Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Liverpool to expand Anfield

Anfield was opened in 1884 with a capacity of about 20,000 , It was originally the home of Everton FC and had been taken up by  Liverpool in 1892.

The current sitting capacity of Anfield is 45,500 which is little less to host major international fixtures and European finals. Moreover UEFA too demands a minimum 50,000 capacity stadium, corporate accommodation and a minimum standard for players and match officials' changing rooms.

Due to that reasons Liverpool FC submitted Anfield's expansion plan to Liverpool City Council's planning committee. The plan majorly includes Main Stand expansion from one to three tiers, additional conference and banqueting facilities, a new club shop and more car parking. Club proposed to expand the Main Stand by 8,300 seats and the Anfield Road Stand by 4,800 which will make Anfield a 59,000 sitting capacity stadium.


As per latest news posted by Mirror, Liverpool got the permission to expand the capacity of Anfield. Liverpool City Council's planning committee approved the club's proposal to add extra 13,000 seats.

Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson said: "This is a very important milestone in our ambitions to transform the Anfield area, bringing new jobs, investment and housing.Liverpool FC's proposals for the stadium are a key part of this."

Monday, September 22, 2014

Zidane could be banned for six months

Zinedine Zidane is simply a legend when the name comes to football. The former France legend is coaching Real Madrid B with not having proper authority of it.

Spain’s national association of coaches (CENAFE) filed a complaint about him at the beginning of the season. The association put an allegation on Zidane that he has been assuming the role of head coach over the Castilla side in spite of the fact that he does not possess the right qualification for the role.
Zinedine Zidane
Documents and video evidence have been sent to Spain’s Competitions Committee, which duly proves that Zidane has been coaching the B team.

The committee will now analyse whether Zidane and Real have broken rule 104, which carries a ban of between four and 20 games or one to six months.

Lampard scores for Man City with no celebrations

Match between Man city and chelsea was played at Etihad stadium on 21 september 2014. The match was as thrilling as it suppose to be. Mourinho’s side remained on their defensive strategy in the first half and Man city kept most of the possession. The score remained 0-0 in the first half.

It was the second half that pulled out unexpected twists. It was in 66th minute when Man City got a set back after Zabaleta got its second yellow and was sent off. Just after his dismissal Chelsea substitute Schurrle made 1-0 for Chelsea.

Frank Lampard
It was not all over, Manuel Pellegrini at 78th minute substituted Lampard and his entrance not only applauded by Man city fans but Chelsea fans too. It was just 7 minutes of Lampard entry that he made an equalizer.

Apart from striking an equalizer there were no celebrations on Lampard’s face. The game ends with a draw with lampard halting blues perfect start.

After the game ends Lampard had shown gratitude toward his fans with clapping and thanking gesture. His former team mates John terry and Petr Cech hugged him. Cech who was not playing came from stands to congratulate Lampard for his goal.


 

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Jonas Manuel Gutierrez has undergone chemotherapy

Jonas Manuel Gutierrez is an Argentine footballer who plays for English club Newcastle United and the Argentina national team as a winger. As per news posted my Mirror he is suffering from testicular cancer and was undergoing chemotherapy. The 31-year-old had gone for an operation in Argentina to remove his left testicle after the discovery of a tumor.

Jonas Manuel Gutierrez
Gutierrez was on loan at Norwich last season, has scored 10 goals in 177 league appearances for the Magpies. The 31-year-old winger revealed his illness during an television interview in Argentina on Tuesday. He told TyC sports ,”I detected a tumour in a testicle. When I confirmed the cancer, I went home crying. I came here and I assumed the costs despite having a contract with Newcastle. Money is not important. What is important is health. I had to start chemotherapy."

His fans all around the world supported him with their love on twitter. His Team mate Adam Campbell and Former team-mate Joey Barton also wooed him on twitter.


 

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