Football

Beckham's own MLS team fortunes hit roadblock over lack of local support

London, Oct 27 - Miami League Soccer (MLS) boss has admitted that former England football captain and star David Beckham's dreams of kick starting his own American football team have hit a roadblock and could end in tears due to lack local support.

Suarez reveals reason behind biting other players

Sydney, Oct 27 - Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez has revealed the reason why he bites others and how his wife begged him to get help for the same.

Suarez made front pages around the globe after biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini at this year's World Cup, earning himself a four-month ban from all football related activity.

FA chairman Dyke calls for Blatter to be challenged for re-election as FIFA president

London, Oct 27 - Football Association (FA) chairman Greg Dyke has called for Sepp Blatter to be challenged when the Swiss stands for re-election as FIFA president next year.

Last month, Blatter confirmed that he would seek a fifth term despite coming under fire amid accusations of corruption at the world governing body. And having met with the Swiss last week, Dyke insisted that he and the FA hoped a second candidate would come forward.

'Relieved' Suarez says Barca debut 'bittersweet sensation' because of Real loss

London, Oct 27 - Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has said that it was a big relief to make his debut for the club in their 3-1 defeat by Real Madrid after sitting out a four-month ban for biting.

Suarez, who signed from Liverpool in July for 75 million pounds, set up his new side's goal before being substituted on 69 minutes. He said that it was a big relief, adding htat he is very happy with the minutes he had.

The striker said that he has a bittersweet sensation because of the result but added that this team has picked itself up before many times, The BBC reported.

Eto'o scores twice to help Everton enter top half of PL with 3-1 Burnley win

London, Oct 27 - Everton striker Samuel Eto'o scored twice to help his side climb into the top half of the Premier League and leave joint-bottom Burnley still without a league win.

Eto'o's put the ball past the goalkeeper with a powerful header just four minutes into the game, but Danny Ings cancelled out Everton's lead when he capitalised on a Romelu Lukaku mistake to convert Lukas Jutkiewicz's pass.

Van Gaal furious after Van Persie takes of shirt to celebrate equaliser against Chelsea

London, Oct 27 - Manchester United football team manager Louis van Gaal was furious after striker Robin van Persie celebrated by taking of his shirt after scoring a last-minute equaliser against Chelsea in Sunday's Premier League clash.

Robin van Persie's equaliser deep into injury time gave Manchester United a point and kept Chelsea within range of their Premier League title rivals after a dramatic Old Trafford finale.

SA skipper-goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa passes away after being shot

Senzo MeyiwaLondon, Oct 27 - South African police revealed that South Africa's football team captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa has passed away after he was shot.

The incident reportedly happened at Meyiwa's girlfriend's house in Vosloorus, south of Johannesburg.

The 27-year-old played for Orlando Pirates and had played in South Africa's last four Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, The BBC reported.

Van Gaal admits Chelsea boss Mourinho is 'a better manager'

Van GaalLondon, Oct 26 : Manchester United football team boss Louis van Gaal has admitted that he would have to win the Premier League to be as good as Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho.

Even though Mourinho was once Van Gaal's assistant at Barcelona, the Dutchman has conceded that the Chelsea boss has overtaken his achievements through winning titles in four countries.

Wenger believes there's scope of 'improvement in life' post Arsenal's 2-0 Sunderland win

Arsene WengerLondon, Oct 26 - Arsenal football team manager believes that there is always a scope of improvement in life after his side's 2-0 win over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light on Saturday.

Mario Balotelli shells-out 500 pounds-a-week on mohican hair do

mario balotelliLondon, Oct 25 - Mario Balotelli shells-out 500 pounds-a-week on his famous mohican hair do , it has been revealed.

Balotelli's personal hair stylist even travels with the footie ace to perform the 100 pounds-a-pop job, the Daily Star reported.

A source spilled the beans that the Liverpool striker was very generous and paid the bloke two 50 pounds notes for his hair cut.



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