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Stoke’s Wilkinson banned for three matches


September 21st, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Stoke defender Andy Wilkinson has been suspended for three matches for his clash with Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli in the Premier League match.Wilkinson caught Balotelli ... Read more...

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Late show gives Real Madrid home win over City


September 19th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 19 (IANS) Real Madrid scored two goals in the last four minutes to come back from 1-2 down and seal a dramatic 3-2 win at home over Manchester ... Read more...

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Atletico insists on need to change organisation of Spanish football


September 6th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 6 (IANS) Atletico Madrid's Director General, Miguel Angel Gil has launched another attack on the organisation of the Spanish football league.Atletico won the Europa League last season and ... Read more...

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AC Milan to sign Dutchman De Jong


August 31st, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 31 (IANS) Italian football club AC Milan have confirmed that they will sign Nigel De Jong provided he passes the medical examination Friday.Milan's talks with Manchester City ... Read more...

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Fellaini goal stuns Manchester United


August 21st, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Marouane Fellaini towered over Michael Carrick to nod home a corner kick to stun Manchester United and steer Everton to a 1-0 victory in their ... Read more...

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Bookies favour Manchester City to win EPL


August 17th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) The English Premier League (EPL) kicks off its 2012-13 edition Saturday and holders Manchester City start as the bookies favourite to retain their title.EPL Chief ... Read more...

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Italians won’t buy used car from Balotelli, PM


August 7th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 7 (IANS/AKI) Only a few Italians would buy a used car from Manchester City soccer star Mario Balotelli or Prime Minister Mario Monti as they were not "trustworthy", ... Read more...

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Nasri excluded from French team over Euro fiasco


July 28th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 27 (IANS) French Football Federation (FFF) Friday suspended Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri from the national football team for three games after his offensive remarks during Euro 2012 ... Read more...

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Man City beat Arsenal at pre-season friendly


July 27th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) English Premier League champions Manchester City downed Arsenal 2-0 in a pre-season friendly at the Bird's Nest here Friday.The two English giants played an entertaining ... Read more...

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Arsenal wants to bring in more players: Wenger


July 25th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) English club's Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said Wednesday that he was still looking to add more players to his team in the summer transfer window."I ... Read more...

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Former Man City midfielder Elano praises teammates


July 25th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 25 (IANS) Former Manchester City and Brazil midfielder Elano attributed Gremio's Serie A resurgence to the team's lesser known players.The Porto Alegre club has recorded ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho scores in Atletico’s 4-1 victory


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 22 (IANS) Former Brazilian star Ronaldinho scored a trademark goal as Atletico Mineiro stayed on top of Brazil's Serie A standings with a 4-1 victory over ... Read more...

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Beckham backs Giggs as Britain Olympic team’s skipper


July 13th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (IANS) David Beckham, who was left out of Britain's Olympic football squad, has backed his former Manchester United teammate Ryan Giggs as skipper of the side."Ryan ... Read more...

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Yaya Toure to stay in Man City


July 11th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Cote d'Ivoire's defensive midfielder Yaya Toure has indicated he will stay in Manchester City as he intends to win "everything" with the new Premier League champions."On ... Read more...

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Light at the end Of the tunnel for matured Balotelli


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Down on his haunches on the turf of Kiev's Olympic stadium, Mario Balotelli battled in vain to hold back the tears.The Italy striker, so ... Read more...

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Will the world end Dec 21?


June 30th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) We only have a few months left to live because the world will end Dec 21, 2012, according to another Mayan inscription discovered by archaeologists.It is ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Italy coach Prandelli applauds ‘unique’ Balotelli


June 29th, 2012 - 4:55 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy coach Cesare Prandelli lauded his striker Mario Balotelli as "excellent" and "unique" after his two goals put Italy in the Euro 2012 final with ... Read more...

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Beckham left out of Britain’s Olympic squad


June 28th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Former England captain David Beckham has been left out of the Great Britain Olympic football squad by head coach Stuart Pearce.Beckham said: "Naturally I am ... Read more...

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Spain, Germany favourites for Euro: Dwight Yorke


June 26th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Former Manchester United striker Dwight Yorke backed either Spain or Germany to take home the Euro 2012 trophy."Spain are the favourites but Germany are not ... Read more...

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Barton stripped of QPR captaincy, fined


June 25th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton has been stripped of the captain's armband and fined six weeks wages for his red card against Manchester City, ... Read more...

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England should not feel ashamed for defeat: Lescott


June 25th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev (Ukraine), June 25 (IANS) England star Joleon Lescott feels that there is nothing to be ashamed of after the country suffered a penalty shootout debacle in the quarter-final of ... Read more...

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Nasri abuses French journalist


June 24th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Samir Nasri was involved in a foul-mouthed tirade with a French journalist after his team's Euro 2012 exit at the hands of Spain Saturday ... Read more...

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Man City to bid for Brazil’s Dede


June 24th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 24 (IANS) Manchester City is reportedly preparing a 20 million euro offer for highly rated Brazilian centreback Dede.Representatives of the reigning English Premier League champions will ... Read more...

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Japanese midfielder Kagawa completes move to United


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa has completed his move to English Premier League side Manchester United after passing a medical test.The 23-year-old signed a four-year contract ... Read more...

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I will take a penalty if needed: Hart


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Gdansk (Poland), June 22 (IANS) England goalkeeper Joe Hart has put his hand up for taking spot kicks for his country if needed and has backed himself to do a ... Read more...

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Corinthians into Copa Libertadores final


June 21st, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 21 (IANS) Corinthians earned a 1-1 draw to eliminate defending champion Santos from the Copa Libertadores and advance to the final of South America's most prized ... 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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Santos set to drop Elano for Libertadores semi-final


June 19th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 19 (IANS) Former Manchester City midfielder Elano is set to be relegated to the bench for Santos' Copa Libertadores semi-final second leg against Corinthians Wednesday.Having lost ... Read more...

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Ireland playing for pride: Dunne


June 18th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Poznan (Poland), June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Defender Richard Dunne said Sunday that Ireland's pride is on the line for their upcoming game against Italy after the team's dreams were crushed ... Read more...

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United sign Crewe’s highly rated teenager


June 13th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) English Premier club Manchester United announced Wednesday the signing of highly rated teenager Nick Powell from championship side Crewe Alexandra.United beat competition from the likes ... Read more...

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France played much better than England, says Evra


June 12th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk (Ukraine), June 12 (IANS) French defender Patrice Evra feels his team played better than England in the 1-1 draw in their Euro 2012 football opener at the Donbass Arena.The ... Read more...

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France, England draw their Euro 2012 opener


June 12th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Donetsk (Ukraine), June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Goals from two Manchester City players saw England and France share the points in a 1-1 draw in their Euro 2012 Group D opener ... Read more...

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Alves angry Barcelona not refuting rumours


June 11th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 11 (IANS) Barcelona's Brazilian international defender Daniel Alves has called on the Catalan club to end speculation surrounding his future.The 29-year-old has been strongly linked with ... Read more...

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Adebayor to miss Togo’s World Cup qualifier


June 9th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lome (Togo), June 9 (IANS) Emmanuel Adebayor will once again miss Togo's 2014 World Cup qualifier against DR Congo in Kinshasa Sunday.The striker, who spent this season on loan from ... Read more...

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Liverpool unveil Rodgers as new manager


June 1st, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) English football club Liverpool officially unveiled former Swansea City manager Brendan Rodgers as their new head coach here Friday.With the appointment of the 39-year-old, Liverpool ... Read more...

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