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Milan rocked by El Shaarawy blow

AC Milan have confirmed Stephen El Shaarawy has been ruled out for at least two months after suffering a compound fracture of his fifth metatarsal in Saturday’s defeat to Lazio. The Italy international played the full 90 minutes was powerless to prevent the Rossoneri falling to a 3-1 defeat, despite taking an early lead through Jeremy Menez. News of El ... Read More »

Lazio Spanks Milan Despite Early Setback

Lazio climbed into Serie A’s top three on Saturday after two goals at the start of the second half set them on their way to a 3-1 come-from-behind win over AC Milan at the Stadio Olimpico. Milan – who finished with 10 men after Philippe Mexes’ stoppage-time tussle with Stefano Mauri – gained an early lead in the Italian capital as former Roma man Jeremy Menez ... Read More »

Pogba scores stunner in Bianconeri stroll

Paul Pogba scored a stunning 25-yard goal as Juventus comfortably saw off Chievo 2-0 in Turin. Pogba’s agent, Mino Raiola, this week ruled out a January move for the France midfielder, but Juve will be braced for big-money bids from Europe’s elite clubs for the in-form 21-year-old at the end of the season. The former Manchester United man produced a moment of class ... Read More »

Torino Stun Inter At The Last

Inter’s revival under Roberto Mancini stalled as Emiliano Moretti’s injury-time goal saw Torino snatch a shock 1-0 win at San Siro. The centre-back pounced from close range in the 94th minute to head the visitors to a second successive top-flight away victory – the first time they have achieved the feat since April 1995. Lukas Podolski and Nemanja Vidic were ... Read More »

Arsenal Survives Brighton Scare

Arsenal battled their way to a 3-2 win over Brighton to move one step closer to retaining the FA Cup. England winger Walcott set the tone for a dominant first-half display from the holders with the opener in just the second minute, while Ozil – making his first start since October – added the second before half-time. Having offered precious little in terms of an attacking threat prior ... Read More »

Liverpool Ladies sign Asisat Oshoala

English FA Women’s Super League champions, Liverpool Ladies have secured the services of Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala from Nigeria Women’s Premier League side, Rivers Angels. The 2014 African Women Player of the Year inspired the Super Falcons to win the 2014 Africa Women Championship in Namibia as well as help Rivers Angel lift the Nigeria Women Premier League and ... Read More »

Cristiano: I’m here because of sweat and sacrifice

At 29 and after a season in which he top-scored in both the UEFA Champions League and La Liga, helping Real Madrid win the former for a record tenth time, Cristiano Ronaldo’s career could hardly be going better. Further confirmation, if any were needed, came last night, when he won the FIFA Ballon d’Or for the second consecutive year and ... Read More »

Barca Strolls Past Elche…..Again

Jeremy Mathieu scored a sublime free kick as Barcelona completed an emphatic 9-0 aggregate Copa del Rey win over Elche with a 4-0 victory on Thursday. Luis Enrique’s side, who won the first leg 5-0, sealed their spot in the last eight thanks to first-half goals from Jeremy Mathieu, Sergi Roberto and Pedro in the return game to book a ... Read More »

Juventus Make Light Work Of Verona

A stunning strike from Kingsley Coman capped a brilliant Juventus showing as they routed Hellas Verona 6-1 in the Coppa Italia on Thursday. After coming through a stern test in a 3-1 Serie A win at Napoli last Sunday, Juve coach Massimiliano Allegri opted to rest a number of his star players. Arturo Vidal, Andrea Pirlo and Carlos Tevez were ... Read More »

Torres and Atletico teach Madrid and Ronaldo a Ballon d’Or lesson

It was the perfect motivation. Atletico, still scarred by leaving Monday’s Ballon d’Or ceremony in Zurich with zero reward for their astonishing achievements in 2014, watched on as Cristiano Ronaldo presented his Golden Ball to the Bernabeu crowd. Madrid were in celebratory mood; Atleti were out to prove a point. Ronaldo was all smiles alongside Puskas prize winner James Rodriguez, ... Read More »