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Anzhi release Ivanov


September 8th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football club Anzhi Makhachkala have released winger Alexei Ivanov.The Dagestan-based club tore up the 31-year-old midfielder's contract on mutual consent, said an official website ... Read more...

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Spalletti backs Guardiola, Semak for Russia post


July 11th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, July 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Zenit St. Petersburg football coach Luciano Spalletti has backed ex-Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola or veteran midfielder Sergei Semak for the vacant Russia job.The Russian ... Read more...

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Barca set 90 million euro buy-out clause for Alba


July 6th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spanish football giants Barcelona have attached a 90 million euro buy-out clause to Spain left-back Jordi Alba, who joined from Valencia during Euro 2012.The 14 ... Read more...

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Emenike signs four-year extension with Spartak


June 26th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spartak Moscow's Nigerian striker Emmanuel Emenike has signed a four-year extension with the football club.Earlier, there had been reports that Emenike would return to his ... Read more...

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Pune FC sign South Sudan striker James Moga


June 23rd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 23 (IANS) Pune Football Club has signed South Sudan striker James Joseph Moga for the forthcoming season.Twenty-nine-year-old Moga becomes Pune FC's first major signing and fills in the ... Read more...

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‘Russia can survive without Arshavin’


May 29th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Euro 2012 squad is more capable of adapting to the loss of key players than a decade ago, and could even survive the ... Read more...

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Record breaker Xavi gives Barcelona 1-0 win in Malaga


October 26th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 26 (IANS) Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez celebrated his 392nd La Liga appearance for the football club with the only goal of the game as his side defeated Granada ... Read more...

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Real Madrid face tough test in Malaga


October 21st, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 21 (IANS) Real Madrid gears up for a fascinating trip to play Malaga in the Spanish La Liga football Saturday night in a game that will test the ... Read more...

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No competition with Higuain, says Benzema


October 19th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 19 (IANS) Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has ended the debate on himself or fellow forward Gonzalo Higuain leading the side's attack, saying there is no competition between ... Read more...

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Man City in talks to sign Champions League star Seedrof


April 12th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 12 (ANI): Manchester City is in talks with AC Milan midfielder Clarence Seedorf to sign the Holland legend.Seedrof will be a free agent and City boss Roberto Mancini ... Read more...

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Sunderland boss Bruce caught in another race row


March 25th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): Argentina defender Marcos Angeleri has accused Sunderland boss Steve Bruce of not liking him because he is not English.Bruce has been caught up in another race storm - ... Read more...

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Man U striker Owen’s injury curse strikes again


February 17th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Manchester United striker Michael Owen is likely to be sidelined due to injury after damaging his groin in training.Owen's injury curse struck again at the club's Carrington ... Read more...

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Chelsea pays record-breaking fee for Liverpool’s Torres


February 1st, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Chelsea, the Premier League champions, on Monday paid a record-breaking £50 million ($80.4 million) for Liverpool's striker Fernando Torres.The transaction was made on the last day of the ... Read more...

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Tévez hands in transfer request to Manchester City


December 12th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.12 (ANI): Carlos Tévez has rocked Manchester City by submitting a formal transfer request.According to The Telegraph, Tevez, who is the captain and the club's leading scorer is adamant that ... Read more...

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Summer of hard work finally pays off for Berbatov


September 21st, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 21(ANI): Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov believes that a summer of hard work has been a key factor in his explosive start to the Premier League season.Berbatov has struggled to ... Read more...

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Barcelona dumps plans to sign Robinho


December 22nd, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Barcelona, Dec 22(ANI): Barcelona president Joan Laporta has said that the club has given up its plans to sign Manchester City striker Robinho during January's transfer window.He said that Barcelona did make ... Read more...

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Happy at Manchester City, Robinho plans 10-year stint with club


December 11th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11(ANI): Manchester City striker Robinho has reiterated that he is settled at Eastlands, claiming that he could stay with the club for the next 10 years.Robinho has been repeatedly subjected ... Read more...

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Barcelona to sign Robinho on six million-pound loan


November 10th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10(ANI): Spanish football giants Barcelona are close to having a deal with Manchester City over its striker Robinho.The deal to transfer the Brazilian is expected in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Colombia’s Falcao signs for Porto


July 15th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, July 15 (DPA) Radamel Falcao Garcia has completed his move from Argentine side River Plate to FC Porto on a four-year deal, the Portuguese champions confirmed Wednesday. Under the agreement, Porto have ... Read more...

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Defoe strike eases Tottenham woes


January 19th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (DPA) Jermain Defoe scored against his former team as Tottenham Hotspur moved out of the Premier League relegation zone with a 1-1 draw against Portsmouth.David Nugent had put Portsmouth ... Read more...

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Defoe gets death threats from angry Portsmouth fans


January 4th, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) An angry Jermain Defoe said that he doesn't intend to play for Portsmouth again after he received death threats from angry fans following the talks of his Tottenham ... Read more...

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