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Bundesliga club Hannover 96 complete the signing of Portugal veteran Hugo Almeida
Bundesliga club Hannover 96 complete the signing of Portugal veteran Hugo Almeida

Almeida played 12 matches for Anzhi MakhachkalaGerman side Hannover 96 signed striker Hugo Miguel Pereira de Almeida from Russian outfit FC Anzhi Makhachkala, both sides have confirmed.Relegation-threatened Hannover have strengthened their offense with the signing of former Werder Bremen striker Hugo Almeida, who penned a contract until June 2017 with the "Reds", reports Xinhua."I am delighted that this transfer has worked out. We

Jan 17 2016
AS Monaco sign Brazilian striker Vagner Love from Corinthians
AS Monaco sign Brazilian striker Vagner Love from Corinthians

He won the Brazilian Serie A with Corinthians last season.French Ligue 1 club AS Monaco have confirmed that they completed a deal for Brazilian striker Vagner Love, signing him on an 18-month contract.The French side said on its website on Wednesday that Love has signed a deal until next summer, reports Xinhua."Arriving from Corinthians, with whom he won the 2015 Brazilian Serie A title last month, the Brazil international (20 caps) has also

Jan 14 2016
10 footballers who are worth far more than their value in the transfer market
10 footballers who are worth far more than their value in the transfer market

The January transfer window is open, and managers across the top leagues will be searching high and low for valuable additions to bolster their squads. Unfortunately, value for money is hard to source at this time of year, especially as competition for any suitable player is usually fierce. The power is undoubtedly with the selling clubs, particularly as the transfer window approaches its end. Nevertheless, it is still possible to grab a January

Jan 3 2016
Transfer news and rumours of the day: 24 December 2015
Transfer news and rumours of the day: 24 December 2015

Return of the King? January brings with it a lot of mid-season crisis as well as solutions. The transfer mill is expected to be the same this time around with many seeking reinforcements and many seeking a new beginning. There has been a buzz around many players and clubs, with players seeking moves away from their respective clubs for various reasons from playing time to better contracts. Nonetheless, the January window is poised to give u

Dec 24 2015
Transfer news and rumours of the day: 11 December 2015
Transfer news and rumours of the day: 11 December 2015

Will Jose Mourinho move back to Real Madrid!? The winter window gets closer with each passing day and the transfer rumour mill is starting to pick up steam. There has been a buzz around many players and clubs, some needing reinforcements, others seeking moves away from their respective clubs for more than a single reason. Nonetheless, the January window is poised to give us some interesting news. Here are the top transfer news and rumo

5 top football managers and the tactics that define them
5 top football managers and the tactics that define them

Success in football transpires from a breadth of different strategies in the modern game. Whether you prefer to launch the ball long or starve the opposition of possession, everyone has their favoured tactical tweaks and setups, and new methods of winning are churned out by fans and pundits alike almost on a daily basis. When a new manager strolls into the dugout of a football club, the spotlight concentrates on his transfer

Nov 7 2015
Zenit boss Andre Villas-Boas receives 6-match suspension for hitting match official
Zenit boss Andre Villas-Boas receives 6-match suspension for hitting match official

Zenit are currently third in the Russian Premier League after 7 games Former Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas has been suspended for 6 games by the Russian Football Union for striking a match official, as per ESPN. The Zenit boss was sent off from the touchline after the incident as he exchanged words with the same referee and appeared to swear at him before butting heads and then leaving. The incident occurred on Saturday during Z

Sep 4 2015
Is the Zenit star Axel Witsel ready for a top club like Chelsea?
Is the Zenit star Axel Witsel ready for a top club like Chelsea?

Axel Witsel could leave Zenit due to the new foreign player rule in Russian football The Russian Premier League is one of the earliest championships to commence in Europe, and already into week three there have been plenty of scandals. Dynamo Moscow have been expelled from Europe as a result of UEFA’s financial fair-play protocols, former Spartak striker Artyom Dzyuba has shone for Zenit Saint Petersburg, and Russian sports minister Vi

Aug 4 2015
Kevin Kuranyi joins Hoffenheim from Dynamo Moscow
Kevin Kuranyi joins Hoffenheim from Dynamo Moscow

Kevin Kuranyi has been playing for Dynamo Moscow since the summer of 2010 Berlin, July 25 (IANS) Former German international Kevin Kuranyi has joined Bundesliga side TSG Hoffenheim. The 33-year-old striker, who has played for Russian club FC Dynamo Moscow since July 2010, has penned a one-year deal that keeps him in Germany until June 2016, reports Xinhua. "After five years in Russia I am highly motivated to prove myself again in

Jul 26 2015
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