Football Club

  • Daddy, Liverpool's winning! Come home and watch the game: Heartbreaking tweet from daughter of Chief Steward of Malaysian plane 21-03-2014 10:12 AM

    An emotional and heartbreaking tweet from the daughter of the Chief Steward of the missing Malaysia airliner MH370 moved the Liverpool Football Club so much that it retweeted it to its 2.45 million followers with a personal message and a prayer for the girl. The official account, @LFC, tweeted "This...
  • Birmingham City owner found guilty of money-laundering in Hong Kong 03-03-2014 11:53 AM

    Hong Kong:Birmingham City Football Club owner Carson Yeung was found guilty by a Hong Kong court on Monday of five counts of money-laundering, in a high-profile trial that has cast a spotlight on how the barber -turned-businessman made his fortune. Yeung, 54, had denied five charges of money-laundering between January...
  • Bayern Munich, Mineiro get direct entry to Club World Cup semis 12-12-2013 12:10 PM

    Agadir, Morocco: South American champions Atletico Mineiro from Brazil and European champions Bayern Munich have directly been slotted in the semi-finals of the FIFA Club World Cup, which kicked off here on Wednesday. In the opening play-off match on Wednesday, hosts Raja Casablanca beat Oceania champions Auckland City 2-1, reports...
  • Champions Churchill Brothers resume I-League title defence 20-09-2013 06:00 PM

    Panaji: Curtains go up on the seventh edition of the I-League with defending champions Churchill Brothers taking on Goan rivals Salgaocar Football Club at the Duler Stadium on Saturday. It is expected to be a fiery clash as Salgaocar are counted among the contenders to steal the crown away from...
  • European football clubs spend $2.3 billion on player transfers 03-09-2013 11:03 PM

    London: The world's richest football league is getting even richer, although the wealth of English clubs is also benefiting teams overseas. In less than three months during the European transfer window, more than $2.3 billion was spent by clubs in the continent's top five leagues - with a third of...
  • Salgaocar coach Pereira elated at AIFF honour 02-08-2013 04:20 PM

    Panaji: Salgaocar Football Club coach Derrick Pereira is elated at being adjudged the best coach for 2012-13 by the All India Football Federation (AIFF). "It feels nice that my hard work has been appreciated by AIFF. I thank all those who supported me at Pune FC (his earlier I-League club)...
  • Sunil Chhetri keen to leverage on Ashley Westwood's experience 29-07-2013 02:54 PM

    Bangalore: Indian football skipper Sunil Chhetri, who has signed for newly unveiled Bengaluru Football Club (BFC), is betting on the club's English manager Ashley Westwood's leadership qualities for making an impact in the I-league season. "BFC is not a fancied team but we could make an impact if we put...
  • Pune FC extend Arata contract to 2015 04-07-2013 05:10 PM

    Pune: Pune Football Club and midfielder Arata Izumi have agreed upon extending their association for another year. As a result the Japanese-born Indian national will stay with I-League runners-up Pune FC until the end of the 2014-15 season. Pune FC Head Operation, Chirag Tanna said: "We are glad to have...
  • Fenerbahce kicked out of Champions League over fixing 26-06-2013 01:49 AM

    Switzerland: Fenerbahce were expelled from the Champions League for the second time in three seasons and Besiktas were banned from the Europa League after the Turkish clubs were punished by UEFA on Tuesday over separate charges of match-fixing. Fenerbahce were banned from the next three UEFA club competitions for which...
  • Pune Football Club to establish academy 08-03-2013 04:53 PM

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  • Ganguly to show his footballing skills in I-League 16-07-2008 01:48 AM

    Brisbane: Australia on Tuesday used the leg-spin bowling of a Pakistani asylum seeker in their first net practice session ahead of this week's first Test against South Africa in Brisbane. Fawad Ahmed, who is awaiting a decision from the Australian government about his refugee protection claim, bowled against Australia's top...
  • Steel tycoon falls for soccer, buys English club 22-12-2007 11:44 AM

    Mumbai: The relaid playing strip at the refurbished Wankhede Stadium, which is to host the World Cup final on April 2, on Saturday passed muster with the umpires following the first competitive tie played at the ground since May 2008. "The wicket behaved beautifully," remarked umpires Vilas Karhadhad and Vishwas...