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CAS reduces Neymar's Champions League ban
Madrid, Sep 17 (IANS) The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) reduced from three to two matches a ban imposed by UEFA on Neymar for insulting a referee during a Champions League match last season.
2019-09-17
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Ronaldo breaks down during emotional interview
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo recently broke down in tears after he was shown footage of his late father which he had never seen before. During an interview with Piers Morgan, Ronaldo saw a clip of his late father Jose Dinis Aveiro, where he was talking of the pride he felt for his son.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Neck to neck action in Subroto Cup U17 boys' semis
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The semi-finals of the U17 Boys category of the Subroto Cup International Football Tournament witnessed some neck to neck action.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
ISL newbies Odisha FC unveil official logo
Bhubaneswar, Sep 15 (IANS) Odisha FC, the franchise which replaces Delhi Dynamos in the upcoming edition of the Indian Super League (ISL), on Sunday tweeted a video to unveil its official logo.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Football
Veteran football manager Gutendorf passes away
Munich, Sep 15 (IANS) German football manager Rudi Gutendorf passed away on Sunday, according to German media reports.
2019-09-15
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Neymar braves fan abuse to net injury-time winner for PSG
Paris, Sep 15 (IANS) Brazilian star Neymar Jr. braved abuses on his Paris Saint-Germain return to score a stunning winner and help the club win 1-0 against Strasbourg in Ligue 1.
2019-09-15
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
Neymar set to make PSG return
Paris, Sep 14 (IANS) Neymar is set to make his Paris Saint-Germain return in Saturday's French Ligue 1 home match against Strasbourg after being included in the squad.
2019-09-14
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
England team plan to tackle racism ahead of Bulgaria game
London, Sep 12 (IANS) The England football team will meet to "prepare" a plan of action on how to respond to racist behaviour of fans before their Euro 2020 qualifier in Bulgaria on October 14.
2019-09-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Stimac wants India to remain focussed post Qatar draw
Doha, Sep 11 (IANS) After India held Asian champions Qatar to a goal-less draw in their second Group E encounter of the joint second round FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 qualifiers, coach Igor Stimac urged his team to keep their heads down and secure wins in the upcoming matches of the tournament.
2019-09-11
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Football
Banned for age fraud, Gaurav Mukhi cleared by AIFF
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Gaurav Mukhi, who while playing for Indian Super League (ISL) side Jamshedpur FC was banned for six months for age-fraud, has been cleared to take the field after the footballer provided the All Indian Football Federation (AIFF) with his correct birth certificate.
2019-09-09
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
French Prez apologises over Albania national anthem mix-up
Tirana (Albania), Sep 9 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron has sent an apology message to Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama for a national anthem mix-up ahead of a football match on Saturday evening.
2019-09-09
Category: International, Albania,Sports,Football
High scoring games headline day 1 of Subroto Cup U17 Junior Boys
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) On Day 1 of Subroto Cup International Football tournament U17 Boys, there was impressive attacking football on display.
2019-09-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Messi free to leave at end of season: Barca President
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu has confirmed rumours of a clause in Lionel Messi's contract that will allow him to leave the club at the end of the season.
2019-09-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
India go down fighting against Oman in WC qualifier
Guwahati, Sep 5 (IANS) Captian Sunil Chhetri's first half strike went in vain as India went down fighting 1-2 to Oman in their World Cup qualifying opener here on Thursday.
2019-09-05
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Football
Litmus test awaits India against Oman in WC Qualifiers (Preview)
Guwahati, Sep 4 (IANS) It will be new coach Igor Stimac's biggest test yet when India take on Oman in their first game of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers on Thursday.
2019-09-04
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Football
Chiellini undergoes knee surgery, ruled out for 6 months
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Juventus defender and captain Giorgio Chiellini has undergone a knee surgery and is expected to remain out of the field for the next six months.
2019-09-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Real Madrid sign PSG keeper Alphonse Areola on loan
Madrid, Sep 3 (IANS) Real Madrid have signed Paris Saint Germain's French international goalkeeper Alphonse Areola on loan until the end of the current season as part of a deal which sees Madrid's Costa Rican custodian Keylor Navas move in the other direction.
2019-09-03
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Football: Indian women held to 1-1 draw by Uzbekistan
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The Indian senior women's team was held to a 1-1 draw in their second international friendly against Uzbekistan at the Yakkasari Stadium in Tashkent on Monday.
2019-09-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Romelu Lukaku racially abused in Italy
Cagliari (Sardinia), Sep 2 (IANS) Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku was subjected to racial abuse during his side's 2-1 victory against Cagliari in Serie A.
2019-09-02
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
East Bengal, Mohun Bagan share spoils in goalless CFL derby
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) City football giants East Bengal and Mohun Bagan played out a goalless draw in the Calcutta Football League (CFL) Premier Division derby at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Sunday.
2019-09-01
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
City, Liverpool record easy wins, Chelsea settle for draw
Manchester, Sep 1 (IANS) Manchester City routed Brighton & Hove Albion 4-0 and Liverpool eased past Burnley 3-0 in Matchday 4 action in England's Premier League, while Chelsea had to settle for a 2-2 draw against Sheffield United.
2019-09-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Hat-tricks dominate Day 2 of Subroto Cup U17 Jr Girls
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) On the second day of the ongoing Subroto Cup, SAI, Kolkata triumphed over Birla Balika Vidyapeet, Rajasthan 12-0, riding Barshas four goals and Nitus double hat-trick (six goals) in the Girls Pool-A. In the other Pool A match, Colonels Public School, Gurugram defeated MPHS, Uttarakhand 6-0, through Hemas four goals.
2019-08-31
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Hat-tricks dominate Day 2 of Subroto Cup U17 Jr Girls
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) On the second day of the ongoing Subroto Cup, SAI, Kolkata triumphed over Birla Balika Vidyapeet, Rajasthan 12-0, riding Barshas four goals and Nitus double hat-trick (six goals) in the Girls Pool-A. In the other Pool A match, Colonels Public School, Gurugram defeated MPHS, Uttarakhand 6-0, through Hemas four goals.
2019-08-31
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Lukaku responds to criticism over his weight
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku, who joined the Italian club this season from Manchester United for 65 million euro, has responded to criticism over his weight towards the end of his stint with the British giants.
2019-08-31
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Uzbekistan thrash India eves 5-1 in soccer friendly
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The women's football of Uzbekistan thrashed India eves 5-1 in the first friendly match at the Yakkasary Stadium in Tashkent on Friday.
2019-08-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Robert Lewandowski to stay with Bayern till 2023
Berlin, Aug 30 (IANS) Robert Lewandowski has agreed to stay with Bayern Munich till June 2023, the German record champions have confirmed in an official statement.
2019-08-30
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Barcelona apologise for Real Betis tweet
Barcelona, Aug 27 (IANS) Spanish champions FC Barcelona have apologised for a tweet they posted mocking Real Betis after beating them 5-2 in their Spanish league match. Barcelona posted a photo of defender Junior Firpo holding up five fingers after the match with the caption "Junior knows."
2019-08-27
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Hyderabad FC to replace struggling FC Pune City in new ISL season
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Hyderabad FC will replace FC Pune City in the new Indian Super League (ISL) season that starts on October 20. The league in a release announced that a new team representing the city of Hyderabad will be playing in the new season as Hyderabad Football Club.
2019-08-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
India women's team departs for Uzbekistan
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Indian senior women's national team departed for Uzbekistan on Tuesday for their back-to-back international friendlies against the hosts at the Yakkasary Stadium in Tashkent. The first match is slated for August 30, while the second is scheduled for September 2.
2019-08-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Atletico Madrid ekes out 1-0 win against Leganes
Leganes (Spain), Aug 26 (IANS) Atletico Madrid has eked out a slender 1-0 win over Leganes in the second week of the La Liga season.
2019-08-26
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Juventus open Serie A title defense with 1-0 win vs Parma
Rome, Aug 25 (IANS) Captain Giorgio Chiellini scored early as Juventus beat Parma 1-0 to kick off its bid for a record-extending ninth straight Serie A title in the Italian Serie A opener.
2019-08-25
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Bayern has talent to fill big boots of Robben & Ribery: Muller
Gelsenkirchen (Germany), Aug 25 (IANS) Attacking Bayern Munich midfielder Thomas Muller feels the reigning Bundesliga champions have a great squad this season with many high-quality players and will aim to reach the finals of the Champions League.
2019-08-25
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Neymar out of action until his future is resolved: Tuchel
Paris, Aug 24 (IANS) Neymar will not play with Paris Saint Germain until his future is resolved, coach Thomas Tuchel said on Saturday.
2019-08-24
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
Sevilla win 1-0 away to Granada
Granada (Spain), Aug 24 (IANS) Sevilla has edged Granada CF 1-0 to take temporary possession of first place in LaLiga with six points from two matches.
2019-08-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Chennaiyin FC confirm Rafi, Vineeth & Narzary departures
Chennai, Aug 23 (IANS) Chennaiyin FC on Friday confirmed the departures of strikers Mohammed Rafi and C.K. Vineeth, and winger Halicharan Narzary from the club.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Football
Durand Cup: Mohun Bagan beat Real Kashmir, reach final
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Suhair V.P. scored twice in extra time as Mohun Bagan stormed into the final of the 129th Durand Cup, beating Real Kashmir FC 3-1 in the second semi-final at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Wednesday.
2019-08-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
I want to make Assam smile again: Halicharan Narzary
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Besides the determination of making a mark in the national football team after coming back from a long injury lay-off, Assam's own Halicharan Narzary -- the prolific 25-year-old midfielder has another yearning at the back of his mind.
2019-08-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
FC Goa appoint Ravi Puskur as director of football
Panaji, Aug 20 (IANS) FC Goa on Tuesday appointed Ravi Puskur as their director of football (DoF), the Indian Super League (ISL) franchise said in a statement.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Gokulam storm into Durand semis with 4-1 win over TRAU
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) Marcus Joseph scored a hat-trick as Gokulam Kerala FC defeated a 10-man TRAU FC 4-1 to qualify for the semifinals of the 129th Durand Cup here on Sunday.
2019-08-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
PSG ready to loan Neymar with buying back clause option
Paris, Aug 18 (IANS) With Brazil soccer star Neymar wanting to move out of Paris Saint-Germain, the capital club have said that they are open to the idea of a loan move for the striker with a subsequent obligation to buy him back.
2019-08-18
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
Durand Cup: Real Kashmir book semis date with Mohun Bagan
Kalyani (West Bengal), Aug 17 (IANS) Real Kashmir FC held FC Goa to a goalless draw on a wet pitch at the Kalyani Stadium on Saturday to seal their place in the semifinal of the 129th Durand Cup.
2019-08-17
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Defender Eli Sabia extends Chennaiyin FC contract
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Chennaiyin FCs Brazilian defender Eli Sabia on Saturday penned a contract extension with the club, that will see the 30-year-old turn out for Head Coach John Gregorys side for the 2019-20 season.
2019-08-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Football
Philippe Coutinho set to join Bayern Munich on loan
Madrid, Aug 17 (IANS) FC Barcelona have reached the "principal of an agreement" to loan Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho to German giants Bayern Munich.
2019-08-17
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Durand Cup: Mohun Bagan in semis after ATK beat Md Sporting
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) ATK rode Hitesh Sharma's early goal to edge past Mohammedan Sporting 1-0 in a rain-interrupted 129th Durand Cup tie at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Friday.
2019-08-16
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Valencia can be competitive in Spain and Europe: Mijatovic
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Former Valencia striker Predrag Mijatovic said that he expects the club to be competitive in La Liga and in Europe. Valencia had an extraordinary season last year in which they went from being four points off relegation zone in January to confirming a Champions League spot on the final match day.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
ATK signs Spanish midfielder Javi Hernandez
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) Real Madrid academy graduate Javi Hernandez, an attacking Spanish midfielder, was on Friday roped in by ATK for the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL) season.
2019-08-16
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Solskjaer expects Sanchez to come good this season
Manchester, Aug 16 (IANS) Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has backed forward Alexis Sanchez and turned down talks of the Chilean training with the club's reserves.
2019-08-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Messi, Ronaldo nominated for UEFA Player of the Year Award
Madrid, Aug 15 (IANS) Argentina forward Lionel Messi, Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo and Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk were nominated on Thursday for the UEFA Mens Player of the Year Award.
2019-08-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Alexis Sanchez likely to leave Manchester United
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez is likley to quit the club after a lacklustre outing since the time he switched from Arsenal. According to reports, the Chilean is unhappy with United and would like to move to Italy's Serie A.
2019-08-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
CFL: Mohun Bagan held to 1-1 draw by Calcutta Customs
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) Mohun Bagan's winless run continued as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Calcutta Customs in a Calcutta Football League Premier Division 'A match here on Wednesday.
2019-08-14
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football