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Real beat Bayern 2-1 in Munich

Posted by on 26/04/2018
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Real beat Bayern 2-1 in Munich

Real beat Bayern 2-1 in Munich

Real stay on course for three Champions League titles MUNICH: Real Madrid moved a step closer to a third straight Champions League title after substitute Marco Asensio hit the winner in a 2-1 semi-final, first-leg victory at Bayern Munich yesterday. The 22-year-old came off the bench to finish a counter-attack and complete the holders’ comeback […]

Salah shines as Liverpool beat Roma

Posted by on 25/04/2018
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Salah shines as Liverpool beat Roma

Salah shines as Liverpool beat Roma

Roma punished by the man they sold to Liverpool LIVERPOOL: Mohamed Salah came back to haunt former club Roma in spectacular style with two goals and two assists as Liverpool stormed towards the Champions League final with a 5-2 semi-final, first-leg win at Anfield yesterday. Roberto Firmino also scored twice and Sadio Mane netted Liverpool’s […]

Amazing Salah steals show again with goal and award

Posted by on 23/04/2018
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Amazing Salah steals show again with goal and award

Amazing Salah steals show again with goal and award

Elneny World Cup dreams are over PARIS: Mohamed Salah continued to steal the limelight among Africans in Europe at the weekend, scoring a record-equalling goal and being voted Players’ Player of the Year. The Liverpool and Egypt sharpshooter got his 31st English Premier League goal in a 2-2 draw at West Bromwich Albion before his […]

Gulf Bank honors its soccer team

Posted by on 22/04/2018
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Gulf Bank honors its soccer team

Gulf Bank honors its soccer team

KUWAIT: Gulf Bank celebrated the triumph of its football team, who were recently crowned champions of the Kuwait Banking Club Football Tournament for the seventh time, after beating Boubyan Bank 2-0 in an exciting final match held at Sabah Al-Salem Stadium of Al-Arabi Club. The celebration, which was attended by Tony Daher, CEO of Gulf […]

Barcelona hammer Sevilla to win 30th Copa del Rey

Posted by on 22/04/2018
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Barcelona hammer Sevilla to win 30th Copa del Rey

Barcelona hammer Sevilla to win 30th Copa del Rey

Suarez scored his 31st and 32nd goals of the season MADRID: Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez inspired Barcelona to what will surely be the first part of a domestic double this season as they thrashed Sevilla 5-0 on Saturday to win the Copa del Rey. Messi had scored once and Suarez twice before even the […]

Man United reach FA Cup final

Posted by on 21/04/2018
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Man United reach FA Cup final

Man United reach FA Cup final

Tottenham’s decade-long wait for a trophy continues LONDON: Manchester United weathered an early Tottenham storm to come from behind to win 2-1 and reach a 20th FA Cup final at Wembley yesterday. Goals from Alexis Sanchez and Ander Herrera cancelled out Dele Alli’s opener and ensured that Tottenham’s decade-long wait for a trophy continues. Spurs […]

Roma warm up for Liverpool with 3-0 win over SPAL

Posted by on 21/04/2018
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Roma warm up for Liverpool with 3-0 win over SPAL

Roma warm up for Liverpool with 3-0 win over SPAL

SPAL fell to their first defeat in nine games MILAN: Roma warmed up for next week’s Champions League clash with Liverpool by easing past SPAL 3-0 yesterday to keep their push for elite European football next season on track. Eusebio Di Francesco’s side have 67 points from 34 games-three ahead of city rivals Lazio who […]

Underwhelming Real held by Athletic Bilbao at home

Posted by on 19/04/2018
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Underwhelming Real held by Athletic Bilbao at home

Underwhelming Real held by Athletic Bilbao at home

Zidane may at least be concerned by a loss of momentum MADRID: Real Madrid may the favorites for the Champions League but a 1-1 draw against Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday will hardly have struck fear into Bayern Munich. Zinedine Zidane’s side started complacently at the Santiago Bernabeu and ended frantically, with Cristiano Ronaldo’s 87th-minute equalizer […]

Salah seeking silver lining with Golden Boot

Posted by on 19/04/2018
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Salah seeking silver lining with Golden Boot

Salah seeking silver lining with Golden Boot

LONDON: Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah hopes to stay clear at the top of the scoring charts to claim this season’s Premier League Golden Boot award, the Egypt international adding that his team mates were eager to help him achieve the goal. The 25-year-old has scored 30 goals in 32 league appearances during a spectacular debut […]

Bayern rout Leverkusen to cruise into German Cup final

Posted by on 18/04/2018
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Bayern rout Leverkusen to cruise into German Cup final

Bayern rout Leverkusen to cruise into German Cup final

Bayern to face either Schalke or Eintracht Frankfurt BERLIN: Thomas Mueller shone as Bayern Munich romped to a 6-2 semi-final win at Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday to reach the German Cup final and keep their treble dreams alive. Leverkusen are up to third in the Bundesliga, but trail champions Bayern by a massive 24 points […]

PAS adopts legal framework for football federation

Posted by on 17/04/2018
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PAS adopts legal framework for football federation

PAS adopts legal framework for football federation

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s Public Authority for Sports (PAS) has passed new FIFA-approved rules to govern the country’s football federation, just months after the world soccer’s governing body lifted a two-year ban on Kuwaiti footballers. In a meeting involving its board of directors, PAS has decided to form a sports federation at the school level in a […]

Football ‘miracle’ offers shared goal for war-torn Yemen

Posted by on 17/04/2018
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Football ‘miracle’ offers shared goal for war-torn Yemen

Football ‘miracle’ offers shared goal for war-torn Yemen

‘Qualification has brought Yemenis together’ ADEN: A “miracle” winning streak has propelled Yemen’s senior and youth football teams to the Asian Cup, catching the war-torn nation’s attention and offering a common goal to a divided country. Qualification is a first ever for the senior team, currently based in Qatar, and a rare achievement for the […]