As top teams rest, Spanish soccer season kicks off

Barcelona is coming off its first season without a significant title since 2007-08, but it got to keep Messi despite the player’s desire to leave. He will stay but had made it clear he wanted to depart. Club president Josep Bartomeu promised profound changes and brought in coach Ronald Koeman to replace Quique Setién after […]

Six new players to watch out for in EPL

IMAGE: Scorer of 18 goals in all competitions last season, Kai Havertz gives Lampard several options either as a striker, a winger, a ‘false 9’ or even a deep midfielder. Photograph: Chelsea FC/Instagram

Tottenham considering move for Hysaj and Florenzi

— Ricky Sacks 🎙 (@RickSpur) July 20, 2019 Napoli rejected a £37 million move for the player from Chelsea last summer as the Serie A side wanted a fee in the region of £53 million. However, this time it is believed that they would let him go around half a price of that.

MATCHDAY: Mourinho begins first full season with Tottenham

Schalke was due to host Bavarian side Schweinfurt, but the game was called off on Friday following a complaint from Türkgücü Munich. Türkgücü contends it should be playing Schalke as it was the local regional league leader ahead of Schweinfurt when the division resumed after its pandemic-induced break. Bavarian soccer authorities had already promoted Türkgücü […]

Valencia fight back for winning start in Spain, Villarreal drop points against Huesca

MADRID, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) — Valencia overcame a nightmare summer which has seen unrest amongst the club’s fans and a host of key players abandon the club, to come back twice from behind and beat local rivals Levante 4-2 in their opening game of the season.

Struggling start for Emery on La Liga return

Spain has recently seen a surge in COVID-19 cases and has recorded more than 29,700 confirmed deaths.

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Michael Schumacher: A Formula One legend turns 50 Comeback and permanent retirement In 2010, Schumacher returned to the F1 circuit with Mercedes, enjoying limited success. However, at the 2012 European Grand Prix in Valencia, Schumacher finished third. At the age of 43 years and 173 days he became the oldest driver to reach the podium […]

Season preview: Manchester City

Manchester City news: The current situation City’s success hinges on two things: Quick adaptation to a new system by new players. City is still in the market for another center back as Jose Gimenez and Kalidou Koulibaly remain linked with a move to Manchester, and Nathan Ake is another center back who will have to […]

Preview: Liverpool team to beat again in Premier League

Mikel Arteta has now had time to put his mark on the Arsenal side he inherited from Unai Emery and winning the FA Cup and the Community shield have given the club a positive air, as have the signings of Willian from Chelsea, central defender Gabriel from Lille and the return of Dani Ceballos on […]

Messi, Messi, and more Messi, ahead of La Liga

Atletico Madrid’s situation is similar to Real. Joao Felix didn’t quite light up La Liga but did show flashes of brilliance. “I hope he has a more stable season,” said Fernando Morientes, the former Real Madrid and Spain striker. Last season, Atletico scored just 51 league goals. Like Real, they don’t need to make many […]