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Portugal defeat Poland to reach Euro semi-final

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal battled their way to a place in the European Championship last four on Thursday winning a penalty shootout 5-3 against Poland in a tense quarter-final. Robert Lewandowski scored his first goal of Euro 2016 inside two minutes …

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Next Destination Man Utd – Ibrahimovic

Former Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has confirmed he will sign for Manchester United after leaving Paris St-Germain. The 34-year-old was out of contract after four years at the French champions. He will link up again with his former Inter Milan …

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Euro 2016 Flop: I Won’t Quit – Rooney

 Wayne Rooney insists he has no plans to step away from international football and intends to remain as England’s captain for the 2018 World Cup qualification campaign. England crashed out of Euro 2016 on Monday after losing 2-1 to minnows …

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Argentina fans beg Messi

Argentines begged Lionel Messi on Monday not to abandon the national team before the 2018 World Cup after he tearfully announced his retirement in frustration at another last-gasp international defeat,AFP reports. As Chileans danced in the streets and honked their horns …

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PSG Sack Laurent Blanc

French Champions Paris Saint Germain has sacked its head coach, Laurent Blanc despite his successful spell in charge of the squad. The former France coach who was appointed in June 2013 won three successive French league titles, 2 Coupe de …

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Messi quits international football after Copa America loss

Argentina’s Lionel Messi says he is retiring from international football after losing the Copa America final against Chile. “The national team is over for me. The decision is already made. That’s it,” Messi told Argentine broadcaster, TyC Sports. The 29-year-old …

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NFF Releases 35-man List For Rio Olympics

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has released a 35-man provisional list for the Rio Olympics games starting on August 5, in Brazil. Players who have had experience playing in the Nigeria senior team constitute half of those listed in Coach …

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