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Monthly Archives: November 2016

Russian environmental activists says they were detained ahead of Confederation Cup draw


By: AP | Kazan,russia | Published:November 30, 2016 11:44 pm Three of those held, including Yaseveyev, planned to protest outside the draw venue against the expansion of a stadium parking lot, which they say would destroy a meadow which is home to rare animal species. (Source: File, representational) Environmental activists in the Russian city of Kazan said Wednesday that they ...

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Southampton’s Claude Puel banks on rotation in League Cup at Arsenal


By: vetembaste | Published:November 30, 2016 8:14 pm Claude Puel acknowledged Arsene Wenger’s team will not let Southampton have a cakewalk. (Source: AP) Southampton manager Claude Puel will rotate his players to ensure fresh legs can help his side get past Arsenal in their League Cup quarter-final at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday. Southampton, who lost 2-1 at Arsenal in ...

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Leicester goal machine Jamie Vardy splutters to a halt


By: vetembaste | London | Published:November 30, 2016 2:34 pm Jamie Vardy has been taking lesser shots on target as compared to last season. (Source: vetembaste) Twelve months after Jamie Vardy earned worldwide fame for scoring in a record 11th Premier League match in succession, he is suffering a barren spell that mirrors Leicester City’s fall from domestic grace. The ...

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ISL 2016: Diego Forlan, Sunil Chhetri bat for single, longer league


By: PTI | Mumbai | Published:November 29, 2016 10:53 pm Sunil Chhetri is happy that Diego Forlan led Mumbai City have qualified for the play-offs with one game in hand. Echoing identical views about the need for a unified football league in the country, Mumbai City FC’s marquee player and star Indian striker Sunil Chhetri wanted it to be longer too for the betterment ...

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Schools shut, shops shuttered as Brazil town mourns its team: Brazil


By: vetembaste | Chapeco | Published:November 30, 2016 2:38 am   Colombia’s Atletico Nacional are the current Copa Libertadores champions. (Source: AP File) Businesses closed and schools canceled classes in Chapeco as the small town in southern Brazil plunged into mourning on Tuesday over the loss of its soccer team, Chapecoense, in a plane crash in Colombia. Hundreds of fans ...

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Gareth Southgate set to be named England coach


By: AP | London | Updated: November 29, 2016 11:09 pm Gareth Southgate was hastily promoted from the under-21 team. (Source: vetembaste) Gareth Southgate will remain in charge of England’s national team. An English Football Association panel has decided to hire Southgate as Sam Allardyce’s permanent successor, people with knowledge of the situation said Tuesday. They spoke on condition of ...

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Theo Walcott hopes goal rush can lead to caffeine boost


Published:November 29, 2016 7:12 pm Theo Walcott has benefited from Alexis Sanchez’s positional shift. (Source: vetembaste) Arsenal forward Theo Walcott is eager to continue his rich vein of form by scoring 10 goals before Christmas, which he plans to celebrate by receiving a coffee machine as a gift from his wife. The England international scored in Sunday’s 3-1 Premier League ...

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Jurgen Klopp confident Liverpool can cope with Philippe Coutinho absence


By: vetembaste | Updated: November 29, 2016 1:43 pm Juergen Klopp insisted he would not hide behind excuses. (Source: vetembaste) Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho could be set for lengthy spell on the sidelines after the Brazilian international suffered an ankle injury during Saturday’s Premier League win over Sunderland. British media reported that the 24-year-old Coutinho was set to be out ...

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West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis must pay Crystal Palace 3.7 million pounds

By: vetembaste | London | Published:November 28, 2016 11:54 pm Tony Pulis, 58, has also had spells in charge of Stoke City, Bournemouth, Portsmouth, Plymouth Argyle, Gillingham and Bristol City. (Source: AP) West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis has been ordered to pay 3.7 million pounds ($4.59 million) to former club Crystal Palace after losing a High Court fight. A ...

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho charged again by FA


By: vetembaste | London | Published:November 29, 2016 12:17 am Jose Mourinho was also dismissed for verbally abusing referee Mark Clattenburg. (Source: vetembaste) Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been charged with improper conduct by the FA after he was sent off at the weekend for the second time in a month. The Portuguese was banished from the dugout in ...

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