Soccer | PREMIER REPORT Aug 22, 2014

Tan's revenge spells end for Mackay

by Christopher Davies

If revenge is a dish best served cold, Vincent Tan's retribution on his former Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay came straight from the freezer. The Cardiff owner effectively ended Mackay's career in football after a series of events straight out of the Sopranos. The Malaysian ...

FIFA came down hard on Suarez for his lack of remorse

Soccer / World Cup Jun 29, 2014

FIFA came down hard on Suarez for his lack of remorse

FIFA opted to punish Luis Suarez heavily for biting an opponent in a World Cup match because the Uruguayan showed no remorse for the incident and previous bans had not changed his behavior, according to an internal FIFA document. Suarez was hit on Thursday with ...

Soccer / World Cup Jun 27, 2014

Chiellini says Suarez ban 'excessive'

Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini has said the ban FIFA handed down to Luis Suarez is "excessive" and that he feels no anger toward the controversial Uruguay striker. Suarez was given the longest sanction imposed at a World Cup by soccer's governing body on Thursday, suspended ...

Uruguay too much for Japan in friendly

Soccer Aug 14, 2013

Uruguay too much for Japan in friendly

by Gus Fielding

Diego Forlan gave Yoichiro Kakitani a lesson in the art of finishing as the veteran Internacional striker scored a quick-fire double to help Uruguay outclass Japan 4-2 in a friendly in Miyagi on Wednesday night. All Japanese eyes were on Kakitani aiming to become the ...