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Cardiff’s Earnshaw switches to Maccabi Tel Aviv


September 21st, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Cardiff, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cardiff City striker Robert Earnshaw has agreed terms on a one-year deal with Israeli club Maccabi Tel Aviv.The 31-year-old Wales international has already passed the ... Read more...

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Defoe extends contract with Tottenham till 2015


August 31st, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) England striker Jermain Defoe has signed a new deal with Tottenham Hotspur that will keep him at White Hart Lane until 2015, the club said ... Read more...

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Roy Hodgson to take over as England soccer manager


May 2nd, 2012 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) Roy Hodgson is the new England manager, the Football Association (FA) announced Tuesday.Hodgson has agreed to sign a four-year contract with the FA that runs ... Read more...

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Manchester United stay in hunt as Chelsea suffer setback


December 27th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Manchester United kept up their hopes of retaining the Premier League football title with a convincing 5-0 victory over Wigan Athletic on Boxing Day when ... Read more...

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2018 World Cup campaigners express fears over Russian racist attacks


December 4th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Dec 4 (ANI): Russia's football authorities, who would host the 2018 World Cup, have been accused of ignoring a surge in race-related incidents around the sport, by campaigners.Their warnings have come ... Read more...

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‘Bad boys’ Arsenal at the bottom of Premier League fair play table


November 12th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12(ANI): Arsenal has been branded the bad boys of the English Premier League after slipping to the bottom of the fair play table.It comes after captain Cesc Fabregas escaped ... Read more...

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Ferguson treats Rooney’s contradiction of his injury claims ‘water off a duck’s back’


October 16th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has said that he is not affected by Wayne Rooney publicly contradicting his claim that he has been troubled by an ... Read more...

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Man U has ‘lost control’ after troubled start to Premier League, fears Evra


October 16th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): Manchester United defender Patrice Evra believes that his club has lost control after a troubled start to the Premier League season.United has dropped eight points after four away ... Read more...

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Man U’s Neville says City are ‘major challengers’ for Premier League title


October 11th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): Manchester United star Gary Neville has admitted that rivals Manchester City with their big spending capacity are serious challengers for the Premier League title this season.Manchester ... Read more...

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Man U cruise to victory in season’s opening tie


August 17th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (DPA) Manchester United cruised to a 3-0 victory over a hapless Newcastle United side Monday night to open their season in convincing style. Goals from Dimitar Berbatov, Darren Fletcher ... Read more...

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Chelsea’s ‘double-winning squad’ can repeat last year’s fantastic season: Ancelotti


August 7th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 7(ANI): Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti reckons that his double-winning squad can deliver another trophy-laden season despite no new signings so far.Ancelotti said that he is going to take it ... Read more...

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Chelsea aims to finally win Champions League this season: Anelka


August 7th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 7(ANI): Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka insists that Champions League glory has become the No. 1 priority at Stamford Bridge."Our aim this season is to finally win the Champions League. ... Read more...

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Leeds rewarded with trip to Spurs


January 4th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (DPA) Leeds United's reward for beating Manchester United is an away trip to Tottenham Hotspur in the fourth round of the FA Cup. Holders Chelsea, after their 5-0 win ... Read more...

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Premier League says no to Rangers and Celtic


November 13th, 2009 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (DPA) Premier League clubs voted Thursday to reject a proposal that would have seen Scottish giants Rangers and Celtic join the English top flight. The scheme had been proposed ... Read more...

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Now, a Royal Mint medal to commemorate Sir Bobby Robson


November 6th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 5(ANI): In recognition of his services to English football, the Royal Mint in the UK will issue a special medal in the name of former football manager Sir Bobby Robson. ... Read more...

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New Zealand names squad for World Cup qualifier against Bahrain


September 29th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Sep 29 (DPA) Blackburn Rovers skipper Ryan Nelsen will captain a full-strength New Zealand All Whites side in the first leg of their World Cup qualifier against Bahrain in Manama Oct ... Read more...

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English football: Same old issues with a foreign accent


August 11th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Ben James London, Aug 11 (DPA) Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea, Aston Villa, Fulham, West Ham United, Manchester City, Portsmouth, Sunderland and about a quarter of Arsenal: heading into the new season ... Read more...

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Salgaocar SC in finals of Manchester United tourney


August 1st, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Salgaocar Sports Club will compete in the world finals of Manchester United Premier Cup (MUPC) under-15 football tournament. Salgaocar SC defeated Raghav FC to win the India leg ... Read more...

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Legendary England football manager Robson passes away (Lead)


July 31st, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (DPA) Former England manager Bobby Robson died Friday following a long battle with cancer. He was 76, and had already beaten the disease four times. He died at his home ... 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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Former England manager Robson dies at 76


July 31st, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (DPA) Former England football manager Bobby Robson died Friday following a long battle with cancer. He was 76, and had already beaten the disease four times. He died at his ... Read more...

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Bolton sign defender Robinson


July 12th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (DPA) Bolton Wanderers confirmed Sunday that they have signed defender Paul Robinson from West Bromwich Albion on a season-long loan. Bolton manager Gary Megson coached the 30-year-old full-back during his ... Read more...

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Chelsea meets Everton for the first time in FA Cup final


May 29th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (Xinhua) Chelsea has won four of their eight FA Cup finals and Everton five of their 12. The two are now getting ready to meet for the first ... Read more...

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Burnley back in English Premier League


May 26th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (Xinhua) Burnley returned to the English Premier League after defeating Sheffield United 1-0 in the promotion playoff final at the Wembley. Wade Elliott curled in the winning goal Monday after ... Read more...

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Newcastle, Middlesbrough relegated from Premier League


May 25th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (Xinhua) Newcastle United were relegated from English Premier League Sunday as they suffered a humiliating 1-0 defeat at Aston Villa. Damien Duff's own goal seven minutes before halftime sealed Newcastle's ... Read more...

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Liverpool win relegates West Brom from Premier League


May 18th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (DPA) West Bromwich Albion became the first side to be relegated from the English Premier League this season after they were beaten 2-0 at home by Liverpool on ... Read more...

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Martins saved Newcastle


May 12th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (DPA) Substitute Obafemi Martins hit the vital goal as Newcastle United came from behind to beat Middlesbrough 3-1 and climb out of the relegation zone. Middlesbrough Monday took an early ... Read more...

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Liverpool back on top; West Brom keep survival hopes alive


May 10th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (DPA) Liverpool kept the pressure on Manchester United in the race for the English Premier League football title as they won 3-0 in an away match against West ... Read more...

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Drogba strikes to keep Chelsea dream alive


March 4th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (DPA) Chelsea closed the gap on Manchester United to four points with a 1-0 away to Portsmouth in the English Premier League. Didier Drogba got the goal 11 minutes ... Read more...

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Manchester United prepare for road to history


March 3rd, 2009 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (DPA) After winning the Carling Cup, Manchester United could take another step towards an unprecedented quintuple Wednesday, as they face Newcastle United in the Premier League. Seven points clear at ... Read more...

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ManU goalie 64 minutes away from setting a new goal less world record


February 18th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar is just 64 minutes away from setting a new world record for consecutive clean sheets in top flight league football.Abel ... Read more...

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Chelsea’s title hopes suffer another blow


February 8th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (DPA) Chelsea's title hopes took a potentially decisive blow Saturday when they were held goalless at home by Hull City in the English Premier League. Aston Villa leapfrogged them into ... Read more...

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West Brom snaps up midfielder Mulumbu


February 3rd, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (DPA) West Bromwich Albion signed defensive midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu, on loan from Paris St Germain, Monday. The 22-year-old, an international for Democratic Republic of Congo, becomes West Brom's third ... Read more...

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Manchester United rout West Brom to go three points clear


January 28th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (DPA) Champions Manchester United stormed clear at the top of the English Premier League football tournament after they crushed 10-man West Bromwich Albion 5-0 at the Hawthorns.Cristiano Ronaldo scored ... Read more...

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City dumped, Chelsea held in day of FA Cup shocks (Roundup)


January 4th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (DPA) The third round of the FA Cup, England's foremost football cup competition, is famous for delivering shocks as teams from the lower leagues upset the big names of ... Read more...

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