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Serie A: Napoli stay on top, Lazio's Ciro Immobile scores four goals

Serie A: Napoli stay on top, Lazio's Ciro Immobile scores four goals

Napoli took over an hour to break through against next-to-bottom Verona before winning 2-0 and Federico Bernardeschi`s second-half goal gave Juve a 1-0 win at Cagliari in a bruising match which saw the Turin side lose Paulo Dybala to injury.

Jan 07, 2018, 15:21 PM IST
FA Cup: Coventry City beat Stoke City, Sergio Aguero wins it for Manchester City

FA Cup: Coventry City beat Stoke City, Sergio Aguero wins it for Manchester City

Former Cup winners Coventry, now plying their trade in the bottom division of the Football League, revived memories of happier times as Jordan Willis and Jack Grimmer scored the goals in a 2-1 victory at the Ricoh Arena.

Jan 07, 2018, 14:47 PM IST
FC Barcelona sign Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho for 160 million euros in 3rd richest deal

FC Barcelona sign Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho for 160 million euros in 3rd richest deal

The deal for the 25-year-old attacking midfielder will be the third biggest in football after the 222 million euros Paris Saint-Germain paid Barcelona for Brazilian star Neymar last year and the 120 million euros that Kylian Mbappe will cost PSG from Monaco once the French player's loan period with the Ligue 1 champions is completed.

Jan 07, 2018, 13:32 PM IST
ISL 2017-18: NorthEast United FC stun FC Goa 2-1

ISL 2017-18: NorthEast United FC stun FC Goa 2-1

The Highlanders, who sacked coach Joao de Deus after a 0 -5 drubbing at Pune City and roped in former Chelsea manager Avram Grant as their technical director, looked a transformed unit yesterday.

Jan 07, 2018, 13:16 PM IST
Philippe Coutinho set to join FC Barcelona?

Philippe Coutinho set to join FC Barcelona?

Coutinho's departure would be a blow to Liverpool, but it would allow Barcelona to move on from the bitter experience of losing his Brazil teammate Neymar last summer to Qatar-backed Paris Saint-Germain for a world record 222 million euros.

Jan 06, 2018, 16:16 PM IST
Liverpool to cooperate with FA over Mason Holgate-Roberto Firmino incident

Liverpool to cooperate with FA over Mason Holgate-Roberto Firmino incident

Holgate pushed Brazilian Firmino into the advertising hoardings in the 40th minute of the third round tie and the Liverpool forward reacted by verbally abusing the young Everton defender.

Jan 06, 2018, 16:01 PM IST
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hails new signing Virgil van Dijk after debut goal

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hails new signing Virgil van Dijk after debut goal

The £75 million ($102 million, 85 million euros) signing from Southampton scored with his head in the 84th minute to give Liverpool a 2-1 win in the third round of the FA Cup at Anfield.

Jan 06, 2018, 15:54 PM IST
Manchester City likely to invest in Indian football

Manchester City likely to invest in Indian football

Soriano, who is also the CEO for City Football Group that owns six football clubs across continents, witnessed the live action in the Hero Indian Super League during Jamshedpur FC's home encounter against Mumbai City FC yesterday.

Jan 06, 2018, 15:30 PM IST
Jose Mourinho hits back at Antonio Conte, raises match-fixing reference

Jose Mourinho hits back at Antonio Conte, raises match-fixing reference

The Manchester United manager was responding to comments made by Conte earlier in the day in which he appeared to make disparaging statements about Mourinho.

Jan 06, 2018, 14:20 PM IST
Radja Nainggolan dropped by AS Roma after drinking, smoking in Instagram video

Radja Nainggolan dropped by AS Roma after drinking, smoking in Instagram video

The heavily-tattooed Belgian international, who will miss Saturday`s game at home to Atalanta, has since apologised for posting the video which showed him drinking and smoking with loud music in the background as well as fireworks going off.

Jan 06, 2018, 13:17 PM IST
I-League: Shillong Lajong FC, Chennai City FC play goalless draw

I-League: Shillong Lajong FC, Chennai City FC play goalless draw

Going into the match, Chennai City FC had to replace the suspended midfielder Pradeep Mohanraj with Charles Anandraj Lourdusamy while Shillong Lajong`s Kenstar Kharshong filled in for defender Juho Oh.

Jan 06, 2018, 13:12 PM IST
FA Cup: Manchester United and Liverpool advance to fourth round

FA Cup: Manchester United and Liverpool advance to fourth round

Just up the road at Old Trafford, United struggled more than expected against second-division Derby, who benefited from a solid performance by goalkeeper Scott Carson.

Jan 06, 2018, 13:05 PM IST
Valencia coach Marcelino García Toral 'born again' after car crash

Valencia coach Marcelino García Toral 'born again' after car crash

Marcelino and his wife and mother spent one night in hospital after their car skidded off the motorway between Logrono and Bilbao as they were returning to the coach's home in Gijon after Valencia's 1-0 La Liga defeat to Villarreal.

Jan 06, 2018, 12:00 PM IST
I-League: Subash Singh strikes twice to help Neroca FC beat Indian Arrows 2-1

I-League: Subash Singh strikes twice to help Neroca FC beat Indian Arrows 2-1

A first-half brace by Subash Singh (39th, 45th minutes) helped Neroca outplay a young Indian Arrows side for the majority of the game.

Jan 05, 2018, 18:18 PM IST
EPL: Son Heung-min, Pedro Obiang strikes likely for 'Goal of the Season' contenders

EPL: Son Heung-min, Pedro Obiang strikes likely for 'Goal of the Season' contenders

Son's strike cancelled out Obiang's thunderbolt as Tottenham Hotspur salvaged a 1-1 draw against their London rivals West Ham United.

Jan 05, 2018, 17:58 PM IST
Real Madrid close in on signing Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga

Real Madrid close in on signing Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga

The young Basque is slender and agile, stands 6ft 3in (1.94m) tall and weighs 84 kilos. He came through the Bilbao youth system, made his league debut in 2016 and has played 38 times for the club but his contract is due to expire in June and he had refused to sign a new one.

Jan 05, 2018, 17:23 PM IST
Lionel Messi can quit Barcelona, if Catalonia leaves Spain

Lionel Messi can quit Barcelona, if Catalonia leaves Spain

Barca's all-time top scorer signed the contract in November, seven months before his old deal expired. It runs until June 2021 and contains a 700 million euro ($843 million) buy-out clause.

Jan 05, 2018, 17:09 PM IST
Liverpool and Egypt star Mohamed Salah goes from Chelsea flop to African king

Liverpool and Egypt star Mohamed Salah goes from Chelsea flop to African king

Salah failed to blossom after moving from Swiss outfit Basel to Stamford Bridge, leading to him being lent to Serie A sides Fiorentina and AS Roma, then sold to the latter.

Jan 05, 2018, 11:48 AM IST
Liverpool's Egyptian talisman Mohamed Salah wins African Player of the Year award

Liverpool's Egyptian talisman Mohamed Salah wins African Player of the Year award

The 25-year-old has scored 23 goals in 29 matches in all competitions this season for the Premier League outfit after moving from AS Roma in the summer.

Jan 05, 2018, 11:42 AM IST
EPL: Son Heung-Min's gem saves Tottenham Hotspur after West Ham's Pedro Obiang' thunderbolt

EPL: Son Heung-Min's gem saves Tottenham Hotspur after West Ham's Pedro Obiang' thunderbolt

Tottenham winger Son and West Ham midfielder Obiang staged their own goal of the season contest at Wembley with sublime efforts that will live long in the memory.

Jan 05, 2018, 11:33 AM IST