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Why Did Zinedine Zidane Step Down As Real Madrid Boss?

The more successful Real Madrid were under Zidane's leadership, the more the already high expectations were raised still further.

Premier League Giants Chelsea Give Red Card To New Stadium Plan

English Premier League club Chelsea said Thursday it has put on hold its plans for a 665 million U.S. dollar stadium in London.

Schalke Snap Up Union Berlin’s Skrzybski

Schalke have sealed their fourth summer transfer after signing striker Steven Skrzybski from second division side Union Berlin.

Bayern Munich In Trouble: Robert Lewandowski Forcing His Departure

The uncertain future of 29-year-old Robert Lewandowski is causing ongoing problems for the Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich.

Zinedine Zidane Resigns As Real Madrid Manager, Says Team ‘Needs A Change’

Zinedine Zidane has now shocked the footballing world after sensationally stepping down as Real Madrid manager less than a week after guiding the Los Blancos to their third consecutive Champions League triumph.

Premier League Unveil Official Match Ball ‘Nike Merlin’ For 2018/19 Season

The Premier League has unveiled the official match ball for the 2018/19 season. The Nike Merlin only has four panels and ditches the traditional rubber bladder in favour of latex innards.

UEFA Take No Action Against Sergio Ramos For Loris Karius Clash

UEFA says it is taking no action against Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos for a clash with Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius in the Champions League final.

Cristiano Ronaldo Beats Real Madrid Teammate Gareth Bale To Champions League Goal Of The...

Cristiano Ronaldo's overhead kick against Juventus has been voted the Champions League goal of the season.

Mourinho Fears Man Utd Will Be Priced Out Of Signing Gareth Bale

Jose Mourinho fears Man Utd will be priced out of signing Gareth Bale with Real Madrid set to put a hefty £200m price tag on the Welshman.

Ronaldo Reveals How Armed Cops Stormed His Luxury Yacht Over Tax Fraud Case

Cristiano Ronaldo reveals how armed cops stormed his luxury yacht over Real Madrid star's tax fraud case.

Antoine Griezmann Is Going Nowhere, Says Atletico Madrid Chief

Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has accentuated that Antoine Griezmann will not leave the club amid reports of a move to La Liga rivals Barcelona.

Lionel Messi: I’d Give Up Barcelona Title For National Team Glory

Argentina skipper Lionel Messi is desperate to win the World Cup and said “I would change a Barcelona title for one with the national team.”

Liverpool And Real Madrid Reveal Squads Ahead Of Champions League Final

Liverpool and Real Madrid are set to lock horns in the Champions League final on Saturday in Kiev, Ukraine - and both teams have announced their star-studded squads ahead of the high-octane showdown.

‘Having Ronaldo And Salah At Liverpool Wouldn’t Be Bad – But I Wouldn’t Change...

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has admitted that having both Cristiano Ronaldo and Mo Salah at Liverpool would be great, but he would not replace Sadio Mane.

UCL Final: Zidane Wouldn’t Swap Cristiano Ronaldo For Mo Salah

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has accentuated he would not swap Cristiano Ronaldo for Liverpool's Mohamed Salah ahead of Saturday's Champions League final clash.

Morata Fuels Chelsea Exit Rumours After Meeting Juventus Director

Chelsea forward Alvaro Morata was spotted at a five-star hotel in Milan with Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici.

UCL Final: Barca Star Jordi Alba Rooting For Liverpool To Beat Real Madrid

Barcelona star Jordi Alba wants Liverpool to sink their La Liga rivals Real Madrid in the Champions League final clash on Saturday night.

Barcelona Legend Iniesta Completes Move To Japanese Side Vissel Kobe

Andres Iniesta has now been officially unveiled as a Vissel Kobe player following his departure from Camp Nou, where he enjoyed a 22-year illustrious spell - with 9 La Liga titles and 4 Champions League crowns to his name.

Maurizio Sarri On The Brink Of Replacing Antonio Conte As Chelsea Manager

Recently sacked Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri, is leading the race to take over from Antonio Conte at Chelsea this summer.

Hamsik Hints At Napoli Exit Amid China Talk

Napoli captain Marek Hamsik has announced his desire to part ways with the club, amidst huge interest from Chinese clubs.

Champions League Final: Ronaldo Would Have Preferred Man Utd Clash For Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo has said that he would have preferred to play his former club Manchester United in this weekend's Champions League final.

Carlo Ancelotti Appointed Napoli Boss Replacing Maurizio Sarri

Former Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has been named as the new manager of Serie A side Napoli to replace Maurizio Sarri.

Man Utd Preparing £55M Bid For Tottenham Defender Toby Alderweireld

Manchester United are ready to launch a £55 million offer for Tottenham centre-back Toby Alderweireld, according to reports.

Wenger Turned Down Real Madrid ‘Two Or Three Times’

Arsene Wenger admitted that he was wanted by Real Madrid on several occasions but he turned down their offers due to his commitment to Arsenal.

Stats Show Neymar Was Not Under Messi’s Shadow At Barcelona

Statistics from the last four seasons show that Neymar was never under Lionel Messi's shadow at Barcelona prior to his world-record transfer to PSG.

Chelsea Make Robert Lewandowski Their Top Summer Transfer Target

Chelsea have identified disgruntled Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski their top summer transfer target, according to reports.

Lionel Messi Heaps Praise On Barcelona Target Antoine Griezmann

Lionel Messi has revealed what he thinks of Atletico Madrid frontman Antoine Griezmann, amid rumours that the Frenchman has agreed personal terms with Barcelona.

Will Smith To Sing Official Russia 2018 World Cup Song

Hollywood superstar Will Smith and Colombia-based reggaeton star Nicky Jam will combinine with Era Istrefi to create the official 2018 World Cup anthem for this summer's tournament in Russia.

Post-Wenger Era Begins As Arsenal Officially Announce Unai Emery As New Boss

Arsenal have officially announced Unai Emery as their new manager, replacing Arsene Wenger after 22 years.

WATCH: Zlatan Ibrahimovic Slaps His Opponent & Gets Sent Off

LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was shown the red card after video showed he slapped Montreal's winger Michael Petrasso.

Man Utd Ace Sanchez Admits He Has Struggled To Adapt To Mourinho’s Style

Alexis Sanchez has admitted he has struggled to adapt to Jose Mourinho's style of play at Manchester United.

Klopp Plays Down Comparisons Between Salah And Ronaldo

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has played down comparisons between Mohamed Salah and Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of the Champions League final.

Santi Cazorla Leaves Arsenal After Horrific Run Of Injuries

Arsenal have announced Santi Cazorla will leave the club this summer, with his contract coming to an end next month.

Manuel Pellegrini Confirmed As West Ham United Manager

West Ham have confirmed the appointment of Manuel Pellegrini as their new manager on a three-year deal.

Unai Emery Set To Become Next Arsenal Manager

Arsenal are set to appoint former PSG and Sevilla boss Unai Emery as their new manager to replace Arsene Wenger.

Rummenigge And Hoeness Battle Over Bayern Future

Bayern Munich's new coach Niko Kovac could face a far larger challenge than expected when joining the side for the 2018/2019 season.

PSG Offer Buffon Two-Year Deal Amid Real Madrid Interest

Paris Saint-Germain have offered a contract to Gianluigi Buffon, according to sources close the the Ligue 1 club.

Messi: Real Madrid Get Results Even When They’re Playing Badly

Real Madrid have the best players in the world 'position by position' according to Barcelona star Lionel Messi.

Gary Neville Pleads Ronaldo To Win The Champions League

Gary Neville has backed former Manchester United team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo to thrash Liverpool in the Champions League final.

Next Arsenal Boss: Thierry Henry To Be Interviewed But Mikel Arteta Still Favourite

Arsenal are set for talks with Thierry Henry, despite reports that the Gunners will appoint Mikel Arteta as their new boss.

Messi: I Am Not Tempted To Leave Barcelona For Anyone

Lionel Messi has made it clear that he has no plans to leave Barcelona in the future and said that there is no club better than Barca.

Iniesta: Barcelona Shouldn’t Go Crazy If Neymar Goes To Real Madrid

Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta is not unhappy with the possibility of Neymar moving to their arch rivals Real Madrid this summer.

Is World Cup Hero Gotze’s Career At An End?

Mario Gotze seems to have reached the lowest point in his career after German national coach Joachim Loew did not pick him for the 2018 World Cup.

Buffon Leaves Juventus After 17 Years

Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon on Thursday announced his decision to leave Juventus, after 17 years with the club.

New Manager Favre Set For Big Things At Borussia Dortmund

Lucien Favre is what you call a football nerd. Born in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, the 60-year old focuses on football 24 hours a day.

Bayern Munich Striker Sandro Wagner Retires From German National Team

Bayern striker Sandro Wagner, 30, has retired from his international career after being left out for Germany's World Cup squad.

Luis Rubiales Elected New President Of Spanish Football Federation

Luis Rubiales was elected as the new president of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) on Thursday.

Schalke Snap Up Serdar From Mainz

Schalke have signed midfielder Suat Serdar from league rivals Mainz, both Bundesliga clubs confirmed on Thursday.

Pep Guardiola Signs Contract Extension With Manchester City

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has signed a contract extension to the end of the 2020-21 campaign, the English Premier League champions announced on Thursday.