Free Press Journal
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    Messi penalty rescues Barcelona

    Madrid : Barcelona needed a last minute Lionel Messi penalty to see off lowly Leganes 2-1 as a poor week for the Spanish champions continued on Sunday.

  • Teamwork is key to beating Man City, says Moutinho

    Paris : Monaco midfielder Joao Moutinho emphasised teamwork was the key to victory over English football giants Manchester City in UEFA Champions League last-16 first-leg on Tuesday.

  • PIFA enter semi-final

    Mumbai : PIFA Colaba and Mumbai FC Under-19 scored contrasting wins to advance to the semi-finals of the 110th RCF-Nadkarni Cup football tournament, organized by RCF Sports Club under the aegis of MDFA and played at the RCF Colony ground, Chembur on Wednesday.

  • ‘Lengthy bans for anti-gay chants’

    London : The secret lives and fears of gay people in the world of British football have been highlighted in a hard-hitting report by politicians.

  • ‘Adam’s replacement to come this month’

    New Delhi : The new head coach of the U-17 national football team will be appointed within this month, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel said on Friday.

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    ‘AFC Asian Cup draw isn’t easy’

    New Delhi : India coach Stephen Constantine on Wednesday played down talks of his side’s Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup Qualifiers draw being easy.

  • Barca await Atletico test : Clash in Copa del Rey semis

    Madrid : Barcelona went ahead with their training session without injured midfielders Andres Iniesta and Sergio Busquets for the first leg of the Cope del Rey football semi-finals against Atletico Madrid at the Vicente Calderon on Wednesday.

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    ManU survive Hull scare

    Kingston Upon Hull (UK) : Manchester United survived a scare to reach the League Cup final after Oumar Niasse’s late goal earned Hull City a 2-1 victory in the semi-final second leg.

  • A win for Socrates XI 

    Mumbai : Socrates XI worked hard to overcome Zig Zag SC by a close 1-0 margin in a Round-3 Group-B match of the Vakola Football League supported by Brian Miranda, organized by the Vakola Sports Committee and played at St. Anthony’s Church ground, Vakola, Santacruz.

  • Pressure on as Barcelona face Eibar in La Liga

    Barcelona : Reigning champions FC Barcelona travel to Eibar’s tiny Ipurua Stadium on Sunday in yet another La Liga football game they simply cannot afford to lose.

  • Vigo stun Real

    Madrid : Real Madrid’s chances of winning the King’s Cup knockout competition suffered a huge blow as they were beaten 1-2 at home by an impressive Celta Vigo in the first leg of their quarter-final tie.

  • ManU becomes world’s richest football club

    London : English Premier League side Manchester United generated the most revenue of any football club in the world in the 2015-16 season.