Europe

‘We Are More Than Just Skiers,’ Slovenia Says After Stunning Upset Of Croatia

LJUBLJANA - Slovenia's superb 1-0 victory over more heralded neighbors Croatia in World Cup qualifying showed they are more than just a nation of Alpine skiers, defender Petar Stojanović said on Thursday.

The Slovenians outplayed the 2018 World Cup runners-up on Wednesday at the start of Group H qualifying for next year's tournament in Qatar and Stojanović, who plays his club football for Croatian champions Dinamo Zagreb, was delighted.

Turkey’s 35-Year-Old Captain Hits Hat-Trick In WCQ Win Over Netherlands

ISTANBUL - Veteran captain Burak Yılmaz netted a hat-trick as Turkey saw off a late rally from the Netherlands to secure a 4-2 home victory on Wednesday at the start of their World Cup qualifying campaign.

Yılmaz opened the scoring in the 14th minute of the Group G match with a deflected shot followed by a penalty 20 minutes later at Istanbul's Atatürk Olympic Stadium to put the Turks 2-0 up at halftime.

Coutinho Se Somete A Una Operación Para Eliminar Un Quiste

Philippe Coutinho ha vuelto a pasar por el quirófano para intentar solucionar la lesión de menisco que sufrió en el último partido del Barcelona de 2020, ante el Eibar. Coutinho no ha jugado desde entonces y, según Espot3, ahora ha tenido que ser operado de un quiste con la esperanza de que vuelva a los terrenos de juego. 

Benito Mussolini’s Great-Grandson Signs Professional Contract With Lazio

ROME - The great-grandson of Italian fascist dictator Benito Mussolini has signed his first professional contract with Serie A soccer team Lazio.

Romano Floriani Mussolini, 18, was called up to the Roman club’s Under-19 team in February and has featured in four of their last five matches, earning a three-year deal.

The teenager, son of Alessandra Mussolini, a former member of the European parliament for the Forza Italia party, posted a picture of himself signing a contract on his Instagram page, where he goes by the name Romano Floriani.

Mewis, Dahlkemper, Lavelle And City Headed For UWCL Exit After Comprehensive Barça Win

For the third season in a row, it looks like Manchester City’s journey in the Women’s Champions League will reach its end at the hands of Spanish opposition. But after being beaten by Atlético Madrid the last two editions, this time it was Barcelona’s turn to put the hurt on City, winning 3-0 in their quarterfinal fist leg at the U-Power Stadium in Monza, Italy on Wednesday afternoon.

El Atlético De Madrid Vive Momentos Angustiantes Tras Desmayo De Démbéle

¡Uff! Qué susto más grande se vivió durante el último entrenamiento del Atlético de Madrid. En medio de los ejercicios del equipo colchonero, el delantero francés Moussa Dembélé sufrió un desmayo que paralizó el alma de todos quienes lo rodeaban.

El desmayo de Démbéle

Las cámaras del programa de televisión DirectoGol estaban en el momento del desvanecimiento y su registro permite ver cómo los propios compañeros de Démbéle lo asisten y alertan al personal médico del club para que lo atiendan.

Re-Examining The West Ham Relegation Controversy Of 2006-07

On the surface, the rivalry between Sheffield United and West Ham United seems to be one of the most obvious derbies in English football; Sheffield is nicknamed the Blades because of the city's connection to the steel industry, while West Ham is known as the Hammers for its roots in the local ironworks of London. 

But the rivalry between these two clubs extends beyond the metalworks and is centered around another important resource: money.

Even If You Hate Arsenal, We’re All Rooting For Gunners To Beat The Shit Out Of Slavia Prague

The hero of the Europa League has yet to reveal themselves. The villain, on the other hand, is well-known and must be defeated.

Slavia Prague needs an ass-kicking. The racist Slavia Prague issues are eye-opening and infuriating.

The Czech side defeated Rangers in the Round of 16 and is under investigation after one of the club’s players allegedly racially abused Glen Kamara.

Slavia defender Ondrej Kudela could be seen covering his mouth and saying something to Kamara. A scuffle ensued afterwards and Rangers players have said Kudela used racist language.

Fiorentina’s Cesare Prandelli Writes The Hardest Hitting Resignation Letter Ever

Cesare Prandelli has resigned as manager of Fiorentina after a disappointing second spell in charge, the Serie A club confirmed on Tuesday.

The former Italy national team coach returned to Florence to take over from Giuseppe Iachini in November, managing the club for the second time following a spell between 2005 and 2010. But the veteran coach's return did not go to plan as he oversaw just five league wins to leave Fiorentina languishing in 14th in the Serie A standings and, in a lengthy resignation letter, he hinted this job could be his last.

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