Association football
Manchester United comes to Mumbai again with #ILOVEUNITED event!
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Belgian Jews demand soccer club stop antisemitic chants in the stands
Mourinho questions Man City’s behaviour in ugly tunnel brawl
Iheanacho nets first goal awarded by VAR in English football
2018-01-17 20:02:21 Leicester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho scored the first goal in English football to be awarded using the video assistant referee (VAR) as they reached the FA Cup fourth round with a 2-0 replay victory over third-tier Fleetwood Town on Wednesday morning (Jan 17, Singapore time). Iheanacho, who had put the hosts ahead in the first half, was initially ruled offside when he deftly chipped the ball over the goalkeeper into the net in the 77th minute, but the goal was given after consultation between referee Jon Moss and the VAR   Read More ...
Former England striker Regis dies aged 59
2018-01-17 00:00:56 English football mourned former West Bromwich Albion, Coventry City and England striker Cyrille Regis yesterday as a role model and pioneer for the country's black footballers after his death at 59. Local media said he died of a heart attack on Sunday. Born in French Guiana but moved to London as a boy, Regis joined WBA in 1977 and scored 112 goals in 297 games before going to Coventry in 1984, where he won the FA Cup three years later   Read More ...
Klopp: Attacking approach paid off against Man City
2018-01-15 15:01:18 Liverpool could have been forgiven for adopting a conservative approach against Manchester City after being thumped 5-0 in the reverse fixture this season. But Juergen Klopp’s plan to attack was vindicated in their 4-3 win at Anfield on Monday morning (Jan 15, Singapore time), which ended the league leaders' unbeaten run in the EPL. “You have actually no alternative to beat City,” he said   Read More ...
ISL 2017/18: Iain Hume goal helps Kerala Blasters down Mumbai City FC
2018-01-14 20:13:14 Canadian striker Iain Hume became the hero of Kerala Blasters for the second game running as his lone first-half goal helped the visitors get the better of Mumbai City FC 1-0 in a rousing Indian Super League match in Mumbai on Sunday. Hume, playing with a bandage around his head, took advantage of a quickly taken free-kick by teammate Courage Pekuson of Ghana and sprinted forward to the bewilderment of the entire home side players before coolly slotting the ball past Mumbai custodian Amrinder Singh to the left corner in the 23rd minute of play   Read More ...
Kane breaks Sheringham's Spurs record
2018-01-14 20:01:05 England striker Harry Kane reached another landmark on Sunday morning (Jan 14, Singapore time) when his two strikes in the 4-0 rout of Everton saw him overtake Teddy Sheringham to become Tottenham Hotspur’s all-time leading Premier League scorer with 98 goals. The 24-year-old also reached the 20-goal mark for the fourth successive season in the Premier League but still lags way behind Spurs legend Jimmy Greaves, who scored 220 goals in 321 First Division appearances   Read More ...
Sam Allardyce takes blame for ‘shock’ Everton performance
2018-01-14 06:09:03 Everton manager Sam Allardyce took the blame for his side’s 4-0 thrashing at Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday, suggesting that he should have set up the team to be more “boring” rather than trying to outgun Mauricio Pochettino’s side. Goals by midfielders Son Heung-min and Christian Eriksen on either side of a Harry Kane double handed ninth-placed Everton their third league defeat in a row   Read More ...
Tottenham Hotspur - Everton Maç Raporu, 13.01.2018
2018-01-14 00:03:29 Premier Lig'in 23. haftasında Tottenham Hotspur, Everton'ı 4-0 mağlup etti. Konuk ekibin Beşiktaş'tan transferi Cenk Tosun maça ilk 11'de başlayıp, 62. dakikada yerini Calwert-Lewin'e bıraktı. Everton Teknik Direktörü Sam Allardyce, Wembley Stadı'ndaki mücadeleye Cenk Tosun'la başladı. Maç önünde yayıncı kuruluşa konuşan Allardyce, Cenk için "Onu ilk 11'de oynatmak benim adıma cesur bir karar oldu. Cenk, burada oynayabilmek için Şampiyonlar Ligi'nden ve Beşiktaş'tan vazgeçti   Read More ...
Football Delhi signs MoU with ASSOCHAM
2018-01-13 16:13:48 Football Delhi on Saturday signed a MoU with ASSOCHAM for the development of the sport in the capital city. “This is a momentous occasion for football in Delhi that Industry Chamber has come forward to encourage the development of football in the capital city of India through this MOU,” said Football Delhi president Shaji Prabhakarn. Under the Memorandum of Understanding, emphasis will be given to grassroot level participation through jointly-organised events, seminars and forums   Read More ...
Indian football: Chennaiyin FC snap up seven AIFF graduates to complete 'B' team
2018-01-13 06:33:57 Chennaiyin FC, whose first team participates in the Indian Super League (ISL), have announced their 'B' team on Friday that will partake in the I-League second division among other tournaments. The 'B' team is set to play their first competitive fixture in the Don Bosco - Fr. McFerran Trophy All India Football Tournament (AIFF) at Don Bosco Matriculation School, Red Hills here on Saturday, 13 January 2018   Read More ...
Brainstorm on Indian Football at FICCI GOAL 2018
2018-01-13 06:33:53 As part of their bid to promote sports development in India, The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is set to conduct the 5th edition of GOAL – a one-day convention on the business of football. India’s largest international convention on the business of football, FICCI GOAL 2018, which is also supported by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) will be held on 23rd January, 2018, at Federation House, Tansen Marg, New Delhi   Read More ...
Manchester United comes to Mumbai again with #ILOVEUNITED event!
2018-01-13 06:33:46 Manchester United will be hosting a fan event in Mumbai along with a live screening of United's Premier League game against Burnley on Saturday, 20th January, at The Royal Western India Turf Club, Mahalakshmi, Mumbai. #ILOVEUNITED - the long-running and popular fan event of the Red Devils - is coming to Mumbai for the second time in a bigger and better avatar   Read More ...
CFC-B to play I-League second division
2018-01-13 06:21:04 Chennaiyin FC’s -B team will participate in the I-League second division and other national tournaments, the club announced on Friday. The ‘B’ team will make its debut in the Don Bosco- Fr. McFerran Trophy All India Football Tournament at Don Bosco Matriculation School, Red Hills beginning here on January 13. Chennaiyin ‘B’ has signed seven AIFF Elite Academy graduates – midfielder Saurabh Meher, defender Ajin Tom, defender Mohammed Sarif Khan, winger Joysana Singh, forward Aman Chetri, defender Aimol Chongompipa Reamsochung and defender Hendry Antonay, who was part of India’s 2017 u-17 FIFA World Cup squad   Read More ...
Son dakika! Robin van Persie, Fenerbahçe’den ayrılıyor!
2018-01-13 04:06:28 Fenerbahçe'de bekleneni veremeyen Hollandalı golcü Robin van Persie, ülkesinin güçlü ekiplerinden Feyenoord'la anlaşmaya vardı. Bein Sports'un haberine göre sağlık kontrolünden geçecek oyuncu 1.5 yıllık sözleşmeye imza atacak. Fenerbahçe, Hollandalı golcüsü Robin van Persie’ye veda etmeye hazırlanıyor. Bein Sports ve Hollanda basınında yer alan haberlere göre son zamanlarda yaptığı paylaşımlarla taraftarın tepkisini çeken tecrübeli futbolcu, yıldızının parladığı Feyenoord’a dönüyor. Feyenoord, Van Persie ve Fenerbahçe, oyuncunun alacakları konusunda anlaşmaya varırken 34 yaşındaki oyuncunun Feyenoord’la 1   Read More ...
Man United to face Yeovil in FA Cup fourth round
2018-01-10 05:01:48 Manchester United will face an awkward trip to fourth-tier strugglers Yeovil Town in the fourth round of the FA Cup, which was drawn yesterday morning (Singapore time). Yeovil are fourth from bottom in the 24-team League Two and are the lowest ranked team left in the Cup. Tottenham Hotspur also have a tricky test against lower league opponents after they were drawn at League Two Newport County   Read More ...
Any footballer would love to get paid as top cricketers, says Gurpreet Singh Sandhu
2018-01-09 18:21:41 India’s favourite goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu said that any footballer would love to get paid as much as India’s top footballers do. He also revealed that he enjoys a much bigger pay playing for Bengaluru FC in the ISL than what he did at Norwegian club Stabaek FC. In an interview to PTI, Sandhu said, “People had that perception that I was earning more playing for the Norway club   Read More ...
Sponsor of football team released on MACC bail
2018-01-09 17:00:51 SEREMBAN: The sponsor of a local football team who was detained by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today to facilitate investigations into a corruption case, has been released on bail.   Read More ...
India is doing the right things in football, says Avram Grant
2018-01-09 16:26:31 Avram Grant says India is doing the right things in football, days after being tasked with reviving NorthEast United’s fortunes in the ISL, like he did when he was in charge of Premier League giants Chelsea many summers ago. India might seem like an odd destination for a man who has coached three English Premier League teams – Chelsea FC, Portsmouth and West Ham – but for Grant it was quite an easy decision to make   Read More ...
Guardiola: Man City not a big club like United or Liverpool
2018-01-09 10:03:50 Pep Guardiola says Manchester City must match Manchester United and Liverpool by winning trophies in order to become one of the game's giants - and dazzling football is not enough. The runaway Premier League leaders maintained their relentless charge in four competitions by sweeping into the FA Cup fourth round at Burnley's expense on Saturday. They are now eyeing a place in the League Cup final as they host Championship side Bristol City in the first leg of their semi-final tomorrow morning (Singapore time)   Read More ...
Tottenham Hotspur - AFC Wimbledon Maç Raporu, 7.01.2018
2018-01-08 00:06:52 İngiltere FA Kupası 3. Tur mücadelesinde Tottenham, evinde Wimbledon'ı konuk etti. Harry Kane'in üst üste golleri, zaferi araladı: 3-0. Maçta ilk yarının hakimi Tottenham'dı. Oyunun ve topun kontrolünü elinde bulunduran Tottenham, sık sık rakip kaleyi yokladı ancak Wimbledon savunması rakibine izin vermedi. Zaman zaman hızlı ataklarla Tottenhma kalesini yoklayan Wimbledon da ağları bulamadı. İlk yarıda gol sesi çıkmazken, ikinci yarıda Harry Kane fırtınası esti   Read More ...
Dua gol Kane bantu Tottenham singkir Wimbledon
2018-01-07 21:08:16 LONDON: Harry Kane menambah jumlah jaringannya kepada 27 gol dalam semua kejohanan musim ini apabila meledak dua gol ketika Tottenham Hotspur menang 3-0 ke atas AFC Wimbledon pada aksi pusingan tiga Piala FA, sebentar tadi. Kelab divisyen tiga, Wimbledon begitupun berjaya mengekang asakan Tottenham yang beraksi di Liga Perdana Inggeris selama lebih 60 minit sebelum Kane membuka tirai jaringan pada minit ke-64 diikuti jaringan kedua peribadinya, dua minit kemudian   Read More ...
Goalkeeper Aditi Chauhan eyes return to Indian football team for Asian Games
2018-01-07 18:15:57 Back from England after playing two seasons with West Ham United Ladies Football Club, goalkeeper Aditi Chauhan is hopeful of regaining her spot in the national women’s team for the Asian Games later this year. Aditi is anticipating a better show from the team at the Asian Games to be held in Jakarta, Indonesia. “I am coming back from an injury and this year   Read More ...
I-League: Mohun Bagan return to winning ways under new coach
2018-01-07 14:16:54 A new-look Mohun Bagan beat defending champions Aizawl FC 2-0 to finally arrest their four-match winless streak in the I-League football tournament, in Kolkata on Sunday. The win, however, did not come easy for a wasteful Mohun Bagan who got a dramatic 53rd minute lead with Masih Saighani’s own goal, while Aser Dipanda Dicka (75th) sealed the issue as the Mariners got off to a winning start under new coach Shankarlal Chakraborty   Read More ...
Football team manager remanded over alleged match-fixing
2018-01-07 08:01:02 SEREMBAN: A local football team manager in Negri Sembilan has become the second person to be remanded by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in connection with an alleged match-fixing in November last year.   Read More ...
Piala FA: Fleetwood ikat Leicester
2018-01-06 21:06:35 LONDON: Bekas juara Liga Perdana Inggeris, Leicester City hampir dikejutkan kelab Liga Satu, Fleetwood Town sebelum terikat dengan keputusan seri 0-0, dalam aksi pusingan tiga Piala FA, sebentar tadi. Dalam satu lagi pertembungan yang berlangsung pada masa yang sama, Middlesbrough menyingkirkan lawan sama dari Liga Kejuaraan, Sunderland dengan keputusan 2-0. Pada aksi di laman Fleetwood, Highbury itu, penyerang bintang Leicester, Jamie Vardy turut dinafikan kepulangan penuh emosi ke kelab lamanya itu susulan kecederaan pangkal paha, manakala Riyad Mahrez juga tidak disenaraikan   Read More ...
NorthEast United hope for reversal in fortunes under ‘advisor’ Avram Grant
2018-01-06 00:42:48 NorthEast United FC will look for change in fortunes under former Chelsea manager Avram Grant when they take on FC Goa in an Indian Super League match, here tomorrow. Having guided Chelsea to the UEFA Champions League final in 2008, Grant has been roped in as technical adviser in place of Joao de Deus Pires as NorthEast United FC hope to salvage their chances despite a poor start to the fourth edition of ISL   Read More ...
S. Korea nat'l football coach says Tottenham manager gave hint on Son Heung-min use
2018-01-06 00:13:04 INCHEON, Jan. 5 (Yonhap) -- South Korea football coach Shin Tae-yong said Friday that Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino gave a hint on the use of their ace attacker Son Heung-min. Shin returned home from his two-week trip in Europe where he inspected national players in preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. He first checked Troyes AC striker Suk Hyun-jun in France and later moved to Britain to see players like Son, Ki Sung-yueng of Swansea City and Lee Chung-yong of Crystal Palace   Read More ...
Mario Balotelli calls on Neymar, Radamel Falcao to shame brother after FIFA defeat, watch video
2018-01-05 16:45:42 All FIFA lovers find great joy in humiliating their friends over a game and the scenario is no different with star footballers. In fact, Mario Balotelli went one step further and called on his high-profile colleagues to shame his brother who lost to him in a game of FIFA the previous night. Balotelli said in a video compilation on his official Instagram account, “I just beat my brother at FIFA, yesterday night, online   Read More ...
Farcical penalty or prejudiced Wenger?
2018-01-05 15:00:54 Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger described the decision to award Eden Hazard a penalty during his side's 2-2 English Premier League draw with Chelsea yesterday morning (Singapore time) as "farcical". Hazard's foot was caught by defender Hector Bellerin in the area and referee Anthony Taylor pointed to the spot. The Belgian playmaker converted to level the match at 1-1 four minutes after Jack Wilshere's 63rd-minute opener   Read More ...
Heung-Min elak aib Spurs
2018-01-05 03:08:11 LONDON: Jaringan menarik Son Heung-Min membolehkan Tottenham Hotspur seri 1-1 menentang West Ham di Stadium Wembley, awal pagi tadi. Pemain tengah West Ham, Pedro Obiang meletakkan pelawat mendahului pada minit ke-70 menerusi rembatan kencang dari jarak 30 ela. Bagaimanapun bintang Korea Selatan, Son turut mencuri tumpuan penonton tujuh minit sebelum tamat permainan apabila menjaringkan gol menerusi rembatan deras dari jarak 25 ela untuk gol keenamnya dalam sembilan perlawanan terakhir   Read More ...
FIFA investigating Rhian Brewster’s racism complaint during FIFA U-17 World Cup Final
2018-01-04 14:20:27 A week after Rhian Brewster claimed that his England team-mate Morgan Gibbs-White was racially abused by a Spanish opponent during the Under-17 World Cup Final at Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata, FIFA have opened investigation into the case. The Liverpool player had alleged that one of his teammates, a 17-year old Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder, was called a ‘monkey’ by a Spanish player   Read More ...
Former Manchester United man Diego Forlan signs for Kitchee ahead of Hong Kong side's debut appearance in Asian Champions League group stages
2018-01-04 14:05:26   Read More ...
Former Chelsea boss Avram Grant appointed as adviser for NorthEast United FC
2018-01-04 10:15:43 Former Chelsea manager Avram Grant has been appointed as an adviser by NorthEast United FC for the remainder of the Indian Super League season. “I agreed to the challenge and I am hitting the ground running. India is a new and exciting environment for football and I look forward to the pace of the League. I have confidence in the club and we will do all we can to take the club forward,” said Grant, who is a long-time friend of NorthEast United FC owner John Abraham   Read More ...
It’s really unusual, ATK boss Teddy Sheringham on delayed ISL match
2018-01-04 10:15:39 Former Manchester United star and Indian Super League side ATK’s coach Teddy Sheringham said it was unusual to finish a football game post midnight, something that he had never experienced in his long association with the game. The match against FC Goa was delayed by nearly three hours due to the hurdles faced by the visiting side to reach the city   Read More ...
Spurs given glimpse of life without Kane
2018-01-04 05:00:26 What would life at Tottenham Hotspur be like without Harry Kane? The Spurs faithful got a glimpse of that potential scenario during their 2-0 win over bottom club Swansea City yesterday morning (Singapore time), as reports emerged that Real Madrid are preparing a bid for the England striker. Kane, who was recovering from a heavy cold, started on the bench at the Liberty Stadium, as Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino kept an eye on tomorrow's game against West Ham United, reported Reuters   Read More ...
ROBIN VAN PERSIE'NİN MENAJERİNDEN FLAŞ AÇIKLAMA!
2018-01-04 00:04:25 Fenerbahçe'deki geleceği belirsizliğini koruyan ve adı Feyenoord ile anılan Robin van Persie'nin durumuyla ilgili deneyimli oyuncunun menajeri Kees Vos'tan önemli açıklamalar geldi. Hollanda basınından Algemeen Dagblad'a açıklamalarda bulunan Kees Vos, "Teorik olarak, Van Persie ikinci yarıda da Fenerbahçe'de kalabilir. Şu an için anlaştığımız bir kulüp yok. Robin, bir süredir planlar dışında tutuluyor. Kulüp yönetimiyle her iki taraf için de uygun bir çözüm bulabilmek adına konuşacağız   Read More ...
S. Korea men's football team to train in Turkey for 2018 World Cup prep
2018-01-03 12:09:17 SEOUL, Jan. 3 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will set up their winter training camp in Turkey later this month to prepare for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the national football governing body said Wednesday. The Korea Football Association (KFA) said the men's national football team will train in Antalya, Turkey, from Jan. 22 to Feb. 4. "We originally considered   Read More ...
Tottenham Hotspur - West Ham United maç önü yazısı, 4.01.2018
2018-01-03 00:04:38 4 Ocak 2018 tarihinde Premier Lig'da oynanacak Tottenham Hotspur - West Ham United maçı için en son haberlerin, takımlarının form durumlarının ve son beş maçlarının sonuçlarının da bulunduğu maç önü yazısı.   Read More ...
I-League: Ten-man Chennai City FC stun Mohun Bagan
2018-01-02 18:16:00 Former champions Mohun Bagan suffered a disaster at their home ground with a 1-2 loss to 10-man Chennai City FC in an I-League football fixture in Kolkata on Tuesday. The southern outfit took a sixth minute lead through Frenchman Jean-Michel Joachim but only to be reduced to 10 players after Pradeep Mohanraj was sent off in the 34th minute for handling the ball inside the box   Read More ...
East Bengal beat Indian Arrows 2-0 to consolidate top spot in I-League
2018-01-02 16:20:37 East Bengal pumped in two quick goals in the space of three minutes to beat a spirited Indian Arrows 2-0 in a fast-paced match and consolidate their position at the top of I-League points table. The visiting Kolkata heavyweights scored through Syrian Mahmoud Al Amna (13th minute) and Japanese midfield general Katsumi Yusa (16th) to walk away with three points at the Ambedkar Stadium   Read More ...
'Happy New Year' - What can Indian Football look forward to in 2018?
2018-01-01 18:14:27 Most of us will agree that 2017 was a very promising year for Indian football. Not only did the national team qualify for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup on merit, the team rose meteorically in the FIFA Rankings and even broke into the top 100 at one point. After such highs, 2018 promises to take Indian football further down the road towards the ultimate aim of the country qualifying for the senior World Cup   Read More ...