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Why is Keisuke Honda at Botafogo?
12:01 Friday 7th February 2020

A few competitions develop reputations as retirement leagues by signing famous stars playing out the string. The Campeonato Brasileiro doesn't deserve the tag. Yes, Selecao legends Ronaldo, Ronaldinho and Rivaldo all returned to Samba Nation…

Spain
Are De Jong, Arthur double-teaming Busquets out of Barca lineup?
12:01 Saturday 12th October 2019

Is the sun finally setting on Sergio Busquets? The defensive midfielder is the last survivor from the midfield trio who carved out a golden era at the Nou Camp. Andres Iniesta is playing in Japan. Xavi Hernandez is managing in Qatar. Barcelona…

European Football
Everton Soares' Copa America performance opened UEFA doors
17:00 Saturday 13th July 2019

Major tournaments make for the best shop windows. The World Cup, Euros and Copa America all have global appeal. The African Cup of Nations is growing more influential. A relatively unknown player at a comparatively small club can attract…

Rest Of The World
Copa Libertadores Recap: Which teams advanced to the quarter-finals?
15:00 Thursday 6th September 2018

And then there were eight. The 2018 edition of the Copa Libertadores, South America’s equivalent to the UEFA Champions League, is about to enter its decisive stages. With the quarterfinals around the corner after the international…

Rest Of The World
2018 Copa Libertadores Round-Up: Group Stage match day 5
12:00 Monday 30th April 2018

Another Copa Libertadores week is in the books. South America’s biggest club competition continues in its group stage. As the midway-point passes, the teams capable of progressing are revealed, while other sides struggle to keep…

Rest Of The World
2018 Copa Libertadores Round-Up: Group Stage match day 4
11:00 Monday 23rd April 2018

Another Copa Libertadores week is in the books. South America’s biggest club competition continues in its group stage. As the midway-point approaches, the teams capable of progressing are revealed, while other sides struggle to keep pace.  …

Club World Cup
2017 FIFA Club World Cup: The anointed team
08:30 Tuesday 12th December 2017

The 2017 FIFA Club World Cup is already off the mark. The tournament started on 6 December, but a few participating teams, including the UEFA representative, only departed for Abu Dhabi on Sunday. An argument needing to be settled Football…

Other Tournaments
FIFA Club World Cup: Meet the magnificent seven
16:00 Wednesday 6th December 2017

The FIFA Club World Cup is upon us. As usual, seven sides from six different continents will contend for the most prestigious accolade in club football. With the drums set to roll on Wednesday in the city of Al-Ain, the United Arab Emirates,…