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  • David Trezeguet, left, celebrates with teamate Thierry Henry during a Euro Cup match against Israel. File photo
    AP David Trezeguet, left, celebrates with teamate Thierry Henry during a Euro Cup match against Israel. File photo
    Indian Super League (ISL) team FC Pune City firmed up its Italian connection by signing former Juventus star David Trezeguet as its marquee player. The eight ISL marquee players are likely to rece... »
  • Sameer Manchanda, Chairman & Managing Director of DEN Networks and Gido Vader, head of international relations, Feyenoord Rotterdam at the launch of Delhi Dynamos FC – Delhi Team of Indian Super League. File photo
    PTI Sameer Manchanda, Chairman & Managing Director of DEN Networks and Gido Vader, head of international relations, Feyenoord Rotterdam at the launch of Delhi Dynamos FC – Delhi Team of Indian Super League. File photo
    In 2003, Harm joined FC Brussels, another promising Belgian club, and won promotion for the club as Champion of the Belgian Second Division in his very first year as the manager. »
  • File photo of Carlos Tevez.
    AP File photo of Carlos Tevez.

    Juan Alberto Cabral, father of Juventus footballer Carlos Tevez, has been kidnapped in Argentina and held to ransom, according to reports in South America.The incident is thought to have... »

Bayern Munich head coach Pep Guardiola of Spain led them to the Bundesliga and German Cup double championships last season. File photo

Bayern Munich chairman: Club will never fire Guardiola

Bayern Munich Chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said Guardiola will remain in charge “at least until his contract ends” in 2016. »
FIFA President Sepp Blatter and Russian President Vladimir Putin hold a soccer ball during the official ceremony of handover to Russia as the 2018 World Cup hosts.

FIFA rejects calls to strip Russia of World Cup

FIFA has rejected calls to move the 2018 World Cup from Russia, saying the tournament “can achieve positive change”. Russia’s alleged involvement in shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane... »
German players - Philipp Lahm with trophy, Schweinsteiger, Thomas Mueller and Sami Khedira, arrive at Tegel airport in Berlin on Tuesday. Philipp Lahm is to retire from the national team, it was confirmed by the German Football Association DFB on Friday. File photo

Lahm retires from Germany team

Winning the World Cup is the pinnacle of Lahm’s career to date, which also includes a Champions League title, six Bundesliga titles and six German Cups. »

Durand Cup from Oct. 28

The 127th edition of the Durand Cup football tournament, carrying prize money of Rs. 50 lakh, is to be conducted in Goa from October 28 to November 9. The tournament, which was first play... »
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Sameer Manchanda, Chairman & Managing Director of DEN Networks and Gido Vader, head of international relations, Feyenoord Rotterdam at the launch of Delhi Dynamos FC – Delhi Team of Indian Super League. File photo
New Delhi, July 30, 2014

Harm van Veldhoven named Manager for Delhi Dynamos

Delhi Dynamos FC, the national capital’s football team for the Hero Indian Super League, announced Harm van Veldhoven as their manager on Wednesday.Harm started his career as a striker on t... »
Berlin, July 25, 2014

Germany match with Gibraltar moved to Nuremberg

World Cup winners Germany will play their Euro 2016 qualifying match against Gibraltar in Nuremberg rather than Bremen, it was announced on Friday.The German Football Association (DFB) swit... »
Manchester United's Ashley Young shoots to score during the second half of a friendly football match against Los Angeles Galaxy at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif, on Wednesday. Manchester United won 7-0.
PASADENA, July 24, 2014

Man United buries Galaxy 7-0 in Van Gaal debut

Manchester United made an impressive debut under coach Louis van Gaal on Wednesday night, with Wayne Rooney scoring twice late in the first half of a 7—0 friendly victory over the LA Galaxy.»
Madrid, July 23, 2014

Messi considered move to Arsenal

A leading Spanish website has claimed that Lionel Messi was interested in a transfer to English Premier League club Arsenal before the Argentine star signed an extension with Barcelona in May.<... »
Dunga gestures during a training session in Johannesburg. File photo
RIO DE JANEIRO, July 22, 2014

Dunga hired as Brazil football coach

Brazil has hired Dunga as the coach of the national football team, returning to a job he held four years ago. The 50-year—-ld Dunga replaces Luiz Felipe Scolari, who resigned last week afte... »
Former Indian football player Baichung Bhutia during an event in New Delhi on File photo: S. Subramanium
Mumbai, July 22, 2014

Bhutia unhappy with ISL pay package

Former India football captain Bhaichung Bhutia is not particularly happy with the pay packages on offer in the much-awaited Indian Super League but insists that the event won’t be detrimental to th... »
Steven Gerrard.
London, July 21, 2014

Steven Gerrard retires from international football

England captain Steven Gerrard announced his retirement from international football on Monday to focus on playing for Liverpool. The 34—year—old midfielder made 114 appearances for England o... »
Andre Santos. Photo: AP
Rio de Janeiro, July 21, 2014

Former Brazil defender Andre Santos attacked by fan

Former Brazil defender Andre Santos was assaulted by a fan after his team Flamengo lost 4-0 to Internacional.The 31-year-old left-back was attacked on Sunday as he left the Beira-Rio stadiu... »
Joshua Walker.
Bangalore, July 20, 2014

Looking forward to fresh challenge

“I have no doubt that Joshua Walker will be the best midfielder in India,” Bengaluru FC coach Ashley Westwood says. Walker’s obvious potential — he captained the England under-16, under-17 a... »
Pawan Munjal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Hero MotoCorp Ltd
New Delhi, July 18, 2014

Hero MotoCorp named title sponsor of ISL

Renowned two-wheeler manufacturer Hero MotoCorp Ltd was on Friday named as the title sponsor of the much-anticipated Indian Super League -- the first-of-its-kind franchise-based football league in... »

World Cup winners Germany top FIFA rankings

Russia rechecks 2018 FIFA World Cup stadiums

Guwahati franchise ropes in Joan Capdevila

Germany’s shift in philosophy through an Indian’s eyes

Ghana World Cup probe body given more powers

Sepp Blatter gives World Cup 9.25 out of ten

Germany printed World Cup victory stamps before final

Germans ‘pass’ the Spaniards

File photo of Carlos Tevez.
London, July 30, 2014

Carlos Tevez’s father kidnapped: reports

Juan Alberto Cabral, father of Juventus footballer Carlos Tevez, has been kidnapped in Argentina and held to ransom, according to reports in South America.The incident is thought to have... »

Mumbai, July 24, 2014

Given 5 minutes, ISL teams chose players in a matter of seconds

The representatives of the Hero Indian Super League team owners occupied round tables at premium hotel in the city on Tuesday and Wednesday and followed the simple process of announcing the name o... »
North East United FC co-owner John Abraham talking to media during the India Super league player draft, in Mumbai on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Photo: Vivek Bendre
MUMBAI, July 23, 2014

John Abraham turns football spotlight on north-east

John Abraham is clear about priorities as co-owner of North-East United FC in the Hero Indian Super League. “We do not mind getting beaten in the first two years. Development at the grassroots is... »
Kerala Blasters officials during the first day of the Central Domestic Player Draft of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) held in Mumbai on Tuesday.
Mumbai, July 23, 2014

Nandy, Climax, Dias picked by ISL franchises

Experienced footballers Sandip Nandy, Climax Lawrence, N P Pradeep and Steven Dias were among the home-grown stars picked on day two of the domestic players draft for the Indian Super League, here... »
File photo show Colombia's James Rodriguez reacting scoring his side's second goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match against Uruguay at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Madrid, July 22, 2014

Real Madrid confirms signing of Rodriguez

Real Madrid has completed the signing of World Cup top scorer James Rodriguez, the European champions said Tuesday.The 23 year-old Colombian idol has signed a six-year contract with Real, wh... »
Team Mumbai has spent good money to avail the services of Syed Rahim Nabi
(left) and Subrata Paul. Photo: Vivek Bendre
Mumbai, July 22, 2014

Subrata Paul, Nabi to play for Mumbai in ISL

Team Pune picked Churchill Brothers midfielder Lenny Rodrigues and defender Dharmaraj Ravanan first up in the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) 2014 players’ draft here on Tuesday. The fran... »
MUMBAI, July 21, 2014

Subrata Paul stands out in draft list

India goalkeeper Subrata Paul, 27, stands out in the crowd at the inaugural Hero Indian Super League players’ draft on July 22 and 23. He is here after plying his trade in Europe, on a s... »
Flowers and football shirts are laid outside St James Park the home of Newcastle United team after two fans of the club died on board flight MH17.
Wellington, July 21, 2014

Newcastle United pays tribute to fans lost on MH17

Newcastle United on Monday dedicated its New Zealand tour to two of its staunchest fans, who were killed on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 while en route to watch the games. Newcastle man... »
Brazil’s 1994 World Cup-winning captain Dunga. File Photo
Rio de Janeiro, July 19, 2014

Dunga tipped to return as Brazil coach

Brazil’s 1994 World Cup-winning captain Dunga has emerged as a favourite to replace Luiz Felipe Scolari as coach of the Selecao.The 50-year-old is in talks with the country’s top football o... »
NEW DELHI, July 18, 2014

Feynoord-Dynamos tie-up a natural choice

In many ways, it was a natural choice. Feyenoord Rotterdam was ranked number one in player development by the International Centre for Sport Studies (CIES) football observatory for this year’s FIF... »

Toni Kroos switch to Real Madrid confirmed by Bayern Munich

Who will be Suarez’s next victim?

Blatter also surprised by Messi award

Germany welcomes world champions home

British World Cup ticket exec turns himself in

CBF accepts Scolari, backroom team’s resignation

Germany looked the fitter team in extra time


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