English mid-fielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who has been one of the brightest stars for Arsenal this season, Friday asserted that he was inspired by former French goal-poacher Thierry Henry while he was practicing alongside him during his stint with the club in 2012.
Manchester City`s Yaya Toure will be favourite to collect a record fourth successive African Footballer of the Year crown after he was named in the list of final three nominees by the Confederation of African Football.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal insists that winning the Premier League title remains a goal for him and the players despite being 10 points adrift of leaders Chelsea heading into Friday`s fixtures.
A statue of Real Madrid's Portuguese star striker Cristiano Ronaldo erected in his honour in his hometown in the Madeira Islands has generated a great deal of buzz related to what looks like as a bulge in the statue's pants.
Delhi Soccer Association on Thursday appointed former international player Ranjit Thapa as chief coach of the state senior team for the 68th Senior National Football Championship (North Zone leg) for the Santosh Trophy beginning fron January 10 at Jallandhar.
Luis Suarez is not all about biting, diving and racism charges. On the eve of Christmas, the Barcelona star showed his humane side by sending gift baskets for children and families at a hospital in Uruguay.