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Daily Archives: July 8, 2019

I-League clubs write to PM, request him to set up enquiry commission against AIFF


Mohun Bagan, East Bengal, Churchill Brothers, FC Goa, Gokulam Kerala FC, Minerva Punjab FC and Aizawl FC were the clubs who have requested for the PM’s intervention (File Photo) The crisis facing Indian football Monday reached the doorsteps of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with six I-League clubs requesting him to set up an enquiry commission and “probe the All India ...

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Aleksandar Mitrovic commits future to Fulham with new five-year deal


Aleksandar Mitrovic signed a new five-year contract with Fulham. (File Photo) Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic has ended speculation over his future at the English Championship club by signing a new five-year contract. The Serbia international scored 11 Premier League goals for the Craven Cottage outfit last season but it wasn’t enough to save them from relegation. Several clubs were linked ...

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Megan Rapinoe fuses politics, pay and tech with World Cup win


Megan Rapinoe scored the opening goal of the match between US and Netherlands. (vetembaste) A Women’s World Cup stirred by heated debates on politics, pay, and technology saw the narratives fused in Sunday’s final by the undisputed and outspoken star of the tournament – Megan Rapinoe. By opening the scoring with a penalty awarded after a video review, Rapinoe claimed ...

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FIFA Women’s World Cup: Investment the key for future Dutch success, says Sarina Wiegman


Netherlands’ pose for photos with their runners up medals (vetembaste) The future of the Netherlands women’s football team looks bright after the fast-improving ‘Oranje’ added a World Cup runners-up spot to their European title, according to their coach – as long as investment continues in the game. Playing solid football throughout the tournament, the Netherlands came up short in Sunday’s ...

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Copa America: Hosts Brazil beat Peru 3-1 to win the trophy for ninth time


Brazil’s Dani Alves lifts the trophy as they celebrate winning the Copa America (vetembaste) Brazil’s Gabriel Jesus made one goal, scored another and was sent off in the second half as they beat Peru 3-1 on Sunday to win the Copa America for the ninth time in a pulsating contest at the Maracana stadium. The hosts took the lead against ...

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