Maradona faces first big test in President’s Cup last 16

January 15, 2018 7:35 am0 comments

Argentine great, in his capacity as Fujairah coach, has so far had to contend only with second-tier sides Dubai, January 15- Diego Maradona’s Fujairah will have their first test against a top flight opponent since the Argentine took over last summer, when they face Hatta at Kalba Stadium in the […]

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UAE bow to Ireland’s experienced Joyce’s ton

January 12, 2018 7:42 am0 comments
UAE bow to Ireland’s experienced Joyce’s ton

Hosts’ middle-order batsman Shahzad’s half century goes in vain January-12: Dubai: Ireland’s experienced batsman Ed Joyce cracked a brilliant unbeaten 116 runs and steered his team to a four-wicket win over the UAE in the first of the two-match series at the ICC Cricket Academy on Thursday. Thirty-nine-year-old Joyce, who […]

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UAE to play series against Ireland and Scotland

January 11, 2018 8:24 am0 comments
UAE to play series against Ireland and Scotland

Chief selector Bukhatir wants national team to be ready for busy season ahead Sharjah, Jan 11 – The UAE will play a One Day International (ODI) series against Ireland and Scotland at the ICC Academy in Dubai. The series commences on Thursday with UAE, led by Rohan Mustafa, taking on Ireland […]

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Real second string battle into Copa del Rey last 8

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Real second string battle into Copa del Rey last 8

Zidane’s reserves draw 2-2 with second-tier Numancia, progressing after 3-0 first-leg win Madrid, Jan 11 – Real Madrid fielded an almost unrecognisable team and struggled into the Copa del Rey quarter-finals on Wednesday after a 2-2 draw against second division Numancia. Already 3-0 ahead from the first leg, coach Zinedine Zidane […]

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Al Jazira’s AGL title defence virtually over

January 10, 2018 9:15 am0 comments
Al Jazira’s AGL title defence virtually over

‘Right now, we’re in deep trouble. There’s no more willpower’ Abu Dhabi, January 10- With Sebastian Tagliabue scoring a hat-trick to see Al Wahda to a 4-2 victory over defending champions Al Jazira, in the week 11 postponed match of the Arabian Gulf League at Mohammad Bin Zayed Stadium, it’s […]

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Scott Brown says Van Dijk move great for Scottish football

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Scott Brown says Van Dijk move great for Scottish football

Celtic captain and Dutch defender’s former teammate says new Liverpool signing deserves all the accolades   Dubai, January 10- Virgil van Dijk’s £75 million (Dh372 million) move from Southampton to Liverpool last week is great advert for Scottish football according to Celtic captain Scott Brown who used to play alongside […]

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