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Sanchez: We should have achieved more

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The 26-year-old, who joined the north London outfit from Barcelona last July, has high hopes for the Gunners and believes that one trophy is not enough for Arsene Wenger’s side, labelling the campaign a “disappointment”. Arsenal beat Aston Villa 4-0 to win the FA Cup in May, but Sanchez feels that reaching the Champions League final or winning the Premier ... Read More »

Women’s World Cup – France 1-0 England: Lionesses defeated by stunning strike

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England kicked off their Women’s World Cup campaign with a defeat to France in their Group F opener. The Lionesses travelled to Canada with high hopes, with captain Steph Houghton insisting they have the belief to “go all the way” in the tournament. This first tie was also the chance to take revenge against the French following a penalty shoot-out ... Read More »

Barcelona: Coach Luis Enrique extends contract to 2017

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Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has ended speculation over his future at the club by extending his contract until 2017. The 45-year-old led the Spanish giants to Champions League, La Liga, and Copa del Rey titles in his debut season. Enrique refused to say whether he would remain at the Nou Camp after Saturday’s 3-1 win against Juventus sealed the second ... Read More »

India suffers defeat in 2nd Football friendly match

India today suffered an embarrassing 0-2 defeat at the hands of a spirited Pakistan in the second football friendly to end the two-match series 1-1 here today. Wim Koeverman’s team, which won the first friendly 1-0 on August 17, today looked out of sorts. Pakistan were the better side in all departments of the game between the Asian Games-bound sides ... Read More »

Another dismal performance by the host

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Brasilia, July 12: Brazil’s traumatic World Cup ended with more pain on Saturday as they lost 3-0 to a superior Netherlands side in the third-place play-off at the Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia. Still struggling to digest their record-breaking 7-1 loss to Germany in the semifinals, Brazil had a similarly disastrous start against the Dutch, with Robin van Persie ... Read More »

Netherlands’ dreams once again shattered

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          Argentina’s Sergio Romero saved two penalties in a 4-2 shootout win over the Netherlands to seal their first World Cup final place in 24 years after the first ever goalless semi-final at the end of extra time on Wednesday, July 9. Twice champions Argentina now travel to Rio de Janeiro for Sunday’s final against old ... Read More »

Brazil crushed to dust

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          Germany scored five goals in 18 astonishing first-half minutes on their way to a 7-1 semi-final mauling of Brazil on Tuesday which shattered the host nation’s hopes of winning their sixth World Cup. It was the most shocking result in the tournament’s history, Brazil’s record World Cup defeat and their first at home in 64 ... Read More »

Dutch defeats Costa Rica on penalties

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Salvador, July 5                   The Netherlands secured a thrilling victory over Costa Rica on penalties after a dramatic finale, with Dutch Coach Louis van Gaal’s decision to replace his goalkeeper for the shootout working out as Tim Krul saved from Bryan Ruiz.            Thus Costa Rica’s heroic run at ... Read More »

Argentina overcomes Belgium

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Brasilia, July 5            Gonzalo Higuain’s superb early strike secured a nervy 1-0 win for Argentina against Belgium and sent the South Americans through to the last four of the World Cup for the first time in 24 years on Saturday. Higuain buried a shot into the corner of the net in the eighth minute at the ... Read More »

Brazil wins but loses captain Silva and star striker Neymar

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Fortaleza, July 5               A sensational David Luiz free kick took Brazil into the World Cup semi-finals with a 2-1 victory over Colombia but the tournament hosts saw star striker Neymar carried off in agony. Brazil’s captain Thiago Silva will also be suspended for Tuesday’s semi-final against Germany after he followed up his first ... Read More »

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