premium ticket events UK site icon
Football

Ballon d´Or 2019: Van Dijk ´respects greatness´ after losing out to Messi

Virgil van Dijk conceded he had to “respect greatness” after losing out on the 2019 Ballon d’Or to Lionel Messi. Barcelona and Argentina forward Messi won the prize for a record sixth time having scored 41 times in 44 club appearances for Barcelona, with whom he won a 10th LaLiga title last season. Success in […]

The post Ballon d´Or 2019: Van Dijk ´respects greatness´ after losing out to Messi appeared first on Soccer News.

premium ticket events UK site icon
Football

Mauricio Pochettino’s possible appointment at Man United or Arsenal & joking about Dele Alli’s brother

Mauricio Pochettino’s possible appointment at Man United Where’s next for Mauricio Pochettino? Could the Argentine become the next Manchester United manager? That issue is assessed by the Athletic’s Daniel Taylor on Sunday, ahead of Man United’s trip to Sheffield United in the Premier League. Man United should head to Bramall Lane in good spirits following […]

premium ticket events UK site icon
Rugby

Transfer News: Exeter Chiefs add Argentina international

Exeter Chiefs have bolstered their squad with the signing of Argentinian prop Enrique Pieretto until the end of the season. Chiefs’ Director of Rugby, Rob Baxter, has moved swiftly to capture the 24-year-old forward following injuries to fellow tight-heads Tomas Francis and Greg Holmes. Francis suffered a serious shoulder injury during Wales’ Rugby World Cup…

Read More

The post Transfer News: Exeter Chiefs add Argentina international appeared first on Ruck.

premium ticket events UK site icon
Football

Messi in talks with Barcelona over new contract, confirms Abidal

Lionel Messi is in talks with Barcelona over a new contract, the Spanish club’s sporting director Eric Abidal has confirmed. The Argentina international has spent 18 years with Barca but his future has been called into question after it emerged earlier this year he can leave Camp Nou for free at the end of any season. […]

The post Messi in talks with Barcelona over new contract, confirms Abidal appeared first on Soccer News.

premium ticket events UK site icon
Football

The door is always open for the best – Scaloni not ruling out Argentina recall for Icardi

Argentina head coach Lionel Scaloni says Mauro Icardi remains part of his plans and he will consider recalling the Paris Saint-Germain striker if he can maintain his goalscoring form.  Icardi has not featured for Argentina since scoring in last November’s 2-1 friendly win against Mexico and is not part of their latest squad for the friendlies […]

The post The door is always open for the best – Scaloni not ruling out Argentina recall for Icardi appeared first on Soccer News.

premium ticket events UK site icon
Football

Messi returns to Argentina squad for November friendlies

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is back in Argentina’s squad for next month’s friendlies against Brazil and Uruguay after serving a three-month suspension. Messi was banned by CONMEBOL in August and fined $50,000 for accusing the governing body of corruption following his side’s semi-final loss to Brazil at the Copa America. The 32-year-old has missed Argentina’s past […]

The post Messi returns to Argentina squad for November friendlies appeared first on Soccer News.

premium ticket events UK site icon
Rugby

England injury update | Jonny May and Jack Nowell

England will head into their World Cup semi-final against New Zealand with a fully fit squad after positive updates on Jonny May and Jack Nowell. England boss Eddie Jones was sweating on the fitness of his two wingers ahead of Saturday’s clash at International Stadium Yokohama. “Jonny’s in really good spirits, moving well, and we…

Read More

The post England injury update | Jonny May and Jack Nowell appeared first on Ruck.

premium ticket events UK site icon
Rugby

Argentina lock learns his ban after brutal hit on Farrell

Tomas Lavanini will miss Argentina’s last Pool C match against the United States on Wednesday as expected after receiving a four-match suspension following the disciplinary hearing for his red card against England last Saturday. Big lock Lavanini admitted his shoulder-led charge into the neck of flyhalf Owen Farrell at Tokyo Stadium was a red card offence….

Read More

The post Argentina lock learns his ban after brutal hit on Farrell appeared first on Ruck.