Chinese Super League

Former Barcelona star Paulinho grabs a double to celebrate Chinese century

Paulinho celebrated his 100th game in the Chinese Super League (CSL) on Sunday with a brace of goals as Guangzhou Evergrande hauled themselves to …

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Rafa Benitez Being Lined Up for Shock Chinese Super League Switch as Magpies Turmoil Continues

​​Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez is reportedly a summer target of Chinese Super League team Tianjin Quanjian.<p>The ​Mirror report that the Chinese …

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Moukandjo, Masika & Diop on target in Beijing Renhe triumph

The Cameroon, Kenya and Senegal internationals were on the scoresheet for Luis Garcia Plaza’s side as they returned to winning ways<p>Benjamin Moukandjo, Ayub Masika and Makhete Diop found the net in Beijing Renhe’s 3-0 victory over Beijing Guoan.<p>The African trio ended the Imperial Guards’ winning …

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Odion Ighalo continues scoring streak in Changchun Yatai defeat

The Nigeria international has now scored eight goals from his last eight outings for his Chinese Super League side<p>Odion Ighalo registered his 15th Chinese Super League goal of the season in Changchun Yatai’s 5-2 loss to Guangzhou R&F F.C.<p>On Wednesday, the 29-year-old attacker got a brace in Yatai’s …

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Ruben Neves is £60m Manchester City target as Wolves man No1 target to fill midfield gap - transfer gossip

Manchester City have identified Wolves playmaker Ruben Neves as the man they want to shore up their midfield.<p>Pep Guardiola was left red-faced when he …

Soccer

What is Eleven Sports and how much it will cost to watch La Liga and Serie A games this season

UK fans hoping to watch Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi next season will have to tune into Eleven Sports.<p>Earlier this year, Eleven Sports acquired …

Soccer

Arsenal Transfer News: Aaron Ramsey Contract Talks Reportedly Stall

This may be Aaron Ramsey's final season as an Arsenal player, amid rumours his contract talks with the Gunners have stalled. <i>The Sun</i>'s Daniel Cutts reported "there has been little movement" on a deal for Ramsey, who remains wanted by Premier League rivals Chelsea and Manchester United.<p>Ramsey, who …

Sports

Serie A transfer round-up: Zaza joins Torino, Parma sign Gervinho

Gervinho and Simone Zaza returned to Serie A before the league's transfer window closed, joining Parma and Torino respectively.

Soccer

Arsenal Remain 'Confident' of New Aaron Ramsey Contract as Interest in Player Grows

are reportedly 'confident' of keeping hold of key midfielder Aaron Ramsey, despite the Welsh international emerging as the subject of 'big money …

Soccer

Poyet threatens to quit after Bordeaux sell Laborde

Bordeaux head coach Gus Poyet is considering his future at the French club after claiming Gaetan Laborde was sold without his permission.<p>Thursday saw …

Soccer

South Korea set to name former Portugal boss Bento as coach - report

(Reuters) - Former Portugal manager Paulo Bento is set to be appointed as the new head coach of the South Korean men’s national team, according to a local media report.<p>Football Soccer - Olympiacos news conference - Astana v Olympiacos - UEFA Europa League Group Stage - Group B - Astana Arena …

South Korea

Examining the enigma that is Cristiano Ronaldo

Until very recently, there had been little new to say about Cristiano Ronaldo. Before his Juventus switch over the summer, the biggest recent …

Soccer

Juventus v Chievo live stream details: How to watch Cristiano Ronaldo’s debut for free online

Cristiano Ronaldo will make his Serie A debut on Saturday as champions Juventus begin their title defence away at Chievo – and you can watch all of …

Soccer

What World Cup hangover? 'Iron Man' Paulinho ploughs on in China

Barcelona fans were delighted that he left and at Tottenham Hotspur they called him lazy, but Brazil’s Paulinho is on a punishing run of matches that …

Soccer

TV not included in ESPN’s plan to stream all FA Cup games on ESPN+

Say goodbye to the FA Cup on television in the United States. ESPN’s acquisition of the FA Cup rights in the US will feature all broadcasts streamed …

Soccer

Zimbabwe name provisional squad for Afcon qualifier against Congo Brazzaville

Nottingham Forest defender Tendayi Darikwa and Bradford City’s Adam Chicken have been included despite struggling to obtain Zimbabwean citizenship<p>Zimbabwe coach Sunday Chidzambga has named a 28-man provisional squad for next month’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier trip to Congro Brazzaville.<p>As …

Soccer

Chinese fans cry foul over footballing body's drastic bans

Players and coaches traipse before the Chinese Football Association (CFA) like naughty school children to plead their innocence, then await their …

China

FIFA 19: The release date, new features, pre-order deals and Ultimate Team

FIFA 19 – the latest iteration of EA Sports’ ever popular FIFA series of football games – is almost upon us.<p>Fans have just over a month to wait until …

Soccer

Cameroon star Stephane Mbia confirms League 1 return to Toulouse

The former Marseille and Sevilla midfielder spent the last two seasons in the Chinese Super League with Hebei Fortune but is now a free agent<p>The ex-Cameroon captain Stephane Mbia has announced that he will join French League 1 side Toulouse in the next few days.<p>After terminating his contract with …

Soccer

The Socceroo behind Ken Ilso's Adelaide United adventure

Adelaide have an Aussie to thank for their latest Danish recruit<p>From the Eredivisie and Bundesliga to stints in China, Singapore and Malaysia, Adelaide United's new Danish signing Ken Ilso is certainly a well-travelled footballer.<p>The 31-year-old attacker will now call Australia home for the next …

Soccer

Brazilian World Cup midfielder pulls off wild skill move in Chinese Super League

Renato Augusto made two players look silly with his incredible skills<p>Brazilian midfielder Renato Augusto, formerly of Flamengo, Bayer Leverkusen and …

Sports

Cedric Bakambu's brace fires Beijing Guoan to victory over Dalian Yifang

The 27-year-old struck twice in both half to seal the Imperial Guards’ victory over Bernd Schuster’s side<p>Cedric Bakambu put up a stellar performance …

Soccer

Mayo planning Jim McGuinness move if Stephen Rochford leaves

Mayo will reportedly approach Jim McGuinness if Stephen Rochford decides to step down.Rochford led Mayo to the All-Ireland final in his first two …

Ireland

ESPN gets rights to soccer leagues in China, Australia, Netherlands

ESPN (DIS -0.6%) has acquired rights to top soccer leagues in the Netherlands, China and Australia, to bolster offerings at its ESPN Plus streaming …

Business

LaLiga 2018-19: Barcelona or Real Madrid - whose close-season transfers have been better?

The new LaLiga season starts this weekend but Barcelona and Real Madrid still have work to do in the transfer market before the big kick-off.<p>Barca …

Soccer

Unsettled Modeste poised to end China spell

Anthony Modeste appears set to end his 13-month spell in China after the French striker failed to feature for Tianjin Quanjian at the weekend and was …

Soccer

Ayub Timbe grabs a brace as Beijing Renhe held by Tianjin Quanjian in a six goal thriller | Goal.com

Timbe became the first Kenyan to score two goals in a single match in the Chinese Super League on Sunday<p>Ayub Timbe took his goal tally to four in six …

Soccer

Witsel: Ancelotti wanted me at Bayern Munich

Borussia Dortmund's new signing Axel Witsel has claimed Carlo Ancelotti previously attempted to take him to Bayern Munich.<p>Witsel joined Dortmund from …

Soccer

WatchESPN: Live Sports, Game Replays, Video Highlights

11:55 AM<p>Torino vs. AS Roma (Serie A)<p>2:20 PM<p>Empoli vs. Cagliari (Serie A)<p>2:20 PM<p>Bologna vs. SPAL (Serie A)<p>2:20 PM<p>Parma vs. Udinese (Serie A)<p>2:20 …

World Series

Liverpool chasing historic landmark as they look to extend Manuel Pellegrini's Anfield misery

Head to head (League only). At Anfield: Liverpool 40 wins, West Ham 4 wins, 16 draws. Overall: Liverpool 64 wins, West Ham 25 wins, 31 draws.<p><b>Last</b> …

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