Steven Gerrard to settle in 16.8 mln-pound posh mansion post moving to LA Galaxy
Steven Gerrard to settle in 16.8 mln-pound posh mansion post moving to LA Galaxy

Liverpool great Steven Gerrard has been offered a 16.8 million pounds mansion in the posh Malibu in Los Angeles by his new club LA Galaxy.

Brazil sink Chile to continue winning run
Brazil sink Chile to continue winning run

Brazil won their eighth successive game since the World Cup as Roberto Firmino`s goal gave them a feisty 1-0 victory over Chile in a friendly at Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium on Sunday. Firmino, a 61st-minute substitute, burst clear after 73 minutes and expertly rounded Chile keeper Claudio Bravo before dispatching a simple finish into the empty goal. Brazil forward Neymar and Chilean Alexis Sanchez were the standout players for their sides but were often wasteful after dazzling build-up play in a full-blooded game that was punctuated by a host of fouls and heavy challenges.

Manchester United's Chris Smalling hails Louis van Gaal impact
Manchester United's Chris Smalling hails Louis van Gaal impact

Manchester United defender Chris Smalling hailed manager Louis van Gaal as the reason behind his upturn in form and believes he is now playing the best football of his career.

Wales ready for Belgium, Aaron Ramsey says
Wales ready for Belgium, Aaron Ramsey says

Surging Wales can defeat top-notch Belgium in June and close in on reaching the finals of Euro 2016 in France, Aaron Ramsey believes.

India lose 0-4 against Syria in AFC U-23 Championship
India lose 0-4 against Syria in AFC U-23 Championship

India lost their second consecutive match in the Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) Under-23 Championship, going down 0-4 against Syria in a Group E match at the Bangabandhu Stadium here on Sunday.

Pune FC go down 0-2 to Royal Wahingdoh FC in I-League
Pune FC go down 0-2 to Royal Wahingdoh FC in I-League

Pune FC went down fighting 0-2 to Royal Wahingdoh FC in an I-League football tournament's Round-13 encounter at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Sunday.

Spain`s former glories not far away: Vincente del Bosque
Spain`s former glories not far away: Vincente del Bosque

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque insists his side are not as far away from the form that saw them win three consecutive major tournaments between 2008 and 2012 as their critics suggest.

Schoolboy trains with Bayern`s senior squad
Schoolboy trains with Bayern`s senior squad

Antonio Trograncic has lived a schoolboy`s dream after the 15-year-old was invited to train with Bayern Munich`s senior squad by the Bavarian giants` coach Pep Guardiola.

Antonio Conte warns over Croatia, Norway danger
Antonio Conte warns over Croatia, Norway danger

Italy coach Antonio Conte admits the Azzurri could be pushed all the way by Croatia and Norway as they look to secure one of the top two places from Group H in qualifying for the 2016 European Championships.

Guus Hiddink insists Dutch will qualify despite setback
Guus Hiddink insists Dutch will qualify despite setback

Veteran Netherlands coach Guus Hiddink insisted his side would qualify for next year`s European Championship as questions over his tenure re-emerged in the wake of a last-gasp 1-1 home draw with Turkey on Saturday.

Old hand Eidur Gudjohnsen makes triumphant return for Iceland
Old hand Eidur Gudjohnsen makes triumphant return for Iceland

Iceland coach Lars Lagerback`s decision to tempt Eidur Gudjohnsen out of international retirement paid off handsomely in Kazakhstan, with the 36-year-old scoring his first goal in over five years for his country in a 3-0 win. 

Martin Odegaard becomes youngest to start Euro qualifier
Martin Odegaard becomes youngest to start Euro qualifier

Martin Odegaard became the youngest player to start a European Championship qualifying match when he took the field in Norway`s Group H tie against Croatia on Saturday.

Flare-throwing Montenegro fan turns himself in say police
Flare-throwing Montenegro fan turns himself in say police

A 25-year old Montenegro fan suspected of hitting Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev on the head with a flare during Friday`s Euro 2016 qualifier has turned himself in, Montenegrin police said on Saturday.

Dutch strike late to spoil Turkish delight
Dutch strike late to spoil Turkish delight

The Netherlands scored in stoppage time through a deflected Wesley Sneijder shot to secure a 1-1 draw with Turkey on Saturday and avoid their first ever home defeat in European Championship qualifying.

Marouane Fellaini double helps Belgium crush Cyprus
Marouane Fellaini double helps Belgium crush Cyprus

Marouane Fellaini struck twice as Belgium moved within three points of Euro 2016 Group B qualifying leaders Wales with a 5-0 thumping of Cyprus on Saturday.

Wayne Rooney needs honours to be ranked with Bobby Charlton – Roy Hodgson
Wayne Rooney needs honours to be ranked with Bobby Charlton – Roy Hodgson

Wayne Rooney might break Bobby Charlton`s 45-year-old England scoring record of 49 goals this season but he must be successful at a major championship to be regarded as one of the country`s greats said coach Roy Hodgson.

Belgium-born United star gets Brazil U-20 call-up
Belgium-born United star gets Brazil U-20 call-up

Brazil have called up Belgium-born Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira for an Under-20 World Cup warm-up tournament in Austria next month.

Javier `Chicharito` goal lifts Mexico 1-0 over Ecuador
Javier `Chicharito` goal lifts Mexico 1-0 over Ecuador

A goal by Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez and an impressive performance from goalkeeper Jesus Corona lifted Mexico to a 1-0 friendly win over Ecuador on Saturday.

 Argentina manage without Lionel Messi in win over El Salvador
Argentina manage without Lionel Messi in win over El Salvador

Argentina rested superstar Lionel Messi but were still too powerful for El Salvador in a 2-0 friendly win over the Central American minnows at Fedex Field here Saturday.

 Late goals save day for Netherlands, Italy
Late goals save day for Netherlands, Italy

The Netherlands and Italy needed late equalisers to earn draws in Euro 2016 qualifying on Saturday, while Gareth Bale inspired Wales to a fine win in Israel that left them top of their group.