African football needs local coaches – Cisse

Senegal coach Aliou Cisse said for African football to succeed and develop teams capable of challenging for the World, more African coaches will be needed. The dreadlocked 42-year-...

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Chicharito cries after Germany win

Chicharito has admitted that Mexico’s win over Germany in their FIFA World Cup opener on Sunday was deeply emotional for him as it caught him rolling out tears yet maintains Mexi...

Flies plague England’s build-up in Volgograd

Among all the problems England fans and players thought they would face in Russia, including racism, homophobia and hackers, a plague of flies was never envisaged to be among to be...

Spain Midfielder backs mate David de Gea

Despite making an error that led to a draw between his country – Spain and Portugal, David de Gea will remain between the posts for Spain’s World Cup clash with Iran. De Ge...

Hazard addresses Real Madrid speculation

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard has addressed the growing speculation linking him with a move to Real Madrid in the upcoming summer transfer window The Belgian winger has previously h...

Ronaldo’s bust at Madeira airport replaced

Cristiano Ronaldo’s famous, yet rather controversial, bronze bust has now been replaced at Madeira airport in Portugal following a request from the CR7 museum The sculpt...

Barcelona could be set for Dembele u-turn

Barcelona are set to invest in the development of Ousmane Dembele as one of their future star forwards after their failure to sign Antoine Griezmann, reports Sport The 21-year-ol...

Russia will be able to stop Salah – Cherchesov

Russia manager Stanislav Cherchesov has pledged to stop Mohamed Salah ahead of their next match against Egypt in St Petersburg on Tuesday The Egyptian Football Association have ...

Mancini open to Buffon return for Italy

Italy boss Roberto Mancini would welcome the prospect of Gianluigi Buffon making a return to the national side as long as he is up to the required level of fitness and playing we...

PSG not interested in a Ronaldo-Neymar swap deal

A possible trade deal for Neymar to join Real Madrid that involves Cristiano Ronaldo going the other way is now unlikely with Paris Saint-Germain reluctant to contemplate any su...

Belgium must be at their best – Courtois

Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is certain that the nation’s best players will need to be at their very best for their opening game against Panama in Group G Roberto Mart...

Kroos: “We’re under real pressure now”

Germany midfielder Toni Kroos admits that they are now under some “real pressure” to reach the knockout stages of the World Cup after their shock 1-0 defeat against Me...

Hierro has “full confidence” in De Gea

Spain manager Fernando Hierro has once more defended goalkeeper David De Gea after he accidentally allowed Cristiano Ronaldo’s shot to slip through his hands in their 3-3 d...

Hamsik confirms China offer

Napoli captain Marek Hamsik has confirmed that he has received an offer from China and that he has told club president Aurelio De Laurentiis about it The Slovakian midfielder is e...

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