‘Messi the Greatest of All Time’ – La Liga Chief, Tebas

Tebas has described Messi as the best footballer of all time after his two goals – including one late into stoppage time – led Barca to a stunning 3-2 victory over Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu to blow the La Liga race wide open.
N'golo Kante

Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante Wins PFA Player of the Year Award

It’s been another stellar campaign for the French midfield dynamo who is on course to become the first player to win successive Premier League titles with different clubs after also helping Leicester secure the title last year.
Iheanacho

Iheanacho Makes Wembley History as Drogba Trolls Arsenal

The move did not pay off, as City fell just short of forcing a shootout, but it put Iheanacho in a new piece of English football history.
Messi Scores Twice as Barca Sink Real in El Clasico

Messi Scores Twice as Barca Sink Real in El Clasico

Written off before the game following his three-year El Classico goal drought and battling the stinging narrative that he’s in decline, Messi showed his eternal genius, and resilience by single-handedly lifting Barca from the deal with the last kick of a breathless game.
Martins

China Watch: Martins on Target for Shenhua, Ideye Finally Scores

Elsewhere in the Chinese League, Martins’compatriot Brown Ideye finally ended his goal drought as he found the back of the net in Tianjin TEDA’s 3-1 victory over Yanbian Fude on Saturday.
Guardiola drops big Sanchez hint

Mind Games: Guardiola Drops Big Sanchez Hint Ahead of FA Cup Showdown

This comes as City are heavily linked with a move for Sanchez who has one year left on his contract with rumours he wants to force an exit from the Emirates.
Conte proud gamble paid off

Conte ‘Proud’ After Gamble Pays off in FA Cup Cracker

Amid the jubilation on reaching their first FA Cup final since 2012, Conte conceded he had rolled the dice with his selection.
FA Cup

Chelsea Edge Spurs to make FA Cup Final; Hull, Swansea Pick Vital Wins in...

In a dazzling contest between the top two Premier League sides, Willian opened the scoring after five minutes with a superb free-kick and added his second from the spot two minutes before the break after Harry Kane had cancelled his opener.
Serena Williams' pregnancy

Former World No 1 Ilie Nastase in Racism Row over Comments on Serena Williams’...

‘Nasty’ Nastase made the comment Friday during a press conference to preview the tie in Constanta, in which he said of Williams' baby, due later this year: "Let's see what colour it has. Chocolate with milk?"
Mourinho admits United in trouble

Mourinho Admits United in ‘Trouble’ with Ibra out for the Rest of the Season

And Mourinho has expressed concerns as the Red Devils battle to qualify for next season's Champions League via a top-four finish in the Premier League or by winning the Europa League, where they’ve been drawn against Spanish side Celta Vigo in the semi-finals.
Conte says Mikel hard to replace

Antonio Conte Says Mikel Hard to Replace at Chelsea

After a over decade at the London club, Mikel made the switch to Tianjin TEDA in the Chinese Super League having failed to break into the Blues first team under the Italian manager.
Emirates FA Cup Previews

Arsenal’s Only Hope of Silverware, El Clasico Sunday; Emirates FA Cup and La Liga...

Manchester United, having gone 22 games unbeaten, will be the first EPL side to have gone unbeaten for this long in a single season and not win the league.
Champions League

Champions League: Real Draw Atleti, Monaco Host Juve in the Semifinals

Atletico Madrid will be on a revenge mission having twice lost in the finals to Real in 2014 and 2016, including a quarterfinal defeat in 2015.
Calabar

30 Football Fans Electrocuted at Viewing Centre in Calabar

According to witnesses on ground, the fans had stormed the viewing centre in Atimbo area of Calabar to watch the Uefa Europa League game between Manchester United and RSC Anderlecht of Belgium.
Rashford

Europa League: Rashford Fires United, Ajax Stun Schalke

Zlatan Ibrahimovic squandered two great chances in the final stages of normal time, before Rashford produced another fine finish early in the second period to power Jose Mourinho’s men through.
Messi

Messi Gets Lifeline as Spain’s Supreme Court Reviews His Jail Sentence

Argentina captain Messi, along with his father, Jorge, was handed the sentence last July after a Spanish court found him guilty of defrauding the taxman over proceeds from his image rights.
Tom Marcus Strand

Breaking: Interpol Issues Red Notice for Swedish Coach over Contract Fraud in Ghana

The Swedish coach went missing in South Africa after his side, Medeama, lost 3-1 to Mamelodi Sundowns in a 2016 CAF Confederation Cup play-off tie in Pretoria, only for him to return to Ghana to sign a controversial contract with Premier League side Great Olympics.
Hazard for PFA

Chelsea, Spurs Dominate Premier League All-Star XI

Chelsea’s London rivals Arsenal do not have a single player on the team after an underwhelming campaign, despite their star forward Alexis Sanchez being nominated for the PFA Player of the Year.
Champions League

Champions League: Juve Send Barca Crashing, Monaco Advance

Barca coach Luis Enrique threw on Paco Alcacer as the hosts played with four forwards for the final half hour, their best chance falling to Messi after a rare Buffon error from a corner, but unfortunately he skied the effort with his right boot.

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