Back-up plan: The ‘clever’ City star set to fill De Bruyne gap

BERNARDO Silva has started well for Manchester City and looks ready to seize a key role especially after an injury to star man Kevin De Bruyne.. Only goalkeeper Ederson and player of the year De Bruyne were involved in more games than Bernardo Silva in Manchester City’s title-winning season. The problem for Silva was that […]

Unai Emery demands major changes to Arsenal’s campaign: Players in for a shock – EXCLUSIVE

The former Sevilla and PSG coach has built his reputation on a high-energy style of play and has set rigorous targets for his performance team to achieve after another year in which Arsenal missed out on elite European competition. He believes players need to lose on average 1.3kg of fat – nearly three pounds. It […]

Football club’s awkward X-rated mishap

ENGLISH football club Bristol Rovers have launched an investigation into how clubhouse televisions showed adult channel Babestation during halftime of Wednesday’s (AEST) Carabao Cup win against Crawley. Hundreds of Rovers supporters, many of whom were children, were shocked to see the X-rated station rather than the usual score updates from different games around the country. […]

Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus star blasted by Sergio Ramos for comments aimed at Real Madrid

Ronaldo turned his back on Real Madrid after nine successful years at the Bernabeu, joining Juventus in a £105million transfer last month. The 33-year-old chose to leave the club after growing tired at club president Florentino Perez’s refusal to give him the same salary as the likes of Lionel Messi and Neymar. Cristiano Ronaldo appeared […]

Man Utd should sack Jose Mourinho for Real Madrid legend Zinedine Zidane for two reasons

Manchester United, despite their Premier League victory over Leicester on Friday, seem stuck in a rut. Despite finishing second last term, Mourinho’s position is at its weakest in two years. All does not look well behind the scenes. The 55-year-old cut a frustrated figure in pre-season, taking aim at his own players and executive vice-chairman […]

Shapovalov fends off Kyle Edmund's late charge to advance at Cincinnati

​Canada's Denis Shapovalov fended off a late charge by Britain's Kyle Edmund for a 6-4, 7-5 win in the second round of the Western and Southern Open on Tuesday. Shapovalov now holds a 4-2 career record against Edmund. Click on the video player below to watch Shapovalov ​in action: Canada's Denis Shapovalov moves to the 3rd […]

Shapovalov, Auger-Aliassime can use Tsitsipas' Rogers Cup run as motivation

A year ago, Stefanos Tsitsipas wasn't even at the Rogers Cup in Montreal. His ranking wasn't high enough to earn a spot in the main draw nor was he awarded a wild card.  Instead, he was halfway across the world in Slovenia grinding away on the ATP Challenger circuit — a tier below the main tour — trying to build his ranking […]

Post-Ronaldo Real Madrid gets first test in Super Cup

Following the departures of Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane, Real Madrid gets its first test against cross-town rival Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup. So far, Madrid hasn’t resorted to a “galacticos” spending spree to bring in marquee names at astronomical prices. Coach Julen Lopetegui seems to be relying on the talent already at […]