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FOOTBALL NEWS

Be quick, press high, don't expect much from free kicks: How to score in the Champions League

March 11, 2020 2:28 pm

Reading through the past few editions of a UEFA report, offers not just an insight into what sort of style brings success, but how teams should be focusing their energies when it comes to scoring goals.

US Soccer, women's players at odds over 'equal pay' offer

March 08, 2020 12:31 pm

The US Soccer Federation says it has offered the women's national team equal pay to male counterparts for matches under USSF control but maintains the women want bonuses for tournaments such as the World Cup to match those of the men

Ighalo nets two as Manchester United beat Rooney's Derby 3-0 to reach FA Cup quarters

March 06, 2020 1:31 pm

United travel to Norwich City in the last eight after the Premier League's bottom club beat Tottenham Hotspur, managed by former United boss Jose Mourinho, on penalties on Wednesday.

In Germany’s Bundesliga, power struggles play out on banners at stadiums

March 04, 2020 12:55 pm

The fans are represented by umbrella organizations, like Fan Projects and Unsere Kurve, that help them to voice on any and all issues that they feel threaten the culture they have worked to foster.

'Yes, yes, I'm alive!': Former Inter star Adriano dispels death rumours

February 25, 2020 4:27 pm

After retiring in 2016, Adriano began living in Morro do Alemão — one of the most violent favelas of Rio de Janeiro — under the protection of a gun-wielding gang known as the "Red Command."

Manchester City remain defiant despite Champions League ban

February 20, 2020 12:13 pm

Manchester City’s chief executive and its coach struck a defiant note in the team’s first public comments on a two-year ban from the Champions League.

Mohun Bagan-ATK merger: Identity crisis or need of the hour?

January 26, 2020 11:08 am

India's most illustrious football club has been brought into the ISL fold. But the Mohun Bagan faithful are hardly a flock of sheep that’ll obediently follow Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) into the lair of professionalism and modernity without asserting their identity in the ISL. The Indian Express looks at Indian football's most anticipated merger and counts the reasons that might stop it from combusting.

Mino Raiola: A multi-millionaire who revels in conducting transfers

January 18, 2020 10:32 am

Mino Raiola is a multi-millionaire who revels in conducting football transfers, from Paul Pogba to Matthijs de Ligt to Erling Haaland, and riling up top managers and clubs.

Hakan Sukur reveals how he went from Turkey's World Cup hero to Uber driver

January 15, 2020 10:32 am

Hakan Sukur, who presently lives in the US, revealed that he is driving for Uber to earn a living and spoke of how Turkey's president Recep Erdogan "took everything" from him.

Present for 10 World Cups, Kolkata's Pannalal Chatterjee passes away

December 17, 2019 10:17 pm

Pannalal Chatterjee and his wife first attended a World Cup in 1982 in Spain. They went on to attend nine more World Cups, including the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

FOOTBALL PHOTOS

50,000 attend Boca Juniors open training session before River Plate second leg

November 24, 2018 11:46 am

Boca Juniors' decision to hold an open training session ahead of their Copa Libertadores final against River Plate backfired on Thursday when authorities closed the ground for exceeding spectator limits.

Real Kashmir's stunning home in Srinagar

November 24, 2018 7:49 am

The TRC Football Ground in Srinagar is the newest addition to the list of venues for I-League matches.

Somalia's first female soccer club score a breakthrough for gender equality

October 05, 2018 8:02 am

Mogadishu in Somalia has over one hundred private soccer fields that are hired out day and night to amateur male teams. Mohamed said many were off limits for her two teams of mainly 16-18-year-olds, who play for two hours every day at a cost of $14

Euro 2016: Germany on target against Ukraine, register 2-0 win

June 13, 2016 12:54 pm

Germany, Poland, Croatia notch up wins on third day of Euro 2016.

Euro 2016: England, Russia share spoils; fans spoil Marseillie with violence

June 12, 2016 5:53 am

Violence continued in Marseille after the Russia-England match which ended in a draw.

France vs Romania: In Paris, a fairytale start to Euro 2016

June 11, 2016 12:06 pm

Euro 2016 got underway in Paris on Friday and France won their first match against Romania.

Zinedine Zidane arrives in Mumbai for promotional event

June 10, 2016 3:26 pm

Zinedine Zidane was signed up as the brand ambassador of Indian reality developer, Kanakia Spaces.

Euro 2016: A chance for young players to shine on the big stage

June 02, 2016 7:06 pm

Some of the top nations have included up-and-coming players in their squads for Euro 2016 tournament.

Real Madrid lift 11th UEFA Champions League title in Milan

May 29, 2016 4:25 pm

Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid on penalties in the Champions League final in Milan.

Premier League 2015-16 in memes, see pics

May 19, 2016 5:00 pm

They say a good picture is worth a thousand words. Well, we decided to use both as we tried to sum up the amazing season that was 2015-16 in the English Premier League. In memes. Ten of them.

FOOTBALL VIDEOS

FIFA World Cup 2018 Preview: Which teams will face each other in the Quarterfinals?

July 04, 2018 7:18 am

After England defeated Colombia in the penalty shootouts, they cemented their spot in the quarterfinals of the World Cup. Which teams will face each other in the quarterfinals in Russia?

12th South Asian Games conclude

February 24, 2016 3:44 am

Guwahati, Feb 24 (ANI): The 12th South Asian games were declared close in a glittering ceremony that saw performances by eight live bands from across the northeastern states. India's regional supremacy went unchallenged as the hosts were crowned overall champions for the 12th consecutive time after notching up a record-breaking haul of 188 gold, 90 silver and 30 bronze medals taking the overall tally to 308. While Sri Lanka with a total of 186 medals came second, Pakistan begged third position with 106 medals. Afghanistan stood at fourth with a medal tally of 35, Bangladesh at fifth with 75 medals, Nepal secured sixth position with 60 medals, Maldives stands at seventh with a medal tally of 3 and Bhutan stands at eighth with a total of 16 medals. Cycling, football, hockey, squash, volleyball were among 23 sport disciplines of which 16 were held in Guwahati and 7 in Shillong. The hosting of the major international sporting event is part of the government's efforts to develop India's northeast region. The two hosting cities Guwahati and Shillong showcased the culture and heritage of northeast India. The mega sports extravaganza will help boost the state's tourism besides pushing infrastructural growth. The objective of decentralizing sports to centres outside the metros is laudable and the effort will boost economic growth and bring prosperity to the region, making India a global destination for sports.