French professional clubs registered combined losses of 93 million euros ($100m, £67.1m) during the 2013-14 season, a significant increase on the previous campaign, the Professional Football League (LFP) announced on Friday.
On the brink of achieving the 200th goal milestone in the combined I-League and NFL football tournament, East Bengal striker Ranty Martins on Friday said it's just a number and that he would dedicate it to his mother, whom he lost earlier this year.
Aston Villa, who have not won the FA Cup for nearly 60 years, face Liverpool in the semi-final on Sunday seeking a bit of glory in a season which has been marked by a desperate fight to retain their top-slight status.
PSV Eindhoven have been cloistered away behind closed doors since Thursday as coach Phillip Cocu sought to shield his team from an overwhelming sense of expectation ahead of their potential title-winning match on Saturday.
The self-styled "Special One" faces what he agreed is a special fixture this weekend but Jose Mourinho refused to accept that beating Manchester United to establish a 10-point lead with six games left would mean Chelsea had won the Premier League.
Leaders Barcelona will almost certainly be without Andres Iniesta for Saturday`s La Liga game at home to Valencia as he has not recovered sufficiently from a bruised pelvis, coach Luis Enrique said on Friday.
Brazilian football legend Pele has said he would pick Argentine forward Lionel Messi over his Portuguese counterpart Cristiano Ronaldo because of the former’s ability to create more opportunities than just score goals.
Debutants Royal Wahingdoh FC (RWFC), who have had an excellent run in the season so far, will lock horns with the unbeaten Mohun Bagan side in what is expected to be an exciting contest between the top two sides in the table in a Hero I-League match, here tomorrow.