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India-born Sunil Gulati may head FIFA? June 04, 2015 11:08

The global body for football likely to have an India-American as its chief. The Allahabad-born Sunil Gulati is considered as one of the top aspirants for the post vacated by Sepp Blatter. Sepp Blatter had…

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Sepp Blatter elected as FIFA Prez for the Fifth Consecutive Term May 30, 2015 16:06

In the beginning of the week, not even Sepp Blatter would have expected that he can have the final laugh in the FIFA elections. Blatter who got elected as FIFA President for four times in…

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Asian Football Confederation supports Blatter and opposes delay May 28, 2015 11:00

The Asian soccer federation has reiterated its decision to support the existing FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter amid bitter arrests on Wednesday. The AFC also opposed the European federation (UEFA)’s proposal to postpone the scheduled…

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FIFA World Cup Qualifiers at Delhi and Bengaluru May 12, 2015 18:45

The Indian football team will start its qualifier match against Oman on June 11 at the Sree Kanteerava stadium in Bengaluru at 7 pm onwards. India’s second match against Iran on September 8 is also…

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Stephen Constantine, the new coach of Indian football team January 16, 2015 17:48

All India Football Federation (AIFF) Thursday has confirmed the appointment of Stephen Constantine for the head coach position of the national team. Constantine played in the United States for the Pennsylvania Stoners and the New…

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Cristiano Ronaldo retains his Fifa Ballon d'Or January 13, 2015 14:45

Portuguese player Cristiano Ronaldo won his third Ballon d'Or award as FIFA world footballer of the year 2014 on Monday at the high-profile Fifa Gala in Zurich. Ronaldo topped in the race over Argentina's Lionel…

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Manchester Striker Returns November 01, 2014 15:11

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has been passed fit for the Manchester derby on Sunday, manager Louis van Gaal said on Friday. Rooney was suffering from a foot injury and insisted the Manchester United captain…

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Ownership to fans October 17, 2014 19:18

Football fans could have a greater say in the running of their clubs, under radical plans proposed by Labour. Supporters would have seats on every board and the right to buy a significant slice of…

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What is Cristiano Ronaldo endorsing in this video? August 07, 2014 15:16

Time to time, we have had celebrity athletes endorsing things from Snuggies to Viagra for quick bucks. However, Cristiano Ronaldo’s latest pitch for a Japanese facial fitness product is unlike anything you have ever seen.…

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Germany captain Philipp Lahm retires July 18, 2014 17:31

Germany's captain Philipp Lahm has announced his decision to retire from international football. The 30-year-old captain of the World Cup-winning team called up Wolfgang Niersbach, president of German Football Federation (DFB) conveying his decision on…

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Germany v Argentina game creates Twitter record July 14, 2014 15:03

Moments after Germany defeated Argentina, a record 618,725 tweets were sent out per minute relating to the match. World Cup final match saw Germany defeat Argentina by a score of 1-0, during the extra time.…

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Luis Suarez leaves Liverpool, joins Barcelona July 12, 2014 12:41

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez leaves Liverpool to join Barcelona. The controversial, but brilliant striker was expelled from World Cup 2014 for biting Italy's defender Giorgio Chiellini. He has been handed out a four months ban…

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