newsfootball2 hours ago

Arsene Wenger believes India could become a serious player in transfer market

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said that India could become a serious player in the football transfer market in the future but added that they should not expect immediate success. He has cited the example of Japan where professional football started back in 1993 but is still not that popular.
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featurefootballa day ago

Fantasy Premier League 2016-17: Players to pick for gameweek 22

Gameweek 21 belonged to Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea who put up comprehensive wins to maintain the lead over the rest of the chasing pack. FPL managers benefited from the presence of Harry Kane (17) and Marcus Alonso (21) in their teams along with West Ham's Mr. Reliable, Michail Antonio (15).
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reportfootballa day ago

I-League | Vineeth’s scores Bengaluru’s first hat-trick to leave Mumbai in a daze

CK Vineeth scored the first hat-trick (45th, 57th, and 65th) in the history of the club across all competitions as Bengaluru FC steamrolled past Mumbai FC 3-0 to claim the top spot on the table in style at the Kanteerava Stadium, in Bengaluru, on Wednesday.
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newsfootball3 days ago

PM Modi calls for every Indian child to play football ahead of U-17 WC

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has come out in support of the upcoming U-17 World Cup which will be the biggest footballing event in India so far. Modi has insisted that successfully hosting the event is not the only objective and has hoped that it acts as the ‘tipping point for football’ in India.
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newsfootball3 days ago

Former United manager Louis van Gaal retires from football

Former Man United boss Louis van Gaal, on Monday, announced his retirement from professional football, bringing an end to a successful career that spanned over 26 years. The Dutchman won the Champions League with Ajax in 1995 and also bagged league titles with Barcelona and Bayern Munich.
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reportfootball4 days ago

EPL Round-up | Liverpool and Manchester City fail to keep pace with Chelsea

Manchester City and Liverpool struggled to keep pace with leaders Chelsea as they dropped points against Everton and Manchester United respectively. City were thrashed 4-0 at the Goodison while United rallied to secure a point against Liverpool at Old Trafford.
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featurefootball5 days ago

Why United will deliver the final blow to Liverpool's title chances tonight?

When two of the biggest clubs in England meet, it is always a spectacle - be it the build up to the match or the match itself. As Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho quite aptly put it, it is just three points but to the fans, it means much more than that.
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reportfootball5 days ago

EPL Round-up : Chelsea, Arsenal and Spurs record big wins on Saturday

Chelsea made light of striker Diego Costa's absence to extend their lead at the top to seven points on Saturday with a 3-0 win at champions Leicester City. Meanwhile, Tottenham and Arsenal also consolidated their table rankings with 4-0 wins against West Brom and Swansea City respectively.
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newsfootball6 days ago

Zico ends three year association with ISL team FC Goa

Brazilian legend Zico has parted ways with India Super League team FC Goa after finishing at the bottom of the table in the last edition of the tournament. The Brazilian had guided Goa to a runners-up position in the 2015 season where they were beaten by Chennaiyin FC in a controversial match.
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newsfootball6 days ago

WATCH | Jose Mourinho answers journalist's phone during press conference

Jose Mourinho decided to answer a journalist's phone that started ringing during his pre-match press conference in Carrington yesterday. Mourinho, for once, appeared to be in a good mood as he prepares to face arch rivals Liverpool at Old Trafford for the first time in his career.
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