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AFC Asian Cup 2019: Vietnam beat Jordan on penalties to reach quarters

AFC Asian Cup 2019: Vietnam beat Jordan on penalties to reach quarters

It was a first knockout victory at the continental championship for Vietnam and set up a meeting with Japan or Saudi Arabia, both former champions, at the same stadium on Thursday. 

Jan 21, 2019, 07:02 AM IST
Marcello Lippi switch takes China into AFC Asian Cup last-eight

Marcello Lippi switch takes China into AFC Asian Cup last-eight

China, who now play either Iran or Oman in the quarterfinals of the tournament, were pushed all the way by their spirited opponents.

Jan 21, 2019, 06:55 AM IST
EPL: Harry Winks grabs last-gasp winner as Spurs beat Fulham 2-1

EPL: Harry Winks grabs last-gasp winner as Spurs beat Fulham 2-1

Defeat left Fulham seven points behind 17th-placed Newcastle United and facing an increasingly difficult task to avoid being relegated back to the Championship. 

Jan 21, 2019, 06:48 AM IST
Fabian Schar's brace earns Newcastle crucial EPL 3-0 win over Cardiff

Fabian Schar's brace earns Newcastle crucial EPL 3-0 win over Cardiff

Newcastle climbed to 17th with 21 points, one place above the drop zone while Cardiff are in 18th spot, with 19 points.

Jan 20, 2019, 13:22 PM IST
EPL: Arsenal revive top-four hopes with win over Chelsea

EPL: Arsenal revive top-four hopes with win over Chelsea

With the win, Arsenal secured only their third home Premier League victory against Chelsea in 10 years.

Jan 20, 2019, 11:54 AM IST
I have turned down three job offers since leaving Manchester United: Jose Mourinho

I have turned down three job offers since leaving Manchester United: Jose Mourinho

At United, Mourinho was left frustrated in the close season transfer window when Liverpool, in particular, strengthened markedly and City added to a squad already deep in quality.

Jan 20, 2019, 11:10 AM IST
I-League: Willis Plaza gives Churchill Brothers crucial win over Neroca FC

I-League: Willis Plaza gives Churchill Brothers crucial win over Neroca FC

Neroca seemed to have sealed three points in Saturday’s third and final I-League game, thanks to a Varney Kallon strike in the first half before Plaza struck twice in the last five minutes to break

Jan 20, 2019, 10:44 AM IST
La Liga: Real Madrid climb to third with crucial win over Sevilla

La Liga: Real Madrid climb to third with crucial win over Sevilla

The victory saw Madrid climb to third place on 36 points, three ahead of Sevilla who have failed to win in their last four league outings, while Barcelona, who host Leganes on Sunday, are top with 43

Jan 20, 2019, 09:44 AM IST
Chris Hughton rejects Paul Ince assessment of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's record start

Chris Hughton rejects Paul Ince assessment of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's record start

Since replacing Jose Mourinho in December, Solskjaer has won his first six games as Manchester United manager, a club record.

Jan 19, 2019, 15:12 PM IST
Barcelona handed Copa final re-match with Sevilla, Real Madrid to face Girona in quarters

Barcelona handed Copa final re-match with Sevilla, Real Madrid to face Girona in quarters

The first leg games of the Copa del Rey will take place from January 23, with the deciding fixtures being played from January 30.

Jan 19, 2019, 12:48 PM IST
Australia women's coach Alen Stajcic sacked five months before 2019 FIFA World Cup

Australia women's coach Alen Stajcic sacked five months before 2019 FIFA World Cup

Australia will be one of the favourites at the June 7 to July 7 World Cup, where they are one of the top six seeded nations at the tournament. 

Jan 19, 2019, 12:19 PM IST
EPL: Veteran Julian Speroni to start for Crystal Palace against Liverpool

EPL: Veteran Julian Speroni to start for Crystal Palace against Liverpool

Speroni is in his 14th season with Palace and holds the club record of 400 appearances in goal.

Jan 19, 2019, 09:49 AM IST
I-League: Chennai City edge past Aizawl 4-3, inch closer to title

I-League: Chennai City edge past Aizawl 4-3, inch closer to title

Chennai City will now lock horns with Real Kashmir at the TRC Polo Synthetic Turf Ground on January 28. 

Jan 19, 2019, 09:39 AM IST
Most football associations support 48-team World Cup in Qatar, says FIFA chief

Most football associations support 48-team World Cup in Qatar, says FIFA chief

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt launched a diplomatic and trade boycott of Qatar in June 2017 that has complicated the prospect of sharing the tournament.

Jan 18, 2019, 13:04 PM IST
Ousmane Dembele, Lionel Messi see off Levante but Barca Cup hopes in doubt

Ousmane Dembele, Lionel Messi see off Levante but Barca Cup hopes in doubt

With Barca trailing 2-1 from the first leg, coach Ernesto Valverde recalled the club's all-time top scorer Messi as well as Jordi Alba and Ivan Rakitic while starting without first-choice striker

Jan 18, 2019, 11:56 AM IST
Jose Mourinho says he lacked support in Manchester United job

Jose Mourinho says he lacked support in Manchester United job

Mourinho was dismissed by United last month after a rancour-filled final few months in the job amid media reports of conflicts with players.

Jan 18, 2019, 09:21 AM IST
Liverpool's Andy Robertson signs new long-term contract

Liverpool's Andy Robertson signs new long-term contract

Robertson has started all but two league games for Liverpool this season as they surged to the top of the standings, four points clear of defending champions Manchester City.

Jan 18, 2019, 08:18 AM IST
Barcelona set to swoop for prolific Uruguayan Cristhian Stuani--reports

Barcelona set to swoop for prolific Uruguayan Cristhian Stuani--reports

Stuani has spent most of his career as a prolific forward for lesser known clubs, playing for the likes of Spanish sides Levante and Espanyol as well as English club Middlesbrough, where he spent two

Jan 15, 2019, 16:29 PM IST
Italian match officials to follow FIFA guidelines over racism

Italian match officials to follow FIFA guidelines over racism

FIFA and European soccer body UEFA have adopted a so-called three-step procedure in cases of racism which involves a warning to the crowd, followed by the interruption of play and, ultimately, the

Jan 15, 2019, 16:04 PM IST
EPL: Manager David Wagner leaves bottom-club Huddersfield by mutual consent

EPL: Manager David Wagner leaves bottom-club Huddersfield by mutual consent

Wagner guided them into the top flight in 2016-17 for the first time in 45 years after winning the Championship playoff final against Reading.

Jan 15, 2019, 15:51 PM IST