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  • Hoeness reveals Pep's technique

    There is no doubt that the likes of Manchester City and PSG have incredible wealth behind them. But rarely is there a light shone on the

  • Racist German fans turn themselves in

    Three men who shouted racist abuse at Germany's Leroy Sane and Ilkay Gundogan during the friendly with Serbia turned themselves in after another fan posted a video on Facebook, police said Friday.

  • Quagliarella back from the cold

    At 36, Fabio Quagliarella has put his years of torment at the hands of a stalker behind him as he prepares to line up for Italy over eight years after his last cap thanks to the best season of his career in Serie A, where he is the top scorer ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo.

  • Hazard lifts Belgium

    Eden Hazard ensured Belgium kicked off their qualifying campaign for Euro 2020 in style on Thursday with a brace in a home victory over Russia, while a Memphis Depay-inspired Netherlands romped to a 4-0 win over Belarus.

  • India make it 5 out of 5

    India continued their supremacy in the South Asian region winning the title of the SAFF Women's Championship with a comfortable 3-1 win over hosts Nepal in the final at the Sahid Rangsala in Biratnagar yesterday.

  • An academic lesson from our neighbours

    Nepal football has not reached a level where they can be considered a force to be reckoned with at the international level, but going by

  • Neymar charged for rant after Champions League loss

    Neymar was charged by UEFA on Friday for making "insulting" comments about the match officials following Paris Saint-Germain's shock Champions League loss to Manchester United.

  • India retain SAFF Women's title

    Regional superpower India retained the SAFF Women's Championship title, beating hosts Nepal 3-1 in the final of the fourth edition at the Sahid Rangsala in Biratnagar today.

  • Saif SC-Ctg Abahani tie under scanner

    The Match-fixing Identification Committee of the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) yesterday called three players each from Saif Sporting Club and Chittagong Abahani for their 'suspicious behaviour' during their Bangladesh Premier League fixture on February 23.

  • Goretzka spares blushes

    Leon Goretzka spared coach Joachim Loew a humiliating defeat with a second-half equaliser as a new-look Germany side were held to a 1-1 draw in Wednesday's friendly against Serbia.

  • U-23s take on Bahrain today

    Bangladesh would look to make a positive start to their AFC U-23 Championship Qualifiers campaign when they take on hosts Bahrain in their first fixture of Group B today.

  • Have the girls ground to a halt?

    Have the girls ground to a halt?

    Two-and-a-half years ago, a group of girls emerged out of the blue at the Bangabandhu National Stadium and enthralled the country

  • 'Expectations are too high'

    Having apologized for Bangladesh's 4-0 drubbing to India in the semifinal of the SAFF Women's Championship, the Bangladesh

  • Ronaldo fined by UEFA

    Cristiano Ronaldo was fined 20,000 euros ($22,738) by UEFA on Thursday for mimicking Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone's crotch-

  • Ronaldo will avoid US tour amid rape allegations

    Cristiano’s Ronaldo’s legal troubles, following accusations of rape is shaping Juventus’s participation in the summer tournament at USA, a report by New York Times wrote.

  • Rabiot 'held hostage' by PSG

    Adrien Rabiot's agent has accused Paris Saint-Germain of holding the midfielder "hostage" after he was suspended for going to a

  • Reus to retire at Dortmund, says Zorc

    Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc has said that talisman Marco Reus will stay at the club until the end of his career.

  • Messi return 'an honour'

    Argentina goalkeeper Juan Musso said it is an "honour" to have Lionel Messi return to the international stage.

  • 'Banning CR7 will be crazy'

    Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus teammate Federico Bernardeschi said Tuesday it would be "crazy" for UEFA to suspend the Portuguese for his controversial celebration.

  • Ole deserves MU job: Pogba

    Paul Pogba hopes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is given the Manchester United manager's job on a permanent basis after the Norwegian turned the club's fortunes around.

  • Kane embraces big expectations

    England should embrace their new-found status as favourites for major tournaments, believes captain Harry Kane.

  • Kiron released

    Mahfuza Akter Kiron, the women's wing chairman of Bangladesh Football Federation and Council member of FIFA, was released from Kashimpur jail yesterday afternoon.

  • Choton blames defence

    There were questions marks over Bangladesh's defence since the start of the SAFF Women's Championship, and the vulnerability of the defence was mostly to blame for yesterday's 4-0 defeat against India in the semifinal.

  • Bangladesh's dream shattered

    Bangladesh's dream shattered

    Four-time champions India punctured Bangladesh's dream of making history in the SAFF Women's Championship by handing last edition's runners-up a clinical 4-0 defeat in the second semifinal of the fifth edition at the Sahid Rangashala in Biratnagar yesterday.

  • Pogba wants 'happy coach' Solskjaer to stay at Man Utd

    Paul Pogba hopes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is given the Manchester United manager's job on a permanent basis after the Norwegian turned the club's fortunes around.

  • We could clone Messi, says genetic expert

    Genetic specialist and head of the European Genome Archive, Arcadi Navarro, explained that it would be possible to create a clone of Barcelona's Argentine playmaker.

  • Rabiot 'held hostage' by PSG, claims mother

    Adrien Rabiot's agent has accused Paris Saint-Germain of holding the midfielder "hostage" after he was suspended for going to a nightclub following their Champions League defeat by Manchester United.

  • Bangladesh defeated handsomely in semis

    Bangladesh were handed a heavy 4-0 defeat by four-time champions India in the semifinal of the SAFF Women’s Championship at the Sahid Rangsala in Biratnagar today.

  • History between women and final

    History between women and final

    Bangladesh will need to make a small piece of history in the SAFF Women's Championship if they are to ensure back-to-back final berths when they take on four-time champions India in the semifinal at the Sahid Rangsala in Biratnagar today.

  • U-23s draw 1-1 against Al-Arabi

    The Bangladesh under-23 football team wrapped up their eight-day training camp in Doha with a 1-1 draw against the under-23 team of Qatar Stars League outfit Al Arabi SC yesterday.

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