Romelu Lukaku in action. PHOTO/NEWSWEEK By AGENCIES newsweek@reporter.co.ke On the pitch, Romelu Lukaku has made a rapid start to his Manchester United career. Off it, the Belgium striker is causing controversy through no fault of his own. To accompany their new forward’s goalscoring feats, a section of United’s support has started up a chant...
Some away supporters got tickets in the home areas and climbed barriers to get into the away section. They let off flares inside the stadium. PHOTO/BBC https://www.arsenal.com/news/watch-goals-cologne-game By SPORTS CORRESPONDENT newsdesk@reporter.co.ke Arsenal's Europa League campaign began in chaos with their game against Cologne delayed by an hour "in the interests of crowd safety". Thousands...
BBC--Harry Kane continued his quest to "break into that world-class bracket" with two goals in Tottenham's 3-1 Champions League group-stage win over Borussia Dortmund. The 24-year-old England striker also scored twice in a 3-0 win at Everton in the Premier League on Saturday, which brought up his century of goals...
Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez. PHOTO/ARSENAL FC The failure to sell Alexis Sanchez with one year left on his contract could cost Arsenal more than $91 million in the short term and $91 million in the long term. That’s according to Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, who said that the club missed out...
BBC--Paris St-Germain have signed Brazil forward Neymar for a world record fee of 222m euros (£200m) from Barcelona. The deal for the 25-year-old smashes the previous record set when Paul Pogba returned to Manchester United from Juventus for £89m in August 2016. He will earn 45m euros (£40.7m) a year -...
By SPORTS CORRESPONDENT newsdesk@reporter.co.ke Giant pay TV broadcaster SuperSport has ended their partnership with the Kenyan Premier League. The move has not come as a shock since a row has been simmering between the broadcasters and the league managers since the beginning of the 2017 season. Supersports, who have been the Kenyan top...
Premier League spending in the January transfer window could reach a record level on deadline day on Tuesday. Top-flight clubs have already paid out over £150m and a final flurry of activity could see the total spend pass the £225m mark of January 2011. Players may be leaving rather than joining...
  Africa has produced the most dramatic moves in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola Women’s World Ranking, due in part to the CAF Women’s Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, with a number of sides from the “Mother Continent” taking strides up the table in December. Kenya gained 35 points and ten places,...
Real Madrid star Christiano Ronaldo/PHOTO COURTESY Real Madrid have had their ban on signing players reduced to one transfer window following an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas). The Spanish side had originally been barred from signing players for two windows by world governing body Fifa. They remain banned...
PHOTO/UEFA The 'Women's football across the national associations 2016/17' report shows how the female game has evolved over the past five years, and offers a snapshot of the sport in each of UEFA's 55 member associations in 2016. Related Items Melis on parents’ support Developing women’s football Girls flock to Azerbaijani...