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  • Solskjaer named Manchester United interim manager

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was on Wednesday named as Manchester United's caretaker manager until the end of the 2018/19 season following the sacking of Jose Mourinho.


    Alastair Cook is set to receive a knighthood in the new year's honours, according to reports. The former England batsman, 33, retired

  • Icardi and Inter 'very far' apart

    Inter and Mauro Icardi are still "very far" apart when it comes to agreeing a new contract, according to the striker's wife and agent Wanda Nara.

  • Third season meltdown again

    Manchester United have sacked manager Jose Mourinho after their worst start to a season in almost 30 years, the club announced on Tuesday.

  • Spirited Brothers take on determined Sheikh Russel

    Falling giants Brothers Union will hope to repeat a spirited performance to ensure their first final berth in the professional football era when the All Oranges take on Sheikh Russel KC in the first semifinal of Walton Independence Cup today.

  • Lionel Messi

    Messi claims record 5th European Golden Shoe

    Lionel Messi moved one clear of Cristiano Ronaldo as the Argentine received a record fifth European Golden Shoe award after netting 34 goals last season.

  • Jose Mourinho

    Manchester United sack Jose Mourinho

    Manchester United have sacked manager Jose Mourinho after the club made their worst start to a season in almost 30 years, the Premier League club announced.

  • Biratnagar to host SAFF Women's C'ship

    Nepal has finally been officially awarded the hosting rights of the SAFF Women's Championship in next March even though the draw of the seven-team tournament was finalised in July this year.

  • Draw pits Bayern against L'pool

    Bayern Munich and Liverpool, both five-times European champions, will meet in one of three England-Germany clashes in the Champions League round of sixteen following the draw made at UEFA headquarters on Monday.

  • Messi hits hattrick

    Lionel Messi continued his sublime form by netting his 31st La Liga hattrick as Barcelona thrashed Levante 5-0 on Sunday to regain their three-point lead at the top of the table.

  • Ada Hegerberg

    When Ada became the first ever Women’s Ballon d’Or winner

    “’Ada, can you keep a secret?’ That was the start of this fantastic dream. One of my assistant coaches at Olympic Lyonnaise had called me into his office after training,” writes Ada Hegerberg, the first ever Women’s Ballon d’Or winner as she recalls the story of her triumph while writing for the Players’ Tribune.

  • Champions League last 16 draw: MU to meet PSG, Liverpool get Bayern

    The big sides in Europe all know their next rounds opponents after the draw for the last 16 stage took place today at the UEFA headquarters.

  • Messi hat-trick adorns Barca's 5-0 romp at Levante

    Lionel Messi netted his first hat-trick of the La Liga season and provided two assists in yet another sensational individual display as a rampant Barcelona won 5-0 at Levante to strengthen their lead at the top of the table.

  • Shaqiri double lifts Liverpool

    Two deflected Xherdan Shaqiri strikes handed Liverpool victory over Manchester United in the Premier League for the first time in nine attempts as Jurgen Klopp's men moved back to the top of the table with a 3-1 win at Anfield yesterday.

  • CP football training held

    In a quest of spreading CP [Cerebral Palsy] football across the country as well as forming a national CP football team through talent hunt

  • Ronaldo sees off Torino

    Cristiano Ronaldo scored from the spot as unbeaten Italian champions Juventus saw off city rivals Torino 1-0 to hammer home their

  • Arsenal's unbeaten run ends

    Charlie Austin shattered Arsenal's 22-game unbeaten run as the Southampton striker punished a howler from Gunners goalkeeper

  • Gentner's father dies at stadium

    The father of VfB Stuttgart captain Christian Gentner died at the Bundesliga club's stadium minutes after their 2-1 win over Hertha Berlin

  • Madrid booed at Bernabeu while Ronaldo penalty wins Turin derby

    Real Madrid edged a 1-0 win over minnows Rayo Vallecano on Saturday, earning a third consecutive La Liga victory and rising to third in the table, but they again failed to sparkle and had to endure booing from their unhappy supporters while Cristiano Ronaldo scored from a penalty to win Turin derby for Juve.

  • L'pool, MU meet in contrasting styles

    England's two most successful clubs Liverpool and Manchester United head into their first meeting of the season on Sunday at Anfield in very different form after wildly contrasting campaigns to date.

  • City regain top spot

    Manchester City swept back to the top of the Premier League as Gabriel Jesus struck twice in the champions' 3-1 win over Everton, while Christian Eriksen kept Tottenham in the title hunt in a last-gasp 1-0 victory against Burnley on Saturday.

  • Foot ball

    BD score 10 past Maldives

    Bangladesh wrapped up their campaign in the U-15 Men's Youth International Football Tournament in Thailand with a thumping 10-0 win against Maldives yesterday.

  • Kings survive R'ganj scare

    Goalkeeper Anisur Rahman Zico's heroic performance in shootout after Costa Rican Daniel Colindres' shining display in Walton Independence Cup helped Bashundhara Kings edge a spirited Rahmatganj MFS 3-2 in tiebreak in the fourth quarterfinal at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.

  • Mueller sorry for horror tackle

    Thomas Mueller has apologised for his kung fu-style kick to the head of Ajax defender Nicholas Tagliafico which saw the Germany star

  • Giants fall all around Europe

    The final matchday of the Champions League's group stage games served up a number of upsets, with Real Madrid crashing to their heaviest ever home European defeat -- a 3-0 drubbing at the hands of CSKA Moscow.

  • Belfort strike takes Abahani to semis

    A late strike from Haitian forward Kervens Fils Belfort lifted Abahani to the semifinals of the Walton Independence Cup as the Dhanmondi outfit overcame Saif Sporting Club 1-0 in their quarterfinal encounter at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.

  • Bayern top group after six-goal thriller at Ajax

    Robert Lewandowski scores twice as Bayern Munich pipped Ajax to top spot in the Champions League Group E after a dramatic 3-3 draw which saw both sides finish with 10 men.

  • Juve take top spot despite loss to Young Boys

    Guillaume Hoarau scores in either half as Young Boys inflict a 2-1 defeat on Juventus in their final Champions League group game in Switzerland but the Italians still took top spot in Group H after Manchester United lost by the same scoreline to Valencia.

  • Limp defeat sees United through as runners-up

    Manchester United squander the chance to win their Champions League group after a lacklustre display got what it deserved in a 2-1 defeat to Valencia.

  • Sane secures City's top spot

    Manchester City survive a sloppy start to secure top spot in Champions League Group F by coming from behind to beat Hoffenheim 2-1 thanks to Leroy Sane's double.