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Title aspirant Brazil to take on Honduras in pre- quarter tomorrow

Title aspirant Brazil to take on Honduras in pre- quarter tomorrow

17 Oct 2017 | 2:45 PM

Kochi, Oct 17 (UNI) In the run of annexing the prestigious title of FIFA U-17 World Cup for the youth footballers across the world, title aspirant Brazil will take on underdogs Honduras in the pre quarter finals, to be held at the Jawaharlal Nehru International stadium here tomorrow.

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" it was a big honour" Esther Staubli, first woman referee to supervise World Cup in Kolkata

" it was a big honour" Esther Staubli, first woman referee to supervise World Cup in Kolkata

16 Oct 2017 | 4:09 PM

supervise World Cup in Kolkata Kolkata, Oct 16 (UNI) Swiss referee Esther Staubli while immortalising herself to be the first woman on earth to supervise an all male FIFA World Cup finals under-17, she also made Kolkata equally famous venue for mega sports saying " It was a big honour for her".

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We will play good in future: Aniket

We will play good in future: Aniket

16 Oct 2017 | 3:24 PM

Kolhapur, Oct 17 (UNI) Indian Football player Aniket Jadhav said that the Under-17 World-Cup team was overwhelming by the support of countrymen and assured best performance in future.

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Indonesian fans mourn death of keeper in collision with team mate

Indonesian fans mourn death of keeper in collision with team mate

16 Oct 2017 | 12:56 PM

JAKARTA, Oct 16 (Reuters) Indonesian soccer fans are mourning the death of Choirul Huda, the long-term goalkeeper and captain of top flight side Lamongan FC, usually known as Persela, following a collision with a team mate during a weekend match at their stadium in East Java.

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Mohun Bagan won Sikkim Governor's Gold Cup

Mohun Bagan won Sikkim Governor's Gold Cup

15 Oct 2017 | 7:22 PM

Gangtok, Oct 15 (UNI) Mohun Bagan thrashes Calcutta Customs by 1-0 bagging Sikkim Governor's Gold Cup Football Tournament Trophy for the 10th time here.

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FIFA extends international window for NZ-Peru playoff

FIFA extends international window for NZ-Peru playoff

15 Oct 2017 | 2:48 PM

WELLINGTON, Oct 15 (Reuters) FIFA has extended the international window by a day to allow New Zealand and Peru more time for the logistics of playing their long-haul World Cup playoff in November.

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Australia braces for another World Cup cliffhanger in Sydney

Australia braces for another World Cup cliffhanger in Sydney

15 Oct 2017 | 1:39 PM

MELBOURNE, Oct 15 (Reuters) Australia will brace for another World Cup cliffhanger in Sydney, with FIFA confirming the second leg of the Socceroos' intercontinental playoff against Honduras will be played at the city's Olympic stadium on Nov.

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Soccer-Australia defender Jurman suspended for 'bribe' gesture

Soccer-Australia defender Jurman suspended for 'bribe' gesture

14 Oct 2017 | 3:01 PM

MELBOURNE, Oct 14 (Reuters) Australia defender Matthew Jurman has been suspended from the South Korean top flight for two matches after making a "bribe gesture" at an opponent during a K-league match earlier this month.

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Guardiola, Kane win monthly Premier League awards

Guardiola, Kane win monthly Premier League awards

13 Oct 2017 | 6:29 PM

Undated, Oct 13 (Reuters) Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola was named Premier League manager of the month for September on Friday after guiding the club to four wins from four games.

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Can backs Liverpool to flourish against Man Utd

Can backs Liverpool to flourish against Man Utd

13 Oct 2017 | 1:46 PM

Undated, Oct 13 (Reuters) Liverpool must put in a solid all-round performance by augmenting dominant possession with some clinical finishing to beat Manchester United at Anfield, midfielder Emre Can said ahead of Saturday's Premier League clash.

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FIFA U-17 WC: India lose to Ghana 0-4; crash out of tournament

FIFA U-17 WC: India lose to Ghana 0-4; crash out of tournament

12 Oct 2017 | 11:10 PM

New Delhi, Oct 12 (UNI) Hosts India lost 0-4 to Ghana in their third and final match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup to crash out of the tournament on Thursday.

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Honduras record best FIFA U17 show; drub New Caledonia 5-0

Honduras record best FIFA U17 show; drub New Caledonia 5-0

11 Oct 2017 | 11:40 PM

Guwahati, Oct 11 (UNI) Honduras on Wednesday registered a convincing win over New Caledonia by 5-0 in a group E tie of the FIFA U-17 World Cup match at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium here.

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India drub Macau 4-1 to storm into AFC Asian Cup

India drub Macau 4-1 to storm into AFC Asian Cup

11 Oct 2017 | 11:21 PM

Bengaluru, Oct 11 (UNI) In a brilliant display amid heavy downpour India defeated Macau 4-1 in the return leg of teh AFC Cup qualification match at Sree Kanteerava Stadium here to qualify for the final round of AFC Asian Cup to be played in UAE during 2019.

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England edge past fighting Mexico in 3-2, move to Round of 16 from Group F in World Cup U-17

England edge past fighting Mexico in 3-2, move to Round of 16 from Group F in World Cup U-17

11 Oct 2017 | 10:07 PM

Kolkata, Oct 11 (UNI) England sailed into the Round of 16 in the FIFA World Cup under-17 after they edged past fighting Mexico 3-2 in their Group F second play at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here today.

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France beat Japan 2-1; move to knockout stage

France beat Japan 2-1; move to knockout stage

11 Oct 2017 | 10:04 PM

Guwahati, Oct 11 (UNI) France edged past Japan 2-1 in a keenly contested group E match of FIFA U 17 World Cup at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium here today, to seal its berth in the knockout stage.

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Pakistan barred from international football

Pakistan barred from international football

11 Oct 2017 | 3:34 PM

ZURICH, Oct 11 (Reuters) Pakistan has been suspended from international football because of what global soccer body FIFA described as undue third-party interference in the country's football federation (PFF).

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Spain thrashed Niger 4-0, paves way for the second stage from group D

Spain thrashed Niger 4-0, paves way for the second stage from group D

10 Oct 2017 | 8:20 PM

Kochi, Oct 10 (UNI) Controlling the game through out the 90 minute, Spain crushed the challenge of Niger by four goals in the group +D+ of the FIFA U-17 World Cup at the Jawaharlal Nehru International stadium here on Tuesday.

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Shaky Croatia grab World Cup playoff place with 2-0 win over Ukraine

Shaky Croatia grab World Cup playoff place with 2-0 win over Ukraine

10 Oct 2017 | 9:43 AM

By Philip O'Connor Undated, Oct 10(Reuters) Striker Andrej Kramaric struck two superb second-half goals to grab second spot in Group I for Croatia and a place in the playoffs, as they beat Ukraine 2-0 in their final World Cup qualifier in Kiev on Monday.

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Ireland stun Wales to seal World Cup playoff spot

Ireland stun Wales to seal World Cup playoff spot

10 Oct 2017 | 9:33 AM

CARDIFF, Oct 10 (Reuters) Ireland stunned Wales with a 1-0 away victory to secure their place in the playoffs for the World Cup finals on Monday.

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Illarramendi rocket gives Spain narrow win in Israel

Illarramendi rocket gives Spain narrow win in Israel

10 Oct 2017 | 9:27 AM

By Richard Martin Undated, Oct 10 (Reuters) Real Sociedad midfielder Asier Illarramendi scored a thumping first international goal to give Spain a 1-0 win away to Israel in Group G on Monday, which rounded off their World Cup qualifying campaign with a ninth victory in 10 games.

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Iceland become smallest country to qualify for World Cup

Iceland become smallest country to qualify for World Cup

10 Oct 2017 | 9:18 AM

REYKJAVIK, Oct 10 (REUTERS) Iceland became the smallest country to qualify for the World Cup when they beat Kosovo 2-0 on Monday to book a place at their first finals in Russia next year as winners of Group I.

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FIFA U-17 World Cup: India goes down 1-2 against Colombia

FIFA U-17 World Cup: India goes down 1-2 against Colombia

09 Oct 2017 | 10:30 PM

New Delhi, Oct 9 (UNI) Despite showing a fighting spirit, the boys in blue went down 1-2 against Colombia in their second encounter of Group A in the ongoing FIFA Under-17 World Cup here on Monday night.

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FIFA U-17 WC: US beat Ghana 1-0; enter knockout stage

FIFA U-17 WC: US beat Ghana 1-0; enter knockout stage

09 Oct 2017 | 9:32 PM

New Delhi, Oct 9 (UNI) Impressive goal by substitute Ayo Akinola of US in the 75th minute clinched victory against Ghana 1-0 in the group A of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here on Monday evening making their way to the knock out stage.

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ISL launches TVC ahead of season 4

ISL launches TVC ahead of season 4

09 Oct 2017 | 7:19 PM

New Delhi, Oct 9 (UNI) With India scripting history after hosting and making a debut in a FIFA event, the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) has launched a television campaign dedicated to the nation titled 'Future Hai Football' (Future is Football).

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Heynckes confident of turning Bayern fortunes round

Heynckes confident of turning Bayern fortunes round

09 Oct 2017 | 4:58 PM

MUNICH, Oct 9 (REUTERS) New Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes sounded confident on Monday that he will be able to turn things around for the German champions following a lacklustre start to the season that led to the sacking of Carlo Ancelotti.

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Blunt England lacking the spark of their European rivals

Blunt England lacking the spark of their European rivals

09 Oct 2017 | 9:32 AM

By Martyn Herman Undated, Oct 9 (REUTERS) England have qualified for their sixth consecutive World Cup finals but Sunday's 1-0 victory in Lithuania merely underlined the problems they face if they are to make an impression on the big stage in Russia next year.

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Iraq held mighty Mexico 1-1, England topped Group F after 4-0 on Chile

Iraq held mighty Mexico 1-1, England topped Group F after 4-0 on Chile

08 Oct 2017 | 10:58 PM

Kolkata, Oct 8 (UNI) Iraq for the first time grabbed a point after they held former champs Mexico 1-1 and England topped the Group F with 4-0 victory over Chile in their opening matches in the FIFA World Cup under -17 at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (Salt Lake Stadium) here tonight.

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Debutant New Caledonia go down 1-7 to France

Debutant New Caledonia go down 1-7 to France

08 Oct 2017 | 8:01 PM

Guwahati, Oct 8 (UNI) Former champion France thrashed debutant New Caledonia 7-1 to begin its FIFA U 17 World Cup 2017 campaign on a winning note.

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FIFA U17: Group E matches to kick off at Guwahati

FIFA U17: Group E matches to kick off at Guwahati

08 Oct 2017 | 3:51 PM

Guwahati, Oct 8 (UNI) The Group E matches of FIFA U 17 World Cup 2017 will kick off at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium here this evening as former champion France take on debutant New Caledonia.

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Costa Rica qualify for World Cup after draw with Honduras

Costa Rica qualify for World Cup after draw with Honduras

08 Oct 2017 | 8:30 AM

Undated, Oct 8 (Reuters) Costa Rica qualified for next year's World Cup finals after picking up the point they needed in a 1-1 draw with Honduras on Saturday.

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