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Qaim Ali Shah offers 2 million for street children football team

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 8th April 2014

Qaim Ali Shah offers 2 million for street children football team KARACHI: Cheif Minister of Sindh, Qaim Ali Shah accolades the Pakistani street children football team players with 2 million rupees, whereas Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Memon announced to make a football ground for them. According to the sources, CM of Sindh awarded 2 million rupees, whereas Sharjeel Memon announced to make a football ground for...


Pakistani Junior Football team returns back to Pakistan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 8th April 2014

Pakistani Junior Football team returns back to Pakistan KARACHI: Pakistani Junior football team returned back to Pakistan yesterday from Brazil, whereas they were offered a great welcome by the citizens of the nation, Aaj News reported. According to the sources, the citizens who were there waiting for the Junior football team offered them a great welcome, when the team landed on the airport....


Argentina’s famous footballer Maradona to assist Pakistani footballer’s

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th March 2014

Argentina’s famous footballer Maradona to assist Pakistani footballer’s ISLAMABAD: Argentina’s famous footballer, Maradona agreed to assist Pakistani footballer’s in their upcoming matches, whereas his Manager itself confirmed this news by accepting the invitation sent by Pakistan Football Federation. According to the media reports, Pakistan Football Federation invited Maradona to visit Pakistan and assist their football team with his capable strategies, which he accepted...


Football: Kosovo gets ready for international bow

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 1st March 2014

Football: Kosovo gets ready for international bow PRISTINA- Kosovo are gearing up for their FIFA-approved debut on the international scene when they play a friendly match against Haiti, the first in their six-year history as an independent state. ” This match will break the ice, it is the end of isolation” of Kosovo in international football, their federation (FFK) chairman Fadil Vokrri...


Football: Forlan restores glamour to frumpy J-League

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th February 2014

Football: Forlan restores glamour to frumpy J-League TOKYO- Uruguay striker Diego Forlan takes center-stage as Cerezo Osaka begin the new J-League season looking to claim the scalp of twice-defending champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima on Saturday. Former Manchester United and Atletico Madrid forward Forlan joined Cerezo from Brazil’s Internacional in January, restoring a sheen of glamour to a league that had grown increasingly austere...


Football: Lippi begins long goodbye with Guangzhou

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th February 2014

Football: Lippi begins long goodbye with Guangzhou SINGAPORE- Marcello Lippi will hope to sign off by retaining the AFC Champions League title with Guangzhou Evergrande after breaking fans’ hearts by confirming he’ll leave at the end of the season. The World Cup-winning manager guided Guangzhou to an epochal victory in last year’s competition, on top of his two Chinese league titles and...


Football: Judge indicts Barca over alleged tax fraud

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st February 2014

Football: Judge indicts Barca over alleged tax fraud MADRID- A judge indicted Spanish football champions Barcelona on Thursday over alleged tax crimes linked to their signing of Brazilian star striker Neymar. Prosecutors accuse Barcelona, who currently have a narrow lead at the top of the Spanish league, of irregularities in the 86-million-euro ($118 million) deal — charges which the club denies. Judge Pablo...


Football: Off-form Ahly face tough CAF Super Cup test

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th February 2014

Football: Off-form Ahly face tough CAF Super Cup test JOHANNESBURG- Egyptian football club Al-Ahly must shrug off dismal domestic form if they are to win a record-extending sixth CAF Super Cup title Thursday. The ‘Red Devils’ host Tunisians CS Sfaxien at the 75,000-seat Cairo Stadium in an annual one-off match-up between the Champions League and Confederation Cup holders. Ordinarily, Ahly would be firm favourites...


Football: Real Madrid, Barcelona out to seal Cup final places

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 10th February 2014

Football: Real Madrid, Barcelona out to seal Cup final places MADRID- Real Madrid and Barcelona take significant advantages into the second legs of their Copa del Rey semi-finals against Atletico Madrid and Real Sociedad respectively as they look to seal their place in the final on April 19. The two giants of Spanish football have met in each of the last three seasons in the...


Brazilian striker Maicon killed in car crash

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 8th February 2014

Brazilian striker Maicon killed in car crash Shakhtar Donetsk striker Maicon has been killed in a car crash, the Ukrainian club said on their website on Saturday. The 25-year-old Brazilian, who joined Shakhtar in 2012, had been on loan at top-flight rivals Illichivets Mariupol until the end of the season. “He was a talented footballer, (an) open and friendly guy,” Shakhtar said...


Pakistani sugar-seller takes aim at Kyrgyz glory

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th February 2014

Pakistani sugar-seller takes aim at Kyrgyz glory KARACHI- Pakistani footballer Mohammad Adil is set to complete a remarkable journey and fulfil his dream of playing for a foreign club, after an impoverished beginning selling sugarcane on the streets. The 21-year-old has signed a one-year contract with Kyrgyzstan champions FC Dordoi to cap a fairytale rise that has seen him touted as one...


Arsenal in danger of losing top slot after draw at Southampton

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 29th January 2014

Arsenal in danger of losing top slot after draw at Southampton SOUTHAMPTON: Arsenal was held to a 2-2 draw at Southampton on Tuesday, leaving the door open for one of its rivals to seize the Premier League lead. Arsenal recovered from a goal down after being thoroughly outplayed in the first half to go up 2-1 thanks to quick goals by Olivier Giroud and Santi Cazorla...


Essien joins AC Milan

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 28th January 2014

Essien joins AC Milan LONDON: Chelsea says Michael Essien has left the club to join AC Milan, ending the Ghana midfielder´s 8½-year stint at Stamford Bridge. The Premier League team made the announcement on Monday without disclosing any financial or contract details. At one time one of the world´s top midfielders, the 31-year-old Essien has lost his first-team place...


Football: Nigeria to train in Houston for World Cup

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 24th January 2014

Football: Nigeria to train in Houston for World Cup ABUJA- African champions Nigeria will train in Houston in the United States for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, a top official has announced. Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi had proposed the team train in either Miami or Houston for the World Cup, but top Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) official Chris Green said the country had...


Paris Saint Germain set to offer 70m for Juventus star Pogba

By: Sheraz Nasir, Uploaded: 23rd January 2014

Paris Saint Germain set to offer 70m for Juventus star Pogba Paris Saint Germain are set to up the ante in a bid to sign Paul Pogba by offering the Serie A champions 70 million euros for the sought-after Juventus midfielder, according to a report Thursday. Pogba joined the Italian giants at the start of last season on a free transfer from Manchester United and has blossomed into...


Football: India plans anti-graft unit after match-fix bid

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 22nd January 2014

Football: India plans anti-graft unit after match-fix bid NEW DELHI- India’s football chiefs will set up an anti-corruption unit after reports emerged that an I-League club may have been targeted by illegal betting syndicates, a top league official said Wednesday. Mumbai FC club official Atul Bagdamia told a joint workshop organised by FIFA and Interpol in New Delhi last week that he had...


Man City brush aside West Ham to reach League Cup final

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 22nd January 2014

Man City brush aside West Ham to reach League Cup final MANCHESTER: Manchester City showed no mercy on beleaguered West Ham by romping to a 3-0 victory in the second leg of their League Cup semifinal on Tuesday, completing a 9-0 aggregate thrashing. Alvaro Negredo scored twice and Sergio Aguero added the other goal to ensure City will contest its first League Cup final since 1976,...


Real Madrid wins first leg of Copa quarter final

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 22nd January 2014

Real Madrid wins first leg of Copa quarter final BARCELONA: A first-half goal from Karim Benzema guided Real Madrid to a 1-0 win at Espanyol in the first leg of their Copa del Rey quarterfinal on Tuesday. Nine days after Madrid eked out a 1-0 victory at Espanyol´s Cornella-El Prat Stadium in the Spanish league, the visitors were again limited to the narrowest of...


Ibrahimovic’s brace for PSG routs Nantes

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 20th January 2014

Ibrahimovic’s brace for PSG routs Nantes PARIS: Paris Saint-Germain continued its relentless march toward a second straight French title after thrashing Nantes 5-0 with a superb display of attacking football on Sunday, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic once again in irrepressible form as he scored twice and turned provider for Edinson Cavani. Ibrahimovic drilled in a first-half penalty, then set up Cavani before...


3-1 win over ManU takes Mourinho to fastest 100 EPL wins

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 20th January 2014

3-1 win over ManU takes Mourinho to fastest 100 EPL wins LONDON: Samuel Eto´o seized on slack defending to score his first Chelsea hat trick in a 3-1 victory over Manchester United on Sunday that provided further evidence of the Premier League champions´ struggles under David Moyes. It was United´s seventh league loss, leaving them not only 14 points behind leader Arsenal but six points from...


Barca follow Madrid into Copa quarters

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 17th January 2014

Barca follow Madrid into Copa quarters MADRID: Lionel Messi scored a pair against Getafe to power Barcelona into the Copa del Rey quarterfinals with a 2-0 win which was mired by an injury to Neymar on Thursday. Days after seeing Cristiano Ronaldo end his four-year domination of the Ballon d´Or, Messi demonstrated his intention to pry it right back from his...


Chelsea confirm re-signing Nemanja Matic

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 16th January 2014

Chelsea confirm re-signing Nemanja Matic LISBON: Benfica says it has sold midfielder Nemanja Matic back to Chelsea at a healthy profit. The Portuguese club said in a statement to the Lisbon stock exchange Wednesday it sold the Serbian international for 25 million euros ($34 million). Chelsea confirmed the 25-year-old had signed a five-and-a-half-year contract. The 25-year-old left Stamford Bridge in...


Real Madrid dismiss Osasuna to reach Copa quarters

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 16th January 2014

Real Madrid dismiss Osasuna to reach Copa quarters MADRID: Cristiano Ronaldo celebrated his Ballon d´Or triumph by scoring from one of his trademark free kicks as Real Madrid beat Osasuna 2-0 on Wednesday to reach the Copa del Rey quarterfinals on Wednesday. Ronaldo smashed a swerving shot from 25 meters around the defensive wall and straight at goalie Andres Fernandez. The keeper tried...


Man City brush aside Blackburn to advance in FA Cup

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 16th January 2014

Man City brush aside Blackburn to advance in FA Cup MANCHESTER: Alvaro Negredo and Edin Dzeko grabbed two goals each and Sergio Aguero scored on his return from injury as Manchester City swept to a 5-0 win over Blackburn in an FA Cup third-round replay on Wednesday. In taking its goal tally to 99 in all competitions already this season, City delivered another demonstration of...


City hand first leg drubbing to West Ham

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 9th January 2014

City hand first leg drubbing to West Ham MANCHESTER: Manchester City consigned beleaguered West Ham to a second hammering inside four days by romping to a 6-0 victory in the first leg of their League Cup semifinal on Wednesday, with Alvaro Negredo leading the rout with a clinical hat trick. Wembley Stadium — and a first appearance in the final since 1976 —...


Football: Huysegems scores two golas in Phoenix upset

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 1st January 2014

Football: Huysegems scores two golas in Phoenix upset SYDNEY- Belgian striker Stein Huysegems scored twice and made an assist as Wellington Phoenix came from a goal down to beat high-flying Western Sydney Wanderers 3-1 in the A-League on Wednesday. Huysegems, who played 14 internationals for Belgium, was outstanding, scoring twice in five minutes after laying on the equaliser for youngster Tyler Boyd. It...


 
 
 



 
 



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