Austria almost scored the quickest ever goal at the Euros but David Alaba's shot after 28 seconds hit the post. Hungary contained their rivals and took the lead when Adam Szalai slotted in Laszlo Kleinheiser's pass. A disappointing Austria had Aleksandar Dragovic sent off for a second bookable offence before Zoltan...
  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,...
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...
Arsenal players celebrate after scoring. PHOTO/COURTESY Arsenal will face Bayern Munich, Leicester City will play Sevilla and Manchester City are up against Monaco in the Champions League last 16. The Gunners have played the German champions four times in the previous five campaigns and finished behind them in the group stage...
  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...
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...
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...
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo criticised Iceland's "small mentality" and lack of ambition after the two sides played out a 1-1 draw in their opening Euro 2016 Group F match. Birkir Bjarnason's volley earned Iceland a point after Nani opened the scoring in Saint-Etienne. But Real Madrid forward Ronaldo said Iceland deserved...
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...
Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez. PHOTO/FACEBOOK By AGENCIES newsdesk@reporter.co.ke Manchester United will battle Manchester City for the signing of Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez who can leave on a free next summer, according to reports. Sanchez, the Chilean forward, looked set to join Pep Guardiola’s City on the final day of the transfer window in...