Saturday, January 31, 2015

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The two clubs face each other at Stamford Bridge on Saturday in a potential title decider with Jose Mourinho's men five points clear of the Premier League champions

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The Premier League table-toppers have sent 28 players on loan during the season so, ahead of the close of the January transfer window, Goal check on their progress

Friday, January 30, 2015

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COMMENT: Money-spinning friendlies in the Middle East help develop supporter bases and keep the sponsors happy, but they can derail a club’s season on the pitch

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The Bayern manager spoke this week in the past tense about his tenure at the Allianz Arena prompting speculation that he might already be plotting his next move

Thursday, January 29, 2015

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The four-times African Footballer of the Year has looked out of sorts at the Afcon, unhappy with his team's tactics as his former boss openly touts a move to Inter

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The Manchester City midfielder is unquestionably a Blues legend but he remains a huge threat on the only team capable of denying Jose Mourinho's men a first title since 2010

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The man who awarded Geoff Hurst's infamous World Cup final goal in 1966 has never been forgotten in England and Germany - but in Azerbaijan, he is a national hero

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Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa have been in inspired form for Jose Mourinho's side although Manuel Pellegrini will surely have been expecting more bang for his buck

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COMMENT: Gabi and Mario Suarez were sent off, while Arda Turan faces a ban for throwing a boot at the assistant referee in what was anything but a magnanimous loss

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The Spurs playmaker came up trumps again for Mauricio Pochettino's side as his two goals helped drag his side over the line to book a League Cup final date with Chelsea

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

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Following his latest sanction after claiming there was a 'campaign' after his side, Goal checks out all the controversial Portuguese's recent punishments

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PREVIEW: The Catalans failed to beat Diego Simeone's side in six fixtures last season as they were knocked out of the Champions League by Atleti, plus losing in La Liga

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COMMENT: The outstanding player of the Cup of Nations has been man-of-the-match in both of his country's games but is focusing his attention on a surprise quarter-final berth

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COMMENT: The Chelsea striker was in the thick of the battle and involved in two stamping incidents as the Blues booked their place in the League Cup final with a win over Liverpool

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

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COMMENT: Sadio Mane is seen as Alain Giresse's most valuable player but the defender, who can also play in midfield, can score goals and stop them and will be vital against Algeria

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COMMENT: Neither are likely to have the all-round impact at Anfield as the legendary 34-year-old, but for Brendan Rodgers to build a trophy-winning team, they won't need to