Category: Football

Arsenal: Arsene Wenger says Mikel Arteta has qualities to be manager

Arsenal: Arsene Wenger says Mikel Arteta has qualities to be manager

Arsene Wenger says Mikel Arteta has "all of the qualities" needed to succeed him as Arsenal manager. Former captain Arteta isĀ among the candidatesĀ to ...
Marseille owner : This is ‘Just the beginning’

Marseille owner : This is ‘Just the beginning’

Marseille's American owner Frank McCourt pledged there was more to come from the French giants following Wednesday's 3-0 Europa League final defea ...
FA CUP : Sanchez seeks familiar Wembley success at United

FA CUP : Sanchez seeks familiar Wembley success at United

Alexis Sanchez heads to Wembley for Saturday's FA Cup final against Chelsea hoping the magic of the cup will again prove the inspiration needed fo ...
China goalkeeper rejected catwalk for football

China goalkeeper rejected catwalk for football

Zhao Lina is the face of Chinese women's football, a striking presence who towers over most people and turned down approaches to be a model. No ...
Italy : Buffon calls time on 17-year Juventus career

Italy : Buffon calls time on 17-year Juventus career

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon announced on Thursday that he will leave the Turin giants after 17 years but did not as expected declare the ...
Europa Cup : Success a deserved reward for relentless Simeone

Europa Cup : Success a deserved reward for relentless Simeone

For a club like Atletico Madrid, success never comes easily, but Wednesday's Europa League final victory over Marseille served to underline just h ...
Sundowns Poor defending helps Barcelona triumph

Sundowns Poor defending helps Barcelona triumph

Careless defending gifted European giants Barcelona two goals as they defeated South African champions Mamelodi Sundowns 3-1 Wednesday in a friend ...
Five key men in the Europa League final

Five key men in the Europa League final

As Atletico Madrid and Marseille prepare to meet in the Europa League final in Lyon on Wednesday, AFP Sport looks at five men who will have a cruc ...
Stakes raised for Mourinho-Conte feud in Cup final showdown

Stakes raised for Mourinho-Conte feud in Cup final showdown

Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte renew hostilities with the stakes heightened when Manchester United and Chelsea face off in Saturday's FA Cup fina ...
UEFA prepares to fight Infantino’s Club World Cup plan

UEFA prepares to fight Infantino’s Club World Cup plan

A united response to FIFA's plans to enlarge the Club World Cup to 24 teams will be the subject of debate on Wednesday at a meeting of football po ...