Europe

Why Joe Hart's Torino Move Is Good For England

I have a theory as to one reason (of many) the England National Team tends to underperform in major tournaments: the players all play in the same league. Every England international plays in the Premier League. One might argue this breeds familiarity and is therefore good for the national team, but I think it leads to a lack of stylistic variety in the team and makes the payer pool stagnant. It's basically like inbreeding, is what I'm saying.

Juan Cuadrado Enseña El Arte De La Salsa Choke A Cristiano Ronaldo Y Weston McKeenie

La Juventus está con el espíritu en alza y uno de los grandes responsables es Juan Guillermo Cuadrado. El colombiano se recuperó esta semana de un diagnóstico positivo por COVID-19 y aportó con una asistencia en el 2-0 con que la Vecchia Signora obtuvo la Supercopa Italiana ante Napoli, el pasado 20 de enero.

Antonio Conte Shown Red Card As Inter Fails To Score For First Time In Serie A This Season

Inter Milan missed out on the chance to go top in Serie A as coach Antonio Conte was sent off for dissent in a 0-0 draw at strugglers Udinese on Saturday.

The visitors travelled to Udine on a high after beating title rivals Juventus 2-0 last weekend but they couldn’t break down the determined hosts, who became the first team to keep a clean sheet against Inter in Serie A this season.

Josh Sargent Heard You Talking About Hoppe And Will Shut You Up With This Rocket Goal

American players have had an electric impact in the Bundesliga ever since the turn of the new year. Teenager Matthew Hoppe is scoring at a historic rate for Schalke, Tyler Adams notched his first Bundesliga goal for RB Leipzig and now we have this ridiculous Josh Sargent goal vs Hertha Berlin.

Roll that sweet, beautiful footage.

Fireworks Land On Field, Causing Delay In Man City’s FA Cup Match

Most expected to see fireworks when Manchester City visited third-division Cheltenham Town in the FA Cup on Saturday. Few expected they would be literal fireworks.

The FA Cup fourth-round match, which the Premier League side rallied to win 3-1, was suspended for five minutes late in the first half as a fireworks spewed above Jonny-Rocks Stadium on Saturday. The referee halted proceedings as some of the sparks actually landed on the pitch. Fortunately, nothing caught on fire, even if players were left bemused by the display.

NBC Is Shuttering NBCSN; Here’s What’ll Happen To The Premier League

Premier League coverage in the U.S. received a massive boost when it began appearing on NBCSN in 2013. Since then, Rebecca Lowe and Co. have brought the world’s most popular league to American living rooms bright and early every weekend, providing intelligent coverage of the beautiful game, never dumbing it down.

It’s all coming to an end.

With Jordan Morris Joining Swansea, Americans Have Become The Best Value In Europe

Jordan Morris joined Swansea City on Friday on loan for the rest of the 2020-21 season, with the EFL Championship side retaining an option to buy the American striker permanently at the end of the campaign. The deal reinforces a recent trend: European clubs finding massive bargains in American players.

Saint-Maximin Set To Give Newcastle Boost After 2-Month Bout With Covid-19

Newcastle United's French winger Allan Saint-Maximin is set to return following two months out after suffering the long-term effects of COVID-19, manager Steve Bruce said on Friday.

Saint-Maximin has not played for Newcastle since their 2-0 defeat at home to Chelsea on Nov. 21, but Bruce said he could feature in Saturday's Premier League game at Aston Villa.

The 23-year-old returned to light training last week.

Man City To Use Bar As Locker Room Ahead Of Cheltenham Town FA Cup Clash

Manchester City players will be getting changed in the bar at Cheltenham Town's stadium when they visit for an FA Cup clash on Saturday, but their fourth-tier hosts aim to make Pep Guardiola's men as comfortable as possible, manager Michael Duff said.

City, whose market value is estimated at over 950 million pounds ($1.3 billion) by specialist website Transfermarkt, play its fourth-round clash at the Jonny-Rocks Stadium where away teams have used the Victory Bar as a changing room during the COVID-19 crisis.

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