Afcon 2017: Liverpool’s Mane to Lead Senegal

Senegal have included five England-based players in the 23-man squad for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. The Teranga Lions could be spearheaded in attack by Liverpool's Sadio Mane and Mame Biram Diouf of Stoke. And their midfield could be filled by three more from England in the shape

Afcon 2017: Mali Fail in Bid to Get Boro’s Traore

Middlesbrough winger Adama Traore has not been included in Mali's provisional squad for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations after opting not to commit himself to the West African country. The Spain-born winger had been tipped to switch international allegiance to his parents' homeland of Mali. Brothers Sambou and

Mourinho: Depay Wants to Leave Man United

Jose Mourinho revealed he has banished Memphis Depay from his first-team plans after the out-of-favour Manchester United forward sought a move away from Old Trafford. Depay is set for a January departure after struggling to make an impact since his big-money arrival from PSV last season, managing just 20

Lucas to Sign for Inter

  Liverpool have agreed to let Lucas Leiva join Inter Milan on loan for the rest of the season.  Inter have been juggling a number of targets including Chelsea's John Obi Mikel and will hold further talks on Thursday before agreeing to finalise terms on a deal for Brazilian

Mkhitaryan Scores a Peach as Man United Cruise

Manchester United recorded their fourth successive Premier League win with a dominant performance against a Sunderland side which remains in the relegation zone. United deserved the victory - enjoying 63% of possession and having a total of 25 shots on goal - but only a first-half Daley Blind effort

Pedro Brace Extends Chelsea’s Winning Run

Chelsea moved nine points clear at the top of the table by beating Bournemouth to set a club record of 12 straight Premier League wins. Cesc Fabregas set up Pedro to break the deadlock with a deflected shot that looped into the top corner. Eden Hazard capped an impressive

Giroud Nets Late as Gunners Arrest Losing Run

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud struck a late winner as the Gunners ended a run of two Premier League defeats with a 1-0 victory over a stubborn West Brom. Giroud was making his first league start of the season and looped in an 86th minute header from a Mesut Ozil

Leicester Support Vardy with 30,000 Masks

Leicester City have 30,000 Jamie Vardy masks for their Boxing Day game with Everton to show their support to the banned England striker. Vardy is serving a three-match suspension after being sent off at Stoke on 17 December for a two-footed challenge on Mame Biram Diouf. Leicester's appeal against

Liverpool’s Firmino on Dink-drive Charge

Liverpool footballer Roberto Firmino has been charged with drink-driving after being arrested on Christmas Eve. The 25-year-old forward was arrested after his car was stopped in Liverpool city centre in the early hours of Saturday, police said. The Brazil international is due to appear at Liverpool Magistrates

Starlets Rise to 122 in Latest Rankings

  Kenya women national team Harambee Starlets have moved ten places up to 122 in the latest Fifa rankings released. The great leap comes on the back of a fine run in  2016 and the eventual qualification to the African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) finals that took place in