Nicolas Anelka

47 results

Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez blazes a penalty over the bar during their 0-0 draw with Liverpool in the Premier League at Anfield. Photo: Paul Ellis/Getty Images

Liverpool 0 Manchester City 0 When the story comes to be told of the 2018-19 season it will be an oddity that the first heavyweight contest between t(...)

Chelsea’s Gael Kakuta against Wolves in 2009. Former manager Carlo Ancelotti described him as “the future of Chelsea”. Photograph: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

He is 27 now, Gael Kakuta. He has earned himself a contract with Rayo Vallecano in La Liga, and has been given the No 10 jersey. He has started each o(...)

Thierry Henry is sent off at the 2002 World Cup. Photograph: Getty Images

Four of the countries’ eight meetings have ended goalless. But their clashes have seldom been boring and often pivotal. Reputations have been made. Or(...)

France captain Patrice Evra (c) meets with teammates after a clash with coach Raymond Domenech. Photograph: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty

Thierry Henry had more pressing matters to attend to before he could lose himself in his New York dreamscape [he was joining New York Red Bulls from B(...)

Arsène Wenger: Match-going Arsenal fans,  paying  the top prices of any club in the world, have increasingly felt ripped off in recent years. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

“To thine own self be true” is a cliché that has become a kind of universally-accepted truth, even though the character in Hamlet who actually says it(...)

Arsène Wenger with the Premiership trophy after Arsenal’s unbeaten 2003/04 campaign. Photograph: PA

La Fin. And so the credits finally roll. Like reaching the end of some heaving biopic, it may take a while for Arsène Wenger to feel able to shake him(...)

Manchester City player warming up at Anfield. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty

Before the cameras started rolling, Jürgen Klopp could be found in a quieter moment, leaning against the wall inside the tunnel, with the backdrop pro(...)

As they consider the case of Pep Guardiola, who won his first medal in English football at Wembley on Sunday while semi-surreptitiously sporting a yel(...)

Peter Crouch with the Tweet of the Year: "Summer for me is about time with family." Photograph: Twitter

The pundits Bronze: “Burnley are still in it for me.” At a point in the game when they were leading Chelsea 3-1, Dion Dublin reckoned Burnley had a c(...)

New England manager Sam Allardyce answers questions during a press conference at St George’s Park, near Burton-on-Trent. Photograph:  Oli Scarffoli/AFP/Getty Images.

Sam Allardyce moved to show his strength on his first day as England manager as he shelved plans to hold a Wembley friendly. The Football Association(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • Next
  • Last »