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FIFA U-17 World Cup: Iran, the Leicester City in quarters

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Iran, the Leicester City in quarters

This is the first time Iran have progressed this far, with the other seven teams previously making it to the quarter-finals at least once in the tournament.

Oct 19, 2017, 19:33 PM IST
Italian footballer gets five-game ban for urinating on pitch

Italian footballer gets five-game ban for urinating on pitch

Liberti allegedly urinated in the direction of the away stand and made obscene and vulgar gestures during a stop in play.

Oct 19, 2017, 19:16 PM IST
Pep Guardiola's breathtaking Manchester City out to make it 11 in a row

Pep Guardiola's breathtaking Manchester City out to make it 11 in a row

City's 7-2 demolition of Stoke City last Saturday to move them two points clear of neighbours Manchester United was followed by Guardiola's delight at seeing off "one of Europe's best teams" Napoli in the Champions League in midweek.

Oct 19, 2017, 09:36 AM IST
Jose Mourinho's pragmatism reaping rewards for Manchester United

Jose Mourinho's pragmatism reaping rewards for Manchester United

Still unbeaten in either the Champions League or in domestic competitions, United, who are two points behind local rivals City in the Premier League, are in a position to challenge for their first league title since 2013.

Oct 19, 2017, 09:30 AM IST
Antonio Conte unimpressed as Chelsea lose the plot against Roma

Antonio Conte unimpressed as Chelsea lose the plot against Roma

After successive Premier League defeats by leaders Manchester City and bottom club Crystal Palace, Conte would have cherished a dull 1-0 win against Roma to steady the ship.

Oct 19, 2017, 09:27 AM IST
Lionel Messi joins 100-goal club in Europe in Barcelona stroll

Lionel Messi joins 100-goal club in Europe in Barcelona stroll

The unbeaten Barca top Champions League Group D with nine points. A win at Olympiakos in two weeks will seal their place in the last 16.

Oct 19, 2017, 09:23 AM IST
Bayern Munich down Celtic on Jupp Heynckes' Champions League return

Bayern Munich down Celtic on Jupp Heynckes' Champions League return

It had been 1,608 days since Heynckes last took charge of Bayern in Europe when they beat Borussia Dortmund in the 2013 Champions League final.

Oct 19, 2017, 09:10 AM IST
Goalkeeping gaffe hands Manchester United win at Benfica

Goalkeeping gaffe hands Manchester United win at Benfica

Svilar, who became the youngest goalkeeper to start a Champions League game aged just 18 years and 52 days, caught the ball but in doing so stepped back over his line to gift United the lead.

Oct 19, 2017, 09:04 AM IST
Eden Hazard rescues Chelsea in six-goal Roma thriller

Eden Hazard rescues Chelsea in six-goal Roma thriller

Chelsea remain two points clear of Roma at the top of Group C, but this was the latest in a growing list of alarming displays from the Premier League champions.

Oct 19, 2017, 08:57 AM IST
Raucous Red Star fans not a factor, says Arsenal's Arsene Wenger

Raucous Red Star fans not a factor, says Arsenal's Arsene Wenger

Dug in at the heart of a busy residential district in central Belgrade, the 56,000-seater stadium when filled with fervent home fans produces decibel levels able to intimidate even the most battle-hardened opponents.

Oct 19, 2017, 08:41 AM IST
Atletico Madrid on brink of early Champions League exit after draw in Baku

Atletico Madrid on brink of early Champions League exit after draw in Baku

Atletico now have just two points from their opening three games and remain third in Group C behind Chelsea and Roma, who face off at Stamford Bridge later on Wednesday.

Oct 19, 2017, 00:03 AM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: Brazil drub Honduras 3-0, face Germany in quarterfinals

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Brazil drub Honduras 3-0, face Germany in quarterfinals

Brazil will now travel to Kolkata to take on Germany in the quarterfinals on October 22. Germany had produced a clinical performance while beating Colombia 4-0 in the pre-quarterfinals on October 16 in New Delhi.

Oct 18, 2017, 23:35 PM IST
Bengaluru FC fail to reach AFC Cup final

Bengaluru FC fail to reach AFC Cup final

Needing to overturn a 0-1 first leg defeat in their away match on September 27, Bengaluru conceded a goal as early as the fourth minute when the Tajikistan side scored through a penalty converted by Nuriddin Davronov.

Oct 18, 2017, 22:10 PM IST
PSG's Nasser al-Khelaifi to be quizzed in World Cup probe on October 25: Lawyer

PSG's Nasser al-Khelaifi to be quizzed in World Cup probe on October 25: Lawyer

Swiss prosecutors revealed last week that Khelaifi and disgraced former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke have been under investigation since March.

Oct 18, 2017, 21:54 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: Ghana down debutants Niger 2-0, face Mali in quarters

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Ghana down debutants Niger 2-0, face Mali in quarters

Ghana will take on African champions Mali in a repeat of their continental qualifying event final in the quarterfinals on October 21 in Guwahati.

Oct 18, 2017, 21:24 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: Ghanaians want to meet Abhi, Pragya of 'Kumkum Bhagya'

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Ghanaians want to meet Abhi, Pragya of 'Kumkum Bhagya'

On Wednesday, Ghana beat Niger 2-0 in the pre-quarterfinal match at DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai.

Oct 18, 2017, 19:35 PM IST
Financier Amanda Staveley eyes $400 million bid for Newcastle United: Source

Financier Amanda Staveley eyes $400 million bid for Newcastle United: Source

Speculation over Staveley`s interest in the St James` Park club was sparked when she was seen at the ground watching a match earlier this month against Liverpool, another club she has been linked with buying in the past.

Oct 18, 2017, 16:41 PM IST
Antonio Conte blames Chelsea's injury woes on hectic schedule

Antonio Conte blames Chelsea's injury woes on hectic schedule

Spain striker Alvaro Morata missed the shock 2-1 defeat at Palace with a hamstring strain, while Nigeria wing-back Victor Moses limped off during Saturday's game after suffering a hamstring problem.

Oct 17, 2017, 22:52 PM IST
FIFA U-17 WC: England beat Japan in shootout, set up USA clash

FIFA U-17 WC: England beat Japan in shootout, set up USA clash

England sorely missed their leading goal scorer Jadon Sancho, and the Young Lions, who had pumped in 11 goals in the group stage, failed to find the target to settle for a goalless stalemate against an overly defensive Japan.

Oct 17, 2017, 22:44 PM IST
Leicester City sack manager Craig Shakespeare

Leicester City sack manager Craig Shakespeare

He is the second managerial casualty of the Premier League season following the dismissal of Frank de Boer from the Crystal Palace job.

Oct 17, 2017, 21:45 PM IST