Category: Football

'Not clever' – Tottenham wrong to get involved in derby melee, concedes Pochettino

Eric Dier’s equaliser and celebration led to ugly scenes in the north London derby and Mauricio Pochettino was not impressed. Mauricio Pochettino admitted his Tottenham players should not have got involved in a brawl during their 4-2 Premier League defeat at Arsenal on Sunday.   Spurs had trailed 1-0 following Pierre...

USMNT announces Berhalter as new head coach

The Columbus Crew coach and former U.S. national team defender will take charge as U.S. coach after the 13-month search for a new man in charge U.S. Soccer has officially announced the hiring of Gregg Berhalter as the new head coach of the U.S. national team, confirming the long-anticipated...

Van Dijk: Maybe Liverpool should be more like PSG

The Dutch defender was frustrated with Neymar and Co’s theatrics during Champions League defeat at Parc des Princes Virgil van Dijk joined Jurgen Klopp in condemning Paris Saint-Germain’s theatrics during the sides’ Champions League clash – but then suggested the Reds should have taken a leaf out of Neymar...

Arsenal and Tottenham charged by FA for north London derby melee

The governing body has alleged both clubs “failed to ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion” in Sunday’s match Arsenal and Tottenham have both been charged with failing to control their players during Sunday’s north London derby by the Football Association (FA). The charge relates to events...

'Klopp's pitch invasion was great to see' – Riise defends Liverpool boss

The manager accepted a misconduct charge for his celebration of Divock Origi’s late winner, but the former defender enjoyed his display of passion Jurgen Klopp’s on-pitch celebrations during the Merseyside derby have been defended by former Liverpool defender John Arne Riise. Klopp ran onto the field at Anfield after Divock...

James not looking for Real Madrid return as he favours Bayern stay

The Colombia international will see a two-year loan in Germany come to an end next summer and has expressed a desire to make a permanent move James Rodriguez has reiterated his desire to make a permanent move to Bayern Munich, rather than return to Real Madrid. The Colombia international...

Bale enduring worst La Liga drought of Real Madrid career

After failing to find the net in Real Madrid’s home win against Valencia, Gareth Bale is now on his worst goal drought in La Liga. Gareth Bale has now failed to score in 10 consecutive La Liga appearances, his worst run in the competition since signing for Real Madrid...

Liverpool Team News: Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs Everton

The Reds return to Premier League action at Anfield this weekend as they welcome Marco Silva’s resurgent Blues There is no time for Liverpool to lick their Champions League wounds, with the 232nd Merseyside derby to come this weekend. Beaten in Paris in midweek, the Reds will look to...