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Andrea Pirlo replaces Maurizio Sarri as Juventus coach

Andrea Pirlo replaces Maurizio Sarri as Juventus coach

Turin [Italy], Aug 9 (ANI): Italian club Juventus on Saturday appointed Andrea Pirlo as the new head coach of the side.This comes hours after the sacking of Maurizio Sarri as the coach. He was ousted as the coach after Juventus was knocked out of the Champions League.The 41-year-old Pirlo, who has n...

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Garbiel Jesus was man of two games against Madrid, says Pep Guardiola

Garbiel Jesus was man of two games against Madrid, says Pep Guardiola

Manchester [UK], Aug 8 (ANI): After progressing to the quarter-finals of the Champions League, Manchester City's manager Pep Guardiola praised Gabriel Jesus for giving a match-winning performance against Real Madrid in the round-of-16 fixtures.City were 2-1 ahead after winning the first-leg match in...

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Bournemouth appoint Jason Tindall as new manager

Bournemouth appoint Jason Tindall as new manager

London, Aug 8 (IANS) Just-relegated English football club AFC Bournemouth on Saturday roped in Jason Tindall as the club's new manager.Eddie Howe left his job as Bournemouth manager, days after the club was relegated from the Premier League to the English Championship."Tindall, who has served the Ch...

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Juventus sack Maurizio Sarri after being knocked out of Champions League

Juventus sack Maurizio Sarri after being knocked out of Champions League

Turin [Italy], Aug 8 (ANI): Juventus on Saturday sacked head coach Maurizio Sarri following the club's ousting from the Champions League.Juventus defeated Lyon 2-1 in the Champions League round-of-16 second-leg but failed to secure the quarterfinal berth as the latter was leading on away goals."Juve...

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Juventus sack coach Sarri after Champions League exit

Juventus sack coach Sarri after Champions League exit

Turin, Aug 8 (IANS) Juventus on Saturday sacked head coach Maurizio Sarri after he failed to guide the Italian champions to the quarter-finals of the Champions League, losing to Lyon in the last-16 stage."Juventus Football Club announces that Maurizio Sarri has been relieved of his post as coach of ...

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Wolves to play with depleted squad if they qualify for Champions League

Wolves to play with depleted squad if they qualify for Champions League

London, Aug 8 (IANS) Wolverhampton Wanderers have reached a settlement with UEFA wherein they will have to play with a depleted squad if they qualify for Europe next season for breaching the European football governing body's Financial Fair Play rules.According to a statement by UEFA sent to British...

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We are here to try and win the Champions League: Guardiola

We are here to try and win the Champions League: Guardiola

Manchester, Aug 8 (IANS) Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has set his sights on winning the Champions League after his team made the quarter-finals with a 2-1 victory over 13-time winners Real on Friday, going through 4-2 on aggregate."We are here to try and win the Champions League. It is one ste...

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Subrata was everywhere against Australia in 2011, says Cahill

Subrata was everywhere against Australia in 2011, says Cahill

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Everton legend Tim Cahill has lauded Subrata Pauls work ethic and commitment which he believes enabled India's veteran goalkeeper to stay at the top of his game all throughout.In a live chat with AIFF TV featuring Paul, Cahill sent in a message from Australia saying: "Off the...

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AIFF condoles Mohd Shamsuddin's death

AIFF condoles Mohd Shamsuddin's death

New Delhi [India], Aug 8 (ANI): All India Football Federation (AIFF) condoled the death of former Vice-Chairperson of its Finance Committee Mohd Shamsuddin, who passed away due to a cardiac arrest on Friday.AIFF, General Secretary, Kushal Das, felt Shamsuddin will be remembered for his "apt administ...

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AIFF Finance Committee vice-chairperson Mohd Shamsuddin passes away

AIFF Finance Committee vice-chairperson Mohd Shamsuddin passes away

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Saturday condoled the demise of Mohd Shamsuddin, Vice-Chairperson, AIFF Finance Committee.Shamsuddin, who happened to be the Honorary Secretary of Uttar Pradesh Football Sangh, suffered a cardiac arrest on Friday.Shamsuddin, an able foo...

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