Gordon Strachan calls up uncapped duo for Euro qualifiers
Gordon Strachan calls up uncapped duo for Euro qualifiers

Scotland coach Gordon Strachan on Tuesday called up the uncapped pair of Stevie May and Ryan Gauld for European Championship Group D qualifiers against Georgia and Poland.

Asian Games: Indian handball team loses opening match to Chinese Taipei

The Indian handball team started its Asian Games campaign on a disappointing note, going down 20-39 to Chinese Taipei in their opening Group D match here on Saturday.

CL 2014: Late Burak strike earns Galatasaray 1-1 Anderlecht draw
CL 2014: Late Burak strike earns Galatasaray 1-1 Anderlecht draw

 A stoppage time strike from Burak Yilmaz earned Galatasaray a 1-1 draw with Anderlecht in their opening Group D Champions League fixture on Tuesday after Dennis Praet had put the visitors on course for victory.

CL 2014: Ciro Immobile on target as Dortmund ease past Arsenal 2-0
CL 2014: Ciro Immobile on target as Dortmund ease past Arsenal 2-0

Borussia Dortmund comfortably beat Arsenal 2-0 to launch their Champions League Group D campaign with a dominant performance that saw them overwhelm their error-prone opponents on Tuesday.

Borussia Dortmund's Nuri Sahin out for two months after knee surgery
Borussia Dortmund's Nuri Sahin out for two months after knee surgery

Borussia Dortmund playmaker Nuri Sahin will be out for an estimated two months after undergoing knee surgery on Wednesday, the Bundesliga club said.

Ebola-hit Sierra Leone`s Nations Cup matches to go ahead
Ebola-hit Sierra Leone`s Nations Cup matches to go ahead

Sierra Leone`s football authority said on Sunday the team`s upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers would go ahead despite a devastating Ebola outbreak which has killed more than 1,500 people.

England fan`s ear bitten off during Uruguay game

An England fan had his ear bitten off by another during the side`s World Cup game against Uruguay in Brazil, police in Britain said on Saturday.

Uruguay football chief says not enough proof against Suarez

Uruguay Football Association chief Wilmar Valdez said Wednesday there is insufficient proof to sanction star striker Luiz Suarez for biting an Italian defender.

English need to shun salaries and play abroad: Hodgson

English football would benefit if more players went abroad but the Premier League`s huge salaries are a major deterrent to that, national team coach Roy Hodgson said on Tuesday.

Drab draw leaves Costa Rica top, England last

Costa Rica drew 0-0 with England to top World Cup Group D unbeaten and leave their opponents winless and bottom of the table on Tuesday in Belo Horizonte.

Suarez could face ban after bite claim

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez was at the centre of another biting storm on Tuesday after appearing to sink his teeth into the shoulder of Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini during the teams` decisive World Cup Group D game.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Costa Rica vs England - As it happened...

Costa Rica take on England in the World Cup Group D game at the Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Italy vs Uruguay - As it happened...

Welcome to our live coverage of the World Cup Group D game between Uruguay and Italy at Arena Natal’s Arena das Dunas. The Group D match marks the clash between two teams who need a win to qualify for the second round.

FIFA World Cup: Italy vs Uruguay - Preview

Italy will take on Uruguay at the Estadio das Dunas here Tuesday to decide which team will accompany Costa Rica to the FIFA World Cup Round of 16 from Group D.

FIFA World Cup: Rooney says England need to get `nasty`

England striker Wayne Rooney believes his country`s players need to acquire more "nastiness" if they are to arrest 48 years of underachievement at major international tournaments.

England ousted, Italy or Uruguay next!

The Group of Death has lived up to its name and nobody would have expected the current situation coming.

From Ground Zero: Costa Rica humiliate Italy, send England home

The "group of death" has three world champions, but it was Costa Rica which became the first to win a place in the last 16. After beating Uruguay 3-1 in the first round of group matches, the "Ticos" created one of the biggest upsets of the World Cup as they defeated Italy 1-0 on Friday at the Pernambuco Arena here.

Prandelli warns Azzurri ahead of Uruguay decider

Italy must step up the pace against Uruguay or face a second consecutive World Cup exit at the group phase, coach Cesare Prandelli warned Friday after his side`s shock defeat.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Costa Rica break English hearts after beating Italy

Costa Rica continued their giantkilling spree in the World Cup as they defeated four-time champions Italy 1-0 to make it to the Round of 16 in the process knocking England out of the championship.

Suarez scores brace as Uruguay beat England 2-1 in World Cup

Luis Suarez made a sensational return to action by scoring a brace to lift Uruguay past England with a 2-1 victory at the World Cup in Sao Paulo on Thursday.