Cristiano Ronaldo versus Gareth Bale, CR7 against Team GB, top dog against top-knot. In the days leading up to Portugal against Wales an outsider might be forgiven the assumption that what they are about to witness is at best a game of two-man three-and-in, at worst some kind of celebrity cage fight. King Meringue versus the Welsh Prince, with a supporting cast to pass the towels and hold the spit bucket.
Gerardo Martino has dramatically quit as Argentina coach, a week after his side’s defeat by Chile in the final of the Copa América Centenario. Martino blamed “serious problems” at the Asociacion de Futbol Argentino for his decision to step down.
Ann Williams is one of the lucky ones. She had set her heart on a pair of dragon flags to clip on to the doors of her Citroen saloon and, after an intense search, managed to source a set.
Valencia have confirmed the signing of the former Manchester United forward Luis Nani from Fenerbahce, after agreeing to pay his €8.5m (£7.2m) buyout clause.
The Celtic target is still considering his options, it seems.
The long-running row between Arsenal and West Ham United fans over who is better between Mesut Ozil and Dimitri Payet has finally been settled.
Michael Owen has been having his say on Jose Mourinho's first press conference since taking over from Louis van Gaal as Manchester United manager.
Liverpool's need for a left-back is far greater than Tottenham Hotspur.
Normal service was resumed from Jos Buttler in a new role as England chalked up another victory in Sri Lanka’s last match on tour. They needed only 141 for victory but on a surface that did not allow constant, free-flowing strokeplay they needed Buttler, the opening batsman, to be at his most ruthlessly clinical.
The Bayern Munich chairman, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, has said he has no problem whatsoever with the club’s manager, Pep Guardiola, meeting the Manchester City sporting director, Txiki Begiristain, in Amsterdam on Monday.
The Manchester United legend was 'worried' by Liverpool appointing their current manager. Nights like Thursday show exactly why!
Paul Scholes says he does not want Manchester United to adopt the same mentality as Arsene Wenger's Arsenal.