Osaka withdraws from Indian Wells

Four-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from next month’s rescheduled ATP/WTA Indian Wells tournament in California, organisers confirmed Wednesday. The 23-year-old Japanese star is a former champion at…

Man United vs West Ham: Ronaldo absent as United crash out of Carabao Cup

Manchester United crashed out of the League Cup as West Ham avenged their painful loss to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side with a 1-0 win at Old Trafford, to reach the…

Chelsea vs Aston Villa: Blues’ 23-year record at stake in Carabao Cup tie

Chelsea host the claret-and-blue side from Birmingham for the second time this month but on this occasion, in a knockout Carabao Cup tie. Club historian Rick Glanvill and club statistician…

Samuel Eto’o announces candidacy for presidency of Cameroon football federation

Former Cameroon international Samuel Eto’o is to stand as a candidate in the race for the presidency of his country’s football federation (Fecafoot). The former Barcelona and Inter Milan star…

Pochettino plays down decision to take off Messi in PSG win

Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino defended his decision to take off Lionel Messi as the former Barcelona man made his home debut in Sunday’s Ligue 1 game against Lyon.Messi was…

Chelsea outclass Spurs as stars pay tribute to Greaves

Chelsea extended their flying start to the season with a 3-0 win at London rivals Tottenham as both clubs paid an emotional tribute to their former striker Jimmy Greaves on…

English Premier League table after Sunday’s matches

English Premier League table after Sunday’s matches (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points): Chelsea 5 4 1 0 12 1 13 Liverpool 5 4 1 0 12…

West Ham vs Man United: De Gea saves injury-time penalty, Lingard nets winner

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his fourth goal in three matches since his return to Manchester United on Sunday before Jesse Lingard grabbed a late winner on his return to West Ham…

IWOBI MAKES A RECORD AS EVERTON LOSES

Everton midfielder, Alex Iwobi, on Saturday equaled Efan Ekoku’s Premier League appearance record after featuring in their 3-0 defeat to Aston Villa. Before the game, Iwobi had amassed 159 appearances…

Rooney vows to stick with Derby despite looming administration

Derby County manager Wayne Rooney said Saturday he was committed to the English second-tier club despite the financially-stricken side’s impending administration.The 35-year-old former Manchester United and England striker, in his…