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  1. Sport - Soccer - WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS

    Portugal defeats Russia, revives World Cup hopes

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Portugal's hopes Portugal revived their World Cup qualifying campaign by beating Russia 1-0, while Mario Balotelli was red-carded for Italy in a 0-0 draw at the Czech Republic that put the four-time ... seeing Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo in Brazil next summer. While Portugal's qualification is still far from secure, Italy are now four points clear of Bulgaria in group ...

  2. Sport - Soccer

    Sweden eye 'thriller' against Portugal in World Cup play-off showdown

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 08:57pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters Sweden eye 'thriller' against Portugal It is sad that either Cristiano Ronaldo or Zlatan Ibrahimovic will miss the World Cup finals but the play-off between Portugal ... fantastic for all football fans. They are two world-class players. It's sad that one of them is going to miss the World Cup in the summer, but it's going to be really exciting," ...

  3. Sport - Soccer

    Bosnia make history by qualifying for World Cup

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 10:31am by Agence France-Presse

    ... well in all of the matches except the game in Northern Ireland where we produced unsatisfactory football [they lost 1-0]. But in general I have positive memories from this campaign.” Portugal ... Agence France-Presse Former Yugoslav republic join holders Spain, Russia and England for next year's finals in Brazil, while Portugal and Greece will have to fight it out ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    First Sevens World Cup silverware in sight for Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... everyone feels disappointed. But this win over Portugal is superb," said Trevor Gregory, Hong Kong Rugby Football Union chairman. If Hong Kong beat Georgia, they will likely face old rivals ... Alvin Sallay in Moscow alvin.sallay@scmp.com Salom Yiu Kam-shing's try lifts gloom and offers shot at a piece of World Cup silverware in Bowl Hong Kong hope Portugal win provides ...

  5. Sport - Soccer - FINANCE

    Soccer's transfer world is suffering from global crisis

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... is causing a major shift in the demographics of European soccer with cash-strapped Spain and Portugal witnessing an exodus of talent to rival leagues, a study has found. The survey also found ... The migration, which was studied in 2011 and last year, also showed that the sport was no longer a buffer against the fluctuating fortunes of economics that it once was. "We often say that football ...

  6. Sport - Soccer

    France pull off stunning comeback as Ronaldo nets hat-trick

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 10:04am

    ... Deschamps delight as his side reach the World Cup finals, with Portugal following suit France produced one of soccer’s most famous comebacks on Tuesday to scrape into next year’s World Cup finals via the play-offs while Portugal blazed through after Cristiano Ronaldo conjured up a sensational hat-trick. The two European heavyweights will be joined in next June’s finals by Croatia, ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Hong Kong amateur soccer team take on North Korean professionals

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... football is a universal language." The North Korean national team famously beat Italy 1-0 in the World Cup in England in 1966, but then lost to Portugal in the quarter-finals. ... girlfriends flew to Pyongyang for the three-day trip, organised by Koryo Tours. "We've been running football tours since 2003 and took in a Hong Kong team in 2005," said Koryo Tours ...

  8. Sport - Soccer

    England are 'too tired' to win trophies, says Capello

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the chance you'll be running on empty before you reach your goal. "In my opinion, the football played in the first half of the English season is much better than in the second half. If you ... Portugal in group F, but with two games in hand. But he nevertheless said he thought his time in charge of the 1966 World Cup winners had been positive, with the introduction of young players ...

  9. Sport - Soccer - LA LIGA

    Mourinho bows out after trophyless season at Real

    Posted May 21st 2013, 02:43pm by Reuters

    ... magic wand and conjure a succession of silverware. His managerial record stands the closest scrutiny- a Champions League winner with two clubs and league titles in Portugal, England, Italy ... for me he was. He brought my confidence to a level it had never been." Mourinho has often stated that English football was his passion and that he would find his way back there. It would now ...

  10. Sport - Soccer

    Ronaldo still best in the world, says Real's hat-trick hero Gareth Bale

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 10:09pm by AFP

    ... to make it 2-0 before the break. He has proven that not just with Real Madrid but with Portugal too and under pressure situations. He is a level above everyone else Gareth Bale The former ... but with Portugal too and under pressure situations. He is a level above everyone else." Despite the absence of the favourite to win this year's Ballon d'Or, Bale claimed to have not felt any ...




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