Arsène Wenger has a new job in football. After being heavily linked with the Bayern Munich post last week, the Frenchman has now been named as Fifa’s new chief of global football development. Wenger has been out of work since the end of last season when he left his position
Football Gossip – Daily Round-Up During the football season, there’s always plenty of news, rumours and gossip to try to keep up with around the footballing world. From transfers to injuries, to the weird and wonderful, we’ve got you covered with the very latest. Updated daily. Arsenal hold Enrique talks
Monday evening saw the unveiling of this year’s Ballon d’Or longlist. The 30 best players on the planet were announced by France Football over a few hours on Twitter with the winner to be crowned later this year. But as ever, there were some brilliant players left out – so
The biggest individual prize in football is up for grabs once again. France Football are revealing their shortlist for this year’s Ballon d’Or on Monday evening. Nominees for the Kopa Trophy for the best under-21 player and the Ballon d’Or Féminin for the best women’s player will also be announced. Here
Just like that, another international break is over and it is back to club football until next month. But as we prepare for that, we’re asking what is the worst thing about these fixtures? Lewis Ambrose The lack of high profile matches, at least on paper. A month ago the
Monday night was yet more proof that footballers don’t know anything about football. The annual FIFPro World XI was announced at a glitzy ceremony in Milan with professionals from all over the globe picking their best team of the year. They got it very, very wrong, so we asked our
Julio Jones has been seeking a contract extension from the Atlanta Falcons all summer, and the star wide receiver finally got his wish one day before the start of the regular season. Jones and the Falcons have agreed to a three-year extension worth roughly $66 million, according to multiple reports.
Villarreal midfielder Santi Cazorla is hoping to face his former side Arsenal in the Europa League semi-finals. The Spaniard left Emirates Stadium at the end of last season after an injury-hit six-year stint in London and returned for a third spell at Estadio de la Ceramica. Villarreal take on LaLiga
Leroy Sane might not be the most versatile player in the Manchester City squad but Pep Guardiola believes he is the best out-and-out winger in world football. Sane came off the bench against his former club Schalke on Wednesday, firing home a sensational 30-yard free-kick to inspire a 3-2 comeback
Pep Guardiola has rejected suggestions by UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin that he disrespected European football’s governing body by not attending this week’s VAR summit. Video assistants will be used to help officiate on contentious decisions during the last-16 ties in the Champions League. At a summit in Frankfurt on Monday, only head
TEHRAN – Iran national football team forward Sardar Azmoun has played down his side’s tag as ‘one of the favorites to win the AFC Asian Cup’ underway in the UAE. Team Melli are going to bring an end to 43-year title drought in the competition but the striker believes that
We’ve got another red hot batch of transfer gossip for you and who knows? We might even see a completed deal or two on Wednesday. Real talk Spanish outlet Sport claim Arsenal have made a €15m for Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas. Roma are also said to be interested in
Premier League has strongly rejected a proposal that the number of foreign players playing in England’s top flight should be reduced. The FA is reportedly keen to reduce the quota of foreign players playing in English football but the Premier League rejected the suggestion. The United Kingdom is in the
Amid rumors that Edwin Van der Saar could be Manchester United’s new director of football, the former goalkeeper has ruled himself out of any such role. He is currently the general director at Ajax. In fact, the Dutchman described reports linking him to the job as “nonsense” and said his
Football is “full of dinosaurs” says Mansfield Town chief Carolyn Radford, who claims she is patronised by other clubs’ executives “all the time”. The 36-year-old, who has run the League Two club since 2011, was one of only seven female chief executives across the Premier League and EFL last season.
Monaco goalkeeper Danijel Subasic has followed Mario Mandzukic and Vedran Corluka into international retirement after a nine-year Croatia career. The 33-year-old revealed his mind was made up prior to a string of impressive performances at the World Cup in Russia. Vital saves in shootout wins over Denmark and Russia helped