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Brazil coach puts faith in Lucas


September 5th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 5 (IANS) Brazil coach Mano Menezes is set to include new Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) signing Lucas Moura in his starting line-up for Friday's international friendly ... Read more...

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Brazil starts preparations for Confederations Cup


August 15th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Aug 15 (IANS) Brazil's friendly football match against Sweden Wednesday will be the start of the "final straight" in their preparations for next year's Confederations Cup, according ... Read more...

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Alves tells Brazil to forget Olympic defeat


August 15th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 15 (IANS) Brazil and Barcelona defender Daniel Alves has told his national teammates to forget the country's Olympic disappointment ahead of Wednesday's friendly against Sweden in ... Read more...

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Alves angry Barcelona not refuting rumours


June 11th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 11 (IANS) Barcelona's Brazilian international defender Daniel Alves has called on the Catalan club to end speculation surrounding his future.The 29-year-old has been strongly linked with ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho dropped from Brazil Olympic probables


June 8th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, June 8 (IANS) Brazil football coach Mano Menezes has dropped Ronaldinho from a 35-man squad of probables for the London Olympics.The two-time FIFA world player of the ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho dropped from Brazil Olympic probables


June 8th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, June 8 (IANS) Brazil football coach Mano Menezes has dropped Ronaldinho from a 35-man squad of probables for the London Olympics.The two-time FIFA world player of the ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho out of Brazil squad


May 12th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, May 12 (IANS) Two-time FIFA world footballer of the year Ronaldinho has been left out of Brazil's national team for a series of upcoming friendlies against ... Read more...

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Brazil coach Menezes vows to win 2014 World Cup


April 9th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 9 (IANS) Brazil coach Mano Menezes is confident of leading the team to victory in the 2014 football World Cup.Menezes has had mixed fortunes since ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho in Brazil squad, Kaka out


February 15th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janiero, Feb 15 (IANS) Ronaldinho has been named in Brazil's 23-man squad for a friendly against Bosnia in St. Gallen, Switzerland.But fellow teammate and former world player of ... Read more...

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Mourinho ‘more determined than ever to continue’ as Real Madrid manager


April 30th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Madrid, Apr 30(ANI): Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has said that he is determined to continue his job despite Wednesday's 2-0 Champions League defeat against Barcelona and the disciplinary case he faces ... Read more...

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Barcelona fights back for Supercup win in Bilbao


August 17th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 17 (DPA) Barcelona came from behind to win 2-1 away to Athletic Bilbao in a colourful first leg of the Spanish Supercup, the traditional curtain-raiser of the Spanish season. Oscar de ... Read more...

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Brazilians pay tribute to beaten Bafana Bafana


June 26th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Peter Auf der Heyde Johannesburg, June 26 (DPA) Brazilian players paid a tribute to Bafana Bafana after the Selecao had beaten the Confederations Cup hosts 1-0 in Thursday's semi-final played in Johannesburg's ... Read more...

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Alves fires Brazil into Confed Cup final against US


June 26th, 2009 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 26 (DPA) A late free-kick from substitute Daniel Alves sent five-time world champions Brazil into the final of the Confederations Cup with a 1-0 win over hosts South Africa in ... Read more...

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A million fans greet European champions in Barcelona


May 29th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, May 29 (DPA) One million euphoric fans cheered the Barcelona squad - the winner of a historic treble this season - in a triumphant parade through the streets of the ... Read more...

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Kaka set to star for Brazil in friendly against Italy


January 27th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 27 (DPA) AC Milan superstar Kaka is the main attraction of the Brazil team that is set to play Italy in a high-profile friendly game, Feb 10 in ... Read more...

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Barcelona break all records, Sevilla score late win


January 18th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 18 (DPA) Barcelona finished the first half of their Primera Liga programme in superlative style, thrashing hapless Deportivo Coruna 5-0 at home, with two goals apiece from Thierry Henry and ... Read more...

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Late win in Pamplona gives Barcelona 12-point lead


January 12th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 12 (DPA) Lionel Messi gave Barcelona a dramatic 3-2 win away to Osasuna with a classy goal just six minutes from time, continuing an impressive Barca run in the Spanish ... Read more...

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Spanish Cup: Messi puts Barcelona on road to quarters


January 7th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 7 (DPA) Lionel Messi gave one of the best performances of his promising career in Madrid, scoring a handsome hat-trick as Barcelona beat Atletico Madrid 3-1 in a one-sided fifth ... Read more...

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Barcelona start 2009 with win over Mallorca (Roundup)


January 4th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 4 (DPA) Spanish leaders Barcelona kicked off 2009 with a 3-1 comeback win at home over lowly Mallorca with goals from Thierry Henry, Andres Iniesta and Yaya Toure.After Saturday's win ... Read more...

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Eto’o keeps brilliant Barcelona on top in Spain


November 9th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 9 (DPA) Samuel Eto'o kept Barcelona on top of the Spanish Liga by scoring four goals in the 6-0 destruction of lowly Valladolid.Eto'o scored all of his goals in another ... Read more...

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Zambrotta leaves Barcelona for AC Milan


June 1st, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by admin
DPA Madrid, June 1 (dpa) AC Milan has announced the signing of Italian right-back Gianluca Zambrotta from Barcelona. The seven-times European champions have not stated how much they have paid for Zambrotta, but ... Read more...

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Manchester United to spend 50 million pounds on transfers in 14 days


May 27th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by admin
London, May 27 (ANI): Manchester United coach Sir Alex Ferguson has told the football clubs board that he wants to conclude his 50 million pound summer transfer spending within the next ... Read more...

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Long summer of sales, signings for troubled Barcelona


May 1st, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by admin
DPA Madrid, May 1 (DPA) The summer promises to be long and hot in Barcelona, with the Catalan giants working overtime to remodel their troubled squad. A consensus has emerged that Barca need ... Read more...

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Barcelona eight points behind Real Madrid in Liga


April 20th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by admin
DPA Madrid, April 20 (DPA) Barcelona squandered their last chance to challenge Real Madrid for the Spanish Liga, being held to a 0-0 draw by neighbours Espanyol in a Catalan derby. The disappointing ... Read more...

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Real Madrid well poised to claim Liga title


April 7th, 2008 - 12:14 pm ICT by admin
DPA Madrid, April 7 (DPA) Real Madrid are well placed to claim their 31st Spanish Primera Liga title after Barcelona and Villarreal both missed the chance to gain ground. Barca were held to ... Read more...

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Thrashing of Zaragoza takes Sevilla up to fifth in Liga


February 24th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by admin
DPA Madrid, Feb 24 (DPA) Sevilla have moved up to fifth in La Liga with a memorable 5-0 thrashing of pathetic Zaragoza. It was a perfect way Saturday for Manolo Jimenez' side to ... Read more...

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Barcelona win Glasgow thriller, Tevez saves United


February 21st, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by admin
DPA Hamburg, Feb 21 (DPA) Lionel Messi scored a brace as Barcelona twice came from behind Wednesday to eventually overcome Celtic in a thrilling round of 16 first-leg encounter in European football's Champions ... Read more...

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