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Villas-Boas appointed Tottenham manager


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Former Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas was Tuesday named the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur following the sacking of Harry Redknapp. The 34-year-old Portuguese, who ... Read more...

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Manchester United defender Evans sidelined for two weeks


December 27th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has confirmed that defender Jonny Evans will be out of action for two weeks after suffering a calf injury during ... Read more...

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Chelsea says no to Terry T-shirts


December 26th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) Chelsea has confirmed it rejected a proposal for its players to wear T-shirts in support of captain John Terry, who faces racism charges.Some of the Blues ... Read more...

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Injured Michael Owen ruled out for six weeks


November 15th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) A thigh injury has forced Manchester United striker Michael Owen to be out of action at least till Christmas.A club spokesman Monday said "Michael has a ... Read more...

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Plaques stolen from war memorials up for sale!


November 6th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS) Britain is witnessing bronze plaques stolen from war memorials bearing the names of the nation's fallen heroes being sold at auctions and on the Internet.These items ... Read more...

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Won’t win title playing like that: Manicini


September 11th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini shrugged off Sergio Aguero's hat-trick in the 3-0 rout of Wigan and bemoaned the 14 first-half misses, including a missed penalty ... Read more...

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Fergie facing FA rap following diatribe against referee


March 2nd, 2011 - 9:10 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 2 (ANI): Manchester United coach Alex Ferguson faces a rap from the Football Association after launching an astonishing attack on referee Martin Atkinson during his team's two one loss ... Read more...

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Football Association is scared of Manchester United: Wigan boss


March 1st, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): The Wigan owner has said that the Football Association is scared of Manchester United after ace striker Wayne Rooney escaped punishment despite TV footage clearly showed him assaulting ... Read more...

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Fergie writes off Chelsea’s Premier League title challenge


February 26th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.26 (ANI): Sir Alex Ferguson has written off Chelsea's Premier League title chances, by saying that either his Manchester United side or Arsenal will snare the title.Speaking ahead of the ... Read more...

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Next three weeks crucial for Manchester United’s bid for a second Treble


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Sir Alex Ferguson has said that six games in the next three weeks will define Manchester United's bid for a second Treble.Ferguson is also confident that ... Read more...

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Lean-mean-fighting-machine Rooney set for explosive comeback


November 17th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney will return to action as a lean, mean scoring machine after he lost almost half a stone during his American boot camp ... Read more...

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Blackpool fans most loyal in Premier League: Survey


September 16th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 16(ANI): A survey has revealed that Blackpool has the most loyal fans in the Premier League.According to the poll by hire firm Europcar, Blackpool supporters plan to attend the ... Read more...

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Marlon King to play football again


July 31st, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): Disgraced Wigan striker Marlon King, who served nine months prison term for sexual assault and causing bodily harm, has said that he could soon be back to playing ... Read more...

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Premier League managers don’t like signing Englishmen


July 27th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): Premier League managers, it seems, don't like to sign Englishmen.An investigation carried out by The Sun reveals that club managers are reluctant and uncomfortable about signing on ... Read more...

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Waiting to win title is like sitting on a lottery ticket: Lampard


May 8th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): Chelsea's ace midfielder Frank Lampard has said that waiting to win the Premier League title is like sitting on a winning lottery ticket.Table toppers Chelsea can ... Read more...

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‘Unfancied’ Wigan can halt Chelsea’s title charge: Ferdinand


May 7th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 7 (ANI): Manchester United's ace defender Rio Ferdinand has tried to increase pressure on table toppers Chelsea by saying that Wigan can halt the Blues' Premier League title charge ... Read more...

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Man U’s season not good enough so far: Rooney


May 6th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 6 (ANI): Ace striker Wayne Rooney has assessed that Manchester United's season has not been good enough.United still have a chance of winning the Premier League title on Sunday. ... Read more...

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Man U will have only itself to blame for Premier League title loss: Van Der Sar


May 4th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): Goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar has said that Manchester United will only have themselves to blame if they come up short in this season's title race.United trail ... Read more...

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Ferguson still hopeful of retaining Premier League title


May 3rd, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson, who accused Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard of gifting Chelsea victory at Anfield, is still hopeful of retaining the Premier League title.United's ... Read more...

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Premier League title in Chelsea’s hands: Ancelotti


April 26th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): Buoyant after Chelsea's 7-0 rout of Stoke at Stamford Bridge, coach Carlo Ancelotti has asked his players to forget Manchester United because it is all about them ... Read more...

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Wenger asks Arsenal players to show some character


April 20th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20 (ANI): Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has asked his players to show some character after blowing their Premier League title chances.Third-placed Arsenal threw away a two-goal lead in the ... Read more...

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Don’t rely on Liverpool for title favour, Neville warns Man U


April 20th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20 (ANI): Manchester United skipper Gary Neville has warned his team-mates not to rely on their ace rival Liverpool, who play table toppers Chelsea at home, to do them ... Read more...

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Tevez dedicated to Manchester City’s fourth-placed finish


March 31st, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31(ANI): Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez has turned out to be a lucky charm for the club, as they have never lost a Premier League game when he has scored.Tevez ... Read more...

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Tevez credits ‘red-hot’ form to fans’ support during family nightmare


March 31st, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): Manchester City's ace striker Carlos Tevez credits his good form to fans who supported him during his family nightmare.The Argentinian, 26, was given compassionate leave last month ... Read more...

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Ex-footballer Marlon King caught with cocaine in prison


March 20th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 20 (ANI): Former Wigan striker Marlon King has been caught with cocaine in his prison cell, where he is serving an 18-month sentence.During a cell search by staff on Friday, ... Read more...

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Vidic says he has no intention of quitting Man U


February 19th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.19 (ANI): Defender Nemanja Vidic has said that he has no intention of quitting the club."I have never had a conflict of any kind with Sir Alex Ferguson and speculation ... Read more...

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No major additions to Man U squad: Fergie


January 1st, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.1 (ANI): Sir Alex Ferguson has ruled out the possibility of making major additions to his Manchester United squad during the January transfer window."Inevitably, people look to this month's transfer ... Read more...

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Rooney inspires Man U to 5-0 victory over Wigan


December 31st, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 31 (ANI): Manchester United moved within two points and two goals of Chelsea after Wayne Rooney inspired a five-goal score line against Wigan on Wednesday.Coach Alex Ferguson described the ... Read more...

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Rooney’s anger management has made him best Premier League player: Martinez


December 30th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Anger management has worked wonders for ace Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney who has been termed as the best player in the Premier League.Wigan chief Roberto Martinez has ... Read more...

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Benitez keen to sign West Ham’s Parker for six-million pounds


December 15th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15(ANI): Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez is likely to exploit West Ham United's financial crisis by making a six million pound bid to sign midfielder Scott Parker in the January ... Read more...

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Swindon becomes Walt Disney World’s first ever twin town


December 8th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 08 (ANI): Swindon, a town in Britain, has become Walt Disney World's first ever twin town.The Wiltshire town has been chosen over 24 hotspots including Blackpool, Aberdeen, Chester, Milton Keynes ... Read more...

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Tottenham’s Defoe sharpens skills by watching footie greats on YouTube


November 24th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.24 (ANI): Tottenham Hotspur striker Jermain Defoe insists that watching goal scoring greats on YouTube helps him to sharpen his skills.Having scored five goals against Wigan in a Tottenham nine-one score ... Read more...

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Winning against Big Four key to titles: Ancelotti


November 9th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9(ANI): Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti has said that winning against the Big Four is the key to claiming the Premier League and Champions League titles.Ancelotti's comment came after ... Read more...

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Wigan striker Marlon King jailed for attack on a club girl


October 30th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 30 (ANI): Twenty-nine-year-old Wigan Athletic striker Marlon King has been jailed for launching an attack on a 20-year-old club girl, and is known for acting violently towards women, The Sun ... Read more...

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‘Premier League sponsor gambling firms making teenagers corrupt’


October 18th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 18 (ANI): Two Premier League sponsor gambling firms have come under attack for offering live betting on Under-18 games, with fears that it puts teenagers at risk of corruption.The ... Read more...

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