Liverpool's Brendan Rodgers backs Steven Gerrard amid fears over form
Liverpool's Brendan Rodgers backs Steven Gerrard amid fears over form

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says he has no concerns about the form of captain Steven Gerrard after a series of ineffective displays prompted calls from fans and pundits that it is time to reconsider his role in the team.

Sergi Roberto pens new Barcelona deal
Sergi Roberto pens new Barcelona deal

Barcelona midfielder Sergi Roberto has signed a new contract that will keep the 22-year-old tied to the Spanish giants until 2019.

Asian Cup must move beyond Australia's soccer silo: Michael Brown
Asian Cup must move beyond Australia's soccer silo: Michael Brown

Michael Brown knows the success or otherwise of January`s Asian Cup rests on one thing. Getting Australian backsides on stadium seats.

Title holders Manchester City still looking for reinforcements

English champions Manchester City are still in the market for new signings to boost their title defence, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Tuesday.

Argentina coach Sabella cuts four from squad

Argentina national team coach Alejandro Sabella on Wednesday dropped four players from his provisional 30-man World Cup squad, the country`s football federation announced.

Ranieri stands down as Monaco coach

Italian Claudio Ranieri has stood down as coach of French Ligue 1 club Monaco, club vice-president Vadim Vasilyev said on Tuesday.

Five ways Rodgers has revitalised Liverpool

Liverpool`s 4-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur at the weekend took them to the top of the Premier League table, raising hopes of a first English title since 1990.

Ibrahimovic `just doing his job` as PSG go to troubled Lorient

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has tried to play down his role in turning Paris Saint-Germain into a leading European force as the Ligue 1 leaders prepare to go to Lorient on Friday evening.

Barca sign new deal with defender Bartra

FC Barcelona announced Tuesday that the club has reached an agreement with young central defender Marc Bartra to extend his contract into the end of June 2017.

Hoy cops for Foy Chelsea abuse

Olympic champion cyclist Chris Hoy found himself yet again on the receiving end of Twitter abuse directed at football referee Chris Foy as angry Chelsea fans vented their frustration on social media.

Liverpool announced launch of residential football academy

English Premier League side Liverpool on Wednesday announced the launch of a residential football academy here in partnerships with city-based DSK Shivajians FC.

Man U meets Nike officials to plot sensational £65m Ronaldo swoop

Manchester United has met Nike officials to plot a sensational 65 million pound worth swoop for their player Cristiano Ronaldo, who plays for Spanish champions Real Madrid.

Juventus and Fiorentina battle for Rossi signature

The Italy international has been linked with a return to Serie A, with La Viola willing to pay €4.5 million for a permanent deal, while the Old Lady are interested in a loan.