4 reasons Lyon hasn't missed a beat despite slew of summer sales


Lyon wasn’t supposed to be any good this season. An abundance of summer sales of key players hinted at the outset of a transitional period, and with a celebrated academy that has produced the likes of Karim Benzema, Anthony Martial, and Alassane Plea, relying on the emergence of the next generation would have been excused by Les Gones' More...

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By sportsnews On Monday, October 30th, 2017

Footy Player Rankings: Messi retains top spot as Neymar moves up in October

On the final Monday of each month, theScore will be rank the top 20 footballers throughout Europe. In October, the list is led by three of South America’s finest players. Just missed: Isco (Real Madrid), More...

By sportsnews On Monday, October 23rd, 2017

The future of football: Forecasting the 2022 FIFA Best XI

Like a fortune teller using a crystal ball or a series of tarot cards to determine a person’s future, predicting how football will play out over the coming years is a fool’s errand. It's facile More...

By sportsnews On Monday, October 23rd, 2017

5 players primed to spoil Ronaldo- Messi reign for best player award

When Neymar awaited the winner of the 2017 Best FIFA Men’s Player award on the London Palladium stage on Monday, did he really think he had a chance? Since AC Milan‘s Kaka collected the player of More...

By sportsnews On Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Look: Big names arrive for The Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony

The second edition of The Best FIFA Football Awards kicked off at the London Palladium on Monday, and there was no shortage of stars on the green carpet. From movie stars, musicians, and television presenters, More...

By sportsnews On Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Zinedine Zidane collects Best FIFA Men's Coach award

Zinedine Zidane has swept up most trophies on offer since taking the managerial reins at Real Madrid in January 2016, but now he has a gong for his own mantelpiece. The Frenchman was handed the 2017 Best FIFA More...

By sportsnews On Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Glued to the bench: Why 'super-sub' Giroud is bound to his supporting role

This week, Olivier Giroud‘s handsome face will adorn newspapers across the U.K. as the Frenchman scored his 100th goal in all competitions for Arsenal. He joins exclusive company as only the 19th player More...

By sportsnews On Friday, September 15th, 2017

Wenger gives credit to 'very clever' Koln fans who filled Emirates Stadium

FC Koln supporters were to be allocated around 3,000 tickets for their team’s first foray in European competition in 25 years, with the German outfit traveling away to the Emirates Stadium to take on Arsenal More...

By sportsnews On Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Predictions for the 2017-18 Europa League

A tantalising blend of upstarts and giants will be opening a fresh chapter of Europa League football on Thursday. Here, theScore predicts the teams that will make an impression for the right and wrong reasons. More...

By sportsnews On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Report: City increasingly confident Sanchez will force move from Arsenal

Manchester City is growing in confidence in its pursuit for Alexis Sanchez because of the Chilean’s preference to join Pep Guardiola’s project in Lancashire, the Guardian’s Jamie Jackson reports. Sanchez More...

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