Football


Advertisement

More News

  • Gyan magic gives Ghana last-gasp win over Algeria

    Quadruple winners Ghana are back in contention for a berth in the African Nations Cup quarterfinals after captain Asamoah Gyan struck deep into stoppage time...

  • Minnows Cambridge hold Man United in FA Cup

    Fourth-division outsiders Cambridge United earned themselves a money-spinning FA Cup fourth-round replay at Old Trafford after holding Premier League giants...

  • Ten-man Nice compound Marseille’s woes

    Nice, who played most of the second half with 10 men, downed Marseille 2-1 Friday to compound an already trying week for the French giants and put an...

  • Luis Enrique not concerned about Suarez form

    Barcelona are not concerned about Luis Suarez’s lack of goals in his first few months in Spain and are confident the Uruguay forward will rediscover his...

  • Sevilla, Valencia battle for European spot

    With the top three expected to win comfortably Saturday, the weekend’s standout game in La Liga is Sunday’s clash between two ambitious teams fighting to...

  • Serie A crunch time for Roma, Milan

    The Serie A ambitions of Roma and Milan face the acid test as the second half of the season begins with champions and leaders Juventus looking unstoppable in...

  • Hopes high for ecstatic Iraq after beating Iran

    Hours after Friday’s match had ended, thousands of Iraqi fans were still inside the grounds at Canberra Stadium, singing, dancing and waving flags after their...

  • Iran speechless about player sent off in loss

    If the Iran coach Carlos Queiroz had bit his lip any harder, it might have bled. As much as he wanted to criticize the Australian referee who sent off one of...

  • UAE stun holders Japan on penalties

    United Arab Emirates produced one of the greatest Asian Cup upsets to send champions Japan tumbling out of the tournament 5-4 on penalties after extra time...

  • Japan coach happy with everything except result

    Japan coach Javier Aguirre said he was happy with pretty much everything but the result after the holders crashed out of the Asian Cup on penalties in the...

  • Penalty almost gives UAE boss heart attack

    UAE coach Mahdi Ali hailed Omar Abdulrahman’s audacious chipped “panenka” penalty in Friday’s shock Asian Cup quarterfinal win over Japan – but ordered him...

  • Baghdad erupts in joy after win over Iran

    Gunfire is not unusual in Baghdad but the salvos that rang out across the city Friday were fired by thousands of fans celebrating the Iraqi football team's...

  • UAE beat Japan to reach Asian Cup semis

    UAE stunned Japan 5-4 on penalties to reach the Asian Cup semi-finals after the teams were locked at 1-1 after extra time.

  • Iraq beat Iran on penalties at Asian Cup

    Iraq beat Iran 7-6 on penalties to reach the semi-finals of the Asian Cup after the two Middle Eastern rivals played out one of the most extraordinary matches...

  • In Oedegaard, Real finds galactico in waiting

    A complete unknown only a year ago, Norwegian prodigy Martin Odegaard’s transfer to Real Madrid has set his fledgling career soaring toward the summits.

  • Emirates hope to offer Japan first proper test

    Reigning champions Japan have cruised into the last eight of the Asian Cup but should face the first proper test of their title credentials when they take on...

  • Cahill saves his best for Australia again

    Millwall and Everton might beg to differ but Tim Cahill has always saved his best for Australia.

  • Congo victory throws Group A wide open

    Congo captain Prince Oniangue threw open the permutations in Group A at the African Nations Cup in Bata Wednesday with the only goal of the game as Congo...

  • Past defeats will aid Uzbeks against SKorea

    Uzbekistan will harness the pain of almost two decades of frustration against South Korea to drive them to victory in their Asian Cup quarterfinal Thursday,...

  • Return of the Jedi as Aussies face China

    Inspirational captain Mile Jedinak is set to return for Australia as the Socceroos and undefeated China battle for a place in the semifinals of the Asian Cup...

  • Townsend gives Spurs slender advantage

    Tottenham will take a slender 1-0 lead into the second leg of their League Cup semifinal against Sheffield United after Andros Townsend’s penalty secured a...


First1234567Last