Dybala sends message after scoring in Juventus win over Udinese

Sun, 16 Jan 2022 - 09:04 GMT

Paulo Dybala glared at Juventus directors instead of celebrating after scoring in a 2-0 Serie A win over Udinese on Saturday, which sent the Turin club level with fourth-placed Atalanta.

Inzaghi tells Inter to quell Super Cup euphoria before key Atalanta clash

Sun, 16 Jan 2022 - 09:02 GMT

Inter Milan need to press the reset button ahead of their Serie A clash with title rivals Atalanta, coach Simone Inzaghi said on Saturday, after experiencing midweek euphoria by beating rivals Juventus in the Italian Super Cup.

Leaders Man City beat Chelsea, Coutinho scores on Villa debut

Sun, 16 Jan 2022 - 09:01 GMT

Runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City took a step closer to a fourth title in five seasons with a 1-0 win over second-placed Chelsea on Saturday, opening up a 13-point lead over the London club at the top.

Saint-Maximin calls on Newcastle players to 'stop talking and to show'

Sun, 16 Jan 2022 - 08:59 GMT

Newcastle United winger Allan Saint-Maximin has called on his teammates to "stop talking and to show" following another disappointing draw for the Magpies as they once again let a late lead slip in their Premier League game with Watford.

Seville derby abandoned after Sevilla player is hit by pole

Sun, 16 Jan 2022 - 08:57 GMT

A Spanish Cup game between city rivals Sevilla and Real Betis was abandoned on Saturday after Sevilla player Joan Jordan was struck in the head by an object thrown from the stands.

World Cup schedule forces Asian Champions League final switch

Fri, 14 Jan 2022 - 11:57 GMT

Qatar's hosting of the World Cup finals in November and December means the Asia Champions League's usual slot in the schedule is unavailable.

Bande earns Burkina Faso first points at Cup of Nations

Fri, 14 Jan 2022 - 11:18 GMT

Burkina showed more attacking intent in yet another 1-0 result, the 10th in 14 games at the tournament.

Williams strike sees Bilbao past Atletico into Super Cup final

Fri, 14 Jan 2022 - 11:14 GMT

Nico Williams struck late in the second half to give the Spanish Super Cup holders a 2-1 come-from-behind win over LaLiga champions Atletico Madrid.

Ivory Coast uses soccer to spur COVID-19 vaccination

Thu, 13 Jan 2022 - 11:06 GMT

Ivory Coast has reported at least 77,857 infections and 742 coronavirus-related deaths since the pandemic began.

Chelsea ease past Tottenham into League Cup final

Thu, 13 Jan 2022 - 11:02 GMT

Tottenham battled hard in search of a route back into the tie but it was not to be their night

Dortmund in search of consistency against Freiburg

Thu, 13 Jan 2022 - 10:58 GMT

Visitors Freiburg will feel little pressure as they seek their first victory in Dortmund in 20 years.

Djokovic facing hostility, cold start at Melbourne Park

Wed, 12 Jan 2022 - 03:23 GMT

The dressing room might not be the most welcoming place for Djokovic either, with some players resentful that he is not vaccinated.

Senegal say Sarr may play in Africa Cup of Nations after 'positive' injury news

Wed, 12 Jan 2022 - 01:15 GMT

Sarr could yet be able to play for Senegal in the Africa Cup of Nations finals after a 'positive development' in medical checkups on his injured knee, the Senegal Football Federation said on Wednesday.

Ivory Coast confirm drugs ban on goalkeeper

Wed, 12 Jan 2022 - 01:10 GMT

The announcement was made by the Ethiopian Football Federation on the eve of the tournament but the Ivorians included him in their squad for the Cup of Nations anyway.

Morocco, Senegal secure wins without conviction

Tue, 11 Jan 2022 - 10:19 GMT

Pre-tournament favourites Morocco and Senegal both needed late goals to make winning starts to their Africa Cup of Nations campaigns while Gabon and Guinea were also victors on the second day of the tournament in Cameroon on Monday.

McTominay seals narrow Cup win for Man Utd over Villa

Tue, 11 Jan 2022 - 10:18 GMT

McTominay seals narrow Cup win for Man Utd over Villa

Algeria begin Cup of Nations defence with record in sight

Tue, 11 Jan 2022 - 10:15 GMT

Algeria begin the defence of their African Cup of Nations title on Tuesday as they chase down the record for the longest unbeaten run by a national team.

Premier League reports second straight weekly fall in COVID-19 cases

Tue, 11 Jan 2022 - 10:13 GMT

The Premier League said on Monday it had reported 72 new cases of COVID-19 in the last week, the second straight week in which there has been a fall in positive cases.

Vinicius and Benzema shine as Real Madrid thrash Valencia 4-1

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 - 10:37 GMT

Real Madrid strike duo Karim Benzema and Vinicius Jr both scored a brace to give the LaLiga leaders a 4-1 home win over Valencia on Saturday, putting them back on track after last weekend’s disappointing loss to Getafe.

Juventus Produce Stunning Fightback To Beat Roma In Seven-Goal Thriller

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 - 10:36 GMT

Juventus scored three goals in seven second-half minutes to complete an astonishing comeback and beat AS Roma 4-3 on Sunday after goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny saved a late penalty to keep them in front at the Stadio Olimpico.