newsfootball3 months 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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newsfootball4 months 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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reportfootball4 months 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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reportfootball6 months 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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reportfootball7 months 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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featurefootball8 months 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
newsfootball8 months ago

Wayne Rooney retires from International football

England's all-time top goal scorer Wayne Rooney announced his decision to retire from international football on Wednesday and stated that it was a tough call to make. The 31-year striker old scored 53 goals in the 119 games he played for the Three Lions in a career that spanned 14 years.
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newsfootball8 months ago

EPL Round Up| Late Raheem Sterling strike salvages a point for 10-man Manchester City

It needed an 82nd-minute volley by Raheem Sterling to avoid the season’s first loss for the Sky Blues as the star-studded squad managed a 1-1 draw against a resilient Everton at the Etihad Stadium. Wayne Rooney scored his 200th Premier League goal when he put the Toffees ahead in the first half.
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featurefootball9 months ago

Biggest football transfers of this season

The transfer window for the season 2017/18 opened in June and since then transfers have come thick and fast as clubs have not held back on spending. English Premier League clubs have dominated and spent the most during the ongoing transfers and it is all set to be a record-breaking summer.
Rohan Chawla
newsfootball10 months ago

Sunil Chhetri surpasses Wayne Rooney to become the fourth highest active goalscorer in international football

Sunil Chhetri displaced England striker Wayne Rooney to occupy the fourth spot on the international highest active goalscorer list courtesy his winning strike against Kyrgyzstan. Chhetri is now behind Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Clint Dempsey who occupy the top three positions in that order.
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