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France ready to get the job done against Moldova: Paul Pogba

France ready to get the job done against Moldova: Paul Pogba

Le Bleus have played six games - four in the Nations League - since beating Croatia 4-2 to win the 2018 World Cup but Friday`s Group H opener will be their first leading to a major competition.

Mar 21, 2019, 07:56 AM IST
Manchester City's Raheem Sterling treated differently by British media, says Paul Pogba

Manchester City's Raheem Sterling treated differently by British media, says Paul Pogba

Speaking ahead of France`s Euro 2020 qualifier against Moldova on Friday, the Manchester United midfielder also said that Sterling was unfairly criticised for what he does off the field.

Mar 21, 2019, 07:43 AM IST
New-look Germany make promising start with 1-1 draw against Serbia

New-look Germany make promising start with 1-1 draw against Serbia

The Germans, knocked out of the World Cup in the group stage and relegated in the Nations League last year, had only one player from their 2014 World Cup victory in the starting line-up and their

Mar 21, 2019, 07:22 AM IST
Tottenham Hotspur defender Kieran Trippier looks to regain form with England

Tottenham Hotspur defender Kieran Trippier looks to regain form with England

England boss Gareth Southgate named three right backs in his squad for matches against the Czech Republic and Montenegro, and Trippier was called up despite being sidelined with injury since a 1-1

Mar 20, 2019, 17:14 PM IST
Club rivalries will not split English camp: Skipper Harry Kane

Club rivalries will not split English camp: Skipper Harry Kane

England begin their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign against Czech Republic on Friday at Wembley Stadium and visit Montenegro three days later, with several of Southgate`s players competing for trophies

Mar 20, 2019, 14:42 PM IST
Nations League triumph would be better than reaching World Cup semi-final: Harry Kane

Nations League triumph would be better than reaching World Cup semi-final: Harry Kane

England meet the Netherlands in the Nations League semi-finals on June 7, for the right to face either European champions Portugal or Switzerland in the final three days later in Porto.

Mar 20, 2019, 11:48 AM IST
Birmingham City, Aston Villa penalised for failing to control players

Birmingham City, Aston Villa penalised for failing to control players

A Birmingham supporter was also jailed for 14 weeks for running on to the field of play and punching Grealish later on in the match.

Mar 19, 2019, 15:11 PM IST
48-team Qatar World Cup will be too long: Spanish legend Xavi Hernandez

48-team Qatar World Cup will be too long: Spanish legend Xavi Hernandez

Former Barcelona great Xavi, who won the World Cup with Spain in 2010, said 48 teams would not be the right option for 2022 tournament in Qatar. 

Mar 19, 2019, 12:40 PM IST
Football Association to pay tribute to Christchurch attack victims in Wembley

Football Association to pay tribute to Christchurch attack victims in Wembley

Australia's Brenton Tarrant, 28, opened fire at two mosques full of worshippers attending Friday prayers at New Zealand's Christchurch, killing at least 50 people while injuring dozens.

Mar 19, 2019, 10:28 AM IST
Bangladesh FIFA official arrested for 'defaming' PM Sheikh Hasina

Bangladesh FIFA official arrested for 'defaming' PM Sheikh Hasina

Hasina's administration has recently been accused of cracking down on free speech and adopting an increasingly authoritarian style.

Mar 19, 2019, 10:09 AM IST
Mauricio Pochettino backs Barcelona to clinch Champions League title for sixth time

Mauricio Pochettino backs Barcelona to clinch Champions League title for sixth time

Tottenham will complete the move to their new 62,000-seater stadium before they host City on April 9.

Mar 19, 2019, 10:02 AM IST
Indian women's football team hails 2020 U-17 FIFA World Cup hosting nod

Indian women's football team hails 2020 U-17 FIFA World Cup hosting nod

It will be the second FIFA World Cup event being held in India in four years - the first being the Men's U-17 World Cup in 2017.

Mar 18, 2019, 17:04 PM IST
La Liga: Valencia frustrated by Getafe as top-four hopes hit after goalless draw

La Liga: Valencia frustrated by Getafe as top-four hopes hit after goalless draw

Though they have missed a La Liga semi-final spot, Valencia still have an opportunity to make it to the final Champions League spot. 

Mar 18, 2019, 16:37 PM IST
EPL: Tottenham face Crystal Palace in first game at new stadium next month

EPL: Tottenham face Crystal Palace in first game at new stadium next month

After Crystal Palace, the new ground will host its first European game when Manchester City visit London a few days later in the Champions League.

Mar 18, 2019, 16:04 PM IST
Ligue 1: Angel Di Maria in another league as PSG punish Marseille

Ligue 1: Angel Di Maria in another league as PSG punish Marseille

The Argentine forward tormented the visitors' defence throughout, adding to Kylian Mbappe's opener to put PSG on 77 points from 28 games.

Mar 18, 2019, 15:32 PM IST
Thomas Lemar replaces injured Anthony Martial in France squad for Euro qualifiers

Thomas Lemar replaces injured Anthony Martial in France squad for Euro qualifiers

Martial, who is struggling with his right knee, would be replaced by Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Lemar. 

Mar 18, 2019, 14:25 PM IST
Serie A: Inter Milan edge past AC Milan to climb to third spot

Serie A: Inter Milan edge past AC Milan to climb to third spot

Inter coach Luciano Spalletti was facing increasing pressure, after his side were knocked out of the Europa League in the last 16 by Eintracht Frankfurt on Friday.

Mar 18, 2019, 13:35 PM IST
We wanted to win title badly: Bengaluru FC skipper Chhetri on team's maiden ISL title

We wanted to win title badly: Bengaluru FC skipper Chhetri on team's maiden ISL title

After losing to Chennaiyin FC in the final last season, Bengaluru FC won their maiden ISL title after defeating FC Goa in the finals last night.

Mar 18, 2019, 12:47 PM IST
Bundesliga: James Rodriguez's treble helps Bayern Munich retain top spot with Mainz rout

Bundesliga: James Rodriguez's treble helps Bayern Munich retain top spot with Mainz rout

Teenage substitute Davies completed the rout with his first Bundesliga goal 20 minutes from time, leaving the visitors in 13th place on 30 points.

Mar 18, 2019, 11:56 AM IST
Real Betis fans bow to 'extraordinary' Lionel Messi after hat-trick at Barcelona

Real Betis fans bow to 'extraordinary' Lionel Messi after hat-trick at Barcelona

It was Messi's 51st career hat-trick, but he could not recall receiving such applause from a rival team's fans.

Mar 18, 2019, 11:37 AM IST