Whether he wished to try something different with his latest England squad or is merely rewarding a player for good form, the logic behind Gareth Southgate’s decision to call up Jake Livermore has been called into question by supporters and pundits who struggle to see what the West Bromwich Albion midfielder is meant to offer.
One of football’s great international rivalries is revived tonight, as Germany and England go head-to-head for the ninth time since the turn of the century.
Barcelona’s brilliant Brazilian Neymar has once again stoked the transfer fires with his comments about the Premier League.
Manchester United have spent a lot of money on transfers under Louis van Gaal’s reign as coach.
Once Cristiano Ronaldo was such a potent force that many considered him the best player in the world.
Tottenham stretched their unbeaten run at White Hart Lane to 18 games in all competitions and while that particular record is impressive there was another eye-catching statistic to emerge from the game.
By the time the 2018 World Cup in Russia rolls around it will be 52 long years since England last tasted international success and performances at recent tournaments haven 't done much to suggest that wait will end anytime soon.
Sunderland manager David Moyes is the only boss left from the bottom six sides in the Premier League that started the season but his run may not go on for much longer after only managing a goalless draw at home to Burnley on Saturday, reports The Daily Telegraph.
Antonio Valencia has a strong case for being the Premier League’s best right-back, writes Adam Bate.
On a frustrating night at Old Trafford, Manchester United squeaked by FC Rostov 1-0 to progress 2-1 on aggregate.
Jose Mourinho insists he would “never” have sold Danny Welbeck, Angel Di Maria or Javier Hernandez – as his Manchester United predecessor, Louis van Gaal, did.
One of the most dominant trends in football over the last 20 years has been the rise of the full-back.
Leeds United are fourth in the Championship and hopes are high that this could finally be the season that the club secure their long-awaited return to the Premier League.
Talk to any supporters of Real Sociedad, Liverpool, Real Madrid or Bayern Munich and they will all gush over the qualities and class of Xabi Alonso. Hell, speak to any fan of the beautiful game about the veteran playmaker and they will most likely speak glowingly about his talents.
Portugal have been tipped to win major honours plenty of times over the past couple of decades but they were virtually written off as contenders for the 2016 European Championships in France.
Simone Torricini writes a detailed scout report on Andrea Petagna, Atalanta’s powerful centre-forward
Eric Devin writes a comprehensive scout report on Valentin Vada, Bordeaux’s exciting young midfielder
After initially arriving in the Premier League as a more advanced player in 2014, Ander Herrera has discovered a new role in midfield under Jose Mourinho, becoming Paul Pogba‘s primary partner at Manchester United.
Widely considered one of Europe’s most demanding competitions the Premier League since its inception has become a juggernaut where reputations are made and broken.
As the saying goes, it’s best to let your football do the talking.
With 55 minutes on the clock, Cesc Fabregas trotted off the pitch to the sound of rapturous applause.
Despite winning a treble of major trophies in his first season in charge of Barcelona Luis Enrique will leave the Camp Nou at the end of his third year with the merits and achievements of his reign as a manager still up for debate.
In the race for the title and the battle for the top four, the six clubs fighting it out for supremacy all share certain similarities and define themselves by subtle yet important differences made clear by the different ways in which they seek to play, and the players they emphasise when attempting to create chances and unlock defences.
After decades of underachievement, Manchester City have established themselves as one of the leading clubs in England since 2008 thanks to the investment pumped into the club by the Abu Dhabi United Group.
Since Paul Clement took over as manager of Swansea City, the club has benefitted tremendously.
This weekend is all about Serie A. There are implications at both ends of the table and it kicks off with a bang on Friday when AC Milan travel to race historical rivals Juventus.
It’s already been described as one of the greatest games of all time, as Barcelona came back from a 4-0 first leg deficit to stun PSG and the watching world.
The FA Cup quarter finals may have decimated the Premier League calendar this weekend but not all of the fixtures have been postponed.
The United States would have to grant entry to players, officials and fans from any country that qualified if it won the right to host the 2026 World Cup finals, soccer body FIFA said on Thursday.
BERLIN - Schalke and Monchengladbach played out a 1-1 stalemate at the first leg in UEFA Europa League's round of the last 16 on Wednesday.