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Brazil captain Silva ruled out


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 2 (IANS) Brazil captain Thiago Silva has been ruled out of the team's upcoming international friendlies against South Africa and China because of a thigh ... Read more...

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Brazil captain Silva ruled out of friendlies


September 1st, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 1 (IANS) Brazil captain Thiago Silva has been ruled out of the team's upcoming international friendlies against South Africa and China with a thigh injury.Brazil's ... 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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Chelsea star Luiz out of Brazil friendlies


May 26th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 26 (IANS) Chelsea defender David Luiz has been ruled out of Brazil's upcoming international friendlies after failing to overcome a thigh injury.Luiz revealed he played ... Read more...

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Chelsea crumble under Napoli pressure, Real held in Moscow


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Naples, Feb 22 (IANS) Chelsea slumped to a 1-3 defeat at the Stadio San Paolo here against Naples in the first leg of the last-16 in Champions League, while Spanish ... Read more...

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Villas-Boas insists he won’t be fired by Abramovich


November 21st, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas reacted angrily after his team's 1-2 loss to Liverpool Sunday night at Stamford Bridge and insisted that he wouldn't be fired by ... Read more...

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Abramovich to spend 80 million pounds to bring ’sexy football’ to Chelsea


May 3rd, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich wants Chelsea to play more thrilling and attacking style next season and is ready to spend another 80 million pounds this summer to ... Read more...

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Terry tips Luiz to be future Chelsea captain


May 1st, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1(ANI): Chelsea skipper John Terry is convinced that defender David Luiz possesses the necessary characteristics to wear the armband at Stamford Bridge one day.Since his 22 million pound arrival from ... Read more...

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Real Madrid manager Mourinho planning swoop for Terry


April 27th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27(ANI): Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has reportedly launched an ambitious bid to bring Chelsea skipper John Terry to Madrid this summer.According to the Daily Mail, Mourinho wants to reunite ... Read more...

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Ferguson ’spitting mad’ after getting five-match touchline ban


March 17th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson was described as 'spitting mad' after getting a five-match touchline ban for criticising referee Martin Atkinson.Ferguson had criticised Atkinson for ... Read more...

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Chelsea now eyeing to sign Real Madrid midfielder Kaka


March 6th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6(ANI): Chelsea is reportedly set to continue its spending spree this summer with a move for Real Madrid midfielder Kaka.According to The Independent, galvanized by the acquisitions of Fernando ... Read more...

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Ferguson set for trial by TV over referee rant


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 3 (ANI): Manchester United coach Alex Ferguson faces 'trial by TV' after the FA demanded to see film footage of his Stamford Bridge rant against referee Martin Atkinson.A furious ... Read more...

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Ferguson furious as Chelsea’s Luiz escapes red card for Rooney foul


March 2nd, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is furious with referee Martin Atkinson and questioned his integrity after seeing his side slump to defeat at Chelsea and miss ... Read more...

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Fergie facing FA rap following diatribe against referee


March 2nd, 2011 - 9:10 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 2 (ANI): Manchester United coach Alex Ferguson faces a rap from the Football Association after launching an astonishing attack on referee Martin Atkinson during his team's two one loss ... Read more...

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Lampard backs Torres, Luiz to ‘make a difference’ to Chelsea


February 18th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18(ANI): Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has said that new signings Fernando Torres and David Luiz have "boosted" the squad."He's made a huge difference. No, he hasn't scored in two ... Read more...

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Abramovich ready to fund 25 million pound bid for Kaka


February 12th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.12 (ANI): Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich has said that he is ready to cough up 25-million pounds to secure the services of Brazil football star Kaka. Chelsea believes Kaka's ... Read more...

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Chelsea’s wage bill was whopping 172 million pounds in 2010


February 5th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Chelsea's wage bill has hit a mind-blowing 172 million pounds and that does not even include the salaries of new signings Fernando Torres and David Luiz.The annual ... Read more...

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Chelsea planning summer clear out of its five big stars


February 4th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): To balance the books after their record-breaking spending spree, Chelsea is planning a summer clear out of its five big stars.Didier Drogba, Florent Malouda, John Obi Mikel, ... Read more...

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Chelsea buys Benfica defender David Luiz for 21.5 million pounds


February 1st, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): After buying ace striker Fernando Torres in a record deal, Chelsea wrapped up the 21.5 million pounds signing of Benfica defender David Luiz just minutes before the ... Read more...

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Chelsea buys Torres in British record transfer deal


February 1st, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Chelsea signed ace Spanish striker Fernando Torres for a staggering 50 million pounds, a British record transfer deal.Chelsea's swoop for Torres was part of an amazing ... Read more...

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Chelsea not desperate for Torres: Ancelotti


January 29th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has said that making an offer to Fernando Torres does not make the club desperate for the ace striker.Denying suggestions that he ... Read more...

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Liverpool rejects 35 million pound Chelsea bid for Torres


January 28th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28(ANI): Liverpool has dismissed Chelsea's 35 million pound bid for Spanish striker Fernando Torres.According to the Sun, Blues owner Roman Abramovich had personally set the offer in motion, after ... Read more...

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‘Special One’ Mourinho verbally agrees to move to Real Madrid


May 18th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 18 (ANI): Inter Milan manager Jose Mourinho is all set to join Spanish giant Real Madrid and has already submitted his players wish list.According to Spanish media reports, Mourinho ... Read more...

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Chelsea football star Decos son battling a life threatening illness


February 23rd, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.23 (ANI): Chelsea star Decos toddler son is battling a life-threatening illness. According to The Sun, the midfielder has been told that his son David Luiz has a rare condition that ... Read more...

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