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Southgate Defends Decision to Honour Rooney As Wilson Called Up

Gareth Southgate defended the decision to honour Wayne Rooney by fielding England’s top international goalscorer in a friendly against the USA at Wembley next week. The Football Association announced on Sunday that Rooney would be awarded his 120th cap as a tribute to his England career which appeared to have come to an end when he retired from international football …

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Dembele Ruled Out Until 2019 Through Ankle Injury

Tottenham midfielder Mousa Dembele is likely to miss the rest of the year due to ankle ligament damage, Spurs confirmed on Thursday. “Unfortunately, Mousa Dembele’s scans have confirmed ligament damage to his right ankle and he is unlikely to be available until the New Year,” Spurs said in a statement. The 31-year-old will also miss Belgium’s Nations League matches against …

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PSG Probe Claims Of Racial Profiling Of Young Players

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) have opened a probe into claims that young players were subject to racial profiling during their recruitment process, a source close to the club said on Thursday. “We have opened an internal investigation,” the source told AFP, after the claims made by French investigative website Mediapart, who cited documents from the latest series of Football Leaks allegations. …

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Juventus Fightback Hands United Timely Boost Ahead Of Derby

Evoking memories of their astonishing Champions League win in 1999, Manchester United breathed new life into a stuttering season by improbably turning around their match against Juventus in the final five minutes to win 2-1. Not since the Nou Camp final of 1999, on arguably the club’s greatest-ever night, when the Red Devils scored twice in stoppage time against Bayern …

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Fantasy Football Fairy Outlines The Key Picks For Gameweek 12

The Fantasy Football Fairy is back with his top picks ahead of the Gameweek 12 deadline. For the first time ever, all six of my attacking player picks delivered returns in Gameweek 11. This included huge FPL points hauls for Sergio Aguero, Marko Arnautovic and Richarlison, with modest returns for Callum Wilson, Anthony Martial and Eden Hazard. My own FPL …

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Man United Stage Extraordinary Late Comeback To Beat Juventus

It’s been a season of struggle so far for Manchester United, but this is undoubtedly the highlight of their season to this point. This away win over Juventus in the Champions League is also one of the best moments in Jose Mourinho’s tenure at the club. United were negative for the most part, looking content to secure a draw having …

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Watch: Ronaldo Breaks Deadlock Vs Man United With Stunner

It’s been clear from the outset that Manchester United were holding out for a draw in Turin. The Red Devils were a point behind Valencia in Group H after the latter’s win over Young Boys in the early evening kick-off. By virtue of their three wins so far, Juventus were all but assured of progress to the last 16 stage …

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Watch: Man City Gifted Arguably Worst Penalty Call Ever Seen

Manchester City are currently in action against Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League. After three fixtures in Group F, the Premier League champions are in a dogfight. While atop the group, City are one point ahead of Lyon and four in front of both Hoffenheim and Donetsk. Pep Guardiola’s side got off to a fine start at home, with David …

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Zlatan ‘Optimistic’ He’ll Remain With LA Galaxy

Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he’s “optimistic” he’ll be back with the Los Angeles Galaxy next season, despite reports of European suitors keen to lure the Swedish star from Major League soccer. Ibrahimovic has a contract through the 2019 season, but Serie A giants AC Milan have expressed an interest in bringing him back to Italy. The Galaxy were energized in Ibrahimovic’s …

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