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Pogba returns to action for Man Utd at Old Trafford during training match

Pogba returns to action for Man Utd at Old Trafford during training match

Manchester United returned to the Old Trafford pitch as they played in an intra-squad friendly ahead of the Premier League’s return. Paul Pogba was present as the United stars returned to their stadium for the first time in three months wearing opposing home and away kits for their match. The match was the first to take place at Old Trafford since their Manchester derby victory over City, as... »

Ighalo claims he will ‘walk off’ if he is racially abused on the pitch

Ighalo claims he will ‘walk off’ if he is racially abused on the pitch

Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo has vowed to leave the pitch if he is racially abused again in his career. The forward, who is currently on loan from Shanghai Shenhua, revealed that he was called ‘all sorts of names’ by an opposition player during a match in China – something he reported to the Chinese FA. No action was taken after Ighalo decided to ‘let it go’ but h... »

Meet the top eleven super eagle player

Meet the top eleven super eagle player

Prior to the Coronavirus pandemic crisis, a few Nigerian players such as Wilfred Ndidi, Alex Iwobi, Samuel Chukwueze and Victor Osimhen commanded huge monetary valuations at their respective clubs due to their blistering form. And now that the 2019/20 season is set to restart even with the German Bundesliga already in top gear, some other Nigerian footballers will be eager to see that their stocks... »

Fans flock back into stadiums as football resumes in Vietnam

Fans flock back into stadiums as football resumes in Vietnam

Top-flight action resumed in Vietnam on Friday and there were masses of football fans packed into grounds to see it. The country has pursued a return to normalcy after effectively dealing with the coronavirus pandemic and supporters were able to attend fixtures without social distancing measures in place. There were also no restrictions on crowd sizes – with almost 30,000 attendees watching ... »

Man Utd’s lost wonderkids: From Ravel Morrison to Adrian Doherty

Man Utd’s lost wonderkids: From Ravel Morrison to Adrian Doherty

The name of Ravel Morrison was catapulted back into the wider footballing consciousness recently when Wayne Rooney lauded his talents when coming through the ranks at Manchester United. It served as a reminder of just how exceptional the teenage Morrison was on the football pitch but also of just how much has to perfectly align for someone to make it at the elite level. Quite a few United stars ha... »

Lewandowski sets personal best as Muller matches De Bruyne

Lewandowski sets personal best as Muller matches De Bruyne

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Bakambu: I’ve always wanted to help Congo

Bakambu: I’ve always wanted to help Congo

Cedric Bakambu has revealed the inspiration behind the creation of his foundation which is focuses on helping people in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The forward, through the Cedric Bakambu Foundation, has provided food, medical equipment and water tanks to several households in the country’s capital, Kinshasa to help cushion the hardship caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Although he was bor... »

Belgium boss Martinez: Hazard hasn’t failed, he will be massive for Madrid

Belgium boss Martinez: Hazard hasn’t failed, he will be massive for Madrid

Eden Hazard has not failed at Real Madrid, says Roberto Martinez, with the Belgian expected to become a “massive player” for the Blancos as they build for the future around him. The Liga giants invested £100 million ($127m) in luring the talented forward away from Chelsea in the summer of 2019. Having seen him star in the Premier League, and on a Champions League stage, Madrid believed they had fo... »

Can Brazil win the World Cup and Favourite boxer

Can Brazil win the World Cup and Favourite boxer

Brazil are always favourites in any tournament they play…So 2022 won’t be an exception to that..They will definitely qualify for the tournament easily.. Currently they have a great squad which I expect will be even stronger in 2022…After 2007 Brazil became comparatively weaker than before..They had world class players but they lacked a proper manager.. Currently Brazil have found the right m... »

Major league baseball

Major league baseball

The difference between an actual, “official” Major League baseball – game ready – and any other lesser-league baseball is fairly noticeable. This is the official Major League baseball: The left one, signed by Allen H. “Bud” Selig as commissioner, is a 2014 ball. On the right, signed by Robert D. Manfred (Jr.) as commissioner, is a 2019 ball. One can feel a difference between the two, primarily in ... »

No £54m Chelsea deal in place for Werner, claims RB Leipzig director

No £54m Chelsea deal in place for Werner, claims RB Leipzig director

There is no formal agreement in place yet that will see Chelsea sign Timo Werner from RB Leipzig this summer, according to Oliver Mintzlaff, the managing director of the Bundesliga outfit. Earlier this week, news broke that Chelsea had triggered the attacker’s £54 million (€60m/$68m) release clause in his contract and will beat both Liverpool and Manchester United to his signing. Mintzlaff, howeve... »

Football First Billionaire

Football First Billionaire

  Football in recent time has proven to be a lucrative sporting activity and it is paying the players handsomely. I give you the Football First Billionair Cristiano Ronaldo earned $105 million after taxes and fees in the past year despite taking a pay-cut at Juventus, landing him at No. 4 on the 2020 Forbes Celebrity 100, one spot above his top rival in the sport, Lionel Messi, and making him... »

How Porto, Costinha & Howard helped create ‘The Special One’

How Porto, Costinha & Howard helped create ‘The Special One’

It remains arguably the most iconic image of Jose Mourinho’s managerial career: the Portuguese sprinting down the Old Trafford touchline in 2004 to celebrate with his Porto players. Costinha’s last-minute goal on that March evening didn’t just knock Manchester United out of the Champions League, it altered the course of European football. What’s more, it made Mourinho a glo... »

Barca identify Guerreiro, Tagliafico & Bernat as Firpo replacement (MD)

Barca identify Guerreiro, Tagliafico & Bernat as Firpo replacement (MD)

Barcelona have reportedly identified three primary targets to replace Junior Firpo if he moves to Inter Milan in a part-exchange deal for Lautaro Martinez. The Spanish giants have been exploring ways to finance a move for Argentina star Martinez amid the financial impact of the coronavirus outbreak. Instead of meeting the 22-year-old’s £97million release clause, they have bid €70million (£62... »

Leverkusen sporting director hoping Utd & Bayern target Havertz stays put

Leverkusen sporting director hoping Utd & Bayern target Havertz stays put

Bayer Leverkusen sporting director Simon Rolfes says Kai Havertz’s “future is not decided”, and hopes to see him stay put amid links with Bayern Munich and Manchester United. Havertz is attracting attention from some of the world’s biggest clubs ahead of the summer transfer window. The 20-year-old is currently enjoying another stellar season at Leverkusen, and seems to have... »

Rashford says Man Utd are now in a better position for top four race

Rashford says Man Utd are now in a better position for top four race

Marcus Rashford believes Manchester United are now in a ‘stronger’ position ahead of their renewed push to secure Champions League football. The Old Trafford outfit’s 11-game unbeaten run was brought to a halt in March due to the coronavirus crisis – but the three-month suspension has allowed injured players, including Rashford, to return to fitness. And the 22-year-old als... »

Cristiano Ronaldo Is Football 1st Billionaire

Cristiano Ronaldo Is Football 1st Billionaire

Add another zero to soccer’s most expensive rivalry. Cristiano Ronaldo earned $105 million after taxes and fees in the past year despite taking a pay-cut at Juventus, landing him at No. 4 on the 2020 Forbes Celebrity 100, one spot above his top rival in the sport, Lionel Messi, and making him the first soccer player in history to earn $1 billion in salary across his playing career. The 35-year-old... »

How the Frank Lampard and Marina Granovskaia tandem has given Chelsea transfer edge over rivals

How the Frank Lampard and Marina Granovskaia tandem has given Chelsea transfer edge over rivals

The opening date of the next transfer window is not yet confirmed but Chelsea have completed a significant chunk of their business. A deal for Hakim Ziyech to join from Ajax for £37million was agreed in February and a £53million agreement with RB Leipzig for Timo Werner should be completed next week. Leicester City’s Ben Chilwell is the next target, with Nicolas Tagliafico and Alex Telles as... »

Epl in collaboration with EA Brings to all football fans “Virtual Audience”.

Epl in collaboration with EA Brings to all football fans “Virtual Audience”.

What we know so far The Premier league was initially planned for June 12, but clubs have now voted on Wednesday, June 17 for the season to resume – subject to meeting all safety requirements. Aston Villa will host Sheffield United on that date, while Manchester City will welcome Arsenal. Those are both rearranged games, and will mean all 20 clubs have played 29 matches heading into the weekend of ... »

EPL fixtures not to miss

EPL fixtures not to miss

Reds’ probable title-winning derby, City vs Arsenal… Spanish outlet AS takes a look at the biggest games of the Premier League’s return with full details. The Premier League has confirmed the fixture list for all remaining matches to be played up to 2 July.There will be three full rounds of fixtures with two additional games held on 17 June, the day of the league’s restart. The FA Cup ... »

Real Madrid will take la liga more serious than expected

Real Madrid will take la liga more serious than expected

The 2019-20 season will go down in football history as one of the strangest. The title will be won by the players as always, but the physios who prepared them for the 11 games in 39 days in soaring temperatures will have played a bigger part than ever.     As Spain’s Diario AS put it on Tuesday, Real Madrid’s Gregory Dupont believes there is only one way to go about preparing for the res... »

Roma confident of completing Pedro deal as talks heat up (Goal)

Roma confident of completing Pedro deal as talks heat up (Goal)

Pedro is set to depart Chelsea in the summer with Roma most likely to sign the winger on a free transfer, Goal can confirm. Discussions between the 32-year-old and the Serie A side began in April with the dialogue getting close to a conclusion in the last 48 hours. The Spain international’s contract at Stamford Bridge will expire at the end of the season, forcing him to consider his future. ... »

Lampard and cech made a trip to Germany to convince this star boy to come to chelse

Lampard and cech made a trip to Germany to convince this star boy to come to chelse

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard and sporting director Petr Cech made an ‘undercover’ trip to Germany to help the Blues pip their Premier League rivals to the signing of Timo Werner.     The highly sought-after RB Leipzig striker has agreed in principle to join Chelsea in a stunning deal worth £53million move on wages of £180,000-a-week. The German international was also being courted by Li... »

Jesus: Racist people don’t have brains

Jesus: Racist people don’t have brains

Gabriel Jesus believes growing support for the Black Lives Matter movement comes from people being “exhausted” from suffering injustice and racism. The Brazil and Manchester City footballer has added his voice to those calling for change amid the protests that have swept the United States and beyond in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death. Floyd died in police custody in Minneap... »

Ronaldo earns £14m MORE from IG than Juventus putting Messi to 2nd place

Ronaldo earns £14m MORE from IG than Juventus putting Messi to 2nd place

  Ronaldo is Instagram’s top earner after raking in £14million MORE from his posts than he does playing for Juventus. According to a new report from Buzz Bingo, the Portuguese superstar has retained his crown as the social media site’s highest earner.     The 35-year-old, who also has the most followers on Instagram at 222m, raked in £41.7m from 43 sponsored posts in the... »

Lampard & Cech ‘made trip to Germany to convince

Lampard & Cech ‘made trip to Germany to convince

  Chelsea manager Frank Lampard and sporting director Petr Cech made an ‘undercover’ trip to Germany to help the Blues pip their Premier League rivals to the signing of Timo Werner.     The highly sought-after RB Leipzig striker has agreed in principle to join Chelsea in a stunning deal worth £53million move on wages of £180,000-a-week. The German international was also ... »

Liverpool ‘CAN win PL title on June 21 after police U-turn over neutral venue’

Liverpool ‘CAN win PL title on June 21 after police U-turn over neutral venue’

  Liverpool will have the opportunity to win the Premier League title at Anfield following a police U-turn over neutral venues, according to reports.     Sportsmail revealed last month that police had raised concerns regarding Liverpool’s potential title decider, amid fears of the coronavirus potentially spreading among supporters gathering outside Anfield. They therefore expr... »

Bale’s agent: So-called Gareth Bale ‘experts’ make complete idiots of themselves

Bale’s agent: So-called Gareth Bale ‘experts’ make complete idiots of themselves

Jonathan Barnett, the agent of the Welshman, fired another attack at the Spanish press but seemed to have change his thinking on Zinedine Zidane. Jonathan Barnett, the agent of Real Madrid and Wales player Gareth Bale, has hit back once again at the media critics of his client who he says speak a lot without knowing him. He has also stated that he has a ‘fantastic’ relationship with the club and m... »

Dembele→Haaland & Sancho… How Dortmund replace their big-money sales analyzed

Dembele→Haaland & Sancho… How Dortmund replace their big-money sales analyzed

You have to admire Borussia Dortmund. Not only do they play liquid football and hand youngsters a chance, but they also boast one of the most fruitful scouting networks in world football. Over the years BVB have churned out world class star after world class star, but more often than not, those blooming talents have left the Ruhr district after being offered unimaginable riches from Europe’s... »

Koke said Atletico deserve the UCL trouphy

Koke said Atletico deserve the UCL trouphy

Koke has been a runner-up twice in the Champions League with Atletico Madrid but believes it can be a different story this season. Atletico Madrid captain Koke says his team should be considered kings of Europe if the Champions League cannot be completed this season. The midfield orchestrator of Diego Simeone’s team believes Atletico are capable of going on to lift the silverware if UEFA can get t... »

Famous Real Madrid number 7’s

Famous Real Madrid number 7’s

  Real Madrid’s No.7 is one of the most iconic shirts in world sport. Over the past decade, the number has seemed inextricably linked to Cristiano Ronaldo. But, despite his ‘CR7’ brand developed at Manchester United, the Portuguese initially wore No.9 in Madrid – No.7 at the time was occupied by Raul Gonzalez, a club legend who wasn’t about to be removed from the shirt. Ronaldo and Raul aren’... »

Famous Barcelona number 10’s

Famous Barcelona number 10’s

Awesomeugo Barcelona and the number 10. Right from the start, it has been a match made in heaven. The Catalans’ love affair with the shirt number has reached its apex in recent years u Lionel Messi and Ronaldinho, but some of the all-time greats have donned the No.10 at Camp Nou over the years. Kubala, Maradona, Guardiola, Romario – the list simply reads as a tribute to Spanish football’s greatest... »

Top UCL comebacks in history

Top UCL comebacks in history

In recent years, the Champions League has seen an explosion in against-the-odds comebacks. Teams at the top level just don’t seem to know when they’re beaten anymore, as the likes of Liverpool, Barcelona, Roma and Tottenham have shown with coupon-busting turnarounds their fans will never forget. Europe’s premier cup competition has long been a tournament where the unimaginable ca... »

Best midfielders in PL current season

Best midfielders in PL current season

Fred, Kovacic, Henderson, De Bruyne… If Pep Guardiola’s line-ups this season have taught us anything (or, come to think of it, Pep’s line-ups in any season), it’s that the midfielder is the most important player on the pitch. The Manchester City boss opted to play five – yes five midfielders – against both Crystal Palace and Atalanta, deploying Rodri and Fernandinho at the back, while the li... »

Ronaldo becomes football’s first ever billionaire

Ronaldo becomes football’s first ever billionaire

  Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first footballer in history to become a billionaire during his career. According to Forbes, the Juventus star made $105 million (£83m) before tax in the last year, taking his total worth over the $1 billion (£789m) mark. The 35-year-old attacker has been named the fourth-highest earning celebrity in 2020 by the magazine, behind tennis legend Roger Federer, r... »

Former flops in Football

Former flops in Football

For some footballers, the journey to the top can be a long and arduous one. It often takes a spell of struggle and strife to become one of the best around, whether caused by mismanagement, competition for starting places or predisposition to developing late. Whatever the cause, criticism is never far in football. But it’s always important to remember that some of the world’s top player... »

Birth, debuts, int’l stage, clashes – A breve journey of Messi-Ronaldo rivalry

Birth, debuts, int’l stage, clashes – A breve journey of Messi-Ronaldo rivalry

  It can be hard to imagine a time before Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.     The Barcelona and Juventus forwards are the two defining figures of football in the 21st Century, and their careers have been intertwined for much of it.   “We have shared the stage 15 years,” Messi said at the 2019-20 Champions League draw.   “I don’t know if that’s happened before – t... »

Liverpool women’s coach Vicky Jepson admits players are ‘heartbroken’ by WSL relegation

Liverpool women’s coach Vicky Jepson admits players are ‘heartbroken’ by WSL relegation

  Liverpool FC Women manager Vicky Jepson says she and the players are ‘heartbroken’ at the club’s relegation after the Super League season was ended early.     With no games being played since March due to the coronavirus pandemic, the season was ended early and the league table decided on points-per-game, confirming the bottom-of-the-table side’s relegation... »

‘If Klopp wanted Werner, he’d have got him’

‘If Klopp wanted Werner, he’d have got him’

  Liverpool did not lose out to Chelsea in the race for Timo Werner, says John Barnes, with Jurgen Klopp merely opting against moving for a player that he would have landed had he wanted to.     Those at Anfield were considered to be leading the race for a highly sought-after Germany international. Werner is, however, seemingly heading for Stamford Bridge, with Chelsea putting a £54... »

Koke says Atletico should be considered UCL champions if it can’t be finished

Koke says Atletico should be considered UCL champions if it can’t be finished

Koke has been a runner-up twice in the Champions League with Atletico Madrid but believes it can be a different story this season. Atletico Madrid captain Koke says his team should be considered kings of Europe if the Champions League cannot be completed this season. The midfield orchestrator of Diego Simeone’s team believes Atletico are capable of going on to lift the silverware if UEFA can... »

Reds’ probable title-winning derby, City vs Arsenal… PL fixtures not to miss

Reds’ probable title-winning derby, City vs Arsenal… PL fixtures not to miss

  Spanish outlet AS takes a look at the biggest games of the Premier League’s return with full details.     The Premier League has confirmed the fixture list for all remaining matches to be played up to 2 July.There will be three full rounds of fixtures with two additional games held on 17 June, the day of the league’s restart. The FA Cup quarter-finals will also be played on 27 Jun... »

Chelsea’s £53m move for Werner shrewd and he could replace Hazard (Mail)

Chelsea’s £53m move for Werner shrewd and he could replace Hazard (Mail)

  Frank Lampard cut a disgruntled figure when the January transfer window closed with no new recruits in place to boost his attacking options at Chelsea.     Lampard had made little secret of the fact he wanted to strengthen up front and lighten the burden on Tammy Abraham, the home-grown striker who had enjoyed such an impressive start to the campaign.   Soon, however, came co... »

Lautaro and Pjanic deals get complicated, but Barcelona don’t have a Plan B

Lautaro and Pjanic deals get complicated, but Barcelona don’t have a Plan B

  Lautaro Martinez and Miralem Pjanic remain the priorities for Barcelona this summer.     However, despite the clarity of these two objectives, the Catalan club are finding it more difficult than they thought as they try to move into more advanced talks. The main problem is that the Blaugrana board haven’t found any players who’d be willing to be part of the deals. This... »

Chelsea agree a deal in principle to sign Werner from RB Leipzig (Sky Sports)

Chelsea agree a deal in principle to sign Werner from RB Leipzig (Sky Sports)

Chelsea have agreed a deal in principle to sign Timo Werner from RB Leipzig, according to Sky Sports. The Germany international striker has a €55m (£49.4m) release clause which expires on Monday June 15. Chelsea have offered a £200,000-a-week contract to Werner, who also interested Liverpool and Manchester United. He had publicly indicated his preference to move to Premier League leaders Liverpool... »

… British footballers currently playing outside the UK

… British footballers currently playing outside the UK

  British footballers plying their trade away from the Premier League is still a rarity. That’s because the sheer might and appeal of England’s top-flight seldom persuades homegrown talents to look elsewhere.     There have been a handful of notable stars such as David Beckham, Gary Lineker, Steve McManaman, and Michael Owen, who’ve taken the unconventional route a... »

How Eden Hazard and Chelsea Have Fared One Year on From the Belgian’s Dream Move to Real Madrid

How Eden Hazard and Chelsea Have Fared One Year on From the Belgian’s Dream Move to Real Madrid

Eden Hazard’s (R) transfer to Real Madrid is announced alongside the club’s president Florentino Pérez (L) | Quality Sport Images/Getty Images After the nerve-wracking rendition of keepy-uppies had been dispensed with, Eden Hazard declared the ambitions he had for his debut campaign in the famous white kit: “My dream is to have as much fun on the field and win as many trophies as... »

Footballers That Have The Most Expensive Private Jet

Footballers That Have The Most Expensive Private Jet

Most Expensive Private Jet Owned By Footballers Being a world-class footballer is extremely profitable. You can earn millions of dollars for your games, and purchase yourself all the most expensive pleasures of life. Read about top 10 world footballers with private jets and find out who among the footballers has the most expensive jet! Which Footballer Own a Private Jet? All the most talented and ... »

See Players That Earn Huge Among Footballers 2020

See Players That Earn Huge Among Footballers 2020

10. Antoine Griezmann – $27.7 million (€24.5 million) Team: Previously on Atletic Madrid Contract: N/A In May, Griezmann announced the he was leaving Atlantico madrid after five years. He played 260 matches and scored 133 goals. Where he lands next is yet to be seen. He played an important role during the 2018 World Cup for France, scoring or setting up eight of the 14 goals that led the tea... »

Top Six: Which Super Eagles will be key to Rohr’s next two years?

Top Six: Which Super Eagles will be key to Rohr’s next two years?

    Getty Images ​William Troost-Ekong The Udinese centre-back is one of the more experienced heads in a relatively young squad, and has been a mainstay in Gernot Rohr’s defence since 2016.   Still 26, Troost-Ekong is just about the oldest outfield player in the Super Eagles team, so the value of the defender can’t be understated.   Having played at the 2018 World Cup and Afric... »

Sports injuries that  occurs during sports

Sports injuries that occurs during sports

Sports injuries are injuries that occur during sport , athletic activities, or exercising . In the United States , there are approximately 30 million teenagers and children combined who participate in some form of organized sport. Of those, about three million athletes age 14 years and under experience a sports injury annually.  According to a study performed at Stanford University , 21 percent of... »

The introduction of hockey, the big role as it was first  the national game of India

The introduction of hockey, the big role as it was first the national game of India

The first recorded use of the word hockey is in the 1773 book Juvenile Sports and Pastimes, to Which Are Prefixed, Memoirs of the Author: Including a New Mode of Infant Education by Richard Johnson (Pseud. Master Michel Angelo), whose chapter XI was titled “New Improvements on the Game of Hockey”.  The belief that hockey was mentioned in a 1363 proclamation by King Edward III of Englan... »

Health Hacks That Will Change Your Life

Health Hacks That Will Change Your Life

Health Hacks That Will Change Your Life Heath trends are a dime a dozen these days. It seems like every week there’s a new superfood discovered or another exotic berry being touted as the ultimate all-in-one-cure-for-everything. The truth remains that our health is a profoundly diverse topic and there is no “one size fits all” approach. For example, can you imagine trying to convince people from r... »

PL teams who will benefit from the 2-month break

PL teams who will benefit from the 2-month break

Liverpool, Chelsea, Spurs… After months of suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Premier League is almost ready to restart. Games will recommence on June 17th, and continue at a fast pace throughout the summer until finally, the 2019-20 campaign is completed.     Obviously, fans have suffered for a lack of football in the past few months. But could some of the Premier League... »

You’re not getting near Pogba! – Williams reveals toughest training challenges

You’re not getting near Pogba! – Williams reveals toughest training challenges

Brandon Williams has become the latest Manchester United player to salute the qualities of Paul Pogba, with the Red Devils left-back admitting that “you’re not getting near” the French midfielder in training. Plenty of questions have been asked of Pogba’s value to the Old Trafford cause since he returned to England as part of a record-breaking £89 million ($111m) transfer package in the summer of ... »

Ramos didn’t want to attend meeting arranged by Spain Minister of Health (SER)

Ramos didn’t want to attend meeting arranged by Spain Minister of Health (SER)

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos turned down the chance to participate in the meeting arranged by the Minister of Health Salvador Illa this week, according to Cadena SER. Ramos was not in the meeting for personal reasons related to discrepancies with how things have been carried out during the last two months of negotiations. He didn’t want to be seen in the images. The footballers Dani Carv... »

‘Ronaldo’s legendary status at Madrid built on taking down best-ever Barcelona’

‘Ronaldo’s legendary status at Madrid built on taking down best-ever Barcelona’

In 2009, Real Madrid had to face up to the fact that Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona had won an unprecedented treble and, in the process, charmed the world with their style of play. With Lionel Messi breaking countless records, Madrid felt they had to react, and as such they forked out over €250 million (£222m/$358m) in an unprecedented summer window. In came Kaka from AC Milan, Karim Benzema from... »

Barcelona launches new streaming platform Barca TV+

Barcelona launches new streaming platform Barca TV+

Barcelona launched its new digital streaming platform Barca TV+ on Wednesday that it hopes will, one day, rival Netflix. Director and head of the club’s digital area, Didac Lee told Sportsmail: ‘The phrase [Barcelona’s own Netflix] is an ambitious one but it sums up very clearly what the Barça TV+ project is about. This is something that is directed at a core of about 30 million Barça fans from th... »

Manchester United’s selection dilemmas ahead of the Premier League restart

Manchester United’s selection dilemmas ahead of the Premier League restart

In terms of matters on the pitch, the coronavirus pandemic came at the worst time for Manchester United. The Red Devils were bang in form having beaten bitter rivals Manchester City 2-0 in the Premier League before crushing Austrian outfit LASK 5-0 in the first leg of their Europa League last-16 clash. Those results were part of a 10-game unbeaten streak for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side in wh... »

After their brilliant response during the pandemic, Utd are lockdown champions

After their brilliant response during the pandemic, Utd are lockdown champions

January 28. Hooded thugs descend on Ed Woodward’s family home in Cheshire, hurling flares over the gate, spraying graffiti on the walls outside and chanting that Manchester United’s executive vice-chairman ‘is going to die’. At the previous home game, a 2-0 defeat by Burnley, the atmosphere inside Old Trafford turns toxic as supporters round on Woodward and United’s o... »

Why ‘Black Lives Matter’ rings hollow in football in 2020

Why ‘Black Lives Matter’ rings hollow in football in 2020

European football was having a miserable season battling racism before the coronavirus torpedoed life into lockdown in March. The death by a thousand discriminatory cuts in the media happened as anti-racism organisations continued to report a sharp rise in incidents of racism in the sport. That tapestry of racism should colour the context to football’s reaction to George Floyd’s death in May. The ... »

‘Legendary’ Johnny Majors, former Tennessee and Pitt coach, dies at 85

‘Legendary’ Johnny Majors, former Tennessee and Pitt coach, dies at 85

Knoxville, Tenn. — College Football Hall of Famer Johnny Majors, the coach of Pittsburgh’s 1976 national championship team and a former coach and star player at Tennessee, died Wednesday. He was 85. Majors died at his home in Knoxville, according to his wife, Mary Lynn Majors. “He spent his last hours doing something he dearly loved: looking out over his cherished Tennessee River,” she said in a s... »

Bournemouth, Tottenham, Watford,West Ham and Wolves squad list

Bournemouth, Tottenham, Watford,West Ham and Wolves squad list

AFC Bournemouth 1 Boruc, Artur 2 Francis, Simon Charles 3 Cook, Steve Anthony 4 Gosling, Daniel 5 Ake, Nathan Benjamin 6 Surman, Andrew Ronald Edward 7 King, Joshua Christian Kojo 8 Lerma Solis (Lerma), Jeffrson Andres 9 Solanke-Mitchell (Solanke), Dominic Ayodele 10 Ibe (Jordon), Jordon Femi Ashley 11 Daniels, Charlie 12 Ramsdale, Aaron 13 Wilson, Callum Eddie Graham 14 Groeneveld (Danjuma), Arna... »

New Castle, Norwich, Sheffield, And Southampton players

New Castle, Norwich, Sheffield, And Southampton players

Newcastle United 1 Dubravka, Martin 2 Clark, Ciaran 3 Dummett, Paul 4 Ki (Ki.S.Y), Sung Yueng 5 Schar, Fabian Lukas 6 Lascelles, Jamaal 7 Carroll, Andrew Thomas 8 Shelvey, Jonjo 9 Apolinario De Lira (Joelinton), Joelinton Cassio 10 Saint Maximin (Saint Maximin), Allan Irenee 11 Ritchie, Matthew Thomas 12 Gayle, Dwight Devon Boyd 13 Muto, Yoshinori 14 Hayden, Isaac Scot 15 Willems, Jetro Danovich S... »

Leicester city, Liverpool, Man City and Man Utd players

Leicester city, Liverpool, Man City and Man Utd players

Leicester City 1 Schmeichel, Kasper Peter 2 Justin, James Michael 3 Chilwell, Benjamin James 4 Soyuncu, Caglar 5 Morgan, Westley Nathan 6 Evans, Jonathan Grant 7 Gray, Demarai Remelle 8 Tielemans, Youri Marion A 9 Vardy, Jamie 10 Maddison, James Daniel 11 Albrighton, Marc Kevin 12 Ward, Daniel 13 Slimani, Islam 14 Iheanacho, Kelechi 15 Barnes, Harvey Lewis 16 Benkovic, Filip 17 Perez Gutierrez (Ay... »

Burnley, Chelsea, Crystal Palace and Everton players

Burnley, Chelsea, Crystal Palace and Everton players

Burnley 1 Pope, Nicholas David 2 Lowton, Matthew John 3 Taylor, Charles James 4 Cork, Jack Frank Porteous 5 Tarkowski, James Alan 6 Mee, Benjamin Thomas 7 Gudmundsson, Johann Berg 8 Drinkwater, Daniel Noel 9 Wood, Chris 10 Barnes, Ashley Luke 11 McNeil, Dwight James Matthew 12 Brady, Robert 13 Hendrick, Jeffrey Patrick 14 Gibson, Benjamin James 15 Peacock-Farrell, Bailey 18 Westwood, Ashley Roy 19... »

Some premier league team and their squad

Some premier league team and their squad

AFC Bournemouth 1 Boruc, Artur 2 Francis, Simon Charles 3 Cook, Steve Anthony 4 Gosling, Daniel 5 Ake, Nathan Benjamin 6 Surman, Andrew Ronald Edward 7 King, Joshua Christian Kojo 8 Lerma Solis (Lerma), Jeffrson Andres 9 Solanke-Mitchell (Solanke), Dominic Ayodele 10 Ibe (Jordon), Jordon Femi Ashley 11 Daniels, Charlie 12 Ramsdale, Aaron 13 Wilson, Callum Eddie Graham 14 Groeneveld (Danjuma), Arna... »

Premier League restart: Neutral venues, registering new players on agenda for upcoming meetings

Premier League restart: Neutral venues, registering new players on agenda for upcoming meetings

Increased substitutions, the relegation issue, neutral venues and VAR among topics to be discussed at June 4 and 11 meetings By Kaveh Solhekol Last Updated: 03/06/20 10:03pm       Premier League clubs will meet again on Thursday as they step up preparations for the proposed restart on June 17.   The latest shareholders meeting will take place on June 4, with another scheduled f... »

NBA commissioner Adam Silver to outline 22-team proposal for league’s return to play – reports

NBA commissioner Adam Silver to outline 22-team proposal for league’s return to play – reports

  The teams that will be going to the ESPN Wide World Of Sports complex on the Disney campus near Orlando, Florida would play eight games to determine playoff seeding starting around July 31 before the postseason begins, according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity on Wednesday because the league has not released its proposal publicly.   The plan, i... »

Kevin-Prince Boateng’s anti-racism message (Part 3)

Kevin-Prince Boateng’s anti-racism message (Part 3)

Are you happy with FIFA’s ‘common sense’ directive over player protests? Of course. If it is an important message that can help change people’s mind they should not be scared. Politics and religion is a part of us. We are all divided, everyone has a different religions and thinks differently so I can understand [trying to stop those messages] because we have big platforms a... »

Kevin-Prince Boateng’s anti-racism message (Part 2)

Kevin-Prince Boateng’s anti-racism message (Part 2)

What kind of racism do you suffer in everyday life? Racism in Europe is more hidden, people are hiding and not showing it show much. When they are in bigger groups they feel more comfortable to shout. People change sides when I’m walking on the street, look at me funny when I’m in my car. Police stop me for no reason, it happens so many times maybe because I’m a black guy with ta... »