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City lift Premier League trophy

Posted by on 07/05/2018
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City lift Premier League trophy

City lift Premier League trophy

MANCHESTER: It took three weeks for Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany to finally get his hands on the Premier League trophy but, on a day of celebrations at the Etihad, a goalless draw may prove to have left Huddersfield Town as the big winners. A strong showing from the struggling visitors earned a valuable point […]

Giroud sinks Liverpool to keep Chelsea’s top four bid alive

Posted by on 06/05/2018
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Giroud sinks Liverpool to keep Chelsea’s top four bid alive

Giroud sinks Liverpool to keep Chelsea’s top four bid alive

Chelsea head to Newcastle and Tottenham entertain Leicester LONDON: Olivier Giroud boosted Chelsea’s bid to snatch a place in the Premier League’s top four as the France striker sealed a 1-0 win over Liverpool that brought the Champions League finalists back down to earth yesterday. Giroud’s first-half header at Stamford Bridge lifted fifth-placed Chelsea to […]

Arsenal bid farewell to Wenger

Posted by on 06/05/2018
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Arsenal bid farewell to Wenger

Arsenal bid farewell to Wenger

LONDON: After 22 years as Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger took charge of his final game at the Emirates stadium yesterday as Burnley visited North London for a day tinged with nostalgia for the Frenchman and the home support. Arsenal players and fans sported red t-shirts emblazoned with “Merci Arsene” (Thank you Arsene), whilst both teams […]

West Brom stave off drop, Stoke relegated

Posted by on 05/05/2018
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West Brom stave off drop, Stoke relegated

West Brom stave off drop, Stoke relegated

‘The lads have given everything but we came short’ LONDON: Jake Livermore kept alive West Bromwich Albion’s slender hopes of avoiding relegation as his last-gasp strike clinched a dramatic 1-0 win over Tottenham, while Stoke were relegated after a 2-1 defeat against Crystal Palace yesterday. Albion knew only three points at the Hawthorns would be […]

Team Al Aalami headed to Brazil for the Neymar Junior’s Five World Final

Posted by on 05/05/2018
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Team Al Aalami headed to Brazil for the Neymar Junior’s Five World Final

Team Al Aalami headed to Brazil for the Neymar Junior’s Five World Final

In front of 500 spectators, Al Aalami managed to secure the title of Kuwait National Champions at the Red Bull Neymar Junior’s Five National Final. After managing to knock out one team after the other, Al Aalami will be headed to the World Final of Neymar Junior’s Five in Brazil on July 21 to battle […]

Kop that! Liverpool ready for new golden era; Salah shines

Posted by on 03/05/2018
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Kop that! Liverpool ready for new golden era; Salah shines

Kop that! Liverpool ready for new golden era; Salah shines

First time in 11 years, Liverpool reach Champions League final LONDON: Fuelled by Mohamed Salah’s astonishing feats and inspired by Jurgen Klopp’s tactical mastery, Liverpool are ready to launch a new golden era after sealing their return to the Champions League final. For the first time in 11 years, Liverpool have reached the showpiece of […]

Liverpool reach Champions League final

Posted by on 03/05/2018
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Liverpool reach Champions League final

Liverpool reach Champions League final

Brave Roma win semi-final second leg 4-2 ROME: Liverpool reached the Champions League final after riding their luck to contain a fired-up AS Roma in a 4-2 defeat at the Stadio Olimpico yesterday that sent them through 7-6 on aggregate. The five-times European champions, who will face holders Real Madrid in the May 26 final, […]

Real into Champions League final

Posted by on 02/05/2018
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Real into Champions League final

Real into Champions League final

Benzema scores twice to eliminate Bayern Munich MADRID: Real Madrid are within touching distance of a third consecutive Champions League triumph after Karim Benzema scored twice to eliminate Bayern Munich yesterday and book their place in the final. Bayern, who trailed 2-1 following last week’s opening leg in Germany, looked capable of inflicting this season’s […]

Salah wins writers’ footballer of the year award

Posted by on 01/05/2018
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Salah wins writers’ footballer of the year award

Salah wins writers’ footballer of the year award

LONDON: Mohamed Salah was named as the football writers’ footballer of the year yesterday, completing a personal double after winning the players’ award for his incredible goal-scoring feats for Liverpool. The Egypt international narrowly topped the poll of the 400-strong Football Writers’ Association (FWA) membership ahead of Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne, the margin […]

Messi’s hat-trick seals Barca’s 25th title in style

Posted by on 30/04/2018
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Messi’s hat-trick seals Barca’s 25th title in style

Messi’s hat-trick seals Barca’s 25th title in style

‘Indescribable emotions’ for Barca skipper Iniesta MADRID: Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde was delighted that his side “finally” wrapped up a 25th La Liga title with four matches to spare, after a Lionel Messi hat-trick secured a thrilling 4-2 victory at Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday. Valverde’s men completed a league and cup double after thrashing […]

Fellaini header inflicts more woe on Wenger

Posted by on 29/04/2018
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Fellaini header inflicts more woe on Wenger

Fellaini header inflicts more woe on Wenger

Wenger given Old Trafford send-off by Ferguson MANCHESTER: Arsene Wenger was honoured by Manchester United on his final visit to Old Trafford as Arsenal manager, but left beaten once more on the field as Marouane Fellaini’s stoppage time header handed the hosts a 2-1 win. Wenger was greeted by former United boss Sir Alex Ferguson […]

Messi scores in EU court battle to trademark name

Posted by on 26/04/2018
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Messi scores in EU court battle to trademark name

Messi scores in EU court battle to trademark name

Messi may register trademark ‘MESSI’ for sports equipment, clothing BRUSSELS: Lionel Messi, the world’s top earning footballer, won a legal battle yesterday to register his name as a trademark to sell sports goods after an EU court ruled that he is too famous to be confused with other businesses. The Barcelona and Argentina attacker rode […]