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Catalan protests hits football

Spain's top football division has asked that this month's El Clasico match between Barcelona and Real Madrid be moved from Barcelona to the capital amid growing protests in Catalonia.

Manchester United’s David de Gea, Paul Pogba ruled out for Liverpool clash

Ahead of the Liverpool clash at Old Trafford on Sunday, the likes of Anthony Martial, Luke Shaw, and Aaron Wan-Bissaka will make late pushes for returns after injury, with Jesse Lingard also ruled out.

Lionel Messi receives record sixth European Golden Shoe

Lionel Messi found the net 36 times last season as Barcelona retained their La Liga title, which propelled him to win the European Golden Shoe for a record sixth time. He was three ahead of nearest rival, Kylian Mbappe.

La Liga asks Real Madrid, Barcelona to move El Clasico due to Catalan protests

Real Madrid and Barcelona are set to clash for the first El Clasico of the season on October 26, but the Spanish authorities have asked to relocate the venue from Camp Nou owing to the growing protests in Catalonia.

UEFA asked to remove Turkey as Champions League final host

UEFA declined to comment Wednesday about a letter sent from the Italian sports minister questioning if it was appropriate to continue letting Turkey host the biggest club game in world soccer in May.

Baby’s Day Out: Fairytale comes true for India’s ‘golden’ generation

15 boys and 10 girls, aged between 6-12, were among the lucky ones selected by AIFF to walk out on the iconic football pitch at the Salt Lake stadium to escort the players and referees onto the pitch while dreaming to be on the other side one day.

Former England player Paul Gascoigne denies train kiss had sexual intent

Paul Gascoigne is on trial accused of sexual assault after the passenger alleged he ``forcibly and sloppily'' planted an unwanted kiss on her lips in August last year

Bulgarian police detain six over racist chants at England game

After the Euro qualifier, the Bulgarian police have detained six people in connection with the racist abuse faced by England's players in Sofia with more arrests likely.

Megan Rapinoe hoping for settlement but holding ground in discrimination suit

The now four-times World Cup championship-winning team sued U.S. Soccer in March, alleging gender discrimination in earnings and working conditions, reigniting the issue of gender pay equity around the world.

Watch: Canada beats US 2-0, end 34-year, 17-game winless streak

Canada beat the United States for the first time in 34 years, getting second-half goals from Alphonso Davies and Lucas Cavallini in a 2-0 victory over the listless Americans

India clinch SAFF U-15 Women’s Championships

India beat Bangladesh 5-3 via penalty shoot-out to win the SAFF U-15 Women's Championship title after the summit clash ended goalless in the regulation time.

India vs Bangladesh, FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers highlights: Underdogs Bangladesh hold India to 1-1 draw

India vs Bangladesh, Fifa World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: The entire Indian unit looked dejected as underdogs Bangladesh held the Blue Tigers to a 1-1 draw at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata on Tuesday.