Monthly Archives: November 2016
Posted: November 07, 2016|Categories: Stoke City7th November 2016. By Edward Stratmann.Read more »
After Stoke City's hugely disappointing start to the 2016/2017 campaign, where they only took home one point from a possible 15, their star summer signing, Joe Allen, would've been wondering whether he'd made the right decision in joining the Potters.
But fast forward to now, and things have completely turned around for both, the player, and the club, as Stoke have amassed an outstanding 13 points from the last 18 available. And Mark Hughes' decision to push Joe Allen into the number 10 role has unquestionably been one of the crucial catalysts behind their impressive upturn in form, with the £13 million signing, from Liverpool
4th November 2016. By Edward Stratmann.Read more »
Having just scored his first goal for Liverpool in eight months, it was little wonder Emre Can was in such a positive mood when speaking after his team's 4-2 victory over Crystal Palace.
"I'm very happy that I scored a goal because in the last few games I had chances and didn't score. I'm very happy that I scored after such a long time," he mused.
"We knew before the game it would be a very tough game. It's always difficult to play at Crystal Palace, but we did very well in the first half. The second half was not too good. But you have to win these kinds of games we did it and we're very happy."
For Can, who suffered an untimely ankle injury in August, his well taken goal was fine reward
Posted: November 02, 2016|Categories: Barcelona2nd November 2016. By Ryan Baldi.Read more »
Rafinha AlcÃ¢ntara has been outstanding for Barcelona this season. The Brazilian midfielder has recovered from a serious knee injury which kept him out for most of the last campaign to become a key player for the Blaugrana.
The 23-year-old Brazilian comes from impressive athletic stock. His father, Mazihno, was a World Cup winning midfielder with Brazil in 1994; his mother was a volleyball player of some note; and his older brother, Thiago, came through the BarÃ§a academy and now stars for Bayern Munich and the Spanish national team. He is also the cousin of Valencia's Bra