Wed, Dec

The legendary Diego Maradona has been appointed as coach of Al-Fujairah FC, in the United Arab Emirates. Writing on his facebook page, the former Argentine captain said "I want to tell you that I am the new coach of Al-Fujairah SC, in the second division of the United Arab Emirates".

Portuguese and Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo is poised to lift his fifth Ballon D’or by the end of the year. Ronaldo won his fourth award last year to leave him one behind his perennial rival, Argentina and Barcelona star, Lionel Messi.  

Lionel Messi has turned down  Barcelona's opening contract offer worth between €30-35m-per-season. 

Messi’s current contract with Barca will end in June 2018 and his handlers have been in negotiations  with the La Liga champions over an enhanced offer from the club given his immerse contribution to the success of the club.

In 2005 when they won only the 2nd premier league title (the first being the then First Division), after 50 years, it was unlikely that even the most optimistic of Chelsea fans would have imagined the good fortune that was to follow.

Haven beaten Middleborough 3-0 in match day 35, Chelsea are a win away from yet another championship - the 6th in its history and the fifth in the last 13 years since 2004. In this time, only Manchester United has been as successful.