PSG vs Real Madrid: Football facts you need before the 14/02/2018 Champions League match

Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain will meet for their Champions League first leg Round of 16 encounter on 14 February, 2018 and football analysts think the odds are stacked against the Spanish side, but there are facts to consider ahead of the historical derby. Real Madrid • Madrid are looking to reach the quarter-finals for … Continue reading PSG vs Real Madrid: Football facts you need before the 14/02/2018 Champions League match

Former Chelsea player Asmir Begovic explains how Jose Mourinho towers above Antonio Conte

Ex-Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic has expressed love for Jose Mourinho, the former Chelsea coach who's now managing the Manchester United squad. Begovic, 30, says Mourinho is better than Antonio Conte, his Italian counterpart at Stamford Bridge, and there are reasons for his controversial judgement. Image: Asmir Begovic The player from Bosnia and Herzegovina played under … Continue reading Former Chelsea player Asmir Begovic explains how Jose Mourinho towers above Antonio Conte

Michael Carrick Testimonial: Arsene Wenger says Player didn’t get the recognition he deserved

Over 65,000 tickets were sold for Michael Carrick's testimonial as of 31 May, and the huge attendance on 4 June shows how Manchester United fans, friends, family and fans appreciate the veteran midfielder's achievements at Old Trafford. Carrick is an epitome of hard work, loyalty and commitment. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said he holds regrets for being … Continue reading Michael Carrick Testimonial: Arsene Wenger says Player didn’t get the recognition he deserved

Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are responsible for Arsenal’s ‘top 4’ disappointment

Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are, without doubts, the reason Arsenal was able to finish fifth in the 2016-17 English Premier League season which just ended with Chelsea as winners. Image shows Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil. The Gunners lost their fourth place to Liverpool with only a point, and the disappointment sparked controversies about … Continue reading Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are responsible for Arsenal’s ‘top 4’ disappointment

Ballon d’Or 2016 Award Nominees

The Ballon d'Or has always been a party left for Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid & Portugal) and Lionel Messi (Barcelona & Argentina) but this year's event may be a surprise to many. As the world football governing body FIFA join hands for the event, France Football has published a list of 30 players who could … Continue reading Ballon d’Or 2016 Award Nominees

European footballers also suffer late payment of wages

Club football in Eastern Europe is in a fragile state and late payment of players is a chronic problem, the world players' union FIFPro said. FIFPro said that at some leading clubs in the region, there was a two-tier system where top players were paid punctually and others had to wait. "There is a big … Continue reading European footballers also suffer late payment of wages

Enrique Reveals Barca Will Buy More Players Before August 31.

Luis Enrique has revealed that though Barcelona have quality players in its squad, there are chances that the club will spend a little more in order to purchase some new legs before the summer window closes. Transfer deals for Jasper Cillessen and Paco Alcacer are almost done, reports say. Barca are hoping to buy a goalkeeper … Continue reading Enrique Reveals Barca Will Buy More Players Before August 31.

Chris Gunter Defends Wales Players For Celebrating England’s Exit At Euro 2016.

Image: Roy Hodgson Roy Hodgson had resigned from his managerial position after England lost to Iceland at Euro 2016 but Wales defender Chris Gunter is currently making headlines for stepping up to defend his team-mates after they were filmed celebrating England’s exit at their hotel room. Gunter [the Reading defender] has played every minute for Wales … Continue reading Chris Gunter Defends Wales Players For Celebrating England’s Exit At Euro 2016.

Spain Haven’t Achieved Anything Yet, Vicente del Bosque Says.

Vicente del Bosque has advised caution after Spain thrashed Turkey 3-0 in an energy-sapping Euro 2016 encounter. He says the team should let go of any pride for now as it would be too early to start celebrations despite reaching the Round of 16. Image: Vicente del Bosque. La Roja have already qualified to the knock-out stage … Continue reading Spain Haven’t Achieved Anything Yet, Vicente del Bosque Says.

Jordi Alba says ‘No Classico bad blood among players’

Jordi Alba has reaffirmed that the Real Madrid and Barcelona players in the Spain Euro 2016 squad get along fine. He maintains that though they may be arch-rivals in La Liga, things are much different right now because every player is fighting for the same cause. Image: Jordi Alba in action for Spain (Euro 2016). … Continue reading Jordi Alba says ‘No Classico bad blood among players’

Manchester United Transfer News Roundup.

With the Euro 2016 still unfolding, rumors are rife on Manchester United players and potential transfer targets. Despite already boasting the talents of Wayne Rooney, Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford, the latest reports surrounding United seem to suggest Jose Mourinho is on the lookout for a striker, a report from Squawka adds. Here are a … Continue reading Manchester United Transfer News Roundup.

Chelsea’s Pedro Says He Panicked About Spain’s Euro 2016 Final Squad.

Spain international forward Pedro Rodriguez admits he panicked as thoughts of missing out on Euro 2016 squad slapped him on the face. The nightmare was a result of Chelsea’s disappointing season which could have worked against his national team rating. Lucky Pedro has been a favorite for Spain as he has featured permanently for his country … Continue reading Chelsea’s Pedro Says He Panicked About Spain’s Euro 2016 Final Squad.

Official Farewell Statements From Manchester United And Louis van Gaal.

Louis van Gaal, former Manchester United manager was sacked from his position and replaced with Jose Mourinho last month. Following his contract termination, the following are statements issued by Ed Woodward (Manchester United Executive Vice Chairman) and the Dutchman. Image shows Louis van Gaal and Ed Woodward. Ed Woodward said: "I would like to thank Louis and … Continue reading Official Farewell Statements From Manchester United And Louis van Gaal.

Zidane Tells Madrid Players, “Don’t Analyze, Just Enjoy.”

Zinedine Zidane has made it known to Real Madrid players that he doesn't want them to analyze how the deal against Atletico was done, he simply wants Los Blancos to enjoy the victory for the moment. Image: Zinedine Zidane celebrates with Cristiano Ronaldo. Zizou told AS reporters that Real Madrid's Champions League victory was a … Continue reading Zidane Tells Madrid Players, “Don’t Analyze, Just Enjoy.”

Arsene Wenger To Sell 3 Arsenal Players.

Arsene Wenger confirms at his pre-match media conference ahead of Arsenal’s home clash against Aston Villa on Sunday afternoon that the club will be offloading three members of its current squad Image: Arsenal's coach Arsene Wenger looks on during a match. According to the update from Wenger, the out-of-favor ageing players are all midfielders. “We … Continue reading Arsene Wenger To Sell 3 Arsenal Players.