Koke commits future to Atletico Madrid
Koke commits future to Atletico Madrid

 Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke says he is reluctant to leave the Spanish football club despite lucrative offers from abroad.

Australia optmistic ahead of Asian Cup final clash
Australia optmistic ahead of Asian Cup final clash

 Australia's coach Ange Postecoglou is optimistic about his team's chances in the Asian Cup football tournament final against South Korea after beating the Unite Arab Emirates (UAE) 2-0 in the semifinals.

Neymar vows to help Brazil win Olympic gold in 2016
Neymar vows to help Brazil win Olympic gold in 2016

 Football superstar Neymar has vowed to end Brazil's Olympic gold duck by leading his nation to its first title on home soil in 2016.

English clubs dominate international transfer deals - FIFA
English clubs dominate international transfer deals - FIFA

 English clubs are spending more money in the international transfer market than any other country in the world according to a FIFA report published on Wednesday.

Jose Mourinho cries foul over Diego Costa `stamp` claims
Jose Mourinho cries foul over Diego Costa `stamp` claims

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho once again alleged that his team were the victims of a "campaign" after they edged Liverpool 1-0 in an ill-tempered League Cup semi-final second leg.

Thibaut Courtois leads pack of new generation goalkeepers
Thibaut Courtois leads pack of new generation goalkeepers

Thibaut Coutois is fast emerging as not just Premier League's but also as one of the best goalkeepers in the world.

Chelsea's balanced squad gives them chance to complete 'Treble'
Chelsea's balanced squad gives them chance to complete 'Treble'

Jose Mourinho's Chelsea on Tuesday secured their place at the Wembley final in the League Cup.

AC Milan's troubles mount after Cup defeat by 10-man Lazio
AC Milan's troubles mount after Cup defeat by 10-man Lazio

Crisis-torn AC Milan`s problems mounted when they were knocked out of the Coppa Italia quarter-finals 1-0 by visiting Lazio who played the entire second half of the with 10 men on Tuesday.

Branislav Ivanovic sinks Liverpool as Chelsea reach final
Branislav Ivanovic sinks Liverpool as Chelsea reach final

Branislav Ivanovic`s extra-time header sent Chelsea into the League Cup final at Liverpool`s expense as the London club edged a breathless semi-final second leg 1-0 on Tuesday.

Stoke`s Bojan Krkic out for the season
Stoke`s Bojan Krkic out for the season

Stoke City forward Bojan Krkic will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury, the English Premier League club said on Tuesday.

Andre Ayew leads Ghana into Nations Cup last eight
Andre Ayew leads Ghana into Nations Cup last eight

Andre Ayew led a storming comeback for Ghana as they catapulted into the African Nations Cup quarter-finals with a 2-1 over South Africa at Estadio Mongomo on Tuesday.

Yaya Toure plays different role for Ivory Coast: Herve Renard
Yaya Toure plays different role for Ivory Coast: Herve Renard

Yaya Toure has not been playing to the same standard for Ivory Coast at the African Nations Cup as he does for club side Manchester City because of the different quality of the players around, coach Herve Renard argued on Tuesday.

Pune FC hammers Kenkre FC 5-2 in U-19 I-League
Pune FC hammers Kenkre FC 5-2 in U-19 I-League

Arif Shaikh struck twice as Pune FC topped the Maharashtra Zone with a comfortable 5-2 win over Kenkre FC in an U-19 I-League round 8 encounter at the Cooperage Ground, here today.

Herve Renard plays down Yaya Toure expectations before crunch game
Herve Renard plays down Yaya Toure expectations before crunch game

 Getting Yaya Toure to reproduce his club form at international level is a near impossible task, Ivory Coast coach Herve Renard admitted on Tuesday.

Asian Cup: Lightning strikes fire Australia into final
Asian Cup: Lightning strikes fire Australia into final

Australia struck twice early on and then soaked up the pressure as they downed United Arab Emirates 2-0 to set up an Asian Cup final against unbeaten South Korea on Tuesday.

East Bengal to face Bengaluru FC on Wednesday
East Bengal to face Bengaluru FC on Wednesday

 Smarting from their shock defeat against Pune FC at home, reigning champions and Federation Cup winners Bengaluru FC will face formidable East Bengal in the I-League football tournament at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan, here on Wednesday.

Croatia midfielder Marcelo Brozovic joins Inter on loan
Croatia midfielder Marcelo Brozovic joins Inter on loan

 Italian football powerhouse Inter Milan announced the signing of Croatian midfielder Marcelo Brozovic on a two-year loan.

West Ham United serves as a big chance for Darren Fletcher to get new lease of life
West Ham United serves as a big chance for Darren Fletcher to get new lease of life

Premier League club West Ham United are reportedly closing in for a free transfer of Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher. The 30-year-old Scot who has played all his life for the Red Devils, has found his chances hard to come by under manager Louis van Gaal.

Injury sidelines French football league's top scorer
Injury sidelines French football league's top scorer

 Leading goal scorer of French Ligue 1 Alexandre Lacazette is set to miss Lyon's crucial matches against Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain after being sidelined by a hamstring injury for three weeks.

Neymar attributes good form to friend Lionel Messi
Neymar attributes good form to friend Lionel Messi

 Brazilian forward Neymar da Silva has attributed a part of his good form this season to a strong relationship with Argentine star player and Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi.