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25 Mar 2017 | 7:38 PM
New Delhi, Mar 25 (UNI) All India Football Federation Scouting Director Abhishek Yadav, also the COO of the U-17 National Team, said that the process of recruiting players for FIFA U-17 World Cup is presently “still on” under U-17 Coach Luis Norton de Matos in Goa. Sharesee more..
25 Mar 2017 | 7:36 PM
By Richard Martin BARCELONA, Mar 25 (REUTERS) La Liga champions Barcelona will pay tribute to visionary midfielder and coach Johan Cruyff by naming one of their new stadiums after the late Dutchman and his statue will also be erected at the Nou Camp. Sharesee more..
25 Mar 2017 | 4:22 PM
GUANGZHOU, Mar 25 (REUTERS) World Cup-winning manager Luiz Felipe Scolari has denied reports in his native Brazil that he will retire from coaching at the end of the current Chinese Super League season. Sharesee more..
25 Mar 2017 | 12:11 PM
By Richard Martin
Undated, Mar 25 (REUTERS) Diego Costa was among the scorers as Spain strolled to a 4-1 win at home to Israel in a World Cup qualifier to stay top of their group. Sharesee more..
25 Mar 2017 | 11:55 AM
ZAGREB, Mar 25 (REUTERS) Croatia stayed top of World Cup qualifying Group I after a superb first-half goal by striker Nikola Kalinic gave them a 1-0 home win over Ukraine in an action-packed game. Sharesee more..
24 Mar 2017 | 9:46 PM
Panaji, Mar 23 (UNI) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today welcomed the FIFA delegation to the state and pledged full support for the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. Sharesee more..
24 Mar 2017 | 7:49 PM
By Brian Homewood ZURICH, Mar 24 (Reuters) A Pan-American tournament similar to last year's Copa Centenario could be played on a regular two or four-yearly basis depending on the outcome of discussions between the two confederations involved. Sharesee more..
24 Mar 2017 | 1:25 PM
Buenos Aires, March 24 (REUTERS) Lionel Messi converted a penalty as Argentina laboured to a 1-0 win over Chile in a World Cup qualifier that put them back in the automatic qualifying spots for next year's finals in Russia. Sharesee more..
24 Mar 2017 | 1:23 PM
Montevideo, March 24 (REUTERS) Brazil recovered from conceding an early goal to beat Uruguay 4-1 in Montevideo, with Paulinho grabbing a hat-trick in a win that all but cements their place at next year's World Cup finals. Sharesee more..
23 Mar 2017 | 2:58 PM
Undated, Mar 23 (REUTERS) West Ham United's Sofiane Feghouli faced a "radical change" in football style when he moved from Valencia at the start of the season but is settling well after an initial injury setback, the midfielder has said. Sharesee more..
23 Mar 2017 | 2:12 PM
Undated, Mar 23 (Reuters) Liverpool striker Divock Origi is taking the hectic life of an international footballer in his stride as he looks to impress manager Juergen Klopp ahead of next week's Merseyside derby. Sharesee more..
23 Mar 2017 | 12:30 PM
Undated, Mar 23 (Reuters) England manager Gareth Southgate has praised his side for adapting well to his new system despite losing 1-0 to Germany in a friendly at Dortmund. Sharesee more..
22 Mar 2017 | 12:18 PM
Undated, Mar 22 (REUTERS) Gareth Southgate is determined to ensure England have a successful 2018 World Cup campaign but knows that "challenging conversations" are needed to help the side move on from recent setbacks at major competitions. Sharesee more..
22 Mar 2017 | 12:13 PM
SYDNEY, Mar 22 (REUTERS) Australia's Tim Cahill believes his appetite for playing football is as strong as ever and he is ready to bring that passion to bear to help drive his country to a fourth successive World Cup finals. Sharesee more..
21 Mar 2017 | 2:29 PM
Undated, Mar 21 (Reuters) Crystal Palace defender James Tomkins has given credit to manager Sam Allardyce for the team's recent revival after a third consecutive Premier League victory without conceding a goal bolstered their chances of avoiding relegation. Sharesee more..
21 Mar 2017 | 1:57 PM
Undated, Mar 21 (Reuters) Manchester City can go a long way to securing a Champions League spot for next season with a win at Arsenal when the Premier League resumes after the international break, defender Bacary Sagna has said. Sharesee more..
20 Mar 2017 | 3:17 PM
Undated, Mar 20 (REUTERS) Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce has dismissed media reports linking Wilfried Zaha with a move away from Selhurst Park and called on referees to offer more protection for the "genius" winger. Sharesee more..
17 Mar 2017 | 8:03 PM
By Richard Martin
BARCELONA, Mar 17 (REUTERS) Celta Vigo's 2-0 Europa League win at Russian side Krasnodar has given them another shot at reaching a European semi-final and conjured up memories of their runs to the UEFA Cup quarter-finals at the turn of the century. Sharesee more..
17 Mar 2017 | 7:57 PM
By Mark Gleeson
ADDIS ABABA, Mar 17 (Reuters) African soccer faces an uncertain future after Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Issa Hayatou was swept from power and a raft of new officials were voted into powerful positions. Sharesee more..
17 Mar 2017 | 4:23 PM
Mumbai, Mar 17 (UNI) ‘Talismanic’ striker Sunil Chhetri feels India “needs to play to at their best” to beat Myanmar as India open their campaign against Myanmar in the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers UAE 2019. Sharesee more..
16 Mar 2017 | 7:21 PM
Undated, Mar 16 (REUTERS) West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic said his side are braced to take on a "different" Leicester City, who have revived their fortunes since sacking their title-winning boss Claudio Ranieri last month, in the Premier League tomorrow. Sharesee more..
16 Mar 2017 | 6:03 PM
ADDIS ABABA, Mar 16 (REUTERS) Ahmad of Madagascar pulled off a stunning upset today as he ousted long-serving Confederation of African Football president Issa Hayatou from his post by winning an election at the organisation’s congress in Ethiopia. Sharesee more..
16 Mar 2017 | 5:19 PM
LONDON, Mar 16 (REUTERS) Aitor Karanka was sacked as Middlesbrough manager today with the Spaniard's assistant Steve Agnew taking over with immediate effect, the Premier League club said. Sharesee more..
16 Mar 2017 | 4:25 PM
Undated, Mar 16 (REUTERS) Striker Enner Valencia is focused on using what is left of the season to secure European qualification at Everton and said he would love to stay on at the club when his loan deal ends. Sharesee more..
16 Mar 2017 | 4:22 PM
Undated, Mar 16 (Reuters) Burnley have the perfect chance to get their first away win in the Premier League and end a five-game winless streak when they face bottom-placed Sunderland on Saturday, defender Stephen Ward has said. Sharesee more..
16 Mar 2017 | 3:00 PM
Undated, Mar 16 (REUTERS) Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says that while the introduction of technology and other rule changes may benefit the sport in certain cases there is a real danger that football could become a "stop-and-go game". Sharesee more..
16 Mar 2017 | 2:50 PM
By Mark Gleeson ADDIS ABABA, Mar 16 (REUTERS) Confederation of African Football President Issa Hayatou has rejected any possibility of changing the timing of the African Nations Cup Finals despite the problems it poses for European-based players and their clubs. Sharesee more..
15 Mar 2017 | 9:56 PM
Undated, Mar 15 (REUTERS) Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has leapt to the defence of Paul Pogba after the under-fire midfielder came in for further criticism following a below-par performance in Monday's FA Cup quarter-final defeat at Chelsea. Sharesee more..
15 Mar 2017 | 6:55 PM
Undated, Mar 15 (REUTERS) Bournemouth are hoping to distance themselves from the Premier League's bottom three as they look to secure back-to-back wins for the first time this season when they host relegation rivals Swansea City on Saturday, captain Simon Francis has said. Sharesee more..
15 Mar 2017 | 4:22 PM
Undated, Mar 15 (REUTERS) Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse hopes to carry the momentum gained from securing back-to-back Premier League victories for only the second time this season into Sunday's clash against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane. Sharesee more..