German Brych to referee Real Madrid-PSG tie

Madrid, March 4 : German referee Felix Brych is to officiate the second leg of the Champions League pre-quarterfinal between Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) announced on Sunday. PSG will host title holders Real Madrid on Tuesday, after the French side was defeated 1-3 in the first leg, […]

All Serie A football matches postponed after Astori’s death

Rome, March 4 : All Serie A matches scheduled for Sunday have been postponed following the death of Fiorentina’s captain David Astori, the Italian football league announced. Astori, age 31, died in a hotel room in the northern Italian city of Udine on Sunday, where Fiorentina had been holding its camp ahead of a league […]

India, England play 1-1 draw in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

[Ipoh: Indian and England hockey players during Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2018, at Ipoh in Malaysia on Sunday. /PTI] Ipoh (Malaysia), March 4 : India and England played a 1-1 draw to gain their first points in the 27th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament here on Sunday. Young striker Shilanand Lakra scored his maiden […]

ISL: David James to coach Kerala Blasters till 2021

Kochi, March 4 : Even as star striker Dimitar Berbatov expressed his displeasure, the management of Kerala Blasters on Sunday announced that coach David James has committed his future to the Indian Super League (ISL) club till 2021. The 47-yead-old James had served the Kochi outfit as player-manager in the inaugural season of the ISL […]

Sneijder calls time on international football

Amsterdam, March 4 : Dutch attacking midfielder Wesley Sneijder on Sunday announced his retirement from international football following a discussion with newly appointed national team coach Ronald Koeman. Koeman and Sneijder spoke about the future of their nation. “Wesley is one of the best Dutch footballers of recent years. A great player with a great […]