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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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Costa stars as Chelsea march on – Ibra lifts United

LONDON, Dec 17, (Agencies): Diego Costa struck as Chelsea won 1-0 at Crystal Palace on Saturday, a club record-equalling 11th straight victory that sent them nine points clear at the Premier League summit. Costa’s 43rd-minute header was the striker’s sixth goal in his last eight games, his 50th Chelsea goal …

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Rattled Arsenal face City mettle test – Chelsea seek 11th successive win at Palace; United, West Brom face off

LONDON, Dec 16, (AFP): All-too-familiar questions about courage, backbone and durability surround Arsenal ahead of their trip to Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City in the Premier League this weekend. Arsenal’s 14-game unbeaten run had lain strong foundations for a determined tilt at the festive fixure list, only for Arsene Wenger’s men …

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River Plate lift Copa Argentina

SAN JUAN, Dec 16, (RTRS): Striker Lucas Alario scored a hat-trick as River Plate twice came from behind to beat Rosario Central 4-3 in a riveting Copa Argentina final in San Juan on Thursday. River’s first title in the knockout competition gave them a place in next year’s Copa Libertadores, …

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ABK concludes its 5th annual football tournament

Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) today announced the conclusion of the 5th annual football tournament, which was held at ‘The Corner’ soccer field in Kuwait City, opposite Kuwait Towers. The exciting day-long event took place on Dec 6, 2016, from 4 pm until 9 pm. A total of 32 …

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