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Bayern crush Dinamo

Posted by on 29/09/2015
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Bayern crush Dinamo

Bayern crush Dinamo

MUNICH: Robert Lewandowski’s phenomenal goal-scoring run continued yesterday with a hat-trick in Bayern Munich’s 5-0 mauling as Dinamo Zagreb’s 45-match unbeaten run was halted in emphatic fashion. Lewandowski again ran riot in the Champions League home match as Mario Goetze and Douglas Costa also netted to put Bayern top of Group F following their 3-0 […]

Arsenal facing Euro crisis

Posted by on 29/09/2015
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Arsenal facing Euro crisis

Arsenal facing Euro crisis

LONDON: Arsenal’s Champions League campaign was plunged into crisis as a horrendous mistake from goalkeeper David Ospina helped Olympiakos claim a stunning 3-2 win at the Emirates Stadium yesterday.    Arsene Wenger’s side paid the price for an error-strewn display that condemned them to a second successive Group F defeat and could ruin their hopes of […]

FIFA bans Warner as calls grow for change

Posted by on 29/09/2015
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FIFA’s ethics committee at the centre of Blatter-Platini storm

Posted by on 28/09/2015
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Barca life without Messi begins with Leverkusen

Posted by on 28/09/2015
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Barca life without Messi begins with Leverkusen

Barca life without Messi begins with Leverkusen

MADRID: European champions Barcelona begin a two-month stretch without Lionel Messi when Bayer Leverkusen visit the Camp Nou today hoping to take advantage of the Argentine’s absence. Messi suffered a torn left knee ligament as Barca squeezed past Las Palmas 2-1 at the weekend. Luis Suarez carried the mantle after Messi’s departure with a double […]

Depleted Milan fall at Genoa

Posted by on 27/09/2015
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Depleted Milan fall at Genoa

Depleted Milan fall at Genoa

MILAN: AC Milan coach Sinisa Mihajlovic slammed the stuttering Serie A giants after a third defeat of the season left the Rossoneri six points adrift of leaders and bitter city rivals Inter Milan. Milan travelled to Genoa’s Luigi Ferraris stadium looking to make it three wins in a row following 3-2 successes against Palermo and […]

Stylish City cruise in League Cup; Swansea out

Posted by on 23/09/2015
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Stylish City cruise in League Cup; Swansea out

Stylish City cruise in League Cup; Swansea out

LONDON: Record signing Kevin De Bruyne scored again as Manchester City crushed Sunderland 4-1 to reach the League Cup fourth round on Tuesday, but Swansea City fell to second-tier Hull City. Manchester City’s perfect start to the Premier League season was abruptly ended by a 2- 1 loss at home to West Ham United at […]

FIFA to brief executive committee on probes

Posted by on 22/09/2015
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FIFA to brief executive committee on probes

FIFA to brief executive committee on probes

ZURICH: FIFA’s executive committee will be updated this week on the American and Swiss corruption investigations which involve some of its own members, football’s governing body said yesterday. The twoday session starting Thursday will be chaired by President Sepp Blatter, who is an expected target of both federal cases. Nine current executive members, including Blatter, […]

Kuwait SC win football Super Cup

Posted by on 22/09/2015
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Kuwait SC win football Super Cup

Kuwait SC win football Super Cup

KUWAIT: Kuwait SC were crowned winners of the eighth edition of the football Super Cup late on Monday after comfortably overcoming Qadsiya 3-1. Fahd Al-Ansari scored for Qadsiya first in the seventh minute from a neat pass by Ghanaian professional Rashid Sumaila. Kuwait equalized in the 29th-minute thanks to Hussein Salem’s long shot from outside […]

Ferguson eyed Guardiola as successor

Posted by on 22/09/2015
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Ferguson eyed Guardiola as successor

Ferguson eyed Guardiola as successor

LONDON: Alex Ferguson lined up Pep Guardiola as his potential successor at Manchester United but the Spanish coach didn’t call him before taking the Bayern Munich job. In his new book “Leading,” Ferguson said the club “established that several very desirable candidates were unavailable” before David Moyes was hired in 2013 for an unsuccessful 11-month […]

Ronaldo eyes history as Real face tough test

Posted by on 21/09/2015
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Ronaldo eyes history as Real face tough test

Ronaldo eyes history as Real face tough test

MADRID: Cristiano Ronaldo has another chance to move ahead of Raul as Real Madrid’s top goalscorer of all time on enemy territory as Los Blancos make the daunting trip to take on Athletic Bilbao tomorrow. Ronaldo is just two goals off matching Raul’s record mark of 323, but was surprisingly unable to add to his […]

Martial shines again for Man Utd

Posted by on 20/09/2015
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Martial shines again for Man Utd

Martial shines again for Man Utd

SOUTHAMPTON: Anthony Martial’s dramatic start to his Manchester United career continued as he scored twice in a 3-2 victory at Southampton yesterday that left his side second in the Premier League table. Last weekend Martial, 19, made an immediate impression in his first appearance since his move from Monaco for a reported initial fee of […]