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Saturday, December 14, 2019


FC Goa beat ATK 2-1 to go on top of ISL points table

December 14, 2019 10:47:36 pm

Mourtada Fall (60th) headed in the opener for FC Goa but ATK equalised through Jobby Justin (64th). Ferran Corominas (66th) made an impact at the other end two minutes later to restore his side's advantage.

Zidane Zidane unlikely to rest Casemiro despite El Clasico suspension threat

December 14, 2019 9:26:13 pm

If Casemiro were to earn a yellow card against Valencia he would be a huge loss to Zinedine Zidane's side when they visit Camp Nou on Wednesday.

East Bengal beat TRAU to jump to top of I-League table

December 14, 2019 8:40:51 pm

The win took East Bengal to the top of the I-League standings with eight points from four matches, while TRAU remained at the bottom after three losses in a row.

Mohamed Salah strikes twice as Liverpool win on a day of upsets in Premier League

December 14, 2019 10:58:52 pm

Liverpool sunk Watford 2-0 to go to 49 points on the Premier League points table, 10 points clear of Leicester (2nd) and 20 points clear of Chelsea (4th), both of which teams failed to collect 3 points on Saturday.

Manchester United set for 4,000th straight game with academy graduates in squad

December 14, 2019 5:11:56 pm

The current crop include Marcus Rashford and Scott McTominay, who are following in the footsteps of greats such as Bobby Charlton, George Best and the "Class of 92".

Chapecoense air crash survivor Neto retires from football

December 14, 2019 2:08:08 pm

One of the six survivors of the air crash that killed almost all of the Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense in 2016 announced his playing retirement on Friday.

Vinay Menon: Yoga master who might be Chelsea’s secret weapon

December 14, 2019 12:05:43 pm

Vinay Menon’s path to the Premier League started with a request from a former client in Dubai. Would Menon, a wellness consultant, travel to England to share his breathing and relaxation techniques with the man’s daughter and her husband, a wealthy Russian living in London.

Raphael Messi Bouli saves the day for Kerala Blasters

December 13, 2019 10:35:06 pm

Kerala had the better chances to score but it was a Piti (38') penalty that broke the deadlock. CK Vineeth (71') added the visitor's second before Raphael Messi Bouli scored a brace (75', 87') to pull his team level.

Juergen Klopp extends Liverpool contract to 2024

December 13, 2019 7:16:54 pm

Former Borussia Dortmund manager Juergen Klopp took the reins at Liverpool in October 2015 and guided them to back-to-back Champions League finals in 2018 and 2019, winning their sixth European cup last season.

Liverpool in talks to sign Japan midfielder Takumi Minamino

December 12, 2019 11:37:38 pm

The other two members of Salzburg's forward line, Norway's Erling Braut Håland and South Korea's Hwang Hee-chan, have also been linked with moves away from the club.

East Bengal player plays I-League match through chicken pox, sparks outrage

December 12, 2019 9:56:15 pm

East Bengal's Mehtab Singh, who has been diagnosed with the highly contagious chicken pox, played against Minerva Punjab on December 7 instead of being quarantined by his club.

MS Dhoni best footballer in Team India, but we have a Zlatan too: La Liga ambassador Rohit Sharma

December 12, 2019 5:04:21 pm

Rohit Sharma has been named the first-ever India brand ambassador of top Spanish football club Real Madrid. He is the first non-footballer in the history of the league to have become a brand ambassador.

No one wants to face Liverpool in Champions League last 16: Robertson

December 12, 2019 4:39:16 pm

Liverpool reached the knockout stages as group winners with a 2-0 victory at Salzburg on Tuesday. The draw for the last 16 of the Champions League is to be held on Monday.

France to investigate how Qatar got the World Cup 2022

December 12, 2019 2:26:42 pm

French authorities have opened a corruption investigation into the circumstances that led to Qatar being awarded the 2022 World Cup.

A Champions League final 16 that’s elite if not enthralling

December 12, 2019 1:02:32 pm

As Ajax proved last year, a compelling outsider adds a sense of intrigue that can burnish even soccer’s most exclusive competition: a new face among the old, carrying with it an air of revitalizing freshness, of raw joy, that improves the spectacle. At one point, when Ajax had fallen, and Red Bull’s Salzburg franchise, too, it seemed the only contender for that role was, in more traditional eyes, hardly a welcome one: RB Leipzig.

Napoli hires former Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso to replace Carlo Ancelotti

December 12, 2019 9:42:50 am

Napoli has hired former AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso to replace the sacked Carlo Ancelotti

Atalanta, Atletico Madrid complete Champions League lineup

December 12, 2019 8:38:48 am

For the first time in history only five countries will be represented in the last 16 of the Champions League

Odisha inch closer to top half with Hyderabad win

December 12, 2019 12:52:09 am

Carlos Delgado (27') and Xisco Hernandez (41') gave Odisha a first-half lead before Bobo (65') scored from the spot to set up a nervy finish to the game.

Mohun Bagan overwhelm TRAU FC 4-0 for first win of season

December 11, 2019 9:18:30 pm

Mohun Bagan rode a Suhair VP goal sandwiched in between two Fran Gonzalez strikes and a 90th minute Subha Ghosh header to register their first win.

Pep Guardiola backs Phil Foden to grow into David Silva role

December 11, 2019 3:29:12 pm

Pep Guardiola believes Phil Foden is well set to be the eventual replacement for David Silva, who is expected to leave at the end of the season.