Real Madrid president Florentino Perez feels guilty over Iker Casillas' departure
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez feels guilty over Iker Casillas' departure

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez admitted the Spanish club was wrong in dealing with the farewell of veteran goalkeeper Iker Casillas, who signed in July for Portugal's Porto, while he stressed that he was not forcibly dismissed from the club.

Onus on govt, AIFF to lift Indian football: German league CEO
Onus on govt, AIFF to lift Indian football: German league CEO

Bundesliga CEO Christian Seifert feels that for Indian football to wake up from its slumber and make a mark in the sport, the push has to come from "within" the government and the AIFF.

Jose Mourinho, Cristiano Ronaldo, Novak Djokovic receive Guinness World Records certificates
Jose Mourinho, Cristiano Ronaldo, Novak Djokovic receive Guinness World Records certificates

Some of the biggest names in the sporting world Frank Lampard, Jose Mourinho, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lewis Hamilton, Novak Djokovic and many more have been included in the new Guinness World Records book and were honoured with certificates.

Atletico de Kolkata win first friendly match in Spain
Atletico de Kolkata win first friendly match in Spain

Defending Indian Super League (ISL) champions Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) won their first friendly match against Spanish side Gimnastica Segoviana CF under-19 team 9-0 at the Los Angeles de San Rafael ground here.

Fernandinho says he never lost faith in Manuel Pellegrini
Fernandinho says he never lost faith in Manuel Pellegrini

Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho says he never doubted manager Manuel Pellegrini even when he was heavily criticised last season after the side finished eight points behind Premier League champions Chelsea.

Manchester United's 'lack of experience' killed David de Gea deal: Florentino Perez
Manchester United's 'lack of experience' killed David de Gea deal: Florentino Perez

David de Gea`s transfer from Manchester United to Real Madrid broke down at the last minute due to the Premier League club management`s "lack of experience", Real president Florentino Perez claimed on Friday.

Over 100 teams to take part in Subroto Cup, Pele could attend final
Over 100 teams to take part in Subroto Cup, Pele could attend final

More than 100 school teams, including those from seven foreign countries, will take part in the Subroto Mukherjee Football Tournament which will be held here from September 10 to October 16.

Victor Valdes warned me about Louis van Gaal: Pedro
Victor Valdes warned me about Louis van Gaal: Pedro

Spanish footballer Pedro revealed his national teammate Victor Valdes warned him about his "problem" of playing under Manchester United coach Louis van Gaal before he joined English football club Chelsea.

Dutch in danger as Iceland on brink of Euro 2016
Dutch in danger as Iceland on brink of Euro 2016

Iceland took a big step towards sealing their ticket to Euro 2016 with a 1-0 win in the Netherlands on Thursday which put the Dutch in danger of missing the finals in France.

Spain call on misfiring Diego Costa for key Slovakia clash
Spain call on misfiring Diego Costa for key Slovakia clash

European champions Spain can take a big step towards securing the right to defend their title in France next year when Slovakia travel to Oviedo on Saturday defending a 100 percent record in qualifying Group C.

Qatar set new record with 15-0 Bhutan rout, Malaysia suffer
Qatar set new record with 15-0 Bhutan rout, Malaysia suffer

Qatar recorded their biggest victory in international football when they eased past tiny Bhutan 15-0 while the UAE handed Malaysia a 10-0 rout in the Asian Zone World Cup qualifiers on Thursday.

Gareth Bale leads Wales within touching distance of Euro 2016
Gareth Bale leads Wales within touching distance of Euro 2016

Gareth Bale put Wales within touching distance of Euro 2016 and a first major tournament appearance for 58 years as the Real Madrid`s star`s late goal clinched a 1-0 win over Cyprus on Thursday.

Graziano Pelle fires Italy top of group with Malta win
Graziano Pelle fires Italy top of group with Malta win

Southampton striker Graziano Pelle scored off Antonio Candreva`s pinpoint cross to hand Italy a precious 1-0 win over Malta in Florence on Thursday that sent the hosts top of their Euro 2016 qualifying table.

Waning Wayne Rooney on brink of England history
Waning Wayne Rooney on brink of England history

It is telling that although he stands on the verge of becoming England`s all-time leading goal-scorer, Wayne Rooney`s standing in the game remains a matter of debate.

Report claims discrimination on rise in English game
Report claims discrimination on rise in English game

Reports of racism and other discrimination in English football rose by 21 per cent last season to 887, according to figures released by the Football Association on Thursday.

FIFA reform chief explains comments on US justice, soccer
FIFA reform chief explains comments on US justice, soccer

FIFA`s reform chief meant no offence to United States authorities when he questioned why they were investigating corruption in football, he said on Thursday.

Real Madrid set to retain status as world's richest club
Real Madrid set to retain status as world's richest club

Real Madrid look certain to retain their status as the world`s richest club by income after the La Liga club`s revenue for the 2014-15 season jumped 9.4 percent to 660.6 million euros ($733.33 million).

Emmanuel Adebayor dropped from Tottenham squad
Emmanuel Adebayor dropped from Tottenham squad

Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor has been left out of his club`s 25-man Premier League squad for the rest of the year.

FIFA reform panel ends first meet, pledges "meaningful and lasting" change
FIFA reform panel ends first meet, pledges "meaningful and lasting" change

A committee charged with drawing up sweeping reforms at FIFA finished its first meeting on Thursday, pledging that "meaningful and lasting" change at world football`s embattled governing body remains possible.

Arsenal without Danny Welbeck after knee operation
Arsenal without Danny Welbeck after knee operation

Arsenal`s England striker Danny Welbeck willl be out of action for several months after undergoing a knee operation.