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Charity football match aiming for RM500,000 gate collection

A total of 18,000 tickets will be up for sale for the match from Wednesday till match day on June 30.

Bali Utd first Southeast Asian club to list on stock market

The listing puts the team among top clubs Manchester United, Juventus and Borussia Dortmund which have also previously offered their shares.

Martinez scores cracker as Colombia win grudge match with Argentina

Roger Martinez scores a notable goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in a Copa America Group B opener which burst into life after a sluggish start.

Venezuela draw 0-0 with Peru in their Copa America opener

Venezuela and Peru start their Copa America with a nervous 0-0 draw in a match marked by two Peruvian goals chalked off after consultation with the Video Assistant Referee (VAR).

Ukraine sink South Korea to claim under-20 World Cup glory

Ukraine beat South Korea 3-1 to win the under-20 World Cup final in Poland, despite an early penalty.

Fleming and Prince book Canada’s last-16 spot

Second-half goals by Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince give Canada a 2-0 win over New Zealand, cementing their place in the last 16 of the women’s World Cup.

VAR penalty, Coutinho brace help Brazil beat Bolivia

Philippe Coutinho scores a second half double and Everton adds a cracking third as Brazil recovered from a sleepy start to beat Bolivia 3-0 in their Copa America opener.

Suarez ‘wanted to disappear from the world’ after Liverpool defeat

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez says losing 4-0 to Liverpool in the Champions League semi-finals is as painful as his infamous 2014 World Cup biting incident.

JDT held 1-1 by PKNP FC

Defending champions Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) draw 1-1 with PKNP FC at the Manjung Municipal Council Stadium in Perak but remain firmly at the top of the Super League.

White shirt means danger but Brazil opt to take the risk

When hosts Brazil run out for their Copa America opener against Bolivia, they will be wearing a white shirt in a competitive match for the first time in more than 60 years.

Argentina impressed by Messi’s desire to end trophy heartache

Argentina defender Nicolas Tagliafico praises captain Lionel Messi for his desire to win a trophy for his country as they prepare for their Copa America opener against Colombia.

Ali, Harith want to prove Malaysians are no pushovers in Japan

U-18 squad players Ali Imran Sukari and Harith Haiqal Adam Afkar are out to prove Malaysia's worth in football after being selected for the Asian Eleven programme in Japan.

Harimau Malaya eliminate Timor Leste with 12-2 aggregate win

Harimau Malaya maul Timor Leste 5-1 in the second leg of the 2022 World Cup/Asian Cup first round qualifiers at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium.

Southgate: England want more than semi-final finishes

England reaches the semi-finals of the last two major championships but manager Gareth Southgate says missing out on the World Cup and Nations League final has left the squad deeply unsatisfied.

Santos: Portugal team are an ‘almost indestructible family’

Portugal's national team are an "almost indestructible family", coach Fernando Santos says after they added the inaugural Nations League to their Euro 2016 title.

Portugal beat Dutch to win inaugural Nations League title

Portugal becomes the first team to win UEFA's Nations League competition when a well-crafted goal by Goncalo Guedes gave them a 1-0 win over Netherlands in the final.

10 million French tune in for Women’s World Cup opener

Broadcast by both public and cable television in France, 10 million viewers tune in for the Women's World Cup opening game.

Clarke hopes Robertson’s Champions League glory lifts Scotland

New Scotland manager Steve Clarke hopes Andy Robertson's Champions League success with Liverpool rubs off on his country when they face Cyprus on Saturday.

Empoli defender Di Lorenzo becomes Napoli’s first summer signing

Napoli completes their first summer signing with Italian right-back Giovanni Di Lorenzo arriving from Empoli.

16 arrests as English fans clash in Duesseldorf

Around 40 English football fans violently clash in Duesseldorf's city centre as they watched Thursday's UEFA Nations League defeat to the Netherlands.

Brazil’s Neymar in trouble over intimate pics of woman accusing him...

Brazil's Neymar gives a statement on whether he broke the law by posting intimate pictures of a woman who accused him of rape.

Chelsea appeal FIFA transfer ban to CAS

English Premier League side Chelsea files an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against a transfer ban imposed by world soccer governing body FIFA.

Woman who accuses Brazil’s Neymar of rape gives details in TV...

A woman accusing football star Neymar of sexual assault tells all in a televised interview just an hour prior to a friendly game Neymar is participating in.

De Ligt deserves move to big club, says Koeman

Netherlands coach Ronald Koeman believes 19-year-old Ajax Amsterdam defender Matthijs de Ligt has only scratched the surface of his potential, but deserves a move to a big club.