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Hiddink rejects Anzhi favorite tag: Europa League


September 20th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Udine (Italy), Sep 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anzhi Makhachkala coach Guus Hiddink has rejected the tag of bookmakers' favourites to win their Europa League group ahead of Thursday's opener at Udinese.The ... Read more...

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Ex-Anzhi midfielder Gadzhiev joins Ukraine’s Tavriya


September 14th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ex-Anzhi midfielder Makhach Gadzhiev has signed for Tavriya Simferopol on a one-year deal, the Ukrainian football club said Friday.Gadzhiev, 24, came through the Anzhi youth ... Read more...

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Monaco coach drops former French striker Giuly


June 29th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Claudio Ranieri, the recently appointed coach of French Ligue 2 side Monaco, said that he would be releasing former France international midfielder Ludovic Giuly.Giuly, 35, ... Read more...

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Michael Laudrup appointed Swansea manager


June 15th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Danish coach Michael Laudrup has taken charge at Swansea City on a two-year contract, the Premier League club said Friday.Brendan Rodgers turned down a contract ... Read more...

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Juve, Milan win to keep title race open


April 26th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 26 (IANS) Marco Borriello came off the bench to strike nine minutes from time and handed Italian Serie A leaders Juventus a 1-0 victory at Cesena. AC ... Read more...

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Genoa fire coach Malesani


April 24th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 24 (IANS) Troubled Italian Serie A football club Genoa said they have fired their third coach Alberto Malesani. Club chairman Enrico Preziosi revealed that Luigi De Canio ... Read more...

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Napoli beat Novara to keep Champions League hopes alive


April 22nd, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 22 (IANS) Italian Serie A club, Napoli remained in contention for a place in next season's Champions League after they beat relegation-threatened Novara 2-0 at home.Edinson Cavani and ... Read more...

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Bologna beat Cagliari to move clear of relegation


April 13th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 13 (IANS) Bologna beat Cagliari 1-0 for a crucial win at home to move away from the relegation zone in the Italian Serie A.Alessandro Diamanti scored the winner ... Read more...

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Juventus surpass Milan to top Serie A


April 8th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 8 (IANS) Juventus regained the top spot in the Italian Serie A after they beat Palermo 2-0 while AC Milan lost to Fiorentina 1-2 at home to ... Read more...

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I-League: Mumbai Indians beat Shillong Lajong 2-1


April 4th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 4 (IANS) Mumbai FC survived some tense moments but beat Shillong Lajong 2-1 in the 23rd round of the I-League at the Balewadi Sports Complex Stadium here Wednesday.Man-of-the-Match ... Read more...

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Relegation-threatened Mumbai FC face Lajong


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 3 (IANS) Stuck at the bottom of the league standings for quite some time, Mumbai FC has an ardous task of lifting up their game and morale if ... Read more...

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Churchill hope to continue impressive run against Chirag Kerala


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, April 4 (IANS) Churchill Brothers SC hope to continue their impressive goal-scoring spree as they take on Chirag United Kerala in the 23rd round of the football I-League ... Read more...

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East Bengal look to continuing winning streak


March 29th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) East Bengal would look to continuing their winning streak when they host Mumbai FC in the 22nd round I-League encounter at the Yuba Bharati Krinangan Friday. ... Read more...

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I-League: Air India take on Mohun Bagan


March 25th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, March 25 (IANS) Air India host Mohun Bagan in the 21st round of the I-League at the Balewadi Sports Complex Monday. Bagan who have 37 points from 20 matches, ... Read more...

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Manchester City top Premier League as Bolton takes emotional win


March 25th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) Bolton Wanderers secured a 2-1 victory Blackburn Rovers in an emotional return to the league after Fabrice Muamba collapsed in their last game at Tottenham ... Read more...

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Real Madrid remain unfazed despite draw with Malaga


March 20th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 20 (IANS) Real Madrid feel their lead in the Spanish La Liga football is still secure despite dropping two surprise points in the Santiago Bernabeu Sunday night.Sunday's 1-1 ... Read more...

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Villarreal sacks coach Molina


March 19th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 19 (IANS) Spanish Primera Liga side Villarreal Monday sacked coach Jose Molina, the club confirmed.Molina lost his job as a direct result of Villarreal's 0-1 defeat away to ... Read more...

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Inter held by Atalanta at home


March 19th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 19 (IANS) Inter's hope of gaining a spot for next season's European leagues was dealt a blow as they were held to a scoreless draw at home by ... Read more...

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Barcelona look to close gap with Madrid


March 15th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 15 (IANS) Second placed Barcelona will look to close the 10-point gap with Real Madrid when they visit Sevilla Saturday in the 27th round of the Spanish Primera ... Read more...

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Levante back to top four in Spanish Primera Liga


February 26th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 26 (IANS) Levante moved back into the top four of the Spanish Primera Liga with a 2-1 win away against Espanyol.Espanyol begun the day in fourth place in ... Read more...

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Berlin sack coach Michael Skibbe


February 13th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 13 (IANS) Michael Skibbe has been sacked as coach of Berlin for the team's disastrous show in Bundesliga football and German Cup.Skibbe and co-trainer Edwin Boekamp have been ... Read more...

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Rumours over his future irritate Mourinho


February 12th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 12 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho hs showed his irritation at rumours over his future with the football club.Sources both in Spain and in England are ... Read more...

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Mumbai FC stun Churchill Brothers 2-1


February 6th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 6 (IANS) Mumbai FC registered their first victory in seven matches when they dented Churchill Brothers' title hopes with an inspiring 2-1 win in a 19th round football ... Read more...

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Real Madrid face stiff test in Getafe


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 3 (IANS) Real Madrid make the short trip to Getafe Saturday as they look to maintain their seven-point lead at the top of the Spanish Primera Liga football.Last ... Read more...

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Barcelona must beat Real Sociedad at home


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 3 (IANS) FC Barcelona have a must-win game against Real Sociedad in the Spanish Primera Liga football Saturday.Barca are already seven points behind league leaders Real madrid and ... Read more...

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Villarreal beat Sporting Gijon, climb out of bottom three


January 24th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 24 (IANS) Villarreal climbed out of the bottom three of the Spanish La Liga football with a 3-0 win over Sporting Gijon.The win lifted Villarreal over Sporting in ... Read more...

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Granada sack coach Fabri


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 23 (IANS) Spanish La Liga football club Granada has sacked coach Francisco Gonzalez 'Fabri'.The man who led Granada to promotion to the top flight of Spanish football for ... Read more...

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Juventus beat Atalanta to lead midway in Serie A


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 22 (IANS) Juventus beat Atalanta 2-0 in Bergamo to secure the top spot in Italian Serie A at the midway stage of the season.Stephan Lichtsteiner opened the ... Read more...

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Dempo not to take Chirag United lightly


January 13th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Goa, Jan 13 (IANS) Dempo Sports Club are still trying to come to terms with their last loss in the I-League. The 1-2 loss against Prayag United not just pegged ... Read more...

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Former Atletico hero Diego Simeone is their new coach


December 24th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec. 24 (IANS) Diego Simeone is the new coach of the Spanish Primera Liga side Atletico Madrid, the club announced.Simeone replaces Gregorio Manzano, who was sacked Thursday following his ... Read more...

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Villarreal sack coach Garrido after Cup humiliation


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 22 (IANS) Spanish Primera Liga football club Villarreal have sacked coach Juan Carlos Garrido following a poor start to the season.Garrido, who was the former coach of Villarreal's ... Read more...

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Real Madrid to face Sevilla in Spain’s Primera Liga


December 15th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 15 (IANS) Real Madrid will be the centre of attraction this weekend when they visit fifth-placed Sevilla in the Spanish Primera Liga with FC Barcelona in Japan contesting ... Read more...

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Stoke City stun Tottenham in EPL, Sunderland stage dramatic win


December 12th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) The 11-game unbeaten Tottenham Hotspur were stunned 1-2 by Stoke City in the English Premier League Sunday while Sunderland snatched a dramatic comeback victory to gift ... Read more...

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Inter win, Klose salvages Lazio in Serie A


December 11th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 11 (IANS) Inter Milan registered a crucial 2-0 win over Fiorentina to lift themselves from Serie A's relegation zone.Former Fiorentina striker Giampaolo Pazzini scored the opener four minutes ... Read more...

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Struggling Betis coach receives club’s vote of confidence


December 6th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 6 (IANS) Under-pressure Betis coach Pepe Mel has received a vote of confidence from football club's president Miguel Guillen.Mel was expected to be sacked after his club's 2-1 ... Read more...

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