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Premier League: Arsenal youngster Gabriel Martinelli pens new long-term contract with club
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Premier League: Arsenal youngster Gabriel Martinelli pens new long-term contract with club

The 19-year-old Martinelli has scored 10 goals in 26 games for the club since moving from Brazilian side Ituano last year.

ISL 2019-20: Manchester City owners to acquire majority stake in Mumbai City FC, says source
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ISL 2019-20: Manchester City owners to acquire majority stake in Mumbai City FC, says source

Mumbai City, which is co-owned by Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor, has had the likes of Freddie Ljungberg, Nicolas Anelka and Diego Forlan as their marquee players in the past

The Unwritten Diary of Arsene Wenger: 22 years as Arsenal manager come to a close with win over Huddersfield
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The Unwritten Diary of Arsene Wenger: 22 years as Arsenal manager come to a close with win over Huddersfield

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger managed the club for the last time after being in the job for 22 years. Here's a look at what he may have written if he wrote a diary entry on the occasion

Arsene Wenger's memorable quotes: From calling English food 'dreadful', labelling Jose Mourinho 'stupid' and more
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Arsene Wenger's memorable quotes: From calling English food 'dreadful', labelling Jose Mourinho 'stupid' and more

As Arsene Wenger leave Arsenal at the end of 22 years, take a look at the Professor's most memorable quotes

Europa League: Patrice Evra vows to come back 'stronger than ever' after fan-kicking incident leads to UEFA ban
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Europa League: Patrice Evra vows to come back 'stronger than ever' after fan-kicking incident leads to UEFA ban

"Sometimes life you can feel really heavy but you always have to keep smiling, and of course keep loving this game," said Evra.

Barcelona vs Real Madrid legends match in Mumbai postponed due unavailability of few players
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Barcelona vs Real Madrid legends match in Mumbai postponed due unavailability of few players

Legends of Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid were to play an exhibition match in memory of Dutch legend and Barcelona star Johan Cryuff.

Ronaldinho, Roberto Carlos and Ryan Giggs to be paid huge sums to play in Pakistan
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Ronaldinho, Roberto Carlos and Ryan Giggs to be paid huge sums to play in Pakistan

Nicolas Anelka, Robert Pires, David James, George Boateng and Luis Boa Morte are also scheduled to play in Pakistan.

Ronaldinho, Ryan Giggs and other stars to play two exhibition matches in Pakistan to promote football
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Ronaldinho, Ryan Giggs and other stars to play two exhibition matches in Pakistan to promote football

Ronaldinho is the lead attraction among the group dubbed "Ronaldinho and friends" which is set to play in Karachi on Saturday and in Lahore on Sunday.

ISL 2016: Mumbai City FC's Alexandre Guimaraes says ten-day rest won't break his side's momentum
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ISL 2016: Mumbai City FC's Alexandre Guimaraes says ten-day rest won't break his side's momentum

Managerial change has proved to be crucial for Mumbai this season with Alexandre Guimaraes bringing some necessary calm to the club after the chaos under Nicolas Anelka.

Paul Pogba returns to Manchester United: Here's a list of other prodigal sons
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Paul Pogba returns to Manchester United: Here's a list of other prodigal sons

Paul Pogba has joined Manchester United from Juventus for around 105 million euros ($116 million), almost four years to the day since he left Old Trafford when his contract expired in 2012. Here are some other high-profile players who left clubs and later re-signed for them.

Euro 2016: France rejoices after scandals are put behind and final beckons
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Euro 2016: France rejoices after scandals are put behind and final beckons

France's 2-0 win over Germany in the Euro 2016 SF has set off a football fever that has not been seen since the country won the World Cup in 1998.

The Haitian in India: Mumbai City's Sony Norde on losses, choosing India and the challenging ISL season
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The Haitian in India: Mumbai City's Sony Norde on losses, choosing India and the challenging ISL season

Norde's case is interesting in the Haiti squad. Having 'become very well-known' after his initial exploits in Argentina and Mexico, he had to take the risk of playing in unknown Bangladesh.

Elano's no-show, Anelka's flop-show and Chennai's downpour: Talking points from ISL's Chennaiyin vs Mumbai City
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Elano's no-show, Anelka's flop-show and Chennai's downpour: Talking points from ISL's Chennaiyin vs Mumbai City

Amidst heavy downpour, Chennaiyin FC inched closer to a semi-final berth on Tuesday night after handing Mumbai City FC a 3-0 thrashing. Here we look at three talking points from the match which turned the tide in Chennaiyin’s favour.

ISL 2015: Chennaiyin FC down Mumbai City FC 3-0, inch closer to semi-finals
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ISL 2015: Chennaiyin FC down Mumbai City FC 3-0, inch closer to semi-finals

Chennaiyin FC notched up a superb 3-0 victory over Mumbai City FC to keep themselves afloat for a semifinal berth at the second Hero Indian Super League (ISL) semifinals on Tuesday.

ISL: Nicolas Anelka comes clean on differences with Mumbai City FC, Moritz departure and struggling Chhetri
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ISL: Nicolas Anelka comes clean on differences with Mumbai City FC, Moritz departure and struggling Chhetri

While Anelka believes in his main threat Sunil Chhetri, there is some doubt as to whether he believes in the rest of the side.

ISL: Anelka blames lack of fighting spirit for Mumbai City's woes; rules out return in 2016
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ISL: Anelka blames lack of fighting spirit for Mumbai City's woes; rules out return in 2016

Anelka has also ruled out a return to India, as it stands, at least as a manager. "I don’t think I will come back [to ISL next year as a manager]. You have to speak to the team management."

ISL 2015: Anelka, as player and manager, should shoulder most blame for Mumbai City's woes
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ISL 2015: Anelka, as player and manager, should shoulder most blame for Mumbai City's woes

Desire, fighting spirit: These were the words that were repeated ad-infinitum in Anelka's press conference after the draw against Kerala that felt like a defeat.

ISL 2015: Kerala Blasters score late equaliser against Mumbai City to dash playoff hopes for both sides
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ISL 2015: Kerala Blasters score late equaliser against Mumbai City to dash playoff hopes for both sides

Placed right at the bottom half of the points table in the Indian Super League (ISL), both Mumbai City FC and Kerala Blasters FC have no other option but to win all the remaining matches, starting with the one at the DY Patil Stadium here on Thursday, to ensure a place in the play-offs.

ISL: May bench myself because the team has played better without me, says Mumbai City's coach Anelka
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ISL: May bench myself because the team has played better without me, says Mumbai City's coach Anelka

When asked whether he would, just like Roberto Carlos this year and Marco Materazzi last year, concentrate more on coaching and let the players take charge on the field, Anelka said that he 'thinks he will do it.'

ISL 2015: The dream Anelka-Chhetri partnership is turning into a nightmare for Mumbai City
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ISL 2015: The dream Anelka-Chhetri partnership is turning into a nightmare for Mumbai City

At the end of the day though, the Chhetri-Anelka partnership has become somewhat like the Steven Gerrard-Frank Lampard duet for England: Two similar players wanting to do what the other does as well and ending up cancelling out each other.