Silas delayed the entrance on the field out of respect for supporters

Belenenses coach Silas explained that the match against Sporting started late because of respect for supporters.

“There were still a lot of supporters out of the stadium. People pay a ticket and are entitled to watch the game. I did not want them to lose 10 or 15 minutes from the game. It was out of respect for the fans, “said Silas

Fix! Schalke agrees to Sane

Schalke 04 is continuing to develop its squad plans for the new season. With Salif Sane comes a versatile defensive player from Hannover 96.

The change of Senegalese international Salif Sane to Schalke 04 is perfect.

The Royal Blues announced on Thursday evening that they pledge the courted center-back of league rivals Hannover 96. Sane receives a contract for four years until June 30, 2022.

Schalke made no statement about the transfer fee. According to Bild newspaper, which had previously reported on the transfer, the Royal Blues transfer almost eight million euros. Originally ran Sanes contract with Hanover until the summer of 2020, but he makes use of an exit clause.

“With Salif Sane, we were able to win a flexible defensive player who knows the Bundesliga for us,” said Schalkes sporting director Christian Heidel: “We are pleased that he has decided for Schalke 04.” Sane said: “I am very happy that I can be a part of Schalke 04 from summer onwards, but until then my full concentration is only on the remaining games with Hannover 96.”

Sane came in the summer of 2013 from the French club AS Nancy to Hannover and has since played 95 Bundesliga games. After the free transfer Mark Uth (Hoffenheim) Sane Schalke is the second new entry for the upcoming season.

Off for Ruthenbeck at the end of the season

Stefan Ruthenbeck will coach 1. FC Köln until the end of the season. This is announced by the club. For the possible new start to come a new coach.
Stefan Ruthenbeck looked almost relieved when Armin Veh announced what everyone had long suspected.
“We want to ensure clarity: Stefan’s contract ends in the summer,” said the CEO of 1. FC Cologne on Thursday with a straight face and cleared the way for a comprehensive new beginning of the Crisis Club.
The information Markus will start the attack, even if Veh did not want to comment on the speculation surrounding the current coach of Holstein Kiel.
We will also announce something in a timely manner. But I do not say names, “said Veh. Born in Cologne, curiously Ruthenbeck’s cousin, is currently battling for promotion with second division side Kiel, but both sides are said to have been in agreement for weeks Million Euros.

Off for Ruthenbeck at the end of the season
Ruthenbeck will then hand over the baton in spite of recent decent results, even if the tail of the miracle of relegation should still succeed.

“Do not define me about this post”

“I have often emphasized: I do not define myself about this post,” the 45-year-old said modestly as usual. He expressly welcomed the announcement of the decision five games before the end of the season. This is “very important, because speculation about my future in the last weeks of the season should not be a burden,” said the 45-year-old.
At the same time, Ruthenbeck had quite definitely gathered arguments for remaining. After only six points in the disastrous first half of the FC collected in the new year after all 15 counters in twelve matches. But this will hardly be enough for the relegation.
Should Ruthenbeck reach the relegation place 16 with Cologne, he could meet Kiel and his probable successor.

He will now “do everything possible to keep the FC in the Bundesliga.If this does not work, we will end the season, at least with decency and head held high,” said Ruthenbeck, in December of the coach of the A-Youth head coach of the Bundesliga Teams had been promoted.
Armin Veh justified the announcement meanwhile also with the pending personnel planning. “For the players you want to sign or retain, it makes sense that there is clarity on the coaching question,” he said. Plans for the coming season are already in progress. “We’ll have to get one or the other – because we want to play football differently,” said Veh.
Whether Ruthenbeck the Cologne over the summer in addition to other function is to give talks after the end of the season. “Stefan decides that on his own, we would be very happy if he stayed with us,” said Veh.

«Help to be in a good club»

To a game of the 100 to the service of the River Ave, Guedes makes “very positive” balance of the passage by Vila do Conde. “I came to an ambitious house,” emphasizes the forward, to live the best time of his career. “The experience gained over the years is important. And being in a good club, a good team, also helps, “he says.

“The first goal was in the first game: 3-3, at Restelo. An entry with the right foot! “, He recalls, seeing his debut in the Europa League as” a dream come true “. The kick that eliminated Benfica from the Cup, this season, “was the most special”, although he looked “without obsession” for the goal.

Rakitic begins the recovery to reach the Cup final

Ivan Rakitic suffered a metacarpal fracture on the first finger of his left hand on Tuesday during the second leg of the Champions League quarter-final, which meant Barça were eliminated by Roma. He has already undergone surgery and his goal is to reach the Final of the Copa del Rey on April 21.

The player has posted a photo on Twitter in the hospital bed after the operation in which he is seen having breakfast and where he is grateful for the messages of support, as well as wishing to be in the field as soon as possible.

Image blow, but also the budget hole! The amount that Barcelona loses after the OLYMPIC DEZASTER

AS Roma 3-0 Barcelona / The Italians managed what they were anticipating: returning the result 1-4 of the tour and qualifying in the UEFA Champions League semifinals.

Barcelona is living a harsh humiliation for a club of such a size. The Catalans were practically qualified in their pockets, but they were eliminated after a magic night on the Olympics. Beyond the blow, Barcelona also has a financial one.

MundoDeportivo calculated Barcelona’s losses with the elimination of Rome. according to Spanish journalists’ calculations, the Catalans lose 10 million euros in tickets, the market pool, and the UEFA bonus for semi-finals.

The other 5 million promised by the main sponsor for winning the UEFA Champions League have been removed from the list, as well as the 30 million Messi and his colleagues would have cashed if Barcelona could win the Champions League, the Champions League.

He announced his departure for Humility in Rome: “It could be my last match in the Champions League with Barcelona!”

AS Roma 3-0 Barcelona / The Italians managed what they were anticipating: returning the result 1-4 of the tour and qualifying in the UEFA Champions League semifinals.

Barcelona has not only lost the qualification but also a huge player. Andres Iniesta announced his departure from Camp Nou right after the disaster in Rome.

“We did not expect to be eliminated for the advantage of the tour I am extremely disappointed They knew what to do in the attack while we did not find solutions This could be my last game in the Champions League with Barcelona. But there is no time now for the announcements, “Iniesta said at the end of the game.

Iniesta has been in the yard of Barcelona since 1996. He played first in the second team of the club, and since 2002 he has made his way to the big team. He played 665 matches for the Catalans and scored 56 goals. He has won 8 championship titles, four UEFA Champions League trophies, three Supercupe of Europe, three World Cup Clubs, five Spanish Cups and three Super Cups of Spain.

That’s how frank joy is! The gesture made by the club president after the elimination of Barcelona: the fans acclaimed him

AS Roma 3-0 Barcelona / The Italians managed what they were anticipating: returning the result 1-4 of the tour and qualifying in the UEFA Champions League semifinals.

The Italians made a white night after their incredible success with Barcelona. The Romanian fans gathered in Piazza del Popolo to celebrate their qualification in the UEFA Champions League semifinals. Near to midnight James Pallotta, the president of Rome, arrived.

The Romanian official was left behind by the wave and did not take into account anything. He threw himself into Fontana dei Leoni dressed in fans applause.

Adrián Dalmau, the solution is at home

This Tuesday, at 7:00 p.m. in the Emirates, Villarreal sub23 will seek the pass to the final of the Premier League International Cup against Arsenal. And he will do so by grabbing the big moment of his offensive reference, Adrián Dalmau, who has four goals in the only two matches he has played in the competition.

Meanwhile, in the first team Calleja tries all possible combinations to come up with a solvent attack, Dalmau merits to have a chance. The departure of Bakambu, together with the irregular course of Carlos Bacca or the intermittency of the Turkish Enes Ünal, forced the yellow coach to modify his attack almost every weekend.

Villarreal B maintains its promotion options intact – second to six points behind Mallorca – and has one of the top scorers in the category. Dalmau accumulates ten goals and has transferred his great moment to international competition.

The Premier League International Cup, under23 tournament organized by the English league in which many of the great clubs of the European continent meet, is in the final section of its letter edition. Newcasle and Oporto -the last champion- star one of the semifinals while Villarreal does with the other, where Arsenal awaits. The yellow team, champion two editions ago, looks for a place in the final and Dalmau’s streak is the best weapon to achieve it.

The Dalmau season, which ends with a contract at the age of 24 next summer, has not gone unnoticed by several European teams, who have already asked about their situation. The showcase of the Premier League International Cup has discovered a striker who is ready to make the leap to the elite of football.