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Wins for Arsenal, Manchester United as Europa League kicks off

English Premier League side Wolverhampton Wanderers, making their first appearance in Europe since a 1980-81 UEFA Cup campaign, lost 1-0 at home to Braga in Group K.

Sep 20, 2019, 09:45 AM IST

Bulgarian FA slams England boss Gareth Southgate over racism concerns

Southgate, who plans to consult his players before the Oct. 14 game, said he feared they could face racial abuse in Bulgaria after an away fan allegedly targeted winger Raheem Sterling when the teams met at Wembley last Saturday.

Sep 14, 2019, 17:48 PM IST

Young fans view football as a prehistoric game, warns Napoli boss Aurelio De Laurentiis

The charismatic film-producer turned soccer club owner said that the decision-making committees of soccer federations such as FIFA and UEFA should include at least one teenager to give them a young person`s perspective.

Sep 12, 2019, 21:49 PM IST

Brazil legend Cafu's son dies while playing football

Cafu lifted the World Cup for Brazil in 1994 and 2002 and is currently working with FIFA as the brand ambassador for the 2022 World Cup slated to be held in Qatar.
 

Sep 06, 2019, 17:13 PM IST

UEFA to recognise Burnley fan who ran to every away game for charity

While no Premier League player ran more than 450 km on the pitch in the 2018-19 season, Scott Cunliffe covered nearly 5,000 km as part of the aptly-named `RunAway Challenge` and raised nearly 60,000 pounds ($73,662) for various charities.

Aug 28, 2019, 21:14 PM IST

ATK signs Spanish midfielder Javi Hernandez

Coming through the youth setup of Real Madrid, Hernandez made international appearances for Spain's U-19 team.
 

Aug 16, 2019, 17:20 PM IST

Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum 'hungry' to achieve more

Wijnaldum started his pre-season campaign a week later than the first group of players as he was representing his country in the UEFA Nations League in June.

Jul 15, 2019, 23:09 PM IST

Record 14 million tickets requested for Euro 2020: UEFA

Euro 2020, which runs from June 12-July 12, is being played in 12 cities across Europe for the first time to mark the 60th anniversary of the competition. 

Jul 09, 2019, 21:58 PM IST

Former UEFA chief Michael Platini detained and questioned in Qatar World Cup probe

Platini’s lawyer William Bourdon was not immediately available for comment. The detention of the former soccer star was first reported by French investigative website Mediapart.

Jun 18, 2019, 15:49 PM IST

Former Arsenal and Sevilla player Jose Antonio Reyes dies in car accident

Jose Antonio Reyes` last match was a 1-0 win at Alcorcon on May 18. 

Jun 02, 2019, 00:34 AM IST

Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez to retire at end of season

The 39-year-old Spanish star, who is currently playing for Al-Sadd in Qatar, added that he would focus on his career as a coach after retirement. 

May 03, 2019, 12:38 PM IST

Eintracht Frankfurt oust Benfica Lisbon to reach Europa League last-four

Goals from Filip Kostic and Sebastian Rode were enough to put them through and they will next face Chelsea, who beat Slavia Prague.

Apr 19, 2019, 09:29 AM IST

Liverpool great Tommy Smith passes away aged 74

Tommy Smith was diagnosed with Alzheimer`s disease in 2014 after caring for his wife Susanne who died after suffering from the same condition.

Apr 13, 2019, 11:50 AM IST

Jurgen Klopp, Pep Guardiola would back players leaving pitch over racist abuse

UEFA have opened an investigation after England players Danny Rose, Raheem Sterling and Callum Hudson-Odoi said they were victims of the abuse during their 5-1 win in Podgorica.

Mar 30, 2019, 00:19 AM IST

Euro qualifiers: UEFA urged to take strong action over racist incidents in England match

England defender Danny Rose was subjected to monkey chants and Raheem Sterling, the scorer of England`s final goal in the 5-1 win, was also targeted, with racist abuse heard throughout the game.

Mar 27, 2019, 00:24 AM IST

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

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

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

Champions League final may 'mess' with England: Manager Gareth Southgate

The Champions League final will be held in Madrid on June 2, with England set to play their semi-final in Portugal five days later, leaving Southgate little time to work with his players.

Mar 14, 2019, 12:40 PM IST

Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick leads Juventus into quarter-finals

Ronaldo blasted home the decisive goal from a penalty with four minutes left to seal a 3-2 overall triumph, having made the breakthrough in the 27th minute.

Mar 13, 2019, 11:31 AM IST