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Striker Fabiano recalled to Brazil squad


September 12th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 12 (IANS) Brazil football coach Mano Menezes has recalled striker Luis Fabiano for the team's upcoming friendlies against Argentina.Fabiano, who has not played an international match ... Read more...

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Messi makes history with 50 goals in Spanish league


May 6th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 6 (IANS) Argentine star Lionel Messi made history as he scored four goals in his side's 4-0 win over local rivals Espanyol in the Spanish Primer Liga to ... Read more...

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Liga’s penultimate round about survival and qualifying


May 4th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 4 (IANS) With the outcome of the BBVA Primera Liga football title resolved with Real Madrid crowned champions Wednesday night, the coming weekend's penultimate round of games in ... Read more...

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Barcelona take on Real Madrid in crucial ‘El Classico’


April 20th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 20 (IANS) FC Barcelona will take on Real Madrid in a crucial 'El Classico' Saturday that could see Madrid's lead at the top of the Spanish Primera ... Read more...

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Real Madrid’s assistant coach lauds Higuain after his double strike


March 5th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 5 (IANS) Real Madrid assistant coach Aitor Karanka Monday praised striker Gonzalo Higuain following his double strike against Espanyol in a Spanish La Liga football match.Higuain's two goals ... Read more...

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No Messi as Barca take on Sporting Gijon


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 3 (IANS) FC Barcelona will be without top scorer and star player, Lionel Messi for their home match against Sporting Gijon in the Spanish Primera Liga.Messi is suspended ... Read more...

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Spurs’ Bale likely to be out for three weeks


March 2nd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Tottneham Hotspurs football star Gareth Bale has torn a hamstring and is likely to be out for three weeks which means he will miss Spurs' ... Read more...

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Barcelona take on Zaragoza in crucial La Liga tie


November 18th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 18 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola faces a dilemma when his side visits Zaragoza's La Romareda Stadium Saturday night.Barcelona kick off the game in the second ... Read more...

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Van Der Vaart eyeing top-four Premier League finish for Tottenham


April 20th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20(ANI): Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Rafael Van Der Vaart is hoping to end his goal drought against Arsenal and help his team secure another Premier League top-four finish.Van der Vaart ... Read more...

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Man U to offer striker Berbatov new three-year deal


February 5th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Manchester United will offer striker Dimitar Berbatov a new three-year deal, as just a year is left on his current contract at the end of this season.United wants ... Read more...

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Luis Suarez joins World Cup top scorers


June 27th, 2010 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
By Andy Goldberg Port Elizabeth, June 27 (DPA) Uruguayan hit-man Luis Suarez scored his side's two goals against South Korea Saturday, joining the ranks of the World Cup's top scorers and heralding ... Read more...

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Portugal’s Ronaldo aims to end 15-month goal drought


June 13th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Magaliesburg (South Africa), June 13 (DPA) Cristiano Ronaldo has said he is not concerned by his failure to score for his country in 15 months of international football. Ronaldo scored 26 league goals ... Read more...

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Man U still in hunt for Karim Benzema


May 11th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): Manchester United has still not given up hope of getting French striker Karim Benzema.United boss Alex Ferguson lost out in his first attempt to sign the ... Read more...

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Adebayor’s return will fire Man City into Champions League


March 29th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29 (ANI): Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has said that Emmanuel Adebayor's return to the side will fire them into the Champions League.The Manchester City striker is available again ... Read more...

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Torres scores fastest 50 goals for Liverpool, eyes new records


January 7th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): Ace striker Fernando Torres is all set to write his own chapter in the Liverpool record books after blasting his way the fastest 50 league goals in ... Read more...

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You don’t scare me, Bassong to Torres


January 5th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Tottenham defender Sebastien Bassong has a message for Liverpool ace striker Fernando Torres that he will not be able to scare him.Bassong has the unenviable task of ... Read more...

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Adebayor ready to take on his brothers at Arsenal


September 2nd, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 2 (ANI): Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor has said that it will be like a family at war when he lines up against his former team Arsenal in 10 ... Read more...

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Manchester United face life after Ronaldo


August 11th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Ben James London, Aug 11 (DPA) He was loved and was hated, but even those who loathed him could hardly deny that Cristiano Ronaldo had a key part to play in ... Read more...

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Liverpool’s Torres appeals to Benitez for key summer signings


June 28th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): Liverpool striker Fernando Torres has appealed to his coach Rafael Benitez to sign one of his friends, in order to help Liverpool win back the Premier League ... Read more...

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Rome gives thumbs up to Eto’o


May 28th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Daniel Garcia Marco Rome, May 28 (DPA) Prior to Barcelona's Champions League final against Manchester United, Samuel Eto'o had vowed if necessary "to run 800 kilometres in Rome."The Cameroon striker didn't ... Read more...

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Barcelona to rest Henry before big battle


May 9th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, May 9 (IANS) Barcelona's French striker Thierry Henry will most likely miss the Spanish club's next four games, including Wednesday's Copa del Rey final against Atletico Bilbao. The club's official website ... Read more...

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Raul breaks Di Stefano record for Real Madrid


February 16th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 16 (DPA) After 45 years, Raul broke the goals record of Alfredo Di Stefano by leading Real Madrid to a 4-0 romp away to Sporting Gijon at the Spanish football ... Read more...

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Eto’o gives Barcelona deserved draw against Betis


February 15th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 15 (DPA) Spanish leaders Barcelona had to dig deep Saturday to force a 2-2 away to lowly Betis, for whom goalkeeper Ricardo was the hero.Barca needed two goals from league ... Read more...

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Barcelona looking for ninth straight win, Real for sixth


January 29th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 29 (DPA) Barcelona will be looking for their ninth successive league win Sunday, away to unpredictable Racing Santander.Barca are busy breaking all the records this season, and have in their ... Read more...

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Nikola Zigic loaned by Valencia to Racing Santander


December 26th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 26 (DPA) Spanish football giants Valencia have announced that Nikola Zigic has been loaned to Racing Santander until the end of the season.Santander president Francisco Pernia intends to present Zigic ... Read more...

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Argentinian striker Lautaro signs for Sevilla


July 5th, 2008 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Madrid, July 5 (Xinhua) Argentinian striker Lautaro Cost compared himself with some of the best young players his country has produced at his official presentation as a new player with Spanish Primera ... Read more...

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