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Tag Archives: soccer

Ronaldo inherits richest athlete throne from Tiger, Mayweather – Mourinho begins Man Utd rebuilding with signing of Bailly

NEW YORK, June 8, (Agencies): Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona striker Lionel Messi topped the Forbes magazine list of the world’s highest-paid athletes …

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No Messi, no problem as Argentina down Chile 2-1 – Globe-trotting Perez shines for Panama

SANTA CLARA, United States, June 7, (AFP): Argentina shrugged off the injury absence of Lionel Messi to launch their Copa America Centenario campaign with a …

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Colombia shatter US dream in opener – James, Zapata score

SANTA CLARA, United States, June 4, (AFP): Colombia wrecked the United States’ hopes of a winning start to the Copa America Centenario as goals from …

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England squeeze past Portugal – Smalling on target

LONDON, June 3, (AFP): An 86th-minute header from centre-back Chris Smalling spared England’s blushes as they squeezed past 10-man Portugal 1-0 at Wembley in their …

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CR7 not missed as Portugal rout Norway – Turkey snatch late winner

PORTO, Portugal, May 30, (RTRS): Portugal made sure the absence of top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo, resting the day after after Real Madrid’s Champions League triumph, …

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Rashford makes dream debut in England win – Ireland held by Dutch

LONDON, May 28, (RTRS): Marcus Rashford’s rapid progress continued as the 18-year-old took 138 seconds to become the youngest player to score on his England …

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Lyon seal third women’s Champions League title

Lyon claimed their third women’s Champions League title with a dramatic penalty shootout victory over Wolfsburg after the final finished 1-1 in Reggio Emilia. Norwegian …

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Ageing but dangerous, Portugal are still a threat – Ronaldo remains talisman

LISBON, May 25, (RTRS): They may be over dependent on Cristiano Ronaldo and struggling to replace old faithfuls, yet under the wily leadership of Fernando …

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Wu late winner puts SIPG through – Victory into last 8

SHANGHAI, May 24, (AFP): Wu Lei’s dramatic injury-time winner put Sven-Goran Eriksson’s Shanghai SIPG into the AFC Champions League quarter-finals against a dumbfounded FC Tokyo …

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Lingard rocket brings Man U Cup cheer – Red Devils end 12-year wait for FA Cup

LONDON, May 21, (AFP): Jesse Lingard’s extra-time thunderbolt earned Manchester United a record-equalling 12th FA Cup as Louis van Gaal’s side came from behind to …

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