December 9, 2013
The Scot is adamant that defeat to the Magpies has only strengthened his resolve to turn around Manchester United's fortunes ahead of Tuesday's clash with Shakhtar Donetsk
Franck Ribery, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are the three final contenders for the 2013 Ballon d'Or.
UK bookies have now slashed the odds on David Moyes being sacked by Old Trafford chiefs following two straight home losses and Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp is a 6/1 favourite to take charge at Manchester United.
While the eyes of the football world were focused on Brazil for the World Cup draw, Cristiano Ronaldo caught up on his beauty sleep, according to reports.
The Frenchman felt Everton's late equaliser should have been ruled out, while opposing manager Roberto Martinez hailed his side and the impact of the Barcelona teenager
December 8, 2013
The Portuguese admits he would love to follow in the footsteps of club team-mate Iker Casillas by winning the international tournament next year
Arsenal remain at the top of the table and the Gunners are soaring high with five wins and fifteen points from their last six matches.
The 26-year-old forward, in incredible form for Liverpool, is praised as a "great sportsman" and for his ability to show strength against "a flood of information"
The Blancos boss insists that the Argentina international is going nowhere, amidst reports linking the allegedly frustrated winger with a move to Monaco
December 7, 2013
The Portuguese was downcast after watching his side lose at the Britannia and has called for a drastic improvement in terms of taking chances
Southampton started the season on a hot streak, but injuries and tough competition have seen the Saints knocked back down to earth from their initial high with three straight losses to Arsenal, Chelsea and Aston Villa.
Chelsea won a hectic 3-4 victory at the Stadium of Light against a determined Sunderland side in midweek.
Manchester United will be without Wayne Rooney due to suspension for having racked up five yellow cards already this season. Robin Van Persie is believed a possible inclusion for the match, but if the Dutchman cannot go, Javier Hernandez is next in line.
Not that we needed any convincing, but FIFA are a rabble of an organisation, yet again proven by the result of the 2014 World Cup draw…
December 6, 2013
Vicente del Bosque's men will meet their old foes again, while hosts Brazil will have to deal with Croatia, Mexico and Cameroon