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Helen Flanagan expecting first child with beau Scott Sinclair  Dec 22, 12:19 pm
London, Dec 22 (ANI): Helen Flanagan is three months pregnant with her and footballer boyfriend Scott Sinclair's first child.
Gary Lineker brands FIFA's way of running world football 'a farce'  Dec 20, 1:31 pm
London, Dec 20 (ANI): English footballer-turned TV personality Gary Lineker believes that the way FIFA is running world football is a farce, after the world football governing body agreed to publish a report into claims of World Cup corruption bid.
20 percent Brit kids believe Jesus is Chelsea footballer  Dec 12, 5:38 pm
London, Dec. 12 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that around 20 percent kids believe that Jesus is a Chelsea footballer or many other think that he is an astronaut.
Lightning struck Peruvian footballer 'out of danger', says teammate  Dec 11, 12:19 pm
London, Dec 11 (ANI): A Peruvian footballer, who was struck by lightning while playing in a cup semifinal, is reportedly recovering in hospital and his teammate has said that their friend is out of danger.
Ex-footie hardman Vinnie Jones fears Gazza will fall prey to his 'booze demons'  Dec 9, 3:08 pm
London, Dec 09 (ANI): Former Chelsea footballer turned actor Vinnie Jones has claimed that he has had a spiritual connection with ex-England international Paul Gascoigne, popularly known as Gazza, and fears it would end in tragedy unless someone find's a cure for the former midfielder's booze disease.
Araang League promotes young footballers of Manipur  Dec 9, 11:00 am
Imphal, Dec. 9 (ANI): The first edition of Araang League recently kicked off at Hundung Bakshi ground in Ukhrul district of Manipur under the theme of "For the Good of All". The 10- day long championship is being organized by the Araang league with the partnership of Assam Rifles and several private sponsors.
FIFA dismisses discrimination claims over women's WC artificial grass surface as 'nonsense'  Dec 6, 2:59 pm
Wellington, Dec 06 (ANI): FIFA has dismissed any suggestions that staging next year's women's World Cup on artificial grass is discrimination as nonsense, as they prepare to stand their ground in a turf war with top women footballers.
Man U to dish out 200 mln-pounds for Van Gaal to lure top footballers next summer  Dec 5, 1:33 pm
London, Dec 05 (ANI): Manchester United would reportedly dish out a staggering 200 million pounds for their manager Louis van Gaal to spend on some of the biggest stars in the world next summer in order to reclaim their place among the European elite.
Argentine footballer Franco Nico passes away after post match assault by hooligans  Dec 5, 1:33 pm
London, Dec 05 (ANI): Argentine regional football club Tiro Federal's captain Franco Nico has passed away after getting hit in the head following a football match on Saturday.
Professional footballers, cricketers three times more likely to be gamblers: Research  Dec 4, 1:38 pm
London, Dec 04 (ANI): A research has revealed that professional footballers and cricketers are three times more likely to have gambling problems than other young men.
Stephanie Roche can become first female footballer to win FIFA's goal of the year  Dec 2, 12:11 pm
London, December 2 (ANI): Irish female footballer Stephanie Roche, who currently plays for French division 1 Feminine club ASPTT Albi, has earned a unique distinction of being the only woman to have been shortlisted for FIFA's goal of the year alongside fellow strikers Robin van Persie and James Rodriguez.
American footballer Ray Rice wins appeal of indefinite suspension and reinstated to NFL  Nov 29, 4:27 pm
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): America's National Football League player Ray Rice has won his appeal of an indefinite suspension and has been reinstated to the league, becoming eligible to sign with any NFL team.
Palace hunting for 16-19 year-old star footballers in India   Nov 25, 12:12 pm
London, Nov 25 (ANI): English Premier League club Crystal Palace has reportedly teamed up with the Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Mumbai City FC to stage a trial for the best 16-19 year-olds in India.
Gareth Bale reveals only thing he misses in Madrid is Nando's chicken  Nov 23, 9:53 am
London, Nov 23 (ANI): World's most expensive footballer Gareth Bale, who has his own personal chef and dines at the finest restaurants in Spain, has revealed that the only thing he is missing in Madrid is chicken restaurant 'Nando's'.
Bale insists he is 'a footballer, not a heartthrob' ahead of Wales' Euro 16 qualifier  Nov 16, 3:02 pm
London, Nov 16 (ANI): Real Madrid ace left-back Gareth Bale has insisted that his on-field achievements would always carry more weight than his celebrity status, claiming that he is footballer and not a heartthrob.
Jessica Ennis-Hill receives rape threats for warning against convicted rapist Evans' reinstatement   Nov 15, 3:51 pm
London, Nov 15 (ANI): British track and field athlete Jessica Ennis-Hill has been at the receiving end of rape threats on Twitter, after she warned against the reinstatement of convicted rapist footballer Ched Evans.
Stephanie Roche only female footballer named in FIFA's goal of the year list  Nov 13, 2:22 pm
London, November 13 (ANI): Irish female footballer Stephanie Roche, who currently plays for Peamount United, has earned a unique distinction of being the only woman to have been shortlisted for FIFA's goal of the year alongside fellow strikers Robin van Persie and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Footballer's face can predict on-field performance, goals, assists and fouls: Study  Nov 13, 12:34 pm
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): A latest study has revealed that the structure of a football player's face can predict his performance on the field, including his likelihood of scoring goals, making assists and committing fouls.
Gary Lineker believes Rooney has to 'rank right up there' with England's finest   Nov 11, 3:07 pm
London, Nov 11 (ANI): English footballer-turned TV personality Gary Lineker is of the opinion that Wayne Rooney deserves to be recognised as one of England's greatest players.
Ronaldo believes will be considered greatest footballers in history by retirement  Nov 8, 4:54 pm
Beijing, Nov 08 (ANI): World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo is of the opinion that he would be considered one of the greatest footballers of all time in history by the time he retires.
Good looking TV host almost lost 'dream job' for distracting footballers  Nov 6, 3:50 pm
Wellington, Nov 6 (ANI): A Serbian TV football presenter has revealed that she almost lost her "dream job" because her good looks were distracting players.
Garcia says might have been footballer or vet surgeon had not been a golfer  Nov 6, 1:47 pm
Johannesburg, Nov 06 (ANI): World number three Sergio Garcia has said that if he had not been a professional golfer he might have been a footballer or even a veterinary surgeon.
Fifpro boss fears players would boycott 2022 Qatar WC if held in summer   Nov 6, 12:53 pm
London, Nov 06 (ANI): The global footballers' union boss has revealed that players could boycott the 2022 World Cup if the tournament is held in the summer.
Ancelotti asks FIFA boss Blatter to 'keep his mouth shut'   Oct 30, 11:09 am
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Real Madrid football team manager Carlo Ancelotti has asked FIFA president Sepp Blatter to keep his mouth shut after the world football governing body boss insisted that Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer should be crowned footballer of the year.
Ronaldo would be looking to retain Ballon d'Or as FIFA reveals 23-man shortlist  Oct 29, 10:39 am
London, Oct 29 (ANI): Real Madrid star forward Cristiano Ronaldo would be looking to retain the Ballon d'Or award as the shortlist for the FIFA 2014 men's world footballer of the year award has been revealed.