Colombian striker John Stiven Mendoza joins Chennaiyin FC
Colombian striker John Stiven Mendoza joins Chennaiyin FC

Colombian striker John Stiven Mendoza became the latest recruit of ISL franchise Chennayin FC as they announced their 28-member squad on Wednesday. Mendoza is a 22-year-old forward who represented Colombia at the 2009 U-17 World Cup in Nigeria and 2011 U-20 South American championship in Peru.

Two countries unite to salute record-breaking Francesco Totti
Two countries unite to salute record-breaking Francesco Totti

Italy and England rarely agree on football matters, but the two countries were united in saluting record-breaking striker Francesco Totti on Wednesday.

Aaron Ramsey, Joe Allen to miss Wales qualifiers
Aaron Ramsey, Joe Allen to miss Wales qualifiers

Midfielders Aaron Ramsey and Joe Allen are set to miss Wales` upcoming Euro 2016 qualifiers against Bosnia-Herzegovina and Cyprus in Cardiff, manager Chris Coleman said Wednesday.

England players `treated like babies`, feels Rio Ferdinand
England players `treated like babies`, feels Rio Ferdinand

England`s players are "treated like complete babies" in comparison to those of major international teams, according to Rio Ferdinand.

Training with Zico is a dream come true for Goan boys
Training with Zico is a dream come true for Goan boys

 Goan boys Romeo Fernandes and Rowilson Rodrigues, who just read or heard about Zico are not only now witnessing the Brazilian legend in flesh and blood but are also soaking in the words of wisdom shared by Zico, the FC Goa team's marquee coach at the training.

I am a part of ISL to inspire Indian youngsters: Freddie Ljungberg
I am a part of ISL to inspire Indian youngsters: Freddie Ljungberg

Arsenal and Swedish legend Freddie Ljungberg, who will be plying his trade for ISL franchise Mumbai City FC, on Wednesday said he wanted to play in the new football league to inspire youngsters and help them.

Borussia Dortmund star Ciro Immobile finds Bundesliga tough
Borussia Dortmund star Ciro Immobile finds Bundesliga tough

Italian striker Ciro Immobile has admitted he finds the Bundesliga tougher than Italy`s Serie A as he adapts to life in Germany`s top flight.

Javier Aguirre calls up Kagawa, three uncapped players
Javier Aguirre calls up Kagawa, three uncapped players

 Japan`s new coach Javier Aguirre called up Dortmund midfielder Shinji Kagawa on Wednesday for friendlies against Jamaica and Brazil this month, in his first international duty since leaving Manchester United.

Asian Games: North Korea coach blasts football refs
Asian Games: North Korea coach blasts football refs

North Korea coach Yun Jong-Su attacked refereeing bias at the Asian Games football and warned that Thursday`s gold medal showdown with South Korea must be "fairly" handled.

Sachin Tendulkar launches anthem, jersey of his Indian Super League team
Sachin Tendulkar launches anthem, jersey of his Indian Super League team

Sachin Tendulkar launched the anthem and jersey of his co-owned football team Kerala Blaster, for upcoming India Super League (ISL), which is slated to kick-off next month.

Nagaland school wins Subroto Cup
Nagaland school wins Subroto Cup

Greenwood High School from Nagaland lifted the Under-14 boys trophy in the 55th Subroto Cup International Football Tournament, beating Government Model High School, Chandigarh 5-4 on penalties in the final at the Ambedkar Stadium here Tuesday.

Asian Games: More than gold on the line in all-Korean football final
Asian Games: More than gold on the line in all-Korean football final

North and South Korea will be playing for more than just a gold medal when they clash in the Asian Games football final on Thursday.

Everton have nothing to fear in Russia: Aiden ​McGeady
Everton have nothing to fear in Russia: Aiden ​McGeady

Everton winger Aiden McGeady`s experience of Russian football gives him reason to be confident as the Toffees travel to face FC Krasnodar in the Europa League on Thursday evening.

Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero in Argentine squad for friendlies in China
Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero in Argentine squad for friendlies in China

Aires: Lionel Messi will captain the Argentina national football team, which also includes prolific striker Sergio Aguero, for friendlies in China against Brazil and Hong Kong.

Francesco Totti makes history as Roma thwart Man City
Francesco Totti makes history as Roma thwart Man City

Francesco Totti became the oldest goal-scorer in Champions League history as Roma held Manchester City to a 1-1 draw in an entertaining Group E encounter on Tuesday.

Gianluigi Buffon targets Champions League quarters
Gianluigi Buffon targets Champions League quarters

 Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon believes his side have to target at least the Champions League quarter-finals after the disappointment of crashing out at the group stages last season.

Nemanja Matic gives Chelsea victory on Jose Mourinho`s return to Lisbon
Nemanja Matic gives Chelsea victory on Jose Mourinho`s return to Lisbon

Jose Mourinho enjoyed a happy return to his native city of Lisbon on Tuesday as Chelsea defeated Sporting Lisbon 1-0 in Champions League Group G action at the Estadio Jose Alvalade. 

Recordbreakers Totti and Xavi fail to deliver victory
Recordbreakers Totti and Xavi fail to deliver victory

European football greats Francesco Totti and Xavi Hernandez set Champions League records for oldest goalscorer and appearances on Tuesday but neither could cap that personal landmark with victory for their sides Roma and Barcelona respectively.

Manuel Pellegrini rues carelessness as Roma hold Manchester City
Manuel Pellegrini rues carelessness as Roma hold Manchester City

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini said his side need to sharpen up their act after they were held 1-1 by Roma in their second Champions League Group E game.