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October 25, 2017 7:13 PM Leicester name Puel as new manager

London - Former Premier League champions Leicester City on Wednesday named ex-Southampton boss Claude Puel as their new manager following the sacking of Craig Shakespeare last week. Leicester won the title under Claudio Ranieri in 2015-16 but parted company with the Italian in February and despite a good recovery under Shakespeare at the end of last season 147

October 24, 2017 10:56 PM Pep Guardiola calls Mitre league cup ball 'unacceptable' after Norwich win

MANCHESTER -- Pep Guardiola said the match ball was "unacceptable" after Manchester City scraped past Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Carabao Cup on a penalty shootout. City were held to a 0-0 draw by the Championship leaders and only made it through to the fifth round 4-1 on penalties after Claudio Bravo saved two spot kicks. The tie was played with the Mitre 150

October 24, 2017 10:53 AM Ronaldo eyes more FIFA success as Real Madrid dominate awards

Cristiano Ronaldo has set his sights on a “lucky seventh” piece of FIFA silverware after collecting his fifth Men’s Player of the Year award on Monday. Ronaldo’s Real Madrid side, who won both La Liga and the Champions League last season, dominated the 2017 Best FIFA football awards at a star-studded ceremony in London on Monday. The Portuguese ace has scored 120

October 23, 2017 11:26 PM Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA's The Best award, edging Lionel Messi and Neymar

Real Madrid's Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo has been crowned the best football player in the world for the second year running at FIFA's The Best awards gala. The four-time Ballon d'Or winner won a La Liga and Champions League double with the Madrid club this year, striking twice against Juventus in the Champions League final to help Real become 124

October 23, 2017 11:04 PM Fuenlabrada match gives Cristiano Ronaldo the chance to find form

Even the most casual observer of Cristiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid career will have noticed that the prolific forward has been struggling so far this season in La Liga. A return of one goal in five games is not the sort of statistic normally associated with the club's record scorer, who has hit the net 413 times in 404 appearances since his 2009 transfer 133

October 23, 2017 11:04 PM The end of Cristiano vs Messi? 'It's just starting', says Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo believes his rivalry with Lionel Messi has plenty of distance left to run after scooping the Best FIFA Men's Player award in London. Real Madrid superstar Ronaldo was honoured at the gala after a poll of international head coaches, captains and members of the media saw him come out ahead of Barcelona counterpart Messi, with Brazil and PSG forward 126

October 23, 2017 8:03 AM Someone wants me dead- Franco

Kwaso Kwaso star, Franco Lesokwane is living in fear after narrowly escaping the flames of death on Tuesday night following a petrol bomb attack that nearly burnt down his house and vehicle. The 46-year-old singer was watching a football match on TV at one of his three homes in Mmankgodi when, what he described as the ‘attempt on my life’ was made. In an exclusive 835

October 22, 2017 10:43 AM Mourinho tears into Man Utd after shock loss

Huddersfield - Jose Mourinho launched a withering verbal attack on his Manchester United players following their surprise Premier League defeat at Huddersfield Town and confessed he was shocked by their lacklustre performance. United were beaten for the first time this season, while promoted Huddersfield's 2-1 win marked their first top-flight victory 110

October 22, 2017 9:32 AM Sunday Supplement: Jose Mourinho's main role is to motivate Man Utd players

After Jose Mourinho criticised Manchester United players for lack of passion, Jonathan Liew insisted on the Sunday Supplement that it is his job to motivate his side. Herrera said in a post-match interview with MUTV: "They played with more passion than us in the first 30 minutes," and Mourinho later took aim at the Spanish midfielder, saying he thinks 119

October 19, 2017 7:39 PM Olivier Giroud: Arsenal 'owe' Europa League win to goalkeeper Petr Cech

Olivier Giroud said Arsenal "owe" their Europa League victory to goalkeeper Petr Cech more than his own spectacular goal in the 1-0 win at Red Star Belgrade on Thursday. With their hosts down to 10 men, Giroud hooked an 85th-minute strike over his head and into the far corner with a fine effort after some good work from Jack Wilshere and Theo Walcott 100