Lampard impressed by Mata`s first-class attitude

Chelsea vice-captain Frank Lampard has said that he is impressed by the `first-class` attitude shown by his teammate Juan Mata to battle his way back into the Chelsea playing team.

Pirlo set to return for Italy-Spain duel

Italy midfielder Andrea Pirlo is set to return to Italy`s line-up for Thursday`s Confederations Cup semifinal against Spain.

QPR striker Remy quizzed over alleged gang rape

Sydney: Queen Park Ranger (QPR) striker Loic Remy has been arrested by Scotland Yard`s sex crime squad as a rape suspect on allegations that he has raped a 34-year-old woman with two other men on May 6 in West London.

Happy Adriano keen to grab new Brazil chance

Brazil striker Adriano, a likely starter in Wednesday`s World Cup qualifier against Chile, is looking to consolidate his return to soccer after nearly quitting the sport.

Happy Adriano keen to grab new Brazil chance

Brazil striker Adriano, a likely starter in Wednesday`s World Cup qualifier against Chile, is looking to consolidate his return to soccer after nearly quitting the sport.