Month: October 2018

Soccer – Rui Patricio transfer: Wolves reach €18m agreement with Sporting

Soccer – Rui Patricio transfer: Wolves reach €18m agreement with Sporting

After the Portuguese side went to FIFA to demand compensation for the goalkeeper, the two teams have now worked out an agreement Wolves have announced that they have reached an €18 million (£16m/$20m) agreement with Sporting CP for the transfer of Rui Patricio. The Portugal international goalkeeper cancelled his deal with Sporting in the summer…

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Soccer – Transfer news: Ajax rule out January exit for De Jong and De Ligt

Soccer – Transfer news: Ajax rule out January exit for De Jong and De Ligt

The in-demand duo are being monitored by a number of Europe’s elite sides, but Marc Overmars says they won’t be leaving this winter Ajax sporting director Marc Overmars has said that in-demand pair Frenkie de Jong and Matthijs de Ligt won’t be leaving the club in January.  Several of Europe’s biggest clubs have been in…

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Soccer – Spanish football rallies around Real Sociedad’s Sangalli after suffering ‘mild stroke’

Soccer – Spanish football rallies around Real Sociedad’s Sangalli after suffering ‘mild stroke’

Real’s Basque rivals Athletic were among those to pay tribute to the midfielder following confirmation that he was receiving hospital treatment Clubs from across Spanish football have rallied round Real Sociedad’s Luca Sangalli after the club confirmed the youngster had been hospitalised due to a “mild stroke”.  Sangalli, 23, has been one of the high points…

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NASCAR – Caterpillar launches Next Generation Mini Excavators

NASCAR – Caterpillar launches Next Generation Mini Excavators

Caterpillar Bigger may be better in Texas for most things, but Ryan Newman’s slick new paint scheme for the second race of the NASCAR Playoffs Round of 8 race at Texas Motor Speedway features iconic sponsor Caterpillar going smaller in the Next Generation Mini Excavators. Caterpillar brings many of the racing world’s hallmarks to its…

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Soccer – Chelsea reunion a huge challenge for returning hero Lampard – Essien

Soccer – Chelsea reunion a huge challenge for returning hero Lampard – Essien

Lampard was a legend at Stamford Bridge, but he will be hoping to overcome his former club in Wednesday’s fourth-round tie Frank Lampard’s Stamford Bridge return in the Carabao Cup with Derby County will be a big but difficult night, according to former Chelsea team-mate Michael Essien. For the first time in his fledgling managerial…

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Soccer – Details of Arsenal chief Raul Sanllehi’s meeting with Ramsey revealed

Soccer – Details of Arsenal chief Raul Sanllehi’s meeting with Ramsey revealed

No part in the clubs long-term plans Details of the meeting between Aaron Ramsey and Arsenal chief Raul Sanllehi have been revealed as the Welshman was told he has no future at the club. It was reported earlier on Wednesday by Sky Sports that Aaron Ramsey would almost certainly be leaving Arsenal next summer. The midfielder’s…

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Soccer – Chelsea v Derby County Match Report, 31/10/2018, League Cup

Soccer – Chelsea v Derby County Match Report, 31/10/2018, League Cup

Chelsea 3 Derby County 2: Nightmare defending denies Lampard on homecoming Derby County scored two first-half goals at Stamford Bridge but poor defending haunted them during a narrow EFL Cup defeat to Chelsea. Chelsea overcame a Halloween fright on Frank Lampard’s return as two own goals cost Derby County in a 3-2 loss in the EFL…

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Soccer – Arsenal v Blackpool Match Report, 31/10/2018, League Cup

Soccer – Arsenal v Blackpool Match Report, 31/10/2018, League Cup

Arsenal 2 Blackpool 1: Gunners reach EFL Cup last eight despite Guendouzi red Matteo Guendouzi was sent off for Arsenal, but they still managed to hold on to a 2-1 win over Blackpool in the EFL Cup on Wednesday. Arsenal bounced back from their draw with Crystal Palace by beating League One side Blackpool 2-1…

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NASCAR – Richard Childress Racing embraces Halloween in pit stops

NASCAR – Richard Childress Racing embraces Halloween in pit stops

Few NASCAR teams got into the Halloween spirit in a bigger way than Richard Childress Racing, which held its weekly pit crew competition in full costume Wednesday. The festive pit practice was captured by the team, including RCR pit crew coach Ray Wright, and posted to social media for a scary-good alternative take on the…

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Soccer – Arsenal vs Blackpool: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview

Soccer – Arsenal vs Blackpool: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview

The Gunners will be eager to get back to winning ways after Crystal Palace managed to hold them to a draw in their last game Arsenal welcome League One opposition to the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday when they take on Blackpool in the Carabao Cup fourth round. Unai Emery’s side are on a 12-game unbeaten run,…

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Soccer – What is Diego Maradona’s net worth and how much does the former Argentina star earn?

Soccer – What is Diego Maradona’s net worth and how much does the former Argentina star earn?

He won a World Cup in 1986 and was the poster boy for Coca Cola at one point in time, but how much is the Argentine icon worth? Diego Maradona is without doubt one of the greatest footballers of all time, revered the world over for his phenomenal skills and fiesty personality. His wondrous talent…

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NASCAR – Member of the Month: November 2018

NASCAR – Member of the Month: November 2018

Name: StephanieCurrent City: Chicago, Illinois​Member since: 2009 Getting to know Stephanie​​Q. How did you first become interested in NASCAR?“As child, I was always the girl playing with Hot Wheels. As I got older, my dad introduced me to NASCAR when the company he was working for sponsored Greg Biffle. I was able to meet Greg and…

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Soccer – Melilla v Real Madrid Match Report, 31/10/2018, Copa del Rey

Soccer – Melilla v Real Madrid Match Report, 31/10/2018, Copa del Rey

Melilla 0 Real Madrid 4: Copa cruise for Solari in first match in charge Santiago Solari got a win in his first game as interim Real Madrid boss, as they saw off Melilla in the Copa del Rey last-32 first leg. Real Madrid were comfortable 4-0 winners over Melilla on Wednesday in Santiago Solari’s first…

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Soccer – Twitter trolls Derby defenders after two own goals in crazy Chelsea clash

Soccer – Twitter trolls Derby defenders after two own goals in crazy Chelsea clash

Masters of self-sabotage While you would have expected Chelsea to have dominated the game against Derby, you wouldn’t have expected the way the game actually went. The Blues were going up against the Rams in the Carabao Cup and it was a return to Stamford Bridge for Frank Lampard. The legendary midfielder was the…

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