Barcelona president Bartomeu backs plan to play La Liga games abroad

The man in charge of the Blaugrana believes that playing outside of Spain is a chance to strengthen the league Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says multiple La Liga matches each season should be played outside of Spain. Girona’s home game against Barcelona last month was initially planned to be played at Miami’s Hard Rock Read more about Barcelona president Bartomeu backs plan to play La Liga games abroad[…]

Solari hints Isco needs to work harder in training

The Real Madrid playmaker may miss Saturday’s derby clash against Atletico Madrid due to a back injury Santiago Solari refused to respond to Isco’s claims about a lack of opportunities at Real Madrid, but did hint the Spain midfielder needs to work harder in training. Isco has struggled for playing time this season,┬ámaking just five Read more about Solari hints Isco needs to work harder in training[…]

'He needs to improve tactically' – Emery applauds Iwobi attitude but wants greater end product

The Nigerian caught the eye of the Arsenal coach on Saturday, though the Spaniard thinks he can still improve tactically Unai Emery was impressed with Alex Iwobi’s performance in Saturday’s 2-1 win at Huddersfield Town, but he still thinks the Nigerian has room for improvement. Iwobi scored the opening goal at the John Smith’s Stadium, Read more about 'He needs to improve tactically' – Emery applauds Iwobi attitude but wants greater end product[…]

Solskjaer to call on Man Utd youngsters after Lingard & Martial injuries

The Norwegian coach will give Tahith Chong and Angel Gomes a chance to shine in the first team after the loss of two key players Manchester United interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer feels there is a chance for fringe players to step up after injuries to Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard, with Tahith Chong and Read more about Solskjaer to call on Man Utd youngsters after Lingard & Martial injuries[…]

Sharpe optimistic about Reds' and Graham's future

Former Wallaby and Queensland Red Nathan Sharpe says the replacement of Richard Graham will give the club and the man a chance to move on. Sharpe said it had been difficult to watch his former Force coach go through the scrutiny he has in recent months but believed Monday’s decision would be in the best Read more about Sharpe optimistic about Reds' and Graham's future[…]

Waratahs want to give veterans special farewell

There’s more than a home final at stake for the Waratahs against the Hurricanes, with a handful of stalwarts set to say farewell to a home crowd. Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson said the looming departures of Wycliff Palu, Dave Dennis (Exeter) Kurtley Beale (Wasps) and Benn Robinson (retirement). For Beale and Robinson, who both suffered Read more about Waratahs want to give veterans special farewell[…]