Real Madrid’s all-time Champions League top scorers

When you think of a side rising to the occasion, you think of Real Madrid. And when you think of Real Madrid, you think of their dominance of the European Cup/Champions League – a competition they have a won record-breaking 13 times. Madrid have housed some of the finest players to ever play the game, […]

José Mourinho Admits Tottenham Missed Tanguy Ndombele Against Antwerp

Tottenham Hotspur manager José Mourinho has admitted that his side missed the energy of midfielder Tanguy Ndombele in Thursday’s 1-0 loss to Royal Antwerp. Mourinho opted to use the game to rotate his side and give rests to key players like Harry Kane, Son Heung-min and Ndombele, but it still came as a surprise to […]

Jürgen Klopp ‘Excited’ for Challenge of Coping Without Virgil van Dijk

Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp has confessed that he is excited by the challenge of finding a way to cope without star centre-back Virgil van Dijk this season. The Dutch defender suffered an ACL injury during the Merseyside derby against Everton and recently took the first step on the road to recovery by undergoing successful surgery […]

Virgil van Dijk Undergoes Successful Surgery on Knee Ligament Injury

Liverpool have confirmed that Virgil van Dijk has undergone ‘successful’ surgery on the knee injury inflicted in October’s Merseyside derby, though the club are still reluctant to put a timeframe on the defender’s return to action. Early reports on the injury, caused by a challenge from Jordan Pickford, suggested the Dutchman’s season could be over, […]

Opening statement, COVID-19 Press Conference, 29 October 2020

Good morning, good afternoon, bonjour and thank you for joining this press conference on how COVID-19 is spurring and stimulating innovation in Africa, with more than 120 health innovations piloted or adopted on the continent just this year. I am very pleased to be joined for this conversation by the Honourable Minister and Special Advisor […]

Manchester United’s Biggest Wins Since Sir Alex Ferguson Retired

Manchester United struggled to replicate the success of Sir Alex Ferguson since retired in 2013 after winning his 13th Premier League title and it has made big wins, the kind brought about by free flowing attacking performances that characterised the 1990s and 2000s, rarer. There have been plenty of dry years, although current manager Ole […]

Jack Wilshere Heaps Praise On Declan Rice Following West Ham Departure

Jack Wilshere has heaped praise on former teammate Declan Rice following his recent departure from West Ham United, admitting it was key for the club to keep him this summer. Wilshere joined West Ham on a free transfer back in 2018 after leaving Arsenal, but made just 18 appearances in two years at the London […]

Bayern Munich Fail in Third Round of David Alaba Contract Negotiations

Europe’s top clubs are on alert after the third round of negotiations between Bayern Munich and defender David Alaba failed to result in a new deal, with the Austrian’s current contract due to expire next summer. The 28-year-old has been a key part of the club’s recent success, but Bayern are yet to agree fresh […]

Tanguy Ndombele Opens Up About Previous Jose Mourinho Criticism

Tanguy Ndombele has opened up on the criticism he received from Jose Mourinho last season after breaking back into the Tottenham set-up, claiming he wasn’t fazed by the public scolding. Ndombele was a £54m signing from Lyon in the summer of 2019 under Mauricio Pochettino and started the season well, scoring on his debut. After […]

The best over-35 players in world football – ranked

Father Time is often seen as a footballer’s worst enemy. Questions are asked once a player turns 30, and when their 35th birthday arrives, it’s usually accepted that the boots will be hung up sooner rather than later. However, that’s not always the case. Modern medicine has made it easier for players to extend their […]