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Yakubu shines on CSL debut


July 16th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), July 16 (IANS) Nigerian striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni scored a winning goal in his Chinese super league (CSL) debut, giving Guangzhou R&F; a crucial derby win over league leaders ... Read more...

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Blackburn’s Yakubu set to join Chinese club Guangzhou


June 19th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), June 19 (IANS) Blackburn Rovers striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni is set to join the Chinese Super League (CSL) side Guangzhou R and F, a club official confirmed Tuesday."We ... Read more...

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Rajasthan look to consolidate their momentum


May 7th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 7 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals arrested a four-match losing streak by beating Kings XI Punjab by 43 runs in their last Indian Premier League (IPL) match and ... Read more...

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Messi scores brace as Barca keep pace with Madrid


April 15th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 15 (IANS) FC Barcelona ended four points behind Spanish Primera league leaders Real Madrid after a hard fought 2-1 win away to fifth placed Levante.Barca needed a fine ... Read more...

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Depleted Salgaocar face Mohun Bagan challenge


April 13th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, April 13 (IANS) Salgaocar Sports Club will find themselves severely depleted as they prepare to take on the might of Mohun Bagan in the 25th round I-League clash at ... Read more...

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China’s social networking site extends sponsorship deal with Villarreal


April 11th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 11 (IANS) Chinese social network site Renren extended its sponsorship deal with Spanish La Liga football club Villarreal.As per the sponsorship deal, Villareal will wear Renren's name on ... Read more...

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I-League: Churchill look to close gap on Dempo


April 10th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, April 10 (IANS) Churchill Brothers will look to reduce the deficit against I-League leaders Dempo SC when the two teams meet in a decisive 24th round clash at the ... Read more...

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Real Madrid face tough match against Valencia


April 7th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 7 (IANS) Real Madrid face what on paper at least looks like one of their toughest tests between now and the end of the season when they entertain ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich reduces Dortmund’s lead


April 1st, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 1 (IANS) Bayern Munich narrowed the gap with league leaders Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga following a 1-0 victory over Nuremberg.In the southern derby, the Jupp Heynckes ... Read more...

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I-League: Churchill Brothers face Prayag United


March 31st, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, March 31 (IANS) Churchill Brothers take on Prayag United Sports Club in the 22nd round of the I-League at the Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, Sunday.Churchill Brothers are not giving up ... Read more...

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Barca look to narrow Primera Liga gap with Real


March 30th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 30 (IANS) Defending champions Barcelona would look to eat into the six points that current league leaders Real Madrid have at the top of the table when ... Read more...

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I-League: Air India take on Mohun Bagan


March 25th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, March 25 (IANS) Air India host Mohun Bagan in the 21st round of the I-League at the Balewadi Sports Complex Monday. Bagan who have 37 points from 20 matches, ... Read more...

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German record champion Bayern sets Dortmund under pressure


March 25th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 25 (IANS) Bayern Munich recorded their 12th home win owing to the 2-1 victory over Hannover and moved within two points of league leaders Borussia Dortmund while ... Read more...

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Milan beat Roma to extend lead


March 25th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, March 25 (IANS) Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a brace as AC Milan beat Roma 2-1 at home to extend their lead in the Italian Serie A to ... Read more...

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Six points still a big lead: Guardiola


March 24th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 24 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola insists that his side still has a lot of work to do if they want to overtake Real Madrid in the ... Read more...

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AZ coach Verbeek gets one-match ban


March 21st, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, March 21 (IANS) AZ Alkmaar coach Gertjan Verbeek received a one-match ban Wednesday and will therefore miss the Dutch Cup match against Heracles Almelo Thursday.The disciplinary committee of ... Read more...

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Villarreal name Lotina as new coach


March 20th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 20 (IANS) Miguel Angel Lotina has been named the new coach of Spanish La Liga football side Villarreal after the Sunday night sacking of Jose Molina.Molina lost his ... Read more...

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Milan beat hapless Parma 2-0 in Serie A


March 18th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 18 (IANS) Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Urby Emanuelson scored a goal each as league leaders AC Milan beat Parma 2-0 in the Italian Serie A.Ibrahimovic gave Milan the ... Read more...

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Dortmund drop points as Bayern edge closer


March 11th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 11 (IANS) Defending champions and league leaders Borussia Dortmund drew 0-0 with Augsburg while record champions Bayern Munich demolished Hoffenheim 7-1 in the 25th round of German ... Read more...

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Sporting Lisbon edge past Manchester City


March 9th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, March 9 (IANS) Manchester City's quest for Europa League glory received a setback when the English Premier League leaders lost 0-1 to Sporting Lisbon in the first leg of ... Read more...

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Arsenal thrash Spurs to reclaim EPL fourth spot


February 26th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Arsenal reclaimed the fourth place in the English Premier League after a resounding 5-2 victory over city rivals Tottenham Hotspurs here Sunday.Tottenham though were the ... Read more...

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Dutch title race wide open after defeats of PSV and AZ


February 20th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague (Netherlands), Feb 20 (IANS) Dutch League leaders PSV Eindhoven and AZ Alkmaar suffered heavy defeats, while title rivals FC Twente and Ajax registered easy wins.PSV lost 0-3 away ... Read more...

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Bayern drop points, Dortmund extend lead in Bundesliga


February 19th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 19 (IANS) Bundesliga football leaders Dortmund narrowly won 1-0 against Berlin through Kevin Grokreutz while former champions Bayern Munich were held to a 0-0 draw by bottom-placed ... Read more...

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Ibrahimovic to miss Juventus clash after three-match ban


February 7th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 7 (IANS) Italian football giants AC Milan will see their striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic sidelined in the clash against league leaders Juventus Feb 25 as the Swedish international ... Read more...

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I-League leaders Dempo host dangerous Pune FC


February 4th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Fatorda (Goa), Feb 4 (IANS) Dempo Sports Club will be aware of the dangers that Pune FC pose, as they look to extend their lead at the top of the ... Read more...

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Barcelona must beat Real Sociedad at home


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 3 (IANS) FC Barcelona have a must-win game against Real Sociedad in the Spanish Primera Liga football Saturday.Barca are already seven points behind league leaders Real madrid and ... Read more...

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Man handcuffs self to goalpost in Premier League clash


February 1st, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) The English Premier League football clash between Everton and Manchester City saw a surprise delay five minutes before the first-half as a protestor invaded the pitch ... Read more...

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Relegation threatened Chirag United face Mohun Bagan in I-League


January 30th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 30 (IANS) Time is running out for Chirag United Kerala to turn the tide in their favour. Their latest failure came Saturday as they gifted HAL Bangalore their ... Read more...

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Inter upset by Lecce as Milan win to chase Juventus


January 30th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 30 (IANS) Inter Milan's seven-game winning streak was snapped as they were beaten 0-1 by relegation-threatened Lecce. Inter's cross-city rivals AC Milan kept up their pursuit of ... Read more...

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Bremen defender Naldo to miss Leverkusen clash


January 26th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 26 (IANS) Bundesliga side Werder Bremen have confirmed that Brazilian center-back Naldo will be out of Saturday's German league clash against Bayer Leverkusen.The 29-year-old hopes to be ... Read more...

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Modric is Man U’s prime summer target


January 22nd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) English Premier League giants Manchester United are planning a 50 million pound bid for Croatian midfielder Luka Modric, who is currently playing for rival club ... Read more...

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Monchengladbach shocks leaders Bayern Munich in Bundesliga


January 21st, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 21 (IANS) Borussia Monchengladbach inflicted a crushing 3-1 defeat on the German record champion and Bundesliga Football League leaders Bayern Munich at a sold-out Borussia Park.Host Borussia ... Read more...

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Ronald Koeman extends contract at Feyenoord


January 17th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague (Netherlands), Jan 17 (IANS) Coach Ronald Koeman extended his contract at Dutch football side Feyenoord until 2013, the Rotterdam based club announced Tuesday.During a training camp in southern ... Read more...

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Must win game for Barca as Betis visit Camp Nou


January 14th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Jan 14 (IANS) FC Barcelona face a must-win game when they host Betis at the Camp Nou in the Spanish Primera Liga Sunday.Barcelona's 1-1 draw away to neighbours, Espanyol, ... Read more...

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Mohun Bagan to play Churchill Brothers in I-League


January 14th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Goa, Jan 14 (IANS) Churchill Brothers are determined to seal full points and continue with their forward progression in the I-League as they take on visiting Mohun Bagan at the ... Read more...

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