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My article in Swiss magazine ZWÖLF on the FC Basel – Chennai City FC partnership!

Swiss football magazine ZWÖLF has published an article written by me on the FC Basel 1893 – Chennai City FC partnership in its latest issue. In the article I focus on the opportunities, challenges and more of the partnership looking at the two partners on where they stand, what they …

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Hosts Brazil to play Canada in opening match of 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup!

The draw for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup finals took place at the Home of FIFA in Zurich this Thursday, July 11, revealing the fate of the 24 teams taking part in the tournament. Fate decreed that hosts Brazil and Canada would contest the opening game on Saturday, October …

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India Women squad named for COTIF Cup in Spain!

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) announced a 22-member Indian women’s national team squad for the COTIF Cup to be held later this month in Spain. Former captain Bala Devi, who was reportedly among the seven Manipuri footballers boycotting the national team over differences with coach Maymol Rocky and assistant …

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CAS dismisses the appeal field by Albanian side KS Skenderbeu!

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed the appeal filed by the Albanian football club Klubi Sportiv Skënderbeu against the decision issued by the UEFA Appeals Body on April 26, 2018 (the “Challenged Decision”), which confirmed the decision issued on March 29, 2018 by the UEFA Control, Ethics …

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Mumbai Strikers SC become feeder club to Minerva Punjab FC!

Mumbai Strikers SC has decided to offer feeder club services to former I-League champions Minerva Punjab FC. On Wednesday, July 10, 2019, both Minerva Punjab FC and Mumbai Strikers SC signed a multi-year and multi-layered partnership. The aim is to develop Players, Coaches, Administrators, etc from the Mumbai Metropolitan region …

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Antoine Griezmann joins FC Barcelona from Atletico Madrid!

Spanish champions FC have announced that they have paid the 120 million Euros buyout clause to sign Antoine Griezmann from LaLiga rivals Atletico de Madrid. FC Barcelona have been trying to sign Griezmann for a while and now they have tied him down to a five year contract which will …

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Sunil Chhetri: Players are enjoying the new system under India coach Stimac!

The Indian senior national team has seen the introduction of a new system, new style of play and a number of new faces since the arrival of head coach Igor Stimac in May and according to talismanic forward Sunil Chhetri, the whole team is “enjoying” training under the former Croatia …

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Refereeing and VAR statistics at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup!

A few days after French referee Stephanie Frappart blew the final whistle at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, FIFA reflected with satisfaction on the performance of the referees and how the implementation of Video assistant referee (VAR) had contributed to the resounding success of refereeing at the …

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Errea launch Crawley Town FC’s shirts for 2019/20 season!

The third new official kits, produced by Erreà for English League Two side Crawley Town FC’s forthcoming 2019/20, have been launched. Sophistication, attention to detail and innovative research into fabrics are what characterise the innovative and impeccably styled kits. In keeping with tradition, the first shirt is red and is …

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KONAMI announced as new Bayern Munich platinum partner!

FC Bayern Munich and KONAMI are joining forces: effective immediately, the globally renowned computer and video game developer becomes a Platinum Partner of the German record champions. The long-term agreement was announced at a press conference at the Allianz Arena on Thursday, July 11. FC Bayern München AG chairman Karl-Heinz …

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