Why Lionel Messi needs to back off Argentina for a while

We will take a look at some of the reasons why Lionel Messi needs to back off from any Argentina call-up for at least...

Opinion: Diego Maradona is not the best player ever

We really need to talk about Diego Maradona and how cartoonish his figure has become in the last year, his tipping point was at...

Argentina must rebuild without Messi – Veron

Former Argentina international Juan Sebastian Veron believes that the time has come for the national side to rebuild a squad that will not be...

Harry Kane disappointed with World Cup Golden Boot

He may have won the 2018 World Cup Golden Boot award, but Harry Kane was still disappointed to have only scored six times at...

Top 5 most coveted players in European Football

We bring you the top five players for whom the best club in Europe would pay astronomical amounts of money, they are the five...

Comparing Kylian Mbappé to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

We do a comparison of French young star Kylian Mbappé with the likes of both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo when they were 19...

Gomez joins Ozil to retire from the German national team

Germany forward Mario Gomez has joined Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil to announce his retirement from international football. The 33-year-old - who plays domestic football for...

Manuel Neuer: Germany squad accept Ozil’s decision to retire

Germany captain Manuel Neuer insists that the entire squad is understanding of Mesut Ozil's decision to retire from international football The Arsenal playmaker left the football world...

Ter-Stegen: It was hard not to play for Germany at the...

Marc Andre Ter-Stegen has confessed the disappointment he felt after being left on the bench in Germany's World Cup campaign After an impressive season in goal for...

Christian Eriksen: Spurs had NINE players in the World Cup semi-finals

Tottenham playmaker Christian Eriksen believes that the individual talent within the squad is extremely high and that it has been proven by the club having nine...

Roberto admits Surprise at World Cup Snub

Sergi Roberto was surprised that he wasn’t selected for the World Cup squad but hopes to drive his way into Spain side again under...

RFEF president Luis Rubiales reveals support from Barack Obama

Spanish football federation (RFEF) president Luis Rubiales' controversial sacking of Julen Lopetegui was met with a wide range of criticism, but he says that former United...

Neymar confesses: I exaggerated my falls at the World Cup

Neymar has surprisingly confessed that he often exaggerated his reactions after falling down from a challenge at the World Cup this summer The Brazil international...

Deschamps praises both Pavard & Hernandez for World Cup heroics

Benjamin Pavard and Lucas Hernandez both made a "big difference" for France in their triumphant World Cup campaign this summer, says head coach Didier...

Tite signs a new four-year deal with Brazil

Brazil have awarded head coach Tite with a new four-and-a-half-year contract, despite their disappointing World Cup campaign The Selecao headed into this summer tournament at Russia as...

Adam Lallana accepts omission from England World Cup squad was the...

Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana accepts that Gareth Southgate made the right decision to omit him from England's World Cup squad Lallana endured another injury-plagued campaign at Liverpool...

Jürgen Klopp doesn’t want to take sides on the Özil-Germany debate

The Liverpool manager was questioned about the whole situation regarding Mesut Özil and his decision to retire from international football, he decided to not...

Manchester United also wants to sign Yerry Mina

Colombian defender Yerry Mina who is negotiating his exit from Barcelona has Manchester United as another destination apart from Olympique Lyon.   Just as RMC from...

FIFA awards Pavard’s volley as the World Cup’s best

Benjamin Pavard has received the great honor of having his goal against Argentina recognized as this past World Cup's best of the tournament by...

AFA asks the press to leave Messi alone for a while

The AFA president truly believes Lionel Messi will return to the Argentina National team, but he requested the local media to let him rest...

Real Madrid leads FIFA’s The Best list of nominees

FIFA just unveiled the final 10-men list of players who will compete for The Best award for the most valuable player of 2018. Ronaldo,...

Ozil’s agent hits back against Bayern president

The agent of Mesut Ozil has hit back against the "foolish" comments made by the Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness Ozil stunned the football world on Sunday...

Mbappe reveals secret injury at World Cup

Kylian Mbappe was so important for France at the World Cup that they even hid the fact that he had a back injury in...

Dietmar Hamann accuses the DFB of weak leadership after Ozil’s abuse

Former Germany international Dietmar Hamann has blamed the German football association (DFB) of poor leadership following the abuse that Mesut Ozil had to cope with at the...

Mourinho reveals what made Pogba star at the World Cup

After watching him produce some superb performances for France at the World Cup, Jose Mourinho believes that it was the tournament format that brought...

German FA rejects Ozil’s racism claims

The German football association (DFB) has refuted Mesut Ozil's claims that he had been subjected to racism but they accepted that more could have been done to...

Aymeric Laporte admits feeling “jealously” following France’s World Cup triumph

Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte has admitted he has been experiencing "jealousy" towards the France squad after they won the 2018 World Cup without him Despite being the...

Giroud shaves head after France’s World Cup triumph

Olivier Giroud proved that he is a man of his word after following through with his promise of shaving his head if France were...

Mesut Ozil has retired from International football

Mesut Ozil has announced his retirement from international football citing racial problems and disrespect. The Arsenal midfielder announced his retirement on Sunday evening citing "racism...

Mesut Ozil defends his meeting with President Erdogan

Arsenal star man Mesut Ozil has defended his meeting with Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, saying turning down the meeting would have been 'disrespectful' to...

Vladimir Putin: World Cup stadiums to remain football stadiums

Russian president Vladimir Putin would like to see the 12 World Cup stadiums remain intended for football rather than turned into concert halls. Vladimir Putin...

Player rejects World Cup medal

Nikola Kalinic has rejected his silver medal after Croatia's impressive display at this summer's World Cup, according to Croatian media. The former Blackburn striker turned...

Video: Deschamps’ half-time talk at World Cup final

Being a football manager ain't always easy, especially when your squad is full of world-class talented players - but at half-time in the World...

Ibrahimovic agrees to honour his bet with Beckham

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has agreed to honour the bet he made with David Beckham after Sweden were knocked out of the World Cup by England The former...

Ronaldo & Rebic named the fastest players in the 2018 World...

Sadly the World Cup came to an end on Sunday, but there are still plenty of talking points left - with the latest being...

Alex Iwobi: Young Nigeria team must learn from World Cup

Nigeria forward Alex Iwobi is hopeful that the "young" Super Eagles squad will be able to make use of their experiences at the World Cup for...

Pogba proved his doubters wrong at World Cup – Ibrahimovic

Paul Pogba's impressive performances in France's triumphant World Cup campaign have completely silenced his critics, says his former Manchester United team-mate Zlatan Ibrahimovic Les Bleus...

Zidane not interested in managing France – FFF president

The French Football Federation (FFF) president Noel Le Graet insists that Zinedine Zidane has never demonstrated any interest in coaching France and he is...

Carlos Tevez reveals who he wants as the new Argentina boss

Argentina are in need of a new manager, after the departure of Jorge Sampaoli, and Carlos Tevez has named the man he would like...

Tevez urges Argentina to do everything to keep Messi

Carlos Tevez believes that it is essential that Lionel Messi remains with Argentina and he has urged the national side to do everything in their...

2018 World Cup hidden gems: Johan Mojica, Moussa Wague, Jo Hyeon-Woo

Moussa Wague, Johan Mojica and Jo Hyeon-Woo are some of the names you could hear a lot more in the future after their impressive...

Porn hub visitors, dropped during 2018 World Cup

Did you check porn sites during the World Cup matches? You probably contributed to this data that revealed how traffic soared and dropped in...

Klopp tells Ozil & Gundogan critics: “Shut up”

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has jumped to Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan's defence in the fallout from Germany's dreadful World Cup campaign The midfield duo caused controversy before...

Varane pleased to shake off “nice guy” tag

France defender Raphael Varane is pleased to have finally of shaken off his "nice guy" tag after making his mark at the World Cup this...

Benitez: I could have managed Spain at the World Cup

Rafael Benitez has revealed that he had the chance to take charge of Spain at the World Cup this summer following Julen Lopetegui's shock...

Ozil included in the worst XI of the 2018 World Cup

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil is among the players that have been named in the 2018 World Cup's worst XI by L’Equipe The Germany international carried...

Kaka pays Luka Modric the ultimate compliment

Former Brazil international Kaka has praised Luka Modric for the way he makes football look so easy that it is as if he is...

Kaka: Unfair to pin Brazil blame on Neymar

After numerous criticism about Neymar’s performance at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, he finally receives words of encouragement from Brazil teammate, Kaka. Kaka is...

FIFA passes World Cup football to Qatar

As World Cup folds up in Russia, with many travelling home and some scammed and stranded, Russian President, Vladimir Putin, Emir of Qatar Tamim...

Report: Roma still waiting for Alisson offers

Reports coming in suggest that the Italian football club Roma are yet to receive any official offers for Alisson Becker even after reports of...

Russian Pussy Riot members jailed for World Cup final protest

Four members of a protest group in Russia called Pussy Riot has been sentenced to 15 days in jail by a court in Russia...

Russia 2018 – World Cup of records

The 2018 World Cup was anything but usual. Own goals, set pieces, free kicks, corner kicks and penalties were the talk of the first...

Heimir Hallgrimsson steps down as Iceland coach

Heimir Hallgrimsson has surprisingly stepped down his role as the head coach of the Iceland national football team following their historic World Cup campaign last month The 51-year-old...

Belgium return home to a rousing reception

While their Golden Generation may have fallen just one round short of reaching their target of lifting the World Cup this summer, the Belgium squad...

Croatia return home with over 10% of the population awaiting them

While the dream ended in tears on Sunday, Croatia's World Cup squad returned home to a heroes reception with the players tossing shirts and signing autographs...

France’s World Cup winners given hero’s welcome

France's World Cup winners returned home to an exuberant reception by the hundreds of thousands of supporters that turned up at Paris on Monday to...

Henry steps down as a pundit and commits to coaching

Former France and Arsenal striker Thierry Henry has quit his position as a Sky Sports pundit to focus on developing his skills as a...

Lovren believes Croatia were the ‘better’ side in World Cup final

Croatia defender Dejan Lovren has slammed France's tactics and praised his own country for their efforts after their 4-2 final defeat yesterday in Russia. Lovren...

Loftus-Cheek backs new deal for Gareth Southgate

England midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek has reacted happily to reports of an imminent contract extension for the three lions boss Gareth Southgate. Loftus-Cheek believes that Southgate...

Mbappe to donate World Cup earnings to charity

Kylian Mbappe has proven himself to not just be an extraordinary footballer, but also an incredible humanitarian by donating all of his World Cup earnings...

Griezmann playing the waiting game for Ballon d’Or award

Leading your country to the World Cup normally tends to sway the voting panel for the Ballon d'Or award in your favour, but Antoine Griezmann...

Kane on winning the World Cup Golden Boot: “I’m extremely proud”

While the disappointment of coming so close to reaching the final with England may still be haunting him right now, Harry Kane was proud...

Pogba reveals his super-motivational speech at World Cup final

Playing in a World Cup final with the eyes of millions of people from back home watching you ought to be enough to motivate...

The Neymar alphabet

He may not have led Brazil to the World Cup this summer, but Neymar's profile continues to grow following his theatrics at Russia with...

Rakitic congratulates Modric on Golden Ball award

Ivan Rakitic has congratulated his Croatia team-mate Luka Modric for being named the World Cup's best player in winning the Golden Ball award following Sunday's World...

Torres calls for unity with Spain squad

Former Spain international Fernando Torres has urged the current squad to unite under the newly-appointed head coach Luis Enrique, as they embark on a new era...

Dalic will not rush his decision on Croatia future

Croatia manager Zlatko Dalic insists that he is in no rush to make a final decision over his future at the national side following...

Griezmann reveals how he kept his cool during penalty-kick

Taking a penalty-kick at a World Cup final seems to be a rather gruelling and uninviting prospect, but Antoine Griezmann managed to keep his...

Lahm calls for changes in Germany’s coaching set-up

Germany's 2014 World Cup-winning captain Philipp Lahm has called for changes in the coaching staff following their dismal title defence this summer Four years on...

Rakitic: “In some areas we outplayed France”

Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic admitted that he found their World Cup final defeat to France "painful" after having outplayed them in some areas of...

Official: Sampaoli leaves Argentina

The Argentine Football Association (AFA) have confirmed that head coach Jorge Sampaoli has vacated his post following Argentina's disappointing World Cup campaign After two shock results...

France’s World Cup triumph “as big & beautiful” as 20 years...

Head coach Didier Deschamps insisted that France's World Cup win is just "as big and just as beautiful" as the time when he captained...

Modric: “We were the better team but sometimes better teams don’t...

Croatia captain Luka Modric feels that his side were the deserving victors on Sunday's World Cup final defeat to France and was left feeling...

Griezmann: “I hope to sleep with the cup”

Antoine Griezmann is hoping that he will be able to "sleep" with the World Cup trophy following France's 4-2 win over Croatia on Sunday's final In...

Dalic: Croatia ran out of luck

Croatia boss Zlatko Dalic bemoaned the fact that his side's luck appeared to have run out at the worst time when they conceded a dubious...

Brazil legend Pele threatens comeback

Brazil legend Pele has jokingly suggested that he may have to mount a comeback in football should Kylian Mbappe continue "equalling my records" Mbappe continued his impressive...

Dermot Gallagher declares France penalty was wrong

Former Premier League referee Dermot Gallagher has declared that the penalty VAR awarded to France was wrongly given during their 2018 World Cup final match against Croatia...

Trevor Brooking: The tournament has been a massive success

France lifts the 2018 World Cup trophy in Moscow and reactions has been flowing in about the matches and Former England midfielder Sir Trevor Brooking says the 2018 World...

England players return home

England players return as heroes as they receive a welcome at home, according to The Evening Standard. The England team arrived home as heroes after...

Check out 2018 World Cup award winners

Luka Modric has won the Golden Ball award at the World Cup. Modric was named best player of the Russia 2018 World Cup after his...

Pogba score as France win World Cup

Paul Pogba scores for France as they become World champions, according to Premierleague.com Paul Pogba scored the third goal for France as they defeated Croatia...

Alderweireld hails Kane

Toby Alderweireld has hailed Tottenham Hotspur teammate Harry Kane, according to Sports Mole. Alderweireld has praised Harry Kane as one of the very best strikers...

Southgate talks about players international career

England’s boss Gareth Southgate was giving little away about whether any of the squad's senior players will be calling time on their international careers. Speaking...

“Croatia deserve great credit”

Former England captain Alan Shearer has said that Croatia deserves some credit as they return to their country "as heroes" after an impressive performance at the 2018 World...

Rio Ferdinand wants Jose Mourinho to help Paul Pogba

Former Manchester United centre-back Rio Ferdinand wants his former club’s boss Jose Mourinho to assist France international star Paul Pogba by putting together a consistent run of form...

France win is well deserved – Gary Neville

Former England defender Gary Neville believes that France win of 2018 World Cup is well deserved. France became victorious, lifting the trophy with a 4-2 win over Croatia in the...

Gareth Southgate: Three Lions World Cup display lifted some gloom

Gareth Southgate is certain England’s performance at the 2018 World Cup in Russia "lifted some of the gloom" in the country when they reached...

Deschamps: It’s a young team, who are on the top of...

As France wins the 2018 World Cup, the second time after their 1998 win at their home soil, the coach Didier Deschamps who was a...

Harry Kane wins 2018 Golden Boot, defended by Southgate

England’s captain Harry Kane has finished the 2018 World Cup tournament in Russia with the Golden Boot award after scoring six goals, which came...

Review: France – Croatia

Two rather fortunate goals gave France the lead at half-time and then Croatia's somewhat naive second-half approach led to a 4-2 victory and a...

Valery Gazzaev: World Cup changed people’s perception of Russia

As France and Croatia battle it out on Sunday for the 2018 World Cup trophy, Russian lawmaker and former Russia head coach Valery Gazzaev...

Putin says his nation could play better in Qatar 2022

Russia president Vladimir Putin was part of a ceremony that handed over the World Cup host's mantle to Qatar in Moscow’s Kremlin. The ceremony ended...

Brazil international applauds France Mbappe

Brazil star, Kaka has showered praises on France international Kylian Mbappe for his amazing performances at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. While applauding the...

Rooney impressed with England over WC performance

Former England captain Wayne Rooney who is now at DC United is impressed at Gareth Southgate's young team they delivered hope to the country’s...

Maguire: “It’s really good playing under a manager like Gareth”

After finishing fourth in 2018 World Cup, the best result in years, Harry Maguire thanks manager Gareth Southgate for changing the teams's style of...

“I think Harry is one of the best strikers in the...

Toby Alderweireld insists Harry Kane role at the World Cup is "just the beginning". The Tottenham team-mates faced each other at the semi-final stage, yesterday,...

Martinez says Lukaku is the best in the world

Roberto Martinez made a big compliment to Romelu Lukaku after his performance against England at the semi-final stage. After a £90m move from Everton to Manchester United,...

Gareth Southgate: “We’re not a top-four team yet”

England lost yesterday, finishing fourth at the 2018 World Cup, but manager Gareth Southgate claims the Three Lions aren't a top-four team yet. After losing...

Why Mourinho is looking to buy Croatian Marcelo Brozovic

Marcelo Brozovic has been linked with a move to Jose Mourinho's side, Manchester United, but there are talks of a new contract at Inter Milan. Brozovic could...

Keane: Danny Rose and Phil Jones are bad defenders

Roy Keane has declared that England’s Danny Rose and Phil Jones will 'continue costing England so far they keep getting picked in the side. Rose who made his second start at...

Official: Zaza joins Torino on loan

Simone Zaza has completed his transfer from Valencia to Torino for a total €14m. Simone Zaza was thought to be heading to Sampdoria but instead...

Report: Napoli sign Ospina on loan