Zidane’s Real Seal Entertaining El Clásico against Koaman’s Barcelona

The La Liga Clasico played for the first time in history without a live in-stadium audience, ebbed FC Barcelona away with a 3-1 defeat in their home in Nou Camp, Real Madrid vying the chart with lead. Koeman's squad's first Clásico match with a 4-3-2-1 line-up worked no magic against Los Blancos earlier today.  Ramos and Modric finished it off in a 3-1 clear win, the first half bolted by Valverde at 5' with an opener which was equalised by Ansu Fati at 8'. The extraordinary match stayed tight in the first half

Coutinho earns point for Barcelona against Seville

Barcelona played out a 1-1 draw with Seville after a close game in which Philippe Coutinho earned a point for the hosts. The Brazilian cancelled out Luuk de Jong's opener for Seville in a pulsating match at Camp Nou. The fate of the match was decided in the opening 10 minutes as it progressed tough with strong defense and targeted shots but second half saw no goals. In an even second period, Ronald Araujo almost scored an embarrassing own-goal for the home side as a low cross bounced off his leg and

Barcelona braces for life after Messi: A feature report

Reasons seem many that cannot be easily concluded upon. But, one thing is obvious, Messi cannot cut off from FC Barcelona for nothing. There is a sense of uncertainty everywhere in the home of the Catalan giants. Jushna Shahin visits Camp Nou, where Messi has been everything for past two decades. Check out the video story to know more about what the six times World Player means to the club and its faithfuls.

Barca crisis deepens as Bartomeu says he’ll resign if Messi stays

Barcelona's crisis triggered by Messi's transfer bombshell has deepened as more supporters took to the street to protest the current state of affairs in the Catalonian club for a straight second day. Some of them demanded current Barca defender Gerrard Pique to succeed Josep Maria Bartomeu as president. Compared to the agitated mood of yesterday, today Barca supporters are little relieved and optimistic as their president expressed his willingness to resign and bring back the normalcy back to the Camp Nou. They hope the

Football through Bhasi Malapparamba

Walking out of Alakapuri Hotel on the drenched road after a heavy downpour, past Palayam bus-stand, to cross the junction to reach Calicut Railway Station, our minds wandered around the golden-framed spectacled man, who took out his valuable three hours, talking to us, two girls from Kannur, who came to know about the history of Kerala football. And my mind pondered around the thought about his response to every call to say that he is in an important meeting with people from Kannur, and we had looked each other, thinking…

Waiting for the Messiah’s resurrection to lift La Albiceleste

From the magnitude of a penalty he missed in a third consecutive final, the Argentine super star, arguably the best player on the earth, Lionel Messi walked-off from MetLife Stadium pulling his shirt on his face after the Copa America final defeat of 2016. He would later create a seismic reaction across the football world with his decision to retire from International arena. And when prayers and appeals from millions of fans brought him back, to 2018 FIFA World Cup, whole of Argentina peeped to Russia with new hopes. But,…

The Albanian Eagles hover Switzerland- Serbia match, evoke Balkan Politics at World Cup

Emotions were at the heart of celebration in Kaliningrad, Russia during the World Cup group E match between Switzerland and Serbia on Friday night, as nationalist symbol of Albania, two-headed eagles flapped from the ground attacking the Serbian sentiments. Switzerland boarding four players with Albanian ethnic heritage, three of them from Kosovo, evoked emotions and political gestures to the ground. The unquenched  thirst throughout the first half with an early goal deficit made the Swiss, especially the Albanians…