The Champions League is already a European ‘Super League’
This is the first time ever that the entirety of the last 16 has been made up solely of clubs from the five major leagues. It’s impossible not to feel it’s the depressingly inevitable consequence of the ongoing manipulation of the competition structure towards the wealthiest, and that it adds to the sense of samey-ness about the knock-out rounds.
For the third straight season four English teams find place in Champions League knockout stage
It is the third straight season where England ...
Free-scoring Salzburg pose serious threat to leaky Liverpool
Liverpool travel to Salzburg on Tuesday needing to avoid defeat to the confident...
Man City suffer Derby blues
Defensive problems were again Manchester City's undoing as another damaging defeat, 2-1to local rivals Manchester United, left their title hopes hanging by a thread on Saturday.
Lok Sabha refers data protection bill to joint panel of Parliament
Communication and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, while moving a resolution in the House, said the bill may be referred to a joint committee of the House. The resolution was passed by voice vote. The panel will have 20 members from the Lok Sabha and 10 from the Rajya Sabha.
Educating racists is a waste of time
If racism is your platform for point-scoring, bringing up incidents from rival clubs as though this is all a game of Top Trumps, you’re – and I’m going to phrase this as nicely as possible – quite pathetic. You can’t fix stupid and it’s scary to think just how much of the population are sat fist-pumping in the knowledge there are no cameras ready to record their discrimination.
Johnson leads polls as election enters final days
Polls show his Conservative Party on course to win a majority, which would mean Parliament voting to leave the European Union by Jan. 31.
Messi wins record sixth Ballon d'Or trophy, Megan Rapinoe honoured with women's award
Messi feels lucky and blessed for the honour.
Mohamed Salah joins Liverpool teammates, gets nominated for African Player of the Year award
Salah is one of 10 English Premier League stars to be on the list.
Emery or not, Arsenal can’t win
The clearest takeaway for Arsenal fans from the 2-2 draw wasn't the same lapses in defence, nor the familiarity of the team's success being almost entirely shouldered by Aubameyang, but that the solution to their problems won't come quickly, no matter the manager.
Trump says Trudeau 'two-faced' after microphone gaffe
"With Trudeau, he's a nice guy. I find him to be a nice guy, but the truth is, I called him out on the fact that he's not paying two percent and I guess he's not very happy about it," he said, referring to an alliance commitment to spend two percent of GDP on defence.
Root, Burns tons lift England before NZ fight back
Despite centuries by Joe Root and Rory Burns England expressed disappointment after day three of the second Test against New Zealand after losing late wickets in Hamilton on Sunday.
Someday Indians will play for Real Madrid, Barcelona, says Diego Forlán
The Former Uruguayan star opens up about his time in India.
Pochettino pays heavy price for raising the bar at Tottenham
Mauricio Pochettino, who arrived at Spurs after serving Southampton for a season and helping them secure their highest points tally in the premier league era. At Spurs, the Argentine manager was able to work wonders even with a tight budget. The likes of Real Madrid and Manchester United are said to be in the hunt for Pochettino.
Messi & Liverpool shine in the Champions League
Liverpool overwhelmed Genk 4-1 to end a four-game losing streak away from home in the group phase. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain made the most of a rare start to score twice and Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah also got on the scoresheet.
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