‘Fifa calendar reforms destructive for club game’

September 25, 2021 Blueprint 0

Fifa’s calendar revamp would “lead to a direct and destructive impact on the club game”, says the European Club Association. World football’s governing body has proposed a men’s World Cup every two years as part of an overhauled international match calendar (IMC). The ECA said the planned changes were “in direct and unilateral breach of certain legal obligations”. It also Read More

Breaking: Chelsea midfielder named UEFA Men’s Player of the Year

August 26, 2021 Editor 0

Jorginho capped off an unforgettable 2020-21 season with the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year award, beating out teammate N’Golo Kante and Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne.   For both club and country, the Brazil-born midfielder excelled. His seven Premier League goals were the most for Chelsea as the Blues finished fourth in the table, and he was instrumental in the club going on to Read More

Happening now: Fans in excitement mood, defy COVID-19, flood streets as England lead Italy in Euro 2020 final

July 11, 2021 Editor 0

England fans have already gathering as excitement surrounds their team’s Euro 2020 final against Italy. At the moment, England are leading Italy 1-0 with the match less than 20 minutes played. Revellers had also filled the streets in central London ahead of the game. But at Wembley, footage showed dozens of fans trying to force their way past barriers to Read More

Breaking: Mikel Obi leaves Stoke City, joins club in Kuwait

July 1, 2021 Editor 0

Kuwaiti Premier League club Al Kuwait SC have announced the signing of John Obi Mikel from Championship side Stoke City. The Brigadiers disclosed hat the former Chelsea and Trabzonspor star has penned a one-year contract that will keep him at the club for the 2021-22 season. Mikel’s signing comes as reinforcement for Al Kuwait who finished third in the Premier League Read More

Breaking: UEFA set to scrap away goals rule from all competitions

June 24, 2021 BBC 0

The away goals rule in European club football is to be abolished from the start of next season, governing body Uefa has confirmed. The rule, used since 1965, decided drawn two-legged games by favouring the team that scored the most away goals. All ties level on aggregate at the end of the second leg will instead go to extra time Read More

Breaking: Midfield marshal, N’Golo Kante, is player of Manchester vs Chelsea Champions League final match

May 30, 2021 Editor 0

Chelsea midfield commander, N’Golo Kanté, has been named player of the match for the 2021 UEFA Champions League final after helping his team defeat Manchester City 1-0 in Porto. The latest defeat is third in barely two months against Manchester City. The French international was a consistently solid presence in the Blues midfield, harrying his City counterparts and thwarting attacks Read More

Breaking: Chelsea ‘s Mendy now first African goalkeeper to win UEFA Champions League

May 29, 2021 Editor 0

Chelsea’s Edouard Mendy has become the first African goalkeeper to win a Champions League title, in its current form, after Chelsea beat Manchester City in tonight’s final Champions League 2021. According to report gathered , The Senegal international becomes the first African goalkeeper to play in the competition’s final since 1985. Edouard Mendy has set a Champions League record having made Chelsea’s starting Read More

Liverpool agree to sign Konate

May 28, 2021 Blueprint 0

Liverpool have agreed to sign centre-back Ibrahima Konate from RB Leipzig for £35m on a long-term deal. The French defender, 22, has passed his medical and agreed personal terms, with his move subject to international clearance and a UK work permit. “It’s a really exciting moment for me and my family,” said Konate, whose contract will run from 1 July. Read More

Revealed! How Manchester United’s ‘trophyless’ seasons turned Samuel Chukwueze’s Villarreal to Europa League Champions

May 27, 2021 BBC 0

David de Gea failed at the end of a marathon penalty shootout as Villarreal dashed Manchester United’s hopes of Europa League glory in Gdansk. This was a disappointing contest lacking in quality and producing only three shots on target across 120 minutes – but drama arrived with the spot-kicks. All 20 outfield players converted their penalties in the longest shootout Read More

Breaking: From Istanbul, UEFA moves Champions League final to Portugal

May 13, 2021 BBC 0

The Champions League final between Chelsea and Manchester City on 29 May will take place in Portugal with 6,000 fans from each club able to attend. The game has been moved from Turkey to the Portuguese city of Porto because of coronavirus restrictions. Portugal is on England’s green list so players and fans can attend without having to quarantine on Read More

Breaking – European Super League: Juventus, Real Madrid, Barcelona slam Premier League, other clubs, dare UEFA

May 8, 2021 Sportsmail 0

Juventus, Real Madrid and Barcelona have released a joint statement slamming ‘unacceptable pressures, threats and offences’ to scrap the Super League project, turning on the nine clubs that have signed a deal with UEFA.  Europe’s biggest clubs are at war amid the fallout of the disastrous £3.5bn plot that threatened the football landscape. On Friday, nine of the 12 participating clubs agreed a peace Read More

European Super League: UEFA sanctions Chelsea, Arsenal Liverpool, 6 others

May 8, 2021 BBC 0

Nine of the original European Super League clubs, including the Premier League’s ‘big six’, have been given a financial punishment by Uefa. The nine – Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur, plus AC Milan, Inter Milan and Atletico Madrid – have also committed to the European governing body and its competitions. However, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Read More

2021: Top football clubs with largest Fanbases in the world

March 9, 2021 Editor 0

When people think about the most popular, most followed sport in the world, there’s no doubt that football is the first to come to mind. International by nature, professional and amateur leagues can be found in dozens of countries, alongside enthusiastic fans that will follow their favorite players to the end of the globe. In Europe especially, a select few of the most celebrated Read More

Europa: Manchester United face AC Milan, Arsenal get Olympiakos date

February 26, 2021 Blueprint 0

Manchester United will play seven-time Champions League winners AC Milan in the last 16 of the Europa League. AC Milan, who sit second in Serie A, are yet to win the competition while United’s only triumph was in 2017. Arsenal, finalists in 2019, face Greek side Olympiakos, who knocked them out in the last-32 stage last year. Tottenham will play Read More

Fifa Club World Cup: Bayern Munich are new Champions

February 12, 2021 BBC 0

Benjamin Pavard scored the only goal as Bayern Munich beat Tigres to win the Fifa Club World Cup final in Qatar, their sixth trophy in nine months. Bayern have won the Uefa Super Cup, German Super Cup and are now world champions, to complete a clean sweep of trophies after last season’s Treble. Pavard’s goal was initially ruled out for Read More

Breaking: PSG, Istanbul walk out as Ronaldo nets brace, Juventus wreck Messi’s Barcelona at champions League

December 8, 2020 BBC 0

The match between Paris St-Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir was suspended after a match official was accused of using a racist term towards one of the away side’s backroom staff. Istanbul allege fourth official Sebastian Coltescu used a racist term towards assistant coach Pierre Webo. Former Cameroon international Webo was shown a red card in an exchange on the touchline. Istanbul Read More

PSG gunning for UCL revenge at Manchester United

December 1, 2020 Editor 0

Wednesday is a big day in the UEFA Champions League with several groups still having places in the knockout rounds up for grabs going into matchday five. We start with a look at Group E. Both Chelsea and Sevilla have collected 10 points, while Krasnodar and Rennes dwindle in the bottom half of the table with one point apiece. Although Read More

Breaking: Real cause of Diego Maradona’s death exposed

November 25, 2020 Dailymail 0

Diego Maradona has died from a heart attack less than a month after turning 60, Dailymail reports. The Argentinian football legend died at home, his lawyer said, just three weeks after having surgery on a blood clot in his brain. Maradona won the World Cup with Argentina in 1986, having knocked England out of the tournament in a match which saw Read More

Breaking: Again, Ronaldo tests positive for Coronavirus

October 22, 2020 TheSun 0

Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus for a second time, The Sun reports. The Juventus star had already been diagnosed with the illness while on Portugal duty earlier in the month. But nine days after that positive test, Ronaldo is still infectious. According to Portuguese newspaper Correio de Manha, the 35-year-old’s latest results came back on Thursday. And this second diagnosis Read More