August 23, 2019

Football Betting Scandal hits World Cup and Euro qualifiers

Over 680 suspicious football matches including qualifying games for the World Cup and European Championships, and the Champions League for top European club sides, have been identified in an inquiry by European police forces, the European anti-crime agency Europol, and national prosecutors. ''This … [Read more...]

Gareth Morgan trying to kill off Phoenix fans along with cats

Fresh from pointing his verbal gun at cats in New Zealand, Wellington Phoenix football club co-owner Gareth Morgan has shifted his sights to the loyal Phoenix fans. Morgan used to be known as an economist. Then he became better known as the dude who sired Trademe founder Sam Morgan. Gareth reaped … [Read more...]

Harry Redknapp has heart surgery

Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp has undergone heart surgery, a procedure preventing the 64-year-old Englishman from traveling to Russia for a Europa football League match today. A spokesperson for The English Premier League side said overnight that after successfully having two stents … [Read more...]

Pub landlady wins Premier League TV case

A pub landlady in the United Kingdom has won the latest stage of her fight to air Premier League football matches using a foreign TV decoder. Karen Murphy had to pay nearly £8,000 in fines and costs for using a cheaper Greek decoder in her Portsmouth pub to bypass controls over match … [Read more...]

Rio Ferdinand loses privacy action against Sunday Mirror

Manchester United football star Rio Ferdinand has lost his High Court privacy action over a story in the Sunday Mirror about an alleged affair with Carly Storey. The Manchester United player was seeking substantial damages from MGN Ltd for misuse of private information. The case was over an … [Read more...]

Serepisos loses Wellington Phoenix

Wellington businessman Terry Serepisos has lost control of A-League football club, the Wellington Phoenix. The future of Wellington Phoenix football club will be revealed at noon today at a hastily organised media conference to be held by Football Federation Australia. The meeting, at the … [Read more...]

Young Aussie soccer star killed in road accident

Young Aussie soccer star, Ashleigh Connor has been killed in a car accident following a training meeting. Her family contacted to start a lawsuit to get what they deserve. The former Young Matildas striker had left a meeting with … [Read more...]

Japan defeat USA on penalties to win Women’s Football World Cup

Japan beat USA 3-1 on penalties to become the first Asian nation to win the Fifa Women's World Cup. Defender Saki Kumagai, 20, scored the winning penalty after Ayumi Kaihori saved two of USA's three spot-kicks. Alex Morgan opened the scoring with a low strike before Aya Miyama poked in the … [Read more...]

USA win through to Womens Football World Cup Final

The US women's soccer team has advanced to the Football World Cup final after beating France 3-1 Wednesday in Moenchengladbach, Germany. The French side dominated for much of the match but could not translate the possession inot goals. The scores were locked at 1-1 until late in the game when … [Read more...]

Machester City turn down £35m bid for Carlos Tevez

English Premier League club Manchester City have rejected a £35m bid from Brazilian side Corinthians for star striker Carlos Tevez. Tevez, 27, played for Corinthians between 2004-2006 and they are keen to have him back ever since he made it known that he wanted to leave Manchester City for family … [Read more...]

Football stadium collapse leaves one dead, 14 injured

A construction worker has been killed and 14 others injured when part of a football stadium roof they were working on collapsed in the Dutch city of Enschede. The Grolsche Veste football stadium is home to top Dutch football side FC Twente. It was having renovation work done to expand its seating … [Read more...]

Wayne Rooney has hair transplant

Manchester United and England footballer Wayne Rooney has had a hair transplant  Details are sketchy but it appears his motive is to have more hair. Posting on Twitter as most stars are prone to do these days, Rooney said "Just to confirm to all my followers I have had a hair transplant, first I … [Read more...]

Sir Alex Ferguson says Barcelona is “the best team I gave faced”

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson labelled the Lionel Messi inspired, Barcelona "the best team I have faced" after his side's 3-1 defeat in the Champions League final today at Wembly Stadium. The Spanish champions put on a stunning display of passing, movement and clinical finishing at … [Read more...]

Rachel Hunter denies Ryan Giggs rumours

New Zealand model Rachel Hunter has insisted that she never slept with Manchester United football star Ryan Giggs. There have been rumours circulating for 10 years that Giggs and Hunter hooked up at the World Sports Awards in Monaco. Since Giggs was outed in the British parliament this week … [Read more...]

Real Madrid sack Jorge Valdano

Real Madrid football club Director General Jorge Valdano has been sacked after a board meeting at the Bernabeu stadium today. "We have decided to end the contractual relationship with Jorge Valdano," said Real president Florentino Perez. Valdano's removal is part of a Real reorganisation that … [Read more...]