Brooklyn Beckham with his teammates from the Arsenal youth team.

Man dis-United? Red Devils snub club's famed academy as their sons join other teams

Manchester United’s very own don’t seem to have much faith in their club’s youth system.

The Premier League side’s reputation for youth development is considered a part of club folklore,...

Mexican club Queretaro have a customised fitness routine for former Brazil star Ronaldinho.

Ronaldinho hates running - but gets special treatment for it

Don’t like running?

Not a problem. If you are Ronaldinho, that is.

Because of this particular disdain, the veteran Brazilian forward has been put on a customised training regime at...

Diego Costa (in blue) argues with Liverpool's Emre Can. The Chelsea striker was slapped with a three-match ban for stamping on the Turk.

Costa slapped with 3-match ban for stamping

Chelsea striker Diego Costa was banned for three matches with immediate effect after being found guilty of a violent conduct charge, the Football Association announced on Friday (Jan 30).


Stars missing from clash of top two


(Sunday, 1.30am, Singtel TV Ch 102 & 
StarHub TV Ch 227)

Premiership clashes don't come bigger than a Chelsea-Manchester City encounter these days.


Cahill in mind games



(Tomorrow, 4.50pm, Singtel TV Ch 115,
StarHub TV Ch 209)

Australia's talisman Tim Cahill brushed off retirement talk before the Asian...

Young Lions draw with Uzbekistan U-21s



Singapore Under-23 coach Aide Iskandar reckons set-pieces will be their key weapon in their bid to win the country's first football gold at the...

New initiatives for para athletes

With Singapore playing host to the Asean Para Games for the first time in December, 2015 might well be a watershed year for disability sports in the country.

"I believe that this year is...

Hanafi Akbar arrested for drug offences

Footballer Hanafi Akbar, who starred for Singapore at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), was arrested for drug offences on Wednesday morning.

The New Paper understands that the 19-year-old...

Christian Eriksen celebrates after scoring for Tottenham against Sheffield United in the Capital One Cup semi-finals.

Eriksen strikes again to send Spurs to Wembley

Running out of time and ideas?

Well, then it helps to have Christian Eriksen in your team.

The Tottenham Hotspur midfielder has told his teammates to “just give me the ball” after...

Chelsea are reportedly ready to ditch German attacker Andre Schuerrle (right) to fund a move for Fiorentina winger Juan Cuadrado.

Schuerrle out, Cuadrado in at Chelsea?

Chelsea are on the brink of selling Andre Schuerrle and signing Juan Cuadrado.

If the move for Cuadrado is completed in time, the 26-year-old Colombian could play in Sunday morning’s (...