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  • Ronaldo chases first Juve goal before heading to Spain

    Cristiano Ronaldo faces Sassuolo on Sunday still chasing his maiden competitive goal for Italian champions Juventus before he returns to Spain for the first time in the Champions League.

  • ‘Cruyff did not move to plan B, he made Plan A stronger’

    Late Dutch legend Johan Cruyff was a father figure for current Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola and the late great continues to be an incredible influence for the City coach. Cruyff had taken his Total Football ideals to a new level and now Guardiola is doing the same in this era.

  • Mourinho searches for Man Utd mojo

    Jose Mourinho takes his Manchester United side to high-flying Watford on Saturday knowing they cannot afford another slip-up if they are to stay on the coattails of the Premier League pacesetters.

  • Former Arambag coach Wazed Gazi passes away

    Star-tracker no more

    He played for a number of clubs and then coached a number of mid-table teams when football was very popular in the country. He never played for the national team or coached one of the two big teams in the country – Abahani and Mohammedan. But Wazed Gazi will be remembered as one of the finest coaches Bangladesh has produced.

  • World Cupper signs for Bashundhara

    Promoted Bashundhara Kings flew in Costa Rica World Cup team's forward Daniel Colindres on Wednesday for the upcoming Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), scheduled to begin after the season's curtain raising event, the Federation Cup, which kicks off on 22.

  • Nepal,Bhutan and Pakistan in girls' group

    Bangladesh, last edition's runners-up, have been drawn in Group A of the SAFF Women's Championship alongside Nepal, Bhutan and Pakistan.

  • Alli, Lloris out of Liverpool clash

    Tottenham Hotspur suffered a double injury blow ahead of a key week with goalkeeper Hugo Lloris and midfielder Dele Alli ruled out for Saturday's Premier League clash with Liverpool and a Champions League trip to Inter Milan on Tuesday.

  • 'My parents said football was a waste of time'

    Liverpool star Sadio Mane revealed his parents told him his pursuit of a football career was a "waste of time", right up until he signed his first contract.

  • 'I'll finish my career where I started'

    Pep Guardiola has revealed his intention to go back to where it all began and finish his coaching career at Barcelona.

  • The man behind India's meteoric rise

    Seven-time champions India turning up to the ongoing SAFF Suzuki Cup with a young side was neither unexpected nor was their cruise to the final unpredictable. In fact, India's failure to reach the final of the seven-team football extravaganza would have been a more surprising incident.