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FIFA bans Blatter, Platini

FIFA President Joseph Blatter and UEFA President Michel Platini have been provisionally banned from all football activities for 90 days by the organisation’s Ethics Committee. In further sanctions, FIFA Secretary General, Jerome Valcke, had been suspended for 90 days, while South Korean former FIFA Vice-President, Chung Mong Joon, had also been banned for six years by the Committee’s adjudicatory chamber. ... Read More »

Ewan Roberts: Klopp will struggle to recreate Dortmund magic at Liverpool

The Jurgen Klopp effect is already kicking in. The toothy, floppy-haired German has not even agreed to move to Liverpool yet but already there is a buzz of anticipation around a club that is daring to dream again. This is what he does, enthusing and energizing clubs from the bottom up, a defibrillator in human form carved out of enamel ... Read More »

This is why Chelsea won’t be sacking Mourinho

Jose Mourinho will be owed £30 million in compensation should Chelsea choose to sack him following a poor start to the season Read More »

FA clears Mourinho of abusing ex Chelsea team doctor, Eva Carneiro

  Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has been cleared of using discriminatory language against former club doctor Eva Carneiro after the Football Association analysed audio footage of the incident between the pair. Carneiro came under fire from Mourinho on the touchlines in the dying minutes of Chelsea’s opening-day draw with Swansea City after she ran onto the pitch with head physio ... Read More »

More trouble for Barca: Messi out for 8 weeks

  Football Club Barcelona who have been struggling in the past few weeks including suffering a record defeat in the hands of Celta Vigo in a midweek clash are in more trouble with a shock injury to star midfielder, Lionel Messi. Hearts were in mouths at the Nou Camp on Saturday, September 26 as a knee injury sustained after just ... Read More »

La Liga: Celta humbles Barcelona, Madrid goes top

Barcelona’s 100 percent start to La Liga season was brought to a stunning end as Celta Vigo thrashed the European champions 4-1 on Wednesday. Real Madrid took advantage of Barca’s defeat to move a point clear of the Catalans at the top of the table thanks to Karim Benzema’s double in a 2-1 win at Athletic Bilbao. Celta sit second, ... Read More »

Arsenal Manager, Arsene Wenger separates with wife, Annie

    Arsene Wenger, 65, who is the Manager of top English Premiership Club, Arsenal is alleged by The Sun (UK) to have split from Annie, 59, over the summer. Official documents, said to be on display in his hometown of Strasbourg and seen by the newspaper, show the pair have not been together since June, when a continental judge is said ... Read More »

Bad boy Mario Balotelli again: Driver’s licence confiscated for speeding

  How long will it take Mario Balotelli to realise that his career is on the brink of extinction if he does not change his lifestyle and attitude.? Well just weeks after sweating to get a deal at former club AC Milan from Liverpool where he was dubbed a super flop, the player has got himself into trouble again. According ... Read More »

Oliseh records first win as Nigeria beats Niger

The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Tuesday, defeated the Nigerien national team, 2-0 in a friendly match decided at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt. Stand-in Captain of the team, Ahmed Musa put the Super Eagles ahead from the spot in the 12th minute after Ujah was brought down by Koudize in the Nigerien box. In the 33rd minute, Musa ... Read More »

US Open: South African Kevin Anderson smashes Andy Murray

It was another epic battle for third seed Andy Murray but at the end of it, he kissed goodbye to the on-going US Open, losing the game 7-6, 6-3, 6-7, 7-6 to South African, Kevin Anderson. The victory gives Anderson his first ever Grand Slam Quarter final berth and he will do battle with Stan Wawrinka-who interestingly he has a ... Read More »