WC winner Marco Materrazi to arrive tomorrow for ISL
WC winner Marco Materrazi to arrive tomorrow for ISL

Italian World Cup winner Marco Materrazi will be arriving in India on Saturday to join ISL franchise Chennaiyian FC as its player-cum-manager for the inaugural edition of the football tournament beginning October 12.

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.

Zinedine Zidane interested in France coaching role
Zinedine Zidane interested in France coaching role

Former France captain Zinedine Zidane, currently coach of the Real Madrid reserve side, admitted Tuesday he would consider a coaching job with his native France.

Marco Materazzi joins Chennai in Indian Super League
Marco Materazzi joins Chennai in Indian Super League

Former Italy defender Marco Materazzi has joined Chennai in the new Indian Super League (ISL) following in the footsteps of former national team mate Alessandro Del Piero.

Zinedine Zidane coaching career begins with defeat

Zinedine Zidane`s first match in charge of Real Madrid`s reserve side ended in defeat as they were beaten 2-1 by Atletico Madrid B on Sunday.

Zinedine Zidane makes mystery man Markkanen his first Madrid signing

Famed for his grace and elegance as a player, Zinedine Zidane apparently has other priorities as a coach, as on Wednesday he made brawny, bustling Finnish striker Eero Markkanen his first signing for Real Madrid`s B team.

Zidane to coach Real Madrid feeder team

France legend Zinedine Zidane has been appointed coach for next season of Real Madrid`s feeder team, third-division side Castilla, the club said Wednesday.

Real Madrid hopeful of new era of European domination

When Real Madrid`s team of Zinedine Zidane-inspired "galacticos" won the Spanish club`s ninth European crown in 2002 it was supposed to mark the beginning of another golden era of European domination.

Bordeaux chief admits Zidane interest

Bordeaux`s majority shareholder has admitted that the Ligue 1 club are interested in appointing former player and France great Zinedine Zidane as their next coach.

Bordeaux chief admits Zidane interest

Bordeaux`s majority shareholder has admitted that the Ligue 1 club are interested in appointing former player and France great Zinedine Zidane as their next coach.

French legend Zidane set for Bordeaux: Reports

France legend Zinedine Zidane is poised to become head coach of Ligue 1 side Bordeaux, according to reports in the French media on Tuesday.

Zidane`s son to try out for France Under-19s

Zinedine Zidane`s son Enzo has won the chance to be selected for the French Under-19 squad, a potential first step along the path of his father, who rose to international fame winning the World Cup with his country in 1998.

Only Zidane better than Gerrard, says Owen

Steven Gerrard is second only to Zinedine Zidane in terms of his world-class status, says former England and Liverpool striker Michael Owen.

Play tough opponents early in World Cup, say Zidane

The key to a successful World Cup campaign is to start off against tougher opponents rather than easier ones, World Cup winners Mario Kempes of Argentina and Zinedine Zidane of France both agreed on Thursday.

Real Madrid president says Ronaldo the world`s best player

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez had words of high praise Saturday for star forward Cristiano Ronaldo, calling him the "world`s greatest player and one of the best of all time".

Zinedine Zidane better than Lionel Messi: Pele

Football legend Pele has said Lionel Messi does not yet deserve to be rated ahead of former France midfielder Zinedine Zidane.

France must not be scared, says in-form Franck Ribery

Franck Ribery believes he is having the best year of his career and says France should not be scared by the prospect of their two-legged World Cup playoff against Ukraine.

Real playmaker Isco could be almost as good as me - Zidane

Former France and Real Madrid great Zinedine Zidane believes Spain playmaker Isco could be almost as good as him one day, club coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Tuesday.

Zinedine Zidane calls Gareth Bale transfer fee `incomprehensible`

Real Madrid assistant coach Zinedine Zidane on Sunday dubbed the astronomical transfer fee his club paid for Wales winger Gareth Bale "incomprehensible" in the current economic climate.

Coaching is tough: Zidane

Zinedine Zidane has admitted his glorious playing career offers no guarantee that he will enjoy an equally successful life as a coach.