Pique club purchase reports intensify as FC Andorra admit to sale talks

The defender has publicly stated he is keen to enter football ownership, with sources in Andorra asserting that he will buy a fifth-division side FC Andorra have revealed that they have closed talks over the sale of the club amid speculation that Gerard Pique will be their latest owner. ...

Man Utd can save season with Christmas consistency, says Rashford

Jose Mourinho’s team have performed well below expectations this season, but the striker thinks they can turn it around over the busy festive period Marcus Rashford reminded his Manchester United team-mates of the importance of their form over the hectic Christmas period, convinced they could turn their season around...

Former Juve CEO Marotta takes over at Inter

Inter have a new CEO, as Giuseppe Marotta – formerly a Juventus chief – had his new position confirmed on Thursday. Former Juventus CEO Giuseppe Marotta has taken up a similar role at Serie A rivals Inter Milan, the club announced on Thursday. Marotta joined Juve in 2010 and...

Koscielny the 'perfect captain' for Arsenal, says Leno

The defender missed France’s World Cup victory with an Achilles injury but made his return to the matchday squad against Huddersfield on Saturday Laurent Koscielny is the perfect captain, according to team-mate Bernd Leno, despite not appearing for Arsenal since May. The France international made his return to the Gunners squad for their...

'Europe more important than league campaign for Man Utd' – youth boss

Ricky Sbragia insists the form of the likes of Angel Gomes and Tahith Chong in the Youth League is more important than their progress in the Under-23s The manager of Manchester United’s under-23s has admitted that his side’s league campaign means nothing compared to the UEFA Youth League campaign....

Cruzazulear: How La Maquina's near-misses became a Mexican slang word

With a name now synonymous with falling short, Cruz Azul is looking to redefine itself in this week’s Liga MX final against Club America Every country and every league has their lovable losers. The teams that are almost there, that nearly miss, that have a huge following now accustomed to...