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Daily Archives: October 17, 2019

Baby’s Day Out: Fairytale comes true for India’s ‘golden’ generation

15 boys and 10 girls, aged between 6-12, were among the lucky ones selected by AIFF to walk out on the iconic football pitch at the Salt Lake stadium to escort the players and referees. (AIFF Photo) Watching one of the biggest football matches in the country inside a jampacked stadium is every football fans dream. On Tuesday, when India ...

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UEFA asked to remove Turkey as Champions League final host

The Ataturk Olympic Stadium was picked by UEFA last year over the Stadium of Light in Lisbon, Portugal. UEFA has been asked to consider moving this season’s Champions League final out of Istanbul because of Turkey’s military action in Syria. UEFA declined to comment Wednesday about a letter sent from the Italian sports minister questioning if it was appropriate to ...

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Catalan protests hits football

Pep Guardiola has worn a yellow ribbon earlier, in support of jailed Catalan politicians. The arrest of nine Catalan separatist leaders on Monday and subsequent jail terms announced by the Supreme Court, for their roles in an illegal referendum and subsequent failed independence bid, sparked protests and clashes across the region. And football isn’t untouched. Clasico to be moved? Spain’s ...

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Manchester United’s David de Gea, Paul Pogba ruled out for Liverpool clash

David de Gea injured his groin during international duty. (Source: Twitter/@Sporf) Manchester United’s David de Gea will join Paul Pogba on the sidelines for Manchester United’s Sunday clash with Liverpool, after being forced off the field during Spain’s European qualifier against Sweden on Tuesday with an apparent groin injury. The 28-year-old goalkeeper’s absence would add to the woes of the ...

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