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Redknapp blasts 'overweight', overpaid Taarabt LONDON: Queen's Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp has blasted the weight and attitude of star midfielder Adel Taarabt who he said is carrying too many pounds to finish a game.Redknapp demanded the 25-year-old Moroccan prove he was worth his weekly wage of about $100,000 (80,000 euros, £60,000).The Rangers boss hit out after his struggling side's narrow 3-2 defeat by Liverpool on Sunday.Asked about Taarabt's injury status, Redknapp snapped."No, he's not fit: he's not fit to play football, unfortunately," said Redknapp."I can't keep protecting people who don't want to run about and train, who are about three stone (42 pounds/19 kilos) overweight."Redknapp said the Moroccan had a problem attitude."He played in a reserve team game the other day, and I could have run about more than he did."So no, I can't pick him."I pick people that want to try, and deserve to be at a good football club like QPR, and ...

Gilchrist named as Scotland captain EDINBURGH: Edinburgh lock Grant Gilchrist is the new captain of Scotland, getting the nod from coach Vern Cotter on Monday when he named a 33-man squad for the autumn internationals.Gilchrist twice skippered his country in the summer, and he has been given a vote of confidence by the New Zealander for next month's Test matches against Argentina, New Zealand and Tonga.He is joined in the squad by five of his Edinburgh team-mates boosted by their ...

Standard Liege part company with coach Luzon BRUSSELS: The Israeli Guy Luzon left his position as coach of Standard Liege on Monday with his assistant Ivan Vukomanovic taking temporary charge of the first team, the Belgian club announced."Guy Luzon has announced to the squad that he is leaving his post as coach," read a short statement on the club's official Twitter feed, with Standard languishing in the lower reaches of the Belgian Pro League table, 11 points behind leaders Anderlecht.Standard had recorded ...

Neymar relishing partnership with Messi, Suarez MADRID: Barcelona forward Neymar is looking forward to welcoming Luis Suarez into his and Lionel Messi's star-studded strike partnership when the Uruguayan returns from a four-month ban this weekend.Suarez looks set to make his debut for the Catalans on the biggest stage of all as Barca face Real Madrid for the first time this season at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday.Neymar and Messi have already combined for 17 goals in 10 games so far this ...

Williams beats Ivanovic, eases knee concerns SINGAPORE: Top seed Serena Williams survived a stern test from Ana Ivanovic and eased concerns over her injured knee as she opened the WTA Finals with a 6-4, 6-4 win on Monday.The world number one settled after a nervous start to put in an ultimately clinical performance in Singapore in which she broke Ivanovic at crucial moments in both sets.Williams also proved her fitness, in question after she withdrew from this month's China Open, by ...

Villas-Boas' Zenit full of respect for Leverkusen BERLIN: Andre Villas-Boas has said his Zenit St Petersburg side need to be wary of their Champions League trip to Bayer Leverkusen despite their strong recent record in Germany.Zenit's 2-1 win at Borussia Dortmund in last season's round of 16 was their third victory in their last five visits to Germany, although a 4-2 home defeat against Dortmund meant they exited the competition on aggregate.There is all to play for at the BayArena on Wednesday ...

Mourinho furious with Spain after Costa breaks down LONDON: Jose Mourinho has criticised the treatment of some of his Chelsea players on international duty after the manager revealed Diego Costa will miss Tuesday's Champions League clash with Maribor.Mourinho confirmed Costa - who also missed the 2-1 weekend victory at Crystal Palace - aggravated an existing hamstring problem during the last international break with Spain when he faced Slovakia and Luxembourg in the space of four days.The Chelsea manager insists he had no contact ...


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