6h ago| Football

Bruzon sets sights on SAFF final

Interim head coach Oscar Bruzon declared that he would come out of the defensive strategy deployed by British coach Jamie Day in the upcoming SAFF Championship, which gets underway on October 1 in...

6h ago| Football

‘I play to win, not to avoid defeat’

Usually when you see a game of the national team, you see a team trying not to concede goals, but we’re going to change that.

6h ago| Football

‘Decision was based on thorough understanding’

The temporary release of British coach Jamie Day from the national football team’s duty and the subsequent brief appointment of Spanish coach Oscar Bruzon ahead of the SAFF Championship has brought...

1d ago| Football

Perfect Napoli move top of Serie A

Napoli moved top of Serie A on Monday thanks to a 4-0 stroll at Udinese which made sure they maintained their 100 percent start to the season.

1d ago| Football

Koeman defends direct approach after Barca held by Granada

Ronald Koeman  defended his direct tactics after being accused of betraying Barcelona's attacking traditions in a 1-1 draw at home to Granada on Monday.

2d ago| Football

Kings stay ahead of the curve

The 38th minute of the first half saw Topu Barman jump in the air with both of his fists clenched with a sheer adrenaline rush that one might associate with a footballer who had just scored a late...

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

No more 'tiki-taka' - Barca face identity crisis under Koeman

Barcelona pride themselves on judging their team on style as well as results but coach Ronald Koeman is struggling to deliver on either front, with his position under renewed scrutiny following...

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

Messi to miss PSG trip to Metz due to knee injury

Lionel Messi is suffering from bone bruising, the Ligue 1 club said on Tuesday, and will miss Paris St Germain's trip to Metz on Wednesday.

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

Perfect Napoli move top of Serie A

Napoli moved top of Serie A on Monday thanks to a 4-0 stroll at Udinese which made sure they maintained their 100 percent start to the season.

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

Koeman defends direct approach after Barca held by Granada

Ronald Koeman  defended his direct tactics after being accused of betraying Barcelona's attacking traditions in a 1-1 draw at home to Granada on Monday.

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

‘Only 11 can play, we can’t play more’

Paris St Germain manager Mauricio Pochettino has defended his decision to substitute forward Lionel Messi in Sunday’s 2-1 win over Olympique Lyonnais in the French Ligue 1 and said the Argentine...

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

‘Let me completely enjoy this trophy’

Bashundhara Kings coach Oscar Bruzon, who will take over the reign of the Bangladesh national team today after leading his club to a second Bangladesh Premier League title yesterday, said he wants...

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

Kings stay ahead of the curve

The 38th minute of the first half saw Topu Barman jump in the air with both of his fists clenched with a sheer adrenaline rush that one might associate with a footballer who had just scored a late...

September 20, 2021
September 20, 2021

'Life goes on', but Juve's post-Ronaldo nightmare continues

"Life goes on" was the message from coach Massimiliano Allegri after learning of Cristiano Ronaldo's desire to leave last month, but four Serie A games into a future without their...

September 20, 2021
September 20, 2021

Decisions for good of team: Pochettino on Messi substitution

Paris St Germain manager Mauricio Pochettino has defended his decision to substitute forward Lionel Messi in Sunday's 2-1 win over Olympique Lyonnais in the French Ligue 1 and said the...

September 20, 2021
September 20, 2021

Icardi strikes late to give PSG win over Lyon on Messi's home debut

A late Mauro Icardi strike earned Paris St Germain a last-gasp 2-1 home victory against Olympique Lyonnais with Lionel Messi making limited impact on his Parc des Princes debut on Sunday.