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Chelsea vs Arsenal 3:5 Highlights

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Premier League: Chelsea FC vs Arsenal FC 3:5. Highlights

Everton vs Manchester United 0:1 Highlights

Premier League: Everton FC vs Manchester United FC 0.1. Highlights

Manchester City vs Wolves 3:1 Highlights

Premier League: Manchester City vs Wolverhampton Wanderers 3:1. Goal highlights

Bayern vs Nurnberg 4:0 Highlights

German Bundesliga: Bayern Munich vs 1. FC Nurnberg 4:0. Goal highlights

Marta up for player of the year award

United States goalkeeper Hope Solo and forward Abby Wambach were nominated for the 2011 FIFA Women's World Player of the Year award.

Vidic confirms Serbia retirement

Serbia's Nemanja Vidic confirmed his retirement from international football, just two weeks after his country's hopes of qualifying for Euro 2012 were ended.

Neuer ready to start new unbeaten run

Neuer expects Bayern Munich to bounce back from their shock defeat at Hanover when they host second-division Ingolstadt 04 in Wednesday's second round of the German Cup.

FIFA agrees to ticket discounts for 2014

FIFA will allow Brazilians over 65 to attend World Cup matches for half price at the 2014 finals, its secretary general Jerome Valcke said in an interview.

Henry says Red Bulls must raise game

The New York Red Bulls must play better as a team if they want to make a serious bid for a first MLS Cup Major League Soccer title, their French star Thierry Henry said on Tuesday.

Park fires Arsenal into last eight

Park Chu-Young fired Arsenal into the League Cup quarterfinals as the South Korea striker scored his first goal for the Gunners in a 2-1 win over Bolton.

Forlan chasing Uruguayan goals record

Diego Forlan is hoping he can make his country's goal-scoring record his own as his side open their South American qualifying campaign for 2014 WC.

'AC Milan raise coach Allegri's salary'

Italian champion AC Milan has reportedly increased coach Massimiliano Allegri's salary by $700,000 but will wait until the end of the season before deciding on a possible renewal.

FIFA probes 10 more Caribbean officials

Ten more Caribbean football officials are being investigated over their role in a meeting that eventually led to the downfall of former Asian football chief Mohamed bin Hamman, FIFA said.

Ismael starts coaching career at Hanover

Former Bayern Munich star Valerien Ismael has begun his career as a football coach after being named the coach for German league side Hanover 96's Under-23 team.

Jeonbuk to play Al Sadd in Asian CL final

Eninho scored both goals in Jeonbuk Motors' 2-1 win over 10-man Al-Ittihad on Wednesday and they will play Al Sadd in the Asian Champions League final.

La Liga: Levante stay top after victory

Surprise leaders Levante continued their remarkable early-season run when Ruben Suarez netted a stoppage-time winner to help beat Real Sociedad 3-2.

FIFA completes $1.85B in WC TV deals

FIFA's bumper week of World Cup business was completed with broadcast deals worth $1.85 billion for the 2018 and 2022 tournaments, the governing body announced.

Rossi set for surgery, out six months

Villarreal striker Giuseppe Rossi will undergo knee surgery and is expected to be sidelined for six months.

Llorente double sinks Atletico in Bilbao

Atletico Madrid's miserable run continued when they were beaten 3-0 at Athletic Bilbao in La Liga on Thursday, a fifth consecutive game without a win.

Kaka set to make long-awaited return

Kaka has been recalled by Brazil for the first time since last year's World Cup in South Africa for friendlies against Gabon and Egypt next month.

FIFA refuses to release Denzil's ITC

Fifa rejected the transfer request saying a player who is an amateur can only seek transfer during the transfer period- a Dempo official said.

Savio Medeira named new India coach

The All India Football Federation has promoted the former Salgaocar coach Savio Medeira and handed him the vacant Indian national team coach's job.

T&T football chief Oliver Camps quits

Trinidad & Tobago Football Federation president Oliver Camps has resigned after FIFA announced he was one of 10 Caribbean officials facing investigation for their role in the cash-for-votes scandal.

Ballack steers Leverkusen past Freiburg

Former Germany captain Michael Ballack struck his first Bundesliga goal for more than five years to guide Bayer Leverkusen to a 1-0 victory at Freiburg.

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Arsenal vs Stoke 3:1 Highlights

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Premier League: Arsenal FC vs Stoke City FC 3:1. Goal highlights

Manchester United vs Manchester City 1:6 Highlights

Premier League: Manchester United FC vs Manchester City FC 1:6. Highlights

Sion claim Platini, Infantino contradiction

A Swiss regional prosecutor investigating a dispute between FC Sion and UEFA heard from both Michel Platini and Gianni Infantino.

SA apologise for error, coach stays

South African officials have belatedly apologised for a schoolboy error that cost the team qualification for African Nations Cup but they will not fire the coach.

Final postponed 7 mins before kick-off

Nagpur District Football Association's 'double standards' to different teams has once again earned them the ire of one of city's professional football club.

India move up 3 places in FIFA rankings

India jumped three places to be placed at 160th in the latest FIFA rankings issued on Wednesday.

All-in brawl on black day for Asia

Asian football suffered one of its darkest days as a showpiece regional semifinal erupted in violence and a major match-fixing scandal was blamed for a tragic apparent suicide.

Capello hints of taking Rooney to Euro

England coach Fabio Capello hinted that he will take Wayne Rooney to next summer's Euro 2012 finals despite a ban ruling him out of the entire group stages.

Julio Grondona wins record ninth term

FIFA vice-president Julio Grondona won a record ninth four-year term as Argentine Football Association chief which will keep him in office until 2015.

Bluewings urge punishment over brawl

South Korea's Suwon Bluewings called for Qatari team Al Sadd to be punished after their AFC Champions League semifinal the previous night was marred by an ugly brawl.

Disqualified for having less teeth!

In what must be one of the most bizarre excuses, a budding football player was left out of Rajasthan's Under-14 team because he has two teeth less than what is expected at his age.

Court to decide on Vasco's suit

The start of the I-League on Saturday plunged into uncertainty after a lower court in Vasco reserved its judgment on an appeal from Vasco Sports Club until Friday.

No truth to relegation report: Henry

Liverpool owner John Henry, who also owns baseball's Boston Red Sox, says there's no truth to reports that American owners in the English Premier League want to end the relegation and promotion system.

Milan beat Borisov to keep pace

AC Milan breezed to a comfortable 2-0 victory over BATE Borisov at the San Siro to keep pace with Barcelona at the top of Champions League.

Players fined for 'gunshot' celebration

Mexican side Guadalajara have fined two players for a goal celebration in which one pretended to shoot the other in the head, sparking outrage in the country.

Schalke signs goalkeeper Hildebrand

Schalke has completed the signing of former Germany goalkeeper Timo Hildebrand on a free transfer until the end of the season.

AFC dishes out bans after mass brawl

Five players and coaching staff from South Korea's Suwon Bluewings and Qatar's Al Sadd have been banned for their part in an ugly brawl during Asian CL.

Struggling Sporting beat Granada

Bottom side Sporting Gijon finally have reason to cheer despite a dismal start to the season after a 2-0 win over Granada on Saturday, although they remain a point adrift in La Liga.

Juve held 2-2 after late Genoa strike

Leaders Juventus were robbed of the chance to go three points clear at the top of Serie A after a late goal from Andrea Carraciolo earned Genoa a 2-2 draw in Turin on Saturday.

FIFA member questions Qatar decision

The decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar was called into question by new FIFA executive committee member Theo Zwanziger on Sunday.

CSKA turn to coach Penev for fifth time

CSKA Sofia will release coach Milen Radukanov and replace him with Dimitar Penev, the 31-time Bulgarian champions said on Sunday.

Dortmund crush Cologne 5-0 to go 2nd

Champions Borussia Dortmund crushed Cologne 5-0 with two goals from in-form Robert Lewandowski on Saturday to move into second place in the Bundesliga.

FC Barcelona vs Viktoria Plzen

Thursday, October 20, 2011

>UEFA Champions League: FC Barcelona vs Viktoria Plzen 2:0. Goal highlights.

Ronaldhino and Neymar

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Free kick Practice session

Otelul Galati vs Manchester United 0.2 Highlights

UEFA Champions League: Otelul Galati vs Manchester United 0:2. Highlights

Real Madrid vs Lyon 4:0 Highlights

UEFA Champions League: Real Madrid vs Olympique Lyon 4:0. Highlights

Manchester City vs Villarreal 2:1 Highlights

UEFA Champions League: Manchester City FC vs Villarreal CF 2:1. Highlights

Napoli vs Bayern 1:1 Highlights

UEFA Champions League: SSC Napoli vs Bayern Munich 1:1. Highlights

Lille vs Inter Milan 0:1 Highlights

UEFA Champions League: Lille OSC vs Inter Milan 0:1. Highlights

Morocco in line to host Club World Cup

Morocco are set to become the first African hosts of the FIFA Club World Cup after three rivals withdrew from the bidding battle for the 2013 and 2014 tournaments.

Podolski helps fire Cologne up table

Lukas Podolski is improving his chances of keeping his place in the Germany team ahead of Euro 2012 with a series of match-winning displays to lift Cologne up the German league table.

UEFA examines ways to reinstate Sion

UEFA said that it has examined how it could reinstate FC Sion into the Europa League, but noted that other clubs would only accept such a move if ordered by CAS.

FIFA to introduce amnesty for fixers

FIFA will offer financial rewards and amnesties for information on match-fixing and other corruption in football, the organization's security chief said.

Athletic Bilbao beat Osasuna 3-1

Athletic Bilbao showed further signs of adapting to new coach Marcelo Bielsa's philosophy by beating Osasuna 3-1.

Salgaocar start favourites in Super Cup

A new chapter will be added to the east-west rivalry in Indian football when Salgaocar and East Bengal face off for the Super Cup in New Delhi on Tuesday.

Klose wants to play on to 2014 WC

Lazio striker Miroslav Klose, who scored a last-gasp winner in the Rome derby, wants to stay with the club until 2014 before calling it quits after the World Cup.

Critics want red card for Brazil's boss

Ricardo Teixeira has dominated Brazilian soccer for so long that, like many of the best players, he is known by just one name.

Football 300 years older than thought

Historians have uncovered evidence suggesting football was played 300 years before the sport was commonly believed to have been invented, The Times reported on Tuesday.

Bagan bring back Prasanta as coach

Mohan Bagan announced that Subrata Bhattacharya would be the team's new technical director while Prasanta Banerjee will be the coach.

Warner plans allegations against Blatter

Disgraced former FIFA vice president Jack Warner says he is preparing to reveal "tsunami" of corruption allegations against FIFA president Sepp Blatter.

Temarii ends one-year football exile

Former FIFA vice president Reynald Temarii of Tahiti end his 12-month suspension on Wednesday still protesting he was the victim of injustice.

Del Piero in Old Lady swansong: Agnelli

Juventus legend Alessandro Del Piero is playing his final season with the famous Old Lady of Turin, club president Andrea Agnelli revealed.

Court summons AIFF, Lajong and GFA

Vasco Sports Club has filed a suit against AIFF, Shillong Lajong Football Club and Goa Football Association in a local court, seeking Shillong Lajong's disqualification from the I-league.

Berbatov snubs calls for Bulgaria return

Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov has refused to come out of international retirement after several hundred Bulgarian fans made the trip to Romania to urge him to change his mind.

Dempo seek Fifa's help in Densill's case

Dempo seems to be a bit worried as they have still not been able to register their foreigner Densill Theobald from Trinidad & Tobago and have now sought Fifa's help in this regard.

Former South Korea coach found dead

A former coach of South Korea's military football club was found dead on Wednesday in an apparent suicide related to his involvement in a major match-fixing scandal this year, police said.

Sion claim Platini, Infantino contradiction

A Swiss regional prosecutor investigating a dispute between FC Sion and UEFA heard from both Michel Platini and Gianni Infantino.

India move up 3 places in FIFA rankings

India jumped three places to be placed at 160th in the latest FIFA rankings issued on Wednesday.

Julio Grondona wins record ninth term

FIFA vice-president Julio Grondona won a record ninth four-year term as Argentine Football Association chief which will keep him in office until 2015.

Bayern vs Hertha 4:0 Highlights

Sunday, October 16, 2011

German Bundesliga: Bayern Munich vs Hertha BSC 4:0. Goal highlights

Real Madrid vs Betis 4:1 Highlights

Spain; la Liga: Real Madrid vs Real Betis 4:1. Highlights

Catania vs Inter Milan 2:1 Highlights

Italian Serie A: Catania Calcio vs Inter Milan 2:1. Highlights

Barcelona vs Racing Santander 3:0 Highlights

Spanish la Liga: FC Barcelona vs Racing Santander 3:0. Goal highlights

Milan vs Palermo 3:0 Highlights

Italian Serie A: AC Milan vs US Palermo 3:0. Goal highlights

Paraguay vs Uruguay 1:1 Highlights

Friday, October 14, 2011

FIFA WOrld Cup 2014 Qualifying: Paraguay vs Uruguay 1:1. Goal highlights

Mexico vs Brazil 1:2 Highlights

International friendly match: Mexico vs Brazil 1:2. Goal highlights

Venezuela vs Argentina 1:0 Highlights

FIFA World Cup 2014 Qualifying: Venezuela vs Argentina 1:0. Highlights

Japan tonk Tajiks 8-0 in WC backlash

Japan took their recent frustrations out on hapless Tajikistan by thrashing the former Soviet republic 8-0 to seize top spot in their 2014 World Cup qualifying group.

Klinsmann gives US team a 'cool' coach

Jurgen Klinsmann walked into the US national team changing room after his first win last weekend and the first thing he did was to turn on the music.

Rob Baan appointed TD of national team

The All India Football Federation on Tuesday appointed Dutch coach Rob Baan as the new Technical Director of the national football team.

Russia to use 12 stadiums for 2018 WC

The 2018 World Cup will be played in 12 stadiums located in 11 Russian cities, head of the local organising committee Vitaly Mutko said on Tuesday.

Brazil FA chief Teixeira probed by police

Brazil's top soccer official Ricardo Teixeira is to be investigated by the police this week on suspicion of illegal transfer of funds into the country and money laundering.

Long sulk over for Japan's Kagawa

Japan Shinji Kagawa's finally broke out of his long sulk on Wednesday after helping crush Tajikistan 8-0 in a World Cup qualifier.

Ecuador spoil US progress with 1-0 win

Ecuador handed the United States their third loss in the last four games behind a goal in the 79th minute by Jaime Ayovi at the Red Bull arena.

Lithuania coach quits after thrashing

Lithuania coach Raimondas Zutautas quit on Wednesday, a day after his side were thumped 4-1 at home by the Czech Republic in their final Euro 2012 qualifier.

UK gives FA deadline to sort out act

The UK government told the English Football Association to work with its partners and publish a plan to improve football governance by February 2012.

'Bulgaria are 'laughing stock' of Europe'

Bulgaria's national team were labelled the "laughing stock of Europe" by local media after their dismal Euro qualifying campaign ended in a home defeat by Wales.

Prayag United enter Durand Cup final

Defending champions Prayag United outplayed Pune FC 2-0 to advance into their second successive final in the 124th Durand Cup football at the Ambedkar Stadium on Wednesday.

Ecstatic Estonia bask in Euro 2012 feat

Minnows Estonia were ecstatic on Wednesday after taking a step closer to an unprecedented European Championships berth as qualification rivals Serbia stumbled.

Stankovic quits Serbia, Vidic may follow

Serbia captain Dejan Stankovic said he is retiring from international football at the age of 33 following his country's failure to reach the Euro 2012 finals.

Inter coach Ranieri ban overturned

Inter Milan coach Claudio Ranieri has had his ban for abusing referee Gianluca Rocchi at half-time of his team's match against Napoli.

Churchill make it to Durand Cup final

Playing with a lot of aggression despite being reduced to 10-men in the 55th minute, Churchill Brothers beat Lajong Shillong 4-1 in the 124th Durand Cup semifinals on Thursday.

Bayern extend Robben's injury lay-off

Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben went under the knife in Germany after the injury flared up and ruled him out of the Netherlands' final Euro 2012 qualifiers.

Brazil admits to 'race against time'

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has admitted several host cities are in a "race against time" to deliver on the promise of finalised stadia and infrastructure for the 2014 World Cup.

Serbia coach Petrovic steps down

Coach Vladimir Petrovic and the Serbia Football Association (FSS) parted company on Friday after the Balkan country's failure to qualify for next year's Euro 2012 finals.

Sion players face Swiss League probe

The Swiss Football League (SFL) said that they have opened disciplinary proceedings against six FC Sion players as the fallout from the team's Europa League exclusion took another twist.

Baan to draw vision of Indian football

Newly-appointed technical director, Rob Baan says his aim is to introduce a new vision of Indian football which would help them rise among the best in Asia.

Turkey vs Germany 1:3 Highlights

Saturday, October 08, 2011

UEFA EURO 2012 Qualifying: Turkey vs Germany 1:3. Goal highlights

Czech Republic vs Spain 0:2 Highlights

UEFA EURO 2012 Qualifying: Czech Republic vs Spain 0:2. Goal highlights

Montenegro vs England 2:2 Highlights

UEFA EURO 2012 Qualifying: Montenegro vs England 2:2. Goal highlights

Portugal vs Iceland 5:3 Highlights

UEFA EURO 2012 Qualifying: Portugal vs Iceland 5:3. Match highlights

Argentina vs Chile 4:1 Highlights

FIFA World Cup 2014 Qualifying: Argentina vs Chile 4:1. Goal highlights."

David has Dunn it all at Rovers

He's seen two owners, almost a dozen different managers, a season of being relegated, a brief exit followed by a re-union with his boyhood club and a fight to earn back promotion in blue and white colours.

African Cup place race reaches climax

The struggle for 2012 Africa Cup of Nations places reaches a climax this weekend with 21 countries chasing 10 tickets to Gabon and Equatorial Guinea next January and February.

Blackburn Rovers arrive in Pune

Blackburn Rovers, the first English Premier League (EPL) team to set foot in India, arrived on Wednesday to play an exhibition match against Pune FC.

Bulgarian deny racist abuse allegations

The president of the Bulgarian Football Union has denied charges that home fans directed racist chants at England players during the Euro 2012 qualifier in Sofia.

'Ibrahimovic to play another 5 years'

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's agent says the AC Milan striker is not about to quit the sport and he expects him to play for at least another five years.

Robben ruled out of Euro qualifiers

Dutch winger Arjen Robben's injury curse has struck again after the Dutch Football Federation announced that he had been ruled out of their Euro qualifiers.

Pune FC to take on Rovers on Friday

English Premier League club Blackburn Rovers will make a maiden appearance in their owner Venkys' backyard as they take on local side Pune FC in an exhibition match on Friday.

'Rooney 'calm' over father betting probe'

England manager Fabio Capello brushed off concerns about Wayne Rooney's state of mind after the star striker's father was arrested in connection with an alleged betting scam.

Forlan chasing Uruguayan goals record

Uruguay forward Forlan is hoping he can make his country's goalscoring record his own as his side open their World Cup qualifying campaign against Bolivia.

Durand Cup test for Sikkim United

Former India captain Baichung Bhutia will be seen in a new role as entrepreneur-cum-player when his United Sikkim make their debut in the Durand Cup on Friday.

Pedro Leon left 'humiliated' by Jose

Getafe's on-loan Real Madrid winger Pedro Leon says he felt "humiliated" by coach Jose Mourinho when he was at the Spanish giants last season.

Blazer to stand down at end of year

Chuck Blazer, the man who blew the whistle on the corruption scandal, will step down as CONCACAF general secretary at the end of the year.

Is AIFF looking for interim coach?

The AIFF has also stopped fishing in troubled waters by asking club coaches if they were interested in quitting their clubs for a national job.

Australia romp to 5-0 win over Malaysia

The Socceroos, who led 4-0 at halftime, were never worried after Luke Wilkshire opened the scoring with a simple tap-in in just the third minute of the match.

Robben undergoes successful surgery

Dutch winger Arjen Robben has undergone successful surgery to remedy a troublesome groin problem, his club Bayern Munich confirmed on Friday.

Bhutia scores in United Sikkim win

Former India skipper Baichung Bhutia found the target for his own club, United Sikkim who made their debut in the Durand Cup tournament at the Ambedkar Stadium.

Dutch make it 9 from 9 in Euro qualifiers

Holland notched up their ninth successive win in Euro 2012 qualifying with an academic 1-0 defeat of Moldova.

Italy draw gives threat to Serbia's hopes

Serbia's hopes of securing a place in the Euro 2012 playoffs suffered a blow despite a 1-1 draw with Italy in the qualifying Group C at the Marakana stadium.

Nigeria fail to qualify for Africa Cup

Nigeria became the latest marquee name to miss out on qualification for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday after they were held to a 2-2 draw by Guinea.

Nani shows wobbly Portugal the way

Manchester United starlet Nani hit a brace of goals as Portugal stayed right in the hunt for a place at the Euro 2012 finals with a 5-3 home victory over Iceland.

Borussia Dortmund vs Augsburg 4:0 Highlights

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

German Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund vs FC Augsburg 4:0. Highlights

Espanyol vs Real Madrid 0:4 Highlights

Spain, Liga BBVA: RCD Espanyol vs Real Madrid 0:4. Goal highlights

Sanchez believes Chile can beat anyone (News)

Alexis Sanchez believes Chile's quality means they are capable of beating any national team

Spurs and Arsenal condemn abusive fans

Tottenham and Arsenal have released a joint statement condemning the abusive chants that marred the north London derby on Sunday

Mourinho hopes Sahin to be back in 2 weeks (News)

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho expects Nuri Sahin to return to action in two weeks following a knee injury he sustained in pre-season

Ancelotti, I would consider Arsenal or Tottenham offer

Former Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti has stated that he is keen to take the reins at a Premier League club again once he decides to return to coaching

Guardiola: Messi never dives

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola has categorically denied allegations that Lionel Messi is a diver in the wake of his side's 1-0 victory over Sporting Gijon

France facing injury problems

France trio Karim Benzema, Franck Ribery and Blaise Matuidi have been ruled out of their country's final two Euro 2012 qualifiers through injury

Victory takes pressure off Menezes

"Victory made in Brazil," read a front-page headline in the sports daily Lance, praising the team's return to an attack-minded style against Argentina.

'Fed Cup win sweeter than earlier wins'

Salgaocar chief Shivanand Salgaocar hailed his team for winning the Federation Cup tournament and said the victory was sweeter than the earlier ones.

FIFA excludes Myanmar from 2018 WC

Football's governing body FIFA excluded Myanmar from the 2018 World Cup and ordered the Asian state to pay a fine over the violence wrought by their supporters during a qualifier with Oman.

Podolski is 'Mike Tyson' of Germany

German international striker Lukas Podolski was described as "football's little Mike Tyson" on Friday by the player's club coach Stale Solbakken.

Sion's court battle causing chaos: FIFA

Swiss club FC Sion are causing chaos by fighting their expulsion from this season's Europa League, world governing body FIFA said on Friday.

Salgaocar refuse to release Bencherifa

The All India Football Federation's search for a national coach has run into rough weather after Salgaocar refused to release first choice Bencherifa.

Bayern Munich draw at Hoffenheim

Leaders Bayern Munich stumbled to a goalless draw at Hoffenheim, ending their 10-game winning streak in all competitions but opening a three-point lead at the top.

Masefield for better-quality football turfs

Former EPL player Paul Masefield, assistant coach of the Steve McMahon Football Academy which kickstarted its operations on Saturday, believes India's young football enthusiasts deserve better quality turfs to play on.

Liverpool visiting India a possibility

If the 'Steve McMahon Football Academy' has its way, English Premier League giants Liverpool FC could soon visit India for a pre-season friendly.

Udinese down Bologna to go top

Udinese went top of Serie A after goals from Mehdi Benatia and an Antonio Di Natale penalty gave them a 2-0 victory over Bologna on Sunday.

Bilbao win derby despite Inigo strike

Real Sociedad's Inigo Martinez scored from inside his own half in the Basque derby, but Fernando Llorente's brace made sure Athletic Bilbao earned a 2-1 away win in La Liga.

Podolski slammed as Cologne slump

Germany's Lukas Podolski has again come in for sharp criticism for inconsistency with his Bundesliga club Cologne before Germany's match against Turkey.

Benzema ruled out for Albania, Bosnia

France striker Karim Benzema has been ruled out of both upcoming Euro 2012 qualifiers against Albania and Bosnia because of a groin injury, coach Laurent Blanc confirmed.

Nadal family leaves Mallorca's board

The family of tennis star Rafael Nadal is leaving Mallorca's executive board.

Cahill ruled out of Australia squad

Everton's Tim Cahill has been ruled out of Australia's squad for their World Cup qualifying matches against Malaysia and Oman, his club announced.

Mehtab takes nothing for granted

Mehtab Hossain's comeback is nothing short of phenomenal. Within three months of earning a India call-up after five years, the talismanic East Bengal midfielder has proved his mettle with the national team.

Bayern Munich to scout for India's talent

Legendary German football club Bayern Munich will scout for 11 under-16 players in India with the launch of the FC Bayern Youth Cup program on October 15 and 16.

Spanish sojourn for Delhi footballer

San Cristobal de los Angeles, Spanish lower division club best known for producing Real Madrid legend Raul Gonzales, has signed Ankit Sharma.

Koller takes over as Austria coach

Swiss Marcel Koller will take over as coach of the Austrian national team, succeeding Dietmar Constantini who resigned last month after a string of losses, the Austrian football federation said.

Barca warn France not to risk Abidal

Barcelona doctors on Tuesday warned France coach Laurent Blanc not to risk injured defender Eric Abidal in two key Euro 2012 qualifying matches.

The famine in Somalia

Dear World Leaders,
The famine in Somalia could kill 750,000 in the coming months, and tens of thousands have already died. When you meet at the Group of 20 (G-20) Summit in November, you have the opportunity to break the cycle of famine and ensure people are hungry no more. Lives are in your hands. Please keep the promises you have made to the 2 billion poor people who depend on farming for their livelihoods.The reasons for the famine in the Horn of Africa are complex and solutions are difficult, especially in Somalia, but we can’t lose sight of some simple facts:1. 30,000 children have died in just 3 months. Thirty thousand. With over 12 million people at risk. 2. Famine is not a natural catastrophe – drought doesn’t have to lead to famine. It can be prevented, as we have seen in much of Kenya and Ethiopia. In the 21st century, it’s an obscenity that people are dying because they can’t get enough food to eat. Every one of those 30,000 children is part of a family – a son, a daughter, sister or brother. We can’t imagine what it must be like to starve to death, but most of us know what it’s like to lose someone we love.Please watch the film and make use of the voice you have -- sign the petition. It will make a difference in putting pressure on world leaders to do more to help those in need right now, and live up to promises already made to invest in the things proven to work – early warning systems...irrigation...drought resistant seeds… and of course, peace and security.Thanks for reading.BonoONE co-founder

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