Barcelona 'Accelerate' Contract Negotiations With Jordi Alba Ahead of Proposed Extension

Barcelona have ‘accelerated’ negotiations with full back Jordi Alba over a new contract, after an impressive first half of the 2018/19 season. The Spaniard is now in his seventh season at Camp Nou, having re-joined his boyhood club from Valencia in 2012 for a fee of around €14m, and has had a stellar career with the Catalans, winning Continue Reading

Ex-Tottenham Star Peter Crouch Warns Mauricio Pochettino Against 'Huge Gamble' of Joining Man Utd

Former Tottenham striker Peter Crouch has warned Mauricio Pochettino against joining Manchester United, calling the job a ‘huge gamble’ while talking up Spurs’ current position. After Jose Mourinho was sacked by the Red Devils on Tuesday, it was announced that former United talisman Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was to replace him until the end of the Continue Reading

And We're Back! Man Utd Fans Celebrate on Twitter as Solskjaer's Seals First Game With 5-1 Win

Following Jose Mourinho’s sacking in the week, an air of cautious optimism had returned to the Man Utd fanbase, with many quietly hoping interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first game against his former club Cardiff could be the catalyst to turn around a toxic season. However, few could have dreamed for what transpired on Saturday afternoon in Wales. Continue Reading

Barcelona 2-0 Celta Vigo: Report, Ratings & Reaction as Dembélé and Messi Seal Win for Blaugrana

Barcelona beat Celta Vigo 2-0 at Camp Nou on Saturday evening, with first-half goals from Ousmane Dembélé and Lionel Messi ensuring the reigning Spanish champions will finish 2018 top of La Liga. Celta started on the front foot, recording the game’s first shot while keeping a compact defence line. However, their resistance crumbled after just nine minutes when Ousmane Dembélé Continue Reading

Eintracht Frankfurt 0-3 Bayern Munich: Report, Ratings & Reaction as Bavarians End 2018 With a Bang

Bayern Munich remained within six points of league leaders and rivals Borussia Dortmund after they defeated Eintracht Frankfurt 0-3, in their final league match of the calendar year, at the Commerzbank-Arena on Saturday evening. An error from Evan N’Dicka eventually allowed Franck Ribéry to open the scoring for the Bavarians in the 35th minute, before the Frenchman’s Continue Reading

Liverpool Fans Forgive Roy Hodgson as Crystal Palace Stun Man City to Aid Reds Title Push

Roy Hodgson never really won Anfield over as Liverpool manager, it’s fair to say.  Brought in as the ‘safe pair of hands’ successor ​to Rafa Benitez, after the Spaniard’s tenure petered out back in 2010, Hodgson was supposed to get things back on track with minimal fuss. The cultured veteran from Croydon had seen and done it Continue Reading