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  • Ronaldo eyes more, says I want seven. Five is good but seven…

    October 23, 2017 11:00 PM 38

    Cristiano Ronaldo has set his sights on a “lucky seventh” piece of FIFA silverware after collecting his fifth Men’s Player of the Year award on Monday. Ronaldo’s Real Madrid side, who won both La Liga and the Champions League last season, dominated the 2017 Best FIFA football awards at a star-studded ceremony in London on Monday. The Portuguese ace has scored

  • Why 'The Best' is yet to come for Ronaldo and Real

    October 23, 2017 7:57 PM 110

    Cristiano Ronaldo is again the best player in the world. That’s a fact even if right now it might not feel like it. Cast your eye around Europe and you get the impression that maybe Lionel Messi or Kevin De Bruyne or Dries Mertens or Thiago Alcantara or Neymar deserves that title more based on their form. Harry Kane, Robert Lewandowski or Edinson Cavani

  • Luka Modric Named in FIFA World11

    October 23, 2017 7:47 PM 21

    Modric has been named in the FIFA FIFPro World11 2017 at a ceremony in London tonight. The FIFA FIFPro World11 2017 was voted for by thousands of professional players with the players with the most votes earning a place in the team which was revealed on Monday. The 11 stars that earned a place in the FIFA FIFPro World11 2017 are: Gianluigi Buffon; Dani Alves

  • FIFA The Best fan award goes to Celtic

    October 23, 2017 7:42 PM 95

    FIFA has awarded Celtic the FIFA Fan award at the FIFA The Best awards ceremony. Celtic's final match of the league season coincided with the 50th anniversary of winning the European Cup in 1967 - the first British club to lift the trophy. The Celtic fans honoured the team, known as the "Lisbon Lions", with a stunning full 360-degree card display around

  • Mbappe is quite literally 2017's 'Golden Boy'

    October 23, 2017 5:21 PM 31

    Paris St-Germain and France forward Kylian Mbappe has been named "Golden Boy 2017" - an award for the best European player under 21. Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele, Manchester United's Marcus Rashford and Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus were all in the running for the award but, having taken his parent club Monaco to the Champions League semi-finals and the Ligue

  • Kwara united FC retains 24 Players

    October 23, 2017 8:50 AM 25

    Godwin, Onigbari Akeem, Oseni Kazeem, Alebiosu Segun, Magaji Issa, Afeez Yusuf, Bitrus Dada, Eyimofe Joseph, Usman Jonah, Alfred Stephen, Oriaku Cyril, Abdullahi mohamondu, Binuyo Lookman, Onyegbula Francis, Odudu Sunday, Ayalogu Ifeanyi, Anthony Wilson, Aminu Awalu, Kelechi Mbonu, Solomon Owello,Isiaka Kabir,and Ajunwa Felix. On the surplus to requirement

  • Mixed fortunes for Neymar as PSG are held at Marseille

    October 23, 2017 7:56 AM 31

    The Ligue 1 leaders had Edinson Cavani to thank as the Uruguayan striker levelled in the last minute for PSG after the world's most expensive player had been given his marching orders following two bookable offences in as many minutes at the Stade Velodrome. Luiz Gustavo had given the hosts a 16th-minute lead but Neymar drew parity 12 minutes before

  • 15 years after Everton fans were told to 'remember the name!'

    October 22, 2017 1:32 PM 24

    It's 15 years this week since Rooney scored THAT goal against Arsenal - and the Everton striker was at it again on Sunday He may be approaching his 32nd birthday, but Wayne Rooney showed his sense for the theatrical hasn't been diluted. It was 15 years ago this week when we were implored to "remember the name!" after a 16-year-old Rooney announced himself

  • Quadri vows to revenge in ETTU Champions League

    October 22, 2017 11:55 AM 27

    After losing to world number seven, Japan’s Jun Mizutani in the round of 16 of the ITTF World Cup, Aruna Quadri has admitted that the Japanese star did not give him a breathing space in the encounter. Quadri who finished second in Group A to advance to the main draw of the tournament believes that he can avenge the loss when both players meet against

  • Quadri, Assar crash out of W’Cup

    October 22, 2017 12:05 AM 32

    African stars Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri and Egypt’s Omar Assar failed to reach the quarter-finals of the 2017 International Table Tennis Federation World Cup in Belgium after they crashed out of the event on Saturday. Having worked their way into the main draw (round of 16) of the prestigious tournament, Quadri’s dream of repeating his 2014 quarter-final