MOSCOW, June 15: Egypt star striker Mohamed Salah is almost certain to play in his team's first match at the FIFA World Cup in Russia against Uruguay despite suffering a shoulder injury in late May, Egypt head coach Hector Cuper said Thursday.

MILAN, Nov 24: An Italian court sentenced former AC Milan and Brazil forward Robinho in absentia to nine years in prison on Thursday after convicting him of taking part in a gang rape of an Albanian woman in 2013.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: The star striker Anil Gurung stepped into the football pitch for the last time in an international match for Nepal national team.

Man City striker Aguero hurt in car crash

September 29, 2017 15:15 pm

LONDON, Sept 29:  Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has been involved in a road accident in the Netherlands and will be assessed by club doctors when he returns on Friday, the Premier League side has said.

Manchester United have agreed a 75 million pound ($97 million) deal for Everton striker Romelu Lukaku, a source close to the negotiations told Reuters on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, March 21: One of the most prolific strikers of his generation, Karna Limbu, has played for just 15 minutes for the national team. At the age of 31, which is generally the twilight of playing career for footballers, he has been named in the final squad for a tournament for the first time although he was in the squad for international friendlies before too. He was named in the list of 20 players announced on Friday for the AFC Asian Qualifiers against the Philippines.

LIVERPOOL, Nov 2: Liverpool striker Danny Ings has been ruled out for up to nine months after hurting his right knee in the latest injury to set back his career.

LONDON, Oct 17: As the goals have dried up for Jamie Vardy at Leicester, another former non-league striker has embarked on a hot scoring streak for a Premier League club.

VIENNA, Sept 27: Austria striker Marc Janko is doubtful for next month's World Cup qualifiers against Wales and Serbia because of a thigh injury.

BARCELONA, Sept 12: Barcelona striker Neymar is making a leap into the world of music.

Barcelona signs striker Paco Alcacer

August 30, 2016 19:11 pm

BARCELONA, Aug 30: Barcelona says it has signed striker Paco Alcacer for five seasons after securing his transfer from rival Spanish club Valencia.

MADRID, July 30: Atletico Madrid says it has acquired French striker Kevin Gameiro from rival Spanish club Sevilla.

PARIS, July 4: France striker Olivier Giroud said his team is keen for a revenge against rivals Germany after setting up a semi-final clash with the reigning world champions with a thrilling 5-2 victory over Iceland in the European football championship quarter-finals.

MARSEILLE, France, June 30: Poland striker Arkadiusz Milik is looking forward to meeting one of his footballing heroes in the European Championship quarterfinals: Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo in Marseille.

LIVERPOOL, England, April 21: Liverpool striker Divock Origi scored before being carried off on a stretcher as Everton was overwhelmed 4-0 in Wednesday's Merseyside derby.