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Drogba confirms Chelsea exit


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) English football club Chelsea's Ivorian striker Didier Drogba confirmed Tuesday that he would be leaving the club this summer.Drogba's last kick off for Chelsea came ... Read more...

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Jose Mourinho extends contract with Real Madrid


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 22 (IANS) Real Madrid announced Tuesday that they have extended the contract of coach Jose Mourinho by two years.The news will end rumours about Mourinho's future after he ... Read more...

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Sauber unite F1 and football with innovative deal


April 30th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Formula One team Sauber have announced a ground-breaking new partnership with English Premier League football club Chelsea FC.At the recent Chinese and Bahrain Grand Prix ... Read more...

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Ronaldo predicts all-Spanish final


April 7th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 7 (IANS) Brazil's football legend Ronaldo has backed his former clubs Real Madrid and Barcelona to clash in this year's Champions League final in Munich.Real ... Read more...

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Chelsea reach Champions League quarters after thrilling win


March 15th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) English club Chelsea overcame a 1-3 first leg deficit against Italy's Napoli to book a place in the quarterfinals of the Champions League football, winning ... Read more...

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Real Madrid’s assistant coach lauds Higuain after his double strike


March 5th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 5 (IANS) Real Madrid assistant coach Aitor Karanka Monday praised striker Gonzalo Higuain following his double strike against Espanyol in a Spanish La Liga football match.Higuain's two goals ... Read more...

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Injured Negredo out of Spain squad against Venezuela


February 28th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 28 (IANS) Spain striker Alvaro Negredo was forced to pull out of his country's football squad for their friendly game at home against Venezuela after suffering ... Read more...

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Chelsea eye Torres swap deal


February 17th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Chelsea are ready to swap their 50 million pound Spanish striker Fernando Torres for Athletico Madrid's Colombian striker Radamel Falcao.Torres joined Chelsea from Liverpool on ... Read more...

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France’s PSG signs Brazilian Alex


January 28th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 28 (IANS) Brazilian defender Alex joined French Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) on a two-and-half years' contract, the club confirmed.The Ligue 1 leaders had been tracking the ... Read more...

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Italian Ancelotti set to coach Paris Saint-Germain


December 29th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 29 (IANS) French Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) is set to sign Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti to replace Frenchman Antoine Kombouare, reports in France say.Ancelotti, 52, ... Read more...

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Chelsea boss Villas Boas wants Neymar


December 19th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) English football club Chelsea seems to be back in the market for Brazilian star Neymar.Chelsea manager Andre Villas Boas is looking to overhaul the side and ... Read more...

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Barcelona move to retain promising striker Rafinha


November 18th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 18 (IANS) FC Barcelona has entered into an agreement with young striker "Rafinha" Rafa Alcantara, assuring him that his future with the club is safe until the ... Read more...

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Bird drops poo on Sky Sports News reporter Ian Bolton live on air


October 25th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sky Sports reporter Ian Bolton had something to laugh about when a bird let down its droppings on him. Normally it is considered a good luck when ... Read more...

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Mourinho may return to UK Premier League in 2012


March 12th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Madrid (Spain), Mar 12 (ANI): Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is reported to be planning a spectacular return to the Premier League next season.The Special One desperately misses the passion and ... Read more...

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Cole’s swipe at Chelsea, says he joined the biggest club in England


July 22nd, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 22 (ANI): Midfielder Joe Cole took a swipe at his former club Chelsea by saying that he has joined the biggest club in the country.Liverpool's new signing reckons that ... Read more...

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World Cup ball is kicked about with epithets


May 31st, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dusseldorf, May 31 (DPA) The world's best footballers are far from impressed with the World Cup ball, with the verdict ranging from terrible to useless. The most damning statements on the "Jabulani" ... Read more...

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Mourinho says will return to manage club in England


May 7th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 7 (ANI): Jose Mourinho, known in international football circles as the `Special One', has said that he has set his heart on returning to England after clinching the first ... Read more...

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Grant is tipped to claim another giant FA Cup scalp


April 13th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13 (ANI): Portsmouth boss Avram Grant is being tipped to claim another giant FA Cup scalp by slaying his former club Chelsea in the final.Grant stepped in to ... Read more...

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Chelsea caught in bitter bribery row over Ronaldinho transfer move


April 2nd, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2 (ANI): English Premier League club Chelsea has been caught up in a bitter row over an alleged seven million pounds bribery scandal for the transfer of ace Brazilian ... Read more...

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Mourinho keeps his cool after ban


February 25th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 25 (DPA) Despite his experience and charisma, this week could be the time when Inter Milan coach Jose Mourinho learnt to keep his cool on the bench. His exemplary composure ... Read more...

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Mourinho ready to make FA Premier League return


February 7th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 7 (ANI): After his disagreements with Milan-based Internazionale over lack of transfer funds, Jose Mourinho is set to pay the 5.5million pound buy-out clause in his contract this summer ... Read more...

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England captain ponders future after affair with teammate’s ex


February 2nd, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) John Terry's future as captain of England's football team hung in the balance Tuesday after damaging allegations that he made a teammate's former girlfriend pregnant. The Times said ... Read more...

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Capello thanks Bilic for team talk ahead of Wembley face-off


September 9th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.9 (ANI): England football coach Fabio Capello has offered Croatian counterpart Slaven Bilic a vote of thanks - for doing his team talk for him ahead of tonight's World Cup ... Read more...

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UK’s Lamps not bowled over by Croatian Bilic’s reverse psychology


September 8th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.6 (ANI): England mid-fielder Frank Lampard has said that he is not bowled over by Croatian coach Slaven Bilic's reverse psychology ahead of the two team's face-off at the Wembley ... Read more...

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Chelsea banned from signing players until 2011


September 3rd, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (DPA) Football's controlling body FIFA Thursday banned Chelsea from signing players in the next two transfer windows after finding them guilty of inducing a French teenager to breach ... Read more...

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Arbitrator dismisses Mutu appeal against Chelsea


July 31st, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lausanne, July 31 (DPA) The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) dismissed Friday an appeal by Romanian striker Adrian Mutu against the world body FIFA order that he has to pay ... Read more...

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Chelsea interested in Inter Milan striker Ibrahimovic


July 12th, 2009 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Inter Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic said that English club Chelsea are ready to sign him. "I am fully aware that Chelsea want to sign me and, of course, ... Read more...

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Liverpool agree to sign Portsmouth defender Johnson


June 23rd, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (DPA) Liverpool have reached an agreement with Portsmouth to sign their defender Glen Johnson. The England defender also had a similar offer from his club Chelsea.In a statement, the ... Read more...

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Mourinho takes a swipe at Becks


March 30th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.30 (ANI): Inter-Milan boss Jose Mourinho has launched a thinly-veiled attack on England mid-fielder David Beckham, accusing him of going to America for money only.Beckham became one of the highest ... Read more...

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Chelsea to probe Drogbas claim that he was a victim of race hate in Turin


March 12th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.12 (ANI): Footballer Didier Drogbas claim that he was subjected to racist abuse in Turin, is to be probed by his club Chelsea. Drogba has claimed that he was subjected ... Read more...

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Cash strapped Abramovich wants to sell Chelsea


January 18th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.18 (ANI): Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich is thinking of selling the Chelsea football club to Gulf Arabs. According to The Times, representatives of the oligarch have travelled to Saudi Arabia ... Read more...

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Wenger keeps faith with Gallas for Chelsea test


November 27th, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (DPA) Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has hinted that William Gallas will line up against his former club Chelsea Sunday, after praising his "fully committed" performance in the 1-0 win ... Read more...

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Pele says Robinho needs serious counseling over Chelsea snub


September 4th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 4 (ANI): Brazilian legend Pele reckons that his fellow countryman Robinho needs counselling for turning his back on a move to Englands premier club Chelsea.Chelsea is lucky. This boy ... Read more...

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Adrian Mutu to appeal against record damages


August 15th, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Rome, Aug 15 (DPA) Romania striker Adrian Mutu is to appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport after he was ordered by FIFA to pay 17.2 million euros ($25.3 million) to ... Read more...

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AFC spells out Chelsea’s role in Vision India


August 4th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Hyderabad, Aug 4 (IANS) English football club Chelsea's association with India will be a big step towards development of the sport in the country, says a top official of the ... Read more...

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