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Pele's family gather at his hospital bedside for Christmas

Fans of the player, considered by many to be the greatest of all time, have been expressing hope for his recovery since he was hospitalized in November.

published : 26 Dec 2022
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World Cup hangover a factor as Premier League returns to action on Boxing Day

England's top-flight clubs face a selection headache with key players rested and given time off to recover from fatigue caused by the recently concluded FIFA World Cup.

published : 25 Dec 2022
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2018 French World Cup winner Blaise Matuidi retires

The 35-year-old, who started the World Cup final win over Croatia in Russia four years ago, had been omitted from Inter Miami's squad for this season.

published : 24 Dec 2022
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US House passes equal pay bill in latest women's football win

The Equal Pay for Team USA Act, will require all athletes representing the United States in global competition to receive equal pay and benefits in their sport, regardless of gender.

published : 24 Dec 2022
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Football: Hero of 1966 World Cup George Cohen dead at 83

Cohen spent his entire career with Fulham, playing 459 games for the Cottagers from 1956-1969 before a knee injury cut short his career at 29.

published : 23 Dec 2022
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FIFA reviews chef's 'undue access' to hold World Cup trophy

The chef, a regular guest of FIFA with VIP access during the World Cup, was filmed grabbing the arm of captain Lionel Messi on the field to get his attention. The soccer seemed irritated in the clip.

published : 23 Dec 2022
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ISL: ATK Mohun Bagan sign defender Slavko Damjanovic

After 10 games, ATK Mohun Bagan are presently third in the ISL points standings.

published : 22 Dec 2022
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French football president wants Deschamps to stay as head coach

Deschamps, 54, led Les Bleus to the World Cup final on Sunday, where they lost in a penalty shoot-out to Argentina, after guiding them to the trophy four years ago.

published : 22 Dec 2022
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Pelé's cancer worsens, kidneys and heart affected

The hospital did not mention any signs of the three-time World Cup winner's recent respiratory infection, which was aggravated by COVID-19.

published : 22 Dec 2022
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FIFA mostly wins big but loses trust at Qatar World Cup

There was clear self-interest to declare the success of a tournament that was politically fraught for most of the 12 years since Qatar was picked to host football's greatest spectacle.

published : 21 Dec 2022
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After World Cup run, Morocco shoots at diplomatic gains

Morocco will also be hoping to convert its raised profile into economic gains, especially for tourism.
 

published : 21 Dec 2022
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France's Mbappe returns to training days after World Cup disappointment

The 24-year-old cast a despondent figure in the aftermath of France's loss to Argentina -- led by his PSG team-mate Lionel Messi -- in a penalty shootout.

published : 21 Dec 2022
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Messi and team ditch bus for chopper ride over Buenos Aires due to massive crowds

The bus had been crawling along the planned 30-kilometer route towards the centre of the capital due to the huge numbers of Argentines who had lined the streets to celebrate their victory.

published : 21 Dec 2022
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Spain's top-flight teams play in Copa after World Cup break 

Tuesday's games were the first involving top-flight teams in Spain since they stopped playing for the World Cup in Qatar.

published : 21 Dec 2022
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World Cup winners Argentina return ahead of welcome home party

The team will then begin a tour of the Buenos Aires city centre from midday on Tuesday with millions expected out in the streets on what is a public holiday.

published : 20 Dec 2022