Author: Sheersho Neogi

As a kid, Sheersho Neogi dreamt of being an athlete. As an adult, he writes about it.

Fritz Keller, who referred the German Football Federation (DFB) executive to a Nazi-era judge last month, resigned from his post as the President on Monday. There were widespread calls about his resignation after he compared the DFB vice-president Rainer Koch to Roland Freisler, an infamous Nazi Party head in the 1940s, during the course of a meeting organized by the Federation on April 23. Freisler was one of the main figures who started the Holocaust. Later he went on to become the president of the People’s Court. After rising to his position, he had given 2600 death sentences the Nazi…

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Former Man Utd striker became the third person on the list of the league’s most valuable players. The 54-year-old joined Alan Shearer and Thierry Henry, who became members of the HoF in April. The Frenchman began his career with Auxerre in 1983 and enjoyed his fair share of French top-flight with Marseille, Bordeaux and Nimes before eventually shifting to England in 1991. He played for Leeds and rivals Manchester United, where he would cement his status as one of the greats with 64 goals in 143 appearances. “I am very happy and very proud.”I would’ve been surprised not to be elected!…

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With City looking to generate some momentum before their Champions League final against Chelsea last week, Brighton welcome Guardiola’s men for matchday 37 at the Amex Stadium on Tuesday evening. The Seagulls have already secured top-flight football for next season and aim to finish as high in the table as possible. City, in turn, head down to Sussex as Premier League champions for the third time in five years. Graham Potter’s side failed to climb up the league table in their last game, throwing away their slender one-goal lead against West Ham at home on Saturday. Former United forward Danny…

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In a discussion with Argentine outlet Dos De Punta, the striker did not hold back when talking about the two matters that have hampered United’s otherwise successful season.  “When the Super League came around I told myself: ‘That can’t be possible – if it happens, what can we expect next?””I don’t share its ideas at all. I am not in agreement with it. Cavani said. United’s involvement in the scandalous ESL has led to regular mass demonstrations against the Glazer family for their participation in the controversy. While the club also suffered vandalism when hundreds of United fans broke into the…

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Paris Saint-Germain welcome Reims to the Parc des Princes for their final home match of the season on Sunday, in a must-win situation where any other result than a victory could potentially hand table-toppers Lille the Ligue 1 title. PSG lost the chance to close in on their challengers with a disappointing 1-1 draw against Rennes in their last outing. Reims continue searching for an elusive victory after suffering a 1-0 loss at home Monaco last Sunday. Despite winning 24 of their 36 league games, Mauricio Pochettino’s men are stuck behind league leaders Lille by three points. A heated 90…

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Although the great Gerd Muller remains his club’s all-time leading goalscorer with 565 goals over the course of 15 years, Lewandowski has been more lethal since his arrival at the Allianz Arena in 2014, scoring a staggering 293 goals in 328 appearances for the Bavarians while cementing his place as one of modern football’s greatest. During the 1971-72 campaign, Muller netted 40 times, firing his team to a Bundesliga title with an average of a goal every 77 minutes. And interestingly enough, Lewandowski has also exceeded that benchmark by a hefty margin, averaging a goal every 58 minutes this season. …

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Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke has turned down Spotify founder Daniel Ek’s offer to buy the North London club, according to the latter’s recent social media post. Following their Super League debacle, the club has witnessed wrathful fans violently protesting against the Kroenke family outside the Emirates Stadium in recent weeks. However, Daniel Ek revealed that the American businessman and his family are reluctant to sell the club despite the heavy criticism and mass protests. https://twitter.com/eldsjal/status/1393644895357833217 Meanwhile, reports in England claim that Kroenke Sports & Entertainment are just as unlikely to sell the club for a penny less than its worth.…

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Barca’s La Liga title hopes could potentially end on Sunday as Ronald Koeman’s men host an in-form Celta Vigo side at Camp Nou. Blaugrana are on the third spot with just two games left, four points behind toppers Atletico. Celta, who are eighth, arrive at the Catalan capital, winning all their last four league outings. To fulfil their bleak La Liga title dream, Barcelona need to win both of their final two fixtures while challengers Atletico and Real must lose all of theirs – a tall order, given the two side’s hunger to end the season with silverware. Barca laboured…

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The Foxes overcame Chelsea 1-0 at the Wembley Stadium on Saturday. A jubilant Youri Tielemans has thanked the Video Assistant Referee for lending a hand in his club’s first-ever FA Cup glory. The Belgian scored the solo goal of the game with a stupendous top-corner finish in the 63rd minute as Chelsea reckoned they pulled one back through Wes Morgan’s own goal in the dying moments of the game, only to be ruled out as offside by VAR. When interviewed by BT Sport after the game, the 24-year-old voiced his gratitude towards the technology for coming to his side’s aid. …

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The Reds kept their Champions League dream alive following a superb 4-2 victory at Old Trafford on Thursday, while the Baggies’ 3-1 defeat to Arsenal last weekend saw them return to the Championship immediately. As the race for the top four heats up, Liverpool take on an already relegated WBA at The Hawthorns on Sunday. Even hiring Sam Allardyce mid-season couldn’t save West Brom from going down. Heading onto their last four league fixtures, they needed all twelve possible points to save themselves from demotion, but a 3-1 loss in north London was their undoing as the Midlands club will…

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