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  • Piatek makes Milan history

    Krzysztof Piatek hit a wonder goal and grabbed a second as AC Milan came back to defeat Atalanta 3-1 on Saturday and stay on course for the Champions League.

  • Girona derail Real's title bid

    Real Madrid threw away their lead and perhaps their hopes of catching Barcelona as Girona came from behind to pull off a shock 2-1 victory at the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday.

  • Woodwork leaves game goalless

    The woodwork came in the way a number of times as three-time champions Sheikh Jamal held one-time champions Sheikh Russel to a goalless draw in their Bangladesh Premier League fixture at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.

  • Rampant Abahani go three clear

    Kervens Belfort scored twice as defending champions Abahani grabbed a solo lead in the Bangladesh Premier League with a 4-0 thrashing of strugglers Brothers Union at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.

  • Blockbuster Sunday

    Defending champions Abahani and former champions Sheikh Russel KC will look to regain the solo lead in the Bangladesh Premier League when they take the field in the first two matches of the seventh round at the Bangabandhu National Stadium today.

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    Composite rule second day of BGMEA Cup

    Apparels and defending champions Comfit Composite register two wins each on the second day of the BGMEA Cup Football Tournament on Friday at the astro-turf of Uttara International Hope School Bangladesh.

  • MU duo out of Chelsea, L'pool ties

    Manchester United will be without Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard for Monday's FA Cup clash at Chelsea with both sidelined for up to three weeks after picking up injuries during Tuesday's Champions League defeat by Paris Saint-Germain.

  • New dilemma for Barcelona

    Barcelona will hope to reassert their authority in the title race on Saturday after a stuttering spell has given Real Madrid fresh hope in La Liga.

  • Messi backing Pique in new venture

    Lionel Messi is one of the investors in the Davis Cup Finals in Madrid later this year, according to Barcelona teammate Gerard Pique whose Kosmos company has been instrumental in a revamp for the historic tennis competition.

  • Chelsea edge Malmo

    Chelsea claimed a 2-1 victory at Malmo in the Europa League last-32 first leg on Thursday to ease some of the pressure on beleaguered coach Maurizio Sarri, while Arsenal suffered a shock loss to BATE Borisov.

  • Barca extent Valverde contract until 2020

    Barcelona have extended coach Ernesto Valverde's contract by another year until the end of the 2019-20 season with an option for one more season, the La Liga club said on Friday.

  • United confirm huge pay-off for Mourinho

    Manchester United revealed on Thursday that sacking Jose Mourinho cost the club nearly £20 million, with executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward hailing the impact of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

  • Pochettino hails his 'heroes'

    Mauricio Pochettino saluted his Tottenham "heroes" as they took a huge step towards reaching the Champions League quarter-finals with a 3-0 win over Borussia Dortmund in the last 16 first leg on Wednesday.

  • Ramos denies deliberate yellow card

    Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has rowed back on his suggestion he deliberately earned a yellow card against Ajax on Wednesday to ensure he would be banned for the second leg.

  • Real steal victory

    Real Madrid needed a late winner from Marco Asensio and VAR's debut in the Champions League to beat a spirited Ajax 2-1 in the first leg of the last 16 on Wednesday.

  • Baptism by fire, but real test awaits

    There were plenty of burning 'what ifs' for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and any Manchester United fan after their 2-0 loss to Paris Saint-Germain in their Champions League Round of 16 first leg yesterday.

  • Victoria, Farashganj register wins

    Victoria Sporting Club and Farashganj Sporting Club registered victories in their respective matches of the Bangladesh Championship League at the Birshreshtha Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur yesterday.

  • Gabriel offers apology for sledge

    West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel sought to clear the air over what he said to England captain Joe Root and extended an "unreserved apology" for his comments during the third Test against England in St Lucia.

  • Bashundhara scrape past Rahmatganj

    Bashundhara Kings moved back to the top of the Bangladesh Premier League table, retaining their hundred per cent record so far, following a 1-0 victory over Rahmatganj MFS at the Sheikh Kamal Stadium in Nilphamari yesterday.

  • Neymar return not possible: Barca president

    There have been rumours since Neymar’s move to PSG that the forward wants to return to the Camp Nou but Barca president informed that Neymar’s people did not call about a possible return.

  • VAR favours big clubs: De Jong after disallowed goal against Real

    Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong bemoaned that Video Assisted Refereeing (VAR) decisions favour the big clubs after VAR was used for the first time in the Champions League last night to rule out Ajax’s opening goal.

  • Ramos denies deliberate yellow card against Ajax

    Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has rowed back on his suggestion he deliberately earned a yellow card against Ajax on Wednesday to ensure he would be banned for the second leg.

  • We’ve lost the one who made us – ‘Class of 92’ lead tributes to Harrison

    Eric Harrison, the former youth team coach of Manchester United's 'Class of 92', which included David Beckham and Ryan Giggs, has died aged 81, the club announced on Thursday.

  • Tottenham cruise past Dortmund 3-0

    Defender Jan Vertonghen scored once and set up another goal for Son Heung-min as Tottenham Hotspur thumped Borussia Dortmund 3-0 at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday to give them the clear edge following the first leg of their last 16 Champions League tie.

  • Asensio lifts Real against Ajax

    Real Madrid's Marco Asensio scored a late winner in a 2-1 victory at Ajax Amsterdam, who were left to rue a goal disallowed by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in their Champions League last-16, first leg on Wednesday.

  • Sala's body to be returned ON FRIDAY

    Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala's body is to be returned to Argentina on Friday, the mayor of his hometown of Progreso, Julio Muller,

  • PSG hand MU reality check

    Manchester United caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted his side were shown how much they still have to improve after being swept aside by an injury-hit Paris Saint-Germain 2-0 in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie on Tuesday.

  • Mohammedan's nadir

    Mohammedan hit a new low in the professional football league as they crashed to a record fourth straight defeat, suffering a 2-1 loss to Saif SC in a Bangladesh Premier League encounter at Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.

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    Player review sparks confusion at start of Durban Test

    The start of South Africa's first Test against Sri Lanka on Wednesday was hit by confusion and controversy before a run had been scored.

  • PSG usurp United at Old Trafford

    Manchester United's Champions League hopes were hanging by a thread after they lost 2-0 at home to Paris St Germain in their round-of-16, first leg match and had talisman Paul Pogba sent off late in the game on Tuesday.