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Mourinho Blames United’s Forwards For West Brom Draw

Jose Mourinho has launched an attack on his forward line, accusing the attackers of a lack of consistency against West Bromwich Albion Saturday. Manchester United’s strikers – Jesse Lingard, Anthony Martial, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Marcus Rashford – lacked the guile to break West Brom down in their eighth home draw …

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Man City ace Sane Answers: Faster than Bellerin?

Leroy Sane has denied claims he is quicker than Hector Bellerin. The Manchester City winger raced clear of the Arsenal full-back to score his side’s opening goal in just the fifth minute of Sunday’s 2-2 draw at the Emirates. Asked if he was fast than the Spaniard, German youngster Sane …

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CAF: Battle at the top of African football

CAF

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has only ever had five presidents in its 60-year history and the last time a new leader was appointed was way back in 1988. Thursday’s election in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, could herald a change, but long-time incumbent, Cameroon’s Issa Hayatou, is not giving …

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Di-Maria completely destroys Messi and Barcelona

Messi

Angel di Maria scored twice as Paris St-Germain stunned Barcelona to leave the Spanish side in danger of failing to reach the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time in a decade. PSG dominated this last-16 first-leg tie throughout and took the lead through Di Maria’s curled free-kick. Julian Draxler …

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Samson Siasia and Winfried Schafer on Rwanda coach shortlist

Samson Siasia

Samson Siasia and Winfried Schafer are top of an eight-man shortlist for the vacant Rwanda coach post. Schafer led Cameroon to the 2002 Africa Cup of Nations title, while former Nigeria coach Siasia guided his country to Olympic football bronze last year. Belgian Paul Put, who took Burkina Faso to …

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17 Killed in Angola stadium stampede

angola stadium stampede

At least 17 people have been killed in a stampede at a football stadium in the northern Angolan city of Uige, local officials say. Hundreds more were reported to have been injured when supporters stormed the gates after failing to gain entry. Some of those who fell became trapped and …

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Record Breakers: Chelsea widen EPL gap

Record Breakers: Chelsea widen EPL gap

Chelsea moved seven points clear at the top of the table by beating Bournemouth to set a club record of 12 straight Premier League wins. Cesc Fabregas set up Pedro to break the deadlock with a deflected shot that looped into the top corner. Eden Hazard capped an impressive display …

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Champions League: PSG star Serge Aurier barred from UK

Ivory Coast international soccer player will not be allowed to play for his French club in a key Champions League match after the British government revoked his visa.

Champions League: PSG star Serge Aurier barred from UK. Ivory Coast international soccer player will not be allowed to play for his French club in a key Champions League match after the British government revoked his visa. Paris Saint-Germain had wanted to include defender Serge Aurier in their squad to …

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Visitors’ guide to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Visitor's guide to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Abu Dhabi’s glamor-filled three-day Grand Prix is coming up at the end of November. Those who can make it should expect lavish parties, huge performers and massive price tags. Not visiting the United Arab Emirates’ capital until later in the year? There’s still plenty of race-related fun to be had. …

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CSKA Moscow’s Roman Eremenko banned for two years

UEFA has on Friday, November 18, 2016 slammed a two-year ban on CSKA Moscow’s Roman Eremenko. CSKA Moscow’s midfielder Roman Eremenko has on Friday, November 18, 2016 been hit with a two-year ban by European football governing body (UEFA) after traces of cocaine were discovered in his doping sample. The …

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FIFA Best Player: Ronaldo, Messi, Suarez top 23-man shortlist

Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo is joined by Barcelona forwards Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez for the FIFA Best Player Award for 2016. Other players on the shortlist include Riyad Mahrez, Jamie Vardy, Sergio Aguero, Kevin de Bruyne and Neymar. The winner will be crowned at The Best FIFA Football Awards™ …

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Osaze Odemwingie joins Rotherham United

Former Nigerian international Osaze Odemwingie has joined English Football League side Rotherham United on a deal until January.   However, the deal is subject to FA and EFL ratification.   Odemwingie, who was a free agent, becomes new boss Kenny Jackett’s first signing after he penned a deal Monday evening at AESSEAL New York Stadium. …

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