Soccer

Premier League top four chances latest after Chelsea drop points at Bournemouth

Manchester United will move to within a point of the top four of the Premier League if they can beat Everton on Sunday after Chelsea dropped two points at Bournemouth . Frank Lampard's side led at the break at the Vitality Stadium through a Marcos Alonso strike, only to then succumb to quickfire efforts from Jefferson Lerma and Josh King. However Alonso then struck again five minutes from time to

'Concussion substitute trials not enough', says brain injury association Headway

The brain injury association Headway has criticised football’s rule-makers for “failing to act” after they decided against introducing concussion substitutes into the game. The International Football Association Board, which is made up of the English, Scottish, Northern Irish and Welsh football associations, as well as FIFA, instead agreed to trial the proposal. Headway chief executive Peter McCabe does not think that is enough, though, saying: “This is yet another example

Fans who say Ronaldo is better than Messi told they know nothing about football

Netherlands legend Marco van Basten has blasted football supporters who believe Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo is a better player than Barcelona legend Lionel Messi. One of the greatest debates between modern generation fans is who they prefer between the two players, with the pair head and shoulders above their challengers. Messi has won six Ballon d'Ors to Ronaldo's five, while both have won numerous trophies at club level, but speaking

When can Liverpool win the Premier League? The number of points Klopp's men need

Liverpool are closing in on their first league title in 30 years. The Reds can also get their hands on the Premier League trophy for the first time, after competition’s inception in 1992. Jurgen Klopp’s side have been in sensational form this season. The Merseyside club have dropped just two points throughout the campaign and have opened up a staggering lead over Manchester City. The reigning champions find themselves lagging

El Clasico: All pressure on Real Madrid, says Barcelona boss Quique Setien

Barcelona head coach Quique Setien believes Real Madrid are under greater pressure than his side heading into Sunday’s El Clasico. Barca have lifted eight of the last 11 La Liga titles and go into the game at the Santiago Bernabeu with a two-point lead over Real, who are smarting from consecutive defeats to Levante and Manchester City. “For Real Madrid this game is vital and much more important than it

Rivaldo slams impact of Barcelona's Quique Setien ahead of El Clasico

‘They are yet to improve under him’: Rivaldo slams impact of Barcelona manager Quique Setien and says they are ‘even more dependent on Messi’ thanks to his tactics Barcelona take on Real Madrid in a vital El Clasico league clash on Sunday Rivaldo claims the Catalan club have not improved yet under Quique Setien Setien took over at Barcelona in January and has won seven games since then Defeat for

Luke Shaw admits Man Utd players argue over fastest player in training

Manchester United ace Luke Shaw has revealed there are arguments at the club over who is the quickest. United have relied, at times, on pace this season with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ’s side utilising the counter attack. It is often led by the likes of Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Daniel James with the trio using their speed. And while statistics will give you the actual answer, United full-back Shaw

Chelsea fans hammer Frank Lampard for Bournemouth selection decision as Kepa snubbed again

Kepa Arrizabalaga continues to be overlooked by Frank Lampard at Chelsea, with the Spanish goalkeeper left out of the starting XI to face Bournemouth. Blues fans are not convinced by the decision, and many have questioned whether the omission means he could leave in the summer. Arrizabalaga has not played since the 2-2 draw against Arsenal in January, with the 25-year-old losing his spot to veteran stopper Willy Caballero. And

Liverpool ace Andy Robertson's apology to Sky Sports for Champions League gaffe

Liverpool stars Trent Alexander-Arnold and Andy Robertson were asked to discuss their starring roles in the Reds' remarkable season, and the Scottish left-back ended up issuing a comedy apology to Sky Sports mid-interview. Liverpool remain unbeaten in the league and on course to claim their first title in 30 years under the guidance of Jurgen Klopp, with Robertson and Alexander-Arnold both playing key roles in the German's unrelenting team. And

Liverpool 'face Timo Werner transfer competition' from Real Madrid

Liverpool could be braced for a transfer battle with Real Madrid over Timo Werner. The German striker looks set to leave current club Red Bull Leipzig this summer, and has been talking up a potential switch to Anfield. Jurgen Klopp is a keen admirer of Werner's talents, with speculation linking Liverpool to a bid for his services. However what was previously a seemingly clear run to land Werner could now