Belgium thrash Andorra 4-1

BELGIUM: Belgium secured a ticket to Euro 2016 by thrashing Andorra 4-1 with two goals in each half, including one from Laurent Depoitre on...

Italy book Euro 2016 spot

PARIS: Italy qualified for the Euro 2016 finals yesterday with a 3-1 win over Azerbaijan, while in the same group Norway's 2-0 win over...

Spain still struggling to revive golden era

BARCELONA: Although reigning champions Spain have qualified for Euro 2016 there still remains plenty of work to be done if they are to match...

England cruise past Estonia

LONDON: England, who reached Euro 2016 last month, comfortably beat Estonia 2-0 at Wembley on Friday to stay on course to complete a qualifying...

Kuwait threatened with FIFA ban

KUWAIT: Kuwait has been threatened with a ban by FIFA because of government interference in the running of the local football association. World governing...

South Korea worsen Kuwait’s misery

SINGAPORE: Jordan stunned Asian champions Australia 2-0 yesterday to throw open their World Cup qualifying group after handing the Socceroos their first loss of...

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...

Messi, Neymar out as S America 2018 World Cup journey begins

MONTEVIDEO: Lionel Messi and Neymar will be absent as Brazil and Argentina set out on the road to Russia-and redemption-when South American qualifiers for...

FIFA tribunal to decide Blatter’s fate

ZURICH: Scandal-tainted FIFA’s ethics watchdog was locked in talks yesterday to decide the fate of world football president Sepp Blatter as attacks on the...

Chung says FIFA commission wants him banned for 19 years

SEOUL: FIFA presidential hopeful Chung Mong-Joon said yesterday the ethics committee of football’s governing body wants him banned for 19 years and slammed the...

Atletico’s Vietto strikes late in draw with Real

SPAIN: Atletico Madrid substitute Luciano Vietto struck late to rescue a 1-1 La Liga draw against Real Madrid on Sunday, while Cristiano Ronaldo will...

Arsenal bulldoze Man United

LONDON: Arsenal produced a scintillating start to overwhelm in-form Manchester United 3-0 in the Premier League yesterday and give embattled manager Arsene Wenger something...

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12th July