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Indian club to compete in AFC Women's Club Championship 2021 Pilot Tournament

Indian club to compete in AFC Women's Club Championship 2021 Pilot Tournament

New Delhi [India], May 4 (ANI): 2022 will be a landmark year for women's football with two major international events -- the AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022 and the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2022 -- set to be hosted in India.As one builds up to the mega-events and moves forward together, another first-...

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Maradona case a 'trial by media', says lawyer

Maradona case a 'trial by media', says lawyer

Buenos Aires, May 4 (IANS) An investigation into the death of Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has become a "trial by media", a defence lawyer said. Maradona died of a heart attack aged 60 last November, less than a month after undergoing surgery in Buenos Aires to remove a blood clot on his...

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Brilliant achievement if we attain Champions League qualification: Moyes

Brilliant achievement if we attain Champions League qualification: Moyes

London [UK], May 4 (ANI): West Ham coach David Moyes has said that it would be a brilliant achievement if his side manages to attain qualification for the Champions League.West Ham defeated Burnley 2-1 on Monday in the Premier League and the side is now at fifth position in the standings, three poin...

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Manchester United fan arrested following protest at Old Trafford

Manchester United fan arrested following protest at Old Trafford

Manchester [UK], May 4 (ANI): One Manchester United fan has been arrested following protests by the Red Devils' supporters on Sunday.Manchester United's Premier League clash against Liverpool on Sunday had to be postponed after fans entered Old Trafford and onto the pitch to express their anger towa...

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Real's Varane injured ahead of Champions League clash

Real's Varane injured ahead of Champions League clash

Madrid, May 4 (IANS) Real Madrid will be without central defender Raphael Varane for at least 10 days after the club confirmed the Frenchman had suffered "an injury in his right abductor muscle".Varene suffered the injury during Saturday's 2-0 La Liga win at home to Osasuna and had to be substituted...

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AFC hails India's 'successful organisation' of ACL 2021 Group E matches

AFC hails India's 'successful organisation' of ACL 2021 Group E matches

New Delhi [India], May 3 (ANI): Asian Football Confederation (AFC) General Secretary Dato' Windsor John has hailed the "successful organization" of AFC Champions League 2021 (West) Group E matches in India.In a letter to All India Football Federation (AIFF) General Secretary Kushal Das on Monday, Jo...

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Italy vaccinates Euro 2020 players, Olympians to follow

Italy vaccinates Euro 2020 players, Olympians to follow

Rome, May 3 (IANS) Italy has started to vaccinate members of its national football team against Covid-19 ahead of Euro 2020 this summer and will also ensure Olympic athletes are vaccinated before heading to the Tokyo Games.The football federation (FIGC) said on Monday that the government had approve...

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FA to investigate 'big six' involved in Super League

FA to investigate 'big six' involved in Super League

Berlin, May 3 (IANS) The English Football Association (FA) has started an official inquiry into the attempt to create a European Super League, which involved six top-flight English clubs.The FA said in a statement on Monday that it "wrote to all of the clubs to formally request all relevant informat...

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India hailed for hosting Asian Champions League ties

India hailed for hosting Asian Champions League ties

New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has congratulated the All India Football Federation (AIFF) for the "successful organisation" of the AFC Champions League (ACL) Group E matches in Goa recently.A total of 12 matches were held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Fatorda, Go...

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Champions League: City, Chelsea aim for all-England final

Champions League: City, Chelsea aim for all-England final

Berlin, May 3 (IANS) Manchester City and Chelsea hold narrow advantage in their semi-final second leg matches this week as they look to set up an all-England Champions League final.City host Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday having won 2-1 in the French capital while Chelsea have the edge on away goals...

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