Jonas Eidevall reacts to ‘disconnected’ Arsenal performance against Man Utd

Jonas Eidevall labelled Arsenal’s first half performance against Manchester United ‘disconnected’, as the Gunners fell to their first WSL defeat of the season at the Emirates on Saturday. Arsenal had trailed 1-0 at the break to an Ella Toone volley and had struggled to create any clear cut openings, before goals from Frida Maanum and […]

Karim Benzema ruled out of whole World Cup in major blow to France | France

Karim Benzema is to miss the whole World Cup after being injured during training with France in Qatar. The French Football Federation said in a statement that the Real Madrid forward was forced to cut short training after feeling “pain in the quadriceps of his left thigh”. An MRI scan later confirmed a rectus femoris […]

Man Utd’s comeback victory over Arsenal can be a psychological watershed

Manchester United had beaten Arsenal twice before Saturday’s WSL showdown at the Emirates Stadium – once in the league under former manager Casey Stoney in November 2020, and once last season in the Continental Cup quarter-finals. Both were narrow 1-0 wins and both were significant steps forward in the club’s brief history. But United have […]

Karim Benzema suffers injury setback on return to France training

France striker Karim Benzema returned to training on Saturday but had to leave the session injured and is now expected to miss Les Bleus’ World Cup opener against Australia on Tuesday. What’s more, the 2021 Ballon d’Or could even now be a doubt for the whole tournament. Benzema has been struggling for fitness all season […]