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History, revenge and consolation on offer in 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup Finale!

And so there were two. From the 24 teams that travelled to India in search of World Cup glory, only England and Spain still have a chance of making their dreams come true. After three weeks of intense competition, the final of the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup India will …

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Former England defender Sol Campbell: The standard in India has been very high!

English football has produced countless top-class defenders down the years, and there can be no doubt that Sol Campbell falls into that category. The 43-year-old turned out 73 times for the Three Lions between 1996 and 2007, participated at three FIFA World Cups™ and made over 400 appearances in England’s …

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2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup hailed as a fantastic event!

With the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup India set to conclude on Saturday in Kolkata, media gathered at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium for a closing press conference on Thursday. Jaime Yarza, Head of FIFA Tournaments, reflected on a “fantastic tournament”, while the Chairman of the India 2017 Local …

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AIFF president Praful Patel: India has arrived at the world stage!

The All India Football Federation president Praful Patel expressed his “delight and satisfaction at AIFF’s dream project 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India being an astounding success.” “In terms of organisation, the infrastructure, the attendance and conduct of the games is a reflection of the fact that India has …

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2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup – India: MatchDay 15 – Round-up!

The 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India continued today, October 25 with the two semifinals taking place in Kolkata and Navi Mumbai. England and Spain made light work of their opponents in the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup semifinals in India on Wednesday. A hattrick from Liverpool FC’s Rhian …

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Volunteers turn a part of JLN Kochi into a work of art!

Art is a universal language which stimulates the mind and the heart. It stimulates passion and brings out emotions in us on both sides of the spectrum. So does football. Thus, a perfect amalgamation of these two can only create a thing of beauty. That’s what two volunteers came up …

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FIFA U-17 World Cup: England vs Brazil semifinal shifted from Guwahati to Kolkata!

Following a thorough assessment of the pitch conditions at Guwahati’s Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, which has been affected by severe rainfall over the past few days, FIFA has decided to move the venue of the semifinal between Brazil and England, due to be played on Wednesday, October 25, to Kolkata’s …

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