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Fernandes joins Freiburg

Jun 28 2013, 4:24am CDT | by

Berlin, June 28 (IANS) Swiss international footballer Gelson Fernandes signed with Freiburg.

Berlin, June 28 — Swiss international footballer Gelson Fernandes signed with Freiburg. Bundesliga side Freiburg strengthened their midfield as defensive midfielder Fernandes joined the club from...

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Fernandes joins Freiburg

Jun 28 2013, 4:24am CDT | by

Berlin, June 28 (IANS) Swiss international footballer Gelson Fernandes signed with Freiburg.

Berlin, June 28 — Swiss international footballer Gelson Fernandes signed with Freiburg.

Bundesliga side Freiburg strengthened their midfield as defensive midfielder Fernandes joined the club from Sporting Clube de Portugal to sign a contract for an undisclosed period Thursday as both the clubs maintain silence about further contract details, reports Xinhua.

The 26-year-old has played for several clubs, on short term and mainly on loan, such as Sion, Manchester City, Saint Etienne, Chievo Verona, Leicester City, Udinese and Sporting Clube de Portugal. He has made 42 caps and scored two goals during his five years with the Swiss national football team.

"Gelson is a hard running team player with game intelligence. We are convinced that he fits well into our team," Freiburg sporting director Klemens Hartenbacher said.

Freiburg astonished everyone when they finished the season in fifth position to ensure a berth in Europa League.


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For a country that not only brags being the homeland of FIFA President Sepp Blatter, but also headquarters the organization’s head office, Switzerland has never really left any other mark on international football. Hopefully, that will all change this year; as they enter the tournament as a dark horse, they are not to be taken lightly. However, before they get a chance to dominate Group E, let us look back on the history of Switzerland in ...
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World Cup 2014 Preview: Switzerland

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Even before the start of the 2014 World Cup, Switzerland come to the tournament with an advantage: they have already silenced—and confused—their critics with a remarkable campaign leading up to Brazil, which resulted in a top ranked seeding and a well-earned “dark horse” status. Having not qualified for the 2012 UEFA European Championship and giving a lackluster performance—save Gelson Fernandes’ lone goal against Spain in the Group Stage—during the 2010 World Cup, it is not a surpri ...
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