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Daily Archives: June 24, 2019

India footballers laud Igor Stimac’s fitness regime


Igor Stimac is in his second month as India football team head coach (AIFF) The daily routine of the national football team’s members, who assembled here on Monday for a preparatory camp after a break, included regular sessions to improve their fitness so that the focus could straightaway shift to technical aspects now. The players have assembled for the camp ...

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Newcastle United to part ways with Rafa Benitez


Rafa Benitez joined Newcastle United in 2016 (File Photo) Manager Rafa Benitez will leave Newcastle United when his contract expires on June 30, the Premier League club said on Monday. Benitez, 59, was expected to depart after failing to agree a contract extension with Newcastle owner Mike Ashley over the last few months. With the uncertainty over whether or not ...

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FIFA World Cup: Amandine Henry sends France into last eight with Brazil extra-time win


 France’s Amandine Henry celebrates scoring their second goal with teammates. (Source: vetembaste) France captain Amandine Henry came to the rescue as the hosts scraped into the women’s World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-1 win against Brazil after extra time on Sunday, setting up a likely clash with holders the United States. Henry found the back of the net in the ...

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Copa America: Argentina beat Qatar 2-0 to qualify for last eight


Argentina’s Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring their second goal with Lionel Messi. (Source: vetembaste) An early goal from Lautaro Martinez and a late second from Sergio Aguero gave Argentina a 2-0 win over Qatar on Sunday, a deserved victory that takes them into the Copa America quarter-finals to face Venezuela. Argentina took the lead after three minutes when an atrocious pass ...

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Mohun Bagan, East Bengal U-19 final abandoned after crowd violence


Mohun Bagan came back from a 1-0 deficit to take lead of 2-1 when a section of the home team supporters started throwing objects into the ground. (Source: Twitter/Mohun Bagan) The Under-19 Football League final between Mohun Bagan and East Bengal on Sunday was abandoned due to crowd unrest, which saw spectators hurling bottles. All hell broke loose after Mohun ...

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