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  • Premier League Roundup: Wins for Arsenal, Newcastle, Chelsea, Palace and wild Merseyside draw

    November 23, 2013 8:08 PM 44

    Seven fantastic games took center stage on Saturday as the Premier League returned with a bang. The Merseyside derby delivered one of the most enthralling encounters the league has seen in quite some time, while big wins for Arsenal and Chelsea ramped up the tension at the top of the table. Did you miss any of it? If you did, it’s okay, chill out, we’ve

  • Ashley Cole doesn’t need to be sent form warnings, says Jose Mourinho

    November 23, 2013 5:20 PM 49

    Jose Mourinho insists he is not trying to send a message to Ashley Cole by leaving him on the bench. Cole is set to be omitted from Chelsea’s starting XI for the third successive match this evening when the Blues travel to London rivals West Ham. Right-back Cesar Azpilicueta stood in for Cole in his side’s victory over Schalke and draw with West Brom, following

  • Daniel Sturridge: Chelsea fans have different opinion to ‘bigger club’ Liverpool

    November 23, 2013 10:37 AM 47

    Daniel Sturridge has slammed former club Chelsea by claiming no-one at the Blues understood his game – unlike at ‘bigger club’ Liverpool. The 24-year-old left Stamford Bridge last January after struggling to hold down a first team spot under a succession of managers, but has thrived both alone and alongside Luis Suarez at Anfield. Sturridge has already

  • Baba Ganaru quits Kano Pillars, heads to Nasarawa United

    November 23, 2013 10:30 AM 49

    Kano Pillars coach, Mohammed Baba Ganaru has confirmed his resignation as the head coach of the back to back league champions and will resume as Nasarawa United boss on Monday. Baba Ganaru has spent over five seasons with Pillars and guided them to the summit of the league the last two seasons that he was in charge of the club. Ganaru told Goal that he was forced

  • Record does not worry Enyeama

    November 23, 2013 3:31 AM 517

    Super Eagles stand in captain, Vincent Enyeama claims he’s not motivated by the prospect of becoming the goalkeeper with the record of going the longest number of minutes without conceding a goal in Ligue 1. Enyeama has been in excellent for French club, Lille OSC this season. The 31-year-old who has made 13 league appearances for Les Douges has not conceded

  • I want to end my career at Madrid, says Ronaldo

    November 22, 2013 1:43 PM 52

    Cristiano Ronaldo has indicated that he hopes to hang his boot at the Spanish capital The 28-year-old has netted over 22 hat-tricks and 208 goals for the Santiago Bernabeu club since joining them from Manchester United in 2009. And despite reports that the stylish attacker wanted to return to Manchester during the transfer window because he was unhappy

  • Shola for PM! Pardew hails Ameobi with Toon striker set for World Cup debut

    November 22, 2013 8:08 AM 56

    Alan Pardew has refused to rule out any role for Newcastle stalwart Shola Ameobi - even the striker turning up at 10 Downing Street as Prime Minister. Ameobi is in the Nigeria squad that made it to next summer's world Cup in Brazil by beating Ethiopia in the final African qualifying round, and the Magpies boss sung the praises of his forward

  • Casillas: Ronaldo has my Ballon d'Or vote

    November 22, 2013 1:21 AM 54

    Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas has confirmed that his Ballon d’Or 2013 first-place vote has been cast in favor of club teammate Cristiano Ronaldo. The Spain international caused controversy by voting for Sergio Ramos over Ronaldo in the voting for last year’s award, but insists the Portugal international has his full support this time around

  • Manchester United and City target Iheanacho’s coach denies assault claims - report

    November 21, 2013 9:27 PM 74

    The international coach of Kelechi Iheanacho has responded to claims that he slapped the player's apparent new agent. The 17-year-old Nigerian is one of the brightest young talents in football, after his starring role in his country’s under-17 World Cup success. But following stories linking the player with a whole host of clubs both in the Premier League

  • Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi shrugs off Fifa award snub

    November 20, 2013 11:10 PM 65

    Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi says he is not disappointed to have been left off the shortlist for the Fifa coach of the year award. He was the first black African coach to have won the trophy in 21 years, and he has since also qualified Nigeria for next year's World Cup finals. The former Nigeria captain told BBC Sport: "It's really not a problem for me that I was not included