October 9, 2013
The former FIFA technical inspector, who led the official inspection of the bidding nations, has said that the world football governing body has made a mistake by awarding the 2022 World Cup to Qatar and will put the health of players and fans at risk if the tournament is not moved from the summer.
The Iraqi national football team has withdrawn from the 22nd Gulf Cup in protest over the decision to move the tournament from Al Basra to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.
Former Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp has claimed that he made Gareth Bale the player he is today by toughening him up when he was at Spurs.
Liverpool Captain Steven Gerrard discussed the rise to stardom of Daniel Sturridge at Anfield since the young 24-year-old forward arrived from Chelsea in January early this year.
Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez has admitted that he may have to leave the club to start playing as regularly as he would like.
October 8, 2013
President of the Iraqi Football Association, Najeh Humoud, said that his country has not yet taken the decision of withdrawal from the 22nd Gulf Cup, after the decision was taken to transfer the event from Basra to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
The Cameroon international has yet to score since making his summer move to Stamford Bridge from Anzhi Makhachkala, but insists he is improving with every match
This weekend the world got introduced to the talents of Manchester United youngster Adnan Januzaj the way it was meant to happen, with a match winning brace against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light when the pressure was truly on.
October 7, 2013
Andrea Pirlo continues to make headlines even at the age of 34, and it is not just because of his abilities on the pitch. Rumours about the Italian international joining Tottenham have grown in the last few days after former Chelsea manager Gianluca Vialli said that there has been contact between the two parties.
Although Manchester United did manage to take all three points against Sunderland this weekend, the Red Devils continue to struggle this season with their form and winning mentality as they continue to be on a poor run of form this year.
Premier League club Manchester United is likely to offer youngster Adnan Januzaj a new contract after he served notice of his huge talent with two stunning strikes in United's 2-1 win at Sunderland recently.
October 6, 2013
Frank Lampard has been a Chelsea player since 2001, and he has risen to the status of a legend during this period. Many would say that he has been Chelsea through and through,
The UEFA European Championships could be expanded into a huge rival to the World Cup by inviting outside teams to compete, and the likes of Brazil, Argentina, Japan and Mexico could be given the opportunity to play at EURO 2020.
Daniele De Rossi is regarded as one of the finest Italian midfielders, and quite possibly, one of the best defensive midfielders of his generation.
The US Soccer Federation has reportedly invited the national soccer team of Iran to play a friendly match slated to be held in America during the last week of April 2014, if conditions for the match are upheld.