European Football

Arsenal Faced With Europa League Complication as Aubameyang and Mkhitaryan Look Set to Join the Club

Following a hectic transfer window for the Gunners, Arsenal have allegedly agreed personal terms with Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang - …

Soccer

Bundesliga profitable but 'falling away' from big five leagues

Following concerns from its top brass that the Bundesliga is in danger of losing its place among Europe's elite leagues, a new UEFA report may well …

Soccer

FIFA 18 Ultimate Team: David De Gea, Sergio Ramos, Marcelo Among TOTY Defence

Manchester United No. 1 David De Gea has been named as goalkeeper in FIFA 18's Team of the Year, with Sergio Ramos of Real Madrid at the heart of the defence.<p>EA Sports FIFA confirmed the pair will be joined by Marcelo, Leonardo Bonucci and Dani Alves at the back.<p>Red Devils stopper De Gea has been …

Soccer

Ronaldinho retires: The naive teenager and football genius who lost his way with distractions - Firstpost

There were times when Ronaldinho made you shake your head in bafflement. Like on that spring evening in 2005, when he unleashed the famed toe-poke at …

Soccer

Bayern Munich Pulled Out of Alexis Sanchez Deal Last Summer Due to 'Unrealistic' Wage Demands

Bayern Munich withdrew from contract negotiations with Alexis Sanchez last summer due to unrealistic wage demands and a fear that he would disrupt …

Soccer

Cesc Fabregas struggling for Carabao Cup semi-final return leg as Chelsea seek transfer reinforcements

Cesc Fabregas is facing a race against time to be fit for Chelsea’s Carabao Cup semi-final second leg against Arsenal next week.<p>Head coach Antonio Conte revealed Fabregas had suffered a slight hamstring injury in training on Tuesday and Chelsea medics fear the midfielder could be out for up to 10 …

English Premier League

Key stat: Pogba tops European assist chart

<b>Paul Pogba’s influence is clear to Manchester United supporters, and now the Frenchman’s outstanding contribution has been highlighted by a statistic</b> …

Soccer

Philipp Lahm on retirement: I asked myself whether I could still do it

Former Germany and Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm has written about his decision to step away from the game and what lies ahead. In a column for …

Germany

Tickets, wages, crowds: Premier League v Europe in five charts

<b>English football fans pay more. Their clubs have larger wage bills. But attendances are, on average, higher in the Premier League than anywhere in Europe.</b><p>Uefa has released its 'benchmark' report for 2016, documenting everything from club revenues to agents' fees.<p>BBC Sport picks out the five key …

Soccer

Why Chelsea are looking for another striker

The transfer window always throws up some outrageous rumours, and many laughed at the initial reports of Chelsea lining up a move for West Ham …

Soccer

Borussia Dortmund struggling to 'comprehend' Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang conduct amid Arsenal links

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's recent behaviour has been met with bafflement by his Borussia Dortmund bosses.<p>The striker was dropped for last weekend's …

Soccer

Report: United, Sanchez agree to contract worth £14M annually

It's appears to be just a matter of time before Alexis Sanchez's move to Manchester United is finalised.<p>The Chilean's departure from Arsenal is all …

Soccer

Barcelona Captain Andres Iniesta Among List of Absentees for Copa del Rey Clash With Espanyol

Barcelona trained on ahead of Wednesday night's Copa del Rey quarterfinal against city rivals Espanyol without club captain Andres Iniesta.<p>According …

Soccer

Barcelona 'consider' signing veteran centre-back to add to Yerry Mina before January window closes

Mundo Deportivo says that the deal will depend on the Catalan's clear-out.<p>Rafinha, Gerard Deulofeu and some more out-of-favour players must leave to …

Soccer

Talent Track - Italy internationals - Juventus.com

THE UNDER 21's<p>Up first under the spotlight is Juventus' Emil Audero. The young goalkeeper made his Bianconeri debut on the final league match of last …

Soccer

Zinedine Zidane Insists He 'Cannot Imagine' Real Madrid Without Ronaldo Amid Transfer Rumours

Zinedine Zidane has claimed that a Real Madrid without Cristiano Ronaldo is unfathomable and the player is still a prized asset, despite his current …

Soccer

Predictions for Chelsea vs. Norwich replay: Rotate. Score. Repeat.

NORWICH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 06: David Luiz of Chelsea is challenged by Alex Pritchard of Norwich City during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match …

English Premier League

UEFA report shows football's financial upswing

UEFA has released its ninth club licensing benchmarking report on European club football, named ‘The European Club Footballing Landscape”.<p>The latest …

UEFA

Podolski's strike voted Die Mannschaft goal of the year

With his final cap came him his final goal and Lukas Podolski ended his Germany national team career with a bang. World Cup winner Lukas Podolski’s …

Soccer

Bayern Munich Capture Versatile Full-Back From Bundesliga Rivals in Winter Transfer

Bayern Munich are appearing to be building for the future with their latest transfer after 16-year-old left-back Louis Poznanski decided to up sticks …

Soccer

Shaw: I'll take any kind of goal!

<i>Luke Shaw spoke exclusively to United Review to discuss his recent run of great form, feeling the best he's felt and his determination to score his</i> …

Manchester United FC

Werder Bremen forward Max Kruse launches motor racing team

Not content with being a professional footballer and a pro-standard poker player, Werder Bremen forward Max Kruse has added a third string to his bow.<p>…

Soccer

Ernesto Valverde Coy Over Barca Success & Claims the 'Best is Yet to Come' Ahead of Copa Del Rey

Ernesto Valverde has said that there is not one specific moment that has been his best experience as the Barcelona manager since taking over the …

Soccer

Christian Pulisic set to return for Borussia Dortmund vs. Hertha Berlin

Christian Pulisic is set to return to Borussia Dortmund's squad for their away trip to Hertha Berlin after missing the goalless draw against …

Soccer

How to Watch Espanyol vs. Barcelona: Copa Del Rey Live Stream, TV Info

Barcelona continues its run at a fourth straight Copa del Rey title and a record 30th overall when it travels to city rival Espanyol for the first …

Soccer

Cristiano Ronaldo wants Real Madrid exit over new contract delay - source

Cristiano Ronaldo is tired of Real Madrid president Florentino Perez's procrastination over a new contract and wants out of the Bernabeu, a source …

Soccer

North Korea Set to Invade Premier League: Kwang-Song Han Eyes Move to 'Champions League Club'

Cagliari starlet Kwang-Song Han would be keen on a move to the Premier League, according to his agent. The 19-year old has been a target of Tottenham …

Soccer

Nantes Striker Emiliano Salan Turns Down Brighton Advances in Favour of Ligue 1 Stay

Nantes striker Emiliano Sala has reportedly turned down the opportunity to sign for Brighton this month, instead opting to remain in Ligue 1 under …

Soccer

Manchester United overtake Real Madrid and Barcelona with biggest revenue in 2017 after huge increase

Manchester United enjoyed the biggest revenue of any European club in the last financial year after a 32 per cent increase propelled them above Real …

Soccer

Conte's disenchantment suggests his Chelsea reign could soon end

Time is running out for Antonio Conte. The Chelsea manager has the air of a man who knows that he is in the wrong job.<p>The Premier League champions …

English Premier League