Just after a day when Yuvraj Singh stated on Thursday that Mahendra Singh Dhoni is still a good friend, his father Yograj Singh cursed the Indian skipper saying there will be a day when Dhoni will be will be left to beg and become penniless and would not get any favour.
Croatia coach Niko Kovac on Saturday named his 23-man squad for the World Cup finals led by experienced stars like midfield magician Luka Modric of Real Madrid and Bayer Munich striker Mario Manduzkic.
Japan coach Alberto Zaccheroni was delighted with his side`s lightning-fast start to Wednesday`s 4-2 friendly win over New Zealand but the performance has not persuaded the Italian to finalise his 23 man squad for the World Cup in Brazil.
English soccer champions Manchester United will ramp up spending on new players to improve their ailing squad and boost the team`s chances of winning the trophies that have been key to their financial success.
Hamburg SV and German international goalkeeper Rene Adler faces a month on the sidelines with an ankle injury and will miss the resumption of the Bundesliga after the winter break at the end of January, his club said on Friday.