Home » Sports News » 2011 » April » April 28

Sports News on April 28, 2011

Cole's cameo against Birmingham brightens his future: Dalglish
Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish reckons that Joe Cole's cameo last weekend against Birmingham could yet have a crucial say in where his future lies. ANI

ODI series win against Windies first priority for Pakistan: Afridi
Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has said that his team's topmost priority is to seal the ongoing series against the West Indies. ANI

Afridi finds it "really difficult to prosper under the current ICC ranking system"
Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has expressed unhappiness over the International Cricket Council's One-Day International (ODI) Ranking System. ANI

Klitschko still not convinced about Haye's appearance for unification bout
IBF and WBO champion Wladimir Klitschkois still unconvinced that David Haye will show up for their world heavyweight title unification clash in July. ANI

Dutch football club sign 18-month-old Internet sensation
An 18-month-old Dutch toddler has been signed by his local champion's division football club, VVV-Venlo, after a video of him expertly kicking football balls into his toy box scored almost a million hits on YouTube. ANI

Samit Patel's appetite for runs revives England dream
Samit Patel has sent another reminder to England selectors with an impressive all-round display in his team's County Championship Division One game against Worcestershire. ANI

Mohsin lauds Pak team for impressive show in ongoing Windies tour
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Selector Mohsin Khan has lauded the national team for their impressive performance in the ongoing Caribbean tour. ANI

Rooney admits he was wrong trying to leave Man U six months ago
Ace striker Wayne Rooney has admitted he was wrong to try to leave Manchester United six months ago after publicly questioning the strength and ambition of the club. ANI

'I've been thrown to the lions' by footballer gagging order: Imogen Thomas
Imogen Thomas broke down in tears on television as she compared her situation to being 'thrown to the lions' by a married Premier League footballer who served her with an injunction preventing her from discussing their affair. ANI

Patrice Evra to take up yoga to prolong career like Giggs
In order to prolong his playing career, Manchester United veteran Patrice Evra has vowed to sign up for yoga classes after seeing Ryan Giggs inspire the club to the brink of the Champions League final. ANI

UEFA conspiring in favour of Barcelona to finish Real Madrid: Mourinho
Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has accused UEFA of conspiring in favour of Barcelona, after the Catalan giants won against his team in Champions League clash. ANI

Gaddafi regime came close to inking deal with McLaren F1 team
McLaren Formula One team was reportedly involved in a potential 25 million pound deal with Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi's regime. ANI

Zulqarnain to be considered for selection in Pak team if PCB clears him: Mohsin
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Selector, Mohsin Khan, has said that runaway former wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haidar would be considered for national selection if the board cleared him to play first-class cricket. ANI

UEFA fixed referee, Barca win a scandal: Mourinho
Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho launched an amazing attack on Champions League organizers after his side lost a semi-final clash to Barcelona. ANI

Barca ace Messi's double ensures Fergie's worst Champions League nightmare
Coach Sir Alex Ferguson worst nightmare came true last night as Barcelona ace Lionel Messi's double against Real Madrid virtually sealed a showdown with Manchester United at Wembley on May 28. ANI

Pak authorities yet to give Zulqarnain adequate security despite assurances
Runaway former Pakistani wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haidar, who returned to Islamabad from a self-imposed exile in the United Kingdom on Monday, is yet to reach his hometown Lahore due to security issues. ANI

Fletcher took being miserable to a new level: Veterans
Veteran cricketers who have known or interacted with newly appointed Indian cricket team coach Duncan Fletcher, have said that he will have to work on his interactive skills. ANI

PCB to come down hard on tweeting violations during Pak's Caribbean tour
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has reprimanded fast bowler Wahab Riaz and batsman Asad Shafiq for using a social networking site during the ongoing Caribbean tour. ANI

Geoff Marsh disappointed with Pune Warriors poor batting display
Geoff Marsh, coach of Sahara Pune Warriors team, held his team's batting form responsible for the defeat against Chennai Super Kings in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) tourney at Mumbai. ANI

Bowling consistently in right areas helped bag five wickets: Ishant
Pacer Ishant Sharma, who bagged five wickets in a spirited bowling display as Deccan Chargers skittle Kochi Tuskers Kerala for 74 to register a 55-run victory in the Indian Premier League match, has said that his main aim was to bowl good length deliveries. ANI

Comment on this story