Pardew on the brink of Palace move

Crystal Palace and Newcastle are in "advanced talks" over a compensation deal which would see boss Alan Pardew move to south London. Palace are seeking to replace Neil Warnock - sacked on 27 December - and Pardew, a former Palace player, is their first choice to become their new manager. Pardew has

I’m better than Borg – Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic did not take kindly to being voted Sweden's second greatest sportsperson of all time. The 33-year-old was named runner-up to 11-time Grand Slam tennis champion Bjorn Borg in a poll carried out by newspaper Dagens Nyheter. Ibrahimovic, who has played his club football with teams that include Milan, Ajax,

Barcelona down PSG 3-1

Barcelona avenged their September defeat in the French capital by beating Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 at Camp Nou to claim top spot in Champions League Group F. PSG's home victory over the Catalan giants saw them take control of the pool for the rest of the autumn but Barca seized the opportunity

Ajax 1-0 Celtic: Match Report

Celtic's Champions League hopes are hanging by a thread after they slumped to the bottom of Group H with a 1-0 defeat by Ajax at the Amsterdam ArenA. Lasse Schone, who had scored after coming on as substitute in the 2-1 defeat at Celtic Park, grabbed the winner with a well-taken

Celtic 2-1 Ajax: Match Report

Celtic's Champions League Group H campaign got up and running at the third time of asking after their 2-1 win over Ajax at Parkhead. A rather tame first 45 minutes ended in drama when James Forrest scored from the spot with two minutes remaining after Ajax defender Stefano Denswil had clattered

Celtic vs Ajax: Match Preview

Celtic look set to be without Kris Commons when they go in search of their first Champions LeagueGroup H win against Ajax on Tuesday. The midfielder sustained a hamstring injury in Saturday's 1-1 Scottish Premiership draw against Hibernian and is not expected to feature against the Dutch side at Parkhead. Commons has become a key player

Ajax 1-1 AC Milan: Match Report

Ajax and AC Milan saved all the drama for the final few minutes as they shared a 1-1 draw in Amsterdam. A largely uneventful match of few chances came alive in the 89th minute when Stefano Denswil headed in Lasse Schone's corner for Ajax. But the home fans' celebrations were cut short

Barcelona 4-0 Ajax: Match Report

Lionel MessiÔÇÖs hat-trick and a header from Gerard Pique gave Barcelona a 4-0 win over Ajax this evening. Tata Martino handed Neymar a start in his first ever Champions League match, whilst Cesc Fabregas played in midfield after Xavi was dropped to the bench. Blaugrana loanee Bojan meanwhile, lined up for

AC Milan look to Landon Donovan and Eriksen

With┬áKeisuke┬áHonda still unavailable, Milan are looking to Landon Donovan and AjaxÔÇÖs Christian┬áEriksen. The┬áRossoneri┬áhave an agreement with Honda┬áto join as a free agent in January, but so far attempts to convince┬áCSKA┬áMoscow into an early sale have proved fruitless. According to reports emerging from America, one of their ÔÇÿPlan BÔÇÖ targets for this summer

Eriksen keen on Dortmund move

Ajax midfielder Christian Eriksen has refused to rule out an off-season switch to German outfit Borussia Dortmund. The Denmark international was on the scoresheet as the Amsterdam side eased to their 32nd Eredivisie title with a 5-0 victory over Willem II on Sunday. However, Eriksen has long been linked with a move

Ajax crowned champions in Holland

Ajax were crowned Eredivisie champions for the third successive season after thrashing Willem II 5-0. First-half goals from Kolbeinn Sigthorsson and Christian Eriksen set Ajax on their way and Viktor Fischer, Siem De Jong and Danny Hoesen wrapped up the victory - and the title - in style with three more

Ajax confirm Liverpool interest in Eriksen

Liverpool have been monitoring the progress of Ajax midfielder Christian Eriksen, according to the Dutch club's technical director Marc Overmars. The 21 year-old Denmark international is one of Europe's hottest prospects but he is out of contract in just over a year and it is expected numerous clubs will make a