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AIFF: FIFA suspends India’s FA because of ‘undue influence from third parties,’ strips country of U17 Women’s World Cup

FIFA stated in a press release Tuesday that the “third party” involvement in India’s football association, the All India Football Federataion (AIFF), went against their statues, adding that the suspension would be lifted if the Supreme Court’s ruling is repealed and “the AIFF administration regains full control of the AIFF’s …

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Darwin Núñez sent off after headbutt as Liverpool frustrated by Crystal Palace

The striker was given his marching orders in the second half as Liverpool searched for an equalizer after Wilfried Zaha had given Palace a surprise lead after 32 minutes. Núñez, who scored on his league debut for the Reds last week, was involved in what started as an innocuous altercation …

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David Alaba free kick gives Real Madrid 2-1 win and perfect start to Spanish title defense

The Austrian whipped his effort in off the post with his first touch of the game having come off the bench, earning the reigning champion a hard-fought victory at recently promoted Almería. The home side actually took the lead with Largie Ramazani powering home inside the first 10 minutes. Although …

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Manchester United’s game plan went ‘in the bin’ during 4-0 defeat, according to manager Erik ten Hag

The result leaves United bottom of the Premier League having lost to Brighton last weekend as four goals in the first 35 minutes helped Brentford to an emphatic victory — the club’s first against United since 1938. Josh Dasilva opened the scoring when his long-range shot was spilled by David …

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Raheem Sterling says he didn’t think twice about joining Chelsea despite racist incident in 2018

Chelsea banned a fan for life from its stadium following an incident during an English Premier League match in December 2018. The individual was found to have used “racially abusive language and threatening and aggressive behavior” toward Sterling while he was playing for Manchester City, the club said. Five other …

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World Cup 2022: FIFA confirms change to start date

Following a unanimous decision by the Bureau of the FIFA Council, the tournament will now begin on November 20 instead of November 21 when three games had been scheduled, with Senegal vs. the Netherlands previously set to open the event. “The FIFA World Cup 2022 will kick off with an …

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Erling Haaland sets out frightening marker as he scores brace in Premier League debut

In the bright sunlight and with his dad, Alfie — a former Man City player himself — in the stands, he showed why he was the hottest property in football this summer, his raw athleticism and finishing ability looking a frightening prospect already. In the first half, Haaland latched onto …

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Lionel Messi scores acrobatic bicycle kick as PSG thrashes Clermont

The Argentine’s goal was the pick of the bunch as he latched onto Leandro Paredes’ pass before controlling it with his chest and acrobatically sending it over the goalkeeper. It came just six minutes after Messi had scored his first of the match, sweeping his finish into the bottom corner …

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Arsenal beats Crystal Palace as the English Premier League returns

A first-half header from Gabriel Martinelli and an own-goal from Palace defender Marc Guehi secured the three points as the league returned after just a 75-day break. Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said he was happy to get the first win on the board after what proved to be a tricky …

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