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Beckham banned for misconduct


July 6th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) Former England captain David Beckham will sit out the next game after he received a ban from Major League Soccer (MLS) for kicking a ball ... Read more...

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Ukraine coach hits out at refereeing after Euro exit


June 20th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk (Ukraine), June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine coach Oleg Blokhin has lashed out at the standard of refereeing in the 0-1 defeat to England that knocked the Euro 2012 co-hosts ... Read more...

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Howard Webb to referee Russia’s Euro 2012 opener


June 6th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) English referee Howard Webb has been entrusted with Russia's opening game of Euro 2012 against the Czech Republic Friday, UEFA said Wednesday.Webb will lead ... Read more...

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Champions League final — statistics


May 20th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, May 20 (IANS) The statistics of the Champions League final between Bayern Munich and Chelsea here Saturday:Bayern ... Read more...

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I-League: Pune FC take on Salgaocar


April 17th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 17 (IANS) Pune FC will have to work hard if they are to stand a chance of finishing second in the I-League when they take on defending champions ... Read more...

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Two game ban for Madrid defender Pepe


March 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 24 (IANS) The disciplinary committee of the Spanish Football Federation has decided to suspend Real Madrid defender Pepe for two matches.Pepe was shown a red card following his ... Read more...

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Adriano injury poses problems for Barcelona


March 21st, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 21 (IANS) Barcelona have suffered another injury setback with left back Adriano ruled out of action for at least 10 days.Adriano was forced out of action at ... Read more...

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FIFA awards UAE win in Olympic qualifier


February 8th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 8 (IANS) FIFA has ruled that the Iraq national team fielded an ineligible player in an Olympic qualifying match last November, and thus awarded a 3-0 victory ... Read more...

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Air India snap Mumbai FC’s five-match unbeaten run in I-League


January 28th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 28 (IANS) Mumbai FC's five-match unbeaten run in the I-League came to an end with a 1-0 loss to Air India in the 17th round of I-League football ... Read more...

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Real Madrid return to top with 6-2 thrashing of Sevilla


December 18th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 18 (IANS) Real Madrid returned to the top of the Spanish La Liga football with a convincing 6-2 win away against Sevilla Saturday night.Madrid went into the game ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich stay on top of Bundesliga standings


December 12th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Dec 12 (IANS) German giants Bayern Munich registered a 2-1 win against Stuttgart with in-form striker Mario Gomez scoring a brace while defending champions Dortmund dropped points against ... Read more...

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Real Madrid counts on Ronaldo’s return in Gijon tie


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 2 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho will be able to count on striker Cristiano Ronaldo for his side's potentially complicated trip to face Sporting Gijon Saturday evening ... Read more...

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Rovers defeat Pune FC 3-0 in exhibition match


October 7th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Oct 7 (IANS) English Premier League side Blackburn Rovers scored a facile 3-0 win over local side Pune FC in an exhibition football match amidst incessant rain here Friday.Rovers' ... Read more...

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Real Madrid suffer season’s first defeat to Levante


September 19th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 19 (IANS) Real Madrid suffered their first defeat of the current Spanish Premier League season by losing 0-1 away to Levante Sunday.Arouna Kone scored a second half goal ... Read more...

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Barca ace Messi’s double ensures Fergie’s worst Champions League nightmare


April 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 28 (ANI): Coach Sir Alex Ferguson worst nightmare came true last night as Barcelona ace Lionel Messi's double against Real Madrid virtually sealed a showdown with Manchester United at ... Read more...

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No way I insulted AC Milan skipper Gattuso, says Tottenham’s Jordan


February 18th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp's deputy, Joe Jordan, has rubbished claims that he provoked AC Milan skipper Gennaro Gattuso , sparking a bitter touchline bust-up in the San ... Read more...

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Mourinho branded ‘cry baby’ for complaining about referees


December 21st, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has been branded a 'cry baby' for publishing a list of complaints about referees.Mourinho showed reporters a list of 13 instances of ... Read more...

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Shillong Lajong defeat Sheffield football club by solitary goal


November 16th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 16 (IANS) Shillong Lajong F.C. Tuesday defeated English club Sheffield F.C. by a solitary goal in an exhibition soccer match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here in Meghalaya.It ... Read more...

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India qualify for pre-quarters of Asian Games football


November 11th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 11 (IANS) India qualified for the pre-quarters of the under-23 football tournament of the Asian Games with a stunning 4-1 win over Singapore in their last group match here Thursday. ... Read more...

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MCD school kids to spread dengue prevention message


September 4th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) With only a month left for the start of the Commonwealth Games, Delhi Mayor Prithvi Raj Sawhney Saturday called on teachers to join the battle against dengue ... Read more...

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I should have sent off de Jong in World Cup final: Webb


August 26th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (DPA) Referee Howard Webb admitted Thursday that he should have shown Dutch midfielder Nigel de Jong a straight red card for his foul on Xabi Alonso in July's World ... Read more...

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One-in-four Premier League footballers’ falls are actually ‘dives’


August 14th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI): Nearly a quarter of English Premier League footballers who fall down after being tackled are actually diving, according to a research.Football statistics firm Opta conducted the research, ... Read more...

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WC final referees had no choice ‘but to manage the way we did’: Webb


July 14th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14(ANI): FIFA World Cup final's referee, Howard Webb, has hit back at his critics, saying that he has no regrets over his handling of Sunday's game between Spain and the ... Read more...

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FIFA WC final referee’s mum says he should be left alone


July 13th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): The mother of English referee Howard Webb has angrily called on critics to leave her son alone.Reacting to reports that Webb had received death threats from Dutch fans, ... Read more...

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Defeated Dutch finalists arrive home


July 13th, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, July 12 (DPA) Holland's defeated World Cup team arrived home late Monday with their plane escorted into Dutch airspace by an air force F-16 fighter jet painted orange, the national ... Read more...

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Spain lauded, Dutch castigated for ‘brutal’ World Cup final


July 12th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, July 12 (DPA) The world's press Monday saluted Spain for their first ever World Cup title while the Dutch opponents in Sunday's final were criticized for their rough play. "Spain's exquisite movement ... Read more...

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Spain Make History, Andres Iniesta Pays Tribute To Dani Jarque


July 12th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Within two years of proving themselves to be the best side in Europe, the Spanish asserted themselves as the champions of the world in football on ... Read more...

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Dutch media blame ‘chump’ Webb for WC final defeat


July 12th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Dutch media today labelled English referee Howard Webb a "chump" following his controversial display in Holland's 1-0 defeat to Spain in the World Cup final last night.Webb ... Read more...

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World Cup referee Webb praised After ‘Ugly’ Final


July 12th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): English World Cup referee Howard Webb has been praised after brandishing a record 14 yellow cards and one red in the final.The Yorkshireman was at the centre of ... Read more...

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English referee sets world record by dishing out 15 cards in FIFA WC final


July 12th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, July 12 (ANI): English referee Howard Webb created World Cup history last night by dishing out a record 15 cards in a brutal final between Spain and the Netherlands.The Yorkshire cop ... Read more...

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Dutch indulged in ‘total thuggery’, entertaining Spain rightful winners


July 12th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Spain were rightly crowned world champions for the first time after beating The Netherlands in the final of the FIFA World Cup one nil, as they provided a ... Read more...

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Historic Spain victory caps euphoric African World Cup (Roundup)


July 12th, 2010 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) A historic first World Cup victory for Spain in Soccer City capped the first World Cup in Africa Sunday, with a brief appearance by Nelson Mandela sealing ... Read more...

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Spain beats the Netherlands 1-0 to win its first World Cup


July 12th, 2010 - 5:05 am ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- Spain beat out the Netherlands to win the FIFA 2010 World Cup after Andrés Iniesta scored a goal during the second period of overtime.Iker Casillas, captain ... Read more...

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World Cup trophy handed over to Spain


July 12th, 2010 - 4:23 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) The 2010 World Cup trophy was handed over to Spain captain Iker Casillas by FIFA head Joseph Blatter and South Africa President Jacob Zuma at Soccer City following ... Read more...

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Spain, Netherlands break yellow card record (Lead)


July 12th, 2010 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) When English referee Howard Webb booked Dutch defender John Heitinga in the 57th minute of Sunday's World Cup final between the Netherlands and Spain, he was probably not ... Read more...

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