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German coach rejects Euro 2012 criticism by media


August 14th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 14 (IANS) Germany's coach Joachim Loew has criticised the media coverage as "tiresome" and "unrewarding" after his side's 1-2 loss to Italy at the Euro 2012 semi-finals.The 52-year-old ... Read more...

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Bundesliga club Berlin sign new coach Michael Skibbe


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Dec 23 (IANS) Hertha Berlin signed coach Michael Skibbe after the dismissal of former coach Markus Babbel, the club announced.Michael Skibbe signed a two-and-a-half year contract at the "Hauptstadtclub" ... Read more...

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World Cup oracle Paul the Octups dies


October 26th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by BNO News
BERLIN, GERMANY (BNO NEWS) – Paul the Octopus, who gained international fame after correctly predicting the results of the 2010 World Cup, died on early Tuesday, Aquarium Oberhausen said. He was 2.5 ... Read more...

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Paul the Octupus a global superstar


July 8th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Oberhausen, July 8 (DPA) Paul the Octopus has turned into a global superstar revolving around the 2010 World Cup, with top political leaders in Spain even worried about the oracle mussel-eater's ... Read more...

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Captaincy row threatens German harmony, World Cup chances


July 6th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, July 6 (DPA) A row over the captaincy of the German national team threatens to torpedo the harmony within the side as the three-time champion takes on Spain in the semifinals ... Read more...

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Germany youngsters seek to impress against Australia


June 12th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Veronica Sardon Durban, June 12 (DPA) A young German national team will seek to overcome Sunday the absence of captain Michael Ballack when they make their debut in Group D of the ... Read more...

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Germany ready, confident ahead of World Cup


June 9th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, June 9 (DPA) German national team coach Joachim Loew said Wednesday that his side is fully prepared and confident heading into its opening match of the 2010 World Cup football ... Read more...

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Slide Tackle - World Cup curiosities


June 9th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 9 (DPA) The question of ticketing has been one of the most controversial aspects of the World Cup and many South Africans have not only been left ticket-less, but also ... Read more...

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Tuxedos were required for Germany’s first football international


April 4th, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by admin
(Apr 5 is 100th anniversary) DPA Hamburg, April 4 (DPA) The invitation came by mail with only a few days' notice, the train ticket on the platform before departure and the baggage included not ... Read more...

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Kahn’s Kolkata farewell to begin a new experience: Rummenigge


March 19th, 2008 - 10:18 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge termed the team's visit to Kolkata as a promise which he kept and hoped this would be the beginning of a wonderful journey ... Read more...

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Oliver Kahn excited about Kolkata farewell


March 19th, 2008 - 10:08 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) Legendary German goalkeeper Oliver Kahn is thrilled at the prospect of playing his farewell match in Kolkata and conceded it will be his first before a crowd of ... Read more...

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Oliver Kahn to play his last pro match in Kolkata


March 12th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by admin
DPA Munich, March 12 (DPA) Germany's national soccer team goalkeeper Oliver Kahn will end his illustrious professional football career in May in India before being honoured with an official farewell match in his ... Read more...

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