Former Olympic footballer and ex-national football coach Syed Shahid Hakim

Olympian and former national football coach SS Hakim passes away

New Delhi: Syed Shahid Hakim, former India footballer and member of the last national ..

Lionel Messi Viral Video
Messi surprises Malayali fan who called out his name by waving back; watch video
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Brazil repeats Olympic men's soccer gold with win over Spain
Fousiya Mambatta Kerala s first female footballer and coach has passed away
Former football player and coach Fousiya Mampatta passes away
Referees

Referees to discuss all ISL on-field match decisions with coaches

New Delhi: The Indian Super League (ISL) has initiated measures for better communication between head coaches of teams and match officials, ..

football

These youngsters’ football kick to life

Kalpetta: Surging past the opponent, dribbling the ball, Manu called out, “Appu take…”. The pass was not just on ..

Cristiano Ronaldo scores 750th career goal

Cristiano Ronaldo scores 750th career goal as Juventus beat Dynamo Kyiv

Turin: Star striker Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 750th career goal during Juventus' 3-0 win over Dynamo Kyiv in the Champions League ..

Papa Bouba Diop

Senegal World Cup hero Papa Bouba Diop dies aged 42

London: Legendary Senegal midfielder Papa Bouba Diop has passed away at the age of 42. Diop, who won 63 caps for Senegal, scored the ..

Maradona

Kerala, visited by Maradona in 2012, declares 2-day mourning

Thiruvananthapuram:The Kerala government has announced a two-day state mourning following the death of football legend Diego Armando ..

referees

AIFF appoints specialised coaches for country's top referees

New Delhi: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has appointed specialised coaches for country's top referees in order to help ..

Foreign football players

Foreign football players stuck in Malappuram amid pandemic

Malappuram: Foreign football players in Malappuram are struggling to go back home as all matches were suspended due to COVID-19. The ..

ISL

ATK Mohun Bagan play Kerala Blasters in first 2020-21 ISL match

New Delhi: ATK Mohun Bagan will face Kerala Blasters in the opening match of the 2020-21 Indian Super League (ISL) on November 20, ..

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It is all happening in Europe, with Football and Cricket having led the way

Europe was the first place which seemed in distress after the Covid-19 began its rampage. And yet it was also this continent which ..

Messi refuses to take PCR test on Sunday

Messi refuses to take PCR test on Sunday

Madrid:The Lionel Messi transfer saga took another step forward on Saturday with the news that he would not go to the club's training ..

Paul Pogba

Paul Pogba tested positive for COVID-19, says France boss Deschamps

Paris:France and Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has tested positive for COVID-19 and won't be taking part in the national ..

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has rejoined AC Milan

Zlatan Ibrahimovic becomes first footballer to score 50 goals for both Milan clubs

Milan: Hostshot striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scripted history as he became the first footballer to score 50 goals for both Milan ..

 Gianni Infantino

FIFA ratifies 1.5 billion dollar COVID-19 relief plan

Zurich: FIFA has ratified a relief plan for football communities and national associations around the world which have been affected ..

Amarjit Kiyam

Midfielder Amarjit Kiyam finds 'peace' in helping family with farming

New Delhi: A solitary figure makes his way back home through the paddy fields on the outskirts of Imphal as the day nears the end in ..

cristiano ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes first footballer to score 50+ goals in Premier League, LaLiga and Serie A

Turin: Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has added a fresh feather to his illustrious cap after scoring a brace against Lazio in their ..

FC Porto

FC Porto clinches Portuguese title with win over Sporting Lisbon

Porto (Portugal): Porto clinched its second Portuguese league title in three seasons Wednesday by beating Sporting Lisbon 2-0, and ..

I League

Hosting new season entirely in Kolkata in I-League's plans

Kolkata: The entire season of the I-League is likely to be held in Kolkata keeping in mind the COVID-19 pandemic situation in the country, ..

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi reaches 700-goal milestone for Barcelona & Argentina

Barcelona: Star striker Lionel Messi has touched the 700th career goal landmark after he scored from the penalty spot in Barcelona's ..

 Arjen Robben

Arjen Robben comes out of retirement, set to play for boyhood club next season

Amsterdam: Former Bayern Munich and Netherlands midfielder Arjen Robben is set to come out of retirement to play for his boyhood club ..

UEFA planning to move the Champions League final away from Istanbul

Champions League to be played at mini-tournament in Lisbon

Nyon (Switzerland): The Champions League will finish with a 12-day mini-tournament in Lisbon, restarting in August after a five-month ..

I.M. Vijayan

AIFF recommends IM Vijayan for Padma Shri

New Delhi: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has recommended former skipper IM Vijayan for Padma Shri, the country's fourth-highest ..

English Premier League trophy

Club-by-club guide to the Premier League's resumption

The English Premier League is all set to resume on Wednesday after after a three-month stoppage due to the coronavirus pandemic. Here ..

Italian Cup

Juventus advance past AC Milan to enter Coppa Italia final

Rome: Juventus is the first Coppa Italia finalist following their goalless stalemate against AC Milan in the second leg of the semi-finals ..

sunil chhetri

Sunil Chhetri set to complete 15 years in International football

New Delhi: India football captain Sunil Chhetri is on the verge of adding another feather to his already illustrious cap as he is set ..

Borussia Dortmund

Dortmund stars show support for Floyd, 'take a knee' in training

Dortmund: Borussia Dortmund footballers recently came together in support of George Floyd, who died under police custody last month ..

Achraf Hakimi

Bundesliga players showing solidarity with Floyd deserve applause: FIFA

Zurich: FIFA President Gianni Infantino has said that the recent demonstrations of players in Bundesliga matches, showing solidarity ..

Jadon Sancho

Young footballers call for 'Justice for George Floyd' in Germany

Berlin: Four young soccer players in Germany's Bundesliga addressed the death of George Floyd in the United States with protests ..

Bayern and Dortmund

Bayern beats Dortmund, closes in on 8th straight Bundesliga

Berlin: Joshua Kimmich's long-range lob put Bayern Munich on the verge of another Bundesliga title. Kimmich's goal gave Bayern ..

Football commentator

Soccer commentator forced to call German games from London

London: The resumption of the German soccer league has put players back on the field, coaches back on the sideline, and commentators ..

Bundesliga

Thousands of replica fans take over Bundesliga stadium

Dusseldorf (Germany): Even when German fans are stuck at home, they can still be seen in the stadium. Around 13,000 cutouts filled ..

sex dolls

K-League: FC Seoul fined for filling stadium with sex dolls

Seoul: FC Seoul has been slapped with a fine of 100 million won ($81,500) by K-League after the club used sex dolls to fill up the ..

Erling Haaland scores Bundesliga's first goal post resumption celebrated differently

COVID-19: Dortmund's emphatic win in Bundesliga marks return of football

Dortmund: As hotshot young Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Braut Haaland caressed the ball into the back of net in 29th minute against ..

Football practive

Sports look to Bundesliga restart with trepidation, hope

Basketball and hockey arenas shuttered along with ballparks. Tennis and golf tournaments wiped out or postponed. Motor sport circuits ..

I League

New foreigners' rule in I-League from 2020-21 season

New Delhi: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) executive committee on Wednesday decided to implement the 3+1 foreigners' rule ..

English Premier League trophy

EPL mulls early end even as gov't clears path to resuming

Manchester (England): Abandoning the English Premier League season prematurely was discussed by clubs as a potential option on Monday ..

Fifa

Teams can make up to five subs on competition restart: FIFA

Zurich: Football teams will be allowed up to five substitutions per game, instead of three that was there before, as a temporary measure ..

messi

Kerala boy's Messi-esque free kick goes viral

Malappuram: The video of a 12-year-old boy from Malappuram, Kerala, kicking a ball through a ring that has been hung at the top right ..

English Premier League trophy

Divisions over English Premier League’s neutral venues plan, legal action fears

English Premier League clubs opposed to resuming the season in empty, neutral stadiums were urged by the Crystal Palace chairman on ..

US women's national soccer team

US women's soccer team’s claim of unequal pay tossed, can argue travel

A federal judge threw out the unequal pay claim by players on the U.S. women's national soccer team in a surprising loss for the ..

Kylian Mbappe

PSG declared winners of 2019/20 French Ligue 1

Paris: Paris St Germain were on Thursday declared as champions of the French Ligue 1 after the 2019/20 season was frozen. "Following ..

Paulo Dybala

Paulo Dybala tests COVID-19 positive for fourth time: Reports

Turin: Argentina footballer Paulo Dybala has tested coronavirus positive for the fourth time in the last six weeks, according to media ..

Substitution

FIFA wants to let teams use 5 substitutes during backlog

Geneva: With soccer facing a congested program of games caused by the coronavirus pandemic, FIFA wants to let teams use five substitutes ..

Eredivisie

Netherlands halt football league season, no champion

The Hague: The Dutch professional league 2019-20 season has officially been cancelled by the Dutch football association KNVB, with ..

 champions league 2018-2019 group stage draw

UEFA mulls continuing Champions League in August: Report

Geneva: European football's governing body UEFA is mulling to continue the Champions League matches, suspended due to the COVID-19 ..