Ahead of Friday's announcement of the 2015 Goal 50, we run down the players plying their trade in Germany and France who made the final cut
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Benitez was handed a vote of confidence by Real Madrid's president Monday and must be given the chance to prove himself in the Champions League this season, writes Ben Hayward.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
The Germany international scored the opener and was sensational in the 3-0 win over Dinamo Zagreb on Tuesday night as Arsenal kept its Champions League hopes alive.
The Argentine sat out most of Barcelona's brilliant 4-0 win in the Clasico away to Real Madrid on Saturday, but was back to show why he is the best as the Catalans trounced Roma.
The Fire finished with the worst record in MLS in 2015, but they will be hoping for a quick turnaround after hiring the Under-20 World Cup-winning coach to take charge.
Nissan has compiled some of the best strikes in UCL history ahead of this evening’s games. Will we see any goals as good as these tonight?
The ex-Real Madrid coach does not believe Lionel Messi will have a negative effect on Neymar and Luis Suarez, who have both netted 11 times in their past 11 games.
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The severe lack of testing in world football has made it easy for potential drug cheats to continue playing, even at the highest level, writes Peter Staunton.
Monday, November 23, 2015
The Liga MX season ended with a bit of a lull, but things will be different when the postseason begins Tuesday, writes Jon Arnold.
Real Madrid's humiliation by Barcelona in the Clasico is the latest setback in a turbulent few months at the Santiago Bernabeu, but alarm bells were already ringing...
The midfielder is set to be out for three months after suffering knee ligament damage against West Brom - will Arsene Wenger dip into the market to find a replacement?
Goal is delighted to announce the Premier League players who have made this year's Goal 50...
The 23-year-old has crowned the best year of his career to date by being named in the 2015 Goal 50 — and the pint-sized playmaker has the potential to be one of the world's best.
The 30-year-old was booed during the defeat to Barcelona and with Louis van Gaal having revealed his interest in signing the Portuguese, could he be on his way out?
It could have been far worse for Rafa Benitez's side in its Clasico defeat, while Santi Cazorla's penalty wouldn't have counted for Arsenal — even if it went in.
Laurent Blanc said events of the previous week inspired him to seek relief from the youth academy — and after such success it would be surprising if he did not do so again.
Goal readers voted the current European champion as the most-supported side, while Manchester United finished second and Liverpool and Real Madrid trailed behind.
The Portland Timbers snatched a stoppage-time goal courtesy of Nat Borchers to grab control of their Western Conference finals series against FC Dallas.
Sunday, November 22, 2015
Both players struggled to make an impact as Barcelona smashed four past Rafael Benitez's side in Saturday's humiliating Clasico defeat - but who was worst?