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Daily Archives: October 10, 2019

Iran thrash Cambodia 14-0 on marquee night for female fans

Masoud Shojaei after the match. (Source: Twitter/@BBCSport) Iran made it a night to remember for female fans allowed into the Azadi Stadium for a World Cup qualifying match for the first time since the Islamic Revolution as they inflicted a record-breaking 14-0 thrashing on Cambodia on Thursday. Striker Karim Ansarifard scored four goals and Sardar Azmoun hit a hat-trick as ...

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Sandesh Jhingan ruled out of World Cup qualifier against Bangladesh with ankle injury

Sandesh Jhingan. (Source: Twitter) Defender Sandesh Jhingan was on Thursday ruled out of India’s Group E FIFA World Cup qualifier against Bangladesh to be played at the Saltlake Stadium here on October 15. The India centre back, who made an impact in India’s gallant goalless draw against Qatar last month, sustained an ankle injury during a friendly match against North ...

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Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale determined not to let transfer talk affect performance

Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale runs with the ball during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue) Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale said anger over his treatment and media speculation about his future at the Spanish club had not distracted him from giving ...

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Germany waste two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with Argentina

Germany players look dejected after the match. (Source: vetembaste) Injury-decimated Germany squandered a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with Argentina thanks to Lucas Ocampos’s 85th-minute equaliser in a friendly on Wednesday. The Germans, missing a dozen players and without a single world champion in the starting line-up for the first time since the 2014 World Cup final, fielded a callow ...

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Neymar set to mark 100th Brazil cap milestone against Senegal

Neymar has scored 61 times for Brazil. (Source: Twitter) Ahead of his 100th game with Brazil, Neymar is adamant that he still deserves special treatment in the national team despite never having won a major title in his nine years wearing the famous yellow shirt. The 27-year-old forward will reach the century mark in a friendly against Senegal in Singapore ...

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