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Real stun AC Milan 10-9 on penalties

Posted by on 31/07/2015
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Real stun AC Milan 10-9 on penalties

Real stun AC Milan 10-9 on penalties

SHANGHAI: Real Madrid won the Chinese edition of the International Champions Cup yesterday by beating AC Milan 10-9 on penalties following a 0-0 draw in Shanghai. Real Madrid goalkeeper Kiko Casilla scored with his side’s 11th penalty in a shootout, then saved from his 16-year-old AC Milan counterpart Gianluigi Donnarumma, to give the Spaniards the […]

Chelsea beat Barcelona in shootout

Posted by on 30/07/2015
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Platini will run for FIFA president

Posted by on 29/07/2015
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Platini will run for FIFA president

Platini will run for FIFA president

GENEVA: Michel Platini will run for FIFA president and plans to announce his intentions this week. Two officials familiar with Platini’s plans have told The Associated Press that the FIFA vice president has made a decision to try to succeed Sepp Blatter. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because Platini has not announced his […]

Mexico win 7th Gold Cup title

Posted by on 28/07/2015
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Argentine goalkeeper Romero joins Man Utd

Posted by on 28/07/2015
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Argentine goalkeeper Romero joins Man Utd

Argentine goalkeeper Romero joins Man Utd

LONDON: Manchester United have confirmed the signing of Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero on a three-year deal, reuniting manager Louis van Gaal with a player who helped bring him a Dutch title but also caused him World Cup heartache. The 28-year-old, who played under Van Gaal at Dutch side AZ Alkmaar, joins United as a free […]

Walcott wins Emirates Cup for Arsenal

Posted by on 27/07/2015
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Walcott wins Emirates Cup for Arsenal

Walcott wins Emirates Cup for Arsenal

LONDON: Arsenal stepped up their impressive preparations for the new season by winning the Emirates Cup for the first time since 2010 as Theo Walcott’s strike clinched a 1-0 win over Wolfsburg yesterday. Walcott’s second half goal ensured Arsene Wenger’s side took the silverware as they finished above Villarreal, who also won both their matches […]

Gunners shoot down French Lyon

Posted by on 26/07/2015
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Gunners shoot down French Lyon

Gunners shoot down French Lyon

LONDON: Arsenal made a stylish start to their Emirates Cup campaign as four goals in nine minutes inspired a scintillating 6-0 rout of Lyon yesterday. Arsene Wenger’s side demolished their woeful French opponents before half-time in their first match in the four-team pre-season tournament at the Emirates Stadium. Olivier Giroud opened the scoring on the […]

Football frenzy waning in turbulent Egypt

Posted by on 25/07/2015
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Ronaldo dazzles as Real rip City apart – Real rout City in front of record Melbourne

Posted by on 25/07/2015
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Ronaldo dazzles as Real rip City apart – Real rout City in front of record Melbourne

Ronaldo dazzles as Real rip City apart – Real rout City in front of record Melbourne

AMELBOURNE: Cristiano Ronaldo turned on a show as Real Madrid demolished Manchester City 4-1 before a record crowd in the International Champions Cup at the Melbourne Cricket Ground yesterday. World footballer of the year Ronaldo showcased his sublime skills and was among the goalscorers as Real ripped apart the 2014 English Premier League champions in […]

Davis scores twice as Red Bulls stun Chelsea

Posted by on 24/07/2015
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Davis scores twice as Red Bulls stun Chelsea

Davis scores twice as Red Bulls stun Chelsea

NEW YORK: Sean Davis scored twice in the second half as the New York Red Bulls upset Chelsea 4-2 in the reigning English Premier League champions’ first game of their pre-season US exhibition tour. The Red Bulls scored four times in the second half against mighty Chelsea FC on Wednesday despite using a roster made […]

Panama yells ‘robbery’ after loss to Mexico – Mexico embarrassed after controversial win

Posted by on 24/07/2015
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Panama yells ‘robbery’ after loss to Mexico – Mexico embarrassed after controversial win

Panama yells ‘robbery’ after loss to Mexico – Mexico embarrassed after controversial win

ATLANTA: Panama coach Hernan Dario Gomez felt like quitting and his counterpart Miguel Herrera was embarrassed when his Mexico side reached the CONCACAF Gold Cup final with a controversial 2-1 extra-time win on Wednesday. “I’m shocked. At one moment in the match I thought of retiring from football. I won’t because of the group (of […]

Putin, Blatter put troubles aside for 2018 World Cup

Posted by on 23/07/2015
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Putin, Blatter put troubles aside for 2018 World Cup

Putin, Blatter put troubles aside for 2018 World Cup

ST PETERSBURG: Russian President Vladimir Putin and FIFA’s president Sepp Blatter will put aside their troubles when they take centre-stage and kick-off the countdown to the 2018 World Cup on Saturday. Putin has been cast as a villain in the West because of Russia’s military involvement in Ukraine, while Blatter’s presidency is ending next year […]