New manager Jose Mourinho targets glory for Manchester United at unveiling IMAGE: Manchester United’s new manger Jose Mourinho poses at Tuesday’s unveiling at Old Trafford. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters Jose Mourinho, unveiled as Manchester United's new manager on Tuesday, declared he is a winner who aims to return the club to its traditional position of dominance. The 53-year-old former Chelsea, Real Madrid and Inter Milan coach said he does not want the players to think ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
IMAGE: Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo looks dejected. Photograph: Rafael Marchante/Reuters. Portugal’s Nani is poised to make his 99th appearance for his country in a crunch clash with Hungary on Wednesday and has been an automatic choice for the Selecao for a decade, yet there is a feeling the forward has not fulfilled his dazzling potential. Nani, blessed with searing pace, mesmerisingly quick feet and more tricks than a children’s entertainer, will turn 30 in November and Euro ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
IMAGE: Spain's coach Vincent del Bosque believes his team can snap out of their dismal show in the run-up to Euro 2016. Photograph: Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images The shadow of their disappointing 2014 World Cup campaign still hangs over Spain as they prepare to defend their European Championship crown in France next month, according to coach Vicente del Bosque. Although they finished top of their qualifying group for Euro 2016, Spain failed to sparkle against relatively weak opposition ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
It was a week of first in the Indian Premier League when Kings XI Punjab’s Axar Patel became the first bowler to pick a hat-trick in IPL season 9 during the match against Kolkata Knight Riders. Among other exciting action from the sporting world, we saw Manchester City do the unthinkable to hold Real Madrid to a goalless draw, to put one foot into the Champions League final, while Atletico Madrid edged Bayern in another exciting match with a 1-0 win. The week gone by also finally ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Welbeck comes to Wenger's aid with winner amid protests IMAGE: Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck celebrates scoring with Olivier Giroud, right, during the Premier League match against Norwich City at The Emirates Stadium on Saturday. Photograph: Paul Gilham/Getty Images. Arsenal produced a patchy performance in the face of more crowd demonstrations against manager Arsene Wenger but still beat increasingly desperate Norwich City with a goal from substitute Danny Welbeck. Some Arsenal fans, ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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