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Starting at the 2017 The Best FIFA Football Awards, a new award will recognise The Best FIFA Goalkeeper. Gianluigi BUFFON The most capped European player of all time, Gianluigi Buffon is still one of the world’s leading goalkeepers as he approaches the 40-year-old mark. Last season, ‘Gigi’ guided Juve to a record sixth consecutive Serie A title, his eighth with I...
Kevin-Prince Boateng (Las Palmas) Alejandro Camargo (Universidad de Concepcion) Deyna Castellanos (Venezuela U-17) Moussa Dembele (Celtic) Olivier Giroud (Arsenal) Aviles Hurtado (Tijuana Xolos) Mario Mandzukic (Juventus) Oscarine Masuluke (Baroka FC) Nemanja Matic (Chelsea) Jordi Mboula (FC Barcelona U-19) The 2017 winner will be revealed at The Best FIFA Football Awards show in London on 23 October. Created in 2009 in honour of the late Ferenc Puskás, captain and star of...
The award was launched in 2016 to replace the Ballon d'Or. The Ballon d'Or will still be presented by the magazine France Football but it will no longer be in partnership with FIFA, who will instead hand out their own prizes. Cristiano Ronaldo was the first recipients of the main men's awards. The Men's Player of the Year award starts with...
Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho is glowing with pride key player Anthony Martial shows he has hit resurgent form this season. The French international was largely criticised by Mourinho last season, when he managed just eight goals, compared to 17 in his debut season following his £36million signing from Monaco. The 21 year old has scored four goals so far this...
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson remains confident as his team’s defence get set to take on free-scoring Manchester City in the Premier League at the Ethiad Stadium on Saturday. Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City have scored 16 so far this season conceding only two goals while Hodgson’s side are without a point, yet to score a goal and have conceded eight...
Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte has hinted that Eden Hazard could make his first English Premier League start against Stoke City at Bet365 Stadium on Saturday after playing the entire duration of the Blues 5-1 drubbing of Nottingham Forest in the third round of the Carabao Cup, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Conte who has led his side to three wins, a draw and...
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes has admitted that it will be tough playing against Chelsea without three key defenders in their Premier League clash on Saturday at Bet365 Stadium, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Ryan Shawcross and Geoff Cameron are all ruled out of the game while Kevin Wimme is a big doubt. Bruno Martins Indi is the only fit Stoke City defender...
Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic is still saddened by the “bad decision” Barcelona made in not stopping Neymar’s world-record €222million move to Paris Saint-Germain. Neymar moved to the Paris side after a bitter row with the Spanish side that have signed Ousmane Dembele from Borussia Dortmund as replacement. “For me personally, it was really hard, not only because he’s one of the...
His role with OH Leuven will be Nigel Pearson's first time working at a club outside England Former Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson has been named head coach of Belgian second-tier side OH Leuven. King Power International own both clubs so Pearson, 54, will again be working with the Srivaddhanaprabha family, who sacked him as Foxes boss in June 2015. His Leicester...
Wes Foderingham is confident Rangers have the quality to go "toe to toe" with Celtic when the teams meet for the first time this season on Saturday. The 26-year-old goalkeeper, who this week signed a new Rangers deal, said: "They have quality but we have quality. "It's two good teams going head to head. Can we cause them problems? Yes. Can they cause us...