´World class´ Insigne can´t be rested – Sarri  [LINK]
Maurizio Sarri said he cannot rotate Lorenzo Insigne as the “world class player” is too important for Napoli following their Champions League victory. Insigne scored a stunning goal to lead Napoli to a 3-0 win at home to Shakhtar Donetsk in Group F action on Tuesday. Deemed surplus to requirements in Italy’s failed World Cup […] [Read More]
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I say one thing and you write something else – Angry Ronaldo brushes off media  [LINK]
Cristiano Ronaldo was in no mood to speak to the media following Real Madrid’s Champions League victory over APOEL, with the frustrated star claiming he would say one thing and reporters would write another. Ronaldo ended his four-game goalless streak for Madrid by scoring twice in Tuesday’s 6-0 rout of APOEL in Cyprus, however, the […] [Read More]
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Postecoglou steps down from Australia post  [LINK]
Ange Postecoglou has resigned as Australia coach just a week after leading the Socceroos to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. [Read More]
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Griezmann needs support of Atletico and fans – Simeone  [LINK]
Diego Simeone said out-of-form star Antoine Griezmann needs the support of Atletico Madrid and their fans amid his eight-game streak without a goal. Griezmann was jeered by his own supporters as he fired another blank in Atletico’s scoreless stalemate against city rivals and LaLiga champions Real Madrid last week. Linked with a big-money move to […] [Read More]
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Monaco paid for mistakes in Champions League exit – Jardim  [LINK]
Leonardo Jardim blamed individual errors after a 4-1 defeat at home to RB Leipzig on Tuesday saw Monaco crash out of the Champions League. With the Ligue 1 champions now guaranteed to finish bottom of Group G, having failed to win any of their five matches, last season’s semi-finalists cannot even qualify for the Europa […] [Read More]
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We had to rely on personal pride – Berizzo praises Sevilla´s stunning comeback  [LINK]
Eduardo Berizzo felt Sevilla’s bravery was rewarded in the end after they scored a late equaliser to rescue a 3-3 draw against Champions League rivals Liverpool. The visitors looked to be coasting to victory at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan when they led 3-0 at the break, Roberto Firmino scoring two of Liverpool’s goals in a […] [Read More]
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Championship Review: Coleman loses first Sunderland game, Fulham win nine-goal thriller  [LINK]
Chris Coleman suffered defeat in his first game as Sunderland manager as they fell to promotion-hopefuls Aston Villa in Tuesday’s Championship clash. The 47-year-old, who left his post as Wales head coach to take over at the Stadium of Light this week, could not prevent a 2-1 defeat at Villa Park that leaves Sunderland deep […] [Read More]
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Real? Juve? Guardiola not fazed by potential opponents as Man City extend run  [LINK]
Pep Guardiola says it does not matter who Manchester City face in the last 16 of the Champions League after they seal top spot in Group F with victory over Feyenoord. [Read More]
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Spurs proved doubters wrong by winning group - Kane  [LINK]
Tottenham come from behind to beat Borussia Dortmund in Germany and secure first place in Group H of the Champions League. [Read More]
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City fans get first sight of local star they crave in Phil Foden  [LINK]
Sergio Aguero hacked wide from a chance Manchester City’s all-time record goalscorer would normally convert wearing carpet slippers and Feyenoord goalkeeper Brad Jones celebrated the let-off by getting booked for labouring over the goal-kick. It was that kind of error-strewn, forgettable night. Then, a diminutive number 47 emerged from the home bench and the applause began. The [&h... [Read More]
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Gunes wants more after historic Besiktas Champions League qualification  [LINK]
Senol Gunes demanded more from Besiktas after his side booked a place in the knockout rounds of the Champions League for the first time. A 1-1 home draw with Porto at Vodafone Park on Tuesday – secured thanks to an equaliser from Anderson Talisca – was enough to see the Super Eagles through as winners […] [Read More]
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Extra rest helped Rose shine in Dortmund – Pochettino  [LINK]
Danny Rose was singled out for praise after Tottenham’s 2-1 win over Borussia Dortmund by coach Mauricio Pochettino, who said the defender had benefited from being rested against Arsenal. Rose was not in the Spurs squad for Saturday’s 2-0 north London derby defeat to Arsenal and Pochettino felt the decision to leave him out of […] [Read More]
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Allegri plays down Dybala-Messi comparisons  [LINK]
Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has dismissed comparisons between Paulo Dybala and Lionel Messi ahead of his side’s blockbuster Champions League clash with Barcelona. After coming off the bench and scoring in the weekend’s 3-2 defeat at Sampdoria, Dybala will start at Allianz Stadium on Wednesday as both sides aim to shore up a top two spot in […] [Read More]
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Klopp 'does not doubt mentality' after Liverpool squander 3-0 lead to draw at Sevilla  [LINK]
Liverpool concede a stoppage-time equaliser as Sevilla fight back from 3-0 down to draw 3-3 in the Champions League. [Read More]
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Zidane: We knew Ronaldo, Benzema goals would come  [LINK]
Zinedine Zidane insists it was always a matter of time until Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema rediscovered their goalscoring form, after the duo scored two each in Real Madrid’s 6-0 win over APOEL. Ronaldo, who has just one LaLiga all season and had gone four games in a row without finding the net, scored the […] [Read More]
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It feels like we lost – Klopp frustrated at Liverpool´s second-half collapse  [LINK]
Jurgen Klopp felt Liverpool paid the price for being too passive as they surrendered a 3-0 half-time lead to draw 3-3 with Sevilla in a Champions League thriller. The Premier League side looked set to qualify for the knockout stages when they cruised into a commanding advantage, Roberto Firmino’s brace of goals sandwiching a diving […] [Read More]
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Ronaldo sets record as Real reach last 16  [LINK]
Cristiano Ronaldo scores his 113th Champions League goal as holders Real Madrid qualify for the last 16. [Read More]
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It depends on Foden – Guardiola puts ball in teenager´s court  [LINK]
Pep Guardiola believes the development of highly-rated Phil Foden is down to the teenager after he made his Manchester City debut in the Champions League on Tuesday. Foden, who played a starring role in England’s triumph at the Under-17 World Cup, came off the bench late in a 1-0 win over Feyenoord that confirmed top […] [Read More]
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Two hat-tricks, nine goals and a shock win - Fulham stun Sheff Utd  [LINK]
Teenager Ryan Sessegnon scores a hat-trick as Fulham win 5-4 to deny Sheffield United top spot in the Championship. [Read More]
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BREAKING NEWS: Postecoglou leaves Australia post  [LINK]
Ange Postecoglou has stepped down as the coach of Australia after leading the country to qualification for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. [Read More]
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