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Gabriel Jesus eyes more game time after four-goal salvo in City win

Gabriel Jesus eyes more game time after four-goal salvo in City win

Jesus has scored 12 goals in all competitions this season and the 21-year-old is well on course to better his 17-goal tally from last season

Jan 10, 2019, 12:55 PM IST
We will fight toe-to-toe with UAE, says Stephen Constantine on match-eve

We will fight toe-to-toe with UAE, says Stephen Constantine on match-eve

Indian started their AFC Asian Cup campaign in a stunning fashion, thrashing Thailand 4-1. They will take on UAE on Thursday at the Sheikh Zayed Sports City Stadium.

Jan 09, 2019, 18:12 PM IST
French defender Benjamin Pavard to join Bayern Munich next season

French defender Benjamin Pavard to join Bayern Munich next season

The 22-year-old currently plays for Bundesliga rivals VfB Stuttgart and was involved in France`s 2018 World Cup final victory over Croatia in Russia. 

Jan 09, 2019, 15:09 PM IST
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino critical of VAR despite Kane penalty

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino critical of VAR despite Kane penalty

Kane`s 26th-minute spot kick means Tottenham take a slender advantage to Stamford Bridge on Jan. 24, but despite VAR proving helpful for his team, Pochettino was left unhappy.

Jan 09, 2019, 12:49 PM IST
Pressure comes with the territory, warns Japan skipper Maya Yoshida

Pressure comes with the territory, warns Japan skipper Maya Yoshida

Yoshida wants his young teammates to take advantage of the opportunity in the UAE to cement themselves in the Japan side.

Jan 09, 2019, 12:10 PM IST
Farhad Moshiri backs Marco Silva to guide Everton into new era

Farhad Moshiri backs Marco Silva to guide Everton into new era

Moshiri said Silva had to improve performances in the second half of his first season at Goodison Park.

Jan 09, 2019, 11:51 AM IST
Under new coach Khalid Jamil, Mohun Bagan look to revive fortunes against Minerva Punjab

Under new coach Khalid Jamil, Mohun Bagan look to revive fortunes against Minerva Punjab

Minerva, under Irish coach Paul Munster, have found the going tough this season and it reflected in their scoring record of having struck just six times in 11 games.

Jan 08, 2019, 18:00 PM IST
Egypt to host 2019 African Nations Cup

Egypt to host 2019 African Nations Cup

They will stage the expanded 24-team event in June-July after initial hosts Cameroon were stripped of the tournament last month over concerns at the slow pace of preparations.

Jan 08, 2019, 17:46 PM IST
Gary Rowett sacked by Stoke City after poor run of results

Gary Rowett sacked by Stoke City after poor run of results

Rowett left Derby County to join Stoke in the close-season as the club eyed an immediate return to the Premier League having been relegated after 10 years in the top division, where they had mostly

Jan 08, 2019, 17:06 PM IST
Real Madrid woes deepen with surprise 2-0 defeat against Sociedad

Real Madrid woes deepen with surprise 2-0 defeat against Sociedad

Real Madrid`s nightmarish start to the new year continued on Sunday with a shock 2-0 home defeat by struggling Real Sociedad which left the European champions sitting outside the top four in La Liga

Jan 08, 2019, 13:19 PM IST
Newport's heroics crown memorable FA Cup third round

Newport's heroics crown memorable FA Cup third round

Try telling Padraig Amond, Shaquile Coulthirst or Callum Lang -- an unlikely trio of footballing journeymen -- that the FA Cup has lost its lustre.

Jan 08, 2019, 10:49 AM IST
Fans on Twitter beat drum around Sunil Chhetri

Fans on Twitter beat drum around Sunil Chhetri

When India needed someone to restore the lead, it was none other than Chhetri who slotted home a fine finish to make it 2-1 for India. 

Jan 07, 2019, 19:21 PM IST
Football: Five talking points from the weekend in La Liga

Football: Five talking points from the weekend in La Liga

Real Madrid`s stumble against Real Sociedad saw them slump to fifth in the standings, 10 points behind leaders Barcelona.

Jan 07, 2019, 18:55 PM IST
Football: Five talking points from the FA Cup third round

Football: Five talking points from the FA Cup third round

The FA Cup, the oldest national football competition in the world first played in the 1871-72 season, still holds a special place in the collective consciousness of English football but there is no

Jan 07, 2019, 18:39 PM IST
Turkey's banking association says will restructure club debts

Turkey's banking association says will restructure club debts

The "Big Four" clubs - which also include Besiktas and Trabzonspor - have spent heavily to attract foreign stars. Poor domestic and international results have exacerbated the debts they have amassed.

Jan 07, 2019, 18:04 PM IST
Claudio Ranieri says Fulham players lacked passion in Oldham loss

Claudio Ranieri says Fulham players lacked passion in Oldham loss

Ranieri made six changes to the team who lost 4-1 to Arsenal in their last Premier League game, but what he had hoped would be an invitation for squad players to further their causes, backfired with

Jan 07, 2019, 17:57 PM IST
Manchester City counting on fit-again Kevin De Bruyne to boost title defence

Manchester City counting on fit-again Kevin De Bruyne to boost title defence

De Bruyne, who had eight league goals and 16 assists for City last season, played for more than an hour against Rotherham and looked close to full fitness, driving forward from midfield to create a

Jan 07, 2019, 17:16 PM IST
Win against Thailand best match of my career: Sunil Chhetri

Win against Thailand best match of my career: Sunil Chhetri

India thrashed Thailand 4-1 in their group opener on Sunday. The 34-year-old goal machine struck on either side of the lemon break in the country's stunning win, the first in Asian Cup since 1964.

Jan 07, 2019, 16:32 PM IST
'What is the point of VAR?' fumes Santiago Solari after Real Madrid loss

'What is the point of VAR?' fumes Santiago Solari after Real Madrid loss

With Real Madrid trailing 1-0 in the second half, teenage Brazilian Vinicius Jr. fell over the arm of outstretched goalkeeper Geronimo Rulli in the area, but referee Jose Luis Munuera Montero neither

Jan 07, 2019, 16:28 PM IST
La Liga: Real Madrid sign Spanish teenager Diaz from Man City

La Liga: Real Madrid sign Spanish teenager Diaz from Man City

Real announced the signing on their website barely an hour after their 2-0 home defeat by Real Sociedad, which left Santiago Solari`s side fifth in the La Liga standings.

Jan 07, 2019, 15:52 PM IST