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N’Golo Kante: Chelsea Midfielder Signs New Five-year Deal

2018-11-23T10:17:42+00:00

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has signed a new five-year deal to keep him at the club until 2023. The France international, 27, has scored three goals in 81 Premier League appearances for the Blues after joining from Leicester City in 2016. Chelsea won the league title in Kante’s first season at Stamford Bridge and he was named the Professional Footballers’ Association Player of the Year. “It has been two beautiful years and I wish for more to come,” he said. “Since I came, I have completely improved as a player, challenged myself and got some awards I never thought about. “I [...]

N’Golo Kante: Chelsea Midfielder Signs New Five-year Deal 2018-11-23T10:17:42+00:00

Didier Drogba Retires From Football

2018-11-22T09:30:13+00:00

Ivory Coast and Chelsea great Didier Drogba announced his retirement on Wednesday after a 20-year career. The 40-year-old scored 164 goals in 381 appearances for Chelsea, winning four Premier League titles, four FA Cups and the 2012 Champions League, while he is also Ivory Coast’s all-time record goalscorer with 65.Drogba most recently played for Phoenix Rising in the United Soccer League. “I wanna thank all the players, managers, teams and fans that I have met and made this journey one of a kind,” he wrote in a statement on Twitter. “If anyone tells you your dreams are too big, just say [...]

Didier Drogba Retires From Football 2018-11-22T09:30:13+00:00

Ballon d’Or: Gareth Bale Among First Five Nominees To be Announced

2018-10-08T09:53:21+00:00

Real Madrid and Wales forward Gareth Bale is among the nominees for this year’s men’s Ballon d’Or award. Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero, Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson, Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema and Paris St-Germain attacker Edinson Cavani are also contenders. The 30-man list of nominees will be revealed throughout the day. The Ballon d’Or, a prestigious award presented since 1956, is given to the best player of the year. The ceremony to announce the winner will take place in Paris on 3 December, when a women’s award will be presented for the first time. Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, who joined Juventus [...]

Ballon d’Or: Gareth Bale Among First Five Nominees To be Announced 2018-10-08T09:53:21+00:00

Luka Modric, Marta, Others Won FIFA Awards

2018-09-25T11:45:57+00:00

Luka Modric was named the world’s best male player at the Best FIFA Football Awards in London. The Real Madrid midfielder, 33, beat former team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo, now with Juventus, and Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah to the award. Modric won his third Champions League title in a row in May and guided Croatia to their first World Cup final in July. Brazil and Orlando Pride forward Marta won the best female player award. France’s Didier Deschamps – whose side beat Modric’s Croatia 4-2 in the World Cup final – was named best men’s coach. Salah received the Puskas award for the best [...]

Luka Modric, Marta, Others Won FIFA Awards 2018-09-25T11:45:57+00:00

Luka Modric, Marta, Others Won FIFA Awards

2018-09-25T11:35:32+00:00

Luka Modric was named the world’s best male player at the Best FIFA Football Awards in London. The Real Madrid midfielder, 33, beat former team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo, now with Juventus, and Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah to the award. Modric won his third Champions League title in a row in May and guided Croatia to their first World Cup final in July. Brazil and Orlando Pride forward Marta won the best female player award. France’s Didier Deschamps – whose side beat Modric’s Croatia 4-2 in the World Cup final – was named best men’s coach. Salah received the Puskas award for the best [...]

Luka Modric, Marta, Others Won FIFA Awards 2018-09-25T11:35:32+00:00

UEFA: Leading European Coaches Call For Away-goals Change

2018-09-05T12:08:51+00:00

Europe’s top club coaches have asked Uefa to review the use of the away-goals rule in continental competitions. They also want the transfer window to end at the same time in all the continent’s major leagues. “The coaches think that scoring goals away is not as difficult as it was in the past,” said Uefa deputy general secretary Giorgio Marchetti after the meeting in Switzerland. “They think the rule should be reviewed and that’s what we will do.” The annual gathering included Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Arsenal boss Unai Emery, plus Emery’s predecessor Arsene Wenger, along with Juventus’ Massimiliano [...]

UEFA: Leading European Coaches Call For Away-goals Change 2018-09-05T12:08:51+00:00

Diego Costa: Spain Striker Withdraws From Squad For England Game Over ‘Personal Reasons’

2018-09-04T10:17:10+00:00

Diego Costa has withdrawn from Spain’s squad for Uefa Nations League games against England and Croatia over “personal reasons”, the Spanish Football Federation says. Atletico Madrid’s 29-year-old former Chelsea striker will be replaced by Celta Vigo forward Iago Aspas, 31. Spain face England at Wembley in Group A4 of the new tournament on Saturday, their first match under Luis Enrique. The ex-Barcelona boss named his first squad since taking charge on Friday. He left out Barca left-back Jordi Alba and Atletico midfielder Koke, while Andres Iniesta, David Silva and Gerard Pique have all retired from playing for Spain since this summer’s [...]

Diego Costa: Spain Striker Withdraws From Squad For England Game Over ‘Personal Reasons’ 2018-09-04T10:17:10+00:00

Champions League draw: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus drawn against Man Utd

2018-08-31T08:58:10+00:00

Manchester United will face a reunion with Cristiano Ronaldo after drawing Serie A champions Juventus in the Champions League group stage. Ronaldo, who was at United between 2003 and 2009, joined Juve for £99.2m in July after nine years at Real Madrid. Valencia and Young Boys are the other teams in Group H. Tottenham have been drawn in a tough group to face Barcelona, while last season’s runners-up Liverpool face Paris St-Germain and Napoli. Eredivisie champions PSV Eindhoven and Inter Milan complete the line-up in Spurs’ Group B and Red Star Belgrade are the other team to play Jurgen Klopp’s side [...]

Champions League draw: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus drawn against Man Utd 2018-08-31T08:58:10+00:00

2017 Deadly Duo Exchange Emotional “GoodBye”

2018-08-10T19:44:56+00:00

Lionel Messi says an emotional goodbye to his friend and Barcelona team mate ahead of the Brazilian’s impending world-record move to PSG. Neymar spend 43 minutes at Barcelona’s training ground yesterday, bidding farewell to his team mates; and he will soon complete a 198 million pounds move to Ligue 1. Posting a video to Instagram yesterday afternoon, Messi wrote, “It is an enormous pleasure to have shared all these years with you friend @neymarjnr, I wish you luck in this new stage of your life, see you I love you”. Within minutes Neymar had replied to the video on Instagram. Neymar [...]

2017 Deadly Duo Exchange Emotional “GoodBye” 2018-08-10T19:44:56+00:00

MESSI CONFIRMED INTENTION TO FINISH CAREER WITH BARCELONA  FC

2018-08-10T19:26:44+00:00

Barcelona football club attacker Lionel Messi has said that he wants to stay at the club until the end of his career. The 29 year old joined Barcelona as a youth player in 2001 and has gone on the establish himself as one of the best footballers of all time, becoming the clubs all-time leading goal scorer with 507 goals in 583 appearances. The 5 time Ballon ‘D’ Or winner has been the subject of speculative transfer rumors in the past, but he confirmed that his desire is to retire at the Camp Non. Messy told ESPN that, “It’s what I [...]

MESSI CONFIRMED INTENTION TO FINISH CAREER WITH BARCELONA  FC 2018-08-10T19:26:44+00:00