Manchester United are prepared to break transfer records in order to give new manager Louis van Gaal the players he wants, according to executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward. The English giants have already spent over £50 million ($85 million, 63 million euros) on England left-back Luke Shaw and Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera, and Woodward says that they are ready to spend even more. Some of United’s European rivals have spent big recently. Real Madrid on Tuesday signed James Rodriguez from Monaco for a fee of around £63 million ($107.4m), while Barcelona paid Liverpool around £75 million ($127.8m) for Luis Suarez. Asked if United were able to pay a similar amount for a player,... more ›
James Rodriguez completed his dream move to Real Madrid from another rich club AS Monaco. But the World Cup star has some amazing facts that might surprise you. 1. James is a big basketball fan and his favourite player is, unsurprisingly, LeBron James, who even took to Twitter to congratulate his namesake during the World Cup. 2. Despite forging a lucrative career in football, James has not neglected his education, studying engineering at the Universidad Nacional Abierta from afar. 3. In 2009, James became the youngest player and scorer in the Argentine league and the youngest foreigner to win the tournament a year later. With his six goals in Brazil, he is... more ›
Germany coach Joachim Loew said on Wednesday that he never considered leaving his post after winning the World Cup title and insisted he would see out his contract which runs until Euro 2016. “I didn’t think of stopping for one second,” said Loew, 54, in an interview published on the German Football Federation (DFB) website. Loew took over as German head coach in 2006 after two years as assistant and extended his contract until 2016 before the World Cup in Brazil. “I didn’t extend my contract with the DFB until 2016 to prematurely break it,” said Loew, who... more ›
Team BJMC beat Brothers Union by 2-1 goals to complete their Nitol-Tata Bangladesh Premier Football League season at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka on Wednesday. Nigerian midfielder Samson Iliyasu put BJMC ahead in the 9th minute with a powerful shot after receiving a pass from midfielder Navid Newaz Jibon (1-0). Shafikul Islam scored the equalizer for Brothers in the 29th minute with a placing shot from a close range, Faisal Mahmood provided the cross from the right flank (1-1). However, Guinean forward Ismael Bangoura scored the winner in the 39th minute with a right footer after being fed by Jibon from the midfield (2-1). Brothers earned 38 points from the 27... more ›
The “Gamesofgoalsbd.com” competition came to an end, with a dazzling prize giving ceremony held at Aamra Management Solutions (AMS) office in Banani on Tuesday. Aamra Companies organised this exciting competition before the start of the World Cup, where one had to choose five teams and get points according to the number of goals their teams scored. A total of 1062 football fans took part in this online contest and top 50 scorers of the tournament won prizes sponsored by Aamra Companies, Rosenberger and Sun Chips. Afzal Hossain (Josim) scored competition-highest 5390 points to claim the top prize, a... more ›
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