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FIFA U-17 World Cup: India’s 21-member squad announced

Panaji: For the first time in the history of Indian football, two NRIs will don the India jersey when they represent the country in the Fifa U-17 World Cup next month. US-based defender Namit Deshpande and Canada-based goalkeeper Sunny Dhaliwal have made it to the final squad of 21. In a list devoid of surprises, …

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Manchester United will miss Paul Pogba, says Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Manchester United may struggle to maintain their explosive start to the Premier League season if injured midfielder Paul Pogba is out for long, the club’s playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan has said. Pogba hurt his hamstring during United’s Champions League win over Basel last week and will undergo further scans to determine …

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Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu is a joke, says Neymar

Neymar labelled Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu a “joke” as the war of wards between Barcelona’s beleaguered board and the Brazilian star continued. In interviews with Catalan newspapers Mundo Deportivoand Sport, Bartomeu claimed Barca would be better off without Neymar this season following his world record 222 million euro ($263.7 million) move …

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Spain and Serbia close in on 2018 World Cup spots

Spain and Serbia are on the verge of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia after wins on Tuesday, while Croatia and Iceland are top of a very tight Group I. Spain followed up Saturday’s 3-0 win over Italy by crushing Liechtenstein 8-0 to remain top of Group G, three …

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