Carlo Ancelotti has been appointed coach of Italian club Napoli on a three-year deal, the Serie A side confirmed on Wednesday. “Napoli are happy to announce agreement has been reached with coach Carlo Ancelotti to lead the first team for...
Gareth Bale’s relationship with Zinedine Zidane will come to a crossroads when Real Madrid play Liverpool in the Champions League final on Saturday. The pair have not seen eye-to-eye for some time, ever since Zidane jettisoned the Welshman for Real’s...
Unai Emery has been appointed as the new manager of Arsenal, the club announced on Wednesday. “Unai Emery is to become our new head coach,” said a statement on the club’s website. “He joins the club after completing a two-year...
The Brazilian is keen to force through a switch to the Liga giants but the Portuguese says he is used to big-name players being linked to the club Cristiano Ronaldo has responded to the Neymar to Real Madrid transfer reports, insisting that...
French midfielder Paul Pogba says he and his France team-mates must approach the World Cup finals in June with the right mindset as that counts more than technical ability. The 25-year-old Manchester United star — capped 51 times and a...
American sports wear giant, NIKE yesterday disclosed that it had received over three million orders for the new jerseys designed for the Super Eagles for the 21st FIFA World Cup finals opening in Russia in exactly four weeks. At a...
The Nigeria Football Federation has released a 30-man provisional list ahead of the 2018 World Cup to hold in Russia next month. Among the prominent players that featured on the list are Victor Moses, John Mikel Obi, Leo Balogun and Ahmed...
After the 2017-18 Premier League season came to an end on Sunday, AFP Sports presents its Team of the Year, playing in a 4-3-3 formation: Goalkeeper David De Gea (Manchester United) The 27-year-old remains arguably the world’s top stopper and, with reported...
Neymar was named as France’s player of the year at an awards ceremony in Paris on Sunday, despite the Paris Saint-Germain superstar missing the last three months of the season due to injury. The Brazilian, the world’s most expensive player,...
Manchester (UK) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is confident playmaker Paul Pogba and forward Marcus Rashford will stay at the English Premier League club next season. France international Pogba has been routinely criticised for his performances this season after...
“I will miss you” Arsene Wenger told the Arsenal fans after being given a fitting farewell in his final home game in charge after 22 years with a 5-0 thrashing of Burnleyon Sunday. On a day dominated by tributes to...