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  • Loew relishing Germany's 'week of truth'

    Loew relishing Germany's 'week of truth'

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    Loew relishing Germany's 'week of truth'

    Germany coach Joachim Loew is relishing the world champions' "week of truth" in their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign when they host Group D leaders Poland on Friday before playing Scotland away. Germany, who have 13 points from their six qualifiers so far, find themselves in the unusual position of being second behind Poland (14) in the table and just two ahead of Scotland (11), who they play in Glasgow on Monday. Back-to-back victories over their main rivals would give Loew's side control of …

  • United to give De Gea chance to reclaim spot - reports

    United to give De Gea chance to reclaim spot - reports

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    United to give De Gea chance to reclaim spot - reports

    Manchester United will welcome David de Gea back into the fold even if, as expected, the goalkeeper refuses to sign a new contract following his failed attempt to move to Real Madrid, British media reported on Thursday. The Premier League club has dismissed rumours emanating from Spain that United manager Louis van Gaal will not countenance selecting the 24-year-old unless he commits his future to the club, with a spokesman telling British media those reports were "rubbish". De Gea has not …

  • Chelsea ties up with India's Wipro in digital, fan engagement drive

    Chelsea ties up with India's Wipro in digital, fan engagement drive

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    Chelsea ties up with India's Wipro in digital, fan engagement drive

    Reigning English Premier League champions Chelsea FC will team up with Indian IT services group Wipro Ltd to help improve its digital media strategy, the two said a day after rival Manchester United made a similar announcement. Wipro will work to improve fan engagement on game days and at other times and Chelsea Managing director Christian Purslow said the deal could also help the club build on its popularity in India, "where we have over 50 million passionate supporters and where there is …

  • Chelsea ties up with Wipro in digital, fan engagement drive

    Chelsea ties up with Wipro in digital, fan engagement drive

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    Chelsea ties up with Wipro in digital, fan engagement drive

    Reigning English Premier League champions Chelsea FC will team up with IT services group Wipro Ltd to help improve its digital media strategy, the two said a day after rival Manchester United made a similar announcement. Wipro will work to improve fan engagement on game days and at other times and Chelsea Managing director Christian Purslow said the deal could also help the club build on its popularity in India, "where we have over 50 million passionate supporters and where there is great …

  • Germany without Reus again for key Poland clash

    Germany without Reus again for key Poland clash

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    Germany without Reus again for key Poland clash

    Germany must again do without winger Marco Reus for their key Euro 2016 qualifier against Group D leaders Poland on Friday after the Borussia Dortmund star broke his big toe. As well as the Poland clash in Frankfurt, the 26-year-old will also miss Monday's qualifier against Scotland in Glasgow as the Dortmund forward's bad luck with Germany continues. …