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UEFA withholds prize money for 23 clubs


September 11th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rubin Kazan, Atletico Madrid and 21 other football clubs involved in UEFA competition this season saw the payment of their prize money temporarily withheld, the ... Read more...

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Former Portugal striker Pinto fined for tax evasion


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, Sep 11 (IANS) Former Portugal international Joao Vieira Pinto was fined and handed a one-year probation after being convicted in a tax evasion case dating to 2000.The former striker, ... Read more...

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Ex-Liverpool striker Sinama-Pongolle joins Rostov


September 6th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ex-Liverpool forward Florent Sinama-Pongolle has signed a two-year contract with Russian Premier League side FC Rostov.In August, the 27-year-old striker left Sporting Lisbon by mutual ... Read more...

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India and Cameroon will be on a recce before Nehru Cup final (Preview)


August 30th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) By beating the Maldives, Cameroon reduced the last round-robin game in the Nehru Cup football tournament against India Friday to an exercise in probing and ... Read more...

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Tough for India to make Nehru Cup hat-trick


August 21st, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) India's first major test in the post-Bhaichung Bhutia era is whether they can make a hat-trick of Nehru Cup victories when they take the field ... Read more...

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Koevermans includes Chettri in Nehru Cup probables


August 7th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) India's chief football coach Wim Koevermans has included skipper Sunil Chettri in the 27-probables for the Nehru Cup after the striker got an assurance from ... Read more...

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Former Portugal striker Liedson joins Flamengo


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 3 (IANS) Former Portugal striker Liedson has signed a deal with Brazilian Serie A club Flamengo until the end of the 2013 season.Liedson's management company Think ... Read more...

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Chettri to play for Sporting Lisbon reserves (Roundup)


July 5th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Portuguese football giants Sporting Lisbon Thursday signed India's captain Sunil Chettri for a year. The forward will be playing for the reserve (B) team, and ... Read more...

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Sunil Chhetri will be Indian football’s brand ambassador: Patel


July 5th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel lauded Portugal club Sporting Lisbon signing Sunil Chhetri and said that it was the dawn of ... Read more...

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Chhetri signs for Sporting Lisbon reserves for a year (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Portuguese football giants Sporting Lisbon Thursday unveiled Sunil Chettri as their newest signing this year. However, the Indian captain will be not be starting for ... Read more...

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Sporting Lisbon may rope in Sunil Chettri


July 5th, 2012 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Top Portuguese football club Sporting Lisbon may rope in India striker Sunil Chettri as their foreign recruit. The club is likely to make an announcement ... Read more...

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I expected more from the Poles: Russia’s Izmailov


June 11th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) On the eve of Russia's potentially explosive clash with co-hosts Poland, Russia midfielder Marat Izmailov Monday said he had expected more of the Poles in ... Read more...

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Brazilian Jefferson set to sign for Sporting Lisbon


June 4th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 4 (IANS) Portuguese club Sporting Lisbon is on the verge of signing highly-rated Brazilian midfielder Jeferson for an undisclosed fee.Jeferson's Brazilian club Botafogo confirmed Sunday that ... Read more...

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Sporting bet Athletic in first leg of Europa semis


April 20th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, April 20 (IANS) Sporting Lisbon defeated Athletic Bilbao 2-1 in the first leg of the UEFA Europa League football semifinals here.For Sporting the win in the first leg of ... Read more...

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Three Spanish clubs eye Europa League semis


April 4th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 4 (IANS) Three Spanish football sides are in Europa League action Thursday night as they look for a place in the semifinals of the competition.Athletic Club Bilbao are ... Read more...

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Sporting notches seventh consecutive win in Europe


March 30th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, March 30 (IANS) Sporting Lisbon added another victory to their streak of seven wins in European competitions as the Portuguese team defeated Metalist Kharkiv from Ukraine 2-1 in the ... Read more...

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Sporting Lisbon edge past Manchester City


March 9th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, March 9 (IANS) Manchester City's quest for Europa League glory received a setback when the English Premier League leaders lost 0-1 to Sporting Lisbon in the first leg of ... 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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Liverpool, Man City progress, but Aston Villa fall


August 27th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 27 (DPA) Liverpool came back from a goal down to defeat Turkish side Trabzonspor to make sure of a place in the group stage of football's Europa League. They were joined ... Read more...

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Nani gave up food to pursue Portuguese-Man U stardom


August 8th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 8(ANI): Portuguese and Manchester United winger Nani has said that as a youngster growing up in Lisbon, he used to skip meals and go hungry to spend more time playing ... Read more...

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Houghton expects Portugal camp to be productive


June 30th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) India's football squad will be in Portugal on a two-month training-cum-competition and national coach Bob Houghton sees it as an ideal preparation for the 2011 Asian ... Read more...

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Drogba’s despair could pep Portugal in group of death


June 14th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth, June 14 (DPA) Ever since the announcement of the World Cup schedule, football fans have been relishing the match between the Ivory Coast and Portugal for its showdown between ... Read more...

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Atletico the toast of Spanish football after surviving in Anfield


April 30th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 30 (DPA) Atletico Madrid are the toast of Spanish football after they managed to reach the final of the new Europa League Thursday. Atletico were losing 2-0 in Anfield away to ... Read more...

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Nani asks Fergie to bid for Sporting Lisbon star Veloso


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 3 (ANI): Manchester United midfielder Nani has urged Alex Ferguson to press ahead with his bid for Sporting Lisbon star Miguel Veloso.Midfielder Veloso has been one of the most ... Read more...

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Atletico Madrid clinch signing of teenage winger Salvio


January 12th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 12 (DPA) Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo announced late Monday that his club had finally clinched the signing of young Argentine winger Eduardo Salvio. Atletico will pay Buenos Aires club Lanus ... Read more...

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Merida to join Atletico Madrid for free in July


January 5th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 5 (DPA) Promising midfielder Fran Merida is to leave Arsenal and join Atletico Madrid in July, according to Madrid sports daily AS Tuesday. AS claims that Merida, 19, has agreed ... Read more...

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Nani is either brave or stupid to criticize Fergie, says Man U ace


November 15th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15(ANI): Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Ince has said that winger Nani is either brave or stupid to criticize manager Sir Alex Ferguson, as it is not a good ... Read more...

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Juventus, AC Milan eye struggling Man U ace Nani


November 14th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 14(ANI): Italian football giants Juventus and AC Milan are both hoping to snare Portuguese winger Nani after he revealed that he was having problems adjusting to the management style ... Read more...

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Man U’s Nani reveal his dressing-room bust-ups with Fergie


November 13th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13(ANI): Manchester United winger Nani has revealed that he has had several dressing-room bust-ups with manager Sir Alex Ferguson, which he feels has exposed the negative aspects of Fergie's ... Read more...

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Nani accuses Ferguson of mismanaging his career


November 12th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Portuguese ace footballer Nani faces the wrath of Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson after accusing him of mismanaging his career.In an interview, the Portugal winger claims ... Read more...

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Arsenal, Stuttgart, Olympiakos take huge steps in group stage


August 19th, 2009 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Aug 19 (DPA) Arsenal, Stuttgart and Olympiakos Piraeus Tuesday took a giant step towards the lucrative group stage of the Champions League with away wins in their first leg matches ... Read more...

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Bobby Robson final goal brings Wiki to a halt


July 31st, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Former England national football manager Sir Bobby Robson died on Friday after a long battle with cancer, aged 76. Robson, the son of a coal miner, was one of the most respected men ... Read more...

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Nani fears for Man U future


July 5th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): Manchester United winger Nani wants boss Sir Alex Ferguson to give him assurances over his future - but he may not get them.The Portuguese international, 22, ... Read more...

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Man U’s Ronaldo to sell his Porsche for about 70 K pounds


June 17th, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): Portuguese winger Cristiano Ronaldo is selling the Porsche Carrera 2 Tiptronic S, which he bought in 2007 for 69,995 pounds on Auto Trader.The 24-year-old placed an advertisement for ... Read more...

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United finally accept Real’s offer for Ronaldo


June 11th, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) Premiership club Manchester United has finally accepted a whopping 130 million dollars bid for Cristiano Ronaldo from Spanish giants Real Madrid. The deal for the 24-year-old Portuguese winger ... Read more...

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