In a landmark development, India was chosen as the host country for the 2017 Under-17 World Cup by the FIFA executive committee in its meeting at Salvador de Bahia in Brazil. Describing the development as historic, All India Football Federation president Praful Patel said hosting the mega event would have a huge impact in raising the profile of the game.
India warded off stiff challenges from Ireland, 2010 FIFA World Cup hosts South Africa and Asian giants Uzbekistan to win the rights from the international football federation.
Aguero now has 17 goals for the campaign in all competitions after his ninth-minute strike at The Hawthorns on Wednesday.
On Thursday, the Uruguay striker was being compared with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi — and hailed as arguably the greatest striker in Liverpool's history — after a scintillating four-goal display against Norwich in the Premier League.
Under the existing system, a player who gets a straight red card or two yellow cards in the same game is immediately sent off and cannot be replaced. But a player who accumulates a certain number of yellow cards over several matches can be suspended for future games in the same tournament.
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo is keen to avoid facing Spain, Brazil and Germany at the World Cup next year.
Bhaichung Bhutia said that foreign clubs should enter into long term partnerships with local organisations if they want to really make an impact on the development of Indian football.
Arjen Robben received lengthy treatment from Bayern's medical staff pitchside and the European champions said he had suffered a "deep cut" on his right knee.
Fulham have lost six consecutive league matches and former Manchester United coach Meulensteen faces a tough task to lift the third bottom Cottagers out of the relegation zone.
Substitute Nathan Dyer broke the deadlock with a volley on the stroke of half-time, with an own goal from Newcastle right-back Mathieu Debuchy and a late Jonjo Shelvey strike completing victory.
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