Russian Super League side FC Krylia Sovetov Samara arrived in Hong Kong yesterday with one thing on their minds - winning the Lunar New Year AET Cup.Wednesday, 29 January, 2014, 10:30pm
Real Madrid eased into the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey with a 1-0 win over Espanyol at the Santiago Bernabeu to progress 2-0 on aggregate.
Jese Rodriguez got the only goal of the game after just eight minutes as Madrid set a club record by not conceding for the eighth consecutive game.29 Jan 2014 - 11:11pm
Sports Minister Valerie Fourneyron was left red-faced this week when confusing Ronaldo, the legendary Brazilian striker and former World Cup winner, with his Portuguese namesake, Real Madrid star Cristiano.9 Nov 2013 - 2:15pm
David Beckham hailed Alex Ferguson for helping get his career back on track after his infamous 1998 World Cup sending-off made him a hate figure in England.
In an interview with The Times newspaper, Beckham said the Manchester United manager was a tower of strength as he dealt with national vilification.26 Oct 2013 - 4:28pm
England’s chances of securing automatic qualification for next year’s World Cup in Brazil will be in the balance when they host Montenegro in their penultimate qualifying match on Friday.10 Oct 2013 - 10:28am
Phil Jagielka has backed Everton colleague Leighton Baines to prove an able deputy for the injured Ashley Cole in England’s penultimate World Cup qualifier at home to Montenegro on Friday.
Chelsea defender Cole has been ruled out of the game due to a rib injury and could also miss England’s final Group H game at home to Poland next Tuesday.9 Oct 2013 - 10:38am
Australia’s domestic A-League could eventually expand into Asia with Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia showing interest, senior officials said on Tuesday.
The league currently has just 10 teams and while a move to expand is not imminent, it could reportedly stage games in Asia as soon as the next year-15 season.8 Oct 2013 - 3:27pm
Gus Poyet was hired as Sunderland’s sixth permanent manager in less than five years on Tuesday with the task of reviving the English Premier League club’s fortunes.8 Oct 2013 - 6:10pm
England will be without left back Ashley Cole for their penultimate World Cup qualifier against Montenegro this Friday.
Cole complained of a rib problem during Chelsea’s Premier League victory at Norwich on Sunday and scans on Monday confirmed he won’t be fit for the match at Wembley Stadium.8 Oct 2013 - 12:58pm
David Moyes insists he isn’t worried about Manchester United’s frustrating start to the season hitting a new low at Sunderland on Saturday.
Under-fire boss Moyes has endured a bumpy beginning to his first season at Old Trafford, with United slumping to 12th in the Premier League table after their worst start since 1989.5 Oct 2013 - 5:25pm
Fifa has launched a consultation process to decide whether to move the 2022 World Cup in Qatar away from the traditional June-July slot and will not make a decision until mid-2014 at the earliest, president Sepp Blatter said yesterday.5 Oct 2013 - 1:47am
Tottenham overcame cold conditions to maintain their billing as the Europa League’s top contender thanks to a confident victory on Thursday, when a goalkeeping gaffe sparked Valencia to their first win.4 Oct 2013 - 2:05pm
Roberto Mancini guided Galatasaray to a 2-2 draw at Juventus in the Champions League on Wednesday, just two days after taking over as coach at the Turkish club.
Substitute Fabio Quagliarella thought he had won it for Juventus with an 87th-minute header but Umut Bulut immediately equalised.3 Oct 2013 - 2:24pm
Ronaldo and Angel Di Maria scored two goals each for Real Madrid in a 4-0 rout of Copenhagen, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic notched a brace for Paris Saint-Germain in a 3-0 demolition of Benfica.3 Oct 2013 - 11:25am
Barely four months after winning the Champions League at Wembley Stadium, Bayern Munich returned to England on Wednesday and showed they are in no mood to give up Europe’s most coveted trophy.3 Oct 2013 - 11:54am 1 comment