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Newcastle hold on for rare point at Everton

Posted by on 06/12/2018
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Newcastle hold on for rare point at Everton

Newcastle hold on for rare point at Everton

NEWCASTLE: Newcastle United finally registered a goal at Goodison Park as they earned a useful away point with a 1-1 draw against Everton on Wednesday to bounce back from their weekend defeat by West Ham United. They had lost on their last five Premier League trips to Everton without scoring but took the lead after […]

City edge Watford to extend lead, Bournemouth climb up to sixth

Posted by on 05/12/2018
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City edge Watford to extend lead, Bournemouth climb up to sixth

City edge Watford to extend lead, Bournemouth climb up to sixth

West Ham and Brighton enjoy 3-1 home wins LONDON: Manchester City were forced to defend deep in the final stages at Watford on Tuesday but ensured their title-chasing juggernaut kept rolling on with a 2-1 victory that extended their lead at the top of the Premier League to five points. The defending champions, who are […]

Luka Modric wins Ballon d’Or

Posted by on 04/12/2018
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Luka Modric wins Ballon d’Or

Luka Modric wins Ballon d’Or

Hegerberg says ‘twerk’ request doesn’t overshadow historic Ballon d’Or PARIS: Luka Modric saw off competition from a host of French World Cup stars as the Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder won the 2018 Ballon d’Or on Monday, ending the 10-year stranglehold on the award by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Modric, 33, was announced as […]

Mourinho aiming to stop rot as Man Utd season unravels

Posted by on 04/12/2018
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Mourinho aiming to stop rot as Man Utd season unravels

Mourinho aiming to stop rot as Man Utd season unravels

United’s dressing room gives little indication of being a happy place   MANCHESTER: Jose Mourinho needs to lift Manchester United’s morale quickly as a deflating run of performances threatens to throw their season off track completely but he faces a daunting task against a revitalised Arsenal. Mourinho’s team have not looked themselves at Old Trafford […]

Neymar injury concern after Bordeaux end PSG’s flawless run

Posted by on 03/12/2018
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Neymar injury concern after Bordeaux end PSG’s flawless run

Neymar injury concern after Bordeaux end PSG’s flawless run

Marseille drop points after a goalless draw at Reims PARIS: Paris Saint-Germain are again sweating on Neymar’s fitness on Sunday after the superstar attacker left the field at Bordeaux clutching his groin before Andreas Cornelius’ late header ended the French champions perfect start to the Ligue 1 season. Brazilian Neymar was substituted 57 minutes into […]

Netherlands draw Germany in pick of Euro 2020 qualifying groups

Posted by on 02/12/2018
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Netherlands draw Germany in pick of Euro 2020 qualifying groups

Netherlands draw Germany in pick of Euro 2020 qualifying groups

Potentially tougher tasks for Portugal, France and Spain DUBLIN: The Netherlands and Germany were grouped together in qualification for the 2020 European Championship at yesterday’s draw in Dublin, one of 12 host cities for the finals that will be staged across the continent for the first time. Germany, the team everyone wanted to avoid after […]

Draw in Dublin will see UEFA’s 55 nations split into 10 groups

Posted by on 01/12/2018
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Draw in Dublin will see UEFA’s 55 nations split into 10 groups

Draw in Dublin will see UEFA’s 55 nations split into 10 groups

Euro 2020 draw offers unique incentive for 12 host nations DUBLIN: For the first time 12 nations will head into today’s qualifying draw for Euro 2020 with the extra incentive of playing on home soil should they make it to the 24-team tournament in two years time. Amsterdam, Baku, Bilbao, Bucharest, Budapest, Copenhagen, Dublin, Glasgow, […]

Mourinho brash as Fellaini late show secures Man Utd last 16 place

Posted by on 28/11/2018
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Mourinho brash as Fellaini late show secures Man Utd last 16 place

Mourinho brash as Fellaini late show secures Man Utd last 16 place

MANCHESTER: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho boasted about his Champions League record after Marouane Fellaini’s injury time winner fired his side into the last 16 with a 1-0 win over Young Boys at Old Trafford. The three-time European champions sealed their place in the knockout stages with a slice of fortune when Fellaini controlled the […]

Ronaldo hits 100 Champions League wins as Juventus soar into last 16

Posted by on 28/11/2018
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Ronaldo hits 100 Champions League wins as Juventus soar into last 16

Ronaldo hits 100 Champions League wins as Juventus soar into last 16

Ronaldo gives us a sense of security and confidence: Allegri Turin: Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri hailed the impact Cristiano Ronaldo was having on the Italian champions as the Portuguese star became the first player to achieve 100 Champions League wins in Tuesday’s 1-0 success over Valencia that clinched their passage to the knockout rounds. “Ronaldo […]

Tottenham’s Kane and Inter Milan’s Icardi ready for Euro shoot-out

Posted by on 27/11/2018
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Tottenham’s Kane and Inter Milan’s Icardi ready for Euro shoot-out

Tottenham’s Kane and Inter Milan’s Icardi ready for Euro shoot-out

Kane was written off time and again as a schoolboy, with Arsenal, Tottenham LONDON: Tottenham’s Harry Kane and Inter Milan’s Mauro Icardi will stage a do-or-die duel as two of the most prolific strikers in the Champions League go head to head at Wembley today. Both Kane and Icardi have humble origins after surviving rejection […]

Red-hot Ronaldo gunning for revenge against Valencia

Posted by on 26/11/2018
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Red-hot Ronaldo gunning for revenge against Valencia

Red-hot Ronaldo gunning for revenge against Valencia

TURIN: Cristiano Ronaldo is in hot form and gunning for revenge going into today’s Champions League clash against Valencia after seeing red against the Spaniards in the away leg, with Juventus needing a draw in Turin to book their ticket to the knockout rounds of the European competition. “Happy to have helped the team on […]

Aubameyang goal gives Arsenal 2-1 win

Posted by on 25/11/2018
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Aubameyang goal gives Arsenal 2-1 win

Aubameyang goal gives Arsenal 2-1 win

Arsenal moved to within one point of the top four   BOURNEMOUTH: Arsenal extended their unbeaten run to 17 games in all competitions yesterday with a 2-1 victory at Bournemouth that moved them within a point of the Premier League’s top four. The home team’s record signing Jefferson Lerma, who cost 25 million pounds ($32 […]