Soccer

Arsene Wenger backing Alexis Sanchez to help Arsenal reach their goals

Arsene Wenger has set his Arsenal side a target of 85 points to turn them back into Premier League title contenders – and has backed Alexis Sanchez to help reach that goal. Sanchez, who has been linked with a move away from the club this summer, has less than a year remaining on his current deal at the Emirates Stadium ...

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Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare allays Kelechi Iheanacho fitness fears

Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare allayed fears about the fitness of new signing Kelechi Iheanacho after the friendly win over Borussia Monchengladbach. There was concern when Iheanacho left the King Power Stadium pitch just 18 minutes after coming on as a 66th-minute substitute for fellow strriker Shinji Okazaki, follow… Premier League Football News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT ...

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Chalobah ready to kick-start career with Watford return

Watford’s Nathaniel Chalobah rejected a new contract at Chelsea after concluding he needed to leave to secure first-team football. The 22-year-old is also targeting a call-up to the England senior team, having been “excited” by Gareth Southgate’s willingness to experiment with younger players. Like Bournemouth’s Nat… Premier League Football News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ ...

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Kevin Long signs three-year contract with Burnley

Burnley defender Kevin Long has signed a new three-year contract with the Premier League club. The Republic of Ireland international, 27, the Clarets’ longest-serving player, had one year left on his previous deal. “I am delighted,” Long said. “It’s been going on for quite a while now so it’s nice to get it signed a… Premier League Football News PLEASE ...

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FranoPlay hoping to storm Old Continent

Only two of the FICWC’s 19 finalists are non-European River Plate is the first Latin American club to have an eSports division FranoPlay: “Nowadays, it’s easy to ‘spy’ on your rivals” Of the 19 finalists in the first edition of the FIFA Interactive Club World Cup (FICWC), 17 are European, with only New York City and River Plate from outside ...

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Arsenal shareholder Stan Kroenke orders removal of big-game hunting content

Stan Kroenke has ordered the removal of all big-game hunting content from his controversial streaming service. Arsenal’s majority shareholder came in for intense criticism earlier this week after the UK launch of the subscription service My Outdoor TV has been available in the United States since 2016 and is now ava… Premier League Football News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT ...

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England Women turn attention to World Cup after Euros heartbreak

England’s heart-breaking Women’s Euro 2017 exit has been followed by a swift switch of focus to World Cup glory. The Lionesses’ saw their dream of victory in this summer’s tournament in Holland dashed as they were overpowered by the host nation in Enschede on Thursday. The 3-0 loss came as a huge anti-climax to an u… England Football News PLEASE ...

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Adam Lallana injured

Adam Lallana could be out for up to two months with a thigh injury picked up in Liverpool’s defeat to Atletico Madrid in the Audi Cup Final on Wednesday. The England international will miss the start of the Premier League season and England’s two World Cup qualifiers against Malta and Slovenia in September. <div read… Premier League Football News PLEASE ...

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Juan Mata makes charity pledge and urges fellow players to follow suit

Juan Mata has pledged to donate one per cent of his earnings to charity and is calling on his fellow footballers to match him. The Manchester United midfielder is the first member of Common Goal, an initiative created by streetfootballworld, which supports more than 120 football charities around the world. Mata s… Premier League Football News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER ...

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Pitches laid at Russia 2018 stadiums

Work continues on seven of the tournament’s 12 venues The grass is growing at Rostov Arena and Nizhny Novgorod Stadium Check out photos from the stadiums’ construction sites  Seven stadiums are still undergoing construction ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ and are nearing completion, with the playing surface having already been laid on several. The remaining venues – ...

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