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June 24, 2017 7:05 PM Fabinho hails Mourinho as “an excellent manager” as Manchester United move draws near

Monaco midfielder Fabinho, has described Jose Mourinho as “an excellent manager”, as his transfer to Manchester United moves toward completion. The Brazilian played a vital role last season, as Monaco won the Ligue 1 title and reached the semi-final of the Champions League. Fabinho is believed to be close to a move to Old Trafford and when asked by ESPN Brazil 13

June 23, 2017 8:57 AM The 12 months in which Britain turned from a seemingly confident leader into a stretched nation

LONDON — The glory days of the Empire are long over. But in some ways, Britain still seemed like it was punching far above its weight a year ago. Although less populous than France or Germany, Britain remained a political and economic world leader, and was the dream destination for Europeans in awe of London, its vibrant capital. But a lot has changed 26

June 20, 2017 8:41 PM Fury wants a fight with Joshua

Tyson Fury posted a scathing response on social media after being branded as ‘boring’ by Anthony Joshua and wants a British battle before the end of the year. Joshua dismissed Fury’s criticism of his Wembley win over Wladimir Klitschko, accusing the former world champion of failing to entertain the fans during his points win over the Ukrainian in 2015. But Fury swiftly 20

June 20, 2017 4:35 PM NSE index up 0.17%, as May & Baker, Julius Berger, CCNN top gainers

WorldStage Newsonline-- The Nigerian Equities Market sustained upswing into the 5th Consecutive trading day with lead market indices posting 0.17 percent growth on Tuesday. May & Baker led the day's 25 gainers with an increase of 10.18 percent to close at N5.52 per share. Julius Berger and Cement Company of Northern Nigeria were next with an increase 14

June 20, 2017 2:51 PM Mayweather v McGregor a ‘circus show’, says Golovkin

Undefeated middleweight world champion, Gennady Golovkin, has dismissed the high-profile crossover bout between American boxer Floyd Mayweather and Irish mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor, as a “circus show”. Mayweather, who retired in 2015 with a 49-0 record, is coming back to face McGregor on Aug. 26, three weeks before Golovkin’s middleweight 19

June 20, 2017 1:44 PM De La Hoya, Frank Warren and Golovkin dismiss Mayweather-McGregor

McGregor will take on Mayweather at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas in August just three weeks before Golovkin is set to fight WBO light middleweight champion Canelo Álvarez at the same arena. In London for a media day ahead of the September 16 fight, De La Hoya, Warren and Golovkin all discredited the Mayweather-McGregor fight in a series of interviews 42

June 17, 2017 2:35 PM Mexico face biggest summer test in Confed Cup opener vs. Portugal

KAZAN, Russia -- Mexico doesn't face top international opponents outside of the home comforts of North America very often. CONCACAF qualifying, combined with the regular friendlies in the United States, mean it is often difficult to measure exactly where El Tri rates on the world stage at any given time. On Sunday, when Mexico kicks off its Confederations 19

June 17, 2017 2:12 PM Ronaldo eyes more silverware at Confed Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo will put speculation over his club future firmly to one side as he leads European champions Portugal into their Confederations Cup opener against Mexico in Kazan on Sunday. The 32-year-old Real Madrid superstar's build-up to the tournament in Russia has been overshadowed after he was this week accused by prosecutors in Spain of defrauding 17

June 15, 2017 2:38 AM Latest Premier League gossip: Manchester United, Arsenal, Manchester City, Everton

MORATA deal looms as Lindelof forces sale at Old Trafford, Mbappe weighs up future, cheeky Arsenal dealt two blows and much, much more. The Daily Mirror suggests Jose Mourinho could land striker Alvaro Morata as early as next week, with the club confident in succeeding with their £65million move for the Spaniard. In fact, they suggest there could even be a medical 17

June 13, 2017 7:26 AM How Mourinho helped Real Madrid win Champions League titles – Sergio Ramos

Real Madrid captain, Sergio Ramos, has agreed with Jose Mourinho’s recent comments, that he helped turn the La Liga side into Champions League contenders. The Manchester United manager made his comments to Portuguese newspaper Expresso, where he added he is “terrible at picking teams”. “I’m really bad at picking teams. Inter Milan were in big trouble 16