Serie A: AS Roma level top as Juventus beaten
Serie A: AS Roma level top as Juventus beaten

An injury-time goal from Genoa midfielder Luca Antonini handed Juventus their first defeat of the season Wednesday when a 2-0 win for Roma allowed the title challengers to pull level at the top of Italy`s Serie A.

Newcastle dealt Spurs trip in League Cup
Newcastle dealt Spurs trip in League Cup

Newcastle United were handed an all-Premier League clash with Tottenham Hotspur in the League Cup quarter-finals after dumping holders Manchester City out of the competition on Wednesday.

South Africa police deny arrest in Senzo Meyiwa killing
South Africa police deny arrest in Senzo Meyiwa killing

South African police on Thursday denied making an arrest in connection with the murder of national football captain Senzo Meyiwa during a robbery at his pop-star girlfriend`s home.

Joyous memorial for slain South African football captain
Joyous memorial for slain South African football captain

Thousands of South Africans jammed into a Johannesburg sports stadium Thursday to celebrate the life of South African football captain Senzo Meyiwa, whose murder during a robbery has stunned the nation.

Bengaluru FC beat Mohammedan Sporting in Durand
Bengaluru FC beat Mohammedan Sporting in Durand

 I-League winners Bengaluru FC made a perfect start to their Durand Cup campaign as they defeated defending champions Mohammedan Sporting 2-1 in the opening match of Pool C quarter-final league here on Thursday.

Massimiliano Allegri hits out at `unplayable` pitch
Massimiliano Allegri hits out at `unplayable` pitch

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri hit out at the state of the pitch at the Luigi Ferraris stadium as the Serie A leaders suffered a first league reverse of the season at Genoa on Wednesday.

Lee Clark succeeds Riga as Blackpool manager
Lee Clark succeeds Riga as Blackpool manager

English second-tier strugglers Blackpool announced the appointment of Lee Clark as manager on Thursday, just 10 days after he was sacked by fellow-Championship side Birmingham City.

Manuel Pellegrini `worried` by Manchester City form
Manuel Pellegrini `worried` by Manchester City form

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has admitted he is "worried" about his side`s form after they were knocked out of the League Cup by Newcastle United.

Inter `truly mine`, says under-fire Walter​ Mazzarri
Inter `truly mine`, says under-fire Walter​ Mazzarri

Under-fire coach Walter Mazzarri insisted he has the support of the Inter Milan dressing room amid reports that this week could prove decisive for his future.

Franck Ribery brushes off Hamburg fan`s insult
Franck Ribery brushes off Hamburg fan`s insult

Bayern Munich`s France winger Franck Ribery has accepted Hamburg`s apology after one of their fans hit him in the face with a scarf during the Bavarians` German Cup win.

QPR considering Rio Ferdinand appeal: Harry Redknapp
QPR considering Rio Ferdinand appeal: Harry Redknapp

Queens Park Rangers are considering whether to appeal against defender Rio Ferdinand`s ban and fine for a comment he made on Twitter, manager Harry Redknapp said on Thursday.

Milan wonder strike was a fluke, says Giacomo​ Bonaventura
Milan wonder strike was a fluke, says Giacomo​ Bonaventura

AC Milan midfielder Giacomo Bonaventura admitted his wonder-strike that earned a share of the points away to Cagliari was a fluke as the Serie A giants crawled up to third in Italy`s top flight.

Borussia Dortmund still a `threat` to Bayern, says Phillip Lahm
Borussia Dortmund still a `threat` to Bayern, says Phillip Lahm

Borussia Dortmund will still pose a threat to Bayern Munich when the rivals meet in the Bundesliga on Saturday, despite their four-match losing streak, Bayern captain Philipp Lahm believes.

Chennaiyin FC's Borja Fernandez says team raring to go against Mumbai FC
Chennaiyin FC's Borja Fernandez says team raring to go against Mumbai FC

 Chennaiyin FC's thumping 5-1 win against Mumbai City FC would not put Atletico de Kolkata under any extra pressure and their star midfielder Borja Fernandez today said they would be raring to go for a win when the two teams face in a top of the group ISL clash on November 4.

ISL: Luis Garcia available for ATK's away game against Chennaiyin FC
ISL: Luis Garcia available for ATK's away game against Chennaiyin FC

 Atletico de Kolkata's star recruit Luis Garcia will be available for their crucial Indian Super League away fixture against Chennaiyin FC, the team management said on Thursday.

Pune FC face Churchill Brothers test in Durand Cup opener
Pune FC face Churchill Brothers test in Durand Cup opener

 Pune FC will be eager to kick off their Durand Cup campaign with a win when they face Goan side Churchill Brothers in their quarterfinal stage Group-IV opener at the Raia Sports Complex here on Friday.

Indian Super League: When Delhi Dynamos felt outsiders at home...
Indian Super League: When Delhi Dynamos felt outsiders at home...

After drubbing Pune FC 4-1 in their last match at home, Delhi Dynamos were once again looking upbeat on Wednesday before their match against NorthEast United, at their own backyard.

Al Hilal captain to run until he "dies" for ACL glory
Al Hilal captain to run until he "dies" for ACL glory

Returning Al Hilal striker Yasser Al Qahtani has pledged to run himself into the ground to put his team over the line in the second leg of the Asian Champions League final against the Western Sydney Wanderers in Riyadh.

Men's World Cup could be played on artificial turf, says Jerome Valcke
Men's World Cup could be played on artificial turf, says Jerome Valcke

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has dismissed allegations of gender discrimination over the decision to play the women`s World Cup on artificial turf, saying the surface could also be used for the men`s tournament in the future.

SRK sad for not being able to buy Kolkata ISL soccer team
SRK sad for not being able to buy Kolkata ISL soccer team

Disappointed that he could not buy the Kolkata franchisee of the Indian Super League football tournament despite best efforts, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan said he could not bring himself to buying another city.