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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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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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Guardiola, Klopp meet again in City, Liverpool showdown – ‘Past encounters will count for little’

LONDON, Dec 30, (AFP): Pep Guardiola confronts one of the few opposition managers to have regularly outwitted him when Manchester City visit Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool in the Premier League’s stand-out New Year’s Eve fixture. Klopp was a thorn in Guardiola’s side during their time as rivals in the Bundesliga, with …

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Liverpool eye ‘special’ City clash – Toure excited to rejoin title challenge

LIVERPOOL, Dec 28, (Agencies): Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is looking forward to pitting his wits against Pep Guardiola again after seeing the Reds fight back to beat Stoke City 4-1 in the Premier League on Tuesday. The Reds moved back above Manchester City into second place in the table, and …

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Chelsea winning run hits record 12 – Man City wear down Hull, go second

LONDON, Dec 26, (AFP): Pedro struck twice as Premier League leaders Chelsea registered a club record 12th successive league win by beating Bournemouth 3-0 at Stamford Bridge on Monday. Antonio Conte’s side can edge ever closer to Arsenal’s Premier League record of 14 consecutive wins when they face Stoke at …

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Milan win Super Cup on penalties – Dominant Juve fall

DOHA, Dec 24, (AFP): AC Milan celebrated wildly after beating Juventus to win the Italian Super Cup in a penalty shoot-out to win their first trophy since 2011. Mario Pasilic blasted home the final spot kick to give AC Milan a 4-3 victory on penalties after a hard fought match …

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Roma subdue Chievo, close in on Juve – Napoli held

MILAN, Dec 23, (AFP): A first-half free-kick from Stephan El Shaaraway sent Roma on their way to a precious 3-1 win over Chievo that moved them to within four points of Juventus. With Juventus in Super Cup action in Doha against AC Milan but facing a relatively easy fixture with …

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Brawl reaches peak during soccer match

Fight erupted during a football match between Kuwait Sports Club and Al-Arabi Sports Club which started at the technical bench of the latter as its deputy director, Hussein Ashour, uttered uncomforting words to the board members of Kuwait Sports Club’s football team and their fans. This happened minutes before the …

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