PORT-GENTIL, Gabon (AP) — Togo coach Claude le Roy is not sure if veteran goalkeeper Kossi Agassa will play in a crucial game at the African Cup of Nations after his house in Lome was vandalized by supporters who blamed him for a loss. Agassa was "emotionally affected" by the news and will be allowed to skip Togo's final group match against Congo in Gabon on Tuesday if he wishes, Le Roy said.
Alan Fictitious strode into the Manchester United boardroom. It was understood that United maintained good relationships with everyone at the FA when they could, and with their rivals across Europe and the Premier League. Moving fixtures, appealing bans, or allowing players to miss international matches because of slight knocks – it could be the difference between winning the Premier League or finishing second.
Barcelona star's Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez have tremendous chemistry together. We see it on the pitch nearly weekend. That superb chemistry was on display on Sunday as Barcelona rolled at Eibar. Up 1-0 in the second half thanks to a goal from Denis Suarez, Messi put the team up 2-0 on 50 minutes after combing with Luis Suarez. Check out this piece of work where he finds Suarez, who returns with a cross, which Messi puts away: A great goal. It's as if they don't need to look. They know where the other one is going to be at all times, and they make it look easy.