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  • Chelsea may miss Diego Costa as Champions League resumes 14 minutes ago

    The likely absence of Diego Costa should not stop Chelsea staying in command of Group G of the Champions League, with the Premier League leaders big favourites to beat Maribor at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday. Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is unsure when Costa will be back after the striker returned injured...
  • Chennaiyin FC sign former Manchester United, PSG players 1 hour 7 minutes ago

    Chennaiyin FC announced the signings of former Manchester United midfielder Eric Djemba Djemba and former PSG forward Jean Maurice Edu on Sunday. Djemba last played in the Scottish Premiership for St. Mirren earlier this year before being released by the club. The 33-year-old Cameroon player has played for his national team...
  • Schalke need Di Matteo's touch against Sporting Lisbon 2 hours 27 minutes ago

    Schalke 04 are hoping their freshly-found discipline under new coach Robert Di Matteo, coupled with his Champions League pedigree will help them beat Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday for their first win in the competition this season. Italian Di Matteo, who replaced Jens Keller, enjoyed a successful debut on the Schalke bench...
  • La Liga: Sevilla move second in Spain, Valencia suffer first loss 5 hours 38 minutes ago

    Barcelona: Sevilla scored twice in the second half to win 2-0 at Elche and rise into second place in the Spanish league after Deportivo La Coruna beat Valencia 3-0 to hand the visitor their first defeat of the season on Sunday. Sevilla took control of a drab match with goals by...
  • Serie A: Inter Milan fight back to draw 2-2 against Napoli 5 hours 47 minutes ago

    Milan: Inter Milan came back twice to rescue a 2-2 draw at home to Napoli in Serie A on Sunday, while AC Milan climbed into fourth after securing a 3-1 victory at Hellas Verona thanks to a brace from Keisuke Honda. The match at San Siro sparked into life late on...
  • ISL 2014: Early days but Atletico de Kolkata look the team to beat 6 hours 18 minutes ago

    A week and just first round of matches to analyse is undoubtedly too early to make any predictions, but the spotlight in the inaugural season of the Indian Super League (ISL) is for the moment decisively on Atletico de Kolkata. Donning the stripes of Spanish giants Atletico Madrid, the franchise's co-owners,...
  • Manchester United are adapting to Van Gaal's Dutch style, says Blind 14 hours 55 minutes ago

    Manchester United defender Daley Blind says his team mates are adapting to Louis van Gaal's Dutch style of play and it is only a matter of time before they start reaping the rewards of their new look. After making a slow start to the season, United have found their feet in...
  • Atletico de Kolkata manager criticises ISL scheduling 15 hours 2 minutes ago

    Kolkata: The scheduling of the Indian Super League Sunday drew the ire of Atletico de Kolkata marquee manager Antonio Habas after his side finished 1-1 with Delhi Dynamos here. Habas said his charges were tired after turning out in three matches over the past eight days. Atletico de Kolkata played the tournament...
  • Spectacular Rafael Marques own goal sets up AC Milan win 15 hours 12 minutes ago

    A spectacular own goal by Brazilian defender Rafael Marques, followed by a Keisuke Honda brace gave AC Milan a 3-1 win at Verona in Serie A on Sunday. Marques, facing his own goal, was under no pressure when he tried to hoof away Ignazio Abete's cross but completely miskicked and instead...
  • ISL 2014: FC Pune City under scrutiny for alleged breach of rules 16 hours 6 minutes ago

    Mumbai: FC Pune City found themselves under scrutiny for fielding more foreign players than allowed during their 0-5 drubbing at the hands of Mumbai City FC in their Indian Super League match. Pune lost their second consecutive match of the ISL at the DY Patil Stadium on Saturday and they may...
  • ISL: Delhi Dynamos manager slams referee for denying Del Piero penalty 16 hours 7 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Delhi Dynamos manager Harm van Veldhoven on Sunday slammed the match referee for turning down a penalty appeal against their skipper and start Italian recruit Alessandro Del Piero. Del Piero, who was substituted by Brazilian recruit Gustavo Santos towards the fag end of the match, was given a warning by...
  • ISL: NorthEast United hold FC Goa to a 1-1 draw 16 hours 33 minutes ago

    Guwahati: NorthEast United FC capitalised on a debatable penalty decision as they held FC Goa to a 1-1 draw in a high intensity Hero Indian Super League match here on Sunday. Playing their third match at home on the trot in the space of seven days, NorthEast United conceded a goal...
  • EPL: Liverpool edge QPR 3-2 in dramatic finish 17 hours 27 minutes ago

    London: Liverpool profited from an own goal in the fifth minute of injury time to escape with a 3-2 win over Queens Park Rangers on Sunday after one of the most chaotic finishes to a Premier League game. Four goals were scored in a pulsating final eight minutes at Loftus Road...
  • ISL 2014: Luis Garcia pulls hamstring, may not be available for a week 17 hours 52 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Atletico de Kolkata's marquee player and former Liverpool star Luis Garcia may be unavailable for a week after pulling a hamstring muscle just before the half time in their 1-1 draw against Delhi Dynamos FC in the ISL on Sunday. "He felt like a bit tired. We will check in...
  • ISL 2014: Delhi Dynamos, Atletico de Kolkata share points after Elias stunner 18 hours 29 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Czech midfielder Pavel Elias struck a stunner to help Delhi Dynamos halt Atletico de Kolkata's two-match winning run as both the teams settled for a point each after an intense 1-1 draw in their Indian Super League fixture on Sunday. Barcelona's youth system product, Jofre Mateu, gave the home franchise...
  • As it happened: NorthEast United vs FC Goa, ISL 2014, Match 8 19 hours 37 minutes ago

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Having suffered defeats in their previous matches, NorthEast United FC and FC Goa would look to record a vital win when they take on each other in their Indian Super League fixture. NorthEast United FC began their campaign in the tournament...
  • Atletico Madrid beat Espanyol, extend home unbeaten run 20 hours 48 minutes ago

    Atletico Madrid brushed aside Espanyol 2-0 to extend their unbeaten home streak in the Spanish league to 24 games on Sunday, while Deportivo La Coruna beat Valencia 3-0 for its first defeat of the season. Atletico limited Espanyol to one shot on goal and earned 12 corners to just one for...
  • Indian Super League gets off to strong start with FIFA endorsement 21 hours 37 minutes ago

    The jury is still out on whether the Indian Super League (ISL) can wake the world's second most populous nation from its football slumber but the first week of the eight-team competition has at least made people sit up and take notice. Some 70,000 fans thronged the Salt Lake Stadium in...
  • As it happened: Atletico de Kolkata vs Delhi Dynamos, ISL 2014, Match 7 22 hours 27 minutes ago

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) High on confidence after an ideal start to their campaign with back-to-back victories, Atletico de Kolkata will look to keep the momentum going when they take on a star-studded Delhi Dynamos FC. Luis Garcia's men have played some quality football since...
  • Arturo Vidal denies report he has been fined by Juventus 22 hours 52 minutes ago

    Arturo Vidal has denied reports that he has been fined by Juventus for indiscipline, describing them as "ill-intentioned", and said he is fully committed to the Serie A champions. The Chile midfielder, who underwent keyhole surgery on his right knee one month before playing at the World Cup, has struggled for...
  • ISL: FC Pune City's Mutu rejects reports of being denied Indian visa Yesterday

    Adrian Mutu, who has a three-month deal with FC Pune City to play in the Indian Super League, has dismissed reports that he was denied a visa at the Indian embassy in Bucharest that claimed he turned up to apply visibly drunk - sources told IBNLive Sports. However, confusion still...
  • Lionel Messi nears scoring record with 250th La Liga goal Yesterday

    Lionel Messi notched his 250th La Liga goal to move one off the all-time league scoring record as leaders Barcelona won 3-0 against Eibar on Saturday ahead of next weekend's Clasico with Real Madrid. Cristiano Ronaldo maintained his blistering scoring form with two goals as Real swept Levante aside 5-0. They...
  • Serie A: Juventus draw 1-1 at Sassuolo, Roma win 3-0 Yesterday

    Milan: Defending champion Juventus dropped their first points of the season as they were held to a surprise 1-1 draw by bottom club Sassuolo on Saturday and saw their lead at the top of the Serie A table cut to one point ahead of Roma. Sassuolo took a shock lead in...
  • ISL: Moritz hat-trick guides Mumbai City FC to win Yesterday

    Brazilian striker Andre Francisco Moritz scored Indian Super League's first hat-trick as hosts Mumbai City FC thumped FC Pune City 5-0 in a crucial encounter. ...
  • ISL: NorthEast United clash with Goa FC in vital match Yesterday

    Guwahati: Having suffered defeats in their previous matches, NorthEast United FC and FC Goa would look to record a vital win when they take on each other in their Indian Super League fixture here on Sunday. NorthEast United FC began their campaign in the tournament with a 1-0 win over Kerala...
  • ISL: Unbeaten Atletico de Kolkata take on Delhi Dynamos Yesterday

    Kolkata: High on confidence after an ideal start to their campaign with back-to-back victories, Atletico de Kolkata will look to keep the momentum going when they take on a star-studded Delhi Dynamos FC in their Indian Super League match on Sunday. Luis Garcia's men have played some quality football since the...
  • La Liga: Neymar, Lionel Messi score as Barcelona defeat Eibar 3-0 Yesterday

    Lionel Messi edged one closer to La Liga's all-time goalscoring record as Barcelona easily beat Eibar 3-0 at Camp Nou on Saturday. Messi is now poised to equal Telmo Zarra's milestone of 251 goals that has stood since 1955 next week at rival Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu Stadium Barcelona goalkeeper Claudio Bravo also...
  • Southampton rout Sunderland 8-0 in Premier League Yesterday

    Southampton humiliated Sunderland 8-0 on Saturday for their biggest Premier League victory ever and their most impressive display so far in their surprisingly strong start to the season. Sunderland's Santiago Vergini set the tone for the visitors with a spectacular own goal in the 12th minute, and it only got worse...