'This is the reality': Brazilian women's football team sleep in hotel lobby | Football

‘This is the reality’: Brazilian women’s football team sleep in hotel lobby | Football

The coach of Santos women’s team has criticised the Brazilian Football Confederation after her players were forced to spend part of the night in a hotel lobby before a crucial first division game. “This is the respect that people have for women’s football in Brazil,” said Emily Lima, as she recorded on video the players […]

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Tottenham’s Kieran Trippier set for Atlético Madrid medical £20m fee agreed | Football

Tottenham’s Kieran Trippier set for Atlético Madrid medical £20m fee agreed | Football

Kieran Trippier is on the brink of sealing a move to Atlético Madrid in a deal worth £20m plus add-ons and he has been given permission by Tottenham to travel to the Spanish capital for a medical. The full-back, who starred for England at the World Cup in Russia, endured a difficult season last time […]

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Arsenal transfer news: Josh Kronke responds to supporter petition calling for change from owners

Arsenal transfer news: Josh Kronke responds to supporter petition calling for change from owners

Josh Kroenke has written an open letter to Arsenal supporters in an attempt to defend his family’s ownership of the club in the face of adversity from the fans. Arsenal supporters recently launched a petition calling for change in the way the club is being run following years without a serious Premier League or Champions […]

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Emery says Arsenal and Koscielny 'need to speak' as Martinelli scores on debut | Football

Emery says Arsenal and Koscielny ‘need to speak’ as Martinelli scores on debut | Football

The Arsenal manager, Unai Emery, has said he is awaiting a decision on Laurent Koscielny after the captain refused to travel with the squad for their pre-season tour to the United States but added the Premier League club must “keep moving ahead” regardless. The 33-year-old French centre back, who has a year remaining on his […]

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West Ham optimistic Sébastien Haller will join from Eintracht Frankfurt | Football

West Ham optimistic Sébastien Haller will join from Eintracht Frankfurt | Football

West Ham are increasingly confident of signing Sébastien Haller after holding positive talks with Eintracht Frankfurt on Monday. Manuel Pellegrini is desperate for a new striker after allowing Marko Arnautovic to join Shanghai SIPG for £22.4m and losing out to Valencia in the race to sign Maxi Gómez. West Ham have moved on quickly after […]

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Mason Mount commits future to Chelsea by signing five-year deal | Football

Mason Mount commits future to Chelsea by signing five-year deal | Football

Mason Mount has become the latest Chelsea youngster to commit his long-term future to the club after signing a new five-year contract at Stamford Bridge. The midfielder follows Ruben Loftus-Cheek in signing a new deal through to the summer of 2024 at least, with the Europa League winners hopeful Callum Hudson-Odoi, still a target for […]

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PSG president Nasser al-Khelaifi in spotlight over Pastore transfer | Football

PSG president Nasser al-Khelaifi in spotlight over Pastore transfer | Football

Nasser al-Khelaifi, the president of Paris Saint-Germain, appears to have sought payments for an agent which could have violated transfer regulations, and to have given inaccurate information to a French judge, according to leaked documents. Khelaifi appears to have signed a letter to the chief of staff to the future emir of Qatar asking for […]

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Riyad Mahrez strike sinks Nigeria and puts Algeria in Afcon final | Football

Riyad Mahrez strike sinks Nigeria and puts Algeria in Afcon final | Football

The tournament had been waiting for Riyad Mahrez, and in the semi-final he finally arrived. It came down, in the end, to one shot. A free-kick, perhaps 20 yards out. Score it, and Algeria were through to their first Cup of Nations final since 1990. Miss and they faced extra-time against a Nigeria team who […]

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Premier League transfers so far this summer and what each club still needs | Football

Premier League transfers so far this summer and what each club still needs | Football

Arsenal What have they done so far? Nowhere near enough. Teenage striker Gabriel Martinelli has arrived from regional football in Brazil and is expected to need some adaptation and development time. David Ospina has departed for a modest fee. What do they still need to do? Lots. They are chasing width, defensive reinforcements and a […]

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Bologna head coach Sinisa Mihajlovic diagnosed with 'acute leukaemia' | Football

Bologna head coach Sinisa Mihajlovic diagnosed with ‘acute leukaemia’ | Football

Sinisa Mihajlovic announced that he has leukaemia in a press conference on Saturday, but has said he will continue working as Bologna’s head coach. Mihajlovic said that the illness was discovered in tests carried out shortly before pre-season training began. Rumours about his health had spread over the past days after he did not join […]

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