Football Read Football NewsLive Score Live Blog Match Coverage Analysis and Reports. Picture Gallery English Premier League World Cup – Onmanorama Sports ⚽ en Sun, 14 Jun 2020 05:45:58 GMT Bayern Munich win German Cup for 20th time Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich kept their hopes of a treble alive after beating Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 in the final. Sun, 05 Jul 2020 05:48:50 GMT Ronaldo ends free-kick goal drought as Juve drub Torino The win left Juventus with 75 points from 30 games, seven ahead of second-placed Lazio who suffered a 3-0 loss to AC Milan at home. Sun, 05 Jul 2020 04:11:24 GMT Messi not ready to renew Barcelona contract: report The report added that Messi is angry about leaked media reports that appeared to make him seem responsible for events at the club, such as the January sacking of coach Ernesto Valverde, and that he is frustrated about the squad's lack of quality. Fri, 03 Jul 2020 06:06:37 GMT Manchester City thrash newly-crowned champions Liverpool Juergen Klopp's Liverpool side showed far from their usual levels of intensity but the loss, just their second of the league campaign, was an emphatic reminder that City will be desperate to regain their crown next season. Fri, 03 Jul 2020 05:12:46 GMT Ramos penalty sends Real Madrid four points clear at the top Real, who have not won the title since 2017, lead the table on 74 points, four ahead of Barca with five games left and have a superior head-to-head record over the Catalans. Fri, 03 Jul 2020 03:56:04 GMT Casillas bids bye to FC Porto He had suffered a heart attack during a training session last year and has not played any competitive football since April, 2019. Thu, 02 Jul 2020 10:19:11 GMT Kerala Blasters will play proactive football: Kibu Vicuna The new Blasters head coach talks about his game plan and the challenges ahead. Fri, 03 Jul 2020 00:33:06 GMT Jessel Carneiro renews contract with Kerala Blasters KBFC have inked a three-year contract extension with the Goan left-back. Wed, 01 Jul 2020 13:41:52 GMT India among five nations interested in hosting 2027 Asian Cup Qatar, the reigning champions and 2022 World Cup hosts, is also interested in hosting the continental championship, as are regional football powerhouses Iran and Saudi Arabia, and Uzbekistan. Wed, 01 Jul 2020 06:48:11 GMT La Liga: Barca slip further after draw with Atletico The draw meant the Catalans stayed second in the standings on 70 points and leaders Real Madrid, who have 71, will go four points clear at the top with five games left if they beat Getafe at home on Thursday. Wed, 01 Jul 2020 05:02:42 GMT Barca sell Arthur to Juve for 72 million euros, buy Pjanic for 60 million Arthur will remain at the Camp Nou until the end of the 2019-20 season, which has been extended until August because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, before moving to Turin. Tue, 30 Jun 2020 05:07:47 GMT Former Gokulam Kerala FC assistant manager dies of COVID-19 Alloush, who was with GKFC in their first season in 2017-18, was working as technical director at Egyptian club Tanta SC. Mon, 29 Jun 2020 13:55:35 GMT Money stands between Kerala Blasters and Marcelinho The 33-year-old, one of the most lethal finishers ever to play in the seven-year-old ISL, has expressed his desire to join two-time runners-up Kerala Blasters. Mon, 29 Jun 2020 08:56:15 GMT La Liga: Casemiro nets winner as Real Madrid go top Casemiro slid to the ground to guide the ball home on the stroke of half-time after being played in by a stroke of genius from Benzema, who dragged the ball through the legs of his marker Bernardo Espinosa to find his teammate. Mon, 29 Jun 2020 05:18:07 GMT La Liga: Celta Vigo rally to hold Barca The draw put Barca back on top of the table on 69 points after 32 games but Real Madrid, on 68, can go two points clear at the summit if they beat Espanyol away from home on Sunday. Sun, 28 Jun 2020 02:15:04 GMT Argentina's World Cup-winning coach Bilardo tests positive for coronavirus His former club Estudiantes tweeted in support of Bilardo, their 82-year old former player and manager, who has been living in a nursing home in Buenos Aires since 2018. Sat, 27 Jun 2020 09:32:54 GMT Serie A: Juve blank Lecce, consolidate top spot Cristiano Ronaldo scored one and set up another two, with Paulo Dybala, Gonzalo Higuain and Matthijs de Light also on target for Juventus. Sat, 27 Jun 2020 05:10:43 GMT Liverpool fans turn city red Thousands of Liverpool fans celebrated their Premier League title win outside the club's Anfield Stadium on Thursday as their 30-year wait for the league crown finally came to an end. Fri, 26 Jun 2020 14:05:06 GMT Liverpool win Premier League title as City lose to Chelsea Thirty years of hurt came to an end for Liverpool when they were confirmed as Premier League champions on Thursday courtesy of second-placed Manchester City's 2-1 defeat by Chelsea. Fri, 26 Jun 2020 00:52:32 GMT La Liga: Real Madrid regain top spot Real's fourth win in a row since the season returned took them back to the top of the table on 68 points after 31 games, level with Barcelona but ahead of the Catalans due to their superior head-to-head record. Thu, 25 Jun 2020 03:13:25 GMT Liverpool on the verge of title triumph with crushing win over Palace The victory, with goals from Trent Alexander-Arnold, Mohamed Salah, Fabinho and Sadio Mane, ensured Juergen Klopp's side could be crowned champions on Thursday if second-placed Manchester City fail to win at Chelsea. Thu, 25 Jun 2020 02:41:52 GMT La Liga: Rakitic goal puts Barca back on top Barca edged out Athletic Bilbao 1-0 as substitute Rakitic scored the winner off an assist by Messi. Wed, 24 Jun 2020 11:03:18 GMT Burnley condemn 'White Lives Matter' flyover banner The plane appeared shortly after Manchester City and Burnley players took a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. There was no indication who had organised the plane and banner. Tue, 23 Jun 2020 04:32:20 GMT Serie A: Ronaldo, Dybala score as Juve down Bologna | Video Juventus, with 66 points from 27 games and chasing a ninth successive title, extended their lead to four points over Lazio, who visit Atalanta on Wednesday. Tue, 23 Jun 2020 03:49:22 GMT Premier League: Everton hold Liverpool | Video Liverpool need five more points to be sure of their first title of the Premier League era, unless Manchester City lose at home to Burnley on Monday. Mon, 22 Jun 2020 03:48:41 GMT La Liga: Real Madrid move to top spot | Video Zinedine Zidane's side clung on for a 2-1 win over Real Sociedad to move level with Barca on 65 points after 30 games but climbed above the Catalans due to a superior head-to-head record. Mon, 22 Jun 2020 02:54:43 GMT Flood-hit family gets new home, thanks to Gokulam FC & Malappuram's football fraternity The newly-constructed house, aptly named 'Snehaveedu' (Home of Love), will be handed over to the family on Monday. Mon, 22 Jun 2020 03:09:03 GMT We threw the game away: Arsenal manager Arteta Arsenal conceded two late goals to lose 2-1 at Brighton and Hove Albion, their second defeat since the restart of the Premier League. Sun, 21 Jun 2020 05:03:07 GMT Late penalty helps Manchester United draw with Tottenham | Video United stretched their unbeaten run in all competitions to 12. Sat, 20 Jun 2020 05:35:13 GMT La Liga: Sevilla hold Barcelona The Catalans are top of the standings on 65 points from 30 games but second-placed Real Madrid, with 62, can go above their rivals if they beat Real Sociedad away on Sunday due to their superior head-to-head record. Sat, 20 Jun 2020 04:39:19 GMT La Liga: Benzema steals the show as Real blank Valencia | Video The win took second-placed Real to 62 points after 29 games, two behind champions Barca. Fri, 19 Jun 2020 03:15:10 GMT Manchester City trounce Arsenal on Premier League return | Video The result means Liverpool, whose lead has been cut to 22 points by second-placed City, cannot now win the title on Sunday at Everton in the Merseyside derby. Thu, 18 Jun 2020 04:14:45 GMT Napoli stun Juve on penalties to clinch Coppa Italia | Video Paulo Dybala and Danilo missed Juve's first two efforts in the shootout while Napoli converted all their attempts to win the trophy for the sixth time. Thu, 18 Jun 2020 03:24:07 GMT Champions League to be completed with eight-team tournament in Lisbon The quarterfinals and semifinals will be staged over one leg, instead of the usual two, with the final to be held on August 23. Thu, 18 Jun 2020 03:03:31 GMT AIFF to recommend IM Vijayan for Padma Shri Vijayan played 79 matches for India between 1992 and 2003, and scored 40 goals. Wed, 17 Jun 2020 05:54:29 GMT La Liga: Messi, Fati on target as Barca win | Video Barca lead the standings on 64 points after 29 games, five ahead of nearest challengers Real Madrid who are in action at home to Valencia on Thursday. Leganes, meanwhile, are bottom with 23 points. Wed, 17 Jun 2020 05:16:06 GMT Lewandowski strike earns Bayern eighth Bundesliga title in a row | Video The league's top scorer latched onto a superb Jerome Boateng cross and fired in his 31st goal of the campaign just before the break to send the Bavarians 10 points clear of second-placed Borussia Dortmund, who have three games left. Wed, 17 Jun 2020 04:23:17 GMT Gokulam Kerala and head coach Varela part ways Under his guidance, Gokulam created history last year by winning the Durand Cup, defeating heavyweights Mohun Bagan in the final in Kolkata. Tue, 16 Jun 2020 06:20:46 GMT Qatar dedicates new World Cup stadium to COVID-19 frontline workers The 40,000 capacity Education City Stadium, a 'Diamond in the Desert', is the third venue to be ready with five more under construction. Tue, 16 Jun 2020 06:22:06 GMT La Liga: Real Madrid too good for Eibar | Video The win kept Real on La Liga leaders Barcelona's heels with 59 points after 28 games. They are two points behind Barca after the Catalans beat Real Mallorca 4-0 on Saturday. Mon, 15 Jun 2020 03:32:05 GMT Edinson Cavani, Thiago Silva to leave PSG Both players will be involved in the Champions League campaign, which is expected to be concluded in August. Sun, 14 Jun 2020 12:49:38 GMT Bayern Munich close in on Bundesliga title Leon Goretzka's 86th minute goal gave Bayern Munich a 2-1 victory over visitors Borussia Moenchengladbach to send them seven points clear at the top of the table. Second-placed Borussia Dortmund secured a last-gasp 1-0 win at Fortuna Duesseldorf. Sun, 14 Jun 2020 07:35:55 GMT La Liga to seek criminal action against Messi fan The fan breached strict security measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus by going onto the pitch early in the second half of the La Liga match between Mallorca and Barcelona. Sun, 14 Jun 2020 12:29:03 GMT La Liga: Messi sizzles as Barca stroll past Mallorca | Video The win takes Barca on to 61 points after 28 games, five clear of nearest challengers Real Madrid, who host Eibar on Sunday in their first game back. Sun, 14 Jun 2020 05:22:35 GMT Teammates bid emotional adieu to murdered Mexican teen footballer Teammates of Alexander Martinez, a 16-year-old whose murder this week was blamed on police, mobbed his wooden coffin after kicking a ball off it and bouncing it into the goal so he could score one final time. Sat, 13 Jun 2020 05:00:21 GMT Juve scrape into Coppa Italia final after goalless draw with Milan Juve qualified for Wednesday's final on away goals following their 1-1 draw in the first leg of the semifinal, played on February 13, and face Napoli or Inter Milan. Sat, 13 Jun 2020 03:05:12 GMT We’ll get the best players available, says Kerala Blasters’ new sporting director Skinkys comes with several years of experience under his belt as the sporting director of FK Suduva, a top division club in Lithuania. Fri, 12 Jun 2020 10:16:48 GMT Sevilla win derby in La Liga return | Video Sevilla beat city rivals Real Betis 2-0 on Thursday with the help of a controversial penalty and a touch of class from Argentine winger Lucas Ocampos. Fri, 12 Jun 2020 08:43:14 GMT Qatar 2022 World Cup stadium workers went unpaid for months: Amnesty Around 100 employees of a Qatari subcontractor, Qatar Meta Coats, working on the Al Bayt Stadium went up to seven months without pay and continue to be owed unpaid salaries, Amnesty said in a report. Thu, 11 Jun 2020 09:26:23 GMT Kochi to remain home ground: Kerala Blasters put an end to speculation Earlier, there were reports that Blasters were looking to make the EMS Stadium in Kozhikode their home ground in addition to the Nehru Stadium in Kochi. Wed, 10 Jun 2020 11:51:53 GMT Manchester United cancel friendly after Stoke boss tests positive for COVID-19 Stoke had arrived at United's training ground for the game when they were informed of O'Neill's positive test. Wed, 10 Jun 2020 08:12:49 GMT Manchester United legend Tony Dunne passes away Dunne, who joined United from Irish club Shelbourne in 1960, made 535 appearances for Matt Busby's side and played an integral role in their European Cup triumph in 1968. Tue, 09 Jun 2020 05:39:38 GMT Ghanaian Sevens footballer spends 72 days at Mumbai airport Juan Muller had lived in the transit area of the Mumbai airport from March 21 - for 72 days – before he was taken to a hotel in Bandra. Sun, 07 Jun 2020 07:16:04 GMT Bundesliga: Dortmund keep slim hopes alive with narrow win The result left Dortmund second on 63 points with four rounds of games remaining, seven behind champions Bayern who moved a step closer to securing their eighth successive title with a 4-2 win at Bayer Leverkusen. Sun, 07 Jun 2020 05:07:37 GMT Hamza Koya - Kerala football’s brand ambassador in Mumbai The 61-year-old, who died of COVID-19 on Saturday, is regarded as one of the best outstation footballers to have ever played for Maharashtra in the Santosh Trophy. Sun, 07 Jun 2020 04:32:50 GMT Kerala Blasters to stay in Kochi for the time being The club is learnt to be exploring the possibility of hosting some of its home matches at the EMS Stadium if the ISL sees an increase in the number of matches to be played by each team to 27 from the existing 18 games. Sat, 06 Jun 2020 06:48:54 GMT Ex-Santosh Trophy player Hamza Koya dies of COVID-19 Hamza Koya, who was settled in Mumbai, had also made it to the Indian camp twice. Sat, 06 Jun 2020 07:11:38 GMT China terms ex-soccer star Hao's call for ouster of Communist Party 'absurd' 'I think the Chinese people should not be trampled upon by the Chinese Communist Party any more. I think this Communist Party should be kicked out of humanity. This is the conclusion I reached after 50 years of living,' Hao had said. Fri, 05 Jun 2020 12:09:24 GMT Diego Costa escapes with fine after pleading guilty to tax fraud Costa joins a long list of players from Spain's La Liga who have been fined for tax evasion, with Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Iker Casillas among those who have previously appeared in court for similar offences. Fri, 05 Jun 2020 06:52:49 GMT Ex-Playboy model Prodan-Reghecampf completes takeover of Romanian club Romanian media estimated that Hermannstadt, which was founded in 2015 and secured its first top flight promotion in 2018, has debt of more than $1 million. Thu, 04 Jun 2020 12:03:18 GMT Diego Maradona to continue as coach of Gimnasia Maradona will remain as coach of the Argentine side until the end of the 2020-2021 season after extending his contract. Thu, 04 Jun 2020 03:14:37 GMT Kozhikode to host a few home matches of Kerala Blasters The news of Kozhikode hosting Blasters will gladden the hearts of the football fans in northern Kerala who form a chunk of the Yellow Army. Thu, 04 Jun 2020 02:54:12 GMT Villa captain Grealish keen to make amends for lockdown breach British media had reported West Midlands Police opened an investigation after the midfielder was pictured leaving an estate in Birmingham following a traffic accident in March. Wed, 03 Jun 2020 10:33:23 GMT Blasters second among football clubs with highest Instagram engagement rates Compared to top European clubs such as FC Barcelona (0.97%), Liverpool FC (0.88%) and Manchester United (0.57%), Blasters had an engagement rate of 3.68% in April. Wed, 03 Jun 2020 09:23:36 GMT Bundesliga: Leipzig regain third spot | Video Leipzig's second win in their last six league games put them two points ahead of Borussia Moenchengladbach and Bayer Leverkusen with the top four qualifying for the Champions League group stage. Tue, 02 Jun 2020 05:00:49 GMT Blasters donate 1.5 lakh hydroxychloroquine sulphate tablets to Kerala government Blasters have also initiated a #SaluteOurHeroes campaign through the club’s digital and social media handles as Kerala fights COVID-19 pandemic. Mon, 01 Jun 2020 12:14:21 GMT Lewandowski double fires Bayern Munich to big win The thumping victory left leaders Bayern, who are chasing an eighth successive league title, top of the standings on 67 points from 29 games, 10 ahead of second-placed Borussia Dortmund. Sun, 31 May 2020 04:44:44 GMT La Liga 2020-21 season to start on September 12 Having received government approval last weekend, La Liga is set to start again on June 11 and finish on July 19. All matches will be played without spectators although fixtures are yet to be officially confirmed. Fri, 29 May 2020 12:03:23 GMT Serie A to resume on June 20 The agree-to rules mean teams will play in front of nearly empty stands and widespread COVID-19 testing for players and officials. If any player tests positive for the coronavirus, everyone who came in contact with that player will immediately be quarantined. Fri, 29 May 2020 04:46:33 GMT Premier League to restart on June 17 The season will get back under way with Aston Villa taking on Sheffield United and Manchester City clashing with Arsenal, which are both games in hand. Fri, 29 May 2020 04:36:47 GMT Bayern edge Dortmund, close in on Bundesliga title Joshua Kimmich's sweet first-half lob gave leaders Bayern Munich a 1-0 win at second-placed Borussia Dortmund. Wed, 27 May 2020 04:38:33 GMT League Two player Christian Mbulu dies at 23 The former Millwall and Motherwell defender joined the club in January on a short-term deal until the end of the season. The club did not reveal the cause of death. Wed, 27 May 2020 03:16:16 GMT Zlatan Ibrahimovic suffers injury in training The 38-year-old Swede pulled up during Monday's session, AC Milan confirmed on Tuesday. Tue, 26 May 2020 12:32:52 GMT Bundesliga: Bayern Munich breeze past Frankfurt Bayern, chasing a record-extending eighth straight league crown, next face Dortmund in the league's big game on Tuesday and victory there would send them seven points clear. Sun, 24 May 2020 05:20:57 GMT Spanish government gives nod to resume La Liga from June 8 La Liga has yet to officially confirm a date on which it will resume, although its president Javier Tebas had said previously he hoped the season could do so from June 12. Sun, 24 May 2020 03:08:14 GMT Odisha FC sign Samuel Lalmuanpuia from Kerala Blasters Lalmuanpuia is the second player to leave the two-time ISL finalists this week. Sandesh Jhingan and Kerala Blasters mutually parted ways on Thursday. Sat, 23 May 2020 11:38:23 GMT Premier League confident of resuming action next month The Premier League has been suspended since March 13 amid the COVID-19 crisis and June 12 has been identified as a possible date to restart. Players returned to training in small groups this week. Sat, 23 May 2020 08:00:08 GMT Chiellini admires Suarez for biting him Suarez, who escaped punishment during the game, was later banned for four months plus nine internationals -- but Chiellini said in his autobiography he bore no grudge towards him. Fri, 22 May 2020 03:42:47 GMT Kerala Blasters to retire Jhingan's No. 21 jersey Blasters owner Nikhil Bharadwaj thanked Jhingan for his contribution over the past six years to the club. Fri, 22 May 2020 04:00:01 GMT After Jhingan's departure, Kerala Blasters CEO Viren D'Silva resigns: reports According to some reports, D'Silva was reportedly displeased with a lot of changes that the team management had made of late. Thu, 21 May 2020 14:29:06 GMT Serie A sets Aug 20 finish date & Sept 1 start for new season The FIGC has already suspended all its competitions, including Serie A, until June 14 amid the global COVID-19 pandemic. Thu, 21 May 2020 09:14:33 GMT FC Seoul fined 100 million won for filling stadium with sex dolls The club reportedly used sex dolls to fill up the stands with some wearing club colours while others holding banners or placards during Sunday's clash against Gwangju. Thu, 21 May 2020 05:23:31 GMT Qatar aims to keep World Cup affordable for fans despite COVID-19 fallout The Gulf state will host the 32-nation tournament in November and December, 2022. Thu, 21 May 2020 04:01:43 GMT FC Seoul in trouble after placing sex dolls in the stands The club apologised on Monday, saying they had failed to check the consignment sent by the supplier and that they were not aware the dolls were 'adult products'. Wed, 20 May 2020 05:29:54 GMT Kerala Blasters and Sandesh Jhingan to part ways The Blasters, undergoing restructuring due to financial constraints, have reportedly asked many of its players to take pay cuts. Jhingan, considered one of the best central defenders in the country, was the highest earner at the club. Tue, 19 May 2020 16:59:43 GMT Cristiano Ronaldo reports for Juve training Ronaldo returned to Turin earlier this month after being in self-isolation with his family in his hometown Madeira in Portugal. Tue, 19 May 2020 10:47:05 GMT Bundesliga: Bayern Munich ease past Union Berlin League top scorer Robert Lewandowski converted a 40th minute spot kick and Benjamin Pavard headed in a corner in the 80th in an empty stadium, to keep the Bavarians in the driving seat for a record-extending eighth successive league title. Mon, 18 May 2020 03:59:10 GMT European season to finish by August: UEFA president The French and Dutch top-flight campaigns have been cancelled but the German Bundesliga restarted on Saturday and UEFA chief Ceferin expects at least 80 per cent of national leagues to finish their seasons. Sun, 17 May 2020 12:26:02 GMT Dortmund explode back into action as Bundesliga restarts with no fans The Bundesliga is the first major soccer league to return to action since the virus earlier this year shut down sports, and its return in a country that still has hundreds of positive virus cases a day is being closely watched by other leagues. Sat, 16 May 2020 16:52:11 GMT Villarreal, Getafe deny match-fixing reports Spanish media reported on Friday that police are investigating possible match-fixing in a 2-2 draw between the two clubs in La Liga last year. Sat, 16 May 2020 07:28:23 GMT Find out TV schedule as Bundesliga action resumes The matches will be telecast live on Star Sports Select 1/HD and Star Sports Select 2/HD in India from 7 pm on Saturday. Fri, 15 May 2020 12:35:40 GMT Aim is to build a compact team, says Blasters coach Vicuna Vicuna, under whom Bagan played a high-tempo, attractive football on the way to secure a second I-League title with four games to spare, says his approach will not be different at Blasters, but he also has a solid plan for their defensive game. Fri, 15 May 2020 05:17:07 GMT England midfielder Dele Alli robbed at knifepoint Alli, 24, and his adopted brother Harry Hickford were reportedly hurt in the incident after two men wielding knives broke into the player's home in Barnet and threatened them. Thu, 14 May 2020 05:04:12 GMT Lewandowski boost for Bayern ahead of Bundesliga re-start The German Football League decided last week to resume the first and second divisions from May 16 after a two-month suspension, with teams undergoing a seven-day isolation period after testing for the new coronavirus. Wed, 13 May 2020 10:40:40 GMT Premier League could re-start next month Before the resumption of matches can be considered, protocols need to be agreed on how to return to group training safely and on how the Premier League would deal with positive tests. Tue, 12 May 2020 04:55:39 GMT IM Vijayan's strange warm-up routine and Chhetri's regret The duo spoke during a live video session on popular social media platform Instagram. Tue, 12 May 2020 04:10:50 GMT Di Maria, Puyol, Ferdinand praise 'Malappuram's Little Messi' Former Manchester United and England defender Ferdinand was quick to spot how closely Mishal has copied Messi's style as the boy even spat just like the Argentine talisman before taking the free-kick. Tue, 12 May 2020 03:27:54 GMT CK Vineeth, Rino Anto to play for East Bengal The Kolkata giants have roped in winger Vineeth and defender Rino as part of strengthening their squad ahead of making debut in the Indian Super League. Sun, 10 May 2020 05:01:17 GMT US soccer star Alex Morgan becomes mom Morgan, who is married to former Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Servando Carrasco, announced on Twitter on Saturday that their daughter Charlie Elena Carrasco was born on Thursday. Sun, 10 May 2020 04:27:30 GMT 'Baby Mourinho' Nagelsmann to practise coaching in face mask Among the rules for the Bundesliga’s return are detailed instructions for coaches, including wearing a protective mask over their face as they work from the dugouts. Sat, 09 May 2020 06:35:51 GMT