David Accam interview: On Common Goal and Africans’ right to dream
David Accam has become the first African man to join Common Goal and now wants to find the next George Weah or Kofi Annan. Adam Bate caught up with him to hear about his unique journey to MLS via non-league football in England and the Swedish third tier. David... Read more
Juan Mata’s Common Goal and the ambitious plans to change football
Juan Mata caused a stir when he launched Common Goal in the summer, pledging to pay one per cent of his salary to charity. Adam Bate spoke to Mata’s co-founder Jurgen Griesbeck to discuss their ambitious plans and discover the extraordinary inspiration behind the venture… There is no hint... Read more
Jean Sseninde interview: Common Goal’s first African player to sign up
Crystal Palace Ladies player Jean Sseninde was the first African to join the Common Goal initiative. Adam Bate spoke to her about what it means to have Juan Mata’s support and why the work she is doing with young girls in Uganda is changing lives. When Juan Mata helped... Read more
Miami welcomes David Beckham as he launches MLS franchise
Sky Sports Laura Woods was in Miami as David Beckham announced his MLS franchise. She looks back at the fanfare surrounding the latest phase of Beckham’s amazing career. It started with a phone call. Was I available to fly to Miami to interview David Beckham? On the day he... Read more
Johnny Russell leaves Derby County for MLS side Sporting Kansas City
Derby County forward Johnny Russell has left England to join MLS side Sporting Kansas City for a fee of £250,000. The 27-year-old has signed a contract until the end of 2020 and Sporting KC have the option to extend the deal a further year. Russell, who joined Derby in... Read more
Deadline Day done deals: Every completed transfer in the winter window
Who has come in? Which players have made a move? A round-up of every deal done in the January 2018 transfer window. Check below for a comprehensive list of all the ins and outs from across the English, Scottish and selected European leagues, with the window open from January... Read more
Reading sign Chris Martin on loan until end of season
Chris Martin has joined Reading from Derby on loan until the end of the season. The 29-year-old striker scored 11 goals on loan at Fulham last season, including a double against Reading. The Scottish international, who could make his debut against Millwall for Jaap Stam’s men this weekend, is... Read more
LA Galaxy yet to comment on Zlatan Ibrahimovic move from Manchester United
LA Galaxy have declined to comment on reports linking Zlatan Ibrahimovic with a move to the MLS side. The 36-year-old is out of contract at Manchester United at the end of the season and has made no secret of his desire to make his mark in the United States.... Read more
Jose Mourinho will allow Zlatan Ibrahimovic to leave Manchester United this month
United boss says club will “create conditions” for Ibrahimovic to leave if he wants to; Mourinho says he hopes to keep Marouane Fellaini Jose Mourinho is open to Zlatan Ibrahimovic leaving Manchester United this month but he still hopes to convince Marouane Fellaini to sign a contract extension Jose... Read more
Manchester United extend Juan Mata’s contract by one year
Manchester United have taken up an option to extend Juan Mata’s contract until the summer of 2019. Mata had just six months left on his previous deal at Old Trafford but United confirmed on Tuesday that they have triggered a clause in the Spaniard’s contract to extend his stay... Read more