Sunday, August 25, 2019

Why Mourinho was right about Shaw being Man Utd’s weak link

A lot of people who watched Manchester United beat Chelsea 4-0 on the opening weekend of the Premier League season went away with the same impression that Chelsea did not deserve to lose by that many goals.

Coutinho completes Bayern loan switch to Bayern Munich with €120m purchase option

Philippe Coutinho has completed his loan switch to Bayern Munich from Barcelona, with a season-long agreement including a €120 million (£110m/$133m) purchase option.

Messi-less Barcelona lose first opening La Liga fixture since 2009

With Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez out injured, Barcelona lost their opening La Liga match 0-1 away to Athletico Bilbao, the first time since 2009.

Samson Siasia banned for life by FIFA over match-fixing

Samson Siasia, a former Nigerian football player and National team coach, has been banned for life by world governing body, FIFA after he was found guilty of match-fixing. 

Ex-Red Devil speaks on Lukaku’s Inter move, says he was too...

Former Manchester United defender Gary Pallister believes Romelu Lukaku was 'too heavy' to succeed at Old Trafford this season. 

PSG, French football ready for Neymar exit

The saga of Neymar’s seemingly inevitable departure from Paris Saint-Germain is proving a long, drawn-out affair bringing the curtain down on what will ultimately feel like a fleeting and failed experiment.

Messi, Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk on three-man shortlist for UEFA...

The UEFA Men's Player of the Year shortlist has been released with Virgil van Dijk ready to battle Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo for the award.

Berbatov says Dybala snub did Man Utd a favour

Juventus forward Paulo Dybala passing up the opportunity to discuss a move to Old Trafford did Manchester United a favour, claims Dimitar Berbatov.

I’ve won the Champions League with more than one club –...

Cristiano Ronaldo has given his personal take on the eternal rivalry between himself and Lionel Messi, stating that the difference between the record-breaking pair is that the Portuguese has won the Champions League with more than one club.

I want to make a name for myself – Iwobi speaks...

Alex Iwobi revealed the desire to make a name for himself and to shake off the ‘youngster' tag at Arsenal propelled him to join Everton.

Chelsea take on Liverpool in first All English super cup

For Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool, it’s a chance to continue a strong start to the season after their 4-1 thrashing of Norwich on the opening day of the Premier League on Friday.

New Everton recruit, Alex Iwobi lacks ‘quality’ – Bent

Former Tottenham Hotspur striker Darren Bent believes Everton's new signing Alex Iwobi lacks the quality to succeed at Goodison Park.

Dutch footballer, Wesley Sneijder retires from football at 35

Dutch footballer, Wesley Sneijder has retired from football, calling time on his distinguished 17-year career.

Mourinho hails ‘genius’ movement from Aubameyang

Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has praised Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for his ‘genius’ strike against Newcastle United on Sunday.

PSG fans turn on Neymar amid Barca transfer rumours

Neymar may have been absent for Paris Saint-Germain's Ligue 1 curtain-raiser, but the club's fans nevertheless gave him a rough ride amid constant speculation over the Brazilian's future. 

Dybala to Tottenham deal collapses over image rights issues

Paulo Dybala's proposed switch to Tottenham has fallen through amid financial issues with the image rights associated with the Juventus forward.

ManU fine striker Romelu Lukaku £400,000 for failing to show up...

Manchester United have fined Romelu Lukaku £400,000 for failing to turn up to training.

Klopp urges Liverpool fans to keep roaring their side to success

Scott Dann’s header was firm, directed downwards, skipping off the turf and into the back of the net. As Crystal Palace’s players celebrated, Liverpool’s shrunk.

Tottenham agree €70m Dybala fee with Juventus

Juventus have accepted Tottenham's €70 million (£65m/$78m) bid for striker Paulo Dybala. The player is now set for talks with Spurs over contract terms as a move to the Premier League grows closer.

NPFL confirms 2019/2020 kickoff date

The 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season will officially start on Sunday, September 22, 2019.

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