Month: September 2019

'De Jong & De Ligt could play for anybody' – Ajax starlets talked up by Tadic

A club colleague of the highly-rated youngsters is not surprised to see moves to the likes of Barcelona and Juventus being completed and discussed Frenkie de Jong and Matthijs de Ligt “will suit everyone”, says Ajax team-mate Dusan Tadic, with the former already on his way to Barcelona while...

Neymar handed three-match Champions League ban for foul-mouthed Instagram post

The PSG star insulted match officials following his side’s controversial defeat to Manchester United and will miss half of next season’s group stage Neymar has been handed a three-match European ban for a foul-mouthed Instagram post made following Paris Saint-Germain’s loss to Manchester United in which he insulted the match...

Barcelona legend Xavi announces retirement

The renowned former Blaugrana midfielder will be hanging up his boots at the end of the campaign with current club Al Sadd Barcelona legend Xavi has announced that he will retire from professional football at the end of this season. The central midfielder currently plies his trade in Qatar with...

One Percenters: Rapid Rugby eager to recruit Carter

It was another busy week in rugby around the world. What have you missed? Carter on Rapid Rugby’s radar Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest launched Rapid Rugby this week and while some radical new laws have raised eyebrows we hear there is another hair raising move in the works. One of the...

Koroibete, Faulkner return to face Reds

The Rebels will welcome a pair of Wallabies back into their starting XV on Friday, Marika Koroibete and Tetera Faulkner bolstering the side which will tackle the Reds. Koroibete was a late out after suffering back spasms on the day of the Rebels’ narrow loss to the Waratahs but...

Reds vs Stormers: Five things we learned

The Reds notched a crucial win ahead of their South African tour when they beat the Stormers 24-12 at Suncorp Stadium after a scoreless first half. Here’s what we’re talking about after the match. 1. Reds battle depth on South African trip Coach Brad Thorn is likely to have...

Super Hub Round eight: All the times, teams and TV info for this weekend

There’s an international flavour in round eight of Super Rugby for the Australian teams. The Waratahs and Brumbies head across the ditch while the Reds host South African side the Stormers and the Rebels take on the Sunwolves. All the team lineups, odds and broadcast info right here. SCHEDULE...