When Arsenal playing their first match of the new English Premier League season against Crystal Palace, some of the World Cup stars will miss the fixture. Gunners manager, Arsene Wenger says that the season has come little too soon after a hugely demanding quadrennial tournament in Brazil.
Brazil lost its face, its pride one more time in the space of four days after the Netherlands embarrassed the hosts 3-0 in the third-place play-off match of the World Cup, as boos and jeers from the fans dressed in canary yellow reverberated across the Estadio Nacional here.
Brazil are under intense pressure to breathe life into their World Cup campaign and produce a performance worthy of champions when they face Colombia and their free-scoring midfielder James Rodriguez in Friday`s quarter-final.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, assistant Rui Faria and midfielder Ramires have been charged over their behaviour during their side`s loss to Sunderland last weekend, the Football Association announced on Wednesday.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has reportedly been fined 8000 pounds and warned over his future conduct after he was sent-off in last month`s 1-0 defeat at Aston Villa , when he walked on the pitch to speak to the referee after Ramires was red-carded.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was charged with improper conduct by the Football Association on Wednesday after being sent to the stands during his title-chasers` shock Premier League defeat by Aston Villa last weekend.
Chelsea`s miniature midfield marvels may scoop the plaudits but success is built on solid foundations and Jose Mourinho praised his central defensive rocks after his side`s Champions League win over Galatasaray.
The race for the Premier League title was blown wide open when leaders Chelsea had two players sent off in a 1-0 defeat at Aston Villa on Saturday and Manchester City overcame a red card to win 2-0 at Hull City.