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Sunday, January 26, 2020


Mario Rivera, former assistant, returns as East Bengal head coach

January 23, 2020 3:05:50 pm

Mario Rivera had served as the assistant to former head coach Alejandro Menendez last season until he was replaced by Josep Ferre after the 3-1 defeat against Gokulam Kerala on January 15. 

Copa del Rey: Griezmann, Brahim brace help Barcelona, Real Madrid reach last 16

January 23, 2020 9:53:00 am

Antoine Griezmann scored two late goals to save Barcelona from an embarrassing loss against third-division club Ibiza as the Spanish giant came from behind to win 2-1 in the round of 32 of the Copa del Rey.

PSG ease past Reims to reach League Cup final

January 23, 2020 9:28:31 am

PSG, record eight times winners in the competition's modern format, were wary of Reims' threat, having lost their last two competitive encounters between the teams.

Cristiano Ronaldo strikes again as Juventus cruise past Roma

January 23, 2020 9:17:16 am

Cristiano Ronaldo continued his scoring streak with the opener as Juventus cruised past AS Roma 3-1 in their Coppa Italia quarter-final on Wednesday, scoring all their goals in the first half.

Manchester United fall again, Vardy injured as Leicester cement third spot

January 23, 2020 8:56:47 am

Manchester United's Champions League qualification hopes suffered a blow with a 2-0 upset at home to Burnley. Meanwhile, Leicester cemented the third spot in the Premier League.

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The long road to Reds’ redemption in Premier League

January 23, 2020 8:25:35 pm

From a side floundering in tenth position in the Premier League, Jurgen Klopp has turned Liverpool into a seemingly invincible line-up.

Marcus Rashford says he’ll be back before end of season

January 22, 2020 10:14:49 pm

Marcus Rashford suffered a stress fracture shortly after he came off the bench in last week's FA Cup third-round replay against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Bengaluru run over Odisha dominantly to move to top spot

January 22, 2020 10:10:08 pm

Deshorn Brown scored in his first start for Bengaluru before goals by Rahul Bheke and Sunil Chhetri sealed the tie in favour of the home side against Odisha.

Bayern Munich signs Real Madrid right-back Alvaro Odriozola on loan

January 22, 2020 4:33:33 pm

Bayern Munich defenders Niklas Sule, Lucas Hernandez, and Javi Martinez are out with injuries and Benjamin Pavard, a centre-back, had been filling in at right-back until recently.

Kevin de Bruyne forges Premier League history with another assist

January 22, 2020 3:52:16 pm

Kevin de Bruyne is on his way to break the Premier League record of registering most assists in a single season, which was set by Thierry Henry with his 20 assists in 2002/03 season. 

AFC moves Champions League matches out of Iran

January 22, 2020 2:28:52 pm

The move comes after Iranian forces shot down a Ukraine International Airlines jet in error on January 8, killing all 176 onboard amid tensions following the assassination of general Qassem Suleimani.

Newcastle, Arsenal grab draws, Aston Villa win on crazy night

January 22, 2020 10:07:45 am

Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce described it as a wacky night of Premier League action after his side, and Arsenal salvaged unlikely 2-2 draws and Aston Villa grabbed a priceless last-gasp victory at Watford on Tuesday.

Nabil Bentaleb joins Newcastle on loan, Sheffield United snap up Jack Robinson

January 21, 2020 8:40:29 pm

After signing Nabil Bentaleb on loan till the end of the season from Schalke 04, Newcastle United are hopeful of completing a loan deal for Inter Milan winger Valentino Lazaro.

Manchester United are on right track despite Liverpool defeat, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

January 21, 2020 8:30:29 pm

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Manchester United have made 'strides forward' despite trailing Liverpool by 30 points.

Legendary footballer PK Banerjee hospitalised

January 21, 2020 7:58:35 pm

According to an official at the private hospital, the 83-year-old PK Banerjee was admitted to the general ward and undergoing some tests.

Nantes to pay tribute to late Emiliano Sala with commemorative jersey

January 21, 2020 7:02:50 pm

Emiliano Sala died in a plane crash on January 21, 2019, when he was on his way to join the then Premier League club, Cardiff City after being bought from Nantes for £15 million.

Alejandro Menendez steps down as East Bengal head coach citing personal reasons

January 21, 2020 5:12:12 pm

Alejandro Menendez, who led East Bengal to their best-ever league finish in 14 years last season, expressed his desire to relocate to his home country Spain.

Envisioning a Champions League on tour, a promoter issues an ultimatum

January 21, 2020 2:59:18 pm

The clubs acknowledged that the International Champions Cup needed changes, but no decisions were reached in Paris.

Vincent Kompany berates Anderlecht fans for throwing flare at Simon Mignolet

January 21, 2020 3:03:31 pm

Vincent Kompany's Anderlecht slumped to a comeback defeat to the league leaders Club Brugge eventually to lose 2-1, even after taking an early lead through Antoine Colassin.

Tebas to stay 4 more years as Spanish league president

Spanish league head takes on FIFA over expanding club event

January 21, 2020 12:40:47 pm

FIFA President Gianni Infantino is considering offers from companies willing to provide financing for the competition, which is due to have a new name for its pilot edition.