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Who is the new King of Cool?Andrea Pirlo, football's undisputed King of Cool, has officially retired now. So who will take over his mantle? We pick four compelling candidates, including the man who transcends cool: Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Read »
WATCH: 2018 World Cup here we comeThe Exploding Heads break down the recent World Cup playoffs as all 32 teams are now set for Russia.
2018 World Cup: Who has qualified for the finals in Russia next yearQualifying for the 2018 World Cup, which began
Transfer Rater: Marouane Fellaini to Arsenal, Mario Balotelli to LazioThings change in the blink of an eye in football. <a
World Cup finals draw pots now known after completion of qualifyingThe seedings for the 2018 World Cup finals draw can now be confirmed after Peru booked the 32nd and last place at next summer's tournament in
Man United profited from Danny Drinkwater move to Chelsea - sourcesMANCHESTER -- Manchester United made back some of their outlay to Chelsea for Nemanja Matic this summer after Danny Drinkwater moved to
Santi Cazorla's injury 'is the worst I have known' - Arsene WengerLONDON -- Arsene Wenger says Santi Cazorla's injury problems are the worst he has ever seen a player go through, but still hopes the
Zlatan Ibrahimovic eyes new role at Man United: 'To me, No. 10 is the star'Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he'd be happy to assume the No. 10 role upon his return to Manchester United. The former PSG man has been
Aubameyang left out of Dortmund squad for 'disciplinary reasons'Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will not travel with the squad for the weekend's game against Stuttgart after being left
Hoffenheim forward Sandro Wagner close to Bayern move - NagelsmannHoffenheim coach Julian Nagelsmann has confirmed a report that Germany international Sandro Wagner is closing in on a return to his former
Man United announce record first-quarter revenue of £141 millionManchester United announced record first-quarter revenue of £141 million on Thursday, but player wages have risen as a result of their Champions
PSG boss Unai Emery plays down talk of Neymar being unhappyPARIS -- Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery has stated his belief that Neymar will stay with the club and help them to future glory amid speculation over
Sweden praise De Rossi for boarding bus to apologise for Italy fans' whistlesDaniele De Rossi boarded the Sweden bus following Italy's World Cup playoff defeat in Milan on Monday to apologise for the whistles heard
Delirious Peru fans in seismic celebrations of World Cup qualificationPeru fans' celebrations after Jefferson Farfan's goal put them on course for a first World Cup qualification in 36 years caused several
Fantasy Football: Fantasic FixturesMark Donaldson presents his fantasy XI for players partaking in juicy fixtures and taken by less than 10 percent of owners.
Liverpool U23 boss hails 'mature' Joe Gomez after fine England debutGareth Southgate says England earned a respectable result against a Brazil side he considers the best in the world. LIVERPOOL -- Joe Gomez has been praised for his maturity by Liverpool under-23s boss Neil Critchley after impressing on his senior England debut this week. Gomez earned the Man of the Match award for his performance in the 0-0 draw with Brazil at Wembley on Tuesday. The versatile defender has been a regular for Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool side this season, and Critchley believes he will develop even further with more first-team opportunities. Speaking ahead of Liverpool U23's derby against Everton...
Emery: Neymar is staying with PSGUnai Emery reiterates his intention to have Neymar stay and succeed at PSG amid speculation over his happiness.
Dempsey is Comeback Player of the Year - Via MLSClint Dempsey was able to come back from a heart condition and silence all doubters with a superb 2017 season.
Montreal Impact to renew Blerim Dzemaili's loan for 2018 seasonSwiss international Blerim Dzemaili put the Impact on his back in Philly, netting a brace en route to their 3-0 win. The Montreal Impact will renew designated player Blerim Dzemaili's loan for the 2018 season, the MLS club announced on Thursday. Dzemaili, 31, is on loan from Serie A club Bologna, which is also owned by Impact president Joey Saputo. After joining Montreal in May, he went on to scored seven goals with 10 assists in 22 starts, and will now return for a second season. The Impact also exercised the contract options on goalkeeper Evan Bush, defenders Kyle Fisher and Daniel Lovitz, midfielders David Choiniere...
Premier League Predictor: Week 12Alexis Nunes and Shaka Hislop try their hand at predicting week 12's fixtures throughout the Premier League.