Espanyol submit complaint to RFEF over Robert Lewandowski

Espanyol have submitted a complaint to the Spanish football federation (RFEF) over the fact that Robert Lewandowski was allowed to play for Barcelona in the city derby over the weekend. Lewandowski was sent off in Barça’s final game before the World Cup break against Osasuna in November. His ban was then set at three games […]

Jurgen Klopp explains why Virgil van Dijk was substituted in Brentford loss

From Gtech Community Stadium – Jurgen Klopp has given a reason as to why he brought off Virgil van Dijk at half-time in Liverpool’s 3-1 loss at Brentford on Monday. The Reds fell behind to an own goal from Ibrahima Konate before poor defending allowed Yoane Wissa to add a second before the half-time break. […]

‘I had to say goodbye’: thousands pay their respects to Pelé in Brazil | Pelé

Thousands of mourners braved punishing heat to pay their final tribute to footballing legend Pelé on Monday as the president of Fifa said he would ask every member country to name a stadium after the recently deceased Brazilian player. Fans lined up outside the 106-year-old Vila Belmiro ground in Santos – the city in south-eastern […]