--------- AMP -----------
Monday , November 19 2018

Tag Archives: soccer

2-year jail for Neymar sought – Alleged corruption practices

MADRID, Nov 23, (AFP): Spanish prosecutors recommended that Brazilian star Neymar be handed a two-year jail sentence and a fine of 10 million euros ($10.6 million) for alleged corrupt practices in his transfer to Barcelona, a court filing revealed on Wednesday. Prosecutors are also seeking a five-year sentence for former …

Read More »

Ronaldo hat-trick downs Atletico, extends Real lead – Portuguese goes level with Messi and Suarez on eight goals

BARCELONA, Nov 20, (RTRS): Cristiano Ronaldo ensured Atletico Madrid fans will have bitter memories of the last local derby at the Vicente Calderon stadium by scoring a hat-trick in a 3-0 win for La Liga leaders Real Madrid on Saturday. Ronaldo’s deflected free kick put Real in charge in the …

Read More »

Costa sends Chelsea top – Record 6th straight win

MIDDLESBROUGH, United Kingdom, Nov 20, (AFP): Diego Costa scored his 10th goal of the season as Chelsea won 1-0 at Middlesbrough to record a sixth consecutive victory and take over at the Premier League summit. Costa struck for the third straight game with half-time approaching as Antonio Conte’s side underlined …

Read More »

Messi magic, Argentina down Colombia – Brazil notch 6th consecutive win; Chile beat Uruguay

MONTEVIDEO, Nov 16, (AFP): Lionel Messi produced a magical display to get Argentina’s World Cup qualification back on track Tuesday as Brazil notched their sixth consecutive victory to put one foot in the 2018 finals in Russia. Messi curled home a stunning 30-yard free-kick and set up goals for Lucas …

Read More »

Japan pip Saudi 2-1 to boost WC hopes; Qatar hold China – UAE beat Iraq; Australia, Thailand draw

KUNMING, China, Nov 15, (AFP): Marcello Lippi’s dreams of taking China to the next World Cup received a reality check on Tuesday, while Asian champions Australia were made to sweat in a near-nightmare in Bangkok. China’s 0-0 draw with Qatar did nothing to boost their dwindling hopes of reaching Russia …

Read More »

Belgium rampant, Portugal survive scare – Depay saves Dutch

PARIS, Nov 14, (AFP): Belgium hammered Estonia 8-1 to go clear in Group H, while Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Portugal survived a scare before overcoming Latvia 4-1 in World Cup qualifying on Sunday. There were braces from Romelu Lukaku and Dries Mertens as Belgium ran rampant with further goals …

Read More »

KGA edge Soccer Kerala to continue ‘win’ streak – Indian Strikers, Sparx, Skynet shine

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 13: Kuwait Goan Association continued their unbeaten run edging last season’s champions Soccer Kerala 1-0 in the KIFF League organized by Kuwait Indian Football Federation and powered by Gulf Cable & Electrical Co K.S.C.P. In other matches, Indian Strikers beat United Goans Centre 2-0, FC Sparx trashed …

Read More »

Brazil blitz hapless Argentina – Uruguay on course

MONTEVIDEO, Nov 11, (AFP): Neymar scored his 50th international goal as Brazil thrashed Argentina 3-0 to tighten their grip on South America’s 2018 World Cup qualification campaign and leave their arch-rivals struggling to reach the finals. Barcelona superstar Neymar outshone club-mate Lionel Messi in Belo Horizonte — the venue where …

Read More »

Spain defend W Cup qualifying group lead with depleted squad – Costa latest to be dropped

MADRID, Nov 10, (AP): Sergio Ramos’ only contribution to Spain in a World Cup qualifier this weekend will be a pep talk to his teammates. Ramos visited the team’s training camp this week ahead of Saturday’s match against Macedonia, but the captain won’t be on the field in the southern …

Read More »

KGA continue dominance, DBO rout DHL – Curtorcares United overcome FC Sparx

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: In week eight of the J. P. D’Mello Rolling Trophy, KIFF League organized by Kuwait Indian Football Federation and powered by “Gulf Cable & Electrical Co K.S.C.P,” Curtorcares United beat FC Sparx 3-1, Kuwait Goan Association (KGA) continued their dominance of the league with a 3-1 …

Read More »
Translate »