Breaking: Real Madrid star, Benzema, jailed, fined over sex tape blackmail

November 24, 2021 BBC 0

France and Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has been found guilty of conspiring to blackmail a fellow French footballer with a sex tape. A judge handed Benzema a one-year suspended jail term and ordered him to pay a €75,000 (£63,000; $84,000) fine. Benzema, 33, was one of five people put on trial last month over an attempt to extort Frenchman Read More

Breaking: At last, Barcelona sack Koeman

October 28, 2021 BBC 0

Ronald Koeman has been sacked as head coach of Barcelona after 14 months in charge at the Nou Camp. Barca have picked up just 15 points from 10 games in La Liga and have already lost twice in the group stage of this season’s Champions League. They are ninth in the table, six points adrift of the joint leaders after losing Read More

Barcelona, Real Madrid clash in El-clasico

October 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

Barcelona have not won any of their last four games against Real Madrid in LaLiga (D1 L3) – should they fail to win this game, it will be their longest winless run in the competition against a specific opponent since May 2008, also against Los Blancos (D2 L3). Real Madrid have won their last three games in all competitions against Read More

After netting goal breaking record, Cristiano Ronaldo, receives special Guinness world certificate

September 3, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Five times world footballer of the year, Cristiano Ronaldo has received his Guiness World Record certificate for scoring the most international goals in football. This comes after he became the first footballer to score 111 international goals some days ago. He achieved this feat in Portugal vs Ireland’s FIFA World Cup qualifiers on Wednesday, September 1, where he scored two Read More

Breaking: Tough UEFA Champions League draw as Manchester City face PSG, Chelsea confront ‘troubled’ Juventus *See full draw

August 26, 2021 Editor 0

Liverpool have been thrown into group B of the just concluded UEFA Champions League draw for 2021/22 season, to face Atletico Madrid, Porto and AC Milan. Manchester City are in group A alongside PSG, RB Leipzig. While Lionel Messi has completed PSG, his arch rival Cristiano Ronaldo is on his way to Etihad to seal possible Manchester City mega deal. Read More

Breaking: PSG reject Real Madrid offer for Mbappe

August 25, 2021 AFP 0

Paris Saint-Germain turned down Real Madrid’s bid to price away Kylian Mbappe on Wednesday, with sporting director Leonardo saying the offer of around 160 million euros ($188 million) was “not enough” for a player they wanted “to keep”. “Our position has always been to keep Kylian, to renew his contract” which expires next June, said the Brazilian to some media Read More

From Real Madrid, Odegaard makes permanent switch to Arsenal

August 20, 2021 Blueprint 0

Arsenal have signed midfielder Martin Odegaard from Real Madrid for a fee in the region of £30m while goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale has completed a medical before a move from Sheffield United. Norway international Odegaard, 22, spent the second half of last season on loan at Emirates Stadium. He made 20 appearances in all competitions and scored two goals. The deal Read More

Player of the Year: UEFA axes Ronaldo, Messi as N’Golo Kanté, De Bruyne, Jorginho make final shortlist

August 20, 2021 Blueprint 0

One of Kevin De Bruyne, Jorginho or N’Golo Kanté will be named UEFA Men’s Player of the Year for 2020/21 – the first all-midfield shortlist in the prize’s 11-year history. The winner will be named – along with the UEFA Women’s Player of the Year and UEFA Champions League positional award winners – during the 2021/22 UEFA Champions League draw Read More

Breaking: Real Madrid drag La Liga to Court

August 10, 2021 Football Italia 0

Real Madrid take legal action against La Liga for their agreement with the CVC fund, previously rejected by Serie A. La Liga and the CVC fund reached an agreement that sees 10 per cent of the commercial rights of the Spanish League go to the fund, for a duration of 50 years. This would bring €2.7bn into the League’s coffers, but Read More

Real Madrid’s Benzema tests positive for COVID-19

July 24, 2021 Agency Report 0

It has been confirmed that Real Madrid star, Karim Benzema, has tested positive for COVID-19. The French striker had planned to rejoin the discipline of the white team this Friday and meet again with Carlo Ancelotti in the new stage of the Italian as Real Madrid coach. Benzema was on vacation since the elimination of France from the European Championship, Read More

For a second time, Arjen Robben announces retirement from football

July 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

Arjen Robben has retired from football for the second time after deciding not to spend a second season playing for Dutch club Groningen. The former Chelsea, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich winger, who made 96 appearances for Holland, thanked fans for the ‘heartwarming support’ after confirming his decision on Twitter. Robben, 37, originally hung up his boots in July 2019 Read More

Breaking: Ronaldo, Benzema strike brace as Portugal, France, Germany book Euro 2020 Round 16 places

June 23, 2021 Editor 0

Both Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema produced a brace each to enable their countries – Portugal and France share honours, both top strikers converting from the spot (Ronaldo twice and Benzema once) during the final group matches on Wednesday night. Ronaldo and Benzema were teammates at Real Madrid before the former moved to Juventus in Italy. In the other fixture, Read More

Breaking: Midfield marshal, N’Golo Kante, is player of Manchester vs Chelsea Champions League final match

May 30, 2021 Editor 0

Chelsea midfield commander, N’Golo Kanté, has been named player of the match for the 2021 UEFA Champions League final after helping his team defeat Manchester City 1-0 in Porto. The latest defeat is third in barely two months against Manchester City. The French international was a consistently solid presence in the Blues midfield, harrying his City counterparts and thwarting attacks Read More

Titanic clash looms as Chelsea confront Manchester City in #UCLfinal

May 29, 2021 Dailymail 0

The wait is almost over as Manchester City and Chelsea get ready to battle it out for Europe’s most prestigious prize. City overcame Paris Saint-Germain to book their place in their first ever Champions League final while Chelsea saw off Real Madrid in the search for their second crown in Europe’s elite competition. A fascinating contest between the two English giants awaits us, and with plenty of talent Read More

Allegri returns as Juventus coach

May 28, 2021 Blueprint 0

Juventus have reappointed former boss Massimiliano Allegri just hours after sacking Andrea Pirlo. Former Italian international Pirlo, 42, was a surprise choice when he took over from Maurizio Sarri last summer. Juventus ended fourth in Serie A under their former player to miss out on the title for the first time since 2012. Allegri was in charge of Juventus from Read More

David Alaba now Real Madrid player

May 28, 2021 Blueprint 0

Real Madrid have confirmed the signing of utility man David Alaba on a free transfer following the expiration of his contract at Bayern Munich. The 28-year-old Austria international, capable of excelling at left-back, central defence or in midfield, chose to end his long association with Bayern at the end of the 2020-21 campaign. Several leading European clubs had been linked Read More

Breaking: Juventus sack Pirlo, reappoints Allegri

May 28, 2021 BBC 0

Juventus have reappointed former boss Massimiliano Allegri just hours after sacking Andrea Pirlo. Former Italian international Pirlo, 42, was a surprise choice when he took over from Maurizio Sarri last summer. Juventus ended fourth in Serie A under their former player to miss out on the title for the first time since 2012. Allegri, 53, was in charge of Juventus Read More

Breaking: Real Madrid stadium, Santiago Bernabeu, catches fire

May 26, 2021 Editor 0

Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu stadium caught fire on Wednesday night, putting their £500million redevelopment in jeopardy.    The iconic stadium in the heart of the Spanish capital has been home to the LaLiga side since 1947 and has been under construction since 2019. However, firefighters were called to the ground after plumes of thick black smoke were seen pumping out of the stadium.    Read More