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FA Cup: Leicester City beat Chelsea to win maiden title

FA Cup: Leicester City beat Chelsea to win maiden title

London [UK], May 16 (ANI): Youri Tielemans was the star of the night as Leicester City clinched the FA Cup for the first time with a 1-0 win over Chelsea at Wembley Stadium in the final on Saturday.Tielemans' sensational second-half goal helped four-time runners-up Leicester City to get over the lin...

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Dani Alves earns Brazil recall for World Cup qualifiers

Dani Alves earns Brazil recall for World Cup qualifiers

Rio de Janeiro, May 15 (IANS) Former Barcelona right-back Dani Alves has returned to Brazil's squad for FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Ecuador and Paraguay, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has said.The 24-member squad includes uncapped Benfica defender Lucas Verissimo while head c...

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Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic ruled out of Euros

Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic ruled out of Euros

Berlin, May 15 (IANS) Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been ruled out of Euro 2020 with injury, just months after coming out of international retirement, the Swedish football federation (SvFF) said on Saturday."Zlatan has informed [coach] Janne Andersson that his injury will stop him from participating in the...

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Lewandowski becomes second player to score 40 goals in single Bundesliga season

Lewandowski becomes second player to score 40 goals in single Bundesliga season

Munich [Germany], May 15 (ANI): Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski on Saturday matched the record of Gerd Muller by scoring his 40th Bundesliga goal of the season.Lewandowski achieved the feat in the Bundesliga match against Freiburg. As a result of scoring in this match, he has just become th...

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic ruled out of Euro 2020

Zlatan Ibrahimovic ruled out of Euro 2020

Milan [Italy], May 15 (ANI): Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been ruled out of the upcoming European Championships, the Sweden national team confirmed on Saturday.Zlatan had pulled up with a knee injury during AC Milan's 3-0 win against Juventus in Serie A, and as a result, he has now been ruled out ...

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Rashford names Rooney, Ronaldo in dream Man Utd six-a-side team

Rashford names Rooney, Ronaldo in dream Man Utd six-a-side team

Manchester [UK], May 15 (ANI): Striker Marcus Rashford on Saturday named both Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo in a dream Manchester United six-a-side team.Rashford did not pick himself even as the 23-year-old has become one of the greatest stars in the current Manchester United lineup.In the 269 ...

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India football forward Lalpekhlua scores on 'riverfront'

India football forward Lalpekhlua scores on 'riverfront'

New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) India football team striker, Jeje Lalpekhlua, and a bunch of youth from his Mizoram village are making an effort to preserve the ecosystem of a river whose biodiversity is being impacted by rampant fishing.The SC East Bengal player has formed a group that is working relentle...

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We are crazy in the head, but we give ourselves energy: Lukaku

We are crazy in the head, but we give ourselves energy: Lukaku

Milan [Italy], May 15 (ANI): Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku on Saturday said the players in his side are crazy and they can go to any extent to win matches.Inter Milan had defeated Roma 3-1 on Wednesday and in the match, Lukaku also managed to get among the scoring charts. Antonio Conte's side ha...

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ISL has given structure to Indian football: Hyderabad FC's Poojary

ISL has given structure to Indian football: Hyderabad FC's Poojary

Hyderabad, May 15 (IANS) The Indian Super League (ISL) has had a 'tremendous' impact on Indian football as it has given the country 'grounds, facilities and great coaches', said Hyderabad FC midfielder Nikhil Poojary.Poojary, who has played 28 games for Hyderabad FC in the last two ISL seasons, said...

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Belief, confidence in our abilities have taken an upswing after Champions League: Brandon Fernandes

Belief, confidence in our abilities have taken an upswing after Champions League: Brandon Fernandes

New Delhi [India], May 15 (ANI): FC Goa midfielder Brandon Fernandes feels the experience of playing in the AFC Champions League will help the Gaurs in the upcoming eighth edition of the Indian Super League (ISL).FC Goa finished third in Group E in their maiden appearance in the tournament thanks to...

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