Ibrahimovic’s recovery has shocked doctors – Agent

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s agent, Mino Raiola, has claimed that doctors have been surprised as to how strong the player’s knee is. Ibrahimovic underwent an operation on damaged knee ligaments in the US two weeks ago and is set to miss the rest of the season and the start of the next campaign. But Raiola insists he […]

Argentina defeats Germany in Abuja IDPs, diplomats football tournament

In what could be described as a replay of the 2014 World Cup final at the Maracana in Rio, Brazil; Argentina on Saturday in Abuja exacted their revenge on Germany. Argentina prevailed 4-3 against Germany after a penalty shootout to win an international football tournament. Known players such as Lionel Messi and Bastian Schweinsteiger were […]

Man Utd better with Rashford than Zlatan, says Owen

The English striker offers more to the collective team effort at Old Trafford than the Swedish talisman and is ‘here to stay’  Manchester United would score more goals as a team with Marcus Rashford than they would with Zlatan Ibrahimovic, according to Michael Owen. Rashford’s free kick was the difference for the Red Devils on Thursday […]

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 […]