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Spain win gives England rare feeling of beating the best

Posted by on 16/10/2018
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Spain win gives England rare feeling of beating the best

Spain win gives England rare feeling of beating the best

I love scoring goals but winning feels even better: Kane SEVILLE: Even as the noise swelled and the pressure mounted, Gareth Southgate stood firm as the youngest England side this century recorded a statement win in Spain. After an electric first half that had witnessed three slick breakaway goals, England were creaking, as Paco Alcacer […]

Arnold kicks off second Australia stint with victory over Kuwait

Posted by on 16/10/2018
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Arnold kicks off second Australia stint with victory over Kuwait

Arnold kicks off second Australia stint with victory over Kuwait

MELBOURNE: Graham Arnold’s second stint in charge of Australia started smoothly with a thumping 4-0 win over Middle Eastern minnows Kuwait in a friendly on Monday but the Socceroos boss was disappointed that his team left more goals out on the park. Apostolos Giannou, Tom Rogic and debutant Awer Mabil all scored after a 12th-minute […]

No Messi but Argentina ‘have to’ beat Brazil, says Romero

Posted by on 15/10/2018
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No Messi but Argentina ‘have to’ beat Brazil, says Romero

No Messi but Argentina ‘have to’ beat Brazil, says Romero

S American arch-rivals will face each other 105th time in an official match JEDDAH: Argentina may be without superstar Lionel Messi but the two-time world champions simply must beat Brazil in a friendly in Saudi Arabia yesterday, Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero says. According to FIFA, this will be the 105th time the South American […]

Netherlands hammer Germany to increase pressure on Loew

Posted by on 14/10/2018
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Netherlands hammer Germany to increase pressure on Loew

Netherlands hammer Germany to increase pressure on Loew

AMSTERDAM: Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk led the Netherlands to a crushing 3-0 win over Germany on Saturday in the Nations League to ramp up the pressure on German coach Joachim Loew. A first-half header by Dutch skipper Van Dijk gave the hosts the lead in Amsterdam. With the German defence in disarray, late goals […]

Ivory Coast crush Central African Republic 4-0, Mali held by second-place Burundi

Posted by on 13/10/2018
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Ivory Coast crush Central African Republic 4-0, Mali held by second-place Burundi

Ivory Coast crush Central African Republic 4-0, Mali held by second-place Burundi

Salah scores direct from corner, strains muscle in Egypt romp JOHANNESBURG: Liverpool star Mohamed Salah scored direct from a corner but was later injured as Egypt romped to a 4-1 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying win over eSwatini on Friday. The striker went down holding his leg as the Group J match drew to a […]

Bolt looking to his first football start in Sydney

Posted by on 10/10/2018
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Bolt looking to his first football start in Sydney

Bolt looking to his first football start in Sydney

SYDNEY: Sprint superstar Usain Bolt looks set to make his first start as a professional footballer tomorrow, a challenge he said could determine if he has a future in the sport of his boyhood dreams. Bolt said the coach of his Central Coast Mariners, Mike Mulvey, had indicated he would be in the starting line-up […]

Barcelona held at Valencia as Sevilla go top in Spain

Posted by on 08/10/2018
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Barcelona held at Valencia as Sevilla go top in Spain

Barcelona held at Valencia as Sevilla go top in Spain

Atletico and Sevilla’s success push Real Madrid down to fourth MADRID: Sevilla are the surprise leaders in La Liga after Lionel Messi could only rescue a draw for Barcelona away to Valencia on Sunday. Barca started the day at the top of the pile and then Atletico Madrid enjoyed a couple of hours at the […]

Liverpool and City share goalless draw

Posted by on 07/10/2018
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Liverpool and City share goalless draw

Liverpool and City share goalless draw

Man City’s Mahrez misses late penalty LIVERPOOL: Manchester City’s record signing Riyad Mahrez blazed an 86th-minute penalty over the bar to preserve Liverpool’s unbeaten Premier League record as both sides failed to lay down an early marker in the title race with a disappointing 0-0 draw at Anfield. City remain top of the table on […]

Lacazette, Ramsey star as rampant Arsenal make it nine in a row

Posted by on 07/10/2018
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Lacazette, Ramsey star as rampant Arsenal make it nine in a row

Lacazette, Ramsey star as rampant Arsenal make it nine in a row

Records their biggest win of the season, move into Premier League’s top four LONDON: Arsenal swaggered to a ninth successive win as Alexandre Lacazette’s double and a goal of the season contender from Aaron Ramsey inspired a 5-1 rout of Fulham yesterday. Unai Emery’s side turned on the style on the banks of the River […]

United fightback spares Mourinho

Posted by on 06/10/2018
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United fightback spares Mourinho

United fightback spares Mourinho

LONDON: Jose Mourinho was given a stay of execution as Manchester United staged a stirring fightback to beat Newcastle 3-2 thanks to Alexis Sanchez’s last-gasp winner, while Tottenham recovered from their European misery with a 1-0 victory over Cardiff yesterday. Mourinho had presided over United’s worst seven-game start to a season for 29 years amid […]

Ronaldo denies allegations calls rape ‘abominable’

Posted by on 04/10/2018
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Ronaldo denies allegations calls rape ‘abominable’

Ronaldo denies allegations calls rape ‘abominable’

LAS VEGAS: Cristiano Ronaldo on Wednesday denied accusations by a former American model that he raped her in a Las Vegas hotel in 2009 and said his conscience is clear. Ronaldo’s denial came as lawyers for his accuser said they had obtained damning correspondence between the footballer and his legal team. The case has threatened […]

Keane opens fire on Man United ‘cry babies’

Posted by on 04/10/2018
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Keane opens fire on Man United ‘cry babies’

Keane opens fire on Man United ‘cry babies’

MANCHESTER: Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane has called some of the club’s current players “cry babies”, saying they should put aside any differences with under-fire manager Jose Mourinho and improve their own performances. Mourinho’s man-management has come under scrutiny amid a reported rift with record signing Paul Pogba, while the club have been dismal […]

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