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Feb 11, 2015

Injured Nagatomo out for six weeks

Japan and Inter Milan defender Yuto Nagatomo is expected to be sidelined for six weeks as the club on Tuesday confirmed the full back has a right hamstring injury. Nagatomo underwent an MRI scan and has a second degree hamstring strain, which involves moderate ...

Balotelli gives Liverpool win

Feb 11, 2015

Balotelli gives Liverpool win

Mario Balotelli went from forgotten man to match-winner at Liverpool as his late goal against Tottenham tightened up the race for Champions League qualification in the Premier League on Tuesday. The maverick Italy striker came off the bench for just his second appearance in ...

Feb 10, 2015

Striker Bothroyd joins Jubilo Iwata

Former England international striker Jay Bothroyd has signed for Jubilo Iwata, the J2 club said on Tuesday. The much-traveled forward had been without a team since leaving Thai side Muangthong United last year. No terms or contract length were revealed by the three-time J. ...

Feb 9, 2015

Antlers set to sign former international Kanazaki

Kashima Antlers are set to sign former Japan midfielder Mu Kanazaki on loan from Portuguese second-tier side Portimonense, Antlers president Shigeru Ibata said Monday. The 25-year-old Kanazaki will join seven-time J. League champion Kashima on a deal running through January 2016. He could finalize ...

Blind scores in injury time to rescue point for Man United

Feb 9, 2015

Blind scores in injury time to rescue point for Man United

Manchester United needed an injury-time equalizer by Daley Blind to escape with a point from a 1-1 draw against West Ham in one of three stalemates in the Premier League on Sunday. Trailing to a superbly improvised goal by West Ham’s makeshift defender Cheikhou ...

Feb 9, 2015

Leicester denies Pearson dismissal

Leicester City said Nigel Pearson will remain in charge for Tuesday’s trip to Arsenal following widespread speculation the under-pressure manager had been sacked by the Premier League’s bottom-placed side. A 1-0 home loss to Crystal Palace on Saturday, where Pearson grabbed visiting midfielder James ...

Feb 9, 2015

Nagatomo hurts leg in Inter victory

Japan and Inter Milan defender Yuto Nagatomo aggravated an injury he suffered during the Asian Cup and was taken off the pitch 36 minutes into Sunday’s 3-0 Serie A victory at home against Palermo. Nagatomo who had felt some pain in the back of ...

Atletico thrashes Real to open up title race

Feb 8, 2015

Atletico thrashes Real to open up title race

Atletico Madrid thrashed crosstown rival Real Madrid 4-0 in a dominant derby performance on Saturday that threw open the Spanish League title race. The defending champion set the tone from the start as Tiago Cardoso and substitute Saul Niguez scored early before Antoine Griezmann ...