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Daily Archives: November 29, 2017

Russia yet to regain trust of sport before 2018 FIFA World Cup

By: AP | Moscow | Published: November 30, 2017 1:33 am (Representational Image) Gary Lineker was fuming, staggered at how FIFA’s executives were carving up the 2018 and 2022 World Cup hosts. Leaving the roped off area for dignitaries on Dec. 2, 2010 in Zurich, the former England striker provided of the shocks to emerge from a secret meeting of ...

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FIFA World Cup 2018: Resurgent Spain showing signs of a reconquista in Russia

By: vetembaste | Published: November 29, 2017 8:57 pm Lopetegui was the outside choice to succeed Vicente del Bosque in 2016 due to his limited experience. (Source: AP) Spain’s dramatic fall from champions to a group stage exit was one of the main stories of the last World Cup but under Julen Lopetegui they look more like the side that ...

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Brighton and Hove Albion criticise Crystal Palace fans after trouble outside stadium

By: vetembaste | Updated: November 29, 2017 3:42 pm Around 150 Crystal Palace fans, some with valid tickets, were denied entry and escorted back to the train station. (Source: vetembaste) A minority of Crystal Palace supporters have been condemned by Brighton and Hove Albion after causing a disruption outside the Amex stadium during the sides’ goalless draw in the Premier ...

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‘Danger’ for gay fans at 2018 World Cup in Russia, say FIFA advisers

By: AP | Moscow | Updated: November 29, 2017 10:33 am The FARE network said it will produce a guide spelling out the threats to be prepared for in Russia. (AP) FIFA’s anti-discrimination advisers are warning gay soccer fans going to the 2018 World Cup in Russia that displays of affection could be met with an aggressive response from intolerant ...

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El Clasico: Ousmane Dembele unlikely to be fit to face Real Madrid, says Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde

By: vetembaste | Barcelona | Updated: November 29, 2017 1:12 am Dembele, who joined Barcelona for 4.70 million, has made only three appearances for the Liga side before rupturing his hamstring. Barcelona’s record signing Ousmane Dembele is unlikely to return from a long injury lay off in time to face champions Real Madrid in the ‘Clasico’ at the Santiago Bernabeu ...

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