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Knee injury sidelines Phil Jones for up to eight weeks


September 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Manchester, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Manchester United defender Phil Jones has been ruled out for up to eight weeks after suffering a knee injury in training, the team said.England ... Read more...

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Bucketful condoms in Olympic Village trigger probe (Olympic Diary)


August 9th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) After being in the news that they are available in record numbers in the London Games, condoms are back in the limelight following an inquiry ... Read more...

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Russia, Spain hit with UEFA charges of racism


June 26th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian and Spanish football federations have both received UEFA charges relating to alleged racist chanting by fans at the Euro 2012.Russia's case relates to ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: UEFA fines Croatia for racism


June 20th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Gdansk (Poland), June 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UEFA has fined the Croatian football federation 80,000 euros for racism and using flares during their 1-1 draw with Italy, UEFA said Tuesday.Croatian fans ... Read more...

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Time running out for England’s Golden Generation: Hodgson


June 16th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Senior England players such as John Terry and Steven Gerrard are running out of time in the national side as young talent emerges, England coach ... 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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England announce 23-man squad for Euro Championship


May 16th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) England football manager Roy Hodgson named his 23-man squad for this summer's trip to Poland and Ukraine for UEFA EURO 2012 Wednesday. Manchester United's centre-back ... 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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Manchester United outclass Ajax at Europa League


February 17th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Feb 17 (IANS) Manchester United took a huge step towards the pre-quarterfinals of the Europa League football by beating Ajax 2-0 here Thursday.The English giants, just like Ajax, ... Read more...

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Terry might quit national side


February 4th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) Chelsea captain John Terry, who was stripped of his England captaincy by the English Football Association (FA), is contemplating to quit the national side in protest.Terry ... Read more...

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Manchester United defender Evans sidelined for two weeks


December 27th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has confirmed that defender Jonny Evans will be out of action for two weeks after suffering a calf injury during ... Read more...

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Capello leaves out Rio, Crouch from England squad


August 29th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) England manager Fabio Capello is not convinced about the fitness of Rio Ferdinand and has left out the Manchester United defender from the squad for ... Read more...

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Jamie Oliver’s restaurant is vandalised


August 10th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the branches of Jamie Oliver’s restaurant is among the shops and properties that has been destroyed in the violence in London. The branch is ... Read more...

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England-Holland friendly at Wembley called off


August 9th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) The Football Association (FA) Tuesday was forced to call off Wednesday's international friendly between England and the Netherlands at Wembley after widespread disorder spread across the ... Read more...

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Manchester United-Barcelona set for most lucrative Champions League final


May 27th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Manchester United and Barcelona are set for the most lucrative final in the history of European club football as the winner of Saturday's Champions League final ... Read more...

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Ferguson warns Man U against complacency


May 4th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4(ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has warned his players against taking Schalke FC lightly in today's Champions League's semi-final decider and Chelsea in Sunday's Premier League encounter.United ... Read more...

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Hounding fans force Man U midfielder Gibson’s Twitter account to disappear


April 26th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): Hounding from fans just two hours after setting up Twitter account forced Manchester United midfielder Darron Gibson to remove his account from the social networking site.The Republic of ... Read more...

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Rooney kicks off on Twitter but commits many mistakes


April 25th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 25 (ANI): England and Manchester United striker has joined the blogging site Twitter, but started off by making a series of mistakes.The Man Utd ace attracted 150,000 followers within hours ... Read more...

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UK police searching for Rio Ferdinand’s stalker


April 19th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 19 (ANI): A woman who stalked England star Rio Ferdinand was being hunted by police last night after fleeing from court.Susanne Ibru, 38, stormed out just before she was ... Read more...

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Stop the strops City if you want against Man U: Ferdinand


April 14th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.14 (ANI): Rio Ferdinand has said there are no sulks, cliques, or disrespect shown to Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson, which is why they have the spirit to win.The ... Read more...

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Tottenham tried but failed to sign Man U’s Ferdinand: Redknapp


April 11th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.11 (ANI): Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp has revealed that he failed in a bid to sign England and Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand before the start of the season. Redknapp ... Read more...

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England boss Capello says he will never pick players phone call


April 8th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 8 (ANI): England boss Fabio Capello has said that he will never pick up the phone to his players.Capello angered fans and officials when he failed to communicate with ... Read more...

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Ferdinand asks FA, fans to cherish Rooney


April 8th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 8 (ANI): Rio Ferdinand came out in support of Wayne Rooney, saying it is time the FA and people started cherishing the ace striker rather than crushing him with bans ... Read more...

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Spurs must not put Bale up for sale: Redknapp


April 5th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 5 (ANI): Coach Harry Redknapp has told the Tottenham Spurs management that they would be mad to get rid of star players like Gareth Bale.Speaking ahead of tonight's Champions ... Read more...

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Ferdinand’s return to boost Man U’s treble title charge


April 1st, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): Manchester United's treble title charge is all set to get a massive lift with sensational return of ace defender Rio Ferdinand back into action.Ferdinand has not played since ... Read more...

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Capello offers Ferdinand muddled apology for captaincy chaos


March 26th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 26 (ANI): England football coach Fabio Capello has offered a muddled apology to Rio Ferdinand after handing over the national skipper's band to Chelsea star John Terry.Terry will lead England ... Read more...

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England team right behind Terry: Crouch


March 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): Ace striker Peter Crouch has said that the England squad is right behind John Terry following his reappointment as captain of the national team.Terry was axed as ... Read more...

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Reinstated Terry says Capello was wrong to take England captaincy from him


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): John Terry, who was reinstated to lead England in the Euro 2012 qualifier with Wales in Cardiff on Saturday, has said that coach Fabio Capello should never have ... Read more...

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Rio Ferdinand wishes new England captain Terry all the best


March 22nd, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 22 (ANI): Manchester United star Rio Ferdinand has told new England skipper John Terry that he has no problem with him leading the side and, looks forward to Terry leading ... Read more...

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Ferdinand to play on for England despite Capello’s captaincy snub


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22(ANI): Rio Ferdinand is still available for England duty despite controversially losing the captaincy, according to a source close to the player.It was earlier reported that Ferdinand, who has a ... Read more...

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I never gave up hope of captaining England again: Terry


March 21st, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21(ANI): John Terry has paid tribute to England manager Fabio Capello after he was reinstated as the captain of the national team, and said that he had never stopped hoping ... Read more...

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Capello reinstates Terry as permanent England captain


March 20th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 20(ANI): England manager Fabio Capello has reinstated John Terry as the captain of the national team.Terry was relieved of his duties in February 2010 after reports surfaced that he had ... Read more...

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I need to make a permanent decision on England captaincy: Capello


March 16th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16(ANI): England manager Fabio Capello thinks that Rio Ferdinand will understand why he is planning to reinstate John Terry as the captain of the national team.Ferdinand was made captain when ... Read more...

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Fabio betrays Ferdinand, says Terry will regain captain’s armband


March 15th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): England boss Fabio Capello has confirmed that John Terry will regain the captain's armband even though his assistant assured Rio Ferdinand on Sunday that he would keep the ... Read more...

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Ferdinand told he is still England captain


March 14th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): Defender Rio Ferdinand contacted England's assistant coach Franco Baldini to clarify his position after reports appeared that boss Fabio Capello is considering the option of giving the captain's ... Read more...

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