Messi Speaks On Retirement After Sixth Ballon d’Or

LIONEL Messi has admitted on the back of his sixth Ballon d’Or triumph that “retirement is approaching”, but the Argentine hopes to enjoy “many more years” at the top and says Barcelona have nothing to worry about when it comes to his future. That will comes as a relief to those at Camp Nou, with […]

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Messi’s win Ballon d’Or award For The Sixth Time

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has won the Ballon d’Or award for the world’s best player for a record sixth time. It is the 32-year-old Argentine’s first Ballon d’Or since 2015 and comes after he scored 54 times for club and country in 2018/19, in which Barca won La Liga. Lionel Messi with his awards Virgil […]

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FIFA plans new ‘African League’ worth $200m

FIFA has plans to introduce a new league into African football expected to make at least $200 million in revenue. This plan, if implemented, will be a big boost for African clubs who find it had to make ends meet with the current continental club championships that are less lucrative. This will also come as […]

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Nigeria goalkeeper Uzoho Completes Knee Surgery Successfully

Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho expressed his gratitude after undergoing successful knee surgery. Uzoho damaged his knee ligaments during the Super Eagles’ 1-1 draw against Brazil in October and was subsequently replaced by Maduka Okoye just after the hour mark. The 21-year-old, who is currently on loan in the Cypriot top-flight with Omonia Nicosia from Deportivo […]

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Modric beats Ronaldo and Messi to win 2019 Golden Foot Award

Luka Modric travelled to Monaco to collect the 2019 Golden Foot award, which is given to successful players over the age of 29. The Croatian became the 17th player to receive the prize, with the first having been awarded to Roberto Baggio in 2003 whilst the Italian was plying his trade at Brescia. “It is an honour for me to receive […]

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Chelsea players face fines of £20,000 for turning up late to training

Frank Lampard has ushered in a bright new era at Chelsea, lifting the negative cloud over the club brought by his predecessor Maurizio Sarri… but the Blues manager has a stern side. A leaked image of the Chelsea boss’s fines system has shown the club’s all time top goalscorer will not stand for any wavering standards at Stamford […]

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Gives Updates on Scott McTominay Injury

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has outlined his fears that Scott McTominay could be out for two months after suffering an ankle injury. McTominay was passed fit to play in United’s 3-1 win over Brighton on Sunday after suffering a knock to his foot in Thursday’s Europa League victory over Partizan Belgrade. But injury […]

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Ronaldo’s hairdresser found stabbed to death in hotel

The body of Ricardo Marques Ferreira was discovered in a Zurich hotel room late on Friday night with multiple stab wounds according to Swiss police. The body of hairdresser and Madeira native Ricardo Marques Ferreira who listed Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo as one of his key clients was discovered by Zurich police late on Friday night with multiple […]

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Messi finally returns to Argentina squad after 3-month int’l suspension

Argentina have announced the latest squad for their November fixtures against Brazil and Uruguay, Messi returns after 3-month international suspension, Aguero also included. Argentina play Brazil on 15 November in Saudi Arabia and then face Uruguay and Luis Suárez in Israel on 19 November in warm-up friendlies ahead of the start of the Copa América qualifiers […]

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Zidane remains positive despite Real Madrid’s missed chance to top LaLiga table

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane admitted an opportunity had been missed to move clear at the top of LaLiga – but remained positive after a frustrating goalless draw against Real Betis at the Bernabeu. Barcelona’s surprise defeat at Levante earlier on Saturday had given Los Blancos the chance to leapfrog their rivals. However, after […]

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Ronaldo: When I finish my career, I will disconnect from everything

Cristiano Ronaldo was the star on the front cover of this week’s France Football magazine. The organisation that awards football’s most esteemed prize for an individual player sat down with the Juventus star to find out more about him. Ronaldo on staying at the top “You have to be intelligent to stay at the top,” the Portuguese […]

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Pogba unlikely to return before December- Solskjaer

Paul Pogba has not played for his club since September 30 and, speaking after United’s 3-1 win at Norwich – their first Premier League away win of the season – Solskjaer revealed it would likely be a minimum of around five weeks before the 26-year-old was back. “I don’t think we’ll see him maybe before […]

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Ghana Football Appoints New President After Corruption Saga

The Ghana Football Association, GFA, on Friday (October 25) elected a new president in the person of Kurt Okraku, a known football administrator in the West African country. The country’s local football grounded to a halt following an investigative documentary that exposed widespread corruption and maladministration of the game. Football was suspended following which world football […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo Closer To 700 Career Goals

Cristiano Ronaldo moved one strike away from his 700th career goal as Portugal edged closer to Euro 2020 with a 3-0 win against Luxembourg. Manchester City’s Bernardo Silva opened the scoring before Ronaldo chipped over Anthony Moris. Valencia’s Goncalo Guedes completed the scoring just before full-time. Portugal remain second in Group B, five points behind […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo Drops Big Hint Concerning Retirement Plan

Cristiano Ronaldo has recently shed light upon his future plans and stated that he could go on to retire from professional football in a couple of years. “I still love football,” said Ronaldo said in an interaction with SportBible. “I love to entertain the fans and the people who love Cristiano Ronaldo. It doesn’t matter […]

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Messi ‘unhappy with Griezmann signing’

According to journalist Lluis Canut, Lionel Messi was unhappy with Barcelona signing Griezmann this summer – because the club told him there was no money. Canut revealed that Messi and his father agreed to a delay in his salaries with the club because they are told there was no money in the bank. However, shortly […]

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Frank Lampard Confirms New Penalty Taker For Chelsea

Frank Lampard confirmed Jorginho has replaced Ross Barkley as Chelsea’s primary penalty taker following Saturday’s win over Brighton. The England international missed a crucial spot kick against Valencia 10 days ago, spurning the opportunity to earn a point for his side on matchday one of the Champions League. Both Willian and Jorginho felt they should […]

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Manchester United is worse than before — Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has said Manchester United is worse than when he was the manager of the club, saying the club would finish in sixth position this season. According to Mourinho “I was sacked – probably deservedly because the final responsibility comes as a manager – but the sad reality is they’re worse than before. United […]

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Liverpool fans attacked in Naples

Two Liverpool supporters, aged 26 and 46, were assaulted at a bar in the city centre on Tuesday evening. Merseyside Police have confirmed two Liverpool fans have been assaulted in Naples. The Reds are in Italy ahead of their Champions League clash with Napoli. Jurgen Klopp’s side begin their title defence as they look to […]

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Inside Lukaku’s racism chants incident

Romelu Lukaku, Marcus Rashford, Tammy Abraham, Paul Pogba and Kurt Zouma have been subjected to racist abuse, online or in person. Monkey chants were heard and he was understandably extremely upset. The fact is that some of the club’s own ‘Curva Nord’ fans do not believe those chants were racist. Where was the club statement […]

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