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Fifa 20 top passers: Messi, Ozil, Pogba, Eriksen, De Bruyne make the top 20

EA Sports have been mulling over the candidates to decide who is the ultimate 'pass-master' for the upcoming release of Fifa 20 - and their final choice may surprise you....

Fifa 20 top passers: Messi, Ozil, Pogba, Eriksen, De Bruyne make the top 20

Source: co.uk

Man Utd considering Christian Eriksen and Youri Tielemans as possible replacements for Paul Pogba Manchester United have begun drawing up a list of potential replacements for Paul Pogba - despite being adamant the Frenchman will not leave this summer....
13:42 2019-06-09

Football transfer rumours: Eriksen to replace Pogba at Manchester United? This gossip must be living in paradiseChinese Super League clubs Beijing Guoan, Jiangsu Suning and Shanghai Shenhua have no end of ambition. They’re banking on the fact that Gareth Bale’s own horizons have run out. Though to be fair, the offers look ...
10:28 2019-07-23

Euro Papers: Real ready £150m Pogba bid after 'negative Eriksen reports' "Real Madrid have dropped their interest in Tottenham\u0027s Christian Eriksen for a bizarre reason, opting for £150m Paul Pogba of Manchester United."...
18:28 2019-06-14

Van Dijk, Ronaldo And Messi Shortlisted For FIFA Award Virgil van Dijk denied Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for the European title last week and the same trio are in the running for the FIFA accolade to be announced in Milan on September 23....
16:56 2019-09-02

| Messi, Zlatan nominated for FIFA goal of the year Lionel Messi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic are the star names on the 10-player short-list announced on Monday by FIFA for its Puskas award for goal of the year....
08:42 2019-08-20

The final three: Van Dijk, Messi and Ronaldo on FIFA The Best shortlist "Virgil van Dijk has been named on the shortlist for The Best FIFA Men\u0027s Player award alongside Barcelona\u0027s Lionel Messi and Juventus\u0027 Cristiano Ronaldo."...
08:28 2019-09-03

Van Dijk, Ronaldo, Messi finalists for FIFA player award Netherlands defender Virgil van Dijk joins five-time winners Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi as the three finalists for the FIFA best player award; United States forward Megan Rapinoe favored for the women's award     ...
18:00 2019-09-02

Ronaldo and Messi renew battle as The Best FIFA Men's Player shortlist is revealed "The 10-man shortlist for The Best FIFA Men\u0027s Player award has been announced with Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi included among the list of nominees."...
20:56 2019-07-31

FIFA 20 ratings list: The top 100 players as EA Sports pick Messi ahead of Ronaldo as number one Football fans rejoice, EA Sports have revealed the full player ratings for FIFA 20's top 100, with Lionel Messi squeesing out Cristiano Ronaldo to be crowned the best player on the game....
14:14 2019-09-11

FIFA 20 ratings list: All of the top 100 players after EA Sports pick Messi ahead of Ronaldo as number 1 Football fans rejoice, EA Sports have revealed the full player ratings for FIFA 20's top 100, with Lionel Messi beating Cristiano Ronaldo as the official best player on the game....
12:56 2019-09-10

FIFA 20's 10 best players list crowns Lionel Messi as king of this year's beautiful game The stats don't lie: if you want to build the best possible team for FIFA 20 when it releases, you're going to need to get Lionel Messi in your squad.EA Sports has released the player ratings for the top 100 footballers on its in-game roste...
12:56 2019-09-10

FIFA 20 ratings list: The top 100 players as EA Sports pick Lionel Messi ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo as No1 Football fans rejoice, EA Sports have revealed the full player ratings for FIFA 20's top 100, with Lionel Messi squeezing out Cristiano Ronaldo to be crowned the best player on the game....
13:14 2019-09-20

| Tottenham ready to make Eriksen top earner Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly ready to make midfielder Christian Eriksen their joint-top earner in the bid to keep him - but it may not be enough to persuade him to stay....
22:56 2019-08-13

Puskas Award 2019: Andros Townsend's stunner against Man City nominated alongside Lionel Messi for Fifa prize Crystal Palace star Andros Townsend has been nominated for Fifa's Puskas Award alongside Lionel Messi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic thanks to his stunning strike against Premier League champions Manchester City last season....
15:56 2019-08-19

FIFA 20 ratings reveal LIVE: EA Sports releases top 100 player ratings and who's number 1 – Messi or Ronaldo? Today is the day when EA Sports reveals the full player ratings for FIFA 20's top 100, with Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo likely to be crowned number one....
14:00 2019-09-09

FIFA 20 ratings reveal LIVE: EA Sports release top 100 player ratings as Messi beats Ronaldo to number 1 spot Football fans rejoice, EA Sports have revealed the full player ratings for FIFA 20's top 100, with Lionel Messi beating Cristiano Ronaldo as the official best player on the game....
18:00 2019-09-09

While Argentina make progress, Messi toils at Copa After carrying Argentina on his back so many times Lionel Messi could be forgiven for having an off day but while his team mates earned high praise for Friday's Copa America quarter-final win over Venezuela the captain did not look like his old self....
03:28 2019-06-29

United make contact over new Pogba contract - Paper Round "Manchester United are ready to offer Paul Pogba a new deal, Arsene Wenger is set to return to football, Lionel Messi\u0027s transfer clause is revealed and Kyle Walker fears over his England future. It\u0027s Friday\u0027s Paper Round..."...
17:28 2019-09-06

Man Utd make new contracts for Mason Greenwood, Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard a priority Mason Greenwood and Jesse Lingard are in line for new contracts at Manchester United, who will also try to convince Paul Pogba to commit his future to Old Trafford....
20:56 2019-09-18

FIFA 20 Chelsea ratings: Just one star make the top 100 players It is common knowledge that Chelsea are facing a transition season, and EA Sports have acted accordingly with the release of FIFA 20 fast approaching....
17:56 2019-09-07

Fifa 20 fastest players: Aubameyang, Mane, Sane make the top 20 EA Sports have released a list of the top 20 fastest players on its upcoming release of the Fifa 20 and once again, it's a Premier League player who takes the prize....
19:00 2019-09-13

FIFA 20 Liverpool ratings: Seven Anfield stars make the top 100 players Liverpool are already among the big winners for the release of FIFA 20, with seven of Jurgen Klopp's Champions League squad making the top 100 players....
17:56 2019-09-07

FIFA 20 Liverpool player ratings: Seven Anfield stars make the top 100 Liverpool are already among the big winners for the release of FIFA 20, with seven of Jurgen Klopp's Champions League squad making the top 100 players....
11:56 2019-09-09

FIFA 20 Man City player ratings: 10 of Pep Guardiola's stars make the top 100 Given the glittering array of talent Pep Guardiola has assembled at Manchester City, it is no surprise to see the Premier League champions represented well in the top 100 FIFA 20 players....
11:56 2019-09-09

Manchester United should sell Paul Pogba even if they make a loss | Paul Wilson Talk of increasing the French midfielder’s wages to ensure he stays at Old Trafford is silly and misses the pointManchester United should not bother waiting for an astronomical offer for Paul Pogba, whatever Ed Woodward seems to be saying. If any rea...
12:56 2019-06-19

'I don't feel sorry for Liverpool - we were just better' - De Bruyne "Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne says he feels no sympathy for Liverpool, who amassed 97 points in the Premier League but still finished second to his side."...
14:31 2019-05-21

Dortmund vs Barcelona: Lionel Messi 'feeling better', but Ernesto Valverde will make late team news call Ernesto Valverde says Lionel Messi is feeling a lot better after injury, but the Barcelona boss will wait until tomorrow to decide whether the Argentine starts against Borussia Dortmund in the teams' Champions League clash at the Signal Iduna Park....
23:28 2019-09-16

Martinez: De Bruyne the world's best playmaker "Belgium coach Roberto Martinez has hailed Kevin De Bruyne as \"the best playmaker in the world\" after he scored one goal and set up three more in their 4-0 win over Scotland in Euro 2020 qualifying on Monday."...
11:00 2019-09-10

Euro 2020 qualifying: Belgium’s Lukaku and De Bruyne see off Scotland • Lukaku and Kevin De Bruyne earn Group I win for Belgium• Germany beat Estonia 8-0 but Northern Ireland top Group CA goal in each half from Romelu Lukaku and an unerring late drive from Kevin De Bruyne consigned Scotland to a 3-0 Euro 2020 qualifyin...
01:14 2019-06-12

Kevin de Bruyne complains about pre-season schedule after Man City beat Liverpool "Kevin de Bruyne does not believe Manchester City will start the Premier League season fully fit because of the nature of modern pre-season training."...
20:42 2019-08-04

Kevin De Bruyne and Sergio Agüero lead Manchester City’s rout of Brighton Twenty-seven minutes into the kind of match to which they have long since become accustomed, Manchester City’s fans broke out in applause to support their stricken neighbours. “Stand up for the Bury boys” was the accompanying chant and it would presu...
06:14 2019-09-01

Ozil and Kolasinac set to return for Arsenal "Arsenal boss Unai Emery has confirmed that Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac are both ready to return to the fold for his side after missing last week\u0027s match against Newcastle due to security fears."...
15:28 2019-08-16

Paper Round: Ozil set to stay at Arsenal "Mesut Ozil will stay at Arsenal, Paul Pogba waits for his Real Madrid move, Dean Henderson could go back to Sheffield United, and Danny Rose could stay at Spurs."...
07:56 2019-07-20

Mesut Özil Has Become Arsenal's Most Expensive Liability As he walked off the field in Baku during Arsenal’s embarrassing performance in the Europa League final, the relatively paltry numbers of Arsenal fans in attendance serenaded Mesut Özil with boos. Özil had just put in yet another lackluster performan...
01:28 2019-05-31

PSG 'line up late £90m Eriksen swoop' "Paris Saint-Germain have earmarked Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen as a late transfer target should Neymar complete his return to Barcelona."...
14:56 2019-08-30

| 'Further security incidents' rule Ozil, Kolasinac out for Arsenal Arsenal stars Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac will miss their side's Premier League opener at Newcastle on Sunday after "further security incidents" involving the pair....
06:14 2019-08-10

Two charged over incident in connection with Arsenal’s Özil and Kolasinac • Police confirm incident occurred on Thursday in Camden• Both players have been left out of squad for Newcastle gameTwo men have been charged over a security incident in connection with Mesut Özil and Sead Kolasinac, police have confirmed.Arsenal an...
01:28 2019-08-11

Erdogan officiates at footballer Mesut Özil's wedding The German World Cup winner has married the former Miss Turkey, Amine Gulse, at a plush ceremony in Istanbul. His best man was Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
23:00 2019-06-07

Arsenal leave out Ozil and Kolasinac due to 'further security incidents' "Arsenal\u0027s Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac, who escaped unhurt after an attempted carjacking last month, are not in the squad for their Premier League opener at Newcastle United due to \"further security incidents\"."...
03:28 2019-08-10

Emery unsure when Ozil and Kolasinac will return for Arsenal "Unai Emery is hopeful Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac will return soon, however the Arsenal boss is unsure if they will be available to play the next game."...
14:42 2019-08-12

Emery rests Ozil for Arsenal's Frankfurt trip "Sept 18 (Reuters) - Arsenal manager Unai Emery has decided to rest playmaker Mesut Ozil and centre back Sokratis Papastathopoulos for Thursday\u0027s Europa League group stage opener at Eintracht Frankfurt."...
03:00 2019-09-19

Arsenal withdraw Özil and Kolasinac due to ‘further security incidents’ • Duo will not feature against Newcastle on Sunday• Özil and Kolasinac were targeted by carjackersMesut Özil and Sead Kolasinac will not play for Arsenal at Newcastle on Sunday after concerns about their security caused the club to withdraw them from...
00:56 2019-08-10

Paper Round: Spurs offer Eriksen to Man Utd for just £70m "Spurs offer Christian Eriksen on a discount and could replace him with Philippe Coutinho, Everton want Wilfried Zaha, and Wayne Rooney could return to United."...
08:28 2019-08-07

Tottenham must prove no one is irreplaceable – not even Christian Eriksen Spurs are facing a dilemma over the Danish playmaker but he is not likely to sulk even if he stays so they need to make the most of the situation and plan aheadAston Villa ought to feel flattered. Following Christian Eriksen’s match-winning cameo fro...
17:14 2019-08-14

Pochettino unsure if Eriksen will remain at Tottenham "Tottenham Hotspur playmaker Christian Eriksen is in contention to start Saturday\u0027s Premier League clash at Manchester City but doubts remain if he will stay at the club beyond the European transfer deadline, manager Mauricio Pochettino said on ...
15:28 2019-08-16

Paper Round: Spurs name Eriksen price "Spurs name their price for Christian Eriksen, Manchester United close in on Daniel James while City appeal their case, and Everton want Andre Gomes."...
08:28 2019-06-06

Pochettino concerned over Eriksen's unresolved future "Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has said he is concerned that the transfer market uncertainty over midfielder Christian Eriksen is hurting the player and the club."...
16:14 2019-08-24

Mesut Özil and Unai Emery clearly do not have a connection. But will Arsenal act? | Amy Lawrence Club’s highest earner has underperformed this season and his manager, too, has left many fans underwhelmed. But the board seems to lack the conviction to make a hard decisionAs Mesut Özil trudged, head bowed, around the pitch at the end of it all in ...
22:42 2019-05-30

'We need him': Unai Emery highlights the importance of Mesut Özil to Arsenal • Playmaker could feature against Tottenham on Sunday• Mohamed Elneny close to joining Besiktas on loanUnai Emery has asserted Mesut Özil’s importance to Arsenal and said the playmaker may be ready to make his first appearance of the season in Sunday...
04:56 2019-08-31

Mesut Özil makes 'surgeries for children' wedding pledge The German World Cup winner is to wed the former Miss Turkey, Amina Gulse, at a plush ceremony in Istanbul on Friday. To mark the occasion, he promised to pay the medical costs of 1,000 children in need....
17:28 2019-06-07

Paper Round: Arsenal keen to force Ozil out of club "Arsenal want Mesut Ozil out, Manchester United need to pay up for Aaron Wan-Bisska, Frank Lampard is Chelsea\u0027s target, and Dejan Lovren is close to AC Milan."...
11:14 2019-06-15

Arsenal's Mesut Özil gets married, with Turkish president as best man – video Mesut Özil, the former German international footballer, married his fiancee in Istanbul with the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, as his best man. The Arsenal midfielder, who has Turkish ancestry, previously sparked anger when he posed for ph...
22:56 2019-06-08

D.C. United GM on the transfer window, Wayne Rooney, Mesut Özil and more Dave Kasper said in an interview that he is "very satisfied" with deadline acquisitions of striker Ola Kamara, winger Emmanuel Boateng and central midfielder Felipe Martins....
04:00 2019-08-09

Two Charged Over Security Incident Linked To Arsenal's Ozil, Kolasinac Arsenal said Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac would not play in Sunday's opening English Premier League fixture at Newcastle due to "further security incidents"....
13:56 2019-08-11

Christian Eriksen: 'I wish I could decide my future like in Football Manager' Spurs midfielder stays at club despite wanting ‘new challenge’Player has sympathy for Pochettino over transfer windowChristian Eriksen has said that he wished he was more in control of his future after missing out on a move to Spain this summer. The ...
12:28 2019-09-03

| Eriksen is happy to remain with Spurs insists Pochettino Mauricio Pochettino insists Christian Eriksen is happy to stay with Tottenham after the Denmark midfielder failed to get a move during the transfer window....
17:56 2019-09-12

| Pochettino concerned Eriksen's future remains unresolved Mauricio Pochettino admits he is concerned that Christian Eriksen's future at Tottenham is still to be resolved ahead of the European transfer deadline....
14:42 2019-08-24

Christian Eriksen due at Tottenham training after wish to go brings no bids • Spurs midfielder has said he wants a new challenge• His situation has been complicated by Paul Pogba scenarioChristian Eriksen is set to join up with his Tottenham teammates by the end of the week for pre-season training despite having made plain h...
00:28 2019-07-10

Pochettino: I don't know if Eriksen has played last game, situation is 'so difficult' "Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino admitted the uncertainty over Christian Eriksen was affecting his team after a 1-0 loss at home to Newcastle - and said he did not know if the Dane would be staying."...
01:56 2019-08-26

Christian Eriksen says he is ready to leave Tottenham for new challenge Midfielder says any move ‘would have to be a step up’Real Madrid may have to pay £130m to buy him this summerChristian Eriksen has confirmed the worst kept secret at Tottenham: that he wants to take on a new challenge at another club this summer. The...
12:42 2019-06-05

Arsenal manager Emery says Kolasinac and Özil are ready to return – video Arsenal manager Unai Emery stressed on Thursday that Mesut Özil and Sead Kolasinac are both mentally ready to play against Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday, after they were the victims of a carjacking attempt last month. Continue reading......
17:56 2019-08-16

Football transfer rumours: Mesut Özil to leave Arsenal for DC United? Today’s fluff is available at a knock-down priceTottenham Hotspur have fallen off the wagon big-style. After keeping their decorum for a couple of transfer windows, all bets appear to be off. They’re going to spend nearly £70m on Juventus striker Pau...
12:42 2019-08-07

Arsenal's Özil, Kolasinac to miss season opener after 'further security incidents' Arsenal said the duo would not play in the squad's first Premier League match, citing the players' safety following "further security incidents." This follows a carjacking attempt fended off by Kolasinac two weeks ago....
21:14 2019-08-09

Eriksen ready to focus 100% on Spurs after uncertain summer - Pochettino "Tottenham Hotspur coach Mauricio Pochettino said he was looking forward to Christian Eriksen being fully focused on his team once the European transfer window shuts on Monday after the midfielder starred in their thrilling 2-2 draw at Arsenal."...
05:14 2019-09-02

Mauricio Pochettino says Eriksen situation is hurting player and club • Spurs manager fearful of effect of speculation• Eriksen has been linked with several clubs but no bids madeMauricio Pochettino fears the transfer market uncertainty over Christian Eriksen is hurting the player and Tottenham, as he expressed surpris...
08:42 2019-08-24

Tottenham remain in the dark over Eriksen after agent and Levy fall out • Eriksen is thought to covet Real Madrid or Barcelona move• Injuries force Pochettino to consider makeshift right-backTottenham are in the dark over Christian Eriksen’s intentions regarding the next move of his career because of a breakdown in the r...
22:00 2019-08-27

Eriksen set for Juventus NOT Real Madrid move - Euro Papers "Christian Eriksen had his heart set on a move to Real Madrid, but it now appears that the wantaway Tottenham midfielder will find a new home at Juventus in January."...
13:14 2019-09-13

Christian Eriksen: I wish I could decide my Tottenham future like Football Manager Christian Eriksen insists he does not regret speaking out about his desire to leave Tottenham but said he wishes he was in charge of his own destiny....
19:42 2019-09-03

Christian Eriksen running short of options for future away from Spurs Only a handful of sides have the resources and stature to attract the midfielder and he could end up staying at Tottenham“In my mind I have had the following list for a long time: Ajax-Arsenal-Barcelona. Call it the Marc Overmars route,” Frenkie de J...
22:28 2019-07-13

Football transfer rumours: Real Madrid to bid for Christian Eriksen? Today’s fluff better take my directionIf Real Madrid really wanted to buy Paul Pogba, they would be selling a few players and saving up a bit of cash so they could perhaps meet Manchester United’s £150m asking price, or get near enough to it. Instead...
11:42 2019-06-19

Football transfer rumours: Eriksen to La Liga? Vorm to Liverpool? Today’s fluff is admiring the viewBarcelona and Paris Saint-Germain could be picking up the phone to one another a fair bit across the next fortnight, with the Catalan club’s desire for a rendezvous with Neymar the worst kept secret on the planet. If...
15:56 2019-08-20

'Savage' boos from Arsenal fans, slated by pundits - Ozil's nightmare in Baku "Mesut Ozil was slated by TV pundits and slammed by Arsenal fans both inside and outside Baku following his no-show against Chelsea in the Europa League final."...
13:42 2019-05-30

Paper Round: Juventus reach agreement for Sarri, Emery gives Ozil hope "Juventus have reached an agreement with Chelsea for manager Maurizio Sarri whilst Unai Emery has given Mesut Ozil hope. It’s Friday’s Paper Round..."...
09:56 2019-06-14

Tottenham analysis: Mauricio Pochettino must play Christian Eriksen for as long as he can… and in a 4-2-3-1 Harry Kane scored for the first time at Tottenham's new stadium as the striker's late double helped Spurs start the season with a 3-1 win over newly-promoted Aston Villa ....
04:14 2019-08-11

Tottenham's Christian Eriksen favours move to Spain over Manchester United Playmaker has his sights set on switch to Real MadridUnited have explored a deal for Spurs’ Denmark internationalManchester United have discussed a deal for Christian Eriksen but the Tottenham playmaker is understood to favour a move to Spain. United...
12:42 2019-08-07

Christian Eriksen focused on Denmark after revealing desire to leave Tottenham Age Hareide is convinced star man Christian Eriksen will not be deflected from Denmark's Euro 2020 mission by either his Champions League final disappointment or speculation over his future....
11:42 2019-06-07

Euro 2020 round-up: Eriksen scores twice as Denmark thrash Gibraltar "Denmark had a very comfortable night as they thrashed Gibraltar 6-0 to move three points off the Republic of Ireland at the summit of Group D in Euro 2020 qualifying."...
17:28 2019-09-06

How will Tottenham line up against Arsenal? Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli to start Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has a decision to make at right-back, with Kyle Walker-Peters and Juan Foyth expected to miss out through injury and Serge Aurier transfer-listed....
04:56 2019-08-31

Mesut Ozil to Fenerbahce: Arsenal star too expensive to sign, admit Turkish club Fenerbahce have released a statement to downplay links over a move for Mesut Ozil, claiming that signing the Arsenal playmaker would be too expensive....
15:42 2019-07-10

Unai Emery rests Mesut Özil for Europa League opener to manage workload • Arsenal away to Eintracht Frankfurt in first group stage game• Manager wants playmaker fresh for Aston Villa game on SundayMesut Özil has been spared a potentially stormy return to Germany after Unai Emery opted to rest him for Arsenal’s opening Eu...
01:42 2019-09-19

Mesut Özil And Sead Kolašinac Pulled From Arsenal Squad Following Second Security Threat In Three Weeks Two men were arrested on Thursday outside of Arsenal midfielder Mesut Özil’s North London home after getting into an altercation with the security staff stationed outside, according to The Telegraph. Both of the 27-year-old men were charged on Friday...
04:42 2019-08-11

Football transfer rumours: Christian Eriksen to lead mass Spurs exodus This trumpery moonshine won’t be getting the signalMauricio Pochettino, the subject of some wild rumours of his departure from Spurs on Thursday, is going to be working with a much-reduced squad from next Tuesday if all this comes to pass. Having sai...
11:42 2019-08-30

Transfer window LIVE – Christian Eriksen latest, Everton chasing Iwobi "Ahead of the Premier League transfer window shutting on August 8, follow all the latest moves, rumours and analysis from the summer transfer window."...
14:42 2019-08-07

Christian Eriksen 'happy' at Spurs despite transfer speculation, insists Pochettino – video Christian Eriksen is settled at Tottenham Hotspur despite failing to secure a move out of the club in the summer transfer window, manager Mauricio Pochettino has said. Eriksen is in the final year of his contract and had reportedly set his sights on ...
19:28 2019-09-12

Euro Papers: Spurs discussed Eriksen sale with Real before Madrid final "According to Spanish newspaper AS, Tottenham\u0027s Daniel Levy met with the president of Real Madrid before the Champions League final, to debate the transfer of Christian Eriksen..."...
13:42 2019-06-02

Christian Eriksen essential for Tottenham struggling to find flair | Barney Ronay Spurs were an incisive attacking machine thanks to Eriksen but, as Arsenal’s influence grew, their dependency was evidentBolt the door. Cut the phone line. Gum the Real Madrid email servers with a barrage of online phishing scams. If Daniel Levy real...
02:00 2019-09-02

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino not concerned about Christian Eriksen after disappointing display Mauricio Pochettino insists he is not concerned about Christian Eriksen's commitment since the uncertainty around his Tottenham future over the summer....
17:00 2019-09-19

Arsenal v Spurs: Pochettino on Eriksen's future and Emery on Xhaka's performance – video Arsenal came from two goals behind to earn a point in a dramatic north London derby at the Emirates stadium. The away side took the lead early on with a tap-in from Christian Erkisen. The future of the Spurs midfielder is still in doubt, Mauricio Poc...
02:00 2019-09-02

Arsenal vs Real Madrid highlights in pictures: Hazard, Ozil, Willock plus International Champions Cup goals Arsenal and Real Madrid face off in the International Champions Cup tonight, with the Gunners' defence set to get a thorough examination from Zinedine Zidane's star-studded attack....
05:14 2019-07-24

Mesut Ozil has advice for Joe Willock as Unai Emery hails Arsenal's rising star Arsenal head coach Unai Emery believes that Joe Willock has taken "one more step" towards becoming a first-team regular for the Gunners, with Mesut Ozil praising the young midfielder's self-belief in pre-season....
21:14 2019-07-19

Eintracht Frankfurt vs Arsenal: Unai Emery defends decision to rest Mesut Ozil after just one appearance Unai Emery insists Mesut Ozil will miss tomorrow night's Europa League clash against Eintracht Frankfurt because he needs a rest – despite playing just once this season....
20:56 2019-09-18

Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac on the bench as Mezut Ozil misses Burnley clash with illness Sead Kolasinac was named on the Arsenal bench as Mesut Ozil missed out altogether through illness just over a week after the pair were withdrawn from the squad to face Newcastle over safety fears....
16:28 2019-08-17

Arsenal transfer news, rumours - LIVE! Latest on Mesut Ozil future at Emirates Stadium This summer is set to be another period of change for Arsenal as Unai Emery assesses a squad which narrowly missed out on Champions League qualification....
15:14 2019-05-21

Real prepare late Eriksen bid as contract talks at Spurs stall - Paper Round "Real Madrid prepare a bid for Christian Eriksen as his contract runs down, Inter Milan to loan Alexis Sanchez and Barcelona plan Neymar loan offer."...
13:42 2019-08-18

Christian Eriksen stays at Tottenham: No move to Spain as European transfer window closes Christian Eriksen is staying at Tottenham for the time being after the Danish playmaker failed to make a move before the European transfer window slammed shut....
01:42 2019-09-03

Turkish president Erdogan attends wedding of soccer star Mesut Ozil, a year after World Cup controversy Former international German soccer player Mesut Ozil was married in Turkey on Friday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan served as a legal witness in the ceremony....
16:56 2019-06-08

Security 'incidents' force Arsenal stars Mesut Özil and Sead Kolašinac to miss season opener Two Arsenal football club players will not travel with the team to play against Newcastle United on Sunday, after the club withdrew them over security concerns....
17:56 2019-08-10

Chelsea vs Arsenal player ratings: Eden Hazard and Olivier Giroud star as Mesut Ozil flops Eden Hazard bid a glorious farewell to Chelsea by netting a brace as Maurizio Sarri's side roared past Arsenal to seal Europa League success in Azerbaijan....
00:56 2019-05-30

How will Tottenham line up vs Arsenal? Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli to start north London derby Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has a decision to make at right-back for today's north London derby against Arsenal, with Kyle Walker-Peters and Juan Foyth expected to miss out through injury and Serge Aurier transfer-listed....
16:00 2019-09-01

Arsenal 2-2 Tottenham: Aubameyang and Lacazette cancel out Kane and Eriksen in north London derby fightback Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette struck as Arsenal fought back from two goals down to earn a 2-2 draw in a pulsating north London derby against Tottenham....
20:56 2019-09-01

Tottenham confirm pre-season tour squad with Christian Eriksen in but Danny Rose left behind to find new club Tottenham have confirmed their squad for their pre-season International Champions Cup matches, with wantaway star Christian Eriksen included by Danny Rose left behind....
14:56 2019-07-17

Christian Eriksen goal: Watch Tottenham go 1-0 up vs Arsenal in the north London derby after Bernd Leno error Arsenal started the north London derby strongly against Tottenham, but it was Spurs who struck first after a series of defensive errors from the Gunners....
20:56 2019-09-01

Tottenham star Christian Eriksen's route to Spain looks blocked as Real Madrid and Atletico have other plans Christian Eriksen's hopes of moving from Tottenham to Madrid look diminished as both Real Madrid and Atletico have other priorities in the last three weeks of the Spanish transfer window....
23:42 2019-08-09

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino bemoans early transfer window closure as Christian Eriksen saga lingers Mauricio Pochettino has called on the Premier League to scrap the early closing of the transfer window, saying it leaves European clubs with a 'big advantage' and free to 'mess with Tottenham'....
23:42 2019-08-09

Matic: 'I want Pogba to stay' "Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic believes Paul Pogba\u0027s future remains in at Old Trafford, but admits that \"everything is possible\""...
21:01 2019-08-05

Turkey's Erdogan witness in footballer Mesut Ozil's wedding Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was in the wedding party as Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil tied the knot on Friday       ...
12:42 2019-06-08

Arsenal stars Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac 'under 24-hour guard' Arsenal stars Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac are reportedly in lockdown and are being guarded around the clock after being caught up in a string of "security incidents"....
16:28 2019-08-11

'Pogba brings everyone together at United,' says Mata "Juan Mata has called on his team-mate Paul Pogba to stay at Manchester United, stating that the Frenchman is a positive influence around the Old Trafford dressing room."...
13:14 2019-07-22

Pogba hints at move away from United "Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba suggested on Sunday that he could be open to a move away from the Premier League side, telling reporters in Tokyo that now \"could be a good time to have a new challenge somewhere else\"."...
15:00 2019-06-16

Man United manager says Pogba future not concerning for him Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has deflected questions over the future of France midfielder Paul Pogba on his club, saying Wednesday that Pogba has "never been a concern" for him and that Manchester United doesn't have to sell an...
10:14 2019-07-10

Media have an 'agenda' against Pogba - Solskjaer "Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has moved to hose down speculation that Paul Pogba is unhappy and set to leave the club, declaring the media have an \"agenda\" against the French World Cup winner."...
10:42 2019-07-10

| Ole plays down Pogba exit talk Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Paul Pogba is not trying to force a move away from the club after missing their final pre-season game....
15:14 2019-08-04

Solskjaer: Pogba is a true professional "Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has moved to hose down speculation that Paul Pogba is unhappy, saying the media have an agenda against him."...
13:00 2019-07-10

Brazil still wary of Messi, says Silva Lionel Messi has not been at his best at the Copa America but Brazil defender Thiago Silva says his side will not take their eyes off the Argentina captain for a minute in their semi-final on Tuesday....
02:00 2019-06-30

Messi: Barca must say sorry for Liverpool defeat MADRID (AP) — Barcelona must apologize for its “lamentable” Champions League semifinal exit at the hands of Liverpool earlier this month, according to Lionel Messi. In his first Barca news conference for four years, the Argentina great sa...
23:00 2019-05-24

| Messi 'made me better player', says Ronaldo Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted his long-time rivalry with Lionel Messi has made him "a better player" and that he enjoys a "healthy" rivalry with the Argentine great....
08:56 2019-08-22

Messi says it would be ‘crazy’ to see Argentina out of Copa BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — With Argentina on the brink of another embarrassing elimination, Lionel Messi knows his team needs to improve. And quickly. Argentina must beat guest Qatar on Sunday to have any realistic chance of avoiding its worst Cop...
23:42 2019-06-20

Barcelona to stage Messi circus Millions flock to Barcelona to watch Lionel Messi play at the Camp Nou, and visitors to the city will soon be able to see a circus show about the five-times world footballer of the year....
23:56 2019-09-09

Without Messi, Barca stunned by Bilbao Missing Lionel Messi, La Liga champion Barcelona stumbled to a 1-0 defeat by Athletic Bilbao on Friday as the Spanish league season got underway in thrilling fashion....
18:00 2019-08-17

Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac: Arsenal stars will miss game due to 'security incidents', club says Arsenal stars Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac, will not play the first match of the Premier League season due to "further security incidents", the football club has confirmed....
22:00 2019-08-09

| Time running out for Real in Pogba pursuit Real Madrid are facing a race against time in their pursuit of Paul Pogba, with the Spanish giants reportedly struggling to match Manchester United's valuation....
08:56 2019-07-17

| Agent seeks quick fix for 'respectful' Pogba Paul Pogba's agent hopes that a breakthrough in negotiations that benefits "all parties" will soon be made regarding the Manchester United midfielder's future....
15:56 2019-07-09

Guendouzi replaces Pogba in France squad "Matteo Guendouzi has been rewarded for his fine Arsenal form after France called up the midfielder to replace the injured Paul Pogba for their forthcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers."...
08:28 2019-09-03

‘Media agenda’ exists against Paul Pogba "Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has moved to hose down speculation that Paul Pogba is unhappy, saying the media have an agenda against him."...
13:00 2019-07-10

'Everything is possible': Matic refuses to rule out Pogba leaving "Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic has refused to rule out the possible transfer of teammate Paul Pogba. The Frenchman has been linked with a move away from Old Trafford all summer."...
17:00 2019-08-04

Sarri unsure if Pogba will join Juventus "New Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri said on Saturday he was a fan of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba but he did not know if the Frenchman would be leaving England to join the Seria A champions."...
13:56 2019-07-20

Paper Round: United players want Pogba gone "Manchester United players want Paul Pogba gone, City plan their business, Rafael Benitez set to leave Newcastle and Arsenal hold out for Laurent Koscielny."...
08:56 2019-06-23

Pogba must put his head down and focus on pre-season, says Robson "Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba must distance himself from speculation that he is set to end an unhappy spell at Old Trafford and focus on pre-season training until a decision is reached on his future, club legend Bryan Robson said."...
17:14 2019-07-15

Pogba determined to leave Man United, says Raiola "Manchester United\u0027s Paul Pogba is ready to leave the Premier League side in the summer with a transfer \"in the process\", the French midfielder\u0027s agent Mino Raiola told the Times newspaper."...
21:56 2019-07-05

Euro Papers: Real Madrid now 'all in' for Pogba "According to their favourite propaganda merchants, Marca - Real Madrid have decided to make Paul Pogba their marquee \u0027Galactico\u0027 transfer for the summer - but how will they make Manchester United sell?"...
16:14 2019-06-11

Pogba, De Ligt agent goes to CAS to overturn ban from soccer The Court of Arbitration for Sport says players' agent Mino Raiola seeks an urgent verdict to overturn his three-month ban from soccer       ...
22:14 2019-06-12

| Injury-ravaged United without Pogba for Leicester Paul Pogba heads the Manchester United injury list for their visit of Leicester City with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer potentially missing seven first-team players....
17:28 2019-09-13

Ronaldo: Messi rivalry has made me a better player "Cristiano Ronaldo says his rivalry with Lionel Messi has propelled them both to new heights – and hopes to have dinner with the Barcelona star in the future."...
12:00 2019-08-22

Injured Messi out of Barca game with Betis "Barcelona are still without all-time top scorer Lionel Messi as the Argentine was left out of the squad for their first home game of the La Liga season on Sunday against Real Betis due to a calf injury."...
23:28 2019-08-24

Argentina are floundering and the Messi problem is not the biggest one Copa América struggles demonstrate that more important are a lack of leadership and shrinking pool of high-class talentThe only positive for Argentina, and it is a dubious one, is that it could have been worse. A draw against Paraguay means they will...
12:42 2019-06-20

Messi gets another shot at a major title with Argentina After so much disappointment in major tournaments, Lionel Messi has another opportunity to win a title for Argentina at the Copa America        ...
13:56 2019-06-05

Messi's misery: 'We had chances to end Brazil hoodoo' "Brazil advanced to the final of the Copa America with a 2-0 win over old rivals Argentina in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday thanks to a goal in each half from Gabriel Jesus and Roberto Firmino."...
13:00 2019-07-03

| 'I would be thrilled if Neymar came back,' says Barcelona's Messi Barcelona captain Lionel Messi would be "thrilled" if Neymar returned to the Catalan side but insisted they could still win trophies without the Brazilian....
17:56 2019-09-12

In PES 2020 Demo, Messi Feels - and Looks - More Authentic In the PES 2020 demo - now available for download on PC, PS4, and Xbox One - there are new attacking and defensive mechanics, improved visuals, but some of the old problems....
12:28 2019-08-01

I deserve more Ballon d'Or awards than Messi - Ronaldo "Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo says he deserves to end his soccer career with more Ballon d\u0027Or awards than Barcelona counterpart Lionel Messi and hopes to establish himself as the greatest player of all time."...
11:14 2019-09-18

Sterling Not On Same Level As Messi, Ronaldo: Guardiola Raheem Sterling enjoyed his best goal-scoring season last year as he netted 25 times to help City win the domestic treble of Premier League, FA Cup and League Cup....
11:42 2019-09-14

I deserve more Ballon d'Or awards than Messi, says Ronaldo Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo said he deserves to end his soccer career with more Ballon d'Or awards than Barcelona counterpart Lionel Messi and hopes to establish himself as the greatest player of all time....
09:14 2019-09-18

Messi On Copa América: "I Think The Cup Is Fixed For Brazil" Despite the absence of Lionel Messi, and being down to 10 men on the field, Argentina were able to hold off Chile in the Copa América third place game with a 2-1 victory to take home bronze in the tournament. However, the Argentinian superstar was no...
18:28 2019-07-07

Messi shown red card for second time in career A straight red card in Saturday's Copa America third-place game marked the first time Lionel Messi has been sent off in a senior game for club or country since his debut with the national team in 2005....
23:00 2019-07-06

| Solskjaer to give Pogba another chance from penalty spot Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has refused to name a Manchester United penalty taker despite the furore that followed Paul Pogba’s miss from the spot against Wolves....
15:28 2019-08-23

'Pogba can't be Veron, Scholes, Keane and Cantona in one,' says Solskjær United manager looks to temper expectations‘We expect a lot from him, he expects a lot from himselfPaul Pogba cannot be expected to perform like a combination of Eric Cantona, Paul Scholes, Juan Sebastián Verón and Roy Keane, according to Ole Gunnar ...
08:42 2019-08-24

'We need to protect individuals': Solskjær on racist abuse of Pogba Manchester United to meet Twitter to discuss abuse of players‘Social media is a place where people can hide behind fake Ids’Ole Gunnar Solskjær believes Paul Pogba’s “strong character” will not be affected despite the racist abuse he suffered after m...
12:28 2019-08-23

Pogba out of Leicester clash, De Gea contract talks ‘ongoing’ "Paul Pogba will miss Manchester United’s Premier League match at home to Leicester on Saturday unless he makes a “miraculous recovery overnight”, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said."...
13:14 2019-09-13

Paper Round: Real ready for £150m Pogba bid "Real Madrid could bid for Paul Pogba, Harry Maguire is ready for Manchesster United, Chelsea will sell two midfielders and Wissam Ben Yedder could move to China."...
20:56 2019-07-31

Ole says Pogba and Rashford must decide penalty-taker on the pitch "Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists he will not change his penalty strategy after Paul Pogba’s saved spot-kick led to Wolves earning a draw on Monday night."...
05:28 2019-08-20

Euro Papers: The 'three keys' to Pogba's Juve return "Agent Mino Raiola could be on the cusp of another big deal - Paul Pogba\u0027s return to Juventus from Manchester United. And there are three \u0027keys\u0027 for the switch to work..."...
16:42 2019-07-18

Twitter to meet Man United over Pogba racist abuse "Twitter representatives will meet Manchester United and Kick It Out after the club\u0027s midfielder Paul Pogba became the latest player to be subjected to online racist abuse."...
20:56 2019-08-21

Euro Papers: Pogba to hand in transfer request "After his ominous comments on camera yesterday, the Spanish press say Paul Pogba is aiming to trigger his move to Real Madrid by handing in a transfer request."...
15:28 2019-06-17

Pogba says 'question mark' over United future remains "Paul Pogba has said there is still a \"question mark\" over his future following Manchester United\u0027s resounding 4-0 victory over Chelsea in their Premier League opener."...
10:28 2019-08-12

Pogba sets up Rashford in Man United's 2-0 win over Perth Unsettled Paul Pogba provided the backheel flick for England striker Marcus Rashford to score in Manchester United's 2-0 win over the A-League's Perth Glory on Saturday at Perth Stadium       ...
17:28 2019-07-13

Who should Manchester United sign if Paul Pogba leaves? Paul Pogba says this summer could be ‘a good time for a challenge somewhere else’, but who should take his place?By Martin Laurence for WhoScoredManchester United need to start planning for life without Paul Pogba. When asked about his future this we...
20:42 2019-06-18

Paul Pogba: Man Utd midfielder has agenda against him - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Paul Pogba, whose agent says wants to leave the club, is "a great professional" and "has a heart of gold"....
11:28 2019-07-10

Paper Round: United fear Pogba will go AWOL "Manchester United worry over Paul Pogba, Arsenal want Ryan Fraser, Newcastle set Rafael Benitez departure in May, and Chelsea aim to keep Callum Hudson-Odoi."...
11:00 2019-07-07

Paper Round: Pogba fears Real cannot afford him "Paul Pogba worries Real Madrid, who may soon appoint Jose Mourinho, cannot afford him, while Barcelona could loan Neymar and Crystal Palace line up Gary Cahill."...
11:42 2019-08-04

Why Manchester United should be happy to sell Paul Pogba "Manchester United are reportedly holding onto Paul Pogba, but there is a growing sense that he will attempt to force his way out of the club. They would be wrong to prevent his exit, even if they have to sell at a loss."...
17:56 2019-07-07

Messi strains calf, will miss Barcelona's US trip Lionel Messi will miss Barcelona's exhibition games in the United States against Napoli after leaving his first preseason training session with the club because of a strained right calf....
13:42 2019-08-06

'I hope so in the future!' - Ronaldo keen to have Messi dinner "Cristiano Ronaldo hopes to break bread with long-time rival Lionel Messi after the pair were seen enjoying each other\u0027s company during the Champions League draw ceremony."...
22:00 2019-08-29

Messi banned from internationals for three months for 'corruption' outburst "Argentina\u0027s Lionel Messi has been banned from international duty for three months and fined $50,000 after levelling accusations of \"corruption\" at South American chiefs during the Copa America."...
14:28 2019-08-03

Lionel Messi has kickabout with London boy, 11, on beach in Antigua A youngster pictured enjoying a kickabout on a Caribbean beach with Lionel Messi and his children has been identified as an 11-year-old from north London....
13:28 2019-07-22

Tried To Copy Messi And LeBron, Says Griezmann After Barca Double Antoine Griezmann imitated basketball star LeBron James by tossing confetti into the air to celebrate his second goal, a curling effort into the corner that he said was inspired by watching Lionel......
07:28 2019-08-26

Angry Messi slams 'Brazil fix' after Copa red card Lionel Messi was sent off before halftime and then angrily hit out at "corrupt" tournament organizers after Argentina beat Chile 2-1 to win a bad-tempered third-place playoff at the Copa America on Saturday....
01:28 2019-07-07

Messi finishes Europe's top scorer for third straight year "Lionel Messi has become the first player to win Europe\u0027s Golden Shoe award for the third consecutive year after his nearest challenger Kylian Mbappe failed to score the four goals he needed in Paris St Germain\u0027s final league match of the s...
15:14 2019-05-25

Argentina still doesn't have a plan around Messi but is making it work Lionel Scaloni is going game-by-game with this Argentina squad. Even though things still don't fit Lionel Messi, it is still safely through to the next round....
07:42 2019-06-24

Barcelona: Messi can leave at the end of the season - Paper Round "Lionel Messi can leave next summer, while he asks if Barcelona tried to sign Neymar, Mark Sampson is under investigation and Raheem Sterling could join Pepsi."...
22:14 2019-09-12

"Even Messi Can't...": Cow Leaves Twitter Impressed With Football Skills Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are widely touted as the greatest footballers in the world. But the two deadly attackers may have met their match in a muddy field in Goa, where a cow took a......
23:28 2019-07-02

Lionel Messi suspended from Argentina's World Cup qualifier Lionel Messi has been suspended from Argentina's first qualifying match for the 2022 World Cup and fined $1,500 for his actions during the Copa America....
16:28 2019-07-24

| Messi backs Valverde but admits Barca are still hurting Lionel Messi wants Ernesto Valverde to continue as Barcelona coach but admits the team have not recovered from their Champions League loss to Liverpool....
00:28 2019-05-25

Unfit Messi ruled out of season opener against Bilbao "Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said he would not risk an unfit Lionel Messi in Friday\u0027s La Liga opener against Athletic Bilbao and continued to non committal about Neymar re-joining the club from Paris Saint-Germain."...
15:28 2019-08-16

Barcelona skipper Messi out of U.S. tour with calf strain Barcelona skipper Lionel Messi will not travel to the United States for the club's pre-season tour after sustaining a calf problem on his return to training from a close season break, the La Liga champions said on Monday....
19:00 2019-08-05

Argentina's Lionel Messi suspended for three months, fined $50K The South American Football Confederation has suspended Lionel Messi for three months from international matches and fined him $50,000 after his Copa America outburst....
13:28 2019-08-05

Barca failed to compete in Liverpool defeat, says Messi "Lionel Messi has said Barcelona\u0027s biggest mistake was failing to compete during the 4-0 defeat at Liverpool which sent them crashing out of the Champions League, adding that it was as painful as losing the 2014 World Cup final with Argentina."...
19:14 2019-05-24

Messi admits not playing well for Argentina at Copa America After one more disappointing performance in Argentina's 2-0 win against Venezuela, Lionel Messi admitted he is not playing his best for his national team once more.       ...
02:00 2019-06-29

Qatar not at Copa America to take selfies with Messi, says coach Qatar will not be overawed by the sight of Lionel Messi in Sunday's Copa America Group B decider against Argentina, coach Felix Sanchez said as the Asian champions eye a historic triumph to take them into the quarter-finals....
00:28 2019-06-23

| United fans will back Pogba after racist abuse: Solskjaer Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expects Manchester United fans to rally around Paul Pogba after he suffered racist abuse on social media in the wake of his penalty miss against Wolves....
11:00 2019-08-24

Juventus tell Manchester United they are interested in signing Paul Pogba • Dybala, Alex Sandro or Douglas Costa possible makeweights• Juventus told by Lazio that Milinkovic-Savic would cost €90mJuventus have made contact with Manchester United to see whether they would consider selling Paul Pogba this summer. Related: Mau...
00:28 2019-06-05

Solskjaer demands action over Pogba Twitter hate campaign "Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says action must be taken to prevent the kind of hate campaign which Paul Pogba has suffered on Twitter."...
16:28 2019-08-23

'I can't believe we're talking about this in 2019' - Solskjaer calls for action after Pogba abuse "Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says that he is stunned that in 2019 players are still being racially abused after an incident involving Paul Pogba on Twitter."...
16:28 2019-08-23

Manchester United "Disgusted" By Racist Abuse Of Paul Pogba Paul Pogba was assailed on social media, becoming the third player in England to have received racist abuse in the past week due to missing a penalty....
16:42 2019-08-20

Paper Round: United raise Pogba asking price to £180m "Manchester United set Paul Pogba\u0027s asking price as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer aims for more signings, Arsenal want Ruben Dias, and Fabian Delph will join Everton."...
08:14 2019-07-13

Paper Round: Real to offer Bale in Pogba swap "Real Madrid to swap Gareth Bale for Paul Pogba, Maurizio Sarri to join Juventus, Ryan Sessegnon is wanted by Manchester United, and Arsenal cut their cloth."...
02:56 2019-06-08

Paper Round: Pogba’s United exit unlikely due to £170m asking price "It’s a Manchester United-heavy Paper Round this Tuesday with Paul Pogba, David de Gea and Harry Maguire all featuring. Even the club’s former captain, Steve Bruce."...
03:00 2019-07-16

Paul Pogba increasingly likely to stay at Manchester United next season • Still no official bid for French midfielder• Only three and a half weeks left of transfer windowPaul Pogba’s hopes of leaving Manchester United this summer are becoming remote with the club receiving no bids for the midfielder and the transfer wind...
18:56 2019-07-15

Soccer-Solskjaer confident Pogba will still be at United for season start Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is expecting to name Paul Pogba in the line-up for the first game of the new Premier League campaign against Chelsea next weekend, despite the Frenchman's overtures to leave the club in the close season....
02:42 2019-08-04

Ole Gunnar Solskjær says he can rebuild Manchester United around Paul Pogba • United manager: ‘Paul is a fantastic player’• Norwegian also sees Alexis Sánchez returning to his bestOle Gunnar Solskjær still believes in building the Manchester United team around midfielder Paul Pogba – and remains confident Alexis Sánchez will...
06:14 2019-07-17

| Pogba among host of Man United players set to miss Leicester clash Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed that Paul Pogba is among a host of other stars set to miss their Premier League clash against Leicester....
17:28 2019-09-13

Football transfer rumours: what did PSG offer to try and sign Paul Pogba? Today’s whispers are going to the Bank of FriendshipIt’s all working out for Ander Herrera. After a season of mediocrity at Manchester United last season, behind Paul Pogba and Scott McTominay in the pecking order, the Spaniard signed a mega-money co...
13:28 2019-09-12

Ole Gunnar Solskjær has faith in Paul Pogba to keep taking penalties Pogba denied in Manchester United’s draw at Wolves‘Paul has scored many before so there’s no problem’Ole Gunnar Solskjær says he has no intention of taking away Paul Pogba’s penalty-taking privileges despite the midfielder missing from the spot as Ma...
13:56 2019-08-20

Solskjær to keep faith in Paul Pogba despite penalty miss – video Ole Gunnar Solskjær has no desire to stop Paul Pogba from being his designated penalty taker despite the midfielder missing from the spot in the 1-1 draw with Wolverhampton Wanders. The Frenchman won a penalty in the 67th minute after being tripped b...
15:56 2019-08-20

Manchester United ‘disgusted’ with racial abuse of Paul Pogba • Pogba targeted on Twitter after penalty miss at Wolves• United’s Maguire and Rashford call for abuse to be stoppedManchester United have expressed “disgust” at the racial abuse suffered by Paul Pogba following the 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderer...
15:56 2019-08-20

Juve chief in London for Pogba and Sarri talks – reports "Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici is reportedly in London to discuss both the possibility of signing Paul Pogba from Manchester United and agreeing a compensation package with Chelsea for Maurizio Sarri."...
21:14 2019-06-13

Pogba's brother hints midfielder could still join Real Madrid "Mathias Pogba has hinted that Real Madrid could still sign Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba before the end of this summer\u0027s transfer window."...
15:28 2019-08-16

Twitter to meet Man Utd and Kick It Out following racist abuse of Paul Pogba Representatives of Twitter are planning to meet with officials at Manchester United to discuss the racial abuse aimed at Paul Pogba on the social media platform....
18:00 2019-08-21

Ole Gunnar Solskjær has no concerns over fans’ reaction to Paul Pogba • Manager says ‘small minority’ of fans are unhappy with player• Pogba keen to leave Manchester United before new seasonOle Gunnar Solskjær believes only a “small minority” of Manchester United fans are unhappy with Paul Pogba due to his wish to leav...
13:56 2019-07-24

Lukaku defends Pogba and Sanchez, criticises Man Utd's handling of transfer "Romelu Lukaku has criticised Manchester United for failing to shut down rumours he was going to leave the club, while also coming to the defence of Alexis Sanchez and Paul Pogba."...
01:14 2019-08-22

Why Paul Pogba, Cristiano Ronaldo and Mo Salah have all trained in Dubai Elite athletes from around the world are heading to the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex, which was designed with the aspiration to become one of the world's best....
21:14 2019-08-22

Manchester United to offer Pogba new deal - Paper Round "Manchester United will offer Paul Pogba a new contract, Inter Milan want Olivier Giroud, Arsenal scout Dominik Szoboszlai, and Qatar 2022 is under scrutiny."...
08:00 2019-09-19

Pogba and Man Utd pay the penalty as spot-kick debate steals the spotlight "One saved penalty ensured the spotlight was on Manchester United’s character, rather than the quality in their attack, following their 1-1 draw at Wolves, writes Michael Hincks."...
05:28 2019-08-20

Vidal backs Messi over Copa America referee criticism "Chile\u0027s Arturo Vidal has backed Barcelona team-mate Lionel Messi after the Argentina attacker slammed the quality of refereeing in the Copa America."...
17:56 2019-07-07

Messi improves but long wait for Argentina glory drags on Lionel Messi finally showed signs of life at the Copa America on Tuesday as Argentina battled Brazil for a place in the final but once again he failed to inspire the side when it mattered most and his long wait for an international trophy goes on....
14:42 2019-07-03

Lionel Messi banned from Argentina national team for 3 months Lionel Messi will miss four international friendlies after a lengthy ban from CONMEBOL. The Argentine captain accused the South American soccer governing body of "corruption" during this year's Copa America....
07:14 2019-08-03

| Messi and Aguero in Argentina preliminary Copa America squad Lionel Messi and the returning Sergio Aguero headed a 33-man list as Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni named his enlarged preliminary Copa America squad....
21:14 2019-05-21

Guardiola: Sterling is incredible but still can't compare to Messi and Ronaldo – video Pep Guardiola says he is ‘delighted’ with the progress of Raheem Sterling, who has become one of the most effective strikers in the Premier League under his watch. But he hopes his forward avoids reading the praise heaped on him after impressive disp...
00:56 2019-09-14

'Flagbearer' Messi working hard despite lack of sparkle, says Scaloni Lionel Messi has agreed to sacrifice his usual buccaneering style of play for the greater good of his team, Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni said ahead of Tuesday's crunch Copa America semi-final against Brazil....
12:42 2019-07-02

Lionel Messi admits he 'would have loved' Neymar to return to Barcelona ‘For me, Neymar is one of the best players in the world’Messi has contract clause that allows him to leave Barça for freeLionel Messi says he wanted Neymar to return to Barcelona this year, adding that his former teammate had been looking forward to ...
19:28 2019-09-12

Lionel Messi Suspended 3 Months and Fined $50,000 for CONMEBOL Criticism Messi will not be able to play for Argentina for three months after accusing the South American soccer governing body of corruption. The ban will keep him out of some friendly matches....
06:56 2019-08-03

Messi Jr Mimicking Father's Goal Celebration Is Breaking The Internet Lionel Messi's wife Antonella Roccuzzo shared the video of her son Mateo scoring an impressive free-kick goal and then imitating his father's iconic goal celebration to send the internet into a......
09:56 2019-09-15

Messi strains calf, will miss Barcelona's US trip Barcelona says Lionel Messi has strained his right calf and will not travel to the United States for two preseason games       ...
13:00 2019-08-05

Valencia shock Barcelona in Copa del Rey final despite Messi’s best efforts • Barcelona 1-2 Valencia• Messi 73; Gameiro 21, Rodrigo 33By the end here in Seville they could take it no more, but the suffering was worth it and they made it. Somewhere in the madness a whistle blew and Valencia became Copa del Rey winners. For th...
04:28 2019-05-26

Lionel Messi gets controversial red card but Argentina beat Chile Lionel Messi was sent off before half-time as Argentina beat Chile 2-1 to win a scrappy and bad-tempered Copa América third-place play-off in São Paulo.The match was 34 minutes old when Chile’s captain, Gary Medel, shepherded out a ball near his own ...
08:14 2019-07-07

Loss to Colombia highlights scale of Messi's task to win Copa "There is nothing Lionel Messi craves more than winning a trophy with Argentina but his side\u0027s haphazard performance in the 2-0 Copa America defeat by Colombia on Saturday laid bare the difficulty of the task he faces."...
17:56 2019-06-16

Lionel Messi Goes Off On "Bullshit" Refereeing After Argentina Lose To Brazil VAR has been a disaster at the Copa América this summer, and last night’s Brazil-Argentina semifinal was no different. And as evidenced by his scathing postgame comments slamming VAR and the refereeing in general after his team fell to Brazil, Lionel...
20:28 2019-07-03

Ramos 'happy' Van Dijk in Ballon d'Or contention vs Messi and Ronaldo "Sergio Ramos believes the fact Virgil van Dijk is favourite for the Ballon d\u0027Or is a positive for players who are not forwards like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo."...
02:00 2019-09-11

Spain breaks up huge drug ring but 'Messi of hashish' still on the run Spanish police said Sunday they've broken up a dangerous Moroccan drug ring but say it’s notorious leader, nicknamed the “Messi of hashish,” is still on the run....
08:56 2019-09-18

Overeager Ref Sends Messi Off For Not Retaliating Against Chile's Gary Medel The latest addition to your “just CONMEBOL things” folder comes courtesy of the trigger-happy ref officiating the Copa América third place game between Argentina and Chile....
00:56 2019-07-07

Messi sent off in tense 3rd-place game at Copa América Lionel Messi has been sent off in the first half of the third-place game between Argentina and Chile in the Copa América       ...
22:42 2019-07-06

Palestinian soccer head loses appeal over Messi incitement The Court of Arbitration for Sport has dismissed an appeal by the head of Palestinian soccer against his ban by FIFA for "inciting hatred and violence" toward Lionel Messi       ...
18:28 2019-07-18

Messi suspended from Argentina's opening World Cup qualifier Lionel Messi was suspended from Argentina's first qualifying march for the 2022 World Cup and fined $1,500 by South American soccer's governing body       ...
04:28 2019-07-24

Football transfer rumours: Pogba and Lukaku to stay at Manchester United? This gossip doesn’t recognise all of these thingsThe transfer window is full of surprises, so here’s another. It turns out that, after spending more than £400m on players already this summer, Real Madrid have no money left with which to sign Paul Pog...
12:28 2019-07-19

Paper Round: Gerrard rejects Newcastle, United eye Pogba replacement "Steven Gerrard turning down Rangers, as well as the futures of Manchester United duo Romelu Lukaku and Paul Pogba, feature in Monday’s Paper Round."...
00:28 2019-07-08

Paul Pogba arrives for Manchester United tour despite doubts over future • Pogba named in list of players due to travel on Sunday• Romelu Lukaku also due to be on flight to AustraliaPaul Pogba was photographed at Manchester airport as Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s squad left for Australia on Sunday afternoon to start their summer...
15:56 2019-07-07

Ole Gunnar Solskjær adamant Paul Pogba will stay at Manchester United • Real Madrid and Juventus retain interest in France midfielder• Spanish and Italian transfer windows open until 2 SeptemberOle Gunnar Solskjær has insisted Paul Pogba will remain at Manchester United once the Spanish and Italian transfer windows clo...
11:56 2019-08-19

Pogba's agent Raiola hopes for 'satisfying solution' to player's future "Paul Pogba\u0027s agent Mino Raiola hopes for a \u0027satisfying solution\u0027 to the Frenchman\u0027s future as he continues to be linked with a move away from Manchester United."...
18:28 2019-07-09

Paul Pogba: Man Utd's Harry Maguire calls for action after racist abuse Manchester United's Harry Maguire calls on social media companies to "stop these pathetic trolls" after team-mate Paul Pogba is subjected to racist abuse online....
17:28 2019-08-20

Paul Pogba back to Juventus? Maurizio Sarri coy over interest in Man Utd star Maurizio Sarri has confirmed he is a fan of Paul Pogba, but admits he is in dark regarding whether Juventus will make a move to re-sign the midfielder from Manchester United....
14:14 2019-07-20

Twitter Agree To Meet With Manchester United Over Paul Pogba Abuse Manchester United executives were keen for a meeting with Twitter after their French World Cup winning midfielder Paul Pogba was the victim of racist abuse....
01:42 2019-08-22

Paul Pogba wants to leave Manchester United this summer, confirms agent • Paul wants to move and we’re in the process of that, says Raiola• Ole Gunnar Solskjær expects another two signings this summerPaul Pogba’s agent, Mino Raiola, has admitted for the first time that the midfielder is trying to force an exit from Manch...
21:28 2019-07-05

Diego Maradona to Man Utd?! Argentina legend lays down the law to Paul Pogba in manager bid Argentina legend Diego Maradona has revealed he would like to manage Manchester United, insisting he is the right person to lead the club back to major silverware....
15:56 2019-06-05

Paul Pogba says 'question mark' remains over his future at Manchester United Midfielder made comment after 4-0 against ChelseaReal Madrid keen to sign Frenchman before 2 SeptemberPaul Pogba has re-opened the uncertainty over his future at Manchester United after saying a “question mark remains”. Related: Premier League: 10 ta...
12:56 2019-08-12

Ole Gunnar Solskjær expects Paul Pogba to stay at Manchester United • Manager hopes midfielder will feature against Chelsea• United beat Milan on penalties in International Champions CupOle Gunnar Solskjær is convinced Paul Pogba wants to stay at Manchester United and is hopeful the midfielder will feature in their P...
23:14 2019-08-03

Manchester United to meet Facebook over Paul Pogba racist abuse • Kick It Out call for decisive action from Twitter against trolls• Players were attacked online after missing penaltiesManchester United are to meet representatives of Facebook following the online racial abuse of Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford. The...
23:56 2019-08-25

Man Utd vows to take action after Pogba targeted by racist abuse on social media Manchester United says it is "working to identify" those responsible for the racist abuse aimed at midfielder Paul Pogba on social media following Monday's 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers....
23:28 2019-08-20

Paul Pogba alerts Real Madrid with talk of ‘time to have a new challenge’ • Manchester United midfielder suggests he wants transfer• Pogba has been linked with Real Madrid and JuventusPaul Pogba has made his move to drive a summer transfer from Manchester United – with Real Madrid and Juventus most prominent among his suit...
16:56 2019-06-16

Paper Round: Pogba misses flight to force Real move "Manchester United could lose Paul Pogba and sign Harry Maguire, Lionel Messi faces a three month ban, and Chelsea\u0027s Reece James is a wanted man."...
05:56 2019-08-03

Brazil's Marquinhos Says Battling Diarrhea Made Defending Messi "Very Difficult" Brazilian defender Marquinhos spoke highly of the Argentinian side his team disposed of on Tuesday in the semifinal of the Copa América, saying that both Lionel Messi and the whole of Argentina’s squad had an “inspired” night that made for a great ga...
00:56 2019-07-07

Copa America: Lionel Messi Rescues Argentina As Paraguay Pay Penalty Lionel Messi salvaged a 1-1 draw for Argentina against Paraguay on Wednesday as the two-time world champions once again struggled at the Copa America....
11:14 2019-06-20

Messi doubts Barca’s Neymar pursuit, addresses own Nou Camp future "Lionel Messi admitted he is unsure whether Barcelona did all they can to sign Neymar this summer, while the Argentine also insisted he does not want to leave the Nou Camp amid reports he can leave on a free at the end of the season - so long as he\u...
22:14 2019-09-12

Lionel Messi suspended from Argentina games for three months because of critical comments South American soccer body CONMEBOL has suspended Lionel Messi from international matches with Argentina for three months because of July comments.       ...
07:56 2019-08-03

Lionel Messi penalty salvages Copa América point for Argentina Spot kick cancels out Richard Sánchez opener Colombia qualify for quarter-finals with win over QatarLionel Messi scored from the penalty spot to salvage a 1-1 draw for Argentina against Paraguay in the Copa América as his side rode their luck to clin...
10:42 2019-06-20

Joy for Rapinoe and co, a 'nonsense' loss for England and Lionel Messi – Football Weekly Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Tim Stillman discuss the USA’s World Cup final glory and White House hopes, England ‘nonsense’ loss against Sweden (according to Phil Neville), and Lionel Messi’s claims of “corruption’ at the Copa A...
22:56 2019-07-08

CONMEBOL Bans Lionel Messi For Three Months, To The Delight Of Barcelona Fans Lionel Messi’s 2019 Copa América odyssey is back with a vengeance. After receiving a one-match ban for his bizarre red card alteraction with Chile’s Gary Medel, Messi has been handed a three-month ban from CONMEBOL. According to a report by AFP, Mess...
14:56 2019-08-04

Manchester United held to draw at Wolves after Paul Pogba fails from spot For a while it looked like Manchester United would enjoy the rare feeling of leaving Molineux with a victory and renewed optimism. In the end they departed with a solitary point, some encouragement and some regrets, most obviously a missed penalty by...
06:14 2019-08-20

Neymar Future Clouded, Pogba Hands Manchester United Transfer Headache Neymar's two years at the Parc des Princes have been marred by injury and controversy and he is currently again sidelined by an ankle problem while also dealing with rape allegations....
19:28 2019-06-17

'It could be a good time for a new challenge': Pogba hints at move from Manchester United – video Manchester United midfielder and former world record signing Paul Pogba says the time may have come for a move away from the Premier League club. The Frenchman told reporters in Tokyo that now 'could be a good time to have a new challenge somewhere e...
16:56 2019-06-16

Paul Pogba could still be named Man Utd captain despite attempts to secure Real Madrid transfer ​Ole Gunnar Solskjaer claims Paul Pogba will be considered for the captaincy of Manchester United, despite his attempts to engineer a move to Real Madrid....
20:42 2019-07-13

Zlatan Ibrahimovic takes on Bottle Cap Challenge, invites ex-Man Utd teammate Paul Pogba to go next Zlatan Ibrahimovic has become the latest star to take on the Bottle Cap Challenge, nominating former Manchester United teammate Paul Pogba to follow his lead....
09:56 2019-07-05

Romelu Lukaku hits out at Man Utd fans: They always blame me, Paul Pogba or Alexis Sanchez Romelu Lukaku has seemingly taken a shot at Manchester United by claiming fans are also looking to blame three players; him, Paul Pogba or Alexis Sanchez....
10:56 2019-08-22

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confident Paul Pogba will stay at Man Utd after missing AC Milan friendly Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he has "no doubts at all" Paul Pogba will remain at the club beyond the transfer deadline after missing the friendly against AC Milan....
14:00 2019-08-04

| Neville calls for social media boycott in wake of Pogba racist abuse Phil Neville believes football players should boycott social media in the wake of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba suffering racist abuse online....
03:56 2019-08-21

Paul Pogba deserves Manchester United protection amid criticism, says agent • Mino Raiola says Pogba ‘respectful’ despite wanting transfer• Agent claims club should have taken stand to help midfielderPaul Pogba is showing Manchester United “respect” despite the midfielder’s determination to force himself out of the club, acc...
00:28 2019-07-10

Euro Papers: Real Madrid want Bale included in Pogba swap deal "Real Madrid want Paul Pogba, and they also want to get rid of Gareth Bale. According to a big report in the Spanish press, the club believe they can do both thanks to Manchester United."...
11:56 2019-07-03

What is a foul? Lionel Messi’s anger highlights controversy surrounding VAR | Jonathan Wilson The thought that VAR may end dispute over decisions has proved laughably misguided, if anything football is more controversial than everThere was a time before VAR. There may be a time after VAR. But this is the age of VAR and nothing can ever happen...
17:56 2019-07-03

Messi hits 50 goals for Barca, Real Madrid finish season to forget  Argentine superstar Leo Messi finishes as La Liga's top scorer for joint record sixth time, after bagging 49th and 50th goals of the season on the closing day....
20:01 2019-05-21

Messi's misery: Brazil beat Argentina to reach Copa America final "Brazil advanced to the final of the Copa America with a 2-0 win over old rivals Argentina in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday thanks to a goal in each half from Gabriel Jesus and Roberto Firmino."...
11:56 2019-07-03

Messi's father meets Inter Miami to discuss move - Paper Round "Lionel Messi could leave Inter Miami, Callum Hudson-Odoi set for new deal, Manchester United scout a new striker, and Javi Gracia sacked during Unai Emery chat."...
10:14 2019-09-15

Lionel Messi: I didn't ask Barcelona to sign Neymar, but I gave my opinion Lionel Messi says he did not ask Barcelona to sign Neymar in the summer transfer window, but admits he gave his opinion to the Catalan club over the possibility of bringing back the Brazilian forward from Paris Saint-Germain....
13:00 2019-09-12

Champions League: Could Ansu Fati fill Lionel Messi's boots in Dortmund? Borussia Dortmund host Barcelona in their opening Champions League Group F match. With Messi an injury doubt, Barcelona's wunderkind looks ready to step into the limelight if called upon....
10:56 2019-09-17

Lionel Messi accuses referee of Brazil bias after Copa América defeat • Argentina captain complained of ‘crazy officiating’ after 2-0 loss• Player stated ‘referee was on their side in every dispute’Lionel Messi accused the referee of bias after Argentina crashed out of the Copa América with a 2-0 semi-final loss to Bra...
11:28 2019-07-03

Real Madrid Signing Takefusa Kubo "Proud" Of "Japanese Messi" Nickname Like Messi, Takefusa Kubo joined the Barcelona academy as a child -- when just 10 -- but left in 2015 after the Catalans were punished by FIFA for breaking rules on signing under-age players....
06:28 2019-06-15

Mesut Ozil's message for Arsenal's rising stars Joe Willock and Reiss Nelson: 'Believe in yourself' Mesut Ozil has told Arsenal's rising stars Joe Willock and Reiss Nelson to keep believing in their own ability as Unai Emery's squad look to maintain an impressive start to the new campaign....
22:56 2019-08-21

Man Utd would sell Paul Pogba... but he will cost Real Madrid £200m, insists Dimitar Berbatov Dimitar Berbatov believes Paul Pogba will make a dramatic move from Manchester United to Real Madrid this summer - providing that the Spanish giants get serious with their transfer fee....
23:00 2019-08-16

Man Utd news LIVE: Transfer latest on Maguire, Pogba and Lukaku, fixtures and pre-season tour Manchester United continue their pre-season preparations in Australia as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer seeks to build a squad capable of challenging for top honours in 2019-20....
11:14 2019-07-17

Bryan Robson urges Paul Pogba to ignore transfer talk, agent and focus on Man Utd Bryan Robson believes agents have too much influence on modern players and the Manchester United great hopes wantaway midfielder Paul Pogba continues to knuckle down amid ongoing speculation....
14:42 2019-07-14

Manchester United disgusted by 'racial abuse' aimed at soccer star Paul Pogba Premier League club Manchester United says it is disgusted at "racial abuse" aimed at soccer star Paul Pogba during a draw with Wolverhampton in Wolverhampton, England....
22:14 2019-08-20

Solskjær worried about 'tough' Leicester game as Pogba adds to injury woes – video Manchester United will have to play well to emerge from their match with Leicester with any points, Ole Gunnar Solskjær has said. Solskjær confirmed Paul Pogba will miss the game, worsening United's injury troubles which could see as many as seven pl...
00:56 2019-09-14

Lionel Messi edges out Cristiano Ronaldo to head Forbes top 100 highest paid athletes Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi is the world's highest paid athlete earning £100m in the past 12 months, according to the Forbes top 100 ranking....
06:28 2019-06-12

Rivals Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo set for dinner after losing Player of the Year award Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo invited longtime rival Lionel Messi to dinner while the two sat next to each other at the UEFA Champions League draw in Monaco....
17:28 2019-08-30

How will Barcelona line up vs Athletic? Antoine Griezmann set for full debut as Lionel Messi misses out Lionel Messi missed Barcelona training on Thursday and will not travel to Bilbao for the champions' La Liga opener against Athletic Club at San Mames on Friday night....
23:00 2019-08-16

Lionel Messi shown only second career red card after Copa America bust-up with Gary Medel Lionel Messi was shown an extremely rare red card on Saturday evening as Argentina faced Chile in the third-place play-off at the 2019 Copa America tournament....
23:28 2019-07-06

No regrets for Lionel Messi as Barcelona captain repeats Champions League wish ahead of new season Barcelona captain Lionel Messi says he has no regrets about telling the Camp Nou crowd he wanted to bring back the Champions League trophy ahead of last season....
22:14 2019-08-04

Paul Pogba's behaviour questioned by ex-Real Madrid president amid uncertainty over Man Utd future Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon admits Paul Pogba is a "top player" and is causing excitement within Los Blancos' fanbase but expressed concerns over the Frenchman's behaviour....
16:28 2019-06-19

Dani Carvajal insists Real Madrid are moving on from failed Paul Pogba and Neymar deals Real Madrid right-back Dani Carvajal says there is no point dwelling on the club's failure to sign Paul Pogba from Manchester United and claims "revolutions" are not easy at the Spanish side....
08:42 2019-09-05

Real Madrid look for Paul Pogba alternative as Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek confirms interest Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek has emerged as a real alternative to Manchester United's Paul Pogba as Real Madrid look to strengthen with one more big signing before the new season....
22:42 2019-08-02

Man Utd insist Paul Pogba will travel for pre-season tour ahead of crunch talks with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Manchester United insist Paul Pogba will fly out to Australia with the rest of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's squad on Sunday despite ongoing uncertainty over his future....
13:42 2019-07-05

Lionel Messi wants Neymar back at Camp Nou as Barcelona cool their interest in signing Antoine Griezmann Barcelona's interest in Antoine Griezmann has cooled amid opposition against his signing at board level and in the dressing room at Camp Nou, with Lionel Messi and others favouring the return of Neymar this summer....
10:14 2019-06-04

Soccer superstar Lionel Messi suspended 3 months; called tournament 'corrupt' and 'fixed for Brazil' Argentina soccer superstar Lionel Messi was suspended Friday from international matches with his national team for three months after he accused Copa América organizers of corruption....
12:01 2019-08-03

How will Barcelona line up vs Real Betis as Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Ousmane Dembele all miss out? Barcelona have problems in attack for Sunday night's La Liga clash at home to Real Betis as Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Ousmane Dembele are all out....
17:42 2019-08-25

Lionel Messi injury: Barcelona star to miss US pre-season tour after injuring calf in training Lionel Messi has picked up a calf injury on his return to training with Barcelona and will miss the team's trip the USA, the Catalan club revealed on Monday....
19:28 2019-08-05

Watch: Brazil beats Argentina, Lionel Messi falls short of Copa America title Lionel Messi has once again failed to win a major international title, this time watching his Argentina squad fall 2-0 to Brazil at the 2019 Copa America....
13:56 2019-07-03

Soccer superstar Lionel Messi stuns English boy, 11, play pickup game during beach vacation An 11-year-old English boy was stunned after being asked to play a short round of pickup soccer with Argentinian superstar Lionel Messi on the beach during a holiday....
17:56 2019-07-23

'FIFA 20' is a lot more than just street soccer For the first time since 2012, street soccer is coming back to the FIFA franchise. Today, at E3 2019, EA Sports revealed a new mode called Volta that will bring small-sided play to FIFA 20, which takes a cue from the FIFA Street series that launched....
17:28 2019-06-09

That Offer to Make You Debt-Free? It Can Make You Worse Off Debt-settlement firms powered by the credit-reporting industry seek out struggling consumers to sell them plans that can leave them with high fees, damaged credit and a tax bill....
16:14 2019-08-10

Man Utd news LIVE: Transfer latest on Harry Maguire, Pogba and Lukaku, Man United fixtures and pre-season tour Manchester United continue their pre-season preparations in Australia as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer seeks to build a squad capable of challenging for top honours in 2019-20....
01:00 2019-07-16

Manchester United boss hails Paul Pogba's 'strong character' amid racist abuse – video Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær has praised Paul Pogba's character after the Frenchman was racially abused online following his penalty miss against Wolves.Speaking ahead of Manchester United's game against Crystal Palace, Solskjær call...
08:42 2019-08-24

Antoine Griezmann vows to win over Barcelona stars Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez with assists after €120m move Antoine Griezmann admits he is relieved to have finally signed for Barcelona and the French forward says he will win over Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez with assists if there is any animosity over his change of heart last summer....
08:42 2019-07-15

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique confirms Lionel Messi has clause allowing him to leave club for free Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has confirmed team-mate Lionel Messi has a clause allowing him to leave the Catalan club for free at the end of any given season....
02:42 2019-09-07

Lionel Messi to give first Barcelona press conference in four years as club close ranks for Copa del Rey Final Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique will join Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde in the team's pre-match press conference ahead of the Copa del Rey Final against Valencia on Saturday as the club close ranks after the recent Champions League collapse at Anfiel...
08:42 2019-05-24

Borussia Dortmund 0-0 Barcelona: Lionel Messi returns as Ter Stegen saves penalty in Champions League draw Barcelona have Marc-Andre ter Stegen to thank as the goalkeeper starred with a penalty save to earn a goalless draw against Borussia Dortmund in their Champions League group-stage opener....
23:42 2019-09-17

Lionel Messi feared Ernesto Valverde would be sacked by Barcelona, but says Liverpool loss was players' fault Lionel Messi says he thought Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde would be sacked after the Catalans' 4-0 loss to Liverpool in the Champions League last season, but believes the players must take responsibility for the defeat at Anfield....
13:56 2019-09-12

Chelsea appeal FIFA transfer ban to CAS "English Premier League side Chelsea have filed an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against a transfer ban imposed by world soccer governing body FIFA, the CAS said on Friday."...
11:28 2019-06-07

Here Are Some Potential Locations For FIFA's New Headquarters According to a report from the New York Times, soccer federation and bribe repository FIFA is considering moving away from its longtime headquarters in Switzerland and setting up shop elsewhere. The Times speculates that potential host countries coul...
01:56 2019-08-01

| 'I want to sue him': Blatter to target Infantino, FIFA FIFA president Gianni Infantino is running unopposed in his bid for a second term as the head of world football's governing body, but Sepp Blatter plans to sue him....
19:14 2019-05-29

The Latest: Infantino says crisis over at FIFA FIFA President Gianni Infantino says he has led the soccer body 'from being toxic' to an 'organization that develops football'        ...
11:28 2019-06-05

'I'm down with' booing of FIFA boss, says US star In the aftermath of World Cup final victory, USWNT coach Jill Ellis, part of her face hidden by a white cap with a USA badge on the front, was alone on the podium facing a puzzled media. Her captain was not by her side, as is usually the custom in po...
23:56 2019-07-07

The Latest: FIFA says arrest of Platini is 'concerning' The Latest on the French investigation involving Michel Platini (all times local): ___ 12:50 p.m. FIFA says it is "concerning" to hear that former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested in France in relation to a corruption probe into the aw...
13:42 2019-06-18

'I'm down with' booing of FIFA boss, says Rapinoe In the aftermath of World Cup final victory, USWNT coach Jill Ellis, part of her face hidden by a white cap with a USA badge on the front, was alone on the podium facing a puzzled media. Her captain was not by her side, as is usually the custom in po...
04:28 2019-07-08

FIFA Is Screwing Up The Women's World Cup On Wednesday, FIFA approved the expansion of the 2023 Women’s World Cup from 24 teams to 32, ignoring concerns about match quality and financial investment in an attempt to capitalize on the growing popularity of women’s soccer. It’s a very FIFA move...
23:42 2019-08-01

Uefa Champions League top scorers: Latest goal standings for 2018-19 UCL season - Messi wins Golden Boot Lionel Messi has been crowned as this season's Champions League Golden Boot winner despite being denied the chance to lift the European Cup this year....
23:42 2019-06-01

Borussia Dortmund vs Barcelona lineups: Confirmed team news - Lionel Messi on the bench, Ansu Fati starts Lionel Messi is on the bench for Barcelona against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League tonight, but Luis Suarez and Ansu Fati start at the Signal Iduna Park....
23:42 2019-09-17

Make-A-Wish granted my brother $15,000. Why did it make me angry? Courtney Lund O’Neill’s brother was granted a material wish but her family’s spiritual wish for his healing went unansweredWhen my little brother was granted a wish from Make-A-Wish earlier this year, I wasn’t happy like my mom was, who doled out the...
07:42 2019-05-31

FIFA expected to take over the running of African football A drastic and dramatic overhaul of African football is expected to be announced on Thursday, the eve of the kickoff of the African Cup of Nations, in the wake of corruption scandals consuming the Confederation of African Football (CAF)....
11:42 2019-06-20

FIFA-backed students sent out to help run world sports It's the Swiss finishing school preparing hundreds of post-graduate students to lead, manage and litigate world sports       ...
09:28 2019-07-19

The Warm-Up: An idiot’s guide to FIFA PR wins "Jack Lang celebrates yesterday\u0027s World Cup news (kind of), enjoys some vintage Big Mick, and prepares for a summer of kooky transfer announcement videos..."...
09:42 2019-05-23

FIFA Quietly Considering Plan to Leave Switzerland World soccer’s governing body is weighing a move away from Zurich, its home since 1932, saying Swiss law has made it difficult to hire employees from outside Europe....
00:42 2019-08-01

Infantino says FIFA scandals gone, despite corruption cases Ahead of his re-election as FIFA president, Gianni Infantino said Wednesday he has banished scandals and corruption from the soccer body despite losing members of his council for misconduct....
13:42 2019-06-05

FIFA 20: release date, news, new modes and everything else there is to know Goal, goal, goal. Football, football, football. No ‘soccer’ shenanigans here folks – we’re talking about the beautiful game, FIFA 20, the 2020 season’s updated footie simulator.We’re yet to have confirmation ...
18:56 2019-06-05

EA announces Volta, a NBA Street-like mode for FIFA 20 Soccer is going to the streets in Volta, a new mode for FIFA 20. EA showed it before EA Play in Los Angeles ahead of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). Read More...
18:42 2019-06-08

The Best FIFA Women's Player shortlist revealed "World Cup winners USA dominate the Best FIFA Women\u0027s Player shortlist released today while outgoing manager Jill Ellis also features on the Best Coach list."...
20:56 2019-07-31

FIFA confirms life ban for Brazil's Del Nero FIFA's appeal committee has rejected an appeal by former Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) president Marco Polo Del Nero against his life ban from the sport, the global soccer body said on Monday....
23:28 2019-05-27

FIFA says only 14 women's World Cup matches are sold out World soccer governing body FIFA said on Tuesday that they have allocated a million tickets for the ongoing women's World Cup in France but only 14 of the 52 matches are sold out, countering claims that tickets were selling fast....
15:28 2019-06-12

'PES 2020' isn't perfect, but it's good enough to rival 'FIFA 20' It was only about a year ago that I thought Pro Evolution Soccer was basically dead. That's how I felt right after Konami lost the licensing rights for the UEFA Champions League, the most important club competition, to its archrival FIFA from EA...
03:56 2019-09-10

FIFA 20's Volta mode is good enough to be its own game There's a lot to Volta, FIFA 20's new street soccer mode. Rather than a one-off sideshow to the main game, it's actually multiple offline and online game styles and a full story campaign, rolled into a cohesive and enjoyable package. ...
22:42 2019-08-20

FIFA: Only 32 teams in Qatar World Cup 2022 World football's governing body was hoping to expand the competition to include 48 countries. However, that would have needed another Gulf country to host games along with Qatar, amid deteriorating ties in the region....
08:14 2019-05-23

Women’s World Cup will be best ever but is it because of or despite Fifa? | Kieran Pender Over 45,000 fans loved the opening ceremony as France kicked off the event in style but will it be enough for the French public to overcome a reticence regarding the women’s game?The Parisian weather failed to dampen a colourful opening to the Women’...
23:56 2019-06-07

FIFA Says 10 Countries May Bid for 2023 Women’s World Cup The enthusiasm is the latest sign of growing interest and potential investment in the women’s game, but FIFA’s decision to expand the event will leave the host nation a narrow window to prepare....
19:00 2019-08-19

EA is finally improving Career Mode for 'FIFA 20' Even though 'Street' soccer will be the biggest addition to FIFA 20, hardcore fans of the franchise know the importance of Career Mode. And this year, with the new game launching on September 27th, developer EA Sports is promising to make t...
08:00 2019-08-08

AP Source: FIFA to keep 2022 World Cup with 32 teams A person with knowledge of the situation says the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will have 32 teams, with FIFA scrapping a proposal to expand the tournament to 48 nations. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because they were ...
21:56 2019-05-22

Saudis, Bahrain, UAE join to bid for FIFA’s U-20 World Cup GENEVA (AP) — Middle East neighbors Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates are jointly bidding to host the Under-20 World Cup in 2021. FIFA says the Gulf plan is among five to express interest in bidding, including Brazil. Indonesia, Peru...
19:28 2019-05-23

Out of turmoil, Infantino set to lead FIFA into calmer era After years of turmoil for FIFA, Gianni Infantino this week will get a fresh four-year presidential term to lead world soccer in relative calm        ...
14:14 2019-06-03

Angry fans, not Barcelona, wasting Lionel Messi's final years by targeting Ernesto Valverde and Ivan Rakitic Barcelona will play for yet another trophy on Saturday night. If the Catalans can beat Valencia in Seville , they will win a second successive domestic double and claim a record fifth successive Copa del Rey....
16:14 2019-05-24

Fifa confirms appointment of Fatma Samoura in Africa Fifa confirms the appointment of its general secretary Fatma Samoura as a 'General Delegate for Africa' in light of recent governance issues on the continent....
14:14 2019-06-20

Saudis, Bahrain, UAE join to bid for FIFA's U-20 World Cup Middle East neighbors Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates are jointly bidding to host the Under-20 World Cup in 2021        ...
19:56 2019-05-23

Watch FIFA boss Infantino hit hilariously bad corner "Playing for the association in a FIFA internal tournament, president Gianni Infantino didn\u0027t cover himself in glory when taking a corner kick..."...
10:42 2019-06-07

Gianni Infantino Waved In For Second Term As FIFA President Gianni Infantino was re-elected Wednesday by acclamation for a second term as FIFA president at the Congress of world football's governing body in Paris....
16:28 2019-06-05

Megan Rapinoe hits out at FIFA on eve of World Cup final Megan Rapinoe, one the of the stand out football stars from the Women's World Cup, has hit out at FIFA for disrespecting the women's game on the eve of the tournament's final....
05:42 2019-07-07

Top FIFA official Boban leaving to join AC Milan ZURICH (AP) — FIFA presidential adviser Zvonimir Boban is returning to AC Milan as its chief football officer. FIFA says Boban, the deputy secretary general with responsibility for soccer issues, is leaving within days. Boban says: “I will alwa...
14:56 2019-06-14

| FIFA set deadline for Cardiff, Nantes over Sala dispute FIFA have given French club Nantes and Cardiff City 10 days to reach a settlement in the dispute over payment of the transfer fee following the death of Emiliano Sala....
17:42 2019-08-29

FIFA 20: release date, news, Volta modes and everything else there is to know Better manual defending, revamped shooting and a 'Volta Football' street and indoor five-a-side mode: FIFA 20 is on its way, and we've got the first details here.Yep: goal, goal, goal. Football, football, football. No ‘soccer&#x...
23:00 2019-08-19

FIFA must act after death of Iran's 'Blue Girl,' says activist An Iranian activist is lashing out at FIFA following the death of a female fan who set herself on fire after she was denied access to a soccer stadium in Tehran....
01:56 2019-09-13

Former FIFA official to challenge life ban at sports court LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Former FIFA Council member Kwesi Nyantakyi will challenge his life ban from soccer for financial corruption at the Court of Arbitration for Sport next month. The court says the hearing is on July 4. Verdicts typically fol...
18:14 2019-06-11

FIFA imposes life ban on Botswana official for bribery Mooketsi Kgotlele, the former head of the Botswana Football Association, has been banned for life for accepting bribes in relation to international matches. Which games were concerned remains a mystery....
03:28 2019-07-23

Recommended Reading: The legacy of female players in 'FIFA' How female characters in FIFA led to a diversity movement at EA Dean Takahashi, VentureBeat Discussions on diversity and equal pay have taken over in the week following the 2019 Women's World Cup, especially in the US. EA game designer Katie S...
20:28 2019-07-13

Pay equity in sports overshadows the FIFA Women’s World Cup After beating the Netherlands 2-0, Team USA soccer star Megan Rapinoe says there was no mistaking that the crowd was chanting "equal pay, equal pay."...
16:42 2019-07-09

FIFA Drops Plan for 48-Team World Cup in 2022 Unable to find co-hosts for a larger tournament, FIFA dropped a proposal championed by its president and said the 2022 tournament would remain at 32 teams....
01:42 2019-05-23

FIFA Women's World Cup semifinal live: England vs. USA England and the United States are set to face each other in Lyon with a berth in the final on the line. Follow all of the live action here, starting at 21:00 CEST!...
19:28 2019-07-02

FIFA 20 Chelsea player ratings: Just one star makes the top 100 It is common knowledge that Chelsea are facing a transition season, and EA Sports have acted accordingly with the release of FIFA 20 fast approaching....
11:56 2019-09-09

Infantino says African football will "significantly improve" with FIFA help "FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday that the unprecedented move to step in and jointly administer African football with the regional body CAF will \"significantly improve\" the sport on the continent."...
18:56 2019-07-17

| EX-FIFA exec Warner ordered by judge to pay $79 million Former FIFA vice president and North American regional football president Jack Warner has been ordered to pay $79 million in damages by a federal judge....
22:56 2019-07-11

Opinion: C'mon, FIFA. Let the women have their day with World Cup final FIFA allowed two confederations to schedule championship games of men's tournaments on the same day as the World Cup final for the women.       ...
22:42 2019-07-06

'Is it too much to ask?' Matildas take fight to Fifa over fair Women's World Cup pay PFA demands an immediate doubling of prize moneyCurrently women playing for 7.5% of men’s purseThe chasm that exists between men’s and women’s pay in football has been addressed by the World Cup-bound Matildas, who have taken their claim for gender e...
08:28 2019-06-04

Rapinoe: FIFA's prize money boost still 'not fair' Despite a proposal announced Friday by FIFA president Gianni Infantino to invest $1 billion in the women's game over the next four years and double prize money at the 2023 Women's World Cup, U.S. captain Megan Rapinoe says female soccer players are n...
19:56 2019-07-06

FIFA faces fan backlash over seating at women's World Cup World soccer governing body FIFA is facing a backlash on social media from fans who bought multiple tickets for next month's women's World Cup in France only to discover that their seats were not together....
11:28 2019-05-22

Rapinoe slams FIFA over schedule, prize money United States co-captain Megan Rapinoe launched a scathing attack on world soccer's governing body FIFA, on the eve of the women's World Cup final, saying the organization did not respect the female game....
20:14 2019-07-06

FIFA gets tougher on racism in disciplinary code update FIFA is doubling its minimum ban for racist incidents to 10 games, and will start inviting players to make victim statements at disciplinary hearings       ...
17:14 2019-07-11

eSport: MoAuba becomes first German FIFA world champion 'MoAuba' upset the odds in the FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final to beat reigning titleholder 'Rogue Msdossary' in London. The Werder Bremen gamer is the first German to claim a world title in competitive FIFA....
23:28 2019-08-04

FIFA gamers converge on London chasing $250,000 jackpot Thirty two of the world's best esports players are flexing their fingers and thumbs in readiness for the FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final at London's O2 Arena this weekend....
03:14 2019-08-02

FIFA and AFD to promote women's soccer in Africa: Infantino FIFA and the French Development Agency (AFD) have pledged ahead of the June 7-July 7 World Cup in France to promote women's soccer in Africa on a long-term basis, the governing body's president Gianni Infantino said on Tuesday....
00:14 2019-06-05

Despite FIFA ticket boast, most World Cup games not sold out FIFA says 14 of 52 Women's World Cup games have sold out, a month after boasting only a "few matches" still had tickets available       ...
11:56 2019-06-11

FIFA working on solution for World Cup ticketing issue FIFA says it is working toward a solution with the local organizing committee in France after some fans buying tickets for the Women's World Cup were not given seats together        ...
03:00 2019-05-22

FIFA president wants to expand Women’s World Cup to 32 teams FIFA President Gianni Infantino will need quick approval from ruling bodies to enlarge the Women's World Cup, with bidding already underway for the 2023 edition....
22:00 2019-07-05

Manchester City fined by Fifa over recruitment of players under 18 • City fined more than £310,000 but avoid transfer window ban• ‘The club accepts responsibility for the breaches’Manchester City have avoided a transfer embargo from Fifa, instead being fined 370,000 Swiss francs (approx £314,000) for a breach of reg...
09:56 2019-08-14

FIFA's Infantino wants to expand women's World Cup to 32 teams FIFA President Gianni Infantino wants to expand the women's World Cup to 32 teams from 24 for the next edition in 2023 along with doubling the prize money to $60 million, he said on Friday....
17:14 2019-07-05

Reelected head Gianni Infantino says FIFA scandals over Gianni Infantino has been reelected president of FIFA, after running unopposed. He said that the organization has been transformed into being "synonymous with credibility."...
13:42 2019-06-05

| Women's World Cup to feature 32 teams from 2023, say FIFA The Women's World Cup will be expanded from 24 to 32 teams at the 2023 edition in an effort to "foster the growth of women's football", FIFA said Wednesday....
23:00 2019-07-31

| FIFA's Boban 'not in favour' of stadium closures for racism Former Croatia international Zvonimir Boban says he is against football matches being suspended if players are racially abused by a small number of fans....
21:42 2019-06-03

The Latest: Infantino re-elected as FIFA president to 2023 PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the FIFA meetings ahead of the Women’s World Cup (all times local): ___ 11:25 a.m. Gianni Infantino has been re-elected as FIFA president through 2023. FIFA’s 211 member federation acclaimed him without a vote...
13:42 2019-06-05

Indoor five-a-side football mode could finally be returning in FIFA 20 We're just hours away from the EA Play live-stream at E3 2019 kicking off, where we're expecting to get all the official details on FIFA 20. But has one of its biggest, most-wanted features already been teased?Yes football fans, FIFA 20 cou...
16:56 2019-06-08

FIFA boss and Macron booed at World Cup final ceremony The crowd at the women's World Cup final booed FIFA chief Gianni Infantino and French president Emmanuel Macron as United States fans demanded equal pay for the players after their team claimed a fourth global title by beating the Netherlands 2-0 on ...
01:14 2019-07-08

FIFA bans Afghan official for life for sexual abuse ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned the former head of soccer in Afghanistan from the sport for life for sexually abusing female players. Keramuudin Karim, who was president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, was also fined 1 million Swiss francs ($1 ...
16:42 2019-06-08

Fifa Puskás Award 2019: breakdown of the 10-strong shortlist Fifa has released a 10-goal shortlist, featuring Billie Simpson of Cliftonville Ladies, Lionel Messi and Andros TownsendThe Puskás Award, named after the Hungary legend, is given to the best goal scored in the last 12 months. Notable winners include ...
21:14 2019-08-20

AP Source: FIFA vice president Ahmad detained in Paris PARIS (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says FIFA vice president Ahmad has been detained in Paris, a day before the start of the Women’s World Cup. The person says the African Football Confederation president was detained for question...
14:56 2019-06-06

'FIFA 20' revives 'Street' soccer games on September 27th EA has explored seemingly every angle of official soccer (yes, football) pitches in the FIFA series, so what's left to do? Take it to unofficial pitches, of course. The company is releasing FIFA 20 on September 27th for PC, PS4 and Xbox One, and...
08:42 2019-06-09

FIFA Women's World Cup: Why Germany has a unique football vocabulary It doesn't feel that way now, but Germans weren't enthusiastic about football in the 19th century. Christoph Marx, a World Cup historian, explains how special terms for soccer were developed to change that....
15:56 2019-06-07

Soccer: FIFA tells Iran it is time to allow women into stadiums FIFA president Gianni Infantino has told Iran it is time to allow women into football stadiums and the global soccer body expects "positive developments", starting with their next home match in October....
15:28 2019-09-19

Infantino re-elected FIFA president unopposed at Paris congress "Gianni Infantino was re-elected FIFA president unopposed at the congress of world football\u0027s governing body in Paris on Wednesday as he claimed to have turned the organisation from being \"toxic and almost criminal\" back to its core values."...
13:14 2019-06-05

FIFA withdraws claim of 1 million tickets sold at World Cup PARIS (AP) — FIFA has withdrawn a claim that 1 million tickets have been sold for the Women’s World Cup and now says the total includes people paying nothing to attend games, including VIPs and even medical staff. FIFA deleted a tweet posted on...
14:56 2019-06-12

Afghanistan: Will FIFA's investigation into sexual abuse claims have any impact? As the World Cup approaches, FIFA are investigating claims female footballers from Afghanistan were sexually abused. But with conservative attitudes so entrenched and victim-blaming rife, can it make any difference?...
16:56 2019-06-06

FIFA Puts An End To The Scourge Of Amazing, Impossible Goalkeeper Goals Goalkeepers occasionally score goals. Some turn it into an art form; Brazil’s Rogério Ceni scored 131 times. Still, a game where a goalkeeper scores is rare. Even rarer still: a goalkeeper throwing the ball into the other team’s net for a goal....
00:14 2019-07-18

Swiss prosecutors say FIFA work continues after boss recused The Swiss federal prosecution office says most criminal proceedings in its five-year FIFA investigation will continue unaffected by the attorney general being recused       ...
18:00 2019-06-19

Women’s World Cup hit by empty seats and Fifa’s warped priorities Great on-field achievements at France 2019 are undermined by the governing body’s apparent undervaluing of the eventFrom fans finding pre-tournament that they would be seated separately from friends and family, to exaggerated ticket sales and overzea...
16:28 2019-06-18

FIFA 19 Futties Countdown: Nominees, Voting Results, New FUT Player SBC's and more EA Sports might have announced the FIFA 19 Futties earlier this week, but the first Nominee's and winners from fan votes are revealed today. Here's everything you need to know....
14:42 2019-07-05

FIFA officials to visit Iran after death of "Blue Girl" "FIFA officials will visit Iran, following the death of a female fan who set herself on fire in protest at her arrest for attending a match, world soccer\u0027s governing body told Reuters on Wednesday."...
05:56 2019-09-12

FIFA accused of failing Afghan sexual abuse victims While FIFA celebrates women's football at the World Cup in France, it tramples it underfoot in other regions. For its president Gianni Infantino, the sexual abuse of Afghan national players is only an annoying side note....
00:14 2019-07-05

FIFA, U.S. Soccer sued by promoter in anti-trust case The U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) illegally conspired with football’s governing body FIFA to prevent foreign clubs and leagues from holding competitive matches in the United States, a lawsuit filed by a sports promotions company alleged on Monday....
03:00 2019-09-10

Fifa Secretary General Samoura in line for Africa role Fifa and Caf are considering appointing Fifa General Secretary Fatma Samoura as a 'High Commissioner for Africa' in light of recent governance issues on the continent....
06:42 2019-06-20

FIFA approves expansion of Women's World Cup to 32 teams in 2023 "FIFA has approved the expansion of the Women\u0027s World Cup from the existing 24 teams to 32 for the 2023 edition and reopened the bidding process for potential hosts."...
20:56 2019-07-31

Women's World Cup: Fifa opens disciplinary proceedings against Cameroon Fifa opens disciplinary proceedings against Cameroon for team misconduct, offensive behaviour and fair play breaches during the Women's World Cup loss to England....
19:56 2019-06-27

FIFA 20 demo: release date, time and how to play now on PS4, PC and Xbox One It may be a few weeks until FIFA 20 releases but you can get your hands on the FIFA 20 demo right now. The FIFA 20 demo went live on September 10 on Xbox One, PS4 and PC, and allows players to get a taster session of the latest addition in the s...
01:42 2019-09-11

Swiss supreme court dismisses Valcke’s FIFA ban appeal LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Swiss supreme court says it has rejected an appeal by former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke against a 10-year ban from soccer for financial wrongdoing. The 58-year-old Valcke had argued that his punishment was e...
15:56 2019-05-31

FIFA defends VAR ahead of women's World Cup quarter-finals "FIFA on Wednesday defended its VAR review system, saying referees had reached a 98% accuracy rate in decision-making during the group stage of the women\u0027s World Cup in France."...
19:14 2019-06-27

FIFA begin disciplinary action against Cameroon after England defeat "June 26 (Reuters) - FIFA opened disciplinary proceedings against Cameroon after an ill-tempered 3-0 loss to England in the last 16 of the women\u0027s World Cup on Sunday, during which they reacted furiously to two VAR decisions."...
19:14 2019-06-27

FIFA bans ex-Oceania general secretary Nicholas for eight years Former Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) general secretary Tai Nicholas has been banned from all soccer-related activities for eight years for financial misconduct, world soccer governing body FIFA said on Thursday....
12:42 2019-05-30

Chelsea transfer ban explained: What we know so far about Fifa blocking new signings for two windows Chelsea have been hit with a transfer embargo by Fifa, banning them for registering players for the two consecutive windows over breaching regulations regarding minors....
15:42 2019-06-23

Fifa’s Gianni Infantino wants 32-team Women’s World Cup for 2023 • President calls for increase from 24 in current tournament• Infantino also proposes doubling prize money to £48mGianni Infantino wants to expand the Women’s World Cup finals to 32 teams from 24 in 2023 and double the prize money to $60m (£48m).Befo...
21:28 2019-07-05

Less than two weeks before World Cup begins, FIFA says it is reallocating separated seats Fans who purchased tickets together for World Cup in France irate when they discovered FIFA had separated their seats.        ...
21:14 2019-05-28

Qatar 2022: FIFA admits violation of workers' standards FIFA have for the first time admitted a violation in workers' standards as Qatar prepares for the 2022 World Cup. The revelation comes following an investigative report by German broadcaster WDR....
11:28 2019-06-06

Guardiola fumes at City's FIFA award shortlist snub "Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola questions the shortlist for the 2019 Best FIFA Men\u0027s Player award after his player were snubbed despite winning four trophies last season."...
17:00 2019-08-04

Nations League winner Portugal rises in FIFA rankings ZURICH (AP) — Nations League champion Portugal is up two places to No. 5 in the FIFA men’s rankings which are still led by Belgium. World champion France in second, Copa America host Brazil, and England complete an unchanged top four in the sta...
11:14 2019-06-14

2 jobs put FIFA's Samoura in conflict on African TV rights 2 jobs put FIFA secretary general Fatma Samoura in a potential conflict of interest over African TV rights sale       ...
19:42 2019-08-14

Megan Rapinoe attacks Fifa: 'A terrible idea to put everything on the same day' – video Megan Rapinoe has taken a swipe at Fifa the day before her USA side play in the women's World Cup final. 'It is terrible scheduling for everyone.' the co-captain said. She added: 'Obviously there are two other finals going on but this is the World Cu...
19:56 2019-07-06

Sri Lanka welcomes FIFA ruling Macau out of WCup qualifying COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankans soccer officials have welcomed a FIFA decision to advance its team to the next round of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers after removing Macau for its refusal to travel to Sri Lanka because of security concerns over ...
09:14 2019-06-29

FIFA members gather ahead of Infantino's re-election FIFA President Gianni Infantino is meeting his 211 voters one day ahead of his re-election for a new four-year term        ...
11:28 2019-06-04

Fifa set to close gender pay gap after 2019 Women's World Cup Fifa has agreed to negotiate more prize money for women's national teams after this summer's 2019 Women's World Cup, following a successful campaign by Australia....
14:14 2019-06-04

Mino Raiola: Man Utd should protect 'respectful' Paul Pogba from critics Mino Raiola has criticised Manchester United for failing to take a stand against what the agent perceives to be unfair criticism of Paul Pogba's recent behaviour....
14:00 2019-07-09

Paul Pogba stalemate a pain for Manchester United manager and fans | Paul Wilson Ole Gunnar Solskjær is in a tricky position with United ready to sell the midfielder but at a price beyond Europe’s top clubsOle Gunnar Solskjær will seek face‑to-face discussions with Paul Pogba before Manchester United make any decision over the un...
19:56 2019-07-06

Brazil beat Argentina LIVE: Gabriel Jesus & Roberto Firmino lead hosts to Copa America final as Lionel Messi misses out Goals from Gabriel Jesus and Roberto Firmino saw Brazil beat Argentina 2-0 in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday night to advance to the final of the Copa America....
06:28 2019-07-03

Gary Neville rages over Man Utd penalty incident after 'embarrassing' Pogba and Rashford confusion Gary Neville was left fuming with the 'embarrassing' penalty incident that saw Manchester United miss out on the chance to move top of the Premier League....
01:28 2019-08-20

Barcelona to offer Lionel Messi a 'lifetime contract' to stay at Camp Nou Barcelona want to offer Lionel Messi a 'lifetime contract' after a clause was revealed in which it was confirmed he can leave the Catalan club for free at the end of the season....
14:00 2019-09-09

Opinion: Women's World Cup soccer still gets second-class treatment from FIFA Global soccer leader FIFA says it cares about development of the women's game, but even with the World Cup approaching, the women are still getting second-class treatment.        ...
08:28 2019-05-25

Google Celebrates Commencement Of FIFA Women's World Cup 2019 With Doodle Women's World Cup: The Google Doodle celebrates the eighth edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup with a collage of characters from its upcoming series of doodles by guest artists representing each of......
08:28 2019-06-07

FIFA claims progress in letting women attend games in Iran FIFA says Iran's soccer federation supports letting women attend 2022 World Cup qualifying games of its men's national team, though government approval is still needed       ...
15:42 2019-07-18

Volta Fails to Impress in FIFA 20 Demo but Pro Football Feels More Promising FIFA 20 demo released Tuesday on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. We review its offerings, from a peek at Volta street football to the big, new defensive changes coming to pro football....
10:56 2019-09-13

Exclusive: FIFA officials to visit Iran after death of 'Blue Girl' FIFA officials will visit Iran, following the death of a female fan who set herself on fire in protest at her arrest for attending a match, world soccer's governing body told Reuters on Wednesday....
22:42 2019-09-11

Trump says he talked to FIFA chief about making women's soccer 'more equitable' President Donald Trump met with FIFA president Gianni Infantino at the White House and said the two discussed what can be done to make women's soccer "even better and more equitable."...
23:14 2019-09-10

Liverpool dominate Fifa The Best player nominations as Raheem Sterling misses out Liverpool dominated Fifa's nominees for The Best men's player award with Raheem Sterling a notable snub as the 10-man shortlist was announced on Wednesday....
17:56 2019-07-31

FIFA bans ex-Afghan football chief for life over sex abuse allegations Keramuudin Karim was also fined $1 million after world soccer's governing body received complaints that he sexually assaulted several female players. The controversy left the Afghan women's football team in tatters....
20:28 2019-06-08

FIFA 20 trailer: First gameplay footage, Volta Football and new features revealed Another football season will soon be upon us and that means for gamers, it's time to discover the exciting new details about the upcoming FIFA 20 game....
20:56 2019-07-18

A Trove of FIFA Secrets, Locked Inside a New Jersey Storage Locker Chuck Blazer, whose cooperation led to the arrests of top FIFA officials, died in 2017. But he left behind materials that could implicate officials who have so far escaped punishment....
03:42 2019-05-29

Govt urged to crackdown on 'gambling' loot boxes in games like FIFA Loot boxes that have seen players wrack up huge bills in popular games like FIFA should be recognised as a form of gambling and banned from being sold to children, according to a damning new report....
07:00 2019-09-12

FIFA bans South Sudanese official for taking soccer money ZURICH (AP) — The only African soccer federation leader to publicly support Gianni Infantino’s successful FIFA presidential campaign in 2016 has been banned for corruption. FIFA says Chabur Goc Alei of South Sudan has been banned for 10 years a...
18:28 2019-05-24

| FIFA organises Iran visit to 'assess preparations' for female fans FIFA said on Wednesday it will send officials to Iran "shortly" to look at the possibility of allowing female spectators into football games in the country....
12:14 2019-09-12

FIFA unanimously approves expansion of 2023 Women’s World Cup to 32 teams The FIFA Council has approved an expansion of the number of teams participating in the FIFA Women’s World Cup from 24 to 32, citing the “astounding success” of France 2019....
20:56 2019-07-31

Govt urged to crack down on 'gambling' loot boxes in games like FIFA Loot boxes that have seen players rack up huge bills in popular games like FIFA should be recognised as a form of gambling and banned from being sold to children, according to a damning new report....
17:56 2019-09-12

Rethink on new penalty law midway through is massive own goal by Fifa | Suzanne Wrack The most important Women’s World Cup in history is still being treated as a testing ground by Fifa for the men’s gameFifa is panicking. The approval by the International Football Association Board, at Fifa’s request, of a temporary suspension at shoo...
23:28 2019-06-22

Wrong to remove World Cup fans advocating for Iranian women - FIFA World soccer governing body FIFA says it was wrong for stewards to intervene and remove two fans at a women's World Cup match in France on Saturday because they advocated for Iranian women to be allowed into stadiums in the middle eastern country....
17:00 2019-06-19

FIFA Women's World Cup: Germany find their shooting boots just before the knockouts Germany have qualified for the knockout stages after coming through Group B unbeaten and without conceding a single goal. Monday's 4-0 win over South Africa was welcome but routine. Now there are bigger tests to come....
13:14 2019-06-19