Monday, December 22, 2014

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The former Scotland international resigned last week and was set to work a 12-month notice period, but will now hand over the reins to assistant Kenny McDowall

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The Argentine admits his side struggled early on against Athletic Bilbao due to key suspensions and refused to comment on the performance of the referee

Sunday, December 21, 2014

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COMMENT: The former Real Sociedad forward hit a brilliant hat-trick at San Mames on Sunday and is emerging as a new star for the Spanish champions

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The France international admits Sunday's win at Athletic Bilbao was his best game for the club after he bagged three goals in the 4-1 victory at San Mames

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The Croatia midfielder unleashed a thunderous volley to help his side to a 2-2 draw with Lazio but admits he is disappointed they could not win the game

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Martin Skrtel's header deep into stoppage time rescued a point for Liverpool and the former Monaco coach believes the scars of last season's visit to Anfield inhibited his team

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The 21-year-old has impressed for Lyon this season, prompting reported interest from Arsene Wenger, and Mohamed Fekir feels the Frenchman's guidance would benefit his son

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After winning the Club World Cup, the Portuguese attacker is aiming for even more success and hopes they can defend their European crown in the second half of the season

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The Aston Villa striker was dismissed after a seemingly innocuous challenge between him and the Manchester United winger on Saturday and his manager was vexed by the decision

Saturday, December 20, 2014

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The Real Madrid defender was named the tournament's best player on Saturday, ahead of his team-mate and Auckland City captain Ivan Vucelich

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The former defender admits he expected more from his side at the midway point of the season and says discussions will be held over possible January spending

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The Dutchman says the Red Devils were the better side at Villa Park, and believes the failure to get all three points in this kind of match could prove decisive

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David Luiz, Thiago Silva and Lucas Digne all went close for the French champions but the visitors ultimately held on with relative ease to claim a surprise point

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The Belgium international sees the game in Doha as a chance for Rafael Benitez's men, who are currently third in Serie A, to show that they can challenge for the title