Player ratings as Los Blancos win Copa del Rey derby

Karim Benzema and Vinicius Junior’s extra time goals were enough for Real Madrid fend off a ten man Atletico Madrid in their Copa del Rey quarter-final clash. Atleti had taken an early lead through Alvaro Morata before goals from Rodrygo in the final 10 minutes took the game to extra time, and then Benzema’s 104th […]

Bassey’s boss at Ajax gets sacked

Ajax has struggled since the start of the season, and they have decided to let go of their gaffer Super Eagles defender Calvin Bassey’s will get a new coach at Ajax soon, as Alfred Schreuder has been sacked just seven months after he got the job. Bassey arrived at Ajax from Rangers last summer in […]

Player ratings as Gunners ease into Continental Cup semi finals

Arsenal set up a Continental Cup semi final tie with reigning champions Manchester City after running out comfortable 3-0 winners over Aston Villa at Meadow Park on Thursday. A Frida Maanum brace and Caitlin Foord strike saw the five-time Conti Cup winners into the last four at the expense of a Villa side who were […]

When second-tier Brighton knocked Liverpool out of the FA Cup | FA Cup

Would lightning strike twice? In February 1983 Brighton had visited Anfield and pulled off the shock of the FA Cup by beating Liverpool 2-1 in the fifth round. A little under a year later the teams were drawn together again in the competition. There were noticeable differences for the sequel. Brighton were now the hosts, […]

Gareth Southgate reveals why he continued as England manager

Gareth Southgate has revealed that his family played a key role in his decision to stay on as England manager following World Cup heartache in Qatar. The Three Lions were one of the favourites to win the World Cup in 2022 but were knocked out by eventual finalists France in the quarter finals thanks to […]