The fight between Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho and French midfielder Paul Pogba is getting messier.
A day after the Portuguese coach told Pogba he would never wear the captain’s armband again for Manchester United, the pair were seen in a heated exchange during training today. Read more
All has not been well between Manchester United coach, Jose Mourinho and French midfielder, Paul Pogba since the beginning of this season.
Now, Paul Pogba will no longer be Manchester United’s vice-captain, but Jose Mourinho says he has not fallen out with the midfielder.
Mourinho confirmed Paul Pogba has been stripped of the vice-captaincy at United, but insists they have not fallen out as reports began to circulate prior to United’s disappointing 8-7 penalty shoot-out defeat to Derby County in the EFL Cup on Tuesday that Pogba who was rested had been relieved of the role. Read more
On Monday, Luka Modric brought an end to a decade-long dominance of football’s biggest individual prize, by claiming FIFA’s Best Men’s Player of the Year.
Luka Modric who is a Croatia midfielder, ran out as a resounding winner at the Royal Festival Hall, with 29.05% of the votes. Read more
Croatia and Real Madrid Midfielder, Luka Modric has been awarded Best FIFA Men’s Player Award, just weeks after he was named UEFA Player of the Year.
The voting for the award was done by coaches, team captains and media men from FIFA nations. The award which took place on Monday at Royal Festival Hall in London, saw Modric beat Juventus’ gems Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool’s talisman, Mohamed Salah to pick the coveted prize.
Just like in the UEFA award, it was the first time, there is a new name on The Best FIFA Men’s Player trophy. Cristiano Ronaldo won the previous two awards. Read more
Former Zimbabwe and Liverpool goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar has expressed his interest in joining Zimbabwe’s political side.
The legendary Warriors coach revealed his ambitions in a wide-ranging interview, with the Liverpool Echo following the launch of his autobiography Life In A Jungle in Liverpool, England, last week. Said Grobbelaar was quoted saying: Read more
Guinean referee Baba Leno has been banned from all football-related activities for 10 years by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) with immediate effect.
The decision was taken after the referee was found guilty of allegedly accepting $500, filmed by undercover Ghanaian journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas. Read more
On Saturday night, British-Nigerian boxer, Anthony Joshua knocked out Russia’s Alexander Povetkin at the Wembley Stadium, where he won his 22nd fight in the seventh round and also retain his IBF, WBA Super, WBO & IBO World Heavyweight belts.
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World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua selected his belts IBF, WBA and WBO by beating Russia’s Alexander Povetkin by a stoppage of the referee on Saturday at Wembley, before perhaps the expected shock against Deontay Wilder in April.
By beating his official challenger, the Briton has opened the way for a mega-fight against Wilder, WBC title holder since January 2015. But before that, the American will have to get rid in December of the British Tyson Fury, who returns from A desert crossing after being stripped of his titles WBA, IBF and WBO, won in November 2015 against Wladimir Klitschko. Read more
Manchester City’s all-time leading goalscorer Sergio Aguero has committed his future to the Premier League champions.
Aguero who surpassed Eric Brook’s 78-year record last November has signed a one-year contract extension worth in the region of £220,000 per week.
The Argentina international who joined City from Atletico Madrid in 2011, will stay at the Etihad Stadium until 2021.
‘My idea was being here for 10 years,’ Aguero said. ‘I’ve been here for seven years, it’s going to be 10 when the contract expires. Read more
Portuguese striker, Cristiano Ronaldo left the pitch in tears as he received a red card following an off-the-ball clash with an opponent during Juventus and Valencia clash on Wednesday night.
The 33-year-old flicked his boot at Jeison Murillo as they clashed together in the 29th minute and the defender fell to the floor.