Sk Jamal win at Feni

Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club returned to winning ways in the Grameenphone Bangladesh Premier League as they outplayed Feni Sooccer Club 3-0 at the Shaheed Salam Stadium yesterday. The defending champions, who came into this match on the back of a 0-2 defeat at the hands of Farashganj, dominated proceedings from the beginning and came away

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Double delight for Maradona

It was a double joy for Al Wasl coach Diego Maradona on Tuesday night. His family, including his grandson Benjamin and son-in-law Sergio Aguero, were around him when his club beat Al Wahda on penalties in the quarter-final of the Gulf Champions League, reports The Gulf Today.
Sergio, who scored the City’s match winner against QPR to earn Sheikh Mansour’s

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Muktis hit transfer market with buzz

Perennial giants Muktijoddha Sangsad KC registered eight current national team players in a bid to lift the Bangladesh League title as they completed their player transfer formalities as the fourth team on Thursday.
The reigning Bangladesh League runners-up registered a total of 20 players – 19 local players and Nigerian Paul Emmanuel Dammi, who was the only foreigner to get registered on the

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Ashraful wary of Bishoo threat

Experienced Bangladesh batsman Mohammad Ashraful has rated Devendra Bishoo highly and said the young West Indies leg-spinner can be a big threat in the coming home series.
West Indies will arrive in Dhaka on October 4 to play a T20 international, three ODIs and two Tests during their 27-day stay

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Football for the kids

With the concept of making a complete footballer, the Creative Football School supervised by two AFC A licence-holder coaches Maruful Haque and Saiful Bari Titu began its journey yesterday at the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) ground.
Some 48 budding players aged between 11 and 13 are the initial students of the school,

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MU canter past Spurs

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MU canter past Spurs
Danny Welbeck, Anderson and Wayne Rooney were all on target as Manchester United continued their perfect start to the season with a 3-0 victory over Tottenham at Old Trafford here on Monday.
Sir Alex Ferguson once again underlined his confidence in youth with a selection that saw France international Patrice Evra as the only player older than his

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Arsenal agree to sell Nasri

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Arsenal agree to sell Nasri 
Arsenal said Tuesday they have agreed to sell French midfielder Samir Nasri to Premier League rivals Manchester City.
In a statement on their website the Gunners said: “Arsenal can confirm that they have agreed terms for Samir Nasri to move to Manchester City

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BNS, Fatullah get pass mark from Argentine delegates

Bangabandhu National Stadium and Fatullah stadium got a pass mark from the visiting Argentine inspection team as the match and practice venues respectively for the September 6 international friendly between Argentina and Nigeria.
A three-member high-profile delegation from Argentina, headed by assistant coach

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Aguero set for debut

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini said Sergio Aguero is likely to make his first appearance for the club in the Community Shield against Manchester United at Wembley on Sunday.
Aguero has yet to play for his new club since completing a £38 million ($62 million) move from Atletico Madrid last week

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Barton handed another chance

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew indicated Thursday that Joey Barton’s career at St James’ Park may not be at an end despite the midfielder’s outspoken Twitter outbursts.
The 28-year-old has been placed on a free transfer by the Magpies after his recent criticism of the club on the social networking

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MSC look to catch Jamal off-guard

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MSC look to catch Jamal off-guard
Mohammedan Sporting Club will be aiming to earn at least some silverware this season through reaching the final of the Grameenphone Super Cup as the defending champions face off Bangladesh League champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club in the first semifinal of the season’s ending tournament at the Bangabandhu National Stadium today

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Sneijder’s options open

Wesley Sneijder on Sunday kept the door open to a possible £35 million switch to Manchester United.
The Inter Milan midfielder has been strongly linked with a move to the Premier League champions, and speculation continued this weekend despite recent comments from United boss Sir Alex Ferguson that the club would make no further signings this

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Singapore-Malaysia Football Rivalry Turns Ugly Online

Singapore’s World Cup qualifying tie against Malaysia concluded four days ago, but an online war is still being waged by football fans from both sides.
The latest salvo was fired yesterday by hackers, who replaced the homepage of the Singapore Cars Online Web site with an image of Malaysian striker Safee Sali. They also left a message accusing the Singapore

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Too good, but too late

Bangladesh Win World Cup Pre-Qualifier 2nd-Leg 2-0
Too good, but too late
So the World Cup dream of Bangladesh is over. But not before the boys of Nikola Ilievski put up a show that was spectacularly daring. The only thing missing was perhaps the belief that they could overturn Lebanon’s impressive 4-0 home leg advantage.
In the end Bangladesh won their home match at the Bangabandhu National Stadium 2-0. And in front

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Chelsea snap up starlet

The new manager of English football club Chelsea on Saturday announced a deal with Barcelona to sign teenager Oriol Romeu, as the London team prepared for a game in Thailand on their Asia tour.
Blues boss Andre Villas-Boas confirmed agreement had been reached with the Spanish giants but said the 19-year-old defensive midfielder had yet to finalise personal terms or pass a medical. The fee was

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L’pool title contenders

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney believes a rejuvenated Liverpool can emerge as genuine contenders in this season’s Premier League race, reports said Friday.
The England striker, who fired a hattrick for United this week during their tour of the United States, said that Liverpool’s summer transfer activity would leave them better equipped to challenge for

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Barcelona return to training

Spanish and European champions Barcelona began their pre-season training on Monday with just their Argentinian and Brazilian players who took part in the Copa America missing.
Andres Iniesta, Xavi, Carles Puyol and Gerard Pique were among the 18 Barca players who took part in a light training session after completing physical

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