Atletico Madrid have continued their chase for the La Liga title this season even as Barcelona continue to lead. Diego Simeone’s men defeated Athletic Bilbao 2-0 to keep up the pressure on the Nou Camp dwellers. Frenchman Kevin Gameiero came off the bench to score one goal and create another on Sunday. Barca had won…
In an interview with FourFourTwo, Albert Riera has opened up about the fundamental difference between England and Spanish styles of football. He started by saying his football hero growing up was former Serbian international Jovan Stankovic. He played alongside Stankovic while at Mallorca so it was easy to pick him as his hero. He said…
Former Liverpool player Albert Riera believes that the Anfield side should improve their defence if they want to qualify for Europe this season. He said that the team has no chance of winning the title this season and they are in danger of missing out on the Champions League as well. He said that he…
Spaniard Albert Riera is reportedly set to make a shock return to football after terminating his contract with Phoenix earlier this year. The player surprised many when he cancelled on the Wellington based A-League club as his contract entered its final year. Riera is expected to feature for Auckland City at the 2016/17 Stirling Sports…
Premier League side Liverpool would play a lot through the flanks when the season resumes in August.
The Reds added Egyptian Mohammed Salah for a record fee this summer and he is expected to partner with Sadio Mane.
The left foot winger featured for AS Roma last season where he scored 15 times and had 11 assists in 31 games. At Anfield, only skipper Philippe Coutinho come close with such stats. The Brazilian created 65 chances and scored 13 goals while Salah created 71. Coutinho assisted seven goals even though he was sidelined for some part of the season.
Alvaro Morata despite being a nativeof Madrid, fan, homeboy and part of the Castilla youth team was always going to find it hard to break into the first team.
The 25-year old striker is no doubt talented as his displays at the youth levels of both the club and national teams have shown. With a 6-foot-2 height, pacy stride and a clear eye for goal, it is really hard to ask anything more from him before he can be handed the striking reigns of the Los Blancos.
Albert Riera is a 34 year old football player that has performed with clubs from around the world and despite being at such an elevated age, the Spanish performer wants to continue playing at a high level as the experienced player recently revealed details not only concerning his current situation but also about how his life has been throughout the past years.
The experienced player has recently stated that he just wants to focus on actually playing and it doesn’t really matter for him where he performs in as his desire is to simply perform and get time on the pitch.
League of Ireland (LOI) players have teamed up with an Irish manager in New Zealand.
The harsh situation facing Irish young footballers and the growing football sphere in NZ likely forced them to make the move but it is interesting however.
Southern United coach Paul O’Reilly gave five players formerly of Wexford youth an offer to join him in New Zealand South Island – an offer they could not afford to reject. O’Reilly wanted the players bonding with the rest of the pack ahead of their Stirling Sports Premiership season late October and the ambitious young stars could not have passed up the offer.
New Zealand soccer player Albert Riera is struggling to get his eligibility to appear for the country after receiving his residency in April.
Before the Auckland City player midfielder can play for the All Whites, he needs to get his citizenship approved, hence the slight delay.
“I’ve applied for citizenship and [they] are trying to fast track it but it’s not easy. It needs to go higher up and it is not in my hands any more,” Riera disclosed.
Albert Riera is a 34 year old Spanish born player who has represented his national side at the big stage in a few occasions but the experienced performer has demonstrated his desire to perform with the New Zealand national team as Riera has been living in New Zealand since 2011 and for some reason he wants to become a regular starter for the national squad which is currently being guided by Anthony Hudson.
“It would be fantastic to play for New Zealand. It’s not something that is in my control but it would be great to contribute something and pay back everything this country has given me.” Albert Riera said.