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The Sterling Dilemma

One of football’s most sought after players, Raheem Sterling put Europe’s elite clubs on alert last week when he revealed he had turned down a lucrative new contract at Liverpool because he is “only interested in winning trophies”. Sterling told the BBC he had rejected the Reds’ offer of €137,000-per-week and has put off all talk about his future until ... Read More »

Ronaldo In Hot Water Again!!!

It should have been a happy moment. Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 300th goal for Real Madrid in the 2-0 win at Rayo Vallecano on Wednesday night, but instead of celebrating with joy, he reacted with a show of defiance and yet another controversial gesture that could land him in hot water. Ronaldo was very lucky to escape punishment for touching ... Read More »

Gabon To Host 2017 AFCON

Gabon has been chosen by Caf to host the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. The governing body announced this on Wednesday afternoon in Cairo after the Executive Committee had voted after all bidding countries had made their presentations. Caf president Issa Hayatou made this known just before the qualiifying draws were made. Gabon beat Algeria and Ghana to the hosting ... Read More »

Don’t Sack Pellegrini

Manuel Pellegrini should be allowed to spend another season in charge of Manchester City, according to former striker Darius Vassell. The Chilean enjoyed a superb debut campaign as manager at the Etihad Stadium – leading City to a Premier League and League Cup double. However, the former Real Madrid boss has been unable to repeat his heroics this time around, ... Read More »

Van Gaal Is A Bad Man-Ribery

Franck Ribery has lifted the lid on his rocky relationship with Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal, branding the Dutchman a “bad man”. The Bayern Munich winger worked with Van Gaal while the former Netherlands national coach was in charge of the Bundesliga giants, winning a league and cup double during the 2009-10 campaign. But Ribery told Goal that he ... Read More »

We Lost Because Of Robbery Attack-Kano Pillars

Bashir Maazu Jide, chairman of Kano Pillars Supporters Club, has said the March 5 robbery attack which left five of their players injured was the major reason why the club suffered a first round exit from this year’s Caf Champions League. Pillars crashed out of the elite continental club competition for the third straight year failing to reach the group phase as last Saturday’s ... Read More »

Wenger, Giroud Pick Premier League Awards

Arsenal have scooped a Premier League awards double after Arsene Wenger claimed the Manager of the Month award for March and striker Olivier Giroud took the Player of the Month gong. Wenger’s men continued their assault on the Champions League places with four consecutive league wins last month, beating both Everton and West Ham at the Emirates as well as ... Read More »

Bale and Ramsey Claim Top Spot As Wales Crush Isreal

Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey both netted in a comprehensive 3-0 away win over 10-man Israel in Haifa which sends Wales to the top of Euro 2016 qualifying Group B, maintaining their unbeaten campaign. Chris Coleman’s men made a strong start to the match, with Bale driving towards goal on countless occasions and setting up an easy tap-in which was impossibly spurned ... Read More »

Bale Is Perfect For Man Utd

Paul Scholes has claimed that Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale would be “perfect” for Manchester United. The Welshman moved to the Spanish capital last summer and won the Champions League and the Copa del Rey in his opening season, but has endured a difficult campaign this time around, with many Blancos fans appearing to take against him. He has been whistled ... Read More »

Why Diego Costa’s Spain career has been a big waste of time

The total contribution of Diego Costa to the Spain cause since defecting from Brazil in October of 2013 is one measly goal against Luxembourg in a 4-0 win. He has played seven times for the deposed world champions but that routine dismissal of a European minnow is the only time Costa has been on the winning side in a competitive ... Read More »