Thursday, October 21, 2021

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...

Five-goal Aguero fires City on top

MANCHESTER: Sergio Aguero turned in a remarkable goal-scoring performance by netting five times in 20 minutes as Manchester City came from behind to rout...

West Ham end City’s winning streak _ Man City 1 West Ham 2

MANCHESTER: Victor Moses and Diafra Sakho ended Manchester City's 11-match run of consecutive Premier League victories as West Ham recorded a stunning 2-1 success...

Liverpool, Celtic held in Europa League

PARIS: Liverpool conceded a late equaliser as they began their Europa League campaign with a 1-1 draw at Bordeaux, while 10-man Celtic drew 2-2...

15-goal Qatar lead routs in Asia – Kuwait ease to 9-0 win over Myanmar

SINGAPORE: Qatar smashed 15 unanswered goals past Bhutan and the United Arab Emirates knocked in 10 against Malaysia in a lopsided round of World...

Ward stars as Palace shock Chelsea

LONDON: Joel Ward proved the unlikely match-winner as Crystal Palace produced one of the shocks of the season to win 2-1 away to Premier...

Bilbao end 31-year trophy wait

MADRID: Athletic Bilbao claimed their first trophy in 31 years as they drew 1-1 with 10-man Barcelona to win the Spanish Super Cup 5-1...

Benteke secures Liverpool victory

LIVERPOOL: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers backed new signing Christian Benteke to transform his side's play after the former Aston Villa striker's goal secured a...

City sharpen Chelsea’s pain

MANCHESTER: Manchester City deepened the gloom at Chelsea with a rousing 3-0 victory at the Etihad Stadium yesterday that took them five points clear...

Coutinho beauty gives Liverpool Stoke revenge

STOKE-ON-TRENT: Philippe Coutinho scored a stunning late goal as Liverpool avenged their humiliating defeat on last season's final day against Stoke City with a...

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