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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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Argentina remain on top despite 1-1 draw


September 12th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 12 (IANS) Peru's Bayern Munich striker Claudio Pizarro missed a first-half penalty as Argentina held on for a barely deserved 1-1 draw in their football ... Read more...

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Susaeta signs new contract with Athletic Bilbao


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 11 (IANS) Spanish football club Athletic Club Bilbao confirmed it has reached an agreement with winger Markel Susaeta over extending his contract for four years.Susaeta has agreed ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich, Hannover triumph in Bundesliga


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 3 (IANS) Bayern Munich came from behind to celebrate a 6-1 goal festival against Stuttgart whilst Hannover cruised to a 4-0 win over Wolfsburg at the Lower ... Read more...

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Javi Martinez joins German side Bayern Munich


August 30th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 30 (IANS) Athletic Bilbao midfielder Javi Martinez finally joined German giants Bayern Munich after weeks of speculations on a five-year deal, the club announced.Martinez, 24, terminated his ... 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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Bayern Munich move up in German Cup


August 21st, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 21 (IANS) Bayern Munich have defeated second division side Regensburg 4-0, thanks to a brace by striker Mario Mandzukic, in the first round of German Cup (DFB ... Read more...

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Former Man City midfielder Elano praises teammates


July 25th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 25 (IANS) Former Manchester City and Brazil midfielder Elano attributed Gremio's Serie A resurgence to the team's lesser known players.The Porto Alegre club has recorded ... Read more...

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Gazprom unveiled as Champions League sponsor


July 10th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's state-run gas giant Gazprom has become an official partner of the Champions League football tournament through 2015, UEFA has announced.The company, the largest ... Read more...

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Gazprom unveiled as UEFA Champions League sponsor


July 9th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UEFA Monday announced that Russia's state-run gas giant Gazprom has become an official partner of the Champions League football tournament through 2015.The company, the ... Read more...

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Bayern’s Tymoshchuk considering his options


July 8th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bayern Munich midfielder Anatoliy Tymoshchuk said Sunday that he is considering offers from a range of European clubs, including from Russia.The 33-year-old Ukrainian has ... Read more...

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Van Gaal to coach Dutch national team


July 7th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, July 7 (IANS) The Dutch football association KNVB has appointed Louis van Gaal as the new head coach of the Netherlands national team.Van Gaal succeeds Bert van ... Read more...

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Brazilian footballer gets jail for torching his house


July 5th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 5 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's Breno Vinicius Rodrigues Borges, a former player for Bayern Munich, was sentenced Wednesday to three years and nine months in jail for intentionally burning ... Read more...

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Kalou, Bosingwa leave Chelsea


July 1st, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Salomon Kalou and Jose Bosingwa left Chelsea as free agents Sunday after their contracts expired.Both ended their time at the club on a high, ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich to make pre-season trip to China


June 30th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), June 30 (IANS) German football club Bayern Munich will make a pre-season trip to China in July and play two games in the country.The club said in ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich signs Wolfsburg striker Mandzukic


June 28th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 28 (IANS) German club Wolfsburg have agreed on a transfer for striker Mario Mandzukic to join Bayern Munich until 2016.The Croatian international will travel to Munich in ... Read more...

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Schweinsteiger may miss Euro semifinal


June 24th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 24 (IANS) German midfielder Batsian Schweinsteiger said Sunday that he could miss Thursday's Euro 2012 semifinal due to a recurring ankle injury.Germany, who thrashed Greece 4-2 in ... Read more...

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Drogba signs with Shanghai Shenhua


June 20th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 20 (IANS) Cote d'Ivoire's striker Didier Drogba Wednesday confirmed that he has joined Chinese football club Shanghai Shenhua on a two-year contract."I studied all the offers I ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: France get quarterfinal with 2-0 Sweden loss


June 20th, 2012 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Zlatan Ibrahimovic's spectacular second-half volley helped Sweden to a Euro 2012 consolation victory over France Tuesday, relegating the French to second place in Group ... Read more...

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Di Matteo appointed permanent Chelsea coach


June 14th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Chelsea caretaker manager Roberto Di Matteo has been appointed permanent coach, signing a two-year contract after taking the side to its first Champions League ... 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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Citta the elephant predicts Polish win over Russia


June 11th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland will beat leaders Russia in their Euro 2012 Group A clash on Tuesday, at least according to Citta, a fortune-tellng elephant, local Polish ... 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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Krohn-Dehli strikes as Denmark shocks Netherlands


June 10th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Kharkiv, June 9 (IANS/RIANovosti) A first-half goal by Michael Krohn-Dehli allowed Denmark to pull off the first shock result of Euro 2012 with a 1-0 win over a wasteful Netherlands ... Read more...

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Germans jittery but fully fit for Euro 2012


June 8th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany might be getting last minute nerves ahead of their Euro 2012 opener against Portugal Saturday but the tournament favourites are fully fit ... 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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Ukrainians struck down by dodgy salad: Team doctor


June 7th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An outbreak of illness that laid low ten members of Ukraine's Euro 2012 squad was probably caused by food poisoning from a poor-quality salad, ... Read more...

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Japanese midfielder Kagawa to join Man United


June 5th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Borussia Dortmund's Japanese midfielder Shinji Kagawa is to join Manchester United pending the issue of a UK work permit, the English club said Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Croatia dark horses of Euro 2012


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Zagreb, June 3 (IANS) Croatian coach Slavan Bilic is a man with his own management style and the 43-year-old former defender will hope to end six years as his ... 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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We are not the favourites: German soccer coach


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hague, June 2 (IANS) German coach Joachim Loew feels that his team is not favoured to lift the European 2012 football championships and said defending Euro and World champions ... Read more...

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German coach Loew drops Cacau from Euro 2012 squad


May 29th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 29 (IANS) German coach Joachim Loew left out Stuttgart striker Cacau from the 23-member squad for next month's Euro 2012 football tournament in Ukraine and Poland.Besides Cacau, ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich signs striker Pizarro


May 27th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 27 (IANS) Peruvian veteran striker Claudio Pizzaro has joined German record champions Bayern Munich on a one year contract, the club announced.After five years of absence, Pizzaro ... Read more...

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FIFA chief Blatter calls for alternative to penalty shootouts


May 25th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, May 25 (IANS) FIFA president Sepp Blatter Friday called upon German great Franz Beckenbauer, head of the Football Task Force 2014, to find an alternative to the "tragedy" ... Read more...

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Won’t play for another English club: Drogba


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) A day after announcing that he would be leaving Chelsea at the end of the summer, Ivorian striker Didier Drogba Wednesday said he would never ... Read more...

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