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Ibrahimovic will ‘stop on top’ but is coy on United future

Posted by on 27/02/2017
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Ibrahimovic will ‘stop on top’ but is coy on United future

Ibrahimovic will ‘stop on top’ but is coy on United future

LONDON: Ever the showman, Zlatan Ibrahimovic seems to be reveling in maintaining the suspense. Why accept a one-year contract extension from Manchester United now when you can sustain the ambiguity and add to the mystique? “Let’s see what happens,” Ibrahimovic said after his free kick and header helped United win the League Cup on Sunday. […]

IEAS clinch UGC’s inter-school soccer trophy

Posted by on 27/02/2017
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IEAS clinch UGC’s inter-school soccer trophy

IEAS clinch UGC’s inter-school soccer trophy

KUWAIT: The United Goans Center (UGC) has been one of the premier soccer clubs in Kuwait for the past thirty eight years. They are always at the forefront of sports activities, socio-cultural activities and various social events to promote harmony between expatriate community in Kuwait. On the turn of the season, when the cold winds […]

Messi haunts Atletico once more to send Barca top

Posted by on 26/02/2017
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Messi haunts Atletico once more to send Barca top

Messi haunts Atletico once more to send Barca top

Messi strikes late again to sink Atletico MADRID:  Lionel Messi struck the winner four minutes from time as Barcelona moved top of La Liga yesterday with a crucial 2-1 win at Atletico Madrid. All the goals came in the final half hour as Rafinha put Barcelona in front before Diego Godin’s header quickly restored parity. […]

Ibrahimovic double downs Saints in Wembley thriller

Posted by on 26/02/2017
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Ibrahimovic double downs Saints in Wembley thriller

Ibrahimovic double downs Saints in Wembley thriller

LONDON:  Zlatan Ibrahimovic sealed the first major silverware of Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United reign and broke Southampton’s hearts as the Swedish star’s late goal clinched a dramatic 3-2 victory in yesterday’s League Cup final. Ibrahimovic was one of Mourinho’s marquee signings in the close-season and he repaid his manager’s faith with a typically dominant display […]

Vardy gives Leicester hope in Sevilla defeat

Posted by on 22/02/2017
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Vardy gives Leicester hope in Sevilla defeat

Vardy gives Leicester hope in Sevilla defeat

SEVILLE:  Jamie Vardy’s first Champions League goal gave Leicester City a lifeline in their last 16 tie despite going down 2-1 to Sevilla in yesterday’s first leg. Goals from Pablo Sarabia and Joaquin Correa had given Sevilla a deserved 2-0 lead, whilst Correa also saw a penalty saved by the inspired Kasper Schmeichel. However, despite […]

Aguero stars as Man City sink Monaco in thriller

Posted by on 21/02/2017
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Aguero stars as Man City sink Monaco in thriller

Aguero stars as Man City sink Monaco in thriller

MANCHESTER:  Sergio Aguero starred as Manchester City beat Monaco 5-3 in a breathless and dizzyingly end-to-end Champions League last 16 first-leg encounter at a rocking Etihad Stadium yesterday. Raheem Sterling put City ahead, only for Kylian Mbappe to level and Radamel Falcao to score twice—the second goal a magnificent chip—as Leonardo Jardim’s side moved into […]

Kuwait SC clinch prestigious Amir Cup

Posted by on 21/02/2017
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Kuwait SC clinch prestigious Amir Cup

Kuwait SC clinch prestigious Amir Cup

Amir congratulates Kuwait SC for winning football cup KUWAIT: Under the patronage of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and attendance of His Highness the Deputy Amir and Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Kuwait and Kazma sporting clubs played the final game of HH the Amir’s Cup. HH the Amir […]

FIFA deems pitch in Kuwait ready to host int’l games

Posted by on 19/02/2017
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FIFA deems pitch in Kuwait ready to host int’l games

FIFA deems pitch in Kuwait ready to host int’l games

KUWAIT: A soccer stadium located in the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training’s (PAAET) sports and technology complex has been accredited by FIFA and could potentially host international games, PAAET announced yesterday. The stadium in Al-Shuwaikh area has been approved by FIFA and found to be fit and on par with international standards, a […]

Zlatan rescues United, Kane nets Spurs treble

Posted by on 19/02/2017
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Zlatan rescues United, Kane nets Spurs treble

Zlatan rescues United, Kane nets Spurs treble

LONDON:  Manchester United turned to Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic to come to the holders’ rescue and eliminate second-tier Blackburn in the FA Cup yesterday. The duo came off the bench with around 30 minutes remaining at Ewood Park and combined to complete United’s comeback. Ibrahimovic ran onto Pogba’s long, high pass to clinch the […]

Wlad El Bahr win Red Bull reign

Posted by on 19/02/2017
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Wlad El Bahr win Red Bull reign

Wlad El Bahr win Red Bull reign

KUWAIT: The maiden Red Bull Reign 3-on-3 basketball tournament in Kuwait utterly pushed participating teams to their sheer physical and mental limits, mostly during the final game between Wlad El Bahr who overcame a tough battle against Los Andalus, by outscoring them 5-4. The winning team played with harmony and skill all day long until […]

Lacklustre City held by Huddersfield in FA Cup

Posted by on 18/02/2017
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Lacklustre City held by Huddersfield in FA Cup

Lacklustre City held by Huddersfield in FA Cup

HUDDERSFIELD:  Manchester City face an unwanted replay in the last 16 of the FA Cup after labouring to a 0-0 draw at second tier Championship side Huddersfield yesterday. Pep Guardiola’s side struggled to find any tempo against Huddersfield and must now try again at the Etihad Stadium to book their place in the quarter-finals. A […]

Last gasp Lewandowski saves Bayern in Berlin

Posted by on 18/02/2017
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Last gasp Lewandowski saves Bayern in Berlin

Last gasp Lewandowski saves Bayern in Berlin

BERLIN: Robert Lewandowski hit a 96thminute equaliser to salvage Bayern Munich’s 1- 1 draw at Hertha Berlin yesterday and extended their lead in the Bundesliga table to eight points. Bayern were seconds away from what would have been their second league defeat this season when Lewandowski fired home his 24th goal in all competitions to […]

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