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Man City beat Arsenal at pre-season friendly


July 27th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) English Premier League champions Manchester City downed Arsenal 2-0 in a pre-season friendly at the Bird's Nest here Friday.The two English giants played an entertaining ... Read more...

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City go top after beating United


May 1st, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Manchester City went top of the English Premier League table with a crucial 1-0 victory over Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium.City are now tied ... Read more...

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Sturridge subjected to racial chants in Napoli


February 21st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 21 (IANS) Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge was subjected to racial chants after the team arrived in Napoli to play their first leg of the last-16 clash of the ... Read more...

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Liverpool edge out City in Carling Cup


January 12th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) Manchester City slumped to their second home defeat this season after a 0-1 loss to Liverpool in the first leg of their semi-final tie in the ... Read more...

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(VM) Cote d’Ivoire name squad for African Cup of Nations


January 6th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Abidjan, Jan 6 (IANS) Cote d'Ivoire coach Francois Zahoui named two new players in the 25 member squad for the African Cup of Nationsin Equatorial Guinea and Gabon January ... Read more...

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Ghanaian Andre Ayew in race for African footballer award


December 23rd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Dec. 23 (IANS) The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has named Ghanaian international and French club Marseille winger Andre Ayew, along with two other contenders for the African Footballer ... Read more...

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Toure’s strike against Man U saved Mancini’s job


April 19th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): Ace striker Yaya Toure's winning goal against Manchester United in Wembley has saved Manchester City coach Roberto Mancini's job.The Italian's future was in the balance after a ... Read more...

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Wenger confident of overtaking Arsenal in Premier League points standing


April 4th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 4 (ANI): Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has set his sights on overtaking Arsenal after City's boosted their top-four hopes by routing Sunderland.City is three points behind the ... Read more...

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Kolo Toure did not use any illegal substance, claims brother Yaya


March 6th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6(ANI): Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has defended his brother Kolo, who failed a drug test, saying that the substance found in his system came from a stimulant contained in ... Read more...

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Impossible to compete with ‘money-bags’ Man City in buying players: Mourinho


August 25th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): Taking a dig at Manchester City's huge spending prowess, Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has admitted that they cannot compete with them in terms of buying new players.Mourinho ... Read more...

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Manchester City’s summer spree passes 100 m pounds


August 14th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (DPA) Manchester City took their summer spending through the 100 million-pound ($156 million) mark Friday after they signed striker Mario Balotelli from Inter Milan. The 20-year-old Italian signed a five-year ... Read more...

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Man City will be Premier League title contenders in three weeks: Mancini


August 14th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI): Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini believes that he can turn his star-studded squad into Premier League title contenders in three weeks.Manchester City has spent around 100 million ... Read more...

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Man City ace Yaya slams ’sex ‘n booze’ Premier League players


August 13th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.13 (ANI): Manchester City and Ivory Coast football star Yaya Toure has said that he despises wayward Premier League players who are allowing their lives to spin out of control.He particularly ... Read more...

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City agree fee for defender Kolarov


July 16th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (DPA) Manchester City have agreed to a 17 million pound (26-million-dollar) fee for Lazio left-back Aleksandar Kolarov. The 24-year-old Serbia international has yet to agree to personal terms and is ... Read more...

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Goalscorers at World Cup 2010


July 12th, 2010 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) List of goalscorers at the 2010 World Cup after final Sunday, (64 of 64 matches): 5 Goals: Wesley Sneijder (Netherlands)David Villa (Spain)Thomas Mueller ... Read more...

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Goalscorers at World Cup


July 8th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 8 (DPA) List of goalscorers at the 2010 World Cup after matches July 7 (62 of 64 matches): 5 Goals: Wesley Sneijder (Netherlands)David Villa (Spain)4 Goals: Gonzalo Higuain ... Read more...

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Goalscorers at World Cup


June 30th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 30 (DPA) List of goalscorers at the 2010 World Cup after matches June 29 (56 of 64 matches):4 Goals: Gonzalo Higuain (Argentina)Robert Vittek (Slovakia)David Villa ... Read more...

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Goalscorers at World Cup


June 30th, 2010 - 4:11 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 30 (DPA) List of goalscorers at the 2010 World Cup after matches June 29 (56 of 64 matches): 4 Goals:Gonzalo Higuain (Argentina)Robert Vittek (Slovakia)David Villa (Spain)3 Goals:Thomas Mueller (Germany)Asamoah Gyan (Ghana)Luis ... Read more...

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Goalscorers at World Cup


June 29th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 29 (DPA) List of goalscorers at the 2010 World Cup after matches June 28 (54 of 64 matches): 4 Goals: Gonzalo Higuain (Argentina)Robert Vittek (Slovakia)3 Goals: Thomas Mueller (Germany)Asamoah Gyan (Ghana)David ... Read more...

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Goalscorers at World Cup


June 26th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 26 (DPA) List of goalscorers at the World Cup after matches Friday (48 of 64 matches): Three goals:Gonzalo Higuain (Argentina)Robert Vittek (Slovakia)David Villa (Spain)Two Goals:Brett Holman (Australia)Elano (Brazil)Luis ... Read more...

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Ivory Coast go out despite 3-0 win over North Korea (Lead)


June 26th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Nelspruit, June 25 (DPA) Ivory Coast beat North Korea 3-0 in the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit Friday but still go home after finishing third in Group G of the football World ... Read more...

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Drogba’s despair could pep Portugal in group of death


June 14th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth, June 14 (DPA) Ever since the announcement of the World Cup schedule, football fans have been relishing the match between the Ivory Coast and Portugal for its showdown between ... Read more...

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World Cup 2010 a family affair


June 11th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, June 11 (DPA) Family will play a role at the 2010 FIFA World Cup as Slovakia and the United States both have fathers coaching their sons, three nations have brothers in ... Read more...

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Manchester City considering 65 million pound double swoop for Ibrahimovic, Toure


May 29th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): Eyeing the next season's Champions League, Manchester City are considering a 65 million pound double swoop for Barcelona pair Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Yaya Toure.The club's manager, Roberto Mancini, ... Read more...

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Injured Ibrahimovic to miss Spanish “Clasico”


April 9th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 9 (DPA) Zlatan Ibrahimovic will miss Saturday's "Clasico" between Spanish leaders Real Madrid and Barcelona. The Barca striker - who scored the only goal in Barca's home defeat of Real ... Read more...

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Barcelona keen for revenge against Cup nemesis Sevilla


January 14th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 14 (DPA) Barcelona cannot wait for Saturday to come. That is when they will have the chance to take revenge on Sevilla, who knocked them out of the King's Cup, ... Read more...

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Barcelona planning 40 million pound swoop for Fabregas


December 17th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Barcelona president Joan Laporta is reportedly planning to sign Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas in a 40 million pound deal next summer."Cesc Fabregas is desired by us for ... Read more...

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Drogba leads Ivory charge (Team Profile)


November 30th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Abidjan, Nov 30 (DPA) It is almost impossible to think of Ivory Coast without conjuring up an image of Didier Drogba prolific, powerful and petulant in equal measure ­ but the ... Read more...

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Early exits beckon for Champions League big guns


November 23rd, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Nov 23 (DPA) The Champions League group stage could prove an early graveyard for European champions present and past unless results go their way Tuesday and Wednesday. Barcelona need to win ... Read more...

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Messi to miss Barcelona-Inter clash


November 22nd, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 22 (DPA) Barcelona's star striker Lionel Messi will miss Tuesday's crucial Champions League clash at home to Inter Milan, the European champions announced Sunday. The little Argentine pulled a muscle in ... Read more...

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Robinho is not hiding his desire to play for Barcelona: Santa Cruz


November 19th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19(ANI): Manchester City striker Roque Santa Cruz has revealed that team-mate Robinho has been completely open about his desire to move to Barcelona.Though City manager Mark Hughes and CEO ... Read more...

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Barcelona thrash Bilbao in Spanish cup final


May 14th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Valencia (Spain), May 14 (DPA) Barcelona came from behind to thrash hapless Athletic Bilbao 4-1 in the final of the Spanish King's Cup Wednesday, thus winning their first trophy since 2006. Gaizka ... Read more...

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Chelsea star Drogba says football is nothing compared Ivory Coast tragedy


March 31st, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.31 (ANI): Chelsea's Ivory Coast international striker Didier Drogba has said that football is nothing compared to the death of 19 people in a deadly stadium stampede before a World ... Read more...

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Majestic Barcelona stay six points clear of Real Madrid


March 23rd, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 23 (DPA) Majestic Barcelona turned on the style by slaughtering hapless Malaga 6-0 at home, with two goals from league top scorer Samuel Eto'o. Their third successive win Sunday proves ... Read more...

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Barcelona start 2009 with win over Mallorca (Roundup)


January 4th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 4 (DPA) Spanish leaders Barcelona kicked off 2009 with a 3-1 comeback win at home over lowly Mallorca with goals from Thierry Henry, Andres Iniesta and Yaya Toure.After Saturday's win ... Read more...

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