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Man City Beat Chelsea & Tottenham to the Signing of 16-Year-Old Goalkeeping Prodigy

Premier League champions Manchester City have beaten rivals Chelsea and Tottenham to the signing of 16-year-old goalkeeping sensation Gavin Bazunu. According to the Telegraph, the Etihad side have parted with around £420,000 to secure the player fr..

Leicester Boss Claude Puel Reveals Plans for Youngster Following Strong Start to New Season

Leicester City boss Claude Puel says he intends to persist with his recent experiment of using Demarai Gray as a lone striker, after the youngster showed signs of promise against Liverpool while leading the line. Discussing the 22-year-old, via the..

WATCH: Gareth Bale Scores Fantastic Goal for Wales in Nations League

Gareth Bale is off to a fine start in the new UEFA Nations League. Bale scored a sensational goal in Wales's competition opener vs. Ireland on Thursday, as part of a 3-0 first half masterpiece and an eventual 4-1 win. Bale, who has started his..

Report: Tottenham Double Deal for Midfielders Brozovic, De Jong Falls Through

Tottenham has hit yet another road bump in pursuit of new midfield maestros. With a dismal transfer window in which they signed absolutely nobody, fans will hope that January offers a different outcome. However, if Daniel Levy has been working beh..

Korean boy bands, soccer stars march to different beats

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Boy band BTS hit the top of the charts not long after Son Heung-min and his South Korean soccer team stepped atop the Asian Games podium. The performers and athletes brought plenty of acclaim to the country, but it has spar..

Germany looking for fresh start after disastrous World Cup

MUNICH (AP) — Expect a complete transformation despite the same personnel when Germany plays World Cup champion France on Thursday. Germany coach Joachim Loew is still in charge, Reinhardt Grindel is still the head of the country’s soccer associatio..

Benfica vows to fight Lisbon prosecutors’ corruption charges

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Benfica says it will fight corruption charges that could lead to the Portuguese soccer club being banned from competition. The Lisbon attorney general’s office says it is charging Benfica in connection with alleged attempts t..

Serie A captains rebelling over standardized armbands

ROME (AP) — Led by a dedication to deceased Fiorentina defender Davide Astori, several Serie A players are rebelling over the introduction of standardized armbands for captains. The Italian league announced on Tuesday that if captains don’t wear the..

PSG striker Mbappe handed 3-match ban for red card

PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappe has been suspended for three matches after being sent off during a French league game last weekend. The 19-year-old striker, a member of the France squad which won the World Cup in July, received a re..

Severely weakened Denmark lose 3-0 to Slovakia

TRNAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Denmark, fielding a severely weakened team containing footballers from the third tier of the national league and futsal players because of a pay dispute involving its top performers, was beaten 3-0 by Slovakia in a friendly on..

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