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Mourinho and Guardiola set for first faceoff in Beijing
Mourinho and Guardiola set for first faceoff in Beijing

Football Soccer - Bayern Munich German Cup (DFB Pokal) victory parade - Munich, Germany - 22/05/16. Bayern Munich's coach Pep Guardiola. REUTERS/Michaela RehleBy Steve TongueLONDON (Reuters) - The new managers of Manchester United and Manchester City will face an early confrontation when the teams meet in a friendly in Beijing on July 25. Jose Mourinho, officially confirmed as United boss on Friday, and old adversary Pep Guardiola, who is rep

May 27 2016
English Premier League: 5 best comebacks from injury in 2015/16
English Premier League: 5 best comebacks from injury in 2015/16

Luke Shaw suffered a double fracture in his leg and hasn’t returned sinceFootball can be very rough at times; a tackle a second too late or an awkward landing here and there can lead to career-ending injuries. Coming back from an ACL tier, a dislocated ankle or a fractured fibula, to play with the same drive and at the same level is always tough for any player.Luke Shaw was one such victim to an unfortunate incident earlier in the season. O

May 27 2016
England's Delph ruled out of Euro 2016 squad
England's Delph ruled out of Euro 2016 squad

Football - Spain v England - International Friendly - Jose Rico Perez Stadium, Alicante, Spain - 13/11/15 England's Fabian Delph in action Action Images via Reuters / Carl Recine (Reuters) - Manchester City midfielder Fabian Delph has been ruled out of England's 23-man squad for next month's European Championship in France because of a groin strain.Coach Roy Hodgson said on Thursday that Delph, who has struggled with injuries this season, would m

May 27 2016
Mourinho returns for more drama in the global village
Mourinho returns for more drama in the global village

Former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho leaves his house in London, May 25, 2016. REUTERS/Toby MelvilleBy Neil RobinsonLONDON (Reuters) - For all soccer's status as a global game, the pool of its top managers is relatively small and the world's leading clubs often have the feel of a tiny, gossiping village with a managerial merry-go-round on the central green.Manchester United are replacing Louis van Gaal with his former assistant Jose Mourinho, a m

May 26 2016
Everton veteran Barry dismisses retirement talk
Everton veteran Barry dismisses retirement talk

Britain Football Soccer - Sunderland v Everton - Barclays Premier League - The Stadium of Light - 11/5/16 Sunderland's Wahbi Khazri in action with Everton's Gareth Barry Reuters / Russell Cheyne Livepic/FilesREUTERS - Everton's veteran midfielder Gareth Barry has scotched any notion of imminent retirement, saying his commitment to top-level soccer has not waned as he looks ahead to a 20th campaign in the Premier League.The 35-year-old, Everton's

Guardiola will transform Man City, predicts Ancelotti
Guardiola will transform Man City, predicts Ancelotti

Football Soccer - Bayern Munich v Borussia Dortmund - German Cup (DFB Pokal) Final - Olympiastadion, Berlin, Germany - 21/05/16. Bayern Munich's coach Pep Guardiola looks up after the German Cup final. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (Reuters) - Incoming manager Pep Guardiola will give Manchester City a new identity, replicating the possession-based football that was the hallmark of his trophy-laden stint with Barcelona, according to his Bayern Munich su

May 26 2016
Secret to Zidane's success is charm, not tactics
Secret to Zidane's success is charm, not tactics

Football Soccer - Real Madrid Training Session - Valdebebas, Madrid, Spain - 24/5/16. Real Madrid's trainer Zinedine Zidane with James Rodriguez (L) and Luka Modric (R) during training session. REUTERS/Andrea ComasBy Richard MartinBARCELONA (Reuters) - In little more than four months in charge, Zinedine Zidane has pulled Real Madrid back from the brink to where they feel they belong: the European Champions League final.Guiding Real to victory ove

May 26 2016
Manchester set for derby delight if Mourinho comes - Schweinsteiger
Manchester set for derby delight if Mourinho comes - Schweinsteiger

Football Soccer - UEFA European Championship 2016 - Germany news conference Ascona, Switzerland - 25/05/16 - Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger. REUTERS/Arnd WiegmannASCONA, Italy (Reuters) - Manchester should brace itself for some fascinating local derbies if Jose Mourinho joins United, midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger said on Wednesday.The Germany international declined to comment on reports that the former Chelsea and Real Madrid manager had a

May 25 2016
Painful final defeats will spur Liverpool next season - Origi
Painful final defeats will spur Liverpool next season - Origi

Football Soccer - Liverpool v Manchester City - Barclays Premier League - Anfield - 2/3/16 Liverpool's Divock Origi in action Reuters / Phil Noble Livepic/FilesREUTERS - Liverpool's Belgium striker Divock Origi has backed Juergen Klopp's side to challenge on all fronts next season and learn from the bitter disappointment of losing two finals this season.The Merseyside club last week blew their chance of qualifying for the Champions League when th

May 25 2016
Manager Watch: 5 best managerial options for Everton
Manager Watch: 5 best managerial options for Everton

Frank de Boer led  Ajax to the Eredivisie title in 2012/13Everton, as a club, are hardly in turmoil. Yet, the sacking of Roberto Martinez reflects a desperate need for a change in direction. The young Spanish manager was unable to live up the expectations set upon him both by himself and fans. Now, Everton are left manning the watch for a new manager with plenty to choose from on the list of options.Roberto Martinez’s promise of leadin

May 25 2016
Xavi backs Guardiola to succeed at Man City
Xavi backs Guardiola to succeed at Man City

Football Soccer - Bayern Munich German Cup (DFB Pokal) victory parade - Munich, Germany - 22/05/16. Bayern Munich's coach Pep Guardiola. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle(Reuters) - Former Barcelona and Spain midfielder Xavi has backed incoming Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola to leave his mark on the Premier League after taking over from the departing Manuel Pellegrini on July 1.Guardiola won 21 trophies in his time in charge of Barcelona and Baye

May 25 2016
Leicester will still be the underdogs, says Ranieri
Leicester will still be the underdogs, says Ranieri

Britain Football Soccer - Leicester City - Premier League Title Winners Parade - Leicester City - 16/5/16 Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri on the stage with the trophy during the parade Action Images via Reuters / Carl Recine By Alan BaldwinMONACO (Reuters) - Premier League champions Leicester City will be underdogs again next season and staying up remains the priority despite this year's fairytale success, manager Claudio Ranieri said on

May 25 2016
Transfer news and rumours of the day: May 24,2016
Transfer news and rumours of the day: May 24,2016

Juventus have reportedly rejected a bid from Barcelona for DybalaThe transfer window is buzzing with rumours and gossips all around, with big money moves being linked with Manchester United as Jose Mourinho seemingly prepares to take over with a supposed kit of £200 million at his disposal. Chelsea and Manchester Cit meanwhile are both set to have major shuffles with new managers Pep Guardiola and Antonio Conte

May 24 2016
Ronaldo declares himself fit for Champions League final
Ronaldo declares himself fit for Champions League final

Football Soccer - Real Madrid Preview - Valdebebas, Madrid, Spain - 24/5/16. Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo stands in front of reporters after a training session. REUTERS/Andrea ComasMADRID, (Reuters) - Cristiano Ronaldo has reassured Real Madrid fans he will be fit to play in Saturday's Champions League final against Atletico Madrid in Milan after limping out of Tuesday's training session.Ronaldo failed to complete training for the third sessio

May 24 2016
Premier League statistical team of the season (2015/2016)
Premier League statistical team of the season (2015/2016)

The Premier League has been done and dusted and what a season it has been. Leicester City emerged out of nowhere to capture the Premier League title and made this a season to remember. The season was full of twists and turns with only one of the traditional top 4 actually making it to the Champions League.The PFA team of the year has already been picked, however, if we consider only cold hard statistics, there are quite a few surprising inclusion

May 24 2016
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