Walcott would like to see Rooney staying at Everton

first_imgWayne Rooney is about to leave Everton after spending just one season there as he is close to joining DC United from the American MLS – but Theo Walcott still believes that he will stay.The former England international has been one of the key players in this year’s not so successful Everton’s season – but his second spell at Goodison Park is coming to an end as he is likely to leave the Premier League.Theo Walcott spoke about his teammate’s future as he said, according to Sky Sports:Jose Mourinho is sold on Lampard succeeding at Chelsea Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 14, 2019 Jose Mourinho wanted to give his two cents on Frank Lampard’s odds as the new Chelsea FC manager, he thinks he will succeed.There really…“Obviously I’d love him to stay, I remember having a conversation with him on the phone, he was one of the main players who got me here, so I am grateful for that, definitely.”“But if he does choose to go on I just need to wish him all the best really, him and his family. He doesn’t need to prove anything to anyone anymore.”“However, let’s wait and see. Like I said, I’d love him to stay here.”last_img read more

Rooney scores for DC in the MLS

first_imgNew DC United signing Wayne Rooney opened his scoring account for the club as Bayern-bound also scores twice for Vancouver Whitecaps.Wayne Rooney marked his match as captain of DC United with his Major League Soccer (MLS) goal.The former Manchester United captain opened his scoring account with a goal during DC United’s last-gasp 2-1 victory over Colorado Rapids.England’s all-time top scorer opened the scoring for DC United in the 33rd minute calmly slotting the ball through the legs of former United teammate Tim Howard after receiving a pass from Luciano Acosta.Colorado Rapids equalized on the 82nd-minute mark through Kellyn Acosta, but DC secured all three points on home soil in the 90th minute when Rapids’ Niki Jackson put through his own goal.wayne rooney, harry kane, englandReport: Rooney talks Engalnd Kane and Guardiola George Patchias – September 12, 2019 Wayne Rooney has spoken of his England record, Harry Kane smashing it and Pep Guardiola for England.In an interview on his Wayne Rooney podcast…Rooney was left with five stitches after a broken nose and a gash above his left eye after putting in a gritty performance on his debut as captain.“I don’t think this is the first time he has bled in a game,” DC head coach Bren Olsen said, according to FourFourTwo.“It shows how much this means to him putting his face and body on the line. He’s a tough guy and I’m sure he’ll be alright.”“He has been fantastic in every way we wanted him to be for this group with his leadership and goal-scoring abilities and I hope it can continue to get better.”last_img read more

Sanchez discusses West Hams start to the season

first_imgWest Ham United’s Carlos Sanchez insists the club’s result so far doesn’t match the level of performances they have shown on the pitch.The Hammers have lost all three games so far in the Premier League including this weekend’s 3-1 away loss to Arsenal.West Ham were thumped 4-0 on the opening weekend by Liverpool thanks to goals from Sadio Mane (2), Mo Salah and Daniel Sturridge, before suffering a disappointing home loss to Bournemouth despite taking the lead through a Marko Arnautovic only to end losing the game 2-1.However, new signing Carlos Sanchez has said the results do not tell the full story of their performances and has backed new manager Manuel Pellegrini to deliver.declan rice, england, West ham UnitedReport: England’s Rice gets death threats George Patchias – September 9, 2019 England International Declan Rice has received death threats.Rice a one time Ireland International, switched allegiances only this year. The West Ham United man played for…“It’s complicated but I think we’re on the right track,” Colombian Sanchez told the club’s official website.A Nacho Monreal strike, Issa Diop’s own goal and a late finish by Danny Welbeck saw Arsenal claim all three points on Saturday but Sanchez thought his side could have rescued a draw with a bit more ruthlessness in front of goal.“I think the result was deceiving, we had a lot of chances. I don’t know if we’d have won but at least we’d have been able to rescue a point,” he added.West Ham face promoted Wolverhampton Wanderers in their next league match on Saturday.last_img read more

We know the importance of this match Ancelotti

first_imgNapoli will face off against Paris Saint-Germain in the UEFA Champions League tomorrow and the Italian manager knows what to do to winItalian Lega Serie A club Napoli will face off against French Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain in the UEFA Champions League.And for the Italian club manager Carlo Ancelotti, this is a very important match and he knows what to do to win.“We know the importance of this match and what we must do, we are set up in the right way in order to do our best,” he told Gianluca Di Marzio.PSG, Neymar, Ligue 1PSG ultras sent a warning letter to Neymar Manuel R. Medina – September 14, 2019 Brazilian superstar Neymar might play today his first game of the season for Paris Saint-Germain and the team’s ultras have warned him.“To win we must do even better than we did. The draw in the first match didn’t come about by chance, at times we were too relaxed and we made mistakes. To win we must do something extraordinary.”“There is never a right time to face a team like PSG. We all know that there will be a whole city behind us and the stadium will be warm, but the approach of the team is the determining factor,” he added.“Which PSG will we face? I believe that in the middle of the first game they changed their style, I sincerely don’t know what they will do tomorrow but they definitely will remain a strong team and one difficult to face.”last_img read more

Liverpool Wijnaldum bares it all about failed move to Spurs

first_imgLiverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum has revealed he almost joined Tottenham Hotspur back in 2016.Jurgen Klopp signed the Holland international for Liverpool from Newcastle United, but he reveals he held talks with Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino.“I had a really good conversation with Pochettino but we didn’t come to an agreement. Not just me, Newcastle also didn’t come to an agreement with Tottenham,” Wijnaldum said, according to Liverpool Echo.“When I spoke with Jurgen, he made me feel really good. He gave me a lot of confidence because he said he liked my way of playing football.”“Three days after our meeting, they had reached a deal and that gave me a good feeling as well. I didn’t think twice. This is one of the biggest clubs in the world. I wanted to make the transfer and I’m happy that I did.“The fans welcomed me from the start here. I think they appreciate that I give 100% every game and do my best always for Liverpool. If they can see that you are willing to do ever”Jadon Sancho, Borussia DortmundCrouch: Liverpool could beat Man United to Jadon Sancho Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Peter Crouch wouldn’t be surprised to see Jadon Sancho end up at Liverpool one day instead of his long-term pursuers Manchester United.Speaking about Klopp improving him as a player, Wijnaldum said:“He is always busy making the team better and also trying to make you better as an individual. He has great attention to detail.“He shows you situations in a game where he feels you could have done better. During training he makes it very clear what he wants to see. He asks a lot from players. He asks for a lot of concentration, he asks for a lot of hard work.”“It’s not always easy, you know how players how. Sometimes you aren’t 100% concentrated and you might think ‘I can do things a bit easier today’. But with him you always have to be 100% concentrated and give everything you have.”last_img read more

Mateo Kovacic can imagine staying at Chelsea

first_imgMateo Kovacic is enjoying life at Chelsea and can see himself sticking around, but accepts it’s Real Madrid who have the final sayThe 24-year-old midfielder is currently on a season-long loan deal at Chelsea after struggling for regular opportunities at the Santiago Bernabeu.Kovacic has since established himself as a key member of the Chelsea team with 22 appearances made in all competitions this term.And the Croatia international is very pleased with how things have turned out for him at Stamford Bridge.“I think it [a loan switch] was the most important thing I did for now in my career,” Kovacic told Sky Sports.“It was a step I wanted a lot, I wanted to come here. I say thank you to my previous club, to Chelsea as well, who wanted me a lot. I am enjoying it and I like it a lot here.“For now, I am happy here. The city is amazing, the club is one of the best in the world, and my team-mates are great.”As for a permanent switch to Chelsea, Kovacic revealed he’s open to the idea but conceded it’s Real who will make the last call on his future.Jose Mourinho, Lionel MessiMourinho: “Lionel Messi made me a better coach” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Jose Mourinho believes the experience of going up against Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi at Real Madrid made him a greater coach.“I need to respect my previous club, Real Madrid. I can imagine myself staying here, but I have a contract I need to respect, and that is what I will do,” added Kovacic.“For now, my business is to give my best every day.”Meanwhile, Real have been strongly linked with one of Kovacic’s new teammates in Eden Hazard – who has asked him about life at Los Blancos.“For me, he is an incredible player,” said Kovacic on Hazard.“I did not know he was that good and he can easily be one of the two or three best players in the world.“He asked me how it was there [at Real] but we are looking forward to having a great season together, to be fully concentrated on Chelsea.“He is focused a lot on doing great things with Chelsea.”Chelsea will face Watford today in the Premier League with kick-off set for 20:30 (CET).last_img read more

Luka Modric named Balkan Athlete of the Year

first_imgLuka Modric became only the second footballer to ever win the Balkan Athlete of the Year prize on ThursdayThe Croatian playmaker’s sensational year continues to earn him more individual awards after receiving 75 points in a voting poll by Bulgarian News Agency (BTA).Modric saw off competition from Tennis’ world number one player in Serbian Novak Djokovic, who has previously won the prize five times.Women’s tennis star Simona Halep, from Romania, came in third place with the poll having been conducted across nine Balkan countries.The last time a footballer won the Balkan Athlete of the Year prize came in 1994 with Bulgaria’s Hristo Stoichkov.On Wednesday, Modric also won the Croatian Sportsman of the Year 2018 in a poll conducted by Sportske Novosti.“This is a huge honour,” said Modric at the ceremony.Jose Mourinho, Lionel MessiMourinho: “Lionel Messi made me a better coach” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Jose Mourinho believes the experience of going up against Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi at Real Madrid made him a greater coach.“I’d like to congratulate all the other athletes on their successes and efforts.“Family is the most important thing in the world to me because they’re always by my side, especially at the most difficult times, so my special thanks are reserved for them”.The 33-year-old has now won the Ballon d’Or, FIFA’s The Best Award, UEFA Men’s Player of the Year, the World Cup Golden Ball and many others.🏆🇭🇷 Croatian Athlete of the Year 2018! Congratulations, @lukamodric10! 🙌 pic.twitter.com/0jtidiiJ7W— MadridistaTV (@madridistatv_) December 26, 2018last_img read more

Ernesto Valverde agrees new oneyear contract extension at Barcelona

first_imgBarcelona have announced that they’ve reached an agreement with Ernesto Valverde to extend his contract until June 2020.Since replacing Luis Enrique as manager in 2017, Valverde has impressed greatly at Barcelona with 65 wins and just nine defeats in 96 games across all competitions.The 55-year-old made an instant impact in his first campaign in charge last term by leading Barcelona to a record 43 matches unbeaten in La Liga before losing their penultimate game to Levante UD in a 5-4 thriller.Nevertheless, Valverde led the Blaugrana to a domestic double in his debut campaign by winning La Liga and the Copa del Rey.This season has seen Valverde begin to implement changes to an ageing Barcelona squad with the likes of Arthur Melo, Phillippe Coutinho, Malcom and Clement Lenglet all coming in last year to help strengthen the team.And it appears to have done the trick with Barcelona enjoying another strong season under Valverde’s leadership.Currently, the Catalan giants are enjoying a six-point lead at the top of La Liga and are in the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey with a last-16 tie against Lyon in the Champions League coming up on Tuesday.Despite this though, doubts had been going about in Spain over Valverde’s long-term future at Camp Nou after he suggested he could leave at the end of this season.Gerard Pique, Neymar, BarcelonaLa Liga Betting: Match-day 4 Stuart Heath – September 14, 2019 Despite it being very early into La Liga season, both Barcelona and Real Madrid have had unprecedented starts to their campaigns. With this in…Last month, Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu went to dismiss these fears and has now handed him a new contract until 2020 with an option for a further year.“FC Barcelona and Ernesto Valverde, the first team coach, have reached an agreement to extend the contract between the two parties for another season (2019/20) with the option for one more (2020/21),” read a club statement.“The signing of the extension will take place on Friday 15 February at 10.15am CET in the Presidential Suite at Camp Nou.”Barcelona will host 15th-placed Real Valladolid at Camp Nou on Saturday for their next La Liga match with kick-off set for 8:45 PM (CET).❗ [LATEST NEWS] Agreement to extend Ernesto Valverde’s contract More info 👉 https://t.co/LiAjy53jnP pic.twitter.com/ehuoU4V5ms— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) February 15, 2019last_img read more

Wijnaldum bracing up for a different United

first_imgGeorginio Wijnaldum is expecting a difficult challenge from a resurgent Manchester United when Liverpool travel to Old Trafford on Sunday.Klopp’s men ran out 3-1 winners over their old rivals at Anfield back in December, which ended the reign of Jose Mourinho.With Ole Gunnar Solskjaer appointed as caretaker manager, United have experienced a change in fortunes having moved to the top four and remain in the hunt for the FA Cup title.It’s a statistic Liverpool will need to bring to an end if they’re to go three points clear at the top of the table this weekend – but Wijnaldum is aware it’ll be a difficult challenge.“I think it is going to be a real big change [from the game in December],” the No.5 predicted, speaking to reporters via LFC.TV.“Since the new manager came in there is a new flow, they played good games and have won a lot and that is building confidence in the team.Wijnaldum admits the Red Devils are in fine form but remains unfazed by their resurgence.Harry Maguire, Manchester UnitedLiverpool legend Nicol slams Harry Maguire’s Man United form Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Steve Nicol believes Harry Maguire has made some “horrendous mistakes” recently, and has failed to find his best form since joining Manchester United.Man United not the same team Liverpool beat in December —Wijnaldum.https://t.co/swuOFh4wQf.#headlines pic.twitter.com/lnlMEZWGk7— TOS TV NETWORK (@tostvnetwork) February 21, 2019“It’s also a home game for them so they will have a lot of confidence as they don’t have the problems they had before.“It is going to be a difficult game but I’m looking forward to it. I think for them we come at a good moment but we’re also doing well so it is going to be a nice game to watch.”A win over United will send the Reds to the top and a huge message to rivals Man City who are in action for Sunday’s Carabao Cup final against Chelsea.last_img read more

Chrissy Love Starts Petition To Stop Pensions of Christie PLP Cabinet Members

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppBahamas, June 21, 2017 – Nassau – A petition has been started by Chrissy Love, famous media personality in The Bahamas, for the parliamentary pensions of Former Prime Minister Perry Christie and PLP cabinet members to be cut.Love revealed that she started the petition following reports and allegations of theft in the Christie Administration.“The Bahamas is a small island nation that has suffered the virulent scourge of the PLP– a political virus that has sought to damage this wonderful country”, her website stated.This petition will be delivered to Minister of Finance, K Peter Turnquest, Attorney General, Carl W Bethel and of course, Prime Minister, Hon. Hubert Minnis.Chrissy Love has worked in Bahamian radio and television for over two decades and is known for her vociferous public persona. Her most recent CHRISSY LOVE LIVE! is live on weekdays between 2pm-4pm on Facebook, YouTube, Soundcloud and iTunes.Below is the link to the petition:https://www.change.org/p/chrissy-love-stop-the-parliamentary-pensions-of-perry-g-christie-the-2012-2017-cabinet?recruiter=42049801&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=share_email_responsive#magneticmedianews#chrissylovepetition Related Items:#chrissylovepetition, #magneticmedianewslast_img read more