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Stoke’s Wilkinson banned for three matches


September 21st, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Stoke defender Andy Wilkinson has been suspended for three matches for his clash with Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli in the Premier League match.Wilkinson caught Balotelli ... Read more...

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Angola suspends seven referees for misconduct


September 21st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Luanda (Angola), Sep 21 (IANS) The Angolan football association has suspended seven referees, including one with international experience, from their duty for allegedly performing unfairly in matches of the national ... Read more...

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Walcott to miss England’s World Cup qualifier against Ukraine


September 10th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Theo Walcott will miss England's World Cup qualifier against Ukraine Tuesday as the Arsenal winger has been left out of the squad due to illness.The ... Read more...

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Kuwait football coach out of coma


September 6th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade (Serbia), Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The coach of the Kuwait national football team has come out of a coma after being shot last month.Goran Tufegdzic is awake, in a ... Read more...

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UEFA chief praises Ukraine for Euro 2012 success


August 28th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 28 (IANS) UEFA chief Michel Platini met Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych here Tuesday to praise Euro 2012 co-host Ukraine for its good organisation of the tournament."It was an ... Read more...

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Mohun Bagan to play in Jammu


August 28th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 28 (IANS) For the first time, Kolkata's famed football club Mohun Bagan will be in Jammu to play the "Goodwill Tournament" next month.Jammu and Kashmir Sports Minister R.S. ... Read more...

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Uruguay announce squad for World Cup qualifiers


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Montevideo (Uruguay), Aug 23 (IANS) The Uruguayan Football Association has named 27 players for the World Cup qualifiers in September against Colombia and Ecuador.The list includes stars Luis Suarez, Diego ... Read more...

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Craig on target for Vikhrolians


August 17th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Craig Misquitta played a key role in leading Vikhrolians SC pull off a narrow 1-0 victory against Sporting Options Colts in a Third Division match of ... Read more...

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Customs down Central to emerge champions


August 15th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Mumbai Customs clinched top honours in the annual Independence Cup Football Tournament organised by the Mumbai District Football Association, Parel Wednesday.In the final, Customs, who finished ... Read more...

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Chedda Nagar score big win


August 11th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Chedda Nagar Fanatics cruised to a comfortable 4-0 victory against BARC in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association League played at the ... 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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Edilbert’s four lifts United Brothers


August 8th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Powered by Edilbert Martis' four goals, United Brothers outplayed Tanishka FC 8-0 in a third division match of the Mumbai District Football Association League here Wednesday.Erlin ... Read more...

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Purple Haze triumph in Mumbai district football


August 7th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Purple Haze SC did well to pull off a narrow 2-1 win against Sterkem Pharma in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association ... Read more...

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Catholic Gym suffer first defeat in Mumbai district football


August 6th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Unbeaten Catholic Gymkhana suffered their first defeat in four games as they went down fighting 0-1 to Sahar Silver Star in a Third Division match of ... Read more...

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Mikhail Tandel scores winner for Rising Stars


August 1st, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Rising Stars recorded a 1-0 win against Phoenix Sports Club in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association League played at the St. ... Read more...

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Swiss Olympian kicked off team after sending racist tweet


August 1st, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A Swiss football star was kicked off the men's Olympic team Monday after sending out a tweet deemed to be racist, sports officials said. It comes just ... Read more...

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Big win for Chheda Nagar


July 31st, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Chheda Nagar struck top form as they romped to a facile 5-0 win against Koli Samaj in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football ... Read more...

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Suraj Singh nets winner for Clint FC


July 30th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Clint FC got the better of Geostanne United 1-0 in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association League at the St. Xavier's ground ... 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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Noel Kujur nets two in Gokul’s 3-0 win


July 28th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Noel Kujar with a double strike played a key role in leading Gokul Bal Mitra Mandal to a facile 3-0 win against V-Care SC in a ... Read more...

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Gurukul, Residency share honours


July 25th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Sports Gurukul and Kessar Residency shared the spoils as they evenly played out a 2-2 draw in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football ... Read more...

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Alfresco down Maitree Youngsters


July 24th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Alfresco put up a strong fight to overcome a determined Maitree Youngsters 2-1 in a third division match of the Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) League ... Read more...

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Oliver’s double does it for Stallion


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Bolstered by Oliver Bennis' twin strikes, Stallion FC, Andheri romped to a convincing 2-0 win against Shambu FC in a third division match of the Mumbai ... Read more...

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Aditya on target for Barcode


July 21st, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Barcode FC pulled off a hard-fought 1-0 win against Kingston FC in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) League, played at ... Read more...

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Mutko nominated for Russian FA chief


July 20th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has been nominated as a candidate for president of the country's Football Association (FA).Mutko, who held the post from 2005 ... Read more...

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Russia name Capello as new national coach


July 16th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 16 (IANS) Former England coach Fabio Capello came out the eventual choice of the Russian Football Union (RFU) Monday to lead the country's national men's football team."Today ... Read more...

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Marquinhos, Perea to join Changchun Yatai


July 13th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Changchun (China), July 13 (IANS) Brazilian-born Bulgarian international Marquinhos and Colombian international Perea are set to join the Chinese Super League outfit Changchun Yatai, the club announced Friday.The club also ... Read more...

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Fornalik is new Poland football coach


July 11th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, July 11 (IANS) The Polish Football Association (PFA) Tuesday named Waldemar Fornalik as new national team manager, tasking him with restoring national pride following Poland's first-round exit from Euro ... Read more...

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Guangzhou Evergrande denies Kaka move


July 5th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), July 5 (IANS) Chinese super league club Guangzhou Evergrande has denied any links with Brazilian and Real Madrid star Kaka, saying the club have no plan to make ... Read more...

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Zaccheroni to stay with Japan for two more years


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 24 (IANS) Alberto Zaccheroni, head coach of the Japanese football team, has been given a contract extension for two more years, said the country's football association Saturday.Zaccheroni's contract ... Read more...

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China vows long-term efforts to curb football gambling


June 15th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 15 (IANS) The Ministry of Public Security and the Chinese Football Association (CFA) have vowed to make joint efforts to cut down on football-related gambling and fraud in ... Read more...

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Ukraine offered $16 million bonus for Euro 2012 triumph


June 7th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 7 (IANS) Ukraine's national football team will share a bonus of $16.2 million if they win the Euro 2012 Championship beginning Friday."Our financial incentive is better compared to ... Read more...

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FIFA to start grassroots football school in Mizoram


June 4th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 4 (IANS) Football in the northeast is all set to receive a huge boost as world body FIFA, in association with the All India Football Federation (AIFF), has ... Read more...

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England defender Cahill out of Euro 2012


June 4th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) Chelsea defender Gary Cahill has been withdrawn from England's squad for Euro 2012 with a double fracture of the jaw, the Football Association (FA) announced.Cahill was ... Read more...

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Lazio captain Mauri arrested for match-fixing


May 28th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 28 (IANS) Lazio skipper Stefano Mauri was arrested Monday amid a widening investigation into match-fixing scandals in Italian football.According to the Italian football association, Mauri was among the ... Read more...

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