Video Replay Aids Spain as Sweden Foil Cristiano Ronaldo
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Video Replay Aids Spain as Sweden Foil Cristiano Ronaldo

While Spain defeated France 2-0 in an international friendly on Tuesday, Sweden beat Portugal 3-2.

AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: Sunil Chhetri's Strike Ends India's 64-Year-Old Jinx in Myanmar
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AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: Sunil Chhetri's Strike Ends India's 64-Year-Old Jinx in Myanmar

India had not beaten Myanmar in their own den since October 1953 when they won 4-2 in a quadrangular tournament held in the then Rangoon (now Yangon). Myanmar beat India 1-0 the last time they met, during the 2014 AFC Challenge Cup qualifiers in Yangon in March 2013.

Lionel Messi Banned From World Cup Qualifiers For Abusing Match Official
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Lionel Messi Banned From World Cup Qualifiers For Abusing Match Official

Messi was found guilty of "having directed insulting words at an assistant referee" in the World Cup qualifier against Chile last Thursday which Argentina won 1-0 thanks to a penalty from the Barcelona hitman.

Kolkata to Host Under 17 FIFA World Cup Final on October 28 This Year
Saurabh Gupta

Kolkata to Host Under 17 FIFA World Cup Final on October 28 This Year

As FIFA Tournament Director Javier Ceppi made the announcement applause and cheers filled the air at the hall in Kolkata's Salt Lake Stadium where the press conference was being held as the city prepared to soak in the news.

Cristiano Ronaldo Tops Lionel Messi in Earnings: Report
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Cristiano Ronaldo Tops Lionel Messi in Earnings: Report

Messi's Brazilian teammate Neymar is third with 55.5 million euros ahead of Real Madrid's Welsh forward Gareth Bale (41m) and Argentina's Ezequiel Lavezzi (28.5m), who plays for Hebei Fortune in the Chinese Super League.

England, Germany Stay On 2018 World Cup Course, Netherlands Axe Danny Blind
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England, Germany Stay On 2018 World Cup Course, Netherlands Axe Danny Blind

England have 13 points, four ahead of Slovakia with just the nine group winners in Europe guaranteed a place at the finals in Russia in 2018 World Cup.

Netherlands Suffer 2018 World Cup Qualifying Shock, Portugal Cruise
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Netherlands Suffer 2018 World Cup Qualifying Shock, Portugal Cruise

In Sofia, Bulgaria stunned the Netherlands with two goals in the first 20 minutes, both coming from Spas Delev.

World Cup 2018 Qualifiers: Flares Can't Halt Italy As Ciro Immobile Helps Down Albania
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World Cup 2018 Qualifiers: Flares Can't Halt Italy As Ciro Immobile Helps Down Albania

Italy's fourth win in five games leaves Gian Piero Ventura's men second in Group G, on the same points as leaders Spain, who beat Israel 4-1.

Brazil on Brink, Lionel Messi Revives Argentina
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Brazil on Brink, Lionel Messi Revives Argentina

Messi stroked home his penalty on 16 minutes after veteran Chile defender Jose Fuenzalida brought down Angel Di Maria with a clumsy challenge.

Lukas Podolski Hits Germany Winner Against England to Sign Off in Style
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Lukas Podolski Hits Germany Winner Against England to Sign Off in Style

It was only fitting that the Galatasaray forward, who joins Japan's Vissel Kobe next season, should claim his 49th goal on his 130th -- and final -- international appearance.

India Beat Cambodia 3-2 In Football Friendly, Break 11-Year-Old Jinx
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India Beat Cambodia 3-2 In Football Friendly, Break 11-Year-Old Jinx

The last time India emerged victorious in an away international friendly was way back in 2006, when the team captained by Shanmugam Venkatesh eked out a solitary goal win over Pakistan.

Arsenal Boss Arsene Wenger Denies Rumors of Paris Saint-Germain Deal
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Arsenal Boss Arsene Wenger Denies Rumors of Paris Saint-Germain Deal

Wenger said last week he has reached a decision on whether he will stay at the Premier League club beyond this season, and will announce it publicly "very soon."

Bastian Schweinsteiger Signs For Chicago Fire: Manchester United

Bastian Schweinsteiger Signs For Chicago Fire: Manchester United

Bastian Schweinsteiger, a key member of Germany's 2014 World Cup-winning team, heads to the United States after an unhappy stint with Manchester United.

Manchester City Charged With Failing to Control Players: FA
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Manchester City Charged With Failing to Control Players: FA

Oliver, the same referee who was surrounded by Manchester United players in the fractious FA Cup quarter-final with Chelsea last week and resulted in the club being fined £20,000 (23,000 euros, $24,700), awarded a penalty to Liverpool when he judged Gael Clichy to have fouled Roberto Firmino in the 50th minute.

Arsene Wenger Wants To Stay On At Arsenal: Reports
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Arsene Wenger Wants To Stay On At Arsenal: Reports

Arsenal's support is split over Arsene Wenger, who won seven trophies in his first nine seasons as manager but has won only two FA Cups in the 12 years since.

Lionel Messi Double Edges 6-goal Thriller Barcelona's Way

Lionel Messi Double Edges 6-goal Thriller Barcelona's Way

While Barcelona defeated Valencia 4-2 in the La Liga on Sunday, Atletico Madrid beat Sevilla 3-1.

Premier League: Manchester City-Liverpool Share Points, Manchester United, Tottenham Win

Premier League: Manchester City-Liverpool Share Points, Manchester United, Tottenham Win

Marouane Fellaini finally repaid manager Jose Mourinho's faith by scoring his first Premier League goal in 15 months. Manchester United moved up to fifth as they extended their unbeaten run in the league to 18 games.

Premier League: West Brom Increase Arsenal Woes, Gary Cahill Saves Chelsea
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Premier League: West Brom Increase Arsenal Woes, Gary Cahill Saves Chelsea

Chelsea provisionally opened a 13-point gap at the top of the table thanks to their 2-1 win over Stoke City while Arsenal suffered their fourth loss in five Premier League games.

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