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Porto swansong for proud Spanish referee Alberto Undiano Mallenco!

Alberto Undiano Mallenco will never forget his last match as a referee – Sunday’s UEFA Nations League final between Portugal and the Netherlands. “I want to enjoy the experience,” says the Spaniard, who hangs up his whistle after three decades of service. Refereeing three finals in a month is a …

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FIFA launches new Digital platforms on Douyin & Toutiao to expand digital presence in China!

FIFA has extended its digital outreach in China by launching official accounts on popular digital platforms Douyin and Toutiao. Building on FIFA’s existing presence in the country with Weibo, FIFA will now be able to offer more content to fans across China through the two platforms and will expand its …

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Eden Hazard leaves Chelsea FC to join Real Madrid!

Spanish giants Real Madrid have announced the signing of Belgium playmaker Eden Hazard from English Premier League side Chelsea FC. The Belgian forward joins Real Madrid after leading Chelsea FC to UEFA Europa League glory, in a final where he scored twice and set-up another against London rivals Arsenal FC. …

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Igor Stimac: So much competition for slots makes me helpless as a coach!

Indian head coach Igor Stimac admitted that he is “helpless as a coach” as there is competition for every slot in the team. “I have competition in my team for every place, and that’s what makes me helpless as a coach,” he said in a jocular tone at the official …

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NorthEast United FC retain keeper Pawan Kumar for another season!

Indian Super League franchise NorthEast United FC have announced the retention of their goalkeeper Pawan Kumar for the 2019/20 season. 28 year old Gurdaspur-born Pawan Kumar started to play football locally before moving to the JCT Football Academy in Phagwara. Pawan made his professional debut for the JCT senior team …

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A young India beat Thailand to finish third in King’s Cup!

The central defence played for the first time together, and so did the midfield. Even as the stalwarts including Sunil Chhetri were rested, a new young-look India rose to the occasion to beat Thailand 1-0 in the third-place play-off of the King’s Cup in Buriram, Thailand. Anirudh Thapa tapped it …

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Midfielder Sourav Das joins Mumbai City FC from Mohun Bagan!

Indian Super League franchise Mumbai City FC have announced the signing of midfielder Sourav Das on a three year contract. 22 year old Sourav Das has spend the last three seasons with Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan, but only this season did he become a regular in which he lifted the …

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It’s in your DNA: Derby County unveil 2019/20 UMBRO-made home kits!

After narrowly missing out on a place in the English Premier League in the 2018/19 campaign, Derby County prepare for another push for the top flight football with the launch of the clubs 2019/20 season UMBRO-made home kit. Inspired by the kit worn during the 1995/96 promotion season under Jim …

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Three associations bidding to host UEFA Futsal EURO 2022!

The European football governing body UEFA has received bid dossiers from three of its member associations to host the UEFA Futsal EURO 2022 final tournament. The associations who have sent their bid dossiers to UEFA are: • France: Lille and Orchies • The Netherlands: Amsterdam and Groningen • Portugal: Lisbon …

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