Tag Archives: Benteke

Liverpool beat Bordeaux to advance in Europa League

Benteke scoring for Liverpool (Image credit: Getty images)

Liverpool reached the last 32 of the Europa League with one game to spare after coming from behind to beat Bordeaux and go top of Group B. Henri Saivet fired Bordeaux ahead from 16 yards after keeper Simon Mignolet conceded a needless free-kick for holding on to the ball for 20 seconds – the maximum time allowed is six.  Liverpool ...

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NYANN: Meet the former Aston Villa forwards Jordan Ayew must emulate

Happy Villan: Jordan Ayew

Citi Sports’ Thierry Nyann says new Aston Villa forward Jordan Ayew has a tough job of  measuring up to the standards set by some of the club’s most prolific forwards. Members of the Ayew family were probably punching their fist in the air after their last son Jordan, was officially signed by Aston Villa on Monday. Perhaps, the most talented ...

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Gossip column: Benzema, Ramos, Austin, Adebayor, Benteke


Arsenal will offer £40m for Real Madrid’s 27-year-old French striker Karim Benzema. (Sun – subscription required)  Manchester United could keep David De Gea this season, with Real Madrid increasingly likely to wait until next summer to sign the 24-year-old Spain goalkeeper on a free transfer. (Times – subscription required)  Manchester United will bid £42m for Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos, ...

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Aston Villa stun Liverpool in FA Cup semi-final


Aston Villa will meet Arsenal in the FA Cup final after a thoroughly deserved win over a desperately disappointing Liverpool at Wembley. Villa’s win was a triumph for manager Tim Sherwood as his side produced a performance of style, composure and grit to come from behind and reach their first FA Cup final since their loss to Chelsea in 2000. ...

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