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    Messi magic puts Argentina back on World Cup track

    Reuters | Updated at 12:02pm on November 16, 2016

    A Lionel Messi masterclass, netting a brilliant free kick before laying on two more goals, put Argentina's World Cup qualifying campaign back on track with...

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    ‘My MU days are numbered’

    Agence France-Presse . Manchester | Updated at 11:37pm on November 15, 2016

    Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick says this could be his last season at the club and backed world-record signing Paul Pogba to showcase his ‘very special’ talent...

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    San Marino hit back at Muller

    Agence France-Presse . Milan | Updated at 11:36pm on November 15, 2016

    San Marino have hit back at Thomas Muller and accused the German striker of arrogance and disrespect after he said playing the minnows has ‘nothing to do with professional football’...

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    ‘Pre-match antics were too much’

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:32pm on November 15, 2016

    England goalkeeper Joe Hart has consciously toned down his pre-match routine after criticism he was excessively motivated during his country’s ill-fated Euro 2016 campaign, he confessed to reporters on Monday...

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    Lippi reality check, Aussies held in Bangkok

    Agence France-Presse . Kunming | Updated at 11:30pm on November 15, 2016

    Marcello Lippi’s dreams of taking China to the next World Cup received a reality check on Tuesday, while Asian champions Australia were made to sweat in a near-nightmare in Bangkok...

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    Proteas hammer hapless Aussies

    Agence France-Presse . Hobart | Updated at 11:25pm on November 15, 2016

    South Africa demolished Australia by an innings and 80 runs after yet another batting collapse to claim their third successive Test series Down Under Tuesday, plunging the hosts further into crisis...

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    Sakib not surprised by Mashrafee blitz

    Atif Azam | Updated at 11:23pm on November 15, 2016

    Country’s leading left-arm spinner Sakib al Hasan said on Tuesday he didn’t mind going under the wrath of Mashrafee bin Murtaza during their encounter in the Bangladesh Premier League...

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    Five highlights of BPL first phase

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:18pm on November 15, 2016

    Bangladesh Premier League 2016, the fourth edition of the tournament, finished its first phase at Dhaka on Monday and the second phase will commence in Chittagong on Thursday...

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    Buds wilt uncared for

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 11:07pm on November 15, 2016

    Goalkeeper Faisal Ahmed must have thought his heroic performance in SAFF Under-16 football final tie-breaker against India last year would help him earn a big future in the game...

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    Bauza tells stars to take risk

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 12:34am on November 15, 2016

    Lionel Messi and Argentina’s stars will have to take ‘risks’ to beat Colombia and keep their World Cup hopes alive, coach Edgardo Bauza said ahead of their must-win clash today...