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Owen joins Stoke as free agent


September 5th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Former England striker Michael Owen has signed for Stoke City as a free agent, said the Premier League side.The 32-year-old sealed a one-year contract with Stoke ... Read more...

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Parker to captain England against Holland


February 29th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspurs midfielder Scott parker has been named England captain for their friendly match against the Netherlands at Wembley here Wednesday night.Caretaker manager Stuart Pearce, taking ... Read more...

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Football world pays rich tribute to Gary Speed


November 28th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Tributes came pouring in from the world football fraternity as news of Welsh manager Gary Speed's tragic death spread.Speed was found dead in the garage of ... Read more...

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Injured Michael Owen ruled out for six weeks


November 15th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) A thigh injury has forced Manchester United striker Michael Owen to be out of action at least till Christmas.A club spokesman Monday said "Michael has a ... Read more...

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Ferguson at risk of another FA rap over referee ‘conspiracy’ comment


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has risked another FA rap by suggesting that his club is a victim of referee's conspiracy.United now faces Chelsea in ... Read more...

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Ferguson warns Man U players of summer axe


April 19th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has warned his players that he will not be afraid to axe them this summer.Keeper Edwin van der Sar, 40, ... Read more...

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Man U striker Owen’s injury curse strikes again


February 17th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Manchester United striker Michael Owen is likely to be sidelined due to injury after damaging his groin in training.Owen's injury curse struck again at the club's Carrington ... Read more...

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Liverpool deserves to be struggling: Michael Owen


January 11th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.11 (ANI): Manchester United striker Michael Owen has stuck the boot into Liverpool saying his old club deserves to be struggling.The Sun quoted Owen, 31, as saying: "Their position reflects ... Read more...

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No complaint made against drunk Steve Davis, says ICC


December 31st, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 31 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has rubbished reports that Cricket South Africa (CSA) lodged a protest against umpire Steve Davis, who was allegedly found drunk by South African ... Read more...

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Ferguson agrees to allow striker Macheda to go out on loan


December 30th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has agreed to allow striker Federico Macheda to go out on loan for the rest of the season.A number of ... Read more...

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Man U star Mike Owen could hang up boots if Fergie does not renew contract


October 28th, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 28 (ANI): Former England star striker Michael Owen has signaled that he might quit playing football if Manchester United decides to release him at the end of the 2010-11 ... Read more...

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Man City owner overtakes steel tycoon Mittal again in football rich owners list


October 7th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 7 (ANI): Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nayan has reclaimed the top spot in the FourFourTwo.com Football Rich List, overtaking Queens Park Rangers stakeholder Lakshmi Mittal.The ... Read more...

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Rooney takes a rude jibe at ‘pal’ Ronaldo


September 6th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 6 (ANI): Wayne Rooney branded his former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo a "f****** w*****", Jenny Thompson, a prostitute claimed."We were at a party one night and when Ronaldo walked past, ... Read more...

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Berbatov aims to create ‘beautiful art’ on football pitch


August 20th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 20(ANI): Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov, who scored in the club's first two competitive games this season, has promised to create "beautiful art" on the football pitch.Berbatov had scored through ... Read more...

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Man U striker Owen certain about playing for next 4-5 years


August 16th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): Manchester United striker Michael Owen, who witnessed a slump in his career after constant injury problems, acknowledges the fact that he is not going to play all games, ... Read more...

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Rooney will set Premier League on fire again: Owen


July 2nd, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 2 (ANI): Ace striker Wayne Rooney, who failed to score in the World Cup, is expected to overcome his below par performance and bounce back.Manchester United striker Michael ... Read more...

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Owen’s 1998 strike against Argentina declared best World Cup goal


June 3rd, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 3 (ANI): England forward Michael Owen's 1998 wonder strike against Argentina has been voted the World Cup's greatest-ever goal.According to the Daily Star, Manchester United star Owen, 30, topped ... Read more...

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Capello looks for right World Cup mix for England (Group C team profile)


May 28th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (DPA) England have not won the World Cup since taking the trophy on home soil in 1966. And a healthy Wayne Rooney will be the key to the ... Read more...

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Terry shrugs off injury fears, to play in Saturday’s FA Cup final


May 13th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): Chelsea skipper John Terry, hurt his right foot tackling Daniel Sturridge in training, but is hoping to play in Saturday's FA Cup final after giving England manager ... Read more...

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Rooney tops world footie star 2009-10 rich list with 33 m pounds


May 2nd, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): England and Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has topped the Premier League football star rich list with a fortune of 33 million pounds.According to a report in ... Read more...

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Man City’s bid to unseat Mau U will be difficult: Ferdinand


April 16th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16(ANI): Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has warned Manchester City that breaking their 34-year wait to win a trophy will not be easy despite their big spending spree.City ... Read more...

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Man U wants Berbatov to fill void left by Rooney


April 1st, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): Manchester United will be backing Dimitar Berbatov to fill the goals void left by ace striker Wayne Rooney's injury.Manchester United is set to be without Rooney for ... Read more...

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Fears over Rooney’s worsening knee problem ahead of World Cup


March 23rd, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): With just 80 days left for start of the World Cup, England's ace striker Wayne Rooney's knee problem appears to be getting worse.The Manchester United and ... Read more...

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Rooney felt “weird” to be near World Cup trophy


March 12th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Ace striker Wayne Rooney, whose form has made England believe that he can bring the World Cup home from South Africa, felt "weird" to be near the trophy ... Read more...

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Owen told his England career is not over


March 10th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): Manchester United striker Michael Owen has been told that his England career is not over, despite being ruled out of the World Cup with injury.The Manchester United striker's ... Read more...

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Ferguson blames Wembley ‘ploughed field’ pitch for injuries to Owen, Rooney


March 6th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6(ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has condemned the condition of the Wembley pitch for ending his striker Michael Owen's season and leaving Wayne Rooney injured.Owen will have ... Read more...

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Capello counts Rooney among world’s top three footballers


February 25th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 25 (ANI): England coach Fabio Capello has rated Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney as one of the three best players in the world, alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi."Rooney, ... Read more...

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Rooney a cracking lad and player: Michael Owen


February 23rd, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.23 (ANI): Former England star Michael Owen believes that fellow Manchester United strike pal Wayne Rooney is a both a " cracking lad and a cracking player."The Sun quoted ... 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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Smith out of ODI series, Amla in


February 18th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) South African captain Graeme Smith has been ruled out of the three-match One-day International (ODI) series against India due to the finger injury he picked ahead of the ... Read more...

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England stars hope to use new boot to end leg injuries


February 17th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.17 (ANI): England footballers are hoping to use a new boot to end their metatarsal misery.According to the Daily Star, squad members are testing the revolutionary boot that makers claim ... Read more...

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Five South African one-day specialists arrive


February 14th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) Five South African One-Day International specialists arrived here Sunday for the three-match ODI series against India, starting Jan 21. Herschelle Gibbs, Loots Bosman, Charl Langeveldt, Albie Morkel and Roelof ... Read more...

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No Valentine’s Day for South African WAGs


February 14th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) With the South African cricketers engrossed in the Eden Gardens battle, it was a colourless Valentine's Day Sunday for their wives and girlfriends (WAGs) travelling with the team. Eyeing ... Read more...

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India must win if they have to stay No.1 Test team (Lead)


February 13th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) With the world's top Test slot being the jackpot, a desperate India will be reinforced by the return from injuries of Venkata Sai Laxman and ... Read more...

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Graeme Smith fit to play in Eden Test


February 13th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) South African captain Graeme Smith was Saturday declared fit for the second cricket Test against India beginning at the Eden Gardens Sunday. Smith, who fractured a joint in his ... Read more...

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