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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Twitter promotes anonymous attacks on 2022 Qatar World Cup


By: AP | Published:November 1, 2017 12:46 am Twitter declined to discuss the accounts KickQatarOut and QatarExposed. (Source: File0 Twitter is promoting anonymous posts attacking Qatar’s hosting of the 2022 World Cup just as it faces scrutiny over the limited disclosure of information about political advertising linked to Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election. The online assaults on Qatar ...

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Manchester City could be three up in 30 minutes if we are not careful, says Napoli coach


By: vetembaste | Published:October 31, 2017 9:33 pm Sergio Aguero stepped up to score the goal that moved him level with Eric Brook on 177 Manchester City goals. (Source: AP) Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri has warned his team of the “devastating” manner in which Champions League opponents Manchester City stun their rivals with early goals. Sarri, whose own side conceded ...

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Delhi High Court sets aside election of Praful Patel as AIFF president


By: Express Web Desk | Updated: October 31, 2017 3:24 pm Delhi High Court has instructed AIFF reelection in five months. Delhi High Court has set aside the election of Praful Patel as the All India Football Federation’s (AIFF) president while calling for a fresh election within five months. In the meanwhile, former Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) SY Quraishi has ...

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Skipper Mile Jedinak in Australia squad for FIFA 2018 World Cup playoff


By: vetembaste | Sydney | Published:October 31, 2017 11:20 am Ange Postecoglou said he was confident Mile Jedinak would be fit to face Honduras next week. (Source: AP) Australia coach Ange Postecoglou said he was confident Mile Jedinak would be fit to face Honduras next week after naming the Socceroos captain in his 25-man squad for both legs of the ...

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Hungary appoint Belgian Georges Leekens as coach


By: vetembaste | Published:October 31, 2017 12:32 am Leekens, who has signed a two-year-contract, has had two spells as manager of his native Belgium. (Source: vetembaste) Hungary have appointed Belgian Georges Leekens as their national coach, the Hungarian Football Association (HFA) said on Monday as it seeks to restore the team to former glories. Leekens, 68, takes charge after Hungary ...

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Watford’s Troy Deeney charged with violent conduct: English Football Association


By: vetembaste | Published:October 31, 2017 12:49 am Deeney grabbed Allen’s face and neck after the pair clashed in the final minutes. (Source: vetembaste) Watford striker Troy Deeney has been charged with violent conduct by the English Football Association after his altercation with Stoke City midfielder Joe Allen in the Premier League. Deeney grabbed Allen’s face and neck after the ...

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Atletico Madrid in danger of early Champions League exit


By: vetembaste | Barcelona | Published:October 30, 2017 8:33 pm Atletico Madrid have only netted five times in their last seven games in all competitions. (Source: vetembaste) Atletico Madrid, within inches of Champions League glory twice in the last four years, are in danger of an embarrassing early exit from the competition unless they can rediscover their scoring touch. Diego ...

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I’m training hard, the injury is the past, says Chelsea striker Eden Hazard


By: vetembaste | Published:October 30, 2017 1:49 pm Eden Hazard is confident he has overcome his injury concerns. (Source: vetembaste) Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard is confident he has overcome his injury concerns as the Belgian hopes to help his team continue their winning run when they travel to AS Roma in the Champions League on Wednesday. Premier League champions Chelsea ...

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Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri not treating Champions League as distraction


By: vetembaste | Milan | Published:October 30, 2017 9:50 am Serie A leaders Napoli host the return leg on Wednesday. (Source: AP) Napoli are proud to be in the Champions League and it would be unfair to describe it as a distraction, coach Maurizio Sarri said on Sunday as he toned down previous remarks about the competition. When the Serie ...

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Pep Guardiola admits win against Napoli will be tall order


By: vetembaste | Published:October 30, 2017 1:15 am Guardiola described Maurizio Sarri’s Napoli as one of the best he has ever faced as a player. (Source: vetembaste) Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said it will be “very difficult” for his side to continue their 13-match winning run in all competitions this season when they take on Napoli in the Champions ...

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