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Does having Praful Patel in FIFA Council help Indian football?

The All India Football Federation president Praful Patel was elected to the FIFA Council on Saturday, April 6 in Kuala Lumpur at the AFC Congress. By being elected, Praful Patel became the first-ever Indian to become a part of the top body FIFA Council and I’d like to congratulate Prafulji …

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Macron is the new Technical Sponsor of Reading FC!

Italian kit maker Macron adds to its already vast family of technical sponsorships in the United Kingdom, announcing a new partnership that links them to Championship side Reading FC, one of England’s oldest football clubs. Macron and Reading FC have signed a three year partnership agreement, starting from the 2019/20 …

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Bayern Munich opens Football School in Ethiopia’s Addis Ababa!

FC Bayern Munich has announced the opening of a new FC Bayern Football School at a media conference in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. The partnership with the responsible Ethiopian Football Association (EFF) includes an ongoing exchange of experience plus the regular presence of youth coaches from FC Bayern to …

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Manchester United, Benfica, FIFPro & LaLiga amongst latest to commit to Soccerex Europe!

C-Level speakers from Manchester United and Benfica will be joining football luminaries such as Deco and Gérard Houllier on the programme for this year’s Soccerex Europe, September 5/6, 2019 in Oeiras, Portugal. Domingos Soares de Oliveira, CEO, Benfica Group will be sharing his expertise on the inner workings and business …

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Minerva Punjab FC & Abahani Limited Dhaka share a draw in entertaining AFC Cup draw!

Minerva Punjab FC were held to a 2-2 draw by Abahani Limited Dhaka in Wednesday’s Group E encounter on Matchday Two of the 2019 AFC Cup at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka. The match started brightly with Minerva Punjab FC taking the charge in early stages. Souvik Das and …

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Heineken brings Andrea Pirlo & the UEFA Champions League Trophy to NYC!

The UEFA Champions League Trophy Tour presented by Heineken is bringing Champions League icon and legend of the game, former AC Milan, Juventus and New York City FC midfielder Andrea Pirlo, back to New York. The tour provides soccer fans around the world with a chance to get closer to …

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Chennaiyin FC notch first AFC Cup group stage win!

Chennaiyin FC secured their first-ever AFC Cup group stage win courtesy a 2-0 scoreline over Nepal’s Manang Marshyangdi Club at The Arena Stadium in Ahmedabad today. Two quickfire second-half goals from Chris Herd and Mailson Alves proved the difference as Chennaiyin FC went top of Group E, ahead of Bangladesh’s …

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Mohammedan Sporting U-15s stay top after Rainbow AC win!

Mohammedan Sporting Club consolidated their position at the top of the Hero Junior League – Kolkata Zonal Round Group B log by beating NBP Rainbow Athletic Club 3-1 at Gayeshpur Ground on Wednesday. Sujay Buduk (20′), Srimanta Kisku (57′) and William Lalgoulien (79′) were on target for the Young Panthers …

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UEFA continued referee’s VAR training in full swing!

UEFA is continuing its intensive training courses for video assistant referees (VAR). Another group of European match officials has undertaken three days of work in Nyon – with UEFA aiming to have more VARs ready for assignments by this summer. The course, the latest in a series that began last …

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Captain Lalrindika Ralte extends contract with East Bengal!

East Bengal Club today announced that the club has renewed its contract for two seasons with captain and midfield general Lalrindika Ralte. 26 year old Lunglei-born Lalrindika Ralte, popularly known to the supporters as Dika or Didika, started his career in his native Mizoram before playing for the India youth …

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