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  • Mourinho says new midfielder will replace Carrick, not Pogba

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho reveals his intention to sign another central midfielder in the next transfer window but as a replacement for Michael Carrick not Paul Pogba.

  • Lionel Messi

    ‘It takes 11 to stop Messi’

    Chelsea's Argentine goalkeeper Willy Caballero says that stopping Barcelona's Lionel Messi is a job for the whole team.

  • Jose slams Pogba 'lies'

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has angrily insisted that rumours his relationship with Paul Pogba has broken down are "lies".

  • Lionel Messi

    Barca face tricky trip

    Before their Champions League clash with Chelsea in London, Lionel Messi and Barcelona put their unbeaten record in La Liga on the line against Eibar in the rather less glamorous surrounds of Ipurua on Saturday.

  • Arsenal, Atletico cruise

    Mesut Ozil scored as Arsenal eased to a 3-0 victory at Swedish minnows Ostersunds in the first leg of their Europa League, last-32 tie on Thursday, while Michy Batshuayi snatched Borussia Dortmund a dramatic win over Atalanta.

  • Feds to run final phase

    National sports federations have finally been involved with Bangladesh Youth Games as the final phase of the first-ever under-17 games is set to get underway in Dhaka from March 9.

  • Neymar

    'This is how they thank us!’: Dijon joke after PSG's defeat

    French club Dijon come up with witty joke regarding PSG following the Paris outfit's defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League.

  • Michy Batshuay

    Arsenal ease to victory, Batshuayi grabs Dortmund comeback win

    Mesut Ozil scores as Arsenal ease to a 3-0 victory at Swedish minnows Ostersunds in the first leg of their Europa League, last-32 tie, while Michy Batshuayi snatches Borussia Dortmund a dramatic win over Atalanta.

  • Maurizio Sarri

    Sarri blasts Napoli's 'bad attitude' as focus back on Serie A

    Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri blasts his side's "bad attitude" in a 3-1 Europa League defeat to RB Leipzig but stresses that his team's focus this season was on the Serie A title.

  • Cristiano Ronaldo

    Cristiano Ronaldo calls on the world to help Rohingya refugees

    Real Madrid and Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo calls on the world to help out Rohingya refugees.

  • Prankster hands Conte signed Mourinho shirt

    Antonio Conte's press conference on Thursday was gatecrashed by an Italian comedian who attempted to give the Chelsea boss a Manchester United shirt signed by bitter rival Jose Mourinho.

  • Ronaldo wins round one

    Paris Saint-Germain face a huge task to reach the Champions League quarterfinals after Cristiano Ronaldo defied talk that his powers

  • Germany remain top

    World champions Germany remain top of the FIFA rankings published on Thursday as there was no move in the top 10 during a last

  • FIFA's Infantino says Italy's World Cup failure is a wake-up call

    FIFA president Gianni Infantino reveals his dispair at Italy's failure to reach the World Cup finals where he had hoped to hand the trophy to Azzurri captain Gianluigi Buffon.

  • Barca face team dilemma in visit to tiny Eibar

    Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde faces a dilemma before his side's potentially tricky trip to in-form Eibar on Saturday, having watched his side's seemingly unassailable La Liga lead cut to seven points from 11 in the last two weeks.

  • Cristiano Ronaldo

    Controversy follows Ronaldo’s penalty goal

    Controversy follows the bizarre penalty that Cristiano Ronaldo scored at the Bernabeu last night against PSG.

  • Mane hattrick is Liverpool's Porto thrashing

    Sadio Mane grabs a hattrick as Liverpool demolished Porto 5-0 away in their Champions League round-of-16 tie on Wednesday.

  • Ronaldo double helps Real to 3-1 win over PSG

    Cristiano Ronaldo scores a brace as Real Madrid come from behind to beat Paris St Germain 3-1 in a Champions League last-16 first leg on Wednesday.

  • Lacazette out for six weeks

    Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette will be out of action for up to six weeks after undergoing an operation on his left knee, the club said

  • City demolish Basel

    Ilkay Gundogan says there is still more to come from Manchester City after their "perfect" 4-0 rout of Basel left them on the verge of the

  • Kamal Babu handed one-year suspension

    Rahmatganj MFS coach Kamal Babu has been banned from all football activities for one year, effective from Tuesday, after being found

  • Spurs take the edge in Turin

    Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri insisted he would not be getting depressed despite criticism at failing to land the killer blow

  • Has Premier League TV bubble burst?

    The Premier League could be set for a pay cut after eye-watering back-to-back domestic TV deals but experts say the boom times are far from over for English football. Sky held on to its position as the main broadcaster of live matches, claiming four of the seven available packages for 2019-2022, with BT taking the other package sold so far at a total combined cost of £4.46 billion ($6.16 billion).

  • Mario Balotelli

    Referee 'didn't hear' racist abuse of Balotelli

    The referee who booked Mario Balotelli while the Nice striker was complaining of racist abuse says he "didn't hear insults or shouts from the stand" during Saturday's match at Dijon.

  • Neymar

    Neymar not unsettled by Real speculation: Marquinhos

    Neymar has not been affected by the rumours linking him with a move to Real Madrid, his Paris Saint-Germain teammate Marquinhos insists ahead of the sides' Champions League showdown.

  • Lionel Messi

    Leo puts on a show at Barca training

    Lionel Messi puts on a show of dazzling skills in Barcelona's training session to make mincemeat of his Barca pals.

  • Gundogan shines as Manchester City run riot at Basel

    Ilkay Gundogan dazzles with two goals in Manchester City's 4-0 romp at FC Basel to leave the Premier League leaders on the verge of the Champions League quarterfinals.

  • Eriksen grabs Spurs draw to spoil Higuain show

    Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen pulls Tottenham back from the brink to hold Juventus 2-2 in Turin, spoiling what looked set to be a Gonzalo Higuain one-man show in the Champions League last 16, first leg in Turin.

  • Foot ball

    Booters' camp starts today

    The national football team is set to get back to business today after a 16-month hiatus with a training camp at the Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan in Savar following Bangladesh Football Federation's (BFF) revelation of a programme for September's SAFF

  • 'We live for these moments'

    Zinedine Zidane insists he is not letting the pressure get to him as he prepares his Real Madrid side for Wednesday's huge Champions League last-16 clash with Paris Saint-Germain at the Santiago Bernabeu.