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Beckham backs Man United for EPL title

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North Korea grants Malaysian prince access to airspace as soccer match back on

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Football leagues to see fewer breaks in 2018: Tunku Ismail

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Half-time pep talk gives CP football team perfect tonic

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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: All you need to know about Niger U-17

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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Mexico announce 21-member squad

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FIFA 18 gol sevinçleri nasıl yapılıyor? Xbox ve PlayStation tuş kombinasyonları

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FIFA U-17 World Cup: Brazil, England, New Zealand to train, play at Andheri complex
Three-time champions Brazil, England and New Zealand are to train and play a few practice games at the Mumbai Football Arena in suburban Andheri here in the run-up to the FIFA U-17 World Cup scheduled in India from October 6-28. “Brazil, England and New Zealand will train and practice at the Mumbai Football Arena from September 26 for the FIFA U-17 World Cup   Read More ...
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Neymar, Ronaldo, Messi calon Pemain Terbaik FIFA
LONDON: Neymar disenaraikan bersama Cristiano Ronaldo dan Lionel Messi sebagai tiga calon terakhir bagi anugerah Pemain Lelaki Terbaik Persekutuan Bola Sepak Antarabangsa (FIFA) yang diumumkan di London, hari ini. Bintang Brazil itu berusia 25 tahun itu merangkul Copa del Rey bersama Barcelona pada musim lalu sebelum menyertai Paris Saint Germain (PSG) dengan rekod perpindahan dunia bernilai 222 juta Euro (RM1.14 billion)   Read More ...
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FIFA U-17 World Cup: An Indian team filled with underdog stories and passion for the game
A tailor’s son from Sikkim, a carpenter’s son from Manipur and a youngster whose mother is a street vendor in Bengaluru — the Indian team for the under-17 FIFA World Cup is a fascinating blend of underdogs from different parts of the country. Many in the 21-member team, playing in the first ever FIFA event to be held in the country from October 6-28, had seen their parents struggle to make ends meet   Read More ...
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Mourinho questions validity of the League Cup
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes the League Cup is a dispensable competition. The Portuguese even admitted that English football would be better off without the knockout tournament, just seven months after winning it with the Red Devils. Mourinho celebrated the first major silverware of his United reign when his team beat Southampton 3-2 at Wembley last season. But, after watching United kick off their title defence with a 4-1 win over second-tier strugglers Burton yesterday morning (Singapore time), Mourinho conceded the tournament often does more harm than good   Read More ...
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Marcelo returns as Okumbi names team for Iraq, Thailand friendlies
The named players will report to camp on on October 1 owing to Kenya Premier League full in tray for the local players. The foreign based players will link up with the rest in Iraq. Posta Rangers and Gor Mahia's custodians Patrick Matasi and Boniface Oluoch have been named as the goalkeepers. Zesco United trio of David Owino, Jesse Were and Anthony Akumu have all been named and joining them is Buildicon's trio of Clifton Miheso and John Makwatta   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Asia |  Mideast |  Iraq | 
FIFA U-17 World Cup: 21 players selected to represent India
With just a few days left for the FIFA U-17 World Cup to begin, twenty one players have been selected to represent India for the first time in a FIFA World Cup on Thursday. In an effort to field a strong team for the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 India, the India U-17s faced Macedonia, Serbia and Benfica amongst other teams   Read More ...
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FIFA U-17 World Cup: Eight from Manipur, 2 NRIs in Indian squad
India on Thursday named a 21-member football team including eight players from Manipur for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup to be held across six cities from October 6. India have been drawn in Group A alongside USA, Colombia and Ghana. The hosts face USA on October 6, followed by Colombia and Ghana on October 9 and October 12 respectively at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi   Read More ...
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FIFA U-17 World Cup: Physical sale of tickets to start in Delhi’s Jawaharlal Stadium
Football fans of the capital will get another chance to book their seats for the FIFA U-17 World Cup matches as the physical sales of tickets is to set begin on September 21 with the launch of the Box Office at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. The ticketing counters, located at Gate no.15 of JLN Stadium, will be open from 10 am to 6 pm, starting on Thursday   Read More ...
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FIFA U-17 World Cup Trophy arrives in Kerala
The FIFA U-17 World Cup Trophy arrived to enthral soccer enthusiasts in Kerala. Colourful programmes featuring the traditional art forms of Kerala was organised to welcome the trophy to the ‘God’s Own Country.’ Kerala Sports Minister AC Moideen unveiled the trophy at Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium complex enabling the thousands of fans to see the Official Winners’ Trophy’ in person and pose in front of it for photos and selfies   Read More ...
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FIFA U-17 World Cup: The Indian players are already heroes, says coach Luis Norton de Matos
India coach Luis Norton de Matos today said he wants his boys to show that they are at par with the best in the FIFA U-17 World Cup. India has been clubbed with USA, Colombia and Ghana for the October 6-28 tournament. “All games are winnable in football, there is no game which can’t be won. Even if there is a five percent chance of winning we will fight for it,” Matos said   Read More ...
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ISL 2017: FC Goa to travel to Spain for pre-season matches
A new-look FC Goa will fly to Murcia, Spain next month for pre-season games ahead of the fourth edition of the Hero Indian Super League. Under new team management in the form of former Barcelona assistant coach Sergio Lobera and Goan football legend, Derrick Pereira, the Goan side have invested heavily in local talent and a vibrant mix of experienced international players   Read More ...
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Real Sociedad provide coaches training to Jharkhand girls
Top La Liga club Real Sociedad are currently imparting state of the art coaching facilities – UEFA 2017 Level 1 training programme to eight talented female coaches from Jharkhand. The girls also got a chance to walk out on the field during a recent La Liga game between Sociedad and Real Madrid. The project is an initiative by YUWA, an internationally acclaimed NGO with support from BookASmile   Read More ...
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Chelsea, Arsenal among big Premier League clubs participating in Bangalore event
Top EPL clubs such as Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City have confirmed their participation in the Premier League Live Bengaluru on October 14 and 15. These clubs will have their stalls installed during the event. Brighton & Hove Albion FC, Everton FC, Liverpool FC and Watford FC are some of the other clubs to confirm participation. Premier League winner Alan Shearer will be joined by former Manchester City stars Paul Dickov and Shay Given who will meet with fans and help preview the weekend’s live match action   Read More ...
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AIFF launches low-priced ‘Back the Blue’ merchandise for fans
All India Football Federation has launched a limited edition of lifestyle merchandise of Indian national team for the fans, in a first ever such initiative. AIFF aims to provide a unique opportunity to the Indian football fans to express their fandom. The merchandise collection has wide range of round neck T-shirts, Polo T-shirts, wristbands, badges, phone covers, posters, among others, and is economically priced between Rs 59 to Rs 649   Read More ...
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Atletico Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano stadium to stage 2019 Champions League final
Atletico Madrid’s new Metropolitano stadium will stage the 2019 Champions League final, UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin announced after an executive committee meeting on Wednesday. Madrid was chosen ahead of Baku, the only other candidate to stage the match and which was awarded the Europa League final the same season. Atletico inaugurated the new stadium, which is officially known as the Wanda Metropolitano and holds 67,500 people, on Saturday with a 1-0 win over Malaga   Read More ...
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Galaxy of cricketers to take part in charity evening of Calcutta Cricket and Football Club
A host of present and former cricketers, including current India captain Virat Kohli, will participate in a charity programme for cancer patients on the historic 225th-anniversary celebration of Calcutta Cricket and Football Club (CC&FC) in Kolkata on November 18. The programme will be held on the evening of the third day’s play of the scheduled India-Sri Lanka Test . The cricketers from the island nation have also been invited for the programme   Read More ...
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India U17 national team - Confident Luis Norton de Matos satisfied with 'important' win over Mauritius
India U17 head coach Luis Norton de Matos cut a satisfied figure after his charges romped to a 3-0 win over Mauritius U17 team in a freindly held at Goa on Thursday morning. It was the team's final preparation game before next month's FIFA U17 World Cup where India are set to play USA, Ghana and Colombia in Group A. As expected, the Portuguese coach used the opportunity to try out all his players, putting out two different teams in each half and expressed his satisfaction at the scoreline   Read More ...
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U-17 World Cup: Germany and Costa Rica confirm final 21-member squads
Germany and Costa Rica, Group C rivals at the FIFA U-17 World Cup scheduled to kick off in India on October 6, have announced their 21-member squad for the tournament. Germany are set to take on Costa Rica in the Group C opener in Goa on October 7. The Die Mannschaft juniors, coached by Christian Wück, have opted for three goalkeepers, seven defenders, five midfielders and six strikers whereas the Costa Rican squad under Breansse Camacho comprises of three goalkeepers, five defenders, eleven midfielders and two forwards   Read More ...
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Places: Americas |  Latin America |  Central America |  Costa Rica |  Asia |  S. Asia |  India | 
Soccer - Swiss club president attacks TV commentator after match
BERNE: FC Sion president Christian Constantin physically attacked a television commentator following a league match on Thursday, then said he had "sorted out" a difference between the pair. Part of the attack was caught on camera and showed commentator Rolf Fringer, already on the ground, being slapped on the head by the 60-year-old Constantin, shortly after Sion's 2-1 win at Lugano   Read More ...
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Soccer - Swiss club president attacks TV commentator after match
BERNE (Reuters) - FC Sion president Christian Constantin physically attacked a television commentator following a league match on Thursday, then said he had "sorted out" a difference between the pair. Part of the attack was caught on camera and showed commentator Rolf Fringer, already on the ground, being slapped on the head by the 60-year-old Constantin, shortly after Sion's 2-1 win at Lugano   Read More ...
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South Korean players' association gets official approval
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Beckham backs Man United for EPL title
Global superstar and Old Trafford favourite David Beckham has tipped his former club Manchester United to win the English Premier League title. Having won six league titles, two FA Cups and one Champions League crown with United from 1992 to 2003, Beckham clearly approves of the swashbuckling football the joint-top Red Devils are currently dishing out under manager Jose Mourinho. As the global ambassador for insurance group AIA, the 42-year-old was in Singapore for the AIA Vitality Healthy Cookout Showdown as part of an Asian tour to promote living well   Read More ...
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Ex-Barca prospects poised to earn S. Korea call-ups for friendlies
SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- Two former FC Barcelona prospects are poised to earn South Korea's call-ups after the national football governing body reportedly asked their clubs for their release, an official here said Friday. An official from the Korea Football Association (KFA) said Paik Seung-ho and Lee Seung-woo are likely to get their first men's senior squad selections for South Korea's friendly matches against Russia and Tunisia next month   Read More ...
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(Yonhap Interview) S. Korean football referee gunning for 2018 World Cup appearance
By Joo Kyung-don. SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's national football team has qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, but there's one other thing the country is looking to achieve: sending its referees to the sport's showpiece event. The Korea Football Association (KFA) is pushing for the refereeing trio of Kim Jong-hyeok, Yoon Kwang-yeol and Kim Young-ha to officiate matches at the World Cup in Russia   Read More ...
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Galatasaray'ın hedeflerini gerçekleştirebilecek bir golcüyüm
Galatasaray'ın Fransız futbolcusu Bafetimbi Gomis, sarı-kırmızılı takımın hedeflerini gerçekleştirebilecek bir golcü olduğunu söyledi. Galatasaray'ın sezon başında Premier Lig ekibi Swansea City'den kadrosuna katarak 3 yıllık sözleşme imzaladığı Bafetimbi Gomis, GS TV'ye açıklamalarda bulundu. Ligde çıktığı 5 maçta 7 gole imza atan Gomis, geçen sezon forma giydiği Fransız ekibi Olympique Marsilya'ya benzer bir tarzı olduğu için Galatasaray'ı tercih ettiğini belirterek, "Benim için çalışma prensibi çok önemli   Read More ...
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Valverde 'runs out of words' for Messi
Lionel Messi added four more goals to his soaring early-season tally as a much-changed Barcelona maintained their 100 per cent start to La Liga by routing Eibar 6-1 yesterday morning (Singapore time). The clinical Argentinian now has 11 goals in his last five games in all competitions and with record signing Ousmane Dembele injured and Luis Suarez rested, he put on a sensational show at the Nou Camp   Read More ...
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FIFA Under-17 World Cup: India vs Mauritius friendly postponed due to heavy rainfall
India Under-17's friendly clash against their Mauritius counterparts has been postponed owing to heavy rainfall at the Nagoa Sports Complex in Goa... The India Under-17 squad's friendly tie against their Mauritius counterparts has been postponed to 9:00 am on Thursday owing to a heavy downpour at the Nagoa Village Panchayat Sports Complex. The Indian squad, led by head coach Luis Norton had to make do with a light gym session as training was completely called-off due to the harsh conditions   Read More ...
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FIFA'dan onay alan Elif Elmas'a TFF engeli
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UEFA Uluslar Ligi'nin formatı onaylandı
UEFA, ilk kez 2018'de düzenlenecek UEFA Uluslar Ligi'nin formatının onaylandığını duyurdu. UEFA'dan yapılan açıklamada, Eylül 2018'de başlayacak ligin kural ve yönetmeliklerinin onaylandığı bildirildi. Açıklamada, turnuva logosunun da belirlendiği kaydedildi. UEFA Uluslar Ligi formatı nasıl olacak? Uluslar Ligi statüsüne göre UEFA'ya üye 55 ülke öncelikle dört küme oluşturacak. Birinci kümede 12, ikinci kümede 12, üçüncü kümede 15, dördüncü kümede 16 ülkenin milli takımları yer alacak   Read More ...
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Pool manager 'sick' of silly lapses in defence.
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp said he was "sick of conceding goals" after his side's defensive problems returned to haunt them in a 2-0 League Cup defeat by Leicester City yesterday morning (Singapore time). Klopp's side enjoyed 70 per cent of ball possession in the third-round tie and had 21 shots compared to Leicester's eight, but failure to cope with basic defensive tasks cost them dear   Read More ...
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Hope for Kelantan football
BIBI Ramjani Ilias Khan is the president of the Kelantan Football Association (Kafa). Yes, a woman is at the helm of the all-male soccer team. The batik dealer and real-estate developer is, however, not the first to hold such a post in the local football scene. The country’s first female club president is Tunku Aminah Maimunah Iskandar, who heads the successful Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) club   Read More ...
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Neil Humphreys: Groundhog Day for Klopp as Pool lose to Leicester
Early next month, Juergen Klopp will celebrate his second anniversary as Liverpool manager. As it stands, the German doesn't have much to celebrate after being bundled out of the League Cup by Leicester City with a 2-0 defeat yesterday morning (Singapore time). 1) WHY IS EVERY DAY GROUNDHOG DAY? Liverpool dominate possession, but fail to translate their superiority into goals. Opponents penalise them at set-pieces, profiting from the obvious gaps in central defence   Read More ...
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20,000 Turn Up For Football Match Near Line of Control: Official
Srinagar: Enthusiasm overshadowed fear in Jammu and Kashmir's Bangus valley, close to Line of Control (LoC) in the Kupwara district, when thousands of people turned up to witness a football match in an area where access is otherwise restricted due to security reasons. Jammu and Kashmir Football Association held the final match of Bangus Valley Soccer Tournament at Baki Aker ground in Rajwar area of Bangus, about 75 km from Srinagar, on September 18 and fans in large numbers gathered at the venue to witness the match played under lights   Read More ...
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Ahmet Nur Çebi: Beşiktaş taraftarı, Fenerbahçe deplasmanına gidecek
Beşiktaş kulübü As Başkanı Ahmet Nur Çebi, derbi ve UEFA hakkında önemli açıklamalarda bulundu. Ahmet Nur Çebi, Fenerbahçe derbisi, deplasman yasağı ve UEFA Süper Kupa finali hakkında konuştu. Ntvspor'a açıklamalarda bulunan Ahmet Nur Çebi, "Derbi maç heyecanı kalmadı. 6 sene oldu, buradayız. Tüm takımlar çok güçlü ve inançlı. Her maç bir derbi. Fenerbahçe ile özel bir rekabet var, tek özelliği bu   Read More ...
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Beşiktaşlı Pepe, FIFA FIFPro Yılın 11'ine aday gösterildi
Pepe, Real Madrid formasıyla gösterdiği başarılı performansın ardından FIFA tarafından yılın en iyi 11'i adayları arasında gösterildi. Uluslararası Futbol Federasyonları Birliği (FIFA) ile Uluslararası Profesyonel Futbolcular Birliği (FIFPro) tarafından belirlenen "yılın 11'i" için 55 kişilik aday liste açıklandı. FIFA'dan yapılan açıklamaya göre, 24 bini aşkın profesyonel futbolcu tarafından belirlenen FIFA FIFPro Yılın 11'i adayları arasında geçen sezon Real Madrid'de forma giyen Beşiktaş'ın Portekizli savunma oyuncusu Pepe ve Arsenal'in Türk asıllı Alman orta saha oyuncusu Mesut Özil de yer aldı   Read More ...
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Akhil is brand ambassador of Hyderabad Football League
Film actor Akhil Akkineni will be the brand ambassador for the third season of Hyderabad Football League to be held at different venues here from November 25 and featuring 135 matches over 10 weeks. Speaking after the formal announcement in this regard here on Tuesday, Mr. Akhil said that he always dabbled in sports whenever he found time. “Though my first love is cricket, I was never away from any other disciplines too   Read More ...
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Back The Blue: Here's how you can get low-priced merchandise of India football team
In a first ever such initiative, the All India Football Federation launches lifestyle merchandise of Indian national team. All India Football Federation has launched a limited edition of lifestyle merchandise of Indian national team for the fans, in a first ever such initiative. AIFF aims to provide a unique opportunity to the Indian football fans to express their fandom. The merchandise collection has wide range of round neck T-shirts, Polo T- shirts, wristbands, badges, phone covers, posters, among others, and is economically priced between Rs 59 to Rs 649   Read More ...
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North Korea grants Malaysian prince access to airspace as soccer match back on
KUALA LUMPUR: North Korea has granted a soccer loving Malaysian prince access to its airspace “anytime” he wants, his palace said on Tuesday, as Pyongyang prepares finally to host an Asian Cup tie that became a casualty of the assassination in Malaysia of the North Korean leader’s estranged half brother in February. Having been delayed twice due to Malaysia’s fears for the safety of its players, the match between North Korea and Malaysia is now set to be played on Oct   Read More ...
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U-17 World Cup - The key clashes in Goa
Goa’s Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium shall play host to all the Group C games bar one of the Under-17 World Cup next month. Group C is an interesting bunch with the European heavyweight's Germany leading the way along with South American side Costa Rica, West Africa’s Guinea and West Asian giants Iran. However, it must be noted that the U-17 team of Germany has never managed to win the FIFA U-17 World Cup, very unlike their senior national team who has won the World Cup on four occasions   Read More ...
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U-17 World Cup 2017 - The key clashes in Guwahati
The Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, with a capacity of 30,000 spectators, is situated in Guwahati, the capital of the state of Assam. The venue is set to play host to the teams of Group E. Group E comprises Asian giants Japan, European heavyweights France, South American side Honduras and Under-17 World Cup debutants New Caledonia. The French have tasted success previously in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup going all the way to lift it back in 2001 in Trinidad and Tobago   Read More ...
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