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Del Bosque steps down as Spain manager  Jul 1, 2:27 pm
Madrid, July 1 (ANI): Spain football manager Vicente del Bosque has confirmed he is stepping down from the post just three days after his side's last 16 exit from the European Championship.
Ibrahimovic confirms his next destination is Man Utd  Jun 30, 10:04 pm
London, June.30 (ANI): Ending weeks of speculation, Swedish footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic has announced that he will play for Manchester United in the Premier League next season.
Maradona urges Argentines to leave Messi alone  Jun 30, 5:22 pm
Johannesburg, June.30 (ANI): Legendary footballer Diego Maradona has called on his countrymen to leave Lionel Messi alone after the star player announced his international retirement following their loss to Chile in the Copa America Centenario final.
Scolari wants to succeed Hodgson as new England manager  Jun 30, 3:21 pm
London, June 30 (ANI):Former Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has expressed desire to succeed Roy Hodgson as the new manager of the England football team.
AIFF urges aggrieved Goan clubs to consider proposed three-tier model `rationally`  Jun 28, 2:07 pm
New Delhi, June.28 (ANI): Expressing sadness over the decision made by former champions Salgaocar and fellow Goan side Sporting Clube de Goa to withdraw from the next edition of the I-League, All India Football Federation (AIFF) general secretary Kushal Das has urged the two aggrieved clubs to view the proposed three-tier structure for the Indian football 'rationally' and not 'emotionally'.
France: Bomb scare in Nice ahead of England-Iceland match  Jun 27, 8:41 pm
London, June 27 (ANI): A shopping mall has been evacuated in the French city of Nice, after a bomb scare set off panic, hours before England's Euro 2016 match with Iceland
Real Madrid legend Michel Salgado signs up for Premier Futsal  Jun 27, 8:29 pm
Mumbai, June 27, 2016: Former multiple-title winning Real Madrid footballer Michel Salgado has signed a three-year deal to play in Premier Futsal, becoming the latest in a series of global football stars to confirm their participation in the world's first-ever multi-national futsal league ahead of its inaugural season.
Baichung Bhutia hopes Lionel Messi reneges on international retirement  Jun 27, 5:20 pm
Siliguri, June.27 (ANI): Describing Lionel Messi's retirement as 'unfortunate', former Indian football captain Baichung Bhutia on Monday expressed hope that the Argentina talisman will reconsider his decision and continue to represent his nation at the international level.
`Global icon` Messi should drop Argentina's retirement plan: ex-footballer   Jun 27, 3:20 pm
New Delhi, June 27 (ANI): Shocked by Lionel Messi's sudden retirement from international football, former Indian footballer Anadi Barua on Monday urged the Argentina star striker to drop his idea and continue to play the game.
Messi bids adieu to international football post Copa America drubbing  Jun 27, 11:26 am
Washington, D.C, June 27 (ANI):Barcelona star striker Lionel Messi on Monday announced his retirement from international football after missing a penalty in Argentina's 2-4 defeat against Chile in the Copa America Centenario final at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.
Euro 2016: Del Bosque defends De Gea after Spain's 2-1 loss to Croatia  Jun 22, 12:02 pm
London, June.22 (ANI): Spain football manager Vicente del Bosque has come to the defence of David de Gea, insisting that the under-fire goalkeeper shouldn't be blamed for their side's 2-1 defeat at the hands of Croatia in their final Group D match of Euro 2016.
Ibrahimovic to hang up international boots after Euro 2016   Jun 21, 9:16 pm
Johannesburg, June.21 (ANI): Sweden star football Zlatan Ibrahimovic has announced that he will retire from international football after the ongoing European Championship in Paris.
Del Bosque delighted to see Spain overcome goal-scoring struggles   Jun 18, 11:34 am
Paris, June.18 (ANI): Spain football manager Vicente del Bosque has expressed his delight over his side's superior display at the Euro 2016 which saw them overcome their goal-scoring struggles to secure a place in the knockout stages of the prestigious tournament.
Pele backs `reliable` Tite as new Brazil coach  Jun 17, 2:45 pm
Johannesburg, June 17 (ANI): Brazil football great Pele has backed the appointment of new national coach Tite while describing the former Corinthians manager as a reliable man for a demoralized team.
Tite replaces Dunga as Brazil coach post Copa America fiasco  Jun 16, 5:54 pm
Johannesburg, June.16 (ANI): Tite has been named as Brazil's new football coach, replacing Dunga who was sacked from the position following the national team's embarrassing exit from the Copa America.
UEFA gives Russia 'suspended disqualification' from Euro 2016  Jun 14, 6:33 pm
Johannesburg, June 14 (ANI): UEFA, the European football's governing body, has ordered 'suspended disqualification' to Russia following crown disturbances and racist behaviour by fans during the country's 1-1 draw in the opening match of the European Championship against England.
Crowd violence: UEFA opens disciplinary proceedings against Russia   Jun 12, 4:55 pm
London, June 12 (ANI): UEFA, the European football's governing body, has launched disciplinary proceedings against Russia following crown disturbances and racist behaviour by fans during the country's 1-1 draw in the opening match of the European Championship against England.
Cook, Shearer honoured on Queen Elizabeth's birthday  Jun 12, 3:19 pm
Johannesburg, June 12 (ANI): Legendary England footballer Alan Shearer and country's cricket team skipper Alastair Cook have been made Commanders of the British Empire (CBE) in Queen Elizabeth II's 90th birthday honours list.
Virat Kohli's Twitter family now has 11m members  Jun 10, 10:17 am
New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): Seems like the popularity of run-machine Virat Kohli has grown by leaps and bounds, as his follower count reached 11 million on Twitter.
Goodle Doodle marks start of UEFA Euro 2016  Jun 10, 10:03 am
London, June 10 (ANI): Cockadoodledoo- the Euro 2016 is finally here. Hence Google has dedicated its Doodle to UEFA's showpiece continental football tournament.
France kicks off Euro 2016 amid tight security  Jun 10, 9:06 am
London, June 10 (ANI): The Euro 2016 will kick off today in France when hosts face Group A opponents Romania at the Stade de France amid an unprecedented security operation
Neymar to make acting debut with Deepika Padukone in 'xXx'  Jun 9, 1:11 pm
Karachi, June 9 (ANI): Brazilian footballer Neymar has taken a huge leap from green pitch to the silver screen holding Deepika Padukone and Vin Diesel's hands.
`Six Machine` Gayle equates himself to Ronaldo, Ibrahimovic  Jun 8, 11:22 am
Johannesburg, June.8 (ANI): West Indies star batsman Chris Gayle has equated himself to football superstars Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Cristiano Ronaldo in his recently-released autobiography 'Six Machine'.
Chennai City FC promoter wins bid for Premier Futsal's Chennai franchise  Jun 7, 4:23 pm
Chennai, June 7 (ANI): The promoter of Chennai City FC, who are among the oldest football clubs in the city, has successfully bid for Premier Futsal's Chennai squad, thus becoming the first franchise to be picked up ahead of the league's inaugural season.
Injury-plagued India beat Laos 1-0 in Asian Cup qualifiers  Jun 2, 10:39 pm
Vientiane (Laos): The Indian men's football team gained a slender advantage of an away win after edging past hosts Laos 1-0 in the first leg of the AFC Asian Cup qualifier at the National Stadium here on Thursday.