9 - Zlatan IbrahimovicDijmi Traore doesn't think he's God, he doesn't have 40 million Instagram followers and he doesn't have any statues anywhere. But he has won the Champions League and that means that when it comes to European Cups it is Djimi 1 Zlatan 0. … [Read more...] about Ronaldo, Eric Cantona, Zlatan Ibrahimovic: The best players never to win Champions League 25-1
Since you were in possession of the best seat in the house, who were the three best batsmen to watch during your time?Jacques Kallis. I loved watching Jacques. He was a very, very fine player. Sachin. And probably Virat. I was unlucky in some respects. I didn't see the best of Ricky Ponting. He was an outstanding character, outstanding captain, such a proud Australian. But his career was just starting to wane as I came on the scene. But he was incredibly helpful, so I'm disappointed I have to leave him out. Jacques Kallis, I could sit and watch all day, Virat, the same. And Sachin, if you want someone to bat for your life, he was the man. … [Read more...] about Ian Gould: ‘Modern umpires have thrown away their egos because they understand DRS’
"But if there is a start of next season behind closed doors, then there are also financial implications that that will cause. So, this six-week period, nine games, condenses that pressure into a shorter period of time. As I said, it is almost like a mini-tournament." … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Hughton welcomes Premier League return and pressures of ‘mini-tournament’
The majority of league general managers are in favour of having the season move directly into the playoffs, according to survey results ESPN claims to have seen. Sixteen of the 30 GMs polled preferred that option, with only one backing a regular season with all 30 teams before holding the playoffs. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: NBA ‘planning to restart season on July 31’
"The other problem is he has no proper position. The false nine role was an idea tried by Joachim Low, the Germany manager, but Gotze never felt good in this position. He played also as an eight or a 10 but the coaches don't seem to trust him anymore." … [Read more...] about Mario Gotze: Where next for Borussia Dortmund’s World Cup winner?