Gerard Pique’s focus as his team took a valuable 1-0 advantage in Wednesday’s Champions League quarter-final first leg at Manchester United was particularly impressive, given the many potential distractions inside the Barcelona defender’s head.
Tue, 16 Apr, 2019
As if Tottenham’s task in trying to qualify for the last 16 of the Champions League is not hard enough, Mauricio Pochettino has to contend with an injury situation that means rookie right-back Kyle Walker-Peters will be thrown in against Lionel Messi and his Barcelona team-mates in the Nou Camp tonight.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2018
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde will not encourage striker Luis Suarez to play with any less aggression than usual in tonight’s Copa del Rey semi-final second leg (8.30pm) against Valencia despite being one yellow card away from missing the final.
Thu, 08 Feb, 2018
Martin O’Neill would receive a warm welcome from Stoke City fans if he was appointed at the bet365 Stadium, according to the editor of the club’s longest-running fanzine, despite latest reports that he may be only a back-up option to former Watford coach Quique Sanchez Flores.
Fri, 12 Jan, 2018
The Football Association of Ireland could be about to lose Martin O’Neill from their grasp after the Ireland manager last night held what was understood to be a productive meeting with Stoke City about their managerial vacancy.
Thu, 11 Jan, 2018
The January transfer window has not yet opened and already a huge deal has been agreed, with Virgil van Dijk heading from Southampton to Liverpool for what is understood to be £75million, the highest price ever paid for a defender.
Fri, 29 Dec, 2017
Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona beat Las Palmas 3-0 in a game played behind closed doors after the Spanish league refused Barca’s plea to postpone the game on the day of the highly-charged Catalonia referendum.
Mon, 02 Oct, 2017
Former Barcelona captain and coach Pep Guardiola has spoken of his sorrow following Thursday's terrorist attack in his home city. MANCHESTER CITY MANAGER PEP GUARDIOLA SADDENED BY BARCELONA TERROR ATTACK
Fri, 18 Aug, 2017
Sat, 29 Apr, 2017