irish football

Parreira sees some good coming out of Henry handball

December 5th, 2009 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Dec 5 (DPA) South African coach Carlos Alberto Parreira, whose side were drawn into a group at the World Cup finals that includes 1998 world champions France, said Saturday ... Read more...

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FIFA may for the first time sanction five referees for 2010 World Cup

December 1st, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.1 (ANI): In what could be a first in the game of football, FIFA is "99 percent certain" to sanction the use of five referees at the 2010 World Cup ... Read more...

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World brands French footballer Henry a cheat

November 20th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.20 (ANI): The world has turned on French football star Thierry Henry, branding him a cheat, even as Irish football chiefs have approached FIFA with a demand for a replay ... Read more...

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GoalKeeper Paddy Kenny Suspended After Consuming Ephedrine

July 7th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
The English Football Club, Sheffield United, have suspended their goalkeeper, Paddy Kenny, after the latter tested positive of consuming the banned drug ephedrine.The 31 year old goalkeeper faces a ban after the ... Read more...

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Nick Faldo gets knighthood for his golfing exploits

June 13th, 2009 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) Golfer Nick Faldo, who received a knighthood in recognition of an incredible sporting career, described the honour as a "real surprise". "I am more than a little bit humbled ... Read more...

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‘Great Britain football team will be formed for Olympics’

March 11th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (DPA) Sports minister Gerry Sutcliffe is confident that Great Britain will field a football team at the 2012 Olympics despite opposition. The Scottish, Welsh and Irish Football ... Read more...

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Funniest football quotes unveiled

October 16th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): Football teams may be bearing the brunt of the ongoing credit crunch, but the game can still provide entertainment, especially with the quotes of the players.Aubrey Malone ... Read more...

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