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FC Barcelona's Sergio Busquets, leaves the pitch injured during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Eibar, at Ipurua stadium in Eibar. | AP
Injured Barcelona star Sergio Busquets set to miss two games

Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets looks set to miss at least the next two games after spraining an ankle.

23 Jan 2017

Referee Jonathan Moss, centre left, sends Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, centre right, to the stands during their game against Burnley, during their EPL match at The Emirates Stadium in London. | AP
Arsene Wenger apologises but could still face ban

Wenger, who was furious Coquelin's challenge was ruled a spot-kick, had calmed down by the time he faced the media.

23 Jan 2017

Arsenal's Shkodran Mustafi, center, scores his side's first goal of the game during their English Premier League soccer match against Burnley at The Emirates Stadium, London, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. | AP
Late Sanchez penalty gives Arsenal 2-1 win over Burnley

Sanchez secured the three points but Burnley manager Sean Dyche felt it shouldn't have been awarded because Koscielny was in an offside position.

23 Jan 2017

Chelsea's Diego Costa celebrates with teammates after scoring during the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Hull City at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. | AP
Costa makes scoring return as leader Chelsea beats Hull 2-0 

Chelsea is eight points clear at the top of the league, while Hull is only a point off the bottom of the standings.

23 Jan 2017

Sevilla's Vicente Iborra, left, celebrates with teammates Correa, right, and Ben Yedder, centre, after scoring during a Spain's King's Cup soccer match between Real Madrid and Sevilla at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium, in Seville, Spain on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. (Photo |AP)
Sevilla tops Osasuna to stay close to leader Real Madrid 

Franco Vazquez and Pablo Sarabia also scored for Sevilla, with both goals coming after the 80th minute, to secure the away victory.

22 Jan 2017

Palmeiras' player Vitinho (L) vies for the ball with Luiz (C) of Chapecoense during a friendly match at the Arena Conda stadium in Chapeco, Santa Catarina state, in southern Brazil. |AFP
Brazil's tragic Chapecoense draws in first match since plane crash

Widows of the players killed then filed onto the grass to receive medals on behalf of their husbands in an emotionally powerful ceremony.

22 Jan 2017

Action from the Chennai City-Mohun Bagan match in Cheannai. | Ashwin Prasath
Chennai end goal drought but missed chances prove costly against Bagan 

After each of their last three games, Chennai City FC’s coach Robin Charles Raja was bombarded with questions regarding lack of goals.

22 Jan 2017

Manchester City's Raheem Sterling, second left, reacts as he is is shown a yellow card by referee Viktor Kassai  at the Champions League group C soccer match between Manchester City and Barcelona.(AP)
Times are changing in football

Managers have to be careful with decisions because of the limited changes (three). Van Basten hopes to change that.

22 Jan 2017

TNIE Goal title clash today

Mar Dionysius College, Pazhanji and Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha will battle it out in the final of TNIE GOAL 2017 at Malappuram District Sports Council Stadium, Kottappadi.

22 Jan 2017

Nirmala College’s defence consisting of Vineesh S (right) has only conceded a single goal in three matches of TNIE GOAL 2017 | NISAM MUHAMMED
Nirmala, Mar Dionysius clash in final today

Two sides with two distinct styles of play will vie with each other in the final of TNIE GOAL-2017 at the Malappuram District Sports Council Stadium on Sunday.

22 Jan 2017

Manchester City's Leroy Sane, right chests the ball past Tottenham Hotspur's goalkeeper Hugo Lloris as he scores the opening goal of the EPL match. | AP
Spurs fightback thwarts Guardiola's Manchester City

Tottenham Hotspur stays second, six points below Chelsea, after missing out on a seventh successive league win.

22 Jan 2017

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney, left, celebrates after scoring from a free kick during the English Premier League soccer match between Stoke City and Manchester United at the Britannia Stadium, Stoke on Trent on January 21. (Photo | AP)
'It means a hell of a lot,' says record-breaking Rooney

Rooney equalised in the fourth minute of stoppage time to break fellow England great Bobby Charlton's United record of 249 goals.

22 Jan 2017

Bayern's scorer Robert Lewandowski, right, and his teammate Arjen Robben, left, celebrate their side's 2nd goal. (Photo | AP)
Lewandowski gets superb winner as Bayern beats Freiburg 2-1 

Robert Lewandowski showed impressive dexterity to score an injury-time winner as Bayern Munich scraped a 2-1 win.

21 Jan 2017

Manchester City's manager Pep Guardiola gestures on the touchline, during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Burnley. (File Photo | AP)
Guardiola says he might not be 'good enough' for Man City squad 

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola defended his "amazing" players and then delivered a surprising statement.

21 Jan 2017

Wayne Rooney (Photo | AP)
Man United captain Rooney raises $1.5m from charity game 

Wayne Rooney says he raised 1.2 million pounds ($1.5 million) from a friendly game against former club Everton.

21 Jan 2017

Nirmala College, MD in title clash

Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha and Mar Dionysius College, Pazhanji, advanced to the final of the TNIE GOAL 2017 here Friday.

21 Jan 2017

Nirmala, MD College set up title clash

A brace from Abhiram Shaji in the first half followed by a pair from Gokuldeep E in the second half helped Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha to register a thumping 4-0 win against SN College, Kannur in Fr

21 Jan 2017

Mohun Bagan coach Sanjoy Sen (C) (File|EPS)
Bagan messiah Sanjoy Sen thrives under pressure

With talks of collaborating with the cash-rich ISL taking prominence, Sen opined that the idea will have twin effects.

21 Jan 2017

The new Chapecoense soccer team sits in a bus on their way to a training session in Chapeco, Brazil, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017.  | AP
Silence, mourning since fatal crash turn to hope at Chapeco

On Saturday, Chapecoense's 20,000-capacity Arena Conda will host the team's first match since the tragedy almost two months ago.

20 Jan 2017

Chennai City FC are yet to score a goal and have conceded four in their last two. (EPS|Romani Agarwal)
Skipper Ravanan undeterred by tough start to I-League campaign, says Chennai City FC will get better

Chennai City captain Dharmaraj Ravanan is not hiding behind excuses when it comes to evaluating the team’s start to the season.

20 Jan 2017

Manchester United's Henrikh Mkhitaryan celebrates scoring the first goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Tottenham on December 11, 2016. | AP
Man United soccer's top moneymaker, ending Spanish dominance

For the first time since 2005, Manchester United overtook Real Madrid in top spot in the soccer finance rankings.

19 Jan 2017