Football’s return has Klopp champing at the bit

Manager is excited as Liverpool are two wins away from securing the league title

God wanted me to stay at Chelsea, says Giroud

Frenchman says he seized the opportunity after being given games and ‘repaid the faith that the manager had shown in me’

Gernot Rohr vows to make Nigeria champions of Africa again

German-born coach has extended his stay till 2022 after agreeing to a pay cut and to reside in country

Being left out of World Cup squad still hurts, says Benni McCarthy

Bafana player says coach Carlos Alberto Parreira made an excuse not to select him in 2010

Liverpool players get behind Black Lives Matter movement

Reds squad take a knee around the centre circle at Anfield

Sundowns coach aims for Champions League and Club World Cup

Mosimane says his team are judged not just on domestic success but also doing well on the continent

Komphela gives five subs the thumbs up

The PSL is mum on whether it will adopt the rule, but the Golden Arrows coach says he would welcome it

Jali finds his groove at Sundowns

Midfielder Mhlekazi says the PSL squad helped make the transition from Europe easier

The highs and lows of Abby Wambach, US soccer’s finest

The star wants to leave a legacy … ‘where the next generation accomplishes things so great that I’m no longer remembered’

Lebogang Manyama deflects praise and says he does it for Chiefs

Star midfielder says the entire team is behind Kaizer Chiefs’ impressive season

Odion Ighalo’s stint at Manchester United extended

Nigerian striker, who is on loan from Shanghai Greenland Shenhua, will remain with the Reds until 2021

Football resumes in Portugal, with some bickering

Title contest is a two-horse race between old rivals Porto and Benfica

Serie A coach slams ‘awful’ new rule allowing five subs

Gian Piero Gasperini slams a new rule that allows teams to make five substitutions in a match

Lewandowski breaks his jinx against Fortuna

Bayern’s Polish marksman scores for the first time against Düsseldorf

Mauro Icardi signs four-year deal with Paris Saint-Germain

The loan spell was enough to convince the French club of the Argentinian’s quality

English Premier League to restart — at last

Season will restart on June 17, with all games behind closed doors, after being suspended on March 13

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