Mason Mount brings Chelsea back on track

LONDON: Mason Mount put Chelsea back on track with the late winner that sealed a vital 1-0 victory at 10-man Fulham, while Leicester moved up to second in the Premier League thanks to a 2-0 win over Southampton. Chelsea boss Frank Lampard was under pressure after just one win and four defeats in their previous six matches that saw the Blues kick-off at Craven Cottage down in 10th. But Chelsea got the break they needed when Fulham defender Antonee Robinson was sent off just before half-time for a rash challenge…

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Man United face title test in Liverpool

LONDON: Manchester United’s bid to win the Premier League for the first time in eight years will face a major test when the leaders face champions Liverpool on Sunday. With points certain to be dropped by one of the title contenders at Anfield this weekend, third-placed Manchester City can climb back into the race. Slumping Chelsea has been forced to put their own title ambitions on hold after a woeful run that must be arrested soon to take the pressure off boss Frank Lampard. Manchester United head to Anfield knowing…

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Andy Murray tests positive to coronavirus, a setback to Australian Open

Former world No.1 Andy Murray has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus just as he was preparing to fly to Australia in preparation for the country’s Open. He was supposed to fly Down Under in the coming days, where he would have isolated for two weeks ahead of the Australian Open on February 8 in Melbourne. Murray has not competed in Melbourne since the tournament sent him off with a retirement ceremony in 2019 when he was on the verge of ending his career due to a hip injury. He withdrew…

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Nathan Bishop has penned a new Manchester United contract

The 21-year-old goalkeeper has signed a new deal until June 2023 with an option for a further year. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer also confirmed on Monday that Bishop, who signed from Southend United a year ago, will shortly head out on loan to further enhance his experience. After meeting his manager, Nathan spoke to club media’s Stewart Gardner and shared his aims for the future… How’s it been for you so far? It must have been a bit of a whirlwind when you started, but how do you feel now? “It’s crazy!…

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Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 759th goal for club and country!

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 759th goal for club and country on Sunday, drawing level with Josef Bican for most official goals in football history. Juventus extended their winning streak in Serie A to three games following a 3-1 victory over Sassuolo on Sunday. Danilo opened the scoring for the Bianconeri in the 50th minute after Sassuolo were reduced to ten men just before the interval, but the visitors drew level eight minutes later. Aaron Ramsey restored the lead for the hosts in the 82nd minute before Cristiano Ronaldo settled the game…

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Diego Maradona's death may trigger family inheritance battle

Angered over a dispute with his daughter Giannina last year, Diego Maradona threatened to donate all his wealth, including properties, luxury cars and sponsorship contracts, to charity. Diego Maradona’s tormented private life, with its tangled relationships and paternity suits, suggests distributing his inheritance will be a complex task for lawyers bracing for claims from a slew of children — those he recognized and those he didn’t. “There’s going to be a big fight. He didn’t leave a will,” according to a source close to the family who declined to be…

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Premier League Records 40 New COVID-19 Cases, Highest In A Week

The Premier League said on Tuesday that a total of 40 individuals tested positive for COVID-19, the highest number of cases in a week this season, in two rounds of tests conducted last week. Since the new season kicked off, 171 individuals in the English top-flight have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in 19 rounds of testing. The league, which is now conducting tests twice per week, did not name the people who tested positive but said they will self-isolate for 10 days. “The Premier League… can today confirm…

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English Premier League records 18 new Covid-19 positives

The Premier League said today that 18 individuals tested positive for Covid-19, the highest number of cases in a week this season, in the latest round of tests conducted between December 21-27 on 1,479 players and staff. Since the new season kicked off, 131 individuals in the English top flight have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in 17 rounds of testing. The league did not name the people who tested positive or their clubs but said they will self-isolate for 10 days. City’s training ground was also closed as…

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Cristiano Ronaldo is a Player Of the Century

Cristiano Ronaldo wins Player Of Century Award in Dubai Cristiano Ronaldo was named player of the century yesterday at the Dubai Globe Soccer Awards. Defeating Barcelona’s Leo Messi and Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah, Ronaldo was voted best player of the 2000s by a 23-person jury, including coaches and former players and worldwide fan votes. “CRISTIANO RONALDO presented with the PLAYER OF THE CENTURY 2001-2020 Globe Soccer Award,” the Dubai Global Soccer Awards said on Twitter. The five-time Uefa Champions League winner (four with Real Madrid, one with Man United) led the…

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Ronaldo scored 756 goals in his double career

Cristiano Ronaldo got another brace , he scored two against Parma in a round night for the Portuguese forward on the 19th of december. With this goal, Cristiano Ronaldo is within two goals from becoming the world’s top goal scorer in history. At things stand right now, only Pelé has scored more goals than Cristiano Ronaldo in football history with 757. Cris has 756 goals right now and he will try to get as many as he can before the end of 2020. This is also his 44th goal of…

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