Draw for African preliminaries for 2022 World Cup

The draw for the first round of African qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup was made in Cairo on Monday:…

FA to introduce ‘sin bins’ in grassroots soccer to tackle dissent

Temporary dismissals, popularly known as ‘sin bins’ in other sports, will be introduced across all levels of grassroots soccer in…

Trabzonspor lose CAS appeal over 2010-11 Turkish title

Trabzonspor’s hopes of overturning the outcome of the 2010-11 Turkish Super League, in which they finished runners-up to scandal-hit Fenerbahce,…

Toronto FC part ways with F Boyd

Forward Terrence Boyd signed with Hallescher FC of Germany’s third division after mutually parting ways with Major League Soccer’s Toronto…

EFL give Bolton and Bury Monday deadline to prove financial viability

Bolton Wanderers and Bury’s opening League One (third-tier) fixtures could be suspended if they do not furnish evidence of their…

PSG sign Everton’s Gueye on four-year contract

Paris St Germain have signed Everton midfielder Idrissa Gueye on a four-year contract, the French champions said on Tuesday. The…

Ronaldinho facing financial troubles in Brazil – report

A court in southern Brazil has forbidden ex-Barcelona striker Ronaldinho from selling 57 of his real estate properties due to…


FA to introduce ‘sin bins’ in grassroots soccer to tackle dissent

Temporary dismissals, popularly known as ‘sin bins’ in other sports, will be introduced across all levels of grassroots soccer in…

EFL give Bolton and Bury Monday deadline to prove financial viability

Bolton Wanderers and Bury’s opening League One (third-tier) fixtures could be suspended if they do not furnish evidence of their…

Solskjaer’s son in Kristiansund squad for Man United friendly

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s son Noah could make his first-team debut against Manchester United after being included in the Kristiansund squad…

Jiangsu’s Inter links mean Bale could be Serie A bound

Gareth Bale’s rumoured move to Jiangsu Suning has become one of the biggest stories of the summer transfer window, but…

Former Man United defender Evra announces retirement

Former Manchester United left back Patrice Evra announced his retirement from soccer on Monday, bringing a trophy-laden 20-year career to…

Liverpool CEO using on-field success to catch commercial giants

Manchester United may dominate Liverpool when it comes to generating commercial revenue, but the Anfield side’s chief executive Peter Moore,…

Guardiola plays down prospect of more City signings before deadline

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he does not expect to make many, if any, new signings before the transfer…

Celtic crush Nomme Kalju as Red Star beat Helsinki

Former European Cup winners Celtic romped to a 5-0 home rout of Estonians Nomme Kalju in the first leg of…

PSV edge Basel in thriller as Dinamo and Copenhagen win

Former European Cup winners PSV Eindhoven scored two late goals to earn a roller-coaster 3-2 home win over Basel in…

Suarez “wanted to disappear from the world” after Liverpool defeat

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez said losing 4-0 to Liverpool in the Champions League semi-finals was as painful as when he…

Henderson finally takes centre stage as Liverpool leader

Liverpool’s sixth European Cup win, celebrated on the streets of Merseyside on Sunday, was a triumph of a multinational squad,…

Klopp relieved to end cup finals losing streak

Juergen Klopp was a relieved man on Saturday after Liverpool’s 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League final…

Tough night for Kane as return fails to spark Spurs

In the extended break before Saturday’s Champions League final against Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino had to wrestle with…

Liverpool’s Origi comes up trumps again in Champions League win

Liverpool’s unlikely hero Divock Origi is starting to make a habit of turning up trumps. The Belgium striker is not…

Salah, Origi goals bring Liverpool Champions League redemption

Liverpool ended an incredible season by winning Europe’s biggest prize after beating Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 in Saturday’s all-English Champions League…

Character the key during Tottenham’s crazy path to final – Pochettino

Tottenham Hotspur coach Mauricio Pochettino underlined the difficulties his side have faced to reach Saturday’s Champions League final against Liverpool,…

Milan banned from 2019-20 Europa League for FFP breach-CAS

AC Milan have been banned from the 2019-20 Europa League competition for breaching UEFA’s Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules, sport’s…

Emery hints at potential departures to continue to rebuild at Arsenal

Some players may need to leave Arsenal as Unai Emery continues to rebuild the squad the manager has said after they were…

Hazard scores twice as Chelsea thrash Arsenal to win Europa League

Eden Hazard scored twice and created a third to steer Chelsea to a 4-1 victory over London rivals Arsenal in the Europa…

Sarri declares love for his Chelsea players before Europa League final

Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri declared his “love” for his players, and for English football, before possibly his last match in charge of…

Chelsea’s Sarri storms off on eve of Europa League final

Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri, whose future at Stamford Bridge is in question, stomped away from a training session before Wednesday’s…

Emery planning ‘important’ Cech send off even if he does not play

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has not decided whether Petr Cech will play in the Europa League final against Chelsea on Wednesday, but…

Baku or bust: Fans defy high prices to trek to Europa League final

Many Arsenal and Chelsea fans have been put off making the long and expensive trip to Azerbaijan to follow their…

Draw for African preliminaries for 2022 World Cup

The draw for the first round of African qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup was made in Cairo on Monday:…

Trabzonspor lose CAS appeal over 2010-11 Turkish title

Trabzonspor’s hopes of overturning the outcome of the 2010-11 Turkish Super League, in which they finished runners-up to scandal-hit Fenerbahce,…

Ronaldinho facing financial troubles in Brazil – report

A court in southern Brazil has forbidden ex-Barcelona striker Ronaldinho from selling 57 of his real estate properties due to…

Donadoni replaces Lopez Caro at Shenzhen helm

Former Italy head coach Roberto Donadoni has been appointed the new head coach of Shenzhen FC, the Chinese Super League…

Anderlecht to toe Kompany line despite opening defeat

Vincent Kompany has said he will not be swayed from his plans to rebuild Anderlecht and will stick with a…

Paulinho strikes twice as Guangzhou go four points clear in CSL

A double from former Barcelona midfielder Paulinho earned Guangzhou Evergrande a 3-0 win over Beijing Renhe on Sunday to move…

Flamengo beat Botafogo 3-2 in fiery Rio derby

Flamengo came from behind to beat city rivals Botafogo 3-2 in a fiery contest in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday….

Liverpool must be “close to perfection” next season says Klopp

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp hailed his team for their “unbelievable season” but said they would need to be “very, very close to perfection”…

No European glory, but City’s Guardiola shows grit to retain title

When Pep Guardiola was lured to Manchester City in 2016 the club’s Abu Dhabi owners did so convinced the Spaniard…

Manchester City beat Brighton 4-1 to win title

Manchester City claimed the win required to finally end Liverpool’s relentless attempt to dethrone them as Premier League champions as…

Salah set to return for Liverpool’s title decider against Wolves

Mohamed Salah is ready to feature in Liverpool’s Premier League title decider against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Sunday after the Egyptian forward recovered…

Aubameyang treble sends Arsenal into Europa League final

A hat-trick from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and an Alexandre Lacazette strike booked Arsenal’s place in the Europa League final with a…

Arsenal’s Emery values winning a trophy above Champions League return

Arsenal coach Unai Emery would rather focus on winning the Europa League than worry about securing a place in next season’s Champions…

Sarri hopeful of ‘one or two players’ as Chelsea fight transfer ban

Chelsea need to sign “only one or two players” to bolster their squad for the next season if they manage…

Moura hat-trick flattens Ajax to put Tottenham into Champions League final

Lucas Moura conjured the second Champions League miracle in 24 hours with a last-gasp winner to complete his hat-trick and…

UEFA Champions League: Liverpool vs Barcelona – preview, line-ups, prediction

Jurgen Klopp wards will try to make a miracle after a hard defeat at Camp Nou. The result at Camp…

PSG sign Everton’s Gueye on four-year contract

Paris St Germain have signed Everton midfielder Idrissa Gueye on a four-year contract, the French champions said on Tuesday. The…

Bournemouth sign midfielder Billing from Huddersfield

Bournemouth have signed Danish midfielder Philip Billing from Huddersfield Town on a long-term contract, the Premier League club said on…

Liverpool sign 16-year-old Elliott from Fulham

Liverpool have completed the signing of teenage winger Harvey Elliott from Fulham, the Premier League club said on Sunday. Elliott,…

Vermaelen joins ex-Barca contingent at Vissel Kobe

Belgian defender Thomas Vermaelen was announced on Saturday as the fourth former Barcelona player to sign for Japanese side Vissel…

Trippier settling quicker at Atletico thanks to team mates

New Atletico Madrid signing Kieran Trippier said he is settling into life with the Spanish club quicker than expected thanks…

Wolves sign defender Vallejo on loan from Real Madrid

Wolverhampton Wanderers have signed Spanish defender Jesus Vallejo on a season-long loan from Real Madrid, the Premier League club said…

Impact acquire MF Lappalainen from Bologna

The Montreal Impact acquired Finnish midfielder Lassi Lappalainen on a six-month loan from Italian club Bologna FC on Thursday. The…

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face rape charges in Las Vegas

Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will face no charges in Las Vegas in connection with a 10-year-old sexual assault allegation…

Former Germany international Hamann pleads not guilty to assault

 Former Germany and Liverpool midfielder Dietmar Hamann submitted a plea of not guilty to a Sydney court on Thursday after…

McIlroy tops Sunday Times young sportspersons’ rich list, Bale is second

Former world number one golfer Rory McIlroy is the richest young sportsperson in Britain and Ireland for a second straight…

Beckham gets driving ban for using phone

Retired soccer star David Beckham can’t drive for six months in his native England after being caught using his cell phone behind…

Neymar was seized of the right to own helicopter and jet due to non-payment of taxes

Neymar is accused of tax evasion. Moreover, the player was temporarily deprived of the right to own a helicopter and…

Alvaro Morata’s wife plays tennis and shows her gorgeous figure

Alvaro Morata returned to Spain and immediately began to score in Atletico’s T-shirt. The football player considers his main inspiration…

Chelsea players participated in a costume party after the EPL failure

Chelsea defender David Luiz celebrated his 32nd birthday. The Pensioners started the week with a draw against Burnley, losing two…

Atleti debacle completes Real’s miserable U.S. tour

Real Madrid finished their tour of the United States with a 7-3 humiliation by rivals Atletico Madrid in New Jersey…

Inspired by Cruyff, De Jong keen to make mark at Barca

When Barcelona announced in January they had signed Frenkie de Jong from Ajax, the midfielder became the latest in an…

Valverde backs Griezmann to connect with Messi, Suarez

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde is confident new signing Antoine Griezmann will have no problems linking up with strike partners Lionel…

Barca planning for post-Messi era, says club president

Barcelona’s president Josep Maria Bartomeu says the club are working on a plan for when their talismanic forward Lionel Messi…

Costa hits hat-trick as Atletico embarrass rivals Real

Real Madrid were embarrassed early by rivals Atletico Madrid as they went into halftime at the MetLife Stadium in New…

Real’s Asensio suffers anterior cruciate ligament injury

Real Madrid forward Marco Asensio is facing several months out of action after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in…

Atletico ask LaLiga to block Griezmann’s Barca registration, says Tebas

Atletico Madrid have asked LaLiga to block French forward Antoine Griezmann’s move to Barcelona in a dispute over the transfer…

Atletico Madrid edge Guadalajara on penalties in Arlington

Atletico Madrid edged Mexico’s Chivas Guadalajara 5-4 on penalties at the International Champions Cup on Tuesday after the teams finished…

Bale makes goalscoring return as Real edge Arsenal on penalties

Real Madrid beat Arsenal in a penalty shootout after Gareth Bale had made a goalscoring return to the Spanish side…

Neymar raises new speculation about Barca with social media post

Neymar posted a video featuring himself in a Barcelona shirt on social media on Saturday, raising more speculation that the…

Dani Alves to depart PSG, destination unknown

Dani Alves announced he was leaving Paris St-Germain on Sunday, just hours after captaining Brazil to a 5-0 win over…

UEFA reject PSG’s appeal to overturn Neymar’s Champions League ban

Paris St Germain forward Neymar’s appeal against a three-match Champions League ban for insulting match officials following the French side’s…

Brazil authorities put freeze on Neymar mansions amid tax dispute

Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar’s off-pitch woes continue to mount, as Brazilian tax authorities put a freeze on dozens of his…

Leonardo named PSG sports director

Paris St Germain have appointed the Brazilian Leonardo as sports director shortly after parting company with Portuguese Antero Henrique by…

Olympique Lyon shares rise after Mendy sold to Real Madrid

Olympique Lyonnais’ shares rose on Thursday after the French soccer club sold left-back Ferland Mendy to Real Madrid for some 48 million…

Neymar ruled out for four weeks with ankle injury – PSG

Brazil striker Neymar is expected to be out of action for four weeks after picking up an ankle injury in…

Sarri says likes Pogba, unsure if he will join Juventus

New Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri said on Saturday he was a fan of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba but he…

Icardi, Nainggolan not in Inter plans, says Conte

Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi and midfielder Radja Nainggolan are not in his plans for the new season, coach Antonio…

Ramsey looking forward to working with Sarri at Juve

Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey believes Italian champions Juventus are the right club for him and he is looking forward to…

Bologna coach Mihajlovic announces battle with Leukaemia

Bologna coach Sinisa Mihajlovic said on Saturday that he had a severe form of leukaemia but that he was sure…

Napoli sign goalkeeper Ospina on permanent contract

Serie A runners-up Napoli have signed Colombian goalkeeper David Ospina on a permanent transfer after a season’s loan from Arsenal,…

Milan banned from 2019-20 Europa League for FFP breach-CAS

AC Milan have been banned from the 2019-20 Europa League competition for breaching UEFA’s Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules, sport’s…

Sarri says Juventus appointment his ‘crowning achievement’

Maurizio Sarri said being appointed Juventus’ new head coach was the “crowning achievement” of his long career and he welcomed…

Bayern Munich top AC Milan at International Champions Cup

Leon Goretzka scored in the dying moments of the first half and Bayern Munich’s defence stood tall down the stretch…

Bayern chief Hoeness to retire in November – report

Uli Hoeness, the long-serving president of German soccer club Bayern Munich, is planning to retire and hand over his duties…

Bayern beat Real 3-1 in Texas as clubs unveil new signings

Bayern Munich beat Real Madrid 3-1 in an entertaining International Champions Cup match in Houston on Saturday. Both sides gave…

Hertha BSC v Bayern Munich
Investor Windhorst wants to list Hertha Berlin -German magazine

German investor Lars Windhorst wants to list Bundesliga soccer club Hertha Berlin, Germany’s Manager Magazin reported on Thursday citing people…

Robben calls it a day after 12 league titles

Arjen Robben has retired from football, foregoing the chance for a few more seasons in his native Netherlands, the 35-year-old…

Investor Lars Windhorst buys 37.5% stake in Berlin team

The German investor Lars Windhorst has bought a 37.5% stake in the German football club Hertha Berlin through his affiliated…

Dortmund coach Favre extends deal by a year to 2021

Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre has extended his deal with the Bundesliga club by a year to 2021, the league…

Bayern have not yet tabled bid for Man City’s Sane: Rummenigge

German champions Bayern Munich have not yet made an offer for Manchester City winger Leroy Sane despite their long-standing desire…

Leipzig’s Rangnick to head sports, development of soccer at Red Bull

RB Leipzig sports director Ralf Rangnick has requested to leave his post at the end of the month and take…

Nations League shows VAR reaching beyond its original scope

Former UEFA president Michel Platini always opposed the introduction of technology in football because he felt that, once it gained…

Portugal team are an almost indestructible family – Santos

Portugal’s national team are an “almost indestructible family”, coach Fernando Santos said on Sunday after they added the inaugural Nations…

Netherlands not ready for titles yet says coach Koeman

Netherlands coach Ronald Koeman has led a revival in their fortunes but after Sunday’s 1-0 defeat by Portugal in the…

Portugal beat Dutch to win inaugural Nations League title

Portugal became the first team to win UEFA’s Nations League competition when a well-crafted goal by Goncalo Guedes gave them…

Forget Ronaldo v Van Dijk, midfield maestros hold key to Nations League

Inevitably the focus ahead of Nations League final has been on the battle between Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk…

England pay price for poor decisions – on and off the field

Before England’s Nations League semi-final against the Netherlands, manager Gareth Southgate made it clear that his team were taking the…

Dutch reach Nations League final as England self-destruct

Netherlands capitalised on two England defensive mix-ups in extra time as they came from behind to win their Nations League…

Serbia name Tumbakovic as new manager to get Euro 2020 campaign back on track

Serbia named Ljubisa Tumbakovic as their new manager on Monday and the 66-year-old former Montenegro boss will make his debut…

Spain national soccer team coach Luis Enrique to quit, be replaced by Robert Moreno – Marca newspaper

Spain’s national soccer team coach Luis Enrique will quit as manager to be replaced by his number two, Robert Moreno, Spanish newspaper…

Denmark names Hjulmand as new coach from 2020

Denmark has appointed former Mainz 05 manager Kasper Hjulmand as their next men’s national team coach, signing a four-year deal…

‘Competitive’ Scotland can improve for big Euros test -Clarke

Scotland have improved in Steve Clarke’s first two games in charge and can get better for their European qualifiers at…

Late strikes spare Sweden’s blushes in 2-0 win over Chile

Kosovare Asllani and Madelen Janogy scored late on as fancied Sweden laboured to a 2-0 victory over women’s World Cup…

Germany crush Estonia 8-0, Northern Ireland earn late win

Germany scored five times in 27 minutes in the first half to crush Estonia 8-0 on Tuesday and make it…

Hungary inflict second defeat in a week on struggling Wales

Wales’s hopes of qualifying for Euro 2020 suffered a setback after they were beaten 1-0 by Group E leaders Hungary…

Toronto FC part ways with F Boyd

Forward Terrence Boyd signed with Hallescher FC of Germany’s third division after mutually parting ways with Major League Soccer’s Toronto…

New York City FC reap rewards of shared Manchester City vision

Manchester City’s dominance of English football is helping their affiliate clubs to be successful around the world, using their expertise…

Revs rout Orlando City, run unbeaten streak to 11

Gustavo Bou scored his second goal since his arrival in MLS earlier this month, Carles Gil had his team-leading eighth…

Lappalainen, Okwonkwo both score 2 as Impact rout Union

Lassi Lappalainen scored two goals in his Montreal debut and the Impact broke a four-game losing streak with a dominating…

Santos’ second-half brace lifts Crew over Red Bulls

One week after perhaps resurrecting their season, the Columbus Crew churned out another important result, beating the New York Red…

LAFC’s 4 goals in 12 minutes too much for Atlanta United

Los Angeles FC scored four goals in a 12-minute stretch of the first half, including one from Carlos Vela, the…

No separation for RSL, FC Dallas thanks to draw

Real Salt Lake missed a chance to move ahead of FC Dallas and pick up some breathing room in the…

Paredes, Valeri help Timbers crush Galaxy, 4-0

Cristhian Paredes and Diego Valeri electrified the 150th consecutive sellout crowd at Providence Park with late first-half goals, and the…

Minnesota draw with Whitecaps to extend unbeaten streak

Unable to deliver a finishing touch, Minnesota United FC still managed to extend its unbeaten streak to six games with…