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Darren Fletcher says Wayne Rooney helped Cristiano Ronaldo shine at Manchester United

Darren Fletcher says Wayne Rooney helped Cristiano Ronaldo shine at Manchester United

Ronaldo, Rooney and Tevez formed a dreaded trio at United under Ferguson winning the Champions League in 2008,

Jan 13, 2017, 16:36 PM IST
Midfielder Sergio Busquets signs new  Barcelona deal until 2021

Midfielder Sergio Busquets signs new Barcelona deal until 2021

The new contract includes a buyout clause and means the midfielder will almost certainly see out his entire career with the club he made his debut for in September 2008.

Sep 22, 2016, 20:48 PM IST
Luka Modric stunner sees Croatia past Turkey in Euro 2016

Luka Modric stunner sees Croatia past Turkey in Euro 2016

Modric illuminated the game with his deft flicks and surefooted touches, and with half-time approaching he provided the breakthrough.

Jun 12, 2016, 20:54 PM IST
ISL: Blow for Mumbai as Andre Moritz heads home

ISL: Blow for Mumbai as Andre Moritz heads home

ISL outfit Mumbai City FC were on Wednesday dealt a blow as attacking midfielder Andre Moritz is heading back home owing to personal reasons and will not take part in the rest of the tournament.

Oct 14, 2015, 20:10 PM IST
Atletico Madrid`s Koke suffers hamstring injury

Atletico Madrid`s Koke suffers hamstring injury

 Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke could miss the his side`s derby clash with Real Madrid in two weeks` time after picking up a hamstring injury in Atletico`s 2-0 win at Eibar.

Sep 20, 2015, 18:03 PM IST
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale sidelined by calf muscle injury

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale sidelined by calf muscle injury

 Real Madrid midfielder Gareth Bale damaged a calf muscle in his left leg during Tuesday`s 4-0 Champions League Group A victory at home to Shakhtar Donetsk, tests confirmed on Thursday.

Sep 17, 2015, 18:03 PM IST
Man City midfielder Fabian Delph faces lengthy layoff due to hamstring injury

Man City midfielder Fabian Delph faces lengthy layoff due to hamstring injury

Manchester City midfielder Fabian Delph could miss up to nine games for club and country after he pulled up with a hamstring injury during England`s win over Switzerland in a Euro 2016 qualifier on Tuesday, British media reported.

Sep 10, 2015, 13:47 PM IST

Swansea midfielder Jonjo Shelvey denies ever turning down England

England`s Swansea City midfielder Jonjo Shelvey, hoping to earn a first start for his country away to San Marino on Saturday, has denied ever refusing to play for the Under-21 team.

Sep 02, 2015, 23:06 PM IST
Germany call up Liverpool`s Emre Can for key qualifers

Germany call up Liverpool`s Emre Can for key qualifers

Liverpool`s uncapped midfielder Emre Can was on Friday called up to the Germany squad for the world champions` forthcoming key Euro 2016 qualifiers against Poland and Scotland.

Aug 28, 2015, 20:55 PM IST
Everton's Darron Gibson charged in hit-and-run case: Reports

Everton's Darron Gibson charged in hit-and-run case: Reports

Everton midfielder Darron Gibson has been charged in connection with an alleged hit-and-run case with a cyclist, according to British media reports.

Aug 19, 2015, 19:34 PM IST
Experienced Napoli midfielder Gokhan Inler joins Premier League's Leicester City

Experienced Napoli midfielder Gokhan Inler joins Premier League's Leicester City

Relatively unknown but hugely experienced Gokhan Inler on Wednesday became the latest addition in Claudio Ranieri's Leicester City as the English Premier League side continued to strengthen it's squad.

Aug 19, 2015, 19:14 PM IST
Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara eager to start from scratch

Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara eager to start from scratch

German football giants Bayern Munich's midfielder Thiago Alcantara says he would like to take the new Bundesliga season as an opportunity to "start from scratch," after suffering a severe knee injury that kept him on the sidelines for more than a year.

Aug 15, 2015, 20:02 PM IST
Kevin-Prince Boateng set for Sporting Lisbon move

Kevin-Prince Boateng set for Sporting Lisbon move

 Ghana international Kevin-Prince Boateng arrived in Portugal on Tuesday where he is set to sign a two-year deal with Sporting Lisbon, local media reported.

Aug 05, 2015, 09:04 AM IST
Dinamo Zagreb Paulo Machado fine player $110,000 for obscene gesture

Dinamo Zagreb Paulo Machado fine player $110,000 for obscene gesture

Dinamo Zagreb have fined their Portuguese midfielder Paulo Machado $110,000 (£70,800, 100,000 euros) after he responded to being booed by his own fans by showing them his middle finger during a Champions League game.

Jul 31, 2015, 22:06 PM IST
Chelsea`s Petr Cech sale a "favour" to Gunners, says Mathieu Flamini

Chelsea`s Petr Cech sale a "favour" to Gunners, says Mathieu Flamini

Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini has stoked the fires ahead of the Gunners` Community Shield meeting with Chelsea on Sunday by saying the champions have done them a "good favour" by selling Petr Cech.

Jul 30, 2015, 16:43 PM IST
Ex-Real Madrid star Lassana Diarra signs for Marseille

Ex-Real Madrid star Lassana Diarra signs for Marseille

Former Real Madrid and French international midfielder Lassana Diarra signed for Marseille on Friday, ending a year-long spell out of the game.

Jul 24, 2015, 23:13 PM IST
Atletico Madrid announces Mario Suarez's transfer to Fiorentina

Atletico Madrid announces Mario Suarez's transfer to Fiorentina

Atletico Madrid midfielder Mario Suarez will play in the Serie A with Fiorentina for five seasons, the Spanish club announced.

Jul 23, 2015, 13:05 PM IST
Arsenal release French midfielder Abou Diaby

Arsenal release French midfielder Abou Diaby

Arsenal on Wednesday confirmed that French footballer Abou Diaby has left the English Premier League (EPL) club as a free agent.

Jul 01, 2015, 22:04 PM IST
Porto sign Marseille`s Giannelli Imbula in 20mn euro move

Porto sign Marseille`s Giannelli Imbula in 20mn euro move

FC Porto have splashed out 20 million euros ($22.2 million) to secure Marseille midfielder Giannelli Imbula on a five-year-deal, the Portuguese club announced on Wednesday.

Jul 01, 2015, 18:54 PM IST
Yaya Toure aspires to be Manchester City's 'Paolo Maldini'

Yaya Toure aspires to be Manchester City's 'Paolo Maldini'

Midfielder Yaya Toure wants to end his football career at Manchester City -- and become the English Premier League (EPL) side's answer to Italian club AC Milan legend Paolo Maldini.

Jun 27, 2015, 18:32 PM IST