August 2014

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India vs. England, 3rd ODI: Match Report

England captain Alastair Cook must be wondering where his next win in a One Day International was to come from, as England were once again completely outclassed by a dominant India.  While England may have demolished the Indian side in the 5 match Investec Test Series, they are finding India to be a completely different […]

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English Premier League – Weekend – Roundup

Burnley  0 – 0 Manchester United It was another disastrous week in the English Premier League for Manchester United’s Dutch super manager Louis Van Gaal, who is still winless, with a loss and two draws after three matches played so far. What makes it worse is that none of the teams that Manchester United have […]

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Top 5 Football News This Saturday  

Angel Di Maria to make his first start for Manchester United.   As Manchester United take on Burnley, new signing Angel Di Maria, the attacking midfielder signed by Louis Van Gaal from Real Madrid for a British record  of 59 million pounds, will make his first start for his new club.  Di Maria was the […]

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India vs. England ODI series, 3rd Match: Preview

After having completely dominated India for much of the Test series, England and captain Alastair Cook find themselves once again in familiar territory – at the receiving end of their many critics. There have been many cricket experts in the country who have asked Cook to retire from One Day International cricket, as they feel […]

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UEFA Champions League Qualifiers Roundup

Arsenal  1 – 0 Besiktas   (Aggregate 1-0 for Arsenal) Arsenal went through to the group stages of the UEFA Champions League, after a tense night at the Emirates, narrowly so. Had former Chelsea striker Demba Ba connected cleanly with his head just a minute before the end of the match and sent the ball into […]

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India vs. England, 2nd ODI: Match Report

It is unlikely that a win in the 5-match one day international series would make up for India’s humiliating defeat in the Test, but still, it does give the long suffering Indian supporters something to cheer for. India won the 2nd ODI against England played in Cardiff, Wales, quite easily, by 133 runs. England were […]

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MS Dhoni – No Longer “Captain Cool”?

BCCI reprimands Dhoni for his comments on coach Fletcher’s future. Mahendra Singh Dhoni has always been the blue eyed boy of the BCCI. But it seems even that relationship, the strongest ever between a captain of the Indian team and the cricket board, comes with an expiry date.  BCCI has taken a strong objection to […]

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Manchester City show their class in big win over Liverpool

As Mario Balotelli signed on the dotted line, making his move from AC Milan to Liverpool, he would no doubt wonder at the gulf in quality between his new club and the one he left behind, after a most acrimonious stay. Very few clubs in the world can afford to have Sergio Aguero, one of […]

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India vs. England, 2nd ODI: Preview

Cardiff: With the first ODI between India and England washed out by the English rain in Bristol on Monday, the series has been more about cricket vs. English rain, with the rain winning handsomely. So the this preview starts with the weather forecast. Things look much better at Cardiff, Wales, with the weather department predicting […]

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UEFA Champions League Qualifiers Preview

We analyze the key matches in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League qualifiers later today, as top teams face a do or die battle to get into the group stages of  the  Champions League. A lot of money rides on getting into the Champions League, up to as much as $50 million for […]

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