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Jamie Vardy scoops writers' Footballer of the Year award  May 2, 5:48 pm
Johannesburg, May. 2 (ANI): Leicester striker Jamie Vardy has been rewarded for his stellar Premier League season as he bagged the Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year award.
`Banned` Platini optimistic of lifting six-year FIFA ban  Apr 29, 6:02 pm
Johannesburg, Apr.29 (ANI): Suspended UEFA president Michel Platini has said he is optimistic about lifting his six-year ban from all football-related activities as he begins his appeal against the suspension at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
Mata reveals footballers earn `obscene` amount of money  Apr 25, 6:32 pm
London, Apr.25 (ANI): While shedding some light on the financial aspect of the game, Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata has disclosed that professional footballers earn 'obscene' amounts of money and 'live in a bubble'.
Leicester's Mahrez crowned `PFA Player of the Year`  Apr 25, 12:06 pm
London, Apr.25 (ANI): Leicester City's attacking midfielder Riyad Mahrez has bagged the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) Player of the Year award.
Wenger gushes over ` exceptional` Sanchez post West Brom drubbing  Apr 22, 11:33 am
London, Apr. 22 (ANI): Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has lavished praise on star forward Alexis Sanchez after his side claimed a comfortable win against West Brom in their Premier League clash, saying the Chilean footballer is back to his best form.
Barca star Messi remains world's highest paid footballer  Apr 12, 10:07 am
Melbourne, Apr 12 (ANI): Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi still remains the world's highest earning footballer with an annual income of 74 million euros, according to a leading French football-based magazine.
Paris, Brussels attackers wanted to target Euro 2016 football championship  Apr 12, 9:28 am
Washington D.C., Apr. 12 (ANI): ISIS terror suspect Mohamed Abrini, the last identified suspect at large from the Paris attacks, revelaled during his interrogation that the cell that carried out the deadly series of attack in the France and Brussels had their eye on the Euro 2016 soccer championships
Vedanta's Sesa Football Academy invites applications for coaching program  Apr 7, 6:16 pm
New Delhi, Apr 7 (ANI): Vedanta-Sesa Goa Iron Ore as part of its commitment to serve the community established Sesa Football Academy (SFA) in the year 1999, with the prime objective of nurturing young football talent from Goa. SFA has full-fledged facilities in Sankhali and Sirsaim in North Goa.
Former Italy and AC Milan manager Cesare Maldini passes away  Apr 3, 4:18 pm
London, April.3 (ANI): Former A C Milan defender and coach of the Italian football team Cesare Maldini has died. He was 84.
Ferguson warns Guardiola ahead of Man City arrival  Apr 1, 1:06 pm
Johannesburg, April.1 (ANI): Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson believes it will not be easy for Pep Guardiola to adapt to Premier League football when he arrives to take charge as Manchester City manager.
Guardiola pays homage to Dutch football legend Cruyff  Mar 26, 2:52 pm
Johannesburg, Mar 26 (ANI): Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola has paid rich tributes to Dutch soccer legend Johan Cruyff, who passed away at the age of 68 after losing his battle with lung cancer on Thursday.
Islamic State suicide bomber kills 30 in Iraq   Mar 26, 11:10 am
Hilla (Iraq), Mar. 26 (ANI): At least 30 people were killed and several injured after a suicide bomber blew himself up at a football match in a village near Iskandariyah city south of Baghdad yesterday.
Dutch footie legend Cruyff to be cremated in Barcelona  Mar 25, 10:27 pm
Johannesburg, Mar 25 (ANI): Dutch football legend Johan Cruyff, who has passed away at the age of 68 after a battle with lung cancer, will reportedly be cremated on Friday in Barcelona.
This is how footballers will improve their play  Mar 25, 12:27 pm
Washington D.C., Mar. 25 (ANI): A recent research has derived that individual perspective and behavioral peculiarities of the footballers besides physical training need to be considered to improve their level of play.
Congratulations! Russell Wilson gets engaged to gal-pal Ciara  Mar 12, 10:42 am
Washington, D.C., Mar. 12 (ANI): American football quarterback Russell Wilson and singer Ciara are the new hot couple in the tinseltown, after getting engaged.
Brazilian footie legend Pele to auction World Cup medals  Mar 10, 10:52 pm
Wellington, Mar 10 (ANI): Brazil football great Pele has decided to sell off a collection of his prestigious footballing memorabilia, including his three World Cup medals and a one-of-a-kind Jules Rimet replica trophy, according to auctioneers.
Messi-Ronaldo fan war: Murder accused sent to four-day police custody  Mar 8, 10:24 am
Mumbai, March.8 (ANI): Nigerian man Nwabu Chukwuma, who was charged for murdering his friend after an argument over whether Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo was the best footballer, has been sent to a four-day police custody by the Vasai Court on Tuesday.
Shocking! Nigerian man kills friend over Ronaldo-Messi supremacy debate  Mar 7, 10:17 pm
Mumbai, Mar 07 (ANI): In a bizarre incident, a Nigerian man has murdered his friend in Mumbai after an argument over whether Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo was the best footballer in the world spiralled out of control.
Maradona admits he would have punched Messi over tricky penalty shot  Mar 5, 6:02 pm
Barcelona, Mar.05 (ANI): Legendary Argentina footballer Diego Maradona has revealed that he would have thrown punches on Barcelona star Lionel Messi over his tricky penalty with Luis Suarez during a match against Celta Vigo.
India climb two places to 160th in latest FIFA rankings  Mar 3, 6:19 pm
New Delhi, March.3 (ANI): The Indian football team have managed to improve their position as they climbed two points to stand 160th in the latest FIFA rankings.
New FIFA chief Infantino wants to see football develop in India  Feb 27, 8:35 pm
Zurich, Feb.27 (ANI): Newly-elected FIFA president Gianni Infantino has expressed that he wants to see football develop in under-performing countries like India and China in forthcoming years.
Banned Blatter slams media for trying to `kill` him  Feb 19, 8:05 pm
London, Feb.19 (ANI): Banned FIFA president Sepp Blatter has issued a stringing rebuke to media, saying that they had tried to kill him amid the ongoing corruption probe within the football governing body.
Jammu and Kashmir football coach Sajid Dar makes a mark at 12th South Asian Games  Feb 18, 1:54 pm
Shillong, Feb.18 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir's only international coach, Sajid Yousuf Dar, who was the head coach of the Indian women's national football team for the recently held 12th South Asian Games, ensured that his team clinched gold by beating Nepal in the final 4-0.
FIFA penalises Beckenbauer over lack of cooperation  Feb 17, 11:18 pm
Johannesburg, Feb.17 (ANI): The FIFA Ethics Committee has warned and fined German football legend Franz Beckenbauer after he refused to cooperate with a probe into the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
`Emotional` Cuba Gooding Jr breaks down while playing OJ Simpson  Feb 17, 11:27 am
Johannesburg, Feb. 17(ANI): Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. recently broke down in tears while filming the role of a disgraced American footballer OJ Simpson in the true crime anthology, 'The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story.'