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KJA-Ramadan soccer tournament

Posted by on 29/05/2017
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KJA-Ramadan soccer tournament

KJA-Ramadan soccer tournament

KUWAIT: Al-Shahed and Al-Wasat soccer teams recently qualified for the quarter finals on Annhar Ramadan Soccer Tourney, after beatinbg Al-Anbaa 3-1 and Al-Sabah 3-1 in the matches played at the High Institute for Navigation and Communications’ soccer field in Shuwaikh. Notably, the tourney held in collaboration with KJA and under the auspices of minister of […]

Barcelona win Copa del Rey in Luis Enrique’s last game

Posted by on 28/05/2017
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Barcelona win Copa del Rey in Luis Enrique’s last game

Barcelona win Copa del Rey in Luis Enrique’s last game

MADRID: The Luis Enrique era in Barcelona came to an end with the coach lifting one last trophy. The coach raised the Copa del Rey after Barcelona defeated Alaves 3-1 in the final on Saturday. Lionel Messi, Neymar and Paco Alcacer scored in the first half as Barcelona won its third straight copa and 29th […]

Ramsey fires Wenger to record 7th FA Cup

Posted by on 27/05/2017
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Ramsey fires Wenger to record 7th FA Cup

Ramsey fires Wenger to record 7th FA Cup

Arsenal deny Chelsea double LONDON: Aaron Ramsey scored a 79th-minute header to earn Arsenal a stunning 2-1 win over Doublechasing Chelsea yesterday and deliver embattled manager Arsene Wenger a record seventh FA Cup. Wenger has been barracked by his own fans and failed to secure Champions League qualification for the first time in 20 years, […]

Rooney left out of England squad

Posted by on 25/05/2017
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Rooney left out of England squad

Rooney left out of England squad

LONDON: Wayne Rooney’s international career looks over after England’s all-time topscorer was yesterday left out of the squad for next month’s World Cup qualifier against Scotland and a friendly in France. The 31-year-old striker has lost his place at Manchester United and was similarly omitted from Gareth Southgate’s England squad announced in March, although he […]

Man Utd outclass Ajax to win Europa League

Posted by on 24/05/2017
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Man Utd outclass Ajax to win Europa League

Man Utd outclass Ajax to win Europa League

STOCKHOLM: Paul Pogba propelled Manchester United towards a 2-0 victory over Ajax yesterday in a Europa League final rendered heavy with emotion by this week’s terror attack in Manchester. A night that began with a moment of silence, then applause, in memory of the 22 people who died at Manchester Arena on Monday ended with […]

Messi loses appeal in tax fraud trial

Posted by on 24/05/2017
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Messi loses appeal in tax fraud trial

Messi loses appeal in tax fraud trial

MADRID: Spain’s Supreme Court yesterday rejected an appeal by Barcelona soccer star Lionel Messi and stood by a Catalan regional court’s 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud, court documents showed. The five-times World Player of the Year is unlikely to go to prison, however. Messi and his father Jorge were found guilty by a Catalan […]

Clubs in Manchester pay tribute to terror victims

Posted by on 23/05/2017
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Clubs in Manchester pay tribute to terror victims

Clubs in Manchester pay tribute to terror victims

Beckham speaks of his ‘heartbreak’ MANCHESTER: Football star David Beckham spoke of his “heartbreak” as former club Manchester United and local rivals Manchester City came together yesterday to pay tribute after 22 people including children were killed in a suspected suicide bombing in the northern English city. Britain’s deadliest terror attack in 12 years took […]

So long, Wayne? Cup final may be Rooney’s last United game

Posted by on 23/05/2017
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So long, Wayne? Cup final may be Rooney’s last United game

So long, Wayne? Cup final may be Rooney’s last United game

MANCHESTER: Wayne Rooney could finish his Manchester United career by hoisting a European trophy, surrounded by jubilant teammates and with fireworks exploding around him. Still, it wouldn’t be quite the end he would have envisioned after 13 years at the English club. Rooney is set to be a substitute for United today in the Europa […]

Nonstop celebrations for Real after win

Posted by on 22/05/2017
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Nonstop celebrations for Real after win

Nonstop celebrations for Real after win

MADRID: Real Madrid’s title celebrations show no sign of abating. The Spanish champions celebrated through the night after winning their 33rd league title on Sunday, and continued the festivities yesterday by meeting with local officials and fans at some of the city’s iconic sites. The players arrived in Madrid at about 2:30 am (0030 GMT) […]

Man United’s season hinges on winning Europa League final

Posted by on 22/05/2017
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Man United’s season hinges on winning Europa League final

Man United’s season hinges on winning Europa League final

MANCHESTER: Losing the Europa League final is a prospect that doesn’t bear thinking about at Manchester United. Not for the players, who would face another season out of the prestigious Champions League the bonus prize for winning Europe’s second-tier competition – not to mention the pain of defeat in a high-profile title match. Not for […]

Barcelona: The Spanish league that got away

Posted by on 22/05/2017
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Barcelona: The Spanish league that got away

Barcelona: The Spanish league that got away

BARCELONA: For Barcelona, this season’s Spanish league title will go down as the one that got away. A league-high 116 goals scored, four fewer goals conceded than champion Real Madrid, and the competitions’ top two scorers in Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez should have been enough to win the title for the third straight year. […]

Terry bows out of in style as Chelsea celebrate title

Posted by on 21/05/2017
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Terry bows out of in style as Chelsea celebrate title

Terry bows out of in style as Chelsea celebrate title

LONDON: John Terry was given an emotional farewell by fans at Stamford Bridge yesterday as record-breaking Chelsea beat Sunderland 5-1, including two goals from substitute Michy Batushuayi, on the day they were presented with the Premier League trophy. The champions had to come from behind on the last day of the league campaign after Javier […]

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