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Daily Archives: July 19, 2019

North Korea win Intercontinental Cup title after defeating Tajikistan in the final


Even after losing the opener against Syria, North Korea went on to win the Intercontinental Cup (Source: Twitter/@IndianFootball) North Korea triumphed in the second edition of Intercontinental Cup football tournament beating Tajikistan by a solitary goal in the final here Friday. The Koreans grabbed the lead in the 71st minute through Pak Hyon Il, who found the net just after ...

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Frank Lampard hoping to rely on youngsters Mason Mount, Kurt Zouma for Chelsea this season


Frank Lampard replaced the Europa League-winning Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri in June (Source: Twitter/@ChelseaFC) Frank Lampard knows he will have to rely on youth during his first season as Chelsea manager, but the former midfielder is excited about working with two of his young charges in particular — Mason Mount and Kurt Zouma. Following Chelsea’s 1-0 pre-season friendly loss to ...

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Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku still not fit to face suitors Inter Milan


Romelu Lukaku will not play against Inter Milan on Saturday (File photo) Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku is not fit enough to face Inter Milan in Singapore on Saturday, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said, with rumours swirling the striker may soon join the Italian side. Speaking to media on Friday ahead of the match at Singapore’s National Stadium in the International ...

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Unai Emery talks up leadership role for Rob Holding amid Laurent Koscielny doubt


Unai Emery said on Thursday that he was planning for the potential departure of club captain Laurent Koscielny. (Source: AP) Arsenal manager Unai Emery said on Thursday that he was planning for the potential departure of club captain Laurent Koscielny while mulling a leadership role for young defender Rob Holding. Koscielny refused to join the Premier League club on their ...

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FIFA claims progress in letting women attend games in Iran


In 2018, Iranian women spectators dressed as men to enter the football stadium (Source: Twitter) FIFA says Iran’s soccer federation supports letting women attend 2022 World Cup qualifying games of its men’s national team, though government approval is still needed. FIFA is working with Iranian authorities to overcome a ban on women entering stadiums for men’s games since the 1979 ...

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