Sarri back, Ronaldo firing on all cylinders as Juventus head for Fiorentina

Cristiano Ronaldo returns to Italian league action after his four-goal spree for Portugal as Juventus head for Fiorentina on Saturday also boosted by coach Maurizio Sarri’s highly-anticipated debut on the bench after a bout of pneumonia. The ex-Chelsea coach missed…

Man Utd not mature enough for title tilt – Wenger

Manchester United’s current squad lacks the maturity required to mount a serious challenge for the Premier League title, although Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s players have potential, former Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger said. United have won the league 20 times but have…

I bought three cars in one day – KP Boateng regrets

Kevin-Prince Boateng has expressed regret about the lack of professionalism he showed earlier in his career. “I bought three cars in one day.” Boateng was arguably known more for his off-field antics than those on it as he struggled to…

Marcelino Garcia: Valencia sack coach ahead of Barcelona clash

Marcelino Garcia has been sacked as Valencia coach after an indifferent start to the season, with former Spain Under-21 boss Albert Celades replacing him, the Spanish La Liga club said on Wednesday. It is a first senior role in club…

Anin Yeboah: Ghanaian judge named on Caf reforms task force

Fifa have formed an independent task force to help reform the scandal-ridden Confederation of African Football, having taken over the management of the continental organisation last month. Politicians, jurists and financial experts, including a former foreign minister of Mali, have…

Two arrested in transfer fraud raids in Belgium, Monaco, London

Police investigating suspected fraud linked to the transfer of Serbian striker Aleksandar Mitrovic to Newcastle United have made seven raids in Belgium, Monaco and London, arresting two people including an agent, officials said on Wednesday. The probe, which earlier this…

Euro 2020Q: England, France hammer minnows, Ronaldo shines for Portugal

England and Portugal both scored five goals while France scored three as they overcame lowly-ranked Kosovo, Andorra and Lithuania in Euro 2020 qualifying on Tuesday. Captain Ronaldo, making his 160th international appearance, scored four as Portugal won 5-1 in Vilnius…

Meteors beat Algeria to U-23 Afcon ticket

Ghana stunned Algeria 1-0 in Sétif to secure their first-ever ticket to the Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations finals Tuesday night. The Black Meteors went into the final round decider on the disadvantage after they were held to a 1-1…

Everton’s Mina fined by FA for breaching betting rules

Everton defender Yerry Mina has been fined £10,000 and warned by the English Football Association for breaching betting regulations, the FA said on Tuesday. The centre-back appeared in a video promoting the betting company Betjuego in his native Colombia. Players,…

Partey and partners buy Spanish side Alcobendas Sport

Ghana’s Thomas Partey has joined the ownership of Spanish side, Alcobendas Sport. The Atletico Madrid midfielder purchased stakes in the 3rd division outfit together with three of his associates. All four co-owners have equal shares. The deal was announced by…

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