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International Football

Former India coach Wim Koevermans joins AFC as Deputy Technical Director!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) today announced the appointment of Wilhelmus ‘Wim’ Koevermans as the new AFC Deputy Technical Director. The Dutchman started his role yesterday, February 2, 2017. Prior to his appointment, Koevermans was the Head Tutor for the Pro-License coaching courses at the Royal Netherlands Football Association (KNVB). …

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Indian Super League champion Stephen Pearson returns to FC Motherwell for third stint!

Scottish footballer Stephen Paul Pearson after winning the 2016 Indian Super League title with Atletico de Kolkata has returned to Scottish Premier League side Motherwell FC for a third stint. On rejoining Motherwell, Pearson said, “Everyone knows the affiliation I have with the club. I thoroughly enjoyed my time here. …

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CAS upholds FIFA decision to impose a 4-month ban on Bayer Leverkusen’s Hakan Calhanoglu!

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has issued its decision in the dispute between the Turkish football player Hakan Çalhanoğlu and the Turkish football club Trabzonspor FC. Hakan Çalhanoğlu is ordered to pay 100,000 Euros to Trabzonspor FC. Furthermore, the four-month ban imposed on Hakan Çalhanoğlu by the FIFA …

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2017 Asian Football Awards to be held on November 14 in London!

The fourth edition of the Asian Football Awards would be held on Tuesday, November 14 at the Grange St.Paul’s Hotel in London. Dharmesh Sheth of Sky Sports News would be the host of the evening, which would see the best of British Asian and Asian football being rewarded for on …

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ISL top scorer Iain Hume joins Spanish side Extremadura UD!

Canadian international Iain Hume after winning the 2016 Indian Super League title with Atletico de Kolkata has now joined Segunda División B – Grupo IV side Extremadura UD for the remainder of the 2016/17 season. Iain Hume, the all time Indian Super League top scorer with 23 goals, returns to …

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Wales international of Indian Origin Neil Taylor leaves Swansea City to join Aston Villa!

Wales international left back Neil Taylor, who is of Indian origin due to his Kolkata-born mother, yesterday on deadline day signed for struggling English Championship side Aston Villa FC from Premier League side Swansea City AFC. The 27-year-old Neil Taylor has signed a four-and-a-half-year contract and arrives at Villa Park …

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2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers: India’s Constantine believes draw ‘On Paper’ looks favourable!

With India having being drawn with Kyrgyz Republic, Myanmar and Macau in Group A of the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers UAE 2019, National Coach Stephen Constantine disagrees with the generic perception that India have been handed an “easy draw.” In a freewheeling interview with AIFF Media, Constantine speaks at length …

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