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  • Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA's The Best award, edging Lionel Messi and Neymar

    October 23, 2017 11:26 PM 19

    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

  • Fuenlabrada match gives Cristiano Ronaldo the chance to find form

    October 23, 2017 11:04 PM 32

    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

  • The end of Cristiano vs Messi? 'It's just starting', says Ronaldo

    October 23, 2017 11:04 PM 20

    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

  • Rwanda Volleyball team off to winning start in Egypt

    October 22, 2017 8:44 PM 13

    The men’s Volleyball national team started their campaign in the 2017 Men’s African Nations Championship with a 3-0 win against Chad at Cairo Stadium Complex in Egypt on Sunday. Rwanda overcame Chad 3-0 in Pool D (25-20, 25-21 and 25-15). Rwanda will face Botswana in second game on Monday before finishing the group stage matches against Algeria. In the other

  • Manchester United must bounce back after Huddersfield loss

    October 22, 2017 12:34 PM 28

    Ander Herrera has said Manchester United must bounce straight back from their shock defeat at Huddersfield Town on Saturday. Mourinho said: "I heard Ander Herrera saying in the interviews, saying the attitude and desire was poor. Oh my God. When a player says that, I think they should all go to the press conference because I cannot explain that." Herrera

  • Mourinho tears into Man Utd after shock loss

    October 22, 2017 10:43 AM 23

    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

  • Sunday Supplement: Jose Mourinho's main role is to motivate Man Utd players

    October 22, 2017 9:32 AM 17

    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

  • Mourinho Slams Man Utd Stars' Attitude

    October 22, 2017 7:11 AM 18

    Mourinho Slams Man Utd Stars' Attitudes Manchester United suffered their first defeat in the Premier League this season, and Jose Mourinho was not pleased with his players' attitude in the loss. The Red Devils suffered a 2-1 defeat to newly promoted Huddersfield Town on Saturday afternoon and are now five points behind Premier League leaders, Manchester

  • Batshuayi brings enthusiasm and goals off the bench to rescue Chelsea

    October 21, 2017 7:16 PM 21

    Chelsea came back from 2-1 down to beat Watford 4-2 in a frenetic encounter at Stamford Bridge. Pedro opened the scoring for the Blues with a world-class strike in the 12th minute but the visitors refused to lay down and hit back with goals either side of the break. Abdoulaye Doucoure beat Thibaut Courtois at his near post to level in first-half stoppage

  • Chelsea, Conte squash the non-believers with 4-2 win over Watford

    October 21, 2017 5:20 PM 12

    Chelsea 4-2 Watford, Premier League: Match report Chelsea made hard work of dispatching an up-and-coming Watford side Saturday afternoon at Stamford Bridge. Led by manager Marco Silva and young striker Richarlison, the visitors surely felt they deserved more from the game, as they forced Chelsea into yet another nervy, error-strewn performance. But after