Ranieri off to a winning start with Roma

It squeezes past lowly Empoli 2-1 Claudio Ranieri got off to a winning start as Roma coach with Stephan El Shaarawy and Patrik Schick’s first-half goals enough to squeeze past lowly Empoli 2-1 in the Serie ‘A’ on Monday to keep in touch with the Champions League places. Eusebio Di Francesco was sacked after the […]


All about the world’s best football coach

Zinedine Zidane has been reappointed as Real Madrid coach nine months after resigning, replacing Argentine Santiago Solari who was sacked on Monday. Zidane won three consecutive Champions League titles with Real and a Liga title in 2017 among nine trophies before standing down in May having taken the club to the European summit. “The best manager […]


What is the Homeless World Cup?

The football tournament, held annually, uses the sport as a vehicle to help homeless people learn to trust, share, and build relationships and discipline The latest edition of the Homeless World Cup, a football tournament, will take place in Cardiff from July 27 to August 3, 2019. What is the tournament all about? It is […]


ISL: Bengaluru FC stun Goa 3-0 to seal top spot

Ten-man Bengaluru FC sealed their place at the top of the table with a stunning 3-0 win over FC Goa in the Indian Super League here Thursday. Full-back Nishu Kumar received his second yellow card and was sent for an early bath in the 42nd minute. Down to 10 men, Bengaluru produced a brilliant second-half […]


Minerva moves Delhi HC

Minerva Punjab moved the Delhi High Court on Monday after the All India Football Federation (AIFF) refused to relocate the I-League match against Real Kashmir. Minerva did not travel to Srinagar, claiming it was not given the “written” security assurances that it sought, even as the hosts turned up for the match. “We have filed […]


‘The hooligans were the club’: Polish football’s Pulp Fiction

The dark, uneven soil at Wisla Krakow’s training facility in this village 40 minutes south of Poland’s second largest city was frozen solid last month as a few hundred supporters trudged through the snow to greet Jakub Blaszczykowski. Blaszczykowski, a 33-year-old midfielder, has played in some of soccer’s biggest matches, including the 2013 Champions League […]