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Beckham banned for misconduct


July 6th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) Former England captain David Beckham will sit out the next game after he received a ban from Major League Soccer (MLS) for kicking a ball ... Read more...

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Revamped I-League has to be pan-Indian, says Bhutia


February 25th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia feels the new-look I-League on the lines of US Major League Soccer (MLS) should encompass the entire country and not ... Read more...

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AIFF at loggerheads with I-League clubs


February 21st, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) I-League clubs Tuesday declared war on the All India Football Federation (AIFF) by refusing to sign the mandatory Asian Football Confederation (AFC) licensing criteria unless ... Read more...

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AIFF to discuss proposed new I-League format with clubs


February 20th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) Tuesday will discuss with I-League clubs the proposed new format of the tournament, that is likely to be overhauled ... Read more...

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Henry offered two-month contract by Arsenal


December 29th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) English Premier League side Arsenal have offered Frenchman Thierry Henry a two-month contract to return to the club he left in 2007.Arsene Wenger had been ... Read more...

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MLS player conducts football camp


December 11th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 11 (IANS) A group of children from a village in the outskirts of the capital city here have spent some quality time with Major League Soccer (MLS) player ... Read more...

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De Rosario is MLS Most Valuable Player


November 19th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, Nov 19 (IANS) US Major League Soccer (MLS) has picked Dwayne De Rosario of DC United the winner of 2011 Most Valuable Player (MVP).The 33-year-old Canadian, who played the ... Read more...

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Wenger hopes Henry’s presence can inspire Gunners


November 18th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (IANS) English Premier League club Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger hopes the presence of the club's former star Thierry Henry at a training session this week can ... Read more...

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David Beckham wins the MLS Comeback Player of the Year Award


November 15th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, Nov 15 (IANS) David Beckham has boosted his chances of representing England in the Euro 2012. The US Major League Soccer (MLS) announced Los Angeles Galaxy's midfielder as ... Read more...

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Beckham wants to buy soccer team


July 31st, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Soccer ace David Beckham is planning to buy a soccer team.The LA Galaxy star has repeated his desire to own a team in the American ... Read more...

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Roma’s American owner intends to acquire player from US


May 19th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 19 (IANS/AKI) AS Roma's new American owner may bring a top US player to the Italian capital to play for the club he recently acquired.Thomas DiBenedetto told American ... Read more...

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Beckham’s royal wedding trip may force him to miss LA Galaxy’s next game


April 30th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 30(ANI): Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder David Beckham has said that he might miss his team's next Major League Soccer (MLS) game in Dallas tomorrow following his 15,000-mile round-trip to ... Read more...

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Rooney’s brother aims to make a name for himself in US Major League Soccer


April 2nd, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.2 (ANI): Wayne Rooney's younger brother John, who currently plays as a midfielder for the New York Red Bulls in Major League Soccer in America, has said that he is ... Read more...

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Beckham still hoping for England return


March 26th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 26(ANI): Los Angeles Galaxy captain David Beckham's head will be focused on his team's Major League Soccer (MLS) game against Real Salt Lake, but his heart will be with ... Read more...

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Beckham finally returns to Los Angeles Galaxy training camp


February 25th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Ace midfielder David Beckham, who was training with Tottenham Hotspur for the past six weeks to get fit for the start of the new Major League Soccer ... Read more...

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Sunil Chettri in talks with Racing de Santander


February 11th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Santander (Spain), Feb 11 (IANS) After a brief stint with Major League Soccer (MLS) club Kansas City, India striker Sunil Chettri is now looking for a foothold in Spain's La Liga. Chettri, ... Read more...

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MLS All-Star Game to be held in New York’s Red Bull Arena


February 2nd, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Major League Soccer (MLS) Commissioner Don Garber on Tuesday announced that Red Bull Arena, home of the New York Red Bulls, will host the 2011 AT&T MLS ... Read more...

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Thierry Henry coaching Arsenal’s strikers


January 10th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10(ANI): French footballer Thierry Henry has made a shock return to Arsenal, and is reportedly coaching the English club's strikers.According to the Sun, Henry arrived at his former club ... Read more...

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Tottenham Hotspur still has chances of signing Beckham: Redknapp


January 10th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10(ANI): England midfielder David Beckham's on-off three-month loan move to Tottenham Hotspur is back on again, according to manager Harry Redknapp.When Redknapp arrived at White Hart Lane on Sunday, ... Read more...

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Rooney’s younger brother to play in Major League Soccer


January 5th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 5 (ANI): Ace striker Wayne Rooney's younger brother John will be playing in America's Major League Soccer.MLS spokesman Will Kuhns said that John Rooney has already signed a contract ... Read more...

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Beckham to live and play in Britain


January 5th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Ace midfielder David Beckham will return to live and play in Britain this week.Los Angeles Galaxy and Beckham will have to make a decision sooner rather ... Read more...

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Beckham branded a ’selfish pig’ by Los Angeles Galaxy fan


January 3rd, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Jan 3(ANI): Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder David Beckham has been branded a 'selfish pig' by one of the club's supporter for wanting to join English Premier League club Tottenham ... Read more...

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Everton manager Moyes says Beckham ‘just needs to call’ for him to be hired


November 27th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27(ANI): Everton manager David Moyes has said that he would like to sign David Beckham on a short-term loan from Los Angeles Galaxy during the midwinter transfer window.Beckham, who ... Read more...

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‘Comeback kid’ Beckham feared he’d never play football again during injury


September 13th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Sep 13(ANI): England midfielder David Beckham has confessed that he feared he would never play football again.Beckham has recovered from the Achilles tendon injury, which had ended his dream ... Read more...

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Beckham says he wont con Capello to gain another England cap


September 13th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Sep 13(ANI): England midfielder David Beckham has said that if he is not ready for next month's Euro 2012 clash with Montenegro, he will rule himself out of the ... Read more...

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Rafi is best Indian footballer, Odafe foreigner of the year


September 13th, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Churchill Brothers striker Mohammed Rafi was adjudged the best Indian footballer, while his teammate Odafe Onyeka Okolie of Nigeria was crowned the best foreign footballer at ... Read more...

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Becks eyes England recall after ‘heart-to-heart’ air-clearer with Capello


September 10th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 10(ANI): England midfielder David Beckham, who has been recovering from the Achilles tendon injury which ruled him out of this year's World Cup, has said that he is eyeing ... Read more...

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Past six months being sidelined ‘toughest part of my career so far’: Beckham


September 10th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 10(ANI): Ahead of his possible Los Angeles Galaxy comeback, midfielder David Beckham has admitted that the past six months have been the toughest of his career.Beckham has almost recovered ... Read more...

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Beckham will play on until he is 45, says LA Galaxy coach


August 8th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Aug 8(ANI): Los Angeles Galaxy coach Bruce Arena reckons that midfielder David Beckham has another ten years left on the pitch.Beckham is currently recovering from a ruptured achilles tendon ... Read more...

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MLS stint has boosted my confidence, says Chhetri


August 2nd, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) India's ace forward Sunil Chhetri feels that his stint with US Major League Soccer (MLS) club Kansas City Wizard has boosted his confidence ahead of the national ... Read more...

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‘Beckham’s top-flight football career is over’


August 1st, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 1 (ANI): New AC Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri has said that England midfielder David Beckham's top-flight football career is over.Beckham is battling to overcome the ruptured Achilles tendon ... Read more...

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Kansas City allows Chhetri to join Indian team in Portugal


July 31st, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) American soccer club Kansas City Wizards has allowed Indian forward Sunil Chhetri to join the national team that is practising in Portugal for the 2011 Asian Cup. "I'm ... Read more...

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Chettri desperate to leave Kansas City Wizards


July 27th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Frustrated at not getting enough opportunities to play in Major League Soccer (MLS), India striker Sunil Chettri appears desperate to leave American soccer club Kansas City Wizards, ... Read more...

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Beckham has no dreams of management


July 15th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (DPA) England soccer star David Beckham insisted Thursday that he has no plans to go into management. The former Manchester United, Real Madrid and AC Milan star is winding ... Read more...

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Man U legend Giggs wants a stint with Becks in US ‘Major League Soccer’


July 14th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14(ANI): Manchester United defender Ryan Giggs, who is likely to retire from the Premier League at the end of next season, is considering a short stay in American Major ... Read more...

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