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Mourinho claims Hazard set to sign new deal with Chelsea Dec 20, 1:31 pm
London, Dec 20 (ANI): Chelsea football team manager Jose Mourinho has said that Belgian Eden Hazard is set to sign a new contract with the club and could go on to become one of their greatest players.
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.
FIFA insists Russia, Qatar will stay as 2018, 2022 WC hosts Dec 20, 12:15 pm
London, Dec 20 (ANI): Despite FIFA executives unanimously agreeing to publish a legally appropriate version of a report into allegations of World Cup bidding corruption, the world football's governing body insisted that Russia and Qatar would stay as hosts of the 2018 and 2022 tournaments respectively.
London, Dec 20 (ANI): England football team goalkeeper Joe Hart has signed a new contract with Manchester City that would keep extend his stay at the Etihad Stadium until 2019.
FIFA VP says Garcia's resignation marks a 'new low' in football body Dec 19, 10:44 am
London, December 19 (ANI): FIFA's vice-president Jim Boyce has revealed that the decision of Michael Garcia to step down as independent ethics investigator marked a new low in the history of football's governing body.
Controversial striker Balotelli gets one-match suspension over `racist` Instagram post Dec 19, 10:16 am
London, December 19 (ANI): Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has been handed a one-match ban and fined 25,000 pounds by the Football Association (FA) on account of his Instagram post which appeared to contain anti-Semitic and racist references. The Italian striker, who will miss Sunday's home game against Arsenal, has also been told to attend an education course.
Garcia resigns as FIFA's ethics investigator in protest over handling of WC bidding report Dec 18, 10:41 am
London, Dec 18 (ANI): In a protest over the handling of his report into the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, FIFA's independent ethics investigator Michael Garcia has resigned from his post, citing a lack of leadership at the top of football's world governing body.
Porn star Lisa Ann retires to pursue career in fantasy football Dec 17, 1:16 pm
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Porn star Lisa Ann has revealed that she is giving up the adult film industry for a future in the world of fantasy American Football.
Ex-Arsenal, France striker Thierry Henry retires from football to take up media career Dec 16, 2:41 pm
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Former Arsenal and France striker Thierry Henry has announced his retirement from football after a trophy-laden career that spanned 20-years and has taken up a media role now.
London, Dec 15 (ANI): A woman has been arrested in Saudi Arabia after she disguised herself as a man in order to watch a football match.
Wenger says 'thankful' to fans for singing his name during Arsenal's 4-1 win over Newcastle Dec 14, 10:10 am
London, Dec 14 (ANI): Arsenal football team manager Arsene Wenger said that he is thankful to fans who sang his name as his side returned to their winning ways with their 4-1 victory over Newcastle United in the Premier League.
Steve Bruce slams referee Chris Foy for 'not doing job' during Hull's 2-0 loss to Chelsea Dec 14, 10:04 am
London, Dec 14 (ANI): Referee Chris Foy has been slammed by Hull City football team manager Steve Bruce for not doing his job during their 10-man 2-0 loss to Chelsea, who currently sit on top of the Premier League table.
Imphal, Dec. 13 (ANI): Manipur is known for producing many good sportspersons and the reason behind that is the number of sporting events that are organized across the state.
London, December 13 (ANI): A movie based on the life of former British football legend Paul Gascoigne has reportedly been decided to be made.
London, December 13 (ANI): Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has reportedly accepted a Football Association (FA) charge following his Instagram post which appeared to contain anti-Semitic and racist references.
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.
London, December 10 (ANI): Brazilian football legend Pele confirmed that he has recovered and doing well, while making a funny statement that he is preparing for the Rio Olympics after his release from hospital in Sao Paulo.
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.
Brazilian legend Pele set to be discharged post recovery Dec 9, 11:24 am
Wellington, December 09 (ANI): Doctors at Sao Paulo Albert Einstein hospital have confirmed that Brazilian football legend Pele will be discharged from the hospital today after being admitted to undergo treatment due to a urinary infection.
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.
London, Dec 09 (ANI): Netherlands football team captain Robin van Persie scored a brace to help Manchester United climb to third in the Premier League table post their victory over superior Southampton at St Mary's.
Washington, Dec 08 (ANI): Heavyweight boxing legend Muhammad Ali was spotted sitting with American rapper Snoop Dogg and enjoying a football match at the freezing cold high school state championship game in Reno, Nevada this weekend.
London, Dec 07 (ANI): Liverpool football team manager Brendan Rodgers has admitted that Italian striker Mario Balotelli's 16 million pounds move from AC Milan was a gamble that has backfired spectacularly, as the former Manchester City star has scored just twice in all season.
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.
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