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    Barca ready to make Messi best paid player in the world

    Agence France-Presse . Barcelona | Updated at 11:16pm on December 20, 2016

    Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu indicated the Spanish champions are prepared to make Lionel Messi the world’s highest-paid player to keep the Argentine superstar at...

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    Mane strikes late to give Reds derby joy

    Agence France-Presse . Liverpool | Updated at 11:14pm on December 20, 2016

    Jurgen Klopp finally had a reason to celebrate Christmas after Sadio Mane’s dramatic 94th-minute goal saw his side move second in the Premier League table...

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    ‘Spectacular year for Cristiano’

    Agence France-Presse . Yokohama | Updated at 11:44pm on December 19, 2016

    Cristiano Ronaldo said he had answered his critics in style as he rounded off a ‘spectacular’ year with a hat-trick to win the Club World...

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    Guardiola pins hopes on Chelsea wobble

    Agence France-Presse . Manchester | Updated at 11:42pm on December 19, 2016

    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said his side will be ready to pounce if Premier League leaders Chelsea falter following their impressive 2-1 comeback victory...

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    Unique Messi dazzles Espanyol with derby win

    Reuters . Barcelona | Updated at 11:38pm on December 19, 2016

    Lionel Messi proved his ability to excite has no foreseeable expiry date by producing a virtuoso display as Barcelona thrashed Espanyol 4-1 in a local...

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    Mourinho hails Zlatan the ‘superman’

    Reuters . London | Updated at 11:27pm on December 18, 2016

    Jose Mourinho’s admiration for Manchester United’s summer recruit Zlatan Ibrahimovic soared to new heights on Saturday as he cooed about the Swede’s ‘superman’ mentality following...

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    Ronaldo treble fires Real to World title

    Agence France-Presse . Yokohama | Updated at 11:24pm on December 18, 2016

    Cristiano Ronaldo smashed a hat-trick as Real Madrid survived a colossal scare to beat Japan’s Kashima Antlers 4-2 and lift the Club World Cup on...

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    Brothers, Mukti win

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:19pm on December 18, 2016

    Relegation threatened Uttar Baridhara suffered another defeat in Bangladesh Premier League as they lost to Brothers Union by 2-1 at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on...

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    Referees threaten strike over wage

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:18pm on December 18, 2016

    The Bangladesh Football Federation barely avoided an embarrassment on Sunday when local football referees refused to conduct Bangladesh Premier League matches unless their long overdue...

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    Ronaldo treble fires Real to Club World Cup

    Reuters | Updated at 07:42pm on December 18, 2016

      Reuters Real Madrid suffered an almighty fright before a Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick hauled them back from 2-1 down and gave them a 4-2 win...