• Pakistan's Punjab soccer body score first win over govt in power play
    Pakistan's Punjab soccer body score first win over govt in power play

    Sardar Naveed Haider was elected president of the Pakistan Football Federation's largest regional body late on Friday after a chaotic election which FIFA were dragged into and a government-backed …

  • Japan coach Halilhodzic demands samurai steel

    Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic promised on Thursday to turn the Blue Samurai into a team who feared no one, but admitted there was plenty of work still to be done. "Like all teams, this Japan side …

  • Valencia can show their mettle at Barcelona

    By Iain Rogers MADRID (Reuters) - Peter Lim's takeover of Valencia has given the club's long-suffering fans hope the Singapore billionaire's investment will help propel their team back to the top in …

  • Barcelona, Chelsea, Man Utd set for US games

    European heavyweights Barcelona, Chelsea and Manchester United will take part in this year's International Champions Cup friendly tournament in the United States, organisers announced on Wednesday. …

  • A breakdown of the 2018 World Cup qualifying groups in Asia

    The combined second round qualifying draw for 2018 World Cup and 2019 Asian Cup took place in Malaysia on Tuesday. Here is a breakdown of Groups E-H. Group E Four-times Asian champions Japan will …

  • Asia throws up intriguing World Cup qualifiers

    The sheer enormity and rich diversity of Asia offers a bitter-sweet opportunity to the region's World Cup hopefuls. After a revamp of the qualifying procedure, Asia's heavyweight teams now get the …

  • Future hosts Qatar get tough World Cup draw

    Qatar received a difficult draw for the 2018 World Cup on Tuesday as they embark on their final attempt to qualify for the tournament before hosting it in 2022. The Gulf state were bracketed with …

  • FIFA warns Indonesia over meddling in football

    Soccer's world governing body FIFA has written to the Indonesian government, asking the Minister of Youth and Sports to stop meddling in the running of the local football league. A FIFA spokesperson …

  • Chelsea bid for FC Tokyo striker Muto

    English Premier League leaders Chelsea have bid for FC Tokyo's Japanese international striker Yoshinori Muto, the J-League side said on Thursday. The 22-year-old, who has scored once for his country …

  • Valencia coach expects protracted Champions League fight

    The battle between Atletico Madrid, Valencia and Sevilla for a lucrative Champions League berth will go down to the wire, Valencia coach Nuno predicted on Wednesday as his side prepare for Thursday's …