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20 Jan 2017 : Former Ballon d'Or Winner Kaka Sends Warning Message to Players Who Think MLS Is an Easy Option -
In recent years many European players coming to the end of their career - including the likes of David Beckham, Thierry Henry, David Villa and Andrea Pirlo - have packed their bags and jetted off to the United States to play Major League Soccer. - more ...
Topics: World Cup

20 Jan 2017 : Mourinho wishes Memphis well at Lyon -
Jose Mourinho praises Memphis's professionalism as the Dutch winger heads to Lyon in a permanent move. - more ...
Topics: Jose Mourinho, Tottenham Hotspur, Juan Mata, Ashley Young

20 Jan 2017 : Jose Mourinho open to future Memphis Depay return -
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho confirms that the club have a buy-back clause in the contract of Memphis Depay, who has completed his move to Lyon. - more ...
Topics: Jose Mourinho, Memphis Depay, Manchester United, World Cup

20 Jan 2017 : Stoke City vs. Manchester United: Jose Mourinho's Key Pre-Match Presser Quotes -
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho labelled Antonio Valencia as the best right-back in football ahead of the Red Devils' Premier League clash with Stoke Citynbsp;on Saturday. - more ...
Topics: Stoke City, Manchester United, Jose Mourinho, Antonio Valencia

19 Jan 2017 : Gotze: There's room for improvement -
Borussia Dortmund playmaker Mario Gotze admits he is not yet hit top form since rejoining the club, but has also hit back at some of his harshest critics. - more ...
Topics: World Cup

18 Jan 2017 : | Xabi Alonso to retire in June - report -
Spanish World Cup winner and double European champion Xabi Alonso is set to retire at the end of the season when his Bayern Munich contract expires. - more ...
Topics: World Cup

18 Jan 2017 : Messi: Ronaldo has achieved great things -
Lionel Messi has hailed long-time rival Cristiano Ronaldo as a great player who has achieved great things following a highly successful 2016. - more ...
Topics: Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, FC Barcelona, Champions League

18 Jan 2017 : Louis van Gaal Denies Retirement Claims, Reveals Sabbatical and Valencia Offer -
Louis van Gaal has denied reports that he is retiring from football management and clarified that he may only take a year out of the game having recently rejected offers from Valencia and the Chinese Super League. - more ...
Topics: Louis Van Gaal, Super League, World Cup, China

18 Jan 2017 : Possible stars of this summer's U21 EURO -
There may still be months to go before the squads are announced, but here we pick one possible star from each contender. - more ...
Topics: World Cup, Germany, Matthias Ginter, Borussia Dortmund

18 Jan 2017 : Xabi Alonso Reportedly Set to Retire After Bayern Munich Contract Expires -
Bayern Munich star Xabi Alonso is reportedly planning to retire at the end of the season when his contract with the Bavarians is up. - more ...
Topics: Xabi Alonso, Bayern Munchen, Bundesliga, Champions League

18 Jan 2017 : FIFA mulls NASL-style pens for World Cup -
FIFA mulls NASL-style pens for World Cup - more ...
Topics: FIFA, World Cup

17 Jan 2017 : Nigeria tracking Everton teenage sensation -
Nigeria Football Federation technical director Bitrus Bewarang has revealed that they are tracking the progress of Everton forward Ademola Lookman. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, World Cup

17 Jan 2017 : Pochettino not swayed by Argentina call -
Mauricio Pochettino says that while he has aspirations to coach Argentina one day, it is not something he is ready to take up at this stage of his career. - more ...
Topics: World Cup

16 Jan 2017 : Mali v Egypt -
Mali host seven-time Africa Cup of Nations champions Egypt in their opening Group D clash at Stade de Port Gentil on Tuesday. - more ...
Topics: Sudan, World Cup

16 Jan 2017 : Cisse happy with Senegal mentality -
Senegal coach Aliou Cisse was pleased with the attitude his players showed in their 2-0 victory over Tunisia in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday. - more ...
Topics: World Cup

16 Jan 2017 : Micho: Uganda not intimidated -
Uganda coach Milutin Micho Sredojevic says his side are not scared of taking on Africas biggest teams. - more ...
Topics: African Nations Cup, World Cup, Orlando Pirates

16 Jan 2017 : Alexis Sanchez Reportedly Faces Jail Time in Tax Fraud Case -
Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez admitted to tax fraud on Monday to the degree of almost euro;1 million (pound;880,000) and could now reportedly be hit with a jail sentence. - more ...
Topics: Alexis Sanchez, Arsenal FC, FIFA, World Cup

14 Jan 2017 : Ibenge wary of Morocco threat -
DR Congo head coach Florent Ibenge is wary of the threat posed by an injury-hit Morocco, ahead of their opening Group C clash at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. - more ...
Topics: FIFA, World Cup

14 Jan 2017 : Tunisia v Senegal -
The number one ranked side in Africa, Senegal, will be hoping to get their AFCON 2017 campaign off to good start when they take on Tunisia in a Group B encounter at the Stade de Franceville on Sunday. - more ...
Topics: FIFA, World Cup, South Africa, Qatar

13 Jan 2017 : CAF plan to keep 16-team format -
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) do not intend changing the 16-team format of the African Cup of Nations tournament. - more ...
Topics: FIFA, World Cup, Supersport United

13 Jan 2017 : Arsenal unlikely to recall Nigerian loanee -
Arsenal loanee and Nigeria U20 international Kelechi Nwakali looks set to continue his loan spell with MVV Maastricht, according to the CEO of ASJ Academy, Emeka Amajiriaku. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, FIFA, World Cup

13 Jan 2017 : Ricardinho on Futsal Cup, how Portugal can improve -
Ricardinho knows it will be tough for Inter FS in April's UEFA Futsal Cup finals and says his Portugal colleagues need to follow his example if their national fortunes are to improve. - more ...
Topics: Spain, World Cup

13 Jan 2017 : Wayne Rooney's Record Chase Merits Respect, Not an Obituary -
In a profile of New York Times obituary writer Alden Whitman for Esquire magazine in 1966, American journalist Gay Talese drew from his subject a pitch-black admission that he keeps his "files up-to-date," before concluding "masterful obituaries, like fine funerals, must be planned well in advance. - more ...
Topics: Wayne Rooney, England, Manchester United, Liverpool FC

12 Jan 2017 : | Expanded SWC 'more competitive' - Portugal coach -
FIFA's expansion of the World Cup to 48 teams from 2026 will make football's showpiece tournament "more competitive", Portugal coach Fernando Santos believes. - more ...
Topics: FIFA, World Cup

12 Jan 2017 : Modric voted Croatia's best footballer -
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric expressed his gratitude after being named Croatian Footballer of the Year. - more ...
Topics: World Cup

12 Jan 2017 : Mikel: China move is for Nigeria -
Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel insists he moved to China to help the national team, not to earn more money. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, World Cup

12 January 2017 : Nigeria up to 50th in the world in latest FIFA Rankings -
Nigeria have moved a spot up and are now 50th in the world according to the latest FIFA Rankings released today. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, FIFA, World Cup

12 Jan 2017 : Sundowns missed out on big-money prize -
Mamelodi Sundowns players and staff missed out on the chance to share R65 million which was promised to them by club boss Patrice Motsepe if they won the FIFA Club World Cup. - more ...
Topics: Mamelodi Sundowns, FIFA, World Cup, South Africa

12 Jan 2017 : Modric delight at special award -
Luka Modric has said that being named the Croatian player of the year for the fifth time 'means a lot to him' as he seeks to keep getting better. - more ...
Topics: Champions League, Club World Cup, La Liga

12 Jan 2017 : Explained: Everything you need to do about South Americas biggest middle man club Deportivo Maldonado -
Few countries in the world can rival Uruguay when it comes to footballing history. - more ...
Topics: World Cup

12 Jan 2017 : Wenger live: Ozil, contracts and Swansea -
Will the World Cup winner return to the squad? Find out LIVE on Arsenal. - more ...
Topics: Swansea, World Cup, Arsenal FC

12 Jan 2017 : Former England manager Graham Taylor mourned -
Former England manager Graham Taylor, who led Watford from the fourth tier into Europe and also had a successful spell in charge of Aston Villa, has died at the age of 72. - more ...
Topics: England, Watford FC, UEFA, Fair Play

11 January 2017 : What does 48-team World Cup mean for Nigeria? -
What are the implications for Nigeria following the adoption of an expanded 48-team FIFA World Cup? - more ...
Topics: World Cup, Nigeria, FIFA

11 January 2017 : Flying Eagles star Lukman Zakari Tunisia deal off after FIFA ban Sfaxien -
Flying Eagles star defender Lukman Zakari will not be given a contract by CS Sfaxien after the Tunisian club were slammed a transfer ban by FIFA over an improper transaction. - more ...
Topics: FIFA, Nigeria, World Cup

11 Jan 2017 : | Bafana's chances increase with new SWC format -
Bafana Bafana's Soccer World Cup qualification chances will increase following confirmation of the new FIFA format to be introduced in 2026. - more ...
Topics: World Cup, FIFA

11 Jan 2017 : What else is happening in European football? -
A four-minute hat-trick in Cyprus, a stunning Thibaut Courtois free-kick and a big chill in Malta; UEFA. - more ...
Topics: Champions League, World Cup, Hertha Berlin, Julian Schieber

10 Jan 2017 : | More nations can 'dream' of making World Cup - Infantino -
FIFA's decision to expand the World Cup to 48 teams in 2026 will allow more countries to "dream" of qualifying for the globe's top sporting event. - more ...
Topics: World Cup, FIFA

10 Jan 2017 : | Scottish FA welcomes expansion of World Cup -
The Scottish Football Association (SFA) warmly welcomed the decision by FIFA to expand the 2026 World Cup finals to 48 teams. - more ...
Topics: World Cup, FIFA

10 January 2017 : Africa get 9 slots for expanded 2026 World Cup -
The expanded 48-team World Cup approved by world football governing body FIFA will see Africa now getting nine slots, four more than they currently enjoy. - more ...
Topics: World Cup, FIFA

10 Jan 2017 : | FIFA approves 48 team SWC for 2026 -
FIFA's ruling council has unanimously approved an expansion of the Soccer World Cup to 48 teams in 2026. - more ...
Topics: FIFA, World Cup

10 Jan 2017 : FIFA vote in favor of expanded World Cup -
The Feacute;deacute;ration Internationale de Football Association have confirmed the World Cup will be expanded by 16 teams for the 2026 edition. - more ...
Topics: FIFA, World Cup

10 January 2017 : Why Ivory Coast star Lamine Kones missed Sweden clash -
Sunderland AFC defender Lamine Kone missed Ivory Coast's international friendly against Sweden on Sunday. - more ...
Topics: FIFA, World Cup

10 Jan 2017 : Lionel Messi Statue Destroyed by Vandals After Standing Less Than 1 Year -
A bronze statue of Argentina captain Lionel Messi has been cut in half by vandals less than a year after it was unveiled innbsp;Buenos Aires, Argentina. - more ...
Topics: Lionel Messi, FC Barcelona, World Cup, La Liga

10 Jan 2017 : La Liga to take Fifa to court over 48-team World Cup expansion -
La Liga are set to take legal action against Fifa after the world governing body voted to expand the World Cup in 2026 to 48 []/The post - more ...
Topics: FIFA, World Cup

10 Jan 2017 : 'More passion, more happiness, more enthusiasm' - Mourinho in favour of World Cup expansion -
The news that the competition will be expanded to 48 teams has been met with plenty of opposition, but the Manchester United boss believes it is a good thing - more ...
Topics: Jose Mourinho, World Cup, Manchester United

10 Jan 2017 : FIFPro World XI Reflects Spanish Domination, but Prem Players Making Ground -
The votes of more than 25,000 professional footballers across the globe are in, and their verdict is clear: Dear Premier League, you need step away from that slimming mirror. - more ...
Topics: Premier League, England, Guardiola, FIFA

10 Jan 2017 : Everything you need to know about 48-team World Cup -
FIFA has backed president Gianni Infantino's plan to expand the game's showpiece event from 32 teams to 48 - here, Goal gives you the lowdown on what happened and why - more ...
Topics: World Cup

10 Jan 2017 : 'He's not far from Messi and Ronaldo' - Cafu tips Neymar to be world's best -
The World Cup winner believes his fellow Brazilian is already competing at a level similar to that of Barcelona and Real Madrid's leading lights - more ...
Topics: Cafu, Neymar, World Cup, Brazil

10 Jan 2017 : FIFA announces huge changes to World Cup -
The structure of the World Cup has been ripped up and altered after the FIFA council approved a new proposal. - more ...
Topics: FIFA, World Cup

10 Jan 2017 : Arsenal star reveals how criticism affects him -
Arsenal star Mesut Ozil has claimed that he is the victim of immediate criticism whenever he has an off day. - more ...
Topics: Arsenal FC, Mesut Ozil, World Cup

09 Jan 2017 : Motsepe clarifies Dolly transfer saga -
Mamelodi Sundowns owner Patrice Motsepe says the club would never stand in the way of a player moving to Europe and if it were up to him, Keagan Dolly would be allowed to leave for free. - more ...
Topics: Mamelodi Sundowns, Keagan Dolly, FIFA, World Cup

09 Jan 2017 : | Maradona backs 48-team World Cup -
Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has backed controversial plans to expand the World Cup to 48 teams. - more ...
Topics: World Cup

09 January 2017 : Uganda gets financial boost for AFCON -
Latest information coming through from Uganda is that the Cranes have received a huge financial boost ahead of their 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations campaign in Gabon. - more ...
Topics: World Cup

09 Jan 2017 : Sport loses when money wins -
In his latest column, Dave Tickner fears for the FA Cup and World Cup when financial rewards trump sporting ones. - more ...
Topics: FA Cup, World Cup

R : Captain yet to play a game since December's Club World Cup final. - more ...
Topics: World Cup

09 Jan 2017 : 2019 Women's World Cup qualifying entries -
Forty-six teams have entered European qualifying for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France, with 16 involved in the preliminary round draw on 19 January. - more ...
Topics: World Cup

07 Jan 2017 : Nigeria target World Cup final spot -
Nigeria Football Federation president, Amaju Pinnick, believes it is possible for the Super Eagles to reach the final of the 2018 World Cup in Russia under coach Gernot Rohr. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, World Cup

07 Jan 2017 : Live Commentary: Real Madrid 5-0 Granada -
Sports Mole brings you live commentary of the La Liga clash between Real Madrid and Granada at the Bernabeu. - more ...
Topics: Real Madrid, Granada, La Liga, Real Sociedad

06 Jan 2017 : China concerned about rampant spending -
The Chinese government are reportedly concerned about the huge sums of money being spent on foreign players and may look to curb their investment. - more ...
Topics: FIFA, World Cup, Wits University

06 Jan 2017 : Osimhen: Wolfsburg was obvious choice -
Victor Osimhen says he joined Wolfsburg instead of English Premier League side Arsenal in order to secure first-team football. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, World Cup

06 Jan 2017 : Nyirenda: No one can impose Zambia selection -
Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda is adamant he will not be influenced as to who to select for the nations upcoming fixtures in 2017, starting with a friendly encounter in March. - more ...
Topics: World Cup, Nigeria

06 Jan 2017 : Real Madrid vs. Granada: Team News, Preview, Live Stream, TV Info -
La Liga leaders Real Madrid take on second-from-bottom Granada at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday looking to extend their lead over champions Barcelona. - more ...
Topics: Real Madrid, Granada, La Liga, Santiago Bernabeu

05 Jan 2017 : Enyeama denies Rohr snub -
Former Nigeria skipper Vincent Enyeama says he never received any calls from national team boss Gernot Rohr. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, World Cup

04 Jan 2017 : Rohr gives up on Enyeama -
Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr seems unlikely to resume his attempts at convincing Vincent Enyeama to come out of international retirement. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, World Cup, Daniel Akpeyi, South Africa

04 Jan 2017 : Mikel not joining Valencia says agent -
Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel is looking likely to move to China, with his agent refuting claims that the Nigerian international has signed for La Liga club Valencia. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, World Cup

04 Jan 2017 : Nyirenda: No pressure to qualify for Russia -
Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda is confident he will keep his job even if Chipolopolo fail to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. - more ...
Topics: World Cup, Nigeria, Kaizer Chiefs

03 Jan 2017 : Paris Saint-Germain unveil Draxler -
Germany international Julian Draxler has officially been unveiled as a Paris Saint-Germain player, after completing his move from Wolfsburg. - more ...
Topics: World Cup

03 Jan 2017 : Mokoena: Shabba is Stars' pin-up boy -
Free State Stars general manager Rantsi Mokoena believes that Kaizer Chiefs star Siphiwe Tshabalala is the best player to come out of the clubs youth development system. - more ...
Topics: Free State Stars, Kaizer Chiefs, Lawrence Tshabalala, Thabo Matlaba

02 January 2017 : Nyirenda not worried about reaching Russia -
Zambia national team coach Wedson Nyirenda says he is not under pressure to reach the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. - more ...
Topics: FIFA, World Cup

02 Jan 2017 : Opinion: Why Khune hasn't made European move -
Perhaps the biggest unanswered question in South African football is - why has Itumeleng Khune not gone overseas to test his outstanding talents for a bigger club in Europe? The answer seems to be is that hes too small. - more ...
Topics: South Africa, Itumeleng Khune, Kaizer Chiefs, World Cup

02 Jan 2017 : De Sa: Khune's distribution among world's best -
Former Bafana Bafana goalkeeper and respected Premiership coach, Roger de Sa, believes Itumeleng Khunes accurate distribution is among the very best in world football. - more ...
Topics: Itumeleng Khune, Kaizer Chiefs, World Cup

02 Jan 2017 : Ramos: Real Madrid targeting the treble -
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos says the Spanish giants are aiming to build on their Club World Cup success by claiming the La Liga, Copa del Rey and Champions League titles this season. - more ...
Topics: World Cup

01 Jan 2017 : Chiefs extend Happy New Year wishes -
Kaizer Chiefs chairman Kaizer Motaung has wished the clubs fans and the South African football public a Happy New Year, and expressed his hope that everyone prospers in 2017. - more ...
Topics: Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa, Supersport United, Wits University

31 Dec 2016 : Mngqithi and Mokwena praise Mosimane -
Mamelodi Sundowns assistant coaches Manqoba Mngqithi and Rhulani Mokwena have hailed Pitso Mosimane as the best coach in South Africa. - more ...
Topics: Mamelodi Sundowns, Manqoba Mngqithi, Pitso Mosimane, South Africa

31 Dec 2016 : Leicester City to use Ndids super Europa League form for Nigeria stars work permit -
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Topics: Nigeria, World Cup

31 Dec 2016 : Mosimane explains league targets -
Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane is confident that his side can defend their Premiership title and says he is not focused on other teams in the league. - more ...
Topics: Mamelodi Sundowns, Pitso Mosimane, CAF Champions League, FIFA

31 Dec 2016 : Real Madrid Transfer News: Latest Rumours on Pepe and Isco -
Real Madrid defender Pepe is reportedly contemplating his transfer options amid rumours the Portugal international has drawn interest from China. - more ...
Topics: Real Madrid, Pepe, Isco, Cristiano Ronaldo

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