Why Riyad Mahrez should shed reluctant hero tag and join Arab greats

We should talk about Riyad Mahrez. Because, it seems, Riyad Mahrez doesn’t really like to talk about Riyad Mahrez. Manchester City’s Algerian international is famously reticent when it comes to dealing with the media. For one of modern football’s most unique and successful talen

FIFA says 'absolutely no reason' for Swiss authorities to investigate Gianni Infantino

FIFA has said there is no reason for Swiss authorities to launch criminal proceedings against its president Gianni Infantino, who will continue in his role as normal. Swiss authorities said on Thursday that proceedings had been launched against the current FIFA boss by a special prosecutor lookin

Bayern's Mueller praises coach Flick, compares him to Guardiola

Bayern Munich forward Thomas Mueller has heaped praiseon coach Hansi Flick in an interview published on Saturday andcompared him to their famous former helmsman Pep Guardiola.Mueller, 31, said that Bayern's game had a similar clear structuresince Flick took over last November as during the reign of

The FA Cup final: Five big questions as Arsenal take on Chelsea

ALI KHALED   Which David Luiz will turn up?   The neutrals, as much as fans of his current and former clubs, will as ever be keeping an eye on David Luiz. When Premier League football resumed after the enforced break caused by the coronavirus disease (COVID19) pandemic, the world wa

Redskins announce review of name after sponsor threat

The Washington Redskins have launched a review of the team’s name, the NFL franchise said Friday, following a fresh wave of calls to scrap the moniker long-criticized as racist.In a statement which came just 24 hours after Washington’s stadium sponsor FedEx demanded a name change, the fr