The UEFA Champions League returns tonight after Manchester City won the title for the first time last year. All roads lead to Wembley this time and we'll preview the group and the biggest games of the first round. My name is Ayomide Sotubo and this is the Nutmeg on Guardian TV.
Chelsea have sacked manager Graham Potter, the London club said on Sunday after a string of poor results left the team 11th in the Premier League.
What are the perks and pitfalls of Dozy Mmubuosi owning Sheffield United amid his complaints against racism? Ayomide Sotubo and Lolade Adewuyi discuss its possibility and other footballing stories.
Man City was found culpable of 115 cases relating to Financial breaches; the case has been referred to the club to an independent commission over alleged rule breaches between 2009 and 2018.
31 Jan 2022
Brentford has signed Denmark international Christian Eriksen as a free agent for the rest of this season, the Premier League club said on Monday. Eriksen has not played since suffering a cardiac arrest in Denmark's opening match of the European Championship against Finland in June and has been training with his former club Ajax Amsterdam to build up his fitness.
30 Nov 2021
Argentina's Lionel Messi won the Ballon d'Or award for the best player in the world for a record-stretching seventh time on Monday (November 29), beating Robert Lewandowski and Jorginho to lift soccer's most prestigious trophy yet again. The forward added to his 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2019 trophies after winning the Copa America for the first time with his country last July. Messi, who joined Paris St Germain on a free transfer from Barcelona during the close season after finishing as La Liga's top scorer with the Spanish club, collected 613 points, with Bayern Munich's Lewandowski, named best striker on Monday, getting 580.
21 Oct 2021
Bayern Munich coach Julian Nagelsmann has tested positive for COVID-19, the club said on Thursday (October 21), a day after he missed their 4-0 Champions League win at Benfica in Lisbon with "flu-like symptoms."
29 Sep 2021
Paris Saint-Germain fans hail Lionel Messi's first goal since joining the club, as the French side beat Manchester City 2-0 at the Parc des Princes stadium.
17 Aug 2021
Barcelona, Spain, Aug 16 (EFE).- FC Barcelona has debts totaling 1.35 billion euros ($1.6bn) and its economic situation is “worrying,” the club’s president Joan Laporta confirmed Monday, a week after the Catalan giants had to let go of star player Lionel Messi due to financial woes.
15 Aug 2021
Barcelona fans react to the news that legend Lionel Messi is leaving the club. "We're sad and resigned to the fact that the era of Messi and Barca is over," says one fan.
9 Aug 2021
Manchester City fans react to the news that the club has signed Jack Grealish for a British record fee reported to be £100 million. "I think it's a fantastic decision," one fan says, while another adds, "I think it's a top signing."