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Ex-Liverpool striker Sinama-Pongolle joins Rostov


September 6th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ex-Liverpool forward Florent Sinama-Pongolle has signed a two-year contract with Russian Premier League side FC Rostov.In August, the 27-year-old striker left Sporting Lisbon by mutual ... Read more...

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QPR eyes Zambia’s Emmanuel Mayuka


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka (Zambia), Aug 22 (IANS) English Premier League side Queens Park Rangers (QPR) are ready to sign Zambian international striker Emmanuel Mayuka following his splendid performance for both the national ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Torres wins Golden Boot


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 2 (IANS) Chelsea striker Fernando Torres won the Golden Boot as the top scorer in the 2012 European championship.The Spaniard, who scored a goal and an assist ... Read more...

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Spain wins Euro 2012 final, smashing Italy 4-0 (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 2 (IANS/EFE) Spain won the Euro 2012 championship here Sunday, trouncing a valiant, but outmatched, Italy 4-0.The victory makes Spain the first team in history to win ... Read more...

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‘Gone with the Wind’ actress Ann Rutherford dies at 94


June 14th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by BNO News
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Canadian-American actress Ann Rutherford, who is perhaps best known for her role in the 1930s movie 'Gone with the Wind', died at her home in California ... Read more...

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Euros riding high on Spain


June 7th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) Britain's top betting sites Ladbrokes and William Hill have tipped World Cup champions Spain to defend their Euro crown by giving them odds of 11/4.Germany (3/1) ... Read more...

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Lara, Yorke lift Man United to celebrity title


May 29th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 29 (IANS/CMC) A Manchester United team, featuring the West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara, won the title at the second annual Football Legends Invitational tournament.Lara, the double ... Read more...

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Mourinho’s Real Madrid win Spanish League title


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Real Madrid won the Spanish soccer league title for the 32nd time, their first time in four years. It was also coach Jose Mourinho's first ... Read more...

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Zambian striker Kangwa’s move to South Africa collapses


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka, Feb 23 (IANS) Zambian striker Evans Kangwa's move to South Africa Premier Football League champions Orlando Piragtes has collapsed.Kangwa's local club Nkana has confirmed that the South African team, ... Read more...

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Madrid eyes Wenger, Loew after fallout with Mourinho


January 25th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 25 (IANS) Spanish football giant Real Madrid has short-listed Germany's head coach Joachim Loew and Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger to replace Jose Mourinho.Mourinho was booed by section ... Read more...

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Bayern lead 4-0 at halftime


January 10th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Bayern Munich gave India a tough lesson in football with the Germans leading 4-0 at the halfway mark at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here ... 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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Third generation goalkeeper is Bulgaria’s best footballer


December 24th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sofia, Dec 24 (IANS) Nikolay Mihaylov, a third generation goalkeeper and netminder of the Bulgarian national team and Dutch FC Twente, has been voted the best Bulgarian football player of ... Read more...

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Excited to be back in India: Thomas Mueller


December 19th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Germany's star footballer Thomas Mueller is excited about his second trip to India with Bayern Munich."I am happy to come back after the visit ... Read more...

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De Rosario is MLS Most Valuable Player


November 19th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, Nov 19 (IANS) US Major League Soccer (MLS) has picked Dwayne De Rosario of DC United the winner of 2011 Most Valuable Player (MVP).The 33-year-old Canadian, who played the ... Read more...

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I-League: Churchill, Dempo and Chirag win


October 22nd, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Margao/Bangalore/Pune, Oct 22 (IANS) Super Cup champions East Bengal and title holders Salgaocar Sports Club disappointed their fans as they went down by identical 0-1 margin on the opening day ... Read more...

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Hockey legend Leslie Claudius honoured


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) City-based East Bengal Club Monday celebrated its 92nd foundation day by honouring Indian hockey legend Leslie Claudius with the 'Bharat Gaurav Samman.Triple Olympic gold medal ... Read more...

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Giggs backs Berbatov to win ‘Golden Boot’ battle against Tevez in Manchester derby


February 12th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12(ANI): Manchester United midfielder Ryan Giggs is backing his teammate Dimitar Berbatov to win his 'Golden Boot' shoot-out with Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez during Saturday's Manchester derby.Berbatov heads ... Read more...

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Bundesliga booms despite loss of Oezil and Khedira


August 18th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 18 (DPA) The new Bundesliga season kicks off Saturday with the German league in rude health despite the loss of two of its biggest stars over the summer to ... Read more...

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Forlan doesn’t regret missing golden boot


July 31st, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Uruguyan striker Diego Forlan has no regrets for missing out on the golden boot awarded to the best scorer as he considers the golden ball given to him ... Read more...

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Muller bags Golden Boot and Young Player of the tournament awards


July 12th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 12 (ANI): German striker Thomas Muller, who scored five times in six games and assisted in making three, had a glorious end to the World Cup after he was ... Read more...

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Mueller wins World Cup Golden Boot, best young player (Lead)


July 12th, 2010 - 5:28 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) Germany midfielder Thomas Mueller has won the Golden Boot award for top scorer at the World Cup and was also named best young player of the tournament. Mueller ... Read more...

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Mueller wins 2010 World Cup Golden Boot


July 12th, 2010 - 5:12 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) Germany midfielder Thomas Mueller has won the Golden Boot award for top scorer at the World Cup, finishing on five goals but having more assists than three ... Read more...

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Winning 2014 World Cup now absolute necessity: Brazilian star


July 11th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Johannesburg, July 11 (IANS) Legendary Brazilian footballer Romario feels the pressure will be huge on the home team when his country hosts the 2014 World Cup after the early exit ... Read more...

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Romario to train West Bengal footballers


July 6th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) As World Cup fever peaks, an upcoming Bengali entertainment channel is all set to start a soccer reality show to bring up football talents who will be guided ... Read more...

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Klose eyeing overtaking Ronaldo’s World Cup record haul of 15 goals


July 5th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Durban, July 5(ANI): Germany striker Miroslav Klose hopes to overtake Brazilian legend Ronaldo's World Cup record, when his team plays Spain in Wednesday's semi-final in Durban. Klose, who scored twice against Argentina ... Read more...

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Spanish coach Del Bosque relieved after ‘toughest game’


July 4th, 2010 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 4 (DPA) Spanish coach Vicente del Bosque breathed a sigh of relief Saturday after a late David Villa goal helped Spain overcome a resilient Paraguay 1-0 and make footballing history ... Read more...

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Gerd Mueller proud of German team’s ethnic diversity


July 2nd, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Johannesburg, July 2 (IANS) Legendary footballer Gerd Mueller feels that the ethnic diversity in the German team has played a role in transforming it into a winning outfit and it ... Read more...

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Fabiano warns dainty Holland not to try and outplay Brazil


July 2nd, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): Striker Luis Fabiano has warned the dainty Dutch that they will get their fingers burnt if they try to outplay his brilliant Brazil.He was speaking ahead of ... Read more...

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Commercialisation has affected the quality of footballers: Eusebio


July 1st, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Johannesburg, July 1 (IANS) Portugal great Eusebio feels that because of commercialisation there are lesser number of quality players in international football compared to the 1960s era.Asked to point out ... Read more...

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Eusebio picks Villa and Higuain


July 1st, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Johannesburg, July 1 (IANS) Portugal great Eusebio feels that David Villa or Gonzalo Higuain could be the top scorer in the World Cup while German legend Gerd Mueller voted ... Read more...

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Unlucky 13, unless your name is Mueller


July 1st, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Peter Auf der Heyde Johannesburg, July 1 (DPA) If you want to play in the World Cup final, better not choose jersey number 13 - unless your name is Mueller.The number ... Read more...

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Klose joins elite German club with 50th international goal


June 27th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bloemfontein, June 27 (DPA) Miroslav Klose followed in the footsteps of the legendary Gerd Mueller Sunday when he scored his 50th international for Germany in his side's 4-1 defeat of England ... Read more...

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Villa’s brace spurs Spain to facile 2-0 win against Honduras


June 22nd, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 22 (AN): Spain scored their first victory in the World Cup against Honduras with Barcelona ace David Villa scoring both the goals.Villa kicked off his claim for the Golden Boot ... Read more...

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Maradona praises his sensational team after victory (Second Lead)


June 17th, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 17 (DPA) Argentine coach Diego Maradona praised his sensational team after a Gonzalo Higuain hat-trick took the side a giant step towards the World Cup knockout stage with a ... Read more...

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