Tag Archives: Football features

Barcelona’s English wonderkid Louie Barry turned down £2.7m PSG offer but still has choice to make over England or Ireland

By | 11th July 2019

FROM Birmingham to Barcelona, 16-year-old Louie Barry has had the most rapid of rises. The teen striker, who joined West Brom at the age of six, was at the centre of a tug-of-war between Europe’s biggest clubs. Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich, Man United and Juventus all pursued Barry, desperate to get him on their books […]

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Costa’s Chelsea stand-off to Mahrez going missing, 10 Prem stars who went on strike after Koscielny disobeys Arsenal 

By | 11th July 2019

ARSENAL have become the latest club embroiled in a battle against player-power. Laurent Koscielny, their club captain, has been fined by the Gunners after refusing to travel to Los Angeles for the club’s pre-season tour. Bordeaux, Lyon and Rennes have shown interest in signing the 33-year-old centre-back who wants to leave the Emirates FOR FREE. […]

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Meet Aston Villa’s new signing Matt Targett’s stunning Wag Jasmin Buckle, who loves fashion and sells clobber on Depop

By | 11th July 2019

HERE’S two reasons for Aston Villa fans to get excited. First, the Premier League new boys have signed a first-class left-back in 23-year-old Matt Targett, who is seasoned at the top level. Second, the former England Under-21 international will be bringing his stunning Wag and “best friend” Jasmin Buckle with him to Birmingham. The gorgeous […]

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West Ham transfer target Maxi Gomez, who is lost in the mountains, is seen as the successor to Luiz Suarez’s crown for Uruguay

By | 10th July 2019

THE tug-of-war between Valencia and West Ham for the signing of Celta Vigo star Maxi Gomez appears to have swung in the direction of the La Liga side. However, because he’s uncontactable in the mountains of Uruguay – the tough centre forward has yet to sign a deal with anyone. The 22-year-old was touted as […]

Man City’s new £6m wonderkid Morgan Rogers made his debut for WBA at 16 and was ‘head and shoulders’ above everyone at youth level

By | 10th July 2019

MAN CITY fans may still rue the day Jadon Sancho left for Borussia Dortmund, but in new signing Morgan Rogers they’ve got a new wonderkid who could drive them wild. The £6m buy, the biggest fee for a 16-year-old since Arsenal splashed £9m on Theo Walcott, arrives at the Etihad from WBA with much fanfare […]

Footballers’ yachts: Ronaldo, Pochettino, Alli and more have hired boats on holiday, but which one was the most expensive?

By | 9th July 2019

DURING preseason footballers and managers love letting their hair down by going away on holiday before the action starts up again. And some go as far as renting luxury yachts on their trips abroad, as they unwind in the sunshine. This summer we’ve seen the likes of Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino and Cristiano Ronaldo show […]

Chelsea academy star Conor Gallagher overcame heart problem to force way into Lampard’s first ever Blues team

By | 8th July 2019

CONOR GALLAGHER is the “standout” star of Chelsea’s academy who could force his way into Frank Lampard’s first-team thinking. And yet it was only last year that the 19-year-old’s career was in jeopardy as he underwent surgery on his heart. Gallagher, a winger-turned-midfielder, has been with the Blues since the age of SIX yet only […]

Ndombele’s incredible rise after axe aged 17 for bad attitude and being overweight to becoming Tottenham’s £65m record transfer

By | 5th July 2019

TANGUY NDOMBELE is Tottenham’s biggest-ever signing — but five years ago he was too big to be signed. In 2014, the £65million midfielder’s career looked to have crashed and burned after he was released by Guingamp aged 17 for carrying too much timber. But this week Ndombele, 22, etched his name into Spurs’ history books after […]

Worst football kits: Sporting Braga’s bizarre new armour kit and 12 even more crazy designs

By | 4th July 2019

THERE are bad football kits — then there are terrible football kits. Earlier this week, Sporting Braga revealed their new top – a bonkers jersey inspired by Ancient Rome soldiers that featured body armour emblazoned across it. Opinions are divided, and it’s likely that the Portuguese giants will wear the shirt in next season’s Europa League […]

Peter Crouch’s Ferrari, Gareth Bale’s Mercedes-Benz, Kyle Walker’s Range Rover, and more footballers’ cars currently for sale with Auto Trader

By | 3rd July 2019

FOOTBALLERS are just like us. When they want to shift a car, they go straight to Auto Trader – the number one destination to buy and sell new and used motors. The likes of Real Madrid star Gareth Bale, Peter Crouch, former Arsenal star Alex Song and Kyle Walker have all got their old motors […]