Preview: Argentina vs. Iceland - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole previews the 2018 World Cup action as Argentina and Iceland get their campaigns underway in Group D at the Otkritie Arena in Moscow.
Jun 14, 22:16
World Cup preview: BelgiumAhead of this summer's World Cup in Russia, Sports Mole assesses the chances of Belgium, whose golden generation go into the tournament ranked third in the world.
Jun 13, 16:00
World Cup preview: ArgentinaAhead of this summer's World Cup in Russia, Sports Mole previews Argentina's chances of going one better than four years ago, when they were beaten in the final.
Jun 13, 10:30
Top 10 Barcelona players of all timeTo mark the end of Andres Iniesta's illustrious 22-year Barcelona career, Sports Mole counts down the 10 greatest players in the club's history.
May 21, 14:29
Diego Maradona named chairman of Belarusian clubDiego Maradona is unveiled as the new chairman of Dinamo Brest, who are currently down in eighth place in the Belarusian Premier League.
May 16, 13:42
Gianluigi Buffon full of praise for "extraordinary" Cristiano RonaldoJuventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon deems Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo an "extraordinary champion" and comparable to Diego Maradona and Pele.
Apr 3, 22:38
Mousa Dembele: 'I'm not focused on genius tag'Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Mousa Dembele insists that he is not focused on the "genius" tag he received from manager Mauricio Pochettino last month.
Mar 26, 10:46
Diego Maradona: 'Napoli can win Serie A title'Diego Maradona believes that Maurizio Sarri's high-flying side "can win the Scudetto, as at times it reminds me of my Napoli".
Mar 22, 20:44
Jurgen Klopp: 'Mohamed Salah on the way to earning Lionel Messi comparisons'Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes that Mohamed Salah is "on the way" to being named in the same breath as five-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi.
Mar 17, 22:08
World football's most expensive XI of all timeFollowing a record-breaking January transfer window, Sports Mole compiles the most expensive XI in football history, totalling more than £1bn.
Feb 5, 13:29
Diego Maradona 'told Real Madrid to sign Kylian Mbappe'Diego Maradona says that Real Madrid passed up the chance to sign Kylian Mbappe during the summer because of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Dec 15, 15:31
Jorge Sampaoli optimistic about Argentina hopes after Diego Maradona jibeJorge Sampaoli defends Argentina's chances of success at next summer's World Cup, despite heavy criticism from Diego Maradona.
Dec 1, 20:27
This weekend's biggest games in world footballSports Mole rounds up the biggest and most important matches this weekend from all corners of the globe.
Dec 1, 07:00
Diego Maradona heaps praise on "wonderful" Mohamed SalahDiego Maradona believes that "wonderful" Mohamed Salah deserves to be recognised as the best African footballer in the world.
Nov 15, 15:49
This weekend's biggest games in world footballAhead of another packed weekend of football, Sports Mole rounds up the biggest matches to be taking place around the world.
Oct 20, 14:05
Sergio Aguero 'dumped by girlfriend two days after car crash'A report claims that Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero was dumped by his lover of four years shortly after being involved in a car crash earlier this week.
Oct 1, 20:42
Diego Maradona hits back at "idiot" Dani AlvesArgentina legend Diego Maradona brands Juventus full-back Dani Alves an "idiot" after he criticised the infamous 'Hand of God' goal at the 1986 World Cup.
Jun 20, 14:59
Gerard Houllier: 'Dele Alli can be England's Zinedine Zidane'Former France boss Gerard Houllier believes that Dele Alli can have a similar impact at international level to the likes of Zinedine Zidane and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Jun 13, 17:37
Dominic Solanke wins Under-20 World Cup Golden BallEngland forward and new Liverpool signing Dominic Solanke wins the Golden Ball for best player at the Under-20 World Cup.
Jun 11, 15:02
Paul Simpson wants bright future for England Under-20 World Cup winnersEngland Under-20s manager Paul Simpson is hopeful that his players have a bright future ahead of them following their triumph at the Under-20 World Cup.
Jun 11, 14:50
Mino Raiola: 'Eleven top clubs want Gianluigi Donnarumma'Agent Mino Raiola says that "there are 11 top clubs" that want to sign AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma this summer.
Jun 1, 19:52
Preview: Napoli vs. Real MadridSports Mole previews Tuesday's Champions League last-16 second leg between Napoli and Real Madrid, with the holders enjoying a 3-1 lead at the halfway stage of the tie.
Mar 6, 16:44
Diego Maradona 'visited by police following hotel row with girlfriend'Argentina legend Diego Maradona is reportedly visited by the police after being alerted to a disturbance at a Madrid hotel.
Feb 15, 12:34
Gianni Di Marzio: 'Cristiano Ronaldo was on verge of joining Juventus'Cristiano Ronaldo came close to signing for Juventus from Sporting Lisbon in 2002 before the deal fell through, according to former Juve director Gianni Di Marzio.
Feb 13, 19:01
Diego Maradona: 'Lionel Messi doesn't need World Cup win to seal legacy'Diego Maradona denies suggestions that Lionel Messi needs to lead Argentina to a World Cup success if he is to go down as a true footballing great.
Jan 26, 20:58
Carlos Puyol: 'Lionel Messi best player in history'Carlos Puyol brands former Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi 'the best player in the history of football'.
Nov 15, 22:28
Diego Maradona: 'Gerard Pique better than Sergio Ramos'Barcelona defender Gerard Pique is "a step above" Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos, according to Diego Maradona.
Oct 14, 18:42
Diego Maradona names Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp as favourite managerArgentina legend Diego Maradona names Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp as the manager he is most impressed by in world football.
Oct 13, 22:14
Diego Maradona, Juan Sebastian Veron clash in charity matchArgentina legend Diego Maradona clashes with compatriot Juan Sebastian Veron during a 'Match for Peace' charity game organised by Pope Francis.
Oct 13, 16:00
Jose Mourinho snubs Cristiano Ronaldo when naming best three players everFormer Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho names Lionel Messi, Pele and Diego Maradona as the three greatest players of all time, excluding compatriot Cristiano Ronaldo.
Jul 19, 22:02
Diego Maradona urges Lionel Messi to reconsider international retirementArgentina legend Diego Maradona urges five-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi to reverse his decision to retire from international football.
Jun 28, 14:41
Daniele De Rossi: 'Roy Keane is my absolute hero'Roma captain Daniele De Rossi reveals that former Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane is his football hero.
May 6, 21:16
Diego Maradona urges Napoli to sign Harry KaneNapoli legend Diego Maradona urges his former club to replace Gonzalo Higuain with Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane this summer.
Apr 26, 13:25
Xavi: 'Lionel Messi has to win Ballon d'Or'Lionel Messi deserves to win the Ballon d'Or ahead of Barcelona teammate Neymar and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, according to Spanish veteran Xavi.
Dec 5, 12:44
Xavi: 'Lionel Messi best of all time'Former Barcelona captain Xavi claims that Lionel Messi stands alone as the best player in the history of football.
Nov 18, 18:03
Argentina football legend Diego Maradona has second gastric bypass operationArgentina football legend Diego Maradona undergoes a second gastric bypass operation due to being 11 stone overweight.
Nov 17, 10:38
Result: Argentina close in on quarter-finalsArgentina take a step closer to reaching the quarter-finals following a 38-16 win over Tonga.
Oct 4, 16:23
Wayne Rooney: 'Lionel Messi is better than Diego Maradona'Wayne Rooney admits that he considers Lionel Messi to be a better player than Diego Maradona, despite the Barcelona's man failure to win the World Cup.
Sep 5, 04:00
Diego Maradona reunites with referee who allowed 'hand of God' World Cup goalArgentina football legend Diego Maradona reunites with the referee who allowed his 'hand of God' goal against England in the 1986 World Cup quarter-finals.
Aug 19, 11:17
On this day: Man United's David Beckham lobs Neil Sullivan from halfway lineNineteen years ago today, Manchester United winger David Beckham scored from the halfway line against Wimbledon at Selhurst Park.
Aug 17, 08:00
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