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newsfootball4 hours ago

ISL 2020-21 | Familiar foes Goa and Mumbai City collide in playoff curtain-raiser

Mumbai City FC will take on FC Goa in the first of their double-legged semi-finals at the Fatorda Stadium, this Friday evening. The 'Gaurs' are yet to win a match against Sergio Lobera's men this season, having lost one and shared points in the other after a late goal from Ishan Pandita.
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newsfootball7 hours ago

ISL 2020-21 | Hope to come back next season much stronger, asserts Manuel Marquez

Hyderabad FC head coach Manuel Marquez admitted that he is looking forward to returning in the next season much stronger and with improved performances. The ‘Nizams’ ended the season at the fifth spot on the league, having collected 29 points from 20 matches, including six wins to their name.
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newsfootball8 hours ago

ISL 2020-21 | Coach made me feel special at ATK-Mohun Bagan, unlike Odisha FC days, reveals Marcelinho

ATK-Mohun Bagan forward Marcelinho admitted that the head coach Antonio Lopez Habas makes him feel very special, unlike his Odisha FC days, where he was questioned for everything he did. Having played six matches for the mariner's this season, the footballer has scored a couple of goals.
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newsfootballa day ago

Juventus confirm permanent signing of USMNT star Weston McKennie for €18.5 million

In an official statement from the club, Juventus have confirmed that they have activated the clause that has allowed them to permanently sign Weston McKennie from Schalke 04 for €18.5 million. The American international signed for the Old Lady over the summer and has made 31 appearances since.
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newsfootballa day ago

Manchester United have to be realistic and responsible in transfer window, asserts Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Despite Manchester United chasing after a league title, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has asserted that they will be cautious and responsible in the transfer market and with their finances. The Red Devils currently sit fifteen points behind Manchester City in the title race with City favourites to lift it.
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newsfootballa day ago

Jack Grealish needs to leave Aston Villa to prove that he is top player, proclaims Paul Scholes

In light of rumours over a PFA award for Jack Grealish, Paul Scholes believes that the Aston Villa captain needs to leave Villa Park to prove to the world that he is a top player. The 25-year-old has spent the entirety of his career at Aston Villa but has been linked with a move away recently.
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newsfootballa day ago

We’re convinced it is right tactical approach with Andrea Pirlo, admits Fabio Paratici

Juventus’ Chief Football Officer Fabio Paratici has revealed that the club believe in the way they are going with Andrea Pirlo and added that they will continue in that direction. The Old Lady have struggled to put their best foot forward this season but have lost only three league games.
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newsfootballa day ago

Lazio v Torino abandoned after Torino banned from travelling over COVID-19 outbreak

Torino’s clash against Lazio was abandoned after the side from Turin failed to travel with health authorities placing them in quarantine in light of a COVID-19 outbreak. This is the second time this has happened this season with Juventus also awarded a 3-0 victory that was overturned on appeal.
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featurefootball2 days ago

From evading Spain to Indian National Team selection - The Ishan Pandita Story

A few months ago, Ishan Pandita was not inclined to fly back to his native land but was forced to do so with the prevailing pandemic situations. Currently, he’s an overnight sensation in India and one of 35 players to have been selected by national coach Igor Stimac for upcoming assignments.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Reports | Manchester United interested in signing Real Madrid’s Raphael Varane next summer

According to the Daily Express, Manchester United are considering a summer move for long-term defensive target Raphael Varane with the Red Devils confident they can convince the defender. The 27-year-old has thrived for the Los Blancos winning four Champions League trophies since he signed.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Manchester City can always do better, that is our target, asserts Pep Guardiola

Despite Manchester City’s incredible run of form, Pep Guardiola has asserted that his side can do better and should always strive to do better especially given the competition below them. The Cityzens are currently on a twenty game winning run and have not lost a single game in three months.
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newsfootball2 days ago

FA confirm £2.8m pledge towards United Kingdom and Irish bid for 2030 World Cup

In a joint statement, the English Football association confirmed Boris Johnson’s £2.8 million pledge towards a potential joint United Kingdom and Irish bid for the 2030 FIFA World Cup. This comes despite the fact that the UK raised £19 million for the 2018 World Cup and failed with their bid.
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newsfootball2 days ago

ISL 2020-21 | Indian coaches are as capable as foreigners, claims Khalid Jamil

Northeast United FC head coach Khalid Jamil admitted that Indian coaches are as capable as foreign managers, with him guiding Northeast United FC to their best-ever finish in the ISL ever, this season. The ‘Highlanders’ are set to lock horns with ATK-Mohun Bagan in the double-legged semi-finals.
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newsfootball2 days ago

ISL 2020-21 | Congratulations Mumbai City FC for the well-deserved league win, says Pep Guardiola

Manchester City FC coach Pep Guardiola sent wishes to Mumbai City after the latter claimed the ISL League Winners Shield last Sunday evening, having the better of ATK-Mohun Bagan in their final game. The ‘Islanders’ will be up against fourth-placed FC Goa in the two-legged semi-finals.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Inter Miami aspire to attract players like Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, proclaims David Beckham

In light of rumours linking Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to the MLS, David Beckham has confessed that that is his goal, to try and attract players like the duo to Inter Miami. The MLS side have already made a big splash with players like Gonzalo Higuain and Blaise Matuidi signing for them.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Thought Thiago would have been more suited to Manchester United’s team, admits Paul Scholes

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has revealed that he believes Thiago Alcantara suits the Red Devils’ team as he isn’t a Jurgen Klopp type player. The Spaniard has struggled to live up to the hype since he signed for the club over the summer with just sixteen appearances for the Reds.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Igor Stimac names list of probables for International Friendlies against Oman and UAE

Indian football team coach Igor Stimac has announced the 35-member list for the upcoming friendly matches against the UAE and Oman, later this month. The Blue Tigers will lock horns with the two Asian countries in Dubai, on March 25 and March 29, after a preparatory camp from March 15 onwards.
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newsfootball3 days ago

Plenty of people have written Liverpool off and that’s fine, claims Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp has admitted that despite many writing off Liverpool’s chances of making it into the top four at the end of the season, he believes his side are in an exciting place. The Reds have struggled over the last few months and only ended a four game losing run in the league on Sunday.
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newsfootball3 days ago

Reports | Paris Saint-Germain, Liverpool and Chelsea still keen on a move for David Alaba

Despite Real Madrid’s interest, Fabrizio Romano has reported that Paris Saint-Germain, Liverpool and Chelsea are still very keen on a move for David Alaba. The 28-year-old has confirmed that he won’t be signing a contract extension with Bayern Munich and will be leaving at the end of the season.
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newsfootball3 days ago

Revolt caused great unrest within Schalke 04’s dressing room, admits Christian Gross

Former Schalke 04 manager Christian Gross, who was sacked recently, has revealed that the revolt/uprising at the club caused a lot of problems and great unrest within the dressing room. This comes after reports indicated that several first-team members revolted against Gross’ methods.
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