Pep Guardiola says he has no regrets over Manchester City’s approach to their Champions League tie with Tottenham. City won the second leg 4-3 on Wednesday, but went out on away goals, with VAR denying Raheem Sterling a last-gasp strike that would have sent Guardiola’s side through to the semi-finals. Guardiola set his side up to […]
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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says VAR is “f****** boring to talk about”. Guardiola, who has long been one of the game’s major champions of VAR, saw City exit the Champions League in extraordinary circumstances against Tottenham this week with the technology twice having a huge impact. Although City beat Spurs 4-3 in the second […]
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Mario Vrancic scored a stunning 97th-minute equaliser as Championship leaders Norwich City salvaged a 2-2 draw with Sheffield Wednesday at Carrow Road. With Sheffield United having leapfrogged Leeds United – who lost at home to 10-man Wigan Athletic – Norwich would have moved seven points clear at the top with a win on Friday. However, Steven Fletcher’s […]
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Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson understands goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey is “desperate” to be educated about Adolf Hitler and fascism after his apparent “lamentable” ignorance saw him cleared of wrongdoing after making an alleged Nazi salute. Wales international Hennessey was charged by the Football Association (FA) after a photograph showing him with his right arm raised […]
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Ajax coach Erik ten Hag acknowledged his side will be Champions League underdogs once again when they face Tottenham in the semi-finals. Having hammered Real Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu, Ajax came up with another giant-killing when they dumped out Juventus with a 2-1 victory in Turin on Tuesday seeing them progress 3-2 on aggregate. Tottenham, who themselves caused an upset […]
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Leeds United’s push for promotion from the Championship took another twist as they went down 2-1 at home to 10-man Wigan Athletic. Sheffield United’s victory over Nottingham Forest earlier in the day had moved the Blades second and piled the pressure back on Leeds, and Marcelo Bielsa’s side were unable to respond as they slumped to […]
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Mattia Perin faces a spell on the sidelines after Juventus confirmed the goalkeeper has undergone surgery. Perin dislocated his shoulder during a training session on Sunday and needed an operation on the injury. The Italy international, signed last year from Genoa after Gianluigi Buffon joined Paris Saint-Germain, has played a back-up role this term. Perin started nine […]
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Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde marvelled at Lionel Messi’s form this season, lauding him for making the “special” seem routine. Messi has been inspirational for Barca in 2018-19, scoring 45 goals across all competitions to help the club cruise in LaLiga and reach the Champions League semi-finals. No fewer than 33 of those goals have come […]
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Unai Emery says Aaron Ramsey could be back in action for Arsenal in the next two to three weeks. Ramsey had to be substituted during the first half as Arsenal knocked Napoli out of the Europa League, booking a semi-final spot, on Thursday. With the midfielder set to join Juventus when his contract runs out at […]
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With a hectic Saturday of footballing action from across Europe’s top-tiers, we here at Soccer News have found a handful of helpful tips that can boost your weekend acca: Saturday 20th April BST 14:00 Udinese vs Sassuolo While Udinese might be coming off the back of a 1-0 loss away at European contenders Roma last […]
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