Boss Bruno Genesio is remaining positive Lyon can overturn a three-goal deficit against Ajax to reach the Europa League final. Source: bbc football Link : We can overturn Ajax deficit, says Lyon boss
In today’s Fiver: Madrid, Fifa’s ethics-first era and betting on The FiverNobody has retained Big Cup since Milan in 1990. This state of affairs is usually held up as evidence of how much harder it is to win Europe’s premier pot in the modern era. After all, you couldn’t triumph these days simply by beating Östers Idrottsförening, Argeș Pitești, Berliner Dynamo, a declining Ajax and a Hamburg side whose star striker was dreaming of his big-money move to Southampton, as Nottingham Forest did when they kept hold of old big ears in 1980. Mind you, to be scrupulously fair, Forest only had the opportunity to do that by winning a 42-game league in the first place, then their first Big Cup, all the while knowing that one slip would bring an abrupt and terminal halt to their almost-certainl
A little-known football figure from Ireland named Patrick O'Connell is revered in Spain (and now at home) for his exploits during the 1930s. Source: bbc football Link : Have you heard the one about the Irishman who saved Barcelona?
Former Arsenal defender Lauren, who played under current manager Arsene Wenger, says the Frenchman can handle the pressure. Source: bbc football Link : Lauren: Former Arsenal defender says Arsene Wenger will not resign
Former England boss Steve McClaren believes English managers are hampered by an image problem. Source: bbc football Link : Steve McClaren says English managers suffer from a 'bad image'
Team officials are 'disappointed' some of the 3,000 free tickets given to fans are being sold online. Source: bbc football Link : Swansea fans selling free tickets online
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers wins another manager of the month award after three wins and two draws in April. Source: bbc football Link : Celtic's Rodgers wins manager of month for April
The EFL are assessing a takeover bid for Nottingham Forest by Evangelos Marinakis, who faces match-fixing allegations in Greece. Source: bbc football Link : EFL assessing Marinakis' Forest takeover
Toni Duggan scores an 18-minute hat-trick as Manchester City beat Bristol City 3-0 in the Women's Super League One Spring Series. Source: bbc football Link : Watch: Man City's Duggan scores 18-minute hat-trick
Hull have flirted with relegation most of the season but ‘win’ something in the shape of the Guardian’s survey of the worst of the Premier League campaignWelcome, then, to the Guardian’s third annual index of ineptitude, its inventory of incompetence, its hagiography of half-arsedness. As we near the end of each season it is traditional to round up the best moments of the league – best performances, best goals, best players etc. All of which is all well and good but tends to brush over the fact that 95% of the Premier League matchday experience is huff, puff and dross. Related: Which football team's ground is furthest from where they represent? | The Knowledge Continue reading... Source: Football News Link : The Premier League teams’ ineptitude index 2016-17...