Asian Cup: UAE score after 14 seconds, down Bahrain 2-1
Asian Cup: UAE score after 14 seconds, down Bahrain 2-1

United Arab Emirates striker Ali Mabkhout scored after 14 seconds in one of the fastest goals in Asian Cup history to propel his side towards a 2-1 win over Bahrain on Thursday.

Jordan protest after dope test makes striker Ahmad Hayel ill
Jordan protest after dope test makes striker Ahmad Hayel ill

Jordan lodged a formal protest at the Asian Cup on Wednesday after claiming a bungled doping test had made one of their players be sick.

Radamel Falcao may leave Manchester United, says agent
Radamel Falcao may leave Manchester United, says agent

Uncertainty over Radamel Falcao's future at Manchester United has further heightened with the player's agent claiming that the striker needs to play every week, according to reports.

Manchester City agree fee for Swansea`s Wilfred Bony: Reports
Manchester City agree fee for Swansea`s Wilfred Bony: Reports

Manchester City have agreed a £30 million ($45 million) fee to sign Swansea`s Ivory Coast striker Wilfried Bony, according to British media reports on Sunday.

Manchester City will sign a striker in January, says Manuel Pellegrini
Manchester City will sign a striker in January, says Manuel Pellegrini

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini will trawl the January transfer market in search of a striker tasked with helping the Premier League champions to successfully defend their title.

Brendan Rodgers won`t gamble on Daniel Sturridge fitness
Brendan Rodgers won`t gamble on Daniel Sturridge fitness

Brendan Rodgers has no intention of gambling on the fitness of Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge at Sunderland on Saturday.

Rapist Ched Evans told to rule out Malta move
Rapist Ched Evans told to rule out Malta move

Convicted rapist Ched Evans was warned on Saturday that he won`t be allowed to resume his career overseas.

Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge set for January return: Brendan Rodgers
Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge set for January return: Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool`s Daniel Sturridge is set for a January return, according to manager Brendan Rodgers, who hinted he was unlikely to dip into the transfer market to solve the club`s current striker issues.

Olivier Giroud deserved a red card: Arsene Wenger
Olivier Giroud deserved a red card: Arsene Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger vented his anger on his striker Olivier Giroud saying the Frenchman deserved the red card in their Boxing Day encounter against the Queen’s Park Rangers (QPR) in an English Premier League (EPL) encounter in which Arsenal won 2-1.

Mumbai FC rope in Rafi, Lawrence for upcoming I-League
Mumbai FC rope in Rafi, Lawrence for upcoming I-League

Former India football captain Climax Lawrence and striker Mohammed Rafi have been retained by their I-League club Mumbai FC for the upcoming edition of the championship, starting January 17.

Missing striker Nile Ranger listed as wanted by Blackpool
Missing striker Nile Ranger listed as wanted by Blackpool

English football club Blackpool's striker Nile Ranger was reported to have gone missing for two weeks.

Atletico Madrid, Liverpool in race to re-sign Fernando Torres
Atletico Madrid, Liverpool in race to re-sign Fernando Torres

Suddenly, Fernando Torres has become a desired target for some of the top clubs in Europe. Currently, on loan at AC Milan from Chelsea, the Spaniard striker could either make a return to Atletico Madrid, or Liverpool this January transfer window.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic unhappy at coming second on list of Swedish greats
Zlatan Ibrahimovic unhappy at coming second on list of Swedish greats

Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has dismissed his second-place finish on a list of Sweden`s all-time sporting greats behind tennis master Bjorn Borg.

Spurs striker Emmanuel Adebayor returns from compassionate leave
Spurs striker Emmanuel Adebayor returns from compassionate leave

Tottenham Hotspur striker Emmanuel Adebayor has returned from compassionate leave and is available for Saturday`s Premier League match against Burnley, manager Mauricio Pochettino said on Friday.

Louis van Gaal's strong personality tailor-made for Manchester United: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Louis van Gaal's strong personality tailor-made for Manchester United: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Former striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has endorsed Louis van Gaal's "strong personality", saying the Dutchman possesses the kind of mentality his ex-club requires.

Steven Gerrard urges Raheem Sterling to stay at Liverpool
Steven Gerrard urges Raheem Sterling to stay at Liverpool

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has called on young striker Raheem Sterling to continue his impressive development by staying hungry and remaining at the Anfield.

Carlo Ancelotti hails Karim Benzema goal run
Carlo Ancelotti hails Karim Benzema goal run

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti heaped praise on his in-form striker Karim Benzema on Friday as the in-form Frenchman looks to build on 11 goals in ten games at home to Celta Vigo this weekend.

West Ham must stop former target Wilfried Bony, says Sam Allardyce
West Ham must stop former target Wilfried Bony, says Sam Allardyce

West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce may live to regret signing Andy Carroll over in-form Swansea City striker Wilfried Bony when the east London side host the Welsh club in the Premier League on Sunday.

Chile soccer match suspended after racist insults
Chile soccer match suspended after racist insults

San Marcos de Arica striker Emilio Renteria was for the second time in two weeks the target of Chilean fans` racist insults, this time prompting the referee to suspend a match against Deportes Iquique on Saturday.

Striker with defibrillator makes German history
Striker with defibrillator makes German history

Striker Daniel Engelbrecht has made history by becoming the first player in German professional football to play with a defibrillator after he nearly died from an inflammation of the heart.