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first_img 11 11 6. Cristiano Ronaldo is Real Madrid’s record goal scorer, with 324 goals in all competitions 5. Ian Rush is Liverpool’s record goal scorer, with 346 goals in all competitions 10. Thierry Henry is Arsenal’s record goal scorer, with 228 goals in all competitions 11 9. Sir Bobby Chartlon is Manchester United’s record goal scorer, with 249 goals in all competitions 11 11 2. Eusebio is Benfica’s record goal scorer, with 473 goals in all competitions 11 11 11. Frank Lampard is Chelsea’s record goal scorer with 211 goals in all competitions – find out how this compares to other clubs’ record goal scorers, just click the arrow above 11 4. Dixie Dean is Everton’s record goal scorer, with 349 goals in all competitions 8. Jimmy Greaves is Tottenham’s record goal scorer, with 266 goals in all competitions 11 11 3. Lionel Messi is Barcelona’s record goal scorer, with 418 goals in all competitions Cristiano Ronaldo is now Real Madrid’s all-time record goal scorer, with a strike in their Liga match against Levante taking him top of the Bernabeu pile.The Portuguese contributed to a 3-0 win for Madrid and, in the process, recorded his 324th goal for the club in just 310 games.It took him ahead of Raul in the Real record books and is a remarkable feat considering it is just six years since he signed from Manchester United.Meanwhile, at this former club, Wayne Rooney took another step towards the United goal scoring record with a goal at Everton.So how does United’s goal scoring record compare to Real Madrid’s? And what about Barcelona and Lionel Messi?We’ve selected 11 of the biggest clubs in England and Europe and compared their respective goal scoring records.Take a look at the slideshow above to see how they stack up. 7. Alessandro Del Piero is Juventus’ record goal scorer, with 290 goals in all competitions 11 1. Gerd Muller is Bayern Munich’s record goal scorer, with 566 goals in all competitionslast_img read more

first_img Poll: Who will go the furthest at Euro 2016? 1 After the Republic of Ireland joined England, Wales and Northern Ireland at next summer’s finals in France, the Drive team want to know your thoughts…last_img

first_imgCoral’s Nicola McGeady joins the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast to round up the latest sporting odds.After the international break, attention turns back to the Premier League and McGeady previews talkSPORT’s live game between Manchester City and Liverpool on Saturday.With former Reds star Raheem Sterling in good form, City are the 8/13 favourites, with Liverpool priced at 17/4, and McGeady says it is hard to look past a home victory.She also tips Stoke to hold Southampton to a draw (3/1) at St Mary’s, while Watford and Manchester United are 13/2 to produce a bore draw at Vicarage Road.Arsenal, meanwhile, are expected to maintain their good form with a straight-forward victory at West Brom (13/8).Coral is the official betting partner of the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfastlast_img read more

first_img Scott Brown 1 Celtic skipper Scott Brown could be set for a three-month injury layoff after suffering a knee injury.Ahead of the crucial Europa League clash with Ajax at Parkhead on Thursday night, manager Ronny Deila revealed the Scotland captain could be side-lined for between eight and 12 weeks after damaging his ligaments against Kilmarnock at the weekend.Midfielders Stefan Johansen and Nir Bitton are suspended, while fellow midfielder Kris Commons is likely to miss out again with a combination of a hamstring injury and illness, although Charlie Mulgrew has recovered from the thigh injury which has kept him out since September.last_img read more

first_img1 Stoke stunned Manchester City on Saturday with a brilliant display of attacking football.The performance was in complete contrast to the direct style they had been renowned for under Tony Pulis, and the Drivetime team want to know whether you prefer Mark Hughes’ current side or the previous one under Pulis… Stoke City celebrate last_img

first_img Young Man United striker Will Keane 1 Manchester United are planning to bring Will Keane into the first-team squad following his recall from a loan spell at Preston North End.United cut short Keane’s season-long loan at Deepdale last week.The 22-year-old striker scored two goals in 22 matches for the Championship club, but United manager Louis van Gaal has a shortage of strikers in his squad.Keane returned to action for United in their Under-21 win over Tottenham on Monday, but could soon be playing first-team football for the club.“I think that’s the idea of him coming back from Preston, that hopefully he’ll be involved with the first team more than the Under-21s,” United youth coach Tommy Martin said when asked about Keane’s return.After being named United’s young player of the year in 2010, Keane made his first-team debut against Blackburn the following season, but has not played for the club since.The United academy graduate missed the 2012-13 season with a knee-ligament injury and was loaned to Wigan, QPR and Sheffield Wednesday after his working his way back to fitness.Another player with his eye on a regular first-team place is Andreas Pereira, who scored twice in the 3-1 win over Spurs on Monday.The 20-year-old Brazilian scored against Ipswich on his debut in the Capital One Cup in September, but has only played five more matches since.The midfielder requested to play for the Under-21s on Monday to earn some game time, Martin revealed.“Yes, he is asking to play,” he said.“He’s a young player, he’s part of the first-team squad but not always getting the minutes so it’s vital that he does play for the Under-21s when he gets the opportunity.“He needs to play as well as much as possible so that was good for him to play against Tottenham and it’s a bonus to get the goals.”last_img read more

first_img Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet Dietmar Hamann has come to the defence of under-fire Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet, but has admitted the Reds may look to replace him if they begin challenging for top honours again.The Belgian stopper was handed a new five-year deal at the Merseyside club on Monday, much to the dismay and surprise of the Anfield faithful.Despite facing criticism from fans following a run of errors and unconvincing displays, manager Jurgen Klopp has maintained faith in the glovesman and now former midfielder Hamann has also given his backing, insisting his recent critics have been too harsh.Yet the German also believes the Belgian may not be good enough for the top level, and that Liverpool may seek to sign a world class keeper to replace Mignolet between the sticks if the team start competing for regular silverware in the near future.“I think Mignolet is a good goalkeeper,” the Champions League-winning star told the Colin Murray show. “Yes he has made a couple of mistakes but he’s been under pressure and I think people are being a little too harsh on him.“I still think he’s a very good ‘keeper. He’s not the problem Liverpool have at the moment, I think they have far deeper problems. It can’t be the easiest job playing behind their current defence.“Jurgen Klopp seems to believe in him, and I wouldn’t question his judgement if he wants Mignolet as his goalkeeper for the next five years. But you need a top class goalkeeper to win trophies.“I don’t think Liverpool are in a position to challenge for the Premier League, the Champions League or any trophy at the moment, even though they have a chance to go to the League Cup final.“Now, they need to focus at getting into the top four, and then I think Mignolet has done his job.“At the moment, however, they are far away from getting there.” 1last_img read more

first_imgMiddlesbrough have confirmed a proposed move for Blackburn striker Jordan Rhodes has collapsed over personal terms.Aitor Karanka’s Sky Bet Championship side had a reported £11million bid for Rovers’ Scotland international accepted on Friday night and he was left out of Paul Lambert’s squad at Oxford on Saturday.However, the move has hit the rocks following discussions between Boro and Rhodes.A short club statement posted on Middlesbrough’s official website read: “The club can confirm that we have held talks with Blackburn Rovers striker Jordan Rhodes over the weekend but have failed to agree terms.”Middlesbrough have been chasing the 25-year-old since the summer and Blackburn initially rejected their advances, with the player telling ESPN in July that he was “unhappy” at not having the opportunity to discuss terms with them.He got that chance this weekend, but Rhodes revealed to Sky Sports News HQ that he was “baffled and disappointed” that Boro had pulled the plug.“I’ll knuckle down and get my work head back on at Blackburn,” he added. “It’s a great club.”Should Rhodes stay at Blackburn beyond Monday’s deadline, he could be in the squad to face Middlesbrough at the Riverside on Saturday.Speaking after Saturday’s FA Cup win at Oxford, Rovers boss Lambert revealed Rhodes had informed him he wanted to leave and that he was surprised his club did not accept Hull’s offer 18 months ago when Gary Bowyer was in charge.“The lad came and saw me, he wanted to go, and to be honest I thought the club should have taken the offer the summer before,” Lambert said.“Jordan has been excellent for Blackburn, but the money is too good to turn down. The investment will help, the club has got to rebuild. We need a stronger team to be able to get out of this league.”Rhodes moved to Blackburn in a club-record £8million deal from Huddersfield in the summer of 2012 and he has scored 85 goals in three-and-a-half seasons for them. 1 Jordan Rhodes last_img read more

first_img1 Jurgen Klopp and Christian Benteke Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has backed striker Christian Benteke to end his current slump but admits there is “no hiding place” for the £32.5million signing.The 25-year-old has not scored for 11 matches, a run stretching back to Boxing Day, and has just seven goals for the whole season.He is still Liverpool’s top scorer, which speaks volumes about the Reds’ general form in front of goal, but with Daniel Sturridge making his long-awaited return from injury in Tuesday’s FA Cup exit at West Ham Benteke’s situation will come under even more scrutiny.Klopp has spoken to the Belgium international about his struggles but admits only the player can really help himself.“I can do a lot of things but at the end – and it is not only with Christian – the last important help comes from the player himself,” said the Reds boss.“It is not the easiest period of his career but the number of opportunities (he is getting) is a good sign, if he had no opportunities it would be a much bigger problem but it is not too easy.“You cannot hide yourself. I talked to him a few times and gave him some advice as a human being and a coach and he has really tried to come back to an easy moment.“Strikers who do not score goals for a longer period are more interesting than someone else who does not score enough.“But there are worse situations in the world – even in the world of football – so we have to carry on and he has to carry on.”Liverpool head to Benteke’s former club Aston Villa on Sunday but Klopp cautioned against that trip sparking the big centre-forward into goalscoring action again.“I have not the best experience with players coming back to former clubs, it is usually they make more pressure for themselves because they want to show extra,” the German said.“I don’t know the history with Christian and Aston Villa so I don’t know whether they will welcome him with open arms or whistles but that is not too interesting for me.“I don’t hope too often before a game ‘Come on, maybe this is the game when it will change’. It is about work and circumstances and we will see what line-up we will choose but it is not because of personal histories with this club.”last_img read more