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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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Barca start on long road to Wembley


September 18th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 18 (IANS) The long road to Wembley starts Wednesday night as FC Barcelona kick-off their Champions League campaign at home against Spartak Moscow.Wembley has a special place among ... Read more...

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Iniesta out for two weeks


September 13th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 13 (IANS) Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta will miss his team's Champions League opener against Spartak Moscow next Wednesday due to an injury which may keep him out of ... Read more...

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Argentina remain on top despite 1-1 draw


September 12th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 12 (IANS) Peru's Bayern Munich striker Claudio Pizarro missed a first-half penalty as Argentina held on for a barely deserved 1-1 draw in their football ... Read more...

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Anzhi optimistic about winning Europa League


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anzhi Makhachkala are capable of winning the Europa League this season, the football club's general manager Aivaz Kaziakhmedov said.The Russian side reached the group stage ... Read more...

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I can help Anzhi win titles: Diarra


September 10th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) New Anzhi signing Lassana Diarra says the experience he brings to the Russian side means silverware is achievable this season.The 27-year-old French international was officially ... Read more...

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Qualifying first is not important: Messi


September 8th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 8 (IANS) Argentina striker Lionel Messi says finishing first in the World Cup qualifying phase is not the team's priority.Argentina went to the top of the ... Read more...

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Spain to face Saudi Arabia in World Cup warm-up


September 6th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 6 (IANS) The Spanish national team is to prepare for the first game of their World Cup qualifying campaign when they entertain Saudi Arabia in the city of ... Read more...

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Casillas, Xavi win Prince of Asturias award


September 6th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 6 (IANS) The prestigious Prince of Asturias Award for Sport was awarded to Spain football internationals Iker Casillas and Xavi Hernandez.The award saw the Real Madrid goalkeeper and ... 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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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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Anzhi confirm Diarra signing


September 4th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Real Madrid's Lassana Diarra has joined Anzhi Makhachkala football club, the big-spending Russian outfit has confirmed.Diarra becomes Anzhi's highest-profile signing of the summer. Neither club ... Read more...

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Why is Cristiano sad despite winning?


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 3 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo is sad. He said so himself following Real Madrid's 3-0 win at home to Malaga Sunday in a game where he scored the two ... Read more...

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Easy win for Real Madrid, but Ronaldo suffers injury


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 3 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first two goals of the season but had to leave the pitch injured in the second half as his side enjoyed a ... Read more...

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Hope my two-game ban sets precedent: Vilanova


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 2 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova complained about the two-game suspension which means he will have to watch his side's Primera Liga football match against Valencia from ... Read more...

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Questions to answer as Barca entertain Valencia


September 1st, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 1 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova faces another tough test as his side entertains Valencia in the Primera Liga Sunday.Wednesday's 1-2 defeat to Real Madrid in ... Read more...

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Essien late arrival but little cash spent in Spain


September 1st, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 1 (IANS) Real Madrid's capture of Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien on a season long loan was the most important deal in Spain as the transfer window closed.The ... Read more...

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Real’s Diarra set to join Anzhi


September 1st, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Real Madrid have agreed to sell French midfielder Lassana Diarra to Russia's big-spending side Anzhi Makhachkala, the Spanish champions have said."Real Madrid and FC Anzhi ... Read more...

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Questions to answer as Barcelona entertain Valencia


September 1st, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 1 (IANS) Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova faces another tough test as his side entertains Valencia in the Spanish La Liga football Sunday.Wednesday's 1-2 defeat to Real Madrid ... Read more...

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Real Madrid entertain Granada at home


September 1st, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 1 (IANS) Real Madrid will aim to maintain the feel good factor after winning the Spanish Supercup when they face Granada in the Spanish La Liga football Sunday ... Read more...

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Iniesta wins UEFA’s award for best player


August 31st, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 31 (IANS) Barcelona star Andres Iniesta has been voted as UEFA's best player, beating teammate Lionel Messi and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo.The 28-year-old attacking midfielder, who inspired Spain ... Read more...

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Chelsea get tricky draw; Madrid, City in group of death


August 31st, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Monaco, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Reigning champions Chelsea face tricky matches in the group stages of the Champions League while Spanish champions Real Madrid were drawn against Manchester City, ... Read more...

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Modric thanks Spurs for Real Madrid chance


August 30th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 30 (IANS) Croatian footballer Luka Modric has thanked the fans and his former club Tottenham Hotspurs after he joined Spanish giants Real Madrid in a deal worth around ... Read more...

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Stiff sanctions for Coentrao and Vilanova


August 30th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 30 (IANS) The Disciplinary Committee of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has handed out heavy sanctions to FC Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova and Real Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao.Coentrao ... Read more...

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Real Madrid defeat 10-man Barca to win Spanish Supercup


August 30th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 30 (IANS) Real Madrid defeated FC Barcelona 2-1 to win the Spanish Supercup on away goals.First half goals from Gonzalo Higuain and Cristiano Ronaldo Wednesday put Real Madrid ... Read more...

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Transfer activity not over for Real Madrid, says Mourinho


August 29th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 29 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho hinted that his club will be doing more business before the transfer window closes at the end of Aug.Speaking Tuesday, after ... Read more...

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Real Madrid need Supercup win to boost morale


August 28th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 28 (IANS) Real Madrid have the chance to forget a dreadful start to the current football season when they entertain FC Barcelona in the return leg of the ... Read more...

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Barca captain Puyol fractures cheek bone


August 28th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 28 (IANS) Barcelona captain Carles Puyol has broken his right cheek bone, the club confirmed.The 34-year-old has suffered the same injury on three previous occasions, but ... Read more...

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Milan want Kaka back on loan


August 27th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 27 (IANS) Italian football club AC Milan's vice president Adriano Galliani told Real Madrid that they only want to take back Kaka on loan and not on ... Read more...

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Liverpool sign Real’s Sahin on loan


August 26th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Liverpool have confirmed that they have reached agreement with Real Madrid to take the Spanish outfit's playmaker Nuri Sahin to Anfield on a season-long loan.Arsenal ... Read more...

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Janevksi replaces Toshack as Macedonia coach


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Skopje (Macedonia), Aug 23 (IANS) Macedonia has appointed Cedomir Janevksi as the new coach of the national football team.Janevksi replaced former Wales and Real Madrid boss John Toshack who stepped ... Read more...

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Kaka on Galaxy radar to replace Beckham


August 18th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 18 (IANS) Brazil football star Kaka is reportedly being sought by Los Angeles Galaxy as a possible replacement for Englishman David Beckham.Brazil's Estado de Sao ... Read more...

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Capello does not listen to anyone: Arshavin


August 16th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello is an authoritarian who doesn't listen to anyone else's opinion, Russia midfielder Andrei Arshavin said of the national football team's new coach.Capello's reign ... Read more...

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Brazil starts preparations for Confederations Cup


August 15th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Aug 15 (IANS) Brazil's friendly football match against Sweden Wednesday will be the start of the "final straight" in their preparations for next year's Confederations Cup, according ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho’s Atletico Mineiro return to top of Brazil’s Serie A


August 10th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 10 (IANS) Ronaldinho's Atletico Mineiro returned to the top of Brazil's Serie A championship with a 1-0 victory over Coritiba.The two-time FIFA world player of the ... Read more...

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