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Rooney not in form to replace `striker` Martial  Nov 28, 11:55 am
London, Nov.28 (ANI): Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal has refused to accept former footballer Roy Keane's criticism over Wayne Rooney, but admitted that his captain is not playing well enough to take striker's position of Anthony Martial.
South America to back Infantino as next FIFA president   Nov 28, 10:56 am
Johannesburg, Nov.28 (ANI): South American football federations will back UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino to succeed embattled Sepp Blatter as the next FIFA president.
Blatter claims innocence, wants honorable FIFA exit  Nov 26, 1:18 pm
Johannesburg, Nov.26 (ANI): FIFA's embattled president Sepp Blatter has said that he deserves an honorable exit from the world's football governing body, insisting that he is `not a bad man`.
Dynamo to play behind closed doors post `racist behavior' against Chelsea  Nov 26, 11:08 am
Johannesburg, Nov.26 (ANI): European football federation UEFA has ordered Ukrainian football club Dynamo Kiev to play their next three matches behind closed doors, and has also handed them a fine of 100,000 Euros for their 'racist behavior' in the stands during their game against Chelsea.
Beckenbauer admits Germany FA 'went to limits' during 2006 WC bid  Nov 25, 12:49 pm
Johannesburg, Nov.25 (ANI): Former German football great Franz Beckenbauer has admitted that the committee chaired by him during the bidding process for the 2006 World Cup 'went to the limits'.
Dutch soccer legend Cruyff confident of overcoming cancer  Nov 21, 2:53 pm
Johannesburg, Nov.21 (ANI): Netherlands football great Johan Cruyff has expressed that he is fully confident of emerging as the winner in his fight against lung cancer.
Meet Aditi Chauhan, first Indian woman to lift `Women in Football Award`  Nov 21, 11:46 am
New Delhi, Nov.21 (ANI): Aditi Chauhan continues to be an inspiration for aspiring women footballers as she became the first Indian to win the 'Women in Football Award' at the third Asian Football Awards in London.
Jabong brings five-a-side football to India  Nov 18, 8:17 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 18, 2015: India's leading online fashion retailer Jabong is holding a grand five-a-side football tournament called 'Jabong Turf War'on November 21 and 22.
Balotelli likely to be out for months with hernia problem   Nov 17, 8:14 pm
London, Nov. 17 (ANI): Controversial Italian footballer Mario Balotelli, who rejoined the AC Milan on a season-long loan from Liverpool, is likely to be out of the game for three months as he has to undergo a hernia operation.
FIFA suspends Nepal FA chief for ten years  Nov 16, 6:44 pm
London, Nov.16 (ANI): All-Nepal Football Association chief Ganesh Thapa has been handed a ten-year suspension by the FIFA Ethics Committee for taking bribes in connection with the 2011 FIFA executive committee elections.
'Corrupt' Blatter, Platini facing possible six-year ban from football  Nov 15, 2:20 pm
London, Nov.15 (ANI): FIFA president Sepp Blatter and his UEFA counterpart Michel Platini could face a six-year ban from football-related activities due to corruption proceedings against them.
PSG star Di Maria condemns deadly Paris attacks   Nov 14, 1:57 pm
Johannesburg, Nov.14 (ANI): Paris Saint-Germain star footballer Angel Di Maria has expressed his shock over a string of deadly attacks that has rocked the French capital, following Argentina's soccer World Cup tie against Brazil.
Robin strikes as India end losing streak in WC qualifiers  Nov 13, 11:10 am
Bengaluru, Nov. 13 (ANI): India ended a five-match winless streak in their 2018 football World Cup qualifying campaign by registering a 1-0 win over Guam in Bengaluru.
Mourinho not to appeal against stadium ban   Nov 6, 9:45 pm
London, Nov.6 (ANI): Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has revealed that he will not appeal against his one-match stadium ban and 40,000 pounds fine that he had received after admitting misconduct charge issued by the Football Association.
Mourinho handed stadium ban as Chelsea crisis intensifies  Nov 3, 2:00 pm
Johannesburg, Nov.3 (ANI): Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has been given a one-match stadium ban besides being penalized 40,000 pounds after admitting misconduct charge issued by the Football Association.
Costa not to face punishment over Skrtel's tussle  Nov 2, 4:37 pm
London, Nov.2 (ANI): Chelsea striker Diego Costa will not face any punishment from Football Association for his tussle with Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel during the Premier League match against Liverpool at Stamford Bridge.
'Not concerned about losing Chelsea job', says Mourinho  Oct 31, 4:10 pm
London, Oct.31 (ANI): Jose Mourinho has said that he is not worried about his future as a Chelsea manager even if the rest of the football world is happy to see him in danger of being sacked.
Platini still `most able` for FIFA presidency  Oct 29, 11:48 am
London, Oct. 29 (ANI): Under-fire UEFA president Michel Platini believes that he is still the most able candidate to replace Sepp Blatter as next FIFA president, despite a 90-day ban against him from all football-related activities.
Chhetri treble inspires Mumbai to 5-1 ISL win over North East  Oct 28, 11:09 pm
Mumbai, Oct.28 (ANI): India football captain Sunil Chhetri scored a brilliant hat-trick to help Mumbai City FC complete a 5-1 rout of North East United FC in the highest-scoring match of the Indian Super League at the D Y Patil Stadium here on Wednesday.
Seven candidates in race to succeed Blatter as FIFA president  Oct 28, 6:51 pm
London, Oct.28 (ANI): FIFA, the world football's governing body, has announced that seven candidates will stand in its presidential election next year to replace embattled Sepp Blatter.
SAFA backs Tokyo Sexwale as next FIFA president  Oct 27, 3:45 pm
Johannesburg, Oct.27 (ANI): The South African Football Association's National Executive Committee has backed Tokyo Sexwale to succeed Sepp Blatter as the new FIFA president.
Beckenbauer admits to making `mistake` in 2006 WC bid   Oct 27, 12:24 pm
Johannesburg, Oct.27 (ANI): Former German footballer Franz Beckenbauer has admitted that he made a mistake in the bidding process for the 2006 World Cup.
Platini's appeal against 90-day ban rejected  Oct 27, 9:46 am
Johannesburg, Oct.27 (ANI): The first procedural appeal filed by under-fire UEFA president Michel Platini against his 90-day suspension from football-related activities has been rejected.
Hrithik's football team loses from Jr. Bachchan's Chennai  Oct 25, 4:41 pm
New Delhi, Oct 25 (ANI): Hrithik Roshan is not just a brilliant actor, he is also a good leader as recently even after his football team losing the Indian Super League match, he geared them up for next performance on the field rather than discouraging them.
FIFA Ethics Committee opens probe against Beckenbauer, Villar  Oct 22, 1:53 pm
Johannesburg, Oct. 22 (ANI): The FIFA Ethics Committee has opened an investigation against German football great Franz Beckenbauer and Spain's retired footballer Angel Maria Villar over alleged charges of misconduct.