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Daily Archives: June 23, 2019

I-League clubs to meet Monday, discuss future course of action

(Representational Image) Miffed at the “step-motherly” treatment meted out to them by the All India Football Federation (AIFF), all the I-League clubs are meeting Monday to discuss their future course of action. The I-League clubs have been fuming ever since it emerged that the AIFF is planning to make the Indian Super League the country’s top league as per an ...

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Copa America 2019: Not here to take selfies with Lionel Messi, says Qatar coach

Qatar coach Felix Sanchez gives instructions to his players during a practice session in Porto Alegre on Saturday (AP Photo) Copa America guest teams Japan and Qatar are still in contention as the last round of group stage matches begins, and some of their South American opponents aren’t too pleased. Qatar and Japan, who met in the Asian Cup final ...

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Chelsea’s Hayes slams rules treating keepers like ‘guinea pigs’ at World Cup

Related News Argentina’s Florencia Bonsegundo scores their third goal from the penalty spot. (vetembaste/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo) Goalkeepers at the women’s World Cup have been treated like “guinea pigs” with new rules on penalty kicks and its strict implementation thanks to the Video Assistant Referee (VAR), Chelsea Women manager Emma Hayes said. New rules brought in from June 1 by soccer’s ...

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Classy Brazil crush Peru to reach Copa America quarter-finals

Brazil’s Willian celebrates scoring their fifth goal with Thiago Silva, Dani Alves and teammates (Source: vetembaste) Brazil overwhelmed Peru with three goals in a superb first half to set up a crushing 5-0 victory on Saturday and cruise into the Copa America quarter-finals. Looking like their imperious old selves in front of 42,000 fans at the Corinthians area, the host ...

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Juventus land defender Matthijs De Ligt from Ajax, according to reports

19-year-old Matthijs de Ligt captained AFC Ajax to their first Eredivisie title in five years (vetembaste) Netherlands teenage centre back Matthijs de Ligt has agreed a deal to join Italian champions Juventus from Ajax Amsterdam, Sky Italy reported on Saturday. According to the report, Juventus will pay 62 million pounds ($78.99 million) for the Ajax captain, 19, who was one ...

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