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Transfer Rumours: 29 August 2015
Transfer Rumours: 29 August 2015

With only two more days before the end of the transfer season, most of the clubs across Europe are finalizing their last minute deals. Here we follow most of the top leagues in Europe including the Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A, and Ligue 1.  The teams in the Premier League still seem active with both the big and small looking to sign the one player who can make the difference this upcoming season. Teams like Sunderlan

Aug 29 2015
Video: Sportskeeda tests fans' knowledge of the clubs they support
Video: Sportskeeda tests fans' knowledge of the clubs they support

Sportskeeda is on a mission to weed out the glory hunters from the ardent supporters of football clubs and in that interest, we put supporters of Manchester United, Real Madrid, Arsenal, and Liverpool to the test. It was a mixed bag of questions from the easy ones to the toughest ones and like their clubs, some stumbled but others emerged looking much better. The general consensus of the definition of a glory hunter is that he/she is a person

Aug 29 2015
Cristiano Ronaldo reveals his biggest fear is dying young
Cristiano Ronaldo reveals his biggest fear is dying young

Ronaldo got off to a slow start in the La Liga as he failed to register himself on the scoresheet against Gijon Real Madrid ace forward Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed that the thought of dying at an early age is what frightens him the most. The 30-year-old has always prioritised family ahead of everything else and has stated on several occasions of how they are the most important thing to him in his life besides football. Ronaldo has been

Aug 29 2015
2015/16 Champions League group stages: 5 key fixtures to watch out for
2015/16 Champions League group stages: 5 key fixtures to watch out for

The draws for the 2015/16 Champions Leaue group stage were conducted yesterday in Monaco and have produced some really tentalizing match-ups, coupled with a few reunions.  With certain new rules and regulations to be abided by, this season’s first round draw have pitted teams against the ones whom they have seldomly clashed with, or otherwise, never at all. Some teams were given a staright-forward start whereas for some, a cumbersome task of

Aug 29 2015
5 Footballers you won't believe are still playing for big clubs
5 Footballers you won't believe are still playing for big clubs

One of the most exhilarating aspects of the game of football is its wondrous unpredictability. To paraphrase Aunty Entity from Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, one day you're cock of the walk, the next you're a feather duster. Well, yes, that’s about it. Once dubbed as the next big thing (with the exception of one player) these men faded into oblivion as individuals but still have their careers associated with the European gia

Video: Gareth Bale's first ever Spanish interview since joining Real Madrid
Video: Gareth Bale's first ever Spanish interview since joining Real Madrid

Gareth Bale gives his interview in Spanish for the first time Wales superstar Gareth Bale has spoken in Spanish for the first time in an interview where he has thanked the Real Madrid fans and is due to be broadcasted next Thursday. The 25-year-old has been with the 10-time European champions for two seasons now since he made his move from Tottenham to the Spanish side back in 2013 for a world record transfer fee of €100 m. The wi

Aug 28 2015
7 Most dominant European teams that didn't win the treble
7 Most dominant European teams that didn't win the treble

Winning a treble of any sort is a great achievement to be lauded, indeed. For many teams, silverware is to be celebrated with the utmost joy and jubilation after a long season of hard work and dedication – but sometimes there can be those who come so close to achieving something extra that their accomplishments lose some of that special shine. Having the Champions League trophy or Europa League crown slip away from one's grasp at the final hu

Aug 28 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
UEFA Champions League 2015 - Group stage predictions
UEFA Champions League 2015 - Group stage predictions

Merely a few fixtures into the domestic footballing calendar and already we’ve been treated to a feast of surprises from the best divisions across the continent. Some teams have ignited their respective campaigns with blockbuster starts, while others have stalled in their attempts to burst out of the blocks. The EPL especially has captured our imagination with an interesting start to the script, but football fans everywhere still no doubt

Aug 28 2015
Cristiano Ronaldo and Eden Hazard donate signed memorabilia to Nepal Earthquake victims
Cristiano Ronaldo and Eden Hazard donate signed memorabilia to Nepal Earthquake victims

Ronaldo donates signed shirt to a 13-year-old earthquake survivor from Nepal  Cristiano Ronaldo is a role model to millions of kids who aspire to become a great football player like him one day. The Portuguese star is known for his generosity, and he gave another example of that when he made the gesture of donating a signed shirt to a Nepal earthquake victim. The Nepal earthquake saw the death of more than 5,000 people,

Aug 28 2015
Champions League fixtures: PSV Eindhoven host Manchester United on opening day
Champions League fixtures: PSV Eindhoven host Manchester United on opening day

Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta returned the Champions League trophy as the competition restarts One of the things that sets the UEFA Champions League apart from the rest is its tendency to throw up clashes that will keep you at the edge of your seat. Sometimes they’re the ones between the minnows taking part in the competition but more often the focus is firmly on the big boys and this time the UCL group stage draw has not disappoint

Aug 28 2015
Messi shows his fun side, photobombs Ronaldo at UEFA ceremony
Messi shows his fun side, photobombs Ronaldo at UEFA ceremony

Lionel Messi pulls a funny face behind Cristiano Ronaldo at the UEFA Best Player ceremony (Photo: Sqwawka Twitter) Two of football’s current greatest protagonists are always in contention for most awards especially those that commemorate the best players over the course of a season. The two came face to face again for the UEFA Best Player award with Luis Suarez as the third wheel. This time the Argentine won, by a massive margin as we

Aug 28 2015
Transfer rumours for 27 August, 2015
Transfer rumours for 27 August, 2015

With the transfer window shutting down on September 1, all the teams across Europe are busy completing their squads for the start of the 2015-2016 season. Some of the transfer sagas are never ending such as the potential transfer of Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea from Manchester United to Real Madrid while other big name transfers have been completed in double quick time such as Mateo Kovacic’s move to Real Madrid from Inter Milan.

Aug 27 2015
Lionel Messi wins second UEFA Best Player in Europe award
Lionel Messi wins second UEFA Best Player in Europe award

Messi won the award for the second time in his career The UEFA Champions League draw is followed by the UEFA Best Player in Europe. And just as expected this year, Lionel Messi grabbed it with both hands, beating out Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Suarez who made the shortlist of the final three. German and FFC Frankfurt striker Cecilia Sasic who retired earlier this year was the women’s recipient of the same award. T

Aug 27 2015