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Bayern Munich move up in German Cup


August 21st, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 21 (IANS) Bayern Munich have defeated second division side Regensburg 4-0, thanks to a brace by striker Mario Mandzukic, in the first round of German Cup (DFB ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: France get quarterfinal with 2-0 Sweden loss


June 20th, 2012 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Zlatan Ibrahimovic's spectacular second-half volley helped Sweden to a Euro 2012 consolation victory over France Tuesday, relegating the French to second place in Group ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Menez and Cabaye on target as France dominate Ukraine


June 16th, 2012 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France took a step towards the Euro 2012 quarterfinals Friday after goals from Jeremy Menez and Yohan Cabaye gave them a 2-0 win over co-hosts ... Read more...

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France played much better than England, says Evra


June 12th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk (Ukraine), June 12 (IANS) French defender Patrice Evra feels his team played better than England in the 1-1 draw in their Euro 2012 football opener at the Donbass Arena.The ... Read more...

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Lampard hails Drogba for Chelsea’s historic win


May 20th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, May 20 (IANS) Chelsea captain Frank Lampard dedicated the Blues' historic Champions League win to Didier Drogba, who went from being zero to hero during final against Bayern ... Read more...

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Chelsea win Champions League for the first time


May 20th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, May 20 (IANS) Chelsea have for the first time won the Champions League, European soccer's premier club competition, managing to pip Bayern Munich in the penalty shootout 4-3 ... Read more...

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Dortmund humble Bayern to win German Cup


May 13th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 13 (IANS) Bundesliga football champions Borussia Dortmund lifted the German Cup to seal a double following a 5-2 hammering of Bayern Munich at outsold Berlin Olympia stadium.German ... Read more...

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Dortmund keep top position in Bundesliga after win against Hannover


February 27th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 27 (IANS) Defending Bundesliga football champion Borussia Dortmund sealed its seventh win in a row beating Hannover 3-1 win at Signal-Iduna Park, while struggling Bayern Munich staged ... Read more...

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Bayern, Monchengladbach, Fuerth in German Cup semis


February 9th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 9 (IANS) Bayern Munich had no problems overcoming a clumsy Stuttgart 2-0, Monchengladbach wrapped up a controversial win and second division Greuther Fuerth clinched a sensational 1-0 ... Read more...

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Bayern will contribute to development of Indian football: Lahm


January 5th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Doha (Qatar), Jan 5 (IANS) Bayern Munich captain Philip Lahm has said the German giants will try to contribute to the development of Indian football during their next week's ... Read more...

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Bayern seal last sixteen berth in Champions League


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Nov 23 (IANS) Bundesliga record champions Bayern Munich wrapped up last 16 berth at UEFA Champions League with a dominant 3-1 performance at the Allianz Arena against Villarreal.The ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich extend lead in Bundesliga with win over Augsburg


November 7th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Nov 7 (IANS) German giant Bayern Munich staged an average performance against last positioned Augsburg to win 2-1 while Schalke came from behind to tie 2-2 with Hannover ... Read more...

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Bayern likely to play in Delhi in January


October 11th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 10 (IANS) Famed German soccer outfit F. C. Bayern Munich could be seen in action in the national capital early next year, if all goes according to ... Read more...

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Bayern stage faultless performance to stay on top


September 25th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 25 (IANS) Germany's Bayern Munich showed all its class when it defeated Leverkusen 3-0 to remain on the top of Bundesliga football Saturday.The Bavarians dominated the match ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni-Sarkozy is France’s most ‘irritating’ celebrity (Lead)


December 31st, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) French First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy has been named as the country's most irritating celebrity in a poll released Thursday, a media report said. The Italian-born singer-model came top ... Read more...

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Anelka brands fellow French countrymen as racists


December 7th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): French striker Nicolas Anelka has branded his fellow countrymen small-minded racists.The Chelsea ace, who returns to France tomorrow for the Champions League clash with Marseille, said: "People said ... Read more...

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Ribery now facing German investigation in under-age sex probe


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Munich, July 23(ANI): German prosecutors are considering opening an investigation into allegations that French footballer Franck Ribery had sex with an under-age prostitute in Munich.Ribery has never denied having paid for sex ... Read more...

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Tough times ahead for Ribery and Benzema over sex charge


July 21st, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 21 (DPA) Franck Ribery and Karim Benzema face a difficult future as fans and one of the top names in French football deserted the players after they were placed ... Read more...

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French footie stars Ribery, Benzema questioned in under-age sex inquiry


July 20th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20(ANI): French footballers Franck Ribery and Karim Benzema have been reportedly questioned by the police, as part of an investigation into an alleged under-age prostitution ring.They were questioned at ... Read more...

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Yellow and red cards at World Cup


June 25th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 25 (DPA) List of yellow and red cards issued at the 2010 World Cup by the end of Thursday (44 of 64 games): Red cards (6)Australia (2):Tim CahillHarry KewellFrance (1):Yoann GourcuffNigeria ... Read more...

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French woes escalate as players boycott training


June 20th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Knysna (South Africa), June 20 (DPA) The troubled French national football team sunk deeper into disarray Sunday when it broke off an afternoon training session after a heated altercation between captain ... Read more...

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Mexico beat France 2-0 in World Cup match (Lead)


June 18th, 2010 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
Polokwane (South Africa), June 18 (DPA) Mexico scored twice in the second half to knock off France 2-0 Thursday, putting the Mexicans in prime position to reach the knockout stages of ... Read more...

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France, Uruguay play goal-less draw (Lead)


June 12th, 2010 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, June 12 (DPA) France and Uruguay played out a goal-less draw in their opening match in FIFA World Cup's Group A Friday in the Green Point stadium in front ... Read more...

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Urugway, France tie 0-0 at half time


June 12th, 2010 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, June 12 (IANS) Former world champions, Uruguay and France, tied 0-0 at half time as they encountered in the first round of FIFA World Cup here Friday. Both sides appeared in ... Read more...

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France seek World Cup redemption after Henry handball


June 10th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, June 10 (DPA) France take the field in their football World Cup opener against Uruguay Friday seeking redemption for the handball by Thierry Henry that bought their qualification against ... Read more...

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France arrive at World Cup after China defeat


June 5th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 5 (DPA) Former champions France arrived for the football World Cup in South Africa at dawn Saturday, still reeling from a stunning 0-1 defeat against China in a tune-up match. Playmaker ... Read more...

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France putting past behind them (Group A team profile)


May 26th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Tom Merton Paris, May 26 (DPA) France reached the 2010 World Cup in eventful and controversial circumstances but Raymond Domenech hopes Les Bleus can put that behind them and at least ... Read more...

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Milito helps Inter end 45-year wait for Europe’s top prize


May 23rd, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 23 (DPA) A goal in each half by Argentina striker Diego Milito helped Inter Milan overcome Bayern Munich 2-0 in the Champions League final Saturday in Madrid's Bernabeu stadium ... Read more...

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Ribery likely snub Premier League giants’ overtures to stay with Bayern Munich


May 21st, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21(ANI): Bayern Munich midfielder Franck Ribery is likely to turn his back on the English Premier League and sign a four-year contract extension with the German club.Manchester United, ... Read more...

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Nike ad shows Roo living in squalor recalling shattered footie dream


May 15th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 15 (ANI): In a grim advertisement showing how life could change if he flops at the World Cup, Manchester United and England striker Wayne Rooney is seen quitting football, ... Read more...

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French footie Franck Ribery’s underage hooker strips on talk show!


May 1st, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): The hooker, who French footballer Franck Ribery bedded while she was still underage, is said to have worn a bikini to a talk show and then removed the ... Read more...

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Ribery ‘flew underage prostitute to Germany as 26th birthday present’


April 29th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Apr 29(ANI): French winger Franck Ribery had paid thousands of pounds to jet an underage prostitute, Zahia Dehar, from France to Germany as a 'birthday present' to himself. Dehar, who had ... Read more...

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Ribery three-match ban puts him out of Champions League final


April 28th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Nyon (Switzerland), April 28 (DPA) Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery will miss football's Champions League final after UEFA imposed a three-match ban on the France midfielder Wednesday.Ribery was sent off in Bayern's ... Read more...

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Franck Ribery football scandal call girl breaks her silence


April 22nd, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 22 (ANI): The teenage call girl, who was accused of sleeping with at least three French football stars including Franck Ribery, has broken her silence saying she "loved them all".Zahia ... Read more...

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Ferguson plotting to sign Ribery for 40 million pounds


March 28th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28(ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson will discuss a 40 million pound summer move for Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery when the two clubs meet for their Champions ... Read more...

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