Liverpool striker Christian Benteke is having a medical before completing his move to CrystalPalace, the London club's manager Alan Pardew said on Friday. The clubs have agreed a deal reported to be worth 27 million pounds ($35.48 million) plus extras that could rise close to the 32-and-a-half million that Liverpool paid Aston Villa for the Belgian international a year ago. Benteke struggled to win a regular place once Juergen Klopp took over as manager at Anfield and finished the season with ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
IMAGE: Liverpool's Emre Can (left) and Divock Origi celebrate the own goal scored by Burton Albion's Tom Naylor during their League Cup second round match at Pirelli Stadium in Burton upon Trent, England, on Tuesday. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images Premier League clubs West Bromwich Albion and Watford were knocked out in the League Cup second round by lower-league opponents on Tuesday as a strong Liverpool side crushed championship Burton Albion 5-0. West Brom lost 4-3 on penalties to ...Rediff.com, 2 days ago
IMAGE: Hungary's Gabor Kiraly celebrates after the game against Austria on Tuesday. Photograph: Sergio Perez Livepic/Reuters Gabor Kiraly became the oldest man to play in the European Championship when he helped Hungary to a 2-0 victory over Austria on Tuesday, leaving coach Bernd Storck to declare he was still among the world's best. - Euro: Hungary stun 10-man Austria 2-0 in thrilling match Kiraly, the first 40-year-old to feature in the finals, marked the occasion with some fine stops, ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Usain Bolt will fine-tune his preparations for the Rio Olympics by competing at the Anniversary Games in London on July 22. Organisers of the event, staged at the stadium where Bolt won double sprint gold and the 4x100m relay in 2012, said the Jamaican world record holder would race in the 200m. "The London Anniversary Games will be one of my last races before Rio and running in the 200m will hopefully set me up for a successful Olympic Games," Bolt said in a statement. "Britain has some very ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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