Eyewitness News Messi wows team mates and Valverde with special free kick 2018-02-25T06:55:28.000000000+00:00 Messi had already given Barca a 2-1 lead after a mesmeric dribble from the byline but he pulled an altogether different trick from up his sleeve to score their third. Butland howler gifts Leicester an equalizer 2018-02-24T20:44:54.000000000+00:00 After Stoke took the lead through Xherdan Shaqiri’s third goal in successive league games just before the interval, Butland parried the ball into his net when under no obvious pressure from Marc Albrighton’s 70th-minute cross. Rampant Liverpool hammer West Ham 4-1 to go second 2018-02-24T20:15:25.000000000+00:00 The result left Liverpool on 57 points from 28 games, 15 behind leaders Manchester City and one ahead of third-placed Manchester United, who are at home to fourth-placed champions Chelsea (53 points) on Sunday. Liverpool keen to offer Mane new contract as Klopp prepares to strengthen 2018-02-24T08:59:08.000000000+00:00 Juergen Klopp says it is not a secret that Liverpool are looking to secure the future of Sadio Mane. Fifa sure of World Cup security despite fresh Russian fan violence 2018-02-23T19:20:58.000000000+00:00 The World Cup begins on 14 June in Russia and local authorities are putting strict security procedures in place to control hooligans. Soccer is basically medicine, some researchers argue 2018-02-23T13:12:00.000000000+00:00 Exercise has long been a cornerstone of the non-pharmaceutical treatment approaches to a range of diseases influenced by lifestyle habits. Highlanders edge Blues in frenetic Super Rugby opener 2018-02-23T11:39:43.000000000+00:00 The Highlanders claimed an entertaining 41-34 victory over the Blues in the first of the New Zealand Super Rugby derbies at the Forsyth Barr Stadium on Friday morning. Blatter says Morocco would be logical choice for 2026 World Cup 2018-02-23T05:18:38.000000000+00:00 Morocco is bidding for the fifth time to host the World Cup, having also tried for the 1994, 1998, 2006 and 2010 tournaments. Hamilton sees rivalry with Vettel hotting up 2018-02-23T05:15:55.000000000+00:00 The battle between the two four-times world champions promises to be the storyline of the season starting in Australia on 25 March. Stoke must turn performances into points, says Lambert 2018-02-22T20:33:02.000000000+00:00 Stoke are 19th in the league and without a victory since they overcame Huddersfield Town in Paul Lambert’s first game in charge last month.