• Tottenham making same European mistakes as Man Utd, says Neville

    Tottenham making same European mistakes as Man Utd, says Neville

    The former England international admitted that Spurs’ struggles remind him of the young Red Devils side that needed time to find their feet in Europe under Sir Alex Ferguson.

    Phil Neville believes Tottenham are making “naive decisions” in the Champions League and compared their struggles to those endured by Manchester United upon breaking into Europe’s top competition.

    The Red Devils won the Champions League on two occasions under the guidance of Sir Alex Ferguson, but waited six years after winning the Premier […]

  • He’s back! Man Utd flop ends epic 2450 day CL goal drought

    He’s back! Man Utd flop ends epic 2450 day CL goal drought

    Former Manchester United and Chelsea forward Radamel Falcao has ended a 2450 day wait to score in the Champions League.

    His last goal in the competition came in February 2010, when he hit the back of the net against Arsenal during Porto’s 2-1 win over the Gunners in the first leg of their last-16 tie.

    Since then the forward has moved to Atletico Madrid, where he played in the Europa League, to AS Monaco, who weren’t in European competition at the time, […]

  • No regrets about Premier League spell – Falcao

    No regrets about Premier League spell – Falcao

    Monaco striker Radamel Falcao has insisted his Premier League experience with Manchester United and Chelsea was not a flop, claiming he drew “positive things” from it.

    Falcao, 30, moved to United on loan from Monaco in the summer of 2014, but scored just four goals in 26 Premier League appearances for them.

    The following summer, the Colombia international joined Chelsea for the season, where both Jose Mourinho and his successor, Guus Hiddink, rarely used him, handing him just a single top-flight start.

    “I […]

  • Falcao’s Premier League move was a ‘mistake’ – Jardim

    Falcao’s Premier League move was a ‘mistake’ – Jardim

    Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim has told Radamel Falcao he made a mistake in moving to the Premier League when he was injured.

    Falcao, 30, had shown great form for Monaco after joining them from Atletico Madrid in summer 2013, scoring nine times in 17 Ligue 1 matches before rupturing knee ligaments in a Coupe de France game in January 2014.

    The following summer, after missing the 2014 World Cup as he continued to recover from the injury, Falcao joined Manchester United on […]

  • Radamel Falcao hospitalised with concussion in Monaco defeat

    Radamel Falcao hospitalised with concussion in Monaco defeat

    Radamel Falcao spent Wednesday night under observation in hospital in Monaco after suffering concussion in his team’s 4-0 derby defeat to Nice.

    Falcao, 30, went off at half-time of the Ligue 1 encounter after a heavy collision with Nice goalkeeper Yoan Cardinale.

    The former Porto and Atletico Madrid striker, who spent the last two seasons on loan at Manchester United and Chelsea, underwent an MRI scan at the Princess Grace hospital in the principality, the results of which were “normal,” according to […]

  • UCL: Monaco beat Tottenham in Group E opener at Wembley Stadium

    UCL: Monaco beat Tottenham in Group E opener at Wembley Stadium

    Monaco pulled off a minor upset in London, beating Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 in their Champions League Group E opener at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday.

    Bernardo Silva opened the scoring for Monaco in the 15th minute. After picking up an Erik Lamela giveaway near midfield, Silva cut into the centre of the penalty area and fired past Hugo Lloris to make it 1-0 in favour of the visitors.

    Monaco would double their lead in the 31st minute, when Thomas Lemar blasted a left-footed […]

  • Radamel Falcao scores in Monaco Champions League win

    Radamel Falcao scores in Monaco Champions League win

    Radamel Falcao scored before coming off injured as Monaco beat Fenerbahce in the Champions League third qualifying round on Wednesday.

    Monaco played host to the Turkish giants at the Stade Louis II looking to overturn a 2-1 deficit from the first leg and they wasted little time in opening the scoring before going to win 3-1 on the night and progress to the play-offs.

    Valere Germain gave Monaco the lead in the third minute before Falcao scored an 18th-minute penalty to double […]