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FIFA eWorld Cup 2019 – Day 2: Excitement aplenty as field narrows to four!

The group stage, Round of 16 and quarterfinals were decided on Day Two of the FIFA eWorld Cup – and proceedings in London did not disappoint. Excitement, drama, ecstasy and pain were the common themes on an action-packed Saturday as 28 players exited the competition, while the dream of being …

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Experienced midfielder Sanju Pradhan joins Minerva Punjab FC!

Former I-League champions Minerva Punjab FC have announced their first Indian signing of the 2019/20 in experienced midfielder Sanju Pradhan. 29 year old West Sikkim-born Sanju Pradhan is a product of the Namchi Sports Hostel, who went on to play for the Sports Academy of Sikkim before being spotted by …

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Europe’s top Referees ready for challenging 2019/20!

A challenging season awaits Europe’s leading male and female referees in UEFA’s club and national team competitions – and UEFA’s message to them for the coming months is simple: “Work hard, be courageous … and enjoy what you do.” A total of 123 officials – 72 from UEFA’s men’s elite …

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Turkish Airlines named sponsor of Argentina’s River Plate!

Argentinian side River Plate from Buenos Aires and international airline Turkish Airlines have signed a three year agreement until 2022. The partnership, which will see Turkish Airlines’ logo emblazoned on River Plate’s jerseys. This agreement makes Turkish Airlines, as the first airline to sponsor of River Plate, famously known as …

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Errea launch Norwich City FC’s 2019/20 season third kit!

Designed by Erreà Sport for Norwich City FC’s forthcoming English Premier League season, the third shirt is refined and particularly elegant. With a fashionable polo neck collar and semi-fitted wearability, it comes in a striking anthracite grey with black inserts down the sides and on the sleeve ends. The same …

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AFC Disciplinary & Ethics Committee bans player for Anti-Doping violations!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Disciplinary and Ethics Committee has banned the Turkmenistan national team player, Muhadov Suleyman, from taking part in any football-related activities for four (4) years for violating Article 6 of the AFC Anti-Doping Regulations. Muhadov Suleyman was found guilty of an anti-doping rule violation following doping …

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420 Grams S01E39: Durand Cup – Past, Present & Future of Asia’s Oldest Football Tourney!

The Durand Cup – Asia’s oldest football tournament is back! And on its return it goes where it has never gone before… to Kolkata. Former Indian football team captain Renedy Singh and the 420 Grams crew sit and discuss the importance of the Durand Cup in today’s footballing landscape. 420grams …

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Shanmugam Venkatesh speaks about Sunil Chhetri on his birthday!

From captain to teammate to rival, and now the coach – Indian National Team assistant coach Shanmugam Venkatesh has played a multitude of roles in Sunil Chhetri’s professional career. In fact, it was under Venkatesh’s captaincy that Chhetri had begun his International journey for India. On the day when the …

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