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Ex-Anzhi midfielder Gadzhiev joins Ukraine’s Tavriya


September 14th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ex-Anzhi midfielder Makhach Gadzhiev has signed for Tavriya Simferopol on a one-year deal, the Ukrainian football club said Friday.Gadzhiev, 24, came through the Anzhi youth ... Read more...

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Vasco coach Borges quits after shock loss


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 11 (IANS) Cristovao Borges has quit as coach of Brazilian top flight football club Vasco da Gama following their shock 0-4 home loss to Bahia.The 53-year-old's ... Read more...

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Anzhi release Ivanov


September 8th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football club Anzhi Makhachkala have released winger Alexei Ivanov.The Dagestan-based club tore up the 31-year-old midfielder's contract on mutual consent, said an official website ... Read more...

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Apologetic Adriano receives warning


September 5th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 5 (IANS) Troubled striker Adriano has been forced to make a public apology after missing a compulsory training session just two weeks after signing a new ... Read more...

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Anzhi confirm Diarra signing


September 4th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Real Madrid's Lassana Diarra has joined Anzhi Makhachkala football club, the big-spending Russian outfit has confirmed.Diarra becomes Anzhi's highest-profile signing of the summer. Neither club ... Read more...

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Joining Zenit is another victory in my life: Hulk


September 4th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersberg, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Brazil striker Hulk says his shock move to Zenit St. Petersburg football club from Porto represents "another victory" in his career.The 26-year-old playmaker inked ... Read more...

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Maradona appointed Dubai’s sports ambassador


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 2 (IANS) Argentine football legend Diego Maradona, who was fired as coach of Dubai's Al Wasl Football Club in July, has been appointed an honorary sports ambassador of ... Read more...

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Dodsal FC enters Durand Cup final


August 31st, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Dodsal FC, Mumbai's newest professional football club, entered the final of the Durand Cup Friday.Dodsal FC effortlessly beat most established football clubs of India on ... Read more...

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AC Milan to sign Dutchman De Jong


August 31st, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 31 (IANS) Italian football club AC Milan have confirmed that they will sign Nigel De Jong provided he passes the medical examination Friday.Milan's talks with Manchester City ... 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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Milan want Kaka back on loan


August 27th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 27 (IANS) Italian football club AC Milan's vice president Adriano Galliani told Real Madrid that they only want to take back Kaka on loan and not on ... Read more...

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Nigerian striker Akpala joins Werder Bremen


August 24th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 24 (IANS) Bundesliga side Werder Bremen and Belgian football club Bruges have agreed on transfer of Nigerian striker Joseph Akpala to the German club on a four-year deal.Eight ... Read more...

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AC Milan confirm Cassano-Pazzini swap


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 23 (IANS) Italian football club AC Milan confirmed that the swap deal involving Antonio Cassano and Giampaolo Pazzini has been completed.The AC Milan website read Wednesday: "AC ... Read more...

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AC Milan’s Pato injured


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 23 (IANS) AC Milan's striker Alexandre Pato suffered an injury during a training session, the Italian football club said.The 22-year-old Brazilian will now require a scan to ... Read more...

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Adriano signs with Flamengo


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 22 (IANS) Former Brazil international striker Adriano has signed with Flamengo football club on a performance-based contract until the end of the year.Flamengo confirmed on its ... Read more...

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Rubin extends contract with Sharonov


August 19th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football club Rubin Kazan have extended veteran defender Roman Sharonov's contract until the end of the next season, the club said Sunday.If the 35-year-old ... Read more...

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Barcelona sign Arsenal midfielder


August 19th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Barcelona have bought Arsenal midfielder Alex Song for 19 million euros, the Spanish football club said.Song signed a five-year deal Saturday."FC Barcelona and Arsenal ... Read more...

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Keisuke Honda would turn down Lazio


August 18th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) CSKA Moscow midfielder Keisuke Honda put an end to speculation linking him with Lazio football club, saying that he would not accept an offer from ... Read more...

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Kerzhakov signs four-year extension at Zenit


August 18th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's forward Alexander Kerzhakov has signed a new four-year contract with Zenit St. Petersburg football club, the Russian champions said.The deal contains an option for ... Read more...

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Hannover qualifies for Europa League playoffs


August 10th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 10 (IANS) Bundesliga football club Hannover defeated Irish team St. Patrick's Athletic 5-0 on aggregate to qualify for Europa League playoffs.Hannover wrapped a 3-0 away win in the ... Read more...

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Brazil winger Lucas joins PSG for 43 million euros


August 9th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) French football club Paris Saint Germain (PSG) has beaten Manchester United in the race to sign Brazilian teenager Lucas Moura.The deal was confirmed Wednesday after ... Read more...

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Babul Supriyo turns designer, designs jersey for Mohun Bagan


July 30th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) After playback singing and acting, singer Babul Supriyo has got into apparel designing and has created jerseys for Mohun Bagan, the century-old football club in the ... Read more...

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Pune FC sign defender Ralte


July 30th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 30 (IANS) Pune Football Club reinforced their backline by signing up 22-year-old central defender Zohmingliana Ralte ahead of the 2012-13 season.The Mizoram-based player joined Pune FC for a ... Read more...

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Barcelona in bid to secure Neymar after Olympics


July 30th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 30 (IANS) Barcelona vice-president Josep Maria Bartomeu has revealed that the football club is hoping to secure the transfer of Brazil star Neymar after the London ... Read more...

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Huszti to Return to Hannover


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Zenit St. Petersburg have agreed to allow Hungarian midfielder Szabolcs Huszti to leave for his former side Hannover 96, the Russian football club said Monday.Huszti, ... Read more...

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Sao Paulo signs Assuncao from Atletico Madrid


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 22 (IANS) Brazilian midfielder Paulo Assuncao has joined Sao Paulo on a one-year deal after ending his contract with Spanish football club Atletico Madrid by mutual ... Read more...

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Seedorf set for Botafogo debut


July 20th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, July 20 (IANS) Botafogo has confirmed former Dutch international midfielder Clarence Seedorf will make his debut for the club in Sunday's match against Gremio, local media ... Read more...

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Zenit mulling Arshavin bid: Coach


July 20th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Zenit St. Petersburg are considering a bid to bring Arsenal midfielder Andrei Arshavin back to his old football club, coach Luciano Spalletti said Friday.Arshavin ... Read more...

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Galatasaray sign Moroccan footballer Amrabat


July 20th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara (Turkey), July 20 (IANS) Turkish football club Galatasaray signed a five-year contract with Moroccan player Nordin Amrabat.Galatasaray will pay eight million euro to Amrabat's former club Kayserispor as well ... Read more...

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Chelsea’s 33 mn euro bid for Willian rejected


July 19th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 19 (IANS) Ukrainian football club Shakhtar Donetsk has reportedly rejected a 33 million euro bid from Chelsea for Brazilian winger Willian.The value exceeds the 32 million ... Read more...

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Gazprom inks sponsorship deal with Chelsea


July 18th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian energy giant Gazprom has inked a three-year sponsorship deal with Roman Abramovich-owned Chelsea football club.The contract announced late Tuesday commits the company, which is ... Read more...

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PSV sign Dutch forward Narsingh


July 16th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dutch striker Luciano Narsingh has signed a five-year contract with PSV Eindhoven, the football club announced Monday.The 21-year-old Heerenveen forward was included in Bert van ... Read more...

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Paris Saint-Germain signs Brazilian defender Silva


July 15th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 15 (IANS) French Ligue 1 football club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) announced the signing of Brazilian centre back Thiago Silva from Italian club AC Milan."Silva has been transferred ... Read more...

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O’Connor does not rule out Scotland return


July 15th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Scotland forward Garry O'Connor has not ruled out featuring for the national team again after his surprise move to the Russian second tier football ... 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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