Johannesburg (AFP) – Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama starred for Kenya as they stretched an unbeaten run to nine matches Thursday by drawing 1-1 at home against Uganda. Wanyama set up Michael Olunga to give the “Harambee Stars” a 35th-minute lead in a friendly at Kenyatta Stadium in eastern town Machakos. Show More Summary
Zurich (AFP) – Palestinian football chief Jibril Rajoub insisted on Thursday the ball is now in Israel’s court after a meeting at FIFA headquarters to discuss Israeli clubs playing in the occupied West Bank. Palestinians argue that the...Show More Summary
Will David De Gea finally end up at Real Madrid? Here we go again… The Spanish media are once again peddling the transfer story that David De Gea might end up at Real Madrid this coming summer. On Thursday, sections of the Spanish media report that Edurne, the long-term girlfriend of David De Gea, might […]
This could be interesting Spurs striker Harry Kane has challenged well-known Arsenal fan Piers Morgan on social media for the upcoming Comic Relief. The Spurs striker challenged Piers to kiss the Tottenham badge live on TV and if so, he would double his pledge to the charity. There was already some suggestions to Morgan to […]
Man United love hitting the woodwork One of the features of Manchester United‘s season is that they have played against a number of goalkeepers in fine form and have been very unlucky with many of the shots they have had on goal. Had they turned some of the home draws into wins, Jose Mourinho would […]
Swiss authorities say prosecutors have questioned Germany soccer great Franz Beckenbauer suspect in the ongoing World Cup fraud case
World Cup qualifying reaches the halfway point in Europe
Johannesburg (AFP) – Cameroon have chosen two stars who shunned the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations-winning campaign for their first match since defeating Egypt in the final last month. Marseille midfielder Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa and Schalke striker Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting were recalled for a friendly against Tunisia in Monastir Friday. Show More Summary
Changsha (China) (AFP) – Marcello Lippi’s China stunned South Korea 1-0 in a politically charged World Cup qualifier on Thursday to give themselves a glimmer of hope of reaching next year’s tournament in Russia. Yu Dabao stooped unmarked...Show More Summary
For his first national team game since 2006, Coach Bruce Arena will field a lineup that is hardly his first choice.
Tehran (AFP) – Ahmad Yaseen’s second-half equaliser earned Iraq a 1-1 draw with Australia on Thursday in Tehran and left the Socceroos with work to do to reach next year’s World Cup. Matthew Leckie scored five minutes before half-time...Show More Summary
Singapore (AFP) – China’s cash-rich Super League needs to work on improving local talent as well as dipping into its deep pockets to attract top foreign players, the La Liga chief said Thursday. Javier Tebas told AFP he was “not worried...Show More Summary
Behaviour of a section of England fans during the friendly in Germany was 'inappropriate, disrespectful and disappointing', says FA chairman Greg Clarke.
Hierarchy Cristiano Ronaldo is said to have a big say in any Real Madrid transfers and has made his opinions clear to Florentino Pérez. According to reports from Diariogol, the Madrid star has asked for the transfer of several players for the upcoming window. The report states that Ronaldo would like to see Isco Álvaro Morata, […]
Kylian Mbappe: A young striker in demand During the international break there has been absolutely tons of transfer gossip doing the rounds. Whilst it is clearly due to the lack of top level football, it is also worth pointing out that we are moving closer to the summer transfer window and moves are already being […]
Berlin (AFP) – Cologne say they rejected a bumper offer of 50 million euros ($54 million) from China for prolific French striker Anthony Modeste — but admit he could move to the English Premier League. The 28-year-old has scored 22 of Cologne’s 37 goals this season to leave his side sixth in Germany’s top flight. Show More Summary
Portsmouth and ex-Walt Disney CEO Michael Eisner are to enter into exclusive talks about a potential takeover.
New era Everton have come one step closer to leaving their historic home Goodison Park with an imminent announcement expected over a new stadium. The Toffees have dreamt of a new stadium for years having seen several failed moves in the past. The club were said to be moving to the current location of Liverpool’s […]
David Luiz taking it easy during the international break Since David Luiz was not selected by Brazil for their World Cup qualifying games this week, the Chelsea central defender has time to upload super free-kick videos to Instagram. For much of this week, Luiz has been in Paris where he often retreats to when given […]
Glasgow (AFP) – Scotland assistant manager Mark McGhee expects a strong response as his team look to bounce back from an embarrassing draw to Canada in a crucial World Cup qualifier against Slovenia. Gordon Strachan’s side trailed to the Canadians before Steven Naismith’s equaliser gave them an unconvincing 1-1 draw at Easter Road on Wednesday. Show More Summary