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  • Clubs demand dues from BFF

    The Professional Football League Committee (PFLC) of the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) called for an emergency meeting today after seven participating clubs of the Bangladesh Premier League submitted a letter demanding due payments of the last season.

  • District football gets a boost

    With the aim of reviving district football, the Under-18 National Football Championship will get underway from Thursday at eight separate venues with the participation of 63 district teams and Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan (BKSP).

  • Chinese clubs more than double spending on int. transfers

    Chinese soccer clubs spent over $450 million on international transfers last year, around 2-1/2 times more than the year before, according to a FIFA subsidiary report released on Friday.

  • Perisic, Eder score late to lift Inter to victory

    Late goals by Ivan Perisic and Eder completed a superb comeback for Inter Milan as they recovered from a goal down to beat Chievo Verona 3-1 at the San Siro in Serie A on Saturday.

  • European elite oppose WC expansion

    The powerful body representing Europe's top clubs on Thursday said it opposed the proposed enlargement of the World Cup, saying leading players were already under too much strain.

  • Payet handed extra rest

    West Ham United midfielder Dimitri Payet has been granted extra time off to help the Frenchman recapture the scintillating form he displayed last season and to help cope with the Premier League's demanding festive schedule.

  • Williams stuns Arsenal, Leicester brought low

    Ashley Williams's 86th-minute header ended Arsenal's 14-game unbeaten run and kept Arsene Wenger's side from the Premier League summit as Everton claimed a much-needed 2-1 win on Tuesday.

  • Real the team to avoid in Champions League draw

    Seven former champions and nine dreaming of a first crown -- Monday's draw for the last 16 of the Champions League throws up a raft of fascinating permutations as the competition switches into knockout mode.

  • Tevez double leads Boca to victory at River

    A brilliant Carlos Tevez scored twice in the final half hour as Boca Juniors came from 2-1 down to beat River Plate 4-2 at El Monumental in a thrilling Argentine 'superclasico' on Sunday.

  • Mertens hattrick in Napoli's five

    Dries Mertens scored a hattrick to lead revitalised Napoli to a 5-0 rout at leaky Cagliari in Serie A on Sunday.

  • Former booters skeptical

    Former national footballers expressed reservations over the four-year football plan which was revealed by the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) on Saturday.

  • Anderson shines as Lazio beat Sampdoria

    Lazio beat Sampdoria 2-1 on Saturday with Felipe Anderson setting up both their goals as they rebounded from last week's derby defeat to AS Roma to climb up to fourth in Serie A.

  • Bombs outside Istanbul soccer stadium kill 29

    A car bomb followed by a suicide bombing less than a minute later killed 29 people and wounded 166 outside a soccer stadium in Istanbul on Saturday night, Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said.

  • Vietnam apologises for Indonesia team bus attack

    Vietnamese football authorities apologised on Thursday after fans hurled stones at the Indonesian team bus shortly after their Suzuki Cup semi-final tie in Hanoi, breaking a window and injuring two of the visiting team's staff.

  • FIFA boss urges zero tolerance for child abuse

    FIFA President Gianni Infantino has called for "zero tolerance" of child abuse in football and promised to look into ways the global governing body can do more to prevent it in the wake of the scandal sweeping the game in England.

  • Fans stabbed in Kiev before Champions League tie

    Ten people were treated in hospital for knife wounds after hundreds of Dynamo Kiev and Besiktas fans clashed in the Ukrainian capital before Tuesday's Champions League match, local media reported.

  • FIFA loses the man who led fight against match-fixing

    The man who was leading FIFA's fight against match-fixing has left his post, soccer's world governing body said on Monday.

  • BPL returns to Gopalganj

    The Bangladesh Premier League returns to Gopalganj after two seasons as the 18th round of the top-tier league gets underway today at the Sheikh Fazlul Haque Moni Stadium.

  • El Clasico to hold minute's silence

    Saturday's blockbuster La Liga clash between Barcelona and Real Madrid will be preceded by a minute's silence for the 71 people killed in a plane crash that decimated the Brazilian football team Chapecoense.

  • Footballers face modest wages, late payment

    Far from the image of owning fast cars and living in mansions, footballers around the world face low wages, delayed payments, bullying and intimidation, according to a survey published on Tuesday.

  • Police up to third

    Police FC climbed up to third place in the Marcel Bangladesh Championship League (MCL) table with a 2-0 win over T&T Club at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.

  • Dortmund victorious in fiesty Der Klassiker

    Borussia Dortmund ended Bayern Munich's unbeaten run, edging a 1-0 win on Saturday thanks to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's 12th goal of the season, cutting the gap between the champions and their biggest title rivals to three points.

  • Real aim for goal fest

    Look ahead to Tuesday's Champions League action as champions Real Madrid go on the goal trail against minnows Legia Warsaw.

  • Germany's cricket boom poised to hit the silver screen

    A boom of interest in cricket in Germany, fuelled by the influx of asylum seekers from Pakistan and Afghanistan, is a tale poised to hit the silver screen.

  • Riise calls it quits

    Former Norway international left-back John Arne Riise, who played for top European clubs including Liverpool, Monaco and AS Roma, announces he is retiring from football.

  • Bangladesh football team

    8 booters likely in Fed Cup

    The eight footballers who were barred from taking part from any domestic football activities following writ petition are likely to be available for their respective clubs in the upcoming Federation Cup.

  • Ginola in hospital after collapse

    Former France winger David Ginola collapse during a celebrity golf day on the French Riviera on Thursday and was taken by helicopter to a hospital in Monaco.

  • Fed Cup likely from June 10

    The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) yesterday confirm the deferral of the Federation Cup for an indefinite period after a majority of the 12 clubs denied to participate.

  • Real top all in revenue for 11th straight year

    Real Madrid are football's biggest moneymaker for the 11th straight year, while Bayern Munich dropped to their lowest position in eight years.

  • Ronaldo and Bale not for sale

    Real Madrid great Zidane, who won the Champions League with the club in 2002, has insisted that Ronaldo and Bale will not be leaving the Spanish capital.

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