Losing to Lyon made us better, says Barca’s Bonmati

Losing to Lyon made us better, says Barca’s Bonmati

“We got our act together,” says Aitana Bonmati, her memories of Barcelona’s last Women’s Champions League final against Lyon in 2019 still fresh. “For us, playing against Lyon was like holding up a mirror, seeing ourselves and having something to aspire to,” she told AFP ahead of this year’s final on Saturday when the two … Read more

PSG coach Pochettino in the dark over Mbappe future

PSG coach Pochettino in the dark over Mbappe future

Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino insisted Friday he has no idea where Kylian Mbappe will play his club football next season as the striker’s contract in the French capital comes to an end. Mbappe is expected to reveal in the coming days whether he will join Real Madrid or accept a lucrative offer to stay … Read more

Qatar’s eight World Cup stadiums

Qatar’s eight World Cup stadiums

AFP Sport runs the rule over the eight stadiums which will host matches at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from November 21 to December 18: – Lusail, Lusail Iconic Stadium (80,000 capacity) Qatar’s biggest stadium will host the final on December 18 as well as, amongst other matches, the first semi-final. Built in Lusail, … Read more

Shannon Boxx, Christie Pearce Rampone, Linda Hamilton headline National Soccer Hall of Fame induction ceremony

Shannon Boxx, Christie Pearce Rampone, Linda Hamilton headline National Soccer Hall of Fame induction ceremony

This week’s announcement of the US Soccer Federation’s landmark agreement to offer equal pay to the women’s and men’s national soccer teams – including sharing in World Cup prize money – came at the perfect time ahead of the National Soccer Hall of Fame’s Class of 2022 induction ceremony. Gender equality advocate and tennis legend … Read more

Blues battle back to secure 3rd-place finish

Blues battle back to secure 3rd-place finish

Chelsea vs Leicester: The Blues battle back from a goal down to draw the Foxes 1-1 at Stamford Bridge on Thursday, all but guaranteeing themselves a 3rd-place finish in the Premier League. [ MORE: How to watch PL in USA ] With one game left to play in the 2021-22 season, Chelsea (71 points – … Read more

Clarets battle to crucial point

Clarets battle to crucial point

Burnley battled to a draw at Aston Villa as their Premier League fate is in their own hands heading into the final game of the season. [ MORE: How to watch Premier League in USA ] Ashley Barnes’ penalty kick right on half time put Burnley ahead but Emiliano Buendia equalized early in the second … Read more