AFC President praises Sri Lanka's efforts to elevate football

Colombo: AFC President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has hailed the commitment of the Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) towards...
THE-AFC.COM Apr 19

Sri Lanka, Brunei shine in pilot FIFA Series

Kuala Lumpur: The inaugural FIFA Series took place across six different locations over the recent international period featuring 24 teams from all...
THE-AFC.COM Mar 29

Liam Gordon Starts as Guyana Easily Overcome Cambodia

Walsall defender Liam Gordon retained his place in the Guyana starting eleven as they took on took Cambodia in their second group game of the...
BESCOTBANTER Mar 26

Liam Gordon Starts as Guyana Begin FIFA Series with a Defeat

Walsall defender Liam Gordon was named among the starting eleven as Guyana took on Cape Verde in their opening group game of the inaugural FIFA...
BESCOTBANTER Mar 21

UK taxes have reached 1948 levels – but the contrast between the budgets is stark

According to official forecasts, measures in Wednesday's budget have left tax as a share of national income at 37.1% In 1948, the country was in...
THE GUARDIAN Mar 7

FFSL organises Pilot Child Safeguarding Awareness Programme

Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte: The Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL)’s efforts to create a safe and nurturing environment for the country’s young...
THE-AFC.COM Mar 5

Fifa announce brand new competition is set to start in days – but fans have probably never heard of it

FIFA have announced a brand-new international competition that is set to start in just days. The Fifa Series will see international teams from...
THE SCOTTISH SUN Mar 4

What is the FIFA Series? Football’s next national team competitions

FIFA intends to introduce a series of friendly matches in one location come 2026 with a pilot set for the March window in 2024. FIFA is ready to...
BOLAVIP US Feb 28

How kind Kate Garraway came to Chris Kamara's rescue amid his crippling health battles

FOOTIE pundit Chris Kamara says he has made huge progress in his battle with speech apraxia thanks to Kate Garraway. The Good Morning Britain host...
THE SUN Feb 23

How kind Kate Garraway came to Chris Kamara’s rescue amid his crippling health battles

FOOTIE pundit Chris Kamara says he has made huge progress in his battle with speech apraxia thanks to Kate Garraway. The Good Morning Britain...
THE SCOTTISH SUN Feb 23

AFC President meets Sri Lankan Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs

Doha: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa hosted a high-level meeting with His Excellency Harin...
THE-AFC.COM Jan 25

Sri Lankan midfielder signs professional deal with Barnsley after being rewarded for his progress at League One club in 2023-24

HIGHLY-RATED Barnsley teenage midfielder Vimal Yoganathan has signed his first professional contract with the League One club.
YORKSHIRE POST Jan 12

Jeff Stelling and Chris Kamara cheated death on world’s most dangerous road as host reveals ‘we were nearly fertiliser’

JEFF STELLING and Chris Kamara once shared the Soccer Saturday screen together. But the popular duo almost met their fate at the same time...
THE SCOTTISH SUN Jan 9

I’m a Man City cult hero – now I manage international team full of fishermen and tuk-tuk drivers

ANDY MORRISON will always be a cult hero for helping drag Manchester City off their knees. But if he thought marshalling City’s defence while...
THE SCOTTISH SUN Dec 28, 2023

Journalist who helps decide Ballon d’Or submits the strangest votes every single year

Sri Lankan journalist Hafiz Marikar has taken an interesting view on who the best player in the world is with some of his selections for the Ballon...
DAILY STAR Oct 30, 2023

‘I've been so lucky': Hamilton swaps Essex Alliance for Sri Lanka's World Cup dream

FC Baresi midfielder is preparing to face Yemen in Saudi Arabia instead of turning out in the 11th tier of English football It's a long way from...
THE GUARDIAN Oct 11, 2023

KINGS LANGLEY | WARM GLOW

Kit donation brings joy to youngsters in Sri Lanka
SOUTHERN FOOTBALL LEAGUE Sep 23, 2023

India bowling coach breaks silence amid huge Shami Asia Cup decision

Team India were the first to qualify for the 2023 Asia Cup final earlier this week, defeating Pakistan and Sri Lanka on consecutive days in...
FOOTBALL AUDIT Sep 14, 2023

Bureau of the FIFA Council lifts suspension on Football Federation of Sri Lanka

—- The Bureau of the FIFA Council has decided to lift the suspension that was imposed on the Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) in January...
KEIRRADNEDGE.COM Aug 28, 2023

Terrifying moment angry elephant goes berserk at Buddhist parade as pilgrims run for their lives jumping into water

THIS is the terrifying moment an angry elephant caused havoc at a Buddhists parade causing people to plunge into the water. The chaos was captured...
THE SUN Aug 24, 2023

Dillon De Silva delighted to be back at Torquay United​

“It feels like home,” said De Silva, who has played international football for Sri Lanka.
DEVONLIVE.COM Aug 4, 2023

Torquay United sign Sri Lanka international midfielder Dillon De Silva

He rejoins the Gulls on a permanent deal
DEVONLIVE.COM Aug 3, 2023

Rashford’s ex-fiancee Lucia Loi breaks silence after split from Man Utd star as England Wags gather round her in support

LUCIA LOI has broken her silence following her break-up with Marcus Rashford. The Manchester United hitman was set to tie the knot with the...
THE SUN Jul 18, 2023

Meet the Luton and Coventry Wags who’ll be cheering on their boys at Wembley as they aim to reach Premier League

LUTON and Coventry Wags are heading to Wembley. The Hatters saw off Sunderland in their semi-final, while the Sky Blues edged out...
THE SUN May 26, 2023

Inside incredible football journey of Celtic Women star Jacynta from Man Utd to Napoli to dates with Carl Starfelt

IT might not be a name which trips off the tongue of most native Scottish speakers. But Jacynta Galabadaarachchi is well on the way to becoming...
THE SCOTTISH SUN May 5, 2023

Just Stop Oil activists ramp up their action and plot a summer of sporting chaos

JUST Stop Oil activists are plotting a summer of sporting chaos as they ramp up their action. The eco-zealots tucked into hummus and vegan...
THE SCOTTISH SUN Apr 22, 2023

Jungles, jackfruit and community tourism: this is Sri Lanka at its best

Our author and her family are wowed by an ethical travel break, meeting local schoolchildren and visiting eco resorts set in verdant countryside...
THE GUARDIAN Feb 9, 2023

Haseeb Hameed is made captain of the England Lions for their Test tour of Sri Lanka next month

Hameed will lead the second-string in two 'Tests' against Sri Lanka , with England convinced he still has a future at the highest level despite...
DAILY MAIL ONLINE Jan 13, 2023

Never forget how the Sri Lankan journalist voted for the 2017, 2018 & 2019 Ballon d'Or

On Monday, the greatest individual award in football takes place – the Ballon d’Or. One hundred journalists from the top 100 UEFA Nations have...
GIVEMESPORT.COM Oct 14, 2022

Clyde goalkeeper Josh Bradley-Hurst to become club’s first international in 55 years after Sri Lanka call up

Josh Bradley-Hurst, who was born in Sri Lanka, has been included in the squad for a training camp.
STV NEWS Sep 22, 2022

Former Celtic youngster set for journey from lower leagues to Sri Lanka international system

The promising goalkeeper has had a great upbringing with experience at the Parkhead club and in the English Championship, and he's now set for a...
GLASGOWLIVE Sep 22, 2022

India defeat Nepal to lift title

THE-AFC.COM Sep 16, 2022

Nepal book semi-final spot in style

THE-AFC.COM Sep 12, 2022

Dominant India beat Sri Lanka in SAFF U-20 Championship

A dominant India registered their first victory in the ongoing SAFF U-20 Championship when they beat Sri Lanka 4-0 at the Kalinga Stadium on Friday.
INDIATIMES.COM Jul 29, 2022

Quiz of The Week: 9 - 15 July

THEWEEK.CO.UK Jul 15, 2022

Aussies raise concerns about touring Sri Lanka during crisis

Sri Lanka is reeling under its worst economic crisis since independence in 1948, with a severe shortage of foreign exchange severely curtailing...
THE-STAR.CO.KE May 25, 2022

Miquita Oliver relives ‘horrendous’ and 'earth shattering' Boxing Day tsunami

Approximately 230,000 people lost their lives in the disaster which devastated coastal areas of Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Maldives, and Thailand...
MIRROR May 17, 2022

Man City cult hero Andy Morrison becomes new boss of international minnows Sri Lanka on three-year contract

MANCHESTER CITY cult hero Andy Morrison has been appointed as Sri Lanka boss. The former club captain, 51, returns to management after quitting...
THE SUN May 12, 2022

Former Plymouth Argyle, Manchester City defender becomes Sri Lanka head coach

Andy Morrison will be assisted in his new role by ex-Millwall defender Keith Stevens
PLYMOUTHHERALD.CO.UK May 12, 2022

Quiz of The Week: 23 - 29 April

THEWEEK.CO.UK Apr 29, 2022

AFC Cup: Juan Ferrando warns ATK Mohun Bagan ahead of clash against Abahani Dhaka

The ATK MB coach wants to win the AFC Cup game against Abahani Dhaka at any cost after their 5-0 thrashing of Sri Lankan side Blue Star SC.
90MIN.COM Apr 16, 2022

AFC Cup: ATK Mohun Bagan thrash Blue Star 5-0, seal play-off berth

ATK Mohun Bagan moved closer to AFC Cup group stage qualification with an emphatic 5-0 win over Blue Star SC of Sri Lanka at the Salt Lake Stadium...
INDIATIMES.COM Apr 12, 2022

ATK Mohun Bagan 5-0 Blue Star: Player ratings as the Mariners run riot in the AFC Cup

Player ratings as ATK Mohun Bagan romp Sri Lankan side Blue Star to book their play-off spot in the AFC Cup.
90MIN.COM Apr 12, 2022

AFC Cup qualifier: ATK Mohun Bagan vs Blue Star preview, probable XI & prediction

Everything you need to know regarding ATK Mohun Bagan's AFC Cup preliminary round clash against Sri Lankan champions Blue Star.
90MIN.COM Apr 12, 2022

ATK Mohun Bagan firm favourites vs Blue Star in AFC Cup match

Seeking to qualify for the main tournament for the second consecutive year, local heavyweights ATK Mohun Bagan will start as firm favourites...
INDIATIMES.COM Apr 11, 2022

50 per cent crowd allowed for ATKB's upcoming AFC Cup match

Spectators will be allowed to fill up half of the Salt Lake Stadium during ATK Mohun Bagan's AFC Cup preliminary round two clash against Sri...
INDIATIMES.COM Apr 7, 2022

We've to be careful against Blue Star: ATKMB coach

All set to open their AFC Cup campaign this season against Blue Star on Tuesday, ATK Mohun Bagan coach Juan Ferrando is wary of their rivals'...
INDIATIMES.COM Apr 7, 2022

Shane Warne's support for Boxing Day Tsunami victims turned him from hated to beloved in Sri Lanka

After the devastating Boxing Day Tsunami in 2004, which killed more than 200,000 people around the world - 30,000 of them in Sri Lanka alone -...
DAILY MAIL ONLINE Mar 13, 2022

India spinner Patel returns to test squad against Sri Lanka

Patel, who has taken 36 wickets and is also a batter down the order
THE-STAR.CO.KE Mar 8, 2022

Kent to face Sri Lankan side

Kent’s Men’s First XI will welcome a touring Sri Lankan party to Canterbury for a four-day, first-class match from Friday 6th May. It will be the...
KENTSPORTSNEWS.COM Jan 28, 2022

India blank Sri Lanka 5-0 in SAFF U-19 Women's Championship

The Indian team got off to a flying start in the SAFF U-19 Women's Championship here on Monday, defeating Sri Lanka by a massive 5-0 margin to...
INDIATIMES.COM Dec 13, 2021

SAFF Championship 2021 roundup: Maldives move to second spot with a narrow win over Sri Lanka

India remain winless in 2021 SAFF Championship...
GOAL.COM Oct 10, 2021

SAFF Championship: India face Nepal in must-win match

A beleaguered Indian football team faces Nepal in a must-win match in the SAFF Championship here on Sunday. Seven-time winners India are yet to log...
INDIATIMES.COM Oct 9, 2021

2011-2021: Guam to Sri Lanka - What are India's worst results in the last 11 years?

The Blue Tigers were held to a goalless draw by 205th ranked Sri Lanka in the SAFF Championship 2021...
GOAL.COM Oct 8, 2021

SAFF Championship 2021: Draw against Sri Lanka further highlights India's attacking woes

India hardly troubled Sri Lankan goalkeeper Sujan Perera under the sticks...
GOAL.COM Oct 8, 2021

SAFF Championship 2021: Baffling team selection and toothless attack - What we learned from India's 0-0 draw against Sri Lanka

India's struggles continue against teams who prefer to sit back and soak pressure...
GOAL.COM Oct 7, 2021

SAFF Championships: India held to a goalless draw by Sri Lanka

India produced yet another disappointing performance as they were held to a goalless draw by 205th ranked Sri Lanka despite a dominant display in...
INDIATIMES.COM Oct 7, 2021

India 0-0 Sri Lanka: Follow the SAFF Championship 2021 action LIVE

Igor Stimac's men are looking to put up their first three points on the board in the ongoing SAFF Cup
GOAL.COM Oct 7, 2021

SAFF Championship 2021: India vs Sri Lanka - Which team has the younger squad?

India were held to a 1-1 draw in the previous fixture against Bangladesh in the SAFF Championship 2021...
GOAL.COM Oct 7, 2021

SAFF Championship: India look to register tournament's first win vs SL

A 1-1 draw against 10-man Bangladesh denting their confidence, India will need to quickly get their act together as they take on Sri Lanka in their...
INDIATIMES.COM Oct 6, 2021

SAFF Championship 2021: How to watch India vs Sri Lanka - Match schedule, TV listings and Online streaming

After throwing away a one-goal lead against a 10-man Bangladesh, the Blue Tigers will look to get the three points against Sri Lanka
GOAL.COM Oct 6, 2021

SAFF Championship 2021 roundup: Bangladesh start with a win, beat Sri Lanka 1-0

Bangladesh faced Sri Lanka in the first game of the tournament...
GOAL.COM Oct 1, 2021

SAFF Championship 2021: Sri Lanka squad list and fixtures

Take a look at the 23-member Sri Lanka squad that will play their trade in the SAFF Championship...
GOAL.COM Sep 29, 2021

Shaikh Salman meets FFSL President

THE-AFC.COM Sep 29, 2021
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