Cristiano Ronaldo aims to outshine Lionel Messi on Manchester return
Cristiano Ronaldo aims to outshine Lionel Messi on Manchester return

Cristiano Ronaldo will try to outshine Lionel Messi on his return to Old Trafford when the two best players in the world clash in a friendly between Portugal and Argentina on Tuesday.

Indian-origin shopkeeper shot dead by robbers in UK

London: A 35-year-old Indian-origin shopkeeper was shot dead by robbers at his shop in Manchester in the UK, police said.

England could play away from Wembley if FA secure NFL deal
England could play away from Wembley if FA secure NFL deal

 England could play matches in different towns and cities around the country again from 2018 if the English FA secures an NFL franchise based at Wembley Stadium.

Manchester City on alert for visit of rampant Roma

After late disappointment against Bayern Munich in their opening Champions League group game, Manchester City can ill afford another slip-up in Tuesday`s meeting with in-form Roma at the Etihad Stadium.

Lancashire hope for multi-million bond boost
Lancashire hope for multi-million bond boost

Lancashire announced Wednesday the launch of its first retail bond designed to help the English county cricket club raise £3 million ($5 million, 4 million euros).

British opposition readies election challenge to Conservatives

Conservative bashing, stirring words about social equality and warnings over populism: Britain`s main opposition party this week prepped its ranks for next year`s general election.

Nationalist leader says Scots tricked out of independence

Defeated Scottish nationalist chief Alex Salmond accused Britain`s political leaders on Sunday of tricking Scots out of independence after a dispute about how and when to give them more powers.

Nottingham voted England's City of Football
Nottingham voted England's City of Football

The city has no presence in the Premier League but Nottingham has been voted England`s 2015 City of Football.

60 dogs killed in suspected arson attack on dogs' home in UK

A suspected arson attack on a dogs' home in the northern English city of Manchester has killed at least 60 dogs, shocking a nation known for its devotion to pets.

Indian Super League to be revealed at Manchester convention

Plans for the eagerly anticipated Indian Super League (ISL) and the 2017 U17 FIFA World Cup will be officially presented to the global football industry at the Soccerex Global Convention, held in Manchester between September 6-10.

India`s tour of England: Moeen Ali learning on the job

Moeen Ali admitted Wednesday he had endured a steep learning curve in his brief England career.

Sunil Gavaskar, Mark Nicholas escape life-threatening road accident in England

India`s legendary batsman Sunil Gavaskar escaped a life-threatening road accident on Sunday while travelling to London from Manchester.

India vs England: Lack of figting spirit by Team India shocks one and all

As India surrendered the fourth Test in Manchester by an innings and 54 runs in less than three days, the five-match series shifted decisively in England`s favour but the manner of defeats has definitely shocked everyone after the team`s historic Lord`s victory.

India surrender in under three days at Old Trafford

A listless India capitulated to a humiliating innings and 54 runs defeat in the fourth cricket Test against England with a horrendous batting display that allowed the hosts to take a 2-1 lead in the five-match series.

Our lower-order has camouflaged top-order failure: MS Dhoni

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni took a dig at the top-order batsmen stating that it was the fifth bowler and the lower order who were scoring all the runs after another abject surrender against England in the fourth cricket Test here Saturday.

India vs England: Stuart Broad suffers nose blow

England`s Stuart Broad retired hurt after being struck on the nose by a bouncer from India fast bowler Varun Aaron on the third day of the fourth Test at Old Trafford on Saturday.

India vs England, 4th Test: Six-star Stuart Broad puts hosts on top

Stuart Broad took six wickets as India were bowled out for just 152 on the first day of the fourth Test against England at Old Trafford on Thursday.

West Ham United`s Ravel Morrison made `acid threat`

West Ham United midfielder Ravel Morrison threatened to throw acid in his ex-girlfriend`s face and have her killed, a court in Manchester heard on Thursday.

Varun Aaron should get a look-in: Sourav Ganguly

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly today called for inclusion of pacer Varun Aaron keeping in mind the fast nature of the pitch in Manchester -- the venue for the fourth Test versus England beginning August 7.

Advantage England with Anderson escaping ban: Steve Harmison

Former fast bowler Steve Harmison feels the advantage rests with hosts England in the remaining two Tests with James Anderson managing to escape without a ban for his Level 3 charge in the Trent Bridge incident.