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  • Kompany walks away from City

    Vincent Kompany said Sunday he would be leaving Manchester City and joining Anderlecht as player-manager after helping the Premier

  • Manchester City players celebrate

    Pep’s City hailed as England’s best ever

    Manchester City’s treble winners have been hailed as English football’s greatest ever team after an FA Cup demolition of Watford

  • A fitting end to a disastrous year

    Real Madrid delivered a suitably dreadful end to their miserable season, and Gareth Bale was not even given the chance to say a likely

  • Kings bag ‘massive win’

    Leaders Bashundhara Kings went seven points clear of nearest contenders Abahani with a single-goal victory in a make-or-break

  • Messi increases goal haul as Barca draw with Eibar

    Barcelona captain and La Liga top scorer Lionel Messi rounded off a spectacular season by netting twice in a 2-2 draw away to Eibar in the champions' final game on Sunday, taking his tally to a remarkable 36 goals.

  • City stars salute departing 'legend' Kompany

    Vincent Kompany was hailed as a "legend" by Manchester City's stars on Sunday after the Belgium defender revealed he will leave the treble winners to become player-manager at Anderlecht.

  • Zinedine Zidane

    Madrid blow season finale as Bale bows out on bench

    Real Madrid delivered a suitably dreadful end to their miserable season, and Gareth Bale was not even given the chance to say a likely goodbye, as Zinedine Zidane's side were beaten 2-0 at home to Real Betis on Sunday.

  • No sympathy for L’pool

    Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne understands Liverpool players being disappointed at falling just short of winning the Premier League title but he does not have any sympathy for them. The 27-year-old Belgian midfielder says simply his side were better than Liverpool.

  • Pep planning next campaign

    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is already planning his assault on next season, claiming his collection of superstars will have to push the 100-point barrier again to keep Liverpool’s clutches off their Premier League title.

  • MSC pip Arambagh

    Mohammedan Sporting Club continued their upward swing in the Bangladesh Premier League with a 1-0 win against neighbours Arambagh KS at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday. Former national team forward Toklish Ahmed scored the all-important goal in the 16th minute to give

  • Six-star City win FA Cup

    Manchester City completed the first ever domestic treble in English football in emphatic fashion by dispatching Watford 6-0 at Wembley to claim the FA Cup on Saturday.

  • Kane will get time to prove his fitness

    Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane could miss the Champions League final but still captain England in their bid to win the Nations League, said national coach Gareth Southgate.

  • Allegri, Juventus in surprise split

    Coach Massimiliano Allegri will leave Serie A champions Juventus at the end of the season after guiding them to five straight Italian titles, the club said on Friday.

  • Injured Silva in Brazil’s Copa squad

    Hosts Brazil included injured defender Thiago Silva in their squad for the Copa America, coach Tite announced on Friday.

  • Storm spoils MSC-Arambagh encounter

    Bangladesh Premier League fixture between hosts Mohammedan SC and visitors Arambagh at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday was postponed three minutes after the kick-off due to inclement weather.

  • Sterling denies he is a role model

    Manchester City star Raheem Sterling says despite his mother being proud of him for tackling racism in football he does not see himself as a role model.

  • Nail-biting finale grips Germany

    Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac and his Borussia Dortmund counterpart Lucien Favre both face a trip down memory lane on Saturday as the Bundesliga braces itself for the most nail-biting season finale in years.

  • Fans demand more tickets

    Liverpool and Tottenham fans are calling on sponsors to return a portion of their Champions League ticket allocations so more supporters can attend next month’s all-English final in Madrid.

  • Porto want to keep Casillas

    FC Porto want to keep goalkeeper Iker Casillas on staff despite the Spanish veteran suffering a heart attack in training. “Casillas still has a

  • saif sc

    New signings fire Saif SC

    Newly-signed striking duo Otabek Zokirov and Alessandro Celin both found the back of net in their second match of the Bangladesh Premier League as Saif Sporting Club notched an emphatic 3-0 win over visiting Team BJMC at the Rafique Uddin Bhuiyan Stadium in Mymensingh yesterday.

  • Man City referred to UEFA financial body in fair play probe

    Manchester City said Thursday they were "disappointed" but "not surprised" after being referred to UEFA's adjudicatory chamber for alleged breaches of financial fair play rules.

  • Lazio win Coppa Italia

    Two late goals gave Lazio a 2-0 Coppa Italia final win over Atalanta at the Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday.

  • Liverpool deserves a trophy: Wijnaldum

    Georginio Wijnaldum says Liverpool’s “wonderful” season deserves to be rewarded with a trophy as they prepare to face Tottenham in the Champions League final after falling agonisingly short in the Premier League.

  • Villa reach playoff final

    Aston Villa progressed to within one game of a return to the Premier League after edging West Midlands rivals West Bromwich Albion 4-3 on penalties in the Championship playoff semi-finals on Tuesday.

  • Police secure BPL promotion

    Bangladesh Police FC qualified for next season’s Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) with two matches in hand when they played out a 2-2 draw against bottom-placed Swadhinata KS in a Bangladesh Championship League (BCL) encounter at the Birshreshtha Shaheed Mostafa Kamal Stadium yesterday.

  • AFC Cup: Superb Abahani down Chennaiyin

    Injury-hit Abahani put up a brilliant fightback to beat Chennaiyin FC 3-2 at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday, reigniting their challenge for qualification for the next round of the AFC Cup. The second victory in four matches took the Sky Blues to seven points, level with Chennaiyin FC, who however lead Group E due to a

  • AFC Cup: Mamunul bares his joy and sorrow

    Former national captain Mamunul Islam dedicated the winning strike to his new-born son after helping Abahani win their crucial AFC Cup encounter 3-2 against Chennaiyin FC at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday. “I have been waiting for last four months to get an opportunity

  • Pep edges out Klopp again

    Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola edged out Jurgen Klopp to a trophy for the second time in three days as the Catalan claimed the

  • Late goal sees Abahani win 3-2 against Chennaiyin

    Injury-hit Abahani defeated Chennaiyin FC in a crucial Group E encounter at the Bangabandhu National Stadium today.

  • De Rossi era ends for Roma

    Captain Daniele De Rossi will bring the curtain down on his 18-year career with Roma at the end of the season, the Serie A side announced on Tuesday.