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Gareth Southgate stakes England claim with Scotland romp

By: vetembaste | London | Published:November 12, 2016 12:13 pm Gareth Southgate is likely to become the new manager after Sam Allardyce was sacked. (Source: vetembaste) Nearing the end of his four-game audition and having swept away the ‘Auld Enemy’ at Wembley, Gareth Southgate is seemingly poised to leave questions about his suitability to be England manager in his wake ...

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France, Sweden observe minute’s silence before match in memory of Paris attacks

By: vetembaste | Paris | Published:November 12, 2016 9:13 am France (L) and Sweden teams observe a minute of silence in memory of the victims of Paris attacks before their World Cup qualifying match. (Source: Paris) A minute’s silence was held at the Stade de France ahead of France’s World Cup qualifier against Sweden on Friday, marking the first anniversary ...

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Alarms bells ring in Russia with 2018 World Cup looming

By: vetembaste | Moscow | Published:November 12, 2016 12:50 am Russia were one of the oldest teams at Euro 2016 but they have slipped to 53rd in the world rankings. (Source: vetembaste) Alarm bells are ringing loudly in Russia 18 months before the country hosts the World Cup after their team crashed to a morale-shattering loss to a Qatar side ...

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ISL 2016: 10-man FC Goa beat NorthEast United 2-1

By: PTI | Margao | Published:November 11, 2016 9:46 pm Romeo Fernandes scored the match-winner with just a few seconds left into the four-minute injury time. (Source: ISL) Romeo Fernandes struck in the injury time as a 10-man FC Goa rallied to beat NorthEast United 2-1 in a thrilling Indian Super League football match at Nehru Stadium. Goa were at the receiving ...

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Top English football clubs to discuss return of standing areas

By: vetembaste London Published:Nov 11, 2016, 18:12 By: vetembaste | London | Published:November 11, 2016 6:12 pm This is the first time the issue has been on the agenda at a meeting of all 20 clubs. (Source: vetembaste) Top-flight clubs will discuss allowing standing areas at their grounds during a meeting in London next week, a Premier League spokesman said ...

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Brazil’s Neymar takes honours, Lionel Messi returns for Argentina

By: AP | Belo Horizont | Updated: November 11, 2016 12:32 pm Lionel Messi began with a lot of style at Mineirao stadium and caused trouble for Neymar’s Brazil. (Source: AP) Just the prospect of Lionel Messi’s return gave Argentina so much confidence that one player openly said it would intimidate the Brazilians ahead of their South American World Cup ...

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Scotland on the decline as meeting with England looms

Published:November 10, 2016 11:55 pm Scotland have been on the decline with their last major appearance at the 1998 World Cup. (Source: vetembaste) The latest installment of international football’s oldest rivalry is a jarring reminder for Scotland of just how far the team has fallen – and keeps on plummeting. The balance of power has firmly been in England’s favor for ...

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Former Venezuelan football president pleads guilty in New York

By: AP New York Published:Nov 11, 2016, 0:23 By: AP | New York | Published:November 11, 2016 12:23 am Rafael Esquivel faces 20 years in prison. (Source: vetembaste file) Former Venezuela football federation president Rafael Esquivel has pleaded guilty to federal charges in New York. The case is part of a US investigation into corruption among senior figures in the sport and its ...

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ISL 2016: Late goal gives FC Pune City 1-0 win over Mumbai City FC

By: PTI | Mumbai | Published:November 10, 2016 10:05 pm Mumbai are still at the second spot in the league table with 15 points from 10 matches. (Source: ISL) Eugeneson Lyngdoh scored a last-gasped goal to help FC Pune City beat Mumbai City FC 1-0 to keep their semifinal hopes alive in the Indian Super League football in Mumbai on ...

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Injured Kingsley Coman out of France vs Sweden, replaced by Thomas Lemar

By: vetembaste Paris Published:Nov 10, 2016, 16:20 By: vetembaste | Paris | Published:November 10, 2016 4:20 pm Kingsley Coman injured his ankle and knee in Wednesday’s training session, the FFF said in a statement. (Source: vetembaste) Kingsley Coman has been ruled out injured of France’s World Cup qualifier against Sweden at the Stade de France on Friday and was replaced ...

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