Andrea Pirlo hails Carlo Ancelotti for changing his career

first_img The 35-year-old midfielder said, of facing Ancelotti: “It’s like rediscovering your father again.  Juventus star Andrea Pirlo hailed Carlo Ancelotti for helping him become the player he is today. “He changed my career, putting me in front of the defence. We shared some unforgettable moments. We had a magnificent past together.” 04/05/2015 Sport EN Pirlo spent eight years under the Italian – now coach of Real Madrid – at AC Milan.center_img CEST However, he hopes that Carlo will not try and mark him out of the game on Tuesday night in Turin. Upd. at 19:22 Asked if he wants Ancelotti to use man-to-man marking or not, Pirlo replied: “I hope he doesn’t. I hope to be a bit freer. But I’m used to one attacker staying with me when I’m in a defensive position.”last_img read more

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Iker Casillas and Real Madrid move away in jeopardy over finances

first_imgThere is a new twist in the Casillas case. When everything seemed like it was nearly done and the player would play at Porto next season, a problem arose which has frozen the process. The root seems to be economic. 09/07/2015 As confirmed by Al Primer Toque, the Madrid goalkeeepr asked for his contract to be cut short and the club to pay him out on the rest of it. However, they only want to pay the diffeence btween what Porto pay him and what they would have to.  Upd. at 23:20 Iker and Porto have an agreement, and all this arrives with a goodbye to Casillas scheduled for Friday. Afterwards, Madrid’s players will take an aeroplane to their pre-season tour in Australia. CEST Sport ENlast_img

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Sampaoli closing in on dream of coaching Barcelona’s Lionel Messi

first_imgArgentine newspaper Olé assure that Sevilla coach Jorge Sampaoli will be the replacement for current coach Edgardo Bauza. 07/04/2017 Sampaoli, a punto de entrenar a Messi According to Ole, he will take over the Argentine side from Bauza, who has still not been released from his duties, so everything is not closed yet.  Sport.es IN SPORT.ES With Sevilla in freefall, where he’s about to use a key collegaue in Monchi, his departure will be allowed. It will still cost the AFA one million euros, though, plue the 900,000 dollars they have to pay Bauza to fire him. Upd. on 08/04/2017 at 10:05 CEST Once they have the definitive ‘yes’ from Sampaoli, Bauza will be fired, despite the new president offering him support on Thursday.  Everything suggests Sampaoli, therefore, will fulfill his dream of coaching Mess. But he will not do so at Barcelona despire having been one of the contenders when Luis Enrique first announced his departure.  Neither the reports that Holland want him nor the money on offer from Qatar will seduce Sampaoli, with his maximum desire being to coach Messi, which will be possible with the national team.  They say everything will be fixed during ‘semana sampa’, which is a play on words on ‘semana santa’ coming up to Easter.  The agreement will reportedly be reached next week and all that’s left to decide is the length of the contract. Sampaoli wants five years, until June 2022. last_img read more

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L’Equipe: Monaco strike contract agreement with Chelsea’s Fabregas

first_img 02/01/2019 The Ligue 1 club are looking to strengthen as they fight against relegation and have lined up Fabregas, who has just six months left on his deal at Chelsea.  Monaco have reached an agreement in principle with Spain international Cesc Fabregas, according to L’Equipe.  Fabregas will be reunited with Thierry Henry, the Monaco boss, in France, who he played alongside at Arsenal. Upd. on 03/01/2019 at 12:32 CET L’Equipe: Principio de acuerdo de Cesc Fàbregas con el Mónacocenter_img French paper L’Equipe reports that Monaco have made contact with the 31-year-old and there “are signs that the operation is do-able.”  IN SPORT.ES In fact, they explain that “even though there are details to resolve with Chelsea, there is now an agreement between the player and Monaco over a two-and-a-half-year deal.”  Sport.eslast_img read more

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Belgium stay top of FIFA rankings, Spain ninth

first_imgBelgium continue top of the FIFA rankings while Spain fall down to ninth. Colombia and Argentina break into the top 10 after the Copa America. CEST 5. Uruguay 1.637 2. Brazil 1.726 EFE/Sport EN 7. Croatia 1.625 IN SPORT.ES 4. England 1.652 10. Argentina 1.610 8. Colombia 1.622 1. Belgium 1.746 pointscenter_img Upd. at 18:10 Bélgica sigue líder del ranking FIFA, España novena Meanwhile world champions France sit third, with England fourth. Brazil, who won that tournament, are second. 6. Portugal 1.631 3. France 1.718 9. Spain 1.617 FIFA WORLD RANKINGS FOR JULY 25/07/2019last_img

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England vs. India: 1st Test Preview- Blues look to spoil England’s landmark test with…

first_imgAdvertisement gqjs0NBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs9ramWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E5ad( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) zazWould you ever consider trying this?😱13z7Can your students do this? 🌚wpxRoller skating! Powered by Firework Image Courtesy: My KhelAdvertisement England’s first test against India marks their 1000th match in the longest format of the game, while England have managed to peak at the right time, the Men In Blue are amidst several unanswered questions after their unimpressive outing against Essex in the warm-up game.Advertisement The Indian skipper, Virat Kohli is set to be the focal point of the fixture in Birmingham given his record in England. The practice sessions from the past two days give an indication that the Blues might give Shikhar Dhawan another chance despite failing to score in the warm-up game twice. Apart from that, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja are speculated to be the spin options for the Indians ahead of Kuldeep Yadav.Meanwhile, England’s unit looks set despite the controversial inclusion of Adil Rashid into the squad. Rashid managed to puzzle several of the Indian batsmen in the limited overs series and will look to do more of the same with the red cherry.Advertisement England also went on to reveal their playing XI for the test which includes Jos Buttler as the newly appointed vice-captain.England’s playing XI vs India, 1st Test: Joe Root (c), Alastair Cook, Jennings, David Malan, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Adil Rashid, Stuart Broad, James Anderson.Match Time– 3:30 PM ISTWhere to watch – Sony NetworkRead Also:Cricket: Little Master praises Virat Kohli’s work ethics ahead of the 1st testEngland vs. India: Stuart Broad hopes to create pressure to tackle Virat Kohli Advertisementlast_img read more

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Durand Cup 2019 : East Bengal trash Jamshedpur FC by 6 goals to nil

first_imgAdvertisement c7muzNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs6u0iWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre Ejv( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) u8qnWould you ever consider trying this?😱9caCan your students do this? 🌚aswaRoller skating! Powered by Firework East Bengal trashed the second stringed side of Jamshedpur FC with a margin of 6-0 in their favour. The head coach of East Bengal Alejandro Menendez made it clear that the Red and Gold Brigade are seeing the Durand Cup as a preseason tournament. So, the result of the matches are not much important to them.Advertisement There were 9 changes in the starting lineup of East Bengal from the previous match. Jaime Colado Santos caused a lots of problems in the defense of Jamshedpur FC. He was fouled in the penalty box by the opponent Goalkeeper. Colado did not make any mistake to convert from the spot at the 5th minute of the match. He scored another goal just two minutes later.Advertisement However, Jaime Santos was subbed off at the 11th minute of the match. The pace of East Bengal’s attack slowed down a bit after that. Pintu Mahata scored the third goal for them at the 31st minute of the match. The first half ended with a scoreline of 3-0 in favour of East Bengal.Bidyasagar Singh scored two goals in this match in the second half of the match. He passed the ball towards Boithang Haokip at the 92nd minute of the match. Haokip pushed the ball in the goal with ease and East Bengal finished the match winning by 6 goals.Advertisement Durand Cup 2019 : ATK and Bengaluru FC held by Indian Navy and Army Red  Advertisementlast_img read more

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Games of our forefathers

first_imgBy JARROD POTTER IT’S a weekend for solemn contemplation on the heroic service of our ancestors. The actions of…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img

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Fingers seize the opportunity

first_imgThe success of any business can never just be attributed to those who run or operate it. It depends on…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img

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Big demand for fat cattle

first_imgA SMALLER yarding this week for the Fat Cattle Market at Baw Baw Livestock Exchange, Warragul, saw 726 head penned,…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img

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