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Hazard keeps Chelsea in title hunt at Brighton

Posted by on 16/12/2018
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Hazard keeps Chelsea in title  hunt at Brighton

Hazard keeps Chelsea in title hunt at Brighton

BRIGHTON: Chelsea put a week of negative headlines for the behaviour of their fans behind them on the field thanks to an inspired Eden Hazard in a 2-1 victory at Brighton yesterday. The Belgian provided his ninth assist of the season for Pedro Rodriguez to open the scoring and then chalked up his ninth goal […]

Jesus double sinks Everton

Posted by on 15/12/2018
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Jesus double sinks Everton

Jesus double sinks Everton

City back on top ahead of Liverpool’s clash with United LONDON: Gabriel Jesus scored twice as Manchester City beat Everton 3-1 at The Etihad Stadium yesterday to pile the pressure on Premier League title rivals Liverpool, who host Manchester United today. The win takes Pep Guardiola’s side, who lost for the first time in the […]

Salah’s first-half goal sends Liverpool into last 16

Posted by on 12/12/2018
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Salah’s first-half goal sends Liverpool into last 16

Salah’s first-half goal sends Liverpool into last 16

Tottenham survive Barca struggle to keep stadium dream alive stunning late save from goalkeeper Alisson saw Liverpool edge into the Champions League knockout stage after a tense 1-0 win over Napoli on Tuesday, while Lucas Moura’s late strike saw Tottenham progress with a draw at Barcelona. Last year’s runners-up Liverpool knew victory by two goals […]

Everton grab late goal to salvage 2-2 draw with Watford

Posted by on 11/12/2018
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Everton grab late goal to  salvage 2-2 draw with Watford

Everton grab late goal to salvage 2-2 draw with Watford

Seamus Coleman’s unlucky own goal put the visitors level EVERTON: Everton’s France defender Lucas Digne scored with a superb free kick deep into added time to salvage a 2-2 draw with Watford in a frenetic Premier League clash at Goodison Park on Monday.Richarlison had given the home side an early lead before Watford made it […]

ABK concludes seventh annual football tourney

Posted by on 11/12/2018
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ABK concludes seventh annual football tourney

ABK concludes seventh annual football tourney

KUWAIT: Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) yesterday announced the conclusion of the 7thAnnual Football Tournament, which was held at ‘The Corner’ soccer field in Kuwait City, opposite Kuwait Towers. The exciting day-long event took place on 5thDecember 2018, from 4pm until 9 pm. A total of 8 Academies for children between the ages of […]

‘Try something new, come to Italy,’ Ronaldo urges Messi

Posted by on 10/12/2018
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‘Try something new,  come to Italy,’  Ronaldo urges Messi

‘Try something new, come to Italy,’ Ronaldo urges Messi

MILAN: Cristiano Ronaldo has urged long-time rival Lionel Messi to be more like him and push his limits by challenging himself in another league than Spain. “I’d like him to come to Italy one day. I hope he accepts the challenge like me, but if he’s happy there then I respect that,” Ronaldo told the […]

Tottenham face make-or-break Barcelona clash

Posted by on 10/12/2018
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Tottenham face make-or-break Barcelona clash

Tottenham face make-or-break Barcelona clash

LONDON: Tottenham are sitting pretty in the Premier League but face a potentially season-defining match against Barcelona in the Champions League today. Mauricio Pochettino’s men have amassed 36 points from 16 Premier League matches, with 12 wins, leaving them in third place behind Liverpool and Manchester City. That they have managed that despite playing in […]

Messi’s free-kick magic keeps Barcelona top of La Liga

Posted by on 09/12/2018
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Messi’s free-kick magic keeps Barcelona top of La Liga

Messi’s free-kick magic keeps Barcelona top of La Liga

Atleti and Sevilla had moved level on 28 points MADRID: Lionel Messi stole the show with two free-kick goals in a blistering display as Barcelona maintained their lead at the top of La Liga with a thumping 4-0 derby win over Catalan rivals Espanyol.The Argentine superstar curled home two sensational set-pieces and set up another […]

From dream to nightmare: Afghan ‘Little Messi’ Murtaza forced to flee

Posted by on 06/12/2018
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From dream to nightmare: Afghan ‘Little Messi’ Murtaza forced to flee

From dream to nightmare: Afghan ‘Little Messi’ Murtaza forced to flee

Intense fighting as Taleban launches offensive KABUL: Murtaza Ahmadi moved the world with his love for footballer Lionel Messi in 2016. His dream of meeting the Argentinean came true, but now the seven-year-old boy is living a nightmare as one of thousands of Afghans displaced by war. Murtaza and his family abandoned their home in […]

Wolves come from behind to beat wasteful Chelsea

Posted by on 06/12/2018
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Wolves come from behind to beat wasteful Chelsea

Wolves come from behind to beat wasteful Chelsea

Sarri slams Chelsea’s complacency in defeat WOLVERHAMPTON: Maurizio Sarri accused his Chelsea players of over-confidence after throwing away a lead to lose 2-1 at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Wednesday. Chelsea looked to be on course for victory thanks to Ruben Loftus-Cheek’s early opener as the visitors dominated the first-half, but two goals in four second-half minutes […]

Newcastle hold on for rare point at Everton

Posted by on 06/12/2018
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Newcastle hold on for rare point at Everton

Newcastle hold on for rare point at Everton

NEWCASTLE: Newcastle United finally registered a goal at Goodison Park as they earned a useful away point with a 1-1 draw against Everton on Wednesday to bounce back from their weekend defeat by West Ham United. They had lost on their last five Premier League trips to Everton without scoring but took the lead after […]

City edge Watford to extend lead, Bournemouth climb up to sixth

Posted by on 05/12/2018
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City edge Watford to extend lead, Bournemouth climb up to sixth

City edge Watford to extend lead, Bournemouth climb up to sixth

West Ham and Brighton enjoy 3-1 home wins LONDON: Manchester City were forced to defend deep in the final stages at Watford on Tuesday but ensured their title-chasing juggernaut kept rolling on with a 2-1 victory that extended their lead at the top of the Premier League to five points. The defending champions, who are […]

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