Hosts Mohun Bagan eye three points against Salgaocar

Kolkata, Jan 15 : Defending champions Mohun Bagan would bank on their strong offensive line-up for a win against Salgaocar in their I-League football encounter here on Saturday. Bagan brushed aside the challenge from newcomers Aizawl FC 3-1 in the league opener and now will be looking to win their second consecutive match of the […]

Atletico, Valencia enter Copa del Rey quarters

Madrid, Jan 15 : Atletico Madrid and Valencia both posted 3-0 victories in their second leg matches to claim the final two slots in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey football tournament. Rayo Vallecano held Atletico to a 1-1 draw in the first leg. But Atletico won Thursday’s second leg match 3-0 to advance […]

Panama vs El Salvador friendly postponed till February 17

Panama, Jan 15 : The football friendly between Panama and El Salvador scheduled for February 10 has been postponed until February 17, the Panamanian Football Federation (Fepafut) said. The match will be a warm-up for the upcoming 2018 World Cup qualifiers that both teams will face. The announced the change of date was agreed upon […]

Ecuador denies request of soccer officials involved in FIFA scandal

Quito, Jan 15 : Three executives from the Ecuadorian Football Federation (FEF) have been refused remand and will not have their bank accounts unblocked due to their alleged involvement in the FIFA corruption scandal, announced the Ecuador’s attorney general’s office. “At the request of Ecuador’s attorney general’s office, the appeal submitted by two of the […]

Bremen captain Fritz to retire after this season

Berlin, Jan 15 : German club Werder Bremen’s captain Clemens Fritz has announced that he will retire after the end of the football season. “In the past few days and weeks I have been thinking about my personal future. And, after careful consideration, I came to the conclusion that I will retire after this season,” […]

Uruguay to tighten security protocol in football stadiums

Montevideo, Jan 15 : The Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) and the government’s National Ministry for Sport (SND) have agreed to advance with a package of security measures to eradicate violence in stadiums. “We have already progressed in some points. We are one step away from completion. The dialogue, and the willingness we have is important,” […]