Asian Football news

Football

Former Arsenal skipper and Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas revealed today that he was bitterly disappointed at having been left out of the starting eleven for the FA Cup final yesterday and while he respects Manager Antonio Conte's decision and shares a special relationship with the club's fans, he hasn't ruled out the possibility of leaving the club this summer. The 30 year old playmaker was brought on an hour into the match and contributed more during his brief period on the pitch in…
05.28 / 15:32
thesportscampus.com
MADRID -- The thousands of Alaves fans -- representing some significant percentage of Vitoria, their little northern town -- began…
05.28 / 14:25
espnfcasia.com
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois was disappointed by Alexis Sanchezs opening goal for Arsenal in the FA Cup final, which the recently crowned English Premier League (EPL) champions lost 1-2, and said it should have been disallowed. Courtois said Sanchez's goal in the fourth minute of the FA Cup final at the Wembley Stadium here on Saturday evening. However, television replays raised doubts on the referee's decision to award the goal. Courtois asserted that the goal should have…
05.28 / 12:31
thesportscampus.com
Barcelona target Yerry Mina will remain at Palmeiras until at least next year, the Brazilian club's football director said. Barcelona have the first right of refusal to sign the Colombia international centre-back in July 2018 as part of a deal struck with Palmeiras in February. Media reports here on Saturday claimed the move could be brought forward to the upcoming European summer transfer window as the Catalan outfit seek to address their defensive concerns. But when asked about…
05.28 / 12:31
thesportscampus.com
The dust has barely settled on this season, but we can't help but look ahead. Can Tottenham go one better? Will Sam Allardyce be back to fight another fire? And will Jurgen Klopp finally win something at Liverpool? Nick Miller…
05.28 / 11:27
espnfcasia.com
Paris Saint-Germain earned a hard-fought 1-0 win over Angers as a late own goal in the final of the centennial edition allowed the capital club to lift the French Cup trophy for a record 11th time. Angers defender Issa Cissokho was the unfortunate player to deflect the ball into his own net as a PSG's corner in stoppage time provided the match-winner. PSG were level on 10 triumphs with Marseille before Saturday's final, where French President Emmanuel Macron featured and had a warm…
05.28 / 11:24
thesportscampus.com
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's penalty earned Borussia Dortmund a 2-1 victory over Eintracht Frankfurt in the German Cup final at a sold out Berlin Olympia stadium. After three straight final defeats, Borussia Dortmund on Saturday lifted the German Cup for the fourth time in the club's history as Thomas Tuchel's men overpowered resilient "Eagles" in a fast paced encounter. The "BVB" grabbed a fairy tale start in front of 74,322 spectators as Ousmane Dembele shrugged off one defender to …
05.28 / 11:24
thesportscampus.com
Arsenal became the most successful club in the 154-year FA Cup history after lifting the trophy for a record 13th time with a victory over recently crowned English Premier League champions Chelsea 2-1 on Saturday. The Gunners dominated the first half at Wembley, pulling ahead with a controversial goal from Alexis Sanchez in the fourth minute. The Chilean striker opened the scoring after a solo run. Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey was ruled offside but Antony Taylor overruled his assistant's…
05.28 / 11:24
thesportscampus.com
Chelsea shotstopper Thibaut Courtois showed the true spirit of the FA Cup as he was quick to congratulate the Blues' North London rivals, Arsenal, after the Gunners stunned the Premier League Champions 2-1 to win their thirteenth FA Cup crown. Speaking to the club's official website after the game, Courtois said, "We are obviously disappointed but I want to say congratulations to Arsenal. They played a good game." The Blues' keeper though then went on to say the Gunners were…
05.28 / 07:06
thesportscampus.com
Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger was quick to credit his players for a terrific performance as the 'underdogs' from North London stunned Premier League Champions Chelsea, 2-1, to win the FA Cup. Wenger said after the game, "Nobody gave us a chance. We have responded with attitude and class, and we have seen that today."   "I’m especially proud of the way we won this time because we had to play against Manchester City in the semi-final here and then Chelsea here. You cannot get tougher. We…
05.28 / 05:57
thesportscampus.com
Vindicated in some respects with his decision to stay on at Arsenal in the midst of a difficult season, Arsene Wenger reiterated his desire to be the Gunners' boss going forward as well. Speaking to the press after Masterminding an excellent 2-1 win over Premier League champions Chelsea in the FA Cup on Sunday, Wenger said, "I just want to do well for this club. Apart from that, after that it’s down to the board members to decide if I’m the right man to take this club further, and for me t…
05.28 / 05:57
thesportscampus.com
Chelsea Manager Antonio Conte was predictably disappointed at having failed in his quest to net a domestic double, but was proud of his side's performance in the FA Cup final and over the season as a whole. Speaking to the press after the Blues' 2-1 loss to Arsenal at Wembley last night, Conte said, "We won the league and it was right to celebrate and enjoy this win. My players put all of themselves into the game, maybe our start wasn't good and the impact and approach wasn't good and…
05.28 / 05:00
thesportscampus.com
Lionel Messi and Neymar, with one goal each against Alaves, were responsible for winning FC Barcelona's third straight Copa del Rey tourney 3-1. The two unstoppable superstars wrapped up the match just before halftime. After failing to win the La Liga championship and having been eliminated in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals, the Barcelona squad nonetheless closed the Luis Enrique era - this was his last game as Barca's head coach - by winning its third straight Copa del Rey…
05.28 / 03:54
thesportscampus.com
Harry Kane scored four goals in Tottenham’s 6-1 rout of Leicester on Thursday, ensuring the Premier League runner-up is closing out the season with a swagger despite missing out on the title. Kane will enter the final day of the season on Sunday in pole position to finish as top scorer, with the striker now…
05.28 / 02:27
newdelhitimes.com
LONDON -- Arsene Wenger has made it clear he still considers himself the right man for the Arsenal job, but hinted that he's unsure…
05.28 / 00:12
espnfcasia.com
HONG KONG: Chan Yuen-ting, the first female coach to lead a men’s professional football club to a top-flight title, has resigned from her position as head coach of Hong Kong’s Eastern Sports Club. Chan made headlines internationally after guiding the club to the Hong Kong Premier League title last season, but decided to stand down [&#…
05.27 / 22:17
theborneopost.com
Arsenal's joy at Wembley soon shifted to talk of Arsene Wenger's future. The longtime manager refused to give a clear answer about his fate with the club, but Saturday's 2-1 win vs. Chelsea almost means he must stay. Mark Ogden…
05.27 / 21:54
espnfcasia.com
LONDON -- Three thoughts from Wembley after Aaron Ramsey's goal secured a 2-1 win for Arsenal and FA Cup glory over…
05.27 / 21:54
espnfcasia.com
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey picked up yet another FA Cup winners medal, and once again produced the decisive touch in a Final, following up his match-winner against Hull City in 2014 with a rare headed goal to win the Gunners the title against Chelsea at Wembley this afternoon. Ramsey ghosted into the Chelsea box, getting free of the attentions of the Premier League's player of the season, N'Golo Kante, and nodded home a free header from point blank range after having been found…
05.27 / 21:15
thesportscampus.com
Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger certainly got his tactics right on FA Cup Final day as the veteran Frenchman produced a performance and a half from his considerably under strength side to beat the English Champions Chelsea 2-1 at Wembley. Speaking after his side's memorable win, Wenger said, “It was an outstanding performance from the first minute onwards. This team has suffered, united, and responded. I said last week this team will win the championship with one or two good buys, and keep t…
05.27 / 19:52
thesportscampus.com