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Zinedine Zidane steps down as Real Madrid head coach!

In a somewhat surprise move, former France legend Zinedine Zidane today announced that he would be stepping down as head coach of Spanish LaLiga giants Real Madrid after lifting his third UEFA Champions League trophy in a row as coach, his fourth overall. Zinedine Zidane and Florentino Pérez appeared before …

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Saudi Arabian referee Fahad Al Mirdasi off 2018 FIFA World Cup roaster!

Due to allegations of match fixing, the FIFA Referees Committee has deroastered Saudi Arabian referee Fahad Al Mirdasi from the list of 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament officials. In a statement, the world football governing body said, with reference to the current situation of the Saudi referee Mr. Fahad Al …

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India coach Constantine: We plan to win each of these games!

National Coach Stephen Constantine said he has “broken things down and have set the plans to win each of these three games” in the Intercontinental Cup. Constantine was speaking at the official pre-tournament press conference in Mumbai. India take on Chinese Taipei in the opening match of the Intercontinental Cup …

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Major League Soccer (MLS) awards expansion team for 2019 to Cincinnati!

After shattering attendance records and completing an innovative plan to build a new, state-of-the-art soccer stadium, Cincinnati has been awarded a Major League Soccer expansion team, Commissioner Don Garber announced on Tuesday, May 29. Led by an impressive, highly-respected local ownership group, the team will begin MLS play in the …

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The Best FIFA Football Awards and stars of the game to return to London in 2018!

The Best FIFA Football Awards – a star-studded night celebrating football’s greatest – will return to London on September 24, 2018. Legends of the game from across the world will gather later this year in the iconic city for the third edition of the prestigious event. The awards return to …

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Chinese Taipei coach Gary White: It’s always challenging to play the hosts in the opener!

Chinese Taipei coach Gary White said playing the “host team in the opener is always a challenge and his team is up to grab it.” “Life is all about newer challenges and the experience we take home with us. It’s always challenging to play the host nation in the first …

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City Football Group’s Tom Glick to speak at Soccerex USA!

Soccerex have announce that Tom Glick, Chief Commercial Officer at City Football Group (CFG) and Managing Director of City Football Marketing has been confirmed as a speaker for the inaugural Soccerex USA taking place in Miami on November 15/16. Tom will be giving delegates an insight into the Group’s international …

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India goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu: I can’t take my place for granted!

India’s numero uno Goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu lauded Dheeraj Singh for his stupendous display in the FIFA U-17 World Cup. “I have high hopes from Dheeraj because he is a very good prospect who can do a lot for this country,” Sandhu, the first Indian to ever played in the …

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2019 AFC U-16 Women’s Championship qualifiers: India face four opponents!

The 2019 AFC U-16 Women’s Championship qualifiers Round 1 is set to kick-off following the official draw at the AFC House in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday, May 30. North Korea, South Korea and Japan, the top three finishers in the 2017 edition, received direct qualification to the Finals. Thirty teams …

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AIFF Congratulate Real Kashmir FC for winning Second Division League!

The All India Football Federation congratulated Real Kashmir FC for clinching the 2017/18 Second Division League. In the process, they became the first Club from Kashmir to have qualified for the premier league of the Country, the I-League. Real Kashmir FC defeated Hindustan FC 3-2 at Bengaluru’s FSV Arena yesterday, …

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