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I-League: Diawara header seals win for Punjab vs NEROCA

I-League: Diawara header seals win for Punjab vs NEROCA

Kalyani, March 1 (IANS) Papa Diawara's 65th-minute header led RoundGlass Punjab FC to a narrow 1-0 win over NEROCA on Monday, as the Curtis Fleming-coached side garnered three points to move to the second spot in the I-League table.In a match largely dominated in terms of chances by their opponents ...

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Guardiola hails Mumbai City FC after club's 'incredible success' in ISL

Guardiola hails Mumbai City FC after club's 'incredible success' in ISL

Manchester [UK], March 1 (ANI): Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola on Monday congratulated Indian Super League (ISL) club Mumbai City FC after the Sergio Lobera-led side secured their first League Winners Shield.Mumbai City made the most of their chances as they dished out a complete performance ...

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Former Barcelona President Bartomeu arrested after raid

Former Barcelona President Bartomeu arrested after raid

Barcelona [Spain], March 1 (ANI): Former Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu has been arrested in a case related to 'Barcagate' at Camp Nou, Goal.com reported. The news of the former members of the club's board being taken into custody following a raid on offices by regional police officers was...

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Stephan resigns as Rennes head coach, Bizeul takes interim charge

Stephan resigns as Rennes head coach, Bizeul takes interim charge

Rennes [France], March 1 (ANI): Rennes head coach Julien Stephan has resigned from the position, the Spanish club announced on Monday. This comes amid the club's poor run in the Ligue 1. Rennes currently holds the ninth spot on the table with 38 points from 26 games. "This morning, Stade Rennais FC ...

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I-League: Churchill survive late Kerala scare, extend lead

I-League: Churchill survive late Kerala scare, extend lead

Kolkata, March 1 (IANS) Churchill Brothers squeezed past a last-minute scare to beat 10-man Gokulam Kerala FC 3-2 at the Kishore Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata on Monday, and extended their lead at the top of the I-League table to five points.Hero-of-the-Match Luka Majcen's brace and Kingslee Fernande...

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Post draw against Chelsea, de Gea calls on Man Utd to step-up their game

Post draw against Chelsea, de Gea calls on Man Utd to step-up their game

London [UK], March 1 (ANI): Following a goalless draw against Chelsea in the ongoing Premier League, Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has called on his side to be more clinical in their approach in order to win the trophy.De Gea expressed disappointment with United's inability to create sco...

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Wijnaldum says win over Sheffield United has lifted Liverpool's confidence

Wijnaldum says win over Sheffield United has lifted Liverpool's confidence

Sheffield [UK], March 1 (ANI): After ending the four-match losing run in the Premier League, Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum said that the victory over Sheffield United will put the team in a positive mindset and will also lift their confidence ahead of the next game. Liverpool secured a 2-0 win ove...

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Aguero important for us, want to help him: Guardiola

Aguero important for us, want to help him: Guardiola

Manchester [UK], March 1 (ANI): Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said that striker Sergio Aguero will have to earn his place in the starting XI despite being the club's highest goal-scorer. A combination of injuries and COVID-19 has restricted Aguero to 11 appearances in all competitions this ...

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Freiburg stun Leverkusen in Bundesliga

Freiburg stun Leverkusen in Bundesliga

Berlin, March 1 (IANS) Freiburg scored twice after the break to snatch all three points on the road against wasteful Bayer Leverkusen in the closer of the 23rd round matches in Bundesliga.Freiburg's Ermedin Demirovic and Lucas Holer scored against the run of the play and stunned Leverkusen, who suff...

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'Hard decision' to drop Abraham from Chelsea squad against Man Utd: Tuchel

'Hard decision' to drop Abraham from Chelsea squad against Man Utd: Tuchel

London [UK], March 1 (ANI): Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel admitted that dropping forward Tammy Abraham from the clash against Manchester United was a hard decision for him.The striker was not part of the 18-man squad as the Blues played out a goalless draw with United in the Premier League clash at ...

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