Emery: Pochettino is alongside Guardiola and Simeone as best in the world

The Arsenal head coach believes his North London rival has put together a career that should see him considered one of the world’s best managers Mauricio Pochettino belongs alongside Pep Guardiola and Diego Simeone as one of the world’s best coaches, according to Arsenal boss Unai Emery. Emery’s side...

Life and death on a football pitch: The Mitchell Cole story

One of the most promising players of his generation passed away six years ago, having suffered through the effects of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy On one side, the pitches at Finsbury Leisure Centre face Mitchell Street. It was there one freezing cold Friday night in late November 2012 that Mitchell Cole died,...

Ramsey sets Premier League record to remind Arsenal what they are losing

The Wales international stepped off the bench in a north London derby date with Tottenham to make another telling contribution and re-write history Aaron Ramsey has made Premier League history to offer Arsenal another reminder of what they are about to lose at the end of his contract. The...

'I never imagined' playing in Champions League – Lozano

The Mexico star said his goal was simply to play in the first division as a professional, a goal he’s now far exceeded PSV and Mexico star Hirving Lozano says he never could have imagined taking part in matches like Wednesday’s Champions League clash with Barcelona. The 23-year-old has...

West Ham dealt injury blow as Arnautovic ruled out until 2019

The Austria international was forced off during the first half of Tuesday’s win over Cardiff City and will now sit out the festive period West Ham striker Marko Arnautovic will be sidelined for around a month with a hamstring injury, manager Manuel Pellegrini confirmed. The Austria international was forced off...

Goal-shy Dybala has Allegri backing as 'pivotal' player for Juventus

The Argentine forward remains a key player for the Serie A champions despite his lack of goals this season, according to a supportive manager Massimiliano Allegri has highlighted Paulo Dybala as the essential cog in ensuring Juventus’ star-studded attack runs smoothly. Having scored 26 times in all competitions last term, Dybala’s...

Allegri: Juventus a team of champions and 'men of character'

The Bianconeri stretched their lead atop of Serie A to 11 points at Fiorentina, with their manager labelling full of plaudits for his side Massimiliano Allegri described Juventus as a team of “champions” and “men of character” after a 3-0 win at Fiorentina moved his side 11 points clear...