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Paul Pogba scores a superb winner as Manchester United reclaim top spot in the Premier League by coming from behind for a club-record equalling away win at Fulham. [....]

Celtic have gone four consecutive league games without a win for the first time in 21 years, after a second draw in five days against Livingston. [....]

European giants Real Madrid are handed a humiliating Copa del Rey last-32 defeat by third division side Alcoyano. [....]

Aston Villa boss Dean Smith describes the decision to let a Manchester City goal stand as "farcical". [....]

Manchester City beat Aston Villa to move top of the Premier League for the first time this season - for a couple of hours before neighbours United regain the leadership. [....]

Cristiano Ronaldo hits the 760th goal of his career as Juventus beat Napoli to win the Italian Super Cup and give Andrea Pirlo his first trophy as manager. [....]

Cristiano Ronaldo is now the highest scorer of all time, say many reports, after the 760th goal of his career - but is that true? [....]

TOTTENHAM EYEING MOVE FOR INGS Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho will be desperate to deliver some silverware this season, but it seems he’s already planning some of his summer transfer targets ahead of next season. Mourinho doesn’t have too many strikers in his squad to offer sufficient back-up to Harry Kane as it stands, so […] [....]

Each month we collate the votes from our colleagues in European Sports Media to determine the Team of the Month. Here’s the ESM XI for December 2020. ESM XI SEASON RANKINGS Cumulative votes through the season GOALKEEPERS  Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid) 14 Edouard Mendy (Chelsea) 5 Gianluigi Donnarumma (Milan) 4 David De Gea (Manchester United) […] [....]

CHELSEA TO BREAK THE BANK AGAIN Chelsea splurged over £250 million last summer, but according to The Athletic they’ve got even more spending in mind. Roman Abramovic is prepared to take the lead in the race for Dortmund hotshot Erling Haaland by making an offer for him this summer. The Norwegian is wanted by virtually […] [....]

ALLI PUSHING FOR MOVE TO PSG It’s been one of the biggest stories so far in January, and the speculation surrounding Dele Alli’s future at Tottenham Hotspur continues to rumble on. Mauricio Pochettino is understood to be keen on making him one of his first signings, but it remains to be seen whether they can […] [....]

IGHALO KEEN ON MOVE TO MLS One player who’s seemingly been forgotten about in the midst of Manchester United’s success this season is Odion Ighalo. The 31-year-old striker remains on loan at Old Trafford until the end of this month, but has barely featured in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first-team this season, despite being an important […] [....]

OUTBOUND GUNNERS Mesut Ozil’s long and protracted exit from Arsenal looks finally to be coming to a conclusion. The German recently stated that his future would lie in either Turkey or MLS but that he “grew up as a Fenerbahce fan”. Now, the Turkish club’s sporting director Emre Belozoglu has claimed that a deal is […] [....]

Juventus head coach Andrea Pirlo felt lifting his first silverware as a boss was “more beautiful” than his numerous playing successes. Goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Alvaro Morata either side of a missed Lorenzo Insigne penalty gave Juve a 2-0 win over Napoli in Reggio Emilia on Wednesday. Pirlo won the Champions League and World […] The post Pirlo´s Supercoppa joy ´more beautiful´ than as a player appeared first on Soccer News. [....]

Gennaro Gattuso urged Lorenzo Insigne not to blame himself for Napoli’s Supercoppa Italiana defeat to Juventus after he missed a chance to equalise from the penalty spot.  Cristiano Ronaldo’s close-range strike in the 64th minute, his 760th goal in professional football, put Juve 1-0 up in Wednesday’s clash.  However, Insigne had a golden chance to […] The post Gattuso: Napoli didn´t lose because of Insigne penalty miss appeared first on Soccer News. [....]

Cristiano Ronaldo believes Juventus’ 2-0 Supercoppa Italiana victory over Napoli can bolster their confidence in the fight for the Scudetto. Ronaldo opened the scoring in Reggio Emilia, netting the 760th goal of his incredible career – a strike that pulled him level with Josef Bican as the greatest goalscorer of all-time according to some estimates. […] The post Ronaldo urges Juve belief after Supercoppa triumph appeared first on Soccer News. [....]

A goalless first-half in the Supercoppa Italiana started and finished with Cristiano Ronaldo thumping speculative efforts into the deserted stand behind the goal as he chased a record. Or was it a record? The most notable Juventus contribution in between was Wojciech Szczesny’s incredible point-blank save to stop Hirving Lozano giving Napoli the lead with […] The post Ronaldo´s questionable record and Juve´s questionable form enough for Pirlo´s first silverware appeared first on Soccer News. [....]

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has earned a share of more history… or, at least, he might have. It may sound cryptic but Ronaldo’s latest remarkable goalscoring feat is sure to be a bone of contention. The 35-year-old’s effort in the 2-0 Supercoppa Italiana win over Napoli means he is now on 760 professional goals during his […] The post Ronaldo makes more history by matching Bican record…or does he? appeared first on Soccer News. [....]

According to a recent report from Tuttosport, Inter Milan are considering a swap deal that would see them sign Lucas Torreira from Arsenal. The midfielder is currently out on loan to Atletico Madrid from the Gunners, with this proposed deal seeing him go to the San Siro with Christian Eriksen being set in the opposite […] The post Inter Milan interested in Torreira appeared first on Soccer News. [....]

The contract between Arsenal and Sokratis Papastathopoulos has been terminated early, the north-London club have officially confirmed. Having previously played for the likes of AEK Athens, Genoa, AC Milan and Werder Bremen, the Greek centre-back joined Arsenal from Borussia Dortmund in the summer of 2018, for a fee believed to have been around €20 million. […] The post Arsenal terminate Sokratis contract appeared first on Soccer News. [....]

In the previous years of the Premier League when you thought of Arsenal, many would of joke of the number four conundrum, the fact no matter how well Arsenal performed throughout the season they would always wind up fourth. The same can be said in La Liga in recent years for Celta Vigo and the […] [....]

Diving Deep into the Mediterranean: UD Ibiza’s Rapid Rise

Ibiza is often described as a millionaire’s playboy paradise, a scenic marvel and a house music pilgrimage, but a footballing haven? Not a chance at all.  Although over the past few seasons with some heavy investment, Union Deportivo Ibiza Eivissa are rapidly rising through Spain’s lower divisions. Currently sat top of the table in the […] [....]

At the time of writing Real Sociedad sit pretty at the top of La Liga (although Atletico does have two games in hand on them) and riding a crest of a wave that has been a couple of seasons in the making. After spending many seasons threatening the top half then scattering away again, the […] [....]

David Jones from La Liga Online previews the big game coming up this weekend as Atletico Madrid host Barcelona in La Liga on Saturday night. Barcelona seem to be regressing while Atletico Madrid are going from strength to strength. As things stand, Atletico are third in the La Liga table with 17 points from seven […] [....]

FM 21 Release Clause Wonder Kids – La Liga

Hosting the famed La Masia and lesser known academies such as the Cantera, La Liga is one of the top producers of talent in World Football. Yet Spain is also known for the heavy use of release clauses, a set fee for which players can leave without objection. These may be the bane of every […] [....]

With the European transfer window closed, we take a look at three of the best signings of Spain’s top division. The window has obviously been open rather longer than usual due to the Covid-19 pandemic, giving teams longer to add to their squads. Nevertheless, for most teams it remains business as usual looking across the […] [....]

Granada’s final day of La Liga will go down as one of the most important days in the club’s history to date. Their entry into the European realm of football was determined by a number of results across the league. Relying on teams to lose and themselves to win, qualifying albeit being close, felt next […] [....]