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PSG's Brazilian history and a Canadian wunderkind

A Montenegrin with 22 goals in his last 14 appearances An en vogue emigration destination for Brazilians A landmark goal for a 16-year-old Canadian startlet 30 Brazilians have been Paris Saint-Germain players in the club’s mere 47-year existence after Dani Alves became the latest to join them. PSG were only founded 52 days after ‘The Beautiful Team’ won the 1970 ...

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Paraguay hosts FIFA-CONMEBOL Professional Football Conference

On 12 and 13 July 2017, FIFA staged a two-day Professional Football Conference in Asuncion, Paraguay, in collaboration with CONMEBOL, welcoming senior representatives of South America’s ten national associations. Representatives from clubs, leagues and player bodies around the world also came together, creating a unique platform for an exchange of best practice in international club football. The conference, moderated by ...

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Luka Modric believes Real Madrid will dominate European football for some time

Luka Modric believes Real Madrid are set to dominate European football for some time yet. Real claimed their third Champions League title in four seasons by brushing aside Juventus 4-1 at the National Stadium of Wales in Cardiff on Saturday night. By doing so, Real were crowned kings of Europe for a record 12th time… UEFA Champions League Football News ...

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UEFA promises to crack down on pyrotechnics after expert study proves dangers

An independent report has stressed it is impossible to use pyrotechnics safely within spectator areas at football grounds and only properly equipped and trained staff should ever try to deal with them. Commissioned by Football Supporters Europe and UEFA, the 72-page report has been prepared by Cambridgeshire-based “explos… England Football News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO ...

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England Under-19s thrash Germany to reach European Championship semi-finals

Ben Brereton and Ryan Sessegnon each scored a brace as England reached the semi-finals of the Under-19 European Championship with 4-1 victory over Germany in Georgia. Nottingham Forest forward Brereton’s second-half double gave England a 2-0 lead and after Germany substitute Tobias Warschewski pulled one back with 14 minu… England Football News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT ...

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England stars team up with Disney

England’s women have teamed up with Disney as part of a fresh drive to grow participation among girls at grass-roots level. Lionesses stars such as captain Steph Houghton and player of the year Lucy Bronze have adopted some of the characteristics of their favourite Disney princesses as part of the ‘Dream Big’ campaign.<… England Football News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER ...

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Lazio make £5million bid to sign Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva

Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva will not feature in the club’s friendly at Wigan on Friday night after Lazio made a £5million bid to sign him. The 30-year-old Brazilian is the club’s longest-serving current player having just marked a decade on Merseyside – but he is now considering his options. Press Association … Premier League Football News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER ...

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Paraguay hosts FIFA-CONMEBOL Professional Football Conference

On 12 and 13 July 2017, FIFA staged a two-day Professional Football Conference in Asuncion, Paraguay, in collaboration with CONMEBOL, welcoming senior representatives of South America’s ten national associations. Representatives from clubs, leagues and player bodies around the world also came together, creating a unique platform for an exchange of best … FIFA.com PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF ...

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Samoura stresses access for all to sport

FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura addressed a global audience of sports ministers and high-level sports officials from more than 110 UNESCO member states at UNESCO’s 6th International Conference of Ministers and Senior Officials responsible for physical education and sport (MINEPS VI), held in Kazan, Russia. Samoura seized the opportu… FIFA.com PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE ...

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