Chelsea draw gives Van Gaal respite

MANCHESTER: Manchester United bought beleaguered manager Louis van Gaal some much-needed respite with an improved display in yesterday's 0-0 draw at home to under-performing...

City returns to the top with win over Burnley

Aguero broke through in 63rd with help of goalline technology BURNLEY: It was nervy and scrappy but a 1-0...

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...

Amir to bear all expenses of Gulf Cup

KUWAIT: HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has decided to personally bear the costs of the Gulf football championship due to be...

With Torres watching, Atletico Madrid beat Valencia 3-0

MADRID:  With veteran striker Fernando Torres watching his team play just three days after collapsing on the field, Atletico Madrid comfortably defeated Valencia 3-0...

Myanmar, from Asia’s pride to steady slide

YANGON: Shouts reverberate under the concrete overpass as barefoot players jostle for the ball, a sad echo of Myanmar’s long-lost footballing glory days which...

France into Euro 2016 semis

PARIS: Olivier Giroud scored twice to take man-of-the-match honours as France marched into the Euro 2016 semi-finals but even after a 5-2 hammering, Iceland...

Argentina begs Messi not to quit

BUENOS AIRES: Argentine football legend Diego Maradona and the country's President Mauricio Macri urged Lionel Messi on Monday not to leave the national team...

Kante returns to haunt Leicester

LEICESTER: A rare N'Golo Kante goal on his return to Leicester gave Premier League champions Chelsea a 2-1 victory at the King Power Stadium...

Barca close in as confusion reigns over Real fixture

MADRID: Lionel Messi struck another trademark free-kick as Barcelona moved to within a one point of La Liga leaders Real Madrid with a 3-0...

Ultimate Soccer Academy supported by Nissan Al Babtain gears up for Mare Nostrum Cup

KUWAIT: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co. (AABC), the authorized agent of Nissan and the official sponsor of Ultimate Soccer Academy in Kuwait, is proud...

Qatar ‘singled out’ for criticism says 2022 head

DOHA: Qatar has been unfairly "singled out" for criticism the 2022 World Cup committee chief said yesterday, adding that no labourer has died during...

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