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Brazilian defender Cicinho set for Sevilla move


July 29th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janerio, July 29 (IANS) Brazilian Serie A football team Palmeiras has confirmed the sale of right-back Cicinho to Spanish club Sevilla.The agreement comes after Palmeiras earlier rejected an ... Read more...

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Recreativo de Huelva fans protest over Minnie Mouse kit


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Spanish club Recreativo de Huelva unveiled their new football kit for the current season and then all hell broke loose, over the design of the kit.The ... 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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Riquelme in talks with Brazil’s Flamengo


July 8th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 8 (IANS) Former Argentina international midfielder Juan Roman Riquelme is in talks with Flamengo about a possible move to the Brazilian club.Riquelme announced his decision to ... Read more...

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Former Liverpool defender Aurelio out with injury


July 1st, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 1 (IANS) Former Liverpool and Valencia defender Fabio Aurelio will miss the remainder of the Brazilian Serie A season after suffering a serious knee injury.The 32-year-old ... Read more...

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Tbilisi to host 2015 UEFA Super Cup


July 1st, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, July 1 (IANS) The Georgian capital Tbilisi will host the 2015 UEFA Super Cup, the UEFA executive committee said.The Super Cup match will be held at the Mikheil ... Read more...

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Wolfsburg reject Flamengo bid for Diego


June 30th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 30 (IANS) Bundesliga club Wolfsburg has reportedly rejected an offer from Flamengo for Brazilian playmaker Diego.Flamengo's bid for 50 percent of the player's economic rights was ... Read more...

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Courtois returns to Atletico Madrid on loan


June 28th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 28 (IANS) Spanish club Atletico Madrid have confirmed a deal with Chelsea to keep young goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois on loan for another season.Courtois spent last season with Atletico ... Read more...

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Eto’o inaugurates football training centre


May 30th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Libreville (Gabon), May 30 (IANS) Cameroon's football star Samuel Eto'o inaugurated the training centre for his foundation here with the presence of the Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba and several ... Read more...

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Athletico Madrid sign Uruguayan winger Rodriguez


May 29th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 29 (IANS) Europa winners Atletico Madrid roped in Uruguayan international winger, Cristian Gabriel Rodriguez as their first signing for the 2012-2013 season.The Spanish club has reached an agreement ... Read more...

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Barcelona soccer camp in Bangalore (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 9 (IANS) Former Barcelona player Josep 'Pep' Moratalla will head a five-day training camp for children in the 6-17 years age group to be held at the Bangalore ... Read more...

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FC Barcelona football camp in Bangalore


May 9th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 9 (IANS) FC Barcelona's former player Josep 'Pep' Moratalla will head a five-day training camp for children in the 6-17 years age group to be held at the ... Read more...

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Mourinho agrees to signing Sao Paulo playmaker


April 28th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, April 28 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has reportedly given his consent to the signing of Sao Paulo playmaker Lucas.The Spanish club is willing to pay ... Read more...

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Sao Paulo is on a comeback trail, says Fabiano


April 26th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rio deJaneiro, April 26 (IANS) Former Sevilla striker Luis Fabiano feels his current club Sao Paulo is all set to return to the top of Brazilian football after three seasons ... Read more...

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Atletico Madrid beat Hannover at Europa quarters


March 30th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 30 (IANS) Spanish club Atletico Madrid scored an 89th minute goal to take a narrow 2-1 win over Hannover in the first leg of the Europa League quarterfinal.Eduardo ... Read more...

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Athletic Bilbao shock Schalke away from home


March 30th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 30 (IANS) German side Schalke suffered a 2-4 home loss against Spanish club Athletic Bilbao in the first leg of Europa League quarterfinals.Bilbao sealed an impressive win Thursday ... Read more...

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Barcelona builds football school in Indonesia


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, March 22 (IANS) Spanish giant FC Barcelona has started the construction of a 100 million euro ($132.3 million) football academy in Indonesia, the Spanish club's first fully-residential campus outside ... Read more...

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Romario boasts he’s better than Messi, Maradona


March 18th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 18 (IANS) Football legend and current Brazilian prliamentarian Romario has bragged that he is still the best football player ever.The scorer of more than 1,000 career ... Read more...

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Barcelona aim to unite Neymar and Messi


March 11th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 11 (IANS) Barcelona confirmed that Santos striker Neymar remains a target for the Spanish club and they want to have him and Lionel Messi playing side-by-side ... Read more...

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Europa League: Manchester United edge out Ajax, Valencia beat Stoke


February 24th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Feb 24 (IANS) Manchester United snucked through to the last 16 of the Europa League football after they lost 1-2 in the second leg at home to Dutch outfit ... Read more...

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Guardiola unsure of future with Barcelona


February 19th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 19 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola says he has still not made up his mind about extending his contract with the Spanish club.Guardiola's current contract expires at ... Read more...

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Madrid eyes Wenger, Loew after fallout with Mourinho


January 25th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 25 (IANS) Spanish football giant Real Madrid has short-listed Germany's head coach Joachim Loew and Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger to replace Jose Mourinho.Mourinho was booed by section ... Read more...

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Nobody can replace Bhaichung, says Gouramangi


January 7th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Bhaichung Bhutia, who will be playing his swansong match against European giants Bayern Munich Tuesday, is irreplaceable, says his India teammate Gouramangi Singh.Speaking on ... Read more...

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Golden Ball winner Stoichkov is coach of Bulgarian club Litex


January 6th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lovech (Bulgaria), Jan 6 (IANS) Hristo Stoichkov, 45, a former Barcelona soccer star and Golden Ball winner, has been named coach of the Bulgarian soccer club Litex.Stoichkov's contract has no ... Read more...

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Messi wants to play whole career for Barcelona


November 6th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Argentine footballer Lionel Messi, who plays for Barcelona, has said he wants to play his whole life for the famed Spanish club and would never ... Read more...

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Valencia, Chelsea draw 1-1 in Champions League


September 29th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 29 (IANS) Valencia and Chelsea drew 1-1 in a Champions League football match at the Mestalla Stadium.Frank Lampard opened the scoring for Chelsea, who controlled much of ... Read more...

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Villarreal’s Champions League opener is must win game


September 13th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 13 (IANS) Villarreal will look to stabilise a worrying start to the season when they face Bayern Munich in their first group game in the Champions League ... Read more...

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Sanchez’s injury could hurt Chile in World Cup qualifiers


September 13th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago (Chile), Sep 13 (IANS) Chile's national soccer team may suffer in the soon-to-start qualifying matches for the 2014 Football World Cup finals in Brazil following the injury sustained by ... Read more...

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Messi always gives more than his best for national team: Zabaleta


September 1st, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) Superstar Lionel Messi's subdued performance in the Argentine national side compared to his dazzling show for Spanish club F C Barcelona has often invited criticism from ... Read more...

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Royal Emirates Group buys Spanish soccer club


April 22nd, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 22 (IANS/EFE) The Dubai-based Royal Emirates Group investment firm confirmed Thursday the purchase of Spanish first division soccer club Getafe, which is to be renamed "Getafe Team Dubai".The ... Read more...

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Berbatov could be leaving Man U for Seville


April 21st, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21(ANI): Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov could possibly move to Spanish club Sevilla in a cut-price 12 million pound deal.According to the Sun, Berbatov's contract will run out next ... Read more...

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Fabregas will join Barcelona, predicts Messi


February 20th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20(ANI): Barcelona striker Lionel Messi believes that Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas will join the Spanish club this year.Messi feels that the lure of trophies and Barcelona's excellence will be ... Read more...

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Barca ready to sell full back Alves to Man City, says Cruyff


January 25th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.25 (ANI): Barcelona's honorary president and former Dutch international Johan Cruyff believes the Spanish club is ready to sell 25-million-pound-rated Dani Alves to Manchester City.Attacking fullback Alves is nearing the end ... Read more...

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Indian businessman Ali Syed to buy La Liga club


January 21st, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 21 (IANS) Indian businessman Ahsan Ali Syed is close to buying Spanish football club Racing Santander for a reported 30-40 million euros.The deal between Ali Syed and the La Liga ... Read more...

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Stoke City star Pennant forgot Porsche at train station


January 20th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.20 (ANI): English Premier League star Jermaine Pennant - once Britain's most expensive teenage soccer player - forgot he owned a Porsche, leaving the luxury car at a train station ... Read more...

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