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Rampant Chelsea one little step from title – Middlesbrough relegated

LONDON, May 9, (AFP): Chelsea manager Antonio Conte said his side were “another little step” from the Premier League title after they crushed Middlesbrough 3-0 to move to within touching distance of glory. Tottenham Hotspur’s surprise defeat at West Ham United last week handed Chelsea the initiative and they can …

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Sanchez caps gritty Arsenal fightback – Chelsea loom in final, City fall

LONDON, April 23, (AFP): Alexis Sanchez earned Arsenal an FA Cup final showdown with Chelsea and gave Arsene Wenger renewed hope of salvaging a troubled campaign as the gritty Gunners fought back to beat Manchester City 2-1 on Sunday. When Sergio Aguero put City ahead in the second half of …

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Hazard fires Chelsea into Cup final – Conte gamble pays off against Spurs

LONDON, April 22, (AFP): Eden Hazard fired Chelsea into the FA Cup final as the Belgian’s blistering strike ensured Antonio Conte’s selection gamble paid off in his side’s dramatic 4-2 win over Tottenham on Saturday. Blues boss Conte sprang a major surprise by starting with Hazard and Diego Costa on …

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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. Share

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