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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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India U-16 lose second football friendly


September 12th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 12 (IANS) The Indian team, presently training here for the final phase of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-16 Tournament later this month, lost 2-1 to the UAE ... Read more...

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Unprecedented scenes as India lift Nehru Cup


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium saw unprecedented scenes as India overcame African giants Cameroon 5-4 in a penalty shootout here Sunday to lift the Nehru Cup ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: Maldives beat Syria in dramatic fashion


August 28th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Amid treacherous underfoot conditions, Maldives grabbed a dramatic 2-1 win over Syria, knocking them out of the Nehru Cup football tournament here Monday.Syria's bad luck ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: Syria hold Cameroon to a 2-2 draw


August 24th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Santosh Rao New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Cameroon, "The Indomitable Lions", started their Nehru Cup football tournament campaign with an unconvincing 2-2 draw with Syria at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here ... Read more...

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Aditya on target for Barcode


July 21st, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Barcode FC pulled off a hard-fought 1-0 win against Kingston FC in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) League, played at ... Read more...

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Denmark cooking up sensation for Germany: Eriksen


June 17th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rising Danish star Christian Eriksen is sure that his team can pull off another shock result against Germany Sunday.Denmark are sure of a place ... Read more...

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Welbeck on wonder goal: I knew it was coming


June 16th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) England striker Danny Welbeck had practised the pirouette back-flick that gave his country a vital 3-2 win over Sweden in Friday's Euro 2012 Group D ... 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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Dortmund crushes Kaiserslautern in German Bundesliga


April 29th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 29 (IANS) German football club Borussia Dortmund extended their unbeaten run to 27 matches following a thumping 5-2 win over relegated team Kaiserslautern in the 33rd round of ... Read more...

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Neymar helps Santos beat the Strongest 2-0


April 20th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 20 (IANS) Neymar scored a goal and set up another, as Santos topped their group with a 2-0 victory over the Strongest in the Copa Libertadores ... Read more...

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Monchengladbach beat Cologne in Bundesliga


April 16th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 16 (IANS) Monchengladbach recorded an impressive 3-0 win against relegation threatened Cologne while Freiburg and Hoffenheim shared points to complete the 31st round of German Bundesliga Sunday.After a ... Read more...

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I-League: Sporting beat Air India 2-0


April 6th, 2012 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Pune, April 6 (IANS) Sporting Clube de Goa scraped past Air India 2-0 as Anthony D'Souza scored a brace for his team in the I-League at the Balewadi Sports Complex ... Read more...

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I-League: Pune rout Chirag Kerala


April 1st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 1 (IANS) Pune FC made their intentions for the season clear as they thrashed Chirag United Kerala 3-0 in round 22 of the I-League at the Jawaharlal Nehru ... Read more...

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Real, Barca both claim victories at Primera Liga


March 25th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 25 (IANS) Real Madrid and FC Barcelona both won their matches in the Spanish Primera Liga to maintain the status quo at the top of the league table.Real ... Read more...

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Santos take lead in Group A of Libertadores Cup


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 23 (IANS) Santos took the lead in Group A with a 2-0 victory over Peru's Juan Aurich in the fourth round of the group phase in ... Read more...

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Real Madrid book place in last eight of Champions League


March 15th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 15 (IANS) Real Madrid had little difficulty in qualifying for the last eight of the Champions League as they defeated CSKA Moscow 4-1 in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.The ... Read more...

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AFC Challenge Cup: Tajikistan beat India 2-0


March 9th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 9 (IANS) Tajikistan beat India 2-0 in the second match of Group B in the AFC Challenge Cup, played at the Dashrath Stadium here Friday.Both of Tajikistan's goals ... Read more...

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World Series Hockey: Slender win for Lions


March 7th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 6 (IANS) Karnataka Lions, courtesy three first-half penalty corner conversions by Len Aiyappa, defeated Chandigarh Comets 3-2 for their first win in four matches of the Bridgestone World ... Read more...

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Lajong register unlikely win over East Bengal


February 11th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 11 (IANS) Shillong Lajong came from behind to earn full points as they registered an upset win over East Bengal 2-1, in the 20th round of I-League football ... Read more...

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Dempo scrape past Lajong to top I-League


January 22nd, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 22 (IANS) Dempo Sports Club came from behind to beat Shillong Lajong 2-1 in the I-League football competition at the packed Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Complex here Sunday. Dempo ... Read more...

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Dempo on top of I-League with 3-1 thrashing of Air India


January 18th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 18 (IANS) Dempo regained their top position with a comfortable 3-1 win over 10-man Air India in the 15th round I-League football encounter at the Balewadi Sports ... Read more...

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Dempo beat Chirag United 2-1 to extend lead at the top


January 14th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Goa, Jan 14 (IANS) Dempo Sports Club extended their lead at the top to four points after their 2-1 win against Chirag United Kerala at the Nehru Stadium in Fatorda ... Read more...

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LA Galaxy thrash Philippine Azkal 6-1


December 4th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Dec 4 (IANS) The Los Angeles Galaxy football club defeated the Philippine Azkals 6-1 Saturday night in front of a packed crowd in Metro Manila here.The Azkals put ... Read more...

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Hapless India go down 0-5 to Zambia


November 29th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, Nov 29 (IANS) India were thrashed 5-0 by a higher ranked Zambia in an international football friendly at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Fatorda here Tuesday.Musaknya Bruce Bwalya struck ... Read more...

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Barcelona blank Zaragoza in La Liga, Real Madrid beat Valencia


November 20th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 20 (IANS) Barcelona capped their two-week break with a comfortable 4-0 win over Zaragoza in Spanish La Liga football here at the Camp Nou stadium. Real Madrid beat ... Read more...

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Torres ready to end goal drought against Manchester City


March 20th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 20(ANI): Chelsea striker Fernando Torres insists that he is ready to break his goal drought, and is focused on opening his account against Manchester City today.Torres, a record ... Read more...

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India qualify for pre-quarters of Asian Games football


November 11th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 11 (IANS) India qualified for the pre-quarters of the under-23 football tournament of the Asian Games with a stunning 4-1 win over Singapore in their last group match here Thursday. ... Read more...

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Churchill enter Durand Cup semis with Okolie’s triple strike


October 31st, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Churchill Brothers downed Army Red 3-1 to advance to the semi-finals while Pune FC and Chirag united played out a goalless draw in the other quarter-final of ... Read more...

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Tolgay star of East Bengal win, JCT oust Sporting


October 30th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Australian striker Tolgay Uzbey guided Federation Cup champions East Bengal to a 4-1 win over Air India while JCT ousted Sporting Clube De Goa 3-0 in the ... Read more...

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Secret behind football’s best free kick revealed


September 2nd, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) The secret behind the "best free kick" ever in football, by Brazilian player Roberto Carlos, which saw the ball curve around 30 feet and land inside the goal ... Read more...

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India beat Sertanense FC 3-2 in Portugal


August 25th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Santarem (Portugal), Aug 25 (IANS) Sunil Chettri scored a brace as India escaped with a 3-2 win over third division Portuguese team Sertanense FC in a practice match at the Almeirim Stadiu ... Read more...

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Germany take third place with 3-2 victory against Uruguay (Second Lead)


July 11th, 2010 - 3:43 am ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth, July 11 (DPA) Germany finished third at the World Cup Saturday after beating Uruguay 3-2 in the play-off in the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth. Thomas Mueller in ... Read more...

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Messi seeks Ten Cate’s help to end goal drought


July 1st, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Pretoria, July 1 (IANS) Determined to end his goal drought, Argentine star Lionel Messi has sought the advice of his one-time coach at Barcelona, Henk Ten Cate, ahead of ... Read more...

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Portugal destroy North Korea with sparkling football (Second Lead)


June 21st, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, June 21 (DPA) Portugal exploded into life to demolish North Korea 7-0 Monday, taking a massive step toward qualifying from Group G and consigning the plucky communist nation to elimination ... Read more...

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