Robbie Fowler offered contrasting views on the Arsenal midfielders in Euro 2016.
Ivan Rakitic was on the phone this week, texting friends. You have enjoyed your games so much so far that you can sit this one out, he told players in the Spain camp on Ile de Ré, just across the water from La Rochelle.
Gareth Bale said that qualification for the knockout stage of Euro 2016 with Wales sits alongside anything he has achieved with Real Madrid and he also described Monday’s emphatic victory over Russia that secured their place in the last 16 as one of the best team performances he has ever been involved in.
Most of the Argentina players who face USA in Tuesday’s Copa América semi-finals are part of the generation who were kids when the country suffered its economic collapse at the start of the century.
Russia’s 3-0 loss to Wales and exit from Euro 2016 prompted angry reactions from officials and sardonic headlines and memes.
We will make someone pay for this.
LeBron James has ended his self-imposed social media blackout with a rebuke to his critics.
Stoke City striker Joselu has delivered a response to Pedro’s controversial comments.
The Gunners are set to lose several experienced players this summer, but they should do their very best to keep the former Everton favourite at the Emirates.
Tottenham are reportedly keen to sign Roma striker Antonio Sanabria.
The Australian Rugby League Commission rolled the dice when they appointed Welsh banker David Smith as the unlikely boss of the NRL in 2012; a more conservative tack was taken with his successor.
Liverpool made it through to the last eight of the Europa League thanks to a 1-1 draw with Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Tottenham Hotspur suffered a 2-1 defeat to Borussia Dortmund on Thursday night, but did anyone impress for the home side at White Hart Lane.