Latest Stories
5 players Barcelona could sign as a replacement for Javier Mascherano
5 players Barcelona could sign as a replacement for Javier Mascherano

Mascherano is all set to leave the Catalan clubWith Javier Mascherano on the verge of leaving Barcelona in favour of joining Italian club Juventus, the Blaugranas would be in dire need of a new centre-back. Such was the importance of Mascherano in the team that he was bought as a central midfielder from Liverpool but was converted into a defender.Instead of buying a new CB, they opted to stick with the Argentine, which paid dividends for the

May 26 2016
6 European records Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are yet to break
6 European records Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are yet to break

Messi and Ronaldo share eight Ballon D’Ors between themCristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are widely considered as the greatest players of this generation. Their rivalry has probably garnered the greatest drama through the years, with each player trying to break the other’s record. The two players have dominated the Ballon D’Or for the last eight years, with Messi coming on top five times to Ronaldo’s three.The Argentine h

May 24 2016
6 of the greatest comebacks this season
6 of the greatest comebacks this season

Juventus picked up another Serie A title this seasonEvery club goes through a bad phase but some clubs hit rock bottom. They were written off by the media and fans alike. They had problems in winning games either due to managerial issues or due to a lack of form.However, through determination and sheer hard-work, these teams managed to turn their seasons around in spectacular fashion, managing to not only guarantee themselves safety&nbs

May 18 2016
European roundup - Barca claim La Liga title, Stuttgart relegated
European roundup - Barca claim La Liga title, Stuttgart relegated

Football Soccer - Juventus v Sampdoria - Italian Serie A - Juventus stadium, Turin, Italy - 14/05/16 Juventus' Patrice Evra in action against Sampdoria's Modibo Diakite. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini LONDON (Reuters) - Luis Suarez bagged a hat-trick to lead Barcelona to a 3-0 La Liga win at Granada that allowed the Catalans to retain their league title.Manchester City secured fourth place in the English Premier League and Arsenal edged out local

May 16 2016
European roundup - Bayern, PSV crowned but Barca must wait
European roundup - Bayern, PSV crowned but Barca must wait

Football Soccer - Barcelona v Espanyol - Spanish Liga BBVA - Camp Nou stadium, Barcelona, Spain - 8/05/16 Barcelona's Luis Suarez (C) scores a goal. REUTERS/Albert GeaLONDON (Reuters) - Bayern Munich sealed a record fourth successive Bundesliga title triumph at the weekend while PSV Eindhoven retained their Dutch crown.In Spain, Barcelona remain in pole position but old foes Real Madrid can still cash in if they falter on the last weekend of La

Players again vote Ibrahimovic as Ligue 1's best
Players again vote Ibrahimovic as Ligue 1's best

Football Soccer - Paris St Germain v Stade Rennes - French Ligue 1 - Parc des Princes stadium, Paris, France - 29/04/2016. Paris St Germain's Zlatan Ibrahimovic reacts. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/FilesREUTERS - Zlatan Ibrahimovic was named the Ligue 1 Player of the Year on Sunday, after he won the vote of his fellow professionals in the French game for the third time in the last four years.The 34-year-old Swede becomes the first man ever to win the U

May 9 2016
Olympique Lyon up to second after dramatic 3-2 win against Toulouse
Olympique Lyon up to second after dramatic 3-2 win against Toulouse

Nabil Fekir of Lyon and Jacques Francois Moubandje of Toulouse Olympique Lyonnais climbed into second place in Ligue 1 after coming from behind to beat Toulouse 3-2 at Le Stadium on Saturday following a dramatic finale featuring three goals in six minutes.Substitutes Clement Grenier and Nabil Fekir made a big impact after Lyon, now one point ahead of Monaco and two in front of fourth-placed Nice, had fallen behind to defender Marcel Tisseran

Apr 24 2016
Major clubs to have never won the Champions League or the Europa League
Major clubs to have never won the Champions League or the Europa League

Davor Suker of Arsenal after missing a penalty against GalatasarayThe success of a football club is measured in the number of national titles that it has won, but for a club to be truly considered among the elite, it has to win the Continental crown. The aura that Real Madrid has would never have been there had it not won those European Cups five years in a row since the competition’s inception.Also read: 6 teams confirmed for the 2016

Apr 24 2016
Monaco recapture second spot as Marseille misery continues
Monaco recapture second spot as Marseille misery continues

Football Soccer - Monaco v Marseille - French Ligue 1 - Louis II stadium, 17/04/16. Olympique Marseille's president Vincent Labrune attends the match. REUTERS/Eric GaillardPARIS (Reuters) - AS Monaco beat troubled visitors Olympique Marseille 2-1 on Sunday to move back above Olympique Lyonnais into second place in Ligue 1 which brings an automatic Champions League spot.Bernardo Silva opened the scoring in the 47th minute with apowerful strike fro

Apr 18 2016
European roundup - Barca lose again, Leicester grab late equaliser
European roundup - Barca lose again, Leicester grab late equaliser

Football Soccer - Bayern Munich v Schalke 04 - German Bundesliga - Allianz-Arena, Munich, Germany - 16/04/16 Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski celebrates after scoring a goal. REUTERS/Michael DalderLONDON (Reuters) - Barcelona completed a disastrous week by losing 2-1 at home to Valencia, their third consecutive league defeat. In England, Leicester City came from behind to earn a late draw, while Bayern Munich look unstoppable at the top of the

Apr 18 2016
Mamadou Sakho says Ben Arfa is a tougher opponent than either Messi or Ronaldo
Mamadou Sakho says Ben Arfa is a tougher opponent than either Messi or Ronaldo

Ben Arfa has never really lived up to his full potentialLiverpool defender Mamadou Sakho has said that fellow Frenchman Hatem Ben Arfa caused him more problems than either Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi. The duo has won eight Balon d’Or awards between them but, Sakho feels that his countryman is just as capable."I’ve played against Messi and Ronaldo, maybe they were not in their best form against me, but the opponents who has

Apr 17 2016
Ibrahimovic double helps PSG rebound with Caen thrashing
Ibrahimovic double helps PSG rebound with Caen thrashing

Football Soccer - Paris St Germain v Caen - French Ligue 1 - Parc des Princes stadium, Paris, France - 16/04/2016. Paris St Germain's Zlatan Ibrahimovic in action during his team's soccer match against Caen. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann PARIS (Reuters) - Paris St Germain rebounded after their Champions League exit to Manchester City with a 6-0 victory over Caen in Ligue 1 on Saturday.PSG, who wrapped up the Ligue 1 title last month, suffered heartb

Apr 16 2016
Ligue 1: Alexandre Lacazette salvages draw for Lyon against Nice
Ligue 1: Alexandre Lacazette salvages draw for Lyon against Nice

This was Lacazette's 17th goal of the seasonTen-man Olympique Lyonnais maintained their hopes of a second-place finish in Ligue 1 after salvaging a 1-1 home draw against Nice on Friday.Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette scored from close range seven minutes from full time after Mathieu Valbuena's free-kick hit the bar.Valere Germain headed home in the 18th minute to give the visitors a deserved lead at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais.The hos

Apr 16 2016
5 instances when Real Madrid trailed after the first leg in the Champions League era
5 instances when Real Madrid trailed after the first leg in the Champions League era

The Wolfsburg players celebrate scoring against RealThe penultimate day for Real Madrid so far this season has arrived. As the league was supposedly lost a long time ago, fans focused on the Champions League and hoped that maybe, just maybe they could cough up their best in Europe’s elite competition and go all the way.Now, with Barca losing two games in a row in the league, Real Madrid are back in contention as they are just four

Apr 12 2016
10 best goal scoring midfielders of the Champions League era
10 best goal scoring midfielders of the Champions League era

The UEFA Champions League is one of the most followed competitions in the world. Top clubs across Europe all target the Champions League as winning it crowns them as the best club in Europe if not the world.There have been a lot of goals scored in the competition and unsurprisingly the list of top scorers is dominated by strikers and forwards like Ronaldo, Messi and Raul. However, there have been a lot of midfielders as well who have left a mark

Apr 6 2016
Load More