Lampard happier with Chelsea loss to Man Utd than Leicester draw

The new Blues boss has not won any of his first three games, but says his team have shown enough to end their slump, refusing to blame fatigue Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has said that he was happier with his team’s performance in the 4-0 defeat to Manchester United  last weekend than in their 1-1 draw …

Mancini: I love Balotelli but I can't do anything for him anymore

Roberto Mancini has supported Mario Balotelli during his eventful career but is frustrated the Italy striker does not have a club. Mario Balotelli being without a club as a new season approaches is “not normal”, says Italy head coach Roberto Mancini. Balotelli is reportedly close to joining hometown club Brescia after negotiations with Brazilian giants …

Coutinho will be the best footballer in Germany by far, says Grujic

The Brazilian’s former Liverpool team-mate believes his imminent move to the Bundesliga will be a coup for the league Marko Grujic has claimed Philippe Coutinho will be the ‘best footballer in Germany’ when he completes his loan move to Bayern Munich. The German champions confirmed on Friday night that a deal has been agreed for …

Bale has to play for Real Madrid, says Casemiro

The Wales forward should play a big role this season for Zinedine Zidane’s side, according to his Brazilian teammate Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro is adamant Gareth Bale has to play for the club this season having proven his worth repeatedly since joining from Tottenham in 2013.  Bale reminded Zinedine Zidane what he is capable of with …

Modric claims Suarez stamp was an 'accidental action'

Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid ran out 3-1 winners at Celta Vigo, with the midfielder denying he deliberately stamped on the 25-year-old Luka Modric says the stamp on Denis Suarez for which he was sent off against Celta Vigo was “an accidental action”. Real Madrid ran out 3-1 winners at Balaidos in their first La Liga …

Wan-Bissaka 'couldn’t have been happier' with Chelsea win in Man Utd debut

The defender made his official debut for the club as they rolled to a 4-0 victory in their Premier League opener Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s first match for Manchester United at Old Trafford went as well as he could have hoped, according to the 21-year-old.    Having signed for the club from Crystal Palace in a massive £55 …

'We're going to get more of that' – Neville expects further VAR shocks after Manchester City-Tottenham drama

Pep Guardiola’s men were denied an injury time winner on Saturday after the ball struck Aymeric Laporte’s arm in the build up Gary Neville has warned that there will be many more examples of the injury time drama that saw Manchester City deprived of a winning goal against Tottenham on Saturday. Gabriel Jesus appeared to …

Deja VAR! Familiar frustration for City but dazzling De Bruyne display will delight Pep

The Premier League champions were denied victory against Tottenham because of a contentious handball but there were still plenty of positives Pep Guardiola could be forgiven for thinking he’s been here before. At home against Tottenham, in a game they dominated with the result still in the balance late on, suddenly, a chance materialises. And …

Via Dei Montecchiani Ribelli al Baffelan

Dal 9 al 15 luglio scorso Leonardo Meggiolaro ed Alberto Peruffo hanno aperto la Via Dei Montecchiani Ribelli (165m, VIII- max, VI+ obbl.) sulla parete Nord del Baffelan, Piccole Dolomiti. La via è stata aperta dal basso con chiodi e protezioni naturali, senza nessuna perlustrazione dall’alto. Il report di Alberto Peruffo che ripercorre e interpreta, …

Akiyo Noguchi e Jongwon Chon vincono la Coppa del Mondo Boulder 2015

La Coppa del Mondo Boulder 2015 è stata vinta a Monaco di Baviera lo scorso fine settimana dalla giapponese Akiyo Noguchi e dal coreano Jongwon Chon. Jan Hojer e Shauna Coxsey si sono aggiudicati la medaglia d’argento, Adam Ondra e Miho Nonaka quella di bronzo. L’ultima tappa è stata vinta da Shauna Coxsey (GBR) e …