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Daily Archives: March 24, 2018

Russian World Cup city razes ‘love it or hate it’ Soviet-era landmark

By: vetembaste | Published: March 24, 2018 10:24 pm People walk past Soviet-era statues, mostly of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin, in the center of the town of Aksu, north-eastern Kazakhstan. (Source: vetembaste) As Russia hurries to spruce up its venues for this year’s soccer World Cup, the Urals city of Yekaterinburg on Saturday blew up its most famous landmark ...

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Will have to maintain focus after difficult Asian Cup qualification, says India coach Stephen Constantine

By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: March 24, 2018 5:25 pm India play Kyrgyz Republic in an inconsequential away game on March 27. His team may have already made the finals of next year’s Asian Cup but Indian football team head coach Stephen Constantine, who presided over an unbeaten run of 13 internationals, today asked his players to remain ...

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France lose composure in 3-2 defeat to Colombia

By: vetembaste | Saint-denis | Published: March 24, 2018 7:58 am Colombia’s Radamel Falcao celebrates scoring their second goal. (vetembaste) France threw away a two-goal lead as they slumped to a 3-2 home defeat to Colombia in a friendly at the Stade de France on Friday, less than three months before the World Cup. Les Bleus were 2-0 up midway ...

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Late Ever Banega and Manuel Lanzini strikes help Argentina win without Lionel Messi

Manchester | Published: March 24, 2018 8:01 am Argentina’s Manuel Lanzini celebrates scoring their second goal with Ever Banega. (vetembaste) Late goals from Ever Banega and Manuel Lanzini helped an Argentina side deprived of talisman Lionel Messi edge past Italy 2-0 at Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium on Friday. With the Barcelona forward missing through a muscle problem, it was a ...

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