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    Bangladesh football buried in Bhutan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:53pm on October 10, 2016

    Bangladesh’s hopes of advancing to the Asian Cup qualification stage ended after a humiliating 1-3 defeat to hosts Bhutan at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimpu...

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    Pique set to quit Spain

    Reuters . Madrid | Updated at 10:32pm on October 10, 2016

    Influential Spain defender Gerard Pique has said he will retire from international soccer after the 2018 World Cup, because he is ‘tired’ of the criticism...

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    Immobile rescues Italy as Spain cruise

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:28pm on October 10, 2016

    Lazio striker Ciro Immobile grabbed an injury-time winner as four-time champions Italy snatched a 3-2 comeback win at Macedonia on Sunday, narrowly avoiding a World...

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    Must-win for Chile in ‘Clasico del Pacifico’

    Agence France-Presse . Montevideo | Updated at 10:24pm on October 10, 2016

    Chile face a must-win showdown with fierce regional rivals Peru today as the South American champions aim to make up lost ground after a stumbling...

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    Messi deserves to retire as world champion: Bauza

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:09am on October 10, 2016

    Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza believes Lionel Messi deserves to retire from international football in style as a World Cup winner...

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    England win, classy Germany cruise

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:07am on October 10, 2016

    England ground out a low-key 2-0 victory over Malta in Saturday’s 2018 World Cup qualifier in interim manager Gareth Southgate’s first game in charge, while...

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    Bangladesh suffer Emon blow for Bhutan tie

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:59pm on October 09, 2016

    Bangladesh national football team suffered a huge blow on Sunday when midfielder Emon Mahmud Babu was ruled out from their today’s crucial Asian Cup qualifiers...

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    Ronaldo hits four, France run riot

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:54pm on October 08, 2016

    Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice in the opening four minutes on the way to a four-goal haul as European champions Portugal smashed Andorra 6-0 in World...

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    I owe my success to Cruyff: Guardiola

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:37pm on October 07, 2016

    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has saluted Barcelona and Dutch legend Johan Cruyff as the inspiration behind his incredible success...

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    Italy fight back to hold Spain

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:34pm on October 07, 2016

    Daniele De Rossi’s late penalty rescued a point for Italy against Spain in a heavyweight World Cup qualifier on Thursday, as Wales played out an...

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