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Stones gets Guardiola praise

John Stones has received words of praise from the Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola after he netted twice in Sunday's Premier win against Crystal Palace.Stones' heroics City record a commanding 4-0 win over the Eagles at the Etihad Stadium...

Hamilton pleased with historic 100th pole

Lewis Hamilton could not believe how far he has come after recording the 100th pole position of his career at the Spanish Grand Prix. The seven-time world champion emerged triumphant from a three-way qualifying battle with Max Verstappen and Mercedes...

Barca needs a new striker says Koeman

Ronald Koeman has declared that FC Barcelona need a number nine as they scored just once from 20 shots on goal in a 1-0 victory over Huesca on Sunday in La Liga.Club captain, Lionel Messi returned to the Barcelona...

Kaizer Chiefs occupy Orlando

A Premier Soccer League draw on Wednesday (July 29) saw league leaders Kaizer Chiefs headed to Orlando Stadium in Soweto for the final stage of the League. Orlando Pirates will move their 'home' matches to Ellis Park in Johannesburg...

Premier League returns on June 17

The Premier League looks set to return with games scheduled to commence from June 17. Two games will be played initially, both fixtures that had been delayed before the break. That will ensure that all teams will have played...

Bundesliga Matchday 18 Preview

An Englische Woche with games on Tuesday and Wednesday has just concluded, andthe Bundesliga shows no sign of stopping with Matchday 18 sending us into thesecond half of the 2020-21 season just two days after the last games in...

Lovren poised for £11 million Zenit St Peter’s switch

Croatian defender, Dejan Lovren is on the brink of a Liverpool exit following an eventful period with the reigning Premier League champions. The centre half is closing in on a move to Russian giants, Zenit St Petersburg, according to...

Ramos rejects contract extension at Real Madrid

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has rejected a one year contract extension at the Spanish club.Ramos' current deal at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu runs out on June 30 with an agreement yet to be reached between both parties about...

Flick to takeover as Germany coach after ‘verbal agreement’

Outgoing Bayern Munich head coach, Hans-Dieter Flick has revealed he has a verbal agreement with the DFB to take charge of the German National Team at the end of the season. Flick, who has been in the dugout at Allianz...

Kun Khalifat fightback to hold Vandrezzer

A stirring second half comeback proved decisive as Kun Khalifat FC came back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Vandrezzer Academy FC on day three of the Nationwide League Division One Zonal League on Wednesday (March 10). Vandrezzer...