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Scolari says he is ‘unwanted’ for 2014 World Cup


August 25th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 25 (IANS) Brazil's 2002 World Cup-winning coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has reiterated his desire to return to international coaching, but claims he is unwanted.Scolari, currently manager ... Read more...

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Menezes’ position in jeopardy after Brazil’s Olympic loss


August 13th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 13 (IANS) Brazil's football confederation (CBF) has refused to guarantee the future of under-pressure coach Mano Menezes.Menezes, who is one of the few international coaches to ... Read more...

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Valdivia enjoys playing again after kidnapping


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 3 (IANS) Chile international midfielder Jorge Valdivia said he is finally enjoying his football again, almost a month after he and his wife were briefly kidnapped ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho’s debut for Atletico Mineiro debut put off


June 7th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 7 (IANS) Ronaldinho's debut for Atletico Mineiro has been delayed because the club has yet to register his name with Brazil's football confederation.Atletico Mineiro had hoped ... Read more...

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Flamengo threatens to sue Palmeiras


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 3 (IANS) Flamengo has threatened to sue Palmeiras for $160 million if Ronaldinho signs with the rival Brazilian club.Flamengo officials claimed Friday they had evidence ... Read more...

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Brazil’s World Cup-winning coach in demand


April 17th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 17 (IANS) Brazil's 2002 World Cup-winning coach Luiz Felipe Scolari says he has been approached by Colombia and "two Asian teams" to coach them for the ... Read more...

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For Abramovich, it could be Dutch on coach selection


April 14th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 14 (ANI): Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich is believed to have zeroed in Marco van Basten and Guus Hiddink to take on the coaching duties, should he decide to bid ... Read more...

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Chelsea to meet Uefa’s 2013 ’solvency eligibility’ rules despite 70.9 million pounds loss


February 1st, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): After announcing huge losses of 70.9 million pounds despite winning the Double last season, Chelsea has announced that it is on course to meet the Uefa Financial Fair ... Read more...

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Leonardo tipped to become new Brazil coach


July 7th, 2010 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, July 6 (DPA) Former AC Milan coach Leonardo was tipped Tuesday to replace Carlos Dunga as Brazil coach, according to ESPN Brazil. The television network quoted unnamed sources as saying that ... Read more...

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Dunga to discuss Brazil future with federation


July 4th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Porto Alegre (Brazil), July 4 (DPA) Carlos Dunga said Sunday he planned to discuss his future with the Brazilian Football Federation, suggesting his days as Brazil coach may not be over ... Read more...

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Drogba to get a new three-year contract at Chelsea


June 3rd, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 3 (ANI): Chelsea striker Didier Drogba will be offered a new three-year contract to stay at the club.It represents an amazing change of fortune for Drogba, who looked certain ... Read more...

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Lampard dedicates FA Cup win to Hiddink


May 31st, 2009 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) For Frank Lampard, the FA Cup was the best parting gift Chelsea players could have given to their interim manager Guus Hiddink as a memento of his ... Read more...

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Chelsea coach Hiddink now targetting a treble gong


April 22nd, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.22 (ANI): Chelsea coach Guss Hiddink has targeted a treble, which he admits was unthinkable when he took over as manager in February.Qualification for next season's Champions League was the ... Read more...

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Drogba strikes to keep Chelsea dream alive


March 4th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (DPA) Chelsea closed the gap on Manchester United to four points with a 1-0 away to Portsmouth in the English Premier League. Didier Drogba got the goal 11 minutes ... Read more...

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It’s do or die for Liverpool


February 27th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (DPA) It's do or die for Liverpool in the English Premier League this weekend as they look to keep alive their flickering hopes of winning the title for the ... Read more...

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Drogba hits out at Scolari, pledges future to Chelsea


February 21st, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (DPA) Ivory Coast forward Didier Drogba hit out at former Chelsea manager Luiz Felipe Scolari and has pledged his future to the club. Drogba has been much criticised for his ... Read more...

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Hiddink says will stay at Chelsea only till summer


February 20th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.20 (ANI): Dutch-born football coach Guus Hiddink has stressed that he will leave Chelsea in the summer but will give everything he has to win the Premier League title from ... Read more...

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Anelka nets hat-trick Chelsea reach FA Cup quarters


February 15th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (DPA) Nicolas Anelka scored a superb second-half hat-trick as Chelsea came from behind to beat Watford 3-1 to reach FA Cup quarter-final Saturday.Tamas Priskin had put Championship side Watford ... Read more...

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Chelsea’s title hopes suffer another blow


February 8th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (DPA) Chelsea's title hopes took a potentially decisive blow Saturday when they were held goalless at home by Hull City in the English Premier League. Aston Villa leapfrogged them into ... Read more...

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Scolari attacks Lampard red card


February 2nd, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (DPA) Chelsea manager Luiz Felipe Scolari urged the Football Association (FA) to overturn Frank Lampard's dismissal in his side's 2-0 defeat to Liverpool.The midfielder was sent-off on the hour ... Read more...

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Manchester City offers Drogba double what Chelseas paying


January 23rd, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.23 (ANI): Manchester City has offered Didier Drogba 180, 000-pound a week to quit Chelsea. The striker is interested because he believes his old boss Jose Mourinho will take over ... Read more...

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Scolari saved by Brazilian vigils


January 20th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.20 (ANI): Chelseas under fire coach Luiz Felipe Scolari got through the most difficult week of his career with the help of 24-hour vigils to his beloved Our Lady of ... Read more...

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Ferguson delighted as Manchester United go top


January 18th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (DPA) Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson was understandably delighted after his side hit the top of the English Premier League for the first time this season thanks to ... Read more...

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Chelsea not ready to win any trophy, says manager


January 14th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Chelsea manager Luiz Felipe Scolari believes that the London football club is not ready to win trophies this season because the players are operating at only 50 percent ... Read more...

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Maradona sparks off fire scare with Havana cigar, blamed for Chelsea’’s loss to Man U


January 12th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.12 (ANI): Argentinian football boss Diego Maradona triggered off an alarm at 7 a.m. on Sunday by puffing on a Havana (cigar), and is now being blamed for Chelsea''s defeat ... Read more...

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City dumped, Chelsea held in day of FA Cup shocks (Roundup)


January 4th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (DPA) The third round of the FA Cup, England's foremost football cup competition, is famous for delivering shocks as teams from the lower leagues upset the big names of ... Read more...

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I don’t want new players: Scolari


January 3rd, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Chelsea coach Luiz Felipe Scolari does not expect to make any January signings at Stamford Bridge after sanctioning the $17 million move of Wayne Bridge to Manchester City.The ... Read more...

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Deco backs Scolari, confident Chelsea will be league champions


January 1st, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) Chelsea's Portuguese football star Deco Wednesday played down rumblings in the English Premier League club and said he saw only good times ahead in the new year at ... Read more...

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Chelsea still in title hunt: Scolari


December 29th, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): Chelsea coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has said that the Premier League title hunt was still open as his club went into 2009 three points behind leaders Liverpool.The ... Read more...

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Chelsea boss Scolari hits out at Terry’s dismissal


December 24th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (DPA) Chelsea manager Luiz Felipe Scolari broke his silence to condemn referee Phil Dowd's decision to send off John Terry during Monday's 0-0 draw at Everton.Terry was dismissed for ... Read more...

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Brazil wants Scolari to lead them to World Cup glory a second time


December 17th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Brazil want Chelsea boss Luiz Felipe Scolari to go back as their national coach and lead them to World Cup glory for a second time.Chelsea manager Scolari ... Read more...

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Scolari still the boss at Chelsea, says his deputy Wilkins


December 14th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.14 (ANI): Ray Wilkins has denied rumors of a players revolt at Chelsea. Insisting that team manager Luiz Felipe Scolari would have no trouble dousing any angry fires over alleged complaints ... Read more...

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Scolari says pressure of must win league match nothing compared to coaching Brazil


December 9th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Chelsea manager Luiz Felipe Scolari has dismissed suggestions that he is cracking under the strain of managing Chelsea by claiming that he feels zero pressure compared with ... Read more...

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Chelsea, Liverpool, Man U rue missed opportunities


November 23rd, 2008 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (DPA) Chelsea, Liverpool and champions Manchester United were all left to rue missed opportunities after they were each held to goalless draws in their English Premier League games.Chelsea, top ... Read more...

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Beaten Liverpool off the top


November 2nd, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (DPA) Liverpool lost their grip on top spot in the English Premier League when they were beaten 2-1 by Tottenham Hotspur in their first defeat of the season.Chelsea hammered ... Read more...

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