Lampard hoping to rely on youngsters Zouma, Mount this season

Frank Lampard knows he will have to rely on youth during his first season as Chelsea manager, but the former…

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…

Emery talks up leadership role for Holding amid Koscielny doubt

Arsenal manager Unai Emery said on Thursday that he was planning for the potential departure of club captain Laurent Koscielny…

Rondon links up with Benitez at China’s Dalian Yifang

Venezuela international forward Salomon Rondon has joined Chinese Super League outfit Dalian Yifang from West Bromwich Albion for an undisclosed…

Man Utd’s Lukaku still not fit to face suitors Inter Milan

Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku is not fit enough to face Inter Milan in Singapore on Saturday, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer…

Eriksen trains alone on Spurs pre-season tour

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen trained on his own on Friday ahead of a pre-season match against Juventus in Singapore,…

Juventus confirm de Ligt signing from Ajax

Juventus have signed Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt for 75 million euros ($84.25 million) on a five-year contract, the Italian…


Lampard hoping to rely on youngsters Zouma, Mount this season

Frank Lampard knows he will have to rely on youth during his first season as Chelsea manager, but the former…

Emery talks up leadership role for Holding amid Koscielny doubt

Arsenal manager Unai Emery said on Thursday that he was planning for the potential departure of club captain Laurent Koscielny…

Man Utd’s Lukaku still not fit to face suitors Inter Milan

Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku is not fit enough to face Inter Milan in Singapore on Saturday, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer…

Eriksen trains alone on Spurs pre-season tour

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen trained on his own on Friday ahead of a pre-season match against Juventus in Singapore,…

Guardiola hails Sane but wants only ‘happy players’ at Man City

Manchester City will strive to unlock the full potential of Germany international Leroy Sane but can only develop players happy…

Newcastle appoint Bruce as manager to succeed Benitez

Newcastle United have appointed former Sheffield Wednesday manager Steve Bruce as their new head coach on an initial three-year contract,…

Rose and Trippier to miss Tottenham’s Asia tour

England full backs Kieran Trippier and Danny Rose have been left out of Tottenham Hotspur’s pre-season squad for their tour…

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,…

UEFA warns fans of flood of fake Madrid final tickets

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

Pochettino granted wish over pre-match team photograph

The traditional pre-match team photograph before the Champions League final will feature the entire squads of the two sides for…

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…

Rondon links up with Benitez at China’s Dalian Yifang

Venezuela international forward Salomon Rondon has joined Chinese Super League outfit Dalian Yifang from West Bromwich Albion for an undisclosed…

Arsenal strike late to beat Bayern in ICC match

Eddie Nketiah scored a late goal for Arsenal to beat Bayern Munich 2-1 in their opening clash of the International…

Ighalo goal gives Nigeria third-place playoff win in Cup of Nations

Odion Ighalo’s early goal gave Nigeria a 1-0 win over Tunisia in their third-place playoff at the Africa Cup of…

Infantino says African football will “significantly improve” with FIFA help

FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday that the unprecedented move to step in and jointly administer African football with…

USWNT gets $529K boost in fight for equal pay from Secret

The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team got a boost in their fight for equal pay on Sunday when sponsor Proctor…

Belgian champions Genk sign son of Hagi

Belgian champions Racing Genk have strengthened their squad for the new season with Romania international Ianis Hagi, the son of…

Own goal hands Senegal place in Africa Cup of Nations final

A bizarre own goal in extra time handed Senegal a 1-0 victory over Tunisia in the drama-filled first of Sunday’s…

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…

Juventus confirm de Ligt signing from Ajax

Juventus have signed Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt for 75 million euros ($84.25 million) on a five-year contract, the Italian…

Villa continue spending spree by signing defender Engels

Newly promoted Aston Villa continued their close season spending spree by signing defender Bjorn Engels from French side Stade Reims…

Atletico to sign England’s Trippier from Tottenham -media

England defender Kieran Trippier is on the verge of moving from Tottenham Hotspur to Atletico Madrid, reports in the Spanish…

PSG sign defender Diallo from Dortmund

Paris St Germain have signed French defender Abdou Diallo on a five-year deal from German side Borussia Dortmund, the French…

Delph joins Everton from Manchester City on three year deal

Everton have signed England international midfielder Fabian Delph on a three-year deal from Premier League champions Manchester City, they announced…

Barcelona agree deal to sign Japan’s Abe

Barcelona have agreed a deal to sign emerging Japanese talent Hiroki Abe from Kashima Antlers, the J-League club said on…

Atletico threaten legal action as Barca announce Griezmann signing

Spanish champions Barcelona announced the signing of striker Antoine Griezmann on Friday for 120 million euros ($135 million) from a…

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…

PSG sold 1,000 T-shirts dedicated to Notre-Dame de Paris

The proceeds from the sale of T-shirts will go to the restoration of the cathedral. All the French rallied together…

20,000 Barca fans turn out to greet new signing De Jong

New Barcelona signing Frenkie de Jong was greeted by 20,000 supporters as he took his first steps on the Nou…

Atletico hit out at Griezmann for negotiating transfer to Barca

Atletico Madrid have ordered Antoine Griezmann to report for pre-season training despite him declaring two months ago he was leaving…

Barcelona travel to Bilbao in LaLiga opener

Spanish champions Barcelona kick off their LaLiga defence with a tricky clash at Athletic Bilbao on Aug. 18 while Real…

Barcelona to play Arsenal in friendly at Nou Camp

Barcelona will play a pre-season friendly with Arsenal at their Nou Camp stadium on Aug. 4, the LaLiga champions said….

Raul takes charge of Real Madrid reserve side

Real Madrid great Raul Gonzalez has been named as coach of the club’s reserve team Castilla, Real said in a…

Mendy pinching himself at journey from wheelchair to Bernabeu

New Real Madrid signing Ferland Mendy recalled at his presentation on Wednesday the moment when he thought he would never…

Loan move for Madrid’s Bale “not on the menu”, says agent

Gareth Bale’s agent has dismissed suggestions the Wales forward could leave Real Madrid on loan and said it would take…

LaLiga fined by Spain’s data protection agency

LaLiga has been fined 250,000 euros ($283,000) by the national data protection agency (AEPD) for not adequately informing users of…

Messi unseats Mayweather as highest-paid athlete-Forbes

Barcelona and Argentina striker Lionel Messi dethroned five-division boxing world champion Floyd Mayweather as the highest paid athlete over the…

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…

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…

AC Milan name Giampaolo as new coach – club statement

Former European champions AC Milan have named Marco Giampaolo as their new coach, the club said in a statement on…

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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…

Former Gladbach coach Hecking takes over at Hamburg SV

Dieter Hecking, who coached Borussia Moenchengladbach to fifth place in the Bundesliga this past campaign, will take over at Hamburg SV…

Union Berlin promoted to Bundesliga, Stuttgart relegated

Union Berlin were promoted to the Bundesliga for the first time after a 0-0 draw with VfB Stuttgart in the second leg…

Lewandowski strikes twice as Bayern seal German double

Champions Bayern Munich beat RB Leipzig 3-0 on Saturday thanks to two goals from Robert Lewandowski to win their 19th German Cup…

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…

Altidore’s flick helps Toronto dispatch Red Bulls

Jozy Altidore scored a highlight-reel goal, and host Toronto FC defeated the New York Red Bulls 3-1 on Wednesday night…

Crew tie Fire on newcomer Williams’ late goal

A goal by Romario Williams in the 90th minute in his Columbus debut gave the Crew a 2-2 tie with…

Dynamo try to cure road woes at Atlanta

While the visiting Houston Dynamo and Atlanta United enter Wednesday night’s matchup with similar records, plenty separates the clubs from…

Royer’s two goals lift Red Bulls over NYCFC

Daniel Royer scored his sixth and seventh goals of the season, and the New York Red Bulls came back from…

Goal by Rapids’ Nicholson salvages tie with Timbers

Sam Nicholson scored from outside of the penalty area in the 76th minute and the visiting Colorado Rapids were able…

Orlando City gets past Columbus

Benji Michel’s 84th-minute goal sent Orlando City SC to a 1-0 win at home over the struggling Columbus Crew Saturday…

Earthquakes tally three second-half goals to down Galaxy

Valeri Qazaishvili and Danny Hoesen scored goals three minutes apart in the second half as the visiting San Jose Earthquakes…

Sounders top Atlanta United 2-1 on Shipp’s score

Harry Shipp got the go-ahead goal in the 71st minute, capping a 13-minute flurry during which all three goals were…

United earn draw with late equalizer from Amarikwa

Quincy Amarikwa scored the equalizer off a Wayne Rooney free kick in the 86th minute, as D.C. United rallied from…