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ONGC plans football academy in Tripura


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 11 (IANS) State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is planning to set up a football academy in Tripura to boost the sport in the northeastern region, an ... Read more...

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IMG-Reliance plan football academy, stadiums’ make-over (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) All India Football Federation's (AIFF) marketing partners IMG-Reliance Thursday proposed a centre for excellence in Baroda and have also come up with a plan to ... Read more...

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Nazir Khan nets winner for Das FA


August 9th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Nazir Khan's lone strike enabled Das Football Academy snatch a 1-0 win against Mukhund FC in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association ... Read more...

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Tambe shines for Vipul Gorai


July 29th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Saurav Tambe netted three goals, helping Vipul Gorai to a facile 4-0 victory against Prithviraj SC in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football ... Read more...

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Football academy to come up in Bengal’s Durgapur


June 21st, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) With a view to promoting young talent, Royal Bengal Tigers - a private club - Thursday launched an international standard football academy in West Bengal's ... Read more...

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Jeje to lead India U-22 in AFC Championship qualifiers


June 20th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Jeje Lalpekhlua will lead the India football team in the AFC U-22 Championship (Qualifiers) to be played in Muscat from June 23.Goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu ... Read more...

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Indian U-22 soccer squad leaves for Muscat


June 14th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Indian Under-22 squad is set to leave for Dubai for an eight-day training camp ahead of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Championship's qualifier in ... Read more...

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Barcelona builds football school in Indonesia


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, March 22 (IANS) Spanish giant FC Barcelona has started the construction of a 100 million euro ($132.3 million) football academy in Indonesia, the Spanish club's first fully-residential campus outside ... Read more...

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Foreign clubs should invest in India: Sesa Goa


March 20th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 20 (IANS) India's leading football club Sesa Goa, which is owned by mining major Vedanta Resources, wants popular foreign clubs not to treat India just as a commercial ... Read more...

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Manchester City launches football academy in UAE


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 2 (IANS/WAM) Britain's famed Manchester City football club launched a coaching academy here Monday.Aspirants can sign up for a 10-week course, starting Jan 15 at the Zayed ... Read more...

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MLS player conducts football camp


December 11th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 11 (IANS) A group of children from a village in the outskirts of the capital city here have spent some quality time with Major League Soccer (MLS) player ... Read more...

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Bhaichung’s football academy to come up in North Bengal


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) With the West Bengal government accepting his proposal, a state-of-the-art football academy with three world class grounds will come up at Siliguri in North Bengal, ... Read more...

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Chhetri, Jeje on trial with Glasgow Rangers


November 11th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Glasgow, Nov 11 (IANS) Scottish Premier League Champions Glasgow Rangers will take highly-rated Indian strikers Sunil Chhetri and Jeje Lalpekhlua on trial from the I-League, the club said on its ... Read more...

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India could gain much from Messi outing, hopes AIFF (Interview)


August 26th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) is dreaming big on the Argentina-Venezuela match featuring superstars like Lionel Messi here September 2 hoping it would help raise ... Read more...

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Liverpool opens football academy in India


August 24th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) English Premier League club Liverpool stepped into India Wednesday with their first soccer academy in the national capital.As a part of the initiative, the Steve ... Read more...

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After Mahindra, now JCT disbands football club


June 20th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Corporates are washing their hands of Indian football. After Mahindra and Mahindra, now JCT has decided to wind up its Phagwara-based popular club for, ... Read more...

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Irish resolve added to Sesa Goa’s football academy


April 7th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 7 (IANS) Sesa Goa Limited, one of India's biggest iron ore mining companies, which runs the Sesa Football Academy (SFA) in Goa, has hired former Irish left-back Terry ... Read more...

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Six UK footballers jailed for gang raping 12-year-olds


March 18th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 18 (ANI): A British judge has sent six footballers accused of gang raping two 12-year-old girls in a park to jail.Courtney Amos,19, Ashley Charles, 20, Dennis De Sousa, 18, Jahson ... Read more...

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Rafi voted Best Indian footballer


September 13th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 13 (ANI): Striker Mohammed Rafi, who plays for Churchill Brothers, Goa, has been voted the 'Best Indian Footballer', while Okolie Odafe was chosen as the 'Best Foreign Footballer' of ... Read more...

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Kunnathu Pharma to invest Rs.1 billion for football academy


September 6th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 6 (IANS) Kochi-based Kunnath Pharmaceuticals, manufacturer of a herbal aphrodisiac Muslipower X-tra, is launching a football academy with an investment of Rs.1 billion. Speaking to IANS, K.C. Abraham, managing director of ... Read more...

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Croatian coach to revamp Bangladesh football


September 3rd, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 3 (IANS) Croatian Robert Rubcic has been named as the chief coach of Bangladesh's national football team for the Asian Games to be held in November. The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) ... Read more...

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TFA tie-up with Sheffield United


August 10th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jamshedpur, Aug 10 (IANS) Tata Football Academy (TFA) and Sheffield United Football Club (SUFC) announced a tie-up Tuesday to impart professional training to TFA coaches and cadets. As part of this tie-up, SUFC ... Read more...

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I love living life on the edge: John Abraham


August 4th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Aug 4 (IANS) An ardent biker, John Abraham understands the amount of risk involved in riding two-wheelers yet he can't get over the adrenaline rush and loves riding. "I am ... Read more...

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Goa roots for Portugal in World Cup football


June 20th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, June 20 (IANS) Legendary Portuguese explorer Vasco Da Gama would be a proud man if only he could come back from beyond to Goa's shores once again, with the ... Read more...

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Russia’s `surprise’ bid could ruin England’s 2018 dream


May 14th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, May 14 (ANI): Russia could emerge as England's main rival in the bid for the 2018 World Cup.The country's bid team says its vision is to surprise and astound the ... Read more...

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Haryana to establish academies to promote sports


March 1st, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 1 (IANS) In a bid to give sports a boost, the state government will establish various sports academies in different parts of Haryana in the coming months, an official said ... Read more...

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Sesa Football Academy’s new facility inaugurated in Goa


February 15th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 15 (IANS) Sesa Football Academy's state of the art infrastructural facility was inaugurated at Sirsaim by chief minister Digambar Kamat here Monday. The new facility that has a football turf, ... Read more...

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India names 22-member squad for AFC Challenge Cup


February 12th, 2010 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Defending champions India will field the under-23 squad that won the SAFF Cup for the AFC Challenge Cup starting Feb 17 in Colombo. Barring goalkeeper Arindam Bhattacharya ... Read more...

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AFC Challenge Cup squad announced


February 12th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) A 22-member squad for the AFC Challenge Cup football was announced Friday after the completion of the preparatory camp in Pune. Defending champions India are clubbed with ... Read more...

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Ferdinand’s rise from ballet dancer To England captain


February 10th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 10 (ANI): Rio Ferdinand's past life as a ballet dancer is revealed in a campaign being fronted by the new England football captain.The National Portrait Gallery pictures Rio Ferdinand relaxing ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh offers land to Bhutia for football academy


February 3rd, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 3 (IANS) Indian football team captain Bhaichung Bhutia has shown interest in Madhya Pradesh government's offer to start a football academy here. Bhutia while launching the India finals of Nike-Manchester United ... Read more...

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Clubs are not committed to developing players: Bhaichung


February 1st, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 1 (IANS) Indian football captain Bhaichung Bhutia Monday said that football clubs in the country were not committed to development of young players. Bhutia also said that he was keen ... Read more...

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AIFF suspends Naik and Gawli, appoints Dhar as I-League CEO


November 30th, 2009 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 29 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) Sunday suspended Dempo Sports Club players Sameer Naik and Mahesh Gawli for staying away from the national camp and named Sunando Dhar ... Read more...

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Becks’ football academy closing in January


November 28th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): David Beckham's flagship football academy in Greenwich is closing in January, it has emerged.According to reports, the multi-million pound centre's five-year lease on its site is not ... Read more...

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West Bengal offers land, infrastructure for football academy


November 25th, 2009 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The West Bengal government has offered land and infrastructural support to the All India Football Federation (AIFF) to built a state of the art academy in ... Read more...

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