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Failed Ronaldo bid is Wenger’s biggest Arsenal transfer regret

Failing to sign Cristiano Ronaldo is outgoing Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger’s biggest transfer regret in his almost 22-year-reign at the Premier League club, the 68-year-old has said. Wenger signed some of the league’s best players during his reign, including Thierry Henry, Robert Pires, Cesc Fabregas and Mesut Ozil, but Arsenal …

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Atletico beat Marseille 3-0 to win Europa League title

Atletico Madrid claimed their third Europa League triumph in nine years with a 3-0 victory over Marseille as Antoine Griezmann scored twice in Wednesday’s final in Lyon. Atletico, who also won the competition in 2010 and 2012, took control as Griezmann scored in either half before Gabi’s late third ended …

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Real Madrid, Rivers Govt agree to set up academy

Rivers State Government has agreed a partnership with Spanish giants, Real Madrid to set up an academy in Port Harcourt. Governor Nyesom Wike, who made the announcement on Tuesday, said the academy would empower the youths in the oil-rich state. “We have young men who want to be coaches, who …

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Manchester City finishes on 100 points after late goal

Newly crowned champion Manchester City became the first club to amass 100 Premier League points after Gabriel Jesus scored a stoppage-time winner at Southampton with almost the final kick of the season on Sunday. Pep Guardiola’s record-breaking side looked like missing out on a win on the south coast until …

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Kane hits winner as Spurs win nine-goal thriller

A classic end-of-season sizzler saw Tottenham say farewell to their temporary Wembley home by coming back from 3-1 down to beat Leicester City 5-4 and secure third place in the Premier League. Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez revived memories of Leicester’s memorable title two years ago as they struck before …

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Salah sets record, Liverpool qualify for Champions League

Mohamed Salah crowned a superb season with a new scoring record as Liverpool hammered Brighton & Hove Albion 4-0 in their final game of the Premier League season to finish fourth and qualify for next season’s Champions League. The 25-year-old Egyptian, who arrived on Merseyside from Roma last summer, struck …

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Wenger bows out with Arsenal victory at Huddersfield

Arsene Wenger’s final match in charge of Arsenal ended in a 1-0 victory at Huddersfield Town in the Premier League on Sunday. Frenchman Wenger, who is leaving the club after almost 22 years in charge, was given a guard of honour by both sets of players before the kickoff and …

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Chelsea miss out on Champions League

Chelsea were denied a place in next season’s Champions League when they were well beaten 3-0 at Newcastle as Liverpool easily beat Brighton. It left last year’s champions with only Saturday’s FA Cup final against Manchester United to redeem a season in which they have finished a poor fifth. Manager …

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