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Change afoot as La Liga begins life without Cristiano Ronaldo

Change afoot as La Liga begins life without Cristiano Ronaldo

Change is in the air as the new La Liga season begins on Friday without one of its most emblematic players, Cristiano Ronaldo, and with video technology (VAR) being introduced for the first time in

Aug 14, 2018, 00:01 AM IST
Mohamed Salah on target as Liverpool start with 4-0 win over West Ham

Mohamed Salah on target as Liverpool start with 4-0 win over West Ham

Last season’s Premier League top scorer Mohamed Salah was on target again as Liverpool began their campaign with an easy 4-0 win against West Ham United at home.

Aug 12, 2018, 20:54 PM IST
I fear being fined if I speak out: Paul Pogba

I fear being fined if I speak out: Paul Pogba

Pogba has been linked with big-money move following a series of apparent fallouts with United manager Jose Mourinho.

Aug 12, 2018, 14:59 PM IST
Chelsea and Tottenham Spurs win away as promoted teams struggle

Chelsea and Tottenham Spurs win away as promoted teams struggle

Goals from N’Golo Kante, Jorginho (penalty) and Pedro gave Chelsea an impressive 3-0 win at Huddersfield Town. 

Aug 12, 2018, 06:28 AM IST
Will not return to Spain team: Gerard Pique

Will not return to Spain team: Gerard Pique

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has confirmed he will not play again for the Spanish national team despite his former Barca coach Luis Enrique being appointed as coach.

Aug 11, 2018, 23:56 PM IST
Jose Mourinho makes 'head coach' jibe after transfer frustration

Jose Mourinho makes 'head coach' jibe after transfer frustration

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said he was closing the book on a frustrating transfer window but could not resist one last jibe after his team's opening Premier League 2-1 win over

Aug 11, 2018, 23:05 PM IST
Manchester United's Jose Mourinho makes ''head coach'' jibe after transfer frustration

Manchester United's Jose Mourinho makes ''head coach'' jibe after transfer frustration

Club's chief executive Ed Woodward had earlier rejected some of Mourinho's targets and the pair had divergent views over United's recruitment policy.

Aug 11, 2018, 06:46 AM IST
FIFA bans former African Player of Year Kalusha Bwalya for 2 years

FIFA bans former African Player of Year Kalusha Bwalya for 2 years

Bwalya, was voted African Player of the Year in 1988 and later went on to be coach of the Zambia national team and president of the Zambian Football Association. 

Aug 10, 2018, 19:44 PM IST
U-20 Football team reaches Delhi; Argentina's Aimar, Scaloni lauds the players

U-20 Football team reaches Delhi; Argentina's Aimar, Scaloni lauds the players

The Indian Under-20 men's football team beat Argentina in the COTIF Cup on August 6.

Aug 10, 2018, 07:51 AM IST
Atletico Madrid boost strike force by signing Nikola Kalinic from AC Milan

Atletico Madrid boost strike force by signing Nikola Kalinic from AC Milan

Croatian striker Kalinic struck six goals in 20 starts in Serie A last season and is likely to be Atletico`s third choice striker behind Costa and Griezmann.  

Aug 09, 2018, 23:34 PM IST
Thibaut Courtois 'turned down bigger offers' in order to join Real Madrid

Thibaut Courtois 'turned down bigger offers' in order to join Real Madrid

Courtois, 26, signed for Madrid from Chelsea on Wednesday for a reported 35 million euros after winning two Premier League titles as well as the FA Cup and League Cup in England.  

Aug 09, 2018, 23:07 PM IST
Unai Emery set for baptism of fire as Arsenal host Man City in season opener

Unai Emery set for baptism of fire as Arsenal host Man City in season opener

Arsenal begin a season without Frenchman Arsene Wenger in the dugout for the first time since 1996.  

Aug 09, 2018, 20:55 PM IST
 Mohamed Salah, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi on Champions League awards shortlist

Mohamed Salah, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi on Champions League awards shortlist

The winners will be announced during the 2018-19 Champions League group stage draw in Monaco on August 30.

Aug 09, 2018, 19:50 PM IST
Sweden's Sebastian Larsson moves home to chase glory with AIK

Sweden's Sebastian Larsson moves home to chase glory with AIK

The 33-year-old, who played a key role for Sweden in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, is relishing the chance to get his hands on some silverware while he still can.

Aug 09, 2018, 17:51 PM IST
Bengaluru FC go down fighting to Atlético Saguntino

Bengaluru FC go down fighting to Atlético Saguntino

 Bengaluru FC began their Spain Tour with a 2-1 loss to Atlético Saguntino in their first friendly game at the Masia La Grava facility in Alboraya.

Aug 04, 2018, 16:56 PM IST
India's U-16 football coach, says goal against Japan was encouraging

India's U-16 football coach, says goal against Japan was encouraging

 India lost 1-2 against Japan in a 5th WAFF U-16 Championship match here in their first-ever meeting between the two countries at this level but head coach Bibiano Fernandes said the "encouraging"

Aug 04, 2018, 16:49 PM IST
Barcelona agree deal to sign Chile's Arturo Vidal from Bayern Munich

Barcelona agree deal to sign Chile's Arturo Vidal from Bayern Munich

Barcelona have reached an agreement with Bayern Munich to sign Chile international midfielder Arturo Vidal, the two European giants announced on Friday.

Aug 04, 2018, 14:29 PM IST
On birthday, Sunil Chhetri named 'Asian Icon' by AFC, gets praise for rivalling Ronaldo, Messi

On birthday, Sunil Chhetri named 'Asian Icon' by AFC, gets praise for rivalling Ronaldo, Messi

Talismanic Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri was today named an 'Asian Icon' by the game's continental governing body on his 34th birthday and received effusive praise for rivalling the world's

Aug 03, 2018, 17:49 PM IST
Former Manchester City midfielder Nasir doping ban increased to 18-months after appeal

Former Manchester City midfielder Nasir doping ban increased to 18-months after appeal

Former Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri has had his doping ban increased to 18 months following an appeal against the original six-month sanction, European football’s governing body UEFA has

Aug 02, 2018, 11:16 AM IST
Crystal Palace sign midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate from West Ham United

Crystal Palace sign midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate from West Ham United

“This is the right time to move because I needed a new challenge. I have good memories of West Ham but I need to come here and give my best because I like the Crystal Palace project,” Kouyate told

Aug 02, 2018, 11:13 AM IST