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Liverpool Regains Top Spot In Premier League, Holds Manchester United To A Goalless Draw

Liverpool were the better of the two teams in the first half, while United were unable to react at the break as a result of their injuries

Champions League: Advantage Madrid As Late Goals From Atletico Sees Juventus Fuming

The game meant a frustrating return to the capital for former Real Madrid striker, Cristiano Ronaldo, who went closer than anyone in Juventus to scoring an away goal.

Top 5 Highest Paid Football Players

The dance of the money also gave dividends to the players that stayed loyal to their clubs like Lionel Messi but not all footballers get paid equally.

La Liga Signs Strategic Accord With Chinese Super League

The agreement will also see young Chinese coaches and players come to Spain and Spaniards going to China and enrich each nations' football culture.

Barcelona’s President Opens Up On Ernesto Valverde’s Future

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: Niko Kovač’s Master Plan To Win The Bundesliga Title

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.

Trouble For Tottenham, Harry Kane Out Of Action

Harry Kane suffered an injury in the closing moments of his side's 1-0 defeat to Manchester United on Sunday and scans carried out on Tuesday confirmed the damage to ligaments in his left ankle.

Arsenal Goalkeeper Petr Čech Announces Retirement

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.

La Liga President Javier Tebas Announces El Clásico Date

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.

La Liga 2018/19: Lionel Messi’s 400th Goal, Real Madrid Win Narrowly

Lionel Messi scored the 400th league goal to gift FC Barcelona the 'Winter Champions' in the Liga Santander with a 3-0 win over Eibar while Injury hit Real Madrid win 2-1 against Real Betis.

Bundesliga 2018/19: Will Borussia Dortmund Finally Beat Bayern Munich For The League Title?

Trying to secure the 2018-19 Bundesliga title and survive as many knock-out rounds of the Champions League campaign as possible, the Blacks and Yellows will have to go to their limits.

Why Man Utd Can Still Reach Top 4 Under Fans’ Favourite Solskjaer

The arrival of Solskjaer following the sacking of Jose Mourinho has certainly lifted the spirit at Old Trafford, with the Norwegian having pointed out after their win in Cardiff that the English giants have recovered from bigger points gaps in the past in order to triumph.

Under Fire Jose Mourinho Sacked As Manchester United Head Coach

Manchester United have sacked manager José Mourinho after their shock defeat to Liverpool, the English Premier League club announced in a statement.

Could This FINALLY Be Liverpool’s Year To Lift The Premier League Title?

With just six goals conceded in their 16 league games, Klopp’s Liverpool are heading in the right direction, and punters will be quietly confident of an Anfield triumph in 2018/19

Champions League Matchday 6: Goals, Sores And Plenty Of Dramas

Manchester United and Juventus qualified for the knock-out stage despite shock defeat at the hands of Valencia and Young Boys respectively in group H. Manchester City topped group F while Real Madrid was humbled by a clinical CSKA Moscow.

Never Say Never: Barcelona Chief Hints At Neymar Return?

The Spanish press has been filled with rumours that the Brazilian wants to bring his French adventure to an end and return to La Liga.

Manchester United To Extend David De Gea’s Contract

The Spaniard's contract was due to expire at the end of June 2019 meaning he would have been free to negotiate with another club at the start of the New Year.

Rags To Riches: The Journey Of The Not So Premier League, Part 3

The lads have reached to the pinnacle of club football where they experience Premier League as fans.

Rags To Riches: Journey Of The Not So Premier League, Part 2

In part 2, we look at the English clubs who are trying to get into the top tier of the football league with some team who have been playing for a long time.

Some Wild Predictions For La Liga And Premier League This Season

One could argue that the results Liverpool have had so far have been better than the performances with luck on their side against Chelsea & Man City.

Can Chelsea Beat Liverpool And Manchester City For Premier League Title?

As the frictions between the former boss Antonio Conte and Chelsea board led to the Italian egress the club, the arrival of the man, Maurizio Sarri gave a breather to the Chelsea fans.

Upcoming English Premier League Matches: What To Expect, Predictions And More!

At the beginning of the current season, it was clear that Manchester City wouldn’t relax at all.

Copa Libertadores: Boca Juniors Advances To Semifinal On Aggregate

Cristian Pavon scored in second-half injury time to earn the Argentine giants a 1-1 draw at the Mineirao Stadium following their 2-0 win in the quarterfinal first leg in Buenos Aires last month.

Real Madrid Goal Drought: Bad Luck Or Symptom Of Deeper Issues?

After three consecutive defeats without any goal scored in all competitions, are Los Blancos facing mid season crisis or it is just a blip?

Bayern Munich’s Season Under Crisis After Winless Run of Matches?

The 2018 Bundesliga champion is no longer controlling games and is coming in for a barrage of criticism after three games without a victory.

‘I Don’t Expect To Be Sacked’, Says Embattled Mourinho

Speaking to the press ahead of Tuesday's Champions League clash at home to Valencia, Mourinho was confident his job was safe despite Man United's forgetful start of the season.

Champions League: Pep Guardiola Is All Praises For Nagelsmann

Though admiring Nagelsmann, Guardiola is aware of his opponent's ambitions to achieving great things in football

Champions League: Valverde Under Pressure As They Face Stubborn Hotspur

Although Wembley has a place in Barca's folklore, the trip comes at a bad time with players out of form and Valverde seriously questioned after a poor run of performances and results

Leading Contenders For The Champions League Crown

So, who will go all the way and get their hands on the most coveted trophy in European club football next year?

Premier League Matchday 5: What To Expect, Possible Line-Up Over The Weekend

The weekend is going to be a goal fest with Tottenham Hotspurs opening the proceedings against Liverpool as the Premier League resumes

Premier League Matchday 4: What To Expect, Possible Line-Up Over The Weekend

The phrase, "it's still to early to tell", might be thrown away as now is the time for teams to establish their dominance in the Premier League.

Premier League Matchday 3: What To Expect, Possible Line-Up Over The Weekend

Matchday 3 of the Premier League will be an interesting line-up with possible upsets. Here we list expectations amongst selected clubs over the weekend.

Why Arsenal Must Start Alexandre Lacazette And Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang This Season

The sooner Emery decides to include Aubameyang and Lazcazette in his starting line-up, the better as far as Arsenal is concerned. There is potential for one of the most dangerous partnerships in European football to flourish and Gunners fans know it.

Huge Disaster Awaits Manchester United And José Mourinho

The Manchester club was linked with a host of players but having failed to land a suitable target is going to affect their bookies as they are unlikely to enjoy betting online

Premier League Transfer Deadline Day: Latest News And Updates

All the live updates and news of the Premier League transfer deadline day as it happens across the top clubs

‘Gabriel Jesus Criticism Unfair’, Says Ederson

Goalkeeper Ederson has leapt to the defense of his Brazil and Manchester City teammate Gabriel Jesus after the striker's disappointing performances at the World Cup. 

Yerry Mina Ready To Fight For His Place In Barcelona

FC Barcelona defender Yerry Mina has said that he wants to be a success at the club, according to Spanish newspaper El Mundo Deportivo on Saturday.  

‘Shock from Brazil’ Santos Sack Jair Ventura As Coach

Jair Ventura, the son of Brazil great Jairzinho, has been sacked as coach of Santos after a poor run of results.

China For 2030 World Cup! Says Schalke GM

China deserves to host the 2030 FIFA World Cup, according to FC Schalke 04 general manager Christian Heidel. China can qualify for the 2030 World Cup

Gung-Ho For PSG! ‘Ready To Give Everything’, Says Neymar

My life will continue and I'm now going to give my all for PSG," he added.  After a forgettable World Cup Neymar ready to turn the tides for PSG

New Era? AC Milan Appoints New Board Of Directors

Elliott, a multi-billion-dollar investment management fund, announced on July 10 that it had taken control of AC Milan

Maurizio Sarri Appointed Head Coach of Chelsea

Although not yet won a major trophy in his coaching career, Sarri has had three successful seasons at Napoli, leading the team to finish runner-up once and third twice in Serie A.

Ajax, Southampton Agree On Tadic Transfer

With the transfer, Tadic returns to the Netherlands after four years at Southampton and will fly to Netherlands soon after his World Cup duties
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Madrid Have A Winning Gene And Barca Are Asleep – Xavi Slams La Liga...

Barca legend Xavi slammed the La Liga champions amid Real Madrid's European dominance.

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.