Mourinho applauds Ronaldo calls him special

first_imgAfter yesterday’s match at Sochi, Jose Mourinho applauded his former player Cristiano Ronaldo as a player for “special matches” following his hat-trick that helped Portugal draw 3-3 with Spain on Friday.Ronaldo scored a hat-trick alongside a powerful late free-kick, to ensure Portugal claimed a point from a thrilling Group B opener and Mourinho who managed Ronaldo during his time with Real Madrid showered his fellow Portuguese with praises, according to Sky Sport.“He knew. He knew and that’s what I really admire in some players and he is a great example,” said Mourinho in his role as a pundit for Russia Today.“There are players for some matches, there are players for every matches and there are players for special matches. And the players for special matches are the ones.Franck Ribery, FiorentinaFiorentina owner: “Ribery played better than Ronaldo!” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Fiorentina owner Rocco Commisso was left gushing over Franck Ribery’s performance against Juventus, which he rates above that of even Cristiano Ronaldo’s.“His [free-kick] record lately is not the best, I think for every free-kick he takes in the national team, he is not scoring as much as he did for Manchester United and for the first years in Real Madrid.“But this one is the critical one, this one is a crucial point, it can affect the self-esteem, the self-confidence, the way to appear in the next two matches, the rivalry, what it means for Portuguese people who is at home. And he has this little touch, this little feeling and the goal is fantastic.”While Ronaldo was the star of the show in Sochi, he was helped on his way to a hat-trick by an error from Manchester United David de Gea.last_img read more

Wolverhampton Wanderers is setting off three men on a loan

first_imgWolverhampton Wanderers have stated that they will be setting off three of their players on a loan. The trio include: Michal Zyro, Phil Ofusu-Ayeh, and Paul Gladon.Zyro, the 25-year-old Polish midfielder, will have to complete the remainder of the season with a club in his home country, Pogon Szczecin.Ofusu-Ayeh, a defender and a Ghanain birthed and raised in Germany, will also be joining a club in his home country, Hansa Rostock. The 26-year-old has suffered an injury-plagued season last year in his first season at Molineux after moving from Eintracht Braunschweig.Four players who should definitely start for Manchester United against Wolves Taimoor Khan – August 19, 2019 Manchester United would be eager to register back to back victories in the Premier League as they take on a difficult Wolves side at…The Dutchman, Gladon, will be joining a Belgian club in a four month loan. He’ll be playing for Sint-Truiden in the Belgian first division for his stay with the club. The 26-year-old has played out the previous season at Heracles after making only three appearances for Wolves.Wolves will be playing against West Ham United on Saturday to decide the fate of their current 14th ranking on the Premier League table.last_img read more

Edouard expecting tougher test against Leipzig

first_imgCeltic striker, Odsonne Edouard has warned teammates to expect a tougher test when they face RB Leipzig in the UEFA Europa League on Thursday, following their 5-0 drubbing of Hearts.The Scottish champions require a victory over the Leipzig on Thursday evening to maintain genuine hope of progression from Europa League Group B.Edouard scored twice in Saturday’s 5-0 thrashing of Premiership leaders Hearts and believes his side are in a good place to try and salvage their continental ambitions.“I think it will be a totally different game to the match in Germany,” said the French striker, according to Daily Mail.“It is a home match for us so it is going to be totally different.”Mikey Johnston, CelticJohnston is disappointed after being injured Manuel R. Medina – September 11, 2019 Celtic winger Mikey Johnston was disappointed to miss Scotland Under 21 national team’s victories over San Marino and Croatia, and he hopes he can return to play soon.“We want to win every match so that will be the same on Thursday evening against Leipzig. We know that this is a really important game for us, so we want to go into it with the best approach and the best mindset.”“There is a good dynamic about the team at the moment and we are in good form. We are always working harder to get better and trying to improve our standards to get the wins.”Filip Benkovic, James Forrest and Ryan Christie were also on the scoresheet against Hearts as the Bhoys delivered a significant victory on Saturday.“I think we have shown over the past seven years that we are the best team and we want to keep that up for as long as we can,” added the 20-year-old Frenchman, who now has 11 goals for the season.”“For me, I feel good physically right now. The same goes for the whole team, too. I just try to do as well as I can in each match to help the team win.”last_img read more

Missing officer found at fatherinlaws flat

first_imgKolkata: After almost a week, the state Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has tracked down Arnab Roy, the missing WBCS officer of Nadia, from his in-laws’ residence in Howrah on Thursday.According to sources, CID sleuths were trying to track the tower location of Roy’s mobile phone. But as his mobile phone was switched off, they were in the dark. Later, CID started scrutinising the call records of Roy and his family members. There, sleuths found a specious mobile number. When the number was traced, police found that it was active in Howrah’s Shibpur area. Also Read – Rs 13,000 crore investment to provide 2 lakh jobs: MamataImmediately on Thursday morning, CID officials went to the location and found that it is a government housing complex for police personnel. When sleuths went up to the traced flat, they found Roy. He was immediately taken to Shibpur police station. Later, his wife and top government officials were informed about his recovery. Sources informed that CID has taken him to Bhavani Bhawan, to question him about his disappearance. His wife has also come to Kolkata. Though details of the incident are not clear yet, CID may question Roy and his wife. Also Read – Lightning kills 8, injures 16 in stateDuring preliminary investigation, CID officials came to know that the flat from where Roy was found, belongs to his father-in-law, who is currently posted as a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) in Diamond Harbour Police District. Questions arose on where Roy got the keys to the flat and more importantly, why he left his duty as nodal officer despite being in charge of the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trails (VVPAT). Roy had gone missing mysteriously on April 18 from Nadia. His wife had lodged a missing complaint at Kotwali police station three days later. On Thursday, District Magistrate (DM) of Nadia Sumit Gupta said: “We are happy to know that he is ok. Further things will be found in due course.”last_img read more