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Everton sign Belgium striker Mirallas


August 19th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Everton have signed Belgium forward Kevin Mirallas from Greek side Olympiacos on a four-year deal, the English Premier League side said Sunday.Mirallas, 24, will not ... Read more...

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Czech striker Baros retires from international football


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Czech striker Milan Baros has retired from international football, national team spokesman Jaroslav Kolar said Friday.Baros, 30, played in all four of the Czech Republic's ... Read more...

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Mellberg rues cheap goals as Sweden exit


June 16th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sweden defender Olof Mellberg lamented the cheap goals that saw Sweden's elimination from the Euro 2012 Football Championship after two defeats in as many games.Mellberg ... Read more...

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Norwich appoint Hughton as new coach


June 8th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ex-Newcastle United coach Chris Hughton is to succeed Paul Lambert as coach of English Premier League club Norwich City, the team confirmed.Lambert left for Aston ... Read more...

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Lambert appointed Villa manager


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) English Premier league club Aston Villa appointed Saturday Paul Lambert as their new manager on a three-year deal.Villa have been on the lookout for a new ... Read more...

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Holman agrees Aston Villa deal


March 13th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) English Premier League club Aston Villa have signed Brett Holman from Dutch side AZ Alkmaar. The Australian midfielder will join the club at the end of ... Read more...

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Young Aston Villa mascot mimics Suarez snub


February 14th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A young Aston Villa mascot gave the strong evidence why children should be protected from bad examples. In a clear reenactment of Luiz Suarez’s snub of ... Read more...

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Fan who backed Premier League underdogs lands bet


January 3rd, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An English Premier League fan could not believe his luck when his highly unlikely predictions came to pass. The Everton fan staked five pounds on ... Read more...

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Man U striker Hernandez sidelined with ankle injury


December 4th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez of Mexico will be sidelined for at least four weeks after tearing ankle ligaments during his side's 1-0 win over ... Read more...

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Rooney kept out of England squad for Spain, Sweden friendlies


November 7th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Manager Fabio Capello named the England squad to face Spain and Sweden without selecting Wayne Rooney.England will play FIFA international friendlies against world champions Spain ... Read more...

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Rule on fielding full-strength teams in EPL to be relaxed


July 15th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) The controversial rule to punish English Premier League clubs for fielding "weakened teams" is to be revisited and relaxed from this season by the Football ... Read more...

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Liverpool manager cuts short Asian tour to seal Downing deal


July 14th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish took a flight back home Thursday, hours after landing in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, to seal a deal with Aston Villa ... Read more...

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Ferguson’s whopping 100,000 pound-a-week offer for Young


April 1st, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is ready to offer Aston Villa ace Ashley Young a whopping 100,000 pound-a-week and is ready to pay 25 million pounds ... Read more...

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Sunderland boss Bruce caught in another race row


March 25th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): Argentina defender Marcos Angeleri has accused Sunderland boss Steve Bruce of not liking him because he is not English.Bruce has been caught up in another race storm - ... Read more...

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Aston Villa must kick the c**p out of Everton: Official


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 22 (ANI): Vietnam veteran General Charles Krulak, a right-hand man to Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner, wants the team to fight back and kick Everton out of Premier League contention.The ... Read more...

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Young snubs Villa to join top Premier league clubs


March 16th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): England winger Ashley Young, who has been a long-term target of Manchester United, Tottenham and Arsenal, has snubbed any offer of a new Aston Villa contract to ... Read more...

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Kolo Toure could face two-year ban for failing drugs test


March 4th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Former Manchester City skipper Kolo Toure could face a ban of up to two years after failing a routine drugs test.He has been suspended by the club ... Read more...

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Ashley Young sets sight on Rooney’s England place


February 11th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): Aston Villa striker Ashley Young has his sights set on forcing Wayne Rooney out of the England team after making his mark as goal scorer.Young has been starring ... Read more...

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Stoke City star Carew teased for ‘My Life, My Periods’tattoo


February 11th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.11 (ANI): Football star John Carew has a tattoo that says he has monthly periods.The Stoke City striker, 31, has the French slogan "Ma Vie, Mes Régles" inked on ... Read more...

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Tevez says Man City have blown their Premiere League title chances


February 5th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Ace striker Carlos Tevez has said that Manchester City's last two games had wrecked their season, as they have effectively blown their chances of winning the Premier League ... Read more...

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Rooney give me 10 goals and Berbatov 30, demands Ferguson


February 2nd, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): Manchester United Sir Alex Ferguson wants Wayne Rooney to score at least 10 goals and his expectation from striker Dimitar Berbatov is of 30 goals.Rooney scored twice ... Read more...

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Aston’s Pires wants revenge against Man U’s Neville


February 1st, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.1 (ANI): Aston Villa winger Robert Pires has asked Manchester United coach Sir Alex Ferguson to pick defender Gary Neville for tonight's game between the two sides so that he ... Read more...

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Liverpool coach Dalglish wants Carroll as replacement for Torres


January 31st, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.31 (ANI): Liverpool FC reportedly want England striker Andy Carroll to replace Spaniard Fernando Torres.Kenny Dalglish's Reds are set to make a 30-million-pound bid for the Newcastle No.9 if Torres ... Read more...

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Sunderland fans target striker Bent for shift to Aston Villa


January 20th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.20 (ANI): Striker Darren Brent has reportedly received sickening death threats from Sunderland fans on Twitter after his 24-million-pound move to Aston Villa.One said: "I hope you die painfully, remember ... Read more...

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Liverpool moving in right direction under King Kenny


January 18th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Liverpool striker Fernando Torres has said it is only a matter of time before the club starts moving in the right direction under new manager Kenny Dalglish. ... Read more...

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Aston Villa to double their transfer record to get Bent


January 18th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Aston Villa will double their transfer record to sign Darren Bent for 24 million pounds from Sunderland.The sensational offer for the England striker emerged yesterday as he ... Read more...

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Beckham’s European loan move in jeopardy over TV deal


December 26th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 26 (ANI): La Galaxy is reportedly not ready for a European loan move for David Beckham, as they don't want to jeopardise a new lucrative TV deal.Beckham had said ... Read more...

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Lauren Budd Named “Lovely Lady Of The Day”


December 11th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Once again the Sports Illustrated picked up yet another moderately known hottie, to name her Friday's "Lovely Lady Of The Day". This time it is none ... Read more...

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Britain-based Taliban fight in Afghanistan, then return home


November 25th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Some Afghan-origin men, who are based in Britain, head to Afghanistan to battle the NATO forces before returning home, a media report said Thursday.A Taliban guerrilla in ... Read more...

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‘Neighbour from hell’ Rooney sends local property prices plummeting!


November 16th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): British footballer Wayne Rooney is said to be causing local property prices to go down, the reason being that no one wants to live next to him.England defender ... Read more...

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Terry ’stunned’ over commitment to England team doubts


November 13th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): Fabio Capello's right-hand man has questioned former skipper John Terry's commitment to the England team.England No.2 Franco Baldini questioned Chelsea skipper after he pulled out of the Euro ... Read more...

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Rooney’s hooker hunting footballers again?


October 11th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11(ANI): Wayne Rooney's hooker Jenny Thompson hit the wannabe WAGs circuit with a vengeance at the weekend.The 21 -year-old returned to her old haunts in Manchester for a marathon six-hour ... Read more...

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Prince William saves the day with late goal for pal’s football team


October 8th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): Prince William showed his football skills recently when he scored a late goal for a pal's team, bringing the match to a draw.Wills, 28, had stunned the ... Read more...

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Heskey snubs Capello


October 3rd, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): Aston Villa striker Emile Heskey has snubbed England coach Fabio Capello by not responding to his emergency call to appear for next week's Euro 2012 qualifier.Heskey was involved ... Read more...

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Murray ready to play fantasy tennis at US Open


August 28th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.28 (ANI): Buoyed by back-to-back wins over Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in Toronto two weeks ago, British tennis champion Andy Murray is looking forward to snaring his first ... Read more...

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