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Sammy says Windies must back up ‘favourites’ tag


September 2nd, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 2 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy believes his star-studded West Indies have an excellent chance of winning the Twenty20 World Cup starting this month but says the label of ... Read more...

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Windies begin final preparations for World T20


September 1st, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 1 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies will put the finishing touches on their preparations for the Twenty20 World Cup with the launch of a week-long camp here Saturday.Most of ... Read more...

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Struggling Windies seek success against Black Caps (Preview)


June 30th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale, June 30 (IANS/CMC) Following their recent disastrous tour of England, the West Indies will seek to brighten their summer when they face New Zealand in the ... Read more...

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Skipper Sammy rues his team’s inconsistency


June 25th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, June 25 (IANS/CMC) Dejected West Indies captain Darren Sammy has lamented the team's inconsistent displays after they slipped to another loss to finish their tour of England empty handed.The tourists ... Read more...

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Badree gets nod ahead of Benn in Windies squad


June 25th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), June 25 (IANS/CMC) Uncapped leg-spinner Samuel Badree has been called up ahead of Sulieman Benn for the West Indies' two-match Twenty20 series against New Zealand which bowls off ... Read more...

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Simmons keen to play in ODIs against England


May 9th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), May 9 (IANS/CMC) Fit-again West Indies batsman Lendl Simmons is targeting a comeback against England in the upcoming limited-overs series next month.The right-handed stroke-maker returned to action ... Read more...

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Bollywood finally sets stage for theatre veterans


April 21st, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) For long they've played second fiddle to mainstream actors in films despite a strong theatre background. But the tables have turned for veterans like ... Read more...

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Wayne Rooney hooker to detail romps with celeb clients in print


April 19th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): Helen Wood, famous for her romp with Wayne Rooney, is reportedly looking to cash in on her experiences with her celebrity clients through a tell-all book.The 24-year-old call ... Read more...

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Messi, Mourinho highest paid in world football


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 22 (ANI): Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Real Madrid's Jose Mourinho are the highest paid player and manager in world football with combined annual salaries of just over 63 million ... Read more...

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Football robbery gang breaks into Theo Walcott’s mansion


February 21st, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): A gang of criminals has broken into the three million pound family mansion of footballer Theo Walcott, stealing electrical items and other valuables.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Rooney’s hooker hunting footballers again?


October 11th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11(ANI): Wayne Rooney's hooker Jenny Thompson hit the wannabe WAGs circuit with a vengeance at the weekend.The 21 -year-old returned to her old haunts in Manchester for a marathon six-hour ... Read more...

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Premier League stars ‘hired 14 hookers and tranny for party’


September 17th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 17 (ANI): Premier League soccer stars hired 14 hookers and a transvestite for a wild after-match party, it has been claimed.After their 1-0 friendly win over Colombia last week, ... Read more...

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Wayne Rooney is a sex addict, says leading therapist


September 9th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 9 (ANI): Wayne Rooney's hooker romps are a classic symptom of sex addiction, says psychotherapist Steven Pope.Steven Pope, 53, who has cured other wayward football stars, offered to help stop ... Read more...

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Rooney mansion in care of Gurkha guard


May 7th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 7 (ANI): Wayne Rooney is leaving his 4.5 million pound mansion under the vigilant eye of a Gurkha as he heads for the World Cup 2010.Gurkhas are a Nepalese warrior ... Read more...

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Premier League stars earn an average 1.5 million pounds a year


April 28th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.28 (ANI): Premier League star pay has soared to an average 1.5 million pounds a year.Their wages have doubled in the past four years, The Daily Star quotes figures released ... Read more...

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Today’s top footballers lack heart for the game due to huge wages, says legend Trautmann


April 10th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): Soccer legend Bert Trautmann has said that today's top footballers lack the heart for the game due to their huge wages.German-born Bert wrote his name in FA ... Read more...

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EPL footballers fourth highest paid sportsmen in world


March 29th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29(ANI): A new survey has revealed that English Premier League (EPL) footballers are the fourth highest paid sportsmen in the world.According to a study by sportingintelligence.com, the Premier League ... Read more...

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Rooney, Lampard among 100 others in 100-mn pounds tax bill probe


February 22nd, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Ace Premier League stars like Wayne Rooney and Frank Lampard are among around 100 players facing a 100 million pounds tax bill in a probe into their image ... Read more...

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Ashley Cole’s ‘lover slept with 2 more Premier stars’


February 18th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): A soccer club secretary, with whom England soccer star Ashley Cole had an alleged affair, is linked with two other Premier League stars, sources say.The blonde, who has ... Read more...

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Adebayor wants Togo to return for African Nations Cup


January 11th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): Togo skipper Emmanuel Adebayor wants to return to the African Nations Cup after flying out of Angola with his team-mates last night.The Togo team headed home to mourn ... Read more...

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Angolan rebels warn of more attacks on Premier League players


January 10th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): English Premier League stars participating in the Africa Cup fear for their lives after being warned by the Angolan rebels that they are on the list of ... Read more...

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Adebayor confident of outshining Drogba to be crowned King of Africa


January 8th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor is confident that he will outshine Chelsea ace Didier Drogba and be crowned King of Africa.The two strikers are among a ... Read more...

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Premier League stars get unprecedented security for African Cup of Nations


January 3rd, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3(ANI): Chelsea striker Didier Drogba and 24 other Premier League stars are being given an unprecedented round the clock security to protect them from local gangs in Angola, where ... Read more...

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Messi named world player of the year, Ronaldo wins goal of the year


December 22nd, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 22 (ANI): Argentine and Barcelona football star Lionel Messi has been named World Player of the Year, while Portuguese and Real Madrid icon Cristiano Ronaldo has secured the Puskas ... Read more...

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Beckham, England stars may lose millions after Dubai developer runs out of cash


November 27th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Ace England midfielder and other Premier League stars could lose millions after buying up mega bucks apartments in Dubai.Beckham and Premier League aces Michael Owen, David ... Read more...

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Wenger rejects placenta treatment will help van Persie’s miracle return


November 21st, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has dismissed alternative medicine, and admitted that striker Robin van Persie will not make a miracle return at Sunderland today.Dutch striker van Persie ... Read more...

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Van Persie, Johnson’s placenta therapist under investigation


November 20th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20(ANI): Human placenta therapist Mariana Kovacevic, who helped cure a host of Premier League stars, including Arsenal striker Robin van Persie and Liverpool defender Glen Johnson, could be put ... Read more...

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Scared Premier League stars to take only bullet-proof rides


September 15th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep. 15 (ANI): Petrified about being targeted by carjackers or kidnappers, many Premier League footballers are getting their cars fitted with bullet-proof defence systems.Millionaire players, whose luxury rides are seen ... Read more...

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Rooney wants to achieve dream of holding up silverware at Wembley


February 28th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.28 (ANI): England and Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney is desperate to get his hands on some silverware at the Wembley football stadium. Rooney is aiming to fulfill a boyhood dream ... Read more...

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ManU midfielders home raided by burglars


February 24th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletchers house was burgled when he was in Italy for a Champions League match, and is one of several players to have been ... Read more...

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Soccer ”WAG” Amy stabbed to death


November 10th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.10 (ANI): West Midland cops are questioning a man after the Playboy pin-up ex-girlfriend of Blackburn Rovers star Benni McCarthy was found murdered. Model Wag Amyleigh Barnes, 19, was stabbed ... Read more...

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Entire wage bill of 340 UK workers equal to Lampards one-week salary


August 15th, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): The salary of Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard after the new five year contract is equal to 340 staff factory whose employee will be at their posts, grafting ... Read more...

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British Council to train soccer coaches in east India


March 8th, 2008 - 7:05 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 8 (IANS) The British Council along with England's Premier League will train 40 young coaches from east India to enhance their football coaching and as well as English language skills ... Read more...

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