Real Madrid and Barcelona fans clash at Barajas airport after Barça clinch La Liga title

first_img Upd. at 14:13 CEST 18/05/2015 A group of violent Real Madrid fans made their way to the airport in a bid to coincide with the Barça fans who were due to fly home after watching their side beat Atletico Madrid at the Vicente Calderon.  Sport EN Unfortunately Barcelona’s title triumph in Madrid on Sunday was clouded with fighting at Barajas airport later that same night.  What followed was some light scuffling and some unsavoury scenes: It seems that the success of Luis Enrique’s team had not gone down well and they wanted to take it out on the Barça fans.  Lionel Messi struck the only goal of the game to elevate Barça to their 23rd La Liga crown — their 13th in the last 25 years. last_img

Cristiano Ronaldo presents his new “Legacy” perfume

first_imgAfter the games with his national team (a 1-0 friendly defeat by France and a 1-0 win over Albania in Euro 2016 qualifiers), matches in which Cristiano Ronaldo failed to score, he returned home to Madrid to present his new fragrance, Cristiano Ronaldo Legacy. “It’s something that I wanted to do for a long time, since I was a child, for me to have a perfume with my name is something unique and when they talked with me it was something that left me very happy. Despite the fact that for Cristiano it’s “difficult to do publicity after training sessions” the Portuguese forward declared that “Nothing in life is easy and for that you have to work to achieve success”.  CEST 10/09/2015 “It’s a perfume which leaves a mark, for this it has my name, because I am a person that has always left a mark and I intend to always make a mark,” he explained. “It’s for all the people that like Cristiano, to be able to have something closer to me,” he said, before adding that he “identifies” with the smell of the perfume. Sport EN Upd. at 15:57 last_img read more

Perez: It’s a lie that Real Madrid paid De Gea 10 million euros

first_img CEST Upd. at 16:02 After the move collapsed — due to the paper work not being uploaded on time — reports surfaced that Madrid would have to pay De Gea to compensate him for not signing him. Sport EN Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has slammed the reports which have suggested Los Blancos have had to pay David de Gea 10 million euros for failing to sign him in the summer.  “[It’s being said] by the same people who have been saying since I arrived at the club that I would make Madrid a PLC.center_img De Gea’s move to Madrid fell through on the final day of the transfer window, with the Spanish goalkeeper instead remaining with Manchester United, where he signed a new contract last week.  “Every day [since the move fell though], I have heard that we had to pay 10 million euros for not signing De Gea, but that is a lie,” Perez said.  20/09/2015 “Fifteen years later, they are still accusing me of corrupting assemblies.”last_img read more

Mascherano injured his knee as well as suffering concussion

first_img However, he returned to start the cup final at right-back, only to suffer more bad luck with the game barely underway.  Upd. at 10:55 Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano injured his knee as well as his head against Alaves in the Copa del Rey final.  Mascherano had previously missed the final two games of the season with a thigh muscle problem.  Supporters of the Catalan club will hope it’s not the last they see of him and that he’s back in action again after the summer. IN SPORT.ES CESTcenter_img Barça have since confirmed: “Mascherano has suffered a cut to his head which needed stitches, concussion and an injury to his right knee which will require further tests.” 28/05/2017 Mascherano sufre también una lesión en la rodilla derecha SPORT.ES The Argentine was taken off on a stretcher after an 11th minute clash of heads with Marcos Llorente. last_img read more

N’Golo Kante renews Chelsea deal until 2023

first_img “It has been two beautiful years and I wish for more to come,” said the World Cup winning France battler. Upd. on 26/11/2018 at 09:19 CET The 27-year-old will stay at Stamford Bridge until 2023 on a reported 17.2 million euros a year deal. “We now look forward to five more years with N’Golo at the heart of the Chelsea midfield.” IN SPORT.ES Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia added: “When he arrived, we knew we had signed a special player – but he has astounded everybody with his tireless and unselfish displays. “Since I came, I have completely improved as a player, challenged myself and got some awards I never thought about. 23/11/2018 Kanté renueva con el Chelsea hasta 2023 Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has penned a new five-year contract with the London club. “Off the pitch, he remains a dedicated professional and a humble human being despite the fact he is a world champion and a two-time Premier League winner. “I like the city, I like the club and I am happy to be here for more time.” | Sportlast_img read more

Former Man Utd ‘keeper Tim Howard calls it a day, will retire in October

first_imgAdvertisement mragNBA Finals | Brooklyn VsnssgnWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre Ept( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 8n8o8Would you ever consider trying this?😱301Can your students do this? 🌚82gzoRoller skating! Powered by Firework Former Manchester United and Everton long time goalkeeper Tim Howard has decided to call it a day, and is set on retiring come October when the 2019 MLS season comes to an end. The American goal stopper officially revealed the news himself via his Twitter earlier yesterday. Advertisement Howard joined the Red Devils for US $4M in the summer of 2003 and stayed at Old Trafford for further 4 years where he won the FA Cup and League Cup, before being loaned out Everton in the 2006-07 campaign, where he left his mark upon his arrival in Merseyside, as a £3 million deal was offered to him the very next season in 2007.The 39-year old goalkeeper made a club record for the most clean sheets with Everton, during the 2008-09 season. Howard even scored his first goal for the Merseyside club in a 2-1 defeat to Bolton Wanderers, as his wind-assisted 101-yard clearance went past Bolton ‘keeper Adam Bogdan’s goal line, becoming only the fourth goalkeeper in the Premier League to have registered his name on the goal scorer’s sheet.Advertisement After making a grand total of 329 appearances for Everton, Howard left England to return to his homeland in 2016, and joined MLS side Colorado Rapids. Earlier yesterday Howard tweeted that he will be retiring once the current MLS season comes to an end in October. Advertisementlast_img read more

IPL 2019: KXIP vs CSK and MI vs KKR Review

first_imgImage Courtesy: Aaj TakAdvertisement 121ijNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs6xreWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E8by4e( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) blcpWould you ever consider trying this?😱4nssCan your students do this? 🌚9r6cRoller skating! Powered by Firework The group stage of the tournament culminated with the Super Sunday fixtures which saw CSK and MI secure the top two spots while KKR crashed out of the competition.Advertisement Match 1: Kings XI Punjab vs Chennai Super KingsImage Courtesy: Aaj TakKXIP went out on a high after a convincing win against Chennai Super Kings in Mohali. Naming a solitary change in the form of Harpreet Brar in place of Arshdeep Singh, Ravichandran Ashwin opted to bowl after winning the toss.CSK’s top order woes prolonged after Shane Watson endured yet another failure. Faf Du Plessis, however, went on to score his career-best score of 96. The South African missed his ton by 4 runs after Sam Curran snapped his wicket.Advertisement The Yellow army failed to capitalise in the death overs in a rare instance and were only able to post 170-5 after being on course to score 190.KL Rahul continued with his electric form by taking the CSK bowling attack apart in the powerplay. The opener played a solid knock of 71 and helped the team scale down the total with 2 overs to spare.Advertisement Since the hosts were unable to chase the total inside 14.2 overs, CSK managed to achieve a spot in the first qualifier despite the defeat.Brief Scorecard:CSK 170-5 (20 overs) (Faf du Plessis 96; S.Curran 3-35)KXIP 173-4 (18 overs) (KL Rahul 71; H.Singh 3-58)Match 2: Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight RidersKolkata Knight Riders failed to make the cut after a heavy defeat against the Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium. A lacklustre effort with both bat and ball ended KKR’s hope of making it to the top 4 after failing to match Sunrisers’ net run rate.Opting to bowl after winning the toss, Rohit Sharma named two changes. Mitchell McClenaghan and Ishan Kishan were slotted in place of Evin Lewis and Barinder Sran.The lethal Mumbai Indians got into work right away by strangling the Kolkata Knight Riders’ batting line-up. Robin Uthappa endured a nightmare between the 22 yards while Andre Russell was dismissed for a first ball duck. The batting failure meant that Mumbai Indians only had to chase down 134 to take the first spot in the IPL table.Courtesy of Rohit Sharma’s half-century and an explosive cameo by de Kock at the top, Mumbai Indians were able to scale down the total without any hiccups.This victory sees MI, CSK, DC and SRH qualify for the playoffs. This would be the first time in the tournament’s history that a side will play the eliminator with 18 points and 12 points.Read AlsoIPL 2019 Day 44: KXIP vs CSK and MI vs KKR PreviewIPL 2019: DC vs RR and RCB vs SRH Review Advertisementlast_img read more

Real Sociedad fall to Getafe as they’re beaten 1-2 at Reale Seguros Stadium

first_img The game started favourably for Real Sociedad, with a good early goal from Mikel Merino in the 5th minute, thereby seeing the first half to a 1-0. Upd. at 20:50 CEST 06/10/2019 Real defeated at home by Getafe at Reale Seguros Stadium on Sunday. The two teams arrived at this challenge after suffering a defeat in their previous league game. Real Sociedad faced the match with a desire to make up their league after losing against Sevilla 3-2 while Getafe lost by a result of 0-2 in the previous match against Barcelona. As of today, Real Sociedad is 5th in the LaLiga table with 13 points from 8 matches, while Getafe sits 12th with 10 points after 8 matches.center_img Getafe and Real Sociedad will play at home stadium against Leganés and Real Betis respectively. At the end of the match, both teams made 3 substitutions each. For Real Sociedad Igor Zubeldia, Alexander Isak and Ander Barrenetxea came on for Willian Jose, Ander Guevara and Portu, while Getafe brought on Kennedy, Ángel Rodríguez and David Timor to replace Allan Nyom, Jorge Molina and David. The referee booked Diego Llorente from Real and Diego Llorente (2 yellow cards) saw the red card, while for Getafe Jaime Mata, Damián Suárez, Faycal Fajr and Leandro Cabrera saw a yellow card as well. Getafe took the lead in the second half, thanks to a goal from Jaime Mata 69 minutes in the game. Later, Getafe scored again and turned the match 1-2 thanks to a goal from Nemanja Maksimovic in the 89th minute just before the end of the second half, finalising the game with a 1-2.last_img read more

Dore among country racing’s elite

first_imgBy DAVID NAGEL PAKENHAM Racing Club’s long serving committee member George Dore was recognised for his services to racing at…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img

Positive end for Pumas

first_imgBy JARROD POTTER SIX runs, six wins, sixth place. The numbers aligned for the Pakenham Pumas on Saturday, finishing their…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img