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Platini: Blatter lied about quitting FIFA

Posted by on 25/05/2015
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Platini: Blatter lied about quitting FIFA

Platini: Blatter lied about quitting FIFA

ZURICH: UEFA president Michel Platini said yesterday that FIFA president Sepp Blatter had lied about his plans for a new term as he backed Prince Ali bin al Hussein’s bid to oust the head of world football. Platini said as FIFA’s executive met in Zurich that the 79-year-old Blatter fears a life of “emptiness” if […]

Real Madrid fire coach Ancelotti

Posted by on 25/05/2015
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Real Madrid fire coach Ancelotti

Real Madrid fire coach Ancelotti

MADRID: Real Madrid fired their coach Carlo Ancelotti yesterday, club president Florentino Perez said, making the popular Italian pay for a disappointing season without a major trophy. “The board of directors has taken the decision this afternoon to relieve Carlo Ancelotti of his duties as coach of Real Madrid,” Perez told a news conference at […]

Thousands flock to Chelsea victory parade

Posted by on 25/05/2015
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Thousands flock to Chelsea victory parade

Thousands flock to Chelsea victory parade

LONDON: An estimated 70,000 people took to the streets of west London yesterday to watch Chelsea show off their Premier League and League Cup trophies in an open-top bus parade. Hordes of blue-clad fans exploited the opportunity afforded by a public holiday to line the route as three buses took players and staff on a […]

Lampard says stylish farewell to Man City

Posted by on 24/05/2015
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Lampard says stylish farewell to Man City

Lampard says stylish farewell to Man City

MANCHESTER: Frank Lampard marked his final game in English football in triumphant fashion as the Manchester City star’s goal ensured the deposed champions ended the Premier League campaign with a 2-0 victory over Southampton yesterday. With Sergio Aguero adding a late second goal at Eastlands, Manuel Pellegrini’s second placed team secured a sixth consecutive victory, […]

Chelsea end season in style

Posted by on 24/05/2015
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Chelsea end season in style

Chelsea end season in style

Valencia seal CL place, Eibar, Almeria relegated

Posted by on 23/05/2015
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Valencia seal CL place, Eibar, Almeria relegated

Valencia seal CL place, Eibar, Almeria relegated

MADRID: Valencia sealed their place in next season’s Champions League as Eibar and Almeria were relegated on a dramatic final day of the La Liga season. Deportivo La Coruna came back from 2-0 down away at champions Barcelona to spoil a homage to Xavi Hernandez at the Camp Nou and stay up with a 2-2 […]

Champions Bayern sign off with 2-0 victory over Mainz

Posted by on 23/05/2015
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Champions Bayern sign off with 2-0 victory over Mainz

Champions Bayern sign off with 2-0 victory over Mainz

BERLIN: Champions Bayern Munich ended their three-match losing streak in the Bundesliga with a season-ending 2-0 win over Mainz yesterday as Hamburg and Stuttgart avoided relegation. A Robert Lewandowski penalty and Bastian Schweinsteiger goal saw Bayern bounce back after defeats by Leverkusen, Augsburg and Freiburg since their 25th German league title was confirmed at the […]

Juve parade double haul of silverware – Napoli in Champions League limbo

Posted by on 23/05/2015
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Juve parade double haul of silverware – Napoli in Champions League limbo

Juve parade double haul of silverware – Napoli in Champions League limbo

TURIN: League and Cup winners Juventus paraded their double haul of trophies in Turin on their way to a 3-1 over Napoli yesterday which left Rafael Benitez’s men walking a Champions League qualifying tightrope. Juventus outclassed Lazio 2-1 in the Cup final on Wednesday to secure their first double since 1995 and with two weeks […]

45 minutes that could change soccer’s world

Posted by on 21/05/2015
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45 minutes that could change soccer’s world

45 minutes that could change soccer’s world

LONDON: When Sepp Blatter is not comparing FIFA to a boat in calm or choppy waters he often uses football analogies to illustrate his point so it might amuse him to think he faces a tricky 45 minutes at this month’s Congress. That is when he will have to sit back and listen to the […]

Xavi quits Barca for Qatar after 17 glittering seasons

Posted by on 21/05/2015
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Xavi quits Barca for Qatar after 17 glittering seasons

Xavi quits Barca for Qatar after 17 glittering seasons

BARCELONA: Barcelona midfielder and captain Xavi confirmed yesterday he will leave his boyhood club at the end of the season and has agreed to join Qatari side Al Sadd after a glittering career stretching over 17 seasons. The 35-year-old former Spain international, who signed up with Barca’s academy in 1991 aged 11 and has won […]

Juventus grab Italian Cup, eye treble

Posted by on 21/05/2015
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Juventus grab Italian Cup, eye treble

Juventus grab Italian Cup, eye treble

The Sultan Center organizes football tourney for employees

Posted by on 20/05/2015
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The Sultan Center organizes football tourney for employees

The Sultan Center organizes football tourney for employees

KUWAIT: As part of “TSC Together program” and “Employee Engagement Committee”, The Sultan Center planned a football tournament for employees from various TSC departments. The friendly matches took place in Hassan Abdul Field and Abraj field on May 2nd. A total of 16 teams were distributed into 4 groups, with 4 teams on each group. […]

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