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FIFA Best awards: Every vote for Men's Player of the Year revealed


Captains and managers of nations from around the world were asked to pick three players for the award, and the full list of votes were published shortly after Monday's ceremony had concluded.

Arsene Wenger plays charity match in memory of Aldo Platini


Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has made his return to football by playing in a charity match in memory of Aldo Platini. The match was put on in an effort to raise money for sick children.

Fatigue fears for Owen Farrell: Non-stop schedule takes its toll on England's leader and playmaker


EXCLUSIVE BY CHRIS FOY: Owen Farrell's relentless workload has led to concerns at Saracens, after suggestions he returned from England’s tour complaining of exhaustion

Anthony Joshua has everyone where he wants them, he is able to pick and choose who he fights next


JEFF POWELL: Anthony Joshua will fight Deontay Wilder next if the American beats Tyson Fury. Or the Gypsy King even if he loses to the Bronze Bomber on December 1.

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Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi slammed for not attending The Best awards ceremony in London


Fabio Capello led the criticism of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo for failing to attend FIFA's The Best awards on Monday night, despite both receiving nominations.


FIFA Best Awards 2018: Luka Modric wins Player of the Year


Luka Modric has been crowned world player of the year, bringing an end to Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s decade-long duopoly on football’s coveted individual prize.


Mohamed Salah wins Puskas award for best goal at FIFA's The Best Awards


Mohamed Salah saw off strong competition to win The Puskas Award for best goal at FIFA's The Best Awards in London. The Liverpool attacker claimed the gong for his strike against Everton.


Stars arrive for ceremony with Mo Salah, Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo nominated


The great and good of the footballing world have started arriving at London's Royal Festival Hall for FIFA's The Best awards.The ceremony honours footballers in seven categories.


Jack Grealish signs new five-year deal with Aston Villa despite interest from Tottenham Hotspur


Jack Grealish has penned a new five-year deal with Aston Villa. He was a target for Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur in the summer but stayed with the Championship side.


Tony Bellew jokes his wife will divorce him if he doesn't retire after Oleksandr Usyk clash


The 35-year-old faces Usyk, who holds all the marbles in the division after defeating Murat Gassiev in the inaugural World Boxing Super Series final, at the Manchester Arena on November 10.

Suited-and-booted Team USA touch down in Paris ahead of 2018 Ryder Cup


Team USA have touched down in Paris ahead of the 2018 Ryder Cup - and the reigning champions have brought the trophy with them. Tiger Woods was among the US arrivals at Charles de Gaulle.


Sergio Ramos jets to London with his wife Pilar Rubio for FIFA The Best awards


The event, which will be held from 7.30pm at the Royal Festival Hall, will see Sergio Ramos compete for a place in the FIFA/FIFPro world XI after his good 12 months for Real Madrid.


Zlatan Ibrahimovic left beaming by seven-year-old's Star Spangled Banner performance at La Galaxy


Zlatan Ibrahimovic is usually intimidating on the pitch but even he couldn't help crack a smile as little seven-year-old Malea Emma let out a stunning rendition of USA's national anthem.

Geoff Shreeves apologises to Arsenal star Alexandre Lacazette


Sky Sports presenter Geoff Shreeves has apologised to Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette after pulling him up on his use of the English language.

Conor McGregor teaches his son the ropes in the gym as he continues UFC 229 prep


Conor McGregor may be less than two weeks away from the toughest test of his UFC career but the Irishman still found time for a little father-son bonding during training on Sunday.

Manchester United stars return to training after disappointing Wolves draw


Alexis Sanchez, Fred and Romelu Lukaku were among the glum-faced Manchester United stars reporting for training early on Monday morning, two days after a disappointing home draw with Wolves.

Where has it all gone wrong for £500,000-a-week Man Utd star Alexis Sanchez?


The Chilean was given a pass for his first few disappointing months – reasons ranging from moving clubs and the expectation that the threat he poses will burst out at some point.

Mick McCarthy opens up on 's***e' relationship with Republic of Ireland assistant manager roy Keane


Mick McCarthy has opened up about his rocky relationship with Roy Keane and has slammed the Republic of Ireland assistant manger for overshadowing gaffer, Martin O'Neill.


Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang takes his son to meet 'The Legend' Thierry Henry


Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been likened to Arsenal legend Thierry Henry of late - and the pair came together for a picture after the club's win over Everton this week.


Kevin Keegan reveals the madness behind Newcastle’s deal for £26,000-a-week flop Ignacio Gonzalez


The additions of Xisco and Ignacio Gonzalez — who earned £26,000-a-week — have often been credited with his exit, and Kevin Keegan has explained how the signings were presented to him.

Monday, Sep 24

Frosinone 0-2 Juventus: Cristiano Ronaldo nets 81st-minute winner


Cristiano Ronaldo bounced back from his Champions League nightmare by scoring a late winner to seal victory for Juventus over Frosinone in Serie A on Sunday night.

Tiger Woods wins Tour Championship to claim his first victory in five years


DEREK LAWRENSON IN ATLANTA: Woods' incredible comeback was already one of the best sports stories of the year, and on Sunday at East Lake it was rendered complete.

West Ham 0-0 Chelsea: Yarmolenko spurns golden chance in stalemate


MARTIN SAMUEL AT THE LONDON STADIUM: And then there was one. Liverpool will take the only 100 per cent record in the Premier League to Stamford Bridge next week after Chelsea’s visit.

Sunday, Sep 23

Jamie Carragher believes Arsenal and Manchester United will not finish in the top four


The pundit was speaking after the Gunners' 2-0 win over Everton and says early season performances have shown Liverpool, Chelsea, City and Tottenham are better equipped.

Arsenal 2-0 Everton: Lacazette and Aubameyang strike to seal victory


IAN LADYMAN AT THE EMIRATES STADIUM: Arsenal made it four Premier League victories in a row as they continued to gather momentum under new boss Unai Emery against Everton.

Eddie Hearn reveals Anthony Joshua's awful preparation for Alexander Povetkin fight


Eddie Hearn has revealed Anthony Joshua's preparation for his fight with Alexander Povetkin on Saturday night was far from ideal and he feared 'it could all go wrong' at Wembley.

Anthony Joshua knocks out Alexander Povetkin in the seventh round after shaky start

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JEFF POWELL AT WEMBLEY: Anthony Joshua unleashed all Britain’s pent up anger with Russia to produce the most spectacular and important knock out of his booming career.

Saturday, Sep 22

Manchester United 1-1 Wolves: Joao Moutinho earns visitors a point


JOE BERNSTEIN AT OLD TRAFFORD: Wolves, who were in the Championship six months ago, not only deserved their second-half equaliser through Joao Moutinho, they should have won it late.

Liverpool 3-0 Southampton: Mo Salah back on the goals as Reds go top


IAN HERBERT AT ANFIELD: The expectation has had a habit of suffocating the life out of Liverpool on occasions like this. It's why the composure was just as significant as the points.

Barcelona plan to watch Paul Pogba in every game for rest of season


Paul Pogba had attracted heavy interest from the La Liga giants during the summer transfer window amid reports of his fractious relationship with Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.

Friday, Sep 21

Man City's Kyle Walker opens up about Guardiola and his Spurs exit

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EXCLUSIVE BY IAN LADYMAN: The recent Man City documentary showed Pep Guardiola to be a man of many words. Kyle Walker admits he doesn’t always understand all of them.

Floyd Mayweather shows off toned physique after just ONE WEEK of training


Floyd Mayweather - who last fought Conor McGregor in August last year in Las Vegas - is set for a money-spinning rematch with Manny Pacquiao in December, according to reports.

Anthony Joshua tips the scales TWO STONE heavier than Alexander Povetkin


The scales tipped in favour of the champion with Joshua enjoying a significant weight advantage over his Russian challenger weighing-in at 17st 8lbs.

Conor McGregor swigs whiskey and unleashes fury on Khabib at UFC 229 press conference


Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov came face to face for the first time in the run-up to their UFC 229 showdown, as the Irishman once again took centre stage in New York.

Thursday, Sep 20

Milner pokes fun at Roberto Firmino after Brazilian striker's eye injury


James Milner was the latest Liverpool player to have some fun at the expense of Brazilian striker Roberto Firmino. He posted a picture of himself wearing goggles on Instagram.

Arsenal 4-2 Vorskla: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang stars with brace


SAMI MOKBEL AT THE EMIRATES STADIUM: Arsenal got their Europa League campaign off to a solid start against lowly opposition with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scoring a brace.

Anthony Joshua admits Alexander Povetkin is the biggest threat since Wladimir Klitschko


Anthony Joshua insists his body has been rebuilt in his extreme training regime ahead of Saturday's showdown, but admits Alexander Povetkin is his biggest challenge since Wladimir Klitschko.

Pogba keeps faith with crazy penalty technique against Young Boys


Paul Pogba has thanked Jose Mourinho and his teammates for letting him keep the penalty duties at Manchester United.