Pep Guardiola explains how ‘fantastic’ Riyad Mahrez turned season around

Pep Guardiola has paid tribute to Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez for turning around his poor form this season. Mahrez was close to his best as Man City routed Chelsea 4-0 in the FA Cup, scoring a brilliant free-kick and tucking away a penalty. It completes a remarkable turnaround for the Algerian, who was publicly […]

Graham Potter dismisses accusations that Chelsea are not trying

Graham Potter has dismissed any suggestion that his Chelsea players are not trying after another dreadful showing. Chelsea were demolished 4-0 in the FA Cup by Manchester City, and the performance was so lacklustre that it called into question the attitude of the players. Potter, though, does not believe he has lost the dressing room […]

Osimhen helps high-flying Partenopeans return to winning ways

Osimhen was caged the last time the Partenopeans filed out against Inter Milan, but he proved his quality against Sampdoria  Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen scored the opening goal for Napoli in their 2-0 victory over Sampdoria at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris. After a painful 1-0 loss to Inter Milan last week, Napoli were looking […]

FA Cup a grand old stage for Manchester City’s youth | FA Cup

To be the leading man in slightly smaller productions, or to be an understudy for the elite? It’s not the most significant consequence of the financial stratification of modern football but what the division of the game into superclubs and the rest has done is make that decision far more urgent for promising young players. […]