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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
Everton sign defender Lucas Digne from Barcelona

Everton sign defender Lucas Digne from Barcelona

The 25-year-old France international joins Everton after two seasons in Barcelona, where he made 46 appearances across all competitions, as the Nou Camp outfit won the La Liga last term and retained

Aug 01, 2018, 17:49 PM IST
Iraq withdraw from Asian Games 2018 football tournament

Iraq withdraw from Asian Games 2018 football tournament

The Iraq Olympic Committee have pulled the team from the event, according to a source in Baghdad, and the decision will leave officials needing to address an imbalance in the opening phase of the

Aug 01, 2018, 17:22 PM IST
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale will fill the void left by Cristiano Ronaldo: Julen Lopetegui

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale will fill the void left by Cristiano Ronaldo: Julen Lopetegui

“Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the main players in the recent history of Real Madrid. He expressed a desire to leave and we allowed him to. Gareth Bale is a magnificent player, with so many qualities.

Aug 01, 2018, 11:44 AM IST
Manchester City sign defender Philippe Sandler

Manchester City sign defender Philippe Sandler

Manchester City have signed defender Philippe Sandler from Dutch top division side PEC Zwolle, the Premier League champions announced here on Tuesday.

Aug 01, 2018, 11:37 AM IST
Malcolm must earn his plays in the team, says Barcelona coach Valverde

Malcolm must earn his plays in the team, says Barcelona coach Valverde

Barcelona swooped to sign the Brazilian forward on a five-year deal from Girondins Bordeaux for an initial 41 million euros ($47.89 million) in a surprise move after AS Roma had struck a deal with

Jul 28, 2018, 16:05 PM IST
Ramos’s foul on Mohamed Salah in CL final, 'ruthless, brutal': Jurgen Klopp

Ramos’s foul on Mohamed Salah in CL final, 'ruthless, brutal': Jurgen Klopp

The Egyptian talisman went down under a challenge from Ramos inside the first half an hour of the match and suffered shoulder ligament damage which forced him off the pitch.   

Jul 28, 2018, 15:54 PM IST
India women's football team leaves for COTIF tournament

India women's football team leaves for COTIF tournament

This is the first time ever that the women's senior team is travelling to Europe to participate in a tournament.

Jul 26, 2018, 16:36 PM IST

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