Former Nigerian skipper Segun​ Odegbami to run for FIFA
Former Nigerian skipper Segun​ Odegbami to run for FIFA

 Former Nigeria skipper Segun Odegbami became the latest man to throw his hat into the ring to replace Sepp Blatter as president of football`s world governing boidy FIFA on Tuesday.

Qatar to finish work on first World Cup venue by 2016
Qatar to finish work on first World Cup venue by 2016

Controversial football World Cup host Qatar will complete work on the first venue for tournament matches by 2016, six years before the event takes place, officials announced on Tuesday.

Guam, Hong Kong face stern World Cup road trips

Surprise early Asian pace-setters Guam and Hong Kong face daunting World Cup qualifying road trips to Iran and China on Thursday that will better gauge the progress the two minnows claim to have made.

Wayne Rooney asked me who Anthony Martial was: Morgan Schneiderlin
Wayne Rooney asked me who Anthony Martial was: Morgan Schneiderlin

Like majority of Manchester United fans, club skipper Wayne Rooney on Tuesday unaware of his side's latest transfer target - Anthony Martial.

Juve boost midfield with Hernanes, Lemina
Juve boost midfield with Hernanes, Lemina

Juventus have bolstered their depleted midfield following the departure of Andrea Pirlo and Arturo Vidal by signing Hernanes from Inter Milan and upcoming Frenchman Mario Lemina from Marseille.

Real Madrid "looks very good", says Iker Casillas
Real Madrid "looks very good", says Iker Casillas

Former Real Madrid captain Iker Casillas, currently the goalkeeper of Porto, says his former club "looks very good".

Everton move for Argentine defender Funes
Everton move for Argentine defender Funes

Argentine centre-back Ramiro Funes Mori has joined Everton from River Plate for a fee of £9.5 million ($14.6 million, 12.9 million euros), the Premier League club announced on Tuesday.

EPL transfer updates: Deadline day!
EPL transfer updates: Deadline day!

Welcome to the coverage of the final day of the transfer updates in the English Premier League. Remember the window has shut in other leading European nations.

Difficult to adapt to Louis van Gaal, had couple of rows with him: Angel di Maria
Difficult to adapt to Louis van Gaal, had couple of rows with him: Angel di Maria

Argentine footballer Angel di Maria has criticised Louis Van Gaal saying it was the Manchester United coach's philosophy which made him leave the English Premier League club, adding he was facing difficulties in adapting to them and that resulted in several rows between the two.

2018 WC qualifiers: India's poor string of results a major concern ahead of Iran clash
2018 WC qualifiers: India's poor string of results a major concern ahead of Iran clash

India summed up another dismal performance as they were held 0-0 by neighbours Nepal in an international friendly encounter in Pune. With Asian giants Iran waiting next in a crucial World Cup qualifier on 8th September, India have plenty of catching to do in terms of at least displaying a fight on the field.

AIFF set for urgent meet with I-League club owners, ISL decision makers
AIFF set for urgent meet with I-League club owners, ISL decision makers

All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel on Sunday invited I-League club owners and Reliance-IMG officials for a meeting to be held in Mumbai on Friday.

If given time, can bet that this team will perform: Stephen Constantine
If given time, can bet that this team will perform: Stephen Constantine

Held to a goalless draw by lower-ranked Nepal, India football coach Stephen Constantine rued the missed chances in the international friendly match here and said it was a learning process for his team.

Hernanes to Juve on three-year deal: Report
Hernanes to Juve on three-year deal: Report

Inter Milan midfielder Hernanes has agreed terms with Juventus on a three-year deal that will see the Brazilian earn 2.7m euros a season, reports said on Monday.

Ronaldinho defends visit to rival dressing room
Ronaldinho defends visit to rival dressing room

 Ronaldinho on Monday defended his decision to pose for photographs in the opposition dressing room after Fluminense's 2-1 defeat to Atletico Mineiro.

Manchester United hamstrung by transfer chaos
Manchester United hamstrung by transfer chaos

With less than 24 hours until the transfer window slams shut, Manchester United once again find themselves playing the unwanted role of the panicked Christmas shopper who realises he`s left it too late to buy the presents he wanted.

Inter Milan capture Felipe Melo, Adem Ljajic in late deals
Inter Milan capture Felipe Melo, Adem Ljajic in late deals

Inter Milan have bolstered their new-look midfield by capturing Brazilian veteran Felipe Melo and Bosnian Adem Ljajic from Galatasaray and Roma respectively, the Serie A club announced Monday.

David de Gea move to Real Madrid mired in confusion
David de Gea move to Real Madrid mired in confusion

Spanish international goalkeeper David de Gea`s proposed move to Real Madrid was halted on Monday night as the documentation needed to formalise the transfer from Manchester United wasn`t completed in time according to reports.

Manchester United's Adnan Januzaj joins Borussia Dortmund on loan
Manchester United's Adnan Januzaj joins Borussia Dortmund on loan

Borussia Dortmund have signed Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj on loan for a season, the German club said on Monday.

India play goalless draw against Nepal
India play goalless draw against Nepal

Indian football team failed to impress against lower-ranked Nepal, playing a goalless draw in an International friendly at the Balewadi Stadium, here on Monday.

Former hat-trick record-holder Graham​ Leggat dies at 81

Graham Leggat, who held the record for the quickest English top- flight hat-trick for over 51 years until Southampton`s Sadio Mane broke it in May, has died aged 81.