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Walcott to miss England’s World Cup qualifier against Ukraine


September 10th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Theo Walcott will miss England's World Cup qualifier against Ukraine Tuesday as the Arsenal winger has been left out of the squad due to illness.The ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: India dismantle Maldives, go top of the table


August 25th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India went to top of the table and enhanced their chances of reaching the finals of the Nehru Cup football tournament by thrashing South Asian ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: Maldives impress against Nepal


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Maldives continued their dominance over Nepal and gave a good account of themselves with a 2-1 win over their South Asian rivals in the ... 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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Jozy Altidore confident about Anzhi clash


August 20th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) AZ Alkmaar striker Jozy Altidore is confident that his team will be able to cope with Anzhi's Samuel Eto'o in their Europa League playoff first ... Read more...

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Buttner to follow Van Persie to Manchester United


August 20th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Aug 20 (IANS) After signing Robin van Persie from Arsenal, Manchester United is due to sign another Dutchman, Alexander Buttner from Vitesse Arnhem.The 23-year-old Buttner is expected ... Read more...

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Dwyer to lead Australian men’s hockey team in Olympics


June 18th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 18 (IANS) Five-time world player of the year, Jamie Dwyer will lead a 16-member Australian men's hockey team in the 2012 London Olympics.The Kookaburras took home bronze from ... Read more...

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Santos accuses Brazil confederation of burning out Neymar


June 15th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 15 (IANS) Santos president Luis Alvaro Ribeiro has accused Brazil's football confederation of "burning out" star striker Neymar.The 20-year-old cut a frustrated figure during Santos' 0-1 ... Read more...

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Damiao poised for Tottenham move


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 23 (IANS) Brazil international striker Leandro Damiao is reportedly on the verge of joining English premier league club Tottenham Hotspur.The highly-rated 22-year-old hinted Tuesday said ... Read more...

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Fluminense striker Fred says he is close to form


April 27th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, April 27 (IANS) Fluminense star striker Fred insisted that he is close to recapturing his goalscoring form despite a subdued performance in the team's 0-0 draw against ... Read more...

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Cole, Fortune tip Manchester United to win EPL


April 11th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, April 11 (IANS) Former Manchester United star striker Andy Cole and midfielder Quinton Fortune have tipped their former side to bag a record 20th English League crown at ... Read more...

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Neymar, Messi in charity match


April 1st, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 1 (IANS) Santos star striker Neymar has been invited to take part in a charity match featuring Argentina's superstar Lionel Messi.The friendly match will consist of ... Read more...

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East Bengal to go without coach, star striker for AFC cup match


March 25th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) East Bengal will have to go to Iraq for the AFC Cup match against Arbil next month without their English coach and Australian star striker as ... Read more...

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Robinho expected to return to Santos from AC Milan


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 23 (IANS) Brazilian footballer Robinho is rumoured to be returning to Santos FC. The AC Milan star striker is expected to return to Brazil at ... Read more...

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Damiao’s hat-trick gives Internacional impressive win


March 14th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 14 (IANS) Internacional eased to a 5-0 victory at home over Bolivia's The Strongest, the Group 1 leaders in the 2012 Libertadores Football Cup.Internacional's star striker ... 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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AFC Challenge Cup: India set for Philippines Challenge


March 10th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 10 (IANS) India national football team head coach Savio Medeira feels that Sunday's encounter against Philippines in the AFC Challenge Cup will be a difficult one. The Philippines, ... Read more...

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Deco awarded Player of the Week


March 10th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 10 (IANS) Leading Fluminense to an impressive win over Argentina's Boca Juniors this week, veteran midfielder Deco was named player of the week by the tournament's ... Read more...

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AC Milan interested in Internacional’s Leandro Damiao


March 4th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 4 (IANS) Italian club AC Milan is lining up a $30 million bid for Internacional's star striker Leandro Damiao.The Italian club is in need of ... Read more...

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Van Persie likely to miss friendly match


February 29th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) Arsenal star striker Robin Van Persie is doubtful for the Netherlands friendly football match Wednesday against England as he continues to nurse a groin ... Read more...

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Defending champions Santos lose Libertadores opener


February 16th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 16 (IANS) In the first game of the Libertadores Cup football, defending champions Santos lost 1-2 on the road against Bolivia's Strongest FC. Before leaving for ... Read more...

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Neymar scores 100th career goal on birthday


February 6th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 6 (IANS) Santos star striker Neymar scored his 100th career goal on his 20th birthday but it did not ensure victory for his side.The highly anticipated ... Read more...

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Climax was rested, not dropped: Savio


February 1st, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Expressing surprise at former national captain Climax Lawrence's decision to retire from international football, India's chief football coach Savio Medeira Wednesday said the Dempo medio ... Read more...

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Bayern will contribute to development of Indian football: Lahm


January 5th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Doha (Qatar), Jan 5 (IANS) Bayern Munich captain Philip Lahm has said the German giants will try to contribute to the development of Indian football during their next week's ... Read more...

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Chettri brace gives India 3-2 win over Malaysia


November 17th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) Star striker Sunil Chettri struck a brace as India defeated Malaysia 3-2 in the second international football friendly at the Salt Lake Stadium here Wednesday.Chettri scored ... Read more...

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Denmark defeat Sweden 2-0 in football friendly


November 12th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Nov 12 (IANS) Denmark defeated Sweden 2-0 in an international football friendly match played at Parken stadium here.The Danish team demonstrated high ambition since the game started. Star striker ... Read more...

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Messi back from India to resume Spanish liga action


September 9th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 9 (IANS) Spanish football returns to action this weekend following last week's break for international matches.FC Barcelona kick off the round of games with a trip to ... Read more...

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Man City ready to give 30 million pound to get Sanchez


April 16th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16 (ANI): Manchester City is ready to spend 30 million pound on Alexis Sanchez this summer to replace their star striker Carlos Tevez.City fears Tevez will leave at the ... Read more...

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McClaren tells Fergie that he can’t tame Rooney


April 8th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 8 (ANI): Former England manager Steve McClaren has told Alex Ferguson that he can never tame star striker Wayne Rooney.The former England manager, who worked as a coach ... Read more...

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Brazilian ace Ronaldo’s retirement announcement imminent


February 14th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Brazilian ace striker Ronaldo has announced that he is prepared to end his career as a soccer player, as he was unable to execute plays like he ... Read more...

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Chelsea buys Torres in British record transfer deal


February 1st, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Chelsea signed ace Spanish striker Fernando Torres for a staggering 50 million pounds, a British record transfer deal.Chelsea's swoop for Torres was part of an amazing ... Read more...

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Mancini says Man City’s future bright after Tevez retention


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 22 (ANI): Coach Roberto Mancini believes Manchester City's future is bright after star striker Carlos Tevez withdrew his transfer request. With ten goals already this season, Tevez has become a key ... Read more...

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Sachin is Castrol’s brand ambassador


December 16th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Castrol India Wednesday signed India's batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar as its global brand ambassador for the next two years. As Castrol's brand ambassador, Sachin ... Read more...

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Ronaldo warns Barca that nothing can stop Real Madrid


November 29th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.29 (ANI): Portuguese star striker Cristiano Ronaldo has warned the Barcelona that nothing they do can stop Real Madrid winning at the Nou Camp tonight.Barca fans hate Ronaldo and Real boss ... Read more...

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‘Rooney knew he had made a mistake,’ says Fergie of contract dispute


November 18th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.18 (ANI): Star striker Wayne Rooney knew that he had made a mistake when he took on the management of Manchester United for renegotiating his contract, said coach Sri Alex ... Read more...

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