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  • Malaysia elated at Subri's win

    Malaysian football fans were elated Tuesday to wake up to the news that their countryman had won FIFA's goal of the year award for his extraordinary swerving free-kick.

  • Leipzig's Orban relishing Bayern showdown

    RB Leipzig's goal-scorer Willi Orban is relishing the prospect of Wednesday's Bundesliga showdown and the chance to stop hosts Bayern Munich topping the German league table at Christmas.

  • Scandinavian scorpion kick goal shortlisted

    A goal scored with a scorpion kick in the Swedish league was included on the shortlist for FIFA's goal of the year award on Monday along with efforts from Lionel Messi and Neymar.

  • Diego Maradona

    Shilton, Diego trade barbs

    Diego Maradona and former England goalkeeper Peter Shilton reignite on their long-running feud, on the 30th anniversary of the Argentine's infamous "Hand of God" World Cup goal.

  • Colombia into last eight, US bounce back

    Colombia become the first side to reach the quarter-finals of the Copa America Centenario, while the United States thump Costa Rica 4-0 to get their campaign back on track.

  • Brazil fire blanks, Peru edge Haiti

    Eight times champions Brazil are held 0-0 by Ecuador in the glamour game as the second day of the centenary Copa America tournament muster up only one, albeit spectacular, goal from three matches on Saturday.

  • Rodriguez, Zapata silence USA

    Colombia come and spoil the party, easing to a 2-0 win over the United States in the Copa America Centenario curtain raiser in Santa Clara on Friday.

  • Messi

    Will Messi end drought?

    Lionel Messi and Argentina will be targeting the country's 23-year title drought when the Copa America Centenario kicks off on Friday.

  • Slovakia stun Germany

    An inexperienced Germany team suffers a self-confidence sapping 3-1 defeat to Slovakia in Sunday's storm-affected friendly as the world champions fielded four new caps ahead of Euro 2016.

  • 'Gabigol' off the mark

    Rising teenage star Gabriel scores on his international debut as Brazil warm up for the Copa America Centenario on Sunday with a 2-0 victory over Panama.

  • Real get hero's welcome in Madrid

    Thousands of Real Madrid fans pile into the streets of the Spanish capital and fill the club's 80,000 capacity Santiago Bernabeu stadium on Sunday to welcome home their heroes after an historic 11th European Cup win.

  • Sensational Rashford

    Roy Hodgson insists Marcus Rashford's dream debut for England came as no surprise after the Manchester United sensation staked his claim for a Euro 2016 place with a record-breaking strike in a 2-1 win over Australia.

  • Pique, Alba hail fighting spirit

    Defender Gerard Pique praised Barcelona's resilience after they ended an emotion-filled season by clinching top spot in La Liga with a 3-0 victory at Granada on Saturday.

  • Bangladesh football team

    Fitness the main concern for booters

    Since Bangladesh's elimination from the semifinals of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup in late February, the key national players had been out of international action due to suspension while others missed out domestic competition due to a court ruling.

  • Foxes steal a draw

    Danny Drinkwater struck a stunning late equaliser as Leicester City concluded their fairytale Premier League campaign with a 1-1 draw against outgoing champions Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

  • Vallecano deny match-fixing

    Players of La Liga strugglers Rayo Vallecano vehemently deny any wrongdoing on Friday amid an investigation from the Spanish league into suspicious betting patterns before their 2-1 defeat to Real Sociedad last weekend.

  • Pochettino extends with Spurs

    Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino signs a contract extension until 2021, the club said yesterday, ending media speculation the Argentine could be tempted elsewhere.

  • Klopp urges patience

    Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is thrilled with his side's late equaliser in their 1-1 draw against Chelsea at Anfield, but bemoaned his players' lack of patience.

  • La Liga title controversy heating up

    So it all comes down to this. With just one round remaining in La Liga, a single point separates Barcelona and Real Madrid at the top of the table. Everything will be decided on a spectacular Saturday evening - and the build-up in Spain is already intense.

  • Jamie vows to stay

    Jamie Vardy has given Leicester a huge boost by insisting he will stay with the Premier League champions next season.

  • Ranieri would 'love Italy job'

    Claudio Ranieri admits he would love to coach Italy one day but has committed his immediate future to a Leicester City side that, he believes, could spring a few surprises in next season's Champions League.

  • Bayern snap up Renato, Hummels

    Bayern Munich have strengthened their stranglehold on the Bundesliga by signing midfielder Renato Sanches from Benfica and defender Mats Hummels from rivals Borussia Dortmund.

  • Zidane stays positive

    Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane insists he believes his side can snatch the La Liga title away from Barcelona in a dramatic final day showdown on Saturday.

  • Cameroon goalkeeper dies

    The goalkeeper of a Cameroonian women's side has died after collapsing during a warm-up session, the Cameroon Football Federation has said.

  • Sheikh Jamal up against Ceres today

    Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club will be looking to complete their AFC Cup campaign with a win when the three-time Bangladesh Premier League champions take on Ceres La Salle FC in their final group match in Bacolod City, Philippines today.

  • Ronaldo scores 200th goal at the Bernabeu

    Cristiano Ronaldo scores his 200th Real Madrid goal at the Santiago Bernabeu against Valencia on Sunday, a feat he reached in just 171 appearances.

  • Totti earns 600th cap

    Francesco Totti came off the bench to make his 600th league appearance for AS Roma as they beat in-form Chievo 3-0.

  • Guss sad as Terry denied farewell

    Guus Hiddink has expressed his sadness that John Terry is set to be denied a proper Chelsea send-off after his red card at Sunderland.


    Saturday was a day to remember for Ritchie de Laet, who managed the unprecedented feat of winning the Premier League and securing promotion to the Premier League on the exact same afternoon.

  • Manchester City's manager Manuel Pellegrini

    Pelligrini held on Etihad adieu

    Manuel Pellegrini could not conceal his disappointment after his final home game as Manchester City manager ended in a damaging 2-2 draw with Arsenal on Sunday.