Rashford missed a penalty along with teammates Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka in the 3-2 shoutout. Rashford responded in a lengthy statement on social media in which he apologised for his penalty miss in the shoot out. The forward wrote: "All I can say is sorry. I wish it had of gone differently." He also said messages of support daubed on a defaced mural of his face left him "on the verge of tears".
British football player Justin Fashanu would have turned 60 last week. Instead, he has been dead for over two decades now — a victim of toxic masculinity in a machismo world, writes DW's Sertan Sanderson.
18 Dec 2020
Oiza Yakubu and Nene Yakubu both spoke with GuardianTV about playing tennis and the challenges as a player in Nigeria.
14 Sep 2020
Paris St Germain forward Neymar has said he was the target of a racist slur during the French champions' 1-0 defeat by Olympique Marseille on Sunday.
8 Jun 2020
Chelsea has made some tremendous transfers over the years. They have brought in solid players, good players, and, in some cases, great players as well as some worst players. But today on The Nutmeg, Solomon Fowowe is asking if Chelsea is making the best transfer moves?
20 Mar 2020
Super eagles player, Kenneth Omeruo has reacted to the postponement of AFCON over the spread of Coronavirus and the how it has impacted on the players in Spain. Kenneth says it is indeed a terrible situation, it is something no one expected at this crucial time in the season of football.
10 Mar 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Wednesday:
24 Feb 2020
Remo Stars player died after he was alleged pushed off the bus by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad.
23 Feb 2020
An ex-rugby player killed himself in Australia after allegedly dousing his family with petrol and setting them alight in their family car in Brisbane on Wednesday, local media reported.
4 Oct 2019
Tottenham players Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen and Hugo Lloris attempted to explain their side's 7-2 thrashing by Bayern Munich.
1 Oct 2019
A former Super Eagles player, Obafemi Martins, said it is tough for him to decide who is a better player between Lionel Messi and Christiano Ronaldo.
30 Sep 2019
Former Tottenham player Christian Ziege has tipped Mauricio Pochettino to manage Real Madrid one day.