Mediterranean magic: The best things to do
Express.co.ukMediterranean magic: The best things to do in SardiniaExpress.co.ukOn the balmy evening we visited, one of the first people we spied was former Chelsea and Germany footballer Michael Ballack. Diving GETTY. Sardinia is the perfect place to learn to dive. Created in the 1960s by the Aga Khan, Porto Cervo exudes glamour ...
Posted on 11 August 2017 | 4:03 pm
6 of the Greatest Teams to Fall Short of
Ghanasoccernet.com6 of the Greatest Teams to Fall Short of Winning the Premier League TitleGhanasoccernet.comMourinho's title-winning Chelsea side of the season before was strengthened by the additions of Ashley Cole, Andriy Shevchenko and Michael Ballack among others, but despite losing only three times they lost out on the title by 6 points. With Essien ...and more »
Posted on 11 August 2017 | 11:00 am
Brazil pass Germany in FIFA rankings;
ESPN FC (blog)Brazil pass Germany in FIFA rankings; Switzerland, Poland in top fiveESPN FC (blog)Michael Ballack calls on Germany's young players to step up and replace the team's retired stars ahead of the World Cup. Brazil are back on top of the FIFA rankings, replacing World Cup holders Germany. Brazil haven't played a game since June, while ...The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking - Ranking Table - FIFA.comFIFA.comall 117 news articles »
Posted on 10 August 2017 | 11:50 am
He suffered humiliation at the hands of
The42He suffered humiliation at the hands of Mourinho but Nemanja Matic remains devout discipleThe42He signed a four-year deal but, inevitably, with the likes of Frank Lampard, Michael Ballack, Michael Essien et al ahead of him, minutes were hard to come by. There were three substitute appearances in his debut season but little did he know that a 20 ...and more »
Posted on 1 August 2017 | 2:38 pm
5 things about Nemanja Matic - Belfast
Belfast Telegraph5 things about Nemanja MaticBelfast TelegraphThe 28-year-old was originally signed as a playmaker by Carlo Ancelotti in 2009 but struggled to break into the first team with the likes of Germany international Michael Ballack and stalwart Michael Essien ahead of him in the midfield pecking order ...Nemanja Matic may be Manchester United's most important summer signingThe GuardianThe lowdown on Nemanja MaticManUtd.comall 1,723 news articles »
Posted on 31 July 2017 | 8:47 am
Royal Blue: Ross Barkley could play as a
Roberto Martinez reignites debate over where to play Everton's brilliant young talent
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 10:21 pm
Emre Can: Liverpool fans singing my name on
German star says Reds are on the cusp of a new era with good times ahead
Posted on 20 March 2015 | 11:06 pm
Liverpool vs Man United: Emre Can would
They hardly need an excuse to revel in Manchester United’s misfortune, but Liverpool fans have an even bigger reason to rejoice at David Moyes’ failure last season.
Posted on 20 March 2015 | 6:17 pm
Emre Can on a roll at last as
Liverpool's Emre Can was bemused. Brendan Rodgers had been at his most effusive, purring about the German's ability, but his words were unwittingly lost in translation.
Posted on 20 March 2015 | 5:52 pm
Liverpool vs Man Utd: Emre Can - Brendan
Interview: German prodigy tells Chris Bascombe how moving position and club have helped him to thrive
Posted on 20 March 2015 | 4:07 pm
Photo: Liverpool star Emre Can hangs out
But the 21-year-old will be looking to work his way into his preferred central midfield role and live up to praise that has seen him likened to Michael Ballack and Bastian Schweinsteiger in the past.
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 11:27 pm
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho made personal
United have made a habit of missing out on players to Chelsea in the Roman Abramovich era. Michael Essien, Michael Ballack, Arjen Robben, John Mikel Obi and Cesc Fabregas all ended up at the Bridge despite firm interest from Old Trafford. Van Gaal has 11 ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 2:31 am
7 Transfer Targets Who Chose Chelsea Over
Chelsea really turned heads in the summer of 2006 when they agreed deals for International superstars Michael Ballack and Andreiy Shevchenko. While the Ukrainian was a flop, Ballack was an important player for the Blues as they won two league titles and ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 10:21 pm
Pedro to Chelsea reaction: Manchester
Very odd.” It’s another victory for Chelsea over United in the market, with the likes of Michael Ballack, Arjen Robben, Jon Obi Mikel and Michael Essien some of the talent, alongside Fabregas, to opt for blue over red. If van Gaal is feeling the heat ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 3:45 pm
Five tell-tale signs Chelsea are going into
A Chelsea crisis wouldn’t be a Chelsea crisis without murmurings of off-the-pitch disagreements. Under Avram Grant, the rumour was that Michael Ballack and the senior players pretty much ran things themselves, while falling out with Terry made the ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 9:57 pm
Suarez scores in Liverpool debut
Luis Suarez scored in his Liverpool debut, entering as a substitute and scoring in the 78th minute of a 2-0 win over Stoke on Wednesday night.
Posted on 26 January 2011 | 3:06 pm
Philipp Lahm wants to stay on as Germany
Germany coach Joachim Loew says there is no discord in the German team following comments by Philipp Lahm that he wants to stay on as captain even if the injured Michael Ballack returns after the World Cup.
Posted on 6 July 2010 | 11:28 am
Ballack's absence not felt in World Cup
The loss of captain Michael Ballack is giving Germany the chance to try some new things.
Posted on 15 June 2010 | 12:47 am
Ballack, Joe Cole released by Chelsea
Michael Ballack and Joe Cole and Juliano Belletti were released by Chelsea on Wednesday as the Premier League and FA Cup champions prepare for next season.
Posted on 8 June 2010 | 5:42 pm
Ballack to decide future after WCup
Injured Germany captain Michael Ballack says he will decide on his national team future after the World Cup.
Posted on 17 May 2010 | 3:16 am