Jordan Henderson awarded MBE

Jordan Henderson has been awarded an MBE for services to charity.Liverpool’s captain has been recognised for his work and contribution throughout the coronavirus pandemic.In April 2020, Henderson was an architect of the ‘Players Together’ initiative that encouraged professional footballers to donate to the NHS.He subsequently became an ambassador for the

Tottenham in advanced talks with Paulo Fonseca over manager’s role

Tottenham are in advanced negotiations with Paulo Fonseca after the former Roma manager was identified as the club’s preferred option to succeed José Mourinho.The 48-year-old Portuguese, who left Roma in May and was replaced by Mourinho, is understood to have held talks with the Spurs hierarchy about a three-year contract having been recommended

Lazio confirm Maurizio Sarri as new manager

Lazio have confirmed the appointment of Maurizio Sarri as their new manager.Sarri, who led Chelsea to the 2019 Europa League title, has been out of work since being sacked by Juventus in August, despite guiding the Turin club to the Serie A title in his only season in charge.He replaces

De Bruyne Wins Second Consecutive PFA Award

Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne has won the Professional Footballers' Association men's Players' Player of the Year award for the second consecutive season.City team-mate Phil Foden won the PFA Young Player of the Year award.Both players were influential as City won a third Premier League title in four years

Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba receives an honorary degree

Didier Drogba has been awarded an honorary degree by an Ivory Coast university for his charitable work in the country, alongside his footballing contributions.The 43-year-old, who is Chelsea’s fourth-highest goalscorer of all-time with 164 goals in 381 appearances, not only led Ivory Coast to three World Cups but played a

Andre Ayew to leave Swansea City on free transfer

Record signing Andre Ayew will leave Swansea City on a free transfer when his contract expires this month.Ghana captain Ayew, 31, has scored 35 goals in 106 appearances since rejoining Swansea from West Ham for an initial £18m in January 2018.Ayew's salary - he is Swansea's top earner by a