Morocco earmarks $15.8bn to host 2026 FIFA World Cup

Morocco challenges joint U.S., Mexico and Canada FIFA World Cup bid (Reuters/NAN) Authorities in Morocco say they are ready to break the bank to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup if the country wins the right to host the football fiesta. Morocco has proposed using 14 stadiums and planning to spend 15.8 billion dollars on […]

Livescore: Latest FA Cup quarter-final fixtures, results

The FA Cup returns this weekend with the quarter-final clashes. Big names like Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur are still in the competition, with the competition offering the only chance of silverware for all of them. Spurs host Swansea City in the first kick-off on Saturday, before United welcome Brighton & Hove Albion. On […]

2018 richest footballers in the world [See top 13]

he 2018 top thirteen richest footballers in the world have been revealed. Net worth data from the Sunday Times rich list, Forbes, and financial services site shows that only three out of the thirteen footballers are worth over £100 million ($128.6 million). However, Paris Saint-Germain start, Neymar, who is the world most expensive […]

Marcos Rojo extends Manchester United contract until 2021

Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo has signed a contract extension until 2021. The 27-year-old signed for United on in August 2014 from Sporting Lisbon for £16m and has gone on to win an FA Cup, a League Cup, the Europa League and a Community Shield. “I am extremely happy to extend my stay at this […]

England’s Gareth Southgate backs Manchester United’s Scott McTominay

England manager Gareth Southgate has wished Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay well after he chose to represent Scotland, also saying that Bayer Leverkusen’s Jamaica-born winger Leon Bailey is on the Football Association’s radar. McTominay’s father is from Scotland but he was born in England, meaning he was eligible to play for either country, but he […]

Mauricio Pochettino hails Dele Alli as world’s best young player

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has hailed Dele Alli as the best young player in the world as he rejigs his side to cope with the absence of the injured Harry Kane. The 21-year-old Alli has been criticised for some inconsistent performances this season for a Spurs side chasing a top-four spot in the Premier League […]

2018 World Cup: Why Enyeama won’t make my team – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has declared that Lille of France goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, will not be part of his squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The Franco-German said it was practically impossible to consider Enyeama for the tournament. Rohr said the former national team goalie was struggling with his form. Enyeama resigned […]

Europa League quarter-final draw: All you need to know

The UEFA Europa League quarter-final draw will be conducted in Nyon on Friday. The event will be streamed live on from 13:00CET after the Champions League equivalent. Arsenal, Atletico Madrid, CSKA Moscow, Lazio, Marseille, RB Leipzig, RB Salzburg and Sporting Lisbon are the teams left in the competition. It will be an open draw, […]

FIFA to give VAR green light at World Cup

FIFA are expected to rubber-stamp video assistant referee technology (VAR) for this summer’s World Cup despite lingering opposition from within and outside football. Gianni Infantino, the president of FIFA, will oversee the governing body’s meeting in Bogota happy to give the green light to the system despite a long, personal spell of scepticism. “VAR is […]