Chelsea confirm Frank Lampard’s first signing

The winter transfer window might be over but Roman Abramovich’s Chelsea have confirmed Frankie Lampard’s first transfer under his reign. Ajax wonderkid Hakim Ziyech will join the Blues at the end of this season after 4 fantastic years with the Dutch side. The Moroccan’s move from Ajax to Chelsea has been confirmed by both clubs […]

Matthijs de Ligt joins Juventus from Ajax in €75m deal

Matthijs de Ligt has signed a five-year contract with Juventus, completing his transfer from Ajax for €75 million. A statement on Juve’s official website reads: ‘Juventus Football Club S.p.A. announces that the agreement with Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax NV for the definitive acquisition of the registration rights of the player Matthijs de Ligt has been […]

Spurs and Liverpool reach semi-finals after dramatic night

Tottenham and Liverpool booked their places in the Champions League semi-finals as Man City and Porto exit. Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino said: ‘It was unbelievable – the way it finished. I am so happy, so proud.’ ‘In a moment many things happened in your head, the disappointment was massive but they changed the decision.’ ‘That […]

Juve dumped out by Ajax; Messi’s Barca thump Man Utd

Ajax stunned Juventus to reach the Champions League semi-finals for the first time since 1997 as Matthijs de Ligt’s thumping second-half header secured a 2-1 second-leg victory in the last eight in Turin. Cristiano Ronaldo, bidding for his sixth Champions League title, scored a 28th-minute header to put Juve ahead after a 1-1 first-leg draw, […]

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: We’re down to 8

The Champions League quarter-final draw was held at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland, as the remaining teams have learned their fate in the competition. Champions League quarter-final DRAW: Ajax vs. Juventus Liverpool vs. Porto Tottenham Hotspur vs. Manchester City Barcelona vs. Manchester United The Semi Final path was drawn as well as […]

‘Liverpool are among Europe’s elite again’ – Jurgen Klopp

Last year’s finalists eased into the quarter-finals thanks to two goals from striker Sadio Mane and another from Dutch centre back Virgil van Dijk. “The second half was very mature,” said German manager Klopp. “In the moments we did play football we immediately destroyed the organisation of Bayern. It’s absolutely deserved.” Meanwhile, treble-chasing Barca qualified […]

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: End of an era for Real Madrid

Kings of Europe no more. Holders for three consecutive years Real Madrid were sensationally knocked out of the Champions League after being thrashed 4-1 at home by an outstanding Ajax Amsterdam who overturned a first-leg deficit to reach the quarterfinals 5-3 on aggregate. The humiliating defeat completed a miserable week for Real, who have monopolised […]