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.

Zinedine Zidane lauds Brazilian Ronaldo
Zinedine Zidane lauds Brazilian Ronaldo

French legend Zinedine Zidane said that Brazilian Ronaldo was "probably the best player" he has ever played with.

Spotlight on Mario Balotelli as Italy target Croatia jinx
Spotlight on Mario Balotelli as Italy target Croatia jinx

Italy host Croatia at the San Siro Sunday in a crucial Euro 2016 qualifier with misfiring striker Mario Balotelli`s place in the team under threat.

Wayne Rooney is an England ''great'', says Roy Hodgson
Wayne Rooney is an England ''great'', says Roy Hodgson

Wayne Rooney deserves to be thought of as an England great, national team manager Roy Hodgson said on Friday.

100-cap Rooney faces England legacy questions
100-cap Rooney faces England legacy questions

Wayne Rooney will make his 100th England appearance on Saturday when Roy Hodgson`s side attempt to extend their 100 percent record in Euro 2016 qualifying at home to Slovenia.

Ex-Sweden striker Henrik Larsson to coach son at Helsingborg
Ex-Sweden striker Henrik Larsson to coach son at Helsingborg

Former Sweden international striker Henrik Larsson is to return to coach Helsingborg, the club with which he finished his career and where his son now plays, the club announced on Monday.

Roy Hodgson backs Wayne Rooney to break Peter Shilton record
Roy Hodgson backs Wayne Rooney to break Peter Shilton record

England manager Roy Hodgson has tipped Wayne Rooney to surpass Peter Shilton as his country`s most capped footballer ahead of the striker`s 100th international appearance against Slovenia next weekend.

Lille coach Girard rules out Balotelli-Origi swap
Lille coach Girard rules out Balotelli-Origi swap

Lille coach Rene Girard denied rumours about swapping Divock Origi for Italian star striker Mario Balotelli from Liverpool.

Fikru Lemessa ban big setback for Atletico de Kolkata: Kingshuk Debnath
Fikru Lemessa ban big setback for Atletico de Kolkata: Kingshuk Debnath

Atletico de Kolkata defender Kingshuk Debnath on Saturday said the two-match ban handed out to striker Fikru Lemessa came as a big setback for the team.

ISL: David Trezeguet fires as Pune beat Goa 2-0 to record maiden win
ISL: David Trezeguet fires as Pune beat Goa 2-0 to record maiden win

A striker always remains a striker is what David Trezeguet showed when he rolled back all those years with an opportunistic strike to help FC Pune City register their maiden win beating FC Goa by 2-0 in the Hero Indian uper League here on Sunday.

Roy Hodgson defiant over Daniel Sturridge treatment
Roy Hodgson defiant over Daniel Sturridge treatment

England manager Roy Hodgson has declared that he will continue to dictate his players` training schedules despite Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers`s reservations about his handling of striker Daniel Sturridge.

Pelle's big boost after flirtation with Italian squad
Pelle's big boost after flirtation with Italian squad

Southampton`s new powerhouse striker Graziano Pelle has hit the Premier League running and is full of confidence after four goals in five competitive matches propelled him to the fringes of the Italian squad, Saints boss Ronald Koeman told reporters.

Wrong boots cost Argentina World Cup, says Maradona
Wrong boots cost Argentina World Cup, says Maradona

Diego Maradona joked Thursday that Argentina lost the World Cup final to Germany because striker Gonzalo Higuain "had his boots on the wrong feet".

Mario Mandzukic to have surgery on broken nose
Mario Mandzukic to have surgery on broken nose

Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic will undergo surgery on his nose which was broken during the La Liga champions` 3-2 Champions League defeat by Greek side Olympiakos on Tuesday.

Mario Mandzukic to have surgery on broken nose
Mario Mandzukic to have surgery on broken nose

Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic will undergo surgery on his nose which was broken during the La Liga champions` 3-2 Champions League defeat by Greek side Olympiakos on Tuesday.

Indian Super League: Superstar Alessandro Del Piero to arrive in city tomorrow
Indian Super League: Superstar Alessandro Del Piero to arrive in city tomorrow

The moment the Capital's football fraternity has been waiting for, will arrive on Thursday with star Italian playmaker and striker Alessandro Del Piero making an entry into the city to play as marquee player for Delhi Dynamos in the inaugural Indian Super League.

Brendan Rodgers chides England over Daniel Sturridge care
Brendan Rodgers chides England over Daniel Sturridge care

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers criticised the England set-up on Thursday after striker Daniel Sturridge injured himself while on international duty.

New captain Wayne Rooney yearns for England glory
New captain Wayne Rooney yearns for England glory

As he prepares to lead England as captain against Norway on Wednesday, Wayne Rooney says he will not consider his tenure a success unless it sees him lift a trophy.

Arsene Wenger dismisses Steven Gerrard`s Luis Suarez claims

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has hit back at claims by Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard that striker Luis Suarez was "too good" to ever move to the north London outfit.