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  • Champions League: Eden Hazard scores twice as Chelsea rout Maribor 6-0 3 hours 47 minutes ago

    London: Eden Hazard netted twice and Didier Drogba scored his first goal since returning to Chelsea in a crushing 6-0 victory over Maribor in the Champions League on Tuesday. Hazard scored the last two goals against the Slovenian side, including one from the penalty spot, as Chelsea secured an emphatic victory...
  • Bayern win 7-1 at Roma for record away victory in Champions League 3 hours 54 minutes ago

    Rome: Arjen Robben scored twice as Bayern Munich routed Roma 7-1 on Tuesday for a club-record away win in the Champions League, showing the German club is again a threat to take the title. Having taken target practice in a 6-0 rout of Werder Bremen at the weekend, it was more...
  • Messi closes on Raul as Barcelona beat Ajax 3-1 in Champions League 4 hours 40 minutes ago

    Barcelona: Goals from Neymar and Lionel Messi helped Barcelona to a 3-1 victory over Ajax in the Champions League on Tuesday as the Spanish giant recovered their winning ways in Europe. Messi started an outstanding performance at Camp Nou by setting up Neymar in the seventh minute before the Argentine scored...
  • CSKA Moscow rally to draw 2-2 with Manchester City in Champions League 6 hours 32 minutes ago

    Moscow: Manchester City were left struggling in the Champions League on Tuesday after squandering a two-goal lead and conceding a late penalty to draw 2-2 at CSKA Moscow in an empty stadium. Goals from Sergio Aguero and James Milner gave City a comfortable two-goal lead by half-time at Arena Khimki, where...
  • ISL 2014: Atletico de Kolkata buoyant after return of Borja Fernandez 8 hours 23 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Atletico de Kolkata will be bolstered by the return of Borja Fernandez, even as their marquee signing and Liverpool star Luis Garcia is all set to miss their ISL away fixture against FC Goa on Thursday. "Borja's return will give us a big advantage," ATK's Spanish midfielder Jofre Mateu said...
  • ISL: Chennaiyin FC edge past Kerala Blasters 2-1 in 'Southern' derby 9 hours 14 minutes ago

    The Southern derby of the Indian Super League ended with the home team Chennaiyin FC clinching a 2-1 win through an Elano penalty and a Bernard Mendy screamer. While the master Brazilian converted a penalty in the first half, Frenchman and former Hull City wingback Mendy came in with an audacious...
  • Louis van Gaal's United not good enough, says Gary Neville 10 hours 52 minutes ago

    After an indifferent Premier League start and without an away win this season, Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal's belief that his side can still win the Premier League is misplaced, says former club captain Gary Neville. A late Daley Blind equaliser secured a point for United as they twice came...
  • Levante fire coach Jose Mendilibar in Spain 11 hours 0 minutes ago

    Levante have fired Jose Mendilibar, becoming the second Spanish club in as many days to remove a head coach. The 53-year-old Mendilibar replaced Joaquin Caparros this season but failed to maintain the same level of play, with the team scoring a league-low four goals through eight rounds and sitting next-to-last in...
  • Genoa held to controversial 1-1 draw by Empoli in Serie A 11 hours 23 minutes ago

    Geneo: Genoa were held to a controversial 1-1 draw by visiting Empoli on Monday in the first match since the port city was hit by devastating floods. Genoa went ahead with a goal from Andrea Bertolacci 14 minutes in and Lorenzo Tonelli equalized with his arm in the 77th following a...
  • UEFA fines four clubs for crowd misbehavior 11 hours 30 minutes ago

    Galatasaray, FC Basel, Feyenoord and Standard Liege have been fined by UEFA for crowd misbehavior during games in the Champions League and the Europa League. Turkish team Galatasaray were fined 50,000 euros ($80,000) after their fans set off or threw fireworks and missiles during a Champions League match at Arsenal on...
  • As it happened: Chennaiyin FC vs Kerala Blasters FC, ISL, Match 9 11 hours 50 minutes ago

    Full time: Goals from Elano Blumer and Bernard Mendy gave Chennaiyin FC 2-1 win over Kerala Blasters FC. Iain Hume scored the equaliser for for Kerala Blasters FC in the 50th minute but a stunning a strike from Mendy gave Chennai the victory. 75 minute: Bojan Djordjic comes off, with Bruno...
  • ISL 2014: Rain threat looms over Chennaiyin FC's first home game 15 hours 1 minutes ago

    Chennai: The threat of rain looms large over the Indian Super League clash on Tuesday between the Chennaiyin FC and Kerala Blasters FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here. The meteorological department has forecast partly cloudy sky with a shower or thunderstorm in the night. It has been raining heavily in...
  • Champions League: Bayern Munich face first big test against AS Roma 19 hours 56 minutes ago

    Berlin: German League champions Bayern Munich face their first biggest test of 2014-15 season so far when they take on Italian side AS Roma in the Champions League Group E match on Tuesday. In contrast to other German clubs like Borussia Dortmund (Group D), Bayer Leverkusen (Group C) and Schalke 04...
  • Mohammedan Sporting dismiss talks of closure, says will not play in I-League Div 2 20 hours 22 minutes ago

    Mohammedan Sporting have opted against playing in the second division I-League and the club has also pulled out of Durand Cup football tournament, beginning October 28, apparently due to financial crisis. Dismissing reports that the club was being disbanded, president and MP Sultan Ahmed told PTI: "We will not play in...
  • Mizoram footballer dies after somersault goal celebration 20 hours 31 minutes ago

    Aizawl: Young Mizoram footballer Peter Biaksangzuala died after injuring his spinal cord while celebrating a goal he had scored. Peter, 23, fell backwards on his head as he took a series of somersaults after scoring an equaliser for his Aizwal-based team Bethlehem Vengthlang FC in a Mizoram Premier League match. He was...
  • Manchester City look to escape trouble in Champions League 21 hours 43 minutes ago

    Manchester: This was supposed to be the season Manchester City finally made a sustained push in the Champions League. It's not working out that way for the English champions. City are the most high-profile team in early trouble in Europe's elite club competition after picking up just one point from their...
  • Champions League: Barcelona need focus on Ajax ahead of El Clasico 21 hours 55 minutes ago

    Barcelona need to avoid getting sucked into the Spanish obsession with El Clasico when they face Ajax Amsterdam in the Champions League on Tuesday. All eyes in Spain are on leaders Barca's visit to Real Madrid next Saturday which could see the possible debut of Uruguay forward Luis Suarez after...
  • Blind's late strike rescues a point for Manchester United at West Brom Yesterday

    Manchester United came from behind twice to earn a 2-2 draw with West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Monday, with Daley Blind scoring the second equaliser with three minutes remaining. United looked like coming unstuck on the road again when Saido Berahino restored West Brom's lead in the 65th...
  • Kerala Blasters FC's Renedy Singh ready for 'South Indian' derby Yesterday

    Chennaiyin FC will look to consolidate their position in the points table while Kerala Blasters FC will be seeking to open their account when they take on each other in the ISL. ...
  • 123-year-old football club Mohammedan Sporting shuts shop Yesterday

    One of Indian football's oldest clubs Mohammedan Sporting has decided to shut down operations due to lack of funds. ...
  • ISL founding chairperson Nita Ambani thanks fans for support Yesterday

    ISL Founding Chairperson Nita Ambani has thanked fans and football lovers for their support to the league that has taken India by storm. ...
  • ISL: We are raring to go for first home match, says Marco Materazzi Yesterday

    Chennaiyin FC manager Marco Materazzi on Tuesday said that his players were raring to go for their first home match against Kerala Blasters in the Indian Super League on Wednesday, even though weathermen predicted heavy rains. "They (Kerala Blasters) are a good side but we always try to do our best....
  • Jack Wilshere excited by Theo Walcott's return to fitness at Arsenal Yesterday

    England international Theo Walcott's imminent return cannot come soon enough for Arsenal team mate Jack Wilshere. Walcott needed surgery after rupturing knee ligaments against Tottenham Hotspur in January but his rehabilitation is almost complete and England midfielder Wilshere believes the winger's comeback will spark the north London club's season. "I've never played...
  • I'm now showing Brazil form with Barcelona, says Neymar Yesterday

    Neymar is reproducing his Brazil form with Barcelona because the forward said on Monday that he was now feeling more relaxed. Neymar had a difficult first 2013-14 season in Spain with injuries and turmoil over his transfer fee, which was initially said to be worth 57.1 million euros ($72.92 million) by...
  • News 360: Shiv Sena, NCP wait for BJP's final call in Maharashtra Yesterday

    After the declaration of Maharashtra assembly poll results both Shiv Sena and NCP wait for BJP's final call on government formation. BJP emerged as single largest part with 122 seats after countings on Sunday. ...
  • Frank Lampard ruled out of Manchester City's clash in Moscow Yesterday

    Manchester City will be without midfielder Frank Lampard for Tuesday's Champions League trip away to CSKA Moscow after he was injured in his side's 4-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday. Former Chelsea stalwart Lampard, on loan from New York City FC for six months, damaged his thigh making a tackle...
  • Zico is inspiring and ISL gives hope, says Armando Colaco Yesterday

    One of Indian football's well-known coaches, Armando Colaco says he has "learnt many things" by watching the legendary Zico's training sessions with players of Indian Super League franchise FC Goa. Sharing his thoughts on the Brazilian great, Colaco, who presently coaches East Bengal, said, "One can see a lot of eagerness...
  • Gareth Bale doubtful for Real Madrid's Liverpool clash Yesterday

    Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale has a buttock muscle strain and is doubtful for their Champions League Group B match against Liverpool at Anfield on Wednesday, the club said. "Following tests carried out on Gareth Bale by Real Madrid medical staff he has been diagnosed as suffering an injury to the...
  • Luis Suarez feared Barcelona would not sign him after biting ban Yesterday

    Luis Suarez feared he had destroyed his career and that Barcelona would not want to sign him following his four-month ban for biting at the World Cup. The Uruguayan signed for Barca from Liverpool for 81 million euros ($103.5 million) despite the ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini when playing against Italy...
  • Mizoram footballer dies after injuring spinal cord Yesterday

    Aizawl: Peter Biaksangzuala, a Mizoram footballer, has passed away after injuring his spinal cord while celebrating scoring a goal in the Mizoram Premier League. According to media reports, in an MPL match played between his side Bethlehem Vengthlang FC and Chanmari West FC, the 23-year-old Biaksangzuala celebrated his equaliser by performing...