It is Barca's sixth consecutive Cup final although Madrid will think that with better finishing they will have the chance of revenge when the two sides meet again on Saturday in the Bernabeu in the Liga Santander.
Football fans love a rumour where the click-bait stories are currently cluttering the world’s media outlets. Such is The speculation which involves Marko Arnautovic, who is heading east in a multi-million pound deal with last season’s Chinese Super League (CSL) winners, Shanghai SIPG.
FC Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu said that Ernesto Valverde will remain as Barca's first team coach for next season. The Blaugrana outfit leads the Liga Santander with a five-point advantage over Atletico Madrid at the halfway point of the campaign.
Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovač seems to know what is best to turn around things in the Bundesliga and create a happy end for his colours as he said that his side is comfortable with the hunter's role having to chase league leaders Borussia Dortmund.
The Portuguese owner of Football Leaks, known for the launch of documents related to the Ronaldo Scandal, has been arrested here on Wednesday, according to local and Portuguese media, confirmed by Hungarian police.
It is no shock that José Mourinho has been sacked by Manchester United. The results on the pitch said it all. The most commercially successful club in the world is having its worst season in 28 years – with its playing assets inevitably depreciating in value as a result.
Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Čech will retire at the end of the season after playing 15 years in the English Premier League. The former Czech Republic international joined Arsenal in June 2015 from the London rivals Chelsea, who signed him from French club Rennes in July 2004.
Spanish Football League (LaLiga) President Javier Tebas confirmed on Monday that the second 'Clásico' of the season between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid will be played at 20:45 (local time) on March 2 in Real Madrid's Santiago Bernabéu Stadium.
Argentina's 1978 World Cup winning manager César Luis Menotti has been appointed the country's national teams director. He will be tasked with coordinating Argentina's youth and senior teams and will oversee a plan announced by the AFA in November to find a new "football identity".
Although the world of English football has long been considered a man’s world, women now make up a sizeable proportion of football players and fans. But despite this, the football boardroom still remains a distinctly male domain.
The World Cup years are always the hottest time for transfer rumours; nevertheless, even when there are no major tournaments taking place, “who goes where and for what” is perpetually on the lips of fans, the screens of newspaper editors, and in the minds of players and agents.