Rob Harris, Ap Global Soccer Writer Updated 12:28 pm EDT, Thursday, April 4, 2019 Fireworks explode above the stadium as the teams stand on the pitch before the start of the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace, the first Premiership match at the new Tottenham Hotspur stadium in London, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. less Fireworks explode above the stadium as the teams stand on the pitch before the start of the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace, the first Premiership match at the ... more Photo: Kirsty Wigglesworth, AP Photo: Kirsty Wigglesworth, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Fireworks explode above the stadium as the teams stand on the pitch before the start of the English … [Read more...] about Tottenham record $148M profit, outperforming bigger spenders
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Sports To some, the prospect of London permanently hosting an NFL franchise is almost a certainty. To others, the suggestion American football might find a new home in the British capital remains little more than a dream. While the pros and cons of a London-based franchise have been and will continue to be discussed at length, what can’t be debated is the sport’s ever-growing popularity across the Atlantic Ocean. According to data from Wembley Stadium and compiled by Statista, the last three-game London series recorded the highest average attendance of any NFL games in the British capital. Wembley saw an average of 85,031 fans stream through the turnstiles for the three games it hosted this month, compared to 84,508 and 84,123 in 2017 and 2016 respectively when the 90,000-capacity venue hosted two games. This year's NFL games at Wembley recorded the highest average attendance since the inception of the International Series in 2007. Statista In 2014 and 2015, the … [Read more...] about NFL London Games record highest-ever average attendance—is a British franchise closer?
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has said his team are facing problems at both ends of the pitch despite their 2-1 win over Everton.However, in the 77th minute, Pogba was robbed in midfield, as Sigurdsson slid in Richarlison who was eventually brought down in the box by Chris Smalling to win a penalty.Click on the link above to listen to the latest Super Sunday podcast! I don't like that, I like the player that I want to take it.Jordan Pickford produced a strong hand to deny the Frenchman's straight effort, but parried it back towards Pogba, who adjusted his feet well to slot home the opener. I always shoot like this this is and that's how I take penalties. And to score goals is really hard for us - you can see that in this moment."The thing I like is the desire to take it", he said.The theme of the build-up to the match from Everton's perspective had been Marco Silva's assertion that he would take his side to Manchester looking to beat the erratic Red Devils and that showed in … [Read more...] about People React After Paul Pogba Takes Epically Long Penalty
In mid-August, matches against Liverpool and Cardiff were moved, and Tottenham announced in early September its match against October 29 game against Manchester City and all three Champions League group stage matches would be at the national stadium.After only two years in Manchester, former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola now feels at home in the north-west of England."Always it's tough. It was in my first season here".When asked if the title is a five-horse race, Guardiola told Sky Sports: "I don't have a doubt about that". I want to focus to win the game and give a good performance, knowing the quality of the Spurs side.Spurs had been hoping to move into a new 62 000-seater stadium near their old White Hart Lane home in north London in September.That, added to the disappointing 2-2 draw with PSV Eindhoven in the Champions League on Wednesday, means that the Lilywhites will have played three matches in the space of a week.City are now top of the table on goal difference ahead of … [Read more...] about Wembley Stadium Pitch Gets Ruined Ahead Of Spurs Vs
Seahawks middle linebacker Bobby Wagner needed only five words Wednesday to sum up the overriding feeling in the team’s locker room about Seattle’s trip to London to play the Raiders on Sunday. Is he excited about it? “The flight, no. London, yes,’’ Wagner said. Other players echoed similar thoughts the last few days as the Seahawks prepared for the longest trip they have ever taken for a regular season game — the team estimates it at 4,801 miles — with plans to leave around 8 p.m. Seattle time Wednesday and arrive in London at 1:30 p.m. Thursday. The Seahawks, in fact, were packing up on Wednesday afternoon, with players filling equipment bags for the trip before they conducted their last practice at the VMAC in Renton and then headed to the airport. The hope is players will sleep on the plane, with the Seahawks then scheduled to practice roughly 90 minutes after they land in London Thursday, with the plan to try to get everyone quickly … [Read more...] about Seahawks not excited for long plane flight, but eager for a new experience — and hopefully getting a win — in London