European Football

MLS becoming the new attraction for footballing legends in their twilight

USA's Major Soccer League has become the new attraction for big footballers in their twilight and that serves as a big boost for fans in the country who have been admirers of these players for long. Steven Gerrard is another such player who will be joining the MLS in summer 2015 after he decided to leave Liverpool on Friday.

Jan 03, 2015, 14:04 PM IST

Jurgen Klopp reveals Premier League interest

Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp has revealed he is keen on managing in the Premier League if he ever leaves Germany.

Nov 22, 2014, 09:25 AM IST

Borussia Dortmund need Euro form in Bundesliga, says Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp says Borussia Dortmund must use their dazzling Champions League displays to fix their nightmare Bundesliga form after reaching the last 16 in Europe on Tuesday.

Nov 05, 2014, 12:56 PM IST

Paul Pogba hits Juventus winner against Olympiakos, warns over complacency

Juventus star Paul Pogba underlined the challenges still facing the Italian giants in Europe despite his maiden Champions League goal securing a crucial 3-2 win over Olympiakos in Turin on Tuesday.

Nov 05, 2014, 11:54 AM IST

Vladimir Putin urged to act against racism in Russian soccer

President Vladimir Putin must demand an end to the racism plaguing Russian soccer and the country should stop denying it has a problem, the executive director of Football Against Racism in Europe told Reuters on Wednesday.

Oct 22, 2014, 20:13 PM IST

UEFA urged to amend financial fair play policy

French football club Paris Saint-Germain and English Premier League's Manchester City have urged the European football governing body, UEFA, to make changes to its Financial Fair Play policy (FFP) rules.

Oct 15, 2014, 18:42 PM IST

Norwegian teen makes Euro football history

 Norway`s Martin Oedegaard made European football history on Monday in becoming the first player under the age of 16 to play in a Euro Championship qualifier.

Oct 14, 2014, 15:52 PM IST

UEFA hopes to solve Crimea club issue `within month`

European football`s top officials said Thursday they wanted to resolve whether or not Crimean clubs can play in Russia or Ukraine within a month, even as Kiev called for sanctions against Moscow.

Sep 19, 2014, 00:18 AM IST

Tottenham Spurs, Inter Milan in Europa League draw

Tottenham Spurs and Inter Milan on Thursday qualified for the Europa League group stage draw but among those failing to make it across the play-off line were Lyon and Real Sociedad.

Aug 29, 2014, 11:12 AM IST

Michel Platini to announce FIFA presidential intentions

European football chief Michel Platini on Thursday will announce if he is to stand against Sepp Blatter in next year`s FIFA presidential election.

Aug 27, 2014, 18:36 PM IST

AC Milan snap up goalkeeper Agazzi

AC Milan have signed former Cagliari goalkeeper Michael Agazzi on a free transfer, the Italian club said on Thursday.

May 22, 2014, 18:24 PM IST

Juve fail to lead Italian football in Europe

Italian football`s drought in winning Europe`s major tournaments continued, as Juventus failed to break a gritty Benfica defence in the semi-final of Europa League on Thursday. Antonio Conte`s side drew the match at 0-0 home and bowed out over two legs against Jesus Jorge`s side. The final which is to be held at Juventus stadium in Turin, will see Benfica pitted against Spanish side Sevilla. It was the best chance for the Serie A leaders to play at their home ground in front of their fans and en

May 02, 2014, 17:21 PM IST

Marseille agree Bielsa deal

Slumping French giants Marseille announced Monday that they have reached "an agreement in principle" with Marcelo Bielsa to take over as coach.

Apr 21, 2014, 08:43 AM IST

Lyon boss vows to defy St Etienne fan ban

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas is ready to defy a French Interior Ministry ban on visiting Saint-Etienne fans for Sunday`s Ligue 1 derby clash, he said on Friday.

Mar 28, 2014, 19:43 PM IST

Leverkusen end barren spell with victory over Augsburg

Bayer Leverkusen revived their hopes of playing top European football next season after beating Augsburg 3-1 on Wednesday to secure their first win in seven league games courtesy of two late goals.

Mar 27, 2014, 08:32 AM IST

Rennes inflict further misery on `indefensible` Marseille

Marseille`s bid for European football next season received another major blow on Saturday when struggling visitors Rennes inflicted a 1-0 defeat on Jose Anigo`s side at the Velodrome.

Mar 23, 2014, 03:50 AM IST

South American coaches add spice to Champions League

After years of trying, South American coaches are finally gaining a foothold in European football and their growing influence will be heavily felt as the Champions League round of 16 gets under.

Feb 17, 2014, 13:39 PM IST

Conte: Juventus can still achieve an historic season

Antonio Conte says Juventus can still ensure the 2013-14 campaign becomes a permanent fixture in the club`s history books despite their Champions League exit.

Dec 29, 2013, 11:30 AM IST

Chelsea boss Mourinho lines up 48 mln-pound bid for ex-Real protegee Higuain

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has reportedly lined up a 48 million-pound bid for Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain.

Dec 26, 2013, 16:29 PM IST

Santos, Milan resume Robinho talks

Santos have resumed talks with AC Milan over a deal to repatriate their former idol Robinho.

Dec 26, 2013, 09:56 AM IST