Gary Lineker

Gary Lineker backs Liverpool to win Champions League

Lineker, who spent three seasons at Spurs between 1989 and 1992, pointed to the 26-point gap in the Premier League table between runners-up Liverpool and his fourth-placed former team as evidence of a massive gulf between the sides.

May 17, 2019, 17:12 PM IST

EPL: Marcus Rashford continues resurgence under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Criticised by former United manager Jose Mourinho for lacking “natural abilities”, Rashford was compared to Cristiano Ronaldo by Solskjaer.

Feb 04, 2019, 09:51 AM IST

Liverpool boss Jugren Klopp takes full responsibility for club's fourth round exit in FA Cup

A home loss to Swansea all but ended Liverpool's hopes of catching Premier League leaders Chelsea.

Jan 29, 2017, 10:26 AM IST

WATCH: Man of Word! Gary Lineker fulfills his Leicester promise, presents program in underwear

Lineker promised to present TV show in his undies if Leicester win EPL title.

Aug 14, 2016, 14:27 PM IST

Premier League: Leicester City's triumph is the reason why we all love football, says Lionel Messi

Vardy, who has been transformed from a shot-shy striker last season into an England international, said: "It’s the biggest achievement in the history of a great club and we all feel privileged to be part of it.

May 03, 2016, 11:09 AM IST

England legend Gary Lineker says Wayne Rooney will take some beating

 Gary Lineker believes Wayne Rooney will be England`s leading goal-scorer for "a long time" after the Manchester United striker netted a record-breaking 50th international goal against Switzerland.

Sep 10, 2015, 10:39 AM IST

Record-chasing Wayne Rooney accepts goal scrutiny

Wayne Rooney accepts that his return of goals will always be used to judge him even as he goes in pursuit of England history against San Marino on Saturday.

Sep 05, 2015, 09:21 AM IST

England `heartbroken` after Women`s World Cup defeat

England`s football world reacted emotionally and rallied around defender Laura Bassett on Thursday after her own-goal sealed the team`s fate in a 2-1 Women`s World Cup semi-final defeat against Japan.

Jul 02, 2015, 17:22 PM IST

Euro 2016 qualifier: Wayne Rooney sees off Slovenia to close on record

Wayne Rooney moved to within one goal of England`s all-time scoring record with an 86th-minute winner as his side edged Slovenia 3-2 in a topsy-turvy Euro 2016 qualifier on Sunday.

Jun 15, 2015, 00:25 AM IST

Reactions to resignation of FIFA's Sepp Blatter

Sepp Blatter resigned as FIFA president on Tuesday, four days after being re-elected to a fifth term amid the biggest corruption scandal in the history of soccer`s global governing body.

Jun 03, 2015, 11:04 AM IST

Emotional time for fans as Steven Gerrard gears up for last Anfield outing

Liverpool and former England legend Steven Gerrard marks his final appearence for the club at its home ground in Anfield when the Reds take on Crystal Palace on Saturday. The one-club icon is the talk of footballing world as a 17-year-old Liverpool career comes to an end at home.

May 16, 2015, 15:07 PM IST

Harry Kane named best young player after stellar year

It took Harry Kane four years to become an overnight sensation at Tottenham Hotspur in a season that began on the bench but is ending with a Young Player of the Year award as a full England international.

Apr 27, 2015, 09:11 AM IST

Dortmund`s Jurgen Klopp ignores Premier League talk

Borussia Dortmund`s want-away coach Jurgen Klopp is refusing to listen to any talk of his future in the English Premier League and concentrating instead on his last few matches.

Apr 19, 2015, 09:47 AM IST

Wayne Rooney needs honours to be ranked with Bobby Charlton – Roy Hodgson

Wayne Rooney might break Bobby Charlton`s 45-year-old England scoring record of 49 goals this season but he must be successful at a major championship to be regarded as one of the country`s greats said coach Roy Hodgson.

Mar 29, 2015, 11:58 AM IST

Mario Balotelli agent, Gary Lineker hit out at Arrigo​ Sacchi `blacks` comments

The agent of Mario Balotelli led the growing criticism of former Italy and AC Milan coach Arrigo Sacchi following remarks criticising the number of "blacks" playing at youth level in Italy.

Feb 17, 2015, 18:38 PM IST

Nigel Pearson bites back but Leicester still in choppy waters

Nigel Pearson once fought off a pack of wild dogs while hiking alone in the Carpathian mountains of Romania so he is used to fending for himself.

Feb 11, 2015, 19:17 PM IST

Gary Lineker condemns `disgusting` Arsene Wenger abuse

Former England striker Gary Lineker has criticised Arsenal supporters for verbally abusing the club`s manager Arsene Wenger, describing it as "disgustingly disrespectful and totally inexcusable".

Dec 08, 2014, 20:18 PM IST

Wayne Rooney becomes third highest England scorer

On a hectic international day, captain Wayne Rooney consolidated his position as one of the greatest England goal-scorers with a brace against Scotland on Tuesday.

Nov 19, 2014, 13:28 PM IST

Wayne Rooney proud of 100 England caps but wants a trophy

Wayne Rooney believes he will replace Bobby Charlton as England`s record scorer before too long but knows that unless the national team win another trophy he will remain in the shadow of the 1966 world champions.

Nov 12, 2014, 21:41 PM IST

2022 Qatar World Cup `ludicrous`: Gary Lineker

Former England striker Gary Lineker has accused world football`s governing body Fifa of "nauseating" corruption and said the decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar was "ludicrous".

Aug 04, 2014, 05:37 AM IST