Cameroon fail to find the right balance in early exit

Cameroon fail to find the right balance in early exit

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Reuters) - Cameroon paid for failing to find the right balance as the holders went out of the Africa Cup of Nations at the hands of neighbours Nigeria.Having struggled to turn possession into scoring chances in their previous two matches where they failed to score, Cameroon coach Clarence Seedorf managed to solve that…
Meet the world’s most expensive defender!

Meet the world’s most expensive defender!

IMAGE: Matthijs de Ligt said he did not feel any additional pressure after becoming one of the most expensive defenders in the world. Photographs: Juventus/Twitter Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt had made up his mind to join the Serie A champions even before Cristiano Ronaldo asked him about a potential move to Italy, the teenager…
Soccer Extras: Liverpool sign 16-year-old Elliott

Soccer Extras: Liverpool sign 16-year-old Elliott

IMAGE: Elliott became the youngest player to feature in the Premier League. Photograph: Liverpool FC/Twitter Liverpool have completed the signing of teenage winger Harvey Elliott from Fulham, the Premier League club said on Sunday. Elliott, who left Craven Cottage after his youth contract expired in June, became the youngest player to feature in the Premier…
Wanted to join Juventus even before Ronaldo chat, says De Ligt

Wanted to join Juventus even before Ronaldo chat, says De Ligt

Sport Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt had made up his mind to join the Serie A champions even before Cristiano Ronaldo asked him about a potential move to Italy, the teenager said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Champions League Semi Final Second Leg - Ajax Amsterdam v Tottenham Hotspur - Johan Cruijff Arena,…
What’s Changed At Atlanta United?

What’s Changed At Atlanta United?

Icon Sportswire via Getty ImagesAtlanta United didn’t have to change, and they certainly didn’t need to. The Major League Soccer club that first took to the field in 2017 have been one of the league’s success stories, and have paved the way for other teams to operate similarly.The club eschewed a common method of attracting…
Soccer Extras: Arsenal edge Bayern in ICC match

Soccer Extras: Arsenal edge Bayern in ICC match

News of all that's transpired on and off the football field IMAGE: Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge looks on. Photograph: Scott Heppell/Reuters Former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been fined 75,000 pounds and banned for six weeks, four of which are suspended, for breaching betting regulations, the Football Association said on Thursday. The FA said the 29-year-old…
Italian giants set terms for Everton pursuit of teen prodigy

Italian giants set terms for Everton pursuit of teen prodigy

Pretty much all summer long we’ve heard whispers that Everton have staked a bold claim for Juventus’ young prodigy, striker Moise Kean. At this point it’s not even a rumour any more though, with the Blues certainly in for the player though there remains some serious competition for the player from sides that will be…
Matthijs de Ligt transfer to Juventus could have big effect on Everton

Matthijs de Ligt transfer to Juventus could have big effect on Everton

One of the biggest up and coming stars to have broken through onto the world stage this year has been Matthijs de Ligt. The Dutch defender was a rock in the Ajax Amsterdam backline as he led them to a surprise semifinal berth in the Champions League to go with a domestic double. Discerning football…
20,000 Barca fans turn out to greet new signing De Jong

20,000 Barca fans turn out to greet new signing De Jong

BARCELONA (Reuters) - New Barcelona signing Frenkie de Jong was greeted by 20,000 supporters as he took his first steps on the Nou Camp pitch at his unveiling on Friday, six months after agreeing a 75-million-euro move from Ajax Amster
Wanted to join Juventus even before Ronaldo chat, says De Ligt

Wanted to join Juventus even before Ronaldo chat, says De Ligt

(Reuters) - Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt had made up his mind to join the Serie A champions even before Cristiano Ronaldo asked him about a potential move to Italy, the teenager said on Friday.Juventus announced the signing of the 19-year-old on Thursday, landing one of the most sought-after young players in world soccer from…

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NCAA says no football injury reports this season

Standardized injury reports will not be implemented across college football this season after the NCAA explored the possibility in response to the rise of legalized sports betting. The NCAA’s Board of Governors announced Wednesday that it still supports the association’s rules prohibiting athletes and school administrators from wagering on sports or providing information to people