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Liverpool complete Thiago move

Liverpool complete Thiago move

Agency :Premier League champions Liverpool confirmed the signing of Spain international midfielder Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich on Friday in a deal worth around 30 million euros.The 29-year-old, who

Ivana Rudelic (right) of Croatia vies with Malin Gut of Switzerland during the UEFA Women's Euro Qualifying match in Zagreb, Croatia on Friday.

Ivana Rudelic (right) of Croatia vies with Malin Gut of Switzerland during the UEFA Women's Euro Qualifying match in Zagreb, Croatia on Friday.

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Brazil name uncapped teenager Menino for World Cup qualifiers

Brazil name uncapped teenager Menino for World Cup qualifiers

Agency :Uncapped Palmeiras teenager Gabriel Menino was on Friday named in Brazil's squad for their opening 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Bolivia and Peru.Menino was was one of

Leroy Sane (right) of Bayern Munich vies with Nabil Bentaleb of Schalke 04 during a German Bundesliga match in Munich, Germany on Friday.

Leroy Sane (right) of Bayern Munich vies with Nabil Bentaleb of Schalke 04 during a German Bundesliga match in Munich, Germany on Friday.

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Bayern rout Schalke 8-0 in record win for Bundesliga opener

Agency :The new Bundesliga began in an empty stadium on Friday with eight-time defending champion Bayern Munich routing Schalke 8-0 for a record in the league's opening match.And it

Tottenham Hotspur edge past Lokomotiv Plovdiv

Tottenham Hotspur edge past Lokomotiv Plovdiv

BBC Online :Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho says that "in this moment" he "believes" in record signing Tanguy Ndombele after he bundled in a late winner against nine-man Lokomotiv Plovdiv

Man Utd's Solskjaer under pressure to dispel 'nearly man' tag

Man Utd's Solskjaer under pressure to dispel 'nearly man' tag

AFP, London  :Manchester United made undoubted progress in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first full season in charge with a third-placed finish in the Premier League and runs to three semi-finals

AC Milan beat Shamrock Rovers

AC Milan beat Shamrock Rovers

BBC Online :Goals from Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Hakan Calhanoglu saw AC Milan beat League of Ireland side Shamrock Rovers in their Europa League qualifier in Dublin.Ibrahimovic clinically fired home

Juve parting with Higuain

Juve parting with Higuain

AFP, Milan  :Serie A champions Juventus confirmed on Thursday they had terminated Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain's contract by mutual consent.The former Real Madrid and Napoli forward is reportedly set

Messi scores twice as Barcelona win friendly match

Messi scores twice as Barcelona win friendly match

AFP, Barcelona :Lionel Messi scored twice on Wednesday as Barcelona beat second-division Girona 3-1 in a pre-season friendly match.Messi helped set up Philippe Coutinho, back from his loan at

Draxler's late goal secures first League win for PSG, Neymar banned for two matches

Draxler's late goal secures first League win for PSG, Neymar banned for two matches

Agency :Julian Draxler's header in stoppage time earned Paris Saint-Germain a precious 1-0 win over Metz at home on Wednesday, ending the Ligue 1 defending champions' losing streak in

Kazi Salahuddin's rival panel formed

UNB, Dhaka  :Bangladesh District and Divisional Football Association and Football Club Association formed a panel named "Samonnya Parishad" to contest the BFF Election 2020 to be held at Pan

Brazilian govt supports Neymar in racism row

Brazilian govt supports Neymar in racism row

AFP, Sao Paulo :Brazil's government sent its support to Neymar Tuesday after he was red-carded for a fight in a Ligue 1 match in France, condemning the "racism" that

Bournemouth beat Crystal Palace 11-10 on penalties in English League Cup

Bournemouth beat Crystal Palace 11-10 in an unusually long penalty shootout to advance to the third round of the English League Cup after the game ended at 0-0 after

Messi joins exclusive club of sporting billionaires

Messi joins exclusive club of sporting billionaires

AFP, Paris :Lionel Messi may have had to stay put at Barcelona but the Argentine legend did succeed in joining one new club this year - the one reserved for

I was racially abused by Marseille player: Neymar

Paris St Germain forward Neymar has said he was the target of a racist slur during the French champions' 1-0 defeat by Olympique Marseille on Sunday, the BBC reported. nThe

Neymar among five sent off as Marseille end long PSG curse

Neymar among five sent off as Marseille end long PSG curse

Neymar was sent off on his return from Covid-19 quarantine after reacting to an alleged racist slur as Marseille snapped their 20-match winless run against Paris Saint-Germain with a 1-0

Dominic Calvert-Lewin helps Everton beat Spurs, Leicester ease past West Brom

Dominic Calvert-Lewin helps Everton beat Spurs, Leicester ease past West Brom

Dominic Calvert-Lewin produced the goal and James Rodriguez provided the spark on his debut as Everton opened its Premier League season with a 1-0 win at Tottenham on Sunday.Calvert-Lewin rose

Messi plays 45 minutes in Barca friendly

Messi plays 45 minutes in Barca friendly

AFP, Madrid :Lionel Messi started and played 45 minutes in Barcelona's first pre-season friendly on Saturday as Ronald Koeman showed no hesitation in reintegrating the Argentinian.Barca beat third tier

Virus-hit PSG kick off title defence with shock defeat at Lens

Virus-hit PSG kick off title defence with shock defeat at Lens

Agency :Defending champions Paris Saint-Germain opened their Ligue 1 title defence with a shock 1-0 defeat at newly-promoted Lens.The absence of some key players, including Neymar, Kylian Mbappe, Mauro

CONMEBOL clears Messi to play in opening World Cup qualifier

CONMEBOL clears Messi to play in opening World Cup qualifier

Agency :Lionel Messi will be free to play in Argentina's opening 2022 World Cup qualifier against Ecuador next month after the forward's suspension was deemed to be no longer

EC declares all nomination papers of BFF poll valid

EC declares all nomination papers of BFF poll valid

Sports Reporter :The Election Commissioner (EC) of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) Mesbah Uddin Ahmed declared on Friday all the submitted forty nine nomination papers for the upcoming election of

Messi back in full training with Barca

Lionel Messi was back in full training with Barcelona on Wednesday for the first time since conceding defeat in his battle to leave the club. Unlike Monday, when the

Ronaldo's record 100 goals in Portugal's 2-0 win over Sweden

Ronaldo's record 100 goals in Portugal's 2-0 win over Sweden

Agency :Cristiano Ronaldo made history in Portugal's 2-0 win over Sweden, as the legendary footballer became the first European to score 100 international goals with the first of his

BFF wishes early recovery of KM Nousheruzzaman

The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) wished early recovery of 'Swadhin Bangla Football Team's member KM Nousheruzzaman who has been undergoing treatment in the city's hospital with Covid-19 positive. A

CONCACAF confirms postponement of 2022 World Cup qualifiers

CONCACAF confirms postponement of 2022 World Cup qualifiers

AFP, Miami :The governing body for football in North America, Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF) confirmed Tuesday that 2022 World Cup qualifiers due to take place in October

No objection lodged on nomination papers

No objection lodged on nomination papers

BSS, Dhaka :No objection was lodged over the nomination papers, which were submitted by the candidates to contest the upcoming Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) election."Today the time limit for

Italy beat Dutch to take top spot as Zaniolo awaits knee verdict

Italy beat Dutch to take top spot as Zaniolo awaits knee verdict

AFP, Amsterdam :Italy moved top of their UEFA Nations League group on Monday after an impressive 1-0 win over the Netherlands that was slightly spoiled by news rising star Nicolo

Messi trains alone as Barca reintegration begins

Messi trains alone as Barca reintegration begins

Lionel Messi returned to Barcelona training for the first time on Monday since his failed attempt to leave the club this summer.Barca confirmed Messi has started by training alone, in

Everton sign Colombia's Rodriguez from Real Madrid

Everton sign Colombia's Rodriguez from Real Madrid

Everton have confirmed the signing of Colombian midfielder James Rodriguez from Real Madrid for 20 million pounds (26 million U.S. dollars).Rodriguez, 29, has signed a two-year deal and joins head