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Viktor Presnyakov

Viktor Presnyakov
Viktor finished the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (faculty Philology) in 2011. He likes to write great stories about sport, technologies, politics, etc. But what he likes more than other is football. Today Viktor live and work in Kyiv as a senior copywriter with more than 5 years of experience. He has been responsible for hundreds of articles on the sports niche. Author has significant experience as a content manager at leading UK companies. His free time he likes to spend in translating science articles and (of course) playing football. His publications allow you to pass through the mazes of football’s world. The most interesting events will be described and offered to your attention. Without a doubt, Victor loves football because it is an important part of his life. And he’ll be continuing to do the best and make excellent publications for you. With all requests and questions you can contact by e-mail: viktor@footballwood.com

February, 2018

  • 11 February

    AC Milan have won match vs SPAL due to great Patrick Cutrone’ performance

    AC Milan have won match vs SPAL due to great Patrick Cutrone’ performance

    AC Milan achieved another convincing win against SPAL – 4 – 0. 20-year-old Patrick Cutrone scored twice and then Lucas Biglia and Fabio Borini sealed the victory scoring for the first time for the squad. It took less than 2’ for Milan to open score. However, Cutrone’s second was scored at 64’ with Suso assistance. The 3-0 was soon after Meret rolled out the ball to Viviani in a quite dangerous position. Then Biglia delicately put the ball from 20 yards right into the net. In the end, Borini replaced Franck Kessie and netted a perfect fourth goal, bringing convincing …

  • 10 February

    Carlos Cordeiro has become U.S. Soccer President

    Carlos Cordeiro has become U.S. Soccer President

    Today Carlos Cordeiro was elected for the position of president of the United States Soccer Federation. It was an interesting three-month campaign with dueling visions, personal insults, foul rumors and impassionate lobbying. Cordeiro joined to U.S. Soccer in 2007 as an independent director. He was elected as a vice president in 2016 and two years later with 68.6% of votes overcame Kathy Carter. She could be a first U.S. Soccer’s woman president, but the place was legitimately taken by Cordeiro. The 61-year-old president has inherited the federation, which failed to qualify for the World Cup last year. It was for …

  • 8 February

    Jay Rodriguez charged by FA over alleged racial abuse of Brighton’s Gaetan Bong

    Jay Rodriguez charged by FA over alleged racial abuse of Brighton’s Gaetan Bong

    West Bromwich striker Jay Rodriguez charged for alleged racial abuse of Gaetan Bong during game vs Brighton on January 13. 28-year-old charged for abusive and insulting words included a reference to ethnic origin/color or race. Remind, during the incident, Rodriguez and Bong were bumping each other and arguing. Than West Bromwich player held his nose and made a gesture as if Bong smells. Gaetan immediately reported about the behavior to referee Martin Atkinson. He told that Rodriguez said, “You are black and you stink”. “I blocked Rodriguez, which upset him. After he had some racist comments about me”, added Brighton …

  • 4 February

    Harry Kane snatched late epic point in Liverpool 2-2 Tottenham

    Harry Kane snatched late epic point in Liverpool 2-2 Tottenham

    Kane’s incredible penalty gave Tottenham a vital point after Salah scored twice. It was one of the most dramatic games in the Premier League and Klopp even couldn’t hide his fury after the goal. Mohamed Salah’s opened score immediately after the whistle. He managed to score at 3’. Then it was a quite uneventful play until Wanyama equalized it at 80’. However, Salah took another opportunity and sensationally put Liverpool ahead during injury time at 91’. It could be the end of the dramatic match, however… Virgil van Dijk tried to shoot at the close range, but it ended up …

  • 3 February

    Alexis Sanchez scored his first goal in the Man United 2:0 Huddersfield

    Alexis Sanchez scored his first goal in the Man United 2:0 Huddersfield

    The first half passed calmly and without any serious events. Reds took the lead only on 55’ due to Romelu Lukaku goal. Thirteen minutes later Sanchez was fouled by Michael Hefele and won a penalty. The shot was unsuccessful and Jonas Lossl saved the ball. It could have been a disaster for Sanchez, however, he tried again at the close range and scored with the rebound to seal the victory for the squad. It was a good debut for Sanchez, but his statistic is quite arguable. Sanchez lost possession (32 times) more than any other Man United player in the …

  • 1 February

    Neymar sued Barcelona for £26m bonuses he hasn’t received

    Neymar sued Barcelona for £26m bonuses he hasn’t received

    The Brazilian claims that the club owes him about £26m as a renewal bonus after signing a contract back in 2016. As a result, he has launched a lawsuit against his former club. However, Catalans filed their own claim against Brazilian. The Barca’s president Josep Bartomeu believes they didn’t have to pay Neymar the renewal premium because of his decision to leave the club. Also, Barcelona are insisting the terms of the contract was breached by Neymar, who earlier agreed to an extension to 2021. There are plenty of rumors about Neymar leaving to Real Madrid, but the 25 years-old …

January, 2018

  • 28 January

    Ronaldo and Marcelo at Real Madrid 4 – 1 Valencia

    Ronaldo and Marcelo at Real Madrid 4 – 1 Valencia

    Real Madrid slowly returning their form after losing to Leganes on Wednesday. Yesterday Los Blancos crashed Valencia scoring four goals against one. Real Madrid couldn’t reach the top of La Liga, but they still have to secure their fourth place in the table. And yesterday they have defeated Valencia, who is currently in the third place with 40 points (Real Madrid have 38). Ronaldo opened the score with a penalty and then did it again at 38’. Mina Lorenzo managed to pull a goal back at 58’ but Real showed incredible performance in the final six minutes. Marcelo and Toni …

  • 26 January

    Real Madrid intend to spend €300m for 4 Premier League stars

    Real Madrid intend to spend €300m for 4 Premier League stars

    Los Blancos squad leads a quite bad La Liga campaign, being in the fourth place behind 19 points Barcelona. That’s why they are planning a huge summer recruitment to make some changes in playstyle and in the squad. Florentino Perez is determined to spend about €300m for new signings. On Wednesday Real Madrid felt down in Copa del Rey again after clashing with Leganes. If they lose to PSG in the next match in Champions League, it will be a final nail in Zidane’s coffin. Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema, and Gareth Bale didn’t show a good performance recently. So Perez …

  • 25 January

    Mourinho signed new Man Unt contract until to 2020

    Mourinho signed new Man Unt contract until to 2020

    Current Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has signed a new extension up to 2020 with an option to further years. 54-year-old previously had a contract until 2019. After the signing, Jose told that he is delighted that “Man United trust him to do the job and feel that he is right manager for the foreseeable future”. Mourinho has won EFL Cup and Europa League in the first season after signing for Reds. Last season he led United to the sixth place in the Premier League. Now they occupy the second position in the table fall behind their rivals Man City. …

  • 21 January

    Ronaldo got serious injury during Real Madrid 7-1 Deportivo

    Ronaldo got serious injury during Real Madrid 7-1 Deportivo

    32-year-old Portuguese got the massive head knock while playing against Deportivo La Coruna tonight. Despite a lot of blood, he was ok even to check out how’s his head on the doctor’s mobile phone. The Portugal International showed great performance to stop Lucas Vazquez’s cross. However, the superstar received a hefty kick to the head, which left him with the bloodied face. But Ronaldo didn’t lose consciousness and walked to the doctor by his own legs. The first thing he did is checking out how’s the face and haircut. Luckily, the injure isn’t so gruesome and Cristiano will be completely …

  • 20 January

    Alexis Sanchez made late trip to Old Trafford ahead of transfer

    Alexis Sanchez made late trip to Old Trafford ahead of transfer

    Arsenal player is going to Manchester United either will Henrikh Mkhitaryan swap or not. 29-year-old made a late journey heading north aаter saying goodbye to former teammates. Chile received a phone call about 11 p.m. and right after that, he drove away 200 miles to Manchester. Apparently, the transfer will be confirmed today or tomorrow and the long-term saga will be finally over. It seems that the transfer fee for the Arsenal forward is about £35m. In turn Henrikh Mkhitaryan today signalized about the end of his Man United career. The 28-year-old Armenian is set to move to the Arsenal …

  • 17 January

    Wayne Rooney affected Walcott’s decision to move to Everton

    Wayne Rooney affected Walcott’s decision to move to Everton

    Everton has completed the signing of 28-year-old Theo Walcott from Arsenal. The total amount of transfer fee worth more than £20m. Walcott signed a three-and-a-half year contract and told that Wayne Rooney tempted him to make this decision. Theo Walcott is an old Arsenal player who was at the club almost 12 years. He made 397 appearances and scored 108 goals. Official Arsenal’s statement says: «We all thank Theo for his contribution to the squad and we wish him bright future”. Arsene Wenger didn’t want to lose Walcott, however, he said that it was a sensitive subject in a World …

  • 14 January

    Liverpool has ended Man City win streak with 4-3 win

    Liverpool has ended Man City win streak with 4-3 win

    Tonight Manchester City faced Liverpool and lost first Premier League match in the season. Two sides clashed head-to-head at Anfield. This time hosts had to play with current Premier League leaders with incredible 17-match unbeaten streak. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored the first goal on early 9’. Then Reds made another three goals in the second half. City could have ended with only one goal, scored by Sané at 40’, but Bernardo Silva and Gündogan added two points literally in the last 7 minutes. Jurgen Clopp’ side has won it with 4-3. Also, it was the first game for Reds since selling …

  • 13 January

    Alexis Sanchez’s family arrived in London in preparation for Arsenal exit

    Alexis Sanchez’s family arrived in London in preparation for Arsenal exit

    All Sanchez family arrived in London and some sources are sure that the player will move from Arsenal very soon. Past few days 29-years-old Chilean tussle between Manchester City and Manchester United. And until now nobody knows what squad he will join. Arsenal estimated Sanchez’s move for £35m. Also his agent Fernando Felicevich wants a fee of £5m for transfer management. However, City didn’t accept the value of the deal and now they are doubting whether buy Sanchez or not. Remind, their current offer is £20m. From another site, Manchester United has joined the race for Chilean. If Man City …

  • 10 January

    Best baby names inspired by football stars

    Best baby names inspired by football stars

    Inspiration can come from any point especially when parents search for a baby name. So here the tip, you can choose one of the names from a soccer field. There are plenty original names among famous footballers. So why not choose one of them? David Beckham. David isn’t an original, however, an appropriate name for every boy. Moreover, Beckham reached a very high level in football. But the name David was only in a 532nd place in most popular names list 2013. Cristiano Ronaldo. There are plenty of rumors about who’s better, Ronaldo or Messi, and when Cristiano will leave …

  • 10 January

    Antonio Conte called Jose Mourinho “a little man” without any regrets

    Antonio Conte called Jose Mourinho “a little man” without any regrets

    Recently the Conte-Mourinho feud reached boiling point. Conte told he won’t forget Mourinho’s criticism and the feud is personal, so nobody should intervene. Lately, Mourinho added a cocky comment that he is still passionate despite he isn’t acting “like a clown” on the touchline. Undoubtedly, he hinted on Conte behavior, which was taken as an insult. Chelsea manager responded that Man United boss apparently has an amnesia with his own reputation and he probably mentioned about himself in that comment. Then the spat jumped to a new level when Jose told: “I do not need Chelsea manager for saying I’ve …