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Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi looks at Eibar's Serbian goalkeeper Marko Dmitrovic during the Spanish league football match. | AFP
Barcelona wins at Eibar 2-0 before trip to Chelsea in Champions League

Lionel Messi helped set up two goals to beat 10-man Eibar 2-0 on Saturday as Barcelona warmed up for their visit to Chelsea in the Champions League.

13 hours ago

PSG captain Thiago Silva (File | AP)
Thiago Silva and Di Maria back for PSG after missing Real Madrid defeat

PSG's shirts will carry messages in Mandarin to mark Chinese New Year as the Qatari-owned club seeks to build on its Chinese fan base.

13 hours ago

Jobby Justin, Ubaid C K, Mirshad K, and V P Suhair. (EPS)
I-League: Kerala firepower in East Bengal's success

East Bengal and Mohun Bagan all brought in firepower from the southern state, but it is players from the North East who are in vogue these days.

23 hours ago

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho (File | AP)
Manchester United manager Mourinho says new midfielder will replace Michael Carrick, not Paul Pogba

Mourinho has revealed his intention to sign another central midfielder in the next transfer window but as a replacement for Michael Carrick not Paul Pogba.

23 hours ago

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte (File photo | AP)
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte happy to have selection headache for Barcelona clash

Conte welcomed his selection headache ahead of a vital few weeks for the English champions after a much-changed side thrashed Hull City 4-0 to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals.

23 hours ago

Jamshedpur FC's head coach Steve Coppell  (File)
Long-term objectives necessary for making global impact: Jamshedpur FC coach Steve Coppell

Coppell said that the one thing he has understood about Indian football is that until it’s actually set in stone, then it has not happened.

17 Feb 2018

Sameehg Doutie is looking to make his game do the talking after difficult season on and off the pitch
Past issues aside, Sameehg Doutie keen to fulfill duty

The South African would get another chance to showcase his skills after his heroics for defending champions ATK.

17 Feb 2018

Gokulam Kerala FC's Khaled Alsaleh in action against Neroca FC in I-League at the EMS Corporation Stadium (EPS | A Sanesh)
I-League: Kerala look to dent East Bengal's title hopes

After beating Mohun Bagan in Kolkata, debutants Gokulam Kerala FC will be looking to stage another major upset when they host title contenders East Bengal.

16 Feb 2018

Chennai City FC  (Photo | Twitter/ILeagueOfficial)
I-League: Chennai City face uphill task against Churchill

The fixture involving Churchill is Chennai's sixth straight match at home, a run that has so far yielded four draws and a loss. 

16 Feb 2018

Leipzig forward Yussuf Poulsen vies for the ball with Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly (R) during their Europa League  match | AP
Fans stay away as Napoli slump to Leipzig in Europa League

Timo Werner scored a brace as RB Leipzig took a big step towards the Europa League last-16 on Thursday with a 3-1 comeback win at Serie A leaders Napoli.

16 Feb 2018

Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara (File | AP)
Battle of Borussias, return of Thiago Alcantara and three other things to watch out for in Bundesliga 

In other news, star striker Mario Gomez is a doubt for Stuttgart ahead of their trip to Augsburg on Sunday.​

16 Feb 2018

Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri (File | AP)
Manager Maurizio Sarri blasts Napoli's 'bad attitude' as focus back on Serie A

Both Napoli and Juventus turn their focus back to their duel at the top of the Serie A league after a week of mixed fortunes in European action for Italian teams.

16 Feb 2018

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38 policemen hurt in Tunisia football violence

Football in Tunisia is regularly plagued by violence especially when the country's top clubs clash.

16 Feb 2018

Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring against FC Copenhagen (Twitter/ Atlético de Madrid)
Atletico Madrid defeat FC Copenhagen in Europa League

Atletico was unfazed by the setback though and needed just over five minutes to equalise and slightly more than 20 minutes to grab the lead.

16 Feb 2018

Dortmund's new forward Michy Batshuayi (File | AP)
Batshuayi double delights Borussia Dortmund in Europa League 

Batshuayi, who has been in sparkling form since joining from Chelsea on loan in the mid-season transfer window, helped host Dortmund record its first victory in European competition this season.

16 Feb 2018

Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho (File photo | AP)
Mourinho wants FA Cup response from stuttering Manchester United 

Defeat at the hands of Newcastle at the weekend left Jose Mourinho's men second in the Premier League but just four points clear of Tottenham in fifth as the race for the top four heats up.

16 Feb 2018

Barcelona striker Lionel Messi (File | AFP)
Barcelona face tricky Eibar trip as Chelsea lie in wait 

Lionel Messi and Barcelona put their unbeaten record in La Liga on the line against Eibar in the rather less glamorous surrounds of Ipurua tomorrow.

16 Feb 2018

FIFA President Gianni Infantino (File | AFP)
FIFA's Infantino says Italy's World Cup failure is a wake-up call

Infantino said that there had been signs of trouble within the four-time world champions long before their dramatic failure in last Novembers play-offs.

16 Feb 2018

PSG coach Unai Emery (R) and striker Neymar | AP
PSG coach Emery up against it after big decisions backfire

A year after the spectacular collapse in Barcelona, PSG has once again fell apart against another of Spain's giants.

15 Feb 2018

Riyad Mahrez of Leicester City (Twitter/Riyad Mahrez)
Manchester City didn't show Leicester respect over Riyad Mahrez: Claude Puel

City failed to match Leicester's valuation of the player, understood to be around USD 113 million, and talks collapsed on the final day of the January transfer window.

15 Feb 2018

Former youth football coach Barry Bennell (File | AP)
Former British football coach guilty on 43 charges of child sex abuse

Revelations about the abuse suffered at the hands of Bennell triggered a wave of other former youth footballers to come forward and speak publicly for the first time about the ordeals they suffered.

15 Feb 2018