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'Pure robbery!' - The incredible story of the deaf footballer sent off vs Real Madrid for protesting

By Mark Doyle

In commemorating the 60th birthday of legendary Rijeka winger Damir Desnica, Goal recalls one of the most bizarre and unjust dismissals in football history.

"It was pure robbery," Damir Desnica still says of Real Madrid's victory over his beloved Rijeka in the second leg of their UEFA Cup second round tie in 1984. It is difficult to disagree. The winger and his team-mates had arrived at the Santiago Bernabeu with a 3-1 lead after dominating their first meeting in the former Yugoslavia. They left defeated, disconsolate and disillusioned.

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Source: Goal

RIT women's soccer takes look back at 2016 season

RITBy Steve Jaynes

ROCHESTER, NY - The RIT women's soccer team finished the 2016 season with seven wins, including three in Liberty League competition. The Tigers finished fifth in the Liberty League standings with nine points.

Danielle Losquadro (Merrick, NY/Sanford H. Calhoun) and Erin Butler (Mahopac, NY/Mahopac) tallied a goal and an assist apiece, while Elena Wolfe (Parsippany, NJ/Parsippany), Mia White (Littleton, CO/Rocky Mountain Deaf School) and Paige Byers (Camp Hill, PA/Cedar Hill) each scored a goal.

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1st ASEAN Deaf Football Championship 2016

2016 Asean Deaf Football ChampionshipThe 1st ASEAN Deaf Football Championship (ADFC) was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from December 4 to December 10. It was participated by seven (7) Southeast Asian teams.

The seven team-nations were divided into two groups. Group A was composed of Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos and Thailand. While Group B was composed of host Malaysia, Myanmar and Vietnam.

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Source: The Southeast Asian Games

Malaysia runners up at 2016 Asean Deaf Football Championship

By Zulhilmi Zainal

2016 Asean Deaf Football ChampionshipMalaysia Deaf Tigers ended up as runners up at the 2016 Asean Deaf Football Championship, when they lost 3-1 to their Thailand counterparts in the final match on Friday.

In the match that was held at the MINDEF Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, the hosts drew first blood as early as the fourth minute through Rahmatuddin Huzaizi's penalty, but Thailand hit back with three goals afterwards.

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Source: Yahoo Sports

Malaysia storm into finals of Asean Deaf Football Championship

2016 Asean Deaf Football ChampionshipKUALA LUMPUR, Dec 8 ― Malaysia marched into the final of the 1st Asean Deaf Football Championship after whipping Indonesia 10-1 at the National Sports Council (NSC) field here today.

Malaysia were however, given a rude shock when Indonesia took the lead in the 2nd minute through Salvador Sianipar after Malaysian goalkeeper Yongki Yamadi failed to clear the danger.

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Source: The Malaymail Online


US SoccerCHICAGO (Dec. 5, 2016) – U.S. Soccer has announced the nominees for the 2016 U.S. Soccer Young Male, Young Female and Disabled Player of the Year awards.

Nominees for Young Male Player of the Year are Andrew Carleton, Cameron Carter-Vickers, Josh Sargent, Christian Pulisic and Jordan Morris.

Young Female Player of the Year nominees are midfielders Emily Ogle and Andi Sullivan, defenders Kaleigh Riehl and Karina Rodriguez and forward Ashley Sanchez. This is the second nomination for Sanchez.

The Disabled Player of the Year nominees are Adam Ballou (Paralympic Soccer National Team), Nico Calabria (U.S. Amputee Soccer National Team), Emily Cressy (U.S. Deaf Women’s National Team), Matt Eby (U.S. Deaf Men’s National Team)

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Source: U.S. Soccer

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