England's White makes mark in 'ruthless' China

Tokyo (AFP) - After making a splash on the tiny, honeymoon island of Guam, English coach Gary White is already proving a hit in the cut-throat world of Chinese football.

Mourinho calls on players to act like men

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Manchester United's players must behave like men in the wake of their humiliating 4-0 Premier League hammering by Chelsea, manager Jose Mourinho said on Monday.


United approach could favour City: Kompany

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany believes bitter rivals Manchester United have handed his team an advantage by playing down Wednesday's League Cup local …


Ronaldo, Messi compete for Ballon d'Or

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi head the shortlist of 30 players for the 2016 Ballon d'Or, continuing their rivalry to be named the world's best footballer.


Karius Liverpool's number one: Klopp

London (AFP) - Jurgen Klopp says that Loris Karius is now his first-choice goalkeeper after the young German replaced Simon Mignolet during the Reds' run up the Premier League table.


Mourinho, Conte tight-lipped over touchline spat

London (AFP) - Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Chelsea counterpart Antonio Conte refused to divulge the content of a terse touchline exchange between them after the London club's 4-0 win.