Loew relishes Mexico test at Confederations Cup

Sochi, June 26 Germany's Joachim Loew said he is looking forward to facing Mexico on Thursday in the Confederations Cup semi-finals after the world champions pipped Chile to top spot in Group B.The...

Jun 26, 2017 9:46 AM | Newsscroll

Prosecutors not against replacing Messi jail term with fine

Barcelona, June 23 Prosecutors in Barcelona say they are not against replacing football star Lionel Messi's 21-month jail sentence for tax fraud with a fine, a spokeswoman announced today.They said...

Jun 23, 2017 6:34 PM | Newsscroll

Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths

Sochi, June 23 Portugal are set to rest Cristiano Ronaldo for tomorrow's clash against New Zealand as the Euro 2016 winners look to confirm their passage into next week's Confederations Cup...

Jun 23, 2017 6:31 PM | Newsscroll

China to levy 100% tax on overseas football transfers

Beijing, Jun 22 China will effectively double the cost for its clubs to buy foreign football players in a move aimed at slowing the influx of pricey overseas stars and encouraging homegrown...

Jun 22, 2017 4:19 PM | Newsscroll

Problems? What problems? Ronaldo on target in Portugal win

Moscow, Jun 22 Cristiano Ronaldo brushed aside his off-field problems by scoring the winner as Portugal edged out hosts Russia 1-0 at the Confederations Cup on Wednesday, before Oribe Peralta gave...

Jun 22, 2017 9:59 AM | Newsscroll

Di María given fine for Spanish tax fraud

Madrid, June 21 Argentina and Paris Saint-Germain star Angel di Maria has been handed a hefty fine and a prison sentence over a charge of tax fraud of 1.3 million euros ($1.4 million), Spanish...

Jun 21, 2017 9:37 PM | Newsscroll

Football: Mourinho accused of tax fraud, Ronaldo before judge

Madrid, Jun 20 Jose Mourinho was today accused by Spanish authorities of failing to pay 3.3 million euro (USD 3.7 million) in taxes at Real Madrid as star player Cristiano Ronaldo was summoned to...

Jun 20, 2017 8:50 PM | Newsscroll

Mourinho accused of 3.3mn euro tax fraud in Spain

Madrid, Jun 20 Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was today accused of evading 3.3 million euro ($3.7 million) in tax at Real Madrid, the public prosecutor's office in Madrid announced.The...

Jun 20, 2017 8:09 PM | Newsscroll

Troubled Ronaldo gets Madrid court date

Madrid, Jun 20 Cristiano Ronaldo's woes deepened today when the star striker who reportedly wants to quit Real Madrid was summoned to appear before a judge investigating tax fraud.Ronaldo, 32, said...

Jun 20, 2017 8:04 PM | Newsscroll

Hosts Russia tackle embattled Ronaldo's Portugal

Moscow, Jun 20 Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal take on Confederation Cup hosts and Group A leaders Russia tomorrow with the tax storm scandal clouding Ronaldo's Real Madrid future.Having opened their...

Jun 20, 2017 7:36 PM | Newsscroll