Dzeko goal sends Roma through to quarter finals

Edin Dzeko now has four goals in the Champions League this season (Image credit: AFP)

Edin Dzeko’s strike ensured Roma reached the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time since 2008 with victory over Shakhtar Donetsk. The former Manchester City forward latched on to Kevin Strootman’s through ball before poking the ball between Andriy Pyatov’s legs for the only goal. The Italians, who lost the first leg 2-1, went through on away goals. Ukrainians Shakhtar had ...

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Michael Carrick to retire at end of season


Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has announced he will retire at the end of the season. Carrick, 36, has played 463 times for United since joining from Tottenham for £18m in 2006 and won 34 England caps. “There comes a time when your body tells you it is time to stop. That is where I am at,” he said. Carrick ...

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Jamie Carragher: Former Liverpool defender suspended by Sky Sports after spitting incident


Jamie Carragher has been suspended by Sky Sports after a video showed the former England and Liverpool defender spitting towards a girl in a car from his own vehicle. The television pundit had been covering Liverpool’s 2-1 loss to Manchester United for Sky on Saturday. He apologised but Sky said it “takes this matter extremely seriously and strongly condemns Jamie’s actions”. It ...

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Azumah’s Alphon Zu Fc Wins The Betway Stephen Appiah Cup

David Silva has scored eight goals in the Premier League this season (Image credit: Reuters)

Alphon Zu FC has emerged as winners of the Betway Stephen Appiah Cup held on 10th March 2018 at Chorkor. The football gala, which was organized by leading online sports betting company Betway Ghana, saw eight (8) teams from Chorkor, James Town and its environs competing for cash prizes, bragging rights and other souvenirs. After a heated final with Nii ...

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AFCON 2019: Douala Stadium artificial turf stolen


A one hundred and sixty thousand square feet of artificial turf which was recently removed from Douala Stadium to pave way for placement of natural grass ahead of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations has been stolen and sold into black market. In a scheme blamed on unscrupulous synthetic grass installers, tonnes of artificial turf has been taken out of the ...

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EPL: Salah, Brighton boss Hughton pick up February awards


Brighton boss Chris Hughton has won the Premier League’s manager of the month award for the first time. The 59-year-old guided the Seagulls to victories over West Ham and Swansea in February. Brighton, who beat Arsenal on Sunday, are undefeated since 20 January and sit 10th in the table in their first season in the Premier League. Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah won ...

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Europa League wrap: Atletico Madrid and Lyon win, Dortmund lose at home

Diego Costa helped Atletico Madrid reach the 2014 Champions League final before joining Chelsea (Image credit: Getty Images)

Diego Costa scored as Atletico Madrid took a huge step towards a place in the quarter-finals of the Europa League with victory over Lokomotiv Moscow. Costa netted his sixth goal in 12 appearances since moving back to the Spanish side from Chelsea in January. Saul Niguez and Koke were also on target for the 2010 and 2012 winners. Lokomotiv are seven points ...

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