Zinedine Zidane

Zinedine Zidane close to joining PSG as coach: reports

Mauricio Pochettino has a year left on his contract and led the Qatari-backed side to the Ligue 1 title last term but they were knocked out of the Champions League knock-out stages.

published on : 10th June 2022

Qatar to put Zinedine Zidane headbutt statue back on show for 2022 FIFA World Cup

Qatar is aiming to put a controversial statue of Zinedine Zidane's notorious 2006 World Cup final headbutt on display for this year's tournament.

published on : 7th June 2022

England sensation Luke Shaw records more assists than Zidane at Euro Cup

Earlier, Shaw was adjudged as Manchester United's Player of the Year for the 2020-21 season ahead of Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford.

published on : 5th July 2021

Zinedine Zidane the boss as Gareth Bale set for final game at Real Madrid

Madrid face Betis at the Santiago Bernabeu in their final match of a campaign that will see them finish third, behind both Barcelona and Atletico Madrid.

published on : 18th May 2019

Alvaro Morata finding his feet after Atletico offer fresh start

Three goals in two games and another couple ruled out by VAR mean Morata looks a player revived since his January loan move from Chelsea.

published on : 11th March 2019

Real Madrid failure puts Santiago Solari under fire and faith in youth to the test

Madrid's season is up in smoke after seven days in which they were eliminated from the Copa del Rey, deemed irrelevant in La Liga and humiliated in the Champions League. 

published on : 6th March 2019

FIFA World Cup 2018: Germany the latest victims of the champions curse

Germany have been eliminated from a World Cup in the first round for the first time since the Second World War.

published on : 27th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Denmark coach Age Hareide says France criticism 'taken out of context'

Hareide said the Danes would go in search of victory, resisting the dangerous temptation to look to settle for a draw.

published on : 26th June 2018

Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo ageing like 'port wine' at fourth FIFA World Cup

Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo's fourth-minute header clinched a 1-0 victory over Group B opponents Morocco in Moscow.

published on : 21st June 2018

FIFA World Cup hall of fame: Zinedine Zidane, a revolutionary on and off the field

Zidane's raging face was lit up at Arc de Triomphe on the night of France's greatest ever sporting exploit in 1998.

published on : 9th June 2018

Count me out of race to succeed Zidane, says Germany's Joachim Loew

Loew's crowning moment was in holding aloft the 2014 World Cup trophy in Rio de Janeiro.

published on : 1st June 2018

Real Madrid stunned as Zinedine Zidane quits at the top

Zinedine Zidane to leave at the top saying it was time for a change for himself and the club and admitting he was unsure of his ability to maintain his winning record at Real Madrid.

published on : 1st June 2018

Real Madrid fan Rafael Nadal salutes 'good, humble' Zinedine Zidane

Zidane stunned football on Thursday by quitting as Real coach just five days after leading them to the Champions League title.

published on : 1st June 2018

Zinedine Zidane quits as Real Madrid coach after Champions League title win

The surprise announcement comes less than a week after Zidane led Madrid to its third straight Champions League title.

published on : 31st May 2018

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane lauds 'crazy' third consecutive Champions League title

Zidane, 45, became the first coach to win the Champions Leagues in three consecutive seasons, having only taken charge of the team in his first senior management role in January 2016.

published on : 27th May 2018

Real Madrid must heed Juventus lesson to beat Bayern Munich: Zidane

Real took a step closer to a third straight European title after Marco Asensio hit the winner in a 2-1 first-leg come-back victory in Munich on Wednesday.

published on : 26th April 2018

Real Madrid midfielders Toni Kroos, Luka Modric to play in Champions League clash against PSG

Real Madrid midfielders Toni Kroos and Luka Modric travelled to Paris with the rest of their squad for the Champions League clash.

published on : 5th March 2018

PSG will still be strong without Neymar, insists Real Madrid gaffer Zinedine Zidane

Zidane warned his Real Madrid players there is no room for complacency despite Neymar's absence from Champions League clash.

published on : 3rd March 2018

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane tight-lipped on job prospects next season

Zidane declined to discuss his future beyond the end of this football season, while highlighting the serious effort his job requires.

published on : 18th February 2018

Real Madrid fully deserved victory against PSG in Champions League: Zinedine Zidane

Zinedine Zidane felt his side were worthy winners after they came from behind to beat PSG in their Champions League clash.

published on : 15th February 2018
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