May 04, 2021 07:58 PM IST
Jose Mourinho will be replacing Portuguese coach Paulo Fonseca, who will step down after the current campaign ends.
- Apr 25, 2021 10:21 AM IST
A small group of Manchester United fans gathered outside the club's training ground on Thursday to protest against the Glazer family's ownership as the backlash continued after their involvement in the breakaway European Super League.
- Apr 23, 2021 03:02 PM IST
Fans love their teams and investors love a good performance on the revenue front
- Apr 22, 2021 09:14 AM IST
The white-faced hypocrisy of it is that many of the clubs that were seeking a guaranteed existence in the European Super League on the basis of their past glories may never have got here had a similar system been in place even 20 years ago
- Apr 21, 2021 07:57 AM IST
The farcical goings-on in the planned European Super League prove that without the support of the ruling body and fans, it is hard for a new competition, however high-profile, to get off the ground. It happened with F1 and cricket’s ICL too
- Apr 21, 2021 07:42 AM IST
The six English clubs deserted the proposal to launch a largely-closed midweek competition called The Super League amid an escalating backlash from their supporters.
- Apr 19, 2021 09:38 AM IST
UEFA, in its statement, said that players and clubs participating in the proposed league would be banned from UEFA and FIFA tournaments. Clubs that may be banned are Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham, Barcelona, AC Milan, Inter Milan, Real Madrid, Manchester United, Manchester City, Atletico Madrid and Juventus.
- Apr 15, 2021 12:48 PM IST
Lionel Messi sent three autographed jerseys to Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinovac.
- Mar 21, 2021 08:05 AM IST
Erik Lamela, scorer of a spectacular ‘rabona’ goal for Tottenham recently, was offered a tempting contract by Barcelona when he was about 7. His parents turned it down, in part because they did not want their child to feel that football had become his “job”.
- Mar 12, 2021 10:25 PM IST
After the share sale, Avram Glazer will no longer own any Class A shares in the company, reducing his total voting power to 13.39% from 16.85%, a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission showed on Friday.
- Jan 31, 2021 05:34 PM IST
The club expressed its 'absolute support for Lionel Messi, especially in the face of any attempt to discredit his image, and to damage his relationship with the entity where he has worked to become the best player in the world and in football history.'
- Jan 18, 2021 10:55 PM IST
The Spanish soccer federation’s competitions committee will decide on the charges against Messi, and the player’s eventual suspension could range from one to three matches or from four to 12 matches, depending on how severe the federation considers the incident.
- Jan 17, 2021 10:59 PM IST
Ozil, 32, has not played for Arsenal since March and was left out of the club's Premier League and Europa League squads at the start of the season.
- Jan 02, 2021 08:33 PM IST
Francis is a big soccer fan and met Maradona, who died in November, several times after becoming pope in 2013.
- Dec 20, 2020 10:03 PM IST
The previous fastest goal had been Paolo Poggi's for Piacenza against Fiorentina in December 2001 after eight seconds of play.
- Dec 14, 2020 06:47 PM IST
The clash of Lionel Messi and Barca with last year's runners-up PSG is a repeat of their remarkable meeting at the same stage in 2017 when Barca overcame a 4-0 first leg loss to beat the French club 6-1 in Spain.
- Dec 11, 2020 05:58 PM IST
For years, Nepal's women have earned less than half of what the men's team have taken home. Their results have been considerably better though.
- Nov 28, 2020 03:52 PM IST
Jorge Burruchaga, who scored the matchwinner for Argentina in the 1986 World Cup final, had warmed up by playing in the 1984 Nehru Cup in Kolkata
- Nov 27, 2020 01:06 PM IST
The reality of Diego Maradona's fall from grace can't be ignored amidst the clamour of obituaries praising his myriad skills
- Nov 26, 2020 02:44 PM IST
As football fans world over bid a farewell to the Argentinian wizard--he is said to have been one of the most expensive players of his time---“double what Cristiano Ronaldo would cost today.”
- Nov 26, 2020 10:32 AM IST
A look at some of the best quotes on Diego Maradona both from the man himself and from others in football.
- Nov 26, 2020 10:24 AM IST
Former referee Ali Bin Nasser admitted that he doubted the validity of Diego Maradona's infamous 'Hand of God' goal, but said the football legend's second strike in the game was a "masterpiece".
- Nov 26, 2020 10:17 AM IST
Former England goalkeeper Peter Shilton told a newspaper taht he did not like that the Argentina football legend Diego Maradona never apologised for the "hand of god" goal in the 1986 World Cup quarter-final.
- Nov 26, 2020 10:09 AM IST
Deigo Maradona and Lionel Messi have often been compared in the debate about who was the greatest footballer of all time.
- Nov 26, 2020 08:15 AM IST
The sport that the Argentina legend illuminated, the one he lifted into an art, was not tarnished by all that he did to himself.