Europe

Why Joe Hart's Torino Move Is Good For England

I have a theory as to one reason (of many) the England National Team tends to underperform in major tournaments: the players all play in the same league. Every England international plays in the Premier League. One might argue this breeds familiarity and is therefore good for the national team, but I think it leads to a lack of stylistic variety in the team and makes the payer pool stagnant. It's basically like inbreeding, is what I'm saying.

Spotify Founder Says He Has Funds To Buy Arsenal From Kroenke

Spotify CEO and founder Daniel Ek said on Wednesday that he has secured funds to test the resolve of Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke in a bid to buy the Premier League club from the American billionaire.

Kroenke and his son and director Josh put out a joint statement on Tuesday saying that they remain "100% committed to Arsenal" and were not interested in selling a stake in the club despite furious backlash from the fans.

Two Clubs Desperate For European Success Face Off For Spot In Champions League Final

Wednesday promises to provide an enthralling clash as the high-powered offenses of Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain do battle in the Champions League semifinal first leg.

Both sides lead their respective domestic leagues in scoring this year, with PSG having scored 77 goals through 34 games and Pep Guardiola's City posting 69 in 33. While City waltzes towards its fifth league title since 2011-12 and third in four years, PSG finds itself in the midst of an actual title challenge in Ligue 1 for just the second time in nearly a decade. 

Pulisic Cantó Bajo La Lluvia Y El Chelsea Le Sacó Un Empate Al Real Madrid En Las Semis De La Champions

Christian Pulisic escribió esta noche un capítulo grande en la historia del fútbol estadounidense. El oriundo de Hershey, Pennsylvania, se convirtió en el primer jugador de esa nación en convertir en una semifinal de Champions League, al marcar en el 1-1 de Chelsea ante Real Madrid.

Real Madrid Left Chasing Christian Pulisic’s Shadow In Inspirational First-Leg Performance

There was a time when Christian Pulisic’s rumored destination from Borussia Dortmund was Real Madrid. With Gareth Bale fading and Lucas Vázquez not offering as much of a threat, it wasn’t just a fancy of The18 that Pulisic make his way to the Santiago Bernabéu — He Who Must Not Be Named (Florentino Pérez) wanted it.

During His Liverpool Prime, Luis Suárez Was The Best Player The Premier League Has Ever Seen

The rise of social media has been incredible for sports fans for a variety reasons, most notably the ability to stir up memories of obscure players randomly making exceptional plays.

This network of nostalgia is great for the soul, but the consequence is that players with a catalog that includes a couple of great goals suddenly become hyped beyond belief — which in turn often causes us to forget truly how great the top players were.

Christian Pulisic Scores Stunning Solo Goal Against Real Madrid In UCL Semifinals

Early against Real Madrid, Christian Pulisic put the ball on a platter for Timo Werner to score, but his German teammate hit it too close to Thibaut Courtois, whose lanky legs denied Chelsea an early goal. Not long later, Pulisic learned his lesson and opted not to pass, and in doing so put his team in front in the Champions League semifinals on Tuesday in Madrid. The Pulisic goal vs Real Madrid was the opener in a 1-1 draw in the first leg of the UCL semifinals. 

Griezmann Está Orgulloso De Jugar En El Barcelona, Incluso Fuera De Su Posición

Antoine Griezmann está orgulloso de participar en la lucha por el título de LaLiga con el Barcelona, aunque tenga que seguir jugando fuera de su posición. El internacional francés marcó dos goles para que el Barça remontara un 2-1 en el campo del Villarreal, después de que Samuel Chukwueze abriera el marcador en el Estadio de la Cerámica.

Bayern Pays ‘Extremely High’ Fee To Pry Nagelsmann From RB Leipzig

MUNICH — Bayern Munich on Tuesday signed RB Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann to take over from Hansi Flick next season on a five-year contract, bringing to Munich one of Europe's most sought after young managers.

The 33-year-old took the reins at second-placed RB Leipzig in 2019 and led them to the Champions League semi-finals last year. Flick is leaving Bayern at the end of the season of his own free will despite having a contract until 2023.

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