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Virgil Van Dijk deserved to win Ballon d'Or: Juergen Klopp

Liverpool’s Dutch defender was second in the voting for soccer’s most prestigious individual trophy.

04 Dec 2019 9:29 AM

Man United focused ahead of Jose Mourinho's return: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

British media reported Solskjaer had told his players he risked losing his job if United were to lose to Tottenham and Manchester City.

04 Dec 2019 9:17 AM

Jose Mourinho aims to keep 100 per cent start going on return to Old Trafford

The Portuguese won the Europa League and League Cup in two full seasons at United but was sacked midway through the last campaign.

04 Dec 2019 9:09 AM

I'm a better coach after Man United stint, says Jose Mourinho

Mourinho spent around 400 million pounds (USD 513 million) while in charge at United and won the Europa League and League Cup.

04 Dec 2019 9:03 AM

Indian women's football team defeat Maldives 5-0 in South Asian Games

Dangmei Grace scored the opening goal of the match in the 5th minute, handing the Indian team a 1-0 lead.

03 Dec 2019 6:16 PM

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Mario Balotelli free to leave in January, says Brescia president

The former Manchester City and Liverpool forward has struggled to find form since joining Brescia in August.

03 Dec 2019 5:08 PM

Manchester City don't have to rebuild too much, says Pep Guardiola

The club currently holds the third spot in the Premier League points table with 29 points from 14 games, topped by Liverpool with 40 points.

03 Dec 2019 4:46 PM

Barcelona president calls Lionel Messi as 'greatest player of all time'

His remarks came after lionel Messi's sixth Ballon d'Or win.

03 Dec 2019 3:17 PM

Lionel Messi congratulated by Kuldeep Yadav on winning sixth Ballon d'Or

Messi, who last won the Ballon d'Or in 2015, moved one ahead of Christiano Ronaldo after the pair had won five awards each.

03 Dec 2019 2:10 PM

2019 Yashin Trophy won by Liverpool's Alisson Becker

The Brazil international was a key figure in Liverpool's run during the 2018-19 campaign.

03 Dec 2019 1:14 PM

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Luka Modric shows respect for Messi: 'Football is also about respect for teammates and rivals'

Modric had won the Ballon d'Or last year, but he did not even find a place in the 30-man nomination list.

03 Dec 2019 12:59 PM

'Serie A player of the year' won by Cristiano Ronaldo

The Portugal star scored 26 goals in his debut season for Juventus and he helped his side towards another domestic title win.

03 Dec 2019 12:46 PM

Virgil van Dijk says that one need to respect Lionel Messi's greatness

He also said that he is proud of what he achieved with his club Liverpool and country Netherlands.

03 Dec 2019 12:37 PM

Lionel Messi takes leadership in his stride to clinch sixth Ballon d'Or

Four years after his last Ballon d'Or, Messi pulled clear of the five next to the name of Cristiano Ronaldo.

03 Dec 2019 12:07 PM

Lionel Messi bags 6th Ballon d'Or award as Megan Rapinoe takes women's prize

Rapinoe was not at the Chatelet Theatre in the French capital, unable to make the trip back to the country where she led the USA to victory.

03 Dec 2019 11:35 AM

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FA Cup matches to be delayed by a minute for mental health awareness

The move will affect matches from January 3-6.

03 Dec 2019 11:24 AM

Mauricio Pochettino ready to recharge with return to Europe on his mind

The Argentine, who led Spurs to the UCL last season, was dismissed after a poor run of results across all competitions this season.

03 Dec 2019 11:18 AM

Pep Guardiola rules out Manchester City January spending spree

The champions, in third place and trailing Juergen Klopp's men by 11 points after 14 matches, visit Burnley on Tuesday.

03 Dec 2019 11:09 AM

Giorgio Chiellini blames Real Madrid for not letting Crisiano Ronaldo win Ballon d'Or 2018

In 2018, the award was received by Madrid's Luka Modric. While, Ronaldo finished as the runner-up to Modric in the Ballon d'Or rankings.

03 Dec 2019 10:39 AM

Ballon d'Or showing can spur Liverpool to more success, says Virgil Van Dijk

Sadio Mane finished fourth, Mohamed Salah was fifth, and goalkeeper Alisson Becker came seventh in the voting by journalists.

03 Dec 2019 10:29 AM

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