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5 players who failed to live up to iconic jersey numbers
5 players who failed to live up to iconic jersey numbers

Some players become so synonymous with a jersey number that it sticks with them forever Every club has a player or players that are denoted by the number on their jersey. Maradona, Pele and Lionel Messi couldn’t be anything other than a number 10 for example. Alan Shearer wouldn’t be seen without a 9 on the reverse of his shirt.  There are plenty of others. Players who are so good that a certain figure will always

Jul 29 2015
Video: Teenager scores a screamer which gets shortlisted for UEFA goal of the season
Video: Teenager scores a screamer which gets shortlisted for UEFA goal of the season

Robbie Muirhead scored a goal from 40-yards out Teenager Robbie Muirhead suddenly finds himself vying for UEFA's Goal of the Season alongside Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar and Aaron Ramsey. The 19-year-old scored a belter during Scotland's U-19 match against Norway which got nominated for last season’s goal of the season award.  The youngster who plays for Dundee United scored the 40-yard long range strike

Jul 29 2015
Video: Cristiano Ronaldo does a no-look flick during Real Madrid training in Shanghai
Video: Cristiano Ronaldo does a no-look flick during Real Madrid training in Shanghai

Cristiano Ronaldo made the fans in Shanghai go wild with his cheeky no-look flick Cristiano Ronaldo knows how to catch the attention of the fans and this cheeky flick during training shows just that. The Real Madrid star who was training with his teammates in Shanghai ahead of their match against AC Milan gave something for the fans to remember. The players were passing the ball in the air without letting it fall to the ground and goalkeep

Jul 29 2015
5 clubs that can use Arda Turan in the first half of the 2015/16 season
5 clubs that can use Arda Turan in the first half of the 2015/16 season

The signing of Arda Turan from Atletico Madrid is starting to present hitherto unforeseen problems for FC Barcelona. In the wake of the transfer ban, which disallows the Blaugrana from fielding any new signings till January 2016, the management at the Catalan club have a dilemma as to what the best plan of action would be for the Turkish international for the next six months. Manager Luis Enrique is adamant that this time will be most well-spe

Jul 29 2015
FC Porto president: I Rejected Atletico Madrid's €30m offer for Alex Sandro
FC Porto president: I Rejected Atletico Madrid's €30m offer for Alex Sandro

Porto rejected Atletico Madrid’s €30m bid for Alex Sandro Porto (Portugal), July 29 (IANS) FC Porto president Jorge Nuno Pinto da Costa said that he had rejected an offer by Spanish football club Atletico Madrid over the summer to buy Brazilian defender Alex Sandro for 30 million euros. Pinto da Costa justified his decision on Tuesday, citing the 24-year-old’s termination clause of 50 million euros as well as the

Marco Reus' agents confirm his stay at Borussia Dortmund despite interest from top clubs
Marco Reus' agents confirm his stay at Borussia Dortmund despite interest from top clubs

Marco Reus happy at Borussia Dortmund and will honour the new contract, says his agency  German international Marco Reus will remain at Borussia Dortmund, ESPN FC reports. Total Sport agency, the 26-year-old’s representatives stated that the player is happy at the club and is looking forward to continuing his career at the Signal Iduna Park.  The attacking midfielder has been attracting interest from a number of major clubs

Jul 29 2015
Manchester United feel betrayed as Sergio Ramos edges closer to new deal at Real Madrid
Manchester United feel betrayed as Sergio Ramos edges closer to new deal at Real Madrid

Sergio Ramos seems to have sorted out his issues with the Real hierarchy and is set to sign a new contract  Manchester United are furious at Real Madrid skipper Sergio Ramos, as per reports in the Daily Star. The 29-year-old United target appeared close to a move to Old Trafford but now looks set to remain at the Spanish capital with an improved deal.  The 13-time Premier League champions are reportedly raging at the su

Jul 28 2015
Rafa Benitez's wife jokes about him joining Real Madrid to clean Jose Mourinho's mess
Rafa Benitez's wife jokes about him joining Real Madrid to clean Jose Mourinho's mess

Benitez took over from Carlo Ancelotti as coach of Real Madrid  Rafael Benitez has spent his entire professional career clearing up the mess left behind by Jose Mourinho, joked the wife of the Real Madrid coach. The two high-profile managers have never been the best of friends ever since their Premier League days, but their rivalry is one of the most entertaining in world football.  The current Real Madrid coach ha

Jul 28 2015
Atletico Madrid re-sign left-back Filipe Luis from Chelsea
Atletico Madrid re-sign left-back Filipe Luis from Chelsea

Filipe Luis re-joins his old club on a four-year deal Atletico Madrid have officially re-signed Filipe Luis from Chelsea, as per reports on the club’s official website. The two teams reached an agreement for the transfer of the full-back for a reported fee of £11 million, just a year after the Brazilian left for Stamford Bridge. The 29-year-old moved to the Premier League along with fellow Atletico teammate Dieg

Jul 28 2015
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