Day: November 11, 2020

Luis Enrique hails ´unique´ Ramos as Spain captain equals Buffon´s caps record

Luis Enrique hailed “unique” Sergio Ramos after the Spain captain equalled Italy great Gianluigi Buffon’s European caps record in Wednesday’s 1-1 draw with the Netherlands. Ramos was brought on five minutes from time at the Johan Cruijff ArenA for his 176th international appearance, some 15 years after making his senior debut. The Real Madrid centre-back can …

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Aston Villa join Crystal Palace in three-way January hunt for Benfica starlet

Aston Villa have thrown their names into the hat alongside Crystal Palace in the race to sign a rising Portuguese sensation, according to reports. Villa have made it a mission to sign players at the younger end of their careers in recent times. That approach was clearly evident in the summer. All three of their …

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Report reveals three-man shortlist to solve Liverpool defensive crisis in January window

A three-man shortlist of Bundesliga centre-halves who could be readily available in January has been drawn up following the latest spate of bad injury news for Liverpool. The Reds were rocked today with the announcement that Joe Gomez has suffered a seemingly serious knee injury while on England duty. The hammer blow was confirmed by …

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Blake, Morris, Rossi up for MVP honors as MLS announces 2020 award finalists

The voting is not over. Not in MLS anyway. Major League Soccer announced on Wednesday afternoon the finalists for its end-of-season honors, including the Landon Donovan MLS MVP Award. The candidates for that accolade are Philadelphia Union goalkeeper Andre Blake, the Seattle Sounders’ Jordan Morris and Nicolas Lodeiro, LAFC attacker and 2020 MLS Golden Boot …

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