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  • Thomas Mueller

    Mueller believes treble bid is on

    Thomas Mueller says Bayern Munich could repeat their 2013 treble after crushing 10-man Besiktas 5-0 in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie.

  • District football gets fresh impetus

    The District Football Associations (DFA) are likely to start much-awaited district football leagues from March-April after the government recently came up with a healthy financial package in this regard for the first time.

  • Barca escape with advantage

    Chelsea manager Antonio Conte rued one costly mistake as Lionel Messi gave Barcelona the upper hand from the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie by salvaging a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge.

  • Ranieri ready to quit Nantes for Italy

    Claudio Ranieri, who led Leicester City to an unlikely English Premier League title, has revealed he is ready to quit French Ligue 1 club Nantes if he is asked to become Italy coach.

  • Street named after Matic!

    Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic had a street named after him in Ub, a municipality in central Serbia where he was born.

  • Mueller, Lewandowski star in Besiktas rout

    Thomas Mueller and Robert Lewandowski net twice as Bayern Munich thrash 10-man Besiktas 5-0 in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie.

  • Messi's Chelsea first gives Barca last-16 edge

    Lionel Messi strikes for the first time in nine games against Chelsea to give Barcelona the upper hand from the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie by salvaging a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge.

  • Aguero escapes punishment

    Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero will not face punishment from the Football Association following an altercation with a Wigan fan after the Premier League leaders' shock FA Cup defeat.

  • Foot ball

    Camp for strikers, keepers

    In a quest to overcome the lack of suitable players in the striking and goalkeeping positions, UEFA A licensed coach Maruful Haq has

  • Foot ball

    AFC wants BNS pitch improved

    The Bangabandhu National Stadium (BNS), the country's lone FIFA and AFC certified venue, is not up to the standard to host

  • City crash out

    Pep Guardiola's quest to win an unprecedented quadruple with Manchester City came to a stunning and controversial end when they fell

  • Pogba the focal point in Seville

    Manchester United's Champions League trip to Sevilla on Wednesday night is the type of occasion for which the English giants swallowed

  • Paul Pogba

    Peace with Pogba needed for Mourinho to shirk familiar criticism

    Manchester United's Champions League trip to Sevilla is the type of occasion for which the English giants swallowed their pride to pay £89 million ($125 million) for Paul Pogba, four years after he left Old Trafford for Juventus as a free agent.

  • Lionel Messi

    Messi out to break Chelsea duck

    ​Lionel Messi is set to walk into his ninth meeting with Chelsea, looking to score his first goal against the English Club.

  • Eden Hazard

    More needed to justify Messi, Ronaldo comparisons: Hazard

    Eden Hazard admits he must show more on the Champions League stage for Chelsea if he is to justify comparisons to five-time Ballon d'Or winners Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo.

  • Manchester City superstar Sergio Aguero

    Aguero punches Wigan fan as Man City suffer shock defeat

    Manchester City were sensationally knocked out of the FA Cup by third-tier Wigan Athletic who beat the 10-man Premier League leaders 1-0 on Monday in a stunning fifth round upset with a late goal by their talisman Will Grigg.

  • Pep almost played for Wigan

    Pep Guardiola could have once played for FA Cup opponents Wigan Athletic but he was not good enough, according to the Manchester

  • Arsenal reveal record shirt deal

    Arsenal announced the club's biggest-ever sponsorship deal worth a reported £200 million on Monday, extending their shirt partnership

  • FIFA World Cup Russia 2018

    290 tickets for stakeholders

    The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) will sell approximately 290 tickets for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia and the game's governing body yesterday asked only stakeholders of the country's football to apply for the tickets.

  • Cristiano Ronaldo

    Thrilling win for Real

    Man of the moment Marco Asensio scored twice and Cristiano Ronaldo was also on target as Real Madrid kept up the feel-good factor

  • Resurgent Bayern take on Besiktas

    Bayern Munich host Besiktas in the last 16, first leg of the Champions League riding a 13-match winning streak under Jupp Heynckes,

  • UEFA Champions League

    Barca test for Conte's men

    Barcelona's visit to Chelsea on Tuesday gives Antonio Conte the perfect opportunity to reaffirm his stature as one of Europe's greatest coaches.

  • 'I wasn't good enough to play for Wigan,' says Guardiola

    Pep Guardiola will finally step out at Wigan Athletic's DW Stadium in Manchester City's fifth-round FA Cup tie with the third-tier side on Monday -- 13 years after he almost joined the Lancashire club as a player.

  • Barca visit presents Champions League stage Conte craves

    Barcelona's visit to Chelsea gives Antonio Conte the perfect opportunity to reaffirm his stature as one of Europe's greatest coaches.

  • Ronaldo outdoes Messi in goal-scoring rate

    Cristiano Ronaldo is finally recovering the form that saw him win the Ballon D’or the past two years as he begins to find his scoring form.

  • Cristiano Ronaldo

    Real Stage comeback at Betis

    Real Madrid mount a stirring second-half comeback helped by Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos to win 5-3 at Real Betis in a thrilling La Liga game, demonstrating their awesome power in attack as well as their vulnerabilities.

  • Iraqi keeper's quiet tragedy

    A goalkeeper in Iraq's top league hid the death of his newborn daughter from his teammates in order to take part in a key match, the player said Saturday.

  • Arif set to replace Pashban

    Winger Mohammad Arif has been called up to the preliminary squad of the national football team after forward Pashban Mollah was ruled out of the squad due to fever.

  • Roma go third as Inter sink

    AS Roma confirmed their return to form with a 2-0 win at Udinese on Saturday to move third in Serie A as Inter Milan fell back into crisis with a 2-0 loss in Genoa.

  • VAR debacle mars MU win

    Debate over the merits of video assistant refereeing was again raised as a Romelu Lukaku double eased Manchester United into the FA Cup quarter-finals in a 2-0 win at Huddersfield despite a controversial call going against Jose Mourinho's men.

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