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Mohun Bagan's Kingsley Obumneme and Gokulam Kerala FC's Henry Kisekka in action during the I-League match at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata on Monday. | AIFF
I-League: Mohun Bagan conquest signals Gokulam Kerala's resurgence

In the space of four weeks and as many matches, the club and its head coach Bino George-aided by some smart business in the winter transfer window- have turned things around.

14 Feb 2018

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Former Udinese midfielder Alberto Valentim named Botafogo coach

Brazilian football club Botafogo has named former Udinese midfielder Alberto Valentim as its coach for the remainder of 2018.

14 Feb 2018

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Iran to play friendlies against Greece, Lithuania

The Iranian team will face Greece on June 2 in Turkey and Lithuania six days later in their training camp in Russia.

14 Feb 2018

Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri | AP
Massimiliano Allegri irritated by criticism as Juventus fail to kill off Tottenham in Champions League

Allegri insisted he would not be getting depressed despite criticism at failing to land the killer blow against Tottenham.

14 Feb 2018

Morrison made it 2-0 to Cardiff City when he scored with a header from close range at the second attempt. (Photo | Cardiff City Twitter)
Cardiff City back on the winning trail as Derby County stumble in Championship

Cardiff returned to winning ways with a victory against Bolton as they closed on the top two in English football's Championship.

14 Feb 2018

Tottenham's Harry Kane celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during the Champions League, round of 16, first-leg soccer match against Juventus. | AP
Harry Kane hails Tottenham's valuable away goals

Tottenham striker Harry Kane scored one of Spurs' goals as the English side fought back from 2-0 down to 2-2 in Turin.

14 Feb 2018

Mason (L) was involved in a sickening collision of with Chelsea defender Cahill (R) in January 2017 and has not played since. (File | AP)
Gary Cahill devastated as Hull City striker Ryan Mason forced to retire with head injury

Mason was involved in a sickening collision of with Chelsea defender Cahill in January 2017 and has not played since.

14 Feb 2018

PSG's head coach Unai Emery talks to journalists during a news conference at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid. | AP
Barcelona humiliation can help PSG in Real Madrid clash: Unai Emery

PSG coach Unai Emery believes his side can benefit from the memory of last year's stinging defeat to Barcelona.

14 Feb 2018

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho (File | AP)
Manchester United gaffer Jose Mourinho backs video officiating with adjustments

Jose Mourinho backs the controversial video assistant referee system because it helps officials make fair decisions.

14 Feb 2018

Former youth football coach Barry Bennell (File | AP)
UK ex-football coach Barry Bennell convicted of child sex abuse

Former youth football coach Barry Bennell was found guilty of multiple counts of child sexual abuse on Tuesday.

14 Feb 2018

Chapecoense players Neto, left, goalkeeper Follmann, on the wheelchair, and Alan Ruschel, right, the three players that survived the air crash. (File | AP)
Nacional de Montevideo fans banned for mocking Chapecoense plane crash

Nacional received a three-match no-fan ban after some of their supporters mocked Chapecoense over the plane crash.

14 Feb 2018

Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke | AP
New deal for Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke

Hans-Joachim Watzke has signed a four-year extension alongside Thomas Tress, Dortmund's chief financial officer.

14 Feb 2018

PSG midfielder Thiago Motta (File|AP)
PSG leave Thiago Motta out of squad for Champions League clash against Real Madrid

PSG have omitted midfielder Thiago Motta from their squad for the trip to face Real Madrid in the Champions League last 16.

14 Feb 2018

Bayern Munich say twinning with Dallas is to help both clubs develop players and coaching methods. (Photo | Bayern Munich Twitter)
Bayern Munich pair up with Major League Soccer team FC Dallas

Bayern, who already have an office in New York, say twinning with Dallas is to help both clubs develop players and coaching methods.

14 Feb 2018

Chelsea's Olivier Giroud in action during the English Premier League soccer match. | AP
Olivier Giroud eyes Chelsea chance after bruising full debut

Olivier Giroud is focused on nailing down a first-team place at Chelsea after a dramatic full debut against West Brom.

14 Feb 2018

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Russia to open fan-ID issuance centers ahead of 2018 FIFA World Cup

Russia will open 130 centers for issuing fan-IDs, which are required along with tickets for attending matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

14 Feb 2018

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West Brom chairman John Williams, chief executive Martin Goodman sacked

English football club West Bromwich Albion on Tuesday sacked their chairman John Williams and chief executive Martin Goodman.

14 Feb 2018

Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette (File | AP)
Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette out for six weeks

Arsenal striker Lacazette has been ruled out for at least six months after undergoing an arthroscopy on his left knee.

14 Feb 2018

Porto striker Vincent Aboubakar (File | AP)
Porto attacking weapon Vincent Aboubakar set to miss Liverpool game

The Cameroon forward didn't practice with the rest of the squad on Tuesday because of a lingering muscle injury and is not expected to play in Wednesday's first leg at Estadio do Dragao.

14 Feb 2018

PSG's head coach Unai Emery arrives to a news conference at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Paris Saint Germain will play Real Madrid on Wednesday in a Champions League Round of 16 first leg soccer match. | AP
Paris Saint-Germain on perfect stage to show it can be a force in Europe

The French side will have the perfect chance to demonstrate its progress when it takes on Real Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on Wednesday.

14 Feb 2018

Basel's Taulant Xhaka, left, challenges for the ball with Manchester City's Sergio Aguero, during the Champions League round of sixteen first leg soccer match between Switzerland's FC Basel 1893 and England's Manchester City FC in the St. Jakob-Park stadium in Basel. | AP
Manchester City sends out another statement with 4-0 win against Basel

The Premier League's runaway leaders scored three times between the 14th and 23 minutes, through Gundogan, Bernardo Silva and Sergio Aguero.

14 Feb 2018