newsfootball8 days ago

Sunil Chhetri surpasses Wayne Rooney to become the fourth highest active goalscorer in international football

Sunil Chhetri displaced England striker Wayne Rooney to occupy the fourth spot on the international highest active goalscorer list courtesy his winning strike against Kyrgyzstan. Chhetri is now behind Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Clint Dempsey who occupy the top three positions in that order.
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newsfootball8 days ago

Star Football crosses the 1 million followers mark on Twitter

Star Sports' official football Twitter handle has crossed the 1 million follower mark on the social media platform to become the first Indian football handle to go past the milestone. The account now has more followers than 12 teams that take part in the English Premier League.
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newsfootball12 days ago

Bengaluru and Jamshedpur to be a part of ISL - 4

Bengaluru and Jamshedpur have won their respective bids to introduce teams into the ISL and will now lock horns with the eight original franchises in the ISL from the fourth edition onwards. Tata Steel won the bidding for the Jamshedpur-based team, while the JSW-group will own the team in Bengaluru.
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newsfootball12 days ago

Indian Super League | ISL to announce winning bids for new teams today

The organisers of the Indian Super League (ISL) are set to announce the winning bids for the new teams in the tournament today. The bids were invited from prospective team owners in ten cities across the country. May 25th was the last day for the submission of bids for the new teams.
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newsfootball13 days ago

Football Round Up | England hold Scotland to a 2-2 draw while Poland thrash Romania

England came from behind to hold neighbours Scotland to an exciting 2-2 draw courtesy a stoppage-time volley by English captain Harry Kane at Hampden Park in Glasgow. Meanwhile, Poland thrashed Romania 3-1 at home while Germany routed San Marino 7-0 to stay at the spot in their Qualification group.
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newsfootball13 days ago

Diego Maradona excited to take on Sourav Ganguly in an exhibition match

Footballing legend Diego Maradona expressed his excitement ahead of his upcoming charity match against Bengal's very own Sourav Ganguly via his Facebook page. The Argentine footballer is set to visit Kolkata in September and will feature in the match scheduled to take place on September 19th.
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newsfootball14 days ago

Football roundup | Sweden beat France; EPL clubs release list of retained players

Sweden overcame France in added time when French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris faltered to stop an Ola Toivonen lob to top Group A of the qualifiers. Meanwhile, Chelsea has confirmed the release of star defender John Terry and Manchester United have decided to let go off Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
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newsfootball16 days ago

Indian football gets road map for future

Stakeholders in Indian football have agreed to make a roadmap to create right structure for Indian club football in the coming years for the game across the country. At a roundtable meeting held on Wednesday, a consensus was reached on working together for the development of Indian club football.
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newsfootball17 days ago

India register satisfactory win over Nepal in friendly

India's preparations for their AFC Asian Cup qualifier against Kyrgyzstan appeared on track as they thrashed lower-ranked Nepal 2-0 in an international friendly at Mumbai Football Arena on Tuesday. Sandesh Jhingan and Jeje Lalpekhlua scored for the hosts in the second half to set up the win.
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newsfootball18 days ago

Former Newcastle United midfielder Chiek Tiote passes away at 30

Former Newcastle United midfielder Cheik Tiote collapsed during a training session with Beijing Enterprises this afternoon and was pronounced dead after being rushed to the hospital. The Ivory Coast player had joined the second division Chinese club four months ago.
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