Lionesses bow out after Bassett own goal sees them lose 2-1 to Japan

England’s Lionesses fought to the very end but were cruelly knocked out of the World Cup due to a stoppage time own goal from Laura Bassett. The 2-1 loss to Japan meant that the Asians progressed to the final where they’ll meet the United States, who beat Germany 2-0 in the other semifinal Continue reading Lionesses bow out after Bassett own goal sees them lose 2-1 to Japan

Ryan Babel Al Ain- Is the former LFC striker moving away?

Reports in De Telegraaf have stated that Ryan Babel is set for a move to the Middle East by signing with UAE club Al-Ain. There were strong rumours about Babel linking up former Liverpool teammate Steven Gerrard at LA Galaxy, but it now looks like the 28 year old is set for a move east, rather than crossing the Atlantic to America.

Somewhat weird move career wise, given that Babel is only 28, and still has chances of adding to the 43 caps he gained for the Netherlands. He’s currently with Kasimpasa in Turkey, having joined them after small stints with Hoffenheim and Ajax following his departure from Liverpool.