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Andrei Stasialovich

February, 2022

  • 1 February

    Media: Aubameyang has terminated his contract with Arsenal and will move to Barcelona

    Footballer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has terminated his contract with Arsenal in London and will move to Barcelona as a free agent, Mundo Deportivo reports. Earlier, the media reported that the player’s transfer deal fell through due to disagreements over the player’s salary for the next six months. According to the publication, the Gabonese footballer has already passed a medical examination. His contract will last for a year and a half, and the salary in the first six months will be 5 thousand euros per week, after which it will be increased. Aubameyang was stripped of the captain’s armband at Arsenal in …

January, 2022

  • 31 January

    The Premier League has tightened the rules for postponing matches during the coronavirus pandemic

    The English Premier Football League leadership has tightened the rules for postponing matches against the background of the COVID-19 pandemic, the official website of the league reports. According to the innovations, the clubs of the English championship can apply for a postponement of the match if there are at least four confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the team. The clubs’ applications will be considered on an individual basis. The rules will come into force before the next match of the championship of England “Burnley” — “Watford” on February 5. As Sky Sports notes, the change is due to a series …

  • 28 January

    Roy Hodgson took charge of Watford

    According to the official website of the football club, Roy Hodgson has been appointed as the head coach of the English “Watford”. The terms of the agreement with the 74-year-old English specialist are not specified. Hodgson’s coaching staff included his assistant Ray Lewington, who coached Watford in 2002–2005. The new coaching staff will prepare the team for Saturday’s English Championship match with Burnley. Earlier, Italian Claudio Ranieri left the post of head coach of Watford. Hodgson coached the England national team from 2012 to 2016, which under his leadership played in the finals of Euro 2012, the 2014 World Cup …

  • 27 January

    Iran became the 14th participant of the 2022 World Cup

    In the 7th round of the third qualifying round in Asia, the Iranian squad beat Iraq 1:0. This victory strengthened the leadership of the Iranian national team, which has 19 points after seven matches. Three matches before the end of the qualification, the Iranians guaranteed themselves a ticket to Qatar. The South Korean national team is second with 17 points, the UAE is in third place with 9 points.Iran qualified for the World Cup for the sixth time in history and the third time in a row. Earlier, the future World Cup participants in Qatar were the national team of the …

  • 27 January

    Then — without ambition: the championship squad of Lille is disintegrating

    Christophe Galtier - Jocelyn Gourvennec

    Last season, Lille, perhaps, surprised the whole of football Europe by becoming the champion of France. The Dogs beat PSG by 1 point, moving Parisians to the 2nd final place in League 1. However, even before Lille became champion, it was clear that this success would not be repeated in the new season. The then coach of the “dogs”, Christophe Galtier, announced in advance that he would leave the club. After the coach, essential players for the team began to leave. Despite winning the title and reaching the Champions League, the club still has serious financial problems. As a result, the …

  • 26 January

    Barcelona has received the most significant sponsorship offer in the history of football

    Barcelona is going through a difficult moment in sporting and financial terms, but the club brand attracts solid sponsorship offers. In six months, the Catalans’ contracts with Rakuten and Beko expire. Still, there are several proposals on the table of the President of Barca, Joan Laporta, which may become the largest in the football industry. Barcelona can conclude the largest sponsorship contract in the history of football. According to Diario Sport, an unnamed company is ready to pay 80 million euros for placing the logo on the front of the T‑shirt, sleeves and training uniforms of Catalans. If the parties …

December, 2021

  • 13 December

    Real Madrid confidently beat Atletico in the derby

    Real Madrid CF - LaLiga

    Carlo Ancelotti rarely shackles the stars from the attack. Real Madrid’s front line thanked the coach for his free approach in the Madrid derby. Atletico has prepared a more thoughtful tactic. Diego Simeone has achieved success in the middle block and high pressure. The opponent won thanks to the leaders and transitional phases. Before the first goal, Atletico defended in the middle block. Simeone’s team was built according to the 4–4‑2 scheme and limited Real Madrid’s positional attacks. During the opening 15 minutes, Carlo Ancelotti’s players never hit the goal and gave out only one action in someone else’s penalty …

November, 2021

  • 23 November

    Manchester United fired Ole Gunnar Sulscher as head coach

    Manchester United have officially announced their separation from head coach Ole Gunnar Sulscher. The decision is reported on the club’s website. “Ole will always be a Manchester United legend, and we made this difficult decision with regret. The last few weeks have been disappointing, but they should not overshadow all the work he has done over the past three years. Ole leaves with our sincere gratitude for his tireless efforts as a coach and with best wishes for the future. His place in the club’s history will always be hopeful because of his history as a player and as a great …

  • 19 November

    Dani Alves has become a Barcelona player again

    Dani Alves returned to Barcelona 5 years after leaving the club. Javi Hernandez has not yet played a single match as head coach of Barcelona, but he has already made a high-profile transfer — he returned 38-year-old Alves to the team. As a result, Dani will again play for the club where he spent the best years of his career and gained worldwide fame. In eight years at Barcelona, the Brazilian has won 23 trophies – a record in the history of the Catalan team. The defender is happy, posts touching photos on Instagram with captions about the legendary comeback …

  • 11 November

    Homesickness. How Lionel Messi Doesn’t Conquer Paris

    The 34-year-old mascot of Barcelona (with the prefix “ex”) worked wonders all summer, winning America’s Cup and breaking a couple more records. But I didn’t have to rejoice for a long time: having achieved his first trophy in Argentina’s blue and white T‑shirt, Messi sold his soul to the devil, exchanging his native Barca for wealthy Parisians. And it seems that he still could not come to terms with this fact. The current Messi does not look like himself at all. His performances in a new country are a sad sight. Let’s remember PSG’s victory against Lille. Victory is a victory, …

  • 11 November

    Steven Gerrard became the head coach of Aston Villa

    Former Liverpool and England midfielder Steven Gerrard has become the head coach of Aston Villa. Before that, Gerrard worked as a coach at the Scottish Rangers. Aston Villa is a club with a rich history and traditions in English football, and I am immensely proud to become its new head coach. In my conversations with Nassef, Wes and the rest of the Board, it became apparent how ambitious their plans for the club are, and I look forward to helping them achieve their goals. I want to express my sincere gratitude to everyone connected with Rangers for allowing me to manage …

  • 9 November

    Officially: Andrey Shevchenko headed “Genoa”

    The former head coach of the national team of Ukraine will work as a coach in the Italian Serie A. Sheva headed “Genoa”. Andrey will have to save the team from relegation. According to insider Nikolo Skira, Shevchenko will sign a contract until 2023 with an option to extend it for another season. The Ukrainian will earn 1.8 million euros a year plus bonuses. Shevchenko’s staff will include Andrea Mulder and Mauro Tassotti, who worked with him in the Ukrainian national team. Italian journalist Gianluca di Marzio reports that the Italian club sees Sheva as a long-term project. Shevchenko likely …

  • 8 November

    The five best newcomers of this season in the top championships

    Three months after the start of the 2021/22 season, we can already draw some conclusions. Having dealt with transfers, clubs all over Europe began to fight for the championship. While the giants, such as Chelsea and PSG, predictably began to achieve impressive victories, more modest teams also managed to declare themselves — largely thanks to their new stars. Now we will talk about the newcomers who immediately started playing at the highest level. Of course, not everyone instantly finds their place in the new team and the championship, but these guys did not experience any difficulties. Takehiro Tomiyasu (Arsenal) After Arsene …

  • 8 November

    Liverpool lost for the first time this season

    Liverpool is the only one in the Premier League to have gone through the opening ten rounds without defeats. In addition, the Merseysiders remained undefeated in other competitions: by the 11th round of the Premier League, Jurgen Klopp’s team had gone 16 games without defeats in all tournaments. The win-win streak started in the last draw. In total, the Reds have played 26 matches without losses (18 wins, seven ties). A powerful series was interrupted by West Ham rushing to the Champions League. The Hammers forged a 3:2 victory and moved Liverpool into the top 4: the club from London …

  • 1 November

    Ronaldo repeated Didier Drogba’s unique record

    Cristiano Ronaldo became the oldest player in the Premier League who managed to make an assist and score. The Portuguese shared this achievement with Didier Drogba, who scored a goal + pass at the same age and even with the same team. Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo set several records in the match against Tottenham. The Portuguese became the oldest football player who managed to score and make an assist in one match. Cristiano did it at the age of 36 years and 267 days. The Portuguese repeated the record of former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba. The Ivorian was precisely the …

October, 2021

  • 29 October

    Mbappe finally decided to move to Real Madrid

    Kylian Mbappe has made a final and irrevocable decision to move to Real Madrid. The Frenchman already has a contract with Madrid, but the PSG striker will not sign an agreement until February. Italian insider Gianluca Di Marzio is confident that striker Kylian Mbappe will move to Real Madrid. According to the journalist, the Frenchman already has a ready-made contract with Madrid. “Mbappe decided to take a chance. It’s not about the money. And it’s not about leaving PSG or France. The fact is that he is looking for a new challenge and wants to play at Real Madrid. When …