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Arshavin out of Arsenal’s Champions League squad


September 18th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian forward Andrei Arshavin has been left out of Arsenal's 18-man squad for Tuesday's Champions League football opener against Montpellier in France.Arshavin has been frozen ... Read more...

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Greek veteran Karagounis joins Fulham


September 12th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
LONDON, Sep 12 (IANS) Thirty-five-year-old Greek midfielder Giorgos Karagounis has joined Fulham on a free transfer, the English Premier League side confirmed.Karagounis has played for Panathinaikos, Inter Milan, Benfica, before ... Read more...

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Tottenham eyes bid for Brazil midfielder Ganso


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 9 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur is reportedly preparing a $13-million bid for Brazil international midfielder Paulo Henrique Ganso.The English Premier League club sees the 22-year-old as a ... Read more...

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Atletico insists on need to change organisation of Spanish football


September 6th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 6 (IANS) Atletico Madrid's Director General, Miguel Angel Gil has launched another attack on the organisation of the Spanish football league.Atletico won the Europa League last season and ... Read more...

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Essien late arrival but little cash spent in Spain


September 1st, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 1 (IANS) Real Madrid's capture of Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien on a season long loan was the most important deal in Spain as the transfer window closed.The ... Read more...

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Brazilian goalkeeper Cesar signs with QPR


August 29th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 29 (IANS) Former Brazil international goalkeeper Julio Cesar has reportedly signed a four-year contract with English Premier League side Queens Park Rangers (QPR).The 32-year-old's move to ... Read more...

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English club Sunderland sign striker Fletcher


August 25th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) English Premier League club Sunderland signed Scotland striker Steven Fletcher from Championship side Wolverhampton.Fletcher agreed to a four-year contract Friday after Wolves accepted an improved offer ... Read more...

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QPR eyes Zambia’s Emmanuel Mayuka


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka (Zambia), Aug 22 (IANS) English Premier League side Queens Park Rangers (QPR) are ready to sign Zambian international striker Emmanuel Mayuka following his splendid performance for both the national ... Read more...

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Fellaini goal stuns Manchester United


August 21st, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Marouane Fellaini towered over Michael Carrick to nod home a corner kick to stun Manchester United and steer Everton to a 1-0 victory in their ... Read more...

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Everton sign Belgium striker Mirallas


August 19th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Everton have signed Belgium forward Kevin Mirallas from Greek side Olympiacos on a four-year deal, the English Premier League side said Sunday.Mirallas, 24, will not ... Read more...

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Zenit coach confirms interest in Nani


August 18th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football champions Zenit St. Petersburg are interested in buying Manchester United midfielder Nani, Zenit coach Luciano Spalletti said."The news about Nani is true," Spalletti ... Read more...

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Bookies favour Manchester City to win EPL


August 17th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) The English Premier League (EPL) kicks off its 2012-13 edition Saturday and holders Manchester City start as the bookies favourite to retain their title.EPL Chief ... Read more...

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Louis Saha signs for Sunderland


August 16th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Manchester United forward Louis Laurent Saha has joined Sunderland on a one-year deal, the club said Thursday.Saha, 34, spent the latter half of last ... Read more...

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Newcastle United complete Anita transfer


August 16th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Aug 16 (IANS) Newcastle United confirmed the signing of Dutch football midfielder Vurnon Anita from Ajax Amsterdam Thursday.Ajax and the English Premier League club agreed on a transfer ... Read more...

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Bucketful condoms in Olympic Village trigger probe (Olympic Diary)


August 9th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) After being in the news that they are available in record numbers in the London Games, condoms are back in the limelight following an inquiry ... Read more...

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Bolts of English Premier League


August 7th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Even as Usain Bolt is busy burning up the Olympic track, a survey showed that Theo Walcott is the fastest footballer in the English Premier ... Read more...

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English club QPR sign Junior Hoilett


July 28th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Canadian forward Junior Hoilett has signed a four-year contract with English Premier League club Queens Park Rangers, the London side said Friday.QPR picked up Hoilett, ... Read more...

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Man City beat Arsenal at pre-season friendly


July 27th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) English Premier League champions Manchester City downed Arsenal 2-0 in a pre-season friendly at the Bird's Nest here Friday.The two English giants played an entertaining ... Read more...

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Arsenal wants to bring in more players: Wenger


July 25th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) English club's Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said Wednesday that he was still looking to add more players to his team in the summer transfer window."I ... Read more...

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9-year-old Australian offered contract by Barcelona


July 17th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 17 (IANS) Spanish giants Barcelona have recruited an Australian nine-year-old who made an instant impact with the club.The Daily Telegraph reported that Zak Gilsenan was offered a contract ... Read more...

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Yakubu shines on CSL debut


July 16th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), July 16 (IANS) Nigerian striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni scored a winning goal in his Chinese super league (CSL) debut, giving Guangzhou R&F; a crucial derby win over league leaders ... Read more...

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Sao Paulo rejects Man United offer for Lucas Moura


July 15th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 15 (IANS) Brazilian football club Sao Paulo has rejected a 33 million euro offer from Manchester United for winger Lucas Moura.Sao Paulo, which owns 80 percent ... Read more...

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Garuda Indonesia signs partnership with Liverpool


July 11th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 11 (IANS) Indonesian flag carrier airlines, Garuda Indonesia, set up partnership programmes with English Premier League football side Liverpool to act as official partner to the club.The statement ... Read more...

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Brazilian playmaker Oscar denies Chelsea deal


July 10th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 10 (IANS) Highly rated Brazilian playmaker Oscar has denied reports he has been signed by European champion Chelsea.Brazil's media reported Monday that Oscar's club Internacional had ... Read more...

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No favourites at London Olympics: Uruguayan football coach


July 10th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Montevideo (Uruguay), July 10 (IANS) Uruguayan football team coach Oscar Tabarez says there is a lot riding on its performance but there are no clear favourites to win the gold ... Read more...

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Brazil starlet reveals Tottenham approach


July 7th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, July 7 (IANS) Brazil international midfielder Oscar has revealed being approached by Tottenham Hotspur about a move to the English Premier League club.New Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas ... Read more...

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Goal-line technology lined-up for Premier League


July 7th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Goal-line technology will be used in the English Premier League "as soon as is practically possible" after it was approved by the body that sets ... Read more...

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Reading completes Pogrebnyak signing


July 7th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian striker Pavel Pogrebnyak has joined English Premier League side Reading after receiving a British work permit, the club said.Pogrebnyak, who spent the second ... Read more...

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McCartney rejoins West Ham


July 1st, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Northern Ireland defender George McCartney has rejoined West Ham United, the club said Sunday.McCartney signed a two-year contract, joining the newly promoted English Premier League ... Read more...

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Pogrebnyak agrees contract with Reading


June 30th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian striker Pavel Pogrebnyak has agreed a contract with Reading, the English Premier League club said Saturday.The Russian is likely to join the newly-promoted ... Read more...

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Nigeria’s football team to host Arsenal in August


June 29th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja (Nigeria), June 29 (IANS) Nigeria's football team is to play host to the English Premier League club Arsenal FC in a friendly match slated for August 5 in ... Read more...

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Villas-Boas rejects offer to coach Sao Paulo


June 27th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 27 (IANS) Former Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas has turned down an offer to coach Brazilian football club Sao Paulo.The 34-year-old Portuguese was offered a contract by ... Read more...

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Spanish football mourns Miki Roque’s death


June 25th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 25 (IANS) Spanish football is mourning the death of Betis defender Miguel 'Miki' Roque Farrero, who passed away as a result of bone cancer Sunday, aged just 23 ... Read more...

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Man City to bid for Brazil’s Dede


June 24th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 24 (IANS) Manchester City is reportedly preparing a 20 million euro offer for highly rated Brazilian centreback Dede.Representatives of the reigning English Premier League champions will ... Read more...

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Japanese midfielder Kagawa completes move to United


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa has completed his move to English Premier League side Manchester United after passing a medical test.The 23-year-old signed a four-year contract ... Read more...

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