Dundee headed into 2017 on a high thanks to a comfortable 3-0 Tayside derby win over St Johnstone in the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership at Dens Park.First-half goals from Faissal EL-Bakhtaoui and Kostadin Gadzhalov before an own goal from Saints captain Steven Anderson ensured St Johnstone’s five-game unbeaten run came crashing to an end.Skipper Darren O’Dea 

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Louis Moult headed a last-gasp equaliser to earn 10-man Motherwell a 1-1 Lanarkshire derby draw at the SuperSeal Stadium.Motherwell were on top in the early stages but Lee Lucas was sent off for a two-footed tackle on Massimo Donati in the 27th minute.Hamilton made their advantage count in the 54th minute when Alex D’Acol headed 

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Dear readers, We are really excited to announce that Football Channel Asia is going through a rebranding process which would hopefully help us to reach our aim of becoming the ultimate resource for all those who love Asian football. As a result of the rebranding process, we will close our website from 1 January 2017, 

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Ecuador coach Gustavo Quinteros is delighted with Antonio Valencia’s form for Manchester United. The 31-year-old right-wingback played just 857 minutes in the 2015/16 Premier League under Louis van Gaal, but has been a first-choice starter under Jose Mourinho and is enjoying arguably his best season since dazzling for Wigan Athletic in 2008/09. “He’s been brilliant,” 

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Danny, who was ruled out of UEFA EURO 2016 through injury, believes his Portugal team-mates’ triumph has made them more respected. “Portugal won and they won well!” Danny told Zenit-TV. “We’re all deserving of congratulations. In truth, it’s lifted our morale and now we’re more respected off other national teams. “ Portugal are second in 

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Chinese Taipei captain Chen Po-Liang will arrive in Thailand to go on trial for several Thai League clubs, according to reports. Chen has spent the last four years playing for various Chinese Super League club, including Hangzhou Greentown and Shenzhen Ruby. He decided to leave China to join a Thai League club, and according to 

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Winners: PortugalCristiano Ronaldo’s touchline exploits, substitute Éder’s shot, the hosts’ agony – a pulsating evening in Paris on 10 July climaxed with Portugal hoisting aloft the first major trophy in their history. Team of the TournamentRui Patrício; Kimmich, Boateng, Pepe, Raphaël Guerreiro; Kroos, Joe Allen; Griezmann, Ramsey, Payet; Ronaldo. Who makes your Team of the Year? 

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Indonesian side Madura United has turned down an opportunity to sign Filipino midfielder Stephan Schrock from SpVgg Greuther Fürth due to a lack of transfer fund, according to reports. Schrock is currently plying his trade at Filipino club Ceres, on loan from Greuther Fürth. The German-Filipino player has come into Madura United’s attention recently, as 

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With just a point from five games in Asia’s ongoing third-round qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, Thailand’s hopes of a maiden passage to world football’s extravaganza look slim. With the competition now past the midway mark, the War Elephants are staring early elimination in the face, heading into March’s double-headers. Kiatisuk Senamuang’s 

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While many of Europe’s biggest footballing nations set the pace in qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, Switzerland delivered the biggest shock of the campaign so far. Only the winners of each of the nine European Zone groups will qualify directly for the finals in Russia, while the eight best second-place finishers will 

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Edgardo Bauza has stated that Gonzalo Higuain is Argentina’s first-choice spearhead and opened the door to Carlos Tevez earning an international recall. With Higuain and Sergio Aguero struggling, Lucas Pratto led the line in La Albceleste’s lastest 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ qualifier, and scored to aid a much-needed 3-0 victory over Colombia. Bauza nevertheless 

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Thai League newly-crowned champions Muangthong United will arrive in Laos to participate in a friendly tournament, according to an official statement from Laos Premier League. The Thai club is scheduled to play two friendly matches against Laos All-Star and Japanese side Sanfrecce Hiroshima. The matches will be played in late January and early February 2017. 

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“Why me?” This, Fabio Grosso remembers, was his reaction to being asked to take the famous spot-kick captured in this photograph. The left-back knew that he had not been among Italy’s five selected penalty takers before the 2006 FIFA World Cup Final™, with Pirlo, Materazzi, De Rossi, Del Piero and Totti the names Marcello 

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Malaysian club Selangor FA has announced their possible exit from the domestic league ahead of the 2017 season. Citing funding problems, Selangor vice-president Datuk Subahan Kamal told local newspapers that the club is considering pulling out of the league. “Without funds, it will be difficult for us to continue. If there are no funds, we 

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The year 2016 saw the penultimate round of CONCACAF qualifying wrap up, with precious few surprises and the much-anticipated kick-off of the final round, known simply as the Hexagonal. Of the remaining six teams vying for places at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, Costa Rica, Panama and Mexico are celebrating the year that was 

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