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La Liga: Luka Modric thigh problem adds to Real Madrid injury crisis

La Liga: Luka Modric thigh problem adds to Real Madrid injury crisis

Modric`s injury takes Madrid`s list of injured players up to eight ahead of Saturday`s game at home to Levante, while Gareth Bale is also suspended after getting sent off in last week`s 2-2 draw at

Sep 12, 2019, 19:25 PM IST
Barcelona could have done more to bring Neymar back: Lionel Messi

Barcelona could have done more to bring Neymar back: Lionel Messi

Messi was also asked about his future at the Spanish club, to which he trashed recent revelations over a clause in his contract that will allow him to leave Barcelona at the end of the season.  

Sep 12, 2019, 19:17 PM IST
England team plan to tackle racism ahead of Bulgaria game

England team plan to tackle racism ahead of Bulgaria game

England manager Gareth Southgate has said that racism is a concern and needs planning.  

Sep 12, 2019, 19:12 PM IST
Top clubs concentrate transfer spending on young players

Top clubs concentrate transfer spending on young players

UEFA`s club competition report said the 80 clubs spent a combined $3.98 billion in the summer window, with 43 percent of them breaking their own transfer records.

Sep 12, 2019, 18:57 PM IST
Still missing Lionel Messi, Barcelona challenged to 'make things click' against Valencia

Still missing Lionel Messi, Barcelona challenged to 'make things click' against Valencia

Messi has not played a minute of football this season due to a calf injury and without him Barca have made their worst start to a campaign since 2008, taking four points from three games.

Sep 12, 2019, 18:52 PM IST
Vinicius Junior should start thinking big: Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro

Vinicius Junior should start thinking big: Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro

However, Casemiro denied putting `too much pressure` on the 19-year-old forward.

Sep 11, 2019, 23:01 PM IST
Vincent Kompany misses testimonial but gets statute as consolation

Vincent Kompany misses testimonial but gets statute as consolation

There was some consolation, however, with City announcing they would name a road at their academy after Kompany and unveil a statue at The Etihad of their most successful captain.

Sep 11, 2019, 22:42 PM IST
Indian football team created history by drawing against Qatar, says Renedy Singh

Indian football team created history by drawing against Qatar, says Renedy Singh

India witnessed a 0-0 draw against Qatar during their FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifying clash on Tuesday.

Sep 11, 2019, 22:33 PM IST
La Liga: Valencia sack manager Marcelino Garcia Toral

La Liga: Valencia sack manager Marcelino Garcia Toral

The 54-year-old, who won the Copa del Rey and secured Champions League football last season, leaves after two campaigns at the helm.

Sep 11, 2019, 20:53 PM IST
Superb result for India against a team like Qatar: Bhaichung Bhutia

Superb result for India against a team like Qatar: Bhaichung Bhutia

With their first point of Group E, India reignited their hopes of aiming for a top-two finish in the World Cup and Asian Cup qualification, which had suffered a jolt after a 1-2 defeat to Oman in

Sep 11, 2019, 20:35 PM IST
Euro 2020 qualifier: Attacking Kosovo provide breath of fresh air

Euro 2020 qualifier: Attacking Kosovo provide breath of fresh air

Backed by an estimated 10,000 of their fans inside Southampton`s St Mary`s Stadium, Kosovo gave England a real fright.

Sep 11, 2019, 17:30 PM IST
France show impressive squad depth in Albania and Andorra wins

France show impressive squad depth in Albania and Andorra wins

Midfielders Paul Pogba and Ngolo Kante, as well as start striker Kylian Mbappe, missed the games through injuries but their absence was barely felt as Les Bleus scored seven goals in two outings.

Sep 11, 2019, 17:10 PM IST
Unstoppable Raheem Sterling the catalyst for England attack

Unstoppable Raheem Sterling the catalyst for England attack

The Manchester City forward scored England`s equaliser and provided three first-half assists in a pulsating 5-3 victory to keep his side top of Euro 2020 qualifying Group A.

Sep 11, 2019, 16:50 PM IST
Euro 2020 qualifiers: Kevin de Bruyne inspires Belgium to 4-0 rout of Scotland

Euro 2020 qualifiers: Kevin de Bruyne inspires Belgium to 4-0 rout of Scotland

Victory left Belgium with 18 points from six games, three more than second-placed Russia, who needed an 89th-minute goal by Mario Fernandes to beat Kazakhstan 1-0.

Sep 10, 2019, 10:32 AM IST
Germany edge Northern Ireland 2-0 to restore Euro 2020 order

Germany edge Northern Ireland 2-0 to restore Euro 2020 order

The win put Germany on 12 points from five games, ahead on goal difference of second-placed Northern Ireland. 

Sep 10, 2019, 10:27 AM IST
Euro 2020 qualifiers: Harsh penalty earns Italy 2-1 win over Finland

Euro 2020 qualifiers: Harsh penalty earns Italy 2-1 win over Finland

Italy lead Group J with 18 points from six games, six ahead of second-placed Finland who remained on course for their first-ever major tournament appearance despite the defeat.

Sep 09, 2019, 14:36 PM IST
Raheem Sterling better than Neymar on field: Former Chelsea forward Tony Cascarino

Raheem Sterling better than Neymar on field: Former Chelsea forward Tony Cascarino

Sterling continued his rich vein of form with England as he netted a goal besides an assist during the side's 4-0 win over Bulgaria in the Euro 2020 qualifier.

Sep 09, 2019, 14:09 PM IST
Robert Prosinecki resigns as Bosnia coach after Armenia debacle

Robert Prosinecki resigns as Bosnia coach after Armenia debacle

Second-placed Finland, who were playing the Italians later on Sunday, have 12 points from five games and third-placed Armenia are on nine from six after their impressive home win over the Bosnians.

Sep 08, 2019, 23:57 PM IST
Euro 2020 qualifier: Henrikh Mkhitaryan scores twice as Armenia stun Bosnia

Euro 2020 qualifier: Henrikh Mkhitaryan scores twice as Armenia stun Bosnia

The game got off to a lively start as Edin Dzeko hit the post with a low shot for Bosnia before his AS Roma teammate Mkhitaryan gave the hosts a third-minute lead.

Sep 08, 2019, 21:23 PM IST
Euro 2020 qualifier: Portugal rekindle hopes with a 4-2 win in Serbia

Euro 2020 qualifier: Portugal rekindle hopes with a 4-2 win in Serbia

The victory lifted the Portuguese to second place in the group on five points from three games, eight behind runaway leaders Ukraine who have 13 from five matches after their 3-0 win in Lithuania

Sep 08, 2019, 17:06 PM IST