The Liverpool striker’s cool 79th-minute finish settled a tense affair which had looked destined for extra-time before his intervention.The result sets up a clash of two Under-21 superpowers on Tuesday night, with Italy chasing a sixth title while Spain hunt…
Spain put in a classy performance to get their Confederations Cup campaign off to a winning start against Uruguay with a 2-1 win in at the Arena Pernambuco.
Lionel Messi’s picture was on the front pages rather than in the sports sections of the Spanish media on Thursday, after the World Player of the Year and his father were accused of tax fraud.
Former Ballon d’Or winners Kaka and Ronaldinho have both been left out of the Brazil squad for this summer’s Confederations Cup.
Brazil earned their second win in their seventh game under Luiz Felipe Scolari with a timely 3-0 win over France at the Arena do Gremio.The Selecao struggled during the early exchanges but a tactical change from the coach saw them…
The Brazilian starlet is relishing the prospect of linking up with the star trio as he prepares to complete his “dream” move to Camp Nou.
Hosts Bangladesh had embarked on the AFC Women’s Asian Cup Qualifiers campaign with trepidation, against opponents they hardly knew much about, apart from the fact that they were in a league much bigger than their own.
Roma will have to shut down part of their stadium for one game next season after the club’s supporters repeated racist chants about Mario Balotelli.
The brand new Nike England home shirt has been unveiled, with Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere sharing the first sighting of the new kit via Twitter.
DHAKA: David Beckham is to retire from football at the end of this season after an illustrious 20-year career.
Alex Ferguson’s last home match in charge of Manchester United ended in a 2-1 Premier League victory over Swansea City as the Old Trafford crowd gave their long-serving manager a warm and emotional send-off on Sunday.
Real Madrid’s clinical edge told in the end as the club overcame Athletic Bilbao 3-0 at San Mames in their Liga clash on Sunday.
DHAKA: In a year of storied rivalries, one contest that is unlikely to turn too many heads will begin shortly. Bangladesh versus Zimbabwe is a bottom-of-the-table scrap, an unglamorous match-up that is unlikely to be remembered for too long. The…
Alfaz Ahmed, the man with golden boots of Bangladesh football decided to call it quits completing his 28 year career in the high profile Grameenphone Bangladesh Premier League match between Dhaka Mohammedan and Abahani Ltd at the Bangabandhu National stadium…
It can be all too easy to forget Ronaldinho’s role in the creation of today’s Barcelona. Shepherded swiftly towards the exit door by incoming coach Pep Guardiola in the summer of 2008, the brilliant Brazilian would play no part in…
Lionel Messi scored his 19th consecutive league goal on Saturday setting another La Liga record as Barcelona drew 2-2 at relegation-threatened Celta Vigo.
Abahani Limited produced a superb display to lift the title of the Walton Metropolis Women’s Football League with a 3-1 win over arch rivals Dhaka Mohammedan in the final at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Saturday.
The Shadhin Bangla Football Team did exactly that. Not guns, not grenades but these men and boys used football as a weapon to fight the war.
Suarez’s future at Anfield has made headlines on Thursday after it was reported he would be willing to talk with other clubs following an interview in his native Uruguay.
Frank Lampard’s 200th goal for Chelsea set the Blues on their way to a comfortable 2-0 home win over West Ham to boost their Champions League hopes.
Local giants Abahani and Mohammedan began their Independence Cup campaign on a winning note after outclassing Farashganj and Bangladesh Navy respectively at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Sunday.
Bangladesh Football Federation president Kazi Salahuddin hoped the relationship between Bangladesh and Qatar would be a sustainable one and would put a good impact in BFF’s quest of developing the game in the country.
Barcelona made Champions League history by overturning a two-goal deficit without an away strike to knock out AC Milan and reach the quarter-finals.
PRAJWAL OLI KATHMANDU, March 4: Host Nepal´s chances of advancing into the final rounds all but ended on Monday after it succumbed to a 2-0 defeat against Bangladesh in its second match of the AFC Challenge Cup Group D Qualifiers…
“Cristiano was 18 and didn’t waste time telling everyone that he was going to be the best player in the world,” recalls his former team-mate Quinton Fortune. “The rest of the players found it more amusing than arrogant. They rated…
Real Madrid had the measure of Barcelona once again, with a 2-1 victory in Saturday’s Liga Clasico at Santiago Bernabeu.
Anbarasan Ethirajan Awudu Ibrahim thought his playing career was over when his contract was not renewed at an amateur Dutch football club seven years ago. But soon he ended up in Bangladesh and now he is one of the star…
Cristiano Ronaldo scored with a spectacular header Wednesday as Real Madrid was held to a 1-1 home draw by Manchester United in the last 16 of the Champions League following a dominant performance by visiting goalkeeper David de Gea.
Sessions on ‘fight against doping‘ and ‘supplements in doping‘ were conducted on the concluding day of the Football Medicine Regional Course, jointly organised in the capital by FIFA, AFC and the AIFF.
Lionel Messi continued his remarkable season with yet another goal as unbeaten Barcelona secured an 11-point lead at the halfway stage of the Spanish league season on Sunday. The Argentine, who won his fourth world player of the year award…