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October 11, 2018 8:09 AM Umar Mohammed: Meet the Ghanaian teenage sensation likened to Lionel Messi

Tudu Mighty Jets is a second tier club in Ghana though it isn’t the most popular club in Ghana; it may not be a club with an avalanche of silverware but when it comes to producing talents who have carved a niche for themselves as far Ghana’s football is concerned, they stand among the giants. The club can boast of producing talents at all levels of the country’s 298

March 15, 2018 7:27 AM Messi scores twice as Barcelona knock Chelsea out of Champions League

Chelsea went out of the Champions League at the last-16 stage with an error-ridden display against Barcelona. Following a 1-1 draw in the first leg, the visitors fell behind after just 128 seconds in the Nou Camp as Lionel Messi shot through the legs of Thibaut Courtois from a tight angle. Messi then set up Ousmane Dembele to hammer home the second after 70

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 61

December 2, 2017 6:17 PM Messi and Suarez score but Barca held by Celta Vigo

Barcelona remain unbeaten at the top of La Liga after being held to an entertaining draw by Celta Vigo. Iago Aspas put Celta ahead after Marc-Andre ter Stegen parried Maxi Gomez’s shot, but Barca levelled moments later as Lionel Messi converted Paulinho’s pass for his 17th goal this season. Luis Suarez had a goal harshly ruled out for offside and Messi 42

October 26, 2017 11:31 AM Manchester United named most valuable football team brand

The Red Devils were named the fourth-most valuable team brand across all sports at £564m and were one of only three football clubs in the top 10. Forbes ranked the most valuable sports team brands by calculating the amount by which their enterprise value exceeds that of a typical team in the same sport. American football franchise Dallas Cowboys were rated 36

October 14, 2017 6:44 PM Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona LIVE STREAM: How to watch La Liga football online

BARCELONA forward Lionel Messi will need to be at his best to get past a resolute Atletico Madrid defence. Here's how to live stream the La Liga showdown online. Barcelona could extend their lead at the top of the La Liga table with a win against fourth placed Atletico Madrid. And Barcelona could equal their best ever start in La Liga, but only if they can overcome 17

October 11, 2017 2:21 AM Messi comes to Argentina's rescue on a dramatic night in CONMEBOL

It was a night of drama in South American World Cup qualifying. Tim Vickery watched, from first kick to last. Argentina kick off in Ecuador with their fate in the balance but, amid the endless permutations, what is certain is that a win will be good enough to guarantee at least fifth position and a playoff spot. But as all five games kick off simultaneously 45

October 9, 2017 8:14 AM First 10 Nominees For Ballon d'Or Revealed

First 10 Nominees For France Football Ballon d'Or Revealed French publication France Football have released the next batch of nominees for the 2017 Ballon d'Or award. Find out who the first 10 players, including three Brazilian superstars, who have made the shortlist are. Tired of reading? Click through the gallery above to see the first 10 nominees 23

October 9, 2017 7:25 AM Neymar among first nominees named for 30-man Ballon d'Or shortlist

Neymar has been confirmed among the names on the 30-man shortlist for the 2017 Ballon d'Or but Cristiano Ronaldo will be the favourite to retain the crown. Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil forward Neymar was one of the first five names that award organisers France Football revealed from the shortlist, along with Real Madrid duo Luka Modric and Marcelo 33

October 6, 2017 5:28 AM Argentina in peril as World Cup race goes to wire

Montevideo - Lionel Messi and Argentina's hopes of reaching the 2018 World Cup were left hanging in the balance on Thursday after another stalemate on a nail-biting day of South American qualifying action. Argentina were held to a 0-0 draw in Buenos Aires by Peru, leaving the two-time world champions outside the automatic qualification places as they head into the final 30