Barcelona manager Xavi Hernandez insists Lionel Messi deserved to win the Ballon d’Or

Barcelona boss Xavi insists Lionel Messi DID deserve to win the Ballon d’Or ahead of Robert Lewandowski and Jorginho, as he describes the Argentine’s record-extending victory as ‘total justice’ Xavi Hernandez said his former team mate Messi deserved his Ballon d’Or win Messi beat Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski and Chelsea’s Jorginho Many questioned the … Read more

Sporting Lisbon and Porto are two of EIGHT clubs fined by UEFA for Financial Fair Play breaches

Sporting Lisbon and Porto are two of EIGHT clubs fined by UEFA for Financial Fair Play breaches due to ‘non-compliance’ with the rules UEFA have rolled out Financial Fair Play fines to several top tier football clubs Portuguese giants Sporting Lisbon and Porto have been hit by sanctions UEFA say it’s due to non-compliance with … Read more

Aston Villa: Steven Gerrard confident Gareth Southgate will recall Ollie Watkins to England squad

Aston Villa boss Steven Gerrard is confident Gareth Southgate will recall ‘powerful’ Ollie Watkins to the England squad following his impressive display against champions Manchester City Villa boss Steven Gerrard backs Ollie Watkins to return to the England squad  The striker has impressed Gerrard during his time in charge, scoring two goals Watkins was left … Read more

Tottenham: Antonio Conte keen for Spurs to ‘exploit’ their good form against Norwich

Antonio Conte says he is keen for Tottenham to ‘exploit’ their good form against Norwich as they bid to stay in touch with the top four – but insists his side must focus ‘game by game’ and ‘look at ourselves’ Spurs are back in contention for the Champions League after their good form  They are … Read more

West Ham: David Moyes is ‘disappointed’ by Jesse Lingard’s lack of game time at Manchester United

David Moyes admits he is ‘disappointed’ by Jesse Lingard’s lack of game time at Manchester United after failing to sign the England star last summer following his impressive loan spell at West Ham David Moyes is ‘disappointed’ by Jesse Lingard’s lack of game time at United Lingard has not started a single Premier League game … Read more

Everton fans plan a walkout protest against the club’s board in the 27th minute of game with Arsenal

Frustrated Everton fans will stage a walkout protest against the club’s board during their game against Arsenal at Goodison Park on Monday night. Anger and disappointment has been building steadily among supporters during a winless run which has seen the Toffees slip from the European places to just five points above the relegation zone. The … Read more

Ralf Rangnick unveils his masterplan at Manchester United but there’s still chaos on the pitch

Finally a Manchester United manager who can see what everybody else can. Ralf Rangnick was at Old Trafford on Thursday as United beat Arsenal 3-2. The German admitted he had enjoyed the cut and thrust of the contest. But at the game’s heart was the chaos, unpredictability and freneticism that continue to blight United. As … Read more

Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp hopeful that Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane will face Chelsea

Jurgen Klopp is hopeful that Mo Salah and Sadio Mane WILL be available for blockbuster New Year clash with Chelsea – as Liverpool hold talks with Egypt and Senegal over playing duo before Africa Cup of Nations Jurgen Klopp is confident Liverpool will receive a boost for their Chelsea clash  It is hoped that Mo … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo hails OWN goalscoring landmark after netting brace for Man United against Arsenal

‘801 and still counting!’: Man United star Cristiano Ronaldo hails his OWN goalscoring landmark in Twitter video… with brace against Arsenal making him the FIRST footballer to score more than 800 official goals Cristiano Ronaldo is the first male or female player to score 800 career goals  He reached landmark by scoring Man United’s second … Read more

Manchester United ‘make contact with New York Red Bulls manager Gerhard Struber’ over assistant role

Manchester United ‘make contact with New York Red Bulls head coach Gerhard Struber’ as they ‘consider him for the assistant manager role’ after previously working with new interim boss Ralf Rangnick at RB Salzburg Ralf Rangnick has started work as Manchester United’s interim manager  They are said to have Gerhard Struber over the assistant role … Read more