Friday, October 17, 2014

Diego Costa’s hamstring a big fear for Mourinho

Diego Costa a summer transfer move to Chelsea is currently top goal scorer in the league this season.  However after the return from international duty he was suspected hamstring Injury. Costa has been suffering with hamstring problems since the end of last season, but played 172 minutes in Spain's Euro 2016 qualifiers against Slovakia and Luxembourg.

He was called for early treatment this week and could be ruled out for the next three weeks. Didier Drogba blues second striker is still struggling with an ankle injury, which leaves Loic Remy as Chelsea's only fully fit striker ahead of Saturday's trip to Crystal Palace.

This leaves manager Jose Mourinho with the fear of a striker crisis ahead of clash against Crystal Palace on Saturday. The current hamstring problem and ongoing treatment of Costa may spare him for the match against Manchester United.

Mourinho  said ,“Yes. The Spanish team played in Luxembourg on Sunday. I gave them Diego, Fabregas and Azpilicueta.”
“I gave them two days off, Monday and Tuesday, so they had to report to train on Wednesday at 3pm. And Diego was here Monday at 9am. So you can imagine how strong he was to be here at 9am on Monday.” 

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Fergie’s first Arrival on Old Trafford since his retirement

Sir Alex Ferguson once again will make his footprints on Old Trafford on Sunday.

Sir Alex Ferguson was the most successful and longest serving manager of Manchester united who managed reds from 1986 to 2013. On 8 May 2013 he announced his retirement as manager of Manchester United but remained at the club as a director and club ambassador.

In the recent speculation and news posted my Mirror ascertained that Sir Alex Ferguson will make his foremost appearance on the Old Trafford pitch since his retirement before Sunday's game against Everton.
Though he has been a frequent guest at Old Trafford, watching games from the directors' box, but this is going to be the first time that he will make his footmark on the pitch since his departure in May 2013.

He will introduce former Manchester United midfielder Park Ji-sung as Manchester United’s club ambassador.
Sir Alex Ferguson
Park joins too is very excited with his new role at United and expressed his joy by saying,
"I have fond memories of my time at Manchester United and I'm delighted and honoured to have become an ambassador for the club.”
"Some of the best moments of my life and career were spent here and I will never forget the great support I had from the club and the fans."
"I am looking forward to once again representing United and sharing some of these memories with our global fanbase."

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.


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