Tuesday, Dec 26, 2023

Football News

Arsenal vs Liverpool

With a commanding display at Liverpool, Declan Rice shows he is Arsenal’s man for all seasons, and reasonsPremium Story

December 25, 2023 09:21 IST

At Anfield, the midfield maestro was everywhere, the heart of Gunners' charge to their first domestic title in two decades.

Manchester United

Jim Ratcliffe acquires 25 percent stake, becomes minority shareholder of Manchester United

December 25, 2023 09:38 IST

"As a local boy and a lifelong supporter of the Club, I am very pleased that we have been able to agree a deal with the Manchester United Board that delegates us management responsibility of the football operations of the Club," Ratcliffe said.

MLS Messi Suarez

Lionel Messi set to reunite with Luis Suarez as Inter Miami sign Uruguayan star

December 23, 2023 08:41 IST

Suarez and Messi were part of Barcelona's devastating attacking trio which also included Neymar, who helped the Catalan giants win the historic treble in the 2014-15 season.

UEFA Champions League draw

Champions League Round of 16 Draw Highlights: Inter vs Atletico the big match, Real Madrid, Man City, Barcelona and Bayern also learn their fates

December 19, 2023 00:10 IST

UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Draw Highlights: The defending champions Manchester City have been tied against FC Copenhagen.

FIFA World Cup 2022: Lionel Messi world champion

2022 FIFA WC final rewind: One year since Lionel Messi lifted the World Cup and completed football

December 18, 2023 18:09 IST

A year after one of the most thrilling FIFA World Cup finals, The Indian Express deciphers the moments, the protagonists that made the summit clash memorable.

2022 World Cup final: Kylian Mbappe vs Argentina

2022 FIFA WC final rewind: Meant for greatness, Mbappe touches it in front of Messi on a frenzied night in Doha

December 18, 2023 18:59 IST

A year after one of the most thrilling FIFA World Cup finals, The Indian Express deciphers the moments, the protagonists that made the summit clash memorable.

FIFA World Cup final: Emi Martinez in Argentina vs France

2022 FIFA WC final rewind: ‘I hate him’, with clutch extra time save and shootout antics, Emiliano Martinez makes France hate him for eternity

December 18, 2023 19:58 IST

A year after one of the most thrilling FIFA World Cup finals, The Indian Express deciphers the moments, the protagonists that made the summit clash memorable.

UCL Draw 2023-24 Live Streaming: The UCL draw for knockout stage will be held at UEFA headquarters in Nyon

Champions League Round of 16 Draw Live Streaming: When and where to watch UCL Knockout Draw in India?

December 18, 2023 16:14 IST

UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Draw Live Streaming: The UCL draw for knockout stage will be held at UEFA headquarters in Nyon on Monday.

Girona FC

In Girona’s rise, a Manchester City and Pep Guardiola connectionPremium Story

December 19, 2023 08:03 IST

City Football Group, that also own Manchester City, has a stake in the club; Pep Guardiola's brother Pere, a football agent, has ties with the club.

Player collapse EPL

Premier League match suspended as Luton Town skipper Tom Lockye collapses on pitch vs Bournemouth

December 17, 2023 08:05 IST

The club would later confirm that Lockyer had suffered a cardiac arrest but was responsive after he was taken off the stretcher.

Argentina's Lionel Messi kisses the World Cup trophy after receiving the Golden Ball award as he celebrates after winning the World Cup REUTERS

Six jerseys worn by Lionel Messi during 2022 FIFA World Cup sold for $7.8 million

December 15, 2023 17:25 IST

The collection included the famed No.10 jersey worn by Messi during the World Cup final where Argentina defeated France on penalties to win the title for the third time.

Magnus Carlsen Pep Guardiola Chess

The important thing is to control the middle: Magnus Carlsen discusses similarities between football and chess with Pep Guardiola

December 14, 2023 10:47 IST

In a video, Carlsen who is a known football fan and a supporter of Spanish giants Real Madrid, explained to Guardiola how the two sports were similar.

EPL Manchester United

The Liverpool game might be Manchester United coach Erik Ten Hag’s last chance

December 14, 2023 12:09 IST

Manchester United’s list of woes this season continue: ten Hag’s questionable choices, goalkeeper Onana’s form, leaky defence, and no coordination among strikers.

Lionel Messi's Inter Miami will play Al Nassr — Ronaldo's team — on February 1. (AP)

Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo: Inter Miami to face Al-Nassr on February 1

December 12, 2023 12:36 IST

Inter Miami will play Al-Hilal on January 29 and Al Nassr — Ronaldo's team — on February 1. Those two clubs lead the Saudi Pro League and Ronaldo is that league's leading scorer.

MKE Ankaragucu President Faruk Koca reacts as the referee Halil Umut Meler lies on the ground at the end of their Super Lig home match against Caykur Rizespor

Watch: Club president knocks down referee with a single at punch at Turkish league game

December 12, 2023 10:52 IST

Ankaragucu president Faruk Koca stormed onto the pitch after the final whistle and punched match referee Halil Umut. The match between Ankaragucu and Rizespor ended in a 1-1 draw.

Unai Emery Arsenal vs Aston Villa

How Unai Emery exacted sweet revenge on former employers Arsenal and took Aston Villa to a top-3 spot in Premier LeaguePremium Story

December 11, 2023 08:11 IST

Sacked by the Gunners four years ago, the Spaniard has rebuilt his reputation and has now beaten both his former club and three-time defending champs Man City in the space of four days

Santos was relegated for the first time in the Brazilian league

Fans of Brazilian club Santos riot in streets after first relegation in their 111-year history; Police fire tear gas

December 9, 2023 10:39 IST

Fans set fire to cars and buses during riots; Neymar, Rodrygo send emotional message.

Al Nassr vs Al Riyadh Live: Cristiano Ronaldo's Al Nassr have beaten Al Riyadh eight times

Al Nassr vs Al Riyadh Highlights: Cristiano Ronaldo scores one, assists another as Al Nassr win 4-1

December 9, 2023 02:02 IST

Al Nassr vs Al Riyadh Saudi Pro League: Cristiano Ronaldo's Al Nassr look to get back to winning ways after suffering a defeat last week against league leaders Al Hilal.

Man City

Can Pep Guardiola rescue Manchester City from this crisis?

December 8, 2023 07:17 IST

He is the doctor of the tweak and fix, but this could be the most challenging of all his seasons in England, perhaps the one that would define him.

Al Nassr vs Al Riyadh Saudi Pro League Live Streaming: Cristiano Ronaldo returns to action in Saudi Pro League

Al-Nassr vs Al Riyadh Live Streaming: When and where to watch Cristiano Ronaldo in action in Saudi Pro League

December 8, 2023 23:39 IST

Al-Nassr vs Al Riyadh Live Stream: Cristiano Ronaldo's Al Nassr will take on 13th placed Al Riyadh on Friday. Here are the live streaming details.

President of Spain's soccer federation, Luis Rubiales, left, stands stands next to Spain Head Coach Jorge Vilda

Luis Rubiales also ‘forcefully kissed’ England women’s footballer on her face at Women’s World Cup

December 7, 2023 13:03 IST

English Football Association chair Debbie Hewitt, who was standing next to Rubiales at the dais, stated she also witnessed Rubiales engaging in inappropriate behaviour with a third player on the stage.

Arsenal's Declan Rice celebrates scoring their fourth goal REUTERS

Premier League: Will Arsenal fall to a familiar failing in the home stretch?

December 7, 2023 17:18 IST

Once again, Arsenal have nosed ahead before Christmas but the faithful will be wary of a tailspin at the business end like last season

Euro 2024 match ball

Handball or not? Now a special football will have the answer at Euro 2024

December 7, 2023 17:19 IST

The official ball manufacturers for Euro 2024, Adidas, have installed a microchip inside the ball.

(LEFT) Declan Rice celebrates after scoring his Arsenal's winner; (RIGHT) David Raya looks dejected after Ross Barkley scored Luton Town's third goal. (PHOTOS: AP, REUTERS)

Talking points from Arsenal’s win over Luton Town that saw them take five-point lead

December 6, 2023 14:57 IST

Arsenal's victory over Luton Town sees the team secure a five-point advantage on the top of the standings with the Gunners currently having 36 points from 15 games.


Explained: What is the billion-dollar lawsuit against Cristiano Ronaldo and what is football’s connection to NFTs?

December 6, 2023 18:31 IST

The Portuguese star's association with cryptocurrency exchange platform Binance raises questions about athlete endorsements as the company faces heat with its chief executive, Changpeng Zhao, pleading guilty to money laundering charges and the soccer star is slapped with a $1 billion class action lawsuit