City set for defensive recovery as Richards nears recovery

Micah Richards is set to ease Manchester CityÔÇÖs defensive injury problems by returning to contention for next SaturdayÔÇÖs game at Stoke. City manager Manuel Pellegrini will be without captain Vincent Kompany, who injured his groin against Newcastle on August 19 and could be out until October. And Martin Demichelis, who arrived from

Arsenal coach under the microscope

Arsenal have taken ÔÇ£appropriate actionÔÇØ against one of their academy coaches after it appeared he had placed a bet on the club completing the signing of Mesut Ozil. Ozil arrived at Arsenal on transfer deadline day from Real Madrid for a club-record ┬ú42.5 million fee. Mark Arber, 35, who coaches for the

Keshi bears no grudge with Saintfiet

Nigerian gaffer, Stephen Keshi will have no issues shaking hands with Malawi boss, Tom Saintfiet when they both meet on saturday. Both coaches have been at each other's neck,exchanging words since the date of the all important game was fixed. But the Nigerian gaffer claims, he has no issues whatsoever with the

Malawi to earn top dollar if they beat Nigeria

The Malawian National team have been promised the bonus of $500 per player if they upset Nigeria in the World cup Qualifying final round match up which will be played in Calabar on Saturday. Malawian coach, Tom Saintfiet is confident of pulling off a great upset and he feels his boys

Anichebe: Osaze influenced my West Brom move

Bulky Nigerian striker, Victor Anichebe hails West Brom outcast, Osaze Odemwingie for persuading him to sign for The Baggies Anichebe who found first team opportunities hard to come by with his Former employers, Everton decided it was time to make the move away from the place he called home for over

Herrera denies Man Utd move

Atletico Bilbao midfield enforcer, Ander Herrera has debunked rumours claiming he he was close to making a move to Manchester United this summer. It was believed that all was set for the Spanish international to make a move to Old Trafford on the transfer deadline day as he agreed to

Messi makes £4.2m corrective tax payment

Lionel Messi and his father have paid Ôé¼5 million (┬ú4.2m) to Spanish authorities as part of an investigation into alleged tax fraud, a court statement has revealed. The Barcelona star was accused of "hiding" more than Ôé¼4m (┬ú3.4m) earlier this year having failed to file complete tax returns between 2006 and

Ozil doesnt guarantee a title challenge – Hamman

Former Liverpool midfielder Dietmar Hamann has hailed Arsenal's signing of Mesut Ozil but is not convinced that the Germany international will transform the Gunners into serious title contenders. The playmaker completed a £40 million move from Real Madrid on deadline day, a deal that smashed the north London club's transfer record,

Lukaku denies anger over Everton loan move

The Chelsea striker insists he was happy to leave Stamford Bridge on transfer deadline day to play first team football for the Toffees this season, despite reports to the contrary. Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku insists he was happy to complete a season-long loan move to Everton on deadline day. Lukaku, who is