Jorge Sampaoli is well-known for a few things. His fiery nature during matches, his passion for winning and the fluid nature with which he sets his team up. The firebrand manager has a solid CV behind him but remains most […]


The Ligue 1 game between Nice and Marseille was called off midway last night after many home fans broke onto the pitch and assaulted the players. Nice was leading the game 1-0 as they had scored the opener in the […]


With the Ligue 1 season coming to an end this weekend, the top four is far from certain. Any of the top three- Lille, PSG, Monaco- can end up as champions. That’s how tight this year’s race for the title […]

The Unsung Heroes

Five years ago France hosted the European Championships for the third time, becoming the only nation in the process to host the continental competition three times. A plethora of footballing talent was on display as the heavyweights of Europe clashed […]

10 Things You Need To Know About HMRC Investigation At Chelsea, West Ham And Newcastle United

In a dramatic step taken by tax officials in UK and France in order to investigate suspected £5 million of fraud across the football industry, a HMRC raid occurred on Newcastle United and West Ham on Wednesday morning. Here are […]

We’ll Be Benched For Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann Warns Dimitri Payet

Kylian Mbappe has been terrorising defences all season long but it seems his superb form has now given his France international team-mates.

Dimitri Payet Explains Why He Left West Ham – ‘I Was Bored And Going Through Matches Without Any Pleasure’

Dimitri Payet has given a damning indictment on West Ham – and the “bored” star claimed he had to leave the London club.

Top 25 January Signings From Around The World

With last minute deals flying everywhere, here are Foottheball’s top 25 January transfers from around the world.

Turkish Delight: Demba Ba Signs One Year Contract With Besiktas

Former Chelsea striker Demba Ba has secured a deadline day move to Turkish side Besiktas after rumours suggested a West Ham move.

Demba Ba And Michy Batshuayi Emerge As Key Targets For West Ham

West Ham co-chairman David Sullivan is looking to bring back Demba Ba to the club, with Chelsea’s Michy Batshuayi also a target.

Payet Gets His Wish As Frenchman Joins Marseille For £25M From West Ham

Marseille have signed Dimitri Payet from West Ham for a fee of £25 million, the French side have confirmed.

‘No One Player Is Going To Destroy Anything’: Carroll Brushes Aside Payet Transfer Saga

Andy Carroll insisted that Dimitri Payet’s uncertain future at West Ham will not be allowed to ‘disrupt anything’.

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