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  • Sensi sends Inter to the top

    Inter Milan went top of Serie A on Saturday after Stefano Sensi's header sealed a 1-0 win over 10 man Udinese at San Siro to continue their perfect start.

  • German super-coach Rudi dies at 93

    Rudi Gutendorf, the tireless soccer manager who guided a world record 55 teams, including 18 national sides, has died at 93, German media reported.

  • Fati leads Barca thrashing of Valencia

    Barcelona's 16-year-old forward Ansu Fati continued his explosive start to life in the first team by scoring and providing an assist as the La Liga champions thrashed Valencia 5-2 on Saturday.

  • Neymar scores on PSG return

    Neymar shrugged off a hostile reception from unhappy fans as he marked his return to action with Paris Saint-Germain for the first time in four months with a stunning injury-time winner from an overhead kick to hand his side a 1-0 victory against Strasbourg on Saturday.

  • U-18 Football: Abahani, Kings play out goalless draw

    Title contenders Abahani and Bashundhara Kings played out a goalless draw in their first match of the Walton Under-18 Football Tournament at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.

  • Juve escape with a point

    Fiorentina were left to rue missed chances after holding Juventus to a 0-0 Serie A draw in Florence on Saturday to end the champions’ perfect start to the season.

  • ‘Sterling not on Messi, CR7 level’

    Pep Guardiola would love Raheem Sterling to reach the same level as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, but the Manchester City manager is not sure if any player will be able to equal the feats of that legendary pair.

  • Norwich stun Man City

    Manchester City succumbed to a first Premier League defeat since January in stunning fashion to newly-promoted Norwich 3-2 on Saturday, as Liverpool opened up a five-point lead at the top of the table by beating Newcastle 3-1.

  • Benzema fires Real

    Karim Benzema scored twice on Saturday in an outstanding performance for Real Madrid against Levante, although his side were left hanging on for a 3-2 win on the day Eden Hazard made his La Liga debut.

  • U-16s looking for a positive start

    Bangladesh are looking to start their second successive AFC U-16 Women’s Championship campaign on a positive note when they take on hosts Thailand at the Chonburi Stadium today, with the match kicking off at 6:00pm Bangladesh time.

  • Sarri returns as injury-hit Juventus suffer in Fiorentina stalemate

    Maurizio Sarri's first game on the Juventus bench ends with a painful goalless draw at Fiorentina as the Italian champions held on despite losing three players to injury.

  • Neymar jeered, insulted by angry fans on return to PSG team

    Neymar was loudly jeered and met with a barrage of insults by Paris Saint-Germain fans on Saturday as he made his first appearance for the club in four months in their Ligue 1 game at home to Strasbourg.

  • Abraham leads the way for five-star Chelsea

    Tammy Abraham once again demonstrated why Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has placed his faith in the 21-year-old with a superb hat-trick in a crushing 5-2 defeat of Wolverhampton Wanderers.

  • Real scrape 3-2 win over Levante as Hazard makes debut

    Real Madrid produce a rampant first-half display to beat Levante 3-2 in La Liga on Saturday with goals from Karim Benzema and Casemiro but drop off after Eden Hazard came on to make his debut and were left clinging on for the three points.

  • Rashford penalty gives United edge over Leicester

    Marcus Rashford put the disappointment of a previous penalty miss behind him by scoring from the spot to give Manchester United a much-needed 1-0 win over Leicester at Old Trafford on Saturday.

  • Mane, Salah combine to maintain Liverpool's perfect start

    Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah ensure Liverpool maintain their 100 percent start to the Premier League season by coming from behind to beat Newcastle 3-1 at Anfield on Saturday.

  • Arsenal's Lacazette ruled out until October with injury

    Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette will be out of action until next month because of an ankle injury, the north London club says.

  • Messi likely to miss Barca's next two fixtures: Valverde

    Lionel Messi will miss Barcelona's La Liga showdown with Valencia on Saturday and is also a doubt for Tuesday’s Champions League trip to Dortmund as he is yet to recover from the calf injury he picked up in August, coach Ernesto Valverde says.

  • Saif held by NoFeL

    Saif Sporting Club surrendered a lead to play out a 1-1 draw against NoFeL SC in the opening match of Walton U-18 Football Tournament at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.

  • Mourinho itching for managerial return

    Unemployed soccer coach Jose Mourinho has had enough of being on holidays, he told Spanish television on Thursday, but has ruled out taking over an international outfit or joining someone mid-season.

  • Kante still not fit

    Chelsea manager Frank Lampard confirmed midfielder N’Golo Kante will not return for Saturday’s visit to Wolves in the Premier League and faces a race against time to make Tuesday’s Champions League opener against Valencia.

  • Pogba adds to MU woes

    Paul Pogba heads a lengthy Manchester United injury list for the visit of in-form Leicester City to Old Trafford on Saturday with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer potentially missing seven first-team players.

  • PSG ready to play Neymar

    With the saga over his on-off move back to Barcelona now over, Neymar could return to action with Paris Saint-Germain this weekend.

  • Hazard to make Real debut

    Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said Friday that big-money summer signing Eden Hazard has been passed fit and will make his long-awaited La Liga debut against Levante on Saturday.

  • Booters’ two-week rest questioned

    Resting national footballers for two weeks ahead of Joint Qualifiers of the World Cup and the Asian Cup against Qatar and India has raised eyebrows of some of the local coaches and players.

  • Bored Mourinho itching for managerial return

    Unemployed soccer coach Jose Mourinho has had enough of being on holidays, he told Spanish television on Thursday, but has ruled out taking over an international outfit or joining someone mid-season.

  • Neymar ready for PSG return

    With the saga over his on-off move back to Barcelona now over, Neymar could return to action with Paris Saint-Germain this weekend.

  • ‘Barca is my home, but I want to win’

    Seemingly scorned by Barcelona’s failure to sign Neymar in the summer, Lionel Messi gave a very cryptic message about his future, saying that although Barcelona was his home, he wanted to win.

  • Man City to build Kompany statue

    Manchester City will honour former captain Vincent Kompany with a statue of the Belgian outside the club’s Etihad stadium. Kompany will miss playing in his City testimonial on Wednesday due to a hamstring injury, but was in attendance as the club also named a road at their

  • Two weeks’ rest for Booters

    The national football team have been given a two-week break ahead of next month’s Joint Qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup against Qatar and India. This decision was taken yesterday during a Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) National Teams Committee meeting.

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