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West Brom’s Nacer Chadli, Oliver Burke doubtful for West Ham game


By: vetembaste | Updated: September 15, 2017 6:18 pm West Bromwich Albion’s Nacer Chadli is still doubtful with fitness concerns. (Source: vetembaste) West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis will take a late call on midfielders Nacer Chadli and Oliver Burke’s fitness ahead of the Premier League clash against West Ham United on Saturday. Chadli missed West Brom’s 3-1 defeat by ...

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Watford’s Younes Kaboul, Sebastian Prodl out of Manchester City clash


By: vetembaste | Published:September 15, 2017 1:21 pm Watford, who have eight points from four games this season, have not won against Manchester City in the English Premier League. (Source: vetembaste) Watford defenders Younes Kaboul and Sebastian Prodl will miss Saturday’s Premier League visit of Manchester City through injuries, coach Marco Silva has said. Kaboul failed to recover from a ...

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Don’t write us off: East Bengal tells FIFA and AFC


Updated: September 14, 2017 10:51 pm FIFA-AFC will draft the blueprint of Indian football roadmap by October-November after their market research to make the one nation, one league dream a reality by next season. (Source: File) East Bengal, one of Indian football’s oldest clubs, today told FIFA and AFC officials not to write them off even though it doesn’t have ...

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Nagaland to rename school after India’s first football captain


Written by Samudra Gupta Kashyap | Published:September 15, 2017 2:26 am A physician by profession, Ao first played for Maharana Club in Guwahati. (Source: File) The Nagaland government on Thursday announced its decision to rename the Government High School at Changki in Mokokchung district after Dr Talimeren Ao, a legendary football player who had led independent India’s first football team ...

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Premier Futsal: Ryan Giggs keen to defend title with Mumbai Warriors


By: PTI | Published:September 14, 2017 10:05 pm Ryan Giggs, part of the Mumbai team that won the inaugural Premier Futsal, is looking to defend the title. (Source: AP) Former Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs, part of the Mumbai team that won the inaugural Premier Futsal, is looking to defend the title when its second edition begins tomorrow. “Last year ...

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India drop 10 places in FIFA rankings, out of top 100 for first time since May 2017


By: Express Web Desk | Published:September 14, 2017 5:09 pm This ends a nearly unprecedented four-month stay in the FIFA top 100. (Source: File) India have slipped out of the top 100 in FIFA rankings. In the latest rankings, India are ranked 107th, as opposed to 97 that they were before this. India have most recently played against teams that ...

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Syria to play Australia in Malaysia in first leg of Asian World Cup qualifier in October


By: AP | Sydney | Published:September 14, 2017 11:47 am Syria secured third spot in Group A with a win in Tehran against already qualified Iran. (Source: AP) Football Federation Australia says it has received official confirmation that Syria will host the Socceroos in Malaysia in the first leg of the Asian World Cup qualifying playoff next month. As a ...

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Over ten lakh students across Maharashtra to play football on September 15


By: PTI | Mumbai | Published:September 13, 2017 11:23 pm The minister said the government’s objective is to make students come out and play on the ground. Over ten lakh students across Maharashtra will play football on September 15 as the part of the “Maharashtra Mission-1- Million” initiative, state Sports Minister Vinod Tawde announced here today.“The initiative will be kicked ...

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Liverpool vs Sevilla, Live UEFA Champions League score: Liverpool look to find winner in late minutes


By: Express Web Desk | Updated: September 14, 2017 1:57 am Liverpool vs Sevilla, Live Champions League: Liverpool came from a goal down to lead 2-1. (Source: AP) Liverpool started in the way Liverpool are known to start – in the most unexpected manner possible. They conceded within the first five minutes when Dejan Lovren botched up a text book ...

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Powerful Guangzhou Evergrande ‘dominate’ AFC, says Shanghai SIPG coach Andre Villas-Boas


By: vetembaste | Hong Kong | Published:September 13, 2017 2:51 pm Shanghai SIPG will face one of Japan’s Urawa Red Diamonds or Kawasaki Frontale for a place in the final. (Source: vetembaste) Shanghai SIPG coach Andre Villas-Boas has said powerful Chinese rivals Guangzhou Evergrande are “dominating” the Asian Football Confederation and enjoyed the referees’ favour during their Asian Champions League ...

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