Soccer

Wolves sign striker Willian Jose on loan from Real Sociedad

Wolves announced on Saturday they had completed the loan signing of Brazilian striker Willian Jose from Real Sociedad with a view to a permanent transfer. The deal, which is subject to a work permit and international clearance, takes the 29-year-old to Molineux until the end of the season. Wolves then have the option to make the switch permanent. Jose is not expected to be available for Wednesday's Premier League trip to Chelsea. Wolves boss...


Milan 0-3 Atalanta: Player ratings as Serie A leaders are thrashed at San Siro

Player ratings as Milan slump to a shock 3-0 defeat at home to Atalanta, allowing Inter to close the gap at the top of Serie A.


Mick McCarthy's funniest moments - ranked

With Mick McCarthy named the new boss at Cardiff City following Neil Harris' departure, we take a look back at the former Wolves boss' funniest moments


Southampton dump holders Arsenal out of FA Cup

Southampton dumped holders Arsenal out of the FA Cup on Saturday, winning 1-0 courtesy of a Gabriel own goal to set up a fifth-round meeting with Wolves. Southampton, who had never beaten Arsenal in the FA Cup, were the brighter team in the opening period in the winter sunshine on England's south coast.


Klopp believes Burnley 'low point' can inspire Liverpool turnaround

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has insisted his side's recent poor form could spark a reaction from his players that fuels a revival of their season when they face Manchester United in the FA Cup on Sunday. "They (the players) are still brilliant people and brilliant characters, all of them.


Milan & Inter waste golden chance to make strides in Serie A title race

Milan and Inter both failed to win on Saturday afternoon, wasting the chance to make strides in Serie A's pulsating title race.


Ollie Watkins reaffirms his Premier League credentials with superb performance

Ollie Watkins broke his nine game goal drought against Newcastle United on Saturday, but proved that scoring is only a small part of his excellent game.


Real Madrid join Nagelsmann race, could drop out of Haaland race — reports

Zero sum


Leicester & Everton join race for Southampton star Danny Ings

Leicester and Everton have joined Tottenham in Danny Ings transfer race, who is refusing to sign a Southampton contract & wants to play in the Champions League.


Raphael Varane considering Real Madrid exit in search of new challenge

Raphael Varane may seek new challenge away from Real Madrid as he feels he needs a new step in his career


Dustin Poirier knocks out Conor McGregor in 2 at UFC 257

Dustin Poirier has evened the score with Conor McGregor following a second-round stoppage in their rematch in the main event of UFC 257 at the Etihad Arena in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. It was McGregor who attacked early and landed several punches on top. Almost a minute into the round, Poirier went for a takedown and momentarily pinned the Irish to the side of the cage. McGregor was able to reverse their position then unleashed his trademark...


Every record Cristiano Ronaldo has broken

Every record Cristiano Ronaldo has set during his illustrious career for club and country.


Cheltenham 1-3 Manchester City: Player ratings as Cityzens survive almighty scare

Manchester City's player ratings after coming from behind to beat Cheltenham 3-1 and advance to the FA Cup fifth round.


Villas-Boas optimistic Marseille will overcome troubles

Andre Villas-Boas said he was confident Marseille will emerge from their turbulent run after his team slid to a third successive Ligue 1 defeat following Saturday's 3-1 loss at Monaco. While Villas-Boas refuses to give up the fight, a tough run of fixtures threatens to plunge Marseille into deeper trouble as a return to Europe fades from view.


AD scores season-high 37 as Lakers rip Bulls to improve to 9-0 on the road

Anthony Davis scores season-high 37 as Lakers beat Bulls


Former Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez leaves Dalian Yifang

Former Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez has left his post as manager of Chinese side Dalian Professional, partly due to concerns over his family's health


Barça squad named for Elche

Ronald Koeman has called up XX players for Sunday’s match


Bristol City WFC vs. Chelsea FCW, WSL: Team news, preview, how to watch

Anyone for a snowy day in Bath?


Southampton 1-0 Arsenal: player ratings as Saints knock holders out of the FA Cup

Player ratings from Southampton versus Arsenal in the FA Cup


Aston Villa 2-0 Newcastle

Not so nice of a return for Steve Bruce to Villa Park, even without his replacement Dean Smith in charge of the Villa team today.


West Ham 4-0 Doncaster: Player ratings as David Moyes' Hammers dominate

West Ham player ratings after a comprehensive 4-0 win over Doncaster in the FA Cup.


Vitor Ferreira: Things to know about the Portuguese midfielder

Things to know about Wolves midfielder Vitor Ferreira


Schalke vs Bayern Munich: Lineups, team news, a chance for rotation, and more!

How should Hansi Flick deal with Schalke? Maybe we could get some new faces in the lineup?


Steyn, Jacobs star as Bulls reach Currie Cup final

Veteran Morne Steyn and rookie Stravino Jacobs starred as the Bulls reached the South African Currie Cup final Saturday with a 26-21 victory over the Lions in Pretoria. Fly-half Steyn kicked a conversion and three penalties and winger Jacobs scored two tries in searing heat at Loftus Versfeld stadium with the total completed by a try from hooker Johan Grobbelaar. In Cape Town, Sharks fly-half Curwin Bosch contributed 14 points from a conversion,...


Rumor: Sporting KC Make Third Bid for CB Gregersen, But is He Interested?

Kansas City are continually tied to Stian Gregersen but is the player even interested?


PSG 4-0 Montpellier: Player ratings from a Kylian Mbappe masterclass

Player ratings as Mauricio Pochettino's PSG thumped Montpellier 4-0, inspired by a superb Kylian Mbappe performance.


The Problem with Peacock | The Plight of the American Everton fan

NBC’s subscription streaming platform & NBCSN’s demise has left fans with more questions than answers


Rangers mark Gerrard milestone with Ross County thrashing

Rangers celebrated Steven Gerrard's 150th match as manager by extending their lead at the top of the Scottish Premiership table to 23 points with a 5-0 thrashing of Ross County at Ibrox on Saturday. The Gers were 3-0 up before half-time after early headers from Ryan Kent and Filip Helander were followed by a fine strike from Joe Aribo, with not even captain James Tavernier's second successive penalty miss derailing the home side's progress....


Edin Dzeko: Potential destinations for the AS Roma star

With Edin Dzeko linked with a move away from AS Roma, 90min assesses five possible clubs the Bosnian striker could join this winter


AC Milan stay top despite Atalanta defeat as rivals Inter held

AC Milan held top spot in Serie A on Saturday despite falling 3-0 at home against Atalanta after nearest rivals Inter were held to a goalless draw at Udinese. Stefano Pioli's Milan saw their lead on second-placed Inter cut to two points but hold pole position at the half-way stage of the season for the first time since they last won the title in 2011. "Being winter champions means nothing to me, now we have to react," said Milan star Zlatan...


Three answers and three questions from Real Madrid’s win at Alavés

The talking points from this Zidane-less match.


Mikel Arteta uncertain when Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will return for Arsenal

Mikel Arteta is unsure whether Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will return to face Southampton on Tuesday, after missing Saturday's clash due to personal reasons


Villa at the double as Newcastle lose again

Aston Villa made light of manager Dean Smith's touchline ban with a 2-0 win at home to Newcastle on Saturday that added to the pressure on the Premier League strugglers. Ollie Watkins' early goal put Villa ahead, with Bertrand Traore doubling their lead shortly before half-time. Victory at Villa Park saw the Birmingham club move up to eighth place in the table. "I thought we were good especially in the first half," Smith told Sky Sports. "We...


Anteprima: AC Milan Women vs Florentia San Gimignano

Yeah, girl, it’s on


Michael Chandler wins big in UFC debut against Dan Hooker

Former Bellator lightweight world champion Michael Chandler has shaken things up in the 155-pound division following a first-round stoppage over Dan Hooker in the co-main event of UFC 257 this Sunday, at the Etihad Arena in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. Chandler was relentless from the get-go as he pressed forward with strikes to the body. Hooker circled the cage and tried to keep the three-time Bellator champ at bay with kicks but was ultimately...


Rafa Benitez leaves China's Dalian Pro, blames virus

Rafa Benitez abruptly left as coach of Chinese Super League side Dalian Pro on Saturday, saying it was for family reasons because of the coronavirus pandemic. The 60-year-old Spaniard, who took Liverpool to Champions League glory in 2005, had been in charge of Dalian since July 2019. "Unfortunately, like so many things in the last year, Covid-19 has changed our lives and our projects," the former Liverpool, Real Madrid, Inter Milan, Napoli and...


Leipzig slump to surprise loss at Mainz

US international Tyler Adams scored his first Bundesliga goal Saturday but RB Leipzig suffered a blow to their title hopes with a shock 3-2 defeat away to crisis club Mainz. "It's a blow, that's for sure, the title isn't really in our heads at the moment," said Leipzig captain Willi Orban after his side missed the chance to move within a point of league leaders Bayern Munich.


Chelsea one of four clubs monitoring Ousmane Dembélé contract situation at Barcelona — report

Opportunity?


Player Ratings: Alavés 1 - Real Madrid 4; 2020/21 La Liga

Real Madrid get back to business and cruise past Alavés.


Bettoni: “Zidane told me he was happy with the attitude”

The assistant analysed the victory over Alavés.


Open Thread: January 24, 2021.

Another issue of the Daily Merengue!


Managing Madrid Podcast: Bettoni Memes

Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse break down the win over Alaves


Hazard leads Real Madrid to Alaves rout to relieve pressure on Zidane

Eden Hazard scored one goal and set up another as Real Madrid thrashed Alaves 4-1 on Saturday to ease the pressure on their coach Zinedine Zidane, who was absent after testing positive for Covid-19. Zidane's position has come under scrutiny again after Wednesday's defeat by third-tier side Alcoyano in the Copa del Rey but Madrid responded at Mendizorroza without their coach, or their captain Sergio Ramos, who was out with a knee injury. Goals...


Erling Haaland needs to leave Borussia Dortmund if he wants true success

Erling Haaland should leave Borussia Dortmund if he wants to find true success in football


Rangers romp to crushing win in Steven Gerrard's 150th game in charge

Rangers extended their lead at the top of the Scottish Premiership table to 23 points with a convincing 5-0 victory over Ross County


Female referees create African football history at CHAN

Three female referees created history Saturday as Guinea and Zambia moved closer to the African Nations Championship (CHAN) quarter-finals, Tanzania clawed back into contention and Namibia were eliminated. "Lidya really enjoyed herself tonight and was a wonderful advertisement for female referees," a CAF official, who requested anonymity as he is not an official spokesperson, told AFP. CAF referees manager Eddy Maillet from the Seychelles was...


Atlético Madrid-Valencia CF: Rojiblancos seek seventh straight win

Atleti can beat Valencia twice in the same season for the first time since 2016/17.


Michigan State Hockey: Spartans Fall to the Buckeyes, 5-1.

A flurry of goals in the third period results in the Spartans’ third straight loss.


The people’s choice against Luton Town: Out with the 4-3-3, in with the 4-2-3-1!

Chelsea vs. Luton Town, FA Cup: Preferred lineup


BREN stops RRQ, enter grandfinals of MLBB World Championship

BREN Esports eliminated RRQ Hoshi, 3-1, to set-up a championship showdown against Burmese Ghouls in the 2020 Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB) M2 World Championship It was another typical lower bracket match for BREN, dropping the opening game and sweeping through the rest of the way. After taking Game 1 in dominant fashion, RRQ seemed poised to shoot for a 2-0 series lead after a dominant early game centered around R7's exploits with the Harith...