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Benjamin Mendy exclusive: "When I first met Guardiola, he walked over to shake my hand but just gave me a little kiss"

Wednesday  11:50,   26 february 2020

Benjamin Mendy talks to FourFourTwo ahead of Manchester City's clash with Real Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday, and reveals what makes Pep Guardiola so specialIf the unsuspecting receptionist at the City Football Academy wasn’t quite >>>

Sarri: Coronavirus shouldn't restrict Juve fans

Wednesday  11:35,   26 february 2020

Maurizio Sarri has rejected suggestions that fears over the coronavirus should prevent Juventus fans from travelling to Lyon for their Champions League tie.Lyon said earlier that Wednesday's last-16 first leg would go ahead as planned following the... >>>

Man City are 22 points behind Liverpool in the Premier League, have a European ban hanging over them and the future of their top stars is up in the air... winning the Champions League is the only way to salvage their season as they prepare for Real Madr

Wednesday  11:25,   26 february 2020

Even before the recent events that have befallen Manchester City, Pep Guardiola knew how important the Champions League was to them this season. He said he could be sacked if not.Even before the recent events that have befallen Manchester City, Pep... >>>

Venus squanders seven match points in loss, Stephens also beaten in Acapulco

Wednesday  11:05,   26 february 2020

Venus Williams wasted seven match points in a first-round loss at the Mexican Open.Williams made an early exit at the Australian Open and the American veteran went down to Slovenian qualifier Kaja Juvan 4-6 7-6 (7-4) 6-2 in Acapulco on... >>>

Manchester United 'sent their chief scout to watch Martin Odegaard' as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer considers summer move for Real Madrid starlet

Wednesday  10:05,   26 february 2020

Manchester United sent their chief to watch Martin Odegaard in action last weekend ahead of a potential summer move, according to Spanish newspaper El Diario Vasco.The 21-year-old has been earning rave reviews at Real Sociedad this season after... >>>

Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool Premier League title surge can inspire women's team relegation scrap says Coatbridge star

Wednesday  09:15,   26 february 2020

Christie Murray hopes to score the Reds to WSL1 survival this term.She told the Lanarkshire Live Sport : “For me now I want to push on for the rest of the season. I love the city and I love playing for Liverpool so hopefully I can get some more game >>>

Zidane's achievements will never be repeated, says Guardiola

Wednesday  09:05,   26 february 2020

Pep Guardiola said Zinedine Zidane's feat of winning three consecutive Champions Leagues will never be repeated as his Manchester City side prepare to face the Frenchman's Real Madrid in the last 16 on Wednesday. City take on Madrid in the... >>>

Mertens suffers bruised ankle after equalling Napoli record

Wednesday  08:05,   26 february 2020

Dries Mertens scored his 121st goal for Napoli before being substituted against Barcelona on Tuesday.The 32-year-old forward matched the record with a stunning 30th-minute opener at Stadio San Paolo, where Barca salvaged a draw thanks to Antoine... >>>

F1 ready for its final 2020 test

Wednesday  07:55,   26 february 2020

F1's teams and drivers are ready for the most crucial of second weeks of testing before the season officially kicks off. Mercedes will be looking to build on their strong start, while Red Bull and Ferrari up their pace, at Test Two - which... >>>

Loved by Real Madrid as he closes in on goalscoring immortality, but loathed by France after the Mathieu Valbuena sex-tape scandal... the curious case of Karim Benzema - SPECIAL REPORT

Wednesday  07:40,   26 february 2020

SPECIAL REPORT BY DANIEL MATTHEWS IN LYON: To many in France, the 32-year-old is a footballing pariah. At Real Madrid, however, Benzema is approaching immortality. He has created more goals than anyone in the club's history and will soon be among... >>>

Loved by Real Madrid as he closes in on goalscoring immortality, but loathed by France after the Mathieu Valbuena sex-tape scandal... the curious case of Karim Benzema - SPECIAL REPORT

Wednesday  07:35,   26 february 2020

SPECIAL REPORT BY DANIEL MATTHEWS IN LYON: To many in France, the 32-year-old is a footballing pariah. At Real Madrid, however, Benzema is approaching immortality. He has created more goals than anyone in the club's history and will soon be among... >>>

Will Ronaldo's CL hopes melt in Lyon?

Wednesday  07:25,   26 february 2020

Lyon head coach Rudi Garcia says he has not devised a special plan for nullifying the threat of Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo.Juventus' visit to France comes in the same week that a Portuguese chocolatier has created a life-size sculpture of... >>>

Chelsea offer evidence of Premier League weakness…

Wednesday  06:25,   26 february 2020

Chelsea fans were singing about 2012 but in 2020, they are a million miles behind“1-0 and you f***ed it up,” was the chant not long after kick-off at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea fans gleefully crowing about their unlikely 2012 Champions League victory... >>>

Xhaka calls for more openness with fans

Wednesday  06:25,   26 february 2020

Granit Xhaka has called for clubs to allow more openness with supporters following his row with Arsenal fans. The midfielder wanted to leave the club in January after being stripped of the captaincy, having sworn at supporters who booed him.Video:... >>>

'Big progress made over concussion risks'

Wednesday  06:10,   26 february 2020

Guidelines advising against the teaching of heading in football training for primary school children is proof of "big progress", says PFA chief executive Gordon Taylor. The football associations of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland announced on >>>