Updated 21:03 26/10/2016

Wednesday 26/10/2016



Mathieu adds to Barcelona's injury woes

The Frenchman injured his calf during Tuesday's Catalan Super Cup defeat to Espanyol, leaving Luis Enrique with even fewer options at the back.

Moisés Llorens26/10/2016 07:47


The ref gives a penalty! For tangled laces...

One of the more unusual penalties you'll ever see was awarded during a recent women's college match between Florida and Alabama.


The factors behind Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal drought

The Portuguese star has felt the effects of a disrupted preseason and has made his worst statistical start to a season since joining Real Madrid.


Del Bosque defends Mourinho over Conte row: "He had a point"

Ex-Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has said that Chelsea coach Antonio Conte should have shown more "moderation" in his celebrations in the win over Man United on Sunday.


Where would Wayne Rooney go if he left Manchester Utd?

Reports in the UK say that Jose Mourinho is keen to sell United's captain but where would he go? We take a look at 5 possible destinations.


Allegri delight with Higuain start

Massimiliano Allegri believes there's still more to come from Gonzalo Higuain, but is pleased with how the Argentine is adapting to life with the Serie A champions.


And they say Neymar is a "show-boater", check out this guy!

With his Baroka FC side winning comfortably in the South African Premier League, Sipho Moeti decided it was time to show-off and picked up a yellow card for his trouble.



Valencia punished for Barça bottle throwing incident

The disciplinary committee deemed that the reaction of the Barcelona players was excessive. Valencia fined and given a "playing behind closed doors" warning.


Epic rap battle: Guardiola v Mourinho

Talksport have compiled this rather amusing rap battle between eternal rivals Pep Guardiola and José Mourinho. Check it out!


Jose Mourinho: "My life in Manchester is a disaster"

The coach from Setubal confessed in an interview that is is struggling to adapt to his new life in Manchester and reveals that he can't cook.


Leverkusen dumped out of the German Cup by third tier Lotte

Leverkusen's run of bad form continues after being knocked out of the German Cup on penalties by third division side Sportfreunde Lotte.


No Anderson as England unchanged for India test

England's all-time leading wicket taker continues is still recovering from a shoulder injury and will miss the first test in Rajkot but could return in time for the second.

Liam Ridgewell arrested for drink driving, refuses breathalyzer

Former Birmingham and West Bromwich Albion defender Ridgewell failed a roadside sobriety test after driving to pick up a Portland Timbers teammate from the scene of an accident.



Pedro held talks over Barcelona return

The Chelsea winger admitted in an interview on Catalan radio to having spoken with Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu last summer over a potential return to the Camp Nou.


Kaká relives glory days with goal from the very top drawer

The Brazilian secured a win for Orlando City and a place in the play offs with a run and finish reminiscent of his days at AC Milan.


Valencia captain slams Neymar conduct: "You can't incite people"

Dani Parejo says that Neymar was "wrong" and "lacked respect" for goading Valencia fans on Saturday, but stopped short at defending the supporter who threw a plastic bottle.


Odegaard murked by Marcelo: Two nutmegs in 20 seconds!

The Norwegian, who travels with Real Madrid to Leon, was made to look a bit foolish at training on Tuesday as he suffered the embarrassment of two nutmegs in 20 seconds.