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Daily Archives: September 14, 2019

Manchester United go fourth with victory; Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur score big to win


Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring his penalty. (Source: AP Photo) Manchester United moved up to fourth place in the Premier League after a Marcus Rashford penalty gave them a 1-0 win over Leicester City at Old Trafford on Saturday. United, who were without injured French pair Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial, were far from convincing but manager Ole Gunnar Solksjaer will ...

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‘U17 FIFA Women World Cup crucial for Indian football’


Representational image. (Source: Twitter) Football Delhi chief Shaji Prabhakaran on Saturday said the upcoming U-17 Women’s FIFA World Cup, to be hosted by India, will provide impetus to the sport in the country. After India hosted the U17 World Cup for Men’s in 2017, it is set to host the U17 Women’s World Cup in 2020 and Bhubaneshwar has been ...

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La Liga over the weekend: Preview, predicted line-up, injury news, suspensions


Real Madrid’s Eden Hazard during the warm up before the match. (Source: vetembaste) The players have returned to their respective clubs after a week of International break as Real Madrid clash with fourth-placed Levante while champions Barcelona take on Valencia. In Real Madrid’s final outing before beginning their Champions League campaign away to Paris Saint-Germain, Zinedine Zidane’s side entertain Levante ...

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Sandesh Jhingan says Indian players ‘defended with our lives’ against Qatar


Sandesh Jhingan after the match against Qatar. (Source: File Photo) Senior India footballer Sandesh Jhingan on Friday said that his team “defended with our lives” during the country’s unexpected goal-less draw against Asian champions Qatar in their World Cup Round 2 qualifiers match in Doha. India survived waves of opposition attack to deny Qatar any goal in a Group E ...

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Lionel Messi likely to miss Barcelona’s next two fixtures, says Ernesto Valverde


Lionel Messi. (Source: vetembaste) Lionel Messi will miss Barcelona’s La Liga showdown with Valencia on Saturday and is also a doubt for Tuesday’s Champions League trip to Dortmund as he has yet to recover from the calf injury he picked up in August, coach Ernesto Valverde said. It was initially thought the Argentine striker would be sidelined for only a ...

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