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Daily Archives: November 30, 2016

Russian environmental activists says they were detained ahead of Confederation Cup draw

By: AP | Kazan,russia | Published:November 30, 2016 11:44 pm Three of those held, including Yaseveyev, planned to protest outside the draw venue against the expansion of a stadium parking lot, which they say would destroy a meadow which is home to rare animal species. (Source: File, representational) Environmental activists in the Russian city of Kazan said Wednesday that they ...

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Southampton’s Claude Puel banks on rotation in League Cup at Arsenal

By: vetembaste | Published:November 30, 2016 8:14 pm Claude Puel acknowledged Arsene Wenger’s team will not let Southampton have a cakewalk. (Source: AP) Southampton manager Claude Puel will rotate his players to ensure fresh legs can help his side get past Arsenal in their League Cup quarter-final at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday. Southampton, who lost 2-1 at Arsenal in ...

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Leicester goal machine Jamie Vardy splutters to a halt

By: vetembaste | London | Published:November 30, 2016 2:34 pm Jamie Vardy has been taking lesser shots on target as compared to last season. (Source: vetembaste) Twelve months after Jamie Vardy earned worldwide fame for scoring in a record 11th Premier League match in succession, he is suffering a barren spell that mirrors Leicester City’s fall from domestic grace. The ...

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ISL 2016: Diego Forlan, Sunil Chhetri bat for single, longer league

By: PTI | Mumbai | Published:November 29, 2016 10:53 pm Sunil Chhetri is happy that Diego Forlan led Mumbai City have qualified for the play-offs with one game in hand. Echoing identical views about the need for a unified football league in the country, Mumbai City FC’s marquee player and star Indian striker Sunil Chhetri wanted it to be longer too for the betterment ...

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Schools shut, shops shuttered as Brazil town mourns its team: Brazil

By: vetembaste | Chapeco | Published:November 30, 2016 2:38 am   Colombia’s Atletico Nacional are the current Copa Libertadores champions. (Source: AP File) Businesses closed and schools canceled classes in Chapeco as the small town in southern Brazil plunged into mourning on Tuesday over the loss of its soccer team, Chapecoense, in a plane crash in Colombia. Hundreds of fans ...

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