Portuguese defender Pepe doesn’t exactly make himself easy to like — one brutal temper tantrum, the kind that would make even Joey Barton blush, earned him a 10-match ban at Real Madrid after he raked his studs down the back of an opponent in 2009.
Wed, 06 Jul, 2016
Sven-Goran Eriksson has claimed in his new autobiography that he signed a contract to succeed Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United in 2002 – and that he clashed with the Scot over Wayne Rooney’s inclusion in his 2006 World Cup squad.
Sun, 03 Nov, 2013
REAL MADRID assistant coach Aitor Karanka has played down the importance of tonight’s first Clasico of the season and insisted the Primera Division leaders will not alter their approach to end Barcelona’s recent superiority in the fixture.
Sat, 10 Dec, 2011
IF Roman Abramovich is looking for scapegoats for Chelsea’s disappointing season and a painful Champions League defeat against Manchester United — and of course he is — then maybe it is time to look in the mirror and consider his own part in the way the club has disintegrated over the last 12 months.
Thu, 14 Apr, 2011
FOR an hour-and-a-half tomorrow night Tottenham can forget about their stadium worries, their failure to add a striker in January, Harry Redknapp’s impending court case and the prospect of this being their last hurrah with the Champions League.
Mon, 04 Apr, 2011