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East Bengal coach Morgan resigns


May 15th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) East Bengal football coach Trevor James Morgan Monday quit from his post, hours after the red and gold brigade won the Kolkata Premier division football league, ... Read more...

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Villa given time to prove fitness


May 5th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 5 (IANS) Spain's football coach Vicente del Bosque said he will wait till the last minute for striker David Villa's return from injury for the Euro 2012 Championship.Bosque ... Read more...

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Brazilian coach hails award to ‘Inshallah Football’


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 3 (IANS) Brazilian football coach Juan Marcos, who has been coaching Kashmiri players for several years, Thursday expressed happiness over the national award to Ashvin Kumar's documentary 'Inshallah ... Read more...

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Flamengo to re-sign Adriano, says coach


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 2 (Xinhua) Flamengo football coach Joel Santana hinted that the club in on the verge of re-signing former Inter Milan and Roma striker Adriano.The 30-year-old Adriano had ... Read more...

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Britain’s Olympic coach Pearce to assess Beckham in US


April 25th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Britain's football coach Stuart Pearce will watch David Beckham play in the United States next week before deciding whether he will be selected for the ... Read more...

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FIFA bans, fines Indonesian coach


April 20th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, April 20 (IANS) An Indonesia football coach has been banned for four games and fined by FIFA for accusing match officials of taking bribes during a 10-0 loss to ... Read more...

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Ghana sacks Serbian football coach


March 20th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, March 20 (IANS) The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has sacked Goran Stevanovic as the coach of the national team, the Black Stars, following three weeks of extensive meetings.The Serbian ... Read more...

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Confident of a good show in AFC Challenge Cup: Medeira


March 7th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 7 (IANS) India football coach Savio Medeira was confident of a good show from the 2008 champions in the AFC Challenge Cup that starts here Thursday."The team has ... Read more...

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Defensive lapses cost us the game: Medeira


February 24th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 24 (IANS) India's football coach Savio Medeira blamed lapses in defence for the 1-5 trouncing in the Oman friendly in Muscat Thursday.The Indian squad reached Dubai Friday for ... Read more...

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Australia to have smallest Olympics squad in 20 years


February 24th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 24 (IANS) Australia will have their smallest squad at the forthcoming Olympics since the 1992 Barcelona edition.With the football team not qualifying for the London Olympics, the Australia ... Read more...

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Liberia fire football coach


February 21st, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Monrovia (Liberia), Feb 21 (IANS) The Liberia Football Association (LFA) has fired 56-year-old Italian coach Roberto Landi from the national team.The LFA made the announcement Monday, two days after the ... Read more...

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Mexican football coach punches photographer


February 20th, 2012 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) A criminal complaint has been filed against the coach of a football club in Mexico for allegedly punching a photographer who had clicked his pictures.Tomas ... Read more...

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Zambia retain football coach for three more years


February 18th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) Coach Herve Renard, who guided Zambia to win their first-ever Africa Cup last Sunday, has been given a three-year lucrative contract. The Frenchman, who is the ... Read more...

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Can’t be thinking about the title just yet: Mourinho


February 18th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 18 (IANS) Real Madrid football coach Jose Mourinho reiterated they were still some distance away from wrapping the La Liga title and needed to play their remaining league ... Read more...

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Van Basten named new coach of SC Heerenveen


February 14th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague (Netherlands), Feb 14 (IANS) Former football coach of the Dutch national side Marco van Basten was unveiled as the new coach of Dutch Eredivisie club Heerenveen, on ... Read more...

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Climax was rested, not dropped: Savio


February 1st, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Expressing surprise at former national captain Climax Lawrence's decision to retire from international football, India's chief football coach Savio Medeira Wednesday said the Dempo medio ... Read more...

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Guardiola refuses to give up on La Liga title


January 29th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 29 (IANS) Barcelona football coach Pep Guardiola Sunday insisted his side is not yet out of the race for the BBVA Primera Liga title.Barcelona's 0-0 draw away to ... Read more...

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German Goetz quits as Vietnam football coach


January 7th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi (Vietnam), Jan 7 (IANS) Vietnam's German football coach Falko Goetz has officially ended his contract with the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) following the poor performance of the under-23 team at ... Read more...

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Mourinho blames holidays for his players’s lethargic show


January 4th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 4 (IANS) Real Madrid football coach Jose Mourinho didn't know whether to praise or criticize his players after watching their Copa del Rey fightback against Malaga Tuesday night.Playing ... 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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Guttman named new football coach of Israel


December 28th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Dec 28 (IANS) Eli Guttman has been named the new coach of the Israel football team, the country's football association announced.Guttman, the former Hapoel Tel Aviv manager, replaced Frenchman ... Read more...

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Four new faces in India squad for Bayern Munich game


December 28th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) India football coach Savio Medeira announced a 23-member squad sans injured striker Sunil Chettri and midfielder Steven Dias for Bhaichung Bhutia's farewell match against ... Read more...

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Basile is Club de Avellaneda boss for 4th time


December 27th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Dec 27 (IANS) Alfio Basile, the former Argentine football coach, was named the boss of top-flight Argentine side Racing Club de Avellaneda for the fourth time in his ... Read more...

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Albania names new national coach


December 15th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tirana, Dec 15 (IANS) Albania has named Italian Giovanni de Biasi as the country's new national football coach.Albanian football federation said Wednesday that De Biasi,55, has signed a two-year contract ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup: Afghan coach accuses Singapore referee of bias


December 11th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Afghan football coach Mohammad Yusuf Kargar Sunday accused Singapore referee Sukhbir Singh of being biased towards India, who won 4-0 in the SAFF Cup football ... Read more...

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Overseas experience a bonus for Afghanistan: India coach


December 10th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) India football coach Savio Medeira feels that the experience of Afghanistan's eight overseas-based players will come handy for the team in the SAFF Cup football ... Read more...

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Can’t be complacent against Sri Lanka: India coach


December 5th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) India football coach Savio Medeira has asked his boys to stay grounded after the 5-0 thrashing of Bhutan in the SAFF Cup here Monday and ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup: India coach rejects favourites tag


December 1st, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) India football coach Savio Medeira said Thursday that five-time champions are not the favourites to retain the SAFF Cup that starts here Friday.India were thrashed ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup: Pakistan coach and captain not on same wavelength


December 1st, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Pakistan football coach Zavisa Milosavljevich and captain Jaffer Khan were not on the same wavelength regarding the team's preparation for the South Asian Football Federation ... Read more...

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Del Bosque defends players after tepid draw


November 16th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 16 (IANS) Spanish football coach Vicente del Bosque Wednesday defended his side following their disappointing display against Costa Rica in a friendly match.Although Spain scored late goals from ... Read more...

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Mourinho confirms Sahin’s return to fitness


November 6th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 6 (IANS) Real Madrid football coach Jose Mourinho has revealed that summer signing Nuri Sahin has been included in the squad for Sunday's La Liga match at home ... Read more...

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Guardiola denies Villa-Messi rift


November 6th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 6 (IANS) FC Barcelona football coach Pep Guardiola used his pre-game press conference to deny rumours of a rift between strikers David Villa and Lionel Messi.The Valencia-based paper ... Read more...

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Van Gaal open to coaching a club


November 3rd, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Nov 3 (IANS) Dutch football coach Louis van Gaal has said he is open to accepting a job from a club since no country is going to ... Read more...

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Darby quits as coach of Mohun Bagan


October 15th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Beleaguered Mohun Bagan chief football coach Stephen David Darby Saturday resigned, protesting the constitution of a three-member technical committee by the club management to monitor practice ... Read more...

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Ben Johnson in Goa with Indian origin footballers


July 29th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Two time Olympic medallist Ben Johnson is in India in a new avatar. Accompanying two young Canadian brothers of Indian origin to Goa to attend ... Read more...

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