Football

Carli Lloyd scores 5 goals, US women rout Paraguay 9-0

Lloyd scored a pair of goals in the opening five minutes, and added her third and fourth before halftime as the United States built a 6-0 lead.

published on : 17th September 2021

Afghan female footballers, families evade Taliban, reach Pakistan

The footballers belonging to the national junior girls' team had been originally due to travel to Qatar, where Afghan refugees have been housed at a facility for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

published on : 16th September 2021

Afghan women soccer players enter Pakistan

It was unclear how many Afghan women players and their family members were allowed to enter in Pakistan.

published on : 15th September 2021

Bayern Munich beats Barcelona 3-0 for Spanish side's first loss of post-Messi era

Without Messi to rely on as it had for years, Barcelona was running scared from the start as it focused on protecting itself from another embarrassing defeat.

published on : 15th September 2021

Two-year World Cup cycle interesting proposal but won't be easy: Peru legend Claudio Pizarro

This explains AFC's support for the proposal, which comes on the back of the likes of CONCACAF and Confederation of African Football also being open to this decision.

published on : 14th September 2021

Onus on sport to confront online racism head-on, says expert

England footballers Bukayo Saka, Jadon Sancho and Marcus Rashford were the target of racist abuse after they missed penalties in the shootout with Italy in the Euro 2020 final in July.

published on : 13th September 2021

Gokulam jersey to feature iconic 1987 image of women football fans

After Kovoor posted the picture on his Facebook page two years ago, it went viral.

published on : 12th September 2021

Important to play at least 10 games ahead of AFC Asian Cup: Indian women's football team coach Thomas Dennerby

The All India Football Federation has struggled to find an opponent due to the COVID-19 quarantine restrictions in various countries.

published on : 11th September 2021

ISL 2021-22: League to introduce 9:30 pm weekend doubleheader kick-offs

While the regular weekday fixture will be a 7:30 pm start, the doubleheaders on weekends, which until last season were a 5:30 pm feature, will now move to 9:30 pm start.

published on : 11th September 2021

Egypt hires Carlos Queiroz as coach to revive World Cup campaign

Former Egypt coach Hossam el-Badry was fired after Egypt scraped a 1-0 home win over Angola and needed a late equalizer for a 1-1 draw in Gabon in its first two World Cup qualifiers this month.

published on : 9th September 2021

Coronavirus impact: Japan backs off from hosting 2021 FIFA Club World Cup

The Club World Cup was last held in Japan in 2016, and the JFA had planned to host the 2021 edition as part of its 100th anniversary celebrations, Kyodo said.

published on : 8th September 2021

Chennaiyin FC signs Indian midfielder Ninthoi Meetei on three-year deal

In 2019, Meetei won the Best Player Award as India bagged its maiden SAFF U-18 Championship title.

published on : 7th September 2021

Former ATK Mohun Bagan midfielder Bradden Inman joins Mumbai City FC 

A product of English club Newcastle United's youth academy, Inman played his football for over 10 years in England, turning out for clubs like Crewe Alexandra, Peterborough United, and Rochdale AFC.

published on : 7th September 2021

Sergio Reguilon to replace injured Jose Gaya in Spanish squad for FIFA WC qualifiers

Gaya was substituted in the 75th minute of the 4-0 win over Georgia on Sunday because of a muscle injury.

published on : 6th September 2021

FIFA World Cup qualifiers: In Asia, pressure grow on powerhouses South Korea, Japan

Japan, Asia’s highest-ranked team at No. 24 in the world, lost 1-0 at home to 79th-ranked Oman last Thursday to end a streak of eight consecutive wins in World Cup qualifying games.

published on : 6th September 2021
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