reportfootball8 days 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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featurefootballa month 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
newsfootballa month 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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newsfootballa month 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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featurefootball2 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
newsfootball3 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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newsfootball4 months ago

EPL Roundup | Tottenham Hotspur outclass Manchester United; Liverpool thrash West Ham

Tottenham Hotspur continued their unbeaten home run on Sunday when they outclassed Manchester United 2-1 to finished runners-up behind Chelsea which secured the Premier League title last week. Elsewhere, Liverpool thumped West Ham 4-0 to hand Jurgen Klopp his biggest win in 2017.
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featurefootball5 months ago

Jose Mourinho has to call time of death on Wayne Rooney's United career

"ROONEY!...it defies description! How about sensational? How about superb?" It has been over six years since the day when even the great Martin Tyler was lost for words on seeing a certain Scouser settle a Manchester derby with an overhead kick that justified "The White Pele" tag he had been given.
Faizan Qadiri
reportfootball5 months ago

PL Roundup | Arsenal power past Manchester United

Arsenal won an important game against Manchester United at home to brighten their chances of clinching a Champions League spot. Meanwhile, Liverpool were held to a goalless draw by visitors Southampton that saw them miss an opportunity to consolidate their position in the top four.
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reportfootball5 months ago

EPL Roundup | Chelsea and Spurs stay on course with comfortable wins

Chelsea registered a convincing 3-0 win over Everton to take a step closer to the title. Meanwhile, Tottenham Hotspur, who have been snapping at the heels of the leaders, stayed in the hunt with a 2-0 victory over Arsenal. With the top honours still open, the league just got more interesting.
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