• Fri
  • Dec 19, 2014
  • Updated: 12:10pm
Mario Balotelli fined by FA over offensive message

Controversial Liverpool forward Mario Balotelli was suspended for one match by the FA on Thursday and fined 25,000 pounds (HK$300,000) after posting an offensive message on social media.

19 Dec 2014 - 10:24am
Rational Ref: Let's call time on those who run down the clock

It doesn't take a genius to run down the clock. Even ball boys do it with aplomb.

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho complained about the time-wasting tactics of ball boys during his team's...

18 Dec 2014 - 9:46pm
Rational Ref: Let's call time on those who run down the clock

South American champions San Lorenzo needed extra time to see off the gallant challenge of Auckland City as they beat the New Zealand part-timers 2-1 in the Club World Cup semi-final on Wednesday...

18 Dec 2014 - 10:38am
Rational Ref: Let's call time on those who run down the clock

Liverpool are showing signs of reproducing their scintillating form of last season after a 3-1 win at Bournemouth in the League Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday, manager Brendan Rodgers said.

18 Dec 2014 - 9:52am
Rational Ref: Let's call time on those who run down the clock

The American lawyer who led the investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup soccer bid process resigned from the Fifa ethics committee on Wednesday in protest over the handling of his findings...

18 Dec 2014 - 12:40am
Injury toll mounts as Chelsea dispatch Derby County to reach League Cup semi-finals

English Premier League leaders Chelsea beat second-tier Derby County 3-1 to reach the League Cup semi-finals on Tuesday, but at the cost of injuries to Kurt Zouma and Didier Drogba.

17 Dec 2014 - 9:52am

European champions Real Madrid turned on the party tricks as they sailed into the Club World Cup final by crushing Cruz Azul 4-0 on Tuesday.

17 Dec 2014 - 10:27am


Jose Mourinho's Chelsea were drawn on Monday against Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City tackle Barcelona in two blockbuster Champions League last-16 ties.

15 Dec 2014 - 10:16pm

Mauricio Pochettino was delighted with the strength of character shown by his Tottenham side after their last-gasp 2-1 Premier League victory over Swansea at the Liberty Stadium.

15 Dec 2014 - 10:14am

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says his side’s 3-0 Premier League victory over Liverpool proved his methods are beginning to take effect at Old Trafford.

15 Dec 2014 - 9:54am

Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata and Robin van Persie scored as Manchester United rubbed salt into Liverpool's wounds with a crushing 3-0 home victory in the Premier League yesterday.

15 Dec 2014 - 12:27am

Manchester City are in danger of facing the busy Christmas and New Year Premier League programme without their top strikers and captain as manager Manuel Pellegrini counted the cost of Saturday’s...

14 Dec 2014 - 11:41am

Chelsea and Manchester City tightened their stranglehold on the Premier League title race yesterday, recording victories over struggling clubs to stretch further clear of their increasingly...

14 Dec 2014 - 1:48am

Gamba Osaka completed Japan's domestic treble yesterday by beating Montedio Yamagata 3-1 in the Emperor's Cup final, celebrating wildly as a shower of confetti rained down.

14 Dec 2014 - 1:04am

Manchester United and Liverpool will remind themselves what top billing in the Premier League feels like when they lock horns for the 191st time at Old Trafford on Sunday.

14 Dec 2014 - 12:14am

Manchester United will relish the opportunity to inflict more pain on wounded foes Liverpool when the teams renew their heated rivalry at Old Trafford in the Premier League this weekend.

12 Dec 2014 - 10:41pm

We need to talk about Sergio. Many pundits are touting the injury suffered by Sergio Aguero as a pivotal moment in the English Premier League title race, handing the initiative back to Chelsea...

12 Dec 2014 - 10:27pm

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers said after his team's Champions League exit: "The Europa League is still a prestigious tournament."

It's certainly a distinguished tournament, even if it...

12 Dec 2014 - 10:27pm

Holders Sevilla maintained their Europa League challenge with a 1-0 win over Rijeka in a winners-take-all clash on Thursday as the competition’s arduous group stage wound down with a glut of goals...

12 Dec 2014 - 9:50am

Forget Flash, Spider-Man and Wolverine. Referees are the real superheroes in the world of soccer. And like these superhumans who do good deeds and fight for justice, referees are treated as freaks...

12 Dec 2014 - 12:57am

Jose Mourinho insists Chelsea will show no fear when they dive into the shark infested waters of the Champions League last 16.

11 Dec 2014 - 9:59am

Manuel Pellegrini hailed his depleted Manchester City side’s resolve after a 2-0 win over Roma secured the English champions an unlikely ticket for the knockout phase of the Champions League on...

11 Dec 2014 - 9:50am

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique was delighted to have ended PSG’s unbeaten run in all competitions this season, despite being forced to adopt a new system in a landmark Champions League triumph for...

11 Dec 2014 - 10:38am

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti hailed his “extraordinary” players after they set a Spanish record for consecutive victories of 19, thanks to a 4-0 success at home to Ludogorets in Champions...

10 Dec 2014 - 10:54am

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey scored a contender for goal of the season when he blasted home a 30-metre volley to help his team cruise past Galatasaray 4-1 to finish second in Champions League...

10 Dec 2014 - 10:03am

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers took an upbeat view on a dismal night as the five-time European champions were bundled out of the Champions League following a 1-1 draw with FC Basel at Anfield...

10 Dec 2014 - 10:09am

BC Rangers would not consider moving away from their new home ground at Kowloon Bay Park despite calls for abandoning the artificial turf, the only one of its kind being used for the new Hong Kong...

11 Dec 2014 - 12:51am


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