Abdullah Al Mehdi | The Daily Star
  • Abdullah Al Mehdi

  • Departure of a doyen

    AKM Nowsheruzzaman, a beacon in the country’s football history, passed away on Monday night following complications from Covid-19, but he will forever remain in the hearts of those who were lucky enough to see his enthralling football.
  • A tranquility that belies the chaos

    It has been a bit too quiet at Real Madrid for the past few weeks. Even as they thrashed Getafe 6-0 in their only preseason game this season,
  • ‘He would never compromise on his ideals’

    There are those whose love knows no bounds and their devotion and fidelity to their passion attracts a deep reservoir of respect,
  • Continuity key for a potent pace attack

    That Bangladesh’s Test future ultimately rests on how they can develop a pace attack that can be relied upon, cannot be stressed enough.
  • The end of Barca’s super club era?

    “I hope some good comes of this,” Barcelona defender Gerard Pique had said after his team’s 8-2 mauling against Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarterfinals. That it was not just another 3-1 or 4-2 defeat was perhaps something Pique hoped Barcelona could learn from. He summed it up with ‘we’ve hit rock bottom’, which implies that there really is no way left to go but up.