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  • Leicester held on day of tributes

    Leicester City rode a wave of emotion on Saturday but were unable to break the deadlock against Burnley in their first home match since owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was killed in a helicopter crash outside the King Power Stadium.

  • Short Corner

    Teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe told AFP on Thursday that Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi remain football's greatest players but that his own World Cup heroics could help crown him the 2018 Ballon d'Or winner.

  • Bojang shoots Sheikh Jamal into semis

    A brace from Gambian forward Sainev Bojang steered Sheikh Jamal DC into the semifinals of the Walton Federation Cup with a commanding 2-0 win over Saif Sporting Club in the second quarterfinal at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.

  • City aiming to quash Man United's revival

    Premier League leaders Manchester City can ensure Manchester United's recent revival is short-lived by opening up a 12-point gap on their local rivals on Sunday.

  • Messi, Ronaldo won’t win Ballon d’Or, says Mbappe

    Teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe told AFP on Thursday that Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi remain football's greatest players but that his own World Cup heroics could help crown him the 2018 Ballon d'Or winner.

  • Jose getting his groove back?

    When Manchester United scored the go-ahead goal in the 89th minute of their Champions League tie against Juventus, Jose Mourinho lifted his hands up to his ears and implored the stunned Juventini to speak up in response to 86 minutes of vitriol.

  • Belfort strike seals thriller

    A stoppage time strike from Haitian marksman Kervens Fils Belfort helped holders Abahani advance to the Walton Federation Cup semifinals with a come-from-behind 3-2 win over Arambagh KS at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.

  • Myanmar thrash Bangladesh 5-0 in opener

    The Bangladesh women's football team began their campaign in the 2020 Women's Olympic Tournament Qualifiers Round-1 on the wrong foot as they suffered a massive 5-0 defeat to hosts Myanmar in a Group C encounter in Yangon yesterday.

  • 'They did nothing to win'

    Cristiano Ronaldo could not hide his frustration that despite scoring his first Champions League goal for Juventus the Italian side 'gifted' a dramatic late 2-1 victory to Manchester United.

  • Real win big; Jesus powers City

    Santiago Solari continued his perfect start to life at Real Madrid as he oversaw a 5-0 demolition of Viktoria Plzen in the Czech Republic with Karim Benzema scoring twice in a 5-0 win, while a Gabriel Jesus hattrick helped Manchester City all but secure a last-16 berth.

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