Madrid : World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo returns for a Real Madrid side otherwise stricken by injuries and suspensions as they look to beat Atletico Madrid for the first time in six meetings this season on Saturday.
Ronaldo completed his two-game ban for kicking out at Cordoba defender Edimar as the European champions sneaked past Sevilla to open up a four-point lead over Barcelona at the top of the table on Wednesday.
Margao : East Bengal will be looking for a hat-trick of victories to keep their winning momentum going as they face Salgaocar FC on Saturday in a fifth round match of the Hero I-League, played at Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, Margao.
Coming into this match with two straight wins at home against Bengaluru FC and Shillong Lajong, East Bengal are placed third with 7 points from three matches.
While Salgaocar FC who notched their first win defeating Sporting Clube de Goa are placed fifth with 5 points from four matches.
London, Feb 06 - Ghana defeated hosts Equatorial Guinea 3-0 to reach the final of African Cup of Nations amid chaotic scenes in Malabo on Thursday night.
Striker Jordan Ayew put Ghana ahead in the 42nd minute through a penalty before midfielder Mubarak Wakaso doubled the lead just before the end of the first half.
Subsequently, Andre Ayew netted a left footed shot to the bottom right corner to give his team an unassailable 3-0 advantage in the 75th minute, the BBC reported.
Washington, Feb 5 - Cristiano Ronaldo has the ladies drooling with his new underwear campaign, where the footie ace stripped down to just bowers, showing off his toned abs.
The 30-year-old Portuguese soccer star posed for CR7's spring/summer 2015 campaign, donning red, black and blue undies, proving that he's indeed one of the fittest athletes of our time, E! Online reported.
Ronaldo said that he loved the vibrant colors as it was a great way to experiment with different looks, and with bold patterns in bright pink and red, he was proud that the collection stood out.
London, Feb 05 - David De Gea's agent Jorge Mendes has admitted that the Spanish goalkeeper is happy and will stay at Manchester United, quashing rumours surrounding the goalkeeper's switch to Real Madrid.
Mendes said that De Gea had one year left on his contract and he would stay in Manchester, adding that the player was happy there at the moment, the Mirror reported.
De Gea has reportedly been linked with a move to Real Madrid in recent months, with only 17 months left of his contract.
London, Feb 05 - Portuguese football team captain Cristiano Ronaldo has been voted the best player in the Premier League, despite spending just six seasons in the division's 23-year history.
The Real Madrid star scored 118 goals in 22 appearances for Manchester United, inspiring them to a hattrick of titles between 2007 and 2009 during his stay at Old Trafford.
According to a survey, Ronaldo was voted above Thierry Henry and Ryan Giggs who finished in second and third place respectively, the Mirror reported.
London, Feb 05 - Ivory Coast thrashed Congo DR 3-1 to reach their third Africa Cup of Nations final in nine years, thanks to Gervinho's pace and Yaya Toure's thunderous efforts.
Toure put Ivory ahead with a ferocious 20-yard shot but just four minutes after the Manchester City midfielder's strike, Dieumerci Mbokani levelled with a penalty after Eric Bailly handled.
London, Feb 05 - Real Madrid moved four points clear at the top of the La Liga after defeating Sevilla 2-1 at the Bernabeu, but it was not a happy victory for the side as their star winger James Rodriguez went off with a severe foot injury.
Real announced that the Colombia midfielder would undergo surgery on his broken metatarsal in the coming hours.
Johannesburg, Feb 04 : Cristiano Ronaldo's agent Jorge Mendes insisted that the star striker will end his career at Real Madrid, putting a price-tag of 300 million pounds on the Ballon d'Or winner.
Quashing rumours surrounding Ronaldo's future at the club, Mendes said that he wouldn't leave Real Madrid, adding that his buyout clause was one billion and it was impossible to find someone like him, Sport24 reported.
Mendes added that if for any reason the club decides to sell the Portuguese superstar tomorrow for 300 million, someone would pay.
London, Feb 04 - Chelsea's new 26 million pounds Colombian winger Juan Cuadrado might upset opponents on field with his skills, but off the field he's just a big mummy's boy and claims that his mum has been both, a mother and a father, to him.
Cuadrado's mother Marcela reportedly goes everywhere with him and even spends hours plaiting the winger's hair. She cooks the winger his favourite lentil and chickpea stews, tells him off when he is naughty, and cheers him from the stands during every game.
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