Former Chelsea captain, Frank Lampard has completed his move to New York City FC. Photograph.  Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Frank Lampard has signed for New York City FC, Major League Soccer has announced. The 36-year-old left Chelsea at the end of last season after 13 sea(...)

 Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

A new era will begin in the early hours of Thursday morning when Louis van Gaal takes to the dugout as Manchester United manager for the first time.A(...)

  Juan Mata  celebrates scoring  for Manchester United. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Juan Mata thinks Manchester United will be challenging for silverware this year under Louis van Gaal.When Mata signed for United last January, the cl(...)

 Tottenham have announced that England striker Jermain Defoe will move to MLS side Toronto FC.

Tottenham have announced that striker Jermain Defoe is leaving the club to join Major League Soccer side Toronto FC.The 31-year-old has been the subje(...)

Thomas Hitzlsperger  has become one of the few high profile sportsmen, and the first well-known German footballer, to publicly reveal that he is gay. Photograph: Ina Fassbender/Reuters.

Retired German footballer Thomas Hitzlsperger, dubbed Der Hammer, has earned widespread praise after becoming Germany’s first professional footballer (...)

Anthony Pilkington of Norwich is out of the Ireland friendly against Wales.  Photograph:   Paul Thomas/Getty Images

For the fifth time in 12 months Anthony Pilkington has declined the opportunity to make his Republic of Ireland debut. The Norwich winger, alon(...)