Barcelona 3 - 0 Bayern Munich: Unstoppable Messi makes mockery of Pep's Bavarians
Barcelona 3 - 0 Bayern Munich: Unstoppable Messi makes mockery of Pep's Bavarians

Barcelona-Bayern Munich tie is probably over an unstoppable Lionle Messi scored twice in spce of three minutes. Chasing an away goal, Bayern pushed hard in the dying minutes, allowing Neymar to score the third. Interestingly, Barca trailed in the possession game though, to Pep Guardiola's Bavarians. The return-leg in on May 14 at the Allianze Arena. And Bayern will hope to repeat their quarter-final outing against Porto.

AIFF Elite Academy Crowned Champions Of U19 I-League
AIFF Elite Academy Crowned Champions Of U19 I-League

The AIFF Elite Academy were crowned champions of U-19 I-League following a 2-0 win over United SC in their penultimate encounter here on Wednesday.

Former Portsmouth FC owner Vladimir Antonov loses extradition case
Former Portsmouth FC owner Vladimir Antonov loses extradition case

The former owner of English football club Portsmouth on Wednesday lost a High Court bid to avoid extradition to Lithuania, where he faces £400 million ($608 million, 540 million euros) fraud charges.

Outcry over rise of Russian footballer with Putin pal dad
Outcry over rise of Russian footballer with Putin pal dad

The unexpected rise of a little-known defender with a very influential father has embroiled one of Russia`s top clubs in a high-profile dressing room spat over alleged nepotism.

Benni McCarthy loses more than hair in barbershop robbery
Benni McCarthy loses more than hair in barbershop robbery

Former South Africa striker Benni McCarthy became a target for more than autograph hunters when he was robbed at gunpoint in a Johannesburg barbershop.

We are not safe yet warns Hamburg SV coach Bruno Labbadia
We are not safe yet warns Hamburg SV coach Bruno Labbadia

Hamburg SV coach Bruno Labbadia has warned his team not to get carried away by the two straight wins that have lifted them out of the relegation zone and has urged them to finish the job against rivals Freiburg on Friday.

Ambitious FC Krasnodar eye UEFA Champions League debut
Ambitious FC Krasnodar eye UEFA Champions League debut

Russia`s FC Krasnodar could be Champions League debutants next season with the club that was formed only seven years ago on the cusp of joining the big time thanks to the backing of billionaire owner Sergei Galitsky.

Israeli FA to meet Sepp Blatter in effort to avert suspension
Israeli FA to meet Sepp Blatter in effort to avert suspension

Israel`s top soccer administrators will meet FIFA President Sepp Blatter in Zurich on Wednesday in a late bid to avert a vote called by the Palestinians to suspend Israel from the world body.

2015 UEFA Champions League, 2nd semi-final: Barcelona vs Bayern Munich – Preview
2015 UEFA Champions League, 2nd semi-final: Barcelona vs Bayern Munich – Preview

This is the match-up everyone is waiting for. German champions Bayern Munich will play Barcelona in the second semi-final of the 2015 UEFA Champions League at Camp Nou. It also marks the return of former Barca manager Pep Guardiola at Barcelona after leaving the Catalans in 2012.

UEFA Champions League, 2nd semi-final: Barcelona vs Bayern Munich – Factfile
UEFA Champions League, 2nd semi-final: Barcelona vs Bayern Munich – Factfile

Factfile on Barcelona and Bayern Munich ahead of the Champions League semi-final, first-leg, tie on Wednesday

Juventus move a step closer to rejoining Europe's elite
Juventus move a step closer to rejoining Europe's elite

Juventus`s win over Real Madrid has strengthened their conviction that they are good enough to rejoin European football`s elite after years of watching the Champions League final stages from the sidelines. 

Carlo Ancelotti needs rethink after Sergio Ramos experiment fails
Carlo Ancelotti needs rethink after Sergio Ramos experiment fails

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti will have to rethink his tactics ahead of the Champions League return leg after Sergio Ramos came unstuck in an experimental midfield role in the semi-final clash with Juventus. 

Indonesia defiant after FIFA suspension threat
Indonesia defiant after FIFA suspension threat

The Indonesian government insisted Wednesday it would stick by a decision to freeze all activities of the football association despite a threat from FIFA to suspend the country from international competition.

Knock out king `Rafa` eyes third Europa prize
Knock out king `Rafa` eyes third Europa prize

 Rafeal Benitez is expecting no favours from Ukraine underdogs Dnipro for his swashbuckling Napoli side, while holders Sevilla await Fiorentina in Thursday`s Europa League semi-final first leg ties.

Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini writes open apology to fans
Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini writes open apology to fans

Newcastle United captain Fabricio Coloccini has written an open letter of apology to fans for the club`s woeful form that has left them battling to retain their Premier League status.

Liverpool striker Sturridge says hip surgery successful
Liverpool striker Sturridge says hip surgery successful

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has had successful surgery on a hip problem that effectively ended his season, he said on social media on Tuesday.

Champions League: Alvaro Morata, Carlos Tevez strike as Juventus hang on to stun Real Madrid
Champions League: Alvaro Morata, Carlos Tevez strike as Juventus hang on to stun Real Madrid

Juventus striker Carlos Tevez smashed home a second-half penalty as the hosts stunned holders Real Madrid with a 2-1 win in an absorbing Champions League semi-final, first leg on Tuesday.

UEFA Champions League, 1st semi-final: Juventus vs Real Madrid – As it happened...
UEFA Champions League, 1st semi-final: Juventus vs Real Madrid – As it happened...

Excellent display from Juventus to deny Real Madrid spoils in Turin. Alvaro Morata set the ton of the match by scoring the opener, against his former club, then Cristiano Ronaldo equalised for the defending champions. But a penalty conversion from Carlos Tevez all but settled the leg. The return leg is on May 13 at the imposing Santiago Bernanbeu and the Old Lady will need all the tricks in their book to capitalise from this win and make Champions League final in ages.

'Scathing' Diego Maradona slams Sepp Blatter for plunging FIFA into 'anarchy'
'Scathing' Diego Maradona slams Sepp Blatter for plunging FIFA into 'anarchy'

Legendary Argentina footballer Diego Maradona has launched a blistering tirade on Sepp Blatter, accusing the FIFA president of plummeting the world football's governing body into 'anarchy' in his tenure.

'Impossible' to replicate Alex Ferguson's feat of 13 EPL titles: Jose Mourinho
'Impossible' to replicate Alex Ferguson's feat of 13 EPL titles: Jose Mourinho

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has admitted that it is nearly an 'impossible' task to match former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson's haul of 13 Premier League titles.