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May 29, 2017 8:29 PM Breaking: Barcelona confirm Ernesto Valverde as new coach

Barcelona have confirmed Ernesto Valverde as their new coach following Luis Enrique’s departure. According to them, “Ernesto Valverde is the new @FCBarcelona coach. Welcome, Ernesto!#HolaValverde.” Valverde, 53, stepped down from his role in charge of Athletic Bilbao last week having led the Basque club to seventh place in La Liga and Europa League qualification 15

May 29, 2017 7:11 PM 4 facts about Barcelona's new head coach Ernesto Valverde

The 53-year-old Ernesto Valverde Tejedor is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a forward for Barcelona and other top La Liga clubs including Espanyol and Mallorca. The new Barca head coach has managed several top clubs in Spain including Athletic Bilbao, Espanyol, Villareal, Valencia as well as Olympiacos of Greece. He has been coaching since 13

May 29, 2017 6:07 PM Barcelona name Ernesto Valverde as new head coach

Spanish giants Barcelona have appointed Ernesto Valverde as their new head coach ahead of the coming season. Ernesto Valverde Tejedor is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a forward for Barcelona and other top La Liga clubs including Espanyol and Mallorca. Enrique was heavily criticized after his side's embarrassing 4-0 loss to Paris Saint-Germain 11

May 28, 2017 3:52 AM FA Cup Triumph: Wenger Deserves Respect

Arsene Wenger, now the most successful manager in FA Cup history. Recently,he personally admitted that the lack of clarity on his own future had affected Arsenal throughout the season. But after guiding the Gunners to an impressive triumph over Premier League champions Chelsea at Wembley, the team spirit and character shown was hugely impressive and testament 15

May 27, 2017 4:21 PM Live Commentary: Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea

Join Sports Mole for live text coverage of the FA Cup final showdown between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium. Arsenal looking very good in these opening 12 minutes. Conte barking out instructions, presumably telling his players to stop sitting back. Spurs used these tactics and won in January; Everton, among others, were thrashed. It is working 16

May 27, 2017 1:12 PM Wenger deserves to stay at Arsenal, says Chelsea's manager

Conte Wenger deserves to stay at Arsenal, says Chelsea's manager Wenger is yet to extend his contract with Arsenal, which runs out at the end of the season, and has come under fire from fans after failing to secure Champions League qualification for the first time in 20 years. But Conte believes it is unfair to suggest Wenger's time at the Emirates Stadium 15

May 27, 2017 12:45 PM Manager invokes spirit of 2005 in FA Cup history bid

Despite Antonio Conte's claims to the contrary, Chelsea are the favourites, having already swept to glory in the Premier League and with a fully fit squad at their manager's disposal. But Wenger says the example of the 2005 FA Cup final, when Arsenal weathered a battering by Manchester United to prevail on penalties in Cardiff, shows his team could upset 12

May 27, 2017 12:01 PM Football enthusiasts happy with Super Eagles/Corsica match

Some football enthusiasts on Saturday said that much meaning should not be read to the Super Eagles 1-1 draw against Corsica in an international friendly match. The enthusiasts said this n Lagos that the match was a test run to evaluate the team ahead of the 2019 Nations Cup qualifier against South Africa on June 10. Bright Omokaro, a former Super Eagles 13

May 27, 2017 8:38 AM I will break my leg for Mourinho – Fellaini

Manchester United midfielder, Marouane Fellaini, has said he would break his leg for manager Jose Mourinho, if he has to. Fellaini has emerged as a key figure at Old Trafford this season under Mourinho and is grateful for the confidence the Portuguese has shown in him. The 29-year-old, who made 47 appearances in all competitions this season, told “When I feel that people 18

May 26, 2017 8:08 PM Kelechi Iheanacho rescues Nigeria in the hands of classic Corsica

Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho was the savior for the Super Eagles of Nigeria on Friday night, May 26, 2017 as his late minute penalty saved Nigeria from a defeat against Corsica in an international friendly match played at the Stade Francois in Ajaccio which ended 1-1. Super Eagles thought that their opponents would be an easy ride in the friendly 11