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Hulk enjoys first Zenit training session


September 14th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Brazil forward Hulk said his first training session at new club Zenit St. Petersburg went well.Hulk's €40 million move from Porto last week was ... Read more...

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Tottenham eyes bid for Brazil midfielder Ganso


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 9 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur is reportedly preparing a $13-million bid for Brazil international midfielder Paulo Henrique Ganso.The English Premier League club sees the 22-year-old as a ... Read more...

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Hulk and Witsel cost 40 millon euros each: Zenit


September 7th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian champions Zenit St. Petersburg paid 40 million euros each for Brazil striker Hulk from Porto and Belgium midfielder Axel Witsel from Benfica, Zenit general ... Read more...

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Olympic football: Brazil’s coach may bring changes to team


July 31st, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Brazil's Olympic football coach Mano Menezes has revealed he is likely to make changes to the team that will face New Zealand in Newcastle Wednesday.Having picked ... Read more...

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Sao Paulo signs Assuncao from Atletico Madrid


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 22 (IANS) Brazilian midfielder Paulo Assuncao has joined Sao Paulo on a one-year deal after ending his contract with Spanish football club Atletico Madrid by mutual ... Read more...

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Deco signs contract extension with Brazil’s Fluminense


July 13th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 13 (IANS) Former Portugal's midfielder Deco has signed a contract extension with Fluminense that ties him to the Brazilian club until the end of 2013.The new ... Read more...

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Hulk hits back at Romario criticism


July 8th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 8 (IANS) Brazil international winger Hulk has hit back at criticism from legendary striker Romario by saying he deserves to be respected.Romario, now a federal ... Read more...

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Villas-Boas rejects offer to coach Sao Paulo


June 27th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 27 (IANS) Former Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas has turned down an offer to coach Brazilian football club Sao Paulo.The 34-year-old Portuguese was offered a contract by ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Portugal steal 3-2 win over Danes


June 14th, 2012 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Lviv, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Substitute Silvestre Varela hit an 87th-minute winner to give Portugal a 3-2 win over Denmark in their Euro 2012 Group B encounter in Lviv ... Read more...

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Former Chelsea boss Villas-Boas in talks with Sao Paulo


June 9th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 9 (IANS) Former Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas is reportedly in talks with Sao Paulo about a move to the Brazilian club.The 34-year-old Portuguese met Sao Paulo ... Read more...

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Brazil winger Hulk anxious for Olympic call-up


May 27th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 27 (IANS) Portuguese club Porto's star winger Hulk says he will be "hurt" if he is not selected in Brazil's squad for the London Olympics.The ... Read more...

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Damiao poised for Tottenham move


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 23 (IANS) Brazil international striker Leandro Damiao is reportedly on the verge of joining English premier league club Tottenham Hotspur.The highly-rated 22-year-old hinted Tuesday said ... 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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Injured Deco out of Libertadores quarter-final


May 15th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 15 (IANS) Former Portugal midfielder Deco will miss both legs of Fluminense's Copa Libertadores quarter-final against Boca Juniors with a thigh injury.The 34-year-old tore his right ... Read more...

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Fluminense midfielder Deco worried about Brazilian football


May 1st, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janerio, May 1 (IANS) Fluminense midfielder Deco has said Brazilian football is suffering from an unhealthy obsession with individual talent.Deco, 34, stressed the fact that Brazil risks falling ... Read more...

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Deco prefers Libertadores to Champions League medals


April 19th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 19 (IANS) Star midfielder Deco says he would swap his Champions League winners' medals for a Copa Libertadores triumph with Brazilian club Fluminense.When asked what ... Read more...

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Luis Fabiano’s regret revealed


March 25th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 25 (IANS) Sao Paulo striker Luis Fabiano confessed that he regrets not having played for one of Europe's biggest teams.The 31-year-old striker left Sao Paulo ... Read more...

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Benfica in Champions League quarters after six years


March 7th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, March 7 (IANS) Benfica are back in the Champions League football quarterfinals after six years, the Portuguese team recovering from a 2-3 first-leg disadvantage to put it across Zenit ... Read more...

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Porto beat Benfica to lead Portuguese league


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, March 3 (IANS) Porto beat Benfica 3-2 in the Portuguese Liga 21st round to leapfrog their opponents into first place with a three point lead at the top of ... Read more...

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Woman jailed for poisoning baby with breast milk


December 30th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 30-year-old Russian woman was Friday sentenced to three and a half years in jail for poisoning her two-week-old baby to death by nursing him ... Read more...

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APOEL Nicosia make Champions League breakthrough


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Nicosia (Cyprus), Dec 2 (IANS) APOEL Nicosia made history by becoming the first team from Cyprus to reach the pre-quarterfinals in the UEFA Champions League.APOEL's goalless draw at Zenit St. ... Read more...

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Villas-Boas insists he won’t be fired by Abramovich


November 21st, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas reacted angrily after his team's 1-2 loss to Liverpool Sunday night at Stamford Bridge and insisted that he wouldn't be fired by ... Read more...

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The door to Barcelona is a long way away: Ronaldo


September 17th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 17 (IANS) Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo has once again refused to close the door on a possible move from the club at some time in the future.Speaking ... Read more...

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Mourinho confident of replacing Ferguson to be Man U’s new boss


April 15th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 15 (ANI): Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho believes he will succeed Alex Ferguson at Manchester United and wants to take over at the end of next season.Mourinho, 48, ... Read more...

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Marseille boss Deschamps reveals why he turned Liverpool coaching offer down


February 21st, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.21 (ANI): Marseille boss Didier Deschamps has revealed that while he was immensely flattered to get an offer to be the coach of Liverpool, he had to turn it down because ... Read more...

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Man U midfielder Anderson eyes return to Porto


October 13th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): Manchester United midfielder Anderson has revealed that he hopes to return to Porto at some stage.The Brazil international moved to Old Trafford from the Portuguese giants ... Read more...

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Mancini vows to win Europa League


August 27th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27 (ANI): Shrugging off the disappointment of missing out the Champions League draw, Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has vowed to win the Europa League instead.Mancini said: "The Europa ... Read more...

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Ronaldo likely to be replaced by Alvez as captain of Portgual


July 4th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 4 (ANI): Ace striker Cristiano Ronaldo, who performed poorly at the World Cup, will be sacked as the captain of Portgual.The Real Madrid star caused a storm with his ... Read more...

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Mourinho eyes Champions League success with Real Madrid


June 1st, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Madrid, June 1(ANI): New Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has said that his main objective at Bernabeu is to secure the first Champions League success since 2002.Mourinho was named Real Madrid's ... Read more...

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Mourinho to quit Inter Milan for ‘record’ 40 million pound Real Madrid deal


May 23rd, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Madrid, May 23(ANI): Inter Milan boss Jose Mourinho has agreed to become Real Madrid's new manager after guiding the Italian side to a historic Treble of Serie A, Coppa Italia and ... Read more...

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Florida Marine dies in vehicle accident in southern Afghanistan


March 16th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- A U.S. service member who died as a result of a vehicle accident in southern Afghanistan on Sunday was identified as a Marine from Florida on Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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Arsenal can win Champions League: Bendtner


March 10th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.10 (ANI): Danish striker Nicklas Bendtner believes Arsenal can win the Champions League after scoring his first ever hattrick last night.The Mirror quoted Bendtner, whose stunning treble destroyed Porto, as ... Read more...

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Bendtner’s hat-trick sends Arsenal into quarter-finals


March 10th, 2010 - 5:28 am ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (DPA) Nicklas Bendtner scored a superb hat-trick as Arsenal produced a virtuoso performance to crush Porto 5-0 to storm into the quarter-finals of the Champions League Tuesday. Trailing 2-1 ... Read more...

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Arsenal to risk playing Fabregas to keep Euro dream alive


March 8th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London. Mar 8 (ANI): To keep Arsenal's Euro dream alive, manager Arsene Wenger is ready to risk playing skipper Cesc Fabregas.The Gunners skipper limped off in the 3-1 win against Burnley ... Read more...

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Man U skipper tips Nani to be next Ronaldo


February 10th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Manchester United winger Nani has been tipped to follow the Cristiano Ronaldo's track to glory and become a potential world-beater at Old Trafford.Manchester United captain Gary ... Read more...

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