newsfootball4 days ago

Antonio Conte named LMA's Manager of the Year

Chelsea's Antonio Conte was adjudged the Manager of the Year by the League Managers Association at their awards ceremony on Monday after the Italian led his club to the Premier League crown and the FA Cup final. Chelsea will play Arsenal in the Cup final at Wembley on Saturday.
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newsfootball6 days ago

AIFF defends India's U-17 win over Italy U-17

The AIFF has defended the reporting of the Indian U-17 football team's 2-0 win over the Italy U-17 team in a fixture on Friday. An AIFF official said that the team were representing the European nation as opposed to being a collection of representatives from the lower ranks of the Italian league.
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newsfootball6 days ago

Stage set for Bengaluru-Bagan battle at Barabati

It's a clash of the old versus the new when Mohun Bagan takes on Bengaluru FC in the finals of the Federation Cup today in Cuttack. While Bengaluru may be the favorites for the title on paper, Bagan will fancy their chances in the absence of Bengaluru's talisman Sunil Chettri.
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newsfootball9 days ago

LoC Boss Javier Ceppi: Kochi Declared Fit for FIFA U17 World Cup

The Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium in Kochi was today declared fit for hosting the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup. The announcement was made by the Tournament Director of the Organising Committee, Javier Ceppi, after inspecting the work in the stadium and the training sites.
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newsfootball12 days ago

EPL Roundup | Tottenham Hotspur outclass Manchester United; Liverpool thrash West Ham

Tottenham Hotspur continued their unbeaten home run on Sunday when they outclassed Manchester United 2-1 to finished runners-up behind Chelsea which secured the Premier League title last week. Elsewhere, Liverpool thumped West Ham 4-0 to hand Jurgen Klopp his biggest win in 2017.
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newsfootball17 days ago

Subrata Paul given three weeks to present his case before NADA

National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA), on Wednesday, have revealed that Subrata Paul, who tested positive for a banned substance in March this year, had been allotted 3 weeks to present his case before the panel. NADA will come to a decision after the hearing on how to proceed with the matter at hand.
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newsfootball17 days ago

FIFA to investigate Paul Pogba's world-record transfer to Man United

On Tuesday, a source at FIFA confirmed that FIFA will investigate Paul Pogba's world-record transfer from Juventus to Manchester United that happened in August of 2016. Though, the aspect of the transfer that would be assessed by the world football governing body has yet not been made clear.
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newsfootball20 days ago

Praful Patel: I-League is the official league in the country

AIFF President Praful Patel cleared the air on the ongoing debate between the I-League and the Indian Super League, saying that the former is the official league of the country and the latter is just a tournament. He also said that the two leagues would not merge and will carry on separately.
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newsfootball21 days ago

FIFA president congratulates Aizawl for historic I-League win

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has sent a letter of congratulation to Aizawl FC for their historic I-League victory. In a letter addressed to the AIFF President, Infantino also hoped that the association of the AIFF and Aizawl FC will help to spread a positive message for football across India.
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newsfootball21 days ago

"If required, we will do a new tournament", threatens IFA secretary

The Indian Football Association’s Secretary, Utpal Ganguli, threatened to inaugurate a new league parallel to the Indian Super League if the legacy and heritage of the oldest football clubs in India aren’t protected from the commercial requirements put forward by AIFF’s partners.
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