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Unhappy Bayern Munich lash out against media coverage

AP, Munich :Leading figures at German champion Bayern Munich hit out angrily against the media for its reporting of the club's recent loss of form, even threatening to take legal

Boro beat Sheffield Wednesday to top Championship

Middlesbrough moved to the top of English football's second-tier Championship with a 2-1 victory away to Sheffield Wednesday on Friday.Second-half goals in quick succession from Muhamed Besic and Brit Assombalonga

Five-goal Jovic shows 'world class potential' after haul

Five-goal Jovic shows 'world class potential' after haul

Luka Jovic has been hailed as a "potential world-class striker" after the 20-year-old's five goals in Eintracht Frankfurt's 7-1 drubbing of Fortuna Dusseldorf.The Serbian striker needed just 55 minutes to

Senior Vice-President of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) Abdus Salam Murshedy shaking hands with FM Iqbal Bin Anwar Dawn, Senior Operative Director (Head of Games & Sports) of Walton Group after signing an agreement between BFF and Walton Group at the conference room in BFF House on Saturday.

Senior Vice-President of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) Abdus Salam Murshedy shaking hands with FM Iqbal Bin Anwar Dawn, Senior Operative Director (Head of Games & Sports) of Walton Group after signing an agreement between BFF and Walton Group at the conference room in BFF House on Saturday.

ManU midfielder Ashley Young tackles Chelsea's Eden Hazard during their English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge stadium in London on Saturday.

ManU midfielder Ashley Young tackles Chelsea's Eden Hazard during their English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge stadium in London on Saturday.

Doctor says Maradona needs prostheses on his knees

Doctor says Maradona needs prostheses on his knees

Diego Maradona's orthopedic surgeon says the Argentine soccer great has no cartilage left in his knees due to severe osteoarthritis and will need prostheses. German Ochoa also said Friday that

Real Madrid set club record for goalless run

Real Madrid set club record for goalless run

AFP, Madrid :Real Madrid set the unwanted record of the longest goal drought in the club's history on Saturday by surpassing 464 minutes without scoring, against Levante.Madrid's previous longest drought

Cruzeiro players lift the Brazil Cup as they celebrate their victory over Corinthians in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Wednesday.

Cruzeiro players lift the Brazil Cup as they celebrate their victory over Corinthians in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Wednesday.

Barcelona and Real Madrid scrap for revival as Clasico looms

Real Madrid and Barcelona cannot avoid heading into next week's Clasico under pressure but each have two games to lift the mood at least, ahead of the pivotal clash at

Russian footballers charged with assault and hooliganism

Two Russian footballers have been charged with assault and hooliganism, in a high-profile case that triggered hot debates across the country. Zenit St Petersburg's Aleksandr Kokorin and Krasnodar's Pavel Mamaev

Rooney on target again as United close on playoffs

Rooney on target again as United close on playoffs

AFP, Washington :Wayne Rooney scored a stunning free-kick to keep D.C. United firmly on course for the Major League Soccer postseason on Wednesday with a 1-0 victory over Toronto FC.Former

Lavelle, Morgan on target as USA down Canada for CONCACAF crown

Lavelle, Morgan on target as USA down Canada for CONCACAF crown

AFP, Los Angeles :Rose Lavelle and Alex Morgan scored goals as the United States sealed victory in the CONCACAF Women's Championship with a 2-0 defeat of Canada in the final

Chairperson of the Women's Football Committee of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) Mahfuza Akter Kiron speaking at a press conference at the conference room in BFF House on Thursday.

Chairperson of the Women's Football Committee of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) Mahfuza Akter Kiron speaking at a press conference at the conference room in BFF House on Thursday.

In this photo provided by the OIS/IOC, Sara Oino of Japan and Carolina Rocha of Portugal fight for the ball during the Futsal Women's Tournament Gold Medal Match between Portugal and Japan, during the Youth Olympic Summer Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Wednesday.

In this photo provided by the OIS/IOC, Sara Oino of Japan and Carolina Rocha of Portugal fight for the ball during the Futsal Women's Tournament Gold Medal Match between Portugal and Japan, during the Youth Olympic Summer Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Wednesday.

Vidal fined 800,000 euros for Munich nightclub fight

Barcelona midfielder Arturo Vidal has been hit with a 800,000 euros ($921,812) fine by a Munich court after being found guilty of assault during a nightclub fight last year.Munich district

Madagascar reach first African Cup, Egypt also qualify

Madagascar reached its first African Cup of Nations on Tuesday, also becoming the first team to qualify for next year's continental championship.Senegal and Egypt soon sealed their spots as well,

Sargent scores, US give up late goal in 1-1 tie with Peru

AP, East Hartford :Josh Sargent scored early in the second half and three more Americans made their debuts under interim coach Dave Sarachan before a young United States team conceded

Messi would struggle in current Man United team: Scholes

Paul Scholes says even Lionel Messi would struggle to shine in the current Manchester United team and that the struggling club are being laughed at by their rivals.The former United

Groeneveld scores as Netherlands draw 1-1 with Belgium

Groeneveld scores as Netherlands draw 1-1 with Belgium

AP, Brussels :Arnaut Groeneveld celebrated his first start for the Netherlands by scoring a first-half equalizer Tuesday as the Dutch drew 1-1 with neighbor Belgium.The 21-year-old midfielder who plays for

Brazil's Miranda silences Argentina with last-gasp winner

Brazil's Miranda silences Argentina with last-gasp winner

AFP, Jeddah :Brazil snatched a dramatic 1-0 win over Argentina with an injury-time header from Miranda in their friendly match in front of a sell-out crowd in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Germany lose again in 2-1 defeat to World Cup winner France

AP, Paris :Germany's year just keeps getting worse.France handed the struggling Germans a 2-1 defeat in the UEFA Nations League on Tuesday, meaning Die Mannschaft has lost two straight competitive

France's Ousmane Dembele (2nd left) challenges for the ball with German player, Thilo Kehrer (left) Thomas Mueller (2nd right) and Joshua Kimmich during a UEFA Nations League soccer match between France and Germany at Stade de France stadium in Saint Denis, north of Paris on Tuesday.

France's Ousmane Dembele (2nd left) challenges for the ball with German player, Thilo Kehrer (left) Thomas Mueller (2nd right) and Joshua Kimmich during a UEFA Nations League soccer match between France and Germany at Stade de France stadium in Saint Denis, north of Paris on Tuesday.

Chile's Arturo Vidal (left) fouls Mexico's Marco Fabian during a friendly soccer match between Mexico and Chile, in Queretaro, Mexico on Tuesday.

Chile's Arturo Vidal (left) fouls Mexico's Marco Fabian during a friendly soccer match between Mexico and Chile, in Queretaro, Mexico on Tuesday.

Liverpool Naby Keita set for scan after injury

Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita will have a scan when he returns to the club after being injured playing for Guinea. Keita hurt his hamstring in Tuesday's 1-1 draw in Rwanda

Megan Rapinoe sees disparity as World Cup approaches

AP, Frisco :With the Women's World Cup less than eight months away, U.S. national team midfielder Megan Rapinoe is dismayed by what she sees as ongoing issues of inequality in

Members of Bangladesh Under-19 National Women's Football team taking part at  the practice at the BFF Artificial Turf on Tuesday.

Members of Bangladesh Under-19 National Women's Football team taking part at the practice at the BFF Artificial Turf on Tuesday.

Sterling shines as England blow Spain away

Sterling shines as England blow Spain away

AFP, Seville :Raheem Sterling scored twice as England delivered one of their finest victories of the modern era by beating Spain 3-2 in Seville on Monday.Away from home, and against

Bolt offered contract with Malta football club

Sprint king Usain Bolt could be making his way to Europe after being offered a two-year professional football contract in Malta, reports said Tuesday, following his goal-scoring exploits in Australia.Bolt,

Italy leaves it late to earn 1st competitive win in a year

Italy leaves it late to earn 1st competitive win in a year

AP, Rome :Italy is finally showing signs of emerging from its crisis, nearly a year after failing to qualify for the World Cup.Cristiano Biraghi's goal in stoppage time earned the

US headed to Women's World Cup with 6-0 win over Jamaica

US headed to Women's World Cup with 6-0 win over Jamaica

AP, Frisco :The U.S. women's national team breezed through CONCACAF qualifying to secure a spot in the World Cup next year in France.The Americans still have to face Canada."Just because