newsfootball14 hours ago

UCL Round Up | Liverpool, Manchester City get easy wins; Tottenham Hotspur hold Real Madrid at Bernabeu

Manchester City and Liverpool moved one step closer to progressing into the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League as they registered convincing wins over Napoli and Maribor respectively. Spurs showed real grit and determination to hold defending champions Real Madrid to a draw at the Bernabeu.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Indian football team receives a boost in FIFA rankings

In the latest FIFA rankings, the Indian football team has moved up two places and has grabbed the 105th spot and with 328 ranking points, the team is just below Zimbabwe and one spot above Niger. A week back, the team qualified for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup after beating Macau.
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reportfootball2 days ago

MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli star as All Heart FC thrashed All Stars FC in charity match

MS Dhoni scored a brace while Virat Kohli was one of the busiest players on the pitch as All Heart secured a convincing 7-3 victory over All Stars at the Mumbai Football Arena. Shabir Ahluwalia, Ranbir Kapoor, and Aadar Jain scored for the All Stars but it proved to be inconsequential in the end.
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reportfootball3 days ago

Football Round up | Inter win thrilling Milan derby; Rooney secures a point for Everton

Mauro Icardi scored a hat trick, the third goal in the 89th minute, to win the 219th Milan derby at the San Siro yesterday. In the Premier League, Everton needed a stoppage-time Wayne Rooney penalty to split the points with Brighton while Southampton and Newcastle also played out a draw.
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newsfootball4 days ago

Premier League: United frustrate Liverpool yet again; Watford end Arsenal's winning streak

David de Gea produced a world-class save to deny Joel Matip a goal as Liverpool failed to crack the United code at Anfield for the second successive season. Meanwhile, Arsenal's four-game winning run came to an end as Tom Cleverley's stoppage-time strike sealed a dramatic 2-1 victory for Watford.
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newsfootball4 days ago

50,000-plus crowd is unheard of in a development tournament, says England U-17 coach

England’s U-17 coach Steve Cooper has been very much impressed by the good turnover at the World Cup games in India and branded it a success for development tournaments. He also urged the players and coaches to be proud of what they have done in creating a world identity at such a platform.
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newsfootball5 days ago

Ghana U-17 coach Eric Fabino feels India were no match for their level

Ghana’s U-17 coach Eric Fabino had an honest assessment of India, after his boys ran a 4-0 riot over them on Thursday, stating that the hosts were no match for their fast-paced football. Ghana qualified for the round of 16 as India bowed out of the tournament without a single win from three games.
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reportfootball6 days ago

Under-17 World Cup | India’s journey ends with 4-0 loss to Ghana

India's maiden FIFA U-17 World Cup campaign ended with agony as the hosts were thrashed by two-time champions Ghana by four goals in their final group match on Thursday. India could only manage to score one goal in the entire tournament while conceding nine to finish at the bottom of the table.
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newsfootball6 days ago

Bengaluru FC announce 28-member squad for inaugural season

Bengaluru FC has announced a 28-member squad which will be part of the club’s first ever reserve side, known as Bengaluru FC ‘B’, for the 2017-18 season. The squad, led by AFC Pro-License holder Naushad Moosa, is formed with a view of bridging the gap between the BFC Academy and the first team.
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newsfootball7 days ago

Sunil Chhetri urges the team to work hard and qualify from top of the group

India football team skipper Sunil Chhetri has warned his side against becoming complacent after securing a berth in the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 and challenged them to keep working hard and qualify as group toppers. India are yet to play against Mauritius and Kyrgyzstan in remaining Group A games.
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