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Pele is resting, not suffering exhaustion – spokesman

Pele is resting, not suffering exhaustion – spokesman

Sao Paulo – Brazilian soccer great Pele is resting at home in and reports that he was taken to hospital because of exhaustion are “fake news,” his spokesperson told Reuters on Friday. Pele was supposed to attend a dinner in his honour at the Savoy hotel in London on Sunday but organisers the Football Writers […]

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Late Asensio strike gives Real Cup win

Late Asensio strike gives Real Cup win

A last gasp goal from Marco Asensio gave a virtually second string Real Madrid a 1-0 first leg Spanish Cup quarter-final victory at Leganes on Thursday. The 21-year-old midfielder converted a cross from French full-back Theo Hernandez from the centre of the box. That ended a run of three matches without victory for Zinedine Zidane’s […]

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Neymar cost Barcelona over €200m

Neymar cost Barcelona over €200m

Madrid – FC Barcelona shelled out more than €200 million (RM968 million) for Neymar including his salary and the “countless hidden clauses of the transfer,” Spain’s El Mundo daily said today. If confirmed, this would be greatly superior to the €57.1 million the club said it paid for his 2013 transfer, or even the €83.3 […]

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Barcelona’s unbeaten run ends with cup loss to Espanyol

Barcelona’s unbeaten run ends with cup loss to Espanyol

Barcelona – Lionel Messi had a penalty saved as triple King’s Cup holders Barcelona suffered a surprise 1-0 loss at city rivals Espanyol in a quarter-final first leg yesterday, ending an unbeaten run of 29 games in all competitions. Espanyol’s academy graduate Oscar Melendo crashed in the only goal of the game in the 88th […]

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Wenger called referee ‘a disgrace’ and ‘not honest’

Wenger called referee ‘a disgrace’ and ‘not honest’

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said referee Mike Dean was “a disgrace” and “not honest” following December’s Premier League game at West Bromwich Albion, the official said in his report, part of which was published by the FA on Tuesday. Wenger received a three-match touchline ban for misconduct following the New Year’s Eve game, which ended […]

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Man Utd close to announcing new deal for manager – Mourinho

Man Utd close to announcing new deal for manager – Mourinho

Manchester United are close to reaching an agreement with manager Jose Mourinho over a new contract. Talks have progressed well and it is now just a matter of time before Mourinho commits to remain at Old Trafford beyond the expiry of his present deal in 2019. Mourinho’s apparent unease over transfer budget and his refusal […]

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Brazil great Ronaldinho to retire, says brother

Brazil great Ronaldinho to retire, says brother

Sao Paulo – Former Brazil and Barcelona midfielder Ronaldinho, who won the World Cup, Champions League, Copa Libertadores and World Player of the Year award, is retiring from the game, his brother and agent Assis said on Tuesday. Ronaldinho has not played a competitive match since 2015 but had avoided calling a definitive halt to […]

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Najib congratulates national U-23 football team

Najib congratulates national U-23 football team

Kuala Lumpur – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak congratulated the national under-23 (U-23) football team for advancing into the quarter-finals of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-23 Championship at the Kunshan Stadium in China last night. “Congratulations #HarimauMalaya U-23 for defeating Saudi Arabia to advance into the quarter-finals #AFCU23! #Negaraku #Kebanggaanku,” he tweeted. The national squad booked […]

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City drop Sanchez interest as Mourinho waits

City drop Sanchez interest as Mourinho waits

Manchester City withdrew from the battle to secure the services of Arsenal’s Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez, leaving Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United as the most likely destination for the 29-year-old. On Monday, the Manchester Evening News reported that City, long-term suitors of Sanchez, had decided to drop their interest in the Chilean after holding meetings with […]

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Giggs named new Wales boss

Giggs named new Wales boss

London – Wales have appointed former Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs as their manager, the Football Association of Wales announced on social media today. The 44-year-old takes over from Chris Coleman, who led Wales to the Euro 2016 semi-finals but quit the job in November to take charge of English Championship (second tier) side Sunderland. […]

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