Ozil, Gundogan criticised by DFB for Erdogan meeting

The German Football Association (DFB) has criticised Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan for appearing in what it describes as an “election campaign stunt” by Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The…

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I’m really proud of the boys – Klopp pleased with Liverpool’s progress

Jurgen Klopp praised Liverpool’s players for a “nearly perfect season” after they secured a second successive top-four finish in the Premier League. A routine 4-0 victory over Brighton and Hove…

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BREAKING NEWS: Stoger confirms Borussia Dortmund departure

Peter Stoger has confirmed his time in charge of Borussia Dortmund is over. The 52-year-old announced he will part ways with the club following the 3-1 defeat at Hoffenheim on the…

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Klose returns to Bayern Munich as youth coach

Miroslav Klose has returned to Bayern Munich to take charge of the Under-17 team, the Bundesliga champions announced. The Germany legend, the all-time leading goalscorer in World Cup history and for…

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Chelsea charged over players crowding referee

Chelsea have been hit with a charge by the Football Association (FA) after the club’s players crowded around match officials. At half-time in Wednesday’s 1-1 draw with Huddersfield Town at…

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Barcelona icon Iniesta to Vissel Kobe ‘not realistic’

Andres Iniesta has not held talks over a shock move to Vissel Kobe, according to the club’s head of player development Atsuhiro Miura. The Barcelona captain had been expected to join…

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The 8 most undeserved promotions in football history

When a tenacious team outside the top flight plays stylish football all season and finishes the campaign head and shoulders above the rest, it’s difficult to claim their promotion was…

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Lippi backs Mancini for Italy coach role

Roberto Mancini has been backed to become the new coach of the Italy national team by Marcello Lippi. Zenit coach Mancini will enter talks over the job at the end…

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Wagner: In football the impossible sometimes is possible

David Wagner said Huddersfield Town fully deserved their point after holding Premier League champions Manchester City to a 0-0 draw at the Etihad Stadium. Huddersfield became the only team to…

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Saturday Premier League wrap: The things you might have missed

Bournemouth 1-0 Swansea OPTA FACT Swansea have failed to score in over half of their away games this season (10 blanks in 19 matches) Swansea remain just a point outside…

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Can in race for Champions League final return

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp remains hopeful of having Emre Can and Joe Gomez fit for the Champions League final. Can picked up a back problem in the win over Watford…

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Guardiola wanted to join Robson at Newcastle

Pep Guardiola wishes he could have played in the Premier League and asked Bobby Robson for the chance to sign for Newcastle United. The Manchester City manager was coming towards…

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