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  • FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: England hammer Spain 5-2

    Kolkata : England swaggered their way into the FIFA U-17 World Cup triumph and the invigorating final against Spain was as much a celebration of attacking football as it was about an incredible turnaround. The Three Lions colts hammered The La Rojas juniors 5-2 in the highest-scoring final in the history of this age-group tournament.


    Kolkata : A riveting contest is on the cards when England and Spain lock horns in the first-ever all- European summit clash of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup which will have a new champion on Saturday after a record-breaking tournament.

  • England has improved since Euro final, feels Spain coach

    Kolkata : Spain coach Santi Denia on Friday said England has improved in every aspect of the game since the two teams met each other in the Euro U-17 final in May earlier this year.

  • Mali coach urges for goal-line technology

    Kolkata : Mali coach Jonas Komla on Friday urged the FIFA to implement the goal-line technology for the next FIFA Under-17 World Cup, claiming that his team suffered due to the absence of it in this edition.

  • India has delivered a hugely successful U-17 World Cup: FIFA

    Kolkata : FIFA on Thursday lauded India for delivering a hugely successful Under-17 World Cup, both in terms of quality of football as well as organization and said that the country seems capable of hosting bigger global tournaments in the future.

  • Semifinal shifted from Guwahati to Kolkata

    New Delhi : The FIFA Under-17 World Cup semifinal between Brazil and England was on Monday shifted from Guwahati to Kolkata due to poor pitch conditions in the North-Eastern city, a development which will cause inconvenience to the two teams.

  • Ronaldo still ‘The Best’ for Zidane

    Madrid : Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane insisted Cristiano Ronaldo deserves to win FIFA’s ‘The Best’ award for 2017 despite his faltering La Liga form so far this season. Ronaldo missed Real’s first four La Liga games through suspension, but has managed just one goal in the last five and was wasteful once more in front of goal as Madrid eased past Eibar 3-0 on Sunday. “He is the best by a