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Real wait for Ronaldo to catch fire – Sevilla not jumping for joy despite form

MADRID, Oct 28, (AFP): Real Madrid are hoping Cristiano Ronaldo can end a lean period in front of goal as they attempt to keep their noses in front of a tight five-way race atop La Liga at Alaves on Saturday. Madrid bounced back from a four-game draw streak in style …

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Mancosu at the double, Impact eliminate United – Valdez scores late as Sounders advance

LOS ANGELES, Oct 28, (AFP): Matteo Mancosu, who has been starting in place of injured star Didier Drogba, scored twice as the Montreal Impact defeated DC United 4-2 in a winner-take-all MLS playoff contest Thursday. Laurent Ciman and Ignacio Piatti also scored for fifth-seeded Montreal, which advances to the Eastern …

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Man Utd pip holders City – Violence mars Hammers win

MANCHESTER, UK, Oct 27, (AFP): Juan Mata’s second-half strike earned Manchester United a 1-0 win over holders Manchester City as Jose Mourinho’s resurgent side reached the English Football League Cup quarter-finals. Humiliated 4-0 by Mourinho’s former club Chelsea at the weekend, United got back to winning ways and claimed a …

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United Goans Centre sink Sparx, KGA maintain lead – Kerala Challengers hand Skynet Miracles FC another misery

KUWAIT CIRT, Oct 25: United Goans Centre finally got themselves on the points table with an exciting 3-2 victory over FC Sparx, while the new season’s woes continued for Skynet Miracles FC when they lost to Kerala Challengers 2-1 in the  J. P. D’Mello Rolling Trophy, KIFF League organized by …

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Sundowns ‘win’ 1st CAF CL title – Zamalek beaten on 3-1 aggregate

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt, Oct 24, (AFP): Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa won a fairytale first CAF Champions League title on Sunday despite a 1-0 second-leg loss to Zamalek of Egypt in Alexandria. A Stanley Ohawuchi goal on 64 minutes was not enough for the home team as they trailed by three …

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Heading the ball ‘affects memory’ – study

LONDON, Oct 24, (AFP): Heading a football can significantly affect a player’s brain function and memory up to a day, a study by researchers at Scotland’s Stirling University has said. Memory performance was reduced by between 41 percent to 67 percent following heading practice, according to the research, with the …

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Japan hold Aussies, Iran go top – Iraq rout Thailand as Qatar keep dream alive

MELBOURNE, Oct 11, (Agencies): Genki Haraguchi scored an early goal but gave away a second-half penalty as Japan drew 1-1 with Australia in a pulsating World Cup qualifier in Melbourne on Tuesday. Haraguchi got Japan off to a flying start by scoring in the fifth minute at Docklands stadium but …

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Goa Maroons and Kuwait Goan Association top table – KIFF League powered by Gulf Cable & Electricals Co

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10: Goa Maroons joined Kuwait Goan Association as table toppers by beating Skynet Miracles SC 2-0, while Don Bosco Oratory easily beat United Goans Centre 3-1 to remain unbeaten this season. In other matches, Curtorcares United handed DHL FC their first defeat, winning 2-1, while Santos United …

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Lewandowski hat-trick helps Poland sink Denmark – Mueller brace inspires Germany win

HAMBURG, Germany, Oct 9, (RTRS): Thomas Mueller scored twice for the second World Cup qualifier in a row to lead dominant Germany to a comprehensive 3-0 win over Czech Republic on Saturday. Toni Kroos was also on target to leave the world champions on six points from two games in …

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Ruthless Ronaldo hits four, Portugal smash Andorra 6-0 – France, Dutch run riot

PARIS, Oct 8, (Agencies): Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice in the opening four minutes on the way to a four-goal haul as European champions Portugal smashed Andorra 6-0 in World Cup qualifying on Friday, while France recovered from a goal down to thrash Bulgaria. The Real Madrid superstar was making his …

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