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  • Chelsea rocked as Hayden's late strike lifts Newcastle

    Frank Lampard admits he wants to sign a new striker after Newcastle damage Chelsea's bid for a top-four finish in the Premier League with a dramatic 1-0 win at St James' Park

  • Foot ball

    BFF, AIUB strike deal

    The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) and American International University, Bangladesh (AIUB) yesterday signed an education partnership agreement for the national players for three years.

  • Chicharito becomes highest-paid MLS star

    Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Galaxy have signed Mexican goal machine Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez from Spanish side Sevilla, the Los Angeles Times reported on Friday.

  • Watford hurt Spurs’ Euro hopes

    Watford held Tottenham to a goalless draw on Saturday to extend their unbeaten run in the Premier League and further damage Spurs’ Champions League ambitions.

  • Jamal doubtful as Booters take on Lanka in do-or-die clash

    Skipper Jamal Bhuiyan is doubtful for the do-or-die clash against Sri Lanka today as Bangladesh look to pip the islanders for the runners-up position in Group A of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup.

  • Guardiola’s birthday ruined as Palace snatch point

    Pep Guardiola’s 49th birthday celebrations went flat as Fernandinho’s late own goal forced Manchester City to settle for a 2-2 draw against Crystal Palace, while Tottenham’s hopes of finishing in the top four were dented by a goalless stalemate at Watford on Saturday.

  • Casemiro brace takes Real to top

    Real Madrid climbed above Barcelona to top of La Liga on Saturday as Casemiro scored twice in a gritty 2-1 win over Sevilla.

  • Inter sign wing-back Young from United

    Inter Milan sign former England international Ashley Young from Manchester United on a six month contract, the Serie A club said on Friday.

  • Javier Hernandez

    Chicharito signs with Galaxy to become highest-paid MLS star

    Major League Soccer's Los Angeles Galaxy sign Mexican goal machine Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez from Spanish side Sevilla, the Los Angeles Times reported on Friday.

  • Cesar due on Jan 22

    Former Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar will visit Bangladesh as a special guest of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) for the Bangabandhu Gold Cup, confirmed BFF president Kazi Salahuddin yesterday.

  • Palestine break Lankan hearts

    Palestine scored twice in stoppage time to emerge Group A champions of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup following a hard-fought 2-0 win over Sri Lanka at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.

  • Julio Cesar coming to Dhaka on Jan 22

    Former Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar will come to Dhaka for a two-day trip next week as a FIFA ambassador for the Bangabandhu Gold Cup, Bangladesh Football Federation president Kazi Salahuddin informed today.

  • Julio Cesar coming on Jan 22

    Former Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar will come to Dhaka for a two-day trip next week as a FIFA ambassador for the Bangabandhu Gold Cup, Bangladesh Football Federation president Kazi Salahuddin informed today.

  • Problems in both boxes: Rahmat

    After Jamie Day was appointed as head coach about two years ago, the Bangladesh national football team’s defensive structure improved significantly. With time, Bangladesh’s backline started to be considered as one of the strongest aspects of the team.

  • Xavi says it was 'too early' for Barcelona top job

    Xavi says it was "too early" for him to coach Barcelona as he confirms that he had received an offer from his former club but would remain at Qatari side Al-Sadd.

  • Mata's cool finish sends Man United through

    Juan Mata sent Manchester United into the FA Cup fourth round with a neat dinked finish in the 67th minute to secure a 1-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers in their replay at Old Trafford on Wednesday.

  • Mbappe returns to haunt Monaco

    Kylian Mbappe scored twice to take his season tally to 20 as the French World Cup winner shone in a 4-1 rout of his former club Monaco on Wednesday.

  • Hazardous holiday weight

    Real Madrid forward Eden Hazard has admitted to letting himself go while on holiday and piling on the pounds after signing for the Spanish giants in the close season last year.

  • Day left frustrated

    Jamie Day expressed his frustration over the way Bangladesh conceded two goals against Palestine in the opening match of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.

  • Champions ease past error-prone hosts

    Hosts Bangladesh began their Bangabandhu Gold Cup campaign on the wrong foot following a 2-0 defeat against Palestine in the opening match at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.

  • Man Utd scrap plans for Middle East break

    Manchester United have called off a winter training camp in the Middle East due to fears over tensions in the region.

  • Booters looking for a fresh start against Palestine

    Bangladesh coach Jamie Day believes Palestine will be the favourites against his team in today’s opening match of the Bangabandhu National Gold Cup despite the defending champions bringing a second-string side to compete in the six-nation tournament.

  • MCC in favour of retaining five-day Tests

    The influential Marylebone Cricket Club has thrown its weight behind five-day Test cricket as debate swirls over the future of the longest form of the game.

  • Japan's 'King Kazu', nearly 53, renews contract

    Former Japan striker Kazuyoshi Miura, who turns 53 next month, has renewed his contract with Yokohama FC to extend his record as the world's oldest professional footballer.

  • Barcelona top global sport pay rankings

    Barcelona open record gap over Real in Deloitte Money League

    La Liga leaders Barcelona have chalked up a victory over rivals Real Madrid after establishing a record gap between first and second place in the latest Deloitte Football Money League.

  • Barca sack Valverde, appoint Setien till 2022

    Barcelona sack coach Ernesto Valverde and name former Real Betis coach Quique Setien as his replacement.

  • Neymar brace goes in vain

    Neymar scored twice and created another goal but leaders Paris Saint-Germain were held to an entertaining 3-3 draw at home on Sunday by a Monaco side playing their first Ligue 1 game under new coach Robert Moreno.

  • Real Madrid clinch 11th Super Cup

    Thibaut Courtois proved the hero on Sunday as Real Madrid beat city rivals Atletico Madrid in a penalty shoot-out in Saudi Arabia to win their 11th Spanish Super Cup.

  • Booters gear up as defending champions arrive

    Defending champions Palestine and first-time participants Mauritius arrived in Dhaka yesterday to take part in the Bangabandhu Gold Cup international football tournament, which will kick off at the Bangabandhu National Stadium tomorrow.

  • Juventus take top spot

    Cristiano Ronaldo stretched his goal-scoring streak to six consecutive league games as Juventus took top spot in Serie A on Sunday with a 2-1 win at Roma, whose defeat was made worse by the cruciate ligament injury of rising star Nicolo Zaniolo.

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