Van Gaal did not like me

Former Manchester United defender, Rafael da Silva, has stated that former manager Louis van Gaal did not like him.


He said that this was the main reason why he had to leave Manchester United, and he stated that he regret that Sir Alex Ferguson has left the club. He said that the departure of Ferguson from the club has resulted in him having to leave the club.

Football’s Best Poker Players

All top flight footballers have at least two things in common: plenty of downtime and lots of money to burn when they’re not at the ground or on the training pitch.

Perhaps it’s no surprise then to see many of them swap the turf for the green baize of the poker table and eventually carve out a second career.

BONUCCI OFFERED TO PREMIER LEAGUE GIANT

Euro 2016 star for the Italian national team Leonardo Bonucci has been offered to premier League giant Manchester City, according to latest reports.

The head coach of City Pep Guardiola is an open admirer of the Italian player and has openly praised the defender, calling him one of his “favourite ever players.”
Manchester City was reported to have been approached for the services of the 29-year old player as the club looks at releasing the player. It was not the other way round as it usually is.

Roy Hodgson’s legacy

When Roy Hodgson resigned immediately after England’s defeat to Iceland at the European Championships in France it was no surprise as the ‘embarrassment’ of losing to the smallest nation ever to qualify for a major tournament was seen as too much to come back from.

Hodgson had also overseen the abject failure that was England’s 2014 World Cup performance in Brazil where they had been eliminated before they even completed their group games thanks to losses to both Italy and Uruguay in the opening matches.

LEICESTER PLAYERS DEMAND MORE WAGES FOLLOWING PREMIER LEAGUE TITLE WIN

Star players of the newly crowned English Premier League champions, Leicester City, have demanded an increase in wages following their fairly tale season.


The champions’ Thai owners are planning to open contract negotiations with most of their players later this month when celebrations wear off a little. During their recent title celebration round the city, nearly all of the city dwellers (reportedly 240,000 ecstatic fans) came out to celebrate with the champions of England.

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