Quique Setien 'was Barcelona's fourth choice'Quique Setien was Barcelona's fourth choice to replace Ernesto Valverde as manager, according to Spanish football expert Graham Hunter.
Jan 14, 23:33
Preview: Valencia vs. Ajax - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole previews Wednesday's Champions League Group H clash between Valencia and Ajax at the Mestalla, including predictions, teams news and possible lineups.
Sep 30, 20:06
Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi reaffirms his status as the greatest of all timeSports Mole stakes a claim for Lionel Messi to be regarded as the greatest player of all time after bringing up his 600th club goal in style against Liverpool.
May 2, 16:56
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Ajax - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole previews the Champions League semi-final first leg between Tottenham Hotspur and Ajax, including predictions, team news and head-to-head records.
Apr 28, 14:07
Frenkie de Jong signs five-year deal at BarcelonaThe 21-year-old midfielder will officially move to the Nou Camp from Ajax in July.
Jan 23, 17:49
Former England captain David Beckham wins UEFA President's AwardFormer England captain and Manchester United icon David Beckham admits that he feels "very honoured" to win the 2018 UEFA President's Award.
Aug 30, 19:21
David Beckham to receive UEFA President's AwardFormer Manchester United, Real Madrid and England midfielder David Beckham is named as the recipient of the 2018 UEFA President's Award for his contribution to football.
Aug 21, 19:38
Top 10 Barcelona players of all time - #5Sports Mole's countdown of Barcelona's top 10 players of all time continues with number five - Johan Cruyff.
May 21, 14:29
Top 10 Barcelona players of all time - #10Sports Mole's countdown of Barcelona's top 10 players of all time begins with number 10 - Pep Guardiola.
May 21, 14:29
Top 10 Barcelona players of all time - #9Sports Mole's countdown of Barcelona's top 10 players of all time continues with number nine - Sergio Busquets.
May 21, 14:29
Bryan Roy: 'Jose Mourinho is killing football'Former Netherlands player Bryan Roy slams Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho for his treatment of forward Marcus Rashford this season.
Mar 22, 23:03
Xavi: 'Real Madrid do not want to play attractive football'Xavi insists that Real Madrid are unable to play 'beautiful football' in the same way as Barcelona as they too often go for a more direct approach.
Jan 10, 17:48
Philippe Coutinho not given number seven shirt at Barcelona?Midfielder Philippe Coutinho will not wear the number seven shirt at Barcelona, according to reports.
Jan 8, 14:47
Steve McClaren leaves Maccabi Tel Aviv, wants UK jobFormer England manager Steve McClaren leaves his consultancy role with Israeli side Maccabi Tel Aviv after less than five months.
Dec 28, 10:41
Kevin Keegan: 'England reliant on Harry Kane, Dele Alli'Kevin Keegan believes that England "have a chance" of success at the World Cup next summer as long as Harry Kane and Dele Alli arrive at the competition fit and firing.
Oct 6, 21:24
Were Crystal Palace right to sack Frank de Boer?Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at whether Crystal Palace were right to sack manager Frank de Boer after only four league games in charge.
Sep 12, 08:25
Thomas Christiansen looking to instil Johan Cruyff philosophy at Leeds UnitedNew Leeds United boss Thomas Christiansen says that he wants to instil Johan Cruyff's footballing philosophy into the club.
Jun 20, 22:18
Preview: Barcelona vs. EibarSports Mole previews Barcelona's La Liga clash with Eibar as the Catalan side aim to push Real Madrid to the wire in their tightly-contested title race.
May 20, 11:20
Ajax to rename stadium after footballing legend Johan CruyffDutch giants Ajax confirm plans to rename their stadium after the late Johan Cruyff.
Apr 25, 20:05
Hatem Ben Arfa slams Jose Mourinho for 'boring football'Hatem Ben Arfa claims that Jose Mourinho and Diego Simeone are 'taking the pleasure away from football' with their respective playing styles.
Apr 5, 17:54
Barcelona unveil Johan Cruyff tribute plansBarcelona announce that they will name a new stadium at their training complex in memory of Johan Cruyff, as well as building a statue of him at Camp Nou.
Mar 25, 17:29
Arsene Wenger: 'I admire Pep Guardiola'Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger declares his admiration for Manchester City counterpart Pep Guardiola ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash between the two sides.
Dec 16, 22:49
Cristiano Ronaldo "proud and happy" to win Ballon d'Or for fourth timeReal Madrid ace Cristiano Ronaldo airs his delight at winning the 2016 Ballon d'Or, thanking his teammates for helping him pip Lionel Messi to the award.
Dec 12, 20:12
Pep Guardiola: 'Johan Cruyff is greatest manager'Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola claims that Johan Cruyff's influence on football sets him apart from others in the discussion of the greatest manager of all time.
Oct 6, 19:11
Cristiano Ronaldo 'taunted by f****t chants'Barcelona fans reportedly shouted the word 'f****t' at Cristiano Ronaldo during a minute's silence for Johan Cruyff.
Apr 7, 11:38
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo hits winner as Real Madrid beat Barcelona at Camp NouCristiano Ronaldo struck an 85th-minute winner for Real Madrid as the capital giants came from behind to beat Barcelona 2-1 in Saturday's El Clasico at Camp Nou.
Apr 2, 21:26
Preview: Barcelona vs. Real MadridSports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between league leaders Barcelona and third-placed Real Madrid at Camp Nou.
Mar 31, 12:59
Live Commentary: England 1-2 Netherlands - as it happenedRelive Netherlands' 2-1 win over England as Roy Hodgson's side squander a one-goal lead to fall to just their second defeat since the World Cup.
Mar 29, 19:00
Result: France see off Netherlands in dramatic style on emotional night in AmsterdamFrance recover from a late setback to see off the Netherlands 3-2 in an entertaining contest at the Amsterdam ArenA.
Mar 25, 21:47
Live Commentary: Netherlands 2-3 France - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live text coverage of France's 3-2 victory over the Netherlands, as Les Bleus recover from a late setback to pick up a big win.
Mar 25, 18:45
Pep Guardiola: 'I knew nothing about football until I met Johan Cruyff'Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola reveals that he knew nothing about football until he met Johan Cruyff, who died on Thursday at the age of 68.
Mar 25, 17:51
Ex-Barcelona player Hristo Stoichkov "broken" by Johan Cruyff's deathFormer Barcelona star Hristo Stoichkov admits that he feels "broken" following the death of football legend Johan Cruyff.
Mar 25, 10:56
Ajax to rename stadium after late Dutch football legend Johan Cruyff?Ajax's stadium in Amsterdam could be renamed in honour of Dutch icon Johan Cruyff, who passed away aged 68 on Thursday.
Mar 25, 10:30
Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink 'immensely sad' over Johan Cruyff passingGuus Hiddink says that he is 'immensely sad' to hear about the death of Johan Cruyff.
Mar 24, 19:07
Johan Cruyff passes away: Twitter tributesSports Mole takes a look at some of the tributes that have been paid to Johan Cruyff on Twitter.
Mar 24, 16:40
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu pays tribute to Johan CruyffBarcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says that Johan Cruyff, who passed away from lung cancer on Thursday, "changed the history" of the Spanish giants.
Mar 24, 14:33
Dutch football icon Johan Cruyff dies aged 68 from cancerDutch football icon Johan Cruyff dies at the age of 68 after losing his battle with lung cancer.
Mar 24, 12:34
Johan Cruyff gets "very positive" medical results in battle against cancerFormer Ajax and Barcelona star Johan Cruyff says that he has received "very positive" results in his fight against lung cancer.
Feb 13, 10:20
Josep Maria Bartomeu hails Lionel Messi impactNewly-crowded Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi "deserves everything" that has come his way in his career, according to Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu.
Jan 11, 22:23
Dutch football legend Johan Cruyff thanks fans for support in cancer battleDutch football legend Johan Cruyff thanks fans for their support after confirming that he has lung cancer.
Oct 23, 10:16