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Romario asks government to sack national coach


September 21st, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 21 (IANS) Brazilian legend Romario has called on the country's president Dilma Rousseff to force the removal of national football coach Mano Menezes.The 1994 World Cup-winning ... Read more...

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Akono replaces Lavagne as Cameroon football coach (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Yaounde, Sep 14 (IANS) Cameroon Sports Minister Adoum Garoua has appointed Jean-Paul Akono as the new coach of the national football team after incumbent Denis Lavagne was sacked.Akono, a former ... Read more...

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Cameroon football coach Lavagne fired


September 14th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Yaounde, Sep 14 (IANS) Cameroon national football coach Denis Lavagne has been fired after serving for only three months, the local media reported.The decision Thursday came five days after the ... Read more...

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Del Bosque expected tough fight from Georgia


September 12th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 12 (IANS) Spain football coach Vicente del Bosque said he expected a tough fight from Georgia, whom they beat 1-0 in an away game to kick-off their World ... Read more...

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Striker Fabiano recalled to Brazil squad


September 12th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 12 (IANS) Brazil football coach Mano Menezes has recalled striker Luis Fabiano for the team's upcoming friendlies against Argentina.Fabiano, who has not played an international match ... Read more...

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France leave Giroud out for World Cup qualifier


September 7th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 7 (IANS) France's national football coach Didier Deschamps has left out striker Olivier Giroud for the opening match of 2014 World Cup qualifications against Finland in Helsinki.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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Capello seeks to rein in player bonuses


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's new chief football coach Fabio Capello wants to rein in the massive bonuses given to national team players, the acting president of the Russian ... Read more...

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India must play matches on FIFA dates: Kovermans


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) India's chief football coach Wim Koevarmans Sunday said that India must play on dates designated by world body FIFA for friendlies if they want to ... Read more...

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Koevermans happy with Indian defence


September 1st, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India's chief football coach Wim Koevermans was happy with his young defence that stood up to the task despite conceding an early goal in the ... Read more...

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Gazza wants to change his name to ‘Gassa’


August 29th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 45 year old football legend is claiming that people should not refer to him as Gazza again. He said that his father was referred to as ... Read more...

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Nepal played better than us: Koevarmans


August 29th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) India's chief football coach Wim Koevermans credited Nepal for holding the hosts to a goalless draw in a rain-marred Nehru Cup football match at the ... Read more...

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Kuwait football coach shot, in critical condition


August 26th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Serbian coach of the Kuwait national football team has been shot by his neighbour and is in critical condition in hospital, Serbian newspaper Vecernje ... Read more...

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Passing game way forward for Indian football: Coach Koevarmans


August 25th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) India's chief football coach Wim Koevermans was pleased with his team's passing game against the Maldives in the Nehru Cup football tournament match here Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Coach happy with India’s start in Nehru Cup


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Chief football coach Wim Koevermans was happy with India's 2-1 win over Syria in the rain-marred Nehru Cup opener at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here ... Read more...

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We need to understand what the coach wants: Chhetri


August 21st, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Aug 21 (IANS) National football coach Wim Koevermans and captain Sunil Chhetri beamed with confidence on the eve of India's opener against Syria in the Nehru Cup and ... Read more...

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India coach names final squad for Nehru Cup


August 19th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India's national football coach Wim Koevermans has named a 20-member final list for the Nehru Cup which kicks off at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here ... Read more...

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Domenech heads Kenya’s list for foreign football coach


August 17th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 17 (IANS) Former head coach of France Raymond Domenech is being touted as the favourite among the final four short-listed candidates to take over the job of Kenya's ... Read more...

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Petrescu to take over as Dynamo coach


August 16th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ex-Chelsea player Dan Petrescu will take over as the Dynamo Moscow football coach by the end of the week.Petrescu resigned as coach of FC Kuban, ... Read more...

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German coach names players for Argentina friendly


August 10th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 10 (IANS) German football coach Joachim Loew has appointed 17 players from the nation's Euro squad and two other youngsters for their upcoming friendly against Argentina, the ... Read more...

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Koevermans includes Chettri in Nehru Cup probables


August 7th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) India's chief football coach Wim Koevermans has included skipper Sunil Chettri in the 27-probables for the Nehru Cup after the striker got an assurance from ... Read more...

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Olympic football: Brazil’s coach may bring changes to team


July 31st, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Brazil's Olympic football coach Mano Menezes has revealed he is likely to make changes to the team that will face New Zealand in Newcastle Wednesday.Having picked ... Read more...

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Indian football coach Koevermans gets thumbs up from Gullit


July 29th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) Praising Indian football coach and compatriot Wim Koevermans, Dutch legend Ruud Gullit Sunday called for developing infrastructure for the growth of the game in the country. ... Read more...

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Capello brings England assistants to Russia


July 24th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian Fabio Capello, who is expected to take over as Russia football coach, will be bring in three of his assistants from his England days.Capello ... Read more...

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Capello seeks Russian assistant


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Incoming Russia football coach Fabio Capello is looking for a local assistant, the Russian FA's acting president said Sunday.Capello has agreed to take over the ... Read more...

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Capello arrives in Moscow


July 21st, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 21 (IANS) Former England football coach Fabio Capello arrived in Moscow Friday for further talks on his contract with Russia after being named "de facto" coach of the ... 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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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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Koevermans names 37 probables for Nehru Cup


July 6th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India's national football coach Wim Koevermans Thursday named 37 players for the preparatory camp for the Nehru Cup here from August 23.Seven players who did ... Read more...

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Some elements have been promising: Koevermans


June 29th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat (Oman), June 29 (IANS) Newly appointed Indian football coach Wim Koevermans said Friday that he had seen some promising points in the under-22 national team but said that everyone ... Read more...

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Blanc should stay with France: Benzema


June 24th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Striker Karim Benzema said Sunday that French football coach Laurent Blanc deserves a contract extension despite Euro 2012 elimination.Two goals from Xabi Alonso handed reigning ... Read more...

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Coach Advocaat proud of Russia despite Euro exit


June 17th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football coach Dick Advocaat is proud of his players despite the team being knocked out of Euro 2012 in his last game in charge, ... Read more...

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Wim Koevermans unveiled as new Indian football coach


June 15th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Dutchman Wim Koevermans was Friday unveiled by Kushal Das, the general secretary of All India Football Federation (AIFF) at its headquarters here, as the new ... Read more...

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Russia to improve: Advocaat


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 3 (IANS/Ria Novosti) Russia's football coach Dick Advocaat said Sunday his team is not getting carried away with the 3-0 trouncing of Italy Friday, and that there are areas ... Read more...

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Del Bosque hints at taking uncapped players to Euro 2012


May 16th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 16 (IANS) Spain's football coach Vicente del Bosque has hinted at carrying uncapped players in the squad to the Euro 2012 Football Championships in Poland and Ukraine.While del ... Read more...

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