Barcelona striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has announced his retirement from international football. The Gabon football federation said it received a letter from the striker on Tuesday informing it of his decision, after playing for the national team for 13 years The former Arsenal player had 72 caps for Gabon and he is the country’s all-time leading goal scorer with 30 goals. ...

Former England and Wimbledon striker, John Fashanu, says he is very disappointed that the Nigeria Football Federation appointed Jose Peseiro as the new Super Eagles coach. The Nigerian descent expressed doubts over the ability of the Portuguese tactician to handle the Super Eagle,s saying the next six months will show what he meant. The NFF announced on Sunday that Peseiro ...

Cristiano Ronaldo has announced the tragic death of his baby son after long-term partner Georgina Rodriguez gave birth to a twin boy and twin girl. He wrote on Instagram in a joint statement signed by the couple: “It is with our deepest sadness we have to announce that our baby boy has passed away. It is the greatest pain that any ...

Manchester United star Bruno Fernandes has escaped serious injury after being involved in a car crash this morning, according to reports. The Press Association claim that midfielder Fernandes, 27, emerged unscathed after an incident involving his Porsche – and he is expected to train as usual today. It is said that all parties in the crash emerged unscathed. United interim ...

Manchester United player, Mason Greenwood, has been accused of sexual assault and domestic violence by his ex-girlfriend, Harriet Robson. In a series of post on social media, Robson showed injuries she sustained when Greenwood allegedly forced himself on her. Some of the photos she shared showed bruises on her thighs while one showed blood flowing from her mouth down to ...

Derby manager Wayne Rooney said on Friday he turned down the chance to be interviewed by Everton to stay with the financially stricken Championship club. The former England and Manchester United captain had two spells with his boyhood club Everton as a player. However, the lure of a return to Goodison Park was not enough for Rooney to give up ...

Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah says winning the Africa Cup of Nations for Egypt would be a career best achievement. Salah fired home the winning penalty in their last-16 shootout victory over Ivory Coast on Wednesday night, which saw Manchester United defender Eric Bailly miss the decisive spot-kick for the Elephants. Now Egypt will turn their attention to Sunday’s quarter-final showdown ...

FIFA president, Gianni Infantino, has come under heavy backlash from Nigerians following his comments on Wednesday that hosting the World Cup can help save the lives of Africans migrating to Europe and dying on the Mediterranean, The PUNCH reports. Infantino made the statement at the parliamentary assembly of the Council of Europe, a trans-national body dedicated to the support of ...

A Ghanaian lawmaker, Patrick Boamah, told the Ghanaian parliament that the Black Stars can not beat the Super Eagles of Nigeria in their forthcoming 2022 World Cup qualifying encounter. Boamah, who represents Okaikwei Central district, made the comment when the parliament discussed the performance of the Black Stars at the ongoing 2022 African Nations Cup, Goal reports. He urged the ...

Newcastle have agreed a fee with Lyon in the region of £30m to sign midfielder Bruno Guimaraes and are also targeting a deal to sign Brighton defender Dan Burn. It is understood Brazil international Guimaraes will undergo a medical in his homeland on Wednesday. A statement said, “Olympique Lyonnais categorically denies the false information disseminated by many media reporting an ...