The Champions League is a hard school. A savage, humiliating playground where weakness is picked apart, exploited and ruthlessly bullied. Barcelona had Celtic dangling on a string here, pushing and pulling the Parkhead side around the expanses of the Nou Camp pitch at will. When the mood struck they bared their claws and showed no mercy.
Diego Costa believes he is targeted by officials and rival players in the Premier League. The Chelsea striker, who scored the winning goal in Chelsea’s 2-1 win over West Ham on Monday, has gained a reputation for his aggressive style of play. He was booked by referee Anthony Taylor for dissent with just 19 minutes
Paul Pogba has finally completed his world record move to Manchester United in a deal worth £100 million. Manchester United saw Pogba leave for Juventus in 2012 for next to nothing and have had to break the bank to re-sign the 23-year-old. He is also going to be earning a whooping sum of £290,000 a
Man City have just completed the signing of Gabriel Jesus to their squad to add to the presence of Jesus Navas to make that 2 Jesus’s in one team. Manchester City have confirmed the £27million signing of Palmeiras forward Gabriel Jesus. Just 24 hours after completing Leroy Sane’s £37m move from Schalke, City fought off
Paul Pogba is set to be officially confirmed as a Manchester United player again after his world record £100million move was finally sealed today. After weeks of negotiations, United have agreed a huge fee for the Juventus star to complete Jose Mourinho’s summer spending spree. United are eager to parade their new signing – who
FIFA has released its new rankings with France and Portugal having significant leaps due to their Euro 2016 triumphs. Argentina still maintains the top spot, closely followed by Belgium. The most significant leap in the rankings was from Wales who leaped 15 places from being the 36th in the World to now being the 11th
Thierry Henry has left Arsenal, after manager Arsene Wenger delivered an extraordinary ultimatum to arguably the greatest player in the club’s history. Wenger ruled that Henry could only have a coaching role with Arsenal’s academy if he devotes himself full-time and relinquishes his role as a pundit on Sky Sports. Wenger, 66, feels his
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo, Pepe and France duo Dimitri Payet and Antoine Griezmann were included in the UEFA EURO 2016 Team of the Tournament released on Monday. The team was selected by UEFA’s 13-strong panel of technical observers, led by UEFA chief technical officer Ioan Lupescu and including Sir Alex Ferguson, Alain Giresse, David Moyes,
A bad final to end a modest tournament. Perhaps it was fitting, then, that its winners , the Champions Of Europe— via an extra-time goal from a former Swansea striker — are a team who finished third in their group and lifted the trophy after winning just one game out of seven over 90 minutes.
The Long awaited Euro finals is finally here, with the Host nation; France taking on the dark horses; Portugal. It promises to be a clash of the titans with their two hit men leading them to battle. The two best no. 7’s in Europe will be looking to lead their team into battle. One has