Manchester City’s Mahrez and Laporte test positive to COVID-19

Manchester City’s duo of Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte have tested positive for coronavirus. The club announced this on Monday morning. It said both players are asymptomatic and observing isolation at home. The club, in a statement, said: “Manchester City FC can confirm that Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte have tested positive for Covid-19. “Both … Continue reading Manchester City’s Mahrez and Laporte test positive to COVID-19

Ansu Fati officially Spain’s youngest scorer

Ansu Fati became the youngest goalscorer in the history of the Spanish national team on Sunday by scoring against Ukraine in the Nations League. Aged 17 years and 311 days, Fati netted in the 32nd minute of the League A, Group 4 clash at the Alfredo di Stefano Stadium when he cut in from the … Continue reading Ansu Fati officially Spain’s youngest scorer

Bundesliga International CEO says German football league is a role model

The CEO of Bundesliga International Robert Klein called the German league a trendsetter in European football after RB Leipzig and Bayern Munich reached the final four of the 2019-20 Champions League, with the Bavarians winning this season's treble. German football can be a role model in several ways, Klein said in a recent interview. The … Continue reading Bundesliga International CEO says German football league is a role model

Barcelona appoint Larsson and Schreuder as assistant coaches

There hasn't been a dull moment at FC Barcelona over the past few days and this Friday morning is no different. The club have confirmed that Alfred Schreuder and Henrik Larsson will join Ronald Koeman's coaching staff. Those two joins Koeman on deals which run until 2022. The accompanying image shows all three together at the … Continue reading Barcelona appoint Larsson and Schreuder as assistant coaches

Football fan, 12, arrested for sending racist messages to Zaha

Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha was subjected to online racist abuse ahead of The Eagles' Premier League fixture at Aston Villa on Sunday. Since the resumption from the coronavirus shutdown, all Premier League teams have worn "Black Lives Matter" logos on their kits, with players taking a knee before kick-off in each match to show … Continue reading Football fan, 12, arrested for sending racist messages to Zaha

Zidane’s birthday wish to James changes nothing

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane sent a warm birthday message to James Rodriguez by insisting the Colombian could play a part in the side's future – but then left him out of his latest squad. James, who signed amid Galactico fanfare six years ago, has become almost a forgotten man with the Spanish giants, playing … Continue reading Zidane’s birthday wish to James changes nothing

Barcelona boss reveals plan to keep Messi at the club

With the LaLiga title seemingly slipping from their grasp, FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has being doing his best to put 'out another fire' after it emerged that Leo Messi ordered his father to put a hold on negotiations with the club over a contract renewal. The news broke via Cadena SER last week … Continue reading Barcelona boss reveals plan to keep Messi at the club

COVID-19: Solskjaer worried about the future of football

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he's unsure how Covid-19 will affect transfers later this summer. New signings are expected at Old Trafford in the window, with England winger Jadon Sancho thought to be one of their targets. Solskjaer admits he doesn't know how the pandemic will impact his spending plans. "I think the … Continue reading COVID-19: Solskjaer worried about the future of football

LaLiga losing investor confidence

In times of crisis, some communities resort to barter. Now Spanish football teams might too. La Liga President Javier Tebas says he expects the country’s clubs to consider more direct swaps of players instead of big transfer payments, as they try to cope with the economic impact of the coronavirus crisis. "The transfer market will … Continue reading LaLiga losing investor confidence

Football legends unite against racism, violence and discrimination

A combination of 40 FIFA Legends and current professional footballers, each sporting a black jersey, have taken their message of #StopRacism, #StopViolence and #StopDiscrimination to social media during the past week, a spontaneous plea that has to date reached over 44 million fans worldwide. “It’s reassuring to see that every day a growing number of FIFA Legends … Continue reading Football legends unite against racism, violence and discrimination

Premier League to introduce artificial crowd noise

The Premier League has become one of the most popular sporting competitions in the world and that is in large part due to the spectacle that it provides for the television audience. A report from The Times says broadcasters are planning to give viewers the option to add artificial crowd noise to their coverage of … Continue reading Premier League to introduce artificial crowd noise

La Liga: 110 games to be played in 39 days

Spain's National Sports Council confirmed on Friday, that LaLiga games will start again after the season was suspended to control spread of COVID-19. First Lal Liga match for the 2019/20 season will be between Betis and Sevilla on 11 June. After Betis vs Sevilla game, non-stop La Liga matches should be expected. Football matches will … Continue reading La Liga: 110 games to be played in 39 days

La Liga games kicking off soon!

Barcelona have said footballers are allowed to train in groups of 10. Spanish clubs have been given the green light to move from individual training into group training, with the government allowing La Liga teams to train in groups of up to 10 players, bringing the restart of competition a little closer. The Boletín Oficial … Continue reading La Liga games kicking off soon!

How much will it cost Real Madrid to sign Neymar?

Neymar is still on Florentino Perez's wish list at Real Madrid. That information came from football agent Wagner Ribeiro, who was involved in transfers for Neymar, Kaka and Robinho, when he spoke to ESPN's 'Canal do Nicola'. Ribeiro worked alongside Neymar in his early years and helped with his move to FC Barcelona. "We received … Continue reading How much will it cost Real Madrid to sign Neymar?

Juventus keen on signing Sergi Roberto

Sergi Roberto's name has appeared on the radar of Juventus as they look for reinforcements ahead of next season. The Italian giants have actually been in talks with FC Barcelona for a while about various potential transfers, including part exchange deals. And it appears Barça are open to letting the La Masia graduate leave. With … Continue reading Juventus keen on signing Sergi Roberto