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ISL 2020-21: Plucky NorthEast United FC spoil Sergio Lobera's Mumbai City FC debut with 1-0 win
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ISL 2020-21: Plucky NorthEast United FC spoil Sergio Lobera's Mumbai City FC debut with 1-0 win

A red card to Jahouh and a penalty turned the game, that Mumbai were otherwise dominating, on its head and handed NorthEast United FC a winning start

ISL 2020-21, Bengaluru FC preview: Carles Cuadrat looks to bounce back from disappointing season with rejuvenated squad
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ISL 2020-21, Bengaluru FC preview: Carles Cuadrat looks to bounce back from disappointing season with rejuvenated squad

With the upcoming season of the Indian Super League just days away, we at Firstpost.com take a look at how Bengaluru FC stack up.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola set to appoint former mentor Juanma Lillo as assistant coach, say reports
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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola set to appoint former mentor Juanma Lillo as assistant coach, say reports

Pep Guardiola is set to appoint his former mentor Juanma Lillo as his assistant coach at Manchester City, according to reports in the Spanish media on Friday.

European football's transfer window ends with star loans rather than huge deals; Neymar to stay at PSG
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European football's transfer window ends with star loans rather than huge deals; Neymar to stay at PSG

The closure of the transfer window interrupted the saga surrounding of Neymar, the world's most expensive player, who will stay at Paris Saint-Germain having failed to get the move back to Barcelona he craved for.

Players' union FIFPro claims football calendar harming elite players, advocates longer breaks, recovery time
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Players' union FIFPro claims football calendar harming elite players, advocates longer breaks, recovery time

FIFPro surveyed 543 elite players. Some of them clocked up huge numbers of playing minutes and air miles. The leading example is Heung-Min Son, the Tottenham and South Korea star, who last season helped his club reach the Champions League final and his country win gold at the Asian Games.

Transfer Deadline Day Roundup Highlights: Inter Milan sign Romelu Lukaku from Manchester United; Kieran Tierney moves to Arsenal
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Transfer Deadline Day Roundup Highlights: Inter Milan sign Romelu Lukaku from Manchester United; Kieran Tierney moves to Arsenal

Follow all the updates and news from the summer transfer window, with Real Madrid signing Chelsea's Eden Hazard and Barcelona getting Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid.

Premier League: Maurizio Sarri's tumultuous reign at Chelsea ends in jaded disillusionment as London club yearns revival
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Premier League: Maurizio Sarri's tumultuous reign at Chelsea ends in jaded disillusionment as London club yearns revival

Chelsea began their campaign with spring in their steps, but worsened as the season progressed. Sarri's staunch refusal to change his ways in spite of continued mediocrity did not bode well for the club.

LaLiga: Barcelona expect frosty return to Camp Nou after losing to Liverpool in Champions League semi-final
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LaLiga: Barcelona expect frosty return to Camp Nou after losing to Liverpool in Champions League semi-final

Barcelona's recovery begins against Getafe on Sunday but the pain felt from their Champions League collapse at Anfield is likely to get worse before it gets better.

Serie A: Coach Massimiliano Allegri's future at Juventus in spotlight as Old Lady travels to Roma
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Serie A: Coach Massimiliano Allegri's future at Juventus in spotlight as Old Lady travels to Roma

Juventus have already wrapped up their eighth consecutive title, and Allegri's fifth in as many years since replacing Antonio Conte in 2014.

Premier League: Southampton vow to ban fans who mocked Emiliano Sala's death with 'aeroplane' gestures in Cardiff City clash
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Premier League: Southampton vow to ban fans who mocked Emiliano Sala's death with 'aeroplane' gestures in Cardiff City clash

Video on social media appeared to show two men in the home section of St Mary's Stadium seemingly making aeroplane gestures in the direction of the away supporters.

Serie A: Wasteful Napoli stumble at Fiorentina; Lautaro Martinez gets Inter Milan back to winning ways at Parma
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Serie A: Wasteful Napoli stumble at Fiorentina; Lautaro Martinez gets Inter Milan back to winning ways at Parma

Napoli could finish the weekend trailing Serie A leaders Juventus by 11 points after Carlo Ancelotti's wasteful side stuttered to a 0-0 draw at Fiorentina.

Ligue 1: Mario Balotelli's second goal in three games helps Marseille brush aside Dijon
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Ligue 1: Mario Balotelli's second goal in three games helps Marseille brush aside Dijon

Mario Balotelli's second goal in three games helped Marseille to a 2-1 win at Dijon in the French league on Friday.

Ligue 1: Mario Balotelli scores on debut but Marseille crisis deepens with Lille defeat, exploding fireworks and striking fans
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Ligue 1: Mario Balotelli scores on debut but Marseille crisis deepens with Lille defeat, exploding fireworks and striking fans

Marseille's slide continued with a 2-1 home loss to Lille in a match that started with a fan protest, was interrupted for more than 30 minutes after a firework exploded on the touchline and also saw a red card and a Mario Balotelli goal on his debut.

Premier League: Midfield woes, self-doubts consign Tottenham Hotspur to 0-1 loss against Manchester City
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Premier League: Midfield woes, self-doubts consign Tottenham Hotspur to 0-1 loss against Manchester City

Tottenham gambled that if their three midfielders want the ball more, everything else will work out. It might have worked with the likes of Arsenal or Manchester United, but Pep Guardiola's Manchester City were too good.

ISL 2018-19: ATK hope to thrive on manager Steve Coppell's tactical nous, attacking gameplan in new season
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ISL 2018-19: ATK hope to thrive on manager Steve Coppell's tactical nous, attacking gameplan in new season

In Kalu Uche, Balwant Singh and Jayesh Rane, ATK have a versatile forward line at their disposal, and Coppell's men would look to better their last season's performance.

Former Australia footballer Tim Cahill joins Indian Super League team Jamshedpur FC
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Former Australia footballer Tim Cahill joins Indian Super League team Jamshedpur FC

Cahill, who scored 50 goals for Australia in a career spanning 14 years, retired from international duty after playing in his fourth World Cup in Russia earlier this year.

Europe's football elite descend on Monaco for Champions League draw
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Europe's football elite descend on Monaco for Champions League draw

Real won the Champions League for the third season running — and 13th time overall — when they beat Liverpool 3-1 in Kiev in May, although their hopes of making it four in a row were hit by the subsequent departure of Cristiano Ronaldo and resignation of coach Zinedine Zidane.

La Liga: Barcelona snap up Arturo Vidal from Bayern Munich to shore up midfield after Paulinho's loan move
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La Liga: Barcelona snap up Arturo Vidal from Bayern Munich to shore up midfield after Paulinho's loan move

31-year-old Vidal, who has played 100 games for Chile and scored 24 goals, will sign a three-year deal after having a medical in the next few days, Barca said in a statement.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Australia rue lack of potent strikers as draw with Denmark dents chances of advancing to last-16
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Australia rue lack of potent strikers as draw with Denmark dents chances of advancing to last-16

Despite being intent to sit back, Australia were just a top striker away from securing what could've been a vital win in the circumstances.