• Ibrahimovic want to conquer USA

    Ibrahimovic want to conquer USA

    The Manchester United striker will consider staying at Old Trafford, but is also open to the idea of a move across the Atlantic.

    Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has compared himself to Napoleon, but wants to outdo the French military leader by conquering America in MLS.

    Ibrahimovic has won the domestic title in Netherlands, Italy, Spain and France during a prolific career and is aiming to add to his medal haul in the Premier League with Manchester United.

    At 35, the exuberant Sweden […]

  • OFFICIAL: LA Galaxy confirm Gerrard exit

    OFFICIAL: LA Galaxy confirm Gerrard exit

    LA Galaxy have confirmed that Steven Gerrard will leave the club after a year in the MLS with the American side.

    Rumours have been increasing that the Liverpool legend was set to call time on his stint in America and Galaxy announced their midfielder’s departure on Tuesday.

    Gerrard joined Galaxy in June 2015 to play for only the second club in his career after coming through the Liverpool youth ranks, but revealed he has yet to make up his mind about what […]

  • OFFICIAL: Lampard announces New York City departure

    OFFICIAL: Lampard announces New York City departure

    The former Chelsea midfielder confirms that he will leave the Major League Soccer club and says that he will soon reveal what the next step in his career will be.

    Frank Lampard has announced that he is leaving New York City FC when his contract expires at the end of 2016.

    The Chelsea great signed for the new American franchise in 2014 but initially spent a season with parent club Manchester City in the Premier League.

    Having arrived in the at Yankee Stadium […]

  • Didier Drogba not planning to retire from football

    Didier Drogba not planning to retire from football

    Montreal Impact striker Didier Drogba has said he has no plans to end his playing career when his current contract expires.

     

    Drogba, who turns 39 next March, is out of contract with Montreal at the end of the current MLS season, which could still finish with the Canadian franchise being crowned champions.

    The former Ivory Coast international, however, is already looking beyond his team’s Eastern Conference Championship tie with Toronto.

    “My contract is up with Montreal, so I’ll be free at the end […]

  • Ashley Cole apologises to Steven Gerrard after LA Galaxy shootout loss

    Ashley Cole apologises to Steven Gerrard after LA Galaxy shootout loss

    Ashley Cole has apologised to Steven Gerrard after he was one of two LA Galaxy players to be denied by Colorado Rapids goalkeeper Tim Howard in a Major League Soccer playoffs shootout.

    Former Chelsea and England defender Cole saw his spot-kick stopped by Howard — with Gerrard having scored in the shootout — as Galaxy saw their season come to an early end after a 1-1 aggregate draw and a 3-1 loss on penalties.

    Cole wrote on Instagram: “Back to LA sad, […]

  • Gerrard career could be over after penalty heartache

    Gerrard career could be over after penalty heartache

    Steven Gerrard’s playing career could be over after the LA Galaxy’s MLS Cup hopes were ended by the Colorado Rapids on Sunday.

    Gerrard scored in the penalty shoot-out which decided the match after the tie finished 1-1 on aggregate, but his was the only successful Galaxy spot-kick and the Rapids won it 3-1.

    Shkelzen Gashi scored for Colorado in the 36th minute and it finished 1-0 after extra-time.

    Former Tottenham man Giovanni dos Santos missed a penalty for the Galaxy while Ashley Cole […]

  • Rooney too good for China – Xavi

    Rooney too good for China – Xavi

    Former Barcelona midfielder Xavi believes it is too soon for Wayne Rooney to be considering a move to America or China, with it important that he maximises the peak years of his playing career in ‘one of Europe’s top leagues’.

    Reports continue to suggest that the Manchester United skipper’s days at Old Trafford are numbered, with Jose Mourinho having taken him out of the firing line to take up a regular role on the bench.

    Lucrative offers from the wider footballing world […]

  • Didier Drogba fined by MLS after refusing to play

    Didier Drogba fined by MLS after refusing to play

    Montreal Impact striker Didier Drogba has been fined by MLS after refusing to play for his club last weekend.

    Drogba, 38, refused to play rather than come off the bench in Sunday’s 2-2 draw with Toronto FC in Montreal’s penultimate regular season game, and the striker was not listed in Mauro Biello’s matchday squad.

    Impact president Joey Saputo revealed that the former Chelsea and Ivory Coast star had resolved the situation with the club, but MLS still fined him for his behaviour.

    “Consistent […]

  • MLS All-Stars 1-2 Arsenal: Akpom wins it late as Xhaka makes debut

    MLS All-Stars 1-2 Arsenal: Akpom wins it late as Xhaka makes debut

    Didier Drogba was among the goals as he cancelled out Joel Campbell’s opener before the 20-year-old fired the Gunners to victory three minutes from time.

    Substitute Chuba Akpom netted a late winner as Arsenal saw off the MLS All-Stars 2-1 in San Jose on Thursday.

    Akpom came off the bench past the hour-mark and he proved to be the difference, scoring from close range with three minutes remaining, while big-money recruit Granit Xhaka made his debut for the Premier League giants at […]