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Bayern Munich beat Valencia 2-1 at Champions League


September 20th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 20 (IANS) Bastian Schweinsteiger and Toni Kroos ensured a successful start for Bayern Munich in their Champions League football campaign, defeating Juventus 2-1 at the Allianz Arena.Bayern started ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich claims win against newcomer


August 26th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 26 (IANS) Bayern Munich claimed a comfortable 3-0 win against newcomer Greuther Fuerth at the Bundesliga Saturday.In another match, Monchengladbach's Juan Arangos' dead ball goal sealed the ... Read more...

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Bolts of English Premier League


August 7th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Even as Usain Bolt is busy burning up the Olympic track, a survey showed that Theo Walcott is the fastest footballer in the English Premier ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Germany down Dutch 2-1 on Gomez double


June 14th, 2012 - 3:58 am ICT by IANS
Kharkiv (Ukraine), June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two first-half goals from Mario Gomez were enough to give Germany a 2-1 win over the Netherlands Wednesday, in a result that leaves ... Read more...

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Dutch seek inspiration from 1988 Euro win


June 10th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 10 (IANS) The Netherlands began Euro 2012 with a 0-1 defeat at the hands of Denmark on Saturday in Kharkiv and despite heavy criticism in the ... Read more...

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Denmark defeat was like a bad movie: Robben


June 10th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kharkiv (Ukraine), June 10 (IANS/RIA NOvosti) Losing 1-0 to Denmark at Euro 2012 Saturday was like something out of a bad movie, Netherlands midfielder Arjen Robben said.The Netherlands' wayward finishing ... Read more...

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Gullit tips Germany to win Euro 2012


June 7th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, June 7 (IANS) Dutch football legend Ruud Gullit believes if it comes down to a clash between Germany and Spain for the European Championship, as many football fans ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 Group B Preview: Many challenges in Group of Death


June 5th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 5 (IANS) All national team coaches agreed after the Euro 2012 Football Championships draw in December that only one pool could be touted as the "Group of Death" ... Read more...

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Dutch have no worries upfront, but defence vulnerable


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 2 (IANS) As runners-up of World Cup, the Netherlands will settle for nothing less than the title at Euro 2012, but the Dutch seem defensively more ... Read more...

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Netherlands defeat Slovakia in Rotterdam friendly


May 31st, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rotterdam, May 31 (IANS) The Netherlands beat Slovakia 2-0 here in a friendly match before the start of the European 2012 football championships.After Saturday's 1-2 loss in Amsterdam against Bulgaria, ... Read more...

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Dortmund humble Bayern to win German Cup


May 13th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 13 (IANS) Bundesliga football champions Borussia Dortmund lifted the German Cup to seal a double following a 5-2 hammering of Bayern Munich at outsold Berlin Olympia stadium.German ... Read more...

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Pieters to miss Euro 2012 due to foot injury


May 8th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, May 8 (IANS) The Netherlands will be without Erik Pieters at Euro 2012 after the PSV Eindhoven left-back received bad news on his foot injury.Just three hours ... Read more...

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Cologne relegated, Dortmund break Bundesliga record


May 6th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 6 (IANS) Cologne were relegated on the final day of the Bundesliga football season following a 1-4 home defeat to Bayern Munich while champions Borussia Dortmund broke ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich qualify for Champions League final after penalty shoot-out


April 26th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 26 (IANS) Bayern Munich have qualified for the final of the Champions League football after knocking out Real Madrid in a penalty shoot-out.Cristiano Ronaldo, Kaka and Sergio ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich reduces Dortmund’s lead


April 1st, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 1 (IANS) Bayern Munich narrowed the gap with league leaders Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga following a 1-0 victory over Nuremberg.In the southern derby, the Jupp Heynckes ... Read more...

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Dortmund drop points as Bayern edge closer


March 11th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 11 (IANS) Defending champions and league leaders Borussia Dortmund drew 0-0 with Augsburg while record champions Bayern Munich demolished Hoffenheim 7-1 in the 25th round of German ... Read more...

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England desperately needs a manager: Robben


March 1st, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Dutch star Arjen Robben feels that England's Football Association (FA) should quickly find a replacement for Fabio Capello, who resigned last month.Arjen Robben, who struck ... Read more...

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Robben’s brace gives Holland 3-2 win over England


March 1st, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Arjen Robben's last-gasp left-footed strike propelled Holland to a 3-2 victory against England in a football friendly at Wembley stadium, putting some pressure on caretaker manager ... Read more...

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Uncapped Narsingh and John in Dutch squad against England


February 24th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague (Netherlands), Feb 24 (IANS) Luciano Narsingh and Ola John received their first call-up for the Netherlands national football team Friday for next Wednesday's friendly against England at ... Read more...

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FIFA is keen on India bidding for Under-17 World Cup


January 30th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) India is fast becoming a global destination for sport. After cricket and hockey, it is now soccer's turn if FIFA carries the vote for ... Read more...

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Bhutia steals the show as Bayern Munich dazzle


January 10th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) It was a grand farewell for India's iconic footballer Bhaichung Bhutia, though it was Bayern Munich who stole the show pumping in goal after ... Read more...

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Bayern are here for serious business, says coach Jupp Heynckes


January 9th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Bayern Munich are down to serious business and coach Jupp Heynckes Monday warned India to be ready for some hammering during Tuesday's international friendly, ... Read more...

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Bhaichung’s farewell a serious workout for Bayern


January 9th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) If it's a memorable farewell for Bhaichung Bhutia, for his India team mates Tuesday is going to be a match to remember. They are ... Read more...

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Indian footballers excited to play against Bayern Munich


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The Indian football team is waiting eagerly for the Jan 10 international friendly with European giants Bayern Munich, which will also be former captain ... Read more...

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World waiting for Indian football to emerge: Bayern legend Breitner


December 9th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Bayern Munich football legend Paul Breitner feels 162 ranked India must play regularly against top teams, not fearing embarrassing results, if it want to ... Read more...

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Groin injury keeps Robben out of Euro 2012 qualifiers


October 6th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Oct 6 (IANS) Holland's star footballer Arjen Robben will miss the team's Euro 2012 qualifiers against Moldova and Sweden due to a groin injury.Robben left the Dutch ... Read more...

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Villarreal’s Champions League opener is must win game


September 13th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 13 (IANS) Villarreal will look to stabilise a worrying start to the season when they face Bayern Munich in their first group game in the Champions League ... Read more...

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Bundesliga booms despite loss of Oezil and Khedira


August 18th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 18 (DPA) The new Bundesliga season kicks off Saturday with the German league in rude health despite the loss of two of its biggest stars over the summer to ... Read more...

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Ronaldo keen to take shirt as Real prepare for Raul departure


July 23rd, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 23 (DPA) Cristiano Ronaldo is keen to take over Raul Gonzalez's legendary number 7 shirt at Real Madrid, sports daily Marca said Friday. Ronaldo had to accept the number 9 shirt ... Read more...

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Yellow and red cards at World Cup


July 12th, 2010 - 5:12 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) Complete list of yellow and red cards issued in the 64 games of the June 11-July 11 World Cup in South Africa: Red cards (9)Australia (2):Tim ... Read more...

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Spain beats the Netherlands 1-0 to win its first World Cup


July 12th, 2010 - 5:05 am ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- Spain beat out the Netherlands to win the FIFA 2010 World Cup after Andrés Iniesta scored a goal during the second period of overtime.Iker Casillas, captain ... Read more...

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Goalscorers at World Cup 2010


July 12th, 2010 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) List of goalscorers at the 2010 World Cup after final Sunday, (64 of 64 matches): 5 Goals: Wesley Sneijder (Netherlands)David Villa (Spain)Thomas Mueller ... Read more...

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World Cup final lineups


July 12th, 2010 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 11 (DPA) Lineups for the World Cup final between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg Sunday: Netherlands vs Spain (kickoff 1830 GMT)Netherlands:Maarten Stekelenburg, Gregory Van der Wiel, John ... Read more...

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FIFA shortlists 10 players for World Cup Golden Ball


July 11th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, July 11(ANI): FIFA has announced the Golden Ball Award candidates for the World Cup in South Africa.The selection was made by a group of football experts called the 'FIFA's Technical ... Read more...

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Yellow and red cards at World Cup


July 8th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 8 (DPA) List of yellow and red cards issued at the 2010 World Cup by the end July 7 (62 of 64 games): Red cards (9)Australia (2):Tim Cahill... Read more...

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