After failing to score in nine games Cristiano Ronaldo had scored three goals in the first 19 minutes of Real Madrid's 6-0 win over Espanyol. He ended up with five, taking him past Raul as the club's all-time highest scorer in La Liga. Raul had needed 550 games to reach...
Wayne Rooney could miss Manchester United's game against Liverpool on Saturday, which could lead to a debut for Anthony Martial. According to a report in the Manchester Evening News, Rooney has suffered a hamstring injury and will be unavailable for the game at Old Trafford, which is live on Sky...
Chelsea's early-season woes continued as substitute Steven Naismith's hat-trick inspired Everton to a 3-1 victory over the champions at Goodison Park. The result condemns Chelsea to their worst league start since 1988, they now have four points from their opening five games, while Everton's second victory of the season sees...
Wayne Rooney has warned Liverpool he is coming for them this weekend on the back of his record-breaking England exploits. Rooney is yet to register his first Premier League goal for Manchester United this season, but two in two internationals in the last week took him past Sir Bobby Charlton's...
Prince Ali bin al-Hussein has confirmed that he will run for the presidency of Fifa for a second time as world football's governing body seek to appoint a successor to Sepp Blatter in 2016. The Jordanian royal, a former member of the executive committee, took the current incumbent to...
Chelsea Football Club have today completed the signing of Michael Hector from Reading. The 23-year-old centre-back, who has signed a five-year-contract, will return to Reading and spend the remainder of this season on loan at the Madejski Stadium. Hector, from London and a boyhood Chelsea supporter, began his career in the...
Ghana’s sports ministry has launched an astonishing put-down on the players of the national team the Black Stars by slashing their bonuses by 50% and warned them to turn down future national team call-ups if they do accept the new remuneration package. In dogged defiance of the government white paper...
Angel Di Maria has said it wasn't only his desire to leave Manchester United. The Argentina winger, 27, suggested that his family were unhappy in the north-west following an attempted break-in at their Cheshire home. "I'm happy because I know my wife and child will be happy in Paris," he said. "It...
By Ishmael Kodjoe. Have you ever have the thought of Real Madrid in the Spanish Segunda in the 21st century? Sure such wouldn’t cross your mind; Madrid have good management, are wealthy enough to buy their way out and above all play very good football. But that which actually holds...
Is your best man supposed to give you the best gift for your wedding? For World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo, it’s a big yes. Football super-agent Jorge Mendes got married in Portugal on Sunday. Mendes who has top clients in football including Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, Radamel Falcao,...