Three late goals saw a second-string France side inflict a 4-1 humbling of joint Euro 2012 hosts Ukraine in a friendly on Monday to extend their unbeaten run under coach Laurent Blanc to nine matches.
Nishant Mehra has been handed a two year ban by NADA for the unexplained use of the banned drug Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), making him the first Indian footballer to be banned for drug abuse.
After roping in Roberto Silva from Dempo SC, Churchill Brothers have now managed to convince HAL's midfielder Xavier Vijay Kumar to join them for the upcoming season.
With his 33rd birthday approaching on Thursday, Germany striker Miroslav Klose faces an uncertain future a year away from Euro 2012 to be co-hosted by his native Poland.
FIFA vice president Prince Ali of Jordan said on Tuesday he will raise with world and Asian football bodies a ban on Iran's women team over their traditional Islamic headscarf.