Category: Soccer

On Soccer: Manchester City Sweeps Aside United and Its History, Inching Closer to Premier League Title

MANCHESTER, England — The morning of the Manchester derby, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer decided the anecdotes from and the lectures about Manchester United’s past were no longer enough. His team’s pride was battered and its reputation bruised. It was time for some living history. So when United’s players left their hotel in Manchester on Wednesday, they…

Sport24.co.za | Spanish court acquits former Barcelona president of money laundering

Barcelona – A Spanish court on Wednesday acquitted former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell, who spent nearly two years in pre-trial custody, of money laundering. Rosell, his wife and four others, were accused of “large-scale money laundering” of close to €20 million since 2006, relating to television rights and sponsorship deals in Brazil. But the National…