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'Thank You Goa': Mumbai City FC to plant five trees for every goal scored in ISL 7

'Thank You Goa': Mumbai City FC to plant five trees for every goal scored in ISL 7

Panaji:  Mumbai City FC have launched a campaign with a simple message -- 'Thank You, Goa' -- to show their appreciation to the state and its people for their hospitality and their role in the successful running of the ongoing seventh season of the Indian Super League (ISL) amid health and safe...

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Jamshedpur, Bengaluru look to end season on a high (Match Preview 106)

Jamshedpur, Bengaluru look to end season on a high (Match Preview 106)

Vasco (Goa), Feb 24 (IANS) With their playoff hopes over and with one final game to go, Jamshedpur FC and Bengaluru FC will be aiming to end the Indian Super League (ISL) on a winning note as they face each other at the Tilak Maidan Stadium here on Thursday.Lack of consistency over the course of the...

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I-League: Mohammedans come from behind to beat 10-man Chennai 2-1

I-League: Mohammedans come from behind to beat 10-man Chennai 2-1

Kalyani (West Bengal), Feb 24 (IANS) Suraj Rawat scored a stoppage time winner as Mohammedan Sporting recorded a 2-1 win over Chennai City FC on Wednesday in the I-League.Ranjeet Pandre gave Chennai the lead in the first half but Mohammedans scored twice in the second half to wipe out Chennai's adva...

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Neil Lennon resigns as Celtic FC manager, John Kennedy to take interim charge

Neil Lennon resigns as Celtic FC manager, John Kennedy to take interim charge

Glasgow [UK], February 24 (ANI): Celtic FC on Wednesday announced that manager Neil Lennon has resigned from his position with immediate effect. "Celtic Football Club today announced that Neil Lennon has resigned from his position as football manager with immediate effect," the club said in a statem...

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ISL 7: Grant hoping to finish the season with a 'smile on our face'

ISL 7: Grant hoping to finish the season with a 'smile on our face'

Goa [India], February 24 (ANI): After suffering a defeat against NorthEast United FC, SC East Bengal's assistant coach Tony Grant shifted his focus on the next game and hoping to finish the Indian Super League (ISL) season with a "smile on our face". NorthEast United FC picked up a 2-1 win against n...

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ISL 7: We didn't take this match lightly at all, says Jamil after win over SCEB

ISL 7: We didn't take this match lightly at all, says Jamil after win over SCEB

Goa [India], February 24 (ANI): After a win over ninth-placed SC East Bengal, NorthEast United FC's interim head coach Khalid Jamil said they did not take the match lightly at all. NorthEast United FC picked up a 2-1 win against SC East Bengal at the Fatorda Stadium on Tuesday to stay on course for ...

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Green light for Everton's new stadium on Liverpool heritage site

Green light for Everton's new stadium on Liverpool heritage site

London, Feb 24 (IANS) Politicians in the UK gave the go-ahead to plans by Premier League club Everton for a riverside stadium costing $712 million despite a call by UNESCO to reject the plan because of the impact it will have on Liverpool's maritime World Heritage Site.The city's planning committee ...

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Giroud stunner gives Chelsea advantage against Atletico

Giroud stunner gives Chelsea advantage against Atletico

Bucharest, Feb 24 (IANS) Chelsea beat Atletico Madrid 1-0 in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League last 16 tie to take a big step towards the quarterfinals of the tournament.What was Atletico's home leg had to be played in Bucharest due to a ban on flights from Britain to Spain to try and sto...

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Australia, Qatar withdraw from Copa America

Australia, Qatar withdraw from Copa America

Buenos Aires, Feb 24 (IANS) Australia and Qatar have withdrawn from this year's Copa America due to a clash with 2022 Asian World Cup qualifiers, an official of the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) said.Both the teams had been invited to participate as the guests in the tournament, s...

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ISL: NorthEast United closer to playoffs with win vs East Bengal

ISL: NorthEast United closer to playoffs with win vs East Bengal

Goa, Feb 23 (IANS) NorthEast United inched closer to a playoffs berth with a 2-1 win over 10-man SC East Bengal in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Fatorda Stadium on Tuesday.Suhair Vadakkepeedika's (48th minute) strike and an own goal from Sarthak Golui (55th) put the Highlanders ahead before t...

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