Barcelona promise to make ‘big-name signings’

One of the problems that the Catalans face in the transfer market is their “own grandeur”, according to sporting director Robert Fernandez Barcelona will land the “big-name signings” needed to return to the club to the summit of Spanish and European football. ‘PSG won’t let Verratti go to Barca’ That is the pledge made by

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Boca Juniors win 32nd Argentine title

After Banfield were beaten by San Lorenzo, Guillermo Barros Schelotto’s side were crowned champions of Argentina once more Boca Juniors were crowned champions of Argentina for a 32nd time after rivals Banfield suffered defeat on Tuesday. A 1-0 loss to San Lorenzo left Banfield unable to catch Boca, who are five points clear at the

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Ward Stops Kovalev With Violent Body Attack

Ward Stops Kovalev With Violent Body Attack Ward Stops Kovalev With Violent Body AttackBy: Sean Crose No one could have predicted this. No one. For Andre Ward stopped the frightening Sergey Kovalev…with body blows in the eighth round. Truly, it was a stunning and brutal end for the light heavyweight title fight. For it was

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Perez to remain Madrid president until 2021

No candidates ran against the 70-year-old, though it seems he has a job on his hands to convince Cristiano Ronaldo to stay at Santiago Bernabeu Florentino Perez will remain Real Madrid president until 2021 after no candidates ran against him. Ronaldo dodges press conference Perez, who first held the position in 2000, won uncontested, the Spanish and European champions announced on Monday. The 70-year-old has overseen a period of continued success at Madrid, who claimed their third Champions League in four seasons in 2016-17. Zinedine Zidane’s men also clinched the Liga …

Vancouver Whitecaps defender Sheanon Williams charged with assault

The 27-year-old was arrested Thursday morning in Vancouver in connection with a domestic incident Vancouver Whitecaps defender Sheanon Williams was arrested Thursday morning and has been charged with assault in connection with an alleged domestic incident. WATCH: Larin arrested for DUI Major League Soccer announced Thursday that Williams has been suspended pending investigations by the league and

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‘No problem’ if no-one backs the Socceroos – Troisi

Australia will face the third and fourth-ranked nations in world football over the next week but remain confident of victory Socceroos midfielder James Troisi has embraced Ange Postecoglou’s target of winning the Confederations Cup as Australia travel to Russia. Postecoglou conceded on Wednesday that his goal of winning the World Cup warm-up event could sound

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