters) - Bayern Munich’s humbling Champions League defeat against Real Madrid will increase the pressure on coach Pep Guardiola to change his methods, which were being questioned even before Tuesday’s debacle.<p>Bayern Munich's coach Josep Guardiola reacts during their Champion's League …

Chelsea v Atletico Madrid CL Stats Preview: Can Mourinho Outsmart Simeone?

Fresh from a week that has seen his side achieve exactly what they set out to do in both their Champions League semi-final first leg and their crucial top of the table clash with Liverpool, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho could perhaps be forgiven if he were to be bemused at the level of criticism …

New United boss must keep coaches

Manchester United will inform their next manager that there is a strong preference for some continuity on the coaching team, with the hope that Ryan …