For the crunch World Cup match against England last year, Uruguay were without their captain and centre-back Diego Lugano. In to replace him came Jose Maria Gimenez, a 19-year-old who had played in a grand total of one league match the previous ... BBC, 3 weeks ago
will be writing a weekly column for The National, appearing each Friday. The former Manchester United, Inter Milan and Atletico Madrid striker has been the top scorer in Europe twice and won the Golden Boot at the 2010 World Cup. He currently plays ...Abu Dhabi National, 2 weeks ago
Diego Forlán: posiblemente Godín no reciba todo el reconocimiento que se merece pero podría jugar en cualquier equipo del mundo
Mi compatriota Diego Godín es uno de los mejores defensas centrales del mundo, con calidad suficiente para jugar en cualquier equipo de cualquier liga. En 2014 hizo mejor temporada que cualquier otro defensa. Anotó el tanto contra el Barça en ...Abu Dhabi National, 2 weeks ago
From the major deals to the long shots and investments for the future, FIFA.com rounds up who has gone where in the last fortnight.
January is a busy time in the football calendar, with the star-studded FIFA Ballon dOr Gala attracting the world's gaze and the month-long transfer window triggering plenty of frenetic activity in the marketplace. The first two weeks of 2015 ...FIFA.com, 1 month ago
ANALYSIS: Franck Ribery is the latest in a long line of footballers who have slammed football's biggest award for not being a fair prize. Is "I learned a lot during last year's Ballon d'Or gala. As soon as I got there, I told my wife that I would ...Sudan Vision Daily, 1 month ago
"I learned a lot during last year's Ballon d'Or gala. As soon as I got there, I told my wife that I would lose," a spurned Franck Ribery told Sport Bild. "There is a lot of politics. I saw how Sepp Blatter was hugging Ronaldo and how his entire ...Yahoo! Singapore, 1 month ago
A ATLETICO MADRID: Against all odds, on a tiny budget, they defied the laws of nature to win La Liga ahead of Real Madrid and Barcelona. Came close to winning Champions League as well. Fantastic fans, fantastic story. There is obviously more to ...The Sun Daily, 2 months ago
The turn of the year is always an ideal time to reflect on what's gone before, so Goal has decided to take advantage of this most opportune occasion by trawling through the most memorable quotes of 2014. Some are amusing, some are touching, some ...Yahoo! Singapore, 2 months ago
NO SWEAT: Uruguay won't miss Suarez LUIS Suarez looks certain to sit out Uruguay's World Cup Group D opener against Costa Rica early tomorrow but in Edinson Cavani and Diego Forlan the South Americans still boast a formidable attacking ...CARI, 2 months ago Credit Uruguay for unheralded run SI.com, 2 months ago
Any review of a year just passed will include the same old names of headline generators that kept newspapers and websites flat out busy for 12 months. But some of the newsmakers featured in Weekend during 2014, such as the five here, continue to ...Abu Dhabi National, 2 months ago
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