Wednesday, 17 December 2014

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COMMENT: Football's governing body is in the eye of the storm once again after the resignation of the man who led an investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cups

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The footballers' union has warned of the internal problems within the game in the country, with half of the nation's top flight clubs failing to pay their players

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The Portuguese manager praised the growing maturity of his compatriot in eradicating the tantrums he would once throw when things weren't going his way on the pitch

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The manager says none of his transfer targets, such as Oscar and Willian, were purchased, while he distanced himself from Liverpool links and slammed a lack of support at Chelsea

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The club's chief executive is convinced that the coach he watched succeed with Manchester City will be able to restore pride at San Siro following Walter Mazzarri's sacking

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Goal Transfer List 2014: It takes just one landmark, big-money deal to trigger a series of others during the transfer window - and the summer of 2014 was no different

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Following raised eyebrows over the constant tinkering of tactics at the Allianz Arena, the Bayern Munich sporting director leapts to the defence of the former Barcelona boss

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With a 3-0 lead in the bag heading into their home tie at the Estadio Vicente Calderon, the Atleti coach is expected to shuffle his starting lineup for the Copa del Rey

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The Italian champions have failed to win in their last three games but defender Andrea Barzagli is focusing on the big picture ahead of Thursday's Serie A clash

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The Mexico international accepts that Cruz Azul were vastly inferior to the European champions on Tuesday, lauding the Portuguese forward and Iker Casillas in particular

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The biggest summer signings for Barcelona and Real Madrid feature prominently in Goal's Transfer List but which of the two will go on to prove the biggest bargain?

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The top four players on the Goal Transfer List all hail from South America, with their tough upbringings giving them an edge lacked by more formally trained Europeans

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After his Paris Saint-Germain were pitted against Chelsea in the Champions League, Laurent Blanc rules out wading into psychological warfare with the Portuguese

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The Manchester United boss was awarded the prize on Tuesday but admits that he is puzzled by the jury's decision, as his Netherlands side failed to win the World Cup

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The Premier League due are lining up a £20m move for the midfielder, who is unhappy with his lack of playing time in Spain. Get all the rumours with Transfer Talk

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The Spaniard hailed Roman Burki after he conceded just twice from 31 shots on goal, while Mehdi Benatia has been ruled out until after the winter break due to injury

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The coach light-heartedly suggested that the Portuguese will make up for not getting on the scoresheet in their 4-0 thrashing of Cruz Azul at the weekend in the showpiece clash

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The Portuguese wowed supporters in Marrakech with an audacious effort that very nearly came off, and would have been the icing on the Club World Cup semi-final cake

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

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The best imagery from Marrakesh as Sergio Ramos, Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale and Isco booked their side's place in the Club World Cup final

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The highly-regarded young defender is expected to leave after the inter-continental tournament and coach Edgardo Bauza admits he is not the only one close to departing