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Robin Dutt to take over as sports director of German football (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Indian-origin football manager Robin Dutt will be taking over as the sports director of the German football federation (DFB).Dutt's father Sabyasachi told IANS in ... Read more...

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Schalke sign Swiss midfielder Barnetta


July 4th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 4 (IANS) German Bundesliga side Schalke secured Swiss international midfielder Tranquillo Barnetta on a free transfer until 2015, the football club website states.The 27-year-old Swiss, transferred from league ... Read more...

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Corluka joins Lokomotiv Moscow


June 27th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lokomotiv Moscow football club announced Wednesday they have signed Croatian defender Vedran Corluka from Tottenham Hotspur on a three-year deal.Corluka arrives fresh from his country's ... Read more...

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Leverkusen extends contract with coaches


May 16th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 16 (IANS) German Bundesliga football side Bayer Leverkusen has agreed with coaches Sascha Lewandowski and Sami Hyypia on a contract extension until 2015."Sascha Lewandowski and Sami Hyypia have ... Read more...

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Germany reveal provisional squad for Euro 2012


May 8th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 8 (IANS) Germany's football coach Joachim Loew has introduced two uncapped players in his provisional 27-man squad for the Euro 2012 Championships. Monchengladbach's goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen ... Read more...

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Dortmund close in on Bundesgila title


April 15th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 15 (IANS) Borussia Dortmund captain Sebastian Kehl scored to help his team beat Schalke04 2-1 in the 140th Ruhr derby and continue its march to the German ... Read more...

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Mourinho going nowhere: Cristiano Ronaldo


March 14th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 14 (IANS) Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo has said coach Jose Mourinho would remain with the football club till the end of the season.Ronaldo was speaking ahead ... Read more...

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Barca’s winger Alexis injured


March 4th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 4 (IANS) FC Barcelona will be without winger Alexis Sanchez for 10-15 days after the Chilean suffered a muscle injury during Saturday night's 3-1 win at home against ... Read more...

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German Goetz quits as Vietnam football coach


January 7th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi (Vietnam), Jan 7 (IANS) Vietnam's German football coach Falko Goetz has officially ended his contract with the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) following the poor performance of the under-23 team at ... Read more...

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Vietnam fires German soccer coach Goetz


December 24th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi (Vietnam), Dec 24 (IANS) The Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) has fired German coach Falko Goetz after he failed to lead the country's under-23 side to make the podium at ... Read more...

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Dortmund defeat Freiburg, Nuremberg stun Leverkusen in Bundesliga


December 18th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Dec 18 (IANS) Defending champions Borussia Dortmund crushed bottom of the table team Freiburg 4-1 thanks to striker Robert Lewandowski's brace and took their undefeated streak to 11 games ... Read more...

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Champions League: Barcelona, Chelsea, Arsenal and AC Milan win


October 20th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Europe's champion club Barcelona of Spain, English Premier League clubs Chelsea and Arsenal and Italy's AC Milan all collected full points from their Champions League ... Read more...

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Champions League: Barcelona held by Milan, Arsenal by Dortmund


September 14th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Defending champions Barcelona were stunned by a goal by A.C. Milan within seconds of kick-off and another in stoppage time of their opening Group H ... Read more...

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Liverpool, Man City progress, but Aston Villa fall


August 27th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 27 (DPA) Liverpool came back from a goal down to defeat Turkish side Trabzonspor to make sure of a place in the group stage of football's Europa League. They were joined ... 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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Ballack’s newest pain - being a spectator


July 5th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Erasmia, South Africa, July 5 (DPA) Germany's injured captain, Michael Ballack, is going through a whole new bout of pain at the 2010 World Cup - watching the team as a spectator. "It ... Read more...

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Swiss bank on offensive play against Honduras


June 24th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bloemfontein, June 24 (DPA) Switzerland can secure a place in the World Cup football Round of 16 by beating Honduras Friday with a margin of at least two goals in their ... Read more...

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Chile look to recreate past magic


June 2nd, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, June 2 (DPA) The last time the Andean nation of Chile made an appearance at a World Cup finals was back in 1998. Since then their golden generation of players most ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich fears Berbatov can destroy their Champions League dream


April 7th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 7 (ANI): Manchester United ace striker Dimitar Berbatov is the man Bayern Munich fear could destroy their Champions League dream tonight.The 30 million pound Bulgarian will start up ... Read more...

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Late goal prevents Leverkusen opening a gap at the top


February 22nd, 2010 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 22 (DPA) A dramatic late goal that gave Werder Bremen a 2-2 draw against Bayer Leverkusen prevented the visitors from opening a two-point lead at the top of the ... Read more...

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Schalke keep pace with leaders, Frankfurt enjoy late win


February 15th, 2010 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
By George Burns Berlin, Feb 15 (DPA) Goals in each half from Joel Matip and Jefferson Farfan helped Schalke 04 secure a 2-0 victory over Cologne Sunday to maintain their challenge for ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich on revenge mission in Wolfsburg


February 4th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Feb 4 (DPA) High-flying Bayern Munich have revenge in mind when they visit champions VfL Wolfsburg in Saturday's Bundesliga programme. Munich were humiliated 5-1 in Wolfsburg last season, with Grafite's infamous ... Read more...

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Bayern breeze back to the top; Schalke win, Bremen on slide


January 31st, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 31 (DPA) Goals from Daniel van Buyten, Mario Gomez and Arjen Robben sent Bayern Munich back to the top of the Bundesliga. Van Buyten rose to head in an Arjen ... Read more...

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Three-goal Leverkusen go top; more woe for Wolfsburg


January 25th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 25 (DPA) Bayer Leverkusen has regained a two-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga with a comfortable 3-0 win at Hoffenheim. Defender Sami Hyypia scored his first Bundesliga goal ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich defeat Hoffenheim to top Bundesliga


January 16th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, Jan 16 (DPA) Bayern Munich moved to the top of the Bundesliga for the first time in a year courtesy a 2-0 victory over Hoffenheim as the German league returned ... Read more...

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Coaching oldies set the pace in the Bundesliga


December 20th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Dec 20 (DPA) Three coaches who are all European Cup or Champions League winners and who have almost a dozen league titles to their names are leading the way in ... Read more...

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Leverkusen spend Christmas at the top but Bayern lurk


December 20th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Dec 20 (DPA) Bayer Leverkusen will spend the winter break at the top of the German Bundesliga thanks to a hard-fought 3-2 win gainst Borussia Moenchengladbach. Toni Kroos netted twice for ... Read more...

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Schalke ‘autumn champions’ - at least for a day


December 19th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Gelsenkirchen (Germany), Dec 19 (DPA) Schalke 04 climbed to the top of the Bundesliga standings with a 1-0 victory over Mainz 05. The three points, secured through a first-half goal from Jefferson Farfan ... Read more...

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Watch out Europe, Bayern are back


December 9th, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Dec 7 (DPA) Bayern Munich returned to Germany Wednesday in euphoric mood after saving their best performance of the season for when it mattered most. Their 4-1 whipping of Juventus in ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich aim to improve in Bundesliga


December 3rd, 2009 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Dec 3 (DPA) Bayern Munich aim to continue their positive trend with a Bundesliga victory over old rivals Borussia Moenchengladbach Friday night. However, a 1-0 Champions League win over Maccabi Haifa ... Read more...

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Babbel to stay on as Stuttgart coach


December 1st, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Stuttgart, Dec 1 (DPA) Markus Babbel will remain VfB Stuttgart coach at least until the winter break despite their free fall into the relegation zone. "We will not sacrifice a coaching team that ... Read more...

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Mertesacker saves Bremen as Hamburg and Schalke stumble


November 29th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Nov 29 (DPA) Werder Bremen needed a late equaliser from Per Mertesacker to somehow salvage a 2-2 at home to VfL Wolfsburg and move top of the German Bundesliga while ... Read more...

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Bayern facing early exit - van Gaal too?


November 24th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Nov 24 (DPA) Bayern Munich's fate in the Champions League is out of their hands as they take on Maccabi Haifa Wednesday. The fate of coach Louis van Gaal meanwhile ... Read more...

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Bremen go top as Hanover and Bundesliga remember Enke


November 22nd, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Nov 22 (DPA) German goalkeeper Robert Enke was remembered Saturday as his club Hanover 96 returned to Bundesliga action against Schalke 04 while Werder Bremen continued their winning ways with ... Read more...

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Bremen, Hamburg held, Hertha slip to another defeat


November 9th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Nov 9 (DPA) Werder Bremen and SV Hamburg were held to draws, leaving Bayer Leverkusen three points clear at the top of the Bundesliga. SV Hamburg conceded a late penalty in ... Read more...

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