newsfootballa month ago

American players in MLS are underpaid, asserts Wayne Rooney

Former Manchester United star and now DC United player Wayne Rooney believes American players in Major League Soccer are underpaid, as the league heads towards negotiations for new collective bargaining agreement at the end of the year. The existing agreement expires on Jan 31, 2020.
Miguel Prazeres
newsfootballa month ago

Virgil Van Dijk is best defender in the world right now, reveals Nemanja Vidic

Nemanja Vidic has revealed that he believes that Virgil Van Dijk is the best defender in the world right now. The former Manchester United, who was once the best defender in the world, finished his career with five Premier League titles and a Champions League trophy amongst a myriad of trophies.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Reports | Wayne Rooney set to sign for Derby County as a player/coach

Derby County have signed former England captain Wayne Rooney as a player-coach. Rooney will be joining the club in January 2020 as Derby’s owner, Mel Morris, firmly believes that Rooney is capable of inspiring his squad into achieving promotion, after the club came close last season.
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newsfootballa year ago

How we did on Nostra Pro as Everton beat Newcastle 1-0 at the Goodison

Welcome to Nostragamus Pro! Here, we take you through how we went about making the predictions for last night's football game: Everton vs Newcastle. It was a tough ask, but we seem to have done alright. We'll be back with a similar piece for tonight's big game: Liverpool vs Roma.
Nostragamer
newsfootball2 years ago

EPL Round Up | Leicester City hold Chelsea as Tottenham thrash Everton

Chelsea’s barren run in front of goal continued for the third consecutive game as they failed to score against Leicester City, squandering the chance to go second on the table. Tottenham Hotspur returned to winning ways as they thrashed Everton 4-0 with Harry Kane becoming their record goalscorer.
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newsfootball2 years ago

PL Round Up | Liverpool, Manchester United start New Year with away wins

Liverpool found an unlikely hero in center-half Ragnar Klavan, who squeezed in a late winner to thwart Burnley at Turf Moor, as the Reds came away with a 2-1 away win. Manchester United returned to winning ways with Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard leading the charge away at Goodison Park.
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reportfootball2 years ago

Premier League | Otamendi guides City to 2-1 win in Manchester Derby; Liverpool and Everton share spoils

Manchester United’s defensive problems gifted derby rivals Manchester City a 2-1 victory on Sunday that allowed the latter to establish a massive 11-point lead in the Premier League. In the Merseyside derby, Wayne Rooney’s late penalty earned Everton a 1-1 draw with Liverpool at Anfield.
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reportfootball2 years ago

Football Round up | Inter win thrilling Milan derby; Rooney secures a point for Everton

Mauro Icardi scored a hat trick, the third goal in the 89th minute, to win the 219th Milan derby at the San Siro yesterday. In the Premier League, Everton needed a stoppage-time Wayne Rooney penalty to split the points with Brighton while Southampton and Newcastle also played out a draw.
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reportfootball2 years ago

Premier League | Manchester United thrash Everton 4-0, Chelsea hold Arsenal to a tame draw

Former Everton star Romelu Lukaku showed little mercy for his former club as he scored one and assisted another to help Manchester United beat Everton 4-0 ruining Wayne Rooney's Old Trafford return. Meanwhile, defending champions Chelsea and Arsenal played out a tame 0-0 draw at Stamford Bridge.
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featurefootball2 years ago

Neymar, Pogba and the art of valuing a football player

Recently, Neymar Jr moved from Barcelona to Paris St. Germain for an eye-watering £199 m. To put this in perspective, the team that won the League 1 last season, Monaco, is worth less. Was he worth the money and is there an elegant way to compare ability across players so as to predict their worth?
Shubham Maurya