Lionel Messi named in Argentina squad for September friendlies
Lionel Messi named in Argentina squad for September friendlies

Argentina coach Gerardo Martino named a full-strength squad for his team`s September friendlies against Bolivia and Mexico.

Vincent Kompany takes more pride in clean sheets than scoring goals
Vincent Kompany takes more pride in clean sheets than scoring goals

Captain Vincent Kompany has scored in both of Manchester City`s Premier League games this season but the clean sheets the club kept during the two wins gave the central defender more pleasure.

Sergio Romero denies his wife slept with Argentina teammate Sergio Aguero
Sergio Romero denies his wife slept with Argentina teammate Sergio Aguero

Manchester United's Sergio Romero tried to put a full stop to a rumour that his wife Eliana Guercio slept with Manchester City star striker Sergio Aguero by talking publicly over the issue.

Five key takeaways from Manchester City's rout of Chelsea

It took David Silva only a few seconds to penetrate Chelsea's defence at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday as he threaded a through ball to Sergio Aguero soon after Martin Atkinson blew his whistle to signal kick-off between the two best teams in the Premier League from last year.

Manchester City sink Chelsea to take EPL title initiative, Arsenal on track with win over Crystal Palace
Manchester City sink Chelsea to take EPL title initiative, Arsenal on track with win over Crystal Palace

Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and Fernandinho scored as Manchester City crushed Chelsea 3-0 on Sunday to establish a five-point advantage over the champions in the fledgling Premier League table. Earlier in the day, Arsenal got back on track after their opening day meltdown as Olivier Giroud`s superb volley inspired a 2-1 win against Crystal Palace.

EPL 2015-16 Gameweek 2: Arsenal vs Crystal Palace, Manchester City vs Chelsea - As it happened...

Premier League 2015-16 gameweek 2, Sunday football witnessed Arsenal winning their first game, beating Crystal Palace 2-1 in a London derby, then reigning champions Chelsea thrashed by Manchester City 3-0 at Etihad Stadium.

Premier League: Manuel Pellegrini must satisfy Manchester City`s appetite for success
Premier League: Manuel Pellegrini must satisfy Manchester City`s appetite for success

Manuel Pellegrini may have been handed a new contract but, as Manchester City prepare to open their Premier League campaign at West Bromwich Albion on Monday, the Chilean coach is under no illusions he must win silverware to keep his job.

Manchester City go down in VfB Stuttgart in final friendly
Manchester City go down in VfB Stuttgart in final friendly

Manchester City were beaten 4-2 by VfB Stuttgart in Germany on Saturday in their final pre-season friendly, with only a late flourish sparked by Raheem Sterling rescuing some pride.

Lionel Messi’s family attacked by Chile fans during Copa America final
Lionel Messi’s family attacked by Chile fans during Copa America final

Parents and two bothers of superstar footballer Lionel Messi were attacked on Sunday by sections of Chile fans during the Copa America final.

Sergio Aguero praises Chile trio ahead of Copa America final
Sergio Aguero praises Chile trio ahead of Copa America final

Gary Medel, Jorge Valdivia and Eduardo Vargas are three Chile players who have caught Sergio Aguero`s eye at the Copa America, the Argentina striker said on Friday.

Winning Copa America will make up for my dismal World Cup: Sergio Aguero
Winning Copa America will make up for my dismal World Cup: Sergio Aguero

Argentine forward Sergio Aguero is hoping winning the Copa America will make up for his dismal performance in the World Cup.

Copa America: Paraguay warn Chile about giving Argentina too much space
Copa America: Paraguay warn Chile about giving Argentina too much space

Paraguay, the only team to have scored against Argentina at the Copa America, can talk with authority about what it is to face the favourites when they are in full song.

Goals will come for misfiring Lionel Messi: Sergio Aguero
Goals will come for misfiring Lionel Messi: Sergio Aguero

 Argentina forward Sergio Aguero has lauded Lionel Messi's goalscoring persistence as they bid to win the Copa America together.

Argentine coaches leave fingerprints all over Copa America
Argentine coaches leave fingerprints all over Copa America

It`s too early to say if 11 Argentines will lift the Copa America after the final in Chile on July 4 but the chances are that at least one Argentine will.

Rio Ferdinand feels English players are highly overpriced
Rio Ferdinand feels English players are highly overpriced

Former England and Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand voiced his opinion on English players being too overpriced by claiming it is a joke. English youngsters Harry Kane and Raheem Sterling are the subject of transfer interests this summer and their values are worth GBP 40m and 50m respectively.

Sergio Aguero 'very happy' at Mancester City, rejects Real Madrid links
Sergio Aguero 'very happy' at Mancester City, rejects Real Madrid links

Striker Sergio Aguero wants to stay at Manchester City this summer as he looks to fulfil his ambition of winning the European Champions League while rejecting the advances of Spanish football giants Real Madrid.

Uruguay were rough, played with a lot of contact: Lionel Messi
Uruguay were rough, played with a lot of contact: Lionel Messi

Argentina's star footballer Lionel Messi has accused Uruguay of bullying his side in the Copa America clash here that Argentina eventually clinched 1-0.

Copa America: Argentina on track as Sergio Aguero downs Uruguay
Copa America: Argentina on track as Sergio Aguero downs Uruguay

Sergio Aguero got Argentina`s Copa America campaign back on track Tuesday, scoring the only goal as the tournament favourites battled to a 1-0 victory over historic rivals Uruguay.

Disappointed Lionel Messi rues Argentina failure to close match
Disappointed Lionel Messi rues Argentina failure to close match

Lionel Messi, who came to the Copa America looking to end Argentina’s 22-year trophy drought, was bitterly disappointed after his team were reeled in by Paraguay for a 2-2 draw in their opening match.

Paraguay fightback stuns Argentina at Copa America
Paraguay fightback stuns Argentina at Copa America

Argentina`s dreams of a first major title in 22 years were given a reality check on Saturday as Paraguay came from behind to snatch a last-gasp 2-2 draw in a Copa America classic.