Europa League final: Mourinho speaks on Manchester United’s victory

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho has said winning the Europa League, is a perfect end to a “very difficult season”. United beat Ajax on Wednesday night in Stockholm 2-0 to win the trophy and qualify for the Champions League, thanks to goals from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Mourinho admits it was a comfortable win…

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Europa League final: Pogba dedicates trophy to victims of Manchester terror attack

Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, has dedicated their 2-0 win over Ajax in the Europa League final, to victims of the Manchester terror attack this week. The club’s record signing opened scoring in the 18th minute via a deflection, before Henrikh Mkhitaryan sealed victory early in the second half. Pogba, who recently lost his father,…

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Europa League final: Manchester United beat Ajax, qualify for Champions League

Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored for Manchester United, as they defeated Ajax 2-0 in the Europa League final played on Wednesday night in Stockholm. Pogba opened the scoring in the 18th minute, after his effort was deflected past the goalkeeper. Although the Dutch club dominated most of the game, it was United who scored…

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Chelsea cancel Premier League title victory parade

Premier League champions, Chelsea, have cancelled the title victory parade, that was scheduled for this Sunday, following the terror attack at the Manchester Arena . The explosion which happened as concert goers were leaving Ariana Grande’s show, killed 22 people and injured at least 59 others. Police has named the suspect as Salman Ramadan Abedi,…

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Tianjin Quanjian speaks on Diego Costa’s reported move to club

Chinese Super League club, Tianjin say they have not made contact with Chelsea striker, Diego Costa or his agent, “during the past six months.” ​The comment was in reaction to reports that Costa, 28, may move to the Chinese club. The club’s owner, Shu Yuhui, ​had said a bid to sign Costa had been ​prevented…

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Sam Allardyce resigns as Crystal Palace manager

Sam Allardyce has resigned as manager of Crystal Palace and insists he has “no ambition to take another job” in football. Allardyce informed Palace owner Steve Parish, of his desire to leave the club during a meeting in central London on Tuesday. The 62-year-old was appointed as Alan Pardew’s successor on a two-and-a-half-year deal last…

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Coutinho explains why he won’t join Barcelona

Liverpool playmaker, Philippe Coutinho, has said he would rather be revered at Anfield, than be “just another player” at Barcelona or Bayern Munich. The Brazilian has been constantly linked with a move away, despite only signing a new long-term contract in January. Coutinho insists he will see out the deal which runs out in 2022,…

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La Liga: Messi wins Pichichi award, overtakes Ronaldo

Barcelona forward, Lionel Messi, has regained the Pichichi prize for the first time since the 2012/2013 season, by finishing the 2016/2017 season as the highest goal scorer in La Liga. Messi found the back of the net 37 times for the Catalans this term, finishing eight goals clear of his team-mate and last season’s winner,…

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La Liga: Isco confirms he is staying at Real Madrid

Real Madrid playmaker, Isco, has reassured the club’s supporters, that he will not leave in the summer, after winning the La Liga title on Sunday. The Spain international has been linked with a move away from the Santiago Bernabeu all season, as he did not play too much under Zinedine Zidane. However, he started on…

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Premier League: Moses, Sanchez, Kane make team of the season [Full list]

The English Premier League ended on Sunday. Liverpool and Manchester City joined champions Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur, as the four teams that will represent England in next season’s Champions League. Harry Kane topped the goal scorers’ list with 29 goals. After analysis of individual performances, AFP Sport’s London football reporters picked its team of the…

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La Liga: Messi wins Pichichi award, overtakes Ronaldo

Barcelona forward, Lionel Messi, has regained the Pichichi prize for the first time since the 2012/2013 season, by finishing the 2016/2017 season as the highest goal scorer in La Liga. Messi found the back of the net 37 times for the Catalans this term, finishing eight goals clear of his team-mate and last season’s winner,…

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Mourinho snubs media after Manchester United vs Crystal Palace match

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, snubbed reporters including the club’s in-house television station, after their 2-0 win over Crystal Palace on Sunday. United finished what has been a miserable campaign with victory at Old Trafford, thanks to goals from Josh Harrop and Paul Pogba. However, Mourinho could still end his first season at the club…

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