Mourinho Not Worried By The Jeers From The Fans

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho said he is not worried by the jeers from fans in the 4-1 victory against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday. Mourinho received whistles from the Santiago Bernabeu crowd during the match as the fans presumably protested against the club’s inability to overcome Barcelona in direct confrontation. “There is no problem, it did not happen to me at Porto, Chelsea or Inter, but there is always a…

January 23, 2012

Ronaldo: Neymar Should Move To Europe

Former Brazil striker Ronaldo has advised teenage star Neymar to try his luck in Europe. The 19-year-old has been heavily linked with moves to Spanish powerhouses Real Madrid and Barcelona over the past 12 months but has repeatedly stated his commitment to his current club Santos. Ronaldo, who played for both Madrid and Barca, as well as AC Milan and Inter Milan in a glittering career, is adamant, however, that…

October 6, 2011

Samir Nasri Exited About Manchester City Move

Samir Nasri has admitted that he cannot wait to link up with his new team-mates at Manchester City. The 24-year-old had been linked with a move away from Arsenal throughout the summer, and completed his switch to the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday on a four-year deal. The former Marseille midfielder has compared his new club to Real Madrid during their ‘Galacticos’ era and said he is looking forward to playing…

August 25, 2011

Mourinho: We Must Improve In 2011

Jose Mourinho has called on Real Madrid to improve in 2011 if they are to wrest the title from Barcelona. Real have made an impressive start to life under the Portuguese coach, winning 15 of 18 league matches played in the first half of the season. Nevertheless, they are already four points behind Barcelona and following a disappointing 1-1 draw away to bottom club Almeria on Sunday, Mourinho knows they…

January 17, 2011

Xavi, Iniesta And Messi…Who Really Deserve The Award?

Leo Messi was wearing a dickie bow. Proof, some said with a smile, that he knew he was going to be awarded with a second successive Ballon d’Or – after all, Xavi Hernández and Andrés Iniesta were only in ties. But he didn’t know: amid all the shock, the disgust and the pathetic patriotic paranoia, the man most surprised at Messi’s award was Messi. On his way into the gala,…

January 12, 2011

No Big Drama If I Don’t Win A Champions League Title – Didier Drogba

Chelsea’s talisman Didier Drogba is almost an accomplished football professional, with many individual and club laurels to his credit, but one major title still eludes him, and that is the UEFA Champions League. During a recent visit to his home country Cote D’Ivoire, he told local reporters his personal objective at Chelsea this season was winning the European premier club title. But over the weekend, the 32-year-old striker revealed to…

October 14, 2010