Casillas takes swipe at Mourinho after United lose to Liverpool

The goalkeeper wasted no time in seemingly taking aim a jibe at the former Real Madrid boss after his difficult day at Anfield on Sunday Iker Casillas appeared to aim a broadside at Jose Mourinho following Manchester United’s 3-1 Premier League defeat to Liverpool. Mourinho’s men endured a chastening trip to Anfield on Sunday, with…

Champions League last 16 draw live

Which game are you most excited by? Here we are! Some excellent match-ups in store for February and March! ⚽️ Schalke vs Man City ⚽️ Atletico Madrid vs Juventus ⚽️ Man Utd vs PSG ⚽️ Tottenham vs Borussia Dortmund ⚽️ Lyon vs Barcelona ⚽️ Roma vs Porto ⚽️ Ajax vs Real Madrid ⚽️ Liverpool vs…

‘I don’t know how to label him’ – Valverde

The Argentine inspired Barcelona to a 5-0 thrashing of Levante, a game they lost 5-4 towards the end of last season Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde was delighted to leave Levante with an emphatic 5-0 win given his side’s travails in the same game last season. Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick and assisted goals for…

Mourinho in awe of Liverpool intensity

Manchester United were beaten 3-1 by Liverpool and Jose Mourinho confessed his side had no answer to the Reds’ pace and aggression. Jose Mourinho admitted he was impressed by the pace and aggression of Liverpool and highlighted Andrew Robertson’s performance after Manchester United were beaten by the league-leaders A Xherdan Shaqiri double inside the final 17 minutes…

Magical Messi the difference between Barcelona and mediocrity

The Argentinian maestro makes all the difference for the Spanish side, who would be in a much different place without his exploits Barcelona started the night level with Sevilla and Atletico Madrid, but three Lionel Messi goals – and two majestic assists – later, they sit three points clear of the pack at the top…

Balotelli ‘expects to be scoring on one leg’ says Vieira as goal drought continues

The Italy international has failed to score in Ligue 1 this season but the Nice coach is ready to stick by his man amidst a dearth of options. Patrick Vieira is prepared to be patient in order to get the best out of Mario Balotelli as the striker works through his goal-scoring drought. Santi Cazorla…

Southampton 3 Arsenal 2: Austin and Ings end Gunners’ long unbeaten run

Danny Ings’ double and Charlie Austin’s late header gave lowly Southampton a precious victory over in-form Arsenal at St Mary’s. Charlie Austin gave Ralph Hasenhuttl his first victory in charge of Southampton and ruined Arsenal’s 22-game unbeaten run with an 85th-minute winner in a 3-2 triumph on Sunday. Danny Ings and Henrikh Mkhitaryan both hit braces before Bernd Leno…

Rio Ferdinand rules out Manchester United from winning EPL and Champions League

The former Reds tips Man City and Liverpool to challenge for the two titles and suggests changes are imminent at Old Trafford. Rio Ferdinand has ruled out any chances of Manchester United winning the 2018/2019 English Premier League and Uefa Champions League titles. The former Man United defender instead, backed Liverpool and Manchester City to win these two competitions. “In the league, I think Manchester (City) is…

Modric hits out at Messi & Ronaldo for skipping Ballon d’Or because someone else won

The Real Madrid midfielder has ended the duopoly of Barcelona and Juventus superstars, but neither of his predecessors showed up to see him crowned. Luka Modric has hit out at Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo for skipping the Ballon d’Or gala, with the 2018 winner suggesting the iconic figures only care about personal recognition. After…

Guardiola: Premier League title race similar to Barca-Madrid battles

The manager said that in both instances, the pressure is on to win nearly every game. Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes the Premier League title race is similar to what he experienced when battling Real Madrid with Barcelona in La Liga. Guardiola won three league titles in four seasons at Barca, holding off Madrid on each occasion before the capital club clinched…

Liverpool can’t be judged just on trophies – Klopp responds to Mourinho

Jurgen Klopp insisted his time at Liverpool could not be judged solely on winning trophies. Colombia star Mina wants to make Barcelona history despite possible transfer Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp responded to Jose Mourinho’s jibe about trophies, saying that they cannot be all he is judged on at Anfield. Ahead of Manchester United’s trip to Liverpool on…

Mourinho tells Klopp he needs to start winning trophies: You have nothing to hide

The Manchester United boss, who takes great pride in his CV, has talked up the importance of landing major silverware ahead of a clash with Liverpool. Jose Mourinho has warned Jurgen Klopp that “trophies matter” as a man with three at Manchester United prepares to lock horns again with a Liverpool boss still waiting on his first in England. A…

Marcelo: Real Madrid miss ‘best in the world’ Ronaldo

The fullback said that his side still have world-class players at every position, even without the Portuguese superstar. Real Madrid full-back Marcelo admitted the La Liga giants miss Cristiano Ronaldo, but said that should be expected. After nine prolific seasons with Madrid, Ronaldo left the club in July, joining Serie A champions Juventus. ‘The Wembley pitch was s***!’ – Van…

‘I know how that feels and it hurts’ – Gundogan

The Manchester City midfielder suffered through attacks on his Turkish ancestry this summer while with Germany at the World Cup Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has backed team-mate Raheem Sterling, saying he knows what is like to suffer racial abuse. Sterling was allegedly the victim of racial abuse during Manchester City’s 2-0 loss to Chelsea…

Levy is ‘jealous’ and ‘worried’ that I will leave Spurs, jokes Pochettino

The Tottenham manager continues to be linked with the likes of Manchester United and Real Madrid Mauricio Pochettino was in good spirits when discussing his future at Tottenham on Thursday and joked that chairman Daniel Levy is ‘worried’ that he will leave. The Spurs boss guided his side through to the Champions League knockout stages…

Kanu reunites with ‘old friend’ Ronaldinho

The African legend shared some time with the two-time Fifa World Player of the Year Nigeria legend Nwankwo Kanu reunited with Brazil legend Ronaldinho and hailed him for his impact in the football world. During their active playing days, both players were influential figures for their clubs and on the international scene. Kanu broke the…

We gifted the game – AC Milan boss Gattuso furious

The Italian side crashed out of the competition after losing 3-1 at Olympiacos in their final Group F game on Thursday AC Milan deserved their Europa League exit at the hands of Olympiacos, according to coach Gennaro Gattuso. Milan needed just a point to secure their progression from Group F, but crashed out thanks to a…

Dembele needs to improve off the pitch for Barcelona, admits Alba

Off-field drama has blighted an otherwise bright campaign for the Barcelona star Barcelona full-back Jordi Alba insisted the La Liga leaders are happy with Ousmane Dembele, but admitted the forward has areas for improvement off the pitch. Dembele, 21, has endured disciplinary issues this season, but showcased his talent with a stunning individual goal against Tottenham in the…

Isco a ticking time bomb heading for explosive Real Madrid exit

The Champions League winners would like to keep the Spaniard but will be forced to look at a sale if the situation continues to deteriorate Isco’s situation at Real Madrid is a ticking time bomb and the reigning European champions may be forced to sell the attacking midfielder if things do not change,Goal understands. The talented Spain…

Soundcity MVP Awards Festival 2018 Full Nominations List

The 3rd edition of the SoundCity MVP Awards Festival is a few days away. The African music awards festival will hold next year January 5. Organizers of the SoundCity MVP Awards Festival have unveiled the list of nominees for the upcoming awards ceremony. As usual Wizkid, Davido, made the nominees for “Best Male MVP” and…

“Messi is better than Zidane”- Pires

The Argentine may have only finished fifth in the 2018 Ballon d’Or, but the Frenchman still thinks he has quality no one else possesses Robert Pires says not even his former France team-mates Zinedine Zidane and Thierry Henry played at the same level as Lionel Messi, who “has something no one else has”. Pires enjoyed…