Pyramids FC of Egypt are called the 'Manchester City' of Africa because they share with the English Premier League club the benefits of huge investment from the Middle East.
Marcelo Bielsa insisted Patrick Bamford deserves all the credit for transforming his career after the striker's hat-trick inspired a 3-0 win over Aston Villa on Friday.
Rennes sent 5,000 fans racing home to beat a curfew on Friday ruing another wasted lead after their team lost 2-1 at home to Angers in Ligue 1.
Jurgen Klopp fears this season will be the toughest of his career as Liverpool navigate the unique challenges of defending the Premier League title in the coronavirus age.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has once again come to the defence of Sergio Aguero, saying he "knew his intention" after Gary Neville urged the striker to apologise for putting his arm on the shoulder of female assistant referee Sian Massey-Ellis.
An early Marwan Mohsen goal set Al Ahly of Egypt on their ay to a 3-1 home victory over Wydad Casablanca of Morocco on Friday and a place in the CAF Champions League final.
Aryna Sabalenka staged a spectacular comeback against Spanish qualifier Sara Sorribes Tormo to reach the semi-finals of the Ostrava Open WTA tournament on Friday.
Striker Leroy Sane is back in the Bayern Munich squad for Saturday's match against Frankfurt after missing three games with a knee injury, coach Hansi Flick said on Friday.
Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker and Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus were recalled by Brazil coach Tite on Friday as he named his squad for next month's World Cup qualifiers against Venezuela and Uruguay.
Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti says Jordan Pickford will not be taken out of the spotlight after a turbulent week following the challenge that left Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk with a serious knee injury.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits he does not want to know how long he is going to be without Virgil van Dijk, who faces months out of action after injuring his knee.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola fears the "completely crazy" schedule facing teams playing in Europe will take a heavy toll on the fitness of players.
Daryl Grove, co-founder and host of the soccer podcast “Total Soccer Show,” passed away Thursday after a battle with colon cancer. He was in his 40s at the time of his death.Grove’s co-hosts announced the news Friday in a special podcast episode of “Total Soccer Show.” The show gained popularity over the years to become one of the most popular soccer podcasts nationwide and Grove was mourned by many big names in the international soccer community — including the U.S. Men’s National Team and Major League Soccer.“Daryl John Grove passed away last night,” his co-hosts said. “He was surrounded by friends and with Shannon, his wonderful wife, and Julie, his equally wonderful mother, by his side.”Grove’s family started a GoFundMe fundraiser page in January 2019 after his diagnosis and it is still taking donations, which will now go to funeral costs as well as medical bills.A freelance writer and podcast host, Grove started the “Total Soccer Show” podcast in 2009 with Taylor Rockwell. The show began a distribution deal with The Athletic in January of last year. Grove was also the founder and director of nonprofit Richmond Street Soccer, a team for people in substance abuse recovery.Sports columnist Tim Steller said in a recent tweet about Grove, “Those of us who love American soccer have lost one of our most enthusiastic friends, Daryl Grove… An English immigrant who came to love the American game and players, he set a high standard for friendliness, humor and enthusiasm and will be sorely missed.”Read more tributes to Grove from the soccer world below.Goodbye, to our friend. https://t.co/6eTZsYOUCT— Total Soccer Show (@TotalSoccerShow) October 23, 2020Those of us who love American soccer have lost one of our most enthusiastic friends, Daryl Grove of the @TotalSoccerShow. An English immigrant who came to love the American game and players, he set a high standard for friendliness, humor and enthusiasm and will be sorely missed. https://t.co/tTbHZNsdyH— Tim Steller (@senyorreporter) October 23, 2020Rest In Peace Daryl Grove ❤️ You, along with Taylor, were huge inspirations to start a podcast. Listening to the intro to the show is so hard to do right now. Stay strong @TotalSoccerShow https://t.co/ONJ9HlVVRr— World Football Talk (@WFT_Podcast) October 23, 2020The American soccer community has lost a legend. RIP @darylgrove. We’re sending all the love to Daryl’s family and loved ones and the entire @TotalSoccerShow show family. https://t.co/bIKDZiQQ7W— Stars and Stripes FC (@StarsStripesFC) October 23, 2020We talked about this at the top of Tuesday’s podcast & unfortunately the sad news is that Daryl Grove has passed away. We extend our deepest sympathies to Daryl’s family, @TBRock00 & to all of you who enjoyed listening to him so much. -Andrew & JJ https://t.co/IKWpJgZ5Wh— Caught Offside (@COsoccerpod) October 23, 2020During Wednesday's recording of The U.S. Soccer Podcast, @jordangeli and @CharlieDavies9 sent their love to Daryl Grove. pic.twitter.com/Arx4qQyRdD— U.S. Soccer (@ussoccer) October 23, 2020Read original story Daryl Grove, ‘Total Soccer Show’ Podcaster, Dies of Colon Cancer At TheWrap
Frank Lampard on Friday urged his Chelsea players to step up and show leadership as he seeks to fast-track his Stamford Bridge revolution.
Zinedine Zidane says he has the full support of Real Madrid president Florentino Perez and has called on his players to turn their season around by beating Barcelona on Saturday.
For some it has been decades since they last missed a Clasico at the Camp Nou but this weekend they have no choice but to stay away.
Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho said Friday that expects Son Heung-min to be handed a lucrative new long-term contract "sooner or later" after the South Korean's blistering start to the season.
David Moyes has called on British authorities to explain why fans cannot watch West Ham's match against Manchester City at the London Stadium when they can watch it at a nearby cinema.
Real Madrid striker Luka Jovic could face a six-month prison sentence in his native Serbia for allegedly breaching mandatory coronavirus self-isolation measures, state prosecutors said in a statement Friday.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Friday defended the professionalism of Mason Greenwood, saying the "whole English press" have targeted the Manchester United forward after he was sent home from England duty last month.
Two of the biggest rivalries in world football will dominate the weekend's action in Europe, with the first Clasico of the season being followed by the Ruhr derby between Borussia Dortmund and Schalke on Saturday.
Mohamed Fathi, coach of Mosul's football club in northern Iraq, hardly recognises the ruined soccer stadium once used by Islamic State group fighters to fire rockets and lob mortars from.
Juventus warm-up for their Champions League clash against Barcelona with a Serie A home tie against Hellas Verona on Sunday, trying to close the gap on leaders AC Milan.
Ronald Koeman will know Barcelona can plunge Real Madrid into crisis on Saturday but for him a first Clasico as coach is more about vindication.