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Corinthians win first Copa Libertadores title


July 5th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 5 (IANS) Brazil's Corinthians won their first Copa Libertadores trophy with a 2-0 victory over Boca Juniors in the final's deciding leg.Veteran striker Emerson gave the ... Read more...

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Shevchenko hands Ukraine dream start at Euro 2012


June 12th, 2012 - 3:58 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Veteran striker Andriy Shevchenko scored twice to give Euro 2012 co-host Ukraine a dramatic 2-1 comeback win over Sweden in their first appearance in ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich signs striker Pizarro


May 27th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 27 (IANS) Peruvian veteran striker Claudio Pizzaro has joined German record champions Bayern Munich on a one year contract, the club announced.After five years of absence, Pizzaro ... Read more...

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Peruvian striker Pizzaro leaves Werder Bremen


May 16th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 16 (IANS) Peruvian veteran striker Claudio Pizzaro will leave German football club Werder Bremen, the club announced.Pizzaro informed Bremen Tuesday that he would no longer play for the ... Read more...

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Germany reveal provisional squad for Euro 2012


May 8th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 8 (IANS) Germany's football coach Joachim Loew has introduced two uncapped players in his provisional 27-man squad for the Euro 2012 Championships. Monchengladbach's goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen ... Read more...

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Juventus beat Inter Milan in Serie A


March 26th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Turin (Italy), March 26 (IANS) Juventus beat Inter 2-0 at home in the Derby d'Italia to move within four points of the Serie A football leaders AC Milan.Following ... Read more...

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Tite considers dropping Corinthians striker Liedson


March 23rd, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 23 (IANS) Corinthians football team head coach Tite ha expressed his frustration with veteran striker Liedson. The 34-year-old has not scored a goal since November, 2011.Liedson ... Read more...

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Schalke, Hannover grab victories in German Bundesliga


March 19th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 19 (IANS) Schalke 04 came from behind to win 4-1 against Kaiserslautern while Hannover thrashed Cologne 4-1 to complete the 26th round of the German Bundesliga.Bottom team Kaiserslautern ... Read more...

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Ferguson hails oldie goldie Giggs


September 15th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson hailed his veteran striker Ryan Giggs who scored a superb left-foot strike against Benfica in Champions League Wednesday - 17 ... Read more...

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India lose 0-3 to Trinidad and Tobago in football friendly


August 22nd, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Aug 22 (IANS) Riding on Darryl Roberts' brace, Trinidad and Tobago (T&T;) defeated India 3-0 in an international football friendly at the Hasely Crawford Stadium here SundayThe ... Read more...

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Last survivor of 1930 FIFA World Cup dies


August 31st, 2010 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) Iconic Argentine football player Francisco Varallo, the last surviving participant of the first World Cup, died Monday at his home in Buenos Aires. He was 100. Varallo was ... Read more...

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Wins for Argentina, South Korea as US hold England to draw (Roundup)


June 13th, 2010 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 13 (DPA) Fancied England were held to a 1-1 draw by underdogs the United States Saturday as Argentina and South Korea chalked up victories on the second day of the ... Read more...

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Goalkeeping blunder costs England victory over US (Lead)


June 13th, 2010 - 3:46 am ICT by IANS
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 13 (DPA) England's World Cup campaign got off to a disappointing start Saturday when they were held to a 1-1 draw by outsiders US in the opening game ... Read more...

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Relaxed England lose their last Pool match to Spain (Lead)


March 8th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek RoyNew Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Playing their last Pool B match in a relaxed mood, having made sure of a place in the semi-finals, European champions England suffered their first ... Read more...

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AC Milan only chasers of Inter Milan after win at Juventus


January 11th, 2010 - 5:24 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 11 (DPA) AC Milan remained the only plausible chasers of runaway Serie A leaders Inter Milan after a 3-0 win secured late Sunday at Juventus through an opener from ... Read more...

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Uruguay secure last World Cup berth


November 19th, 2009 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Montevideo, Nov 19 (DPA) Uruguay secured the last available berth for South Africa 2010 football World Cup by defeating Costa Rica 2-1 on aggregate in the playoffs. The two teams drew 1-1 at ... Read more...

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Parreira returns to a sceptical South Africa


November 5th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Nov 5 (DPA) Brazil's Carlos Alberto Parreira returned to South Africa Thursday morning to resume coaching the beleaguered national football team. His arrival at Johannesburg's OR Tambo airport was markedly devoid ... Read more...

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Real Madrid humiliated in King’s Cup


October 28th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 28 (DPA) Spanish giants Real Madrid suffered one of the most humiliating results in their proud history, being thrashed 0-4 by third-division part-timers Alcorcon in the third round of the ... Read more...

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Barcelona stay on top by drawing in Valencia


October 18th, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 18 (DPA) A 0-0 draw away to spirited Valencia Saturday leaves Barcelona on top of the Spanish league football but ends their run of consecutive wins. Barca now have 19 ... Read more...

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Chile qualifies for World Cup, Argentina back on track


October 11th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires/Medellin (Colombia), Oct 11 (DPA) Chile qualified Saturday for the 2010 World Cup while Argentina obtained a dramatic injury-time win to get back on track to South Africa. Chile obtained a solid ... Read more...

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Real Madrid veteran Van Nistelrooy out for six weeks


September 21st, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 21 (DPA) Spanish league leaders Real Madrid announced Monday that veteran striker Ruud Van Nistelrooy will be out of action for around six weeks with another injury. Medical tests have revealed ... Read more...

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Dunga praises Ronaldo but won’t confirm return to Brazil team


May 8th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, May 8 (DPA) Brazil coach Carlos Dunga praised the recent form of the veteran striker Ronaldo, but refused to say whether the forward would return to the national team. "You will ... Read more...

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Inzaghi sinks minnows Torino in Serie A


April 20th, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 20 (DPA) Veteran striker Filippo Inzaghi's hat-trick helped AC Milan breeze to a 5-1 win over guests Torino, to tie on points with second-placed Juventus in football's Serie A. The ... Read more...

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Ronaldo the Phoenix, again on top of Brazilian football


March 10th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Diana Renee Rio de Janeiro, March 10 (DPA) The world of Brazilian football was again at Ronaldo's feet Monday, just hours after the veteran striker proved wrong those who doubted his chances ... Read more...

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Corinthians fine Ronaldo for lack of discipline


February 28th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Feb 28 (DPA) Before making his debut with Brazilian club Corinthians, veteran striker Ronaldo was facing his first punishment - a fine for "lack of discipline." The club leadership was upset ... Read more...

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Russia beat Sweden to reach Euro quarter-finals (Lead)


June 19th, 2008 - 7:36 am ICT by IANS
DPA Innsbruck (Austria), June 19 (DPA) Russia set up an intriguing quarter-final with the Netherlands at Euro 2008 after they outplayed Sweden 2-0 Wednesday to pip them to second spot in group D. ... Read more...

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Turkey beat Czech Republic to enter Euro Cup quarterfinal


June 16th, 2008 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
Xinhua Geneva, June 16 (Xinhua) Two late goals from Nihat Kahveci helped Turkey post a stunning 3-2 victory over the Czech Republic in the do or die Euro 2008 Group A match here ... Read more...

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AC Milan deny Inter Milan’s scudetto celebrations


May 5th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by admin
DPA Milan, May 5 (DPA) Inter Milan missed a chance to celebrate their 16th Italian football title when they lost 1-2 against crosstown rivals AC Milan. Beaten by second-half goals from Filippo Inzaghi ... Read more...

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Real Madrid keen to clinch title in Pamplona (Preview Spanish League)


May 1st, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by admin
DPA Madrid, May 1 (DPA) Sunday is going to be a big day for Real Madrid. That is when they are hoping to clinch their 31st Spanish La Liga title, their first back-to-back ... Read more...

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Loew could spring a few surprises when naming Euro squad


April 30th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by admin
DPA Berlin, April 30 (DPA) Germany coach Joachim Loew refuses to rule out including a couple of unexpected players when he names his squad for the upcoming Euro 2008 finals in Austria and ... Read more...

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Real Madrid aim to maintain big lead over Villarreal, Barca


April 4th, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by admin
(Spanish League Preview) DPA Madrid, April 4 (DPA) Real Madrid aim to stay well ahead of Villarreal and Barcelona atop the Spanish football league by winning away to midtable Mallorca Saturday. Real enjoy a ... Read more...

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