ISL: Chennaiyin beat Jamshedpur to consolidate top spot

Jamshedpur, Dec 28 : Chennaiyin FC consolidated their position at the top of the points table with a 1-0 win over Jamshedpur FC in an Indian Super League (ISL) encounter here on Thursday. Jeje Lalpekhlua (41st minute) struck the only goal of the match from the penalty spot shortly before half-time to help the visitors […]

Barcelona stuns shorthanded Real Madrid 3-0 at Bernabeu stadium

Madrid, Dec 23 : Barcelona on Saturday stunned host Real Madrid with a 3-0 triumph in the 17th round of La Liga to remain undefeated for the 25th match so far, effectively ending defending champion Real Madrid’s already-slim chances of retaining the title. Thanks to three second-half goals from Uruguay’s Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi of […]

Maradona arrives in Kolkata on three-day visit

Kolkata, Dec 10 : Amid much fanfare and tight security, Argentine football legend Diego Maradona reached the city for a three-day visit on Sunday. The iconic player, who is now coach of the Dubai-based club Al-Fujairah SC, was seen waving at fans before getting into the car, flashing the ‘victory’ sign at camerapersons and supporters […]

Man City’s Foden youngest English player to start in Champions League

Kharkiv (Ukraine), Dec 7 : FIFA U-17 World Cup player of the tournament Phil Foden, who plies his trade for Manchester City, became the youngest English player to start in the Champions League. Aged 17 years and 192 days, the midfielder became the youngest Englishman to start a Champions League match on Wednesday in his […]

Sevilla, Liverpool, Porto, Shakhtar advance to CL knockouts

Madrid, Dec 7 : Sevilla, Liverpool, Porto and Shakhtar Donetsk all won on to clinch the last remaining berths in the 2017-2018 Champions League round of 16. The Reds joined Barcelona, Besiktas, Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain and Roma among the group winners on Wednesday, reports Efe. Porto, Sevilla and Shakhtar advanced […]

I-League 2017-18 season launched

New Delhi, Nov 21 : The 11th edition of I-League, India’s premeier football league, was launched here on Tuesday. The league, from November 25 to March 6, will feature three-new clubs — Gokulam Kerala FC from Calicut, Neroca FC with their base in Imphal and Indian Arrows here. Speaking on the occassion, Kushal Das, General […]