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    Messi seeks fresh start under Valverde

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:05am on July 14, 2017

    Barcelona star Lionel Messi on Thursday expressed hope for improved fortunes under new coach Ernesto Valverde after a disappointing year for the Catalan club...

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    Nouri has ‘serious, permanent’ brain damage

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 06:07pm on July 13, 2017

    Abdelhak Nouri has suffered ‘serious and permanent’ brain damage following his collapse over the weekend, his club Ajax said Thursday, dashing earlier...

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    From the Sidelines

    | Updated at 11:29pm on July 12, 2017

    New Bayern Munich signing from Real Madrid, Colombian midfielder James Rodriguez blows out the candles on a cake during his official presentation at the club...

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    Fitness, finance jostle for pre-season spotlight

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:05am on July 13, 2017

    Real Madrid and Barcelona square off in a rare overseas Clasico while Manchester United and Manchester City meet for the first time outside Britain as...

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    Conte eyes Morata to cure Lukaku hangover

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on July 12, 2017

    Spanish striker Alvaro Morata is now the focus of frustrated Chelsea manager Antonio Conte’s attentions after Romelu Lukaku slipped through his fingers and signed for...

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    Bayern sign Rodriguez on loan deal from Real

    Agence France-Presse . Munich | Updated at 12:05am on July 12, 2017

    Colombia’s hot-shot James Rodriguez has joined Bayern Munich on a two-year loan from Real Madrid, the Bundesliga club announced on Tuesday...

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    Pogba behind record United deal: Lukaku

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:05am on July 12, 2017

    Romelu Lukaku revealed that his record move to Manchester United was inspired by Paul Pogba’s arrival at Old Trafford as he began training with the...

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    BU rope in Italian coach

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 12, 2017

    Bangladesh Premier League outfit Brothers Union have filled up their vacant head coach post signing Italian Giovanni Scanu on Tuesday for a six-month period...

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    U-23 boys lose to Nepal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 12, 2017

    Bangladesh Under-23 national football team suffered a narrow 0-1 defeat against their Nepalese counterparts in a warm-up match as part of their preparation for the...

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    Rooney to play as striker for Everton

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:05am on July 11, 2017

    Wayne Rooney will play across the front line for Everton, his manager Ronald Koeman said on Monday when the 31-year-old made his official return to...