Januzaj lacked desire at Dortmund: Coach Tuchel

Dortmund, Jan 9 (IANS) Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel has criticised Belgian midfielder Adnan Januzaj, saying that he did not have the correct desire or the attitude during his short stint with the German giants. The 20-year-old joined Dortmund in August on loan from Manchester United, but his season long deal was cut short by […]

Bayern’s Gotze hints at Liverpool talk

Munich, Jan 9 (IANS) German football star Mario Gotze has fuelled speculation about a reunion with Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp by admitting he could leave Bayern Munich this summer. Liverpool boss Klopp was in-charge of Borussia Dortmund when Gotze came through the ranks to emerge as one of Germany’s top attacking talents. Gotze left for […]

Bagan start I-League title defence with win

Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) Defending champions Mohun Bagan made easy work of newcomers Aizawl Football Club to win the inaugural match of the new I-League season 3-1 at the Salt Lake Stadium here on Saturday. Bagan’s newest recruit, Trinidadian marksman Cornell Glen scored a brace and striker Balwant Singh netted the other. Defender Pritam Kotal […]

Everyone excited about Zidane at Real: Xabi Alonso

Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) Former Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso on Saturday said everyone is excited that legendary football player Zinedine Zidane has been brought in as the coach of the Spanish heavyweights. The 1998 World Cup-winner with France replaced Rafael Benitez in the hot seat after the latter was sacked just seven months into […]

Everyone excited about Zidane at Real: Xabi Alonso (Lead, changing dateline)

Munich, Jan 9 (IANS) Former Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso on Saturday said everyone is excited that legendary football player Zinedine Zidane has been brought in as the coach of the Spanish heavyweights. The 1998 World Cup-winner with France replaced Rafael Benitez in the hot seat after the latter was sacked just seven months into […]

Bagan start I-League title defence with win (Lead)

Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) Defending champions Mohun Bagan quelled a spirited challenge from top flight newcomers Aizawl Football Club to win the inaugural match of the new I-League season 3-1 at the Barasat Stadium here on Saturday. Bagan’s newest recruit Trinidadian striker Cornell Glen (sixth, 22nd minutes) scored a brace and striker Balwant Singh (29th) […]