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Disappointed with AFC Cup being postponed: ATK's Kotal
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) ATK Mohun Bagan defender Pritam Kotal is disappointed that the AFC Cup in the Maldives was postponed because of the bio-bubble breach, but said there was no option except accepting the Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) decision.
2021-05-16
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Tielemans stunner helps Leicester to 1st ever FA Cup title
London, May 16 (IANS) Youri Tielemans scored a wonder goal and the video assistant referee (VAR) then came to the rescue as Leicester City beat Chelsea 1-0 to win a first FA Cup title in their 137-year club history.
2021-05-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Dani Alves earns Brazil recall for World Cup qualifiers
Rio de Janeiro, May 15 (IANS) Former Barcelona right-back Dani Alves has returned to Brazil's squad for FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Ecuador and Paraguay, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has said.
2021-05-15
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic ruled out of Euros
Berlin, May 15 (IANS) Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been ruled out of Euro 2020 with injury, just months after coming out of international retirement, the Swedish football federation (SvFF) said on Saturday.
2021-05-15
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
India football forward Lalpekhlua scores on 'riverfront'
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) India football team striker, Jeje Lalpekhlua, and a bunch of youth from his Mizoram village are making an effort to preserve the ecosystem of a river whose biodiversity is being impacted by rampant fishing.
2021-05-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
ISL has given structure to Indian football: Hyderabad FC's Poojary
Hyderabad, May 15 (IANS) The Indian Super League (ISL) has had a 'tremendous' impact on Indian football as it has given the country 'grounds, facilities and great coaches', said Hyderabad FC midfielder Nikhil Poojary.
2021-05-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Football
Poland striker Krzysztof Piatek ruled out of Euro 2020
Warsaw, May 14 (IANS) Poland striker Krzysztof Piatek will miss UEFA Euro 2020 after breaking his ankle in Hertha BSC's Bundesliga match against Schalke, the striker confirmed on social media on Friday.
2021-05-15
Category: International, Poland,Sports,Football
FA Cup final: Boost for Chelsea as Kovacic, Kante are back
London, May 14 (IANS) Manager Thomas Tuchel has hailed two "huge" FA Cup final boosts for Chelsea as Mateo Kovacic and N'Golo Kante have been passed fit to face Leicester on Saturday.
2021-05-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
AIFF league panel proposes relegation freeze due to pandemic
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The All India Football Federations (AIFF) league committee on Friday proposed to do away with relegation for last seasons I-League, given the extraordinary circumstances arising due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-05-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Confidence biggest takeaway from ACL campaign: Fernandes
Goa, May 14 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) side FC Goas attacking midfielder Brandon Fernandes said on Friday that there were several takeaways from the teams recent campaign in the AFC Champions League (ACL) Group Stage E, the most important being "confidence".
2021-05-14
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Odisha FC sign two defenders for upcoming ISL season
Bhubaneswar, May 14 (IANS) Odisha FC on Friday signed defenders Sahil Panwar and Sebastian Thangmuansang ahead of the upcoming eighth edition of the Indian Super League (ISL).
2021-05-14
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Football
Zidane says Real will 'go to the end' in La Liga title race
Berlin, May 14 (IANS) Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane has said his side will go until the final minute in the La Liga title race after closing within two points of leaders Atletico Madrid. Madrid won 4-1 away to Granada to keep the pressure on the leaders with two games to go, while moving ahead of third-placed Barcelona who are a further two points back after their 3-3 draw at Levante earlier in the week.
2021-05-14
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Portugal to host Champions League final
Lisbon, May 14 (IANS) The Dragao Stadium, in the Portuguese city of Porto, will host on May 29 the final of the Champions League, involving the English teams from Manchester City and Chelsea, European football's governing body UEFA announced.
2021-05-14
Category: International, Portugal,Sports,Football
Labouring in paddy field makes good pre-season workout: Amarjit
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The rectangular patch of green grass means the world to most football players. While they weave their way around opponents in search of a goal, India midfielder Amarjit Singh Kiyam has found another patch of green that he is quite drawn to during the off-seasons -- the paddy fields.
2021-05-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Haaland, Sanchi fire Dortmund to 5th German Cup title
Berlin, May 14 (IANS) Erling Haaland and Jadon Sancho scored a brace each as Borussia Dortmund beat RB Leipzig 4-1 in the German Cup final for their fifth title in the event.
2021-05-14
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Liverpool renew top four push with 4-2 win over United
Manchester, May 14 (IANS) Jurgen Klopp tasted victory at Old Trafford for the first time as Liverpool breathed new life into their top-four push with a thrilling 4-2 win in the rearranged fixture against Manchester United.
2021-05-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Spain to allow fans in some stadia during La Liga
Madrid, May 13 (IANS) Fans could be allowed back into some of the stadia during La Liga's last two rounds this season.
2021-05-13
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Former Manchester United defender Valencia retires
Quito (Ecuador), May 13 (IANS) Former Manchester United and Ecuador player Antonio Valencia on Thursday announced his retirement from football because of chronic knee problems.
2021-05-13
Category: International, Ecuador,Sports,Football
Want to turn Euro 2020 into Low's farewell gift: Sane
Berlin, May 13 (IANS) The upcoming Euro 2020 is the perfect opportunity to give departing Germany head coach Joachim Low a proper send-off, feels Bayern Munich winger Leroy Sane.
2021-05-13
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Xavi extends Al-Sadd contract, ends Barca speculation
May 13, Berlin (IANS) Xavi has signed a new contract with Al-Sadd to put an end to speculation linking him to La Liga giants Barcelona.
2021-05-13
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Football
Netherlands to miss captain Van Dijk at Euro 2020
The Hague, May 13 (IANS) Virgil van Dijk will miss this summer's European Championships, as the Netherlands captain will not be fit in time for the start of the tournament.
2021-05-13
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Football
This was the hardest: Guardiola on City's Premier League triumph
Manchester, May 12 (IANS) Manchester City won their third Premier League title under manager Pep Guardiola and their fifth overall and the Spaniard said that this one has been the toughest league victory yet because of the conditions created by the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-05-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Manchester City win 5th Premier League title in 10 years (Ld)
Manchester, May 12 (IANS) Manchester City were confirmed as Premier League champions once again after Manchester United were beaten 2-1 at home by Leicester City.
2021-05-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
2022 World Cup: FIFA holds meeting on workers' welfare
Lausanne, May 11 (IANS) FIFA held a virtual meeting with several member associations and confederations on Tuesday to discuss workers' welfare reforms and broader human rights in Qatar in connection with the countrys hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
2021-05-11
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Football
Manchester United extend Cavani's contract
London, May 11 (IANS) Manchester United have agreed to a one-year contract extension with Uruguayan striker Edison Cavani until June 2022, announced the English Premier League side.
2021-05-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Mumbai City's Ranawade recalls message from Pep
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Mumbai City FC defender Amey Ranawade will never forget the day he received a congratulatory message from Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola as he lay in a hospital bed recovering from head injury.
2021-05-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Buffon to end long stay at Juventus
Rome, May 11 (IANS) Gianluigi Buffon, regarded as one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time, wants to leave Italian league's multiple champions Juventus at the end of this season.
2021-05-11
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Leipzig seek maiden title to end Nagelsmann era in German Cup final
Berlin, May 11 (IANS) Julian Nagelsmann will have one last chance to finish his term at RB Leipzig with a first-ever major title for him and the club when they face Borussia Dortmund in the German Cup final on Thursday.
2021-05-11
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Juve could be excluded from Serie A: Italian football chief
Rome, May 10 (IANS) Juventus could be kicked out of Serie A if they are still officially members of the Super League by the deadline to register for next season, Italian federation (FIGC) chief Gabriele Gravina said on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
1962 Asian Games gold medallist Franco passes away
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Fortunato Franco, the former football player who was part of the Indian team that won gold at the 1962 Asian Games in Jakarta, passed away in Goa on Monday. Franco is survived by his wife, son and daughter.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
'Delicate negotiations' on to move CL final to Britain
Berlin, May 9 (IANS) "Delicate negotiations" are taking place about moving the Champions League final to Britain, government minister Michael Gove said on Sunday.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Senior AIFF official Lavinio Rebello passes away
Goa, May 9 (IANS) The senior vice president of the Goa Football Association (GFA), Lavinio Rebello, passed away in Goa on Sunday. Rebello was also the deputy chairperson of the All India Football Federation's (AIFF) Futsal and Beach Soccer Committee.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
FC Goa's tactical aspects need to be polished: Coach Ferrando
Goa, May 9 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) side FC Goa's chief coach Juan Ferrando said on Sunday that his players had "performed on a high level and done great as a team" in the recently concluded Asian Champions League (ACL) Group Stage, but they need to improve their tactical aspects.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Former FC Goa defender Pena praises team for ACL showing
Goa, May 9 (IANS) Former FC Goa defender, Spain's Carlos Pena, was all praise for the Indian Super League (ISL) team's head coach Juan Ferrando and his boys after they finished third in the AFC Champions League (ACL) Group Stage recently.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
AFC Cup matches postponed after Bengaluru breach Covid protocols (Ld)
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Sunday announced to postpone the AFC Cup Group D matches in Maldives after three Bengaluru FC players allegedly breached Covid-19 protocols.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Maldives Sports Minister accuses Bengaluru of breaching Covid rules
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Bengaluru FC and ATK Mohun Bagan's AFC Cup matches are in doubt after Maldives' Sports Minister Ahmed Mahloof alleged a breach of the country's Covid-19 protocols by the former.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine,Football
City loses 2-1 to Chelsea, Premier League crown will have to wait
London, May 9 (IANS) Manchester City will have to wait at least 24 hours before they are crowned Premier League champions for this season after they lost 2-1 at home to Chelsea on Saturday evening.
2021-05-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Mexico's Azteca Stadium to reopen for fans
Mexico City, May 8 (IANS) Mexico's Azteca Stadium, the stage for the 1970 and 1986 FIFA World Cup finals, is set to reopen to the public after a 14-month shutdown because of Covid-19.
2021-05-08
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Football
Bayern win record-extending 9th straight Bundesliga title
Berlin, May 8 (IANS) Bayern Munich were confirmed as German champions for the 31st time on Saturday and extended their record run of consecutive Bundesliga titles to nine after RB Leipzig lost 3-2 at Borussia Dortmund.
2021-05-08
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
La Liga: Advantage Real as Atletico, Barca draw
Barcelona, May 8 (IANS) La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid drew 0-0 at Barcelona, handing control of the title race to Real Madrid on Saturday.
2021-05-08
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Real, Barca, Juve defend Super League after UEFA threats
Berlin, May 8 (IANS) Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus defended the Super League in a joint statement on Saturday after European ruling body UEFA threatened them with sanctions.
2021-05-08
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Neymar signs new PSG deal as he commits until 2025
Paris, May 8 (IANS) Neymar has committed his future to Paris Saint-Germain by extending his contract until 2025.
2021-05-08
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
UEFA agrees to reintegrate nine 'Super League' clubs
Lausanne, May 8 (IANS) The European football governing body (UEFA) has begun the process of reintegration of nine of the 12 clubs which were involved in the now defunct 'Super League' project.
2021-05-08
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Football
Tough challenge awaits Chhetri's boys in Maldives
Male (Maldives) May 8 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) side Bengaluru FC will have their task cut out when they take on Maldives' Club Eagles -- a side which boasts of some big international names -- in the AFC Cup play-off tie on Tuesday.
2021-05-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Blasters intensify hunt for new coach before season starts
Kochi, May 8 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) side Kerala Blasters FC's sporting director Karolis Skinkys isn't happy with the way his club performed last season and his immediate task is to hire a head coach, who can "breathe life back into the team after the disappointment of the last season".
2021-05-08
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Aston Villa offers to host Champions League final: Reports
London, May 7 (IANS) Aston Villa has offered to host the Champions League final amid doubts over the suitability of Covid-stricken Turkey as venue of the match, according to reports.
2021-05-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Hope I've silenced my critics: FC Goa goalkeeper Dheeraj
Goa, May 7 (IANS) FC Goa's young goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh says his performance during the AFC Champions League (ACL) Group Stage matches recently would have silenced his critics, who had not given him much chance against top Asian outfits.
2021-05-07
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Chhetri-led Bengaluru FC leave for Maldives to play Club Eagles
Bengaluru, May 7 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) side Bengaluru FC have departed for the Maldives to take on Club Eagles in the AFC Cup play-off tie in Male, Maldives, on May 11.
2021-05-07
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Spanish football legend David Villa joins ISL club Odisha FC
Bhubaneswar, May 7 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) side Odisha FC have brought on board Spanish football legend David Villa to advise the club's coaching staff and guide the senior and youth players.
2021-05-07
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Football
Two top Kolkata football clubs launch vaccination drive
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Two prominent Kolkata football clubs -- Southern Samity and Kalighat Milan Sangha FC -- have taken the lead in helping the underprivileged people of the state get vaccinated against Covid-19.
2021-05-07
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football