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Champions East Bengal win CFL tie late against Calcutta Customs!

Calcutta Football League champions East Bengal Club continued their CFL campaign with a hard earned 2-0 win over Calcutta Customs at the East Bengal ground on Wednesday afternoon. The unlikely hero was Trinidad & Tobago defender Carlyle Mitchell with two second half headers to seal the game for the red …

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India goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu leaves Stabæk IF!

Indian national team goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu has decided to leave Norwegian Tippeligaen club Stabæk IF, who have also confirmed that veteran goalkeeper John Alvbåge will be replacing Gurpreet. „Gurpreet Singh Sandhu wants more playtime and returns to India,“ Stabæk IF announced on their website. „Gurpreet Singh Sandhu has been …

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Youth impact through football: Mission XI Million at Harvard Model UN India!

Football is the world’s most popular sport, and India has the world’s largest youth population. This year, presents a wonderful opportunity for the sport in India, as the country is set to host the FIFA U-17 World Cup later this year. On this occasion, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) …

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VIDEO – 442oons: The Roy Keane Show ft. Who gets the Idiot of the Week Award (Parody)!

I just love to watch the 442oons and their funny take on football and its matches! In the 442oons of the Day for The Football Republic its the latest episode of the Roy Keane Show, which features the question, Who gets the Idiot of the Week Award after the opening …

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Mohammedan Sporting look to set CFL record straight against Tollygunge Agragami!

Mohammedan Sporting Club stack themselves with enough reasons to put on a spirited show when they face Tollygunge Agragami in their second 2017/18 Calcutta Football League’s Premier Division ‘A’ fixture on Thursday at the Barasat Municipal Stadium. The pressure is on both sides despite recording contrasting results in their opening …

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Bundesliga: Bayern Munich announce Hamad International Airport as their sleeve sponsors!

Hamad International Airport (HIA), Qatar’s five-star airport, announced on Monday, August 14 that it has enhanced its current sponsorship of German Bundesliga side FC Bayern München as Platinum sponsor. The latest FC Bayern jersey featuring HIA-Qatar’s distinctive logo on the sleeve of the team’s iconic shirts was also revealed. The …

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Aizawl’s Pachhunga University College are Mizoram Independence Day Women’s champions!

Pachhunga University College beat their final opponents Hrangbana College 10-0 in a one-sided final of the Independence Day Women’s Football Tournament 2017 played yesterday, August 15 at the Lammual Stadium in Aizawl. Free-scoring PUC had already found the net 21 times in two games, and they had no trouble finding …

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India U-16 head to Nepal for SAFF U-15 Championship!

A 23-member Indian U-16 boys team departed to participate in the SAFF U-15 Championships in Nepal today, August 16. The squad will train for two days before playing its first match in the tournament on August 19. The opening encounter on August 19 is against Maldives while their next opponent …

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Bengaluru FC coach Roca announces Blues’ squad for 2017 AFC Cup knockout rounds!

Bengaluru FC on Wednesday announced their 25-man list for the 2017 AFC Cup knockout rounds as Albert Roca’s men prepare to take on North Korean side April 25 SC at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in a week’s time. The new-look squad sees as many as fourteen new faces following the …

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