# football - Tuesday 16 August, 2016
The Germany international is still recovering from the injury that ruled him out of Euro 2016.
The Italian was quoted as saying that Juventus were “still laughing” at Manchester United over losing Paul Pogba.
Slaven Bilic was not happy after seeing his side lose after a late goal by the Chelsea striker.
# football - Monday 15 August, 2016
Pep Guardiola has opted not to take the Ivorian midfielder on the trip to Bucharest, but says he has been impressed by his professionalism.
# football - Sunday 14 August, 2016
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes his side can head into their season opener thinking they can win the Premier League title.
# football - Saturday 13 August, 2016
Sunderland’s new signing Paddy McNair had a moment to forget after Jermain Defoe had equalised for David Moyes’ men.
The Foxes lost 2-1 at the KC Stadium.
The large field of contenders for the Premier League title could play into Arsenal’s hands, according to Wenger.
Liverpool start their season away to Arsenal on Sunday, a place where they have only won once in the last 15 years.
# football - Friday 12 August, 2016
Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri is not optimistic that his side will retain their Premier League crown.
Former Croatia star Robert Prosinecki was stunned to see the star appear overweight on his Juventus debut.
Ray Parlour has stressed the Swiss international has a tough task ahead if he is to match the former Gunners captain’s accomplishments.
# football - Thursday 11 August, 2016
Diego Maradona believes the “weak leadership” of the AFA means Lionel Messi will not reverse his international retirement.
The first black footballer to play for Liverpool turns down MBE as it would be a 'betrayal' to Africans
Howard Gayle turned down an MBE because he felt by accepting the honour he would be letting down people who suffered under British colonial rule.
Paddy McNair and Donald Love have left the Red Devils in a deal worth €6.3 million, the Black Cats have confirmed.
We run through the candidates for the drop as the battle to stay among the money-spinning elite gets tougher than ever.
The long-time Mayo servant may well be the definitive ladies footballer of her generation.
There is a new star in town and Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Manchester United team-mates have been warned to step aside.
# football - Tuesday 9 August, 2016
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho taunted Jurgen Klopp and Arsene Wenger over their lack of spending power after signing Paul Pogba.
League champions Bayern Munich will host Werder Bremen as the new season of Germany’s first division kicks off on 26 August.
Napoli made Diego Maradona the most expensive player in the world back in 1984 for a minuscule fee.
Uefa’s website had earlier listed the England defender in City’s Champions League squad.
Pirlo has been speaking about Pogba’s first training session with Juventus after he left United in 2012.
Leicester City have not lost their hunger to win, according to the goalkeeper.
# football - Monday 8 August, 2016
The Irons have splashed out €24m on the Ghana international.
The former Manchester United defender has given the France midfielder a serious character reference.
Having accepted a misconduct charge, the Norwich City forward has been reprimanded by the FA.
The 18-year-old goalkeeper has been called up, but Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo are among the players absent for the meeting with Sevilla.
The departure comes with less than two weeks until the new Serie A season begins.
Jose Mourinho says Manchester United will provide the perfect platform for Paul Pogba to shine.
# football - Sunday 7 August, 2016
Jose Mourinho lifted the Community Shield at Wembley said the credit lays with former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal.
Manchester United beat Leicester City 2-1 in the Community Shield thanks to Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s 83rd-minute header at Wembley.
Mainz welcomed former player and manager Jurgen Klopp back to the club, but were ruthless in defeating his Liverpool side.
Celtic won their opening game of the Scottish Premiership season thanks to a late goal from debutant Scott Sinclair.
# football - Saturday 6 August, 2016
Barcelona’s hopes of claiming the International Champions Cup were shot to pieces by a rampant Liverpool side.
Top-flight football has returned to Ibrox for the first time since 2012.
After making the move from PSG, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is hoping to get his hands on silverware with Manchester United on Sunday.
The Manchester United manager has praised the Premier League for embracing the madness unlike other leagues.
Not everything is black and white.
Arsenal, runners-up last season, open their Premier League campaign at home to Liverpool on 14 August.
# football - Friday 5 August, 2016
From judo to archery, we’ve got you covered.
The winner will be announced on 25 August, the day of the draw for the Champions League group stage.