Mourinho is playing mind games with Wenger ahead of Sunday’s match – Guardiola

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, feels his Manchester United counterpart Jose Mourinho, is playing mind games with Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger ahead of their Sunday’s Premier League clash. Mourinho has claimed he will play his kids against the Gunners  so he can rest his key players for Thursday’s Europa League semi-final second leg against Celta […]

Man City banned for two years from signing under 1

Manchester City were slapped with a ban on signing academy players on Friday after tapping up two schoolboys. The two-year embargo handed down by the Premier League was the same as Liverpool faced last month, with the second year suspended for three seasons. But City’s £300,000 fine was three times that of their North West […]

FIFA overturns Lionel Messi’s four-game ban from international matches

Following a hearing which took place in Zurich on May 4 2017, the FIFA Appeal committee has upheld the appeal lodged by the Argentinian Football Association on behalf of Lionel Messi, against the decision taken by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee. Lifting the sanctions imposed on him, the Appeal Committee set aside the decision taken by […]

Yaya Toure deserves a new contract

Nobody beyond the Catalan and his trusted circle of allies seems to know much about the midfielder’s chances of getting a new contract The cat is out of the bag. Manchester City have always insisted they will make decisions on the futures of their out-of-contract players in the summer, but as revealed by Goal earlier […]

EPL: Top four no longer possible – Mourinho

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho says it is now “too late” for the club to make the top four in the Premier League. He attributed the failure to major injuries hitting his top players. Jose Mourinho’s side are in the fifth position on the table with four games left. The Red Devils are just one […]

Super Eagles maintain 40th position in May FIFA rankings

The Super Eagles are still 40th in the world, according to the latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday. Nigeria finished in the same position last month and remain fifth in Africa, behind Egypt (19), Senegal (30), Cameroon (33) and Burkina Faso (35). Congo DR (41st), Tunisia (42nd) Ghana (45th) Côte d’Ivoire (48th) and Morocco (53rd) […]

Pogba, Bailly, Smalling and Jones train for Manchester United ahead of Celta trip

Jose Mourinho looks like he may have options in defence ahead of the first leg of their Europa League semi-final Manchester United have been given a major boost ahead of their Europa League clash with Celta Vigo after Paul Pogba, Eric Bailly, Chris Smalling and Phil Jones all took part in training. The quartet all […]

Big 17 turns 21′ – Arsenal lead Alex Iwobi happy birthday wishes

Footballers have come out on social media to offer their well wishes to one of the world’s talented youngsters For Alex Iwobi, Wednesday is a special day as the Nigeria international celebrates his 21st birthday. Unsurprisingly, social media has been awash with well-wishers for Arsenal prodigy, who boasts of one goal in 24 games for […]

Ronaldo equals Messi’s Champions League hat-trick record

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has drawn level with Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi, on seven Champions League hat-tricks. The Real Madrid hitman netted three times against Atletico Madrid to draw level with Messi. The Portuguese superstar was once again at his best against city rivals. The Portuguese scored back-to-back trebles, having also netted three against […]

Ronaldo wins UCL goal prize

The Real Madrid man took the prize for his strike versus Bayern, beating out competition from Paulo Dybala, Marco Asensio, Kylian Mbappe and Falcao  Cristiano Ronaldo’s leaping volley for Real Madrid at the Allianz Arena has been named the UEFA Champions League goal of the quarter-finals, presented by Nissan. The Portugal international’s strike earned the […]