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“I don’t regret Everton loan move” – Christian Atsu

“I don’t regret Everton loan move” – Christian Atsu

England November 26, 2014 at 5:09 pm 0 comments

Christian Atsu has insisted that he does not have any regrets over his decision to move to Everton on loan from Chelsea during the summer transfer window. His parent club Chelsea, requested assurances from the Goodison Park club that AtsuRead More

Victor Moses out for eight weeks

Victor Moses out for eight weeks

Breaking News, England November 26, 2014 at 5:02 pm 0 comments

Stoke City are set to be unable to call upon Chelsea loanee Victor Moses for at least eight weeks after the winger picked up a thigh injury, Sources have reported. The Nigeria international moved to Stoke late in the summerRead More

Juventus keen on January transfer for Arsenal misfit Lukas Podolski

Juventus keen on January transfer for Arsenal misfit Lukas Podolski

Europe November 26, 2014 at 10:16 am 0 comments

Juventus are weighing up a January move for Arsenal’s Lukas Podolski, according to reports in Italy. The German international has frequently been linked with a move away from the Emirates and is believed to be growing increasingly unhappy in northRead More

Bursaspor’s new ‘Crocodile Arena’ stadium will be the coolest thing ever

Bursaspor’s new ‘Crocodile Arena’ stadium will be the coolest thing ever

Europe November 26, 2014 at 10:13 am 0 comments

Most new grounds in football are bland, soulless, off-the-shelf constructions which offer little in the way of character or originality. Well Turkish side Bursaspor have not only done their bit to create an imaginative new stadium for themselves, they’ve doneRead More

Sporting Lisbon move up to second in Group G

Sporting Lisbon move up to second in Group G

Champions League, Europe November 25, 2014 at 11:25 pm 0 comments

Sporting Lisbon went second in UEFA Champions League Group G by beating Maribor 3-1 in a game that was delayed by a power cut. Sporting raced into an early lead through Carlos Mane inside the opening 10 minutes, and whenRead More

Chelsea see off ‘Schalke 0-5′

Chelsea see off ‘Schalke 0-5′

Champions League, Europe November 25, 2014 at 11:14 pm 0 comments

Chelsea blew Schalke away – dominating throughout and eventually running out clear 5-0 winners. John Terry rose to nod home a corner supplied by Cesc Fabregas inside 60 seconds to silence the Veltins Arena. Willian added a second and, whenRead More

Aguero to the rescue

Aguero to the rescue

Champions League, Europe November 25, 2014 at 10:56 pm 0 comments

Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero struck a hat-trick, including two late goals, in a 3-2 victory against 10-man Bayern Munich to keep alive their hopes of reaching the Champions League knockout phase. Aguero raced through to slot past Manuel Neuer inRead More

Messi the record breaker

Messi the record breaker

Champions League, Europe November 25, 2014 at 10:42 pm 0 comments

Lionel Messi became the record Champions League goalscorer and Luis Suarez opened his account for Barcelona as the Catalan giants cruised to a 4-0 win over APOEL Nicosia. Suarez put Barca ahead with his first goal for the club sinceRead More

Giroud to miss Arsenal’s Champions League matches

Giroud to miss Arsenal’s Champions League matches

Champions League, Europe November 25, 2014 at 12:26 pm 0 comments

Olivier Giroud will miss both of Arsenal’s remaining Champions League group matches after the club made the mistake of not including the striker on their original squad list. Giroud injured his ankle on August 23 and was not expected toRead More

“The ‘right type’ of target” – Sean Dyche

“The ‘right type’ of target” – Sean Dyche

England November 25, 2014 at 12:16 pm 0 comments

Burnley Manager, Sean Dyche says they are only in the market for the “right type” of experienced Premier League player in the January window. The Clarets boss insists that it’ll be a tough task to find the appropriate personnel toRead More

Howard Webb backs Mike Dean’s decision

Howard Webb backs Mike Dean’s decision

England November 25, 2014 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

Ex-Premier League referee Howard Webb believes that Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere’s apparent head butt on Manchester United’s Marouane Fellaini was not a red card and that Mike Dean got the decision right. During Arsenal’s 2-1 defeat to Man United, the 22-year-oldRead More

Ryan Giggs’ first team talk as caretaker Manager

Ryan Giggs’ first team talk as caretaker Manager

England, Exclusives November 25, 2014 at 11:47 am 0 comments

Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has revealed the details of his team talk before taking charge of his first game as caretaker manager in the 4-0 win against Norwich at Old Trafford last season. The 40-year-old stepped into the hotRead More

Europa League; bad for the evolution of Chelsea – Mourinho

Europa League; bad for the evolution of Chelsea – Mourinho

Europe November 25, 2014 at 11:40 am 0 comments

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has revealed that he believes that if his club end up in the Europa League it will be very bad for the evolution of the team. Under Roberto Di Matteo and Rafa Benitez in the 2012-13Read More

Di Matteo wants to win against Chelsea

Di Matteo wants to win against Chelsea

Champions League, Europe November 25, 2014 at 11:32 am 0 comments

Former Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo has said that he is looking forward to facing the club as Schalke manager on Tuesday evening. Despite keeping in touch with people at the club, any sentimentality will be put to one sideRead More

Chelsea are miles ahead – Ryan Giggs

Chelsea are miles ahead – Ryan Giggs

England November 25, 2014 at 10:05 am 0 comments

Manchester United assistant manager Ryan Giggs has admitted that Chelsea are way ahead of any other Premier League club with the Blues set the pace with no other club able to keep up. Jose Mourinho’s men have not only beenRead More

First half against West Brom; the most enjoyable of my career – Fabregas

First half against West Brom; the most enjoyable of my career – Fabregas

England, Europe, Exclusives November 24, 2014 at 11:06 pm 0 comments

Cesc Fabregas has claimed the first half in the game between Chelsea and West Brom was the most enjoyable of his entire career. The Blues were dominant in the game against the Baggies with Fabregas once again putting in anRead More

Strootman to complete move to Manchester United

Strootman to complete move to Manchester United

England, Italy, Transfer Zone November 24, 2014 at 10:48 pm 0 comments

Roma midfielder, Kevin Strootman will likely complete a transfer to Manchester United at the end of the season, reuniting with his former international manager Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford. This is the opinion of Stuart Mathieson, Manchester United reporterRead More

Moyes makes first enemy in Spain

Moyes makes first enemy in Spain

Exclusives, Spain November 24, 2014 at 10:38 pm 0 comments

David Moyes presided over his first match on Saturday since he was sacked as the manager of Manchester United and, during this maiden outing with Real Sociedad, earned himself a first enemy in Spanish football. Moyes was able to inspireRead More

Raiola plays down Italy return talks for Balotelli

Raiola plays down Italy return talks for Balotelli

Europe November 24, 2014 at 7:23 pm 0 comments

Football agent, Mino Raiola has ruled out a return back to Italy for his contractor, Mario Balotelli. The 24- year old has struggled to find form since he made his 16m pounds move to Liverpool and has been linked withRead More

Thibaut Courtois earns nomination for FIFPro World XI

Thibaut Courtois earns nomination for FIFPro World XI

England, Europe, Exclusives, International November 24, 2014 at 12:55 pm 0 comments

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has confirmed his status as one of the leading goalkeepers in the world by earning a nomination for the FIFA FIFPro World XI 2014 goalkeeper of the year. The Belgian ace has returned to Stamford BridgeRead More

Arsenal fan bites off man’s ear after 2-1 loss to Manchester United

Arsenal fan bites off man’s ear after 2-1 loss to Manchester United

England, Exclusives November 24, 2014 at 12:45 pm 0 comments

It’s never a nice view watching the team you support suffer a defeat to a rival club, but one Arsenal fan stunned neighbours with his actions after the Gunners’ 2-1 loss to Manchester United on home soil yesterday. As reportedRead More

Aguero and Jovetic miss training

Aguero and Jovetic miss training

England, Europe November 24, 2014 at 12:31 pm 0 comments

Manchester City strikers Sergio Aguero and Stevan Jovetic were not involved in a full training session ahead of Tuesday’s crucial Champions League clash with Bayern Munich. The pair – the club’s only fit senior forwards – both joined the squadRead More

“Title race not over yet” – Cesc Fabregas

“Title race not over yet” – Cesc Fabregas

England November 24, 2014 at 12:24 pm 0 comments

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has insisted that the club have to continue working hard if they are to win the title this season, sources say. The Blues have started the season in excellent form, and they continued their 100% homeRead More

Football and Africa  by @stuartmole5

Football and Africa by @stuartmole5

Editors Corner, Inside Africa November 24, 2014 at 12:17 pm 0 comments

Africa < Colourful, flamboyant, hostile, wild, pulsating, fanatical and traditional. When I think of Africa these are the things that spring to the fore of my mind. It is a continent I am fixated with, and one I long toRead More