Striker

Ultimate goal is to make Chennaiyin FC ISL champions: Fikru Tefera

Ultimate goal is to make Chennaiyin FC ISL champions: Fikru Tefera

Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Chennaiyin FC striker Fikru Tefera said his main aim is to help his side win the title in the second edition.

Sep 09, 2015, 13:33 PM IST
Real Madrid not targeting another striker: Rafael Benitez

Real Madrid not targeting another striker: Rafael Benitez

Real Madrid are not planning to bring in another striker before the transfer window closes at the end of the month and have full confidence in France forward Karim Benzema, coach Rafa Benitez said on Saturday.

Aug 22, 2015, 21:03 PM IST
Jurgen Klinsmann to speak with Clint Dempsey over referee abuse incident

Jurgen Klinsmann to speak with Clint Dempsey over referee abuse incident

US coach Jurgen Klinsmann plans to talk with Seattle striker Clint Dempsey about the referee abuse incident that brought the forward a three-game ban, but will not keep him out of next month`s Gold Cup tournament.

Jun 24, 2015, 08:26 AM IST
Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic moves to Juventus

Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic moves to Juventus

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has confirmed that the Italian football giants have signed Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic.

Jun 20, 2015, 17:27 PM IST
Swiss striker Josip Drmic switches Leverkusen for Gladbach

Swiss striker Josip Drmic switches Leverkusen for Gladbach

Switzerland international striker Josip Drmic has left Bayer Leverkusen for Borussia Moenchengladbach, his new club said on Wednesday.

Jun 17, 2015, 21:56 PM IST
Ireland`s Robbie Keane on the bench after family tragedy

Ireland`s Robbie Keane on the bench after family tragedy

Republic of Ireland striker Robbie Keane was left out of the starting side but given a place among the substitutes for the Euro 2016 qualifier against Scotland at Dublin`s Lansdowne Road on Saturday after suffering a double family tragedy this week.

Jun 13, 2015, 21:46 PM IST
Spanish court orders Barcelona trial over Neymar signing

Spanish court orders Barcelona trial over Neymar signing

A Spanish judge Wednesday ordered Barcelona football club to stand trial over alleged tax fraud linked to the signing of Brazilian star striker Neymar.

May 13, 2015, 20:34 PM IST
Bayern Munich's Mario Gotze apologises for sharing joke with Barcelona keeper

Bayern Munich's Mario Gotze apologises for sharing joke with Barcelona keeper

Bayern Munich striker Mario Gotze has apologised for his behaviour after his German club’s 0-3 loss to Barcelona in the first leg of the European Champions League semi-final on Wednesday night at the Camp Nou Stadium in the Spanish city.

May 08, 2015, 21:11 PM IST
West Ham United sign Nene as Andy Carroll replacement

West Ham United sign Nene as Andy Carroll replacement

West Ham have signed former Paris Saint Germain striker Nene on a temporary deal as a replacement for the injured Andy Carroll, the club said Wednesday.

Feb 19, 2015, 09:29 AM IST
Hammers blow as Andy Carroll out with knee injury

Hammers blow as Andy Carroll out with knee injury

West Ham striker Andy Carroll will be out of action for up to six weeks after tearing a ligament in his knee, manager Sam Allardyce confirmed.

Feb 13, 2015, 17:56 PM IST
Gerrard could manage Liverpool one day: Sturridge

Gerrard could manage Liverpool one day: Sturridge

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is convinced outgoing captain Steven Gerrard will one day become manager at the Anfield.

Jan 30, 2015, 17:51 PM IST
Diego Costa faces three-match ban for alleged stamp on Emre Can

Diego Costa faces three-match ban for alleged stamp on Emre Can

Chelsea striker Diego Costa faces a three-match ban after he was charged for an alleged stamp during their Capital One Cup semi-final win over Liverpool on Tuesday.

Jan 29, 2015, 09:50 AM IST
Asian Cup: UAE score after 14 seconds, down Bahrain 2-1

Asian Cup: UAE score after 14 seconds, down Bahrain 2-1

United Arab Emirates striker Ali Mabkhout scored after 14 seconds in one of the fastest goals in Asian Cup history to propel his side towards a 2-1 win over Bahrain on Thursday.

Jan 15, 2015, 18:08 PM IST
Jordan protest after dope test makes striker Ahmad Hayel ill

Jordan protest after dope test makes striker Ahmad Hayel ill

Jordan lodged a formal protest at the Asian Cup on Wednesday after claiming a bungled doping test had made one of their players be sick.

Jan 14, 2015, 13:14 PM IST
Radamel Falcao may leave Manchester United, says agent

Radamel Falcao may leave Manchester United, says agent

Uncertainty over Radamel Falcao's future at Manchester United has further heightened with the player's agent claiming that the striker needs to play every week, according to reports.

Jan 14, 2015, 12:23 PM IST
Manchester City agree fee for Swansea`s Wilfred Bony: Reports

Manchester City agree fee for Swansea`s Wilfred Bony: Reports

Manchester City have agreed a £30 million ($45 million) fee to sign Swansea`s Ivory Coast striker Wilfried Bony, according to British media reports on Sunday.

Jan 11, 2015, 18:45 PM IST
Manchester City will sign a striker in January, says Manuel Pellegrini

Manchester City will sign a striker in January, says Manuel Pellegrini

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini will trawl the January transfer market in search of a striker tasked with helping the Premier League champions to successfully defend their title.

Jan 09, 2015, 22:34 PM IST
Brendan Rodgers won`t gamble on Daniel Sturridge fitness

Brendan Rodgers won`t gamble on Daniel Sturridge fitness

Brendan Rodgers has no intention of gambling on the fitness of Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge at Sunderland on Saturday.

Jan 09, 2015, 17:02 PM IST
Rapist Ched Evans told to rule out Malta move

Rapist Ched Evans told to rule out Malta move

Convicted rapist Ched Evans was warned on Saturday that he won`t be allowed to resume his career overseas.

Jan 03, 2015, 23:29 PM IST
Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge set for January return: Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge set for January return: Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool`s Daniel Sturridge is set for a January return, according to manager Brendan Rodgers, who hinted he was unlikely to dip into the transfer market to solve the club`s current striker issues.

Dec 31, 2014, 19:05 PM IST