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Chennaiyin FC sign Alessandro Potenza for the Indian Super League
Chennaiyin FC sign Alessandro Potenza for the Indian Super League

Alessandro Potenza battling for the ball with Ezechiel Lavezzi Perugia, Italy:  Chennaiyin FC is delighted to announce the signing of Italian defender Alessandro Potenza for the second season of the Hero Indian Super League. The 31-year-old joins Chennaiyin after the expiry of his contract at Italian third tier outfit Foggia Calcio. Potenza is a product of the Inter Milan youth system and has represented Italy at Under-19, Under-

Aug 30 2015
Malmo website crashed by Zlatan Ibrahimovic before Champions League return
Malmo website crashed by Zlatan Ibrahimovic before Champions League return

Ibrahimovic had 40 appearances for Malmo in which he found the back of the net on 16 occasions. The website of Swedish club Malmo FF crashed following the news that Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who started his career playing for the Swedish champions, will return to his homeland to take part in the group stage match with PSG. PSG were pitted against Real Madrid, Shakhtar Donetsk and Malmo FF in group A after the draw for the Champions League g

Aug 29 2015
Stats: Spanish clubs most dominant in UEFA Champions League era
Stats: Spanish clubs most dominant in UEFA Champions League era

Barcelona won their 5th Champions League title in 2015 The Champions League action is back on the football timeline with all the 8 groups confirmed after the group stage draw took place in Monaco on Thursday. Reigning champions Barcelona and the returning three-time European winners Manchester United were handed favourable draws in the competition. The Blaugranas plan to become the first team to win the prestigious tournament in two c

Aug 28 2015
Jose Mourinho's son on why he is a Barcelona fan
Jose Mourinho's son on why he is a Barcelona fan

Jose Mourinho Jr supports five clubs in total Jose Mourinho Jr. has confirmed himself as a supporter of Barcelona after posting pictures of himself wearing the Catalan club’s shirt on social media. The son of Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho donned a Messi jersey in a couple of pictures he uploaded on Twitter, which gathered a lot of attention from football fans worldwide. The King's shirt!!! Messi for life! pic.twitter.com/kg

Aug 24 2015
6 football club namesakes that you probably didn't know about
6 football club namesakes that you probably didn't know about

Away from the traditional hotbeds of world football, there are some countries where it is not hard to pick out some clubs which are not very famous by themselves but do have a certain connection to football’s bigwigs – they have celebrated namesakes. Inspired by their famous but often unrelated cousins, some of these clubs may seek to maintain some sort of link to their namesakes while others just carry the name and go on a separ

Top 5 transfers in the modern era that failed to click
Top 5 transfers in the modern era that failed to click

When Angel di Maria left Manchester United for Paris Saint-Germain a fortnight ago, United fans were angered and took to social media to express their disappointment about how the transfer affected the club, its fans and also the famous number 7 jersey. It was a transfer that many thought will bring laurels back to United. But it wasn't meant to be. In recent times, we have seen many deals that didn’t meet the initial expectations of t

Aug 21 2015
7 players who played under both Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola
7 players who played under both Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola

Chelsea have been known to be very quick when conducting transfers and Pedro is the latest fish to have been caught by the Blues’ hook in the blink of an eye. As they snatched the unassuming Barcelona winger from the jaws of Manchester United, they merely followed a precedent they themselves have set over the past few years – other clubs scout, chart deals out, negotiate and even conduct medicals. However, this is a player schoo

Aug 21 2015
Mateo Kovacic talks up Real Madrid and Cristiano Ronaldo at his unveiling
Mateo Kovacic talks up Real Madrid and Cristiano Ronaldo at his unveiling

Mateo Kovacic was unveiled as a Real Madrid player at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday Real Madrid’s newest recruit Mateo Kovacic has expressed his delight at joining ‘the biggest club in the world’, reports ESPN. The 21-year-old was unveiled as a Los Blancos player at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday and added that he hoped to “live this dream for many years to come.” “I'm at the biggest club in

Aug 20 2015
Does Mateo Kovacic's signing make Real Madrid midfield the best in the world?
Does Mateo Kovacic's signing make Real Madrid midfield the best in the world?

An already formidable midfield will be bolstered by the addition of Mateo Kovacic So it has happened. After a quiet summer transfer window this far, where only Danilo and Lucas Vasquez were bought, Real Madrid have purchased a player that has caused much fanfare. A trophy-less campaign last season gave people the impression that the club will spend big in the window to strengthen the team – which, it can now be claimed, they have done

Aug 19 2015
Real Madrid sign Croatian midfielder Mateo Kovacic from Inter Milan
Real Madrid sign Croatian midfielder Mateo Kovacic from Inter Milan

Mateo Kovačić completed 11 through balls in Serie A last season, more than any other player. Real Madrid have landed Mateo Kovacic from Inter Milan after the Croatian is believed to have penned down a six-year deal with the La Liga giants. The highly rated 21-year-old midfielder, who has been with the Nerazzurri for the past two years, has been under Los Blancos’ radar recently and speculations of a move to the Santiago B

Aug 18 2015
Mateo Kovacic: 'Wunderkid' to Galactico
Mateo Kovacic: 'Wunderkid' to Galactico

Mateo Kovacic: Real Madrid-bound When dubbed the 'Croatian Messi' as a 16-year-old, Mateo Kovacic said he was nowhere near the Argentinian and that he'd based his steadily growing game on two of Spain's most talented midfielders – Andres Iniesta and Cesc Fabregas.  Come the start of the season – given how close Real Madrid are – it seems like Kovacic will go head to head against Messi and Iniesta. Sign

Aug 18 2015
Real Madrid closing in on Inter Milan's Mateo Kovacic
Real Madrid closing in on Inter Milan's Mateo Kovacic

Real Madrid closing in on Serie-A star Mateo Kovacic Reports from Italy suggest that Real Madrid are very close  to signing Croatian international Mateo Kovacic from Inter Milan for a reported fee of €35-million according to Goal. The player who was also targeted by Liverpool has supposedly agreed personal terms with Real Madrid. The youngster has been brilliant for Inter Milan at the San Siro over t

Aug 17 2015
7 incidents that have made Jose Mourinho one of the most hated characters in football
7 incidents that have made Jose Mourinho one of the most hated characters in football

Mourinho has built his reputation as one of football’s most controversial characters over the years This universe is a wonderfully balanced one. The way the solar system moves around is a genuine example in itself about the balance of its structure. Where is good, there is bad. Where there is love, there is hate. Where there is Morgan Freeman, there is Jose Mourinho. Where there is… I guess you get it. Or maybe not. What I am t

Aug 14 2015
Footballers who have won the most trophies in club football
Footballers who have won the most trophies in club football

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Andres Iniesta have now won 25 trophies in club football – tied with Xavi When FC Barcelona beat Sevilla 5-4 to win the UEFA Super Cup on Tuesday night, the Catalan club won its fourth trophy of the year – on course for a sextuple last won under Pep Guardiola in 2009. In doing so, both Lionel Messi and Andres Iniesta joined Xavi as the most decorated players in Spanish football.  The Supe

Aug 12 2015