Atletico de Kolkata midfielder and Bangladesh skipper Mamunul Islam Mamun said his main endeavour would be to win the hearts of football loving citizens of Kolkata and play for either East Bengal or Mohun Bagan after Indian Super League (ISL) that begins on October 12.
Spanish soccer star Luis Garcia believes the days of struggle for Spain's national football team are over and, riding on young and exciting talent, the 2010 World Cup winners will be one of the leading contenders for the Euro 2016.
Midfielder Aaron Ramsey could miss Arsenal`s Premier League clash with champions Manchester City on Saturday after twisting his ankle on a pitch described by Wales team-mate Gareth Bale as "the worst I have ever played on."
Japanese international Shinji Kagawa has re-signed for former club Borussia Dortmund for a reported fee of 8million euros ($10.5million, £6.3million) ending an unhappy two year spell with Manchester United German publication Bild claimed on Sunday.
The former Dynamo Kiev and Soviet international midfielder Andrei Bal has died suddenly as a result of a blood clot at the age of 56 during a football match of veteran teams, the club reported Saturday.
The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has imposed one match ban each on Real Madrid midfielder, Xabi Alonso and Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone. The duo were involved in an ugly spat towards the end of last season`s Champions League final.
New Aston Villa assistant manager Roy Keane refuses to "promise miracles" but hopes to give the Birmingham club boss Paul Lambert every support to get the team back to winning ways, he said on Wednesday.