Mauricio Pochettino defends 'special boy' Dele Alli after red card challenge

The Argentine refused to condemn Alli for the foul, saying that the midfielder understood that he deserved his punishment but now deserved the 'support' of his team-mates […] Continue Reading…

Karim Boudiaf chief orchestrator for Lekhwiya

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Doha: Lekhwiya’s last AFC Champions League appearance at the Abdullah Bin Khalifa Stadium resulted in a demoralising 4-0 reversal to compatriots El Jaish in the first leg of last year’s round of 16 to effectively bring an end to Djamel Belmadi’s side’s continental run.

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Power to the people

KUALA LUMPUR: Let the public decide the best man to lead Malaysian football in the future.
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AFC Champions League 2017 Group Stage set to get underway

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Kuala Lumpur: The Group Stage of the 2017 AFC Champions League begins on Monday, with 32 teams from across the continent kicking off what promises to be yet another action-packed edition of Asia’s premier club competition.

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Tengku Amir wants complete overhaul of the FAS

PETALING JAYA: It’s time to clean up the mess! The Raja Muda of Selangor Tengku Amir Shah Sultan Shara­fuddin Idris Shah (pic) has called for a complete overhaul of the Foot­ball Association of Selangor (FAS).
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Cha: My boyhood dream was to become a Taeguk Warrior

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Seoul: Youngsters playing in the schoolyards from Seoul to Busan ritually re-enact moments from Korea Republic’s fairytale run to the semi-finals of the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan™. Park Ji-sung’s volley against Portugal in the group stages and subsequent hug with Guus Hiddink, Ahn Jung-hwan’s golden goal against Italy and captain Hong Myung-bo’s winning penalty against Iker Casillas and Spain are among the moments that will live forever in the country’s collective memory. However, before the days of Park, Hong or Ahn, there was a player who paved the way for Korean football to make the next step on the global stage and one whose name will be synonymous with Asian football forever: Cha Bum-kun

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Kedah coach Cheng Hoe wants the backline to tighten up

PETALING JAYA: Watch your back, boys! Kedah coach Tan Cheng Hoe wants his defence to buck-up when they face Super League leaders Pahang at the Darulaman Stadium in Alor Setar tomorrow.
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Barcelona and Real Madrid's annual Copa del Rey argument has started

Every year, a petty cold war between septuagenarians breaks out in Spain […] Continue Reading…

AFC Champions League Play-Off hopefuls eye Group Stage

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Kuala Lumpur: The Play-off Stage of the 2017 AFC Champions League kicks off on Tuesday, with 16 teams from various parts of the continent vying for the eight final spots in the competition’s Group Stage.

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Cameroon down Ghana 2-0 to reach Nations Cup final

FRANCEVILLE, Gabon (Reuters) – Cameroon reached the African Nations Cup final as a second-half goal from defender Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui and a stoppage-time effort from Christian Bassogog secured a 2-0 win over Ghana in their last-four clash on Thursday. […] Continue Reading…