6:39 pm April 20, 2015 | 1 Comment
Newly elected Indonesian Football Association chairman La Nyalla Mattalitti has accused Sports Minister Imam Nahrawi of scheming against the football federation after it was slapped with administrative sanctions by the ministry.
2:46 pm April 19, 2015 | No Comment
The newly elected president of the Football Association of Indonesia, or PSSI, has vowed to fight back against the government after his body was suspended by the youth and sports ministry.
8:09 am April 17, 2015 | No Comment
The sale of historic French soccer club FC Sochaux by carmaker Peugeot to a Chinese high-tech company has sparked a cultural revolution in the grey industrial bastion.
9:43 pm April 16, 2015 | No Comment
Assuming this weekend’s Indonesian Football Association elections go smoothly and assuming the stalled domestic league season can get back on track at the end of the month, then perhaps the powers that be can turn their attention to the small matter of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers, which begin in June.
6:21 pm April 16, 2015 | No Comment
Hanoi. Six Vietnamese players were banned for life by the country’s football federation (VFF) on Wednesday after being found guilty of match-fixing a domestic league game in 2014. The former Dong Nai players also received a combined fine of 130 million dong ($6,024) for rigging the V.League match last year in return for a 200 […]
6:14 pm April 16, 2015 | No Comment
London. In football’s managerial menagerie where charisma can be as hard to discern as talent, Juergen Klopp, a man richly blessed with both qualities, is going to find himself Europe’s most wanted after walking away from Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday. The 47-year-old has the presence, the ability and the medals for even the greatest clubs […]
6:01 pm April 16, 2015 | No Comment
London. European heavyweights Barcelona, Chelsea and Manchester United will take part in this year’s International Champions Cup friendly tournament in the United States, organizers announced on Wednesday. The 10-team line-up for the competition, won by United in 2014, also features Paris Saint-Germain, Porto, Fiorentina, Mexico’s Club America, New York Red Bulls, Los Angeles Galaxy and […]
5:33 pm April 16, 2015 | No Comment
Luis Suarez was still in disgrace after the World Cup biting incident when Barcelona paid 81 million euros to buy him from Liverpool last July and a slow start in Spain prompted many to question the wisdom of the deal.
4:15 pm April 15, 2015 | No Comment
Holders Real Madrid and city rivals Atletico emerged from Tuesday's tempestuous 0-0 Champions League quarter-final draw knowing that Real left back Marcelo and Atletico midfielder Mario Suarez are out of next week's return leg.
5:19 pm April 14, 2015 | No Comment
With Malaysia languishing in their worst ever position of 164th in the FIFA rankings, the country is searching far and wide for new talent to halt the slide but it refuses to copy the methods used by regional rivals Indonesian and Singapore.
10:54 pm April 13, 2015 | No Comment
Jayapura. Persipura Jayapura looks to continue its perfect run in the AFC Cup campaign when it hosts Maziya Sports & Recreation of the Maldives at Mandala Stadium, Jayapura, on Tuesday. The Papua club currently leads group E with a perfect nine points, accrued from three wins. The odds suggest Jayapura will continue its dominance, after […]
6:36 pm April 13, 2015 | No Comment
Buoyant after their strong domestic performance last week, Paris St Germain will look to overcome the absence of key players including striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic in Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final first leg against Barcelona.
3:19 pm April 13, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. The incessant bumbling by Indonesia’s sports administrators could see the country face sanctions from world football governing body FIFA, after it only narrowly avoided punishment from the International Olympic Committee last month. In a letter to the Sports Ministry dated April 10, FIFA slammed the government’s insistence calls that top-flight clubs Arema Indonesia and […]
7:03 pm April 12, 2015 | 3 Comments
The incessant bumbling by Indonesia’s sports administrators could see the country face sanctions from world football governing body FIFA.