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Football

Southampton host Chelsea in FA Cup 3rd round
Agencies
London, December 03, 2012
First Published: 00:39 IST(3/12/2012)
Last Updated: 00:42 IST(3/12/2012)

Holders Chelsea will face Premier League opposition in the third round of the FA Cup after Sunday's draw gave them a tricky start to their defence away to Southampton.

Last season's runners-up Liverpool will play at either Lincoln City or Mansfield Town two former Football League clubs now plying their trade in the minor leagues of English football.

The plumbtie of the round features West Ham United at home to Manchester United - one of four all Premier League clashes.

Milan create funds for Balotelli swoop
Milan: AC Milan could look to sell Brazilian pair Robinho and Alexandre Pato to boost coffers for a sensational January swoop on unsettled Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli, reports said Sunday. Italian media have been linking Balotelli, formerly of Inter Milan but a known supporter of AC Milan, with a shock move to the Rossoneri for several weeks.

India women go down to Chinese Taipei
Kolkata: India went down 0-7 to Chinese Taipei in their first match of the second round of the AFC U-19 Women's Champion ship in Ho Chi Minh City.

Mumbai FC, air india triumph in I-league
Margao: Yusif Yukubu's stoppage time goal propelled Mumbai FC vital win over struggling Prayag United 3-2 in a 9th round match of the I-League on Sunday. Air India held on to Baldeep Singh'sfirst half strike to down Sporting Clube de Goa by a solitary goal at Nehru Stadium, Fatorda. Baldeep Singh found the net off a flag kick taken by Rahul Bheke in the 36th minute which turned out to be the match-winner.

Results: Pune FC 2 Mohun Bagan 2; United SC 2 Mumbai FC 3; Sporting 0 Air India 1; United Sikkim 0 Churchill Brothers 0.


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