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Samuel Eto’o next player in Barcelona prosecutor’s sights

SPANISH tax authorities continue to make accusations against current or former Barcelona players for tax evasion and the latest to return under the microscope is much travelled and fantastically successful Cameroonian player Samuel Eto’o. Prosecutors have settled on demanding two year sentences on both Lionel Messi and Neymar, knowing that…

Corona billionaire didn’t make everyone a millionaire...but is still a special hometown hero

THE internet works in mysterious ways with intriguing new stories spreading like wildfire. It turns out one such story run by EWN has grown wings despite being the result of some exaggeration somewhere down the line. Antonino Fernandez, the Corona kingpin, did NOT make every villager in his home village…

Spanish court requests two year prison term for Barcelona star Neymar

BARCELONA’s Brazilian star Neymar could be handed a two-year prison sentence if Spanish prosecutors have their way. They are also going after the striker’s father and former club president Sandro Rosell and ironing out the details of what will surely be an enormous fine. The case centres on allegations from…

The Murray brothers literally on top of the world (rankings)

OFTEN overlooked because of the recent achievements of his younger brother, it should be remembered that Jamie Murray won his first Wimbledon title before Andy (albeit mixed doubles) and has enjoyed considerable success in men’s doubles. Now in his first year partnering Brazilian Bruno Soares, he is guaranteed to finish…

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England give away lead to understrength Spain at Wembley

England failed to handle a late surge from Spain which allowed the visitors to grab a 2-2 draw in their friendly on Tuesday at Wembley. Adam Lallana’s early penalty gave England the lead after Leicester’s Jamie Vardy was pulled down in the box. But the Liverpool player was taken off…

Southgate set to go toe-to-toe with Spain as audition ends

ENGLAND take on Spain at Wembley this evening (November 15) following their encouraging, if unspectacular, 3-0 win over Scotland on Friday night, as Gareth Southgate appears determined to take the game to the Iberian pass-masters in the final game of his four-match audition to be named permanent manager. Barring a…

Man City smell blood as Messi dithers over Barcelona contract

PEP Guardiola will surely be asking Manchester City’s oil-sheik owners to dip into their very deep pockets after reports surfaced that Lionel Messi will not sign a new contract with Barcelona. Spanish daily Marca has claimed that the Argentine star told president Josep Bartomeu in the summer that his current…

Fan violence as Scotland's World Cup dream turns into Wembley nightmare

GORDON STRACHAN will soon have to face the music. A 3-0 defeat at Wembley comes hot on the heels of a heavy defeat in Slovakia and a sudden loss of the determined form that saw Scotland believe there was a chance the Tartan Army might be booking tickets to Russia…

Ronaldo wins award and signs new deal while Neymar may face corruption trial

PERMA-TANNED striking sensation Cristiano Ronaldo picked up Marca’s Alfredo di Stefano award for being the best player in La Liga during the 2015/2016 season on the same day that he signed a glistening new five-year contract with Real Madrid reported to be worth a cool €400,000 per week. The Portuguese…

Andy Murray wins Paris Masters and tops world tennis rankings

Andy Murray is the Paris Masters Champion after beating his US opponent John Isner in the final. And on Monday November 7, Murray will officially be named as the tennis world´s number one player - the first time a Briton has topped the list since it began in 1973. The…

Alexis Sanchez accused of Spanish tax evasion

IT IS almost as if the Spanish tax system is run by Real Madrid supporters as after high profile investigations and prosecutions of some of Barcelona’s finest including Messi, Mascherano and Neymar, the microscope is now firmly fixed on the financial affairs of Chilean and Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez. It…

Man City make statement of intent with demolition of Barcelona

MANCHESTER CITY managed what new manager Pep Guardiola had suggested might well be ‘impossible’ and not only kept Lionel Messi in check but overwhelmed a Barcelona side regarded as one of the best in history. Coming from behind to defeat their Champions League bogeyman at the fifth asking, City’s 3-1…

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