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Serie A Review: Napoli Extends Leads to 13 Points

Giovanni Simeone’s late goal helped Napoli beat Roma 2-1 and open up a 13-point gap at the top of Serie A. Since Serie A went to three points for a win during the 1994–95 season, this is the largest lead any Serie A team has ever had at the top of the table. Victor Osimhen’s [...]

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FIFA Ballon D’or Nominees Revealed

Fifa have announced the three names that make up the shortlist for the Ballon d’Or awards. Barcelona duo Lionel Messi and Neymar will compete with current holder Cristiano Ronaldo for this year’s FIFA Ballon d’Or. Real Madrid forward Ronaldo has won the award for the past two years, with Messi winning it for each of [...]

Bilbao Star To Get Europa League Tattoo

Athletic Bilbao’s run in the Europa League has been nothing less than phenomenal. The Basque based club knocked out the likes of Manchester United and Sporting Lisbon to book themselves a May 9th final date with giants Barcelona. Iker Muniain has promised to get a tattoo should his side beat Barcelona in the final. The [...]

Messi Breaks Muller’s Record

A hat trick from Barca star Lionel Messi took the Argentine’s tally for the season to 68 goals one more than Gerd Muller’s all time record of 67 set in the 1972/1973 season while playing for Bayern Munich. Having failed o score in the Clasico against some two weeks ago and in their Champions League [...]

Juve Held As Milan Reduces Gap

Looks like the Serie A will go down to the wire after last night’s round of fixtures. Leaders Juventus were held to a 1-1 home draw thanks thanks to an 85th minute goal  from Luis Fernando Muriel Fruto after Juventus no 1 Gigi Buffon’s error.The draw coupled with Milan’s 2-0 win over Atalanta means that [...]

Mourinho-Zidane Relationship Sours

What Mourinho wants, he gets. Reports emerging suggest that Mourinho will try to force out sporting Director Zinedine Zidane for his alleged involvement in first team affairs. Zidane who was referred to Madrid as an advisor to then incoming president Florentino Perez three years ago, has seen his roles change eventually being  named as the [...]

Di Matteo Faces Selection Dilemma

Chelsea’s fixture against Newcastle tonight is a must for Di Matteo if he hopes to get the Blues back into 4th place and clinch the final Champions League qualifying slot. However, with both star forwards Didier Drogba and Fernando Torres showing remarkable improvement in their form these past couple of days, the Italian tactician faces [...]

Dutch Play maker Arjen Robben looks like he could be on his way out of the Allianz Arena. Robben has been at the centre of a protracted contract extension with Bayern Munich after his hesitancy on signing a new deal emerged early last month. Club president Uli Hoeness yesterday revealed that negotiations with the winger [...]

Madrid, Barca Back To Winning Ways

Real Madrid and Barcelona returned to their winning ways on Sunday after a torrid  week which saw them both exist the Champions League. Real Madrid were 3-0 winners over Sevilla at the Bernabeu while Barca thrashed Rayo Vallecano 7-0 to keep their slim title hopes alive. Madrid’s win keeps them only one game away from [...]

Juventus Two Wins Away From Scudetto

Juventus remain on course to win their first Scudetto in 9 years after they beat Novara 4-0 yesterday to remain 3 points clear of their nearest challengers AC Milan with 3 matches left to play. A brace from in form striker Mirko Vucinic and strikes from Marco Boriello and Arturo Vidal were enough to see [...]