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Jamaica stuns Mexico 1-0 to reach CONCACAF Gold Cup final

Posted by on 24/07/2017
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Jamaica stuns Mexico 1-0 to reach CONCACAF Gold Cup final

Jamaica stuns Mexico 1-0 to reach CONCACAF Gold Cup final

PASADENA:  After Kemar Lawrence ripped an exquisite shot over Mexico’s five man wall and into the top corner for one of the biggest goals in Jamaican soccer history, the defender hushed his teammates and refused to celebrate. These Reggae Boyz are staying cool, even after a goal that sent them into the CONCACAF Gold Cup […]

Neymar dazzles as Barca down Juventus

Posted by on 23/07/2017
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Neymar dazzles as Barca down Juventus

Neymar dazzles as Barca down Juventus

EAST RUTHERFORD: Neymar gave Barcelona fans a dazzling reminder of what they could be about to lose on Saturday, scoring twice as the Spanish giants defeated Juventus 2-1 in a pre-season friendly. The 25-year-old Brazilian superstar is at the centre of frenzied speculation linking him to a gargantuan, world record 222-million-euro ($256.8 million) transfer to […]

Coutinho stunner gives Liverpool Hong Kong win

Posted by on 22/07/2017
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Coutinho stunner gives Liverpool Hong Kong win

Coutinho stunner gives Liverpool Hong Kong win

HONG KONG: A moment of Philippe Coutinho magic lifted Liverpool to a 2-1 preseason victory over Leicester City in the final of the Premier League Asia Trophy yesterday. With Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp rejecting a big-money offer from Barcelona for Coutinho earlier this week, the mercurial Brazilian underlined his important to the Reds with a […]

PSG need a Neymar says coach

Posted by on 20/07/2017
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PSG need a Neymar says coach

PSG need a Neymar says coach

NEW YORK: Paris Saint Germain need to sign a player of the calibre of Neymar or Kylian Mbappe in their quest to win the Champions League, according to their coach Unai Emery. In an interview published in French sports daily L’Equipe yesterday Emery named Neymar as a world top-five player, just the class PSG needed […]

From sports star to inmate: Simpson to plead for parole

Posted by on 20/07/2017
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From sports star to inmate: Simpson to plead for parole

From sports star to inmate: Simpson to plead for parole

LOVELOCK: OJ Simpson once thrilled crowds as he ran for touchdowns and hurdled airport seats in car rental ads to achieve Hollywood celebrity before he was acquitted of murder in the 1995 “trial of the century” in Los Angeles. Now, an aging Simpson will appear as inmate No 1027820 in a starkly plain hearing room […]

Mexico beat Curacao 2-0 to win CONCACAF Group C

Posted by on 17/07/2017
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Mexico beat Curacao 2-0 to win CONCACAF Group C

Mexico beat Curacao 2-0 to win CONCACAF Group C

SAN ANTONIO: A subpar effort in its previous match only added to the anxiety Mexico was feeling in the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Playing without several stars and their head coach, El Tri leaned on emotion and determination to remain unbeaten in the 14th edition of the Gold Cup. Angel Sepulveda and Edson Alvarez scored and […]

Netherlands, Denmark win women’s Euro openers

Posted by on 17/07/2017
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Netherlands, Denmark win women’s Euro openers

Netherlands, Denmark win women’s Euro openers

UTRECHT: Shanice van de Sanden’s bullet header lifted hosts the Netherlands past Norway while Denmark beat Belgium as the women’s Euro tournament kicked off with two Group A games on Sunday. Liverpool winger Van de Sanden’s 66th-minute goal gave the Dutch a deserved win over the 2013 runners-up in the competition opener in Utrecht. In […]

Mourinho rules out Ronaldo move after United rout Galaxy

Posted by on 16/07/2017
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Mourinho rules out Ronaldo move after United rout Galaxy

Mourinho rules out Ronaldo move after United rout Galaxy

LOS ANGELES: Jose Mourinho ruled out any attempt to bring Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford after Manchester United opened their US tour here Saturday with a 5-2 rout of the Los Angeles Galaxy. United manager Mourinho is keen to bolster his ranks further after already strengthening his squad with the additions of Victor Lindelof […]

Lacazette scores on debut in Arsenal win against Sydney

Posted by on 13/07/2017
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Lacazette scores on debut in Arsenal win against Sydney

Lacazette scores on debut in Arsenal win against Sydney

SYDNEY: Arsenal’s record signing Alexandre Lacazette scored on debut in the Gunners’ 2-0 win over Australian champions Sydney FC yesterday. Lacazette, signed last week in a £52.5 million ($68 million) deal from Lyon, came off the bench in the second half to score Arsenal’s second goal before more than 80,000 fans at Sydney’s Olympic stadium. […]

James to rekindle career under Ancelotti at Bayern

Posted by on 12/07/2017
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James to rekindle career under Ancelotti at Bayern

James to rekindle career under Ancelotti at Bayern

BERLIN: After a frustrating spell at Real Madrid, James Rodriguez will attempt to kick-start his career at Bayern Munich next season, back under the stewardship of Carlo Ancelotti. Colombian hot-shot James on Tuesday joined his former Real boss at the German champions on a two-year loan. Bayern have the option to buy the 2014 World […]

Rooney rejoins Everton from Manchester United

Posted by on 09/07/2017
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Rooney rejoins Everton from Manchester United

Rooney rejoins Everton from Manchester United

LONDON: England and Manchester United’s record goalscorer Wayne Rooney completed a move back to his first club Everton yesterday. The 31- year-old-who had become a peripheral figure under Jose Mourinho last season-signed a two-year contract on a free transfer according to the BBC bringing the curtain down on 13 trophy- laden years at Old Trafford. […]

Manchester United agree fee for Lukaku

Posted by on 08/07/2017
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Manchester United agree fee for Lukaku

Manchester United agree fee for Lukaku

LONDON: Belgian international striker Romelu Lukaku is set to join Manchester United for a reported £75million ($97m, 85.5m euros), a record fee between British clubs, after the buying club announced yesteday they had reached agreement with Everton. The 24-year-old’s signing represents a coup for United and their manager Jose Mourinho as the latter’s former club […]

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