Red Sun, Thihariya, Ratnam, Comrades, Red Star, Serendib into Div I Super 6

Six teams qualified for the 'Super 6' round of the 2017 Premier League Division I Football Championship in search of promotion to the Champions League next year. The 18 teams in Division I football were divided into two groups of...
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FFSL changes date on ‘Title Decider’

The Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) has again changed the date for the 2017 Dialog Champions League ‘Title Decider’ between Renown SC and Colombo FC. The new date, communicated by the FFSL through email, will be 14th January at...

Chelsea sign Ross Barkley from Everton

Midfielder Ross Barkley has described his £15m move from Everton to Chelsea as "unbelievable" and "a fresh start".The England international, 24, has signed a five-and-a-half-year deal with last season's Premier League champions.Welcome to Chelsea, Ross Barkley! Full story 👉 https://t.co/yRzCCYobbd...

Hazard easily wins Belgium’s Footballer of the Year Award

Chelsea's Eden Hazard has been voted Belgium Player of the Year by the fans while, Premier League rivals Kevin De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku sit second and third respectively.Hazard picked up an impressive 10,280 votes, while De Bruyne received...
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Roomy to Royal?

ThePapare.com reliably learns that Zahira College Head Coach Mohamed Roomy is on the verge of taking up the Head Coach position of Football at Royal College. It is rumoured that Roomy, an old boy of the school, is unhappy that...

“I don’t step on the field without writing P 4:13 on my strapping” –...

In a world where schools’ sport is highly competitive, at 5’5, there stood one man who broke all stereotypes and emerged a champion. Hailing from the school by the sea, a youngster showed great prowess in the sporting disciplines...

Renown vs Colombo showdown at Race Course

The Dialog Champions League 2017 decider has been re-scheduled to January 2018 and will be played at the Colombo Race Course Grounds. Title sponsors of Sri Lanka’s Premier Football Tournament, Dialog Axiata PLC confirmed the change where Renown SC and...

EPL mid-season review – Man City Champions already?

Manchester City are yet to be beaten this season and are looking unstoppable with a record earliest title win seeming more and more likely. The English Premier League season of 2017/18 has just passed its halfway mark with all teams...
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Liverpool sign Van Dijk for World Record fee

Southampton centre-back Virgil van Dijk will join Liverpool when the transfer window re-opens on 1 January in a world record £75m deal. The January transfer window will open on Monday to Liverpool’s extraordinary world-record £75 million signing of Holland centre-back...

Kante beats Mbappe to French Player of the Year award

Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante capped a fine 2017 by being named France Football's French Player of the Year. Kante beat out Paris Saint-Germain star and fellow France international Kylian Mbappe and Manchester United’s Paul Pogba to the award on Tuesday. The...

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