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Top-10 Richest Tennis Players In The World 2020

Top-10 Richest Tennis Players In The World 2020

Tennis is definitely the biggest non-team sport and with over a billion fans in the world today, it is definitely one of the biggest sports in the world. What makes Tennis truly special is the fact that both male and female players now enjoy the same opportunities. They are now offered the same amounts in prize money at the biggest stages of the game, making it a truly unique sport. 10. Angelique ... »

The 10 best penalty takers in world football history

The 10 best penalty takers in world football history

  Penalty takers, in the world of soccer are considered among the cool headed in the field of play. They can not only turn a game head over heels, but also give an entire new shape to an ongoing league or tournament. What seems to be a pretty minimal task of putting the ball inside the net with only a goalkeeper to save it and no defenders to charge in, in reality it is just the opposite. Whi... »

History and carrer of Drogba

History and carrer of Drogba

Didier Drogba scored 157 goals in 341 appearances in his first eight-year spell at Chelsea and added another seven in 40 when he returned for one more season, cementing his place as the club’s fourth all-time highest scorer. His 36 goals in European competition is a Chelsea record and his incredible nine strikes in nine cup finals contributed immensely to the most successful period in the cl... »

Top Premier League clubs’ contract scramble, Man United won’t give up on Bellingham, Arteta’s hair secret revealed

Top Premier League clubs’ contract scramble, Man United won’t give up on Bellingham, Arteta’s hair secret revealed

. To Premier League clubs’ contract scramble, Man United won’t give up on Bellingham, Arteta’s hair secret revealed play Ogden: Man United and Dortmund the front-runners for Bellingham (1:22 ESPN Welcome to ESPN’s Insider Notebook, featuring contributions from our reporters across the top leagues around the world. In this edition, there’s a frantic contract scramble b... »

LIVESCORES @June 18, Thursday 2020

LIVESCORES @June 18, Thursday 2020

England – Sky Bet League 2:: play-off Thursday, 18 June 2020 FT Colchester United 1 – 0 Exeter City FT Northampton Town 0 – 2 Cheltenham Town Spain – LaLiga Santander Thursday, 18 June 2020 FT Deportivo Alaves 2 – 0 Real Sociedad FT Real Madrid 3 – 0 Valencia Spain – LaLiga SmartBank Thursday, 18 June 2020 FT Numancia 1 – 2 Cadiz FT SD Huesca 1 – 2 Mirandes FT A... »

Chelsea agree deal to sign Timo Werner from RB Leipzig

Chelsea agree deal to sign Timo Werner from RB Leipzig

play Werner confirmed at Chelsea but no Champions League? (1:52) James OlleySenior Writer, ESPN FC Chelsea have completed the signing of RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner for a fee believed to be in the region of €53m (£47.6m/$59m). The Premier League side confirmed Werner will join the club in July following the completion of the Bundesliga season, subject to passing a medical which has been delayed... »

Why Man United sticking with Solskjaer, even if they finish outside the top four, is significant

Why Man United sticking with Solskjaer, even if they finish outside the top four, is significant

  play The case for Man United to keep   DawsonCorrespondent Under normal circumstances, in Manchester United’s post-Sir Alex Ferguson era, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would be in trouble. Nine games to go, fifth in the table and three points adrift of the top four would normally have the Glazers’ trigger finger twitching. Every manager employed since Ferguson retired in 2013 has been al... »

“A bolt of lightning in a white shirt” – Every player rated out of 10 as a rampant Real Madrid rout Valencia

“A bolt of lightning in a white shirt” – Every player rated out of 10 as a rampant Real Madrid rout Valencia

In an interesting night of football, Real Madrid beat Valencia 2-0 in a game of two-halves.   Valencia dominated the first-half against Madrid and had a goal chalked off by VAR, but Madrid came out of the break with renewed vigour and blitzed Los Che with two goals to get a comfortable win.   Here’s how the players rated at Estadi Alfredo di Stefano:   Black Lives Matter in football... »

NFF yet to pay the stipend promise for RASHEED YEKINI’S MOTHER

NFF yet to pay the stipend promise for RASHEED YEKINI’S MOTHER

N30,000 Monthly Stipend For Yekini’s Mother: NFF Yet To Fulfill Promise by The family of late Rashidi Yekini on Tuesday said they were yet to receive the N30,000 monthly stipend promised by the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). The NFF board led by Amaju Pinnick had pledged to support the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare’s pronouncement to place Yekini... »

LIVESCORES OF WED 17TH,JUNE 2020

LIVESCORES OF WED 17TH,JUNE 2020

England – Premier League Wednesday, 17 June 2020 FT Aston Villa 0 – 0 Sheffield United FT Manchester City 3 – 0 Arsenal Spain – LaLiga Santander Wednesday, 17 June 2020 FT Eibar 2 – 2 Athletic Bilbao FT Real Valladolid 0 – 0 Celta Vigo FT Osasuna 0 – 5 Atletico Madrid Spain – LaLiga SmartBank Wednesday, 17 June 2020 FT Almeria 0 – 1 Las Palmas FT Extremadura 0 &... »

Marcus Rashford forces UK government U-turn on free school meals

Marcus Rashford forces UK government U-turn on free school meals

Government will provide a summer food fund for struggling families, reversing original position on school meal vouchers. Rashford has also raised 20 million pounds ($25m) with a charity to supply meals to struggling families [File: Tony O’Brien/Reuters] British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will provide a summer food fund for struggling families in the United Kingdom, following pressure from ... »

After 100-day wait, English soccer returns and takes a knee

After 100-day wait, English soccer returns and takes a knee

Players kneeled in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and victims of the coronavirus were remembered as the Premier League made a somber return on Wednesday from a 100-day shutdown that deprived England of its national sport. Back on the touchline at Manchester City was Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta, whose positive COVID-19 test led to English soccer’s longest suspension since World War I2.... »

Debate on racism renews calls for Redskins to change name

Debate on racism renews calls for Redskins to change name

The recent national debate over racism has renewed calls for the NFL’s Washington Redskins to change their name, with Native American advocates believing the climate is right for action despite no evidence owner Dan Snyder is considering it. It could take pressure from the other 31 owners and the league office itself to force Snyder’s hand. A Redskins spokesman said the team had no comment, while ... »

Air Hazard Successfully Takes Flight

Air Hazard Successfully Takes Flight

Eden Hazard training ‘like an aeroplane’ ahead of Real Madrid’s LaLiga return,” Alvaro Arbeloa mused in the days before Real Madrid took the pitch against Eibar. The Belgian’s recovery and ability to feature in the last stretch of the season is expected to be a key factor as Real Madrid attempt to make a push in both La Liga and the Champions League. Arbeloa proved his comments were no exaggeratio... »

LIVESCORES FOR TUESDAY 16th,JUNE 2020

LIVESCORES FOR TUESDAY 16th,JUNE 2020

Spain – LaLiga Santander Tuesday, 16 June 2020 FT Getafe 0 – 0 Espanyol FT Villarreal 1 – 0 Mallorca FT Barcelona 2 – 0 Leganes Spain – LaLiga SmartBank Tuesday, 16 June 2020 FT Lugo 1 – 3 Real Zaragoza FT Girona 0 – 0 Racing Santander Germany – Bundesliga Tuesday, 16 June 2020 FT Borussia Moenchengla… 3 – 0 Wolfsburg FT Freiburg 2 – 1 Hertha Berlin ... »

Yankees president Levine calls for MLB talks to resume

Yankees president Levine calls for MLB talks to resume

Scientists at Imperial College London will start immunizing people in Britain this week with their experimental coronavirus shot, while pharmaceutical company Sanofi and the French government announced more than 800 million euros ($890 million) in investment Tuesday as part of the worldwide race to find an effective vaccine. About a dozen vaccine candidates are currently in the early stages of tes... »

LIVESCORES OF MONDAY 15,JUNE 2020

LIVESCORES OF MONDAY 15,JUNE 2020

Spain – LaLiga Santander Monday, 15 June 2020 FT Levante 1 – 1 Sevilla FT Real Betis 2 – 2 Granada Spain – LaLiga SmartBank Monday, 15 June 2020 FT Ponferradina 2 – 1 Elche FT Tenerife 0 – 0 Malaga Germany – 2nd Bundesliga Monday, 15 June 2020 FT Arminia Bielefeld 4 – 0 Dynamo Dresden Portugal – Primeira Liga Monday, 15 June 2020 FT Maritimo 2 – 1 Gil Vicente De... »

Hazard was given a good scare’ – Zidane pleased with Real Madrid star’s return despite physical treatment

Hazard was given a good scare’ – Zidane pleased with Real Madrid star’s return despite physical treatment

The Belgian impressed in his team’s victory, much to the delight of his coach Article continues below   Zinedine Zidane was happy to see Eden Hazard impress as Real Madrid made a winning return in La Liga, saying the Belgium star was even glad to have endured some robust challenges.   Hazard started the match at the Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium on Sunday as Madrid won 3-1 against Eib... »

LIVESCORES OF JUNE 14,SUNDAY 2020

LIVESCORES OF JUNE 14,SUNDAY 2020

Spain-Laliga, Sunday, 14 June 2020 FTAthletic Bilbao 1 – 1 Atletico Madrid FT Real Madrid 3 – 1 Eibar FT Real Sociedad 1 – 1 Osasuna Spain – LaLiga SmartBank Sunday, 14 June 2020 FT Deportivo La Coruna 0 – 0 Sporting Gijon FT Mirandes 2 – 1 Numancia FT Albacete 0 – 1 Almeria FT Cadiz 1 – 1 Rayo Vallecano Germany – Bundesliga Sunday, 14 June 2020 FT Mainz 0... »

The 10 best centre-backs in the world

The 10 best centre-backs in the world

Find out which stoppers come up trumps in our run-down of the greatest central defenders on the planet 10. Toby Alderweireld (Tottenham Hotspur) It’s remarkable that nobody triggered Alderweireld’s paltry £25m release clause in the summer, after persistent links with Manchester United in previous transfer windows. The stylish stopper helped Tottenham record another top-four finish and ... »

10 Richest Badminton Players In The World

10 Richest Badminton Players In The World

  10. Lee Chong Wei Lee Chong Wei is one of the best badminton players in the world. Wei hails from the Asian country of Malaysia and as of 2018 has a net worth of approximately $75 million In 2012, Wei was declared the best paid Asian athlete in the world and participated in the 2008 Olympics as well. Lee Chong Wei won three silver medals at the Olympics and has been hailed as a national her... »

10 Most Skilled Football Players Of All Time

10 Most Skilled Football Players Of All Time

The world of football had very many great players but there were some who could make fans instantly stand up on their feet whenever they take the ball because the entertaining football they used to display. Let’s look at 10 best skilled football of all time. The list includes retired and active players. 10. Neymar – Brazil At 24 years old, he has already established himself as one of the most skil... »

The 10 Greatest Basketball Players of All Time

The 10 Greatest Basketball Players of All Time

It’s time for Britannica—OK, one editor at Britannica—to jump into the perpetually unresolved “greatest ever in [insert sport here]” fray. We’re not technically a sports website, but this editor (hi!) has been obsessively watching sports for nearly three decades and arguing about them with friends for nearly as long. This list is, naturally, incredibly subjective, and shouldn’t be taken too seriou... »

African players who came close to ballon D’or but didn’t win it

African players who came close to ballon D’or but didn’t win it

Africa. The second largest and second-most populated continent in the world. It houses a variety of languages, cultures, beliefs and traditions. Amidst all of this diversity, there is one thing that unites all souls across Africa alike – their love for football. Football isn’t just the most popular sport in Africa; it is an emotion. To some, it is their livelihood. To many, it is an in... »

Here are my best strikers in Europe not Ronaldo not Messi how about your

Here are my best strikers in Europe not Ronaldo not Messi how about your

So, the criteria are simple: only out and out strikers are included. As a result, the likes of messi, Ronaldo and Firmino don’t quite qualify. 7. Antoine Griezmann (Barcelona) Age: 28 Goals: 189 (473 apps) Record-breaker: In 2014-15, Griezmannbroke Atletico Madrid’s goalscoring record for a debut season with 25 goals. We start with Barcelona’s summer signing Antoine Griezmann, who hasn’t enjoyed t... »

7 top striker in Europe

7 top striker in Europe

So, the criteria are simple: only out and out strikers are included. As a result, the likes of messi, Ronaldo and Firmino don’t quite qualify. 7. Antoine Griezmann (Barcelona) Age: 28 Goals: 189 (473 apps) Record-breaker: In 2014-15, Griezmannbroke Atletico Madrid’s goalscoring record for a debut season with 25 goals. We start with Barcelona’s summer signing Antoine Griezmann, who hasn’t enjoyed t... »

Messi set new Barcelona record as club won 0-4 away

Messi set new Barcelona record as club won 0-4 away

In an impressive night of football, Barcelona smashed Mallorca 0-4 at the Visit Mallorca Estadi. The Blaugrana extended their lead at the top of La Liga with a supremely comfortable 0-4 win on the road, which is not something they’ve been able to do much at all this season. Four goals from four different scorers gave Barcelona the win, but what did we learn? 1. Braithwaite’s simplicity is genius W... »

Barcelona smashed Mallorca 0-4 at the visit Mallorca Estadi..Messi keep new Barca record

Barcelona smashed Mallorca 0-4 at the visit Mallorca Estadi..Messi keep new Barca record

In an impressive night of football, Barcelona smashed Mallorca 0-4 at the Visit Mallorca Estadi. The Blaugrana extended their lead at the top of La Liga with a supremely comfortable 0-4 win on the road, which is not something they’ve been able to do much at all this season. Four goals from four different scorers gave Barcelona the win, but what did we learn? 1. Braithwaite’s simplicity is genius W... »

Asensio’s back! Real Madrid winger’s return could solve Zidane’s attacking problems

Asensio’s back! Real Madrid winger’s return could solve Zidane’s attacking problems

  PRIMERA DIVISIÓN EIBAR ASENSIO OPINION CORONAVIRUS FEATURES & OPINIONS REAL MADRID V EIBAR The 24-year-old looked set to miss the entire season with a serious knee injury but he is now fit to play a pivotal role in the Liga title race Article continues below   The pain was almost too much for Marco Asensio to take.   He pulled his shirt up towards his mouth and bit down hard a... »

9 footballers who became better after changing positions, including Thierry Henry and Gareth Bale

9 footballers who became better after changing positions, including Thierry Henry and Gareth Bale

  It’s funny to think that a professional footballer may not even discover their best position until after they’ve reached the pros. But it’s true. Thierry Henry played as a winger before becoming a world-class striker, while Gareth Bale was a full-back before being moved further forward at Tottenham Hotspur. And how can we forget about Lionel Messi’s success as a False 9 for Barcelona? It’s ... »

Zidane accepts that Jovic may miss rest of the season

Zidane accepts that Jovic may miss rest of the season

  Eden Hazard and Marco Asensio could play major roles in the rest of Real Madrid’s season after recovering from serious injuries. zidane is thrilled to have Eden Hazard and Marco Asensio fully fit again following significant injury lay-offs, but he could not guarantee Luka Jovic will recover before the end of the season. Hazard and Asensio have both had miserable seasons, with the Belg... »

Hazard has returned for Real Madrid like an airplane’ – Fit-again Belgian backed to soar by Arbeloa

Hazard has returned for Real Madrid like an airplane’ – Fit-again Belgian backed to soar by Arbeloa

A big-money signing from the summer of 2019 has endured a testing debut campaign in Spain, but he is raring to go again after an enforced break Article continues below   Eden Hazard has returned to the fold at Real Madrid “like an airplane”, says Alvaro Arbeloa, with the Belgium international being backed to soar now that he is over another untimely injury setback.   The Blancos had been... »

Varner takes early 1-shot lead over Spieth at Colonial

Varner takes early 1-shot lead over Spieth at Colonial

— One spectator was stopped after trying to sneak into Colonial on Friday, and perhaps he was onto something with all the birdies from Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth and the great recovery of Harold Varner 3. If the opening round of the Charles Schwab Challenge felt like the first day of school, players quickly adjusted to the quiet environment as the PGA Tour tries to restart from the COVID-19 pa... »

MLB offers players 80% of prorated salaries, 72-game season

MLB offers players 80% of prorated salaries, 72-game season

Major League Baseball has offered players 80% of their prorated salaries and a 72-game schedule beginning July 14 in an effort to start the pandemic delayed season, according to details of the proposal obtained by news. Players would get 70% of their prorated salaries during the regular season and the rest for completion of the postseason under MLB’s plan, given to the union on Friday. The players... »

Cristiano ronaldo likely to join one of these clubs

Cristiano ronaldo likely to join one of these clubs

The former Real Madrid superstar so far failed in an attempt to win the European title for his present club (Juventus) but still played a very significant role in the success of the club, with an incredible 53 goals in 75 appearances for the Italian giants. However, journalist and Radio Rossonera director Pietro Balzano Prota claims Ronaldo could leave Juve this summer to ease their financial burd... »

Top 10 most valuable players in Europe

Top 10 most valuable players in Europe

Mbappe TOP but Messi, Neymar & CR7 OUT… The CIES recently released the 299th edition of its weekly paper including the semi-annual report with the estimated transfer values of the players that are part of the Major 5 leagues namely LaLiga, Premier League, Bundesliga, Ligue 1 and Serie A. Lionel Messi, about to turn 33 this month, has dropped from the 8th spot to the 22nd spot in the stan... »

How Pogba sent his millions

How Pogba sent his millions

How would you spend your money if you made £290,000 a week? For French superstar and World Cup winner Paul Pogba, that could mean buying a new car to add his growing collection or another haircut. Let’s take a look at how the midfielder — with of net worth $85 million — spends his 24 million euros a year. Haircuts We all know Paul Pogba likes to change his hair frequently. So much so that he even ... »

Premier League to recognise coronavirus victims and NHS staff on restart

Premier League to recognise coronavirus victims and NHS staff on restart

The Premier League will resume on June 17 and will honour those who have died from coronavirus and pay tribute to the work of NHS staff A minute’s silence will be held ahead of all Premier League first round matches to recognise those who have lost their lives to coronavirus and the role played by NHS frontline staff during the pandemic. On Thursday, the Department of Health and Social Care ... »

The Real Champs Real Madrid: Four players who deserve a chance in the coming games

The Real Champs Real Madrid: Four players who deserve a chance in the coming games

  REAL MADRID: FOUR PLAYERS WHO DESERVE A CHANCE IN THE COMING GAMES   BY PARSHVA SHAH 1 HOUR AGO FOLLOW @_PARSHVASHAH TWEET SHARE COMMENT NEXT1 OF 3PREV POST LA LIGA HAS RETURNED! PARSHVA SHAH TAKES A LOOK AT FOUR REAL MADRID PLAYERS WHO SHOULD BE GIVEN MORE PLAYING TIME IN THE REMAINING 11 FIXTURES. ONE OF THE MOST STRIKING ASPECTS OF ZINEDINE ZIDANE’S COACHING IS THAT HE LIKES TO ROTA... »

Federico Valverde Real Madrid, 2016

Federico Valverde Real Madrid, 2016

PROFILE FEDERICO VALVERDE’S EMERGENCE AS A CONVINCING FIRST-TEAM PLAYER FOR REAL MADRID MAY YET PROVE ONE OF THE MOST SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENTS OF ZINEDINE ZIDANE’S SECOND REIGN AS THEIR MANAGER. IF ONE OF THE REASONS FOR THEIR SUCCESS UNDER ZIDANE DURING THAT FIRST REIGN WAS THE EXTENT TO WHICH HE WAS CAPABLE OF BRINGING BALANCE TO A TEAM THAT HAS OFTEN PROVED SO IMPRESSIVE IN THE FINAL THIRD BUT ... »

Hazard’s fitness, ageing superstars and the burning questions Real Madrid must answer as La Liga restarts

Hazard’s fitness, ageing superstars and the burning questions Real Madrid must answer as La Liga restarts

LOS BLANCOS HAVE GROUND TO MAKE UP ON BARCELONA IN THE TITLE RACE, BUT WHAT ARE THE KEY ISSUES THAT NEED ATTENTION IN THE COMING WEEKS? ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW   WHEN REAL MADRID KICK OFF AGAINST EIBAR ON SUNDAY, IT WILL MARK THE END OF A 98-DAY WAIT FOR BLANCOS FANS TO SEE THEIR TEAM IN ACTION FOLLOWING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.   LA LIGA’S MID-SEASON HIATUS HAS GIVEN THE SANTIAGO BERNABEU... »

HISTORY OF IRON MIKE TYSON

HISTORY OF IRON MIKE TYSON

Mike Tyson is a professional boxer who became the youngest heavyweight champion in 1986 when he was only 20 years old. His life story is filled with both success and failure from every point of view, and he has been the subject of many controversies. But if you want to match his incredible performance in the ring, you have to train hard, using free standing punching bags with water filled base, us... »

Arsenal’s 10 Greatest Players of All Time

Arsenal’s 10 Greatest Players of All Time

10.Thierry Henry ​It’s always good to start with the king. Simply put – the greatest player the premier league  has ever seen. A prolific goalscorer with lightning pace, outrageous flair and brilliant interplay. 228 goals, 90 assists. If God were designing a football player, after what the North Bank witnessed, Arsenal fans would probably say that Henry was the finished article. 9.Denn... »

Only the jealous don’t love Ronaldo!’ – Costinha reveals lengths Portugal star goes to for perfection

Only the jealous don’t love Ronaldo!’ – Costinha reveals lengths Portugal star goes to for perfection

THE FIVE-TIME BALLON D’OR WINNER CONTINUES TO STRIVE TO BE THE BEST, WITH ONE INCIDENT ON THE REAL MADRID TRAINING GROUND ILLUSTRATING THAT PERFECTLY ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW   CRISTIANO RONALDO’S PURSUIT OF FOOTBALLING PERFECTION IS SO GREAT THAT HE GETS UPSET IF HE MISSES EVEN ONE SHOT IN TRAINING, ACCORDING TO HIS FORMER PORTUGAL TEAM-MATE COSTINHA.   FIVE-TIME BALLON DR... »

Timo Werner could still sign for Liverpool

Timo Werner could still sign for Liverpool

Timo Werner could still sign for Liverpool, according to the ‘expert’ who claimed that a deal was already done… Laurel Canyon ‘SIR ALEX FERGUSON, the man who once ‘knocked Liverpool off their f***ing perch’, claimed a title-winning side should always build from a position of strength,’ begins Dave Kidd’s column on Liverpool and Timo Werner in The Sun. ‘The old Manchester United godfather would nev... »

What georgino wijnaldum wants from Liverpool before agreeing contract extension

What georgino wijnaldum wants from Liverpool before agreeing contract extension

Georginio Wijnaldum is expected to commit his long-term future to Liverpool. The 29-year-old midfielder is about to enter the final year of his current contract and has been linked with a move away from Anfield. Salah and Mane theory raised about Liverpool’s Werner transfer snub Wijnaldum has blossomed into a key player for Jurgen Klopp, starting all but one of Liverpool’s Premier League fixtures ... »

Manchester vs stroke city friendly at training ground

Manchester vs stroke city friendly at training ground

Premier league announced friendly fixtures to take place as Clubs prepare for the return of the league,the match between the Red Devils and Stoke city was to be played at the training ground of Manchester United. Ole Gunnar’s side preparations for the Premier League return have been hindered , after their planned friendly with Stoke had to be cancelled due to Stoke city’s manager Micha... »

With this super eagle could be strong in there next meeting

With this super eagle could be strong in there next meeting

Nigeria is a country blessed with football talents – millions of young footballers within and in disapora who are looking to break into the senior national team – the Super Eagles. Complete Sports reporter, OLUYEMI OGUNSEYIN, takes a good look at ten young and hugely talented players born abroad who can still break into Super Eagles under manager, Gernot Rohr in the year 2020… Bukayo Saka (Winger ... »

European born who break into super eagle in 2020

European born who break into super eagle in 2020

Nigeria is a country blessed with football talents – millions of young footballers within and in disapora who are looking to break into the senior national team – the Super Eagles. Complete Sports reporter, OLUYEMI OGUNSEYIN, takes a good look at ten young and hugely talented players born abroad who can still break into Super Eagles under manager, Gernot Rohr in the year 2020… Bukayo Saka (Winger ... »

United join the blues in race of the wonder kid

United join the blues in race of the wonder kid

Chelsea have reportedly joined Manchester United in the battle for Bayer Leverkusen star Kai Havertz but everything might not be as it seems as the Premier League giants prepare to go head-to-head this summer. Contrasting reports leave an air of uncertainty about whether Frank Lampard’s side are actually preparing a move for Havertz. The 20-year-old will cost £70million but his versatility w... »

Top 10 Football Stars From Poor Backgrounds

Top 10 Football Stars From Poor Backgrounds

  #10. Alexis Sanchez Once the gunner of every gunner in every match, the brightest star of world football, is the highest-paid player of Everest team £ 140,000/week. Currently, Alexis Sanchez’s salary is 350 thousand pounds/week, also the highest club Manchester United. Enjoy a life of richness and glory, but perhaps, Sanchez still does not forget childhood opportunities. When he was 6... »

Chelsea FC: Top 15 Blues Legends of All Time

Chelsea FC: Top 15 Blues Legends of All Time

Many great men have been a part of the rich history of chelsea football club. From amazing players to fine managers, there is no shortage of fantastic footballing figures who are more than worthy of a place in every supporter’s memory. To be a legend at a club, though, you need a little more than just be a great player: you also need to be a fan favourite, a leader amongst men, and an import... »

Maro Itoje welcomes ‘headphones-off’ discussion on racial prejudice

Maro Itoje welcomes ‘headphones-off’ discussion on racial prejudice

Maro Itoje welcomes ‘headphones-off’ discussion on racial prejudice 9 Jun From the section Itoje only became interested in rugby at 11 and admits the game struggles to get traction among British-Nigerians England’s Maro Itoje says he hopes widespread protests after the will spur society to confront longstanding prejudice. The 25-year-old, who was born in London to Nigerian parent... »

Lionel Messi: Gary Lineker on football’s ‘bewildering talent’

Lionel Messi: Gary Lineker on football’s ‘bewildering talent’

Lionel Messi: Gary Lineker on football’s ‘bewildering talent’ By Gary Lineker BBC Sport 30 May From the section Messi has won football’s greatest individual prize – the Ballon d’Or – a record six times Lionel Messi is a player who stirs feelings like no other. He turns sport into art. Every time I watch him, even on his quiet days, there are moments when y... »

Ellis Genge: England star defends Edward Colston statue action

Ellis Genge: England star defends Edward Colston statue action

Ellis Genge: England star defends Edward Colston statue action 9 Jun From the section Ellis Genge made his England debut in 2016 England rugby union international Ellis Genge says the pulling down of a statue of slave trader Edward Colston in Bristol was “warranted”. Genge grew up in Bristol but now plays for Leicester Tigers. “I’ve got a lot of black family in Bristol and ... »

EFL: Threat of clubs going bust because of coronavirus not gone away – Rick Parry

EFL: Threat of clubs going bust because of coronavirus not gone away – Rick Parry

EFL: Threat of clubs going bust because of coronavirus not gone away – Rick Parry By Simon Stone BBC Sport 9 Jun From the section Former Liverpool chief executive Rick Parry was named as the EFL’s new chairman in September 2019 The threat of clubs going bust because of the financial impact of Covid-19 has not gone away, says Football League chairman Rick Parry. After weeks of argument,... »

England v West Indies: Tourists arrive for historic Test series

England v West Indies: Tourists arrive for historic Test series

England v West Indies: Tourists arrive for historic Test series West Indies hold the Wisden Trophy after beating England 2-1 in the most recent series in the Caribbean West Indies have arrived in Manchester to begin their historic Test tour of England. They are the first international sports team to arrive in the UK since the coronavirus lockdown started in March. The three-Test series, originally... »

Remembering the 1999 final

Remembering the 1999 final

Remembering the 1999 final Alex Ferguson was joined by coaching staff at Manchester United’s training base, The Cliff, as normal at 9am on Friday May 28, 1999. It was like any other pre-season planning meeting, as the men looked ahead to the 1999-2000 campaign over bacon sandwiches and cups of tea. But, really, it wasn’t like any of the planning sessions to have come before for Ferguso... »

Pep Guardiola Manchester City, 2016

Pep Guardiola Manchester City, 2016

PROFILE MANCHESTER CITY WERE WIDELY CONSIDERED TO HAVE RECRUITED THE MOST SOUGHT-AFTER MANAGER IN THE WORLD WHEN THEY PERSUADED PEP GUARDIOLA TO LEAVE BAYERN MUNICH FOR THE PREMIER LEAGUE IN 2016. AN ADMIRER OF, AMONG OTHERS, MARCELO BIELSA, AND A DISCIPLE OF THE LATE, GREAT, JOHAN CRUYFF, GUARDIOLA IS CREDITED WITH, AT BARCELONA FROM 2008 TO 2012, DEVELOPING PERHAPS THE FINEST CLUB TEAM OF ALL TI... »

Faustino Anjorin signs five-year Chelsea deal despite Premier League interest

Faustino Anjorin signs five-year Chelsea deal despite Premier League interest

Faustino Anjorin has signed a new five-year contract with Chelsea, after turning down interest from some of the Premier League’s biggest clubs. The 18-year-old was going into the final year of his previous deal and Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund had all shown interest in signing him. However, he says the decision to commit his long-term future to... »

How Paul Pogba spends his millions

How Paul Pogba spends his millions

How would you spend your money if you made £290,000 a week? For French superstar and WorldCup winner Paul Pogba, that could mean buying a new car to add his growing collection or another haircut. Let’s take a look at how the midfielder — with of net worth $85 million — spends his 24 million euros a year. Haircuts We all know Paul Pogba likes to change his hair frequently. So much so that he even h... »

History Of Lionel Messi

History Of Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi is a soccer player with FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team. He has established records for goals scored and won individual awards en route to worldwide recognition as one of the best players in soccer. Who Is Lionel Messi? Luis Lionel Andres (“Leo”) Messi is an Argentinian soccer player who plays forward for the FC Barcelona club and the Argentina national team. At the age o... »

We were wrong’: NFL’s Goodell regrets stance on player protests

We were wrong’: NFL’s Goodell regrets stance on player protests

NFL commissioner’s comment comes after 18 players release video demanding the league condemn racism. Exavier Pope, a Chicago-based lawyer, described Goodell’s move as a “hollow” and “PR” move. Roger Goodell, the commissioner of the United States’s National Football League (NFL), has said the league made mistakes in not listening to players, in a video deno... »

In Profile: Fede Valverde – Real Madrid’s new soaring star

In Profile: Fede Valverde – Real Madrid’s new soaring star

REAL MADRID MIDFIELDER FEDE VALVERDE HAS, AT THE AGE OF JUST 21, PACKED AN AWFUL LOT INTO HIS CAREER SO FAR, BUT LALIGA’S URUGUAYAN RISING STAR HAS REALLY ONLY JUST TAKEN OFF.   VALVERDE HAS ALREADY MADE OVER 100 APPEARANCES AT SENIOR LEVEL – WHILE WINNING SILVERWARE AND RECOGNITION BOTH WITH HIS CURRENT SIDE MADRID AND COUNTRY URUGUAY, AND SHOWING THE PHYSICAL, TECHNICAL AND MENT... »

Injuries come into play: 28 injuries among 14 teams

Injuries come into play: 28 injuries among 14 teams

  Three weeks after the return to training of all LaLiga Santander teams, injuries have returned.     While it’s not a dramatic or unexpected situation for such an atypical pre-season, the problem that was worrying many coaches is already hitting some of them.   Nearing 30 cases, injuries are progressing at a faster rate than usual.   It’s true that in many cas... »

Greatest loan spells in last 5 years

Greatest loan spells in last 5 years

  Footballers are expensive. At the top tier of the sport the fees that clubs are willing to cough up for players without any concrete assurance that they’ll perform well is truly staggering when put in a wider context.     However, the executives with a keen eye on the club’s coffers practice the age-old business principle of ‘try before you buy’ through the... »

Premier League’s Secret Agents: From Paul Pogba to Cesc Fabregas

Premier League’s Secret Agents: From Paul Pogba to Cesc Fabregas

While an offer of £180,000 a week certainly didn’t do Chelsea’s hopes of landing Timo Werner any harm, the Blues also had a secret weapon up their sleeve. According to German newspaper Bild, Antonio Rudiger made a special call to his international team-mate in a bid to convince him to move to Stamford Bridge. The pair are close friends after rising through the ranks at Stuttgart and pl... »

Things we learnt from Bundesliga’s return

Things we learnt from Bundesliga’s return

With the eyes of the world on the Bundesliga, how did their return go? From social distancing goal celebrations to substitutes wearing masks, what did we learn? Elite level football returned for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic lockdown on Saturday with the Bundesliga undergoing their restart procedure. There was much interest regarding the logistics of staging a football match behind... »

Liverpool’s miraculous 2005 Champions League win is voted the best sporting comeback EVER

Liverpool’s miraculous 2005 Champions League win is voted the best sporting comeback EVER

This year already appears set to be a golden one for Liverpool – and the club have received a further boost after their heroics to win the Champions League final in 2005 were voted the best ever sporting comeback. The Anfield outfit found themselves trailing AC Milan by three goals in Istanbul, but infamously rallied after half-time to devastating effect. Goals from Steven Gerrard, Vladimir ... »

Best loan spells in last decade

Best loan spells in last decade

Courtois, Lukaku at West Bromwich & Hakimi… Footballers are expensive. At the top tier of the sport the fees that clubs are willing to cough up for players without any concrete assurance that they’ll perform well is truly staggering when put in a wider context. However, the executives with a keen eye on the club’s coffers practice the age-old business principle of ‘try ... »