Asamoah Gyan Defends Decision To Quit Sunderland

Asamoah Gyan has insisted his loan move to Al-Ain was not all about the money and was the result of a family decision. The Sunderland striker has been widely criticised since it was announced earlier this month that he would be spending the rest of the season in the Middle East, with Black Cats manager Steve Bruce saying the greed of some players is ‘spiralling out of control’. Bruce has…

September 20, 2011

Lucas Leiva: I Am Really Excited To Be Back

Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva has declared himself fit and ready for the club’s Barclays Premier League opener on Saturday. The Reds face a Sunderland side considerably strengthened over the summer, but Lucas insists Kenny Dalglish’s improved squad can continue in the vein in which they finished last season. “I am really excited to be back and really looking forward to the new season. We’re in a good mood at the…

August 11, 2011

Premier League Preview: Sunderland v Wolves

Wolves can take a giant leap towards English Premier League survival on Saturday when they travel to the Stadium of Light to meet Sunderland. Mick McCarthy’s men have been cellar dwellers for much of the 2010-11 campaign, but with two games remaining they find themselves one point clear of the drop zone, thanks to their 3-1 win over West Brom at Molineux on Sunday. Wins have been few and far…

May 12, 2011

Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti says display against Sunderland worst under his management

Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti blasted his side after they were spanked 3-0 at home by Sunderland, courtesy of goals by Nedum Onuoha , Asamoah Gyan and Danny Welbeck . “Is that worst performance under my management? Yes, I think so,” said the Chelsea manager. “We hadn’t lost with this result at home before. The performance was poor today, but in football it can happen if you’re not at your best…

November 15, 2010

Uruguay vs Ghana

Kick-off: Friday, 2nd July – 7:30pm Venue: Soccer City Stadium, Johannesburg World Cup Quarter-Final Uruguay La Celeste are former World  Cup winners back in 1930 and 1950, so the dizzy heights of the quarter-finals shouldn’t really leave a nation speechless at the inroads their iconic figures have made thus far. It does though, as not since 1990 had Uruguay last qualified for the last-sixteen stage of the competition while it…

July 2, 2010