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ISL: Chennaiyin FC sack head coach John Gregory
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) Chennaiyin FC have sacked head coach John Gregory following a poor run in the ongoing edition of the Indian Super League.
2019-11-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Football
There was no way we could leave without being champions: Flamengo star Henrique
Lima, Nov 24 (IANS) Flamengo forward Bruno Henrique praised his team's fighting spirit after the Brazilian giants came from behind to beat River Plate 2-1 in the Copa Libertadores final.
2019-11-24
Category: International, Sweden,Sports,Football
Indian striker Bala Devi begins trial with Rangers FC
Glasgow, Nov 22 (IANS) Bengaluru FC, through their partnership with Scottish Premier League side Rangers FC, have facilitated a week-long trial for Indian women's team striker Ngangom Bala Devi with the Scottish giants. Bala Devi has been training with the professional Rangers club since November 19.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Jose Mourinho appointed Tottenham Hotspur head coach
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday announced the appointment of Jose Mourinho as their new manager. The former Chelsea and Manchester United boss has signed a contract till the end of 2022-23 season.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Ronaldo should not win Ballon d'Or, feels Casillas
Madrid, Nov 17 (IANS) Former Real Madrid and Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas feels it would be wrong if Cristiano Ronaldo wins the Ballon d'Or this year.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
If there is no football, I have to go: Chile coach Rueda
Santiago (Chile), Nov 14 (IANS) Reinaldo Rueda has cast doubt over his future as Chile head coach after a decision was made to cancel his team's friendly against Peru in Lima next week.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Iraq,Sports,Football
'You wanted Zlatan, I gave you Zlatan..now go back to watch baseball'
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) Zlatan Ibrahimovic has announced his departure from LA Galaxy, ending his two-year stint with the team as one of the most electrifying players in the Major League Soccer (MLS).
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Sports,Football
Challenge is to leave behind legacy: U17 Women's WC director Roma Khanna
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Much like its male counterpart, the FIFA U17 Women's World Cup is not one of the most popular events among those that football's governing body conducts. However, the 2017 U17 World Cup that was held in India garnered record numbers which raises hopes for a similar showing at the 2020 edition of the Women's U17 World Cup which will be held in the country in just under a year's time.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Ronaldo avoids fine despite his anger at substitution
Milan, Nov 12 (IANS) Star striker Cristiano Ronaldo will be escaping both fine and ban for his angered reaction when he was substituted by coach Maurizio Sarri during Juventus' 1-0 Serie A win over AC Milan.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Ronaldo left fuming after getting substituted for second time
Milan, Nov 11 (IANS) Star striker Cristiano Ronaldo was left frustrated after he was substituted again by coach Maurizio Sarri during Juventus' 1-0 Serie A win over AC Milan on Sunday.
2019-11-11
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Palmeiras held by Corinthians as title hopes fade
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 10 (IANS) Defending Brazilian Serie A champions Palmeiras suffered a setback in their quest for back-to-back titles when they were held to 1-1 home draw by Corinthians.
2019-11-10
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Mendoza's call-up to Colombia squad perfect advertisement for ISL
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Indian Super League's best ever foreign import John Stiven Mendoza is now a step closer to his dream of playing for his country Colombia as the South American nation on Wednesday named the 27-year-old former Chennaiyin FC superstar in their 23-man squad for the upcoming international friendlies against Peru and Ecuador.
2019-11-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Mane help Liverpool make comeback against Aston Villa
Birmingham, Nov 3 (IANS) Liverpools Sadio Mane has scored a 94th minute goal and broke Aston Villa's hearts to complete a 2-1 comeback victory in Premier League action at Villa Park.
2019-11-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Man City pip Southampton 2-1 in Premier League
Manchester, Nov 3 (IANS) Manchester City came from behind to defeat a dogged Southampton side 2-1 in Premier League action, thanks to second half goals from Sergio Aguero and Kyle Walker.
2019-11-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
ISL: Odisha FC hammer Mumbai City 4-2
Mumbai, Oct 31 (IANS) Odisha FC bounced back from two consecutive defeats in style as they hammered Mumbai City FC 4-2 to pick up their first win in Indian Super League (ISL) Season 6 at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Thursday.
2019-10-31
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
La Liga: Real Madrid move to 2nd with 5-0 win over Leganes
Madrid, Oct 31 (IANS) Real Madrid cruised to a 5-0 victory over last-place Leganes and moved up to second in La Liga with 21 points, one less than leaders Barcelona, and one more than Granada, Atletico Madrid and Sevilla.
2019-10-31
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
ISL: ATK edge past Chennaiyin FC in hard-fought battle
Chennai, Oct 30 (IANS) Chennaiyin FC's poor start to their Indian Super League (ISL) campaign continued as they lost by a solitary goal to ATK at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium here on Wednesday.
2019-10-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Football
Bulgaria receive sanctions for racism during England match
Madrid, Oct 29 (IANS) Bulgaria has been ordered to pay a 75,000 Euros fine and play one game behind closed doors over racism during the Euro 2020 qualifier against England.
2019-10-29
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Jamshedpur beat Hyderabad FC 3-1 at home
Jamshedpur, Oct 29 (IANS) Jamshedpur FC made it two wins out of two with a dominant 3-1 win against Hyderabad FC in their Indian Super League clash at the JRD Tata Sports Complex here on Tuesday.
2019-10-29
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Football
Chennaiyin FC face high-flying ATK in Chennai
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) ATK are flying high ahead of their clash against Chennaiyin FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai on Wednesday.
2019-10-29
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Jaap Stam steps down as coach of Dutch club Feyenoord
The Hague, Oct 29 (IANS) Jaap Stam has resigned as coach of Feyenoord after only four months at the helm of the Dutch football club.
2019-10-29
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Football
Southampton donates wages to charity after 9-goal home defeat
Southampton (England), Oct 28 (IANS) Southampton FC's players and coaches have donated the wages they earned on the day of their 0-9 home defeat to Leicester City to charity.
2019-10-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
ISL: Bengaluru, Goa share spoils in high-octane encounter
Goa, Oct 28 (IANS) The first meeting of the season between two Indian Super League (ISL) heavyweights finished all square after FC Goa and Bengaluru FC shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Monday.
2019-10-28
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
It's about the next 50 goals now: Rashford
Manchester, Oct 28 (IANS) England and Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford scored his 50th goal for the club on Sunday as the Reds beat Norwich City 3-1 in an English Premier League clash.
2019-10-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Messi: Barcelona 'has given me everything'
Buenos Aires, Oct 28 (IANS) Lionel Messi has conceded that he is less likely to finish his career in Argentina, describing Barcelona as a city that has given him "everything".
2019-10-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
Chennaiyin, Mumbai play out goalless draw on Diwali evening
Chennai, Oct 27 (IANS) Chennaiyin FC secured their first draw of the season with a goalless encounter against Mumbai City at home on Sunday's Indian Super League (ISL) fixture.
2019-10-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Football
Happy Diwali to all, with and without their families: Chhetri
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Bengaluru FC and India captain Sunil Chhetri had a special message to give on the occasion of Diwali -- that the festival may be associated with lights and holidays but not everyone gets to be with their families.
2019-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Man City beat Aston Villa 3-0 in Premier League action
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Manchester City topped Aston Villa 3-0 on the strength of goals by Raheem Sterling, Kevin De Bruyne and Ilkay G√ľndogan in Premier League action.
2019-10-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Atletico Madrid beat Athletic Bilbao to go 2nd in LaLiga
Madrid, Oct 27 (IANS) Atletico Madrid are second in LaLiga after a convincing 2-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao that saw the hosts shine at both ends of the pitch.
2019-10-27
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
ISL: Gyan's late winner hands NorthEast win over Odisha
Guwahati, Oct 26 (IANS) Former Ghanaian World Cupper Asamoah Gyan handed NorthEast United FC their first win in the Indian Super League (ISL) Season 6 after netting the winner in a 2-1 victory over Odisha FC at the Indira Gandhi Athletic stadium here on Saturday.
2019-10-26
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Football
AFC to expand Champions League, Women's Asian Cup
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 26 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said on Saturday that it will expand the AFC Champions League to include 40 clubs at the start of the 2021 season. The AFC Women's Asian Cup will also be expanded to 12 teams from eight in the last edition held in Jordan.
2019-10-26
Category: International, Malaysia,Sports,Football
Military Games: N Korea pip China in women's football final
Wuhan (China), Oct 26 (IANS) North Korea beat hosts China 2-1 in the final of the women's football event at the Military World Games here on Saturday.
2019-10-26
Category: International, China,Sports,Football
Looking forward to the start of the I-League season: Thoiba Singh
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) 2017-18 I-League champions Punjab FC will definitely be a force to reckon with in the latest edition of the championship and one of the players to keep an eye out for will be young Thoiba Singh Moirangthem, who is already making waves with his performances at just 16 years of age.
2019-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
AFC Executive Committee recognises ISL as top league in India
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Executive Committee meeting for the first time in Vietnam on Saturday endorsed the roadmap for Indian football as a plan to grow the sport in the world's second most populous country.
2019-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
'Frequency of matches helping women's football in India'
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The frequency of playing international competitions has helped the players keep themselves in shape all year round, believes Indian women's team head coach Maymol Rocky.
2019-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Cavani, Suarez earn Uruguay recall for friendlies
Montevideo (Uruguay), Oct 26 (IANS) Strikers Edinson Cavani and Luis Suarez have returned to Uruguay's squad for international friendlies next month, the South American country's football association has announced.
2019-10-26
Category: International, Uruguay,Sports,Football
ISL: ATK pump five past newcomers Hyderabad FC
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) ATK got over their disappointment in the season opener with a dominant 5-0 win over Hyderabad FC in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium here on Friday.
2019-10-25
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Mumbai City stun Kerala Blasters with late strike
Kochi, Oct 24 (IANS) A late goal from Amine Chermiti saw Mumbai City FC stun Kerala Blasters FC in a closely fought Hero Indian Super League clash at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Thursday.
2019-10-24
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Dries Mertens breaks Maradona's record for Napoli
Milan, Oct 24 (IANS) Belgium's Dries Mertens overtook Diego Maradona as Napoli's second highest all-time goalscorer after the side defeated Red Bull Salzburg 3-2 in the Champions League.
2019-10-24
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
China to host revamped FIFA Club World Cup in 2021
Shanghai, Oct 24 (IANS) China has been awarded the hosting rights for the expanded 24-team FIFA Club World Cup in 2021. The announcement was made following a FIFA Council meeting in Shanghai on Thursday.
2019-10-24
Category: International, China,Sports,Football
ISL: ATK seek home comfort against newbies Hyderabad FC (Preview)
Kolkata, Oct 24 (IANS) Two-time Indian Super League (ISL) champion ATK will look to put their opening match defeat behind them and start their home campaign on a high when they take on newbies Hyderabad FC at the Salt Lake Stadium on Friday.
2019-10-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
ISL: FC Goa bein in style, thrash Chennaiyin 3-0
Margao (Goa), Oct 23 (IANS) FC Goa struck the right chords on the field to ease past Chennaiyin FC 3-0 in their first game of the Indian Super League 2019-20 season at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Wednesday.
2019-10-23
Category: International, Zambia,Sports,Football
Mohun Bagan confers life membership to Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) City soccer giants Mohun Bagan on Wednesday conferred their Life Membership to Nobel Prize winner Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee after club officials met him at his residence.
2019-10-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Goal against Real Madrid was most important: Martin Braithwaite
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) Striker Martin Braithwaite feels the onus is on him now to deliver the goods after Spanish LaLiga side Leganes reportedly made him the most expensive signing in the club's history in this summer's transfer window.
2019-10-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Abdelkarim Hassan handed 5-month suspension for misconduct
Doha, Oct 23 (IANS) Abdelkarim Hassan, Asia's reigning player of the year, has been handed a five-month suspension after he confronted a referee in the Asian Champions League semifinals.
2019-10-23
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Football
Mbappe youngest to score 15 Champions League goals
Bruges (Belgium) Paris Saint Germain (PSG) star Kylian Mbappe has become the youngest player to score 15 goals in Champions League, surpassing Barcelona star striker Lionel Messi.
2019-10-23
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Football
ISL: Ten-man Jamshedpur FC edge past Odisha FC 2-1 in thrilling tie
Jamshedpur, Oct 22 (IANS) A 10-man Jamshedpur FC overcame the odds and put up a spirited fight to defeat Odisha FC 2-1 in an Indian Super League (ISL) match at the JRD Tata Sports Complex here on Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Football
ISL: NorthEast snatch a point from Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Defending champions Bengaluru FC were held to a goalless draw by a spirited NorthEast United FC in their opening game of the Indian Super League (ISL) Season 6 at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium here on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Five key aspects of Madrid's defeat to Mallorca
Madrid, Oct 20 (IANS) Real Madrid were on Sunday handed their first La Liga defeat of the season by Mallorca, which cost the club the top spot after the team's second-string players failed to fill the shoes of the starting members.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Ogbeche the hero as Kerala strike down ATK in ISL opener
Kochi, Oct 20 (IANS) Two-time champions ATK scored their 100th goal in the Indian Super League (ISL) but that wasnt enough to see them through in the opening match of ISL Season 6, as hosts Kerala Blasters rallied to script a 2-1 victory at the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium here on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football