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FC Krylia Sovetov Samara target victory in Lunar New Year AET Cup

Russian Super League side FC Krylia Sovetov Samara arrived in Hong Kong yesterday with one thing on their minds - winning the Lunar New Year AET Cup.

Wednesday, 29 January, 2014, 10:30pm

Jese Rodriguez's strike sends Real Madrid into King's Cup semi-finals

Real Madrid eased into the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey with a 1-0 win over Espanyol at the Santiago Bernabeu to progress 2-0 on aggregate.

Jese Rodriguez got the only goal of the game after just eight minutes as Madrid set a club record by not conceding for the eighth consecutive game.

29 Jan 2014 - 11:11pm

French sports minister mistakes Ronaldo...for Ronaldo

Sports Minister Valerie Fourneyron was left red-faced this week when confusing Ronaldo, the legendary Brazilian striker and former World Cup winner, with his Portuguese namesake, Real Madrid star Cristiano.

9 Nov 2013 - 2:15pm

Beckham says support from Fergie revived his career

David Beckham hailed Alex Ferguson for helping get his career back on track after his infamous 1998 World Cup sending-off made him a hate figure in England.

In an interview with The Times newspaper, Beckham said the Manchester United manager was a tower of strength as he dealt with national vilification.

26 Oct 2013 - 4:28pm

England, Montenegro set for night of nerves

England’s chances of securing automatic qualification for next year’s World Cup in Brazil will be in the balance when they host Montenegro in their penultimate qualifying match on Friday.

10 Oct 2013 - 10:28am

Jagielka backs Baines to plug Cole hole

Phil Jagielka has backed Everton colleague Leighton Baines to prove an able deputy for the injured Ashley Cole in England’s penultimate World Cup qualifier at home to Montenegro on Friday.

Chelsea defender Cole has been ruled out of the game due to a rib injury and could also miss England’s final Group H game at home to Poland next Tuesday.

9 Oct 2013 - 10:38am

Australia’s A-League considering Asian expansion

Australia’s domestic A-League could eventually expand into Asia with Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia showing interest, senior officials said on Tuesday.

The league currently has just 10 teams and while a move to expand is not imminent, it could reportedly stage games in Asia as soon as the next year-15 season.

8 Oct 2013 - 3:27pm

Sunderland take gamble and hire Poyet as manager

Gus Poyet was hired as Sunderland’s sixth permanent manager in less than five years on Tuesday with the task of reviving the English Premier League club’s fortunes.

8 Oct 2013 - 6:10pm

Injured Cole to miss England’s World Cup qualifier

England will be without left back Ashley Cole for their penultimate World Cup qualifier against Montenegro this Friday.

Cole complained of a rib problem during Chelsea’s Premier League victory at Norwich on Sunday and scans on Monday confirmed he won’t be fit for the match at Wembley Stadium.

8 Oct 2013 - 12:58pm

Moyes unfazed by United's frustrating start

David Moyes insists he isn’t worried about Manchester United’s frustrating start to the season hitting a new low at Sunderland on Saturday.

Under-fire boss Moyes has endured a bumpy beginning to his first season at Old Trafford, with United slumping to 12th in the Premier League table after their worst start since 1989.

5 Oct 2013 - 5:25pm