Mamunul Mamun is keen to play for East Bengal, Mohun Bagan
Mamunul Mamun is keen to play for East Bengal, Mohun Bagan

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.

Ex-France international Jean-Jacques Marcel dies
Ex-France international Jean-Jacques Marcel dies

Former international midfielder Jean-Jacques Marcel, who helped France to third in the 1958 World Cup, has died at the age of 83 years, his former club Marseille announced on Friday.

Aaron Ramsey absence will be four weeks: Arsene Wenger
Aaron Ramsey absence will be four weeks: Arsene Wenger

Arsenal expect to be without injured midfielder Aaron Ramsey for around four weeks, manager Arsene Wenger confirmed on Friday.

Spain leading contender for Euro 2016: Luis Garcia
Spain leading contender for Euro 2016: Luis Garcia

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.

Sergi Samper the latest gem from Barcelona production line
Sergi Samper the latest gem from Barcelona production line

One thing that has stood out during the early stages of Luis Enrique`s stint as Barcelona coach is the faith he is placing in recent graduates from the club`s famed "La Masia" academy.

Jack Wilshere predicts backlash from beaten Arsenal
Jack Wilshere predicts backlash from beaten Arsenal

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has tipped his side to come back stronger after they were outplayed in a 2-0 loss to Borussia Dortmund in their opening Champions League game.

Sergi Roberto pens new Barcelona deal
Sergi Roberto pens new Barcelona deal

Barcelona midfielder Sergi Roberto has signed a new contract that will keep the 22-year-old tied to the Spanish giants until 2019.

Aaron Ramsey doubtful for Arsenal's Manchester City clash
Aaron Ramsey doubtful for Arsenal's Manchester City clash

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 star Shinji Kagawa returns to Borussia Dortmund
Japanese star Shinji Kagawa returns to Borussia Dortmund

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.

Xabi Alonso announces international retirement
Xabi Alonso announces international retirement

Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso has announced his retirement from international football.

Iran`s midfielder Payam Sadeghian banned for three months for pushing referee

Iran`s Persepolis midfielder Payam Sadeghian has been suspended from the football club`s matches for three months for having pushed a referee in the Iran Professional League.

Barcelona agree to loan midfielder Ibrahim Afellay to Olympiakos Piraeus

Barcelona have agreed to loan Dutch attacking midfielder Ibrahim Afellay to Greek champions Olympiakos Piraeus for the 2014-15 season, the La Liga club said on Sunday.

Former Dynamo Kiev midfielder Andrei Bal dies

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.

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.

No Arsenal bid for Sami Khedira: Arsene Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said on Saturday that his side have not made an offer for rumoured transfer target Sami Khedira, the Real Madrid midfielder.

Frank Lampard set to seal New York switch: Reports

Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is expected to complete his move to New York City FC next week, according to British media reports on Saturday.

UEFA bans Xabi Alonso, Diego Simeone for misconduct

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.

Concussed German midfielder Kramer `can`t remember World Cup final`

German midfielder Christoph Kramer has admitted that he cannot remember his performance in the World Cup final against Argentina because of the concussion he suffered during the game.

Roma swoop for former Milan midfielder Emanuelson

AS Roma have signed free agent midfielder Urby Emanuelson on a one-year contract, the club said on Friday.

"I`m no miracle-worker": Keane

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.