ON THIS DAY IN SPORT 1991: Rangers boss Graeme Souness quit Ibrox to become manager of Liverpool. His spell at Anfield, barring an FA Cup final victory over Sunderland, was an unhappy one and he left in 1994. 1993: Manchester City escaped with a suspended punishment of a £50,000 fine and a match to be played behind closed doors after crowd trouble marred their FA Cup home defeat by Tottenham. 1995: A fine performance from Damian Cassidy helps Derry past Cavan in the National Football League quarter-finals. On the same day, Donegal defeated Clare, while Laois beat Monaghan and Kerry dismissed Tyrone at Croke Park. 1997: David Unsworth and Robbie Fowler were sent off as Liverpool saw their Premiership title dreams all but end as they drew 1-1 at Everton. 2004: FIFA fined the Cameroon Football Association £86,000 and docked the Cameroon national team six points from their 2006 World Cup qualifying group as punishment for wearing one-piece kits during the African Nations Cup. … [Read more...] about On this Day, April 16 1995: A fine performance from Damian Cassidy helps Derry past Cavan in the National Football League quarter-finals
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By Fahd Ahmed Published: March 14, 2019 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email Cristiano Ronaldo of Juventus in action during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Juventus and Club de Atletico Madrid at Allianz Stadium on March 12, 2019 in Turin, Italy. PHOTO: GETTY In my 13 years as a diehard football fan, I have never witnessed a week like this one. It started with Ajax’s stunning dismantling of Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) delivering their latest ‘how to choke’ lecture, Arsenal’s shock thumping at Rennes, the disgraceful pitch invasion at Birmingham, the comical disappearing act of VAR officials in La Liga, and finally, Zinedine Zidane’s surprise return in the Madrid hot seat. Somewhere in between, Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s incredible away winning streak ended. Manchester City also won 7-0, but that is something I have become accustomed to. All the headlines, however, will justifiably belong to Cristiano … [Read more...] about Juventus’ pristine form has coincided with Real’s woes, and the reason is undoubtedly Ronaldo
By Rahima Sohail Published: March 13, 2019 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is thrown in the air by his players after winning the Champions League final during the UEFA Champions League final match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016 at the Giuseppe Meazza San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy. Photo: Getty When Real Madrid come knocking, few can say no. Even when you’re a manager who walked away only nine months ago from the club you love because “something needed to change”. Head coach Zinedine Zidane of Real Madrid is thrown in the air by his players during celebrations at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium following their victory last night in Kiev in the UEFA Champions League final, on May 27, 2018 in Madrid, Spain. Photo: Getty Zinedine Zidane is back at Real Madrid, the club where he won nine trophies during his previous three-year stint. The love Zizou has for Real Madrid is apparent. The Frenchman cemented … [Read more...] about Zidane’s homecoming is the fairy tale twist that Real Madrid craved, but will there be a happy ending?
ON THIS DAY 1919: One of the most successful managers in English Football League history, Bob Paisley, was born. He joined Liverpool from Bishop Auckland as a player in 1939 and stayed more than 40 years with the club. He took over from Bill Shankly as manager in 1974 and led the club to six league titles, three European Cups, three League Cups and the Uefa and European Super Cups once each. He died in 1996. 2000: Bradford striker Stan Collymore headed to Spain for talks with Real Oviedo. He was to sign for the club only to walk out several weeks later, stating he had retired. 2004: Louis Saha signed for Manchester United for £12.83million from Fulham, agreeing a five-and-a-half-year deal. 2006: The English Football Association confirmed Sven-Goran Eriksson would leave his position as England manager after that summer's World Cup in Germany. 2009: Hull signed midfielder Jimmy Bullard from Fulham for a then club-record fee of £5million on a four-and-a-half-year … [Read more...] about On this Day, January 23 1919: One of the most successful managers in English Football League history, Bob Paisley, was born
FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2018, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz (86) dives for a touchdown past New England Patriots safety Devin McCourty (32) in the fourth quarter of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn, File FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers' Max Muncy, right, celebrates after hitting the game-winning home run in the 18th inning against the Boston Red Sox in Game 3 of the World Series in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File) FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2018, file photo, United States players celebrate after winning the women's gold medal hockey game against Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File) FILE - In this March 16, 2018, file photo, UMBC players celebrate a teammate's basket during the second half against Virginia i a first-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Gerry … [Read more...] about Most memorable games of 2018 required working overtime