Champions League trophy By Dov Rawson Thursday, August 25th, 2016 17:08 Champions League format change According to Sky Sports News reporter Kaveh Solhekol, UEFA will tomorrow announce some big changes to their Champions League format which will come into effect in 2018. Teams from the big four leagues – England, Spain, Italy and Germany – […]
Two of Argentina’s biggest footballing legends By Roland Kesler Thursday, August 25th, 2016 16:54 Publicity stunt Diego Maradona has strongly suggested that Lionel Messi’s retirement from the Argentina national team – and subsequent reversal on that decision – was just a publicity stunt. Show More Summary
BBC football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Olympic cycling champion Laura Trott in this week's Premier League fixtures.
Liverpool forward Mario Balotelli is reportedly set to hold discussions with French club Nice about a potential summer transfer. The out-of-favour striker looks set to play no part at Anfield under manager Jurgen Klopp and, with theShow More Summary
Buenos Aires (AFP) – Argentina great Diego Maradona has criticised Lionel Messi, suggesting that the Barcelona star’s retirement from international football, and subsequent change of heart, was “staged”. “I don’t know whether this was...Show More Summary
London (AFP) – Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford has lost his place in England’s senior squad after being called up for the Under-21s for the first time. Rashford made two substitute appearances at Euro 2016 to cap a meteoric rise in the final weeks of the campaign that took him from United’s youth teams to international recognition. Show More Summary
Bundesliga 2016-17: Bayern, Dortmund to Dominate, RB Leipzig’s Big Launch - originally posted on Soccerlens.com The Bundesliga gets underway this weekend as defending champions Bayern Munich aim for an unprecedented fifth straight league title. Show More Summary
The Hart of the Problem: Which club will take Man City’s Joe Hart? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Barcelona keeper Claudio Bravo has completed his £15.4m move to Premier League side Manchester City, with Ajax’s Jasper Cillessen replacing the Chile captain at the Nou Camp, with the Eredivisie runners up getting £12.8m for the Dutchman. Show More Summary
AC Milan have reportedly rejected an offer of €40 million (£34.2 million) from Chelsea for defender Alessio Romagnoli. That’s according to Sky (h/t Football Italia ), who noted the bid consisted of a €35 million fee up front and another €5 million in add-ons. Show More Summary
For the rest of Serie A, events at Juventus Stadium last Saturday evening were all too predictable. The Bianconeri never looked at their best against Fiorentina yet emerged 2-1 victors thanks to Gonzalo Higuain ’s second-half goal, his...Show More Summary
Barcelona sign Ajax goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen for £11.1m to replace Manchester City-bound Claudio Bravo.
Aleksander Ceferin insists any closed European Super League is "out of the question".
London (AFP) – Everton manager Ronald Koeman has dismissed talk of a move for out of favour Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart. Hart is set to leave City after being reduced to a fringe role since Pep Guardiola’s arrival as manager and the England international had been strongly linked with a switch to Everton. Show More Summary
As we exclusively revealed yesterday, NBC Sports will debut their newest program Goal Rush this Saturday. It’ll be shown on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports App from 10am to Noon ET. And the first Goal Rush game to be shown in the United States is this Saturday’s clash between Watford and Arsenal, live from Vicarage Road. Show More Summary
Arsenal may have finally found themselves a striker. After a summer of fruitless searching, of dead ends and rejection, the path to a new forward appears to be opening up. Arsene Wenger seems to have identified Deportivo La Coruna’sShow More Summary
Manchester United have a proud history of giving young players a chance. This is generally associated with the stars they have developed in-house. For those of us of a certain age, the remarkable Class of '92 generation is the first group that springs to mind. Show More Summary
A significant part of Pep Guardiola 's remit as Manchester City manager is to make the team more youthful and vibrant than it was before his arrival. Not only does he have to sign younger players to help bring the average age of theShow More Summary
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger By Dov Rawson Thursday, August 25th, 2016 15:39 Arsenal bid rejected by Deportivo According to Spanish media outlet Cadena Ser, Deportivo La Coruna have this morning rejected Arsenal’s bid of €20m (£17m) for 27-year-old forward Lucas Perez. The former PAOK forward has a €20m release clause in his contract but Arsenal […]
#alwayscaptainaguero By Ben Green Thursday, August 25th, 2016 15:26 Gameweek 2: How the 101 team did Two weeks in and we are really chuffed with how the 101 Great Goals team is performing in the Fantasy Premier League. Gamweek 2 saw us pick up 70 points, well above the average of 57 and it has […]
AC Milan reject a "significant" bid from Chelsea for defender Alessio Romagnoli and say the 21-year-old is not for sale.