• Australia women's nat'l team loses to U-16 boys

    The Australian Women's national football team were humbled 7-0 by a group of under-16 boys representing the Newcastle Jets on Wednesday.

  • Seven-year-old applies for managerial post

    A seven-year-old has applied for a recently-vacated managerial job at a club in the Scottish Premiership. He writes that he will ask his head teacher for time off from school to manage the team and insists the squad help with his homework.

  • Football fever grips Madrid

    Cross-town rivals Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid -- who will meet in the Champions League final on Saturday for the second time in three years -- are omnipresent in the Spanish capital.

  • Jose talks hinge on image rights

    Jose Mourinho's contract negotiations to become the next manager of Manchester United appear to hinge on the rights to the use of his image on merchandise, British media reported on Thursday.

  • Hawk-Eye in 2016 Copa America

    Hawk-Eye technology will be used to decide whether the ball has crossed the goal-line at next month's Copa America Centenario in the United States.

  • BSL hits a roadblock

    Saif Powertec Ltd, the rights-holders of the proposed Bangladesh Super League (BSL), declare that they would stop all activities regarding the franchise-based football league until they are provided with international standards venues.

  • Benitez staying at relegated Newcastle

    Rafael Benitez has signed a three-year contract to stay on as Newcastle United manager, after agreeing to lead their quest for an immediate return to the Premier League, the club said on Wednesday.

  • 218 extra flights for Madrid fans

    More than 200 charter flights to and from the Spanish capital and Milan have been put in place for fans flocking to the all-Madrid final of the Champions League, airport operator AENA says on Wednesday.

  • France beefs up security

    France said Wednesday it will deploy more than 90,000 police and security guards for Euro 2016, vowing to do "everything possible to avoid a terrorist attack" during the football tournament that starts next month.

  • Varane out of Euros

    France's Euro 2016 preparations take a knock on Tuesday with key defender Raphael Varane ruled out injured of next month's tournament on home soil with his place taken by Adil Rami.

  • Ronaldo back in training

    Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo alleviates concerns over his fitness ahead of Saturday's Champions League final against Atletico Madrid as the three-time World Player of the Year returned to training on Wednesday.

  • Arsenal agree Xhaka deal

    Arsenal reach an agreement to sign combative Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka from Borussia Moenchengladbach on a long-term contract for an undisclosed fee.

  • Jose, MU hammer out details

    Manchester United are locked in a second day of talks with Jose Mourinho's agents on Wednesday, hammering out a deal to sweep the controversial Portuguese boss into Old Trafford.

  • Schweinsteiger expects to be fit

    Bastian Schweinsteiger says he would recover from a knee injury in time to captain Germany at the European Championship, even though it remained unclear when he would return to the pitch.

  • De Kruif's emphasis on set-pieces

    Lodewijk de Kruif emphasises a lot on the defensive organisation, especially in the last phase of matches, during his initial two-year stint with the Bangladesh national team.

  • Zlatan bound for Man Utd?

    Manchester United could make striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who is out of contract, their first signing of the Jose Mourinho era.

  • Player dies after on-field altercation

    Michael Favre, a 24-year-old footballer from Argentina dies after two blows to the head during a match.

  • L'pool, Man Utd fined 40k euros

    Liverpool and Manchester United have been fined by UEFA over a variety of charges, including illicit chanting, during their Europa League last-16 tie.

  • Stars align for Mourinho

    Jose Mourinho is on the verge of fulfilling his dream of managing Manchester United on Tuesday after Louis van Gaal's troubled two-year reign comes to a bitter end.

  • BFF in a quandary over Sylhet BKSP

    Since the signing of an agreement between BFF and NSC in December, 2011 over possession of Sylhet BKSP, the game's governing body has so far been able to run the Sylhet BKSP as its football academy for only nine months.

  • BBC key to beating Atletico

    Former Real Madrid midfielder Fernando Serena believes Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema hold the key to Los Blancos' hopes of beating Atletico in the Champions League final on Saturday.

  • France call up Rami

    France have called up Sevilla defender Adil Rami as cover for Raphael Varane, the French football federation says Monday.

  • Conte fine-tunes squad

    Italy coach Antonio Conte cut several Euro 2016 hopefuls from a preliminary squad on Monday as he unveiled a 30-man squad for the Azzurri's second pre-competition training camp.

  • Fed Cup from June 10

    The professional football league committee decide to start the Federation Cup from June 10 with the participation of 12 teams of the of top-tier professional league.

  • Doubles for Bayern, PSG, Juve

    Bayern Munich, Paris Saint Germain and Juventus retained doubles by lifting domestic cup titles on a busy night of football around Europe.

  • Totti staying at Roma

    Iconic Roma captain Francesco Totti will stay at the capital outfit for a 24th season, the club's general manager Mauro Baldissoni says in a television interview on Friday.

  • Spanish judge overturns ban

    A Spanish judge on Friday overturns a controversial ban on Barcelona fans flying Catalan separatist flags at Sunday's Copa del Rey final against Sevilla in Madrid.

  • Simeone hails Griezmann

    Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone hails Antoine Griezmann as "one of the best three players in the world" as Atletico prepare to face local rivals Real Madrid in next Saturday's Champions League final.

  • Barca agree reported record Nike deal

    Barcelona agreed a "long-term" contract extension with American sportswear giants Nike on Saturday, which will reportedly see the Catalan club surpass Manchester United with the most lucrative kit-sponsorship deal in the world.

  • Leverkusen snap up Volland

    Hoffenheim's Germany international Kevin Volland has signed a five-year deal with Bayer Leverkusen, the two clubs announced on Friday.

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