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Has Chelsea Already Won The Premier League???

Jose Mourinho does not normally leave Villa Park in high spirits, and if his latest press conference performance on Friday is anything to go by, the Chelsea boss is not having the happiest of times at the moment. But he will travel back to London tonight having picked up an important victory against tenacious opposition, his first at this stadium, ... Read More »

Athletico Madrid Schools Plucky Real

Atletico Madrid produced a stunning attacking display to stun Real Madrid 4-0 at the Vicente Calderon and cut the gap between the two sides to just four points at the top of La Liga. Diego Simeone’s men would have fallen 10 points behind Real with defeat at the Vicente Calderon, but the Liga pacesetters were rolled over in ruthless fashion ... Read More »

Harry Kane Takes Down Arsenal

Harry Kane‘s 21st and 22nd goals of the season turned things around for Tottenham as they recorded a 2-1 Premier League win over rivals Arsenal in the north London derby. Mesut Ozil had given the visitors the lead early in the first half with a brilliant finish to a Danny Welbeck cross flicked into his path by Olivier Giroud, though ... Read More »

Morocco Banned For Two AFCON Tournaments After Hosting Snub

Morocco have been banned from competing in the next two Africa Cup of Nations and fined just under €9 million for refusing to stage the 2015 tournament. The Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) stood down as hosts because of health concerns surrounding the outbreak of the Ebola virus in west Africa and the event was subsequently switched to Equatorial Guinea. However, CAF ... Read More »

Messi Still Ruing World Cup Final Loss

Lionel Messi says himself and the rest of his Argentina team-mates will forever regret the chances they missed in their World Cup final defeat to Germany. The Albiceleste saw off the Netherlands 4-2 on penalties in the semi-final to reach the final but were beaten 1-0 by Joachim Low’s men in the tournament showpiece in Brazil, with Mario Gotze scoring ... Read More »

Fans Revolt As Guinea As Knocked Out Of AFCON

The Africa Cup of Nations semi-final between Ghana and hosts Equatorial Guinea was described as a “war zone” after play was suspended for more than 30 minutes because of crowd trouble. Players ducked bottles thrown from the stands, Ghana fans sought safety behind a goal, riot police used tear gas and a helicopter hovered over the stadium. “It’s now like ... Read More »

Drogba Is EPL’s Greatest African Player

Cote d’ Ivoire legend, Didier Drogba, has been named the Premier League’s best ever African player in a study carried out by Opta for Africa Cup of Nations broadcaster British Eurosport. Opta produced Top 10 of African players with Chelsea ’s Drogba at the top, ahead of a host of players who have written their names into Premier League history. ... Read More »

Ivory Coast Through To African Cup Finals

Ivory Coast reached their third Africa Cup of Nations final in nine years after proving too strong for DR Congo. Yaya Toure put them ahead with a ferocious 20-yard shot but soon after Dieumerci Mbokani levelled with a penalty after Eric Bailly handled. Gervinho had a header cleared off the line before he made it 2-1 when he curled in ... Read More »

Liverpool Survive Bolton Scare

Philippe Coutinho celebrated his new contract with a sensational stoppage-time winner as Liverpool left it late to beat 10-man Bolton 2-1 and secure progression to the FA Cup fifth round. Steven Gerrard’s 700th Liverpool appearance looked set to end in defeat when a 59th-minute penalty from Eidur Gudjohnsen put hosts Bolton ahead in Wednesday’s fourth-round replay. However, Raheem Sterling’s fine ... Read More »

Real Madrid Faces James Rodriguez Injury Crisis

Real Madrid have confirmed that James Rodriguez has broken a bone in his foot, while the European champions are also sweating on the availability of Sergio Ramos for the derby with Atletico. James was replaced midway through the first half of Wednesday night’s Liga clash with Sevilla after taking a blow to his right foot. The Colombia international, who opened the ... Read More »