Monday, January 21, 2019

Watford edge Villa in five-goal thriller

BIRMINGHAM: Rock-bottom Aston Villa were beaten 3-2 by an Odion Ighalo inspired Watford yesterday and have just five points after a deflating 11th defeat...

Liverpool, Man City stroll

Manchester United held on Fergie return LONDON: Liverpool maintained their finest start to any season, earning a sixth straight Premier League win 3-0 over Southampton...

City held as Villa start Garde era with draw

BIRMINGHAM: Manchester City’s shortage of recognised strikers was glaringly exposed in a goalless draw away to bottom club Aston Villa yesterday that saw them...

Ibra sparks Man Utd against 10-man Sunderland

SUNDERLAND:  Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his 28th goal of the season as Manchester United closed on the Premier League top four with a routine 3-0...

Juventus ends Atalanta’s dream run in Serie A with a 3-1 win

ROME: Since the end of September, no one had been better in Serie A than Atalanta. Relying on a long list of promising young...

Griezmann stunner keeps Atleti’s Champions Ieague hopes alive

MADRID: Atletico Madrid kept their slim chances of Champions League progress alive as Antoine Griezmann snapped an eight-game goal drought in spectacular fashion with...

ABK concludes its 6th annual football Tournament

KUWAIT: Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) announced the conclusion of the 6th annual football tournament, which was held at 'The Corner' Soccer Field...

Asia backs 48-team World Cup: FIFA

SINGAPORE: FIFA chief Gianni Infantino yesterday said Asian countries backed his plan to expand the World Cup to 48 teams-and added that up to...

FIFA to brief executive committee on probes

ZURICH: FIFA’s executive committee will be updated this week on the American and Swiss corruption investigations which involve some of its own members, football’s...

Syria footballers forced to take refuge in Iraq as tables turn

Ladder towards better careers in Saudi and Kuwait BAGHDAD: A decade ago, Iraqi footballers used to take refuge in neighboring Syria to pursue their career...

Barcelona cruise into Cup quarters with a derby win

BARCELONA: Barcelona ended a three-game series of bad-tempered derbies against Espanyol on top by sealing their place in the Copa del Rey quarter-finals 6-1...

Dutch suffer World Cup shock, Ronaldo in 70-goal landmark

PARIS:  The Netherlands' hopes of reaching the World Cup finals suffered a major setback on Saturday when the three-time runners-up slumped to a shock...

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