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Real Madrid on brink of La Liga title


April 30th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 30 (IANS) Real Madrid will have to wait till Wednesday night to be crowned champions of Spanish La Liga after both Madrid and FC Barcelona won their respective ... Read more...

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Real Madrid work hard to beat Sporting Gijon


April 15th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 15 (IANS) Real Madrid had to work a lot harder than expected as they defeated Sporting Gijon 3-1 in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in the Spanish Primera Liga.It ... Read more...

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Barca beat Gijon 3-1 without Messi


March 4th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 4 (IANS) FC Barcelona, playing without their talisman Lionel Messi who was suspended for the game, beat Sporting Gijon 3-1 at the Camp Nou.The win takes Barca to ... Read more...

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Guardiola: I don’t think Barca can win the League


February 27th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 27 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola ruled his side out of the race for the Spanish Primera Liga title Monday.Lionel Messi's 28th league goal of the season, ... Read more...

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Giggs to discuss future with Manchester United


December 24th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) Welsh football veteran Ryan Giggs will soon discuss his future with English Premier League reigning champions Manchester United.The 38-year-old Giggs starred for United as they trounced ... Read more...

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Van Persie’s wonder goal takes Asrenal to top 4


December 11th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 11 (IANS) Robin van Persie hit a sensational volley to gift Arsenal a 1-0 victory over Everton on their 125th anniversary in the Premier League.The Dutch striker ... Read more...

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Lazio beat Novara 3-0 to consolidate position in Serie A


December 6th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 6 (IANS) Lazio consolidated their fourth spot in the Italian Serie A after they thrashed Novara 3-0 at home.Skipper Tommaso Rocchi scored a brace after Giuseppe Biava opened ... Read more...

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Ferguson hails oldie goldie Giggs


September 15th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson hailed his veteran striker Ryan Giggs who scored a superb left-foot strike against Benfica in Champions League Wednesday - 17 ... Read more...

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Cristiano Ronaldo sets new scoring record in Spanish La Liga


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 22 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo has set a new record for the most number of goals scored in a Spanish La Liga season with 39, Xinhua reported.The Portuguese international, ... Read more...

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Man City heading for Champions League


April 26th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini is relieved for the time being as his team is heading for the Champions League, after striker Edin Dzeko hit his first ... Read more...

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Rooney is gunning for Chelsea: Hernandez


April 6th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): Striker Javier Hernandez has warned Chelsea that Manchester United ace Wayne Rooney is gunning for them.The Mexican striker said Rooney has set his eyes on a Champions ... 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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Manchester City’s Adebayor looks set for Tottenham Hotspur switch


November 30th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30(ANI): Tottenham Hotspur is reportedly lining up a sensational swoop for Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor during the January transfer window.According to reports, Tottenham wants the unsettled Manchester City ... Read more...

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Manchester City’s Adebayor looks set for Juventus switch


November 26th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26(ANI): Manchester City may have rejected suggestions that a deal for Emmanuel Adebayor's move to Juventus on loan has been finalized, but it does seem that the striker's days ... Read more...

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Rooney will prove his worth very soon: Ronaldo


October 29th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29(ANI): Real Madrid winger Cristiano Ronaldo believes that it is only a matter of time before Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney starts to justify his 150,000-a-week deal.It is now ... Read more...

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Bust-ups with Mancini show passion for Man City: Adebayor


October 23rd, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23(ANI): Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor insists that he still sees his future at Eastlands, despite a nightmare year and bust-ups with manager Roberto Mancini."I have had a row ... Read more...

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Messi has grown too big for his boots, says former coach


May 30th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Rosario (Argentina), May 30(ANI): Argentina striker Lionel Messi has been accused by the man who discovered him of selling out to fame and fortune.Former Newell's Old Boys manager Ernesto Vecchio, who launched ... Read more...

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Chelsea thrash Wigan to lift Premier League title


May 10th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (DPA) Chelsea romped to the Premier League title Sunday as they beat 10-man Wigan Athletic 8-0 with a hat-trick from Didier Drogba and a double from Nicolas Anelka. The ... Read more...

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Gunners are like a wounded animal, says Liverpool’s Gerrard


February 10th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 10 (ANI): Liverpool FC skipper Steven Gerrard reckons Arsenal is a 'wounded animal' and can expect another savaging from the reborn Reds.Liverpool travel to the Emirates tonight on the ... Read more...

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Wenger criticises ‘naive’ Arsenal players after loss to Man U


February 1st, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has launched a fierce attack on his players after branding them "naive" following a devastating 3-1 defeat against Manchester United.Wenger said it would ... Read more...

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Rooney hungry for more goals at Manchester United


February 1st, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1(ANI): Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney, who smashed his 100th Premier League goal during the game against Arsenal, has admitted that he is greedy for more.The goal also ... Read more...

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Barca eight points clear, Filipe Luis injured


January 24th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 24 (DPA) Barcelona confirmed their status as the best football team in the world with another high-quality display, thrashing lowly Valladolid 3-0 away. The latest rout Saturday stretches their lead atop ... Read more...

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Torres is best striker in world: Gerrard


December 30th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard has termed the club's ace player Fernando Torres as the best striker in the world.Torres hit a 93rd-minute winner for his 50th ... Read more...

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At 36, Giggs has the energy of 26-year-old: Rooney


December 1st, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 1 (ANI): Manchester United Wayne Rooney thinks that his teammate Ryan Giggs, who recently celebrated his 36th birthday, has the energy of a 26-year-old."He's amazing. His energy, his workrate, ... Read more...

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Giggs reveals secret of his success


November 29th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 29 (ANI): Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has revealed the secret of his success after joining the elite ton-up club of Premier League goal scorers.He explained afterwards that he ... Read more...

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Ferguson wants Giggs to play for Man U for two more years


November 29th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 29 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson wants Ryan Giggs to continue playing for his club for another two years. Fergie's backing for the Welshman came after he ... Read more...

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Chelsea thrash Blackburn to go back to top


October 25th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (DPA) Chelsea returned to the top of the English Premier League football after hammering Blackburn Rovers 5-0 at Stamford Bridge. Two goals from Frank Lampard, one each for Michael ... Read more...

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Milan stun Real Madrid, United and Chelsea in control


October 22nd, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Oct 22 (DPA) A late goal from Alexandre Pato saw AC Milan come from behind to stun Real Madrid 3-2 in the Champions League football Wednesday while Manchester United remained ... Read more...

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Tevez brace earns City fifth win


September 29th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 29 (DPA) Carlos Tevez scored twice against his former side as Manchester City beat West Ham United 3-1 in the English Premiership. City's fifth victory of the season Monday lifts ... Read more...

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Chelsea and City maintain flying starts


September 13th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (DPA) Chelsea and Manchester City maintained their perfect starts to the English Premier League but Tottenham Hotspur's 100 per cent record was ended by 10-man Manchester United. While City ... Read more...

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Barcelona in lead after Real held by Athletico Madrid


March 8th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 8 (DPA) Barcelona are now six points ahead in the Spanish Liga after Real Madrid were held 1-1 by lively crosstown rivals Atletico Madrid. Barca Saturday defeated Athletic Bilbao and now ... Read more...

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Drogba strikes to keep Chelsea dream alive


March 4th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (DPA) Chelsea closed the gap on Manchester United to four points with a 1-0 away to Portsmouth in the English Premier League. Didier Drogba got the goal 11 minutes ... Read more...

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Pressure on Klinsmann as Bayern seek Bundesliga form


February 27th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Feb 27 (DPA) Bayern Munich's 5-0 whipping of Sporting Lisbon has silenced the critics for now but Juergen Klinsmann knows he needs a winning performance from his team against Werder Bremen ... Read more...

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Westham boss hails `unstoppable Manchester United


February 9th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.9 (ANI): West Ham boss Gianfranco Zola has hailed Manchester United as the Unstoppables after Ryan Giggs fired the latter back to the top of the Premier League table, two ... 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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