Sunday, March 24, 2019

Messi free-kick magic sends Barca into Copa quarters

BARCELONA: Lionel Messi's third goal from a free-kick in as many games this year secured Barcelona's place in the quarter-finals of the Copa del...

FIFA protests seizure of football office in Kuwait

ZURICH: World governing body FIFA has written to the Kuwait Football Association giving a new warning over the “escalation” of a power struggle between...

Bale hits winner, Griezmann puts Atletico top

MADRID: Gareth Bale’s thunderous header 10 minutes from time inspired an under-strength Real Madrid to a hard-fought 1-0 win at Real Sociedad yesterday. However,...

Barcelona crush Sociedad 4-0, extend lead – Messi, Neymar, Suarez strike to keep Barca...

MADRID: Barcelona stretched their advantage at the top of La Liga to seven points yesterday thanks to another clinical display from Lionel Messi, Neymar...

Football an escape for Australia’s asylum children

With a whistle hanging from her neck as she shouts instructions in perfect English, teenager Athmar Habeb looks very much at home refereeing a...

Costa sparkles as Chelsea down Saints

SOUTHAMPTON:  Diego Costa's sublime strike sealed Chelsea's 2-0 success against Southampton on Sunday as the Blues chalked up a fourth successive Premier League victory. ...

De Bruyne’s brilliant strike gives Manchester City victory over Chelsea

CHELSEA: Manchester City regained top spot in the Premier League with a deserved 1-0 victory over an out-of-sorts Chelsea at Stamford Bridge yesterday. Having...

Age cheats under scanner at Under-17 World Cup

MRI scans determine whether player is below 17 with 99% accuracy NEW DELHI: The Under-17 World Cup starting in India tomorrow should feature only players...

FIFA suspends Blatter, Platini; World soccer rocked by suspension; Hayatou takes charge

ZURICH: World soccer chief Sepp Blatter and European boss Michel Platini were suspended yesterday, engulfed by a deepening corruption scandal as their sport faces...

Everton grab late goal to salvage 2-2 draw with Watford

Seamus Coleman's unlucky own goal put the visitors level LIVERPOOL: Watford's French midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure (2L) vies with...

Barcelona hailed as ‘living legends’

BARCELONA: Barcelona were hailed as living legends yesterday after Neymar helped the Spanish giants pull off a Nou Camp miracle with a dying minutes...

Anita pegs Man City back to give Newcastle hope

NEWCASTLE: Sergio Aguero’s 100th Premier League goal was not enough for Manchester City to force victory as they were held to a 1-1 draw...

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