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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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Riquelme does not deserve to play at Flamengo: Coach


July 21st, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 21 (IANS) Flamengo coach Joel Santana has said that former Argentine international midfielder Juan Roman Riquelme does not deserve to play with the Rio de Janeiro ... Read more...

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Brazil’s Dede on AC Milan radar


June 5th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 5 (IANS) Italian Serie A football giants AC Milan have showed interest in signing on Brazilian defender Dede.The club has identified the Vasco da Gama ... Read more...

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Deportivo return to Spanish top flight


May 28th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 28 (IANS) Deportivo la Coruna sealed their return to the Spanish La Liga from the second division following a 2-1 victory at home against Huesca.Goals from Riki and ... Read more...

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Sevilla unveil goalkeeper Diego Lopez


May 28th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 28 (IANS) Sevilla presented former Villarreal goalkeeper Diego Lopez as a new signing for the 2012-2013 season Monday.Lopez is one of the first players to leave Villarreal following ... Read more...

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Brazil’s Internacional chase Villarreal striker Nilmar


May 16th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 16 (IANS) Brazilian club Internacional has expressed its interest in signing Villarreal forward Nilmar.Nilmar's agent Orlando da Hora revealed Tuesday that Internacional was among a long ... Read more...

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Corinthians to make Pato offer at end of season


May 11th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 11 (IANS) Brazilian football club Corinthians will wait until the end of the season to make a formal offer for AC Milan striker Alexandre Pato.Corinthians' ... Read more...

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Three month ban for Granada’s Dani Benitez


May 10th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 10 (IANS) Granada winger Dani Benitez has been handed a three-month ban by the Spanish FA for his part in the scenes which marred the end of his ... Read more...

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Corinthians interested in signing Uruguayan striker Forlan


April 19th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 19 (IANS) Brazilian clubs Corinthians and Atletico-MG are reportedly interested in signing Inter Milan and Uruguay striker Diego Forlan.The Italian serie A outfit has responded by ... Read more...

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China’s social networking site extends sponsorship deal with Villarreal


April 11th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 11 (IANS) Chinese social network site Renren extended its sponsorship deal with Spanish La Liga football club Villarreal.As per the sponsorship deal, Villareal will wear Renren's name on ... Read more...

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Guardiola dedicates Getafe win to Eric Abidal


April 11th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 11 (IANS) Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola dedicated his side's 4-0 win over Getafe Tuesday night to French defender Eric Abidal.Abidal underwent a liver transplant Tuesday and the thoughts ... Read more...

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Barcelona play Zaragoza away from home


April 6th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 6 (IANS) FC Barcelona look to reducing the gap to within three points of Real Madrid when they go away to play Zaragoza Saturday in the Spanish ... Read more...

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Real Madrid remain unfazed despite draw with Malaga


March 20th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 20 (IANS) Real Madrid feel their lead in the Spanish La Liga football is still secure despite dropping two surprise points in the Santiago Bernabeu Sunday night.Sunday's 1-1 ... Read more...

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Barcelona look to close gap with Madrid


March 15th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 15 (IANS) Second placed Barcelona will look to close the 10-point gap with Real Madrid when they visit Sevilla Saturday in the 27th round of the Spanish Primera ... Read more...

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Guardiola refuses to give up on La Liga title


January 29th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 29 (IANS) Barcelona football coach Pep Guardiola Sunday insisted his side is not yet out of the race for the BBVA Primera Liga title.Barcelona's 0-0 draw away to ... Read more...

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Easy fixture for Real Madrid at home


January 27th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 27 (IANS) Real Madrid will need to put their Copa del Rey disappointments behind them when they host Zaragoza in the Spanish Primera Liga football Saturday night.Madrid took ... Read more...

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Granada sack coach Fabri


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 23 (IANS) Spanish La Liga football club Granada has sacked coach Francisco Gonzalez 'Fabri'.The man who led Granada to promotion to the top flight of Spanish football for ... Read more...

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Espanyol take narrow quarterfinal lead against Mirandes


January 18th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 18 (IANS) Spanish Primera Liga side Espanyol scored three goals in the last five minutes to take a slender one-goal advantage in their first-leg quarterfinal Copa del Rey ... Read more...

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Debt-laden Mexican state keeps financial records secret


December 1st, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 1 (IANS/EFE) The government of the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, under investigation for a 9,800 percent increase in its debt since 2005, plans to keep its ... 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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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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Spanish clubs move to end domination of big two


September 7th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 7 (IANS) Spanish football club Sevilla President Jose Maria del Nido has said he is meeting every club president in the Primera Liga, with the exception of those ... Read more...

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Three brothers face hangman’s noose in Malaysia


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 3 (IANS/EFE) Malaysia's high court Thursday threw out the motion for dismissal of the charges against three Mexican brothers accused of drug trafficking, a crime punishable by ... Read more...

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Butler’s memoirs offer peek into Hemingway’s private life (IANS Books)


March 7th, 2010 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
By Lydia Gil Denver, March 7 (IANS/EFE) A new book by Ernest Hemingway's former butler offers a portrait of the late author's life during the years he resided at a country estate outside ... Read more...

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Sevilla reclaim fourth place by beating Osasuna


February 15th, 2010 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 15 (DPA) Sevilla reclaimed fourth place in the Spanish Liga Sunday with a 1-0 home win over Osasuna. The only goal in Seville was headed in by Brazil striker Luis Fabiano, ... Read more...

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Real Madrid held by Osasuna, stay in second place


January 4th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 4 (DPA) Real Madrid missed a good chance to go top of the Spanish Liga Sunday, being held to a 0-0 draw away to dogged Osasuna. A win in rainy Pamplona ... Read more...

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Barcelona aiming to take winning streak into 2010


December 31st, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 31 (DPA) Barcelona are hoping to start 2010 in the same way that they finished 2009, by playing well and winning. Josep Guardiola's talented team crowned their "annus mirabilis" by winning ... Read more...

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Valencia third after dramatic late win in Bilbao


December 7th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 7 (DPA) Valencia moved up to third in the Spanish Liga late Sunday with a dramatic 2-1 win at Athletic Bilbao. A colourless first half in old San Mames was followed ... Read more...

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Brazil edge past England as pressure builds on Burley


November 15th, 2009 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Nov 15 (DPA) A goal from Villarreal winger Nilmar was enough to secure a 1-0 win for Brazil over England in a friendly international played in Doha Saturday while Scotland ... Read more...

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Atletico desperate for first Madrid derby win in 10 years


November 5th, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 5 (DPA) If a week is a long time in politics, as former British prime minister Harold Wilson once famously said, then just how long is 10 years in ... Read more...

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Fallen giants Villarreal and Atletico Madrid in big trouble


October 19th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 19 (DPA) Villarreal and Atletico Madrid are in big trouble after losing their away games in the Spanish football league. Villarreal are placed at the bottom after losing 2-1 against newcomers ... 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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Ecuador winger Valencia joins Manchester United


July 1st, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (DPA) Manchester United confirmed Wednesday that they have completed the signing of Luis Antonio Valencia from Wigan Athletic for a reported fee of 16 million pounds ($26.3 million). The ... Read more...

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Spanish football’s premier league finalises roll of honour


June 1st, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 1 (Xinhua) Sevilla finished third behind champions Barcelona and Real Madrid to qualify for the Champions League in Spanish football's premier league which ended Sunday. Fourth-placed Atletico Madrid will have to ... Read more...

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Injury problems for Spain ahead of Confederations Cup


May 31st, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 31 (DPA) The Spanish national football team has been hit by various injury problems ahead of the upcoming Confederations Cup in South Africa. Barcelona's in-form defender Gerard Pique Saturday tore the ... Read more...

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