Day: October 1, 2020

After a 118-year wait, Spain’s first women’s Clásico arrives during the strangest of times

It was May 15, 1902 in Spain’s capital and, at the time, nobody in Madrid could find a word in Spanish to describe what was happening: simply, it did not exist in the dictionary yet. There were two opposite teams kicking a ball, one called Madrid Football Club, the other Football Club Barcelona. A bizarre …

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Arteta hails ‘exceptional’ Arsenal as the Gunners knock Liverpool out of the Carabao Cup

Mikel Arteta hailed his side’s brilliant performance, as the Gunners recovered from Monday’s defeat to knock Liverpool out of the Carabao Cup. Both managers rotated heavily and it was quite clear from early on that tonight’s encounter would be a much tighter affair than a few days ago when the Reds ran out convincing 2-0 …

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Klopp pleased with Liverpool’s ‘proper performance’ despite penalty shoot out loss to Arsenal

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was happy with what he saw from his side, despite their penalty shoot out defeat to Arsenal in the Carabao Cup on Thursday evening. Jurgen Klopp made nine changes from the side that dominated the Gunners on Monday evening, Mo Salah and Virgil Van Dijk the only two men to retain …

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Klopp explains why Liverpool should have beaten Arsenal; hints at reason for Shaqiri absence

Jurgen Klopp claimed that Liverpool would have deserved to beat Arsenal in the Carabao Cup for how they played before the penalty shootout. Liverpool were eventually eliminated from the competition after losing the shootout 5-4 after a 0-0 draw in normal time. It was the second year in a row in which the two sides …

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World Soccer Gossip: Latest on Alli; Alonso to Inter

TOTTENHAM REJECT ALLI LOAN OFFER Since Gareth Bale’s arrival at Tottenham, the future of midfielder Dele Alli has grown increasingly uncertain. Paris Saint-Germain were one side understood to be willing to offer the 24-year-old an escape route. However, according to the Guardian, Tottenham have rejected a £1.5 million loan offer from the Ligue 1 outfit …

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Mourinho talks Tottenham motivation for Europa League; reacts to Alli cameo

Jose Mourinho insisted the result was the most important thing after a “strange” Europa League play-off tie ended in victory for Tottenham. Harry Kane scored a hat-trick as Spurs confirmed their place in the Europa League group stage with a 7-2 win over Maccabi Haifa. It brings an end to a gruelling run of qualifiers …

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