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Louis Van Gaal: Man Utd Players Had Me Worried In The Warm-Up

Monday, April 27, 2015
Louis van Gaal has said he feared his Manchester United side would struggle at Everton after watching the warm-up. The visitors went behind after just five minutes when a counter attack culminated in James McCarthy 8217;s finish. Goals by John Stones and Kevin Mirallas confirmed United 8217;s 3-0 loss, which the Dutchman put down to Everton ... Read more

Van Gaal Tickled By Fan's Transfer List

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal reacted mirthfully after being handed a list of suggested transfer targets by a disabled supporter during a recent charity event. A video published on United 8217;s website shows Van Gaal and several first-team players meeting fans suffering from life-limiting illnesses at the club 8217;s Carrington tra ... Read more

Aston Villa & Reading Charged Over FA Cup Pitch Invasions

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Aston Villa have been charged by the Football Association for the pitch invasion at the end of their 2-0 FA Cup quarter-final win against West Brom. Some home fans ran on to the Villa Park pitch in injury time and at full-time while seats were thrown from the away fans' stand at the match on 7 March. A number of West Brom players appeared to ... Read more

Louis Van Gaal: Man Utd's Best Performance Of Season

Sunday, April 19, 2015
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal claimed they delivered their best performance of the season in the narrow Premier League defeat at Chelsea. Eden Hazard's goal gave Chelsea victory and means they will be crowned champions if they beat Arsenal and Leicester City in their next two games. Van Gaal said: I am not frustrated. I am very pr ... Read more

Tim Sherwood: Aston Villa Are FA Cup Final Underdogs

Sunday, April 19, 2015
Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood says all the pressure will be on Arsenal when the two sides meet in the FA Cup final. Villa reached their first FA Cup final in 15 seasons courtesy of a 2-1 semi-final victory over Liverpool on Sunday. On 30 May they will face the Gunners, who have already beaten them 3-0 and 5-0 this season and are 13th places a ... Read more

I'm Not Afraid Of Nigeria Says Cuper

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Egypt head coach, Hector Cuper, has stated that he holds no fear for their opponents, including Nigeria, ahead of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification, which commences June this year. The Pharaohs of Egypt have been drawn in Group G with Nigeria's Super Eagles, Tanzania and Chad. Cuper said he has respect for all of their Afcon qualif ... Read more

Yaya Toure's Attitude Key To His Future At Manchester City, Says Paul Walsh

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Yaya Toure needs to increase his defensive effort and show some desire or his time at Manchester City could be over, says Paul Walsh. Toure came under fire not for the first time this season following City's 4-2 derby defeat to Manchester United on Sunday, the 31-year-old accused of underperforming in his defensive duties and showing a lac ... Read more

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: PSG Forward Gets Four-Game Ban For Rant

Friday, April 10, 2015
Paris St-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been suspended for four Ligue 1 matches for a foul-mouthed outburst that was captured live on TV. The Sweden international lost his temper, criticised match officials then swore when describing France after his side's 3-2 loss at Bordeaux last month. Ibrahimovic, 33, later apologised, saying his ... Read more

Harry Redknapp: People Were Against Me At QPR

Friday, April 10, 2015
Harry Redknapp has told BBC's Football Focus he resigned suddenly as manager of QPR in February because he no longer knew who was on my side . Redknapp cited crippling knee problems as the primary reasons for his decision to leave Rangers, who were second from bottom in the Premier League table. But he has now revealed that was not the only ... Read more

Real Madrid Could Be Without Gareth Bale For La Liga Clash With Rayo Vallecano

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Gareth Bale is a doubt for Real Madrid's La Liga clash at Rayo Vallecano on Wednesday due to a foot injury. The Welshman opened the scoring in Real's 9-1 rout of Granada on Sunday, but Carlo Ancelotti will not be short of options should Bale miss out, with Isco, James Rodriguez, Luka Modric and Toni Kroos available for the first time in five mon ... Read more

Man Utd: Marouane Fellaini Can't Be Dropped – Louis Van Gaal

Saturday, April 4, 2015
Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini is in such good form that he cannot be dropped, says manager Louis van Gaal. The 27-year-old, a 27.5m signing from Everton in 2013, was jeered by some United fans during pre-season. He has started the last four games, and scored three goals in two matches for Belgium during the recent internatio ... Read more

Barcelona Expect Lionel Messi To Return For Trip To Celta Vigo

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Barcelona believe Lionel Messi will be fit for Sunday's La Liga trip to Celta Vigo after his foot injury showed signs of improvement. The 27-year-old did not feature in either of Argentina's friendlies over the past week after sustaining a knock to his right foot in Barcelona's Clasico win over Real Madrid. However, the Barca skipper took par ... Read more

Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger Opposes Home-Grown Player Quota

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes introducing a quota-based system to the Premier League would be counter-productive. Football Association chairman Greg Dyke has proposed a scheme that would see the number of home-grown players in top-flight squads increased from eight to 12, a move he feels would benefit the national team. Premier Leagu ... Read more

NFF Offer Former Coach Stephen Keshi Two-Year Deal

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Stephen Keshi will return to take charge of Nigeria following lengthy contractual talks, says Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick. The 53-year-old, who initially took charge of the team in November 2011, has been offered a new two-year deal. His previous contract ran out after last year's World Cup in Brazil, where Niger ... Read more

Arsenal Still Shy Of Man Utd Record Run

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Arsenal's 2-1 win at Newcastle United on Saturday was their seventh successive Barclays Premier League victory over the Magpies, but even such an amount of joy against a particular opponent cannot trouble the top 20 of winning runs. A quickfire first-half brace from Olivier Giroud set Arsene Wenger's side on their way to taking all three points ... Read more
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