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Zidane hails impact subs in Real Madrid comeback – Morata completes Euro champs rally at Villarreal

MADRID, Feb 27, (AFP): Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane hailed the impact of Isco and Alvaro Morata off the bench as the European champions came from 2-0 down at Villarreal on Sunday to win 3-2. Morata completed the comeback after Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo had hauled Madrid level to …

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Alemao scores twice as AVC down Skynet 2-0 – KGA, Curtorcares United into quarters of GOA Rolling Trophy 11-a-side tournament

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6: Super Sub Leslie Alemao scored twice in extra time to ensure AVC Sports & Cultural Association edged Skynet Miracles 2-0 while Kuwait Goan Association easily beat United Goans Centre 4-1 and Curtorcares United beat Santos United 4-0 in first round matches played for the prestigious GOA …

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Simon denies Chelsea, Watford stun Arsenal – Spurs held

LONDON, Feb 1, (AFP): Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet went from zero to hero as Premier League leaders Chelsea were held to a 1-1 draw at Anfield, while Arsenal’s title challenge was torpedoed by Watford’s shock 2-1 win on Tuesday. Antonio Conte’s Chelsea grabbed the lead in the 25th minute when …

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Injury-hit Real wait on Ronaldo for Copa comeback – Barcelona in command

MADRID, Jan 24, (AFP): Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane hopes Cristiano Ronaldo will shrug off a foot problem in time to lead the European champions’ bid to overcome a Copa del Rey deficit at Celta Vigo on Wednesday. Zidane’s squad, down 2-1 from the quarter-final first leg at home, has …

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Man City denied by Spurs fightback – Swansea dent Liverpool title challenge

LONDON, Jan 21, (AFP): Wayne Rooney became Manchester United’s all-time leading scorer in dramatic fashion as his last-ditch wonder goal rescued a 1-1 draw at Stoke, while Pep Guardiola’s problems mounted as Manchester City blew a two-goal lead in a 2-2 draw against Tottenham on Saturday. Rooney surpassed Bobby Charlton’s …

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Ayew gives Ghana narrow win over Uganda – DR Congo stun Morocco

PORT-GENTIL, Gabon, Jan 17, (AFP): Andre Ayew converted a first-half penalty as Ghana started their latest bid to reclaim the Africa Cup of Nations title with a hard-earned 1-0 victory against Uganda in Port-Gentil on Tuesday. The West Ham United star’s 32nd-minute conversion from the spot was all that separated …

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HH Crown Prince to attend final match

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15, (KUNA): His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah will attend and patronize the final match of the Crown Prince Football Cup between Al-Kuwait and Al-Qadesia Sports’ Clubs at 05:30 pm local time in Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium on Monday. Please follow and like …

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Copa comeback a must to end Barca new year blues – ‘Unfavourable result’

MADRID, Jan 10, (AFP): Barcelona need a quick turnaround to get their start to 2017 back on track when Athletic Bilbao travel to the Camp Nou on Wednesday for the second leg of their Copa del Rey last 16 tie defending a 2-1 lead. The Cup holders are yet to …

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Real hammer Granada to equal record – Atletico blank Eibar

MADRID, Jan 7, (AFP): Cristiano Ronaldo paraded his fourth Ballon d’Or and powered home his first goal of 2017 as Real Madrid equalled Barcelona’s Spanish record 39-game unbeaten run with a 5-0 demolition of lowly Granada on Saturday. The Portuguese was honoured by previous Ballon d’Or winners to have played …

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Man United sink 10-man West Ham – Mata and Ibra seal sixth straight victory for Red Devils

LONDON, Jan 2, (Agencies): Manchester United clinched a sixth consecutive Premier League win for the first time since April 2015 as Juan Mata and Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored second-half goals in a controversial 2-0 victory at 10-man West Ham United on Monday. The game was overshadowed by referee Mike Dean’s harsh …

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