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Manchester United move top of football's rich list

Premiership success may have eluded them in recent years, but that hasn’t stopped Manchester United topping football’s latest rich list.

Premiership success may have eluded them in recent years, but that hasn’t stopped Manchester United topping football’s latest rich list.

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[LIVE] AFCON 2017: Hosts Gabon aim for first win | Cameroon - Guinea Bissau (Day 5)

Action on Day 5 of the ongoing AFCON as hosts Gabon return to action in the capital, Libreville. The Sambas take on Burkina Faso in the first game at 1600 GMT before Cameroon face debutants, Guniea Bi

Action on Day 5 of the ongoing AFCON as hosts Gabon return to action in the capital, Libreville. The Sambas take on Burkina Faso in the first game at 1600 GMT before Cameroon face debutants, Guniea Bi

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Louis van Gaal ends his coaching career

After weeks of speculation, former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has officially ended his coaching career.

After weeks of speculation, former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has officially ended his coaching career.

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Vuvuzelas: a noisy but welcome return at AFCON 2017

Vuvuzelas – plastic horns – which blow loud monotone notes, shot to global attention seven years ago during the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

Vuvuzelas – plastic horns – which blow loud monotone notes, shot to global attention seven years ago during the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

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Union leaders call for Africa Cup of Nations boycott

The leader of Gabon’s main civil service union called for a boycott of the African Nations Cup (CAN) on Wednesday (January 12), saying the money the country is spending on hosting the tournament would

The leader of Gabon’s main civil service union called for a boycott of the African Nations Cup (CAN) on Wednesday (January 12), saying the money the country is spending on hosting the tournament would

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23 new suspects in Hillsborough case

23 files on people and organisations involved in the 1989 Hillsborough football stadium disaster have been passed to the UK’s prosecution service.

23 files on people and organisations involved in the 1989 Hillsborough football stadium disaster have been passed to the UK’s prosecution service.

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How will the new World Cup work?

Fifa delegates have given the go-ahead to allow 48 teams to play in the World Cup.

Fifa delegates have given the go-ahead to allow 48 teams to play in the World Cup.

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FIFA votes to expand World Cup to 48 teams

FIFA has rubber-stamped plans to expand the World Cup to 48 teams, brushing aside concerns that enlargement could lower standards.

FIFA has rubber-stamped plans to expand the World Cup to 48 teams, brushing aside concerns that enlargement could lower standards.

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Ronaldo wins FIFA Player of the Year

Portugal and Real Madrid star Christiano Ronaldo is the 2016 FIFA Player of the Year.

Portugal and Real Madrid star Christiano Ronaldo is the 2016 FIFA Player of the Year.

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2017 begins with a bang for Tottenham Hotspur

The Corner greets 2017 with a shock for Chelsea, and the continent's clubs back in action after the break. Plus our predictions for next weekend's standout games.

The Corner greets 2017 with a shock for Chelsea, and the continent's clubs back in action after the break. Plus our predictions for next weekend's standout games.

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Axel Witsel heads to China

Belgium international Axel Witsel is the latest high-profile footballer to be heading to the lucrative Chinese Super League.

Belgium international Axel Witsel is the latest high-profile footballer to be heading to the lucrative Chinese Super League.

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Chelsea football fans convicted of racist violence on Paris metro

Four Chelsea football followers have been convicted of racist violence in Paris after a black commuter was abused on the metro two years ago.

Four Chelsea football followers have been convicted of racist violence in Paris after a black commuter was abused on the metro two years ago.

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What will happen in 2017?

January: It is likely to be a busy start to the year for Europhiles in Romania and Bulgaria: as soon as they finish celebrations to welcome in the new year, they begin toasting their decade as members

January: It is likely to be a busy start to the year for Europhiles in Romania and Bulgaria: as soon as they finish celebrations to welcome in the new year, they begin toasting their decade as members

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Tevez joins the Chinese exodus with big-money move to Shanghai

Argentina forward Carlos Tevez has become the latest high-profile player to join the Chinese Super League after Shanghai Shenhua confirmed on Thursday they have signed the 32-year old from his boyhood

Argentina forward Carlos Tevez has become the latest high-profile player to join the Chinese Super League after Shanghai Shenhua confirmed on Thursday they have signed the 32-year old from his boyhood

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Ronaldo scoops another individual award at Globe Soccer ceremony

Cristiano Ronaldo will have to make more room in his trophy cabinet after the Portugual international was named Globe Soccer player of the year.

Cristiano Ronaldo will have to make more room in his trophy cabinet after the Portugual international was named Globe Soccer player of the year.

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Crystal Palace sack manager Pardew

Some football clubs are using the festive period to ring the changes in the hope of improvement heading into the new year.

Some football clubs are using the festive period to ring the changes in the hope of improvement heading into the new year.

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Borussia Monchengladbach part ways with coach Schubert

Borussia Monchengladbach have parted ways with head coach Andre Schubert following a poor string of results that have left the club just three points above the Bundesliga drop…

Borussia Monchengladbach have parted ways with head coach Andre Schubert following a poor string of results that have left the club just three points above the Bundesliga drop…

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Portugal's Euro-winning coach honoured in Athens

Portugal’s Euro 2016-winning coach Fernando Santos was honored this week by the Greek Association of Sports Journalists.

Portugal’s Euro 2016-winning coach Fernando Santos was honored this week by the Greek Association of Sports Journalists.

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Real Madrid's transfer ban reduced by CAS

Real Madrid will be able to go shopping for new talent as of next summer after their transfer ban was reduced by the court of Arbitration for Sport.

Real Madrid will be able to go shopping for new talent as of next summer after their transfer ban was reduced by the court of Arbitration for Sport.

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The Corner praises Argentine maestro Lionel Messi

Christiano Ronaldo may have just been crowned Player of the Year but in the latest Barcelona derby against Espanyol, Lionel Messi proved that, in Catalonia at least, there's only one footballing wizar

Christiano Ronaldo may have just been crowned Player of the Year but in the latest Barcelona derby against Espanyol, Lionel Messi proved that, in Catalonia at least, there's only one footballing wizar