[TOKYO] Japan has fired national football coach Vahid Halilhodzic just two months before the World Cup, after a series of disappointing performances by the Blue Samurai, local media reported Monday.

WITH the globalisation of football well into full swing, Germany's Bundesliga can count itself as one of the driving forces behind the sport's ever-growing appeal in Asia as the league...

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THE first English Premier League (EPL) fixture of the weekend is a blockbuster of a match between two old rivals who are, in all honesty, slugging it for the right to be second-best this season.

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MANCHESTER City's seemingly unassailable 16-point lead atop the English Premier League (EPL) now means the most intriguing battle looks to be who will finish as runners-up, with Manchester...

ENGLISH Premier League (EPL) football club Arsenal has inked its biggest-ever sponsorship deal worth a reported £200 million (S$369 million), extending their shirt partnership with Dubai-based...

RUPERT MURDOCH'S Sky will pay £3.58 billion (S$6.5 billion) to show 128 English Premier League (EPL) matches for three seasons from August 2019 in a deal that brings to an end rampant inflation...

[LONDON] Manchester United blamed US President Donald Trump's corporate tax reforms as the reason the Premier League giants posted a £29 million (S$53.29 million) second quarter loss to the end...

[LONDON] Chelsea's troubled season hit a new low on Monday as the Premier League champions crashed to a 4-1 defeat at Watford that heaped fresh pressure on beleaguered boss Antonio Conte...

[LONDON] Ardene Wenger insisted Tuesday there was no chance he would jeopardise Arsenal's financial stability with lavish spending on new players during the rest of the January transfer window...

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THE man who once lobbed England goalkeeper David Seaman from 40 yards, Ronaldinho has officially hung up his boots following a career of backheels, nutmegs, no-look passes, and Parisian party nights.