Brazilian clubs leave Copa Libertadores rivals in their wake

SAO PAULO: While Brazil's national team marches on towards a place at next year's World Cup with a 100 percent record in South American...

Pele briefly back in ICU but now ‘stable’, says hospital

SAO PAULO: Brazilian football legend Pele, 80, was briefly transferred back to an intensive care unit Friday after suffering breathing difficulties but is now...

Messi makes first start but PSG held by Club Brugge in Champions League

PARIS: Lionel Messi finally made his first start for Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday, but the disjointed French giants had to settle for a 1-1...

Man Utd learn Ronaldo’s goals alone won’t suffice in Champions League

BERN: Cristiano Ronaldo has wasted no time in showing how valuable he will be to Manchester United but Tuesday's shock Champions League defeat at...

Lewandowski at the double as Bayern outplay Barca again

BARCELONA: Bayern Munich gave Barcelona a brutal demonstration of how far their opponents have fallen by strolling to a 3-0 win in the Champions...

‘World class’ Lukaku what Chelsea were missing, admits Tuchel

LONDON: Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel said Romelu Lukaku's knack of scoring decisive goals is what the Blues were missing despite winning the Champions League...

Spurs, Roma provide stardust in new Europa Conference League

PARIS: To its detractors it is a third-rate tournament, far from the glamorous elite level of European football, but the inaugural Europa Conference League...

Separatist Transnistria relishes Champions League ‘fairytale’

TIRASPOL, Moldova: Fans of European giants Real Madrid and Inter Milan will see their teams face unusual competition this autumn: a club from a...

‘Competitive’ Bayern head into Europe boosted by Leipzig reinforcements

BERLIN: Bayern Munich start their Champions League campaign today with a mouth-watering clash at Barcelona as the Bavarian giants confidently head into Europe having...

Allegri’s Juve rebuild off to rocky start after Ronaldo exit

TURIN: Massimiliano Allegri is the man who has taken Juventus closest to their dream of Champions League glory in recent seasons, but he begins...

New starts abound as Europe’s elite chase Champions League glory

PARIS: After a summer of eye-catching moves across Europe, the continent's top clubs begin the long road to Champions League glory this week as...

Japan eyes football revival as first women’s pro league kicks off

TOKYO: Japan's first professional women's football league kicked off in upbeat mood yesterday, despite COVID fan restrictions, looking to make "heroes" of its players...

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