Galatasaray and other Turkish teams have now gone into a 21 day break due to the internationals. It is a remarkable absence from the domestic football action for the league, which has had only 45 days since the second half of the season kicked off. However, it is turning out to be excellent for Galatasaray, who have been able to close the gap at the top of the table down to just six points after the weekend results.Başakşehir have been in dominant force through the campaign, but they have now dropped two important points in the draw with Kayseri. Meanwhile, Galatasaray were unable to come back from 2-0 and get a 3-2 victory against Bursaspor.
The last few weeks have been decisive in the title race with Galatasaray significantly closing the gap to the top of the table. If this trend continues, the predictions are for a Galatasaray domestic league victory with a healthy 10 point advantage. However, the pressure is starting to tell on Başakşehir, who were able to create a lot of opportunities against Kayseri but could only manage a solitary goal.Başakşehir had a remarkable 34 shots at goal, while there were at least 10 shots that can be classified as clear goal scoring chances.
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The Italian football authorities have expelled Pro Piacenza from Serie C, after the cash-strapped club fielded a starting seven in place of the traditional starting eleven against Cuneo at the weekend. A game which they lost after conceding 20 unreplied goals.
According to reports out of those seven players, six were youth players and the other aclub masseuse. They were all between 16 and 19 years old, with captain Nicola Cirigliano listed as the coach. The masseuae was not initially listed for the match, but one of the players forgot his identity card, so the masseur was forced to play.Club staff refused to travel in an ongoing dispute over unpaid wages; the club has not paid its players and staff since last August.
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A few days ago, in an interview with Gene was asked whether it is true that the upcoming tour “End of the Road” will be the last opportunity for fans to see a live performance of the legendary KISS tour. He said, ” it’s real. And I’ll tell you why it’s real. Because I’m 69 years old and I have almost no hair left on my head. On the back, however, there is still a little. I wear boots at concerts on a 20-centimeter platform, my stage costume weighs almost 20 kilograms. I have to spit fire, fly through the air and do other mind-blowing things. If Mick Jagger or Bono had done it, they would have blown away in half an hour.
We are the most hardworking band in show business. But it’s time to go, and now is the right time kiss farewell tour 2019 dates. We’ll leave with dignity when we have strength. No one wants to see four old fat guys with slack jaws on stage… So it will be a long tour, it will last two or three years, and maybe longer. This is our last opportunity to show everything we have achieved in 45 years, ” concludes Jean Simmons.
Recall that KISS announced a farewell tour ” End of the Road” in September, and two weeks ago, the group released the first list of dates and cities in North America and in some other countries. The entire 2019 year has already been painted in detail. The tour will start on January 31 in Vancouver, Canada, and the last performance is scheduled for December 3 In new Zealand. The tour will cover the whole of North America and most European countries, including Russia. KISS will perform in St. Petersburg and Moscow on 11 and 13 June, respectively. From Europe, they will move to Australia and New Zealand. It turns out that the whole of Asia, both Near and South-East, Africa and South kiss tour 2019 united states America remain uncovered. It is known that on these continents KISS have a lot of fans, so they can not come there. So that them and three years may not be enough.
It is known that the composition of the group has experienced numerous changes over the years, and now it includes Jean Simmons, Paul Stanley, Tommy Thayer and Eric singer. Recently Jean has hinted that ACE Frehley and Peter criss might take part in several concerts of the farewell tour, but this information is not confirmed officially.
Carlos Tevez claims playing the Copa Libertadores final at the Santiago Bernabéu is ’embarrassing’ and slammed those responsible of ‘taking away players dreams’.
After the 2-2 draw in the first-leg at the La Bombonera nearly a month ago, Argentinian football appeared poised for a new dawn, as a historical spectacle was set for the Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti in the capital, Buenos Aires.
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Italian Serie B football club Palermo have been sold to an unnamed London based company for as little as $10.
The owner Maurizio Zamparini – who bought the club in 2002 and last year stepped down as the president of the club – made the huge announcement last week.
In a letter the former president penned down on the club’s official website, the 77 year old Italian, who has employed more than 40 coaches in his stint, said it was a sad decision for him to leave but he was looking to do the right thing for the direction of the club.
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The representative of Diego Laxalt has confirmed that there is indeed transfer interest from Napoli for his client. The Genoa midfielder was hugely impressive for Uruguay during the World Cup where he was deployed in the left-back position. Since then, the 25-year-old has been linked with a whole host of clubs and his agent now remains hopeful that the Uruguayan makes the switch to Naples.
Speaking to Radio Crc, he said: “The Naples did not ask for information from us Laxalt agents. Everything I know about the interest of the Naples, I read in the newspapers.The blue club just asked me if I was the agent of Laxalt, but today, in the meeting with Genoa, I will know something more. How could Diego not be interested in a destination like Naples? We are talking about a great team, great fans and an excellent coach.I want Laxalt to make the leap and hopefully he can play for Napoli.”
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Leonardo Bonucci is set to make a return to Juventus this season after an underwhelming season at Serie A rivals AC Milan. Juventus confirmed on their Twitter handle that the Italian football star would be doing his medical ahead of a likely return.
The 31-year old star is currently in Turin as part of a swap that would see Gonzalo Higuain move to Milan. Higuain would undergo a medical on Thursday before the move can be finalized.
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AC Milan are reportedly planning a transfer attempt to sign Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Mousa Dembele. The Belgium international is being eyed as a potential replacement for Hakan Calhanoglu, who has failed to live up to his expectations this term.
According to Italian transfer expert Alfredo Pedulla, the Rossoneri are monitoring the situation of Dembele, and they could lodge an attempt for his services between January and the end of the season. Dembele has looked out of shape this term, and his niggling foot problem appears to have hampered his performance. Continue reading AC Milan Plan Transfer Approach For Mousa Dembele
The head coach of the Italian football team Gian Piero Ventura has left following the failure of the team to make the World Cup for the first time in 60 years. The coach was widely criticized for his team selection and the tactics he employed throughout the qualification phase.
The whole country has been thrown into mourning following the miss. The outrage means any one that played a major part in the qualification process would likely get the hammer. The 69-year old is one of the casualties as the European soccer giant would miss the prestigious tournament for the first time since 1958. Continue reading ITALY COACH LEAVES AFTER WORLD CUP FAILURE
AC Milan has announced that Croatian forward Nikola Kalinic has joined the Italian league side from Fiorentina on Tuesday on a loan with obligation to buy for a reported fee of €25 million.
The Italian club have made a statement saying they signed Kalinic “on loan with an obligation to buy” but did not indicate how long the loan is slated to last. Chief executive Marco Fassone said his arrival had put finishing touches to the already reinvigorated squad.
“He [Kalinic] is the player we wanted, because of his experiences and quality,” he said. “We’ve always talked about getting the right mix and this completes the backbone of the team alongside Leonardo Bonucci and Lucas Biglia. He completes the squad; we are happy and proud that he is a Milan player,” Marco added.
AC Milan lacklustre performance last season has seen them spent over 190 million euros ($223 million) to ensure that they become title contenders this season in Italy’s Premier division (Serie A).
Milan have since signed the likes of Portuguese Striker Andre Silva, Turkish midfielder HakanCalhanoglu that’s not all, Swiss left back Ricardo Rodriguez and to complete the grand piece, Argentine Midfielder Biglia and Ex-Juventus man Bonucci. Continue reading KALINIC MAKES A SHOCKING MOVE TO AC MILAN
Chelsea striker Diego Costa is set to join Serie A giant AC Milan this summer.
The Spanish forward was deemed surplus to requirements by manager Antonio Conte despite helping the club to their second Premier League title in three years.
The public spat between the former Atletico Madrid man and the former Italian football team manager affected the valuation of the forward as prospective employers know Chelsea are desperate to push him out.
Serie A side AC Milan have signed over ten players as they rebuild their squad. Directors of the club were spotted in London to likely complete the deal for the player. The Rossoneriwant Costa to contribute as they seek to end Juventus’ long standing reign in the league.
Previous links to Alvaro Morata, Andrea Belotti and Pierre-EmerickAubameyang have failed or is failing so Costa’s deal is a realistic one they can complete within the time frame. The Blues striker is also a capable player to lead the attack in Milan. Continue reading DIEGO COSTA TO JOIN AC MILAN