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  • GIROUD TO VOICE GREEN GOBLIN

    Olivier Giroud has been cast to voice the Green Goblin in the French version of Spiderman: New Generation, which is set to arrive in

  • 'I don't want to be a copy'

    Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe sat down for a candid interview with Swiss public broadcasting organisation Radio Television Suisse, emphasising that he did not want to be a copy of another player no matter how great they are while also discussing the 'obscene' amounts of money in today's game.

  • Bangladesh women hold Nepal

    The Bangladesh women's football team salvaged some pride from their AFC 2020 Olympic Qualifying campaign after forcing a 1-1 draw against Nepal in their last group match in Yangon yesterday.

  • Women in search of a respectable finish

    The Bangladesh women's football team will want to regain some respectability when they end their horrific campaign in the 2020 Olympic Qualifiers (Round-1) with the last game of Group C against Nepal in Yangon today.

  • Boca, River battle to a draw

    River Plate twice came from behind to snatch a 2-2 draw with fierce Argentinian rivals Boca Juniors in the first leg of their weather-delayed 'Superclasico' Copa Libertadores final in Buenos Aires on Sunday.

  • Santiago Solari

    Solari given permanent contract

    Interim Real Madrid manager Santiago Solari was appointed permanent coach on Monday after overseeing a startling upturn in the European champions' fortunes since he stepped in to replace Julen Lopetegui.

  • U-23 booters' camp underway

    The Bangladesh under-23 football team's four-day camp got underway at the Birshreshtha Mostofa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur yesterday under the guidance of head coach Jamie Day, with next year's AFC U-23 Qualifiers in Bahrain in sight.

  • Higuain apologises for meltdown

    On-loan AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain apologised for his meltdown in the 2-0 defeat to his parent club Juventus on Sunday which saw him sent off for screaming at the referee after earlier missing a penalty.

  • Higuain misses penalty, sees red as Juve beat Milan

    AC Milan forward Gonzalo Higuain missed a penalty and was later sent off in a fit of rage on Sunday as his side lost 2-0 at home to leaders Juventus, the side that sent him out on loan to the San Siro this season.

  • Solari takes Real to fourth straight win

    Real Madrid notched a fourth straight win under interim coach Santiago Solari by winning 4-2 at Celta Vigo on Sunday to move to within four points of La Liga leaders Barcelona.

  • Boca draw 2-2 with River in first leg

    Boca Juniors and River Plate played out a thrilling 2-2 draw on Sunday in the first leg of their Copa Libertadores final that took place a day later than scheduled due to heavy rain in Argentina.

  • Cavani treble sinks Henry's Monaco

    Edinson Cavani scored a hat-trick as Paris St Germain won 4-0 at hapless Monaco, but the Uruguayan twice needed a little assistance from the video assistant referee as his side cruised to their 13th straight Ligue 1 win on Sunday.

  • Liverpool climb to the top

    Liverpool temporarily returned to the top of the Premier League table with a 2-0 win at home to basement club Fulham at Anfield on

  • Colindres treble powers Kings into semis

    World Cupper Daniel Colindres was on fire again as his treble powered Bashundhara Kings into to the semifinals of the Walton

  • Barca crash despite Messi's return

    Barcelona lost at home in La Liga for the first time in more than two years as Real Betis pulled off a stunning 4-3 victory on Sunday, despite Lionel Messi scoring twice on his return from injury.

  • City outclass toothless Man Utd

    Manchester City opened up a 12-point gap on Manchester United just 12 games into the Premier League season and returned to the top of the table with a convincing 3-1 win in Sunday's derby at the Etihad.

  • Mourinho takes swipe at Aguero ahead of City clash

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has taken a veiled swipe at Manchester City star Sergio Aguero before Sunday's derby showdown at the Etihad Stadium.

  • Paco Alcacer

    Alcacer fires Dortmund past beleaguered Bayern

    Paco Alcacer scored the winner as Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund twice came from behind to beat defending champions Bayern Munich 3-2 on Saturday and move seven points clear of their third-placed rivals.

  • Messi ready to return

    Ernesto Valverde has indicated Lionel Messi and Samuel Umtiti are both ready to return for Barcelona against Real Betis on Sunday but

  • 4-day camp for U-23 booters

    Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) yesterday named a 24-man squad for a short four-day training camp this week in view of next

  • India test for BD women

    Bangladesh women's football team will look to recover from their disastrous start in the 2020 Olympic Qualifiers when they take on

  • Titu's Sk Russel edge Mintu's Ctg Abahani

    Saiful Bari Titu's Sheikh Russel KC booked the third spot in the semifinals of the season's curtain-raising Walton Federation Cup

  • 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.

  • 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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