Tag: Football

Fernando Torres to leave Atletico Madrid at season-end

Madrid: Veteran striker Fernando Torres on Monday announced he would be leaving Atletico Madrid at the end of the 2017-18 football season. At a publicity event, the 34-year-old Spanish international who came through Atletico’s youth academy said the decision was difficult, reports Efe. “When I arrived at just 10 years old,[Read More…]

Siddhartha Upadhyay appointed on SAI governing body

Siddhartha Upadhyay, founder of the Society for Transformation, Inclusion and Recognition through Sports (STAIRS), has been appointed on the governing body of Sports Authority of India. “Mr. Upadhyay has been recognised for his efforts to build grassroots football and he will be an asset for the Ministry. He is now[Read More…]

Manchester United first club to reach 2000 Premier League points

Manchester United became the first club to reach 2,000 points in the Premier League after registering their 16th successive win in the league against Watford at Old Trafford on Saturday. [email protected] is convinced #MUFC will finish in the @PremierLeague’s top four: https://t.co/7mqi8IHJds pic.twitter.com/Agguelf2LN — Manchester United (@ManUtd) February 12, 2017[Read More…]

Tragic stampede kills 17 football fans in Angola

On Friday, 17 football fans lost their lives and 56 severely injured themselves in a tragic stampede at a stadium in northern Angola. The incident was witnessed at a match in the town of Uige between Santa Rita de Cassia and Recreativo de Libolo in Angola’s domestic league season. A[Read More…]

JNU footballers sport with ‘Najeeb’ jerseys

Red Star JNU,A football team from JNU,  played a tournament with stickers saying ‘Najeeb’ pasted over their own names on their jerseys. The players also wore white armband with ‘Find Najeeb’ written on it. The team also sloganeered for Najeeb during the gap between matches. “in the football pitch, we[Read More…]

Job at stake? Sam Allardyce faces FA probe after newspaper sting

The Football Association has asked for “the full facts” after a newspaper alleged England manager Sam Allardyce discussed the possibility of circumventing its rules on third-party ownership. A report in The Daily Telegraph claims Allardyce told undercover reporters posing as businessmen it was possible to “get around” an FA rule,[Read More…]

Manchester United outclassed by their City rivals

Manchester United’s gremlins were on the show as Manchester City completely outclassed them in a 2-1 victory. Touted as the clash of the titan managers, City’s Pep Guardiola vs United’s Jose Mourinho, the Manchester derby was undoubtedly one of the best matches in recent Premier league history. The sky blues[Read More…]

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