Andy Murray humiliated by Roger Federer at ATP World Tour Finals

first_img Sport EN 13/11/2014 Murray was only two points away from being beaten 6-0, 6-0.  CET Murray has now suffered the worst defeat since the event moved to the 02 Arena in 2009. Federer said: “Clearly I’m very happy to play a good match today. Andy Murray was humiliated by Roger Federer at the ATP World Tour Finals, beaten 6-0, 6-1 in just 56 minutes. Upd. at 22:33 “I knew I was qualified so maybe I went in a bit more relaxed. It’s not the way I thought it was going to go but there’s always next year for Andy and hopefully he can have a good season.”last_img

Ex-Elche boss Fran Escriba appointed the new manager of Liga side Getafe

first_imgValencia coach Fran Escriba, who has managed Elche for the last three seasons, was appointed as Getafe boss for the next three seasons on Friday, as revealed by the Madrid club’s website.  Their last move together was to Atletico Madrid. In the 2009/10 and 2010/11 seasons, the Rojiblanca won a Europa League and a UEFA Super Cup, although results in the league were not fantastic.  26/06/2015 RECRUITED BY QUIQUE SANCHEZ FLORESIn 2004, Quique Sanchez Flores recruited him to be his assistant at Getafe in the Primera Division. Following their good work there, Valencia decided to appoint the duo.  Escriba, 50, began his life in coaching at Valencia’s academy, where he trained the Alevines and oversaw the structure of the futbol base. Just a few days ago, he announced he would leave Elche.  EFE CEST At Los Che, Sanchez Flores and Escriba twice took the club to the Champions League, once reaching the last eight, and won the Copa del Rey.  ADVENTURE ON HIS OWN After leaving Atletico, Escriba decided to go it on his own and in 2012 was named Elche manager, who were then in La Segunda at the time.  Upd. at 19:47 In his first season in charge, Elche secured their return to La Liga, winning the league without giving up top spot for the whole of the campaign.  Now in Primera, Escriba managed to keep the Valencia outfit up for two seasons running, earning praise from the fans and from many people throughout the game.  END OF THE CYCLE Despite having a contract with Elche, he felt his time with the club had come to an end after they were relegated to La Segunda for financial reasons despite securing safety on the pitch.last_img read more

Zidane: It’s a game to forget because things didn’t go as we wanted

first_img Upd. on 16/03/2017 at 16:03 CET “It was complicated, the only thing that will stay with me is the three points,” Zidane admitted after the match.  The French coach refused to blame the rainy conditions:  “It was the same for both teams. I don’t have any explanation other than we lacked a little of everything today.” @samuelmarsden Sam Marsden Duje Cop missed a late penalty which would have sealed a point for Sporting at the Bernabeu, but as it was two Cristiano Ronaldo goals proved enough for Madrid to pick up a 2-1 win.  “It’s a game to forget because things didn’t go as we wanted. We lacked a little bit of everything, but we’re happy to win, that’s the important thing.”center_img 26/11/2016 On a more positive note for Madrid, Sergio Ramos came through without picking up a booking, which would have ruled him out of next week’s Camp Nou date, and Pepe returned from an injury.   Zinedine Zidane was relieved to see his Real Madrid side pick up three points on Saturday from “a game to forget” against Sporting Gijon.  They’re now seven points clear of Barcelona, who have a game in hand against Real Sociedad on Sunday before next weekend’s Clasico.  “Pepe’s an important player for everyone, for the team, and he played well today after so long out of action,” Zidane added.last_img read more

James Rodríguez and his version of ‘Despacito’

first_img Sport EN 22/07/2017 Upd. on 23/07/2017 at 04:01 CEST James Rodríguez, Bayern Munich’s Colombian star, has settled in at his new club and made friends on the club’s tour of China, as you can see in the video the players have put up on social media. The players filmed themselves singing various songs, including the famous Despacito by Luis Fonsi. The video has gone viral. James Rodríguez y su versión de ‘Despacito’ Official: James Rodriguez leaves Madrid for Bayern Munich on two-year loan IN SPORT.ES RELATED STORIES All of which shows that the players’ talents lie on the football pitch not in the recording studio.last_img

Arsenal lose but still finish top in Europa League group, Villarreal through

first_img Veteran Spain striker Aritz Aduriz scored two penalties in Athletic Bilbao’s 3-2 win over Hertha Berlin to leave the Basque club with their fate in their own hands. 23/11/2017 The Frenchman made 11 changes to the team that beat Tottenham Hotspur in last weekend’s north London derby, with starts handed to Olivier Giroud, Jack Wilshere and Danny Welbeck. Cologne, winless through 12 Bundesliga matches this season, climbed to second with one match to play, as a 0-0 draw between BATE Borisov and Red Star Belgrade in Belarus confirmed Arsenal’s status as group winners. Surprise Swedish side Ostersund — coached by Englishman Graham Potter — extended their run in Europe into the New Year with a 2-0 home win over Ukrainians Zorya Luhansk. CET Seven-time European champions AC Milan will wrap up their spot in the knockout phase with victory over Austria Vienna at the San Siro later on Thursday. Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal secured top spot in Europa League Group H on Thursday despite slumping to a 1-0 defeat at struggling German side Cologne. Upd. at 22:40 AFP But the Gunners succumbed to a 62nd-minute penalty from Sehrou Guirassy after the French striker tumbled to ground inside the area under a challenge from Mathieu Debuchy. Villarreal progressed to the knockout stages as Democratic Republic of Congo striker Cedric Bakambu netted a brace to seal a 3-2 victory over Astana in Kazakhstan. Mario Balotelli scored twice as Nice moved into the last 32 following a 3-1 victory over Zulte Waregem of Belgium, with Lazio dropping their first points in Group K after a 1-1 draw at home to Vitesse Arnhem.last_img read more

Neymar set to miss first leg of Champions League tie vs. Manchester United

first_imgParis Saint-Germain star Neymar Jr. is set to miss the first leg of his side’s Champions League round of 16 tie against Manchester United.  27/01/2019 For that reason, Neymar’s expected to sit out the game against Premier League side United at Old Trafford on Feb. 12, according to Radio Montecarlo. On Monday, Brazil doctor Rodrigo Lasmar will arrive in Paris to examine Neymar — there is a good relationship between PSG and the Brazilian Federation.  Upd. at 22:02 Neymar still has pain in his foot and is struggling to walk normally. But recent tests suggest the injury will not be as serious as the one ruled him out at the end of the last campaign.  IN SPORT.ES The Brazilian has not played since injuring his foot in a recent French Cup game against Strasbourg — an injury which is set to rule him out for a while longer yet.  CET Neymar, who received a visit from Brazil coach Tite on Sunday, is resigned to the fact eh won’t make it. Tite was in town to follow the Brazilian players in PSG’s game against Rennes.  Neymar se perderá la ida ante el United en la Champions Everything is still open, mind, an operation has not been ruled out. Next week there will be more information. The return game against United takes place in Paris on March 6.last_img read more

FIFA World Cup 2018: Russia vs Saudi Arabia Preview

first_imgAdvertisement yldaxNBA Finals | Brooklyn VsqnoWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E0o( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) c22p2Would you ever consider trying this?😱059hCan your students do this? 🌚3sgRoller skating! Powered by Firework (Photo Credits: After four years of wait the World Cup is finally back. The FIFA World Cup officially kicks off today when host nation Russia takes on Saudi Arabia in a Group A showdown.Advertisement  Russia and Saudi Arabia’s only previous encounter was in 1993 when Saudi won 4-2 in a friendly at home. Since the split up of Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, Russia have never reached the knockout stages of the esteemed tournament. Russia have always finished third in group after the split of USSR.Advertisement While speaking of Saudi Arabia this is their fifth World Cup and if stats are to be believed then they are not the favourites to win this game as they have never won their opening game at the World Cup. The giants from Asia have finished bottom of their group in their last three appearances. Well let’s how both the nations will perform in their World Cup.The game kicks off at 8:30pm(IST) in Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. The same stadium which will host the final.Here are the squads for the first game of the FIFA World Cup:Also Read: FIFA WORLD CUP 2018: Group Wise Predictions. Advertisementlast_img read more

Tottenham get payback against Arsenal at Emirates

first_imgAdvertisement 49quoriyNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vsb3h185Wingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E6wo( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 1jygWould you ever consider trying this?😱axnCan your students do this? 🌚430Roller skating! Powered by Firework Tottenham Hotspur eased past the Gunners at the Emirates to book their place in the semifinal of the Carabao Cup. Tottenham Hotspur will face the Blues in the semifinal of this competition.Advertisement Mauricio Pochettino kept Harry Kane in the bench in the North London Derby. Son Heung Min started as the false nine in this match. Son scored the first goal of the match for Spurs at the 20th minute of the match. Dele Alli provided a brilliant ball towards him and Son made no mistake to put it into the Goal.Advertisement In the second half of the match, Laurent Koscielny was subbed in for Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Alexandre Lacazette was also brought in place of Alex Iwobi. Mauricio Pochettino also fielded Harry Kane in the second half of the match in place of Lucas Moura. Harry Kane is playing at a deeper role in this season. The centre forward of Tottenham Hotspur provided a beautiful ball towards Dele Alli. Alli’s finish was a treat to watch for the spectators.Edward Nketiah was brought in place of Matteo Guendouzi at the 65th minute of the match. However, the Gunners failed to score a goal in this match as the defensive unit of Tottenham Hotspur kept a clean sheet to go through to the semifinal of the Carabao Cup.Advertisement Advertisementlast_img read more

Mourinho hints a return to Serie A

first_imgImage Courtesy: ReutersAdvertisement m6oNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vscfy2lWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre Elre63( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 22huWould you ever consider trying this?😱1f31bduCan your students do this? 🌚9xmtcnsRoller skating! Powered by Firework José Mourinho, who has remained out of job since departing Old Trafford in 2018, has admitted that a return to Italy  “could be a possibility”.Advertisement Image Courtesy: ReutersMourinho was fired from Manchester United back in December 2018, after two and a half season with the Red Devils.The 56-year old has had work experience all over Europe, with the likes of Porto, Chelsea, Real Madrid and Serie A giants Inter Milan.Advertisement With big clubs already filling up vacant spots, such as Sarri joining Juventus and Lampard returning to Stamford Bridge, the “Chosen One” may have limited options available to choose from.However, Mourinho now hints that a return to Italy is possible.Advertisement Speaking to Sky Sports Italia, Mourinho said “In the future? Always soccer, and always a high level. Italy? Could be a possibility.”“I have a lot of qualities and one of them is to respect other clubs and their management.”“I have never spoken like ‘this club wanted me, they contacted me.’“When I left Manchester United in December, I immediately took the decision I want to work from summer. I hope to be back to work in July in a project I really like.” The Portuguese told RMC back in May.“Winning a fifth championship in a different country or the Champions League with a third club are things I’d like to do,” he added. Advertisementlast_img read more

TigerSharks’ season again

first_imgBACK in the pool for another season, the Casey TigerSharks older swimmers took to Casey RACE on Sunday for the…[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