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Rooney to start for England’s final group match


June 19th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk (Ukraine), June 19 (IANS) England manager Roy Hodgson confirmed at a pre-match press conference that striker Wayne Rooney will start at the final Euro 2012 group match against Ukraine.The ... Read more...

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I’m no Xavi yet: Modric


June 18th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
I'm no Xavi, yet: ModricGdansk (Poland), June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Croatia midfielder Luka Modric says he isn't as good as Spanish stars Xavi and Andres Iniesta but thinks he has the ... Read more...

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Welbeck on wonder goal: I knew it was coming


June 16th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) England striker Danny Welbeck had practised the pirouette back-flick that gave his country a vital 3-2 win over Sweden in Friday's Euro 2012 Group D ... Read more...

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Walcott surprised by his own Roanldo dip


June 16th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) England winger Theo Walcott was taken aback by his own ability Saturday, and said he didn't know he had the kind of fierce dip ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Rooney to play against Ukraine, says coach


June 16th, 2012 - 7:41 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Wayne Rooney will return to England's starting lineup against Ukraine Tuesday, England coach Roy Hodgson said after his team's 3-2 win over Sweden.Rooney missed Friday's ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Hodgson praises ‘clever’ Welbeck winner


June 16th, 2012 - 6:19 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) England coach Roy Hodgson has heaped praises on Danny Welbeck for his backheel flick for the winning goal in England's 3-2 win over Sweden.The 21-year-old ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Welbeck flick gives England 3-2 win over Sweden (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 4:41 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Danny Welbeck's back-flick secured England a dramatic 3-2 win over Sweden in Euro 2012 Group B in Kiev Friday. The Manchester United striker angled ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Welbeck flick gives England 3-2 win over Sweden


June 16th, 2012 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Danny Welbeck's back-flick secured England a dramatic 3-2 win over Sweden in Euro 2012 Group B in Kiev Friday.The Manchester United striker angled Theo ... 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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Ferdinand fears England career finished


June 9th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Manchester United centre-back Rio Ferdinand admitted Saturday that his England career was over after the 33-year-old was left out by manager Roy Hodgson from the Euro ... Read more...

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Germans jittery but fully fit for Euro 2012


June 8th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany might be getting last minute nerves ahead of their Euro 2012 opener against Portugal Saturday but the tournament favourites are fully fit ... Read more...

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Netherlands can repeat success of 1988, says Muhren


June 7th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 7 (IANS) Arnold Muhren, who helped the Netherlands win the 1988 European Football Championship, says the new Dutch generation can repeat the feat in the 2012 edition ... Read more...

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Japanese midfielder Kagawa to join Man United


June 5th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Borussia Dortmund's Japanese midfielder Shinji Kagawa is to join Manchester United pending the issue of a UK work permit, the English club said Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Bielsa extends Athletic Bilbao deal


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 3 (IANS/Ria Novosti) Marcelo Bielsa has signed a one-year contract extension at Athletic Bilbao, the club said Sunday, putting an end to speculation linking him with the Chelsea job.Last ... Read more...

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Chelsea, United battle it out for Dembele


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) English clubs Chelsea and Manchester United are locked in a battle for signing Belgian star midfielder Mousa Dembele. The two teams have opened talks over ... Read more...

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Manchester United voted most popular club


May 29th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) A recent survey has found that England's Manchester United are the most popular football club with 659 million followers worldwide. The survey was carried out ... Read more...

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Champions League winners


May 20th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, May 20 (IANS) The list of Champions League winners after the 2011-12 final between Bayern Munich and Chelsea Saturday:2011/12 Chelsea2010/11 Barcelona2009/10 Inter Milan2008/09 Barcelona2007/08 Manchester United2006/07 AC Milan2005/06 ... Read more...

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Chelsea win Champions League for the first time


May 20th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, May 20 (IANS) Chelsea have for the first time won the Champions League, European soccer's premier club competition, managing to pip Bayern Munich in the penalty shootout 4-3 ... Read more...

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We don’t have two hands, but only two fingers on EPL title: Mancini


May 9th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Manchester City's manager Roberto Mancini isn't ready to take the English Premier League (EPL) title this season for granted as he believes there is still ... Read more...

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Man City’s 22 million pound contract for Mancini


May 9th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Manchester City, who are just one win away from registering their first English Premier League (EPL) title after 44 years, have offered their manager Roberto ... Read more...

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Manchester City third-highest payers in world sport


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) After Barcelona and Real Madrid, English giants Manchester City have emerged as the third highest payers in the world of sports even ahead of their famed ... Read more...

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Mourinho agrees to signing Sao Paulo playmaker


April 28th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, April 28 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has reportedly given his consent to the signing of Sao Paulo playmaker Lucas.The Spanish club is willing to pay ... Read more...

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Football writers name Van Persie Player of the Year


April 25th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Arsenal's Robin van Persie was named the 2012 Footballer of the Year by England's Football Writers' Association, just days after he won the Professional Footballers' ... Read more...

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Rooney won’t play Euro 2012, Olympics: FA


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) The English Football Association (FA) has assured Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson that his striker Wayne Rooney will not play in the Olympic Games and ... Read more...

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Sporting bet Athletic in first leg of Europa semis


April 20th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, April 20 (IANS) Sporting Lisbon defeated Athletic Bilbao 2-1 in the first leg of the UEFA Europa League football semifinals here.For Sporting the win in the first leg of ... Read more...

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Corinthians interested in signing Uruguayan striker Forlan


April 19th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 19 (IANS) Brazilian clubs Corinthians and Atletico-MG are reportedly interested in signing Inter Milan and Uruguay striker Diego Forlan.The Italian serie A outfit has responded by ... Read more...

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Balotelli wants to stay with Manchester City


April 13th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Italian striker Mario Balotelli said he had no plans to leave Manchester City despite reports of rifts between him and manager Roberto Mancini.Mancini had said ... Read more...

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Cole, Fortune tip Manchester United to win EPL


April 11th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, April 11 (IANS) Former Manchester United star striker Andy Cole and midfielder Quinton Fortune have tipped their former side to bag a record 20th English League crown at ... Read more...

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Foreign clubs should invest in India: Sesa Goa


March 20th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 20 (IANS) India's leading football club Sesa Goa, which is owned by mining major Vedanta Resources, wants popular foreign clubs not to treat India just as a commercial ... Read more...

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More good news for Athletic as Llorente nears new deal


March 17th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 17 (IANS) Days after Athletic Club Bilbao knocked English champions Manchester United out of the Europa League, striker Fernando Llorente gave his club's supporters yet another reason to ... Read more...

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Bilbao upset Man U in Europa League


March 9th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Spain's Athletic Bilbao stunned Manchester United with a convincing performance in the Europa League, outclassing the English champions in a 3-2 away win at Old Trafford ... 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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Injury scare for Huntelaar after clash at Wembley


March 2nd, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, March 2 (IANS) Dutch striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar did not suffer a severe injury, a MRI scan indicated, after clashing heads with England's Chris Smalling in the Netherlands' 3-2 ... Read more...

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Europa League: Manchester United edge out Ajax, Valencia beat Stoke


February 24th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Feb 24 (IANS) Manchester United snucked through to the last 16 of the Europa League football after they lost 1-2 in the second leg at home to Dutch outfit ... Read more...

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Tevez apologises to Manchester City


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Argentine striker Carlos Tevez, who has been at loggerheads with Manchester City and manager Roberto Mancini for five-months, finally apologised for his behaviour.Tevez was exiled ... Read more...

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