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WATCH: Bayern Munich, Hoffenheim pass to each other in protest to offensive banner

By: vetembaste | Updated: February 29, 2020 11:49:38 pm Hoffenheim’s Oliver Baumann and Bayern Munich’s Serge Gnabry whilst the game is halted due to abusive chants from fans. (Source: vetembaste) Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich fired in three goals in the opening 15 minutes en route to a 6-0 demolition of hosts Hoffenheim on Saturday in a game interrupted for 20 ...

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Leeds United’s Kiko Casilla handed eight-game ban after racism charge

By: vetembaste | Updated: February 29, 2020 4:28:12 pm Kiko Casilla had denied using racially abusive or insulting words (Source: Leeds United/Twitter) Leeds United goalkeeper Kiko Casilla was banned for eight matches and fined 60,000 pounds ($77,964.00) on Friday after being found guilty of racist abuse in a Championship match against Charlton Athletic last September. The FA said the 33-year-old ...

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India to play international friendly against Tajikistan in March

By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: February 28, 2020 9:44:25 am India will take on Qatar in a World Cup qualifier on March 26. (Source: File Photo) India are scheduled to play a FIFA international friendly away match against Tajikistan on March 31, the AIFF said. The All India Football Federation (AIFF), however, said that the venue for the ...

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‘Rangers FC is an opportunity I want to make the most of’: Bala Devi

By: PTI | Published: February 28, 2020 4:15:17 pm Bala Devi registered an assist in her Rangers debut. (Source: Rangers) Indian striker Bala Devi says playing in the high-quality Scottish Women’s League is an opportunity she wants to “grab” and “make the most of at any cost”. Bala Devi scripted history when she was signed up by renowned Scottish side ...

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East Bengal fans demand inclusion in ISL, put up placards at Salt Lake Stadium

By: PTI | Kolkata | Published: February 28, 2020 10:48:40 pm A section of East Bengal fans put up the placards at the Salt Lake Stadium. (Source: Twitter/ChiranjitOjha) A section of East Bengal fans on Friday put up placards at the iconic Salt Lake Stadium, demanding the century-old club’s inclusion in the Indian Super League. East Bengal, who are looking ...

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FC Goa’s authority to Chennaiyin’s revival: The tale of ISL’s final four

Written by Debkalpa Banerjee | Updated: February 28, 2020 4:44:44 pm FC Goa players celebrating their League Winners Shield after beating Jamshedpur FC. (Source: ISL) After 18-and-a-half weeks of toil and tussle, the Indian Super League (ISL) has its final four for the playoffs — Clifford Miranda’s FC Goa, Antonio López Habas’ ATK, Carles Cuadrat’s Bengaluru FC, and Owen Coyle’s ...

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UEFA warns staff of safety concerns amid Manchester City backlash

By: New York Times | Published: February 28, 2020 12:56:15 pm Manchester City fans upholding banners that say “UEFA MAFIA”. (Source: Twitter) written by Tariq Panja Facing abuse and anger over its decision to ban Manchester City, the English champion, from its competitions, European football’s governing body this week took the unusual step of ordering its staff members not to ...

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‘Every goal, I’ll dedicate it to her’: Odion Ighalo’s tribute to his late sister after first United goal

By: Sports Desk | Updated: February 28, 2020 10:20:41 am Odion Ighalo celebrating his first goal for the club. (Source: Twitter) Odion Ighalo, who opened his account for Manchester United in the Europa League on Thursday, dedicated his first goal in a red shirt to his late sister who had passed away in December last year. THE FIRST NIGERIAN TO ...

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Pep Guardiola’s masterclass helps Manchester City outsmart Real Madrid

Published: February 28, 2020 2:30:17 am Manchester City applaud fans after the match against Real Madrid. (vetembaste)  Written by Rahul Asnani Out of the Premier League title race and, as of now, banned for two years from European competitions, Manchester City needed a shot in the arm. They got that with a memorable result at the Santiago Bernabeu. How did ...

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Europa League game between Salzburg and Frankfurt postponed

By: AP | Salzburg | Published: February 27, 2020 8:14:47 pm Frankfurt said the game would not go ahead because of a “hurricane warning with gusts of up to 120 kph predicted.”(Representational Image)  The Europa League match between Salzburg and Eintracht Frankfurt was postponed Thursday at short notice because of a storm warning. Frankfurt said the game would not go ...

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