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January 21, 2018 7:45 AM James McCarthy suffers double leg break in Everton draw with West Brom

Everton midfielder James McCarthy will miss the rest of the season after suffering a double leg fracture in Saturday’s 1-1 draw with West Brom. The 27-year-old was taken off on a stretcher after a tackle on Albion’s Salomon Rondon in the second half. “It’s a tibia and fibula fracture compounded. A very nasty injury,” said Everton boss Sam Allardyce

January 20, 2018 4:21 PM Chelsea win easily without Alvaro Morata

Chelsea got back to winning ways after they ran riot in a 4-0 win over Brighton. Goals from Willian, Victor Moses and a brace from Eden Hazard saw the Blues move back up to third in the Premier League. All eyes were on the game as out-of-form striker Alvaro Morata missed the game due to suspension, giving second choice Michy Batshuayi a chance to impress

January 9, 2018 12:20 PM Ghana Premier League to begin in February

Next season’s Ghana Premier League campaign is set to begin on the 11th of February 2018 after the Ghana Football Association announced its calendar for the next three seasons. The league campaign is expected to run until August 5, and will be preceded by a Super Cup clash between league champions Aduana Stars and MTN FA Cup holders Kumasi Asante Kotoko 20

January 5, 2018 5:28 PM Chelsea sign Barkley from Everton for £15m

Chelsea have signed England midfielder Ross Barkley from Everton for £15m. The 24-year-old has signed a five-and-a-half-year contract with last season’s Premier League champions and will wear the number eight shirt. Barkley, who leaves Everton after 13 years at the club, has not played for seven months because of a hamstring injury and had surgery in August 17

January 3, 2018 11:44 AM Leicester make enquiry about Stoke target Daniel Opare

The Ghana international full-back is available for around £3million as he is out of contract with his club Augsburg in the summer. Stoke City were considered frontrunners for the 27-year-old but the situation surrounding Mark Hughes’s future as manager will influence his decision. Leicester have been pursuing Andre Almeida at Benfica though he is valued 15

January 1, 2018 6:21 PM Premier League results: Liverpool, Leicester and Newcastle win

Ragnar Klavan was Liverpool’s hero with a late winner against Burnley on Monday. The Reds, without Roberto Firmino and injured duo Philippe Coutinho and Mohamed Salah in their starting line-up, led through Sadio Mane’s second-half strike. Johann Gudmundsson equalised with a late header, but Estonian centre-back Klavan scored in injury time. Leicester 11

December 24, 2017 7:14 AM Burnley 0-3 Tottenham: Kane equals goal record with hat-trick

Harry Kane equalled Alan Shearer’s Premier League record for the most goals scored in a calendar year with a fine hat-trick against Burnley. The Spurs star opened the scoring with a first-half penalty and struck twice after the break to make it 36 league goals in 2017 – equalling the record Shearer set in 1995. It was also the England international’s 24

December 15, 2017 10:19 AM Boakye-Yiadom picks up 2017 Red Star Belgrade Player of the Year

Black Stars forward, Richmond Boakye-Yiadom, was named Red Star Belgrade’s Player of the Year at the team’s annual gala held on Thursday. Yiadom was awarded for his good goal-scoring form in the 2017 calendar year. So far, he has scored 39 goals in 48 matches for the club. The matches have been across the Serbian league, Serbian Cup and the Europa League 21

December 11, 2017 2:02 PM UCL draw: Chelsea face Barcelona, Real Madrid to play PSG

Chelsea have been drawn against Barcelona in the last 16 of the Champions League, while Tottenham will face Italian champions Juventus. Premier League leaders Manchester City will play Switzerland’s Basel, Manchester United face La Liga side Sevilla and Liverpool take on Portugal’s Porto. A record five English teams progressed from the group stage this season 33

December 7, 2017 7:28 PM Cristiano Ronaldo beats Messi to win fifth Ballon d’Or

Cristiano Ronaldo has won the fifth Ballon d’Or of his career, equalling Lionel Messi’s record after a season that saw him lead Real Madrid to their 12th Champions League title. The 32-year-old, who moved level with Messi at the top of the all-time Champions League group stage goalscorers leaderboard on Wednesday after helping Madrid to beat Borussia 37