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European round up: Liverpool, Bayern Munich held, Tottenham and Atletico Madrid win
European round up: Liverpool, Bayern Munich held, Tottenham and Atletico Madrid win

Jermain Defoe (R) celebrates scoring the equaliser against LiverpoolLiverpool 2 – 2 SunderlandGoals from Adam Lallana and Roberto Firmino gave Liverpool a 2-0 lead over Premier League strugglers, Sunderland but an inspired second half thanks to goals from Adam Johnson and Jermain Defoe had the Kop biting their nails as Liverpool's defense failed to withstand yet another mediocre attack. Firmino continued his fine form in front

Feb 6 2016
10 most profitable transfers in football history
10 most profitable transfers in football history

Record-breaking footballers and record-breaking sums When Manchester United sold Cristiano Ronaldo to Real Madrid, it was the biggest ever deal in football history and United – albeit the loss of the superstar – stood to gain an incredible amount of profit on the investment they made with the player. We look at ten such players who got their club a huge pile of money thanks to a transfer to another club. (Yes, Real Madrid pretty

Feb 6 2016
Pep Guardiola compares himself to a woman as future Manchester City manager claims he can multi-task
Pep Guardiola compares himself to a woman as future Manchester City manager claims he can multi-task

Guardiola paid his wife Cristina an implicit compliment in a press conferencePep Guardiola has dismissed suggestions that his announcement as Manchester City manager will distract him from his immediate focus at Bayern Munich. The Catalan quipped that he can multitask like a woman, and can think of both managerial assignments at once, without it hampering the results of his current job at Bayern Munich.Guardiola was in an unsually forthcoming moo

Feb 6 2016
5 Premier League strikers who fell out of the public eye
5 Premier League strikers who fell out of the public eye

The English Premier League has been graced by some of the best strikers in the world, such as Alan Shearer, Thierry Henry, Michael Owen, Didier Drogba, etc. These group of strikers although currently retired, or playing out the latter stages of their careers in other leagues are still fondly reminisced by the club faithful as well as football fans all over the world. But, in the last decade, there was a flood of fantastic striking talent on

Feb 4 2016
SpoBiS 2016: VfL Wolfsburg identifies key markets including India
SpoBiS 2016: VfL Wolfsburg identifies key markets including India

Melek Balgun and Thomas Röttgermann (CEO, VfL Wolfsburg) during the SpoBiS 2016. (Photo courtesy: SPONSORs / picture alliance)The German Bundesliga has increased its global presence with clubs and league giving more and more importance to internationalisation and global marketing strategies.Bundesliga champions FC Bayern Munich are certainly the most popular German club on a global stage, but almost all other clubs including Borussia Dortmun

Chelsea's interim manager Guus Hiddink warns Pep Guardiola of tough competition in EPL
Chelsea's interim manager Guus Hiddink warns Pep Guardiola of tough competition in EPL

Manchester City would soon have a new manager in Pep Guardiola.Chelsea's interim manager Guus Hiddink has warned Pep Guardiola that he will find it tougher to win trophies at English Premier League (EPL) side Manchester City next season than during his time with FC Barcelona and Bayern Munich.The Spaniard will replace Manuel Pellegrini at the Etihad Stadium in the summer, having enjoyed great success as a coach in both La Liga in Spain and th

Feb 3 2016
Bayern Munich's Javier Martinez out for 4 weeks due to knee surgery
Bayern Munich's Javier Martinez out for 4 weeks due to knee surgery

Martinez would definitely miss Bayern’s match against Juventus on Feb 23.Bayern Munich's Spanish defender Javi Martinez will be out for four weeks after undergoing an operation on his left knee, the German football club has announced."Javi Martinez was examined by Spanish physician Dr Ramon Cugat in Barcelona on Tuesday in the presence of Dr Ernst-Otto Munch," the Bavarian club said on its official website on Tuesday, reports

Feb 3 2016
Pep Guardiola's father says new Manchester City boss will change English football
Pep Guardiola's father says new Manchester City boss will change English football

Pep Guardiola is expected to revolutionize Manchester CityPep Guardiola will change the mindset of English football, according to his father Valenti Guardiola. The Bayern Munich manager is set to take over from Manuel Pellegrini when he arrives at Manchester City in the summer, with his father opining that Guardiola will bring the same style of football that he played at Barcelona to the Etihad.In an extensive look at Guardiola’s life, Vale

Feb 2 2016
Pep Guardiola's arrival may signal end for Yaya Toure at Manchester City
Pep Guardiola's arrival may signal end for Yaya Toure at Manchester City

Yaya Toure is reluctant to work with former manager Pep GuardiolaAccording to Yaya Toure’s agent Dimitri Seluk, the arrival of Pep Guardiola to Manchester City in the summer might lead to the departure of the Ivory Coast midfielder. On Monday Manchester City created waves in the football world by revealing that the Spanish super coach would take over from Pellegrini following this season’s completion.The four-time African footballer o

Feb 2 2016
Pep Guardiola to replace Manuel Pellegrini at Manchester City next season, signs 3-year contract
Pep Guardiola to replace Manuel Pellegrini at Manchester City next season, signs 3-year contract

Pep Guardiola will take over from Manuel Pellegrini at Manchester City at the end of the seasonManchester City have officially appointed Pep Guardiola as their manager and he will take over from Manuel Pellegrini before the start of the 2016/17 Premier League season. The club made the announcement by releasing a statement on their official website. Guardiola had already announced that he would be leaving Bayern Munich at the end of the curre

Feb 1 2016
Robert Lewandowski says Pep Guardiola has decided his Premier League destination
Robert Lewandowski says Pep Guardiola has decided his Premier League destination

Which team will the Spaniard manage next season?Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski thinks his manager Pep Guardiola has already decided which Premier League team he will be managing next season. Guardiola who has decided to leave Bayern this summer has been subject to intense speculation regarding his future. It had widely been reported that the Spanish tactician’s destination will most likely be Manchester City, howeve

Feb 1 2016
Robert Lewandowski fails to rule out a move away from Bayern Munich
Robert Lewandowski fails to rule out a move away from Bayern Munich

Lewandowski joined the Bavarian giants in 2014Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has not ruled out a possibility of moving out of the German football club amidst links with Spanish giants Real Madrid and French Ligue 1 heavyweights Paris Saint-Germain.The 27-year-old's deal expires in 2019 but when asked if he will end his career at Bayern, the striker said it is hard to say."As a professional footballer, it's hard to say. Many

Jan 31 2016
European Leagues Roundup: AC Milan thrash Inter, PSG equal unbeaten record, Bayern win
European Leagues Roundup: AC Milan thrash Inter, PSG equal unbeaten record, Bayern win

Serie AMilan’s victory sparked off wild celebrations while Inter endured a miserable nightAC Milan 3-0 Inter MilanThe Derby di Milano, Italy's blockbuster fixture, has lost it's sheen over the last few years, but nonetheless provided terrific excitement as AC Milan ran out 3-0 victors over their bitter rivals Inter Milan at the San Siro, with goals from Alex, Carlos Bacca and M'Baye Niang giving the Rossoneri a rare win over the

Jan 31 2016
Real Madrid to soon announce record-breaking £1 billion kit deal with Adidas
Real Madrid to soon announce record-breaking £1 billion kit deal with Adidas

Real Madrid have been able to put Manchester United's kit deal to shame with their new oneReal Madrid are on the verge of announcing a kit deal that will make them – and not Manchester United – the team with the most valuable kit. Manchester United's deal with Adidas was worth £75m a year but Real Madrid's poised deal will earn them nearly £106m a season over the course of 10 years. Spanish

Jan 29 2016
Top 10 most valuable football kit deals
Top 10 most valuable football kit deals

Real Madrid recently made headlines by announcing a new kit deal with Addidas. The Los Blancos are reported to have renewed their contract with Sports Multinational which is now set to run for ten years. The deal is reportedly worth an eye popping 106 million pounds a year. Over the past couple of years Real haven't been the only club to be renewing Kit deals with few other major European power houses also negotiating new deals. Madrid

Jan 29 2016
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