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Digne's last-gasp free kick earns Everton 2-2 draw vs Watford

Digne's last-gasp free kick earns Everton 2-2 draw vs Watford

AP, Liverpool  :Lucas Digne curled home a free kick in the sixth minute of injury time to earn Everton a 2-2 draw with Watford after a wild second half featuring

Sterling has endured abuse for years, claims Neville

AFP, London :Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville claims Manchester City star Raheem Sterling endured years of "vicious" abuse before the alleged racist slurs directed at him by Chelsea fans

Bale snaps drought as Real edge past struggling Huesca

Bale snaps drought as Real edge past struggling Huesca

Gareth Bale ended a run of 802 minutes without a goal in La Liga as Real Madrid won 1-0 at bottom side Huesca on Sunday to climb back to within

Furious Benitez demands VAR after last-gasp Wolves defeat

Furious Benitez demands VAR after last-gasp Wolves defeat

Rafael Benitez called on Sunday for the immediate introduction of video assistant referees after his 10-man Newcastle side slumped to a 2-1 home defeat to Wolves following Matt Doherty's stoppage-time

 Liverpool defender Joe Gomez signs new contract

Liverpool defender Joe Gomez signs new contract

Liverpool defender Joe Gomez has signed a new contract with the club until the summer of 2024.The 21-year-old joined the Reds from Charlton Athletic in 2015.He has played 18 times

BD U-15 boys' team go down 4-0 to Cyprus UEFA Youth Tournament

The Bangladesh national U-15 football team made a losing start in the four-nation Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) U-15 Men's Youth Tournament when they suffered a 0-4 goal defeat

AC Milan's Patrick Cutrone, challenges for the ball with Torino's Armando Izzo during a Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Torino , at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy on Sunday.

AC Milan's Patrick Cutrone, challenges for the ball with Torino's Armando Izzo during a Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Torino , at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy on Sunday.

Zlatan sticking with LA Galaxy, AC Milan 'evaluate' Fabregas

Zlatan sticking with LA Galaxy, AC Milan 'evaluate' Fabregas

Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not be leaving LA Galaxy to return to AC Milan, the Italian club's sporting director Leonardo said on Sunday, although they are studying the possibility of signing

Serie A golden boy Icardi looking to shine on bigger stage

Serie A golden boy Icardi looking to shine on bigger stage

AFP, Milan :Argentina striker Mauro Icardi is the golden boy of Italian football as much for his goal-scoring prowess with Inter Milan as his colourful lifestyle off the pitch.The heavily

Copa Libertadores saga ends as River Plate wins in Madrid

Copa Libertadores saga ends as River Plate wins in Madrid

AP, Madrid :Madrid turned into Buenos Aires for a night Sunday, with tens of thousands of Argentine fans transforming Real Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu into a stadium of their own.River Plate

Liverpool top after Chelsea inflict Man City's first league defeat

Liverpool top after Chelsea inflict Man City's first league defeat

Chelsea inflicted champions Manchester City's first Premier League defeat of the season with a 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge that allowed Liverpool to go top of the table on Saturday.N'Golo

Afghan football chiefs suspended over sex abuse on women's team

AFP, Kabul :Afghanistan has suspended five officials including the president of the country's football federation over allegations of sexual and physical abuse against the national women's team, officials said Sunday.The

A view of the football match of the Walton Independence Cup between Rahmatganj MFS and Nofel Sporting Club at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Sunday. Rahmatganj defeated Nofel by three goals to nil.

A view of the football match of the Walton Independence Cup between Rahmatganj MFS and Nofel Sporting Club at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Sunday. Rahmatganj defeated Nofel by three goals to nil.

FC Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets (center) kicks the ball through RCD Espanyol forward Granero (23) during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Espanyol and FC Barcelona at RCDE stadium in Cornella Llobregat, Spain on Saturday.

FC Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets (center) kicks the ball through RCD Espanyol forward Granero (23) during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Espanyol and FC Barcelona at RCDE stadium in Cornella Llobregat, Spain on Saturday.

Atlanta beat Portland to seize MLS Cup crown in second season

AFP, Atlanta :Atlanta United won the Major League Soccer title in its second season of existence, defeating the Portland Timbers 2-0 in the MLS Cup final on Saturday.Atlanta's MLS Most

Messi's free-kick magic keeps Barca top

Lionel Messi stole the show with two free-kick goals in a blistering display as Barcelona maintained their lead at the top of La Liga with a thumping 4-0 derby win

Rebooted Libertadores final a treat for Madrid soured by regret

AFP, Madrid :Six thousand miles away and 15 days later than planned, the Copa Libertadores final between Boca Juniors and River Plate will be concluded.There have been refusals, complaints and

Pumas' Carlos Gutierrez (right) fights for the ball with America's Alex Ibarra during a Mexico soccer league first leg semifinals match in Mexico City on Thursday.

Pumas' Carlos Gutierrez (right) fights for the ball with America's Alex Ibarra during a Mexico soccer league first leg semifinals match in Mexico City on Thursday.

Asian football boss faces two challengers for presidency

AFP, Kuala Lumpur :Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa will face two challengers when he seeks a fresh term at an election in April, the

Juventus beat Inter 1-0 to open up 11-point lead in Serie A

Juventus beat Inter 1-0 to open up 11-point lead in Serie A

AP, Turin :Mario Mandzukic often scores important goals and he did so again as he helped Juventus to a 1-0 win over title rival Inter Milan in the Derby d'Italia

 A view of the football match of the Walton Independence Cup between Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra Limited and Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Limited at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Saturday. The match ended in a goalless draw.

A view of the football match of the Walton Independence Cup between Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra Limited and Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Limited at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Saturday. The match ended in a goalless draw.

FIFA supports case of detained Bahraini soccer player

With just six months to go until the tournament's opening game in Paris, anticipation is growing ahead of the 2019 women's World Cup as the French capital prepares to host

Isco and Asensio lead Madrid into Copa del Rey's last 16

Isco and Asensio lead Madrid into Copa del Rey's last 16

AP, Madrid :Marco Asensio and Francisco "Isco" Alarcon were the big winners in a match that had little at stake for Real Madrid.The pair made the most of their chances

Boca Juniors arrive in Madrid to end Copa saga

Boca Juniors landed in Spain on Wednesday as they prepare to end the long-running Copa Libertadores final saga over two weeks after a fan assault threw the fixture into doubt.Boca

Gunners firing on all cylinders poses questions over Ozil's future

Gunners firing on all cylinders poses questions over Ozil's future

Mesut Ozil has missed Arsenal's last four matches and may be absent again when the Gunners host Huddersfield Town on Saturday.The 30-year-old playmaker is being treated for a back problem

France set for women's World Cup draw as countdown to 2019 finals begin

AFP, Paris :With just six months to go until the tournament's opening game in Paris, anticipation is growing ahead of the 2019 women's World Cup as the French capital prepares

President of Bangladesh Football Federation Kazi Salahuddin (center) inspected  Fortis Sports Ground in the city's Beraid on Friday. Fortis Sports Ground and its related area will be a Football Academy soon.

President of Bangladesh Football Federation Kazi Salahuddin (center) inspected Fortis Sports Ground in the city's Beraid on Friday. Fortis Sports Ground and its related area will be a Football Academy soon.

A moment of the football match of the Walton Independence Cup between Arambagh Krira Sangha and Saif Sporting Club at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Friday. Arambagh won the match 3-1.

A moment of the football match of the Walton Independence Cup between Arambagh Krira Sangha and Saif Sporting Club at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Friday. Arambagh won the match 3-1.

Marcinho of Brazil's Atletico Paranaense (left) fights for the ball with Jarlan Barrera of Colombia's Junior during a Copa Sudamericana first leg final match at the Metropolitano stadium in Barranquilla, Colombia on Wednesday.

Marcinho of Brazil's Atletico Paranaense (left) fights for the ball with Jarlan Barrera of Colombia's Junior during a Copa Sudamericana first leg final match at the Metropolitano stadium in Barranquilla, Colombia on Wednesday.

England Jordan Nobbs ruled out of Women's World Cup

England Jordan Nobbs ruled out of Women's World Cup

Arsenal and England midfielder Jordan Nobbs will miss the 2019 Women's World Cup after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee.The national side's vice-captain, 25, suffered the injury