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Ronaldo-less Real Madrid excites team’s new coach

Real Madrid manager Julen Lopetegui has admitted that it would be an exciting challenge to make a competitive team without the presence of star striker Cristiano Ronaldo Cristiano Ronaldo The comment came following star striker Ronaldo’s exit from the club…
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Thomas Tuchel Blindsided by Edinson Cavani report after first PSG win

Thomas Tuchel said it was his “biggest wish” for Edinson Cavani to stay at Paris Saint-Germain on Monday after reports linking the Uruguay striker to Real Madrid. Tuchel appeared surprised by Real’s interest in Cavani, as reported by Spanish media,…
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Mesut Ozil quits international football amid racism row

Berlin: Germany’s attacking midfielder Mesut Ozil announced his retirement from international football on Sunday, a month-and-a-half after his photo with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sparked a controversy. The 29-year-old Ozil, a cornerstone of Germany under coach Joachim Low, announced…
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Ozil shines on return as Arsenal crush PSG in Singapore

Mesut Ozil enjoyed a successful return to action at the end of a tumultuous week as the German midfielder scored the opening goal for Arsenal in a 5-1 victory over a makeshift Paris St Germain side in a pre-season friendly…
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After overwhelming La Liga debut, Girona back to basics- The New Indian Express

By IANS NEW DELHI: Girona FC may have had a fairy tale 10th place finish on their La Liga debut in 2017-18, but ahead of the upcoming season, the Catalan football club aims to start the campaign with a humble…
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Indian U-16 football team beats Malaysia 2-1

After two first-half goals from Rohit Danu (21st minute) and Givson Singh (31st minute) had provided India an early edge, Malaysia managed to pull one back in added time of the second half Representational image The Indian U-16 team registered…
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Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp Appeals for Calm as Excitement Mounts Over Signings

Jurgen Klopp has warned Liverpool to stay focused and not get carried away by celebrating their success in the transfer window as they plot a Premier League title challenge. The club have spent £174 million ($229 million) on midfielders Naby…
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Martial `cannot have all the things he wants in life`

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has said that the club striker Anthony Martial “cannot have all the things he wants in life”. Martial had, earlier, expressed a desire to leave the club after he saw his opportunities cut short under…
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Mesut Ozil quits international football citing racism

Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil announced his retirement from international football with immediate effect on Sunday, hitting out at what he perceived to be unfair discrimination surrounding his meeting with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan in May. Ozil, 29, was part…
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Sunil Chhetri wins 2017 AIFF player of the year award- The New Indian Express

By PTI MUMBAI: Inspirational captain Sunil Chhetri was today named as the 2017 All India Football Federation (AIFF) Player of the Year by the national body here. Chhetri recently became the second Indian footballer to play 100 international games after…
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