Defender

Toure backs Sterling and Sane for the top

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure feels team-mates Raheem Sterling and Leroy Sane have the potential to become world-class players. Sterling has rediscovered his best form under Pep Guardiola after a difficult 2015-16 campaign, while Sane has developed into an important firs...

Cristiano Ronaldo destroys defender’s career with God-like skill

Cristiano Ronaldo destroys defender’s career with God-like skill CRISTIANO Ronaldo’s fancy footwork has been leaving defenders on the floor for years now. But his latest piece of outrageous tricker...

Ferdinand: Kompany woes hindering Stones at Man City

The defender had a tumultuous start to life at the Etihad Stadium and Rio Ferdinand feels that he would have benefited from his team-mate's guidance Former England and Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand believes Vincent Kompany's injury woes have made life difficult for J...

Rio Ferdinand backs Pep Guardiola to make John Stones a Total Footballer

Rio Ferdinand is backing Pep Guardiola to turn John Stones into a Total Footballer. The former England star is a big admirer of the demands that Manchester City boss Guardiola puts on his defenders – and admits he would have loved to have played under the Catalan. Ferdinand f...

Watch Cristiano Ronaldo embarrass a defender with an elastico nutmeg

The best soccer skill off all might just be the nutmeg. There are few things more satisfying than a ball getting poked through a defender’s legs and then watching him scramble as his mark blows...

Wenger Rues Loss To Bayern Munich •

Arsenal’s manager, Arsene Wenger has rued over last night’s Champions League last-16 first leg with Bayern Munich. The gunners were beaten 5-1 at the Allianz Arena after losing defender and ...

Arsenal nightmare is 'embarrassing' for Wenger

Another former defender, Lee Dixon, said he felt Wenger's demeanour has finally changed following years of belligerent defiance in the face of numerous failures. LONDON: Former players were brut...

Florentin Pogba reveals conversation with Man Utd star Paul: This is how I will treat him

Florentin Pogba reveals conversation with Man Utd star Paul: This is how I will treat him FLORENTIN POGBA has revealed how he told brother Paul he knew St Etienne would be drawn...

Paul Pogba comes face-to-face with brother Florentin

Mum Pogba, as Jose Mourinho described her, might be in an awkward position but her sons Paul and Florentin are relishing their first meeting in professional football when Manchester United face S...

Arjen Robben just scored the most stereotypical Robben goal, and it was beautiful

Arjen Robben’s been doing it at the very highest level for well over a decade now. He’s one of the most one-footed players in the world, but it hasn’t stopped him because he’s so ridicul...

Pogba ‘excited’ to face brother in Europa League – Mourinho | .ng

Jose Mourinho has said Paul Pogba is “excited” to face his brother Florentin when Manchester United play St Etienne in the Europa League round of 32.Pogba, 23, will come up against his older ...