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Daily Archives: November 6, 2017

Egypt coach Hector Cuper defends tactics, selections before last qualifer

By: AP | Published:November 7, 2017 12:22 am Egyptian football officials side with Cuper, the coach since 2015, and have pledged to keep him through the World Cup in Russia next year. (Source: vetembaste) Egypt coach Hector Cuper defended his tactics on Monday, saying a different strategy may not have led the Pharaohs to what will be their first World ...

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Palestinian football officials get court date for FIFA case

By: AP | Published:November 6, 2017 7:31 pm FIFA President Gianni Infantino said his organization would not intervene after years of attempted mediation between its two member federations. (Source: AP) The Palestinian challenge about how FIFA handled its complaint against the Israeli football federation will be heard at the Court of Arbitration for Sport this month. CAS says its panel ...

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Stability key as Guangzhou Evergrande maintain China dominance

By: vetembaste | Hong Kong | Published:November 6, 2017 1:48 pm Scolari, who claimed his third Chinese title in only two-and-a-half seasons with the club. (Source: vetembaste) Billions of renminbi were spent and regulations changed at the last minute but at the end of a tumultuous Chinese Super League season it was continuity that proved decisive as Guangzhou Evergrande romped ...

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Antonio Conte hands Jose Mourinho third straight losing return to Chelsea

By: Agencies | London | Published:November 6, 2017 9:32 am The 1-0 defeat was Jose Mourinho’s third loss at at Stamford Bridge. (Source: vetembaste) A surefire way for a Chelsea manager to ease any anxieties is the sight of a dejected Jose Mourinho at Stamford Bridge. Antonio Conte achieved just that on Sunday, handing Mourinho a third successive losing return ...

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Everton snatch victory after incredible comeback

By: vetembaste | Published:November 6, 2017 1:00 am Everton beat Watford 3-2. (Source: vetembaste) Everton staged a remarkable comeback to beat Watford 3-2 and escape the Premier League relegation zone on Sunday — Leighton Baines converting a stoppage-time penalty to lift the gloom at Goodison Park. (English Premier League Home | Fixtures | Standings/Table) A remarkable climax to the game ...

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