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Refereeing & VARs at the 2018 FIFA World Cup: a new era for football!

A few days after the final whistle by the Argentinian referee Nestor Pitana, FIFA looks back extremely satisfied with how the referees performed and how the historical implementation of Video assistant referee (VAR) contributed to the resounding success of refereeing at the 2018 FIFA World Cup – Russia. “We said …

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India U-17 Women lose 1-5 to South Africa in BRICS Tournament!

Hosts South Africa scored four goals in the second-half against their Indian counterparts to win the opening fixture of the BRICS U-17 Football Tournament by a 5-1 margin. Vanlalhriattiri (40′) scored the only goal for India five minutes to half-time before South Africa took the game by the scruff of …

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Girona FC name squad for LaLiga World tournament in Kerala, India!

Spanish LaLiga team Girona FC have announced a strong squad for the upcoming Toyota Yaris LaLiga World tournament to be held in Kochi, India from July 24 to 28. The club, only promoted finished 10th in its debut LaLiga season , is visiting India for the first time for the …

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FC Hawaii youth players selected to train with FC Barcelona!

Futbol Club Hawaii soccer players Tyler Shimozono and Keita Ishikawa from the top ranked ’09 and ’10 Academy teams have been selected to train with FC Barcelona in Spain. Hundreds of players attended the week-long FCB Escola Camp in Hawaii and only two players were selected for this incredible experience. …

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10Bet signs shirt sponsorship deal with Blackburn Rovers FC!

10Bet, one of the world’s fastest growing online sports betting operators, has signed a major three-year partnership agreement with English Championship side Blackburn Rovers FC, becoming the club’s Official Principal Sponsor. As the main partner of one of England’s longest-established football clubs, 10Bet’s new visual identity will feature on the …

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Indian Arrows head coach Matos decides to step down owing to personal reasons!

Based on Luis Norton de Matos’ request citing personal reasons to relieve him of his contract with Indian Arrows, the All India Football Federation, on mutual understanding has decided to release him of his responsibilities as Head Coach of AIFF’s Developmental Team. In a letter to the AIFF, Matos who …

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Hugo Lloris becomes FIFA World Cup winner wearing Uhlsport goalkeeper gloves!

The football game of the year is played and the new world champion Hugo Lloris glees about his well-deserved title. Football fans all over the world followed the finals between France and Croatia in Moscow and cheered or grieved at the end. The sporting goods manufacturer uhlsport would have greeted …

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Two Goa Football Development Council kids join RoundGlass Football Academy!

RoundGlass Football have introduced a bit of Goan flavour to its football program with the selection of two promising players from the football-crazy Konkan state. RoundGlass Football technical director Deven Daniel from the Goa Football Development Council (GFDC) has chosen Rowan Gaunkar (14) and Deva Verma (13) as goalkeepers for …

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Vivo caps extraordinary My Time, My FIFA World Cup campaign in Russia!

Global smartphone brand Vivo of China, wrapping up its sponsorship of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, joined the music performance of the Official Song to witness this memorable and extraordinary moment with all football fans. With the FIFA World Cup Official Song ‘Live it Up’ performed by Nicky …

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