World Cup hard to follow, says Joachim Loew
World Cup hard to follow, says Joachim Loew

Germany coach Joachim Loew said on Thursday he expects the next few months to be "incredibly hard" after their World Cup triumph in Brazil last July.

Tennis star Andy Murray backs Scottish independence
Tennis star Andy Murray backs Scottish independence

British tennis star Andy Murray came out in support of Scottish independence on Thursday, just hours before millions of his fellow Scots voted in a referendum on whether to end the 307-year union with England.

Former Ukraine midfielder Andrei Husin dies in bike crash
Former Ukraine midfielder Andrei Husin dies in bike crash

Former Dynamo Kiev and Ukraine midfielder Andrei Husin was killed in a motorbike accident on Wednesday at the age of 41, the club reported.

Indian Super League: Superstar Alessandro Del Piero to arrive in city tomorrow
Indian Super League: Superstar Alessandro Del Piero to arrive in city tomorrow

The moment the Capital's football fraternity has been waiting for, will arrive on Thursday with star Italian playmaker and striker Alessandro Del Piero making an entry into the city to play as marquee player for Delhi Dynamos in the inaugural Indian Super League.

Marco Materazzi joins Chennai in Indian Super League
Marco Materazzi joins Chennai in Indian Super League

Former Italy defender Marco Materazzi has joined Chennai in the new Indian Super League (ISL) following in the footsteps of former national team mate Alessandro Del Piero.

Wanted to play in place which I visited as tourist: Manuel Friedrich
Wanted to play in place which I visited as tourist: Manuel Friedrich

Having played top class football at home and internationally for years, the lure of playing in a country which he had visited in the past as a tourist drew German footballer Manuel Friedrich to the upcoming Indian Super League.

Germany very well placed to win World Cup: Materazzi

Former Italian defender Marco Materazzi, who was head-butted by French soccer legend Zinedin Zidane in the controversial 2006 World Cup final, today said Germany are the strongest contender for the 2014 FIFA World Cup to be played in Brazil.

Germany coach Loew plans to see out contract to 2016

Germany coach Joachim Loew is planning to see out his contract through to 2016 regardless of how his team fares at next month`s World Cup in Brazil, where they are considered one of the favourites.

Record-breaking keeper Rogerio Ceni to retire

Record-breaking goalkeeper Rogerio Ceni has confirmed he will retire this year after 23 seasons.

Juninho admits failing body forced retirement

Former Brazil international midfielder Juninho admitted that his failing body had forced him to end his 20-year-professional career.

Seven-time French champion Juninho retires

Juninho, the Brazilian midfielder who won seven consecutive French league titles with Lyon, has retired from football on Thursday, his 39th birthday.

Lucho quitting Porto for Qatar

Argentine international Lucho Gonzalez is leaving FC Porto for a lucrative contract with a Qatari side, it was reported here on Sunday.